Anderson Biophysics Research Group - Publications



  1. "Viscoelastic properties of ring-linear DNA blends exhibit non-monotonic dependence on blend composition."
    K.R. Peddireddy, M. Lee, C. Schroeder, R.M. Robertson-Anderson.
    Phys. Rev. Research. 2, 023213 (2020) .
  2. "Actin and microtubule crosslinkers tune mobility and control co-localization in a composite cytoskeletal network."
    L. Farhadi, S.N Ricketts, M.J. Rust, M. Das, R.M. Robertson-Anderson, J.L. Ross.
    Soft Matter, doi: 10.1039/C9SM02400J (2020).
  3. "Unexpected entanglement dynamics in semidilute blends of supercoiled and ring DNA."
    K.R. Peddireddy, M. Lee, Y. Zhou, S. Adalbert, S.J. Anderson, C. Schroeder, R.M. Robertson-Anderson.
    Soft Matter, 16, 152-161 (2020).
  4. "Topology-dependent anomalous dynamics of ring and linear DNA are sensitive to cytoskeleton crosslinking."
    D. Wulstein, K. Regan, J. Garamella, R.J. McGorty, R.M. Robertson-Anderson.
    Science Advances, 5, eaay5912 (2019).
  5. "Filament Rigidity Vies with Mesh Size in Determining Anomalous Diffusion in Cytoskeleton."
    S.J. Anderson, C. Matsuda, J. Garamella, K.R. Peddireddy, R.M. Robertson-Anderson, R.J. McGorty.
    Biomacromolecules, 20, 4380-4388 (2019).
  6. "Non-monotonic dependence of stiffness on actin crosslinking in cytoskeleton composites."
    M.L. Francis, S.N Ricketts, L. Farhadi, M.J. Rust, M. Das, J.L. Ross, R.M. Robertson-Anderson.
    Soft Matter. 15, 9056-9065 (2019).
  7. "Counterion crossbridges enable robust multiscale elasticity in actin networks."
    B.J. Gurmessa, M. Francis, M.J. Rust, M. Das, J.L. Ross, R.M. Robertson-Anderson.
    Phys. Rev. Research. 1, 013016 (2019).
  8. "Varying crosslinking motifs drive the mesoscale mechanics of actin-microtubule composites."
    S.N Ricketts, M. Francis, L. Farhadi, M.J. Rust, M. Das, J.L. Ross, R.M. Robertson-Anderson.
    Scientific Reports. 9, 12831 (2019).
  9. "Maximally stiffening composites require maximally coupled rather than maximally entangled polymer species."
    D. Michieletto, R. Fitzpatrick, C. Hauer, R.M. Robertson-Anderson.
    Soft Matter. 15, 6703-6717 (2019).
  10. "Optical Tweezers Microrheology Maps the Dynamics of Strain-Induced Local Inhomogeneities in Entangled Polymers."
    M. Khan, K. Regan, R.M. Robertson-Anderson.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 038001 (2019).
  11. "Long-Lived Self-Entanglements in Ring Polymers."
    B.W Soh, A.R. Klotz, R.M. Robertson-Anderson, P.S. Doyle.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 048002 (2019).
  12. "Effect of Molecular Architecture on Ring Polymer Dynamics in Semidilute Linear Polymer Solutions."
    Y Zhou, K-W Hsiao, K Regan, D Kong, G McKenna, R.M. Robertson-Anderson, C Schroeder.
    Nature Communications. 10, 1753 (2019).
  13. "Microscale Mechanics of Plug-and-Play In Vitro Cytoskeleton Networks (Book Chapter)."
    SN Ricketts, BJ Gurmessa, R.M. Robertson-Anderson.
    Advances in Cytoskeleton Research. ISBN 978-953-51-7879-8. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.84401 (2019).
  14. "Bridging the spatiotemporal scales of macromolecular transport in crowded biomimetic systems. "
    Kathryn Regan, Devynn Wulstein, Hannah Rasmussen, Ryan McGorty and, R.M. Robertson-Anderson,
    Soft Matter (2019), 15, 1200-1209. Featured in 2019 Emerging Investigators Issue.
