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Age-dependency of the Propagation Rate of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Inside School Bubble Groups in Catalonia, Spain

Sergio Alonso, Enric Alvarez-Lacalle, Martí Català, Daniel López ,Iolanda Jordan, Juan José García-García, Antoni Soriano-Arandes, Uxue Lazcano, Pilar Sallés, Marta Masats, Julià Urrutia, Anna Gatell, Ramon Capdevila, Pere Soler-Palacin, Quique Bassat, and Clara Prats

The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 40(11), 955-961, 2021.

Monitoring and Analysis of COVID-19 Pandemic: The Need for an Empirical Approach 

Marti Catala, Miquel Marchena, David Conesa, Pablo Palacios, Tomas Urdiales Sergio AlonsoEnrique Álvarez-LacalleDaniel López, Pere-Joan Cardona, and Clara Prats

Front. Public Health 9, 806, 2021.

The ethical use of high-performance computing and artificial intelligence: fighting COVID-19 at Barcelona Supercomputing Center

Ulises Cortés, Atia Cortés, Dario Garcia-Gasulla, Raquel Pérez-Arnal, Sergio Álvarez-Napagao, Enric Àlvarez

AI and Ethics 1-16, 2021.

Comparative Analysis of Geolocation Information through Mobile-Devices under Different COVID-19 Mobility Restriction Patterns in Spain

Raquel Pérez-Arnal, David Conesa, Sergio Alvarez-Napagao, Toyotaro Suzumura, Martí Català, Enrique Alvarez-Lacalle, Dario Garcia-Gasulla

Risk Diagrams Based on Primary Care Electronic Medical Records and Linked Real-Time PCR Data to Monitor Local COVID-19 Outbreaks During the Summer 2020: A Prospective Study Including 7,671,862 People in Catalonia

Marti Catala, Ermengol Coma, Sergio Alonso, Enrique Álvarez-Lacalle, Silvia Cordomi, Daniel López, Francesc Fina, Manuel Medina-Peralta, Clara Prats and Daniel Prieto-Alhambra

Front. Public Health 9, 8902021.

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 infection among children in summer schools applying stringent control measures in Barcelona, Spain

Iolanda Jordan, Mariona Fernandez de Sevilla, Victoria Fumado, Quique Bassat, Elisenda Bonet-Carne, Claudia Fortuny, Aleix Garcia-Miquel, Cristina Jou, Cristina Adroher, María Melé Casas, Mònica Girona-Alarcon, María Hernández Garcia, Gemma Pons Tomas, Sara Ajanovic, Sara Arias, Núria Balanza, Bárbara Baro, Pere Millat-Martinez, MSc, Rosauro Varo, Sergio Alonso, Enric Álvarez-Lacalle, Daniel López, Joana Claverol, Marta Cubells, N, Pedro Brotons, Anna Codina, Daniel Cuadras, Patricia Bruijning-Verhagen, Saul Faust, Alasdair Munro, Carmen Muñoz-Almagro, Martí Català, Clara Prats, Juan José Garcia-Garcia, Eduard Gratacós

Clinical Infectious Diseases, ciab227, 2021.

Robust estimation of diagnostic rate and real incidence of COVID-19 for European policymakers

Martí Català, David Pino, Miquel Marchena, Pablo Palacios, Tomás Urdiales, Pere-Joan Cardona, Sergio Alonso, David López-Codina, Clara Prats, Enrique Alvarez-Lacalle

PLOS one, 16(1): e02437012021.

Conductance heterogeneities induced by multistability in the dynamics of coupled cardiac gap junctions

J. Bragard, A. Witt, D. Laroze, C. Hawks, J. Elorza, I.R. Cantalapiedra, A. Peñaranda, B. Echebarria

Chaos, 31, 073144, 2021.

Cardiac computational modelling

J.R. Bragard, O. Camara, B. Echebarria, L. Gerardo Giorda, E. Pueyo, J. Saiz, R. Sebastián, E. Soudah, M. Vázquez

Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), 74(1), 65-71, 2021.

