Laboratoire de Physique Théorique de la Matière Condensée


Curriculum Vitae







CNRS Physique 

MITI (Mission pour les initiatives transverses et interdisciplinaires du CNRS) 

ISC-PIF (Institut des Systèmes Complexes de Paris-Ile-de-France

Département MathNum (INRAE)

Métaprogramme DigitBio (INRAE)

IGMM (Institut de Génétique Moléculaire de Montpellier)

Le Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains (Tourcoing)

Human Genomics




 Renormalization Methods (Wiley 1998). Version française: Eyrolles 1995

Chaos and Coarse-graining in Statistical Mechanics (Cambridge University Press 2008) avec P. Castiglione, M. Falcioni et A. Vulpiani. Version française: Belin 2008

Scale Invariance (Springer 2011) avec M. Laguës. Version française: Belin 2003 & 2008

From Newton to Mandelbrot. A primer in theoretical physics (Springer 2017, avec D. Stauffer et H.E. Stanley)

Kolmogorov’s heritage in mathematics (Springer 2007) avec E. Charpentier et N. Nikolski. Version française: Belin 2004

The scientific legacy of Poincaré (AMS publications 2010) avec E. Charpentier et E. Ghys. Version française: Belin 2006

Morphogenesis (Springer 2011) avec P. Bourgine. Version française: Belin 2006

Les déchiffreurs, avec J.F. Dars et A. Papillault (Belin, 2008), traduit en anglais, japonais, chinois et coréen

Collection Echelles (Belin)

Lecture Notes in Morphogenesis (Springer)




