M. Shane Hutson

Biomechanics of Morphogenesis


Most Relevant Publications

  1. D.N. Mashburn, H.E. Lynch, X. Ma, M.S. Hutson (2012) “Enabling user-guided segmentation and tracking of surface-labeled cells in time-lapse image sets of living tissues” Cytometry A 81A(5): 409–418. pdf
  2. M.S. Hutson, J. Veldhuis, X. Ma, H.E. Lynch, P.G. Cranston, G.W. Brodland (2009) “Combining laser microsurgery and finite element modeling to assess cell-level epithelial mechanics” Biophysical Journal 97: 3075-3085 (+4 pp online supplement). pdf
  3. X. Ma, H.E. Lynch, P.C. Scully, M.S. Hutson (2009) “Probing embryonic tissue mechanics with laser hole drilling” Physical Biology 6: 036004 (12pp + 2pp online supplement). pdf
  4. M.S. Hutson, G.W. Brodland, J. Yang, and D. Viens (2008) “Cell Sorting in Three Dimensions: Topology, Fluctuations, and Fluidlike Instabilities” Physical Review Letters 101: 148105 (4pp + 3pp online supplement). pdf; Feature story in Vanderbilt Explorations.
  5. M.S. Hutson and X. Ma (2008) “Mechanical aspects of developmental biology: perspectives On Growth and Form in the (post)-genomic age” Physical Biology 5(1): 015001 (8pp). pdf
  6. X.G. Peralta, Y. Toyama, Y. Tokutake, M.S. Hutson, S. Venakides, D.P. Kiehart, and G.S. Edwards (2007) “Upregulation of Forces and Morphogenic Asymmetries in Dorsal Closure during Drosophila Development”, Biophysical Journal 92: 2583-2596 (+ 3pp online supplement). pdf
  7. D.P. Kiehart, Y. Tokutake, M.-S. Chang, M.S. Hutson, J. Wiemann, X.G. Peralta, Y. Toyama, A.R. Wells, A. Rodriguez, and G.S. Edwards “Ultraviolet Laser Microbeam for Dissection of Drosophila Embryos”, in Cell Biology: A Laboratory Handbook, 3rd Edition, edited by J.E. Celis, Chapter 9, pp. 87-103, (Elsevier,  2006).
  8. M.S. Hutson, Y. Tokutake, M.-S. Chang, J.W. Bloor, S. Venakides, D.P. Kiehart, G.S. Edwards (2003) “Forces for Morphogenesis Investigated with Laser Microsurgery and Quantitative Modeling” Science 300: 145-149 (+ 19pp online supplement). pdf