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Series of papers on PDAC

A series of three papers appeared this week in which we contributed towards therapeutic strategies in pancreatic cancer. A nice summary of results from our collaborative efforts ongoing for quite some years. That all those were accepted within one week … Continue reading

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Opening for PhD Student .

We have an opening for a PhD candidate on “Raman Sensing of Cell Differentiation” Project description The project addresses a challenge in the development of stem-cell based therapies and personalized medicine: fast and non-disruptive quality control of cell cultures. It … Continue reading

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Paper on hexanematic order appeared in Nature Comm.

“Hexanematic crossover in epithelial monolayers depends on cell adhesion and cell density” Julia Eckert, Benoît Ladoux, René-Marc Mège, Luca Giomi & Thomas Schmidt Changes in tissue geometry during developmental processes are associated with collective migration of cells. Recent experimental and … Continue reading

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Rick won LION image award

  With his high-res image of two interacting tumor spheroids, Rick won the 2022 LION image award. We will see his image on one of the next official documents of the institute. Read the news item here.

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Integrin as prognostic marker

Integrin alpha-2 popped up in a screen of aggressive and chemoresistant PDAC cancers. In this study of Alessandro and Cecilia we validated the results we obtained in the RNA screen with various methods. Again we find a correlation between cell … Continue reading

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