Publications (click titles for links to papers):
Cristian V. Crisan, Holly L. Nichols, Sophia Wiesenfeld, Gabi Steinbach, Peter J. Yunker, Brian K. Hammer, “Glucose confers protection to Escherichia coli against contact killing by Vibrio cholerae.” Scientific Reports volume 11, Article number: 2935 (2021).
Gabi Steinbach, Cristian Crisan, Siu Lung Ng, Brian K. Hammer and Peter J. Yunker, “Accumulation of dead cells from contact killing facilitates coexistence in bacterial biofilms.” Journal of the Royal Society Interface Volume 17, Issue 173 (2020).
Jennifer T. Pentz, Pedro Márquez-Zacarías, G. Ozan Bozdag, Anthony Burnetti, Peter J. Yunker, Eric Libby, and William C. Ratcliff. “Ecological advantages and evolutionary limitations of aggregative multicellular development.” Current Biology 30, no. 21 (2020): 4155-4164.
David Yanni, Shane Jacobeen, Pedro Márquez-Zacarías, Joshua Weitz, William C. Ratcliff, and Peter J. Yunker, Topological constraints in early multicellularity favor reproductive division of labor. eLife, 9, e54348 (2020).
Jordan Gulli, Peter J. Yunker, Frank Rosenzweig, Matrices (re)loaded: Durability, viability and fermentative capacity of yeast encapsulated in beads of different composition during long-term fed-batch culture. Biotechnology Progress, (2019).
Cristian V. Crisan, Aroon T. Chande, Kenneth Williams, Vishnu Raghuram, Lavanya Rishishwar, Gabi Steinbach, Samit S. Watve, Peter Yunker, I. King Jordan, Brian K. Hammer, Analysis of Vibrio cholerae genomes identifies new Type VI Secretion System gene clusters. Genome Biology, (2019).
Olga Shishkov, Joshua Trebuchon, Peter Yunker, Scott Franklin, David L Hu, Black soldier fly larvae rearrange under compression, Integrative and Comparative Biology, icz133, (2019).
Skanda Vivek, David Yanni, Peter J. Yunker*, and Jesse L. Silverberg*, Cyberphysical risks of hacked internet-connected vehicles, Phys. Rev. E 100, 012316 (2019). *Denotes co-corresponding authors
David Yanni, Pedro Márquez-Zacarías, Peter J. Yunker*, and William C. Ratcliff*, Drivers of Spatial Structure in Social Microbial Communities. Current Biology, 29(11), R545-R550 (2019). *Denotes co-corresponding authors
J. Michel and P. J. Yunker. Structural hierarchy confers error tolerance in biological materials. PNAS 116 (8) 2875-2880 (2019). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1813801116
T.J. Lee, C.F. Lewallen, D.J. Bumbarger, Peter J. Yunker, C.R. Reid, and C.R. Forest, Transport and trapping of nanosheets via hydrodynamic forces and curvature-induced capillary quadrupolar interactions. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2018).
Arben Kalziqi, David Yanni, Jacob Thomas, Siu Lung Ng, Skanda Vivek, Brian Hammer, Peter J. Yunker, Immotile active matter: activity from death and reproduction. Physical Review Letters (2018).
Shane Jacobeen, Jennifer T. Pentz, Elyes Graba, Colin Brandys, William C. Ratcliff, Peter J. Yunker, Origin of multicellularity: evolution of increased size via reduced cellular volume fraction. Nature Physics (2017).
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Luke McNally, Eryn Bernardy, Jacob Thomas, Arben Kalziqi, Jennifer Pentz, Sam P. Brown, Brian Hammer, Peter J. Yunker* & William Ratcliff*, Killing by Type VI secretion drives genetic phase separation and correlates with increased cooperation, Nature Communications, (2017). *Denotes co- corresponding authors
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Cornelia Rosu, Shane Jacobeen, Katherine Park, Elsa Reichmanis, Peter Yunker, and Paul S. Russo, Domed Silica Microcylinders Coated with Oleophilic Polypeptides and Their Behavior in Lyotropic Cholesteric Liquid Crystals of the Same Polypeptide. Langmuir, Article ASAP, (2016).
