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

Barry Honig, Avinoam Ben-Shaul, Jeremie Vendome, Lawrence Shapiro, Yinghao Wu
Transforming binding affinities from three dimensions to two with application to cadherin clustering (2011)| nature international journal of science| Read more
Avinoam Ben-Shaul, Cheri M.Hampton, Fabiana Bahna, Goran Ahlsen, Jeremie Vendome, Julia Brasch, Klara Felsovalyi, Oliver J.Harrison, Regina B.Troyanovsky, Soonjin Hong, Xiangshu Jin, Yinghao Wu
The Extracellular Architecture of Adherens Junctions Revealed by Crystal Structures of Type I Cadherins (2011)| ScienceDirect | Read more
Anne Bernheim-Groswasser, Avinoam Ben-Shaul, Lior Haviv, Yaron Ideses, Yifat Brill-Karniely
Arp2/3 Branched Actin Network Mediates Filopodia-Like Bundles Formation In Vitro (2008)| Plos One| Read more

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