D. Rumiantsau, A. Lesne, M.T. Hütt
Predictability of gene expression patterns from spectral properties of stylized transcriptional regulatory networks
Physical Review E 108:014402 (2023). hal-04153093  
B.G. Miao, M.X. Liu, B. Wang, Y.Q. Peng, A. Lesne, F. Kjellberg, K.C. Jandér
Active pollination of in a functionally dioecious Ficus species: An interplay between pollinator behaviour and floral morphology
Flora  302:152274 (2023) hal-04182812
K. P. Jablonski, L. Carron, J.  Mozziconacci, T Forné, M. T. Hütt, A. Lesne,
Contribution of 3D genome topological domains to the genetic risk of cancers 
Human Genomics 16 : 2 (2022).    hal-03525806
M. T. Hütt, D. Armbruster, A. Lesne
Predictable topological sensitivity of Turing patterns on graphs
Physical Review E 105: 014304 (2022). hal-03557705
S. Calvet, S. Sallis, N. Saksouk, C. Rebouissou, A. Lesne, F. Cammas, T. Forné.
 Endogenous retroviral sequences behave as putative enhancers controlling gene expression through HP1-regulated long-range chromatin interactions
Cells 11: 2392 (2022)    hal-03746539
L. Carron, J.B. Morlot, A. Lesne, J. Mozziconacci
The 3D organization of chromatin colors in mammalian nuclei. 
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 2301, pp. 317-336, 2022. hal-03172656
A. Lesne
Formes vivantes : du minéral à l’animé, de l’animé au minéral.
Arts et Sciences, vol. 5, numéro spécial, pp. 109-115 (2021)  hal-03833262
C. Azouzi, M. Jaafar, C. Dez, R. Abou Merhi, A. Lesne, A. Henras and O. Gadal
Coupling between production of ribosomal RNA and maturation: just at the beginning
Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences 8: 778778 (2021)    hal-03380240
E. Cakir, A. Lesne, M. T. Hütt
 The economy of chromosomal distances in bacterial gene regulation
npj Systems Biology and Applications 7:49 (2021)   hal-03411512
P. Nyczka, M.T. Hütt, A. Lesne
Inferring pattern generators on networks
Physica A 566, 125631(2021)    hal-03081091 
J. Medrano, A. Kheddar, A. Lesne, S. Ramdani
Radius selection using kernel density estimation for the computation of nonlinear measures
Chaos 31, 083131(2021)  hal-03330932
S. Ramdani, A. Boyer, S. Caron, F. Bonnetblanc, F. Bouchara, H. Dufau, A. Lesne
Parametric recurrence quantification analysis of autoregressive processes for pattern recognition in multichannel EEG signals
Pattern Recognition 109, 107572 (2021) doi: 10.1016/j.patcog.2020.107572hal-02921847
M.T. Hütt, A. Lesne
Volume 281 ‘Discrete and continuous models in the theory of networks’, éds F. Atay, P. Kurasdov, D. Mugnolo,
Operator Theory: Advances and Applications 281, 179-198 (2020) hal-02308932, v1
F. Kjellberg, A. Lesne
Ficus carica and its pollination
Diaporama (2020) version anglaise : hal-02516888
Version française : hal-02516842 v1
Version chinoise (avec Xiaoxia Deng) : hal-02532564
M.T. Hütt, A. Lesne
In Systems Medicine: Integrative, Qualitative and Computational Approaches, coordonné par O. Wolkenhauer, Reference Modules in Biomedical Sciences, Elsevier, Amsterdam (2020). hal-02313633
A. Lesne, M.O. Baudement, C. Rebouissou, T. Forné
Genes 10, 1049 (2019). doi : 10.3990/genes10121049. hal-02422755
J. Mozziconacci, M. Merle, A. Lesne
Journal of Molecular Biology 432, 712-23 (2019) hal-02357466  PMID:31689434 doi:10.1016/j.jmb.2019.10.017    
L. Carron, V. Matthys, J.B. Morlot, A. Lesne, J. Mozziconacci
Bioinformatics 35, 2724-2729 (2019)  hal-02349503     bioRxiv : 471607 
A. Lesne et J. Mozziconacci, 
pp. 107- 112 dans les actes du colloque Le Rêve de Formes. Arts, Sciences ... et Cie, coordonné par A. Fleischer et A. Prochiantz, Le Seuil, collection Le genre humain (2019). hal-02308929
M.O. Baudement, A. Cournac, F. Court, M. Sevenol, H. Parrinello, C. Reynes, R. Sabatier, T. Bouschet, 
Z. Yi, S. Sallis, M. Tancelin, C. Rebouissou, G. Cathala, A. Lesne, J. Mozziconacci, L. Journot, T. Forné
High-salt Recovered Sequences are associated with the active chromosomal compartment and with large ribonucleoproteic complexes including nuclear bodies
Genome Research (2018) mis en ligne le 4 oct. 2018,  doi 10.1101/gr.237073.118. Preprint
Mentionné dans les actualités de l'INSB du CNRS
V.F. Scolari, G. Mercy, R. Koszul, A. Lesne, J. Mozziconacci
Kinetic signature of cooperativity in the irreversible collapse of a polymer
Physical Review Letters, 121, 057801 (2018)
A. Taudière, J.M. Bellanger, C. Carcaillet, L. Hugot, F. Kjellberg, A. Lecanda, A. Lesne, P.A. Moreau, K. Scharmann, S. Leidel, F. Richard
