Julien Berro

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Computational Biology and Bioinformatics | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology

Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Endocytosis; Cytoskeleton; Cell Biology; Quantitative Microsocopy; Mathematical Modeling  more...


  • AS, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, 2000
  • M.Sc., École Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées (ENSIMAG/INP-Grenoble, France), 2003
  • Ph.D., Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Berro J, Sirotkin V, Pollard TD. Mathematical Modeling of Endocytic Actin Patch Kinetics in Fission Yeast: Disassembly Requires Release of Actin Filament Fragments. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2010 Aug 15; 21 (16):2905-15.
  • Sirotkin V, Berro J, Macmillan K, Zhao L, Pollard TD. Quantitative Analysis of the Mechanism of Endocytic Actin Patch Assembly and Disassembly in Fission Yeast. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2010 Aug 15; 21 (16):2894-904.
  • Pollard TD, Berro J. [Review] Mathematical models and simulations of cellular processes based on actin filaments. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2009 Feb 27;284(9):5433-7



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