We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.

Alan Turing

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• Klepstad J., Marcon L. (2024) A Clock and Wavefront Self-Organizing Model Recreates the Dynamics of Mouse Somitogenesis in-vivo and in-vitro. BioRxiv, In press in Development . PDF


Marcon L. (2023) Multicellular self-organization. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. . PDF


• Serrano J.M., Raspopovic J, Marcon L. (2021) From embryos to embryoids: How external signals and self-organization drive embryonic development. Stem Cell Reports . PDF

• Onimaru K., Marcon L.(2021) Systems Biology Approach to the Origin of the Tetrapod Limb, Chapter of Evolutionary Systems Biology pp 89-113. Springer . PDF

• Arujo SJ et al. (2021) Virtual meeting, real and sound science: report of the 17th Meeting of the Spanish Society for Developmental Biology (SEBD-2020) Virtual Meeting. 18th to 20th November 2020. Int. J. of Dev. Bio . PDF


• Almuedo-­Castillo M, Bläßle A, Mörsdorf D, Marcon L, Rogers K, Schier A, Müller P (2018). Scale­-invariant patterning by size­-dependent inhibition of Nodal signaling. Nat Cell Biol. 2018 Sep; 20(9) PDF

• Diego X, Marcon L, Müller P, Sharpe J (2018). Key features of Turing systems are determined purely by network topology. Phys. Rev. X 8 Jun. PDF


Marcon L, Diego X, Sharpe J, Müller P (2016). High-throughput mathematical analysis identifies Turing networks for patterning with equally diffusing signals. eLife Apr 8;5. PDF Supporting Material

• Onimaru K, Marcon L, Musy M, Tanaka M, Sharpe J (2016). The fin to limb transition as the re-organisation of a Turing pattern. Nat Commun. May 23;7:11582. PDF Supporting Material


• Uzkudun M, Marcon L, Sharpe J (2015). Data-driven modelling of a gene regulatory network for cell fate decisions in the growing limb bud. Mol Syst Biol. 11(7):815. PDF Supporting Material


Raspopovic J*, Marcon L*, Russo L, Sharpe J (2014). Digit patterning is controlled by a Bmp-Sox9-Wnt Turing network modulated by morphogen gradients. Science. 345(6196):566-70. PDF Supporting Material


Marcon L, Sharpe J (2012). Turing patterns in development: what about the horse part? Curr Opin Genet Dev. 22(6):578-84. PDF

• Sheth R*, Marcon L*, Bastida MF, Junco M, Quintana L, Dahn R, Kmita M, Sharpe J, Ros MA (2012). Hox genes regulate digit patterning by controlling the wavelength of a Turing-type mechanism. Science. 338(6113):1476-80. PDF Supporting Material


Marcon L, Arqués CG, Torres MS, Sharpe J (2011). A computational clonal analysis of the developing mouse limb bud. PLoS Comput Biol. 7(2):e1001071. PDF Supporting Material