Selected Preprints and Publications


Burgess J, Nirschl JJ, Zanellati MC, Cohen S, and Yeung S. Learning orientation-invariant representation enables accurate and robust morphologic profiling of cells and organelles. bioRxiv [link]

Zanellati MC and Cohen S. (2022). The endosome as engineer. Science 378(6625): 1173-1174. Perspective on Jang et al., 2022. [link]

Pantazis CB, A Yang, E Lara, JA McDonough, C Blauwendraat, L Peng…MC Zanellati, R Basundra, M Deshmukh, S Cohen…WC Skarnes, MR Cookson, ME Ward, and FT Merkle. (2022). A reference induced pluripotent stem cell line for large-scale collaborative studies. Cell Stem Cell 29(12): 1685-1702. [link]

Windham IA and Cohen S. (2022). Lipid droplets go through a (liquid crystalline) phase. Journal of Cell Biology 221(11): e202210008. Spotlight on Rogers et al., JCB. [link]

Miner GE, So SM, Edwards W, Herring LE, Coleman RA, Klett EL, and Cohen S. Perilipin 5 interacts with FATP4 at membrane contact sites to promote lipid droplet-to-mitochondria fatty acid transport. bioRxiv [link]


Joshi AS#, Ragusa JV, Prinz WA, and Cohen S#. (2021). Multiple C2 domain-containing transmembrane proteins promote lipid droplet biogenesis and growth at specialized ER subdomains. Molecular Biology of the Cell 32(12): 1147-1157. #Co-corresponding authors. [link].


Arribat Y, Grepper D, Lagarrigue S, Qi T, Cohen S, and Amati F. (2020). Spastin mutations impair coordination between lipid droplet dispersion and reticulum. PLOS Genetics 16(4): e1008665. [link].


Joshi AS# and Cohen S#. (2019). “Lipid droplet and peroxisome biogenesis: do they go hand-in-hand?” Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology. 7: 92. Review article. #Co-corresponding authors. [link].


Cohen S. (2018). Lipid droplets as organelles. International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology 337: 83-110. Review Article. [link]


Cohen S, Valm AM, and Lippincott-Schwartz J. (2018). Interacting organelles. Current Opinion in Cell Biology 53: 84-91. [link].

Cohen S*, Valm AM*, and Lippincott-Schwartz J.  Multispectral live-cell imaging. (2018). Current Protocols in Cell Biology 79(1): e46. *Co-first author. [link].

Valm AM*, Cohen S*, Legant WR, Melunis J, Hershberg U, Wait E, Cohen AR, Davidson MW, Betzig E, and Lippincott-Schwartz J. (2017). Applying systems-level spectral imaging and analysis to reveal the organelle interactome. Nature 546: 162-167. *Co-first author. [link]

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Using live-cell, 6-color confocal microscopy to characterize the organelle interactome

Rambold AS*, Cohen S*, and Lippincott-Schwartz J. (2015). Fatty acid trafficking in starved cells: regulation by lipid droplet lipolysis, autophagy, and mitochondrial fusion dynamics. Developmental Cell 32: 678-692. *Co-first author. [link]

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