Center for Engineering MechanoBiology

Mechanobiology Research

Exploring how molecules, cells and tissues utilize mechanics within plant and animal biology

Mechanobiology Innovation

Creating new materials, biomedical therapies, and improved agricultural technologies

Mechanobiology Education

Training the science and engineering workforce of the future

Mechanobiology Community

Developing a network of scholars, students, and industrial and community partners

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.
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Jon Epstein Receives NHLB Outstanding Investigator Award

By Patience on January 17, 2018

Jon Epstein, MD, executive vice dean and chief scientific officer of Penn Medicine, has received a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Outstanding Investigator Award. The award recogn...

Arinzeh’s Scaffolds Appear in Sigma Xi Magazine

By Patience on September 15, 2017

Science by CEMB member Treena Livingston Arinzeh of New Jersey Institute of Technology appears in Sigma Xi’s magazine American Scientist, Sept/Oct 2017 edition. Arinzeh’s work with  col...

Three CEMB Undergraduates Presenting at BMES Conference

By Patience on September 14, 2017

CEMB is pleased to announce that three participants of the Penn Summer Undergraduate Research Program have been accepted to the 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting held in Pho...

Upcoming events

  • January 18, 2018 • 10:10 AM – 11 AM
  • Whitaker Hall, 218
  • January 19, 2018 • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
  • January 19, 2018 • 2 PM – 3 PM
  • LRSM Building at 3231 Walnut Street, CEMB Conference Room, University of Pennsylvania