Diversity of foliar endophytic ascomycetes in the endemic Corsican pine forests
Fungal Ecology 36, 128-140 (2018)
S. Ramdani, F. Bouchara, A. Lesne
Probabilistic analysis of recurrence plots generated by fractional Gaussian noise
Chaos 28, 085721 (2018)
A. Lesne, J.M. Victor, E. Bertrand, E. Basyuk, M. Barbi
pp. 215-232 in Molecular Motors, Methods in Molecular Biology volume 1805, Humana Press, NY (2018)hal-02343520
M. Barbi, A. Lesne, J. Mozziconacci, J.M. Victor, 
pp. 10-15 in Reflets de la Physique numéro 56 (2018)
K.P. Jablonski, C. Fretter, L. Carron, T. Forné, M.T. Hütt, A. Lesne (2017)
Genome supranucleosomal organization and genetic susceptibility to diseases
AIP Conference Proceedings, 1882, 020027
C. Fretter, A. Lesne, C. C. Hilgetag and M.T. Hütt (2017)
Topological determinants of self-sustained activity in a simple model of excitable dynamics on graphs, 
K. Tantale, F. Müller, A. Kozulic-Pirher, A. Lesne, J.M. Victor, M.C. Robert, S. Capozi, R. Cheiab, V. Bäcker, J. Mateos-Langerak, X. Dazacq, C. Zimmer, E. Basyuk, E. Bertrand (2016) 
A real time, single molecule view of transcription reveals convoys of RNA polymerases and multiscale bursting 
O.B. Naimark, A.S. Nikitiuk, M.O. Baudement, T. Forné, M. Barbi, A. Lesne 
Physics of cancer : the role of chromosome conformation and epigenetics in cancer progression multiscale insights on cancer progression, 
AIP Conference Proceedings 1760, 020051 (2016).
J.M. Victor, G. Debret, A. Lesne, L. Pascoe, P. Carrivain, G. Wainrib, J.P. Hugot
Network modeling of Crohn’s disease incidence, 
S. Ramdani, F. Bouchara, J. Lagarde, A. Lesne, 
Recurrence plots of discrete Gaussian stochastic processes
Physica D 330, 17--31 (2016)
J.B. Morlot, J. Mozziconacci, A. Lesne
Network concepst for analyzing 3D genome structure from chromosomal maps
European Journal of Physics, Nonlinear Biomedical Physics 4, 2 (2016) 
R. Cortini, M. Barbi, B. Caré, C. Lavelle, A. Lesne, J. Mozziconacci, J.M. Victor 
The physics of epigenetics
Reviews of Modern Physics 88, 025002 (2016) 
L. Bodgi, A. Canet, L. Pujo-Menjouet, A. Lesne, J.M. Victor, N. Foray
Mathematical models of radiation action on living cells: from the target theory to the modern approaches.
An historical and critical review.
Journal of Theoretical  Biology 394, 93-101 (2016) 
C. Nkono, O. Féménias, A. Lesne,  J.C. Mercier, F.Y.  Ngounouno, D. Demaiffe 
Relationship between the fractal dimension of the orthopyroxene and the temperature in mantle xenoliths
Geological Journal,  51, 748-759  (2016)
A. Taudière, F. Munoz, A. Lesne, A.C. Monnet, J.M. Bellanger, M.A. Seloss, P.A. Moreau, F. Richard
Beyond ectomycorrhizal bipartite networks: projected networks demonstrate contrasted patterns between early- and late- successional plants in Corsica
Frontiers in Plant Science 6, 881 (2015)  
V. Ea, M.O. Baudement, A. Lesne, T. Forné
Contribution of topological domains and loop formation to 3D chromatin organization
Genes 6, 734-750  (2015)
V. Ea, T. Sexton, T. Gostan, L. Herviou, M.O. Baudement, Y. Zhang, S. Berlivet, M.N. LeLay-Taha, G. Cathala, A. Lesne, J.M. Victor, Y. Fan, G. Cavalli, T. Forné
Distinct polymer physics on principles govern chromatin dynamics within mouse and drosophila topological domains
BMC Genomics 16, 607  (2015) 
G. Deffuant, A. Banos, D. Chavalarias,  C. Bertelle, N. Brodu, P. Jensen, A. Lesne, J.P. Muller, E. Perrier, F. Varenne 
Visions de la complexité: Le démon de Laplace dans tous ses états
Natures, Sciences, Sociétés 23,  42-53 (2015) 
A. Lesne, N. Foray, G. Cathala, T. Forné, J.M. Victor
Chromatin fiber allostery and the epigenetic code
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 27, 064114 (2015)
G.C. Garcia, A. Lesne, C.C. Hilgetag, M.T. Hütt
Role of long cycles in excitable dynamics on graphs
Physical Review E 90, 052805  (2014)
A. Lesne, J. Riposo, P. Roger, A. Cournac, J. Mozziconacci 
3D genome reconstruction from chromosomal contacts,
Voir aussi l'actualité de l'INP
G. Huth, A. Lesne, F. Munoz, E. Pitard 
Correlated percolation models of structured habitat in ecology
Physica A 416, 290-308 (2014)
B.R. Caré, P. Carrivain, T. Forné, J.M. Victor et A. Lesne
Finite- size conformational transitions : an unifying concept underlying chromosome dynamics,
Communications in Theoretical Physics 62, 607-616 (2014)
A. Lesne
Shannon entropy: at the crossroads between probability, information theory, dynamical systems and statistical physics
Mathematical Structures in Computer Science 24, e240311 (2014)

