Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Cytoskeleton

The Chemistry Lying Deep Within a Volvox Colony

Asexual/sexual reproduction, metabolism, protein-protein interactions, phototsynesis, colony, aging/senescence

Robinson Libman, Meryem Louni, Ryan McGibbon, Ali Najjar

A Mathematical Analysis of Hydra

Turing pattern, regeneration, microbial symbiosis or holobiont, feedback, topology and toplogical defects

Jessica Coulson, Magnus Duffy, Ruolin Hu, Shilong Zheng

An Investigation of the Physical Properties of Gonium

Flagellar motion, phototaxis, colonies, eyespot optics, helical propulsion, protist

Andrew D’Argenio, Breanna D’Ettorre, Lucas Elliott, Joseph Gad

The Chemistry of Unicellular Green Algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)

Unicellular green algae, photosynthesis, Cellular respiration, biofuel, signaling, flagella

Ai-Lan Ji-Eun Nguyen, Tesnim Obey, Anders Schwarz, Jackson Yu

A Physical Analysis of Magnetotactic Bacteria: Nature’s Microscopic Compass as a Solution to a Motile Biotope

Magnetotactic bacteria, phototaxis, aerotaxis, sensing, fluid dynamics, swimming

Alex Gagnon, Catriona Kirk, Jason Li, Sofian Martinais

Physical Principles Governing the Movement of Dinoflagellates and The Implications for Their Interactions in Aquatic Ecosystems

Dinoflagellates, flagella, swimming, kinematics, Reynolds number, fluid dynamics

Thalia Azadian, Arda Barlas, Sophia Chen, Simon Girard

Mathematical Models of Diatoms: Understanding Their Complex Shape, Reproduction and Chain Formation

Diatoms, geometry, Gielis formula, structural functionality, fractals

Peter Matthews-Crochetiere, Daniel Ibrahim, Wenan Liao, Cedric Mackay

An Analysis of the Chemistry Behind Coccolithophores

Coccolithophores, calcification, crystallization, photosynthesis, biochemical pathways, ocean acidification

Megan Farrow, Zackary Murphy, Minh Tri Pham, Jia Yi Yu

Physical Analysis of Amoeba

Movement and Migration, Hydrodynamics, Motor Proteins, Galvanotaxis, Fluid Mechanics, Amoeba

Hailey Jukes, Adele Omichinski, Nicholas Da-Costa-Bastidas, Gil Qin

An Evolutionary Analysis of the Chemical Composition of Marine Suction Cups

Suction cups, collagen, evolution, cytoskeleton, biochemistry, sensing

Juan Manuel Rocha Angel, Mika Chang, Emily Martin, Tokiniaina Raharison Ralambomihanta

A Mathematical Representation of Brain Activity During Sleep

Sleep, brain activity, REM and NREM, circadian rhythm, mathematical modelling, dreams

Kelliane Beland, Taisei Fu, Andres Gonzalez, Grace Shi

The Blue Blood of Horseshoe Crabs: A golden Standard for Endotoxin Detection in the Biomedical Industry

horseshoe crabs, blood, endotoxins, detection, biochemistry, biosensing

Arnaud Benchetrite, Ines Hafit, Laura Hebert, Shiyuan Qiao,