Physical Approach of Biological Problems

Team Members

Pierre Sens


Pierre Sens Research Director CNRS Team Sens Team Leader Back to the list



Key publications

Year of publication 2019

Simon C*, Kusters R*, Caorsi V*, Allard A, Abou-Ghali M, Manzi J, Di Cicco A, Lévy D, Lenz M, Joanny J-F, Campillo C, Plastino J, Sens P*, Sykes C* (2019 Mar 18)

Actin dynamics drive cell-like membrane deformation

Nature Physics : DOI : 10.1038/s41567-019-0464-1

Year of publication 2016

Vincent Nier, Shreyansh Jain, Chwee Teck Lim, Shuji Ishihara, Benoit Ladoux, Philippe Marcq (2016 Apr 14)

Inference of Internal Stress in a Cell Monolayer.

Biophysical journal : 1625-35 : DOI : 10.1016/j.bpj.2016.03.002

Year of publication 2015

Pierre Sens, Julie Plastino (2015 Jun 11)

Membrane tension and cytoskeleton organization in cell motility.

Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal : 273103 : DOI : 10.1088/0953-8984/27/27/273103
Ricard Alert, Jaume Casademunt, Jan Brugués, Pierre Sens (2015 Apr 23)

Model for probing membrane-cortex adhesion by micropipette aspiration and fluctuation spectroscopy.

Biophysical journal : 1878-86 : DOI : 10.1016/j.bpj.2015.02.027
M Leoni, P Sens (2015 Mar 14)

Polarization of cells and soft objects driven by mechanical interactions: consequences for migration and chemotaxis.

Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics : 022720

Year of publication 2010

Bidisha Sinha, Darius Köster, Richard Ruez, Pauline Gonnord, Michele Bastiani, Daniel Abankwa, Radu V Stan, Gillian Butler-Browne, Benoit Vedie, Ludger Johannes, Nobuhiro Morone, Robert G Parton, Graça Raposo, Pierre Sens, Christophe Lamaze, Pierre Nassoy (2010 Jan 7)

Cells respond to mechanical stress by rapid disassembly of caveolae.

Cell : 402-13 : DOI : 10.1016/j.cell.2010.12.031