L. Bodgi, A. Granzotto, C. Devic, G. Vogin, M. Maalouf, G. Fares, J.F. Bottolier-Depois, J.M. Victor, A. Lesne & N. Foray,
A single formula of protein relocalization as nuclear foci: Towards a mathematical definition of individual radiosensitivity
Journal of Theoretical Biology 333, 135-145 (2013)
C. Nkono, O. Féménias, A.Lesne, J.C. Mercier & D. Demaiffe 
Fractal analysis of lineaments in Equatorial Africa: insights on litospheric structure
Open Journal of Geology 3, 157-168 (2013)
C. Deygout, A. Lesne, F. Campillo & A. Rapaport
Homogenized model linking microscopic and macroscopic dynamics of a biofilm:
application to growth in a plug flow reactor
Ecological Modelling 250, 15-24 (2013)

A. Lesne
Multiscale analysis of biological functions
Acta Biotheoretica 61, 3-19 (2013)
N. Tchitchek, J.F. Golib Dzib, B. Targat, A. Benecke & A. Lesne
CDS : A fold-change-based statistical test for concomitant identification 
of distinctness and similarity in gene expression analysis
Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics 10, 127-135 (2012)          link to GPB
P. Carrivain, A. Cournac, C. Lavelle, A. Lesne, J. Mozziconacci, F. Paillusson, L. Signon, J.M. Victor & M. Barbi,
Electrostatics of DNA compaction in viruses, bacteria and eukaryotes : 
functional insights and evolutionary perspective
Soft Matter 8, 9285-9301 (2012)          link to Soft Matter
A. Lesne
Robust modeling in natural sciences
Annals of ISUP 56, 109-118 (2012)
N. Sonnenschein, J.F. Golib Dzib, A. Lesne, S. Boukroun, M.C. Zennaro, A. Benecke & M.T. Hütt.
Network perspective on metabolic inconsistency
BMC Systems Biology 6, 41 (2012)
A. Cartier-Michaud, M. Malo, C. Charriere-Bertrand, G. Gadea, C. Anguille, A. Supiramaniam,
A. Lesne, F. Delaplace, G. Hutzler, P. Roux, D.A. Lawrence & G. Barlovatz-Meimon
Matrix-bound PAI-1 supports membrane blebbing via RhoA-Rock1 signaling
PLoS One 7, e32204 (2012) 
G.C. Garcia, A. Lesne, M.T. Hütt & C.C. Hilgetag
Building blocks of self- sustained activity in a simple deterministic model of excitable neural networks
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 6, 50 (2012)                

C. Bécavin, J.M. Victor & A. Lesne
The condensed chromatin fiber : 
an allosteric chemo-mechanical machine for signal transduction and genome processing
Physical Biology 9, 013001 (2012)
M.T. Hütt, M.K. Jain, C.C. Hilgetag & A. Lesne
Stochastic resonance in discrete excitable dynamics on graphs
Chaos, Solitons and Fractals 45, 611-618 (2012)

