Murat Acar Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Departments & Organizations
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Genetics and Genomics | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology: Cell Cycle and Signal Transduction; DNA Dynamics; Transcriptional Regulation
Systems biology, synthetic biology, gene regulatory networks, noise in gene expression, aging, evolution of gene networks. more...
- B.S., Bogazici University,
- Ph.D., MIT,
- "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)