Minimal tissues and optical control of cells

Light-activatable molecules are an intriguing tool to functionalize and tune the properties of cells and subcellular structures. Using biological light sensors, we address fundamental questions about the role of cellular interactions, cell shape and cell migration.

Publication: K. Zieske, RD Mullins (2019, UCSF, San Francisco), Optogenetic control of cell morphogenesis on protein micropatterns, bioRxiv,

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