G. Debret, C. Jung, J.P. Hugot, L. Pascoe, J.M. Victor & A. Lesne
Genetic susceptibility to a complex disease: The key role of functional redundancy
History and Philosophy of Life Sciences (special issue on: Causation and Disease in the post-genomic era) 33, 497-515 (2011)

J.L. Blanc, L. Pezard & A. Lesne
Mutual information rate of a pair of symbolic sequences
Physical Review E 84, 036214 (2011)
C. Bécavin, N. Tchitchek, C. Mintsa-Eya, A. Lesne & A. Benecke
Improving the efficiency of Multidimensional Scaling in the analysis 
of high-dimensional data using Singular Value Decomposition
Bioinformatics 27, 1413-1421 (2011)
P. Yordanov, S.Tyanova, M.T. Hütt. & A. Lesne
Asymmetric transitions and time-scale separation in interlinked positive feedback loops 
International Journal of Chaos and Bifurcation 21, 1895-1905 (2011)
M. Malo, G. Hutzler, F. Delaplace, G. Barlovatz-Meimon & A. Lesne
When a collective outcome triggers a rare individual event : a mode of metastatic process in a cell population
Mathematical Population Studies 17, 136-165 (2010)
Erwin Schrödinger Institute preprint 2286
P. Faure & A. Lesne.
Recurrence plots for symbolic sequences
International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 20, 1731-1749 (2010)                                                          

C. Bécavin, M. Barbi, J.M. Victor & A. Lesne
Transcription within condensed chromatin : Steric hindrance facilitates elongation
Biophysical Journal 98, 824-833 (2010)

M.T. Hütt & A. Lesne.
Interplay between topology and dynamics in excitation patterns on hierarchical graphs
Frontiers in Neuroinformatics 3, 28 (2010)
A. Lesne
Biologie des systèmes : l’organisation multiéchelle des systèmes vivants 
Médecine Sciences 25, 585-587 (2009)
A. Lesne, J.L. Blanc & L. Pezard
Entropy estimation of very short symbolic sequences
Physical Review E 79, 046208 (2009)
A. Lesne
Complexité du vivant, sélection naturelle et évolution
Natures, Sciences, Sociétés 16, 150-153 (2008)
A. Lesne
À propos du texte Complexité du vivant, sélection naturelle et évolution
Natures, Sciences, Sociétés 17, 55-56 (2009)

A. Lesne & A. Benecke
Feature context-dependency and complexity reduction in probability landscapes for integrative genomics
Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 5, 21 (2008)
A. Lesne & A. Benecke
Probability landscapes for integrative genomics
Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 5, 9 (2008)
J.L. Blanc, N. Schmidt, L. Bonnier, L. Pezard & A. Lesne
Quantifying neural correlations using Lempel-Ziv complexity
pp. 40-43 in Proceedings of the Second french conference on Computational Neuroscience (Neurocomp’08)
edited by L.U. Perrinet et E. Daucé, ISBN 978-2-9532965-0-1 (2008)
N. Maubourguet, A. Lesne, J.P. Changeux, U. Maskos & P. Faure
Behavioral sequence analysis reveals a novel role for β 2∗ nicotinic receptors in exploration
PLoS Computational Biology 4, e1000229 (2008)

A. Lesne
Robustness : confronting lessons from physics and biology
Biological Reviews 83, 509-532 (2008)

K. Doba, J.L. Nandrino, A. Lesne, C. Humez & L. Pezard
Organization of the narrative components in the autobiographical speech of anorexic
patients : A statistical and non-linear dynamical analysis
New Ideas in Psychology 26, 295-308 (2008)

L. Pezard & A. Lesne
Cellular automata approach of transmembrane ionic currents
Journal of Integrative Neuroscience 7, 271-286 (2008)

H. Krivine, A. Lesne & J. Treiner
Discrete-time and continuous-time modeling: some bridges and gaps
Mathematical Structures in Computer Sciences 17, 261-276 (2007)         link to MSCS
A. Lesne.
Discrete vs continuous controversy in physics
Mathematical Structures in Computer Sciences 17, 185-223 (2007)        link to MSCS

