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About: Marija Matejcic

I did my Masters in evo-devo, and my PhD in cell developmental biology. Currently, I'm interested in many things developmental: in cell self-organization, and in plasticity and coordination of developmental processes, such as growth and shape maintenance, and their effect on tissue function.

Posts by Marija Matejcic:

Staying in shape

Posted by on October 5th, 2018

If you’re into developmental biology, chances are you’ve spent some time in your life thinking about how cells change the shapes of tissues. What would cells need to do in order to prevent change of tissue shape, though? In the text below, I summarize my thoughts on why the question of not changing shape during[…]