Dr. Bojana Gligorijevic, assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering, served as the scientific program head for the recent meeting on "Integrated Mechano-Chemical Signals in Invasion." The meeting featured a comprehensive overview of the newest research on cell adhesion, migration and invasion. Communication between different cell types and extracellular matrix in the tissue was covered in models for development, immune response and cancer progression. Tissue engineers and mathematical modelers initiated discussion on new approaches towards engineering realistic cell microenvironments.

Approximately 150 participants, 25 invited speakers, 15 junior speakers and 80 posters attended the meeting. It was held in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France, October 16-20 2015. Visit the link for more information www.atoutcom.com/invadosome2015/.