Publications

2005
Needleman DJ, Ojeda-Lopez MA, Raviv U, Ewert K, Miller HP, Wilson L, Safinya CR. Radial compression of microtubules and the mechanism of action of taxol and associated proteins. Biophysical journal. 2005;89 :3410–3423. Download Paper
Needleman DJ, Jones JB, Raviv U, Ojeda-Lopez MA, Miller HP, Li Y, Wilson L, Safinya CR. Supramolecular assembly of biological molecules purified from bovine nerve cells: from microtubule bundles and necklaces to neurofilament networks. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 2005;17 :S3225. Download Paper
2004
Needleman DJ, Ojeda-Lopez MA, Raviv U, Miller HP, Wilson L, Safinya CR. Higher-order assembly of microtubules by counterions: From hexagonal bundles to living necklaces. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2004;101 :16099–16103. Download Paper
Needleman DJ, Ojeda-Lopez MA, Raviv U, Ewert K, Jones JB, Miller HP, Wilson L, Safinya CR. Synchrotron X-ray diffraction study of microtubules buckling and bundling under osmotic stress: a probe of interprotofilament interactions. Physical review letters. 2004;93 :198104. Download Paper
Fygenson KD, Needleman DJ, Sneppen K. Variability-based sequence alignment identifies residues responsible for functional differences in $\alpha$ and $\beta$ tubulin. Protein science. 2004;13 :25–31. Download Paper
2001
Needleman DJ, Tiesinga PHE, Sejnowski TJ. Collective enhancement of precision in networks of coupled oscillators. Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena. 2001;155 :324–336. Download Paper

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