Browse Dissertations and Theses - Physics by Contributor "Chemla, Yann R"

  • Cassidy, C. Keith (2017-01-10)
    The movement of an organism in response to environmental chemical cues is known as chemotaxis. Motile bacteria use chemotaxis to navigate through their environments, enabling cells to efficiently locate favorable growing ...

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  • Sheung, Janet Yue Hung (2017-03-27)
    Optical (light-based) instruments are often some of the most precise in many fields, owing to the wide availability of stable and low bandwidth lasers such as those of HeNe and single mode solid state types. Rulers of ...

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  • Perlova, Tatyana Yurievna (2018-01-22)
    My thesis work has been focused on phototaxis response in E. coli. I will review the current state of knowledge on chemotaxis and phototaxis and discuss the motivation behind this project in Chapter 1. In Chapters 2 and ...

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  • Earnest, Tyler M (2016-08-23)
    Modeling is a necessary tool to understand the large volumes of data generated from quantitative experiments on biological systems. It combines our knowledge of a phenomenon into a succinct mathematical or computational ...

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  • Stekas, Barbara (2018-04-13)
    Understanding how proteins work together to perform vital cellular functions, such as replicating and repairing DNA, not only extends our understanding of fundamental biology, but can also lead to important medical ...

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