I am interested in the collective behaviour of molecules, cells, and organisms.
My current project at the biological physics group involves quantitative analysis and modelling of collective behaviour of C. elegans, in collaboration with Serena Ding and André Brown at the Behavioural Genomics Lab.
Schumacher LJ, Nicholls GK, A Cell-Level Mechanism of Contrast Gain Control
Schumacher LJ, Maini PK, Baker RE, 2017, Semblance of Heterogeneity in Collective Cell Migration, Cell Systems, Vol:5, ISSN:2405-4712, Pages:119-+
et al., 2017, Self-organization process in newborn skin organoid formation inspires strategy to restore hair regeneration of adult cells, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol:114, ISSN:0027-8424, Pages:E7101-E7110
et al., 2017, DAN (NBL1) promotes collective neural crest migration by restraining uncontrolled invasion, Journal of Cell Biology, Vol:216, ISSN:0021-9525, Pages:3339-3354
et al., 2016, Multidisciplinary approaches to understanding collective cell migration in developmental biology, Open Biology, Vol:6, ISSN:2046-2441