L. Balasubramaniam*, A. Doostmohammadi*, T. B. Saw, G. Sankara, R. Mueller, T. Dang, M. Thomas, S. Gupta, S. Sonam, Y. Toyama, R.-M. Mege, J. Yeomans, B. Ladoux, "Nature of active forces in tissues: how contractile cells can form extensile monolayers", Nature Materials (accepted), 2020.

* Joint first author

J. K. Novev, M. L. Heltberg, M. H. Jensen, A. Doostmohammadi, "Spatiotemporal model of cellular mechanotransduction via Rho and YAP", arXiv:2011.08060, 2020.

N Leijnse, Y. F. Barooji, B. Verhagen, L. Wullkopf, J. T. Erler, S. Semsey, J. Nylandsted, A. Doostmohammadi, L. B. Oddershede, P. M. Bendix, "Filopodia rotate and coil by actively generating twist in their actin shaft", bioRxiv10.1101/2020.09.20.305227, 2020.

M. R. Nejad, A. Doostmohamamdi, J. M. Yeomans, "Memory effects, arches and polar defect ordering at the cross-over from wet to dry active nematics", arXiv:2010.04200, 2020.

O. Meacock*, A. Doostmohammadi*, K. Foster, J. M. Yeomans, W. Durham, “Bacteria solve the problem of crowding by moving slower”, Nature Physics, 2020. [Link to article]

* Joint first author

This work is highlighted in Nature Physics News & Views: Living proof of effective defects.

 

K. Thijssen & A. Doostmohammadi, “Binding self-propelled topological defects in active turbulence”, Physical Review Research (Rapid Communications), 2020. [Link to article]

S. Chandragiri, A. Doostmohammadi, J. M. Yeomans, S. Thampi, “Flow states and transitions of an active nematic in a three dimensional channel”, Physical Review Letters, 2020. [Link to article]

 

T. Turiv, R. Kazumi, K. Thijssen, A. Genkin, J. M. Yeomans, I. Aranson, A. Doostmohammadi, O. Lavrentovich, “Polar jets of swimming bacteria condensed by a patterned in liquid crystal”, Nature Physics, 2020. [Link to article]

 

G. Zang, R. Mueller, A. Doostmohammadi and J. M. Yeomans, “Active inter-cellular forces in collective cell motility”, Journal of Royal Society Interface, 2020. [Link to article]

 

Y. Novev, A. Doostmohammadi, A. Zottl, J. Yeomans, “Mesoscale modeling of polymer aggregate digestion”, Journal of Food Science, 2020. [Link to article]

 

K. Thijssen, L. Metselaar, J. Yeomans, A. Doostmohammadi, “Active nematic with anisotropic friction: the decisive role of flow aligning parameter”, Soft Matter, 2020. [Link to article]

 

S. Santhosh, M. Nejad, A. Doostmohammadi, J. M. Yeomans, S. Thampi, “Activity induced nematic order in isotropic liquid crystals”, Journal of Statistical Physics, 2020. [Link to article]

 

A. Doostmohammadi and J. M. Yeomans, “Confined active matter” in Motile active matter roadmap, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 2020.

 

E. L. C. Plan, J. M. Yeomans, A. Doostmohammadi, “Active matter in a viscoelastic environment”, Physical Review Fluids, 2020. [Link to article]

This work is highlighted as Editor's Suggestion.

 

L. Metselaar, J. Yeomans, A. Doostmohammadi, “Topology and morphology of self-deforming active shells”, Physical Review Letters, 2019.

 

F. Kempf, R. Mueller, E. Frey, J. M. Yeomans, A. Doostmohammadi, “Active matter invasion”, Soft Matter, 2019.

 

G. Peyret, R. Muller, J. d'Alessandro, S. Begnaud , P. Marcq, R. M. Mege, J. M. Yeomans, A. Doostmohammadi¶, B. Ladoux¶, “Sustained oscillations of epithelial cell sheets”, Biophysics Journal, 2019.

¶ Corresponding authors

 

J. Hardoüin, R. Hughes, A. Doostmohammadi, J. Laurent, T. Lopez-Leon, J. M. Yeomans, J. Ignés-Mullol, F. Sagués, “Reconfigurable Flows and Defect Landscape of Confined Active Nematics”, Communications Physics, 2019.

 

R. Mueller, J. M. Yeomans, A. Doostmohammadi, “Emergence of active nematic behavior in monolayers of isotropic cells”, Physical review Letters, 2019.

 

L. Metselaar, A. Doostmohammadi¶, J. M. Yeomans¶, “Topological states in active chiral matter: dynamical blue phases and active half-skyrmions”, Journal of Chemical Physics, 2019.

¶ Corresponding authors

 

A. Doostmohammadi, J. Ignes-Mullol, J. M. Yeomans, F. Sagues, “Active nematics”, Nature Communications, 10.1038/s41467-018-05666-8, 2018.

This work is featured in Collection of Active Matter Reviews by Nature.

 

K. Thijssen, T. N. Shendruk, J. M. Yeomans, A. Doostmohammadi, “Twist-induced transition to three-dimensional flows in active nematics”, Phys. Rev. E (PRE Rapid Communications) 010601(R), 2018.

 

L. Metselaar, A. Doostmohammadi, J. M. Yeomans, “Tunable membranes in cholestric liquid crystals”, Molecular Physics, DOI: 10.1080/00268976.2018.1496292, 2018.

