Biology Inspired Physics at Mesoscales

Team Members

Pascal Silberzan, PhD


Pascal Silberzan Team Silberzan / Buguin Team Leader Chef d'équipe Tel: Back to the list

Key publications

Year of publication 2018

Duclos G., Blanch-Mercader C., Yashunsky V., Salbreux G., Joanny J.-F., Prost J., Silberzan P. (2018 Oct 3)

Spontaneous shear flow in confined cellular nematics

Nature Physics : DOI : 10.1038/s41567-018-0099-7

Year of publication 2017

Vincent Hakim, Pascal Silberzan (2017 Mar 11)

Collective cell migration : a physics perspective.

Reports on progress in physics. Physical Society (Great Britain) : 80 : 076601 : DOI : 10.1088/1361-6633/aa65ef
Duclos G., Erlenkämper C., Joanny J.-F., Silberzan P. (2016 Sep 12)

Topological defects in confined populations of spindle-shaped cells

Nature Physics : 13 : 58-62 : DOI : 10.1038/nphys3876

Year of publication 2015

Simon Garcia, Edouard Hannezo, Jens Elgeti, Jean-François Joanny, Pascal Silberzan, Nir S Gov (2015 Dec 1)

Physics of active jamming during collective cellular motion in a monolayer.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America : 15314-9 : DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1510973112
Vincent Nier, Maxime Deforet, Guillaume Duclos, Hannah G Yevick, Olivier Cochet-Escartin, Philippe Marcq, Pascal Silberzan (2015 Jul 21)

Tissue fusion over nonadhering surfaces.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America : 9546-51 : DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1501278112
Yevick HG, Duclos G, Bonnet I, Silberzan P. (2015 May 12)

Architecture and migration of an epithelium on a cylindrical wire

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA112(19):5944-9 : DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1418857112

Year of publication 2014

Deforet M, Hakim V, Yevick HG, Duclos G, Silberzan P (2014 May 6)

Emergence of collective modes and tri-dimensional structures from epithelial confinement.

Nat Commun5:3747 : DOI : 10.1038/ncomms4747
Reffay M, Parrini MC, Cochet-Escartin O, Ladoux B, Buguin A, Coscoy S, Amblard F, Camonis J, Silberzan P (2014 Apr 16)

Interplay of RhoA and mechanical forces in collective cell migration driven by leader cells

Nat Cell Biol16(4):382 : DOI : 10.1038/ncb2917
G Duclos, S Garcia, H G Yevick, P Silberzan (2014 Mar 14)

Perfect nematic order in confined monolayers of spindle-shaped cells.

Soft matter : 10 : 2346-53 : DOI : 10.1039/c3sm52323c
Olivier Cochet-Escartin, Jonas Ranft, Pascal Silberzan, Philippe Marcq (2013 Jul 20)

Border forces and friction control epithelial closure dynamics.

Biophysical journal : 65-73 : DOI : 10.1016/j.bpj.2013.11.015

Year of publication 2012

Maxime Deforet, Maria Carla Parrini, Laurence Petitjean, Marco Biondini, Axel Buguin, Jacques Camonis, Pascal Silberzan (2012 Jan 20)

Automated velocity mapping of migrating cell populations (AVeMap).

Nature methods : 1081-3 : DOI : 10.1038/nmeth.2209

Year of publication 2009

Bastien Cayrol, Claude Nogues, Alexandre Dawid, Irit Sagi, Pascal Silberzan, Hervé Isambert (2009 Oct 14)

A nanostructure made of a bacterial noncoding RNA.

Journal of the American Chemical Society : 17270-6 : DOI : 10.1021/ja906076e