- Hamant O*, Saunders TE* (2020) Shaping Organs : Shared Structural Principles Across Kingdoms. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol.

- Long Y*, Cheddadi I, Mosca G, Mirabet V, Dumond M, Kiss A, Traas J, Godin C, Boudaoud A* (2020) Cellular Heterogeneity in Pressure and Growth Emerges from Tissue Topology and Geometry. Curr Biol. 30(8):1504-1516.e8.

- Hamant O*. (2020) Plant scientists can’t ignore Jevons paradox anymore. Nat Plants. 6(7):720-722.

- Zhu M, Chen W, Mirabet V, Hong L, Bovio S, Strauss S, Schwarz EM, Tsugawa S, Wang Z, Smith RS, Li CB, Hamant O, Boudaoud A*, Roeder AHK* (2020)
Robust organ size requires robust timing of initiation orchestrated by focused auxin and cytokinin signalling. Nat Plants. 6(6):686-698.

- Yan H, Chaumont N, Gilles JF, Bolte S, Hamant O, Bailly C* (2020) Microtubule self-organisation during seed germination in Arabidopsis. BMC Biol. 18(1):44.

- Goswami R, Asnacios A, Milani P, Graindorge S, Houlné G, Mutterer J, Hamant O*, Chabouté ME* (2020) Mechanical Shielding in Plant Nuclei.
Curr Biol. 30(11):2013-2025.e3.

- Takatani S, Verger S, Okamoto T, Takahashi T, Hamant O*, Motose H* (2020) Microtubule Response to Tensile Stress Is Curbed by NEK6 to Buffer Growth Variation in the Arabidopsis Hypocotyl. Curr Biol. 30(8):1491-1503.e2.

- Negrutiu I*, Frohlich MW, Hamant O* (2020) Flowering Plants in the Anthropocene : A Political Agenda. Trends Plant Sci. 25(4):349-368.


- Fal K, Cortes M, Liu M, Collaudin S, Das P, Hamant O*, Trehin C* (2019) Paf1c defects challenge the robustness of flower meristem termination in Arabidopsis thaliana. Development 146(20):dev173377.

- Hamant O*, Inoue D,Bouchez D, Dumais J, Mjolsness E (2019) Are microtubules tension sensors ? Nat Com 10(1):2360.

- Hamant O, Saunders T*, Viasnoff V (2020) Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable. Nature. 573(7774):451-452.

- Erguvan Ö, Louveaux M, Hamant O, Verger S* (2019) ImageJ SurfCut : a user-friendly pipeline for high-throughput extraction of cell contours from 3D image stacks. BMC Biol. 17(1):38.

- Stéphane Verger*, Mengying Liu and Olivier Hamant (2019) Mechanical Conflicts in Twisting Growth Revealed by Cell-Cell Adhesion Defects. Front. Pl. Sci. 10:173.

- Jackson MDB, Duran-Nebreda S, Kierzkowski D, Strauss S, Xu H, Landrein B, Hamant O, Smith RS, Johnston IG, Bassel GW* (2019) Global Topological Order Emerges through Local Mechanical Control of Cell Divisions in the Arabidopsis Shoot Apical Meristem. Cell Syst. S2405-4712(18)30508-8.


- Verger S*, Cerutti G, Hamant O. (2018) An Image Analysis Pipeline to Quantify Emerging Cracks in Materials or Adhesion Defects in Living Tissues. Bio Protoc. 8(19):e3036. (Together with SigHor)

- Verger S*, Long Y, Boudaoud A, Hamant O* (2018) A tension-adhesion feedback loop in plant epidermis. eLife. e34460. (Together with Biophysics and Development)

- Andres-Robin A, Reymond MC, Dupire A, Battu V, Dubrulle N, Mouille G, Lefebvre V, Pelloux J, Boudaoud A, Traas J, Scutt CP, Monéger F*. (2018) Evidence for the Regulation of Gynoecium Morphogenesis by ETTIN via Cell Wall Dynamics. Plant Physiol. 178(3):1222-1232. (Together with Evo Devo and Biophysics team)

- Oliveri H, Traas J, Godin C, Ali O. (2018) Regulation of plant cell wall stiffness by mechanical stress : a mesoscale physical model. J Math Biol. doi : 10.1007/s00285-018-1286-y. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID : 30209574. (Together with MOSAIC team)

- Armezzani A, Abad U, Ali O, Andres Robin A, Vachez L, Larrieu A, Mellerowicz EJ, Taconnat L, Battu V, Stanislas T, Liu M, Vernoux T, Traas J*, Sassi M. (2018) Transcriptional induction of cell wall remodelling genes is coupled to microtubule-driven growth isotropy at the shoot apex in Arabidopsis. Development. 145(11).

