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Prof David Lee
BSc (Hons), MA, PhD


Research Group Members

Current PhD Students

NameThesis Title
DELAHUNTY, Alex-JadeHigh throughput analysis of mechanosensitive microRNA
KEELING, MichaelMulti-Scale Force Transmission to and within the Nucleus
PEGGREM, ShaunControl of the Circadian Clock in Chondrocytes

PhD Graduates

NameThesis Title
BROOKES, OliverMechanoregulation of nucleus architecture and genome function in pluripotent stem cells (2018)
HE, XiThe influence of mechanical perturbation on the pluripotency and cell fate (2018)
TILWANI, ReshmaRole of matrix fragments and mechanical signals in the development of osteoarthritis (2017)
SLIOGERYTE, KristinaMechanical properties of stem cells using micropipette aspiration (2015)
IRIANTO, JeromeNuclear Related Responses to Osmotic Challenge in Chondrocytes (2013)
PATTAPPA, GirishCharacterisaction of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Metabolism during Proliferation and Differentiation (2010)
AKANJI, Oto-Ola OThe influence of direct current electrical stimulation on chondrocytes in a 3D model system (2008)
MAEDA, EijiroTemporal regulation of tenocyte metabolism in strained fascicles (2008)
ENIWUMIDE, Joshua OMedium perfusion influences molecular transport in tissue-engineered constructs (2007)
BARIA, KatherineModulation of the effect of tensile strain on fibroblasts by extracellular matrix molecules and serum (2006)
CAMPBELL, JonathanStrategies to induce chondrogenesis in human mesenchymal stem cells (2006)
HEYWOOD, HannahChondrocyte metabolism in alginate constructs for tissue engineering (2004)
SCREEN, Hazel RCThe contribution of structural components to tendon mechanics. (2003)
BERRY, CatherineThe influence of tensile strain on fibroblasts in culture. (2002)
CHOWDHURY, TTRole of nitric oxide and PGE2 in chondrocyte mechano transduction. (2002)
IDOWU, BernadineThe organisation of cytoskeletal components in isolated chondrocytes cultured in agarose (2001)
ROBERTS, S.R.Mechanotransduction pathways associated with intracellular calcium in chondrocytes within 3D constructs. (2001)
PEARSON, RichardThe in vitro response to simulated intra-articular environment associated with a cell-seeded ligament repair system (2000)
ENOBAKHARE, BrianIn-vitro evaluation of chondrocyte/alginate constructs for tissue engineered articular cartilage (1998)
SALIH, VehidEvaluation of novel polymer for articular cartilage repair (1998)
KNIGHT, MartinDeformation of isolated articular chondrocytes cultured in agarose constructs (1997)