DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
New paper published in Soft Matter!! Explores the importance of weak, transient interactions in overcoming strong interactions to make a knob that can tune the microtubule system from extensile to contractile to static.
Graduate Student, Sid Advani, awarded Dissertation Research Grant! Congratulations, Sid!
Graduate Student, Sid Advani, awarded travel grant to go to present her research at the American Society for Cell Biology in Philadelphia, PA! Congratulations, Sid!
Graduate student, Leila Farhadi, awarded University of Massachusetts Department of Physics Arthur Quniton Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for 2017!
Graduate student, Leila Farhadi, awarded Division of Biological Physics Student Travel Award
New review article on microtubule-based autonomous molecular robots in Chemical Society Reviews!
New paper accepted at Scientific Reports!
Our paper collaborating with Jing Xu from UC Merced on how single kinesin motors dissociate at microtubule defects is accepted in Scientific Reports.