Reviews, essays, editorials

  • Martin SG. Quorum sensing with pheromones. 2019. Nature Microbiology 4, 1430–1431
  • Martin SG. Molecular mechanisms of chemotropism and cell fusion in unicellular fungi. 2019. Journal of Cell Science 132(11). pii: jcs230706. doi: 10.1242/jcs.230706
  • Gerganova V and Martin SG. Dynamic visits of cortical structures probe for cell size. 2018. The Journal of Cell Biology pii: jcb.201803079. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201803079.
  • Martin SG. Role and organization of the actin cytoskeleton during cell-cell fusion. 2016. Semin Cell Dev Biol 60:121-126. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2016.07.025
  • Martin SG. Spontaneous cell polarization: Feedback control of Cdc42 GTPase breaks cellular symmetry. 2015. Bioessays. DOI: 10.1002/bies.201500077. pdf.
  • Martin SG and Arkowitz RA. Cell polarization in budding and fission yeasts. 2014. FEMS Microbiology Reviews. 38(2):143. pdf.
  • Merlini L, Dudin O and Martin SG. Mate and fuse: how yeast cells do it? 2013. Open Biol. 3(3):130008. pdf.
  • Bendezu FO and Martin SG. Cdc42 oscillations in yeasts. 2012. Science Signalling 5(253): pe53.
  • Hachet O, Bendezu FO and Martin SG. Fission yeast: In shape to divide. 2012. Current Opinion in Cell Biology 24(6):858-864.
  • Martin SG. Deconstructing the cell cycle. 2011. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology doi:10.1038/nrm3205
  • Martin SG. Geometric control of the cell cycle. 2009. Cell Cycle Nov 24;8(22).
  • Martin SG. Microtubule-dependent cell morphogenesis in the fission yeast. 2009. Trends in Cell Biology 19: 447-54.
  • Chang F and Martin SG. Shaping fission yeast with microtubules. 2009. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol: doi:10.1101/cshperspect.a001347
  • Martin SG and Chang F. New End Take Off: Regulating Cell Polarity during the Fission Yeast Cell Cycle. 2005. Cell Cycle 4: 1046-1049.
  • Chang F, Feierbach B and Martin SG. Regulation of actin assembly by microtubules in fission yeast cell polarity. 2005. in Signalling networks in cell shape and motility. Wiley, Chichester (Novartis Symposium 269): 59-72.
  • Martin SG and Chang F. Cell Polarity: A New Mod (e) of Anchoring. 2003. Current Biology 13: R711-R713. pdf.
  • Cokell M, Gotta M, Palladino F, Martin SG and Gasser SM. Targeting Sir proteins to sites of action: a general mechanism for regulated repression. 1998. CSH Symposia on Quantitative Biology 63: 401-412.




  • Martin SG. Editorial overview: Eukaryotic microbes: models and beyond. 2015 Current Opinion in Microbiology. pii: S1369-5274(15)00125-3. doi: 10.1016/j.mib.2015.08.008.
  • Martin SG. Yeasts as models in cell biology. 2014. FEMS Microbiol Rev. Mar;38(2):143.