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Research Article

Cell Shape Dynamics: From Waves to Migration

  • Meghan K. Driscoll,

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Colin McCann,

    Affiliations: Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Rael Kopace,

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Tess Homan,

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

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  • John T. Fourkas,

    Affiliations: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America, Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Carole Parent,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Wolfgang Losert mail

    wlosert@umd.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America, Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: March 15, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002392

About the Authors

Meghan K. Driscoll, Colin McCann, Rael Kopace, Tess Homan, Wolfgang Losert
Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
Colin McCann, Carole Parent
Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
John T. Fourkas
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
John T. Fourkas, Wolfgang Losert
Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: wlosert@umd.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MKD JTF CP WL. Performed the experiments: MKD CM RK. Analyzed the data: MKD TH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MKD CM RK TH. Wrote the paper: MKD JTF CP WL.