Raphaël Voituriez




Full publication list here.






M. Raab, M. Gentili, H. de Belly, H. R. Thiam, P. Vargas, A. J. Jimenez, F. Lautenschlaeger, R. Voituriez, A. M. Lennon-Dumenil, N. Manel, and M. Piel. Escrt iii repairs nuclear envelope ruptures during cell migration to limit dna damage and cell death. Science, 03 2016.

- A. C. Callan-Jones, V. Ruprecht, S. Wieser, C. P. Heisenberg, and R. Voituriez. Cortical flow-driven shapes of nonadherent cells. Phys Rev Lett, 116(2):028102, (2016).

- P. Vargas, P. Maiuri, M. Bretou, P. J. S ́aez, P. Pierobon, M. Maurin, M. Chabaud, D. Lankar, D. Obino, E. Terriac, M. Raab, H.-R. Thiam, T. Brocker, S. M. Kitchen-Goosen, A. S. Alberts, P. Sunareni, S. Xia, R. Li, R. Voituriez, M. Piel, and A.-M. Lennon-Dumenil. Innate control of actin nucleation determines two distinct migration behaviours in dendritic cells. Nat Cell Biol, 18(1):43–53, Jan 2016.

- A. C. Callan-Jones and R. Voituriez. Actin flows in cell migration: from locomotion and polarity to trajectories. Curr Opin Cell Biol, 38:12–17, Jan 2016.





- M. Chupeau, O. Bénichou, R. Voituriez. Cover times of random searches. Nat Phys 11, 844 (2015). [PDF]

- M. Chabaud, M. L. Heuze, M. Bretou, P. Vargas, P. Maiuri, P. Solanes, M. Maurin, E. Terriac, M. Le Berre, D. Lankar, T. Piolot, R. S. Adelstein, Y. Zhang, M. Sixt, J. Jacobelli, O. Benichou, R. Voituriez, M. Piel, and A.-M. Lennon-Dumenil. Cell migration and antigen capture are antagonistic processes coupled by myosin ii in dendritic cells. Nat Commun, 6, 06 2015.

- M. Dolgushev, T. Guerin, A. Blumen, O. Benichou, and R. Voituriez. Contact kinetics in fractal macro- molecules. Phys Rev Lett, 115(20):208301, Nov 2015.

- M. Gupta, B. R. Sarangi, J. Deschamps, Y. Nematbakhsh, A. Callan-Jones, F. Margadant, R.-M. Mege, C. T. Lim, R. Voituriez, and B. Ladoux. Adaptive rheology and ordering of cell cytoskeleton govern matrix rigidity sensing. Nat Commun, 6, 06 (2015).

- D. Normanno, L. Boudarene, C. Dugast-Darzacq, J. Chen, C. Richter, F. Proux, O. Benichou, R. Voituriez, X. Darzacq, and M. Dahan. Probing the target search of dna-binding proteins in mammalian cells using tetr as model searcher. Nat Commun, 6, 07 2015.

- Paolo Maiuri, Jean-Francois Rupprecht, Stefan Wieser, Verena Ruprecht, Olivier Benichou, Nicolas Carpi, Mathieu Coppey, Simon De Beco, Nir Gov, Carl-Philipp Heisenberg, Carolina Lage Crespo, Franziska Lautenschlaeger, Mael Le Berre, Ana-Maria Lennon-Dumenil, Matthew Raab, Hawa-Racine Thiam, Matthieu Piel, Michael Sixt and Raphael Voituriez. Actin Flows Mediate a Universal Coupling between Cell Speed and Cell Persistence. Cell (2015). [PDF]

- Maria Almonacid, Wylie W. Ahmed, Matthias Bussonnier, Philippe Mailly, Timo Betz, Raphaël Voituriez, Nir S. Gov and Marie-Hélène Verlhac. Active diffusion positions the nucleus in mouse oocytes. Nat Cell Biol (2015). [PDF]

- V. Ruprecht, S. Wieser, A. Callan-Jones, M. Smutny, H. Morita, K. Sako, V. Barone, M. Ritsch-Marte, M. Sixt, R. Voituriez, CP Heisenberg. Cortical contractility triggers a stochastic switch to fast amoeboid cell motility. Cell. 12;160(4):673-85 (2015). [PDF]
- Liu YJ, Le Berre M, Lautenschlaeger F, Maiuri P, Callan-Jones A, Heuzé M, Takaki T, Voituriez R, Piel M. Confinement and low adhesion induce fast amoeboid migration of slow mesenchymal cells. Cell. 12;160(4):659-72, (2015). [PDF]


