210. Kranthi K. Mandadapu, Jasmine A. Nirody, Richard M. Berry, and George Oster. Mechanics of torque generation in the bacterial flagellar motor. PNAS (In Press). BFM3


209. Nan, B., M. McBride, J. Chen, D Zusman, G. Oster. Bacteria that glide with helical tracks. Curr. Biol. 24:R169–R173. PDF


208. Rangamani, P., A. Benjamini, A. Agrawal, B. Smit, D. Steigmann, G. Oster. Small Scale Membrane Mechanics. Biomech. Model Mechanobiol. 13(4):619-711. PDF

207. Rangamani, P., K. Mandadapu, G. Oster Protein-induced membrane curvature alters local membrane tension. Biophys. J.107:751-762.

206. Rangamani, P., D. Zhang, G. Oster, Shen, A. Lipid nanotube formation by osmotic pressure. J. Roy. Soc Interface 6 Nov 2013, 10(88):20130637.


205. Rangamani, P., A. Agrawal, K. Mandadapu, G. Oster, D. Steigman. Interaction between surface shape and intra-surface viscous flow on lipid membranes. Biomech Model Mechanobiol.12(4):833-845. PDF


204. Ehlers, K., G. Oster. On the mysterious swimming of Synechococcus PLoS One 7(5):e36081. PDF

203. Yu, J., G. Oster. A small translocation energy bias aids in nucleotide selection in T7 RNA Polymerase transcription. Biophys. J. 102(3)532-541. PDF

202. Gong, Z., N. Matzke, B. Ermentrout, D. Song, J. Vendetti, M. Slatkin, G. Oster. The evolution of patterns on Conus shells. PNAS 109(5)  PDF

201. Nan, B., J. Chen, J. Neu, G. Oster, D. Zusman. Myxobacteria gliding motility requires cytoskeleton rotation powered by proton motive force. PNAS 108 (6) 2498-2503. PDF


200. Yu, J., W. Cheng, C. Bustamante, G. Oster. Coupling translocation with nucleic acid unwinding by NS3 helicase.  J. Molec. Biol.404:439-455. PDF

199. Drubin, D., G. Oster. Experimentalist Meets Theoretician: A Tale of Two Scientific Cultures. Molec. Biol. Cell 21: 2099–2101. PDF

198. Yu, J., J. Moffitt, C. Hetherington, C. Bustamante, G. Oster. The mechanochemistry of the phi29 packaging motor. J. Molec. Biol. 400:186-203. PDF

197. Pasqua, A., L. Maibaum, G. Oster, D. Fletcher, P. Geissler. Large-scale simulations of fluctuating biological membranes. J. Chem. Phys. 132 (15):154107 – 154107-6. PDF


196. Boettiger, A., G. Oster Emergent Complexity in Simple Neural Systems Comm Integrat Biol. 2(6):8-12. PDF

195. Sun, S., Farrell, B. Chana, M. Oster, G. Brownell, W., Spector, A. Voltage and frequency dependence of prestin-associated charge transfer. J. Theo Biol. 260(1): 137-144. PDF

194. Boettiger, A., B. Ermentrout, G. Oster. The neural origins of shell structure and pattern in aquatic mollusks. PNAS 106:6837-6842. PDFPress Release

193. Liu, J. , Y. Sun, D. Drubin, G. Oster. A mechanochemical model for endocytic vesicle formation. PLoS Biology7(9): e1000204. PDF

192. Liu, J. , Y. Sun, D. Drubin, G. Oster. Mechanochemical crosstalk during endocytic vesicle formation. Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 22:1-8

191. Chen, J., J. Neu, M. Miyata, G. Oster. A mechanochemical model for mycoplasma motility. Biophys. J. 97(11):2930–2938. PDF


190. Sliusarenko, O., D. Zusman, G. Oster. Aggregation during fruiting body formation in Myxococcus xanthus is driven by reducing cell movement .J. Bacteriology 189(2) :611-619. PDF

189. Sliusarenko, O., D. Zusman, G. Oster. The Motors Powering A-motility in Myxococcus xanthus are Distributed along the cell body. J. Bacteriology 189(21) :7920-7921. PDF

188. (2006) Xing, J., F. Bai, R. Berry, G. Oster. The torque-speed relationship of the bacterial flagellar motor. PNAS. 103(5) :1260-1265. PDF


187. Sliusarenko, O., D. Zusman, G. Oster. Accordion waves in myxobacteria. PNAS 103(5) :1534-1539. PDF

186. Eide, J., A. Chakraborty, G. Oster. Simple models for extracting mechanical work from the ATP hydrolysis cycle. Biophys. J. 90:4281-4294.

