Murat Acar Ph.D.

(Leave of absence) Asst Prof Mol Cell & Dev Biology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Computational Biology and Bioinformatics | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology


Research Interests

Systems biology, synthetic biology, gene regulatory networks, noise in gene expression, aging, evolution of gene networks. more...


Education

  • B.S., Bogazici University,
  • Ph.D., MIT,

Selected Publications

  • "Enhancement of cellular memory by reducing stochastic transitions". Murat Acar, Attila Becskei, and Alexander van Oudenaarden. Nature 435, 228-232 (2005)
  • "Stochastic switching as a survival strategy in fluctuating environments". Murat Acar, Jerome T. Mettetal, and Alexander van Oudenaarden. Nature Genetics 40, 471-475 (2008)
  • "A general mechanism for network-dosage compensation in gene circuits". Murat Acar, Bernardo F. Pando, Frances H. Arnold, Michael B. Elowitz, and Alexander van Oudenaarden. Science 329, 1656-1660 (2010)

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