Articles & Book Chapters


Pradeu, T., Daignan‐Fornier, B., Ewald, A., Germain, P. L., Okasha, S., Plutynski, A., …, Nassoy, P., … ,  & Laplane, L. (2023). Reuniting philosophy and science to advance cancer research. Biological Reviews.


Badon, A., Marceau, J. B., Allard, C., Fossard, F., Loiseau, A., Cognet, L., …, Recher, G ., … & Gaufrès, E. (2023). Fluorescence Anisotropy Using Highly Polarized Emitting Dyes Confined inside BNNTsMaterials Horizons.


Cohen, P. J., Luquet, E., Pletenka, J., Leonard, A., Warter, E., Gurchenkov, B., …Nassoy, P., … & Alessandri, K. (2023). Engineering 3D micro-compartments for highly efficient and scale-independent expansion of human pluripotent stem cells in bioreactors. Biomaterials, 122033.


Badon, A., Andrique, L., Mombereau, A., Rivet, L., Boyreau, A., Nassoy, P. and Recher, G. (2021) ‘The Incubascope: a simple, compact and large field of view microscope for long-term imaging inside an incubator‘, Royal Society Open Science 9 (2), 211444


Ackermann, J., Cohen, P. J., Alessandri, K., Leonard, A., Nassoy, P., Joanny, J. F., & Amar, M. B. (2022). Morpho-elasticity of human pluripotent stem cell cysts. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids160, 104778.


Vuoristo, S., Bhagat, S., Hyden-Granskog, C., Yoshihara, M., Gawriyski, L., Jouhilahti, E. M., … & Kere, J. (2022). DUX4 is a multifunctional factor priming human embryonic genome activationIscience25(4), 104137.


Mekhileri, N. V., Andrique, L., Recher, G., Nassoy, P. and Badon, A. (2021) ‘Adaptive coherence volume in full-field optical coherence tomography‘, OSA Continuum 4(11): 2805-2812.


Urcun, S., Rohan, P.-Y., Skalli, W., Nassoy, P., Bordas, S. P. A. and Sciumè, G. (2021) ‘Digital twinning of Cellular Capsule Technology: Emerging outcomes from the perspective of porous media mechanics‘, PLoS One 16(7): e0254512.


Cohen, P. J. R., Luquet, E., Pletenka, J., Leonard, A., Warter, E., Gurchenkov, B., Carrere, J., Rieu, C., Hardouin, J., Moncaubeig, F. et al. (2021) ‘C-STEM: ENGINEERING NICHE-LIKE MICRO-COMPARTMENTS FOR OPTIMAL AND SCALE-INDEPENDENT EXPANSION OF HUMAN PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS IN BIOREACTORS‘, bioRxiv: 2021.07.05.451086.


Ahmad, A., Goodarzi, S., Frindel, C., Recher, G., Riviere, C. and Rousseau, D. (2021) ‘Clearing spheroids for 3D fluorescent microscopy: combining safe and soft chemicals with deep convolutional neural network‘, bioRxiv: 2021.01.31.428996.


Badon, A., Andrique, L., Mombereau, A., Rivet, L., Boyreau, A., Nassoy, P. and Recher, G. (2021) ‘The Incubascope: a simple, compact and large field of view microscope for long-term imaging inside an incubator‘, Royal Society Open Science 9 (2), 211444


Lamaison, C., Latour, S., Hélaine, N., Morvan, V. L., Saint-Vanne, J., Mahouche, I., Monvoisin, C., Dussert, C., Andrique, L., Deleurme, L., Dessauge, E., Pangault, C., Baulande, S., Legoix, P., Seffals, M., Broca-Brisson, L., Alessandri, K., Carlotti, M., Soubeyran, P., Merlio, J.-P., Mourcin, F., Nassoy, P., Recher, G., Tarte, K., Bresson-Bepoldin, L. (2021) ‘A novel 3D culture model recapitulates primary FL B-cell features and promotes their survival‘, Blood Advances.


Vicente, F. N., Massou, S., Wetzel, F., Mehidi, A., Strehle, D., Leduc, C., Voituriez, R., Rossier, O., Pierre, N. and Giannone, G. (2020) ‘A micromechanical cell stretching device compatible with super-resolution microscopy and single protein tracking‘, Protoc Exchange, Research Square


Trushko, A., Di Meglio, I., Merzouki, A., Blanch-Mercader, C., Abuhattum, S., Guck, J., Alessandri, K., Nassoy, P., Kruse, K., Chopard, B. et al. (2020) ‘Buckling of an Epithelium Growing under Spherical Confinement‘, Dev Cell 54(5): 655-668.e6.


