Alina Oltean

Program Years: 2012-2013


Primary: Larry A. Taber

Secondary: Beebe

Graduate Thesis Title: Mechanics of Early Retina and Lens Development in the Embryo


Filas, B.A., Oltean, A., Beebe, D.C., Okamoto, R.J., Bayly, P.V., Taber, L.A., 2012; A potential role for differential contractility in early brain development and evolution. November 2012, Vol., 12(8); 1251-1262.

Filas, B.A., Oltean, A., Majidi, S., Bayly, P.V., Beebe, D.C., Taber, L.A., 2012; Regional differences in actomyosin contraction shape the primary vesicles in the embryonic chicken brain.  November 2012, Vol. 9(6); 1-18.

Oltean, A., Beebe, D.C., Taber, L.A., 2012; Mechanics of optic cup invagination in the embryonic chick eye. ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference. (Abstract)

Oltean, A., Huang, J., Beebe, D. C., & Taber, L. A. (2016). Tissue growth constrained by extracellular matrix drives invagination during optic cup morphogenesis. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 1-17