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Alexander Bershadsky

cytoskeleton structure
11.05.2015

The growth of cellular “skeletons” reveals a clear directional pattern

Non-polarized cell six hours after seeding onto a compliant  fibronectin-coated substrate. Yellow shows paxillin, a protein  associated with focal adhesions
16.01.2012

Sticky cells take their cues from the surface they adhere to

The ISPC team: Standing (l-r) Dr. Harry Mark Greenblatt, Dr. Jaime Prilusky, Prof. Yigal Burstein, Prof. Israel Silman, Dr. Tamar Unger, Dr. Orly Dym, Dr. Yoav Peleg and Anat Kats. Middle (l-r) David Mualem, Anna Branzburg-Mualem, ISPC Head Prof. Joel L. Sussman, Prof. Gideon Schreiber, Meital Rubin-Yona and Ada Dantes. Front (l-r) Dr. Shira Albeck, Rani Bravdo, Reut Rotem-Bernehim, Moshe Ben David and Bracha Vakni.
01.10.2008

The Israel Structural Proteomics Center deciphers over 40 proteins in five years

TAKING ACTION AT STEP 3: METASTASIS
01.09.2004
Fewer than 10 percent of cancer deaths are caused by tumors growing at their original site; in the majority of cases the...
Illustration: Biologists and miniaturized humans
01.03.2004

Having devised nanomachines capable of manipulating single atoms and molecules and begun to apply these technofeats to modify...

Careful actin regulation keeps the cell in shape
01.05.2000

How an essential cellular protein regulates its own levels

'Biomechanical Switch' Regulates How Cells Stick Together And Communicate
28.02.2000
Weizmann Institute scientists propose a model regulating cell adhesion -- central to embryonic development, cellular movement...
The Pearling Effect
01.05.1999

A theoretical physicist, a biologist and and a materials scientist walked into a lab...

Cell Peer Pressure
01.05.1999
Tell me who a cell's neighbors are, and I'll tell you how it looks and behaves
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