Mission Statement

The mission of the NCSU cluster in Quantitative and Computational Developmental Biology is to address fundamental questions in animal and plant development through interdisciplinary collaborations between biologists, physicists, mathematicians, engineers and other researchers. The cluster also facilitates training in quantitative and computational approaches to cellular and developmental biology research, and promotes awareness of the cutting edge science and scientists in this emerging field.

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Recent Publications

Zareiesfandabadi, P, Elting, MW (2022). Force by minus-end motors Dhc1 and Klp2 collapses the S. pombe spindle after laser ablation. Biophys J 121, 263-276. PubMed PMID:34951983.

Roszak, P, Heo, JO, Blob, B, Toyokura, K, Sugiyama, Y, de Luis Balaguer, MA, Lau, WWY, Hamey, F, Cirrone, J, Madej, E et al. (2021). Cell-by-cell dissection of phloem development links a maturation gradient to cell specialization. Science 374, eaba5531. PubMed PMID:34941412.

Sorrell, EL, Lubkin, SR (2021). Bubble packing, eccentricity, and notochord development. Cells Dev 169, 203753. PubMed PMID:34728430.

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Recent News

Second QCDB Retreat, September 2021

We had our Second all-day (virtual) QCDB retreat. Highlights included a keynote talk by David Umulis (Purdue University), talks from new QCDB PIs, and …
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