2019 APS Abstracts

To learn more about current research at the Center, see the work to be presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society

W. Bialek, S. Sinha, R. deRuyter van Steveninck. Optimal visual motion estimation in a natural environmentAbstract

F Randi, A Sharma, A Leifer. Progress on functional connectivity measurement and modeling in C. elegans. Abstract

K. Copenhagen, C. Yang, J. Shaevitz. Topological defect driven thickness changes in layers of bacteria. Abstract

M. Scholz, A. Linder, F. Randi, A. Sharma, X. Yu, J. Shaevitz, A. Leifer. Reading the mind of the worm: Brain-wide neural dynamics predict behavior in C. elegans. Abstract

C. Fei, S. Mao, J. Yan, R. Alert, H. Stone, B. Bassler, A. Kosmrlj, N. Wingreen. Mechanical Principles Underlying Development of Bacterial Biofilm Morphology. Abstract

Z. Li, B. Liu, N. Wingreen. Evolutionarily stable coexistence in a single nutrient: optimization and cross-feeding. Abstract

U. Klibaite, J. Verpeut, M. Kislin, S. Wang, J. Shaevitz. Unsupervised Classification of Behavior for Open Field Mouse Recordings. Abstract

J. Shaevitz. An Integrated, Quantitative Introduction to the Natural Sciences at Princeton University. Abstract

J-C Wallter, N-O. Walliser, G. David, J. Dorignac, F. Geniet, J. Palmeri, A. Parmeggiani, N. Wingreen, C. Broedersz. Looping and Clustering: a statistical physics approach to protein-DNA complexes in bacteria. Abstract

G. Hall, W. Bialek. Statistical mechanics of Twitter. Abstract

M. Jemielita, N. Wingreen, B. Bassler. A quorum sensing-controlled program of aggregation in V. cholera. Abstract

F. Beroz, J. Yan, B. Sabass, Y. Meir, H. Stone, B. Bassler, N. Wingreen. Verticalization of bacterial biofilms. Abstract

A. Tareen, N. Wingreen, R. Mukhopadhyay. Information transmission and evolution of crosstalk in noisy signal transduction networks. Abstract

N. Wingreen. Modeling the influence of metabolic trade-offs on microbiota diversity. Abstract

M. Bauer, W. Bialek, T. Gregor, M. Petkova, E. Wieschaus. Information flow and the accuracy of concentration measurements in a genetic network. Abstract

B. Weiner, Y. Meir, N. Wingreen. Motif Sequences and the Statistical Physics of Intracellular Phase Separation.  Abstract

C. Yang, K. Copenhagen, J. Shaevitz. The role of motility in Myxococcus xanthus droplet formation and droplet geometries. Abstract

D. Lee, Y-C Chang, Y. Shin, D. Sanders, D. Bracha, P. Ronceray, N. Wingreen, C. Brangwynne. Mechanical Interplay of Chromatin and Liquid-Liquid Phase Separated Condensates. Abstract

Y. Zhao, R. Austin, K-C Lin, J. Sturm, J. Qu. Measurement of In vitro Cancer Tumor Hypoxia. Abstract

J. Yan, F. Beroz, H. Stone, N. Wingreen, B. Bassler. Mechanical principles of biofilm formation revealed by single-cell resolution imaging. Abstract

Z. Li, D. Mohamed. Mining recombination algorithms in modular biosynthetic gene clusters. Abstract

T. Phan, R. Morris, R. Austin, M. Black, J. Bos. Emergence of E. coli Critically Buckled Motile Helices Under Antibiotic Stress. Abstract

K-C Lin, G. Torga, Y. Sun, R. Axelrod, K. Pienta, J. Sturm, R. Austin. Understand the role of chemotherapeutic gradient in the emergence of polyploid giant cancer cells using mean field model. Abstract

P. Ronceray, A. Frishman. Learning force fields from stochastic trajectories. Abstract

Y. Zhang, D. Lee, Y. Meir, C. Brangwynne, N. Wingreen. Chromatin Mechanics and the Biological Implication. Abstract

R. Alert, C. Perez-Gonzalez, C. Blanch-Mercader, M. Gomez-Gonzalez, T. Kolodziej, E. Bazellieres, J. Casademunt, X. Trepat. Active wetting of epithelial tissues. Abstract

SA Koay, D. Tank, C. Brody. Neural Correlates of Cognition in Primary Visual versus Downstream Posterior Cortices During Evidence Accumulation. Abstract

X. Chen, F. Randi, A. Leifer, W. Bialek. Exploring the energy landscape of C. elegans neural activities. Abstract

L. Meshulam, J. Gauthier, C. Brody, D. Tank, W. Bialek. RG-inspired analyses of activity in networks of real neurons. Abstract

M. Vennettilli, A. Erez, A. Mugler. Collective sensing by cell populations with feedback-induced long-range correlations. Abstract

A. Mayer. A statistical ensemble approach to immune discrimination. Abstract

K. Nagy, T. Phan, M. Black, J. Bos, R. Austin. Bacterial Phage Resistance Emergence in Complex Landscapes of Stress. Abstract

J. Yan, B. Bassler, N. Wingreen, H. Stone. Extracellular polymers control bacterial biofilm expansion and material properties. Abstract

C. Saad-Roy, Y. Meir, B. Grenfell, S. Levin, N. Wingreen. Investigating the role of hemagglutinin protein stability in influenza A evolutionary dynamics. Abstract

V. Antonetti, W. Bialek, T. Gregor, G. Muhaxheri, M. Petkova, M. Scheeler, E. Wieschaus. Precise spatial scaling in the early fly embryo. Abstract

B. Bratton, J. Taylor, N. Salama, J. Shaevitz. Geometric localization of cell wall growth and shape determining proteins in Helicobacter pylori. Abstract

M. Koch, Z. Gitai, J. Shaevitz. Mechanotransduction in bacteria: how Pseudomonas aeruginosa actively probes and responds to substrate mechanics. Abstract

T. Phan, R. Austin, R. Morris, M. Black, J. Bos. E. coli in Mazes. Abstract