Lionel Guillou*, Joanna B. Dahl*, Jung-Ming G. Lin*, Abdul I. Barakat, Julien Husson, Susan J. Muller, Sanjay Kumar.
Measuring cell viscoelastic mechanical properties using a microfluidic extensional flow device.
Molecular Biology of the Cell 2016 (in press). T lymphocyte passive deformation is controlled
by unfolding of membrane surface reservoirs. Guillou L, Babataheri A, Saitakis M, Bohineust A, Dogniaux S, Hivroz C, Barakat AI, and Husson J.
2016;165(1):100-110.Cytotoxic T cells use mechanical force to potentiate target cell killing. Basu R*, Whitlock BM*, Husson J*, Le Floc’h A, Jin W,
Dotiwala F, Giannone G, Hivroz C, Lieberman J, Kam LC, and Huse M. (* co-first authors).
Scientific Reports. 2016;6:21529. Dynamic monitoring of
cell mechanical properties using profile microindentation. Guillou L, Babataheri A, Puech P-H, Barakat AI, and Husson J.
Our research focuses on the mechanics of biological systems at the cellular, intracellular, and
molecular level. We develop new techniques, mainly based on micropipettes coupled to microscopy. We also like to paint cellular processes.