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Distinct cytoskeletal proteins define zones of enhanced cell wall synthesis in Helicobacter pylori.

Taylor JA, Bratton BP, Sichel SR, Blair KM, Jacobs HM, DeMeester KE, Kuru E, Gray J, Biboy J, VanNieuwenhze MS, Vollmer W, Grimes CL, Shaevitz JW, Salama NR.

Elife. 2020 Jan 9;9. pii: e52482. doi: 10.7554/eLife.52482.


Substrate-rigidity dependent migration of an idealized twitching bacterium.

Simsek AN, Braeutigam A, Koch MD, Shaevitz JW, Huang Y, Gompper G, Sabass B.

Soft Matter. 2019 Aug 14;15(30):6224-6236. doi: 10.1039/c9sm00541b. Epub 2019 Jul 23.


Self-Driven Phase Transitions Drive Myxococcus xanthus Fruiting Body Formation.

Liu G, Patch A, Bahar F, Yllanes D, Welch RD, Marchetti MC, Thutupalli S, Shaevitz JW.

Phys Rev Lett. 2019 Jun 21;122(24):248102. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.248102.


Spatiotemporal organization of branched microtubule networks.

Thawani A, Stone HA, Shaevitz JW, Petry S.

Elife. 2019 May 8;8. pii: e43890. doi: 10.7554/eLife.43890.


Fast animal pose estimation using deep neural networks.

Pereira TD, Aldarondo DE, Willmore L, Kislin M, Wang SS, Murthy M, Shaevitz JW.

Nat Methods. 2019 Jan;16(1):117-125. doi: 10.1038/s41592-018-0234-5. Epub 2018 Dec 20.


Microbiology: Peeling Back the Layers of Bacterial Envelope Mechanics.

Shaevitz JW.

Curr Biol. 2018 Oct 22;28(20):R1210-R1211. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.09.023.


MreB polymers and curvature localization are enhanced by RodZ and predict E. coli's cylindrical uniformity.

Bratton BP, Shaevitz JW, Gitai Z, Morgenstein RM.

Nat Commun. 2018 Jul 18;9(1):2797. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05186-5.


A gated relaxation oscillator mediated by FrzX controls morphogenetic movements in Myxococcus xanthus.

Guzzo M, Murray SM, Martineau E, Lhospice S, Baronian G, My L, Zhang Y, Espinosa L, Vincentelli R, Bratton BP, Shaevitz JW, Molle V, Howard M, Mignot T.

Nat Microbiol. 2018 Aug;3(8):948-959. doi: 10.1038/s41564-018-0203-x. Epub 2018 Jul 16.


Temporal processing and context dependency in Caenorhabditis elegans response to mechanosensation.

Liu M, Sharma AK, Shaevitz JW, Leifer AM.

Elife. 2018 Jun 26;7. pii: e36419. doi: 10.7554/eLife.36419.


Optogenetic dissection of descending behavioral control in Drosophila.

Cande J, Namiki S, Qiu J, Korff W, Card GM, Shaevitz JW, Stern DL, Berman GJ.

Elife. 2018 Jun 26;7. pii: e34275. doi: 10.7554/eLife.34275.


The effect of antibiotics on protein diffusion in the Escherichia coli cytoplasmic membrane.

Liu GS, Bratton BP, Gitai Z, Shaevitz JW.

PLoS One. 2017 Oct 4;12(10):e0185810. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185810. eCollection 2017.


Force generation by groups of migrating bacteria.

Sabass B, Koch MD, Liu G, Stone HA, Shaevitz JW.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jul 11;114(28):7266-7271. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1621469114. Epub 2017 Jun 27.


Automatically tracking neurons in a moving and deforming brain.

Nguyen JP, Linder AN, Plummer GS, Shaevitz JW, Leifer AM.

PLoS Comput Biol. 2017 May 18;13(5):e1005517. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005517. eCollection 2017 May.


An unsupervised method for quantifying the behavior of paired animals.

Klibaite U, Berman GJ, Cande J, Stern DL, Shaevitz JW.

Phys Biol. 2017 Feb 16;14(1):015006. doi: 10.1088/1478-3975/aa5c50.


A Periplasmic Polymer Curves Vibrio cholerae and Promotes Pathogenesis.

Bartlett TM, Bratton BP, Duvshani A, Miguel A, Sheng Y, Martin NR, Nguyen JP, Persat A, Desmarais SM, VanNieuwenhze MS, Huang KC, Zhu J, Shaevitz JW, Gitai Z.

