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Tyler N. Shendruk
Independent Research Fellow
Center for Studies in Physics and Biology
The Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 327-7561
Email: tshendruk@rockefeller.edu

Research interests

My scientific passion is for soft matter and “biology as condensed matter”. I view complex matter from the perspective of the simple microscopic constituents in a fluid medium that conspire to create a nonlinear and often dynamic situation. I see this as the most satisfying way of understand soft matter.

My  work is on the design of coarse-grained, mesoscopic algorithms for efficiently simulating complex and out-of-equilibrium biological systems. We seek to use such simulations to understand active, coherent flows within intracellular environments and of many moving cells.