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Selected Publications

Duran-Nebreda S., Jackson M. and Bassel G.W. (2023). A quantitative morphospace of multicellular organ design in the plant Arabidopsis. Current Biology, 374(1774), 20180370. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2023.09.048
Duran-Nebreda S., O’Brien M., Bentley A. and Valverde S. (2022) Dilution of expertise in the rise and fall of collective innovation. Nature Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 9 (1), 1-10. DOI: 10.1057/s41599-022-01380-5
Duran-Nebreda S., Pla J., Vidiella B., Piñero J., Conde-Pueyo N. and Solé R.V. (2021) Synthetic lateral inhibition in periodic pattern forming microbial colonies. ACS Synthetic Biology, 10, 2, 277–285. DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.0c00318
Jackson M. D., Duran-Nebreda S., Kierzkowski D., Strauss S., Xu H., Landrein B., ... and Bassel G. W. (2019). Global topological order emerges through local mechanical control of cell divisions in the Arabidopsis shoot apical meristem. Cell systems, 8(1), 53-65. DOI: 10.1016/j.cels.2018.12.009
Duran-Nebreda S. and Bassel G.W. (2019). Plant behaviour in response to the environment: information processing in the solid state. Phil Trans of the Royal Society B, 374(1774), 20180370. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2018.0370
Duran-Nebreda S. and Bassel G.W. (2017). Bridging scales in plant biology using network science. Trends in plant science, 22(12), 1001-1003. DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2017.09.017
Ollé-Vila A., Duran-Nebreda S., Conde-Pueyo N., Montañez R. and Solé R. (2016) A morphospace for synthetic organs and organoids: the possible and the actual. Integrative Biology. DOI: 10.1039/c5ib00324e
Duran-Nebreda S. and Solé R. (2015) Emergence of multicellularity in a computational model of cell growth, death and aggregation under size-dependent selection. Royal Society Interface. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2014.0982
Carbonell M., Duran-Nebreda S., Montañez R., Solé R., Macía J. and Rodríguez-Caso C. (2014) A bottom-up characterisation of transfer functions for synthetic biology designs: lessons from enzymology. Nucleic Acids Research. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gku964


Book Chapters

Duran-Nebreda S., Valverde S. The Natural Evolution of Computing. Kendal, Tehrani and Kendal (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Cultural Evolution. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198869252.013.38
Duran-Nebreda S., Montañez R. Bonforti A., and Solé R. The paths to artificial multicellularity: from physics to evolution. Niklas K.J. and Newman S.A (eds.) Multicellularity: Origins and Evolution. KLI Vienna series. MIT Press, Massachussets.
Solé R. and Duran-Nebreda S. In silico transitions to multicellularity. Nedelcu A.M. and Ruiz-Trillo I. (eds.) Evolutionary Transitions to Multicellular Life: Principles and Mechanisms. Springer-Verlag, London. 


Science Outreach

Duran-Nebreda S. and Valverde S. (2022) Rashevsky’s dream: A physico-mathematical foundation of history and culture. Métode Science Studies Journal. DOI: 10.7203/metode.13.21763
Solé R, Montañez R. and Duran-Nebreda S. (2016) Hacia una bioingenieria del planeta. Investigación y Ciencia, 477, 42-50.
Duran-Nebreda S. (2011) Cinco preguntas sobre Biología Sintética. Encuentros en la biología 136, 67-68. 
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