Murat Acar Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Research Interests

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


Research Summary

Please see:   acarlab.commons.yale.edu

Extensive Research Description

Please see:   acarlab.commons.yale.edu/research


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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