For a full list of publications, please refer to the google scholar site of Ewa Paluch.

Selected publications

Vadnjal N, Nourreddine S, Lavoie G, Serres M, Roux PP, Paluch EK. (2022) Proteomic analysis of the actin cortex in interphase and mitosis. Journal of Cell Science. 2022 135 (16): jcs259993.

Yanagida A, Corujo-Simon E, Revell CK, Sahu P, Stirparo GG, Aspalter IM, Winkel AK, Peters R, De Belly H, Cassani DAD, Achouri S, Blumenfeld R, Franze K, Hannezo E, Paluch EK, Nichols J, Chalut KJ. (2022) Cell surface fluctuations regulate early embryonic lineage sorting. Cell. 2022 Mar 3;185(5):777-793.e20.

Truong Quang BA, Peters R, Cassani DAD, Chugh P, Clark AG, Agnew M, Charras G, & Paluch EK. (2021). Extent of myosin penetration within the actin cortex regulates cell surface mechanics. Nat Commun. 2021;12(1):6511.

Andrews TGR, Pönisch W, Paluch EK, Steventon BJ, Benito-Gutierrez E. (2021) Single-cell morphometrics reveals ancestral principles of notochord development. Development,148(16):dev199430.

Chaigne A, Smith MB, Lopez Cavestany R, Hannezo E, Chalut KJ, Paluch EK. (2021). Three-dimensional geometry controls division symmetry in stem cell colonies. J Cell Sci, 134(14), jcs255018.

De Belly H, Stubb A, Yanagida A, Labouesse C, Jones PH, Paluch EK, Chalut KJ. (2021) Membrane Tension Gates ERK-Mediated Regulation of Pluripotent Cell Fate. Cell Stem Cell, 28(2):273-284.

Chaigne A, Labouesse C, White IJ, Agnew M, Hannezo E, Chalut KJ, Paluch EK. (2020) Abscission Couples Cell Division to Embryonic Stem Cell Fate. Dev Cell, 55:195-208.

Kirkland NK, Yuen AC,  Tozluoglu M,  Hui N ,  Paluch EK*,  Mao Y*. (2020) Tissue mechanics regulate mitotic nuclear dynamics during epithelial development. Curr Biol, 30, 1-14.

Serres MP, Samwer M, Truong Quang BA, Lavoie G, Perera U, Görlich D, Charras G, Petronczki M, Roux PP, Paluch EK. (2020). F-actin interactome reveals vimentin as a key regulator of actin organization and cell mechanics in mitosis. Dev Cell, 52:1-13.

Hetmanski JHR, de Belly H, Busnelli I, Waring  T, Nair RV, Sokleva V, Dobre O, Cameron A, Gauthier N, Lamaze C, Swift J, Del Campo A,  Starborg T, Zech T, Goetz JG, Paluch EK, Schwartz JM, Caswell PT. (2019) Membrane Tension Orchestrates Rear Retraction in Matrix-Directed Cell Migration. Dev Cell, 51:460-475.

Chugh P, Clark AG, Smith MB, Cassani DA, Ragab A, Roux P, Charras G, Salbreux G, Paluch EK. (2017) Actin cortex architecture regulates cell surface tension. Nat Cell Biol, 19:689-697.

Diz-Muñoz A, Romanczuk P, Yu W, Bergert M, Ivanovitch K, Salbreux G, Heisenberg CP, Paluch EK. (2016) Steering cell migration by alternating blebs and lamellipodia. BMC Biol, 14:74

Bergert M, Erzberger A, Desai RA, Aspalter IM, Oates AC, Charras G, Salbreux G,Paluch EK. (2015) Force transmission during adhesion-independent migration. Nat Cell Biol, 17:524-529.

Bovellan M, Romeo Y, Biro M, Boden A, Chugh P, Yonis A, Vaghela M, Fritzsche M, Moulding D, Thorogate R, Jégou A, Thrasher AJ, Romet-Lemonne G, Roux PP*, Paluch EK*, Charras G*. (2014) Cellular control of cortical actin nucleation. Curr Biol, 24:1628-1635.

Biro M, Romeo Y, Kroschwald S, Bovellan M, Boden A, Tcherkezian J, Roux PP, Charras G and Paluch EK. (2013) Cell cortex composition and homeostasis resolved by integrating proteomics and quantitative imaging. Cytoskeleton, 70:741-754.

Clark AG, Dierkes K and Paluch EK. (2013) Monitoring actin cortex thickness in live cells. Biophys J, 105:570-580.

Maître JL, Berthoumieux H, Krens G, Salbreux G, Jülicher F, Paluch E* and Heisenberg CP.* (2012) Adhesion functions in cell sorting by mechanically coupling the cortices of adhering cells. Science, 338:253-256

Bergert M, Chandradoss SD, Desai RA, Paluch E. (2012) Cell mechanics control rapid transitions between blebs and lamellipodia during migration. PNAS, 109:14434-14439.


Recent reviews


De Belly H, Paluch EK, Chalut K.  (2022) Interplay between mechanics and signalling in regulating cell fate. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 23, 465–480

Bodor DL, Pönisch W, Endres RG, Paluch EK. (2020) Of Cell Shapes and Motion: the Physical Basis of Animal Cell Migration.  Dev Cell, 52: 550-562. 

Chugh P, Paluch EK. (2018) The actomyosin cortex at a glance. J Cell Sci, 131(14). 

Koenderink GH, Paluch EK. (2018) Architecture shapes contractility in actomyosin networks. Curr Op Cell Biol, 50:79-85.

Paluch EK, Aspalter I, Sixt M. (2016) Focal-adhesion independent cell migration. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol, 32:469-490.

Clark AG, Wartlick O, Salbreux G and Paluch EK. (2014) Stresses at the cell surface during animal cell morphogenesis. Curr Biol, 24:R484-494.