Regulation of 3D Cell Migration by Microtubule-Dependent Processes (2020–2023)

The overarching aim of this research is to elucidate the molecular mechanisms that cells use to move in 3D environments: a basic biological function essential to development and homeostasis. During these processes, cells interact with their surroundings where they translate biophysical forces into biochemical signals to adapt their shape to move. This requires distinct signalling, controlled in space and time, to regulate the crosstalk between organelles and the cytoskeleton. To date, the role of microtubules remains elusive. Using interdisciplinary approaches combining advanced imaging technology with novel cell biology methods, the project aims to uncover fundamental knowledge about how cells interact with their environment.
Grant type:
ARC Future Fellowships
  • Senior Research Fellow / Group Lead
    Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
Funded by:
Australian Research Council