Guy Genin

Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

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Biography

Genin studies interfaces and adhesion in nature, physiology and engineering. His current research focuses on interfaces between tissues at the attachment of tendon to bone, between cells in cardiac fibrosis, and between subcellular components in plant defenses. He is the recipient of numerous awards for engineering design, teaching and research.

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Genin elected AIMBE Fellow

Genin elected AIMBE Fellow

Guy M. Genin, professor of mechanical engineering and materials science in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, has been elected to the 2017 College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.
NSF announces new Science and Technology Center

NSF announces new Science and Technology Center

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has added a newly formed collaboration between Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Pennsylvania to its list of Science and Technology Centers (STC). The new center, one of just 12 nationally, will be supported by a $23.6 million NSF grant to study the mechanics of plant and animal cells. This deeper dive into how single cells function could transform both medicine and plant science.