Peter J Yunker, Haruichi Asahara, Kuo-Chan Hung, Corey Landry, Laura R Arriaga, Ilke Akartuna, John Heyman, Shaorong Chong, David A Weitz, One-pot system for synthesis, assembly, and display of functional single-span membrane proteins on oil–water interfaces. PNAS, 113:3, 608-613, (2016).
Tim Still, Peter J Yunker, Kasey Hanson, Zoey S Davidson, Matthew A Lohr, Kevin B Aptowicz, AG Yodh, Temperature‐Sensitive Hydrogel‐Particle Films from Evaporating Drops. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2:16 (2015).
Chris Edwards, Amir Arbabi, Basanta Bhaduri, Xiaozhen Wang, Raman Ganti, Peter J Yunker, Arjun G Yodh, Gabriel Popescu, Lynford L Goddard, Measuring the Nonuniform Evaporation Dynamics of Sprayed Sessile Microdroplets with Quantitative Phase Imaging. Langmuir, 31:40, 11020:11032, (2015).
Peter J. Yunker, K. Chen, T. Still, M.A. Lohr, M. Gratale, and A.G. Yodh, Physics in ordered and disordered colloidal matter with poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) microgel particles. Reports on Progress in Physics, (2014).
Still, T., Goodrich. C.P., Chen, K., Yunker, P.J., Schoenholz, S., Liu, A.J., and Yodh, A.G., Phonon dispersion and elastic moduli of two-dimensional disordered colloidal packings of soft particles with frictional interactions. Physical Review E 89, 012301 (2014).
Edwards, C., Zhou, R.J., Hwang, S.W., McKeown, S.J., Wang, K.Y., Bhaduri, B, Ganti, R., Yunker, P.J., Yodh, A.G., Rogers, J.A., Goddard, L.L., and Popescu, G., Diffraction phase microscopy: monitoring nanoscale dynamics in materials science.Applied Optics 53, (2014).
P. J. Yunker, M.A. Lohr, T. Still, A. Borodin, D.J. Durian, and A.G. Yodh, Comment on “Effects of particle shape on growth dynamics at edges of evaporating drops of colloidal suspensions” Reply. Physical Review Letters 111, 209602 (2013).
P. J. Yunker, Z.X. Zhang, M. Gratale, K. Chen, and A.G. Yodh, Relationship between neighbor number and vibrational spectra in disordered colloidal clusters with attractive interactions. Journal of Chemical Physics 138, 12A525 (2013).
P. J. Yunker, M. Gratale, M.A. Lohr, T. Still, T.C. Lubensky, and A.G. Yodh, Influence of particle shape on bending rigidity of colloidal monolayer membranes and particle deposition during droplet evaporation in confined geometries. Physical Review Letters 108, 228303 (2012).
P. J. Yunker, K. Chen, Z. Zhang, and A.G. Yodh, Phonon spectra, nearest neighbors, and mechanical stability of disordered colloidal clusters with attractive interactions. Physical Review Letters106, 225503 (2011).
P. J. Yunker, K. Chen, Z.X. Zhang, W.G. Ellenbroek, A.J. Liu, and A.G. Yodh, Rotational and translational phonon modes in glasses composed of ellipsoidal particles. Physical Review E 83, 011403 (2011).
Z. Zhang, P. J. Yunker, P. Habdas, and A.G. Yodh, Cooperative rearrangement regions and dynamical heterogeneities in attractive versus repulsive colloidal glasses. Physical Review Letters 107, 208303 (2011).
K. Chen, M. L. Manning, P.J. Yunker, W.G. Ellenbroek, Z. Zhang, A.J. Liu, A.G. Yodh, Measurement of correlations between low-frequency vibrational modes and particle rearrangements in quasi-two-dimensional colloidal glasses. Physical Review Letters107, 108301 (2011).
Chen, W.G. Ellenbroek, Z.X. Zhang, D.T.N. Chen, P.J. Yunker, S. Henkes, C. Brito, O. Dauchot, W. van Saarloos, A.J. Liu, and A.G. Yodh, Low-frequency vibrations of soft colloidal glasses. Physical Review Letters 105, 025501 (2010).