Dr Kristian Franze
Dr Kristian Franze is pleased to consider applications from prospective PhD students.
We are interested how mechanical signals contribute to the physiology and pathology of tissues and cells, focusing on the central nervous system. For more information, please visit www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/franze
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Pagliara S*, Franze K*, McClain CR, Wylde G, Fisher CL, Franklin RJM, Kabla AJ, Keyser UF, Chalut KJ: Auxetic nuclei in embryonic stem cells exiting pluripotency. Nature Materials 13:638-644 (2014)
Moshayedi P, Ng G, Kwok JC, Yeo GSH, Bryant C, Fawcett J, Franze K*, Guck J: The relationship between glial cell mechanosensitivity and foreign body reactions in the central nervous system. Biomaterials 35(13):3919-3925 (2014)
Franze K: The mechanical control of nervous system development. Development 140:3069-3077 (2013)
Hardie RC and Franze K: Photomechanical responses in Drosophila photoreceptors. Science 338(6104):260-263 (2012)