Our group is interested in understanding collective and emergent behavior in out-of-equilibrium and disordered systems. My research employs methods in theoretical and computation condensed matter physics and applies to a wide range of biological and non-biological systems.
How do rosettes influent tissue mechanics?
(image courtesy Park Lab, Harvard School of Public Health)
Mechnosensing and Mechanotransduction during collective cell migration
How mechanical cues affect the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition.
(image courtesy Gopal et al Biochem J. 2016)
Understanding the relationship between cell stiffness and tissue rigidity in primary tumors.