  15. "Triggered Disassembly and Reassembly of Actin Networks Induce Rigidity Phase Transitions. "
    Bekele J. Gurmessa, Nicholas Bitten, Dan T. Nguyen, Jennifer L. Ross, Omar A. Sale, Moumita Das, R.M. Robertson-Anderson,
    Soft Matter (2019), 15, 1335-1344. Featured in 2019 Emerging Investigators Issue.
  16. ''Synergistic interactions between DNA and actin trigger emergent viscoelastic behavior''
    Robert Fitzpatrick, Davide Michieletto, K.R. Peddireddy, Cole Hauer, Carl Kyrillos, Bekele J. Gurmessa,R.M. Robertson-Anderson,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 257801 (2018).
  17. ''Optical Tweezers Microrheology: From the Basics to Advanced Techniques and Applications''
    R.M. Robertson-Anderson,
    ACS Macro Letters. doi:10.1021/acsmacrolett.8b00498 (2018).Chosen as ACS Editors Choice Publication.
  18. "Co-entangled actin-microtubule composites exhibit tunable stiffening and power-law stress relaxation."
    S.N. Ricketts, J.L. Ross, R.M. Robertson-Anderson,
    Biophys J. (2018), 115, 1055-1067.
  19. "Crowding induces entropically-driven changes to DNA dynamics that depend on crowder structure and ionic conditions"
    WM Mardoum, SM Gorczyca, KE Regan, T-C Wu, R.M. Robertson-Anderson,
    Frontiers of Physics 6(53), doi: 10.3389/fphy.2018.00053 (2018).
  20. "A DEAD-box protein acts through RNA to promote HIV-1 Rev-RRE assembly."
    Rajan Lamichhane, John A. Hammond, Raymond F.Pauszek, III, R.M. Robertson-Anderson, Ingermar Pedron, Edwin van der Schans, James R.Williamson and David P.Miller,
    Nucleic Acids Research, 2017, doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx206.
  21. "Nonlinear Actin Deformations Lead to Network Stiffening, Yielding, and Nonuniform Stress Propagation."
    Bekele Gurmessa, Shea Ricketts, and R.M. Robertson-Anderson,
    Biophys J. (2017), DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2017.01.012 .
  22. " Active microrheology of Chaetopterus mucus determines three intrinsic lengthscales that govern material properties."
    Weigand, W.J.; Messmore, A.; Deheyn, D.D.; Morales-Sanz, A.; Blair, D.L.; Urbach, J.S.; Robertson-Anderson, R.M,
    PloS one 12.5 (2017): e0176732.
  23. Book review of "Fundamentals of Polymer Physics and Molecular Biophysics by Himadri B. Bohidar."
    Robertson-Anderson, R. M.
    Physics Today, March Issue (2016).
  24. " Light-sheet microscopy with digital Fourier analysis measures transport properties over large field-of-view."
    D.M. Wulstein, K.E. Regan, R.M. Robertson-Anderson & R. McGorty,
    Optics Express, 24, 20881-20894 (2016)
  25. "DNA as a Model for Probing Polymer Entanglements: Circular Polymers and Non-Classical Dynamics."
    K. Regan, S. Ricketts and R.M. Robertson-Anderson,
    Polymers, Special Edition: Semiflexible Polymers, 8(9), 336 (2016) --Invited Review
  26. "Entanglement Density Tunes Microscale Nonlinear Response of Entangled Actin"
    Bekele Gurmessa, Robert Fitzpatrick, Tobias T. Falzone, and R.M. Robertson-Anderson,
    Macromolecules 49, 3948-3955(2016).
  27. "When Ends Meet: Circular DNA Stretches Differently in Elongational Flows"
    Li, Y.; Kai-Wen Hsiao, K-W; Brockman, C.A; Yates,D.Y; Robertson-Anderson, R.M. Kornfield, J; San Francisco, M.J.; Schroeder, C.M; McKenna, G.S.
    Macromolecules 48 (16), 5997-6001(2015).
  28. "Active Entanglement-Tracking Microrheology Directly Couples Macromolecular Deformations to Nonlinear Microscale Force Response of Entangled Actin"
    Falzone, T.T; Robertson-Anderson, R. M.
    ACS Macro Letters 4, 1194-1199 (2015).
  29. "Universal scaling of crowding-induced DNA mobility is coupled with topology-dependent molecular compaction and elongation"
    Gorczyca, S; Chapman, C.D.; Robertson-Anderson,R.M
    Soft Matter, 11, 7762 - 7768 (2015).