 

A. Doostmohammadi, J. M. Yeomans, “Turbulent motion of dense active matter”, European Physics Journal (EPJ), 2018.

 

S. Chandragiri, A. Doostmohammadi, J. M. Yeomans, S. Thampi, “Active transport in a channel: stabilisation by flow or thermodynamics”, Soft Matter, 2018.

 

T. B. Saw#, A. Doostmohammadi#, V. Nier, L. Kocgozlu, S. P. Thampi, Y. Toyama, P. Marcq, C. T. Lim, J. M. Yeomans, B. Ladoux, “Topological defects in epithelia govern cell death and extrusion”, Nature 544.7649: 212-216, 2017.

# Joint first author

 

This work is highlighted in Nature News and Views: Liquid crystals in living tissue 

and in Physics Today: Biological Tissue can behave like a liquid crystal

 

A. Doostmohammadi, T. N. Shendruk, K. Thijssen, J. M. Yeomans, “Onset of meso-scale turbulence in active nematics,” Nature Communications 8:15326, 2017.

This work is featured in Collection of Active Matter Theory and Modelling by Nature.

 

T. N. Shendruk#, A. Doostmohammadi#, K. Thijssen, J. M. Yeomans, “Dancing disclinations in confined active nematics,” Soft Matter, doi:10.1039/C6SM02310J, 2017.

# Joint first author

This work is highlighted on the Front Cover of Soft Matter.

 

J. Orzay#, A. Doostmohammadi#, J. M. Yeomans, “Multi-scale statistics of turbulence motorized by active matter”, Journal of Fluid Mechanic, 822: 762-773, 2017.

# Joint first author

 

L. Metselaar, I. Dozov, K. Antonova, E. Belamie, P. Davidson, J. M. Yeomans, A. Doostmohammadi, “Electric-field-induced shape transition of nematic tactoids”, Physical Review E, 96: 022706, 2017.

This article is highlighted as the Editor’s Suggestion.

 

A. M. Ardekani, A. Doostmohammadi, N. Desai, “Transport of particles, drops, and small organisms in density stratified fluids”, Physical Review Fluids (PRF), 2: 100503, 2017.

 

A. Doostmohammadi, M. F. Adamer, S. P. Thampi, J. M. Yeomans, “Stabilization of active matter by flow-vortex lattices and defect ordering,” Nature Communications, 7:10557, 2016.

This work is highlighted by Liquid Crystal Today.

 

A. Doostmohammadi, S. P. Thampi, J. M. Yeomans, "Defect-mediated morphologies in a growing cell colony"Physical Review Letters, 117: 048102, 2016.

 

S. P. Thampi, A. Doostmohammadi, T. N. Shendruk, R. Golestanian, J. M. Yeomans, “Active micromachines: Microfluidics powered by meso-scale turbulence,” Science Advances, 2.7: e1501854, 2016

This work is highlighted in ScienceNews.

 

A. J. T. M. Mathijssen, T. N. Shendruk, J. M. Yeomans, A. Doostmohammadi, “Upstream swimming in microbiological flows,” Physical Review Letters, 116: 028104, 2016.

 

A. J. T. M. Mathijssen, A. Doostmohammadi, J. M. Yeomans, T. N. Shendruk, “Hotspots of boundary accumulation: dynamics and statistics of micro-swimmers in flowing films,” Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 13.115: 20150936, 2016.

 

This work is highkighted by Atlas of Science.

 

A. J. T. M. Mathijssen, A. Doostmohammadi, J. M. Yeomans, T. N. Shendruk, "Hydrodynamics of micro-swimmers in films"Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 806, 35-70, 2016.

 

A. Doostmohammadi, S. P. Thampi, S. B. Saw, C. T. Lim, B. Ladoux, J. M. Yeomans, “Cell division: a source of active stress in cellular monolayers,” Soft Matter, 11.37: 7328-7336, 2015.

This work is highlighted as an article for Celebrating Soft Matter’s 10th Anniversary and by Atlas of Science.

 

A. Doostmohammadi, A. M. Ardekani, “Suspension of solid particles in a density stratified fluid,” Physics of Fluids, 27: 023302, 2015.

 

A. Doostmohammadi, A. M. Ardekani, “Reorientation of elongated particles at density interfaces,” Physical Review E, 90: 033013, 2015.

 

S. Dabiri, A. Doostmohammadi, S. Bayareh, A. M. Ardekani, “Rising motion of a swarm of drops in a linearly stratified fluid,” International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 69: 8-17, 2015.

 

S. Bayareh, A. Doostmohammadi, S. Dabiri, A. M. Ardekani, “On the rising motion of a drop in stratified fluids,” Physics of Fluids,  25.10: 103302, 2015.

 

S. P. Thampi, A. Doostmohammadi, R. Golestanian, J. M. Yeomans, “Intrinsic free energy in active nematics,” Europhysics Letters (EPL), 112: 28004, 2015.

This work is featured on the cover of “epl highlights: a compilation of best papers published within 2015”.

 

A. Doostmohammadi, R. Stocker, A. M. Ardekani, “Low Reynolds number swimming at pycnoclines,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 109, 3856-3861, 2012.

This work is highlighted on Science Daily reports.

 

A. Doostmohammadi, A. M. Ardekani, “Interaction between a pair of particles settling in a stratified fluid,Physical Review E, 88.2: 023029, 2013.

 

A. Doostmohammadi, A. M. Ardekani, “Vertical migration of small organisms in a stratified fluid,” ASME, 72125:823-829 2012.

 

A. Doostmohammadi, S. Dabiri, A. M. Ardekani, “A numerical study of the dynamics of a particle settling at moderate Reynolds numbers in a linearly stratified fluid,Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 750: 5-32, 2014.

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