Francis Corson


Scientific Activity (Key Words)

Developmental patterning; C. elegans locomotion; Optimal transport networks; Plant morphogenesis

Short Employment Record

2005 - 2008  PhD from Université Pierre et Marie Curie. Physical aspects of plant development. Laboratoire de Physique Statistique, Ecole Normale Supérieure. Advisors: Mokhtar Adda-Bedia and Arezki Boudaoud
2008 - 2012 Postdoc in the laboratory of Eric Siggia, the Rockefeller University
2012 - Research Scientist/Charg
é de recherche CNRS

Selected Publications

Geometry, epistasis, and developmental patterning. F. Corson, E. Siggia. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 109, 5568-5575 (2012)

Fluctuations and redundancy in optimal transport networks. F. Corson. Phy. Rev. Lett., 104, 048703 (2010)

In silico leaf venation networks: growth and reorganization driven by mechanical forces
. F. Corson, M. Adda-Bedia, A. Boudaoud. J. Theor. Biol., 259, 440-448 (2009)

Turning a plant tissue into a living cell froth through isotropic growth
. F. Corson, O. Hamant, S. Bohn, J. Traas, A. Boudaoud, Y. Couder. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 106, 8453-8458 (2009)

Developmental patterning by mechanical signals in Arabidopsis
. O. Hamant, M. G. Heisler, H. Jönsson, P. Krupinski, M. Uyttewaal, P. Bokov, F. Corson, P. Sahlin, A. Boudaoud, E. M. Meyerowitz, Y. Couder, J. Traas. Science, 322, 1650-1655 (2008)