Gurol Suel, Associate Professor, Section of Molecular Biology, University California, San Diego
We are trying to understand how bacterial cells make decisions at the single cell level and also in the context of a structured population known as a biofilm. I will present our current efforts to understand how a population of cells self-organizes into such complex structured communities. In particular, I will talk about the interplay between cell death and mechanical forces that appear to play a critical role in this intriguing process.
|Time : Tuesday, December 04, 2012|
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