Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Actin

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

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

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 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