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Mitotic Cell Rounding

Updated: Jan 16

by Elisabeth Fischer-Friedrich

Elisabeth Fischer-Friedrich explains the biophysics of why and how cells become round during mitosis. Elisabeth was a postdoc in Tony Hyman's lab at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany.

​Update: Elisabeth is now a Research Group Leader at the BIOTEC in Dresden!

Related Resources​​

• Elisabeth and colleagues published the work described in this video in the journal Science Reports in August 2014.

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