• Herzog S., Fläschner G., Incaviglia I., Casares Arias J., Ponti A., Strohmeyer N., Nava M. M., Müller D. J. Monitoring the mass, eigenfrequency, and quality factor of mammalian cells. Nat Commun 15, 1751 (2024).


  • Cuny A. P., Ponti  A., Kündig, T. Rudolf F., Stelling J. Cell region fingerprints enable highly precise single-cell tracking and lineage reconstruction. Nat Methods (2022).
  • Duncombe T. A., Ponti A., Dittrich P. S. SpectraSorter: Ocean Insight spectrometer software application for high-throughput full-spectrum UV–VIS analysis and triggered sorting, SoftwareX, Volume 19, 2022, 101160 DOI:  10.1016/j.softx.2022.101160.


  • Duncombe T. A., Ponti A., Seebeck F. P., Dittrich P. S. UV–Vis Spectra-Activated Droplet Sorting for Label-Free Chemical Identification and Collection of Droplets. Analytical Chemistry. 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.1c02822
  • Cuny A. P., Rudolf F., Ponti A. pyPOCQuant – A tool to automatically quantify Point-Of-Care Tests from images. 2021. SoftwareX 15:2021, 100710. DOI: 10.1016/j.softx.2021.100710


  • Welling M., Mohr M. A., Ponti A., Sabater L. R, Boni A., Kitazawa Y., Liberali P., Peters A., Pelczar P., and Pantazis P. High fidelity lineage tracing in mouse pre-implantation embryos using primed conversion of photoconvertible proteins. eLife. 2019. eLife 2019;8:e44491 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.44491


  • Tastanova A., Folcher M., Müller M., Camenisch G., Ponti A., Horn T., Tikhomirova M. S., Fussenegger M. Synthetic biology-based cellular biomedical tattoo for detection of hypercalcemia associated with cancer. Science Translational Medicine 18 Apr 2018: Vol. 10, Issue 437, eaap8562, DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aap8562


  • Schubert R., Trenholm S., Balint K., Kosche G., Cowan C. S., Mohr M. A., Munz M., Martinez-Martin D., Fläschner G., Newton R., Krol J., Scherf B. G., Yonehara K., Wertz A., Ponti A., Ghanem A., Hillier D., Conzelmann K. K., Müller D. J., Roska B. Virus stamping for targeted single-cell infection in vitro and in vivo. Nat Biotechnol. 2017 Dec 18. doi: 10.1038/nbt.4034.
  • Nugraha B., Mohr M., Ponti A., Emmert M., Weibel F., Hoerstrup S., Moll S., Certa U., Prunotto M. Monitoring and manipulating cellular crosstalk during kidney fibrosis inside a 3D in vitro co-culture. 2017. Sci Rep. 2017; 7: 14490.


  • Dempsey W. P., Hodas N. O., Ponti A. and Pantazis P. Determination of the source of SHG verniers in zebrafish skeletal muscle. Scientific Reports 5:18119. 2015.
  • Welling M., Ponti A. and Pantazis P. Symmetry breaking in the early mammalian embryo: the case for quantitative single-cell imaging analysis. Mol. Hum. Reprod. 2015.
  • Ponti A., Sevilla Sanchez D., Ehrenfeuchter N., Belyaev Y. Deconvolution of Very Large Data Sets. G.I.T. Imaging & Microscopy 2:22 – 24. 2015


  • Meister P., Towbin B. D., Pike B. L., Ponti A. and Gasser S. M. The spatial dynamics of tissue-specific promoters during C. elegans development. Genes & Dev. 24(8):766-782. 2010.
  • Siegmann T., Gelman L., Ponti A., Genoud G., van Eeden S., Schwarb P., Flanders D., Rietdorf J. Enhancing the Efficiency of Resource Use. Wiley Analytical Science. 2010.


  • Emmenlauer M., Ronneberger O., Ponti A., Schwarb P., Griffa A., Filippi A., Nitschke R., Driever W., Burkhardt H. XuvTools: Free, Fast and Reliable Stitching of Large 3D Datasets. Journal of microscopy 233(1):42-60. 2009.


  • Terranova R., Yokobayashi S., Stadler M. B., Otte A. P., van Lohuizen M., Orkin S. H. and Peters A.H.F.M. Polycomb Group Proteins Ezh2 and Rnf2 Direct Genomic Contraction and Imprinted Repression in Early Mouse Embryos. Developmental Cell 15(5):668-679. 2008. (Ponti A. Approximation of a confocal, diffraction-limited spot of known lateral diameter by a 3D Gaussian, in supplementary data.)


  • Ponti A., Gulati A., Bäcker V. and Schwarb P. Huygens Remote Manager: a Web Interface for High-Volume Batch Deconvolution. Imaging & Microscopy 9(2):57-58. 2007.
  • Meister P., Taddei A., Ponti A., Baldacci G., and Gasser S. M. Replication foci dynamics: replication patterns are modulated by S-phase checkpoint kinases in fission yeast. The EMBO Journal 26(5):1315:1326. 2007.


  • Gupton S. L., Anderson K. L., Kole T. P., Fischer R. S., Ponti A., Hitchcock-DeGregori S. E., Danuser G., Fowler V. M., Wirtz D., Hanein D., and Waterman-Storer C. M. Cell migration without a lamellipodium: translation of actin dynamics into cell movement mediated by tropomyosin. JCB 168(4):619-631. 2005.
  • Ponti A., Matov A., Adams M., Gupton S., Waterman-Storer C. M., and Danuser G. Periodic Patterns of Actin Turnover in Lamellipodia and Lamellae of Migrating Epithelial Cells Analyzed by Quantitative Fluorescent Speckle Microscopy. Biophys J 89:3456-3469. 2005.


  • Ponti A., Machacek M., Gupton S., Waterman-Storer C.M., and Danuser G. Two uncoupled actin networks drive cell protrusion. Science 305:1782-1786. 2004.


  • Vallotton P., Ponti A., Waterman-Storer C.M., Salmon E.D., and Danuser G. Recovery, visualization, and analysis of actin and tubulin polymer flow in live cells: A Fluorescent Speckle Microscopy study. Biophys J 85:1289-1306. 2003.
  • Ponti A., Vallotton P., Salmon W.C., Waterman-Storer C.M. and Danuser G. Computational Analysis of f-Actin Turnover in Cortical Actin Meshworks using Fluorescent Speckle Microscopy. Biophys J 84:3336-3352. 2003.
  • [Monograph] Ponti A. High-resolution analysis of F-actin meshwork kinetics and kinematics using computational Fluorescent Speckle Microscopy. Diss. ETHZ No. 15286. 2003. Advisors: G. Danuser, J. Howard, Y. Barral.


  • Emmerling M., Dauner M., Ponti A., Fiaux J., Hochuli M., Szyperski T., Wüthrich K., Bailey J. E., Sauer U. Metabolic Flux Responses to Pyruvate Kinase Knockout in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol 184(1):152-164. 2002.