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When statistical physics meets developmental biology: Predicting the structural properties of embryonic tissues from a simple cell parameter

Posted by , on 7 May 2021

By Bernat Corominas-Murtra and Nicoletta I. Petridou Embryo morphogenesis is a play whose outcome is the result of a complex and delicate plot, made of balances and agreements among many ...

Sensing and making sense of clonal fragmentation in developing tissues

Posted by , on 23 March 2018

Steffen Rulands and Benjamin Simons A discussion of our recent paper: Rulands S et al., Universality of clone dynamics during tissue development. Nature Physics | doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0055-6   Often, the most ...

Nuclear sponges in embryonic stem cells

Posted by , on 17 June 2014

Once upon a time, physicists got curious about the cytoskeleton. They characterised the cytoskeleton – using tools of soft matter, statistical and polymer physics – as a mesoscale material whose ...

PhD programLaunching

Posted by , on 12 March 2013

WELCOME to the INFORM PhD Program! The INFORM program (INformation Flow and ORganization at the Membrane) sets up an interdisciplinary consortium at the site of Scientific Park of Luminy in ...

A Discussion between Eric Wieschaus and Marcos González-Gaitán

Posted by , on 22 September 2011

Eric Wieschaus is a Professor at Princeton University, USA. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1995, together with Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard and the late Edward B. ...

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