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Feng-Ching Tsai CNRS Researcher Equipe Bassereau Responsable de projet Tél :Retour à la liste
My personal website https://fctsai.com/
Google scholar https://scholar.google.ch/citations?user=EAafgAQAAAAJ&hl=en
After initially trained as a physicist, followed by a PhD in soft matter biophysics, and a postdoc in cell biology and membrane biophysics, I was recruited by CNRS as a permanent researcher in 2019.
Since 2019 CNRS researcher (CRCN), Institut Curie, Paris, France
2014 – 2019 Postdoc in the groups of Dr. P. Bassereau and Dr. B. Goud, Institut Curie, Paris, France. (supported by EMBO and Marie Curie fellowships)
2009 – 2014 PhD thesis Cytoskeletal organization in biomimetic liposomes
Supervisor: Prof. G. Koenderink, AMOLF, the Netherlands
2007 – 2009 Research Assistant. Topic: Actin-driven membrane waves in living cells
Supervisor: Prof. Chau-Hwang Lee, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
2005 – 2007 Master thesis Physics of adsorption induced endocytosis
Supervisor: Prof. Hsuan-Yi Chen, National Central University, Taiwan
2001 – 2005 Bachelor, Department of Physics, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan
Current research focus
My current research aims to reveal physical mechanisms underlying actin-driven membrane reshaping in membrane trafficking and protrusion formation in cells.
To this end, I use principles and tools of physics, and bottom-up approaches – in vitro reconstitution systems composed of model membranes and purified proteins.
If you are interested in joining our research team as a postdoc, undergraduate or graduate student, please feel free to contact me!
Actin filaments are recruited to the membrane of a giant unilamellar vesicle (GUVs) via actin-membrane linker ezrin. Maximum intensity projection is shown. Green: actin. Scale bar, 5 μm.
Inward membrane protrusions induced by the I-BAR domain of IRSp53 on GUVs. Green: I-BAR domain, magenta: membranes. Scale bar, 5 μm.