(January, 2021) Our paper “Treadmilling FtsZ polymers drive the directional movement of sPG-synthesis enzymes via a Brownian ratchet mechanism” has been published in Nature Communications!
(January, 2021) Our paper “A two-track model for the spatiotemporal coordination of bacterial septal cell wall synthesis revealed by single-molecule imaging of FtsW” has been published in Nature Microbiology!
(January, 2021) Post doc Dr. Amilcar Perez joins the lab. Welcome Dr. Perez!
(September, 2020) Dr. Christopher H. Bohrer’s chapter on the complexity and importance of diffusion in bacteria has been published in Physical Microbiology, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Congratulations Chris!
(July, 2020) Dr. Kelsey Bettridge’s paper on the role of nucleoid-associated protein, HU, in organizing the bacterial chromosome has been published in Molecular Microbiology. Congratulations Kelsey!
(June, 2020) First year PMB student Frances Harris joins the lab. Welcome Fran!
(June, 2020) Post doc Dr. Brooke Britton joins the lab. Welcome Dr. Britton!
(May, 2020) Congratulations to Ryan McQuillen for completing his PhD!
Spatial organization of RNA polymerase and its relationship with transcription in Escherichia coli. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Sep 16;. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1903968116
GTPase activity-coupled treadmilling of the bacterial tubulin FtsZ organizes septal cell wall synthesis. Science. 2017 Feb 17;355(6326):744-747
Defining the rate-limiting processes of bacterial cytokinesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Feb 23;113(8):E1044-53
A multi-layered protein network stabilizes the Escherichia coli FtsZ-ring and modulates constriction dynamics. PLoS Genet. 2015 Apr;11(4):e1005128
Transcription-factor-mediated DNA looping probed by high-resolution, single-molecule imaging in live E. coli cells. PLoS Biol. 2013;11(6):e1001591
Stochastic expression dynamics of a transcription factor revealed by single-molecule noise analysis. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2012 Aug;19(8):797-802