This project is supported by NIH and by the Biosystems Dynamics Summer Institute at Lehigh University. It is a collaboration of two groups headed by:

Dr. Dimitrios Vavylonis, Lehigh Home Page
Dr. Xiaolei Huang, Lehigh Home Page

Contributing undergraduate students: Michael Fedorka, Lisa Vasko, Ashley Ruby

Graduate students: Tian Shen, Hongsheng Li, Matthew Smith

Postdoctoral scientist: Eddy Yusuf


[1] M. B. Smith, H. Li, T. Shen, X. Huang, E. Yusuf, and D. Vavylonis, "Segmentation and Tracking of Cytoskeletal Filaments using Open Active Contours," Cytoskeleton (2010) DOI: 10.1002/cm.20481.

[2] H. Li, T. Shen, M. B. Smith, I. Fujiwara, D. Vavylonis, and X. Huang, "Automated Actin Filament Segmentation, Tracking, and Tip Elongation Measurements based on Open Active Contour Models," In Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, ISBI-09, Boston, 2009

Code developed by Matt Smith, or homepage

We thank Ikuko Fujiwara (NIH) and Jian Qiu Wu (Ohio State University) for providing images.