Muscle Physiology & Biomechanics

Welcome to the Azizi Lab


Research in our lab is focused broadly on the physiology and mechanics of movement. Our work strives to understand how the basic properties of muscle have been shaped by evolution and how shifts in these properties affect neuromuscular health and performance. We also aim to reveal how organisms use mechanical and structural mechanisms to overcome the limits of muscle. See more

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The

Azizi Lab

Dept. of Ecology &

Evolutionary Biology

Lab News

8/19 New paper on cone-snail strikes published in Current Biology

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8/19 New post-doc Dean Mayfield joins the lab

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8/19 Manny gives invited seminar at the International Society of Biomechanics

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6/19 Kris Stover accepts faculty position at the Univ. of W. Virginia School of Osteopathic medicine

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9/18 Jordan Balaban and Crystal Reynaga successfully defend dissertations. Jordan off to Univ. of Leeds, and Crystal to Duke Univ. for post-docs

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6/18 Crystal Reynaga publishes her first chapter in JEZĀ A

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4/18 New team paper on the biological and engineering limits of fast motion published in Science

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3/18  Crystal Reynaga makes the finals of the UCI Slam competition