Participation in the Cluster of Excellence

Independent Researcher

  • Research Area A.1: Cellular Polarization and Changes in Cell Shape
  • Research Area A.6: Motion Analysis in Cellular Systems
  • Project FF-2015-07: Mechanobiology, Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Forces During Tissue Morphogenesis (Maja Matis, Mario Ohlberger, Angela Stevens, Project time: 07/2015 - 06/2017)

CiM Papers


Begemann I, Saha T, Lamparter L, Rathmann I, Grill D, Golbach L, Rasch C, Keller U, Trappmann B, Matis M, Gerke V, Klingauf J, Galic M. Mechanochemical self-organization determines search pattern in migratory cells. Nat. Phys. 2019: epub. Abstract


Singh A, Saha T, Begemann I, Ricker A, Nusse H, Thorn-Seshold O, Klingauf J, Galic M, Matis M. Polarized microtubule dynamics directs cell mechanics and coordinates forces during epithelial morphogenesis. Nat Cell Biol 2018;20: 1126-1133. Abstract


Ebnet K, Kummer D, Steinbacher T, Singh A, Nakayama M, Matis M. Regulation of cell polarity by cell adhesion receptors. Semin Cell Dev Biol 2017Abstract


Saha T, Rathmann I, Viplav A, Panzade S, Begemann I, Rasch C, Klingauf J, Matis M, Galic M. Automated analysis of filopodial length and spatially resolved protein concentration via adaptive shape tracking. Mol Biol Cell 2016;27: 3616-3626. Abstract


Galic M, Matis M. Polarized trafficking provides spatial cues for planar cell polarization within a tissue. Bioessays 2015;37: 678-686. Abstract


Galic M, Begemann I, Viplav A, Matis M. Force-control at cellular membranes. Bioarchitecture 2014;4: 164-168. Abstract
Galic M, Tsai F-C, Collins SR, Matis M, Bandara S, Meyer T. Dynamic recruitment of the curvature-sensitive protein ArhGAP44 to nanoscale membrane deformations limits exploratory filopodia initiation in neurons. Elife 2014;3: e03116. Abstract
Matis M, Russler-Germain DA, Hu Q, Tomlin CJ, Axelrod JD. Microtubules provide directional information for core PCP function. Elife 2014;3: e02893. Abstract