M.Sc. Paul- Lennard Mendez
Paul completed his Master of Science in medical biotechnology at the Technische Universität Berlin in September 2019. He received a scholarship from the International Max-Planck Research School for Biology AND Computation (IMPRS-BAC) and joined the Knaus Lab in October 2019. His research has a strong focus on mechanotransduction and mechanically induced genetic changes in the vascular system.
Biochemisches Blockpraktikum- Lipide und Membranen
Method Module: Growth Factor Signaling and Interplay with Cell Mechanics
Mendez, P. L., Obendorf, L., Knaus, P. Visualization and Quantification of TGFβ/BMP/SMAD Signaling under Different Fluid Shear Stress Conditions using Proximity-Ligation-Assay. J. Vis. Exp. (175)
Reichenbach, M.; Mendez, P.-L.; da Silva Madaleno, C.; Ugorets, V.; Rikeit, P.; Boerno, S.; Jatzlau, J.; Knaus, P. Differential Impact of Fluid Shear Stress and YAP/TAZ on BMP/TGF‐β Induced Osteogenic Target Genes. Advanced Biology 2021.
Hiepen, C.; Mendez, P.-L.; Knaus, P. It Takes Two to Tango: Endothelial TGFβ/BMP Signaling Crosstalk with Mechanobiology. Cells 2020.