Tissues & Organisms

Princeton University has the largest critical mass of engineers analyzing tissue and organism development in the world. Investigators use computational modeling, advanced imaging, and sophisticated experimental approaches to define the signaling pathways and mechanical forces that build tissues and control behavior.

Recent work:

Vertex Models of Epithelial Morphogenesis (Biophysical Journal)

Princeton University’s core faculty members in this area:

Becky Burdine
Celeste Nelson
Josh Shaevitz
Stas Shvartsman

Other faculty working in this area:

Eric Wieschaus
Trudi Schupbach
Danelle Devenport