K. Doba, L. Pezard, A. Lesne, V. Christophe & J.L. Nandrino
Dynamics of emotional expression in autobiographical speech of patients with anorexia nervosa
Psychological Reports 101, 237-249 (2007)
A. Lesne.
Complex networks: from graph theory to biology                                                                            
Letters in Mathematical Physics 78, 235-262 (2006)

A.R. Carvunis, M. Latapy, A. Lesne, C. Magnien & L. Pezard
Dynamics of three-state excitable units on random vs power-law networks
Physica A 367, 595-612 (2006)

J. Mozziconacci, C. Lavelle, M. Barbi, A. Lesne & J.M. Victor.
A physical model for the condensation and decondensation of eukaryotic chromosomes
FEBS Letters 580, 368-372 (2006)
A. Lesne & J.M. Victor.
Chromatin fiber functional organization: some plausible models
EPJE 19, 279-290, Focus Point on Structure and Dynamics of DNA (2006)
see also the commentary of this paper by H. Schiessel, same issue (p. 291-292)

A. Lesne.
The chromatin regulatory code: beyond an histone code
EPJE 19, 375-377, Focus Point on Structure and Dynamics of DNA (2006)

G.G. Cabal, S. Rodriguez-Navarro, A. Genevesio, J.C. Olivo-Marin, C. Zimmer,
O. Gadal, F. Feuerbach-Fournier, A. Lesne, H. Buc, E.C. Hurt & Ulf Nehrbass
Molecular analysis of SAGA mediated nuclear pore gene gating activation in yeast
Nature 441, 770-773 (2006)
Supplementary material
voir le commentaire dans le Journal du CNRS, octobre 2006, p. 12

J.L.Nandrino, L. Pezard, K. Doba, A. Lesne & V. Christophe
Autobiographical memory deficit in anorexia nervosa: emotion regulation and effect of illness duration
Journal of Psychosomatic Research 61, 537-543 (2006)

A. Lesne
Chaos in biology
Biology Forum 99, 413-428 (2006)

C. Petit, F. Pietri-Rouxel, A. Lesne,T. Leste-Lasserre, D. Mathez, R.K. Naviaux, P. Sonigo, F. Bouillaud & J. Leibowitch
Oxygen consumption by cultured human cells is impaired under mitochondrial DNA depletive NRTI cocktail
Mitochondrion 5, 154-161 (2005)

C. Gruber & A. Lesne.
Hamiltonian model of heat conductivity and Fourier law
Physica A 351, 358-372 (2005)
J.P. Aubin & A. Lesne
Constructing and exploring wells of energy landscapes                          
J. Math. Phys. 46, 1-16 (2005)

A. Lesne
Terms from statistical physics and dynamical systems of relevance for complex systems science
Cybergeo, No 316, July 7th 2005
European Journal of Geography, ISSN 1278--3366
(longer preliminary version)

C. Gruber, S. Pache & A. Lesne
On the Second Law of thermodynamics and the piston problem
J. Stat. Phys. 117, 739-772 (2004)

H. Krivine & A. Lesne.
Mathematical puzzle in the analysis of a low-pitched filter
Am. J. Phys. 71, 31-33 (2003)

C. Gruber, S. Pache & A. Lesne.
Two-time-scale relaxation towards thermal equilibrium of the enigmatic piston
J. Stat. Phys. 112, 1199-1228 (2003)

C. Gruber, S. Pache & A. Lesne.
Deterministic motion of the controversial piston in the thermodynamic limit
J. Stat. Phys. 108, 669-701 (2002)

J.M. Victor, E. Ben-Haïm & A. Lesne
Intercalation and buckling instability of DNA linker within locked chromatin fiber
Phys. Rev. E 66, 060901 (2002)

