Modeling cell migration with phase field method.
Ms. Danying Shao
Department of Physics and Center for Theoretical Biological Physics
UC San Diego
Cell migration is important in many biological processes. Many
eukaryotic cells can move using a crawling motion powered by the
actin-myosinII machinery. We developed a phase field model and
investigated the relation between actin-myosinII distribution, cell shape
and cell speed.