Commentaries and Editorials

Reprints for most publications are available electronically. If you cannot obtain a particular offprint and would like to receive it, please email Dr. Schnell the reference and we will send you a copy.  A list of peer-reviewed journal publications, cover articles, chapters in books, special issues and books are also available.




N. Swainston, and C. Kettner on behalf of the STRENDA Commission [A. Baici, B. M. Bakker, A. Cornish-Bowden, P. F. Fitzpatrick, P. Halling, T. S. Leyh, C. O'Donovan, F. M. Raushel, J. M. Rohwer, S. Schnell, D. Schomburg, K. F. Tipton, M.-D. Tsai, U. Wittig, R. Wohlgemuth] (2018). Supporting the transparency of experimental methods. Nature 556, 309. (correspondence)




M. L. Conte, J. Liu, S. Schnell and M. B. Omary (2017). Globalization and changing trends of biomedical research output. Journal of Clinical Investigations - Insight 2, e9520. (perspective) DOI: 10.1172/jci.insight.95206.




P. Arvan, E. Bernal-Mizrachi, M. Liu, M. Pietropaolo, L. Satin, S. Schnell, S. A. Soleimanpour (2015). Molecular aspects of pancreatic beta cell failure and diabetes. Molecular Aspects of Medicine 42, 1-2. (editorial) DOI: 10.1016/j.mam.2015.01.002


L. Satin, S. Schnell (2015). Evidence for residual and partly repairable insulin secretory function and maintained beta cell gene expression in islets from patients with Type 1 diabetes. Diabetes 64, 2335-2337. (invited commentary) DOI: 10.2337/db15-0434


P. K. Maini, R. E. Baker, S. Schnell (2015). Rethinking models of pattern formation in somitogenesis. Cell Systems, in press. (invited commentary) DOI: 10.1016/j.cels.2015.10.004




S. Schnell, M. Pietropaolo (2013). Designing nanoparticle treatment of autoimmunity with quantitative biology. Immunology and Cell Biology 91, 333–334. (invited commentary) DOI: 10.1038/icb.2013.20




S. Schnell (2012). The art of mathematical biology: A foreword for the launch of BIOMATH. Biomath 1, 1210115. (editorial) DOI: 10.11145/j.biomath.2012.10.115




O. Wolkenhauer, C. Auffray, S. Baltrusch, N. Blüthgen, H. Byrne, M. Cascante, A. Ciliberto, T. Dale, D. Drasdo, D. Fell, J. E. Ferrell, Jr, D. Gallahan, R. Gatenby, U. Günther, B. D. Harms, H. Herzel, C. Junghanss, M. Kunz, I. van Leeuwen, P. Lenormand, F. Levi, M. Linnebacher, J. Lowengrub, P. K. Maini, F. Marcus, A. Malik, K. Rateitschak, O. Sansom, R. Schäfer; K. Schürrle, C. Sers, S. Schnell, D. Shibata, J. Tyson, J. Vera, M. White, B. Zhivotovsky, and R. Jaster (2010). Systems biologists seeks fuller integration of systems biology approaches in new cancer research programs. Cancer Research 70, 12-13. (meeting report) DOI:10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-09-2676




R. E. Baker, S. Schnell (2009). How can mathematics help us explore vertebrate segmentation? HFSP Journal 3, 1-5. (invited commentary) DOI:10.2976/1.3072371




S. Schnell, R. Grima and P. K. Maini (2007).  Multiscale modeling in biology. American Scientist 95, 134-142. (cover article) DOI: 10.1511/2007.64.1018




S. Schnell (2006). Computational Modeling of genetic and biochemical networks. Briefings in Bioinformatics 7, 204-206. (book review) DOI: 10.1093/bib/bbl001


S. Schnell (2006).  Unravelling the function and kinetics of biochemical networks. IEE Proceedings Systems Biology 153, 139. (editorial) DOI:10.1049/ip-syb:20069016




S. Schnell (2004). Parametric sensitivity analysis inchemical systems. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 66, 393-395. (book review) DOI:10.1016/j.bulm.2003.08.002


P. K. Maini, S. Schnell and S. Jolliffe (2004). Bulletin of Mathematical Biology - Facts, figures and comparisons. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 66, 595-603. (editorial) DOI: 10.1016/j.bulm.2003.08.002


E. J. Crampin and S. Schnell (2004).  New approaches to modelling and analysis of biochemical reactions, pathways and networks. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 86, 1-4. (editorial) DOI: 10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2004.04.001


S. Schnell, C. Mendoza (2004). Matemáticas electorales. El Nacional, 4 de Abril, A-7. (national newspaper)




S. Schnell (2003). Los peligros de la clonación. El Nacional, 23 de Abril, A-9. (national newspaper)


S. Schnell and J. Hein (2003). Computational Cell Biology. Briefings in Bioinformatics  4, 87-89. (book review) DOI: 10.1093/bib/4.1.87


S. Schnell and P. K. Maini (2003). Bulletin of Mathematical Biology - Some facts and figures.  Mathematical Biology Newsletter 16, 9-12.




S. Schnell (1998). Method to select sensory panel members. Technical Reports. Cincinnati: Procter & Gamble.




S. Schnell (1996). Índices de los volúmenes I, II, III y IV de Los Peces Marinos de Venezuela. In: Los Peces Marinos de Venezuela, Volume IV (F. Cervigón, author). Caracas: Fundación Científica Los Roques

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