  30. "Entangled F-actin displays a unique crossover to microscale nonlinearity dominated by entanglement segment dynamics"
    Falzone, T.T; Blair, S; Robertson-Anderson, R. M.
    Soft Matter,11, 4418-4423 (2015).
  31. "Crowding Induces Complex Ergodic Diffusion and Dynamic Elongation of Large DNA Molecules"
    Chapman, C.D.; Gorczyca, S; Robertson-Anderson, R. M.
    Biophysical Journal, 108, 1220-1228 (2015).
  32. "Nonlinear Microrheology Reveals Entanglement-Driven Molecular-Level Viscoelasticity of Concentrated DNA"
    Chapman, C. D.; Robertson-Anderson, R.M.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 098303,(2014)
  33. "Onset of Non-Continuum Effects in Microrheology of Entangled Polymer Solutions"
    Chapman, C. D.; Lee, K.; Henze D.; Smith, D. E.; Robertson-Anderson, R.M.
    MacroMolecules, 47, 1181-1186 (2014)
  34. "Complex Effects of Molecular Topology on Diffusion in Entangled Biopolymer Blends"
    Chapman, C. D.; Shanbhag, S.; Smith, D. E.; Robertson-Anderson, R.M.
    Soft Matter, 8, 35, 9177-9182 (2012)
  35. "Single-Molecule Studies Reveal that DEAD-Box Protein DDX1 Promotes Oligomerization of HIV-1 Rev on the Rev Response Element"
    Robertson-Anderson, R.M.; Wang, J.; Edgcomb, S. P.; Carmel, A. B.; Williamson, J. R.; Millar, D. P.
    Journal of Molecular Biology, 410, 5, 959-971 (2011)
  36. "Analysis of RNA Folding and Ribonucleoprotein Assembly by Single-Molecule Fluorescence Spectroscopy"
    G. Pljevaljcic, R. Robertson-Anderson and D. P. Millar
    Methods in Molecular Biology, in press (2011)
  37. Assembly of HIV-1 Rev on the Rev Response Element: One Molecule at a Time
    Pond, S., Ridgeway, W., Robertson, R. M., Wang, J., & Millar, D.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U. S. A , 106, 5, 1404-1408 (2009)
  38. Direct measurement of the confining forces imposed on a single molecule in a concentrated solution of circular polymers
    Robertson, R. M. & Smith, D. E.
    Macromolecules, 40, 27, 8737-8741 (2007)
  39. Direct measurement of the intermolecular forces confining a single polymer in an entangled polymer solution
    Robertson, R. M. & Smith, D. E.
    Physical Review Letters, 99, 126001 (2007)
    **highlighted in the review article: Larson, R. G. Going with the flow. Science 318, 5847, 57-58 (2007).
    **selected for publication in Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research 14, 7 (2007).
  40. Self-diffusion of entangled linear and circular DNA molecules: Dependence on length and concentration
    Robertson, R. M. & Smith, D. E.
    Macromolecules 40, 3373-3377 (2007)
  41. Strong effects of molecular topology on diffusion of entangled DNA molecules
    Robertson, R. M. & Smith, D. E.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104, 4824-4827 (2007)
  42. Measurements of single DNA molecule packaging dynamics in bacteriophage lambda reveal high forces, high motor processivity, and capsid transformations
    Fuller, D. N., Raymer, D. M, Rickgauer, J. P., Robertson, R. M., Catalano, C. E., Anderson, D. L., Grimes, S. & Smith, D. E.
    Journal of Molecular Biology, 373, 5, 1113-1122 (2007)
    **featured as cover story of November 9 issue of Journal of Molecular Biology
  43. Diffusion of isolated DNA molecules: Dependence on length and topology
    Robertson, R. M., Laib, S. & Smith, D. E.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103, 7310-7314 (2006)
  44. Preparation and characterization of a set of linear DNA molecules for polymer physics and rheology studies
    Laib, S., Robertson, R. M. & Smith, D. E.
    Macromolecules 39, 4115-4119 (2006)
  45. The dynamics of thin vibrated granular layers
    P. Melby, F. Vega Reyes, A. Prevost, R. Robertson, P. Kumar, D. A. Egolf, and J. S. Urbach
    Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 17, S2689-S2704 (2005)