Force inference

Our code for force inference in epithelial tissues is available here

Have a look at our paper.

Feel free to contact us if you're interested in using it or if you'd like to collaborate. 

In VIVO OPTICAL Manipulation

Trapping and manipulation of cell-cell contacts

Since our first paper (Bambardekar et al. 2015), we have published two methodological papers with detailed protocols:

Laser nanodissection 

Our technique uses a near-infrared femtosecond laser to break sub-micrometer sized structures with little collateral damage, e.g. we can break the cell cortex without damaging the neighboring cell membranes.

See our method papers: