Julius B. Lucks/PhD Thesis
Biophysics of Polynucleotide Unzipping, Viral Codon Usage and Crystalline Defects
This is the wiki version of my Ph D Thesis in Chemical Physics from Harvard University. Below you will find the Abstract and Introduction as wiki pages, and links to the other chapters which have been published.
- Professor David R. Nelson (chair)
- Professor Dudley Herschbach
- Professor Eugene Shakhnovich
- Professor Eric Heller
Pause Point Spectra in DNA Constant-Force Unzipping can be found in
J. D. Weeks, J. B. Lucks, Y. Kafri, C. Danilowicz, D. R. Nelson and M. Prentiss. Pause Point Spectra in DNA Constant-Force Unzipping, Biophysical Journal, 88, 2752-2765, 2005.
Dynamics of RNA Translocation can be found in
J. B. Lucks, Y. Kafri. Dynamics of RNA Translocation through a Nanopore.
- Arxiv: q-bio.BM/0703028 (FREE)
Genome Landscapes and Bacteriophage Codon Usage can be found in
J. B. Lucks, D. R. Nelson, G. Kudla, J. B. Plotkin. Genome landscapes and bacteriophage codon usage.
- Arxiv: arXiv:0708.2038v1 (q-bio.GN) (FREE)
Crystallography on Curved Surfaces can be found in
V. Vitelli, J. B. Lucks, D. R. Nelson. Crystallography on Curved Surfaces. PNAS, 103, 12323-12328, 2006.