- Sapala A, Runions A, Routier-Kierzkowska AL, Das Gupta M, Hong L, Hofhuis H, Verger S, Mosca G, Li CB, Hay A, Hamant O, Roeder AH, Tsiantis M, Prusinkiewicz P, Smith RS* (2018) Why plants make puzzle cells, and how their shape emerges. eLife. e32794.

- Mirabet V*, Krupinski P, Hamant O, Meyerowitz EM, Jönsson H, Boudaoud A*. (2018) The self-organization of plant microtubules inside the cell volume yields their cortical localization, stable alignment, and sensitivity to external cues. PLoS Comput Biol. 14(2):e1006011. (Together with Biophysics and Development)

- Stanislas T, Platre MP, Liu M, Rambaud-Lavigne LES, Jaillais Y, Hamant O*. (2018) A phosphoinositide map at the shoot apical meristem in Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Biol. 16(1):20. (Together with Sice)


- Jensen GS, Fal K, Hamant O, Haswell ES*. (2017) The RNA Polymerase-Associated Factor 1 Complex Is Required for Plant Touch Responses. J Exp Bot. 2017 Jan 1 ;68(3):499-511.

- Tsugawa S, Hervieux N, Kierzkowski D, Routier-Kierzkowska AL, Sapala A, Hamant O, Smith RS, Roeder AHK, Boudaoud A, Li CB* (2017) Clones of cells switch from reduction to enhancement of size variability in Arabidopsis sepals. Development 144(23):4398-4405. (Together with Biophysics and Development)

- Hervieux N#, Tsugawa S#, Fruleux A, Dumond M, Routier-Kierzkowska AL, Komatsuzaki T, Boudaoud A, Larkin JC, Smith RS, Li CB, Hamant O*. (2017) Mechanical Shielding of Rapidly Growing Cells Buffers Growth Heterogeneity and Contributes to Organ Shape Reproducibility. Curr Biol. 27(22):3468-3479.e4. (Together with Biophysics and Development)

- Jones AR, Forero-Vargas M, Withers SP, Smith RS, Traas J, Dewitte W, Murray JAH. (2017) Cell-size dependent progression of the cell cycle creates homeostasis and flexibility of plant cell size. Nat Commun. 8:15060.

- Majda M, Grones P, Sintorn IM, Vain T, Milani P, Krupinski P, Zagórska-Marek B, Viotti C, Jönsson H, Mellerowicz EJ, Hamant O, Robert S*. (2017) Mechanochemical Polarization of Contiguous Cell Walls Shapes Plant Pavement Cells. Dev Cell. 43(3):290-304.e4.

- Tran D#, Galletti R#, Neumann ED, Dubois A, Sharif-Naeini R, Geitmann A, Frachisse JM, Hamant O*, Ingram GC*. (2017) A mechanosensitive Ca2+ channel activity is dependent on the developmental regulator DEK1. Nat Commun. 8(1):1009. (Together with Seed Development)

- Fal K, Liu M, Duisembekova A, Refahi Y, Haswell ES, Hamant O*. (2017) Phyllotactic regularity requires the Paf1 complex in Arabidopsis. Development 144(23):4428-4436.


- Heyman J, Cools T, Canher B, Shavialenka S, Traas J, Vercauteren I, Van den Daele H, Persiau G, De Jaeger G, Sugimoto K, De Veylder L*. (2016) The heterodimeric transcription factor complex ERF115-PAT1 grants regeneration competence. Nat Plants 2(11):16165.

- Ali O, Traas J*. (2016) Force-Driven Polymerization and Turgor-Induced Wall Expansion. Trends Plant Sci. 21(5):398-409. (Theoretical analysis)

- Louveaux M, Rochette S, Beauzamy L, Boudaoud A, Hamant O*. (2016) The impact of mechanical compression on cortical microtubules in Arabidopsis : a quantitative pipeline. Plant J. 88(2):328-342. (Together with Biophysics and Development)

- Louveaux M, Julien JD, Mirabet V, Boudaoud A*, Hamant O*. (2016) Cell division plane orientation based on tensile stress in Arabidopsis thaliana. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 113(30):E4294-303. (Together with Biophysics and Development)

