We are interested in how the molecular machinery of the cell assembles, functions, and evolves. To tackle this problem we use electron cryo-tomography, a technique that enables us to visualize this machinery inside living cells -- to resolutions capable of discerning individual proteins.
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Beeby lab, June 2016. L-R: Josie, Hazel, Teige, Bonnie, Charles, Amanda, Morgan, Louie, Siying
et al., 2016, Diverse high-torque bacterial flagellar motors assemble wider stator rings using a conserved protein scaffold, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol:113, ISSN:0027-8424, Pages:E1917-E1926
Beeby M, 2015, Motility in the epsilon-proteobacteria, Current Opinion In Microbiology, Vol:28, ISSN:1369-5274, Pages:115-121
Chaban B, Hughes HV, Beeby M, 2015, The flagellum in bacterial pathogens: For motility and a whole lot more, Seminars In Cell & Developmental Biology, Vol:46, ISSN:1084-9521, Pages:91-103
et al., 2015, Coarse-grained simulations of bacterial cell wall growth reveal that local coordination alone can be sufficient to maintain rod shape, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol:112, ISSN:0027-8424, Pages:E3689-E3698
et al., 2014, Escherichia coli Peptidoglycan Structure and Mechanics as Predicted by Atomic-Scale Simulations, Plos Computational Biology, Vol:10, ISSN:1553-734X