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Davidson, Lance A
Bioengineering Department
Davidson, Lance A
Faculty
Associate Professor
Office: 5059 BST3 Lab: 5065 BST3
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Ph.D. in Biophysics, University of California at Berkeley, 1995

M.Sc. in Experimental Space Science, York University, 1986

B.S. in Physics, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, 1984

Reverse Engineering Morphogenesis - From Cell Motility & ECM to Tissue Mechanics.

(2013) Invited Panelist at the National Institutes of Health - 9th Structural Birth Defects Meeting.

(2013) University of Pittsburgh Provost's Innovation in Education Award.

(2012) Appointed Wellington C. Carl Faculty Fellow.

(2009) NSF Career Award.

(2008) American Heart Association Beginning Grant-in-Aid.

(1999) American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship.

(1999) Best Poster, Workshop on Advances in Cellular Imaging, W.M. Keck Center for Cellular Imaging, University of Virgina.

(1993) Fellowship to attend the Summer Course in Embryology at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, MA.

(1992) Fellowship to present a poster at the Gordon Conference on Theoretical Biology.

(1989) Systems in Integrative Biology - NIH National Research Service Award. U.C. Berkeley.

Kim, Y., Joshi, S.D., Davidson, L., Messner, W.C., and LeDuc, P.R., "Mechanochemical actuators of embryonic epithelial contractility," PNAS, Manuscript submitted for publication.

von Dassow, M., Miller, C.J., and Davidson, L., "Biomechanics and the thermotolerance of development," PLoS ONE, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Edlund, A.F., Davidson, L., and Keller, R.E., 2013, "Cell segregation, mixing, and tissue pattern in the spinal cord of the Xenopus laevis neurula," Developmental Dynamics, vol.242, pp. 1134-1146.

Kim, H.Y., and Davidson, L., 2013, "Assembly of chambers for stable long-term imaging of live Xenopus tissue," Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, pdb. prot073882, 23547159.

Kim, H.Y., and Davidson, L., 2013, "Investigating morphogenesis in Xenopus embryos: Imaging strategies, processing, and analysis," Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, pdb. top073890, 23547160.

Kim, H.Y., and Davidson, L., 2013, "Microsurgical approaches to isolate tissues from Xenopus embryos for imaging morphogenesis," Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, pdb. prot073874, 23547158.

Kim, H.Y., and Davidson, L., 2013, "Preparation and use of reporter constructs for imaging morphogenesis in Xenopus embryos," Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, pdb. prot073866, 23547157.

Miller, C.J., and Davidson, L., 2013, "The interplay between cell signaling and mechanics in developmental processes," Nature Reviews Genetics, vol.14, pp. 733-744.

Davidson, L., 2014, "Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Cellular Systems," World Conference on Biomechanics, Boston, Massachusetts.

Davidson, L., 2014, "Mechanics of Tissue and Organ Development," World Conference on Biomechanics, Boston, Massachusetts.

Davidson, L., 2014, "Mechanobiology of Somitogenesis'," Workshop, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Davidson, L., 2014, "Pattern Formation in Cell Biology," Nonlinear Dynamics and Stochastic Methods: From Neuroscience to Other Biological Applications, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Davidson, L., 2014, 16th International Xenopus Meeting, Pacific Grove California.

Davidson, L., 2013, "Biomedical Engineering," Departmental Seminar, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia.

Davidson, L., 2013, "Cellular Approaches to Tissue Engineering and Regeneration (CATER)," University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Davidson, L., 2013, "Computational and Systems Biology," Departmental Seminar, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Davidson, L., 2013, "Morphogenesis in Living Systems," Lecture, Paris, France.

Davidson, L., 2013, "Tissue Mechanobiology: Tissue on the move," 15th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICMBE 2013), Singapore.

Davidson, L., 2013, Center for Craniofacial Regeneration, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Davidson, L., 2013, Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

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