Publications

[18] Emergent simplicity in microbial community assembly. 
Joshua Goldford*, Nanxi Lu*, Djordje Bajic, Sylvie Estrela, Mikhail Tikhonov, Alicia Sanchez-Gorostiaga, Daniel Segre, Pankaj Mehta, and Alvaro Sanchez
BioRxiv (2017) doi: 10.1101/205831

[17] The evolutionary resilience of distributed cellular computing
Matteo Cavaliere and Alvaro Sanchez
Lecture Notes in Computer Science (2017) doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-54072-6 1

[16] Cooperators trade off ecological resilience and evolutionary stability in public goods games
Joseph Rauch, Jane Kondev and Alvaro Sanchez
Journal of the Royal Society Interface (2017) 14:20160967   [biorXiv version (OA)]

[15] Combinatorial gene regulation through kinetic control of the transcription cycle
Clarissa Scholes, Angela H DePace* and Alvaro Sanchez*     [* Co-corresponding authors]
Cell Systems (2017) 4:97-108

[14] Phenotypic states become increasingly sensitive to perturbations near a bifurcation in a synthetic gene network
Kevin Axelrod, Alvaro Sanchez and Jeff Gore
eLife (2015) 4:e07935

[13] Deciphering transcriptional dynamics in vivo by counting nascent mRNA molecules
Sandeep Choubey, Jane Kondev and Alvaro Sanchez
PLOS Computational Biology (2015) 11: e1004345

[12] Dynamics of a producer-freeloader ecosystem on the brink of collapse
Andrew Chen*, Alvaro Sanchez*, Lei Dai and Jeff Gore
Nature Communications (2014) 5: 3713 [*Shared First Authorship]

[11] Eco-evolutionary dynamics of complex social strategies in microbial communities
Kyle Harrington and Alvaro Sanchez
Communicative and Integrative Biology (2014) 7: e28230

[10] Genetic determinants and cellular constraints in noisy gene expression
Alvaro Sanchez* and Ido Golding*
Science (2013) 342: 1188-1193 [* Co-corresponding authors]

  •  Cells go solo
    L Bryan Ray Introduction to special issue in single cell biology
    Science (2013) 324: 1187

[9] Feedback between population and evolutionary dynamics determines the fate of social microbial populations
Alvaro Sanchez and Jeff Gore
PLOS Biology (2013) 11(4): e1001547. 

  • Cooperation and the Fate of Microbial Societies
    Allen B, Nowak MA. Primer article written about the paper above
    PLOS Biology (2013)11(4): e1001549
  • Ecology: Cheating Makes Yeast Unsteady
    Nature Research Highlights
    Nature (2013) 497: 160


[8] Regulation of noise in gene expression
Alvaro Sanchez, Sandeep Choubey and Jane Kondev
Annual Review of Biophysics (2013) 42: 469–491

[7] Stochastic models of transcriptional regulation: from single molecules to single cells
Alvaro Sanchez*, Sandeep Choubey* and Jane Kondev [*Shared First Authorship]
Methods (2013) 62: 13-25

[6] Operator sequence alters gene expression independently of transcription factor occupancy in bacteria
Hernan G. Garcia*, Alvaro Sanchez*, James Q. Boedicker*, Melisa L. Osborne, Jeff Gelles, Jane Kondev and Rob Phillips.
Cell Reports (2012) 2(1):150-161 [*Shared First Authorship]

[5] Mechanism of transcriptional repression at a bacterial promoter by analysis of single molecules
Alvaro Sanchez, Melisa L. Osborne, Larry J. Friedman, Jane Kondev and Jeff Gelles.
EMBO Journal (2011) 30:3940-3946

[4] Effect of promoter architecture on the cell-to-cell variability in gene expression.
Alvaro Sanchez, Hernan G. Garcia, Daniel Jones, Rob Phillips and Jane Kondev. 
PLOS Computational Biology  (2011) 7(3):e1001100

[3] Transcription by the numbers redux: Experiments and calculations that surprise.
Hernan G. Garcia, Alvaro Sanchez, Thomas Kuhlman, Jane Kondev and Rob Phillips
Trends in Cell Biology (2010) 20:723-733

[2] Transcriptional control of noise in gene expression
Alvaro Sanchez and Jane Kondev.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2008) 105(13):5081-6.

[1] Molecular Brightness determined from a generalized form of Mandel’s Q parameter
Alvaro Sanchez, Yan Chen and Joachim D. Muller. 
Biophysical Journal (2005) 89(5):3531-3547