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computational morphodynamics

Saturday 22 October 2011

The emerging field of computational morphodynamics aims to understand the changes that occur in space and time during development by combining three technical strategies:
- live imaging to observe development as it happens;
- image processing and analysis to extract quantitative information;
- computational modelling to express and test time-dependent hypotheses.


- Computational morphodynamics of plants: integrating development over space and time. Roeder AH, Tarr PT, Tobin C, Zhang X, Chickarmane V, Cunha A, Meyerowitz EM. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2011 Apr;12(4):265-73. PMID: 21364682