Only accessible information is useful: insights from gradient-mediated patterning

Mikhail Tikhonov, Shawn C. Little, and Thomas Gregor. Roy. Soc. Open Sci. 2: 150486 (2015). (more…)

Enhancer additivity and non-additivity are determined by enhancer strength in the Drosophila embryo

Jacques Bothma, Hernan Garcia, Samuel Ng, Michael W. Perry, Thomas Gregor, and Michael S. Levine. eLife 2015; 4:e07956 (2015). (more…)

Modeling oscillations and spiral waves in Dictyostelium populations

Javad Noorbakhsh, David J. Schwab, Allyson E. Sgro, Thomas Gregor, and Pankaj Mehta. Physical Review E 91: 062711 (2015).  (more…)

From Intracellular Signaling to Population Oscillations: Bridging Size and Time Scales in Collective Behavior

Allyson E. Sgro, David J. Schwab, Javad Noorbakhsh, Troy Mestler, Pankaj Mehta, and Thomas Gregor. Molecular Systems Biology 11: 799 (2015).  (more…)

Positional information, positional error, and read-out precision in morphogenesis: a mathematical framework

Gasper Tkačik, Julien O. Dubuis, Mariela D. Petkova, and Thomas Gregor. Genetics 199 (1): 39–59 (2015).  (more…)

The embryo as a laboratory: quantifying transcription in Drosophila

Thomas Gregor, Hernan G. Garcia, Shawn C. Little. Trends in Genetics 30 (8): 364–375 (2014).

Dynamic Regulation of Eve Stripe 2 Expression Reveals Transcriptional Bursts in Living Drosophila Embryos

Jacques P. Bothma, Hernan G. Garcia, Emilia Esposito, Gavin Schlissel, Thomas Gregor, Michael S. Levine. PNAS 111 (29): 10598–10603 (2014).

Fly wing vein patterns have spatial reproducibility of a single cell

Laurent Abouchar, Mariela D. Petkova, Cynthia R. Steinhardt, and Thomas Gregor.  J. Roy. Soc. Interface 11 (97): 20140443 (2014).

Maternal origins of developmental reproducibility

Mariela D. Petkova, Shawn C. Little, Feng Liu, and Thomas Gregor. Current Biology 24 (11): 1283–1288 (2014).

Morphogenesis at criticality

Dmitry Krotov, Julien O. Dubuis, Thomas Gregor, and William Bialek. PNAS 111 (10): 3683–3688 (2014).

Quantitative imaging of transcription in living Drosophila embryos links polymerase activity to patterning

Hernan G. Garcia, Mikhail Tikhonov, Albert Lin and Thomas Gregor. Current Biology 23, 2140–2145 (2013).

Precision and reproducibility of macroscopic developmental patterns

Laurent Abouchar, Mariela D. Petkova, Cynthia R. Steinhardt, and Thomas Gregor (2013). [q-bio.TO].

Positional information, in bits

Julien O. Dubuis, Gasper Tkacik, Eric F. Wieschaus, Thomas Gregor and William Bialek, PNAS 110, 16301-16308 (2013).

Precise developmental gene expression arises from globally stochastic transcriptional activity

Shawn C. Little, Mikhail Tikhonov and Thomas Gregor, Cell 154, 789–800 (2013).

Sorting sloppy Sonic

Shawn C. Little and Thomas Gregor, Cell 153, 509-510 (2013).

Dynamic interpretation of maternal inputs by the Drosophila segmentation gene network

Feng Liu, Alexander H. Morrison and Thomas Gregor, PNAS 110: 6724–6729 (2013).

Accurate measurements of dynamics and reproducibility in small genetic networks

Julien O. Dubuis, Reba Samanta and Thomas Gregor, Molecular Systems Biology 9: 639 (2013).

Quantifying the Bicoid morphogen gradient in living fly embryos

Alexander H. Morrison, Martin Scheeler Julien O. Dubuis and Thomas GregorCold Spring Harb Protoc. 2012(4): 398-406 (2012).

The formation of the Bicoid morphogen gradient requires protein movement from anteriorly localized mRNA.

Shawn Little, Gašper Tkačik, Thomas Kneeland, Eric Wieschaus and Thomas Gregor, PLoS Biology 9(3): e1000596 (2011).

Approaching the molecular origins of collective dynamics in oscillating cell populations

Pankaj Mehta and Thomas Gregor, Current Opinion in Genetics & Development 20, 574-80 (2010).