Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory

Mauck Laboratory

Claire McLeod

Claire McLeod

Graduate Student in Bioengineering
University of Pennsylvania

Hometown: Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Education: B.S. Engineering with a concentration in Bioengineering, 2011, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Needham, MA

Areas of Special Interests: Stem cell differentiation, cell-matrix interactions, mechanical regulation of cell behavior, tissue engineering.

Awards: 2011, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Publications:
BM.D. Stevenson, A.L. Sieminski, C.M. McLeod, F.J. Byfield, V.H. Barocas, K.J. Gooch. "Pericellular conditions regulate extent of cell-mediated compaction of collagen gels," Biophysical Journal 2010; 99(1): 19-28.

Abstracts:
C.M. McLeod, J. Higgins, Y.A. Miroshnikova, R. Liu, A.L. Sarang-Sieminski, "Local Matrix Alignment During Microvascular Network Formation," Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, October 2011, Hartford, CT (talk by ALSS)

M.D. Stevenson, A.L. Sieminski, C.M. McLeod, F.J. Byfield, V.H. Barocas, K.J. Gooch, "Pericellular Conditions Regulate Extent of Cell-mediated Compaction of Collagen Gels," Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Austin Texas, October 2010 (poster by MDS)

C.M. McLeod, Y.A. Miroshnikova, A.L. Sieminski, "Microscopic Matrix Remodeling During Capillary Morphogenesis," Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA (poster by CMM)

M.D. Stevenson, A.L. Sieminski, C.M. McLeod, F.J. Byfield, V.H. Barocas, K.J. Gooch, "Pericellular Conditions Regulate Extent of Cell-mediated Compaction of Collagen Gels," Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA (poster by MDS)