Joshua Shaevitz

Professor of Physics & Biophysics
Office Phone
244 Carl C. Icahn Laboratory

Associated Appointments:
Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics
Department of Molecular Biology
Princeton Neuroscience Institute

Research in my lab focuses on three key questions in biophysics:
(i) What determines cell shape
(ii) How do cells form complex patterns?
(iii) How are behaviors organized by the brain?

For more information about my laboratory and research see:

Teaching AY 2018-2019:

  • I am on leave Fall 2018.
  • ISC233/4 An Integrated, Quantitative Introduction to the Natural Sciences III/IV (Spring)
  • Here is my setup for giving online lectures in Zoom due to the COVID-19 outbreak: iPad Zoom Teaching Setup


See these online listings for a complete list of my publications:
Shaevitz Lab Publications Page
Publications as listed on PubMed
Google Scholar Listing