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It develops, deploys and maintains computational infrastructure — from supercomputers to desktop PCs — dedicated solely to the use of Flatiron researchers.

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Morphogenetic degeneracies in the actomyosin cortex

Sundar Ram Naganathan, S. Fürthauer, Josana Rodriguez, Bruno Thomas Fievet, Frank Jülicher, Julie Ahringer, Carlo Vittorio Cannistraci, Stephan W Grill

One of the great challenges in biology is to understand the mechanisms by which morphogenetic processes arise from molecular activities.…


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