- Hong L#, Dumond M#, Tsugawa S, Sapala A, Routier-Kierzkowska AL, Zhou Y, Chen C, Kiss A, Zhu M, Hamant O, Smith RS, Komatsuzaki T, Li CB, Boudaoud A*, Roeder AH*. (2016) Variable Cell Growth Yields Reproducible OrganDevelopment through Spatiotemporal Averaging. Dev Cell. 38(1):15-32. (Together with Biophysics and Development)

- Gruel J, Landrein B, Tarr P, Schuster C, Refahi Y, Sampathkumar A, Hamant O, Meyerowitz EM, Jönsson H*. (2016) An epidermis-driven mechanism positions and scales stem cell niches in plants. Sci Adv. 2(1):e1500989.

- Hervieux N, Dumond M, Sapala A, Routier-Kierzkowska AL, Kierzkowski D, Roeder AH, Smith RS, Boudaoud A, Hamant O*. (2016) A Mechanical Feedback Restricts Sepal Growth and Shape in Arabidopsis. Curr Biol. S0960-9822(16)30180-4. (Together with Biophysics and Development)

- Tsugawa S, Hervieux N, Hamant O, Boudaoud A, Smith RS, Li CB*, Komatsuzaki T*. (2016) Extracting Subcellular Fibrillar Alignment with Error Estimation : Application to Microtubules. Biophys J. 110(8):1836-44. (Together with Biophysics and Development)

- Fal K#, Landrein B#, Hamant O*. (2016) Interplay between miRNA regulation and mechanical stress for CUC gene expression at the shoot apical meristem. Plant Signal Behav. 11(3):e1127497.


- B. Landrein, A. Kiss, M. Sassi, A. Chauvet, P. Das, M. Cortizo, P. Laufs, S. Takeda, M. Aida, J. Traas, T. Vernoux, A. Boudaoud & O. Hamant*. Mechanical stress contributes to the expression of the STM homeobox gene in Arabidopsis shoot meristems. eLIFE 4:e07811 (2015).

- L. Beauzamy, M. Louveaux, O. Hamant & A. Boudaoud*. Mechanically, the shoot apical meristem of Arabidopsis behaves like a shell inflated by a pressure of about 1 MPa. Front. Plant Sci. 6,1038 (2015).

- B. Landrein, Y. Refahi, F. Besnard, N. Hervieux, V. Mirabet, A. Boudaoud, T. Vernoux & O. Hamant*. Meristem size contribute to the robustness of phyllotaxis in Arabidopsis. J. Exp. Bot. 66, 1317–1324 (2015).

- F. Boudon, J. Chopard, O. Ali, B. Gilles, O. Hamant, A. Boudaoud, J. Traas* & C. Godin*. A computational framework for 3D mechanical modeling of plant morphogenesis with cellular resolution. PLoS Comput. Biol. 11, e1003950 (2015).


- Sampathkumar, A., Krupinski, P., Wightman, R., Milani, P., Berquand, A., Boudaoud, A., Hamant, O., Jonsson, H., Meyerowitz, E.M. (2014). Sub-cellular and supra-cellular mechanical stress prescribes cytoskeleton behavior in Arabidopsis cotyledon pavement cells. eLife 2014 ;3:e01967

- Milani, P., Mirabet, V., Cellier, C., Rozier, F., Hamant, O., Das, P., Boudaoud, A. (2014). Matching patterns of gene expression to mechanical stiffness at cell resolution through quantitative tandem epifluorescence and nanoindentation. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 165, 1399.

- Hamant, O., Das, P. Burian, A. (2014). Time-lapse imaging of developing meristems using confocal laser scanning microscope. METHODS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 1080, 111.

- Boudaoud, A., Burian, A., Borowska-Wykret, D., M., Uyttewaal, M., Wrzalik, R., Kwiatkowska, D and Hamant, O. (2014). FibrilTool, an ImageJ plugin to quantify fibrillar structures in raw microscopy images. NATURE PROTOCOLS 9, 457.

- Landrein B. and Vernoux T. (2014) Auxin, chief architect of the shoot Apex. In Auxin and its role in plant development, Zazimalova et al., eds (Springer-Verlag Wien), pp. 191-212

- Besnard F, Refahi Y, Morin V, Marteaux B, Brunoud G, Chambrier P, Rozier F, Mirabet V, Legrand J, Lainé S, Thévenon E, Farcot E, Cellier C, Das P, Bishopp A, Dumas R, Parcy F, Helariutta Y, Boudaoud A, Godin C, Traas J, Guédon Y, Vernoux T (2014) Cytokinin signalling inhibitory fields provide robustness to phyllotaxis. Nature Jan 16 ;505(7483):417-21.

