Chandrasekaran, S., Danos, N., George, U., Han, J., Quon, G., Müller, R. Tsang, Y., Wolgemuth, C. (2019) The Axes of Life: A roadmap for understanding dynamic multiscale systems. Reintegrating Biology vision papers,

Tytell, E. D., Carr, J. A., Danos, N., Wagenbach, C., Sullivan, C. M., Kiemel, T., Cowan, N. J. and Ankarali, M. M. (2018). Body stiffness and damping depend sensitively on the timing of muscle activation in lampreys. Integrative and Comparative Biology 205, 379. doi: 10.1093/icb/icy042.


Ballester, A., Gould, F., Bond, L., Stricklen, B., Ohlemacher, J., Gross, A., DeLozier, K., Buddington, R., Buddington, K., Danos, N., et al. (2018). Maturation of the Coordination Between Respiration and Deglutition with and Without Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Lesion in an Animal Model. Dysphagia 1–9. doi: 10.1007/s00455-018-9881-z

Danos, N., Holt, N., Sawicki, G. and Azizi, E. (2016). Modeling age-related changes in muscle-tendon dynamics during cyclical contractions in the rat gastrocnemius. 121, Journal of Applied Physiology 1004–1012. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00396.2016

Holt, N., Danos, N., Roberts, T. and Azizi, E (2016). Stuck in gear: age-related loss of variable gearing in skeletal muscle. J. Exp. Biol. 219, 998–1003. doi:


Danos, N. and Azizi, E. (2015). Passive stiffness of hindlimb muscles in Anurans with distinct locomotor specializations. Zoology. 118(4):239-47. doi: 10.1016/j.zool.2015.02.003.

Azizi, E., Abbott, E., Larson, N. and Danos, N. (2014). Reduce torques and stick the landing: Limb posture during landing in toad. J. Exp. Biol. 217:3742-3747. doi:10.1242/jeb.108506

Danos, N. and Aguilar-Roca, N. (2014). Case studies in the use of graphical illustrations in science teaching. In Graphicacy and Culture: Refocusing on Visual learning, by Danos, X. Loughborough Design Press, UK.

Danos, N. and Lauder, G. (2012). Challenging zebrafish escape responses by increasing water viscosity. J Exp Biol 215:1854-1862 doi:10.1242/jeb.068957

Danos, N. (2012). Locomotor development under novel hydrodynamic conditions in zebrafish (Danio rerio). J. Exp. Zoology A . 317 (2):117 – 126. doi: 10.1002/jez.1002

Danos, N. and Ward, A. (2012). The origins and homology of intermuscular bones in fishes: phylogenetic or biomechanical determinants? Biol. J. Linnaean Soc. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.01893.x

Danos, N., & Staab, K. L. (2010). Can mechanical forces be responsible for novel bone development and evolution in fishes? Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 26(2), 156–161. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0426.2010.01396.x

Danos, N. and Lauder, G. V. (2007). The ontogeny of fin function during routine turns in zebrafish Danio rerio. J. Exp. Biol. 210, 3374-3386.doi: 10.1242/ jeb.007484. Inside JEB commentary by Blackburn (2007). Turning performance in growing zebrafish, vol. 210, pp. iii.

Danos, N., N. Fisch, et al. (2008). “The musculotendinous system of an anguilliform swimmer: Muscles, myosepta, dermis, and their interconnections in Anguilla rostrata.” J. Morph. 269(1): 29-44. doi: 10.1002/jmor.10570