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On the collision of rods in a quiescent fluid.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2020 Feb 3. Epub 2020 Feb 3.

Institute for Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1917163117DOI Listing
February 2020

Not Just Going with the Flow: The Effects of Fluid Flow on Bacteria and Plankton.

Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol 2019 10 14;35:213-237. Epub 2019 Aug 14.

Institute of Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zürich, 8093 Zürich, Switzerland; email:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-cellbio-100818-125119DOI Listing
October 2019

Chain formation can enhance the vertical migration of phytoplankton through turbulence.

Sci Adv 2019 10 16;5(10):eaaw7879. Epub 2019 Oct 16.

Department of Zoology, South Parks Road, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aaw7879DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6795514PMC
October 2019

Generalized size scaling of metabolic rates based on single-cell measurements with freshwater phytoplankton.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019 Aug 13;116(35):17323-17329. Epub 2019 Aug 13.

Laboratory of Ecohydrology, Institute of Environmental Engineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1906762116DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6717286PMC
August 2019

Bacterial maze runners reveal hidden diversity in chemotactic performance.

Microb Cell 2019 Jul 1;6(8):370-372. Epub 2019 Jul 1.

Institute for Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.15698/mic2019.08.688DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6685045PMC
July 2019

An automated Raman-based platform for the sorting of live cells by functional properties.

Nat Microbiol 2019 06 18;4(6):1035-1048. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory for Environmental Science and Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41564-019-0394-9DOI Listing
June 2019

The role of microbial motility and chemotaxis in symbiosis.

Nat Rev Microbiol 2019 05;17(5):284-294

Climate Change Cluster (C3), University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41579-019-0182-9
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May 2019

Publisher Correction: An automated Raman-based platform for the sorting of live cells by functional properties.

Nat Microbiol 2019 May;4(5):902-903

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory for Environmental Science and Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.

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May 2019

Bacteria push the limits of chemotactic precision to navigate dynamic chemical gradients.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019 May 16;116(22):10792-10797. Epub 2019 May 16.

Institute of Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1816621116DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6561191PMC
May 2019

Bacterial chemotaxis in a microfluidic T-maze reveals strong phenotypic heterogeneity in chemotactic sensitivity.

Nat Commun 2019 04 23;10(1):1877. Epub 2019 Apr 23.

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09521-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6478840PMC
April 2019

A Foraging Mandala for Aquatic Microorganisms.

ISME J 2019 03 16;13(3):563-575. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41396-018-0309-4
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6461837PMC
March 2019

Redefining the sponge-symbiont acquisition paradigm: sponge microbes exhibit chemotaxis towards host-derived compounds.

Environ Microbiol Rep 2017 Dec 13;9(6):750-755. Epub 2017 Oct 13.

Australian Centre for Ecogenomics, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1758-2229.12591DOI Listing
December 2017

A microfluidics-based in situ chemotaxis assay to study the behaviour of aquatic microbial communities.

Nat Microbiol 2017 Oct 28;2(10):1344-1349. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41564-017-0010-9DOI Listing
October 2017

Zooming in on the phycosphere: the ecological interface for phytoplankton-bacteria relationships.

Nat Microbiol 2017 May 30;2:17065. Epub 2017 May 30.

Institute of Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich, Stefano-Franscini-Platz 5, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmicrobiol.2017.65DOI Listing
May 2017

Deployable micro-traps to sequester motile bacteria.

Sci Rep 2017 04 5;7:45897. Epub 2017 Apr 5.

Division of Engineering and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep45897DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5381207PMC
April 2017

Phytoplankton can actively diversify their migration strategy in response to turbulent cues.

Nature 2017 03 15;543(7646):555-558. Epub 2017 Mar 15.

Institute for Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature21415DOI Listing
March 2017

Biofilm disruption by an air bubble reveals heterogeneous age-dependent detachment patterns dictated by initial extracellular matrix distribution.

NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes 2017 3;3. Epub 2017 Mar 3.

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41522-017-0014-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5460265PMC
March 2017

A particularly useful system to study the ecology of microbes.

Environ Microbiol Rep 2017 02 28;9(1):16-17. Epub 2016 Nov 28.

Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich, 8093, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1758-2229.12490DOI Listing
February 2017

Logarithmic sensing in aerotaxis.

NPJ Syst Biol Appl 2017 19;3:16036. Epub 2017 Jan 19.

Ralph M Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npjsba.2016.36DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5516866PMC
January 2017

Microfluidic Studies of Biofilm Formation in Dynamic Environments.

J Bacteriol 2016 10 9;198(19):2589-95. Epub 2016 Sep 9.

Institute of Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.00118-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5019069PMC
October 2016

Microbial Morphology and Motility as Biosignatures for Outer Planet Missions.

