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ImagingBioPro Network


Past Events

June 2021

  Wed 16 Jun 2021
  15:00 - 16:00
IBP Network Webinar: Prof Stuart Stock - Non-invasive, 3D x-ray diffraction mapping of mineralized tissue at scales from tens of centimeters to hundreds of nanometers
Abstract: Mineralized tissue achieves remarkable properties using a hierarchy of structures spanning centimeter to nanometer scales. Functional requirements and evolution produced various tissue types with very different hierarchies, and, although...

May 2021

  Wed 5 May 2021
  15:00 - 16:00
Image: IBP Network Webinar: Dr Gianluca Tozzi - Digital volume correlation (DVC) in musculoskeletal research: state of the art and challenges
Abstract: Digital volume correlation (DVC) has the unique ability to provide experimental full-field measurement within materials undergoing motion or deformation. In recent years, the technique has been increasingly employed in biomechanics for the evaluation of both hard and soft tissues, biomaterials and tissue-biomaterial systems. This webinar is intended to present the latest advancements in the use of DVC for musculoskeletal research and its potential for improved experimental tissue...

April 2021

  Wed 14 Apr 2021
  15:00 - 16:00
Image: Dr Enrico Dall’AraIBP Network Webinar: Dr Enrico Dall’Ara - Finite element models for bone applications at different dimensional scales: validation with digital volume correlation
Abstract: Finite Element (FE) models are powerful tools to predict the bone properties of different biological tissues. In the past decades they have been used to evaluate the effect of musculoskeletal diseases and related interventions on the structural mechanical properties of different bones. Nevertheless, before their clinical application, we have to provide the adequate credibility to the models through a meticulous process of verification, validation and uncertainties quantification. The...

February 2021

  Wed 3 Feb 2021
  15:00 - 16:00
Image: Inaugural IBP Network Webinar Series: Musculoskeletal tissue nanomechanics using in situ SAXS/WAXD
Abstract: Musculoskeletal organs undergo a hierarchy of deformation processes during physiological and injurious loading (from molecular to macroscale). This webinar will describe, using examples from bone and cartilage in health and disease, how to use high brilliance microfocus synchrotron X-ray scattering to measure the nanometre-scale mechanisms in these tissues dynamically and in situ. About the speaker: Dr. Himadri S. Gupta is Reader in Bioengineering and Biophysics in the Institute...