Cell. 2017 Jan 12;168(1-2):172-185.e15. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.12.019. Epub 2017 Jan 12.


Introduction to Optical Tweezers.

Koch MD, Shaevitz JW.

Methods Mol Biol. 2017;1486:3-24. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6421-5_1. Review.


Predictability and hierarchy in Drosophila behavior.

Berman GJ, Bialek W, Shaevitz JW.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Oct 18;113(42):11943-11948. Epub 2016 Oct 4.


MreB Orientation Correlates with Cell Diameter in Escherichia coli.

Ouzounov N, Nguyen JP, Bratton BP, Jacobowitz D, Gitai Z, Shaevitz JW.

Biophys J. 2016 Sep 6;111(5):1035-43. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2016.07.017.


Biophysical Measurements of Bacterial Cell Shape.

Nguyen JP, Bratton BP, Shaevitz JW.

Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1440:227-45. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3676-2_17.


The PSI-U1 snRNP interaction regulates male mating behavior in Drosophila.

Wang Q, Taliaferro JM, Klibaite U, Hilgers V, Shaevitz JW, Rio DC.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 May 10;113(19):5269-74. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1600936113. Epub 2016 Apr 25.


Whole-brain calcium imaging with cellular resolution in freely behaving Caenorhabditis elegans.

Nguyen JP, Shipley FB, Linder AN, Plummer GS, Liu M, Setru SU, Shaevitz JW, Leifer AM.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Feb 23;113(8):E1074-81. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1507110112. Epub 2015 Dec 28.


RodZ links MreB to cell wall synthesis to mediate MreB rotation and robust morphogenesis.

Morgenstein RM, Bratton BP, Nguyen JP, Ouzounov N, Shaevitz JW, Gitai Z.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Oct 6;112(40):12510-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1509610112. Epub 2015 Sep 22.


Simple Experimental Methods for Determining the Apparent Focal Shift in a Microscope System.

Bratton BP, Shaevitz JW.

PLoS One. 2015 Aug 13;10(8):e0134616. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134616. eCollection 2015.


Directional reversals enable Myxococcus xanthus cells to produce collective one-dimensional streams during fruiting-body formation.

Thutupalli S, Sun M, Bunyak F, Palaniappan K, Shaevitz JW.

J R Soc Interface. 2015 Aug 6;12(109):20150049. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0049.


Origins of Escherichia coli growth rate and cell shape changes at high external osmolality.

Pilizota T, Shaevitz JW.

Biophys J. 2014 Oct 21;107(8):1962-1969. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2014.08.025.


Mapping the stereotyped behaviour of freely moving fruit flies.

Berman GJ, Choi DM, Bialek W, Shaevitz JW.

J R Soc Interface. 2014 Oct 6;11(99). pii: 20140672. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2014.0672.


Passive mechanical forces control cell-shape change during Drosophila ventral furrow formation.

Polyakov O, He B, Swan M, Shaevitz JW, Kaschube M, Wieschaus E.

Biophys J. 2014 Aug 19;107(4):998-1010. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2014.07.013.


De novo morphogenesis in L-forms via geometric control of cell growth.

Billings G, Ouzounov N, Ursell T, Desmarais SM, Shaevitz J, Gitai Z, Huang KC.

Mol Microbiol. 2014 Sep;93(5):883-96. doi: 10.1111/mmi.12703. Epub 2014 Jul 23.


Myxococcus xanthus gliding motors are elastically coupled to the substrate as predicted by the focal adhesion model of gliding motility.

Balagam R, Litwin DB, Czerwinski F, Sun M, Kaplan HB, Shaevitz JW, Igoshin OA.

PLoS Comput Biol. 2014 May 8;10(5):e1003619. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003619. eCollection 2014 May.


Spatial covariance reconstructive (SCORE) super-resolution fluorescence microscopy.

Deng Y, Sun M, Lin PH, Ma J, Shaevitz JW.

PLoS One. 2014 Apr 30;9(4):e94807. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094807. eCollection 2014.


Rod-like bacterial shape is maintained by feedback between cell curvature and cytoskeletal localization.

Ursell TS, Nguyen J, Monds RD, Colavin A, Billings G, Ouzounov N, Gitai Z, Shaevitz JW, Huang KC.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Mar 18;111(11):E1025-34. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1317174111. Epub 2014 Feb 18.