Massou, S., Nunes Vicente, F., Wetzel, F., Mehidi, A., Strehle, D., Leduc, C., Voituriez, R., Rossier, O., Nassoy, P. and Giannone, G. (2020) ‘Cell stretching is amplified by active actin remodelling to deform and recruit proteins in mechanosensitive structures‘, Nat Cell Biol.


Allard, C., Schué, L., Fossard, F., Recher, G., Nascimento, R., Flahaut, E., Loiseau, A., Desjardins, P., Martel, R. and Gaufrès, E. (2020) ‘Confinement of Dyes inside Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Photostable and Shifted Fluorescence down to the Near Infrared‘, Advanced Materials n/a(n/a): 2001429.


Recher, G., Nassoy, P. and Badon, A. (2020) ‘Remote scanning for ultra-large field of view in wide-field microscopy and full-field OCT‘, Biomedical Optics Express 11(5): 2578-2590


Andrique, L., Recher, G., Nassoy, P. and Bikfalvi, A. (2020) Postnatal vasculogenesis. in D. Ribatti and F. Pezzella (eds.) Tumor Vascularization: Academic Press.


Guyon, J., Andrique, L., Pujol, N., Røsland, G. V., Recher, G., Bikfalvi, A. and Daubon, T. (2020) ‘A 3D Spheroid Model for Glioblastoma‘, JoVE(158): e60998.


Le Maout, V., Alessandri, K., Gurchenkov, B., Bertin, H., Nassoy, P. and Sciume, G. (2020) ‘Role of mechanical cues and hypoxia on the growth of tumor cells in strong and weak confinement: A dual in vitro-in silico approach‘, Sci Adv 6(13): eaaz7130.


Miguel, L., Rovelet-Lecrux, A., Feyeux, M., Frebourg, T., Nassoy, P., Campion, D. and Lecourtois, M. (2019). Detection of all adult Tau isoforms in a 3D culture model of iPSC-derived neurons. Stem Cell Res, Oct;40:101541.


Andrique, L., Recher, G., Alessandri, K., Pujol, N., Feyeux, M., Bon, P., Cognet, L., Nassoy, P., and Bikfalvi, A. (2019). A model of guided cell self-organization for rapid and spontaneous formation of functional vessels. Science advances 5, eaau6562.


Vuoristo S., Hydén-Granskog C., Yoshihara M., Gawriyski L., Damdimopoulos A., Bhagat S., Hashimoto K., Krjutškov K., Ezer S., Paluoja P., Lundin K., Paloviita P., Recher G, Ranga V., Airenne T., Tamirat M, Jouhilahti E.M., Otonkoski T., Tapanainen J., Kawaji H., Murakawa Y., Bürglin T., Varjosalo M., Johnson M., Tuuri T., Katayama S. and Kere J. (2019) DUX4 regulates oocyte to embryo transition in human, bioRxiv


Larnaudie, S.C., Peyret, A., Beauté, L., Nassoy, P., and Lecommandoux, S. (2019). Photopolymerization-Induced Polymersome Rupture. Langmuir.


Dewulf, M., Köster, D.V., Sinha, B., Viaris de Lesegno, C., Chambon, V., Bigot, A., Bensalah, M., Negroni, E., Tardif, N., Podkalicka, J., Johannes, L., Nassoy, P., Butler-Browne, G., Lamaze, C., Blouin, C.M. (2019). Dystrophy-associated caveolin-3 mutations reveal that caveolae couple IL6/STAT3 signaling with mechanosensing in human muscle cells. Nature communications 10, 1974.


Reichhardt, M.P., Lundin, K., Lokki, A.I., Recher, G., Vuoristo, S., Katayama, S., Tapanainen, J., Kere, J., Meri, S., and Tuuri, T. (2019). Complement in human pre-implantation embryos: attack and defense. Frontiers in Immunology.


Ben Amar, M., Nassoy, P., & Le Goff, L. (2019) ‘Physics of growing biological tissues: the complex cross-talk between cell activity, growth and resistance‘, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A.


Van Liedekerke, P., Neitsch, J., Johann, T., Alessandri, K., Nassoy, P. & Drasdo, D. (2019) ‘Quantitative agent-based modeling reveals mechanical stress response of growing tumor spheroids is predictable over various growth conditions and cell lines‘, PLOS Computational Biology.


Bon, P., Linarès-Loyez, J., Feyeux, M., Alessandri, K., Lounis, B., Nassoy, P., & Cognet, L. (2018) ‘Self-interference 3D super-resolution microscopy for deep tissue investigations’, Nature Methods.


Dewulf, M., Koester, D., Sinha, B., Viaris de Lesegno, C., Chambon, V., Bigot, A., Tardif, N., Johannes, L., Nassoy, P., Butler-Browne, G., Lamaze, C., & Blouin, CM. (2018) ‘Lack of functional caveolae in Cav3 mutated human dystrophic myotubes results in deficient mechanoprotection and IL6/STAT3 mechanosignaling’, bioR𝟀iv.


