Center for Engineering MechanoBiology

The Center for Engineering MechanoBiology (CEMB) is a multi-institutional Science and Technology Center funded by the NSF to advance the study of mechanical forces in molecules, cells, and tissues in plants and animals.

Yale E. Goldman is elected to the National Academy of Sciences


We are thrilled to report that Yale E. Goldman has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences for his pioneering contributions to single molecule biophysics. (NAS announcement)

Yale E. Goldman, MD, PhD. is Professor of Physiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and a founding director of the Center for Engineering MechanoBiology. He is also a Fellow of the Biophysical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Professor Goldman will be honored on June 12, 2017, at the Pennsylvania Muscle Institute Annual Symposium entitled, Mechanobiology of Contractile Systems – From Single Molecules to Cells.

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