Ca2+-CaM Dependent Inactivation of RyR2 Underlies Ca2+ Alternans in Intact Heart

Jinhong Wei, Jinjing Yao, Darrell Belke, Wenting Guo, Xiaowei Zhong, Bo Sun, Ruiwu Wang, John Paul Estillore, Alexander Vallmitjana, Raul Benitez, Leif Hove-Madsen, Enrique Alvarez-Lacalle, Blas Echebarria, SR Wayne Chen

Circulation Research, 128(4), e63-e83, 2021.



Empiric model for short-time prediction of COVID-19 spreading  

M. Catala, S. Alonso, E. Alvarez Lacalle, D. Lopez, P-J. Cardona, C. Prats

PLOS Computational Biology, 16(12): e1008431, 2020.

A reaction-diffusion model to understand granulomas formation inside secondary lobule during tuberculosis infection

Martí Català, Clara Prats, Daniel López, Pere-Joan Cardona, Sergio Alonso

PLOS one, 15(9): e0239289, 2020.

Modeling cell crawling strategies with a bistable model: From amoeboid to fan-shaped cell motion

Eduardo Moreno, Sven Flemming, Francesc Font, Matthias Holschneider, Carsten Beta, Sergio Alonso

Physica D, 412, 132591, 2020.

Buffering and total calcium levels determine the presence of oscillatory regimes in cardiac cells

Miquel Marchena, Blas Echebarria, Yohanes Shiferaw, Enric Alvarez-Lacalle

PLOS Computational Biology, 16(9), e1007728, 2020.

Two-variable nullcline analysis of ionic general equilibrium predicts calcium homeostasis in ventricular myocytes

David Conesa, Blas Echebarria, Angelina Peñaranda, Inma.R. Cantalapiedra, Yohanes Shiferaw, Enric Alvarez-Lacalle

PLOS Computational Biology 16 (6), e1007572, 2020.

Archaeomagnetic study of a limekiln in the Les Ferreres Roman aqueduct, World Heritage Site of Tarraco

Lluís Casas, Carlota Auguet, Núria Guasch-Ferré, Miriam Gómez-Paccard, José Luís Prada, Àfrica Pitarch Martí, Marta Badia, Jorge Sanjurjo-Sánchez, Moisés Díaz , and Joan Menchon

Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 12; 212, 2020.

Modelling the dynamics of tuberculosis lesions in a virtual lung: Role of the bronchial tree in endogenous reinfection

Martí Català, Jordi Bechini, Montserrat Tenesa, Ricardo Pérez, Mariano Moya, Cristina Vilaplana, Joaquim Valls, Sergio Alonso, Daniel López, Pere-Joan Cardona, Clara Prats
PLoS Computational Biololgy 16(5): e1007772, 2020.

Sven Flemming, Francesc Font, Sergio Alonso, Carsten Beta
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117 (12), 6330-6338, 2020.

The effect of a prototype hydromulch on soil water evaporation under controlled laboratory conditions

Antoni M.C. Verdú, M. Teresa Mas, Ramon Josa, Marta Ginovart

Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics68,.(4), pp.404-410, 2020.

In-situ approach for thermal energy storage and thermoelectricity generation on the Moon: Modelling and simulation

Patrick Fleith, Aidan Cowley, Alberto Canals Pou, Aaron Valle Lozano, Rebecca Frank, Pablo López Córdoba and Ricard González-Cinca
Planetary and Space Science, 181, 104789, 2020.

Cording Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacilli Have a Key Role in the Progression towards Active Tuberculosis, Which is Stopped by Previous Immune Response

Lilibeth Arias, Paula Cardona, Martí Català, Víctor Campo-Pérez, Clara Prats, Cristina Vilaplana, Esther Julián, Pere-Joan Cardona
Microorganisms 8 (2), 228, 2020.