185. Liu, J., M. Kaksonen, D. Drubin, G. Oster. Endocytic vesicle scission by lipid phase boundary forces. PNAS 103(27) :10277–10282. PDF

184. Sliusarenko, O., J. Chen, G. Oster. From biochemistry to morphogenesis in myxobacteria. Bull. Math. Biol. 68:1039-1051. PDF

183. Adelman, J., Y-J. Jeong, J-C. Liao, G. Patel, D-E. Kim, G. Oster, S. Patel.The mechanochemistry of transcription termination factor Rho. Molec. Cell 22(5) :611-621. PDF


182. Wolgemuth, C., L. Miao, O. Vanderlinde, T. Roberts, G. Oster. MSP dynamics drives nematode sperm locomotion. Biophys. J. 88(4) :2462-2471. PDF

181. Liao, J-C., Y-J. Jeong, D-E. Kim, S. S. Patel, G. Oster. Mechanochemistry of T7 helicase. J. Molec. Biol. 350:452–475. PDF

180. Xing, J., H. Wang, G. Oster. From continuum Fokker-Planck models to discrete kinetic models. Biophys. J. 89: 1551-1563. PDF

179. Wolgemuth, C., Y. Inclan, J. Quan, G. Oster, M. Koehl. How To Make A Spiral Bacterium. Phys. Biol. 2:189-199. PDF

178. Xing, J., J-C. Liao, G. Oster. Making ATP. PNAS 102(46) :16539-16546. PDF MOV/ZIP

177. G. Oster, A. Mogilner. Force generation by cellular polymers. In:Supramolecular Polymers. A. Ciferri (ed.). PDF


176. Ionides, E., K. Fang, G. Oster, R. Isseroff. Stochastic models for cell motion. J. Math. Biol. 48:23. PDF

175. Igoshin, O., R. Welch, D. Kaiser, G. Oster. Waves and aggregation patterns in myxobacteria. PNAS 101(12) :4256-4261. PDF

174. Wolgemuth, C., A. Mogilner, G. Oster. The hydration dynamics of polyelectrolyte gels with applications to cell motility and drug delivery.Eur. Biophys. J. 33:146-158. PDF

173. Oster, G. Clocks and patterns in Myxobacteria: A remembrance of Art Winfree. J. Theo. Biol. 230:451–458. PDF

172. Wolgemuth, C., G. Oster. The junctional pore complex and the propulsion of bacterial cells. J. Molec. Microbiol. Technol. 7:72–77. PDF

171. Xing, J., H. Wang, P. Dimroth, C. von Balmoos, G. Oster. Torque generation by the sodium Fo-ATPase. Biophys. J. 87:2148-2163 . PDF

170. Igoshin, O., D. Kaiser, D., G.Oster. Symmetry breaking in myxobacteria. Curr. Biol. 14(12) :R459-R462. PDF

169. Igoshin, O., J. Neu, G. Oster. Developmental waves in Myxobacteria—a novel pattern formation mechanism. Phys. Rev. E 7(04(1911) :1-11. PDF

168. Igoshin, O., A. Goldbeter, D. Kaiser, G. Oster. A biochemical oscillator explains several aspects of  M. xanthus behavior during development. PNAS 101(44) :15760–15765. PDF


167. Grabe, M., J. Neu, P. Nollert, G. Oster. Protein interactions and membrane geometry. Biophys. J. 84(2) 854-888. PDF

166. Mogilner, A., G. Oster. Force generation by actin polymerization II: The elastic ratchet and tethered filaments. Biophys. J. 84(3) :1591–1605. PDF

165. Oster, G., H. Wang. Rotary protein motors. Trends in Cell Biology 13(3) :114-121. PDF

164. Antes, I., D. Chandler, H. Wang, G. Oster. The unbinding of ATP from F1 ATPase. Biophys. J.85(2) :695–706. PDF

163. Sun, S., A. Dinner, D. Chandler, G. Oster. Elastic energy storage in b-sheets with application to F1 ATPase. Eur. Biophys. J. 32:676-683. PDF

162. Wolgemuth, C., I. Igoshin, G. Oster. The motility of mollicutes. Biophys. J. 85(2) :828–842. PDF

161. Liao, J., S. Sun, D. Chandler, G. Oster. The conformational states of MgATP in water. Eur. Biophys. J. 33: 29–37. PDF

160. Sun, S., H. Wang, G. Oster. Asymmetry in the F1-ATPase and its Implications for the Rotational Cycle. Biophys. J. 83:1373-1384. PDF

159. Mogilner, A., G. Oster. Polymer motors: Pushing out the front and pulling out the back. Curr. Biol. 13(18) :R721-R733. PDF

158. Igoshin, O., G. Oster. Rippling of Myxobacteria. Math. Biosci. 188:221-233. PDF

157. Mogilner, A., G. Oster. Shrinking gels pull cells. Science. 302:1340-1341. PDF


156. Wang, H., G. Oster. The stokes efficiency for molecular motors and its applications. Europhys. Lett. 57(1) ;134–140. PDF

