|Hengameh, Mohaddeseh, Mohammad, Ruhollah, Zainab, and Zeinab presented their research at the 60th Biophysical Society Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA.|
|Zeinab Jahed receives a Biophysical Society Education Committee Travel Award for her project “MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF MECHANOTRANSDUCTION THROUGH LINC COMPLEXES”, which she will present at the Biophysical Society’s 60th Annual Meeting to be held February 27-March 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA. Congratulations, Zeinab!|
|Hengameh Shams receives a Biophysical Society CID Travel Award for her project “MOLECULAR MECHANISM OF α-ACTININ BINDING TO F-ACTIN: EFFECT OF K255E MUTATION”, which she will present at the Biophysical Society’s 60th Annual Meeting to be held February 27-March 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA. Congratulations, Hengameh!|
|Hengameh, Zeinab, Mohaddeseh, and Mohammad presented their research at the 2015 ASCB Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.|
|Mohaddeseh Peyro and Mohammad Soheilypour’s research on Nucleocytoplasmic Transport is highlighted by LBNL Newscenter!|
|Prof. Mohammad Mofrad is elected for American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)’s college of fellows.|
|Kiavash Garakani receives the Berkeley Graduate Fellowship. Congratulations, Kiavash!|
|Mohaddeseh Peyro receives the Berkeley Graduate Fellowship. Congratulations, Mohaddeseh!|
|Zeinab Jahed’s research on Staphylococcus Cells’s Adhesion to Nanostructures is highlighted by LBNL Newscenter!|
|Our integrin models get highlighted by LBNL NewsCenter!|
|Zeinab Jahed wins the NSERC scholarship, Canada’s top award for graduate studies. Congratulations, Zeinab!
|Lab alum Sang-Hee Yoon joins the Inha University faculty as assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of Micro/Nano Soft Biomechanics Laboratory. Congratulations, Prof. Yoon!
|Mofrad named Academic Editor of PLoS One.|
|Mofrad named to Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions of Biomedical Engineering.|
|Lab alum Preethi Chandran joins Howard University faculty as assistant professor of Chemical Engineering. Congratulations, Prof. Chandran!|
|Mohammad Azimi wins the 2012-2013 Craven & Lewis Fellowship. Congratulations, Mohammad!|
|Mofrad named to Editorial Board of Cytotechnology.|
Jan 10, 2012
Reza Karimi defends his PhD thesis on “The Role of Hydrodynamic Interactions in the Dynamics and Viscoelasticity of Actin Networks”. Congratulations, Dr. Karimi
Sep 26, 2011
Helene Karcher, a PhD alum of the group, has won the prestigious 2011 Pierre Faurre Prize awarded by the Ecole Polytechnique Foundation. This prize acknowledges a “particularly promising career start in an industry with strong scientific and innovative components…. and the recipient should have significantly contributed to both science and its translation in industry”. Congratulations, Dr. Karcher!
Sep 23, 2011
Javad Golji completes his PhD thesis on “Molecular Dynamic of Mechanosensing and Mechanotransduction at the Focal Adhesions”. Congratulations, Dr. Golji!
Lab alum Ahmad “Mo” Khalil joins Boston University faculty as assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering. Congratulations, Prof. Khalil!
Lab alum Mohammad-Reza Alam joins UC Berkeley faculty as assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering. Congratulations, Prof. Alam!
Lab alum Heather Bowerman named to White House OSTP!
Mofrad named to Editorial Board of ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering!
Mar 1, 2011
Hengameh Shams receives Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship. Congratulations, Hengameh!
Aug 26, 2010
Dr. Amir Shamloo receives Siebel Post-doctoral Fellowship. Congratulations, Amir!
PositionsApplications are welcome for post-doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate research positions on projects related to:
Molecular Mechanics of the Cytoskeleton and Cell-Matrix Focal Adhesions
Nuclear Pore Complex and Nucleocytoplasmic Transport.
Our lab's multidisciplinary environment welcomes diverse backgrounds ranging from mechanics and biophysics to cell biology and biochemistry to computational methods and experimental micro/nanofabrication technologies.
If you are interested, please contact Prof. Mohammad Mofrad. Please email your CV along with a cover letter expressing your background and research interests. Post-doctoral applicants are strongly encouraged to explore and pursue external funding sources.