ERK paper posted to biorxiv

“Spatio-temporal Control of ERK Pulse Frequency Coordinates Fate Decisions during Mammary Acinar Morphogenesis”

very cool work. great job by Pascal Ender, Olivier Pertz and co. Beautiful 3-D movies showing ERK signaling activity in live synthetic breast organoids can be seen here: https://leverjs.net/mcf10a_3d. source code at https://leverjs.net/git.

Human Frontiers Science program grant awarded!

“A spatiotemporal map of signalling processes controlling human stem cell renewal and differentiation”

PERTZ Olivier (SWITZERLAND)

Institute of Cell Biology – University of Bern – Bern – SWITZERLAND

CARAZO SALAS Rafael Edgardo (UK)

School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine – University of Bristol – Bristol – UK

COHEN Andrew (USA)

Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering – Drexel University – Philadelphia – USA

Congratulations to Rohini, Walt and Mark!

Accepted for publication –

R. Joshi, W. Mankowski, M. Winter, J. S. Saini, T. A. Blenkinsop, J. H. Stern, S. Temple* and A. R. Cohen*, Automated measurement of cobblestone morphology for characterizing stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelial cell cultures, Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Special Issue: Cell-based Therapies for Eye Disease. 2016 – In Press.