Cheng YY, Papadopoulos JM, Falbel T, Burton BM and Venturelli OS. Donor-recipient interactions drive dynamics of horizontal gene transfer via natural competence. Submitted. BioRxiv preprint: doi:10.1101/2020.10.19.342733

Clark RL, Connors B, Stevenson DM, Hromada SE, Hamilton JJ, Amador-Noguez D and Venturelli OS. Design of synthetic human gut microbiome assembly and function. Submitted. BioRxiv preprint (doi:10.1101/2020.08.19.241315)

Leggieri PA, Liu Y, Hayes H, Connors B, Seppala S, O'Malley MA and Venturelli OS. Integrating systems and synthetic biology to understand and engineer microbiomes. Annual Review of Biomedical EngineeringSubmitted.

Gupta S, Ross TD, Gomez MM, Grant JL, Romero PA and Venturelli OS (2020). Investigating the dynamics of microbial consortia in spatially structured environments.  Nature Commun. 11, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-16200-0.


Lawson, C. E., Harcombe, W. R., Hatzenpichler, R., Lindemann, S. R., Löffler, F. E., O’Malley, M. A., ... & Weissbrodt, D. G. (2019). Common principles and best practices for engineering microbiomes. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 1-17 Common principles and best practices for engineering microbiomes. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 1-17.

Zengler Karsten et al. EcoFABs: advancing microbiome science through standardized fabricated ecosystems. Nature methods 16.7 (2019): 567-571.

Hsu RH, Clark RL, Tan JW, Ahn JC, Gupta G, Romero PA and Venturelli OS. Microbial interaction network inference in microfluidic dropletsCell Systems 9, 1-14.

Shin S, Venturelli OS and Zavala V. Scalable Nonlinear Programming Framework for Parameter Estimation in Dynamic Biological System ModelsPLoS Comp Biol, 15(3), e1006828.

Cao X, Hamilton JJ and Venturelli OS. Understanding and controlling distributed biochemical pathways in microbial communities. Biochemistry 58(2), 94-107.


Venturelli OS, Carr AC, Fisher G, Hsu RH, Lau R, Bowen BP, Hromada S, Northen T and Arkin AP. Deciphering microbial interactions in synthetic human gut microbiome communities. Mol Syst Biol 14, e8425.

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Chevalier M, Venturelli OS and El-Samad H (2015). The impact of different sources of fluctuations on mutual information in biochemical networks. PLoS Comput Biol. 11(10):e1004462.

Venturelli OS, Zuleta I, Murray RM, El-Samad H (2015). Population diversification in a yeast metabolic program promotes anticipation of environmental shifts. PLoS Biol. 13(1):e1002042.

Prior to 2015

Venturelli OS, El-Samad H, Murray RM (2012). Synergistic dual positive feedback loops established by molecular sequestration generate robust bimodal response. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 109(48):E3324-33.

Renault VM, Thekkat PU, Hoang KL, White JL, Brady CA, Kenzelmann Broz D, Venturelli OS, Johnson TM, Oskoui PR, Xuan Z, Santo EE, Zhang MQ, Vogel H, Attardi LD, Brunet A (2011). The pro-longevity gene FoxO3 is a direct target of the p53 tumor suppressor. Oncogene. 30(29):3207-21

Bloom JD, Lu Z, Chen D, Raval A, Venturelli OS, Arnold FH (2007). Evolution favors protein mutational robustness in sufficiently large populations. BMC Biol. 30(29):3207-21


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