Recent commentaries on our work:

Popkin, Gabriel.  Quanta Magazine “Jammed Cells Expose the Physics of Cancer, August 16, 2016.  Read it

Swartz MA. News & Views   Tissue mechanics: Cell jam. Nature Materials  2015;14:970-1 Read it

Dufresne ER, Schwartz MA. News and Views  Nature Materials   Cell migration: Towards the void. 2013;12:783-4.  Read it

Cells ride on stress waves.  Nature, 487, 142, 2012.  Read it

N. McCarthy, Mechanotransduction: Catching the X-waves, Nature Reviews Cancer, 2012.  Read it

Thery, M.,  Cell mechanics: Wave of Migration. News & Views  Nature Physics, 2012. Read it

Gov, N., Cell mechanics: Moving under peer pressure. News & Views,  Nature Materials, 10(6), 412-414, 2011. Read it.

Living glass.  PNAS USA, 108(12), 4697, 2011.  Read it.

Garrahan, JP, Dynamic heterogeneity comes to life. PNAS USA,108(12), 4701-4702, 2011.  Read it 

Ladoux, B. Cells guided on their journey. News & Views, Nature Physics, 5, 377-378, 2009. Read it.

A stretch in cells. Nature, 447, ix, 31 May, 2007. Read it

More than lip service.  Nature, 448, 969-970, 2007 Read it

Stamenovic, D. Two regimes, maybe three? News & Views, Nature Materials 5: 597-598, 2006. Read it

Seow, C.  Fashionable cells, News & Views, Nature, 435, 1172-1173, 2005. Read it

C. Surridge. Soft cells.  Nature Reviews: Molecular Cell Biology, 2, 789, 2001. Read it.

K. Leutwyler. Experiments reveal how cells can act like molten glass. Scientific American. 2001.Read it

Cytoplasm through the looking glass.  Trends in Cell Biology.  11(12), 465, 2001. Read it.

Recent publications:

Tambe D, Fredberg J. And I hope you like jamming too. New Journal of Physics 2015;17:091001. Read it

Park JA, Kim JH, Bi D, Mitchel JA, Qazvini NT, Tantisira K, Park CY, McGill M, Kim SH, Gweon B, Notbohm J, Steward R, Jr., Burger S, Randell SH, Kho AT, Tambe DT, Hardin C, Shore SA, Israel E, Weitz DA, Tschumperlin DJ, Henske EP, Weiss ST, Manning ML, Butler JP, Drazen JM, Fredberg JJ. Unjamming and cell shape in the asthmatic airway epithelium. Natre Materials 2015;14:1040-8. Read it

Overby, DR, EH Zhou, R Vargas-Pinto, RM Pedrigi, R Fuschshofer, ST Braakman, R Grupa, KM Perkumas, JM Sherwood, A Vahabikashi, Q Dang, J-H Kim, CR Ethier, WD Stamer, JJ Fredberg, M Johnson. Altered mechanobiology of Schlemm’s canal endothelial cells in glaucoma. PNAS, 111(38):13876-13881, 2014.  Read it

Kim JH, X Serra-Picamal X, DT Tambe DT, EH Zhou, CY Park, M Sadati, JA Park,  R Krishnan, B Gweon, E Millet, JP Butler, X Trepat, JJ Fredberg.    Propulsion and navigation within the advancing monolayer sheet.  Nature Materials 2013; 12:856-63. PMC3750079   Read it  

Sadati, M, N. Taheri-Qazvini, R Krishnan, CY Park Park, JJ Fredberg.  Collective migration and cell jamming.  Differentiation 86:121-125, 2013 PMC3795803  Read it

Lavoie, TL, R Krishnan, HR Siegel, ED. Maston, JJ Fredberg, J Solway, ML Dowell.  Dilatation of the constricted human airway by tidal expansion of lung parenchyma.  American Review of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  186(3):225-32, 2012  PMC3423451

Zhou, EH, FD Martinez, JJ Fredberg.  Cell rheology: Mush rather than machine.  Nature Materials, 12, 184-185, 2013.  Read it

Serra-Picamal, X, V Conte, R Vincent, E Anon, D Tnmat3574ambe, E Bazellieres, JP Butler, JJ Fredberg, X Trepat. Mechanical waves during tissue expansion, Nature Physics, 2012.  Read it.

