Benjamin Filas

Program Years: 2008

Mentors:

Primary:Larry A. Taber

Secondary: Igor Efimov

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Publications: 

Filas BA, Knutsen AK, Bayly PV, Taber LA. 2008. A new method for measuring deformation of folding surfaces during morphogenesis. J. Biomech. Eng 130:061010.

Filas BA, Bayly PV, Taber LA. Mechanical stress as a regulator of cytoskeletal contractility and nuclear shape in embryonic epithelia. Ann Biomed Eng. 2011 39(1):443-454.

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. Physical biology, 9(6), 066007.

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. Biomechanics and modeling in mechanobiology, 11(8), 1251-1262.

Filas, B. A., Varner, V. D., Voronov, D. A., & Taber, L. A. (2011). Tracking morphogenetic tissue deformations in the early chick embryo. JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments), (56), e3129-e3129.

Filas, B. A., Zhang, Q., Okamoto, R. J., Shui, Y. B., & Beebe, D. C. (2014). Enzymatic Degradation Identifies Components Responsible for the Structural Properties of the Vitreous BodyStiffness and Adhesivity of the Vitreous. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 55(1), 55-63.

Filas, B. A., Xu, G., & Taber, L. A. (2013). Mechanisms of brain morphogenesis. In Computer Models in Biomechanics (pp. 337-349). Springer Netherlands.

Wyczalkowski, M. A., Chen, Z., Filas, B. A., Varner, V. D., & Taber, L. A. (2012). Computational models for mechanics of morphogenesis. Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today: Reviews, 96(2), 132-152.