E. Ben-Haïm, A. Lesne & J.M. Victor.
Adaptive elastic properties of chromatin fiber
Physica A 314, 592-599 (2002)

E. Ben-Haïm, A. Lesne & J.M. Victor
Chromatin: a tunable spring at work inside chromosomes
Phys. Rev. E 64, 051921 (2001)

P. Sotta, A. Lesne & J.M. Victor
The coil-globule transition for a polymer chain confined in a tube: a Monte Carlo simulation
J. Chem. Phys. 113, 6966-6973 (2000)
P. Sotta, A. Lesne & J.M. Victor
Monte Carlo simulation of a grafted polymer chain confined in a tube
J. Chem. Phys. 112, 1565-1573 (2000)

J.B. Imbert, A. Lesne & J.M. Victor
On the distribution of the order parameter of the coil-globule transition
Phys. Rev.E 56, 5630-5647 (1999)

B. Gaveau, A. Lesne & L.S. Schulman
Spectral signatures of hierarchical relaxation
Phys. Lett. A 258, 222-228 (1999)

A. Lemarchand, A. Lesne & M. Mareschal
Langevin approach to a chemical wave-front: selection of the propagation velocity by internal noise
Phys. Rev. E 51, 4457-4465 (1995)
A. Lemarchand, A. Lesne, A. Perera, M. Moreau & M. Mareschal
Chemical wave front in two dimensions
Phys. Rev. E 48, 1568-1571 (1993)

P. Collet & A. Lesne
Renormalization group analysis of some dynamical systems with noise
J. Stat. Phys. 57, 967-992 (1989)

F. Argoul, A. Arneodo, P. Collet & A. Lesne
Transitions to chaos in the presence of an external periodic field: cross-over effect in the measure of critical exponents
Europhys. Lett. 3, 643-651 (1987)

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Codirection de la collection Échelles (Belin) avec Michel Laguës

Responsable éditoriale aux Éditions Cassini
site des Editions Cassini


A. Lesne (éd.) Cell Population Dynamics in Cancer Progression 
special issue of Mathematical Population Studies, volume 17, issue 3 (2010)
link to the issue on the publisher site
editorial of the special issue

P. Castiglione, M. Falcioni, A. Lesne, A. Vulpiani.
Chaos and coarse-graining in statistical mechanics
Cambridge University Press (2008)
book presentation
French version: Chaos et approches multiéchelles en physique statistique
Collection Échelles, Belin (2008)
présentation du livre

J.F. Dars A. Lesne, A. Papillault (éditeurs)
Les Déchiffreurs. Voyage en mathématiques
Belin (2008).
présentation du livre
English version: The unravelers. Mathematical snapshots
A.K. Peters (2008)
book presentation
Japanese version: Springer Japan (2008)
Chinese version: Higher Education Press (2010)
Corean version: Kungree (2014)


A. Lesne, P. Bourgine (éditeurs)
Morphogenèse. L'origine des formes
Collection Échelles, Belin, Paris (2006)
présentation du livre
English version Morphogenesis
Springer (2011)
book presentation
a sample can be read online here

E. Charpentier, E. Ghys, A. Lesne (éditeurs)
L'héritage scientifique d'Henri Poincaré
Collection Échelles, Belin, Paris (2006)
présentation du livre
English version: The scientific legacy of Henri Poincaré
AMS Publications (2010)
book presentation


E. Charpentier, A. Lesne, N. Nikolski (éditeurs).
L'héritage de A.N. Kolmogorov en mathématiques
Collection Échelles, Belin, Paris (2004) ISBN 2-7011-3669-5
présentation du livre
English version: The legacy of A.N. Kolmogorov in mathematics
Springer (2007)
a sample can be read online here
book presentation (hardcover)
book presentation (softcover) 


M. Laguës, A. Lesne
Invariances d'échelle. Des changements d'état à la turbulence
Collection Échelles, Belin, Paris (2003) ISBN 2-7011-3175-8
Seconde édition: 2008
présentation du livre
English version: Scale Invariance
Springer 2011
book presentation

