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Welcome to the Shaevitz Lab at Princeton University

We are interested in how life emerges from collections of molecules, cells, and organisms; asking how bacterial cells grow, divide, and move; how collections of cells form patterns; and how and why discrete animal behaviors are generated by the brain. To answer these questions we combine physics-style experiments, advanced data analysis techniques, and theoretical modeling, and use tools from optics, computer vision, machine learning, and more.
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After four years plus an extra summer in the Shaevitz Lab, scientist extraordiare Jason Manley is off to Rockefeller for grad school. Good luck and come back to visit!
Diana S. Valverde Mendez and Anirudh Krishnan join the lab. Welcome!