Researcher interests: Molecular biophysics. Structure and energetics of DNA and RNA packaging in viral capsids. Physico-chemical mechanisms of viral assembly and budding. Statistical thermodynamics of membrane-macromolecule interactions: role of membrane composition, charge, fluidity and elasticity, and the roles of macromolecule charge, size and flexibility. Development of physical and computational models. Actin polymerization and cell locomotion. Statistical mechanics and energetics of gene regulation.
FACULTY / SCHOOL: Faculty of Science
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Selected Publications

alexander borodavka, avinoam benshaul, Avinoam Ben-Shaul, peter stockley, roman tuma, surendra singaram, william gelbart
sizes of long rna molecules are determined by the branching patterns of their secondary structures (2016)| Biophysical Journal| Read more
ajaykumar gopal, avinoam benshaul, Avinoam Ben-Shaul, surendra singaram
a prufer sequence based algorithm for calculating the size of ideal randomly branched polymers (2016)| Journal of Physical Chemistry B| Read more
andrea liu, avinoam benshaul, Avinoam Ben-Shaul, charles knobler
biography of william m gelbart (2016)| Journal of Physical Chemistry B| Read more
andrea liu, avinoam benshaul, Avinoam Ben-Shaul, charles knobler
william m gelbart an appreciation (2016)| Journal of Physical Chemistry B| Read more
avinoam benshaul, Avinoam Ben-Shaul, charles knobler, rees garmann, surendra singaram, william gelbart
role of rna branchedness in the competition for viral capsid proteins (2015)| Journal of Physical Chemistry B| Read more
avinoam benshaul, Avinoam Ben-Shaul, william gelbart
viral ssrnas are indeed compact (2015)| Biophysical Journal| Read more
ajaykumar gopal, aron yoffe, avinoam benshaul, Avinoam Ben-Shaul, charles knobler, defne egecioglu, rao, william gelbart
viral rnas are unusually compact (2014)| PLOS ONE| Read more
avinoam benshaul, Avinoam Ben-Shaul, charles knobler, mauricio comasgarcia, rees garmann, surendra singaram, william gelbart
characterization of viral capsid protein self assembly around short single stranded rna (2014)| Journal of Physical Chemistry B| Read more
avinoam benshaul, Avinoam Ben-Shaul
reply to the comment by s harvey on entropy energy and bending of dna in viral capsids (2014)| Biophysical Journal| Read more
avinoam benshaul, Avinoam Ben-Shaul
entropy energy and bending of dna in viral capsids (2013)| Biophysical Journal| Read more

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