Alessandri, K., Andrique, L., Feyeux, M., Bikfalvi, A., Nassoy, P. and Recher, G. (2017) ‘All-in-one 3D printed microscopy chamber for multidimensional imaging, the UniverSlide‘, Sci Rep. 7: 42378.


Shahbazi, M. N., Scialdone, A., Skorupska, N., Weberling, A., Recher, G., Zhu, M., Jedrusik, A., Devito, LG., Noli, L., Macaulay IC., Buecker, C., Khalaf, Y., Ilic, D., Voet, T., Marioni, JC., & Zernicka-Goetz, M. (2017)Pluripotent state transitions coordinate morphogenesis in mouse and human embryos, Nature


Ruiz-Herrero, T., Alessandri, K., Gurchenkov, B., Nassoy, P. and Mahadevan, L. (2017) ‘Organ size control via hydraulically-gated oscillations‘, Development. 144: 4422-4427


Hinaux, H., Recher, G., Alie, A., Legendre, L., Blin, M. and Retaux, S. (2017) ‘Lens apoptosis in the Astyanax blind cavefish is not triggered by its small size or defects in morphogenesis‘, PLoS One 12(2): e0172302.


Alessandri, K., Feyeux, M., Gurchenkov, B., Delgado, C., Trushko, A., Krause, K. H., Vignjevic, D., Nassoy, P. and Roux, A. (2016) ‘A 3D printed microfluidic device for production of functionalized hydrogel microcapsules for culture and differentiation of human Neuronal Stem Cells (hNSC)‘, Lab Chip 16(9): 1593-604.


Domejean, H., de la Motte Saint Pierre, M., Funfak, A., Atrux-Tallau, N., Alessandri, K., Nassoy, P., Bibette, J. and Bremond, N. (2016) ‘Controlled production of sub-millimeter liquid core hydrogel capsules for parallelized 3D cell culture‘, Lab Chip 17(1): 110-119.


Faure, E., Savy, T., Rizzi, B., Melani, C., Stasova, O., Fabreges, D., Spir, R., Hammons, M., Cunderlik, R., Recher, G. et al. (2016) ‘A workflow to process 3D+time microscopy images of developing organisms and reconstruct their cell lineage‘, Nat Commun 7: 8674.


Shahbazi, M. N., Jedrusik, A., Vuoristo, S., Recher, G., Hupalowska, A., Bolton, V., Fogarty, N. M., Campbell, A., Devito, L. G., Ilic, D. et al. (2016) ‘Self-organization of the human embryo in the absence of maternal tissues‘, Nat Cell Biol 18(6): 700-8.


Joly, J. S., Recher, G., Brombin, A., Ngo, K. and Hartenstein, V. (2016) ‘A Conserved Developmental Mechanism Builds Complex Visual Systems in Insects and Vertebrates‘, Curr Biol 26(20): R1001-r1009.


Murrell, M. P., Voituriez, R., Joanny, J.-F., Nassoy, P., Sykes, C. and Gardel, M. L. (2014) ‘Liposome adhesion generates traction stress‘, Nature Physics 10: 163.


Alessandri, K., Sarangi, B. R., Gurchenkov, V. V., Sinha, B., Kiessling, T. R., Fetler, L., Rico, F., Scheuring, S., Lamaze, C., Simon, A. et al. (2013) ‘Cellular capsules as a tool for multicellular spheroid production and for investigating the mechanics of tumor progression in vitro‘, Proc Natl Acad Sci 110(37): 14843-8.


Fahrbach, F. O., Gurchenkov, V., Alessandri, K., Nassoy, P. and Rohrbach, A. (2013b) ‘Self-reconstructing sectioned Bessel beams offer submicron optical sectioning for large fields of view in light-sheet microscopy‘, Opt Express 21(9): 11425-40.


Chaigne, A., Campillo, C., Gov, N. S., Voituriez, R., Azoury, J., Umana-Diaz, C., Almonacid, M., Queguiner, I., Nassoy, P., Sykes, C. et al. (2013) ‘A soft cortex is essential for asymmetric spindle positioning in mouse oocytes‘, Nat Cell Biol 15(8): 958-66.


Fahrbach, F. O., Gurchenkov, V., Alessandri, K., Nassoy, P. and Rohrbach, A. (2013a) ‘Light-sheet microscopy in thick media using scanned Bessel beams and two-photon fluorescence excitation‘, Opt Express 21(11): 13824-39.


Campillo, C., Sens, P., Koster, D., Pontani, L. L., Levy, D., Bassereau, P., Nassoy, P. and Sykes, C. (2013) ‘Unexpected membrane dynamics unveiled by membrane nanotube extrusion‘, Biophys J 104(6): 1248-56.


