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Epithelial cell sheets as engineering materials: mechanics, resilience and malleability

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Hydraulic fracturing in cells and tissues: fracking meets cell biology

Author(s): Marino Arroyo, Xavier Trepat
Published in: Current Opinion in Cell Biology, Issue 44, 2017, Page(s) 1-6, ISSN 0955-0674
DOI: 10.1016/

Active superelasticity in three-dimensional epithelia of controlled shape

Author(s): Ernest Latorre, Sohan Kale, Laura Casares, Manuel Gómez-González, Marina Uroz, Léo Valon, Roshna V. Nair, Elena Garreta, Nuria Montserrat, Aránzazu del Campo, Benoit Ladoux, Marino Arroyo, Xavier Trepat
Published in: Nature, Issue 563/7730, 2018, Page(s) 203-208, ISSN 0028-0836
DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0671-4

Smart helical structures inspired by the pellicle of euglenids

Author(s): Giovanni Noselli, Marino Arroyo, Antonio DeSimone
Published in: Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Issue 123, 2019, Page(s) 234-246, ISSN 0022-5096
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2018.09.036

A variational model of fracture for tearing brittle thin sheets

Author(s): Bin Li, Daniel Millán, Alejandro Torres-Sánchez, Benoît Roman, Marino Arroyo
Published in: Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Issue 119, 2018, Page(s) 334-348, ISSN 0022-5096
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2018.06.022

Swimming Euglena respond to confinement with a behavioural change enabling effective crawling

Author(s): Giovanni Noselli, Alfred Beran, Marino Arroyo, Antonio DeSimone
Published in: Nature Physics, Issue 15, 2019, Page(s) 496–502, ISSN 1745-2473
DOI: 10.1038/s41567-019-0425-8

Modelling fluid deformable surfaces with an emphasis on biological interfaces

Author(s): Alejandro Torres-Sánchez, Daniel Millán, Marino Arroyo
Published in: Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Issue 872, 2019, Page(s) 218-271, ISSN 0022-1120
DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2019.341

The plasma membrane as a mechanochemical transducer

Author(s): Anabel-Lise Le Roux, Xarxa Quiroga, Nikhil Walani, Marino Arroyo, Pere Roca-Cusachs
Published in: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Issue 374/1779, 2019, Page(s) 20180221, ISSN 0962-8436
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2018.0221

Combined molecular/continuum modeling reveals the role of friction during fast unfolding of coiled-coil proteins

Author(s): Alejandro Torres-Sánchez, Juan M. Vanegas, Prashant K. Purohit, Marino Arroyo
Published in: Soft Matter, Issue 15/24, 2019, Page(s) 4961-4975, ISSN 1744-683X
DOI: 10.1039/c9sm00117d

Embryonic self-fracking

Author(s): Marino Arroyo, Xavier Trepat
Published in: Science, Issue 365/6452, 2019, Page(s) 442-443, ISSN 0036-8075
DOI: 10.1126/science.aay2860

Out-of-equilibrium mechanochemistry and self-organization of fluid membranes interacting with curved proteins

Author(s): Caterina Tozzi, Nikhil Walani, Marino Arroyo
Published in: New Journal of Physics, Issue 21/9, 2019, Page(s) 093004, ISSN 1367-2630
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/ab3ad6

Onsager’s Variational Principle in Soft Matter: Introduction and Application to the Dynamics of Adsorption of Proteins onto Fluid Membranes

Author(s): Marino Arroyo, Nikhil Walani, Alejandro Torres-Sánchez, Dimitri Kaurin
Published in: Mechanics and Physics of Lipid Bilayers, 2018, Page(s) 287-332
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-56348-0_6

A theoretical and computational study of soft adhesion mediated by mobile binders

Author(s): Dimitri Kaurin
Published in: 2018