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Adhesion defects in adherens junction (armadillo) mutantContractile activity tears tissue apart when adherens junctions are disrupted, demonstrating critical role for adherens junctions in integrating contractile forces across the tissue. Video / Adam Martin

Adhesion defects after cytochalasin D injectionLimiting actin polymerization with the drug Cytochalasin D disrupts stable connections between cells, suggesting that robust actin filament assembly is critical to maintain stable attachments between cells. Video / Mike Tworoger

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Interested in Joining the Lab?

The Martin lab is an interdisciplinary research group. We encourage students and postdocs with either experimental or computational backgrounds to inquire about our lab. Contact Adam Martin with your CV and research interests if you are interested.

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Adam Martin

Adam Martin
Principal Investigator

Ph.D. UC Berkeley
B.S. Cornell Univ.
acmartin [at] mit.edu

Elizabeth Fong

Elizabeth Fong
Administrative Assistant

617.324.3623
efong [at] mit.edu

Mike Tworoger

Mike Tworoger
Lab Manager

Fly Master

Elena Kingston

Elena Kingston
Technical Assistant

Frank Mason

Frank Mason
Postdoc

Ph.D. Duke University

Soline Chanet

Soline Chanet
Postdoc

Ph.D. Pasteur Institute, Paris

Jeanne Jodoin

Jeanne Jodoin
Postdoc

Ph.D. Vanderbilt University

Yujie Li

Yujie Li
Postdoc

Ph.D. University of Chicago

Claudia Vasquez

Claudia Vasquez
Graduate Student

Biology

Shicong 'Mimi' Xie

Shicong Xie
Graduate Student

Computational and
Systems Biology

Jonathan Coravos

Jonathan Coravos
Graduate Student

Biology

Natalie Heer

Natalie Heer
Graduate Student

Biology