Lab Publications


Prior work

Self-organized morphogenesis of a human neural tube in vitro by geometric constraints
E. Karzbrun, A. Khankhel, H. Megale, S. Glasauer, Y. Wyle, G. Britton, A. Warmflash, K.S. Kosk, E. Siggia, B.I. Shraiman, S.J. Streichan
Nature (2021)

Brain Organoids—A Bottom-Up Approach for Studying Human Neurodevelopment.
Karzbrun, E. & Reiner, O.
Bioengineering 6, 9 (2019).

Human brain organoids on a chip reveal the physics of folding
Karzbrun, E., Kshirsagar, A., Cohen, S. R., Hanna, J. H. & Reiner, O. H.
Nat. Phys. 14, 515–522 (2018).

An On-Chip Method for Long-Term Growth and Real-Time Imaging of Brain Organoids.
Karzbrun, E., Tshuva, R. Y. & Reiner, O.
Curr. Protoc. Cell Biol. 81, e62 (2018).

Synchrony and pattern formation of coupled genetic oscillators on a chip of artificial cells.
Tayar, A. M., Karzbrun, E., Noireaux, V. & Bar-Ziv, R. H.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 114, 11609–11614 (2017). Link

Regulation of neuronal migration, an emerging topic in autism spectrum disorders.
Reiner, O., Karzbrun, E., Kshirsagar, A. & Kaibuchi, K.
J. Neurochem. 136, (2016).

Propagating gene expression fronts in a one-dimensional coupled system of artificial cells.
Tayar, A. M., Karzbrun, E., Noireaux, V. & Bar-Ziv, R. H. 
Nat. Phys. 11, 1037–1041 (2015). 

Programmable on-chip DNA compartments as artificial cells.
Karzbrun, E., Tayar, A. M, Noireaux, V. & Bar-Ziv, R. H.
Science (80-. ). 345, 829–832 (2014). Link

Emergent Properties of Dense DNA Phases toward Artificial Biosystems on a Surface.
Bracha, D., Karzbrun, E., Daube, S. S. & Bar-Ziv, R. H.
Acc. Chem. Res. 47, 1912–1921 (2014).

Entropy-driven collective interactions in DNA brushes on a biochip.
Bracha, D., Karzbrun, E., Shemer, G., Pincus, P. A. & Bar-Ziv, R. H. R. H.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 110, 4534–8 (2013). 

Collective conformations of DNA polymers assembled on surface density gradients.
Shemer, G., Atsmon, Y., Karzbrun, E. & Bar-Ziv, R. H. 
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 3954–6 (2012).

Coarse-Grained Dynamics of Protein Synthesis in a Cell-Free System.
Karzbrun, E., Shin, J., Bar-Ziv, R. H. & Noireaux, V.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 048104 (2011). 

On the effective action of confining strings.
Aharony, O. & Karzbrun, E.
J. High Energy Phys. 2009, 012–012 (2009).