- Traas J, Sassi M. (2014) Plant development : from biochemistry to biophysics and back. Curr Biol. 24(6):R237-8.

- Sassi M, Ali O, Boudon F, Cloarec G, Abad U, Cellier C, Chen X, Gilles B, Milani P, Friml J, Vernoux T, Godin C, Hamant O, Traas J. (2014) An auxin-mediated shift toward growth isotropy promotes organ formation at the shoot meristem in Arabidopsis. Curr Biol. 24(19):2335-42.


- Landrein, B., Lathe, R., Bringmann, M., Vouillot, C., Ivakov, A., Boudaoud, A., Persson, S., and Hamant, O. (2013). Impaired Cellulose Synthase Guidance Leads to Stem Torsion and Twists Phyllotactic Patterns in Arabidopsis. CURRENT BILOGY 23, 895.

- Hamant, O. (2013). Integrative Cell Biology ; Katanin at the Crossroads. CURRENT BIOLOGY 23, R206.

- de Bossoreille de Ribou, S., Douam, F., Hamant, O., Frohlich, M.W. and Negrutiu I. (2013). Plant science and agricultural productivity : why are we hitting the yield ceiling ? PLANT SCIENCE 210, 159.

- Hamant, O. (2013). Widespread mechanosensing controls the structure behind the architecture in plants. CURRENT OPINION IN PLANT BIOLOGY 16, 654.

- Hamant, O. (2013). Cell Biology : Cytoskeleton Network Topology Feeds Back on Its Regulation. CURRENT BIOLOGY 23, R963.

- Louveaux, M. and Hamant, O. (2013). The mechanics behind cell division. CURRENT OPINION IN PLANT BIOLOGY 16, 774.

- Landrein B, Hamant O. How mechanical stress controls microtubule behavior and morphogenesis in plants : history, experiments and revisited theories. PLANT J. 75, 324-38

- Walker ML, Farcot E, Traas J, Godin C. (2013) The flux-based PIN allocation mechanism can generate either canalyzed or diffuse distribution patterns depending on geometry and boundary conditions. PLoS One. 2013 ;8(1):e54802.

- Traas J. (2013) Phyllotaxis. Development.140(2):249-53. (Review).

- Sassi M, Vernoux T. (2013) Auxin and self-organization at the shoot apical meristem. J Exp Bot. 2013 Jun ;64(9):2579-92. (Review)

- Sassi M, Wang J, Ruberti I, Vernoux T, Xu J. (2013) Shedding light on auxin movement : Light-regulation of polar auxin transport in the photocontrol of plant development. Plant Signal Behav. 18 ;8(3). (Review)

- Mirabet V, Besnard F, Vernoux T, Boudaoud A. (2012) Noise and robustness in phyllotaxis. PLoS Comput Biol. 2012 ;8(2):e1002389.

- Henry A, Monéger F, Samal A, Martin OC. (2013) Network function shapes network structure : the case of the Arabidopsis flower organ specification genetic network. Mol Biosyst. 2013 Jul 4 ;9(7):1726-35.

- Wells DM, Laplaze L, Bennett MJ, Vernoux T. (2013) Biosensors for phytohormone quantification : challenges, solutions, and opportunities. Trends Plant Sci. 18(5):244-9. (Review)


- Alim, K., Hamant, O. and Boudaoud, A. (2012). Regulatory role of cell division rules on tissue growth heterogeneity. FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCES 3,174.

- Bringmann M, Landrein B, Schudoma C, Hamant O, Hauser MT, Persson S. (2012) Cracking the elusive alignment hypothesis : the microtubule-cellulose synthase nexus unraveled. TRENDS PLANT SCI. 17, 666-74

- Sassi M, Lu Y, Zhang Y, Wang J, Dhonukshe P, Blilou I, Dai M, Li J, Gong X, Jaillais Y, Yu X, Traas J, Ruberti I, Wang H, Scheres B, Vernoux T, Xu J. (2012) COP1 mediates the coordination of root and shoot growth by light through modulation of PIN1- and PIN2-dependent auxin transport in Arabidopsis. Development. 2012 Sep ;139(18):3402-12

- Uyttewaal M, Burian A, Alim K, Landrein B, Borowska-Wykręt D, Dedieu A, Peaucelle A, Ludynia M, Traas J, Boudaoud A, Kwiatkowska D, Hamant O. (2012) A katanin-dependent microtubule response to mechanical stress enhances growth gradients between neighboring cells in Arabidopsis. Cell 149, 439-451

- Brunoud G, Wells DM, Oliva M, Larrieu A, Mirabet V, Burrow AH, Beeckman T, Kepinski S, Traas J, Bennett MJ, Vernoux T (2012) A novel sensor to map auxin response and distribution at high spatio-temporal resolution. Nature 482 : 103-106.

