EMBO short term fellowship for Jeroen Middelbeek

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Jeroen Middelbeek, Laboratory of Pediatric Oncology, has been awarded an EMBO Short Term Fellowship accommodating a three-month visit to the lab of Prof. Xavier Trepat at the IBEC Institute for Bioengineering (Barcelona, Spain).

Jeroen will study how cellular tension affects breast cancer progression using Traction Force Microscopy, a technique that allows the quantitative assessment of cytoskeletal contraction on pliable substrates.

 


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