Motile behavior of bacteria: sensory transduction in bacterial chemotaxis (in E. coli), dynamics of the flagellar rotary motor, propulsion of non-flagellated bacteria
Real-time systems analysis of signal transduction and genetic networks at the single cell level
Molecular mechanisms underlying viral genomic RNA – host interactions
Mechanisms of membrane-associated cell biological processes.
Neurobiology; functional organization of the retina
High resolution dynamic and spatial studies of prokaryotic cellular organization
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Mechanisms of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance
Chromosomes: motion, mechanics, DNA dynamics and spatial patterning
Quantitative studies of biological self-organization, and the architecture and dynamics of subcellular structures.
Force-induced denaturation of DNA, sequence heterogeneity and the dynamics of motor proteins, population growth and mutation in disordered media
Biophysical studies with nanopores