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School of the Biological Sciences


Professor of Anatomy, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

Ewa Paluch investigates the basic principles underlying animal control of cellular shape (morphogenesis). Cell shape deregulation is at the heart of many pathological disorders including cancer. Learn more


Research Areas

Cell mechanics
Cell morphogenesis
Actin networks                            


Quantitative imaging
Super-resolution microscopy
Biomechanics measurements (AFM, traction force, optical tweezers, etc)
Physical modelling; microfabrication

Areas for Collaboration

Cancer cell mechanics and migration             

Research Theme