Group members:

Jean-Paul Rieu



Hélène Delanoë-Ayari

I am trying to understand how mechanics impact embryogenesis and to quantify how cells and assemblies of cells do react when submitted to stress. For that I am deforming cellular aggregates inside microchannels and observing cell deformation and neighbor exchanges using two photons microscopy.



Charlotte Rivière

My work focus on the analysis of cell dynamics in controled micro-environement, at both single and multicellular scale.

key words : Physics of Cancer, Dictyostelium Discoideum, Microsystems, Cell Motility


Thomas Dehoux

I use acoustic and opto-acoustic techniques to study the mechanics and tribology of biological matter. My current research topics include contact mechanics probed with acoustic waves, thermal imaging of cells and rheology and tribology of cells.




Sylvain Monnier


Christophe Anjard


Post Docs

Angélique Carlotta



PhD Students


Audrey Prunet



Melina Durande



Antony Bazir


Former Members

Post Docs

Tess Homan



PhD students

Joseph d'Alessandro






Florence Blachon


Undergraduate Students

Manon Lemasson

Melanie Hunfan

Cecile Jebane

Gael Ginot

Souhila Saci

Maxime Martinez Prévot

Steven Kennedy

Cédric Lebon

Layla Fuoco

Larry O'Connel

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