Journal Papers
Metabolic basis of brain-like electrical signaling in bacterial communities 
Martinez-Corral R., Liu J., Prindle A.,
SŁel G.M., and Garcia-Ojalvo J.
Phil. Trans. R. Soc, 2019; doi
Magnesium flux modulates ribosomes to increase bacterial survival
Lee D.D.*, Galera-Laporta L.*, Bialecka-Fornal M.*, Moon E.C., Shen Z., Briggs S.P., Garcia-Ojalvo J., and SŁel G.M.
Cell, 2019; doi: *Co-First Authors
Bistable emergence of oscillations in growing Bacillus subtilis biofilms
Martinez-Corral R., Liu, J., SŁel G.M., and Garcia-Ojalvo J.
PNAS, 2018;

Signal percolation within a bacterial community
Larkin J.W., Zhai X., Kikuchi K., Redford S., Prindle A., Liu J.,Greenfield S., Walczak A.M., Garcia-Ojalvo J., Mugler A. and SŁel G.M.
Cell Systems, 2018; Volume 7, 1-9.

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Snapshot: Electrical communication in biofilms
Lee D.D., Prindle A., Liu J., and SŁel G.M.
Cell, 2017; Volume 170, Issue 1, 214-214
Coupling between distant biofilms and emergence of nutrient time-sharing
Liu J., Martinez-Corral R., Prindle A., Lee D.D., Larkin J., Gabalda-Sagarra M., Garcia-Ojalvo J. and SŁel G.M.
Science, 2017; Volume 356, Issue 6338, 638-642
Species-independent attraction to biofilms through electrical signaling
Humphries J., Xiong L., Liu J., Prindle A., Yuan F., Arjes H.A., Tsimring L.,
and SŁel G.M.
Cell, 2017; Volume 168, Issue 1-2, 200-209
Slowdown of growth controls cellular differentiation
Narula J., Kuchina A., Zhang F., Fujita M., SŁel G.M., and Igoshin O.A.
Molecular Systems Biology. 2016; 12(5)
Noise expands the response range of the Bacillus subtilis competence circuit
Mugler A.*, Kittisopikul M.*, Hayden L., Liu J., Wiggins C.H., SŁel G.M., and Walczak A.M. (*equal contributors)
PLoS Computational Biology. 2016; 12(3)
Ion channels enable electrical communication in bacterial communities
Prindle A., Liu J., Asally M., Ly S., Garcia-Ojalvo J., and SŁel G.M.
Nature. 2015; 527(7576)
Metabolic co-dependence gives rise to collective oscillations within biofilms
Liu J., Prindle A., Humphries J., Gabalda-Sagarra M., Asally M., Lee D.D., Ly S., Garcia-Ojalvo J., and SŁel G.M.
Nature. 2015; 523(7562)
A synthetic quorum sensing system reveals a potential private benefit for public good production in a biofilm
Zhang F., Kwan A., Xu A., and SŁel G.M.
PLoS ONE, 2015; 10(7)

Chromosomal arrangement of phosphorelay genes couples sporulation and DNA replication
Narula J., Kuchina A., Lee D.D., Fujita M., SŁel G.M., and Igoshin O.A.
Cell, 2015; Volume 162
, Issue 2, 328-337     Video Abstract
Inverse Gillespie for inferring stochastic reaction mechanisms from intermittent samples
Chattopadhyay I., Kuchina A., SŁel G.M., and Lipson H.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. June 19, 2013 Vol. 110 no. 32 12990-12995

Circuit-level input integration in bacterial gene regulation
Espinar L., Dies M., «agatay T., SŁel G.M., and Garcia-Ojalvo J.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. April 23, 2013 Vol. 110 no. 17 7091-7096

Localized cell death focuses mechanical forces during 3D patterning in a biofilm
Asally M., Kittisopikul M., Ruť P., Du Y., Hu Z., «agatay T., Robinson A.B., Lu H., Garcia-Ojalvo J., and SŁel G.M.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. September 24, 2012 Vol. 109 no. 46 18891-18896

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Engineered E. coli that detect and respond to gut inflammation through nitric oxide sensing
Archer J.E., Robinson A.B., and SŁel G.M.
ACS Synthetic Biology, Publication Date (Web): August 17, 2012
Identification of F-actin as the central hub in a microbial-induced GTPase polarity circuit
Orchard R.C., Kittisopikul M., Altschuler S.J., Wu L.F., SŁel G.M. and Alto N.M.
Cell, 2012; Volume 148, Issue 4, 803-815
Temporal competition between differentiation programs determines cell fate choice
Kuchina A., Espinar L., «agatay T., Balbin A.O., Zhang F., Alvarado A., Garcia-Ojalvo J., and SŁel G.M.
Molecular Systems Biology, 2011; (7) Article number: 557
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Reversible and noisy progression towards a commitment point enables adaptable and reliable cellular decision-making
Kuchina A., Espinar L., Garcia-Ojalvo J., and SŁel G.M.
PLoS Computational Biology, 2011; 7(11)
Optimizing periodicity and polymodality in noise-induced genetic oscillators
Ruť P., SŁel G.M., and Garcia-Ojalvo J.
Physical Review E, 2011;  Vol. 83, Issue 6
Biological role of noise encoded in a genetic network motif
Kittisopikul M. and SŁel G.M.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010; Vol. 107 no. 30 13300-13305
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Capacity of stochastic self-renewal and differentiation in mammalian spermatogonial stem cells
Wu Z., Luby-Phelps K., Bugde A., Molyneux L.A., Denard B., Li W., SŁel G.M., and Garbers D.
The Journal of Cell Biology , 2009; Vol. 187 No. 4 : 513-524
Architecture-dependent noise discriminates functionally analogous differentiation circuits
«agatay T., Turcotte M., Elowitz M.B., Garcia-Ojalvo J. and SŁel G.M.
Cell, 2009; Volume 139, Issue 3, 512-522
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A genetic timer through noise-induced stabilization of an unstable state
Turcotte M., Garcia-Ojalvo, J., and SŁel G.M.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A., 2008; 105(41) : 15732-15737
Tunability and noise dependence in differentiation dynamics
SŁel G.M., Kulkami R.P., Dworkin J., Garcia-Ojalvo J., and Elowitz M.B.
Science 2007; 315 (5819) : 1716-1719
An excitable gene regulatory circuit induces transient cellular differentiation
SŁel G.M., Garcia-Ojalvo J., Liberman L.M., and Elowitz M.B.
Nature. 2006; 440 (7083) : 545-50
Evolutionarily conserved networks of residues mediate allosteric communication in proteins
SŁel G.M., Lockless S.W., Wall M.A., and Ranganathan R.
Nature Structural Biology. 2003; 10 : 59-69
  Book Chapters
Chapter III. Title: ďUse of Fluorescence Microscopy to Analyze Genetic Circuit DynamicsĒ
SŁel G.M.
Methods in Enzymology, Elsevier Publishing May 2011, Synthetic Biology Part A Volume 497