LMCB - Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology
PhD student, Paluch Lab
Europe PMC | PubMed | Research Gate
2014 | BSc, Biomedical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
2017 | Francesca Martini Prize
The ability of cells to change their shape relies on an accurate control of cell surface mechanics. This fine control is achieved by regulation and organization of single molecules at the actomyosin cortex level. The aim of my project is to understand how the cortical organization can achieve this control of cell surface mechanics. To answer this question, I will integrate mechanical analysis (e.g. AFM, micropipette aspirations) with light microscopy and cryo electron microscopy.
European Research Council
Polarity & cell shape, Cytoskeleton & cell cortex