- O. Benichou and R. Voituriez. From first-passage times of random walks in confinement to geometry-controlled kinetics. Physics Reports 539, 225 (2014). [PDF]
O. Benichou, P. Illien, G. Oshanin, A. Sarracino, and R. Voituriez. Microscopic Theory for Negative Differential Mobility in Crowded Environments. Physical Review Letters 113, 268002 (2014).[PDF]
- M. P. Murrell, R. Voituriez, J.-F. Joanny, P. Nassoy, C. Sykes, and M. L. Gardel. Liposome adhesion generates traction stress. Nat Phys 10, 163 (2014). [PDF] 
T. Calandre, O. B ́enichou, and R. Voituriez. Accelerating search kinetics by following boundaries. Phys Rev Lett 112, 230601 (2014). [PDF]



- O. Benichou, A. Bodrova, D. Chakraborty, P. Illien, A. Law, C. Mej ́ıa-Monasterio, G. Oshanin, and R. Voituriez. Geometry-induced superdiffusion in driven crowded systems. Phys Rev Lett 111, 260601 (2013). [PDF] 
- A. Chaigne, C. Campillo, N. S. Gov, R. Voituriez, J. Azoury, C. Umana-Diaz, M. Almonacid, I. Queguiner, P. Nassoy, C. Sykes, et al. A soft cortex is essential for asymmetric spindle positioning in mouse oocytes. Nat Cell Biol 15, 958 (2013). [PDF] 
- M. Le Berre, Y.-J. Liu, J. Hu, P. Maiuri, O. Benichou, R. Voituriez, Y. Chen, and M. Piel. Geometric Friction Directs Cell Migration. Physical Review Letters 111, 198101 (2013). [PDF] 


- T. Guerin, O. Benichou, and R. Voituriez. Non-Markovian polymer reaction kinetics. Nat Chem 4, 568 (2012). [PDF] 
- L. Trichet, J. Le Digabel, R. J. Hawkins, S. R. K. Vedula, M. Gupta, C. Ribrault, P. Hersen, R. Voituriez, and B. Ladoux. Evidence of a large-scale mechanosensing mechanism for cellular adaptation to substrate stiffness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109, 6933 (2012). [PDF] 


- O. Benichou, C. Loverdo, M. Moreau, and R. Voituriez. Intermittent search strategies. Reviews of Modern Physics 83, 81 (2011). [PDF] 
- O. Benichou, C. Chevalier, J. Klafter, B. Meyer, and R. Voituriez. Geometry-controlled kinetics. Nat Chem 2, 472 (2010). [PDF] 
- S. Condamin, V. Tejedor, R. Voituriez, O. Benichou, and J. Klafter. Probing microscopic origins of confined subdiffusion by first-passage observables. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105, 5675 (2008). [PDF] 
- C. Loverdo, O. Benichou, M. Moreau, and R. Voituriez. Enhanced reaction kinetics in biological cells. Nature Physics 4, 134 (2008). [PDF] 
- S. Condamin, O. Benichou, V. Tejedor, R. Voituriez, and J. Klafter. First-passage times in complex scale-invariant media. Nature 450, 77 (2007). [PDF] 
- R. Voituriez, J. F. Joanny, and J. Prost. Spontaneous flow transition in active polar gels. Europhysics Letters 70, 404 (2005). [PDF] 




P. Viot, R. Voituriez, "Méthodes d'analyse numérique", Science active (2007)

O. Benichou, R. Voituriez, Stratégies de recherche intermittentes, "Physique et Biologie de la molécule au vivant" by JF Allemand et P. Desbiolles, EDP Sciences (2012)

M. Piel, R. Voituriez, Cell cytoskeleton, in "Oxford Handbook of Soft Condensed Matted", edited by EM Terentjev and DA Weitz, Clarendon Press, Oxford (2015)


Popular science


O. Benichou, R. Voituriez et M. Moreau, Chercher par intermittence pour trouver vite, Pour la science 352 (2007)

O. Benichou, R. Voituriez, Stratégies de recherche intermittentes, Images de la physique, CNRS (2011)