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Benjamin Geiger

Prof. Benjamin Geiger
17.04.2019

Prof. Benjamin Geiger has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Tethered cancer cells
10.05.2018

This finding may help solve the puzzle of certain types of aggressive metastasis 

A melanoma cancer cell is labeled with invadopodia markers in fluorescence microscopy
14.06.2015

How does a cancer cell push its way out of the surrounding tissue?

(l-r) Dr. Ariel Livne, Prof. Benjamin Geiger and Dr. Eran Bouchbiner
14.08.2014

To understand how cells orient themselves, Weizmann Institute researchers turned to a model from physics

Cytoskeletal fibers (green) and adhesion sites (orange) grow when the Arp2/3 complex is present in its hybrid version (right) compared with the regular, seven-subunit version (left). When Arp2/3 is absent altogether, the fibers and the adhesion sites deteriorate (center)
19.05.2014

A seven-unit structure that helps a cell move can rearrange to help anchor it in place

(l-r) Profs. Benjamin Geiger and Joachim Spatz
23.05.2012

A biologist and a materials scientist create a new approach to understanding living cell mechanics

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

Prof. Benjamin Geiger
01.11.2009
Prof. Benjamin Geiger,...
Suha Naffar-Abu Amara, a research student
01.11.2007

Suha Naffar-Abu Amara, a research student in the lab group of Prof. Benjamin Geiger of the Weizmann Institute's Molecular Cell...

Prof. Benjamin Geiger
01.11.2007

Prof. Benjamin Geiger
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