Trepat, X., Fredberg JJ.  Plithotaxis and emergent dynamics in collective cellular migration.  Trends in Cell Biology 2012. Read it

Tambe, D.T., Hardin, C., Angelini, T.E., Rajendran, K., Park, C.Y., Serra-Picamal, X., Zhou, E.H., Zaman, M.H., Butler, J.P., Weitz, D.A., Fredberg JJ, Trepat, X, Collective cell guidance by cooperative intercellular forces. Nature Materials,  469-475, 2011.  Read it.

Angelini, T.E., Hannezo, E., Trepat, X., Marquez, M., Fredberg, J.J., and Weitz, D.A. Glass-like dynamics of collective cell migration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108, 4714-4719, 2011  Read it

Trepat,X, MR Wasserman, TE Angelini, E Millet, DA Weitz, JP Butler, JJ Fredberg.  Physical forces during collective cell migration.  Nature Physics, 5, 426-430, 2009.  Read it.

Zhou, EH, X Trepat, CY Park, G Lenormand, MN Oliver, SM Mijailovich, C. Hardin, DA Weitz, JP Butler, JJ Fredberg. Universal Behavior of the Osmotically Compressed Cell and its Analogy to the Colloidal Glass Transition.   Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 2009.  Read it.

Krishnan, R, CY Park, YC Lin, J Mead, RT Jaspers, X Trepat, G Lenormand, D Tambe, AV Smolensky, AH Knoll, JP Butler, JJ Fredberg. Reinforcement versus Fluidization in Cytoskeletal Mechanoresponsiveness. PLoS ONE, 4(5):e5486.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005486, 2009. Read it

Trepat X, L Deng, SS An, D Navajas, DJ Tschumperlin, WT Gerthoffer, JP Butler, JJ Fredberg.  Universal physical responses to stretch in the living cell.  Nature, 447, 592-5, 2007. Read it

Airway hyperresponsiveness, remodeling, and smooth muscle mass: right answer, wrong reason?  Oliver MN, Fabry B, Marinkovic A, Mijailovich SM, Butler JP, Fredberg JJ. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 37(3):264-72, 2007. Read it

Deng, L,  X Trepat, JP. Butler, E Millet, KG Morgan, DA Weitz, JJ Fredberg. Fast and slow dynamics of the cytoskeleton. Nature Materials. 5: 636-640, 2006. Read it

Bursac, P, G Lenormand, B Fabry, M Oliver, DA.Weitz, V Viasnoff, JP Butler, JJ Fredberg. Cytoskeletal remodeling and slow dynamics in the living cell. Nature Materials. 4, 557-561, 2005. Read it.

Fredberg, JJ, RD Kamm. Stress transmission in the lung: pathways from organ to molecule. Annual Review of Physiology. 68: 507-541, 2006. Read it.

Fabry B, GN Maksym, JP Butler, M Glogauer, D Navajas, N Taback, E Millet, JJ Fredberg. Time-scale and other invariants of integrative mechanical behavior of the living cell. Physical Review E. 68, 041914 (1-18), 2003.Read it.

Gunst, S, JJ Fredberg. The first three minutes: smooth muscle activation, cytoskeletal events and soft glasses. J. Appl. Physiol. 95: 413-425, 2003. Read it.

Wang, N, K Naruse, D Stamenovic, JJ Fredberg, SM Mijailovich, IM Tolic-Norrelykke, T Polte, R Mannix, DE Ingber Mechanical behavior in living cells consistent with the tensegrity model. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 98(14): 7765-70, 2001.

Fredberg, JJ. Frozen objects: small airways, big breaths and asthma. J. of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 106, 615-24, 2000.  Read it.