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