D. Stauffer, H.E. Stanley, A. Lesne
Cours de Physique. De Newton à Mandelbrot
Springer, Paris (1999). ISBN 2-287-59674-7
table des matières
English version: From Newton to Mandelbrot. A Primer in Theoretical Physics.
Springer 2017
A. Lesne
Méthodes de Renormalisation
Eyrolles, Paris (1995). ISBN 2-212-05830-6
table des matières
English version: Renormalization Methods
Wiley, Chichester (1998). ISBN 0-471-96689-4
book presentation

La construction du vivant. Gènes, embryons et évolution
J. Maynard Smith
Editions Cassini, Paris (2001) ISBN --84225-041-9

site des Editions Cassini 



H. Berrada et A. Lesne
Des formes mouvantes, des formes éternelles/Forms far from equilibrium
PALAIS n°25, pp. 146–158, Le Rêve des Formes / The Dream of Forms, June 2017
A. Lesne
Andrei Kolmogorov, De la complexité
Comprendre les mathématiques, les textes fondamentaux, pp. 72–73, Le Point Références, Février-Mars 2017
A. Lesne
Time variable and time scales in natural systems and their modeling
in The Nature of Time, The Time of Nature, pp. 63–74, edited by C. Bouton and P. Huneman
Boston Series, Springer, New York
P. Carrivain, J.M. Victor , A. Lesne
Modéliser et simuler les chromosomes: propriétés physiques et fonctions biologiques
in Modéliser et simuler,  pp. 561-580, Tome 2, edited by F. Varenne; P. Huneman and S. Dutreuil
Editions Matériologiques, Paris (2014)


P. Faure, A. Lesne 
Estimating Kolmogorov entropy from recurrence plots,
pp. 45-64 in Recurrence quantification analysis : theory and best practice,
edited by C. Webber and  N. Marwan, Springer, Berlin (2014)
A. Lesne
Vers une architecture organique
Catalogue of the exhibition "Naturaliser l'architecture", M.A. Brayer, F. Migayrou
Editions HYX, Orléans (2013)

A. Lesne
Symétries et morphogenèse                                                                                           
link to DocSciences
pp. 121-154 in Vision of Oneness, edited by I. Licata and A.J. Sakaji, Aracne Editrice, Roma (2011)       
Natures, Sciences et Sociétés15, 53-56 (2007)
pdf file


A. Lesne
Physical modeling of diffusive movements inside the nucleus: from classical theories to open challenges
Journées Thématiques: Organisation, dynamique et fonction des chromosomes
(23-25 mars 2005, INSTN, CEA-Saclay), organisé par H. Buc, M.-C. Bellissent-Funel, O. Hyrien, M. Yaniv
pdf file (short)
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A. Lesne
Du discret au continu (et inversement): modèles et réalité
École Thematique CNRS-INRA: Biologie intégrative: l'organisation du vivant, Berder (Morbihan), 16-22 Mars 2003
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A. Lesne
Auto-organisation en biologie
École Thématique CNRS-INRA: Forme et Information en Biologie, Berder (Morbihan), 17-23 Mars 2002


A. Lesne & J.M. Victor
First-order theta-point of a single polymer chain                                                           

A. Lesne
I - Introduction to renormalization in statistical mechanics
II - Introduction to renormalization in dynamical systems.
III - Regularization and renormalization group
Workshop on renormalization in mathematics and physics, Paris, IHP, 14-16 Juin 1996
pdf file III 

Collection Echelles (Belin)
Réseau National des Systèmes Complexes
Ecole de Berder 2008 (robustesse et adaptation en biologie)
Ecole de Berder 2010 (histoire et mémoire en biologie)
Ecole de Berder 2012 (naturel et artificiel: le vivant et ses représentations)

Physique de l'architecture génomique