Recher, G., Jouralet, J., Brombin, A., Heuze, A., Mugniery, E., Hermel, J. M., Desnoulez, S., Savy, T., Herbomel, P., Bourrat, F. et al. (2013) ‘Zebrafish midbrain slow-amplifying progenitors exhibit high levels of transcripts for nucleotide and ribosome biogenesis‘, Development 140(24): 4860-9.


Rouède, D., Bellanger, J.-J., Recher, G. and Tiaho, F. (2013a) ‘Study of the effect of myofibrillar misalignment on the sarcomeric SHG intensity pattern‘, Opt. Express 21(9): 11404-11414.


Rouède, D., Bellanger, J.-J., Schaub, E., Recher, G. and Tiaho, F. (2013b) ‘Theoretical and Experimental SHG Angular Intensity Patterns from Healthy and Proteolysed Muscles‘, Biophysical Journal 104(9): 1959-1968.


Campillo, C., Jerber, J., Fisch, C., Simoes-Betbeder, M., Dupuis-Williams, P., Nassoy, P. and Sykes, C. (2012) ‘Mechanics of membrane–cytoskeleton attachment in Paramecium‘, New Journal of Physics 14(12): 125016.


Batchelder, E. L., Hollopeter, G., Campillo, C., Mezanges, X., Jorgensen, E. M., Nassoy, P., Sens, P. and Plastino, J. (2011) ‘Membrane tension regulates motility by controlling lamellipodium organization‘, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108(28): 11429-34.


Sinha, B., Koster, D., Ruez, R., Gonnord, P., Bastiani, M., Abankwa, D., Stan, R. V., Butler-Browne, G., Vedie, B., Johannes, L. et al. (2011) ‘Cells respond to mechanical stress by rapid disassembly of caveolae‘, Cell 144(3): 402-13.


Murrell, M., Pontani, L. L., Guevorkian, K., Cuvelier, D., Nassoy, P. and Sykes, C. (2011) ‘Spreading dynamics of biomimetic actin cortices‘, Biophys J 100(6): 1400-9.


Recher, G., Rouede, D., Schaub, E. and Tiaho, F. (2011a) ‘Skeletal muscle sarcomeric SHG patterns photo-conversion by femtosecond infrared laser‘, Biomed Opt Express 2(2): 374-84.


Recher, G., Rouède, D., Tascon, C., D’Amico, L. A. and Tiaho, F. (2011b) ‘Double-band sarcomeric SHG pattern induced by adult skeletal muscles alteration during myofibrils preparation’, Journal of Microscopy 241(2): 207-211.




Andrique, L., Recher, G., Bikfalvi, A., Alessandri, K., Feyeux, M. and Nassoy, P. (2017) ‘Production en une étape de vaisseaux matures tubulaires humains. Hollow cellular microfibre and methods for producing such a hollow cellular microfibre.‘ FR 17 5194 – WO 2018/162857 Al


Bresson-Bépoldin, L., Latour, S., Alessandri, K., Nassoy, P., Tarte, K., Mahouche, F. and Mourcin, F. (2017) ‘Microcompartiment de cellules hématopoïétiques malignes et procédé de préparation d’un tel microcompartiment. Malignant hematopoietic cell microcompartiment and method for preparing such a microcompartiment.’ FR 17 53067 – WO 2018/185439 Al


Feyeux, M., Alessandri, K., Recher, G., Cognet, L., Bezard, E. and Nassoy, P. (2016) ‘Microcompartiment cellulaire et procédés de préparation. Cellular microcompartiment and preparation methods.‘ FR 16 61377 – WO 2018/096277 Al.


Feyeux, M., Alessandri, K., Cognet, L., Bezard, E., Ben Azzouz, H. and Nassoy, P. (2016) ‘Unité de tissu neural et utilisation d’une telle unité pour l’implantation dans le système nerveux d’un mammifère. Neural tissue unit and use of such a unit for implantation in the nervous system of a mammal.‘ FR 16 61378 -WO 2018/096278 Al.


Recher, G., Alessandri, K., Andrique, L., Feyeux, M., Nassoy, P. and Bikfalvi, A. (2016) ‘Chambre de culture et d’imagerie d’échantillons biologiques. Chamber for culturing and imaging biological samples.‘ FR 16 63241 – WO 2018/1 15723 Al. Licensing from ASTT Aquitaine here


Bibette, J., Atrux-Tallau, N., Domejean, H., Funfak, A., Bremond, N., Nassoy, P. and Alessandri, K. (2013) Capsules containing mammalian cells. WO 2013 113855


Li, M.-H., Mabrouk, E., Cuvelier, D., Nassoy, P. and Brochard-Wyart, F. (2010) Polymersome asymétrique stimulable. EP2328541 A1