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  • MD. Zulfikar Ali, Sandeep Choubey, Dipjyoti Das, Robert C. Brewster (2018) Decoding the mechanisms of transcription elongation by exploiting the cell-to-cell variability in RNA polymerase numbers, Submitted to Molecular Systems Biology.
  • Jasper Landman, Robert C. Brewster, Franz M. Weinert, Rob Phillips, Willem K. Kegel (2017) Self-consistent theory of transcriptional control in complex regulatory architectures, PLoS ONE, 12(7):e0179235 [manuscript]

  • Dipjyoti Das, Supravat Dey, Robert C. Brewster*, Sandeep Chuobey* (2017) Effect of transcription factor resource sharing on gene expression noise, PLoS Computational Biology, 13, 4 [manuscript]

  • Hernan G. Garcia, Robert C. Brewster and Rob Phillips (2016) Using synthetic biology to make cells tomorrow’s test tubes, Integrative Biology, 8, 431 [manuscript]

  • Geoffrey A. Lovely, Robert C. Brewster, David G. Schatz, David Baltimore and Rob Phillips (2015) Single-molecule analysis of RAG-mediated V(D)J DNA cleavage, PNAS, 112 (14), E1715-E1723 [manuscript, SI]

  • Daniel L. Jones*, Robert C. Brewster* and Rob Phillips (2014) Cell-to-Cell Variability in Gene Expression is Governed by Promoter Architecture, Science, 346 (6216), 1533-1536 [manuscript, SI]

  • Franz M. Weinert*, Robert C. Brewster*, Mattias Rydenfelt, Rob Phillips and Willem K. Kegel (2014) Scaling of Gene Expression with Transcription Factor Fugacity, Physical Review Letters113, 258101 [manuscript]

  • Robert C. Brewster*, Franz M. Weinert*, Hernan G. Garcia, Linda Song, Mattias Rydenfelt and Rob Phillips (2014) The Transcription Factor Titration Effect Dictates Level of Gene Expression, Cell156(6) [manuscript, SI]
      This work has been highlighted in:
    • See Press release
    • "Tuning expression by numbers", Nature Methods11(475), 2014 [text]
    • "Target competition: transcription factors enter the limelight", Karreth, FA, Tay, Y, Pandolfi, P, Genome Biology15(114), 2014 [text]

  • Benoit Palmieri, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Robert C. Brewster and Samuel A. Safran (2014) Line active molecules promote inhomogeneous structures in membranes: Theory, Simulations and Experiments, Advances in Colloid and Interface Science (issue in honor of Wolfgang Helfrich)208, 58-65 [manuscript]

  • Robert C. Brewster*, Daniel L. Jones* and Rob Phillips (2012) Tuning Promoter Strength through RNA Polymerase Binding Site Design in Escherichia coli, PLoS Computational Biology8(12), e1002811 [manuscript]

  • YongSeok Jho, Robert C. Brewster, Samuel A. Safran and Philip A. Pincus (2011) Long-Range Interaction between Heterogeneously Charged Membranes, Langmuir27(8), 4439-4446 [manuscript]

  • Robert C. Brewster and Samuel A. Safran (2010) Line active hybrid lipids determine domain size in phase separation of saturated and unsaturated lipids, Biophysical Journal Letters98, L21-Ld3 [manuscript]

  • Tetsuya Yamamoto, Robert C. Brewster and Samuel A. Safran (2010) Chain ordering of hybrid lipids can stabilize domains in saturated/hybrid/cholesterol lipid membranes, Europhysics Letters91, 28002 [manuscript]

  • Robert C. Brewster, Philip A. Pincus and Samuel A. Safran (2009) Hybrid Lipid as Biological Surfactants, Biophysical Journal97, 1087-194 [manuscript]

  • Robert C. Brewster, Gary S. Grest, and Alex J. Levine (2009) Effects of Cohesion on the Surface Angle and Velocity Profiles of Granular Material in a Rotating Drum, Physical Review E79, 011305 [manuscript]

  • Robert C. Brewster, Philip A. Pincus, and Samuel A. Safran (2008) Self Assembly Modulated by Interactions of Two Heterogeneously Charged Surfaces, Physical Review Letters101, 128101 [manuscript]

  • Robert C. Brewster, Leonardo Silbert, Gary S. Grest, and Alex J. Levine (2008) Relationship between interparticle contact lifetimes and rheology in gravity-driven granular flows, Physical Review E77, 061302 [manuscript]

  • Leonardo Silbert, Gary S. Grest, Robert C. Brewster and Alex J. Levine (2007) Rheology and Contact Lifetimes in Dense Granular Flows, Physical Review Letters99, 068002 [manuscript]

  • Robert C. Brewster, James Landry, Gary S. Grest, and Alex J. Levine (2005) Plug flow and the breakdown of Bagnold scaling in cohesive granular flows, Physical Review E72, 061301 [manuscript]

* denotes shared first authorship