A versatile class of cell surface directional motors gives rise to gliding motility and sporulation in Myxococcus xanthus.

Wartel M, Ducret A, Thutupalli S, Czerwinski F, Le Gall AV, Mauriello EM, Bergam P, Brun YV, Shaevitz J, Mignot T.

PLoS Biol. 2013 Dec;11(12):e1001728. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001728. Epub 2013 Dec 10.


Efficient multiple object tracking using mutually repulsive active membranes.

Deng Y, Coen P, Sun M, Shaevitz JW.

PLoS One. 2013 Jun 14;8(6):e65769. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065769. Print 2013.


Plasmolysis and cell shape depend on solute outer-membrane permeability during hyperosmotic shock in E. coli.

Pilizota T, Shaevitz JW.

Biophys J. 2013 Jun 18;104(12):2733-42. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2013.05.011.


Combining modeling and experiment to understand bacterial growth.

Shaevitz JW.

Biophys J. 2013 Jun 18;104(12):2573. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2013.05.007. No abstract available.


Non-local interaction via diffusible resource prevents coexistence of cooperators and cheaters in a lattice model.

Borenstein DB, Meir Y, Shaevitz JW, Wingreen NS.

PLoS One. 2013 May 17;8(5):e63304. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063304. Print 2013.


The mechanics of shape in prokaryotes.

Wang S, Shaevitz JW.

Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 2013 Jan 1;5:564-74. Review.


The molecular origins of chiral growth in walled cells.

Huang KC, Ehrhardt DW, Shaevitz JW.

Curr Opin Microbiol. 2012 Dec;15(6):707-14. doi: 10.1016/j.mib.2012.11.002. Epub 2012 Nov 26. Review.


Fast, multiphase volume adaptation to hyperosmotic shock by Escherichia coli.

Pilizota T, Shaevitz JW.

PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35205. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035205. Epub 2012 Apr 13.


Image analysis in fluorescence microscopy: bacterial dynamics as a case study.

van Teeffelen S, Shaevitz JW, Gitai Z.

Bioessays. 2012 May;34(5):427-36. doi: 10.1002/bies.201100148. Epub 2012 Mar 13. Review.


Helical insertion of peptidoglycan produces chiral ordering of the bacterial cell wall.

Wang S, Furchtgott L, Huang KC, Shaevitz JW.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Mar 6;109(10):E595-604. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1117132109. Epub 2012 Feb 17.


Direct measurement of cell wall stress stiffening and turgor pressure in live bacterial cells.

Deng Y, Sun M, Shaevitz JW.

Phys Rev Lett. 2011 Oct 7;107(15):158101. Epub 2011 Oct 6.


From individual cell motility to collective behaviors: insights from a prokaryote, Myxococcus xanthus.

Zhang Y, Ducret A, Shaevitz J, Mignot T.

FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2012 Jan;36(1):149-64. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6976.2011.00307.x. Epub 2011 Oct 3. Review.


The bacterial actin MreB rotates, and rotation depends on cell-wall assembly.

van Teeffelen S, Wang S, Furchtgott L, Huang KC, Wingreen NS, Shaevitz JW, Gitai Z.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Sep 20;108(38):15822-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1108999108. Epub 2011 Sep 8.


Motor-driven intracellular transport powers bacterial gliding motility.

Sun M, Wartel M, Cascales E, Shaevitz JW, Mignot T.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 May 3;108(18):7559-64. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1101101108. Epub 2011 Apr 11.


The structure and function of bacterial actin homologs.

Shaevitz JW, Gitai Z.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2010 Sep;2(9):a000364. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a000364. Epub 2010 Jul 14. Review.


Actin-like cytoskeleton filaments contribute to cell mechanics in bacteria.

Wang S, Arellano-Santoyo H, Combs PA, Shaevitz JW.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 May 18;107(20):9182-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0911517107. Epub 2010 May 3.


Measuring the bending stiffness of bacterial cells using an optical trap.

Wang S, Arellano-Santoyo H, Combs PA, Shaevitz JW.

J Vis Exp. 2010 Apr 26;(38). pii: 2012. doi: 10.3791/2012.


A Parallel Product-Convolution approach for representing the depth varying Point Spread Functions in 3D widefield microscopy based on principal component analysis.

Arigovindan M, Shaevitz J, McGowan J, Sedat JW, Agard DA.

Opt Express. 2010 Mar 29;18(7):6461-76. doi: 10.1364/OE.18.006461.


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