Team

The Cellular Mechanobiology Lab started its activity at the University of Glasgow in October 2019, within the Centre for the Cellular Microenvironment. If you are interested in joining the Lab, or you want additional information, please feel free to contact us via email.

Massimo Vassalli
Massimo Vassalli
Staff (Reader)

Head of the Lab, Mechanobiology enthusiast, biophysicist

massimo.vassalli@glasgow.ac.uk
Anna Maria Kapetanaki
Anna Maria Kapetanaki
PhD student

PhD student within the lifETIME CDT partnership. Interested in cell mechanosensitivity and mechanobiology. Project: Label-free physical biomarkers for next generation cell sorting

2454721k@student.gla.ac.uk
Archibald Drennan
Archibald Drennan
BEng student

Final year BEng Mechanical Engineering student studying cell mechanics through finite element modelling

2250494D@student.gla.ac.uk
Giuseppe Ciccone
Giuseppe Ciccone
PhD student

PhD student, keen in cellular biomechanics and mechanobiology

g.ciccone.1@research.gla.ac.uk
Mariana Azevedo Gonzalez Oliva
Mariana Azevedo Gonzalez Oliva
Guest

PhD student with Prof Salmeron-Sanchez, actively collaborating with the CML for the study of Piezo1 mechanosensitivity

m.azevedo-gonzalez-oliva.1@research.gla.ac.uk
Marta Cubero Sarabia
Marta Cubero Sarabia
PhD student

Project: Remote mechanical stimulation of stem cells for osteochondral regenerative therapy

2496511c@student.gla.ac.uk
 Sabah Sardar
Sabah Sardar
PhD student

Project: Identification of label-free biomarkers in visceral myopathy

2078317s@student.gla.ac.uk

Alumni

We are particularly grateful to all the scientists who participated in the activities of the Cellular Mechanobiology Lab in recent years, and we wish them a great future career.