Recent commentaries on our work:

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 Physics5, 377-378, 2009. Read it.

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

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 glass, News & Views, Nature, 305, 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.  

Recent publications:

Serra-Picamal, X, V Conte, R Vincent, E Anon, D Tambe, 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.

Tarran, R, B Button, M Picher, AM Paradiso, CM Ribero, ER Lazarowski, L Zhang, PL Collins, RJ Pickles, JJ Fredberg, RC Boucher.  Normal and cystic fibrosis airway surface liquid homeostatis: the effects of phasic shear stress and viral infections.  J. Biological Chemistry.  28o: 35751-9, 2005. 

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

Shore, SA, JJ Fredberg. Obesity, smooth muscle, and airway hyperresponsiveness. J Allergy and Clinical Immunology 115:925-7. 2005.

Lenormand, G., E Millet, B Fabry, JP Butler, and JJ Fredberg. Time-scale invariance of the creep compliance in living cells. Journal of The Royal Society (London), Interface, 1, 91-97, 2004.

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.