Contact the MEDYAN developers

This page lists the people who have active or past projects involving MEDYAN. If you have questions using the software, you can find help or open a discussion in the issue tracker. All other general inquiries should be directed to Garegin Papoian.

Lead developer:

Haoran Ni, Graduate student in Biophysics, University of Maryland College Park

Email: haoranni@umd.edu

Projects: Membrane-cytoskeleton modeling, surface protein dynamics, software optimization, visualization

Nathan Zimmerberg, Graduate student in Biophysics, University of Maryland College Park

Email: nzimmerb@umd.edu

Projects: MEDYAN code development and actomyosin network modeling

Active developers:

Aravind Chandrasekaran, PhD in Chemistry, University of Maryland College Park

Email: achansek@umd.edu

Projects: Actomyosin bundle dynamics and stability, mechanochemical signal transduction in cytoskeleton, software optimization

Qin Ni, PhD in Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland College Park

Email: qni@umd.edu

Projects: Cortical actin dynamics, stress fiber mechanics, microtubule organization

Carlos Floyd, PhD in Biophysics, University of Maryland College Park

Email: csfloyd@umd.edu

Projects: Dissipation in actomyosin networks, graph representations, mean-field modeling, cytoskeletal avalanches, mechanical modeling of semi-flexible filaments

Garegin Papoian (PI), Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and the Institute for Physical Science & Technology, University of Maryland College Park

Email: gpapoian@umd.edu

Projects: Model, software, and visualization development

Previous developers:

Joshua Lucker, Graduate student in Biophysics, University of Maryland College Park

Email: jlucker1@umd.edu

Projects: Projects: Actomyosin network and membrane modeling

James Komianos, PhD in Biophysics, University of Maryland College Park

Email: jkomiano@umd.edu

Projects: Model and software development, actomyosin contractility

Konstantin Popov, Research Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (previously postdoctoral associate in Papoian lab)

Email: kpopov@email.unc.edu

Projects: Model and software development