Astrobiology 2016 10 23;16(10):755-774. Epub 2016 Aug 23.

4 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ast.2015.1376DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5069736PMC
October 2016

Validation of picogram- and femtogram-input DNA libraries for microscale metagenomics.

PeerJ 2016 22;4:e2486. Epub 2016 Sep 22.

Australian Centre for Ecogenomics/School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia; Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2486DOI Listing
October 2016

Resilience of bacterial quorum sensing against fluid flow.

Sci Rep 2016 09 21;6:33115. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

Laboratory of Applied Mechanobiology, Department of Health Sciences and Technology, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5030672PMC
September 2016

Speed-dependent chemotactic precision in marine bacteria.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016 08 20;113(31):8624-9. Epub 2016 Jul 20.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139; Institute for Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1602307113DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4978249PMC
August 2016

Natural search algorithms as a bridge between organisms, evolution, and ecology.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016 08 5;113(34):9413-20. Epub 2016 Aug 5.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1606195113DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5003253PMC
August 2016

Temperature-induced behavioral switches in a bacterial coral pathogen.

ISME J 2016 06 4;10(6):1363-72. Epub 2015 Dec 4.

Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2015.216DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5029190PMC
June 2016

Intermittent turbulence in flowing bacterial suspensions.

J R Soc Interface 2016 06;13(119)

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 02139 Cambridge, MA, USA Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, Institute for Environmental Engineering, ETH Zurich, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2016.0175DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4938083PMC
June 2016

Sperm chemotaxis promotes individual fertilization success in sea urchins.

J Exp Biol 2016 05 18;219(Pt 10):1458-66. Epub 2016 Mar 18.

University of Washington, Department of Biology, Seattle, WA 98195, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.134924DOI Listing
May 2016

A coral-on-a-chip microfluidic platform enabling live-imaging microscopy of reef-building corals.

Nat Commun 2016 Mar 4;7:10860. Epub 2016 Mar 4.

Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms10860DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4785229PMC
March 2016

Chemotaxis toward phytoplankton drives organic matter partitioning among marine bacteria.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016 Feb 22;113(6):1576-81. Epub 2016 Jan 22.

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139; Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1512307113DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4760798PMC
February 2016

That sinking feeling: Suspended sediments can prevent the ascent of coral egg bundles.

Sci Rep 2016 Feb 22;6:21567. Epub 2016 Feb 22.

Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep21567DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4761919PMC
February 2016

Sensitivity of the rate of nutrient uptake by chemotactic bacteria to physical and biological parameters in a turbulent environment.

J Theor Biol 2015 Dec 21;387:120-35. Epub 2015 Sep 21.

Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2015.08.006DOI Listing
December 2015

Live from under the lens: exploring microbial motility with dynamic imaging and microfluidics.

Nat Rev Microbiol 2015 Dec;13(12):761-75

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrmicro3567DOI Listing
December 2015

Shear-induced orientational dynamics and spatial heterogeneity in suspensions of motile phytoplankton.

J R Soc Interface 2015 11;12(112)

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich, Stefano Franscini Platz 5, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2015.0791DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4685850PMC
November 2015

Chemotaxis by natural populations of coral reef bacteria.

ISME J 2015 Aug 23;9(8):1764-77. Epub 2015 Jan 23.

Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2014.261DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4511932PMC
August 2015

Microbes in flow.

Curr Opin Microbiol 2015 Jun 24;25:1-8. Epub 2015 Mar 24.

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mib.2015.03.003DOI Listing
June 2015

Generalized receptor law governs phototaxis in the phytoplankton Euglena gracilis.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015 Jun 11;112(22):7045-50. Epub 2015 May 11.

Laboratory of Ecohydrology, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland; Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Edile ed Ambientale, Università di Padova, I-35131 Padua, Italy

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1422922112DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4460502PMC
June 2015

Vortical ciliary flows actively enhance mass transport in reef corals.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014 Sep 5;111(37):13391-6. Epub 2014 Sep 5.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1323094111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4169935PMC
September 2014

Microfluidics expanding the frontiers of microbial ecology.

Annu Rev Biophys 2014 ;43:65-91

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139; email: , ,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-biophys-051013-022916DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4076152PMC
August 2014

Failed escape: solid surfaces prevent tumbling of Escherichia coli.

Phys Rev Lett 2014 Aug 7;113(6):068103. Epub 2014 Aug 7.

Mechanical Engineering Department, Texas Tech University, 2703 7th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79409, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.068103DOI Listing
August 2014

A bacterial pathogen uses dimethylsulfoniopropionate as a cue to target heat-stressed corals.

ISME J 2014 May 12;8(5):999-1007. Epub 2013 Dec 12.

