Swimming, feeding and inversion of multicellular choanoflagellate sheets
L Fung, A Konkol, T Ishikawa, BT Larson, T Brunet, RE Goldstein
bioRxiv (Phys. Rev. Lett., in press). Link
Perspectives on principles of cellular behavior from the biophysics of protists
BT Larson
ICB (in press). Link
A unicellular walker controlled by a microtubule-based finite-state machine
BT Larson, J Garbus, JB Pollack, WF Marshall
Curr. Biol. 32 (17). Link
Popular press: New Scientist, UCSF News
A hydraulic instability drives the cell death decision in the nematode germline
NT Chartier*, A Mukherjee*, J Pfanzelter*, S Fürthauer, BT Larson, AW Fritsch, M Kreysing, F Jülicher, SW Grill
Nat. Phys. 1-6 PDF
* denotes equal contribution
Highlighted in journal: Nature Physics
Biophysical principles of choanoflagellate self-organization
BT Larson, T Ruiz-Herrero, S Li, S Kumar, L Mahadevan, N King
PNAS 117 (3). PDF
Light-regulated collective contractility in a multicellular choanoflagellate
T Brunet*, BT Larson*, TA Linden*, MJA Vermeij, KL McDonald, N King
Science 366 (6463). PDF
* denotes equal contribution
Highlighted in journals: Science, eLife, and Current Biology
The architecture of cell differentiation in choanoflagellates and sponge choanocytes
D Laundon, BT Larson, KL McDonald, N King, P Burkhardt
PLOS Biology 17 (4). PDF
Systematic spatial mapping of proteins at exocytic and endocytic structures
BT Larson, KA Sochacki, JM Kindem, JW Taraska
MBoC 25 (13). PDF
Lessons from environmental ethics about the intrinsic value of synthetic life
MA Bedau and BT Larson
GA Kaebnick and TH Murray (Ed.)
Synthetic biology and morality: artificial life and the bounds of nature, MIT Press. Link
Imaging the post-fusion release and capture of a vesicle membrane protein
KA Sochacki, BT Larson, DC Sengupta, MP Daniels, G Shtengel, HF Hess, JW Taraska
Nature Communications 3 (1). PDF
PLOS Biology cover image, Davis Laundon and Pawel Burkhardt