Lamellipod and Ruffle Dynamics of Human Epidermal Keratinocytes - Data Analysis, Models and Simulations

Monday, January 4, 1999 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Keller 3-180
Wolfgang Alt (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)
Along the case study of keratinocyte motility I intend to give an overview on some recently applied methods used for extracting speed and periodicity of lamellipodial protrusions and lamella or ruffle retractions. Also, I will derive mathematical model equations and present numerical simulations which, to a certain extend, reproduce the observed motility behavior.