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  • Oakes P.W., Bidone T.C., Beckham Y., Skeeters A.V., Ramírez-San Juan G.R., Winter S.P., Voth G.A., and Gardel M.L. (2018) Lamellipodium is a myosin-independent mechanosensor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(11):2646–2651.

  • Fessenden T.B., Beckham Y., Perez-Neut M., Ramírez-San Juan G.R., Chourasia A.H., MacCleod K.F., Oakes P.W., and Gardel M.L. (2018) Dia1-dependent adhesions are required by epithelial tissues to initiate invasion. The Journal of Cell Biology, 217(4):1–18.

  • Ramírez-San Juan G.R., Oakes P.W., and Gardel M.L. (2017) Contact guidance requires spatial control of leading-edge protrusion. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 28(8):1043–1053. PMID: 28228548.

  • Hissa B., Oakes P.W., Pontes B., Ramírez-San Juan G.R., and Gardel M.L. (2017) Cholesterol depletion impairs contractile machinery in neonatal rat cardiomyocytes. Scientific Reports, 7:43764.

  • Cetera* M., Ramírez-San Juan* G.R., Oakes P.W., Lewellyn L., Fairchild M.J., Tanentzapf G., Gardel M.L., and Horne-Badovinac S. (2014) Epithelial rotation pro- motes the global alignment of contractile actin bundles during Drosophila egg chamber elongation. Nature Communications, 5:5511 (*co-first author).

  • Ramírez-San Juan G.R., Minzoni A.A., and Islas L.D. (2013) Effects of electrical polarization on the opening rate constant of a voltage-gated ion channel. Phys. Rev. E, 88:012720.