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Video #1: Adhesion defects in adherens junction (armadillo) mutant

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

Video #2: Adhesion defects after cytochalasin D injection

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 experimental or computational backgrounds to inquire about our lab. Contact Adam Martin with your CV and research interests if you are interested.

Staff

Adam Martin

Adam Martin
Principal Investigator

Associate Professor
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

Postdoctorial associates

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

Hannah Yevick

Hannah Yevick
Postdoc

Ph.D. Institut Curie, Paris

Graduate students

Jonathan Coravos

Jonathan Coravos
Graduate Student

Biology

Natalie Heer

Natalie Heer
Graduate Student

Biology

Clint Ko

Clint Ko
Graduate Student

Biology

Marlis Denk-Lobnig

Marlis Denk-Lobnig
Graduate Student

Biology

Visiting students

Diana Faust

Diana Faust
Visiting Students

Winsor high school

Alumni

Virapat Kieuvongngam

Virapat Kieuvongngam
Former Undergraduate

Biology graduate student
Rockefeller University

Elena Kingston

Elena Kingston
Former Technical Assistant

Biology graduate student
MIT

Claudia Vasquez

Claudia Vasquez
Former Graduate Student

Postdoc - Alex Dunn’s lab
Stanford University

Shicong 'Mimi' Xie

Shicong Xie
Former Graduate Student

Postdoc - Jan Skotheim's lab
Stanford University