SMatCH Seminar: Mechanosensitive Remodeling in Bacterial Flagella

Jasmine Nirody, University of Chicago

February 21
1:00 pm
Engineering Quad, A210

In order to navigate through natural environments, flagellated bacteria must be able to sense and respond to mechanical stresses from their surroundings. These adaptive responses take place at multiple scales, ranging from subunit exchange in flagellar molecular machinery to whole-cell morphological changes in flagellar number.