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Organizers, Advisory Committee, and Correspondents in the last two years

Organizers: Alexander Grosberg New York University Chandra M. Varma, Chief organizer Emeritus, University of California, Riverside Advisory Committee: Zachary Fisk, University of California, Irvine, Chairperson Paul Ginsparg, Cornell University Robert Laughlin, Stanford University Correspondents in the last two years: Anton Akhmerov, Delft University of Technology | View Contributions | Jason Alicea, California Institute of Technology […]

The geometric theory of elasticity of liquid crystal polymer materials

Theory of liquid crystal elastomers and polymer networks: connection between neoclassical theory and differential geometry Authors: Thanh-Son Nguyen and Jonathan V. Selinger Eur. Phys. J. E (2017) 40: 76 Recommended with a commentary by Thomas R. Powers, Brown University. |View Commentary (pdf)| JCCM_July_2018_03

Using the fluid to guide microswimmers

Squirmers in nematic liquid crystals: Guiding microswimmers by an anisotropic medium Authors: Juho S. Lintuvuori, Alois Würger, and Kevin Stratford arXiv:1705.02147 Recommended with a commentary by Thomas R. Powers, Brown University. |View Commentary| JCCM_May_2017_03

A First Glimpse at an Important Component of the Inner Cell Machinery

1. Stacked endoplasmic reticulum sheets are connected by helicoidal membrane motifs. Authors: M. Terasaki, T. Shemesh, N. Kasthuri, R. W. Klemm, R. Schalek, K. J. Hayworth, A. R. Hand, M. Yankova, G. Huber, J. W. Lichtman, T. A. Rapoport, and M. M. Kozlov. Cell 154, 285(2013) 2. Terasaki spiral ramps in the rough endoplasmic reticulum […]

Effect of Shear-thinning on Swimming Micro-Organisms

1. Waving transport and propulsion in a generalized Newtonian fluid Authors: J. Rodrigo Vélez-Cordero and Eric Lauga J. Non-Newton. Fluid 199,37 (2013) 2. Physics of rheologically enhanced propulsion: Different strokes in generalized Stokes Authors: Thomas D. Montenegro-Johnson, David J. Smith, and Daniel Loghin Phys. Fluids 25,081903 (2013) Recommended with a commentary by Thomas R. Powers, […]

Flagellar synchronization independent of hydrodynamic interactions

1. Flagellar synchronization independent of hydrodynamic interactions. Authors: Benjamin M. Friedrich and Frank Julicher. PRL 109, 138102 (2012) Recommended with a commentary by Thomas R. Powers, Brown University | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_OCTOBER2012_02

Undulatory swimming in viscoelastic fluids

1. Undulatory swimming in viscoelastic fluids Authors: Xiaoning Shen and P. E. Arratia Phys. Rev. Lett. 106 (2011) 208101 Recommended with a commentary by Thomas R. Powers, Brown University | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_JUNE2011_03

Entropic driven self-assembly of nonamphiphilic colloidal membranes

Authors: Edward Barry and Zvonimir Dogic Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107 (2010) 10348. Recommended with a commentary by Thomas R. Powers, Brown University. | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_AUGUST2010_02

Cooperativity and frustration in protein-mediated parallel actin bundles

Authors: Homin Shin, Kirstin R. Purdy Drew, James R. Bartles, Gerard C. L. Wong, and Gregory M. Grason Physical Review Letters 103, 238102 (2009) Recommended with a commentary by Thomas R. Powers, Brown University | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_Dec09_03

Controlled Propulsion of Artificial Magnetic Nanostructured Propellers

Authors: Ambarish Ghosh and Peer Fischer Nano Lett., Article ASAP, May 4, 2009; DOI: 10.1021/nl900186w Recommended with a commentary by Thomas R. Powers, Brown University | View Commentary | JCCM_May09_03

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