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Recent Publications

By Department: Physics | Applied Math | Molecular and Cell Biology | Life & Environmental Sciences | Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Physics Publications


Daniel A. Beller, co-author. Fast, scalable, and interactive software for Landau-deGennes numerical modeling of nematic topological defects. Frontiers in Physics.

 

Linda S. Hirst and Sayantani Ghosh, co-authors. Directed assembly of magnetic and semiconducting nanoparticles with tunable and synergistic functionality. Scientific Reports.

 

Ajay Gopinathan, co-author. Chiral twisting in a bacterial cytoskeletal polymer affects filament size and orientation. Nature Communications.

 

Sayantani Ghosh, co-author. Enhancing charge carrier delocalization in perovskite quantum dot solids with energetically aligned conjugated capping ligands. ACS Energy Letters.

 

Kinjal Dasbiswas, co-author. Mechanical force-driven registry of non-muscle myosin in fibroblasts. Biophysical Journal.


 

Applied Math Publications


Book Chapter: Boaz Ilan and Arnold D. Kim, co-authors. Radiative transfer of light in strongly scattering media. Springer Series in Light Scattering.

 

Camille Carvalho, co-author. A fully fourth order accurate energy stable finite difference method for Maxwell’s equations in metamaterials. IEEE Journal on Multiscale and Multiphysics Computational Techniques.


 

Molecular and Cell Biology Publications


Chris T. Amemiya, co-author. Generation of lamprey monoclonal antibodies (lampribodies) using the phage display system. Biomolecules.

 

Clarissa J. Nobile, co-author. Antifungal activity of mammalian serum amyloid A1 against Candida albicans. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.

 

Clarissa J. Nobile, co-author. The emerging field of venom-microbiomics for exploring venom as a microenvironment, and the corresponding Initiative for Venom Associated Microbes and Parasites (iVAMP). Toxicon: X.

 

Rudy M. Ortiz, co-author. Simultaneous angiotensin receptor blockade and glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor activation ameliorate albuminuria in obese insulin-resistant rats. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology.

 

David H. Ardell, co-author. tRNA functional signatures classify plastids as late-branching cyanobacteria. BMC Evolutionary Biology

 

Ramendra N. Saha, co-author. Certain ortho-hydroxylated brominated ethers are promiscuous kinase inhibitors that impair neuronal signaling and neurodevelopmental processes. Journal of Biological Chemistry.

 

Clarissa J. Nobile, co-author. The Als3 cell wall adhesin plays a critical role in human Serum amyloid A1 (SAA1)-induced cell death and aggregation in Candida albicans. Antimicrob Agents and Chemotherapy

 

Gabriela G. Loots, co-author. Comparative molecular analysis of cancer behavior cultured in vitro, in vivo, and ex vivo. Cancers.

 

Gabriela G. Loots, co-author. Manipulation of the gut microbiome alters acetaminophen biodisposition in mice. Scientific Reports.

 

Maria E. Zoghbi, co-author. Identification of a substrate binding site on the mitochondrial transporter ABCB10. Biophysical Journal.


 

Life & Environmental Sciences Publications


J. Michael Beaman and Michael N. Dawson, co-authors. Microbes and macro-invertebrates show parallel B-diversity but contrasting a-diversity patterns in a marine natural experiment. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

 

J. Michael Beman, co-author. Climatic, physical and biogeochemical changes drive rapid oxygen loss and recovery in a marine ecosystem. Scientific Reports.

 

J. Michael Beman, co-author. Euphotic zone nitrification in the California current ecosystem. Limnology and Oceanography.

 

Jessica L. Blois, co-author. A protocol for differentiating late Quaternary leporids in southern California with remarks on Project 23 lagomorphs at Rancho La Brea, Los Angeles, California, USA. PaleoBios.

 

Stephan C. Hart, co-author. Climatic vulnerabilities and ecological preferences of soil invertebrates across biomes. Molecular Ecology.

 

Elizabeth R. Dumont, co-author. Intraspecific make combat behavior predicts morphology of cervical vertebrae in ruminant mammals. Proceeding of the Royal Society B.

 

Elizabeth R. Dumont, co-author. How moles walk; it’s all thumbs. Biology Letters.

 

Justin D. Yeakel, co-author. The indirect paths to cascading effects of extinctions in mutualistic networks. Ecology.

 

Stephen C. Hart, co-author. Multiple elements of soil biodiversity drive ecosystem functions across biomes. Nature Ecology & Evolution

 

Elizabeth R. Dumont, co-author. Foraging shifts and visual repadaptation in ecologically diverse bats. Molecular Ecology

 

Teamrat A. Ghezzehei, co-author. Using wastewater in irrigation: the effects on infiltration process in a Clayey soil. Water

 

Justin D. Yeakel, co-author. Caching in or falling back at the Sevilleta: the effects of body size and seasonal uncertainty on desert rodent foraging. The American Naturalist.

 

Jessica L. Blois, co-author. Are geometric morphometric analyses replicable? Evaluating landmark measurement error and its impact on extant and fossil Microtus classification. Ecology and Evolution.

 

Rebecca Ryals, co-author. Quantifying the farmland application of compost to help meet California’s organic waste diversion law. Environmental Science & Technology.

 

Carolin Frank, co-author. Influences of climate on phyllosphere endophytic bacterial communities of wild poplar. Frontiers in Plant Science.

 

Gordon M. Bennett, co-author. Symbiont replacements reset the co-evolutionary relationship between insects and their heritable bacteria. The ISME Journal Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology.

 

Emily V. Moran. Stimulating the effects of local adaptation and life history on the ability of plants to track climate shifts. AoB Plants. 


 

Chemistry and Chemical Biology Publications


Liang Shi and Christine M. Isborn, co-authors. The influence of electronic polarization on the sprectral density. Journal of Physical Chemistry B.

 

Hrant P. Hratchian, co-author. Exceptionally complex electronic structures of lanthanide oxides and small molecules. Accounts of Chemical Research.

 

Book Chapter: Michelle Leslie, Christine M. Isborn, Erik Menke, Benjamin J. Stokes and Hrant P. Hratchian, co-authors. Aiming towards an effective Hispanic-serving chemistry curriculum. Growing Diverse STEM Communities: Methodology, Impact and Evidence.

 

Aleksandr Noy, co-author. A new type of artificial water channels. Nature Nanotechnology.

 

Aleksandr Noy, co-author. Strong electroosmotic coupling dominates ion conductance of 1.5 nm diameter carbon nanotube porins. ACS Nano.

 

Christine M. Isborn, co-author. Molecular dynamics simulations of alkaline earth metal ions binding to DNA reveal ion size and hydration effects. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.

 

Tao Ye, co-author. Simulation of subnanometer contrast in synamic atomic force microscopy of hydrophilic alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers in water. Langmuir.