- Band LR, Wells DM, Larrieu A, Sun J, Middleton AM, French AP, Brunoud G, Sato EM, Wilson MH, Péret B, Oliva M, Swarup R, Sairanen I, Parry G, Ljung K, Beeckman T, Garibaldi JM, Estelle M, Owen MR, Vissenberg K, Hodgman TC, Pridmore TP, King JR, Vernoux T,* Bennett MJ.* (2012) Root gravitropism is regulated by a transient lateral auxin gradient controlled by a tipping-point mechanism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Mar 20 ;109(12):4668-73. (*corr authors)

- Murray JA, Jones A, Godin C, Traas J. (2012) Systems analysis of shoot apical meristem growth and development : integrating hormonal and mechanical signaling. Plant Cell 24 (10):3907-19. (review)

- Middleton AM, Farcot E, Owen MR, Vernoux T. (2012) Modeling regulatory networks to understand plant development : small is beautiful. Plant Cell. 24(10):3876-91. (review)

- Reymond MC, Brunoud G, Chauvet A, Martínez-Garcia JF, Martin-Magniette ML, Monéger F, Scutt CP. (2012) A light-regulated genetic module was recruited to carpel development in Arabidopsis following a structural change to SPATULA. Plant Cell. 2012 Jul ;24(7):2812-25


- Mirabet V, Das P, Boudaoud A, Hamant O. (2011) The role of mechanical forces in plant morphogenesis. Annu Rev Plant Biol. 62:365-85.

- La Rota C, Chopard J, Das P, Paindavoine S, Rozier F, Farcot E, Godin C, Traas J, Monéger F. (2011) A data-driven integrative model of sepal primordium polarity in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 23(12):4318-33.

- Santuari L, Scacchi E, Rodriguez-Villalon A, Salinas P, Dohmann EM, Brunoud G, Vernoux T, Smith RS, Hardtke CS. (2011) Positional information by differential endocytosis splits auxin response to drive Arabidopsis root meristem growth. Curr Biol. 21(22):1918-23.

- Romanel E, Das P, Amasino RM, Traas J, Meyerowitz E, Alves-Ferreira M. (2011) Reproductive Meristem22 is a unique marker for the early stages of stamen development. Int J Dev Biol. 55(6):657-64.

- Besnard F, Vernoux T, Hamant O (2011) Organogenesis from stem cells in planta : multiple feedback loops integrating molecular and mechanical signals. Cell Mol Life Sci. 68(17):2885-906. (Review).

- Milani P, Gholamirad M, Traas J, Arnéodo A, Boudaoud A, Argoul F, Hamant O. (2011) In vivo analysis of local wall stiffness at the shoot apical meristem in Arabidopsis using atomic force microscopy. Plant J. 67(6):1116-1123.

- Santuari L, Scacchi E, Rodriguez-Villalon A, Salinas P, Dohmann EM, Brunoud G, Vernoux T, Smith RS, Hardtke CS. (2011) Positional information by differential endocytosis splits auxin response to drive Arabidopsis root meristem growth. Curr Biol. 21(22):1918-23.

- Besnard F, Vernoux T, Hamant O (2011) Organogenesis from stem cells in planta : multiple feedback loops integrating molecular and mechanical signals. Cell Mol Life Sci. 68(17) : 2885-906. (Review).

- Vernoux T, Brunoud G, Farcot E, Morin V, Van den Daele H, Legrand J, Oliva M, Das P, Larrieu A, Wells D, Guedon Y, Armitage L, Picard F, Guyomarc’h S, Cellier C, Parry G, Koumproglou R, Doonan JH, Estelle M, Godin C, Kepinski S, Bennett M, De Veylder L, Traas J (2011) The auxin signalling network translates dynamic input into robust patterning at the shoot apex. Mol Syst Biol 7 : 508.