We are interested in taking single molecule measurements in living cells to study the organization, function, and dynamics of cellular processes.
(April, 2017) Xiaoli Weng is awarded an NSF student travel award to attend the Biophysical Society Thematic Meeting Single-Cell Biophysics in Taiwan
(March, 2017) XINXING YANG SELECTED TO RECEIVE PAUL EHRLICH RESEARCH AWARD ON YOUNG INVESTIGATORS’ DAY
(Feb, 2017) Kelsey Bettridge, Xiaoli Weng and Chris Bohrer attended Biophysical Society meeting in New Orleans, LA to present their research in platform talk and posters.
(Jan, 2017) Biomedical Engineering undergraduate student Carolyn Marar joins our research team
Inaugural Cell Biophysics Subgroup Meeting at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 17-21, 2018
Kelsey Bettridge, Chris Bohrer, Ryan McQuillen, Gian Wang, Xinxing Yang, and Jie Xiao attended the ASCB/EMBO meeting at Philadelphia, PA.
Congratulations to Dr. Xiaoli Weng, who successfully defended her Ph. D. thesis and is starting her new postdoctoral fellowship at
Single-Cell Biophysics Thematic Meeting (June 16 – 20, 2017)
Xinxing to receive the Paul Enhrilich Research Award in the Mountcastle Auditorium. (May 9th, 2017)
CHESAPEAKE BAY AREA SINGLE MOLECULE BIOLOGY MEETING (February 8, 2017)
Yang, X., Lyu, Z., Miguel, A., McQuillen, R., Huang, K.C., and Xiao, J., GTPase activity-coupled treadmilling of the bacterial tubulin FtsZ organizes septal cell wall synthesis. Science, 2017. 355(6326): p. 744-747.
Coltharp, C., Buss, J., Plumer, T.M., and Xiao, J., Defining the rate-limiting processes of bacterial cytokinesis. PNAS, 2016. 113(8): p. E1044-53.
Buss J, Coltharp C., Shtengel G, Yang X, Hess H and Xiao J., Al multi-layered protein network maintains the stability of the FtsZ-ring and modulate constriction dynamics in E. coli, PLoS Genetics, 2015, Apr 7;11(4):e1005128.
Hensel Z.,Weng X., Lagda A., Xiao J., Transcription factor mediated DNA looping probed by high-resolution, single-molecule imaging in live E. coli cells, 2013, PLoS Biology, 11(6): e1001591.
Hensel Z., Feng H., Han B., Hatem C., Wang J., Xiao J., Stochastic expression dynamics of transcription factor revealed by single-molecule noise analysis, Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 2012,
Guo F., Huang T., Buss J., Coltharp C., Hensel Z., Xiao J., In vivo structure of the E. coli FtsZ-ring revealed by photoactivated Localization Microscopy (PALM), PLoS One, 2010, 5, e12680.