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Molecular controllers of stem cell mechanics

How actin regulators interact closely to determine cortex architecture

A recent study from the Kanchanawong Lab uses super resolution imaging techniques to study the nanoscale organization of the cortical actin cytoskeleton.

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Recent Research from MBI

Pulling biomolecular complexes

By |Aug 19th, 2019|Categories: Featured Research, Guo S Research, Science Features, Yan Jie Lab, Yefremov Research|

MBI scientists demonstrate how the phenomenon of force-induced stabilization of biomolecular complexes can be explained on a one-dimensional energy landscape by incorporating defined transition coordinates.

More twists to the tale: Varied actin patterns in epithelial cells

By |Jul 31st, 2019|Categories: Bershadsky Lab, Featured Research, Jalal S Research, Science Features, Tee YH Research|

A recent study led by MBI graduate student Salma Jalal and Senior Research Fellow Tee Yee Han reveals differences in actin organization patterns observed in fibroblasts and epithelial cell subtypes.

MECHANOBIOLOGY INSTITUTE, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

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MBI Director honoured with ASCB Senior Leadership Award

MBI Director Prof. Li Rong has been awarded the 2019 Sandra K. Masur Senior Leadership Award from the American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB). This award recognizes cell biology researchers whose “outstanding scientific achievements are coupled with a record of active leadership in mentoring both men and women in scientific careers.”

MECHANOBIOLOGY INSTITUTE, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

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