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The Comparative Neuromuscular Biomechanics Seed Group (CNB) is excited to announce two upcoming symposia to be held at ISB/ASB 2019.

The inaugural CNB symposium “Comparative biomechanics across organizational scales (tissues to whole body dynamics)” will be held at the ISB/ASB 2019 congress on Saturday August 3rd.  (Updated speaker list below)


  • Monica Daley (Royal Vet. College, UK) & Craig McGowan (University of Idaho) Chairs
  • Mariana Kersh (University of Illinois)
  • Spencer Lake (Washington University, St Louis, USA)
  • Natalie Holt (Northern Arizona University, USA)
  • Manny Azizi (UC Irvine)
  • Heather More (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
  • Kiisa Nishikawa (NAU, USA)
  • Greg Sawicki (Georgia Tech, USA)
  • Stacey Shield (U. Cape Town, South Africa)
  • Christian Hubicki (Florida State U, USA)

A second CNB-affiliated symposium “Using musculoskeletal modelling in comparative biomechanics” will be held at the ISB-ASB 2019 congress on Thursday August 1st. (Updated speaker list below)


  • Christofer Clemente (University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia) and Taylor Dick (University of Queensland, Australia),Chairs
  • Jonas Rubenson (Penn State, USA)
  • Friedl De Groote (KU Leuven, Belgium)
  • James Charles (University of Liverpool, UK)
  • Ashley Heers (Cal State, USA)

CNB Business Meeting at ISB/ASB 2019:

The CNB is hosting a business meeting on Thursday August 1st at 6pm; Room Glen 205.  Anyone interested in learning more about the CNB group is encouraged to attend.

The CNB will be seeking nominations for elected board positions later in 2019.

For information regarding the CNB, including information on symposia, the CNB board, membership and contact information please visit:

Looking forward to seeing you in Calgary!