Ralph M Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2013.210DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3996689PMC
May 2014

Microfluidic-based Time-kill Kinetic Assay.

Bio Protoc 2014 May;4(9)

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21769/BioProtoc.1116DOI Listing
May 2014

Variability in microbial community composition and function between different niches within a coral reef.

Microb Ecol 2014 Apr 30;67(3):540-52. Epub 2014 Jan 30.

Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00248-013-0362-5DOI Listing
April 2014

Competition-dispersal tradeoff ecologically differentiates recently speciated marine bacterioplankton populations.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014 Apr 1;111(15):5622-7. Epub 2014 Apr 1.

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1318943111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3992678PMC
April 2014

Single-cell genomics reveals hundreds of coexisting subpopulations in wild Prochlorococcus.

Science 2014 Apr;344(6182):416-20

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1248575DOI Listing
April 2014

The extracellular matrix Component Psl provides fast-acting antibiotic defense in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms.

PLoS Pathog 2013 8;9(8):e1003526. Epub 2013 Aug 8.

Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1003526DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3738486PMC
March 2014

Synergistic prevention of biofouling in seawater desalination by zwitterionic surfaces and low-level chlorination.

Adv Mater 2014 Mar 27;26(11):1711-8. Epub 2013 Dec 27.

Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201304386DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4041402PMC
March 2014

Turbulence drives microscale patches of motile phytoplankton.

Nat Commun 2013 ;4:2148

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

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January 2014

Turbulent fluid acceleration generates clusters of gyrotactic microorganisms.

Phys Rev Lett 2014 Jan 31;112(4):044502. Epub 2014 Jan 31.

Dipartimento di Fisica and INFN, Università di Torino, via P. Giuria 1, 10125 Torino, Italy.

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January 2014

Capillary interception of floating particles by surface-piercing vegetation.

Phys Rev Lett 2013 Oct 15;111(16):164501. Epub 2013 Oct 15.

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Edile e Ambientale, University of Padova, Via Loredan 20, 35131 Padova, Italy.

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October 2013

Ecology and physics of bacterial chemotaxis in the ocean.

Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 2012 Dec;76(4):792-812

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3510523PMC
December 2012

Marine microbes see a sea of gradients.

Authors:
Roman Stocker

Science 2012 Nov;338(6107):628-33

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 49-213, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

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November 2012

Trade-offs of chemotactic foraging in turbulent water.

Science 2012 Nov;338(6107):675-9

Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA, UK.

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November 2012

Thin phytoplankton layers: characteristics, mechanisms, and consequences.

Ann Rev Mar Sci 2012 ;4:177-207

Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-marine-120710-100957DOI Listing
April 2012

Low-Reynolds-number swimming at pycnoclines.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012 Mar 21;109(10):3856-61. Epub 2012 Feb 21.

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3309774PMC
March 2012

Bacterial rheotaxis.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012 Mar 12;109(13):4780-5. Epub 2012 Mar 12.

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1120955109DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3324032PMC
March 2012

Microfluidic characterization and continuous separation of cells and particles using conducting poly(dimethyl siloxane) electrode induced alternating current-dielectrophoresis.

Anal Chem 2011 Dec 11;83(24):9579-85. Epub 2011 Nov 11.

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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December 2011

Response rescaling in bacterial chemotaxis.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2011 Aug 1;108(33):13870-5. Epub 2011 Aug 1.

Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, 1098 XG Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3158140PMC
August 2011

Gyrotaxis in a steady vortical flow.

Phys Rev Lett 2011 Jun 6;106(23):238102. Epub 2011 Jun 6.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA.

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June 2011

The ciliate Paramecium shows higher motility in non-uniform chemical landscapes.

PLoS One 2011 Apr 11;6(4):e15274. Epub 2011 Apr 11.

Great Lakes WATER Institute, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America.

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November 2010

How cats lap: water uptake by Felis catus.

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Bacterial chemotaxis in linear and nonlinear steady microfluidic gradients.

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Filtration of submicrometer particles by pelagic tunicates.

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Chemoattraction to dimethylsulfoniopropionate throughout the marine microbial food web.

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Microbiology. Tumbling for stealth?

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Separation of microscale chiral objects by shear flow.

Phys Rev Lett 2009 Apr 15;102(15):158103. Epub 2009 Apr 15.

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April 2009

Chemotactic response of marine micro-organisms to micro-scale nutrient layers.

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Studies of bacterial chemotaxis using microfluidics--interview.

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Disruption of vertical motility by shear triggers formation of thin phytoplankton layers.

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February 2009

Experimental verification of the behavioral foundation of bacterial transport parameters using microfluidics.

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Rapid chemotactic response enables marine bacteria to exploit ephemeral microscale nutrient patches.

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