C. Hawks, J. Elorza, A. Witt, D. Laroze, I. Rodriguez Cantalapiedra, A. Peñaranda, B. Echebarria, and J. Bragard. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 29, 1930021, 2019

Gustavo Montes Novaes, Joventino Oliveira Campos, Enrique Alvarez-Lacalle, Sergio Alonso, Bernardo Martins Rocha, and Rodrigo Weber dos Santos
Lecture Notes in Computer Science book Series, 11538, 116-129, 2019.

Unstable state decay in non-Markovian heat baths and weak signals detection

J.I.Jiménez-Aquino, N.Sánchez-Salas, L.Ramírez-Piscina and M.Romero-Bastida
Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 529, 121493, 2019.

Electrophysiological Effects of Small Conductance Ca2+ Activated K+ Channels in Atrial Myocytes

Angelina Peñaranda, Inma R. Cantalapiedra, Enrique Alvarez-Lacalle, and Blas Echebarria
Biological Systems: Nonlinear Dynamics Approach, SEMA SIMAI Springer Series book series 20, 19-37, 2019.

Stochastic coupled map model of subcellular calcium cycling in cardiac cells

Luis Romero, Enric Alvarez-Lacalle, and Yohannes Shiferaw
Chaos 29, 023125, 2019.



Bubble Dynamics in Turbulent Duct Flows: Lattice-Boltzmann Simulations and Drop Tower Experiments

Pau Bitlloch, Xavier Ruiz, Laureano Ramírez-Piscina, Jaume Casademunt

Microgravity Science and Technology 30, 525–534, 2018.

Computational model of calcium signaling in cardiac atrial cells at the submicron scale

Miquel Marchena, and Blas Echebarria

Frontiers in Physiology 9, 1760, 2018.

Can systems immunology lead tuberculosis eradication?

Pere-Joan Cardona, Martí Català, Marta Arch, Lilibeth Arias, Sergio Alonso, Paula Cardona, Daniel López, Cristina Vilaplana, and Clara Prats

Current Opinion in Systems Biology, 12, 2018, 53-60, 2018

Ectopic beats arise from micro-reentries near infarct regions in simulations of a patient-specific heart model

Rafael Sachetto, Sergio Alonso, Fernando Otaviano Campos, Bernardo Martins Rocha, João Filipe Fernandes, Titus Kuehne and and Rodrigo Weber dos Santos

Scientific Reports 8,16392, 2018.

Modeling random crawling, membrane deformation and intracellular polarity of motile amoeboid cells

Sergio Alonso, Maike Stange and Carsten Beta

PLoS ONE 13, e0201977, 2018.

Development of a Computational Model of Abscess Formation

Alexandre B. Pigozzo, Dominique Missiakas, Sergio Alonso, Rodrigo Weber dos Santos, and Marcelo Lobosco

Frontiers in Microbiology 9, 1355, 2018.

Killing Many Birds With Two Stones: Hypoxia and Fibrosis Can Generate Ectopic Beats in a Human Ventricular Model

Rafael Sachetto, Sergio Alonso, and Rodrigo Weber dos Santos

Frontiers in Physiology 9, 764, 2018.

Using archaeomagnetism to improve the dating of three sites in Catalonia (NE Spain)

Lluís Casas, Carlota Auguet, Gerard Cantoni, Jordi López Vilar, Núria Guasch, Marta Prevosti

Journal of Cultural Heritage 31, 152-161, 2018.

Periodic spiking by a pair of ionic channels

L.Ramírez-Piscina and J.M.Sancho

Physica A 505, 345-354, 2018

Discretization-dependent model for weakly connected excitable media

Pedro André Arroyo, Sergio Alonso, and Rodrigo Weber dos Santos

Phys. Rev. E 97, 032214, 2018

Generation and control of monodisperse bubble suspensions in microgravity
Pau Bitlloch, Xavier Ruiz, Laureano Ramírez-Piscina, Jaume Casademunt

Aerospace Science and Technology 77, 344–352, 2018.

Physical properties of voltage gated pores

Laureano Ramírez-Piscina, José M. Sancho
Eur. Phys. J. B 91, 10, 2018.