Event Type: PhD defense


In the brain, neurons communicate through synapses. In response to various stimuli, synapses undergo diverse forms of plasticity, leading to the remodelling of synapses and

Hiba Haidar

Nerve-tumor interactions are receiving increasing attention due to the recently identified role of the nervous system in regulating cancer initiation and progression. In pancreatic ductal

Juna Como

Actin is a cytoskeletal protein that is conserved in all eukaryotes. Its polymerization reaction enables cells to exert forces that are useful for many cellular

Camille Dumas

Skeletal muscles of the head and trunk arise from distinct lineages with different upstream regulatory programs converging on activation of myogenic determination factors of the

Montse Rangel

The peripheral nervous system has emerged as a key regulator of cancer progression. In pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous

Swedha Sidharthan

Morphogenesis is an intricate process where epithelial cells reorganize themselves to form differentiated, three-dimensional tissues and organs. These cell shape changes are driven by the

Gayatri Mundhe

Morphogenesis is the process that shapes cells and tissues during development. An interplay of biochemical cues and mechanical forces orchestrates spatiotemporal dynamics of actomyosin contractility