Welcome to MotilityLab!

MotilityLab is an on-line community resource for performing quantitative and statistical analyses of cell tracks, as acquired by intravital two-photon or confocal microscopy.

Launch MotilityLab »

No installation is required to use MotilityLab. You just need a modern web browser. We recommend Firefox or Google Chrome. WebGL is needed for 3D visualization functionality. Click here to find out whether your browser supports WebGL (older versions of Internet Explorer don't).

The MotilityLab R Package

Much of the functionality of the MotilityLab website, and some additional functionality, is also available as an R package, which is being developed at R-forge (link to project homepage). To get started, you can download the PDF manual and install the package using the following R command:


Citing MotilityLab

A research paper describing MotilityLab is in preparation. Please check this page for updates on how to cite MotilityLab if you use it in your research.


MotilityLab is developed by an international group.

In Vivo Imaging Core Group (Miller Lab)
Washington University, St Louis (MO), USA

Theoretical Biology & Bioinformatics group
Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Motility lab is maintained by Johannes Textor. If you encounter any problems or have feature requests, please contact him.