Recent selected publications

Riegman M, Sagie L, Galed C, Levin T, Steinberg N, Dixon SJ, Wiesner U, Bradbury MS, Niethammer P, Zaritsky A§, Overholtzer M§. Ferroptosis occurs through an osmotic mechanism and propagates independently of cell rupture. Nature Cell Biology 2020. DOI: 

Zamir A, Li G, Chase K, Moskovitch R, Sun B§, Zaritsky A§. Emergence of synchronized multicellular mechanosensing from spatiotemporal integration of heterogeneous single-cell information transfer. bioRxiv 2020. DOI:

Nahum A, Koren Y, Natan S, Goren S, Lesman A§, Zaritsky A§. Quantifying cell-cell mechanical communication through fibrous environments. biorxiv 2020. DOI: 

Zaritsky A. Sharing and reusing cell image data. Molecular Biology of the Cell 2018. DOI: (Invited Perspective)

Zaritsky A*, Tseng Y*, Rabadán MÁ, Overholtzer M, Danuser G, Hall A. Diverse roles of guanine nucleotide exchange factors in regulating collective cell migration. Journal of Cell Biology 2017 (JCB). DOI:

Zaritsky A, Obolski U, Gan Z, Reis CR, Kadlecova Z, Du Y, Schmid S, Danuser G. Decoupling global biases and local interactions between cell biological variables. eLife 2017. DOI:

Zaritsky A. Cell biologists should specialize, not hybridize. Nature 2016. DOI: (World View column)

Zaritsky A§, Welf ES, Tseng Y, Rabadán MÁ, Serra-Picamal X, Trepat X, Danuser G§. Seeds of locally aligned motion and stress coordinate collective cell migration. Biophysical Journal 2015. DOI: (highlighted article)

Ziv O*, Zaritsky A*, Yaffe Y*, Edri R, Mutukula N, Elkabetz Y. Quantitative live imaging of human embryonic stem cell derived neural rosettes reveals structure-function dynamics coupled to cortical development. PLoS Computational Biology 2015. DOI:

Zaritsky A, Kaplan D, Hecht I, Natan S, Wolf L, Ben-Jacob E, Gov SN, Tsarfaty I. Propagating waves of directionality and coordination orchestrate collective cell migration. PLoS Computational Biology 2014. DOI:

Zaritsky A.*§, Andrew R. Jamieson*, Erik S. Welf*, Andres Nevarez*, Justin Cillay, Ugur Eskiocak, Brandi L. Cantarel, Gaudenz Danuser§. Interpretable deep learning of label-free live cell images uncovers functional hallmarks of highly-metastatic melanoma. biorxiv 2020. DOI: project was highlighted by The Scientist as "Image of the Day" in 2018 and 2019.

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