155. Bottino, D., A. Mogilner, T. Roberts, M. Stewart, G. Oster. How nematode sperm crawl. J. Cell Sci. 115: 367-384. PDF MOV

154. Wolgemuth, C., E. Hoiczyk, D. Kaiser, G. Oster. How Myxobacteria glide. Curr. Biol. 12(5) :369-377. PDF

153. Wang, H., G. Oster. Ratchets, power strokes, and molecular motors.Applied Physics A. 75:315–323. PDF

152. Oster, G. Darwin’s Motors. Nature 417:25 (2 May). PDF

151. Mogilner, A., H. Wang, T. Elston, G. Oster . Molecular Motors: Theory & Experiment. In: Computational Cell Biology. (eds. C. Fall, E. Marland, J. Wagner, J. Tyson) . New York: Springer-Verlag. PDF

150. Oster, G., H. Wang. How protein motors convert chemical energy into mechanical work. In Molecular Motors, M. Schliwa, ed. pp. 207-228. ISBN 3-527-30594-7. Wiley-VCH. PDF


149. T. Chou, K. Kim and G. Oster. Statistical thermodynamics of membrane bending-mediated protein–protein attractions. Biophys. J. 80:1075-1087. PDF

148. C. Bustamante, D. Keller and G. Oster. The physics of molecular motors. Acc. Chem. Res. 34:412-420. PDF MOV

147. M. Grabe and G. Oster. Regulation of organelle acidity. J. Gen. Physiol. 117:1-16. PDF

146. Igoshin, O.A., Mogilner, R. Welch, D.Kaiser, G. Oster. Pattern formation and traveling waves in myxobacteria. PNAS 98(26) :14913-14918. PDF


145. M. Grabe, H. Wang and G. Oster. The mechanochemistry of the V-ATPase proton pumps. Biophys. J. 78:2798-281. PDF

144. K. Kim, J. Neu and G. Oster. The effect of protein shape on multibody interactions between membrane inclusions. Phys. Rev. E 61:4282-4285. PDF

143. G. Oster and H. Wang. Reverse engineering a protein: The mechanochemistry of ATP synthase. Biochemica et Biophysica Acta (Bioenergetics 1458:482-510. PDF

142. G. Oster and H. Wang. Why is the efficiency of the F1 ATPase so high? J. Bioeneerg. Biomembr. 32:459-469. PDF

141. G. Oster, H. Wang and M. Grabe. How Fo-ATPase generates rotary torque. Proc. Roy. Soc. 355:523-528. PDF


140. L. Davidson, G. Oster, R. Keller and M. Koehl. Measurements of mechanical properties of the blastula wall reveal which hypothesized mechanisms of primary invagination are physically plausible in the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. Devel. Biol. 209:221-238. PDF (Same as PDF in 124)

139. P. Dimroth, H. Wang, M. Grabe and G. Oster. Energy transduction in the sodium F-ATPase of Propionigenium modestum. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96:4924-4929. PDF

138. K. Fang, E. Ionides, G. Oster, R. Nuccitelli and R. Isseroff. Epidermal growth factor receptor relocalization and kinase activity are necessary for directional migration of keratinocytes in DC electric fields. J. Cell Sci. 112:(1967-((1978)). PDF

137. K. Kim, J. Neu and G. Oster. Many body forces between membrane inclusions: A new pattern formation mechanism. Europhys. Lett. 48:99-105. PDF

136. G. Oster and H. Wang. ATP synthase: Two motors, two fuels. Structure 7:R67-R72. PDF

135. G. Oster and H. Wang. ATP Synthase: Two rotary molecular motors working together. In: Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology. (ed. T. Creighton) New York:Wiley. pp. 211-215. PDF


134. J. Chauwin, G. Oster and B. Glick. Strong precursor-pore interactions constrain models for mitochondrial protein import. Biophys. J. 74:1732-1743.

133. T. Elston, H. Wang and G. Oster. Energy transduction in ATP synthase. Nature 391:510-513. PDF

132. K. Kim, J. Neu and G. Oster. Curvature mediated interactions between membrane proteins. Biophys. J. 75:2274-2291. PDF

131. A. Mogilner and G. Oster. The polymerization ratchet model explains the force-velocity relation for growing microtubules. Eur. J. Biophys. 28:235-242. PDF

130. H. Wang, T. Elston, A. Mogilner and G. Oster. Force generation in RNA polymerase. Biophys. J. 74:1186-1202. PDF

129. H. Wang and G. Oster. Energy transduction in the F1 motor of ATP synthase. Nature 396:279-282. PDF


128. T. Elston and G. Oster. Protein turbines I: The bacterial flagellar motor. Biophys. J. 73:703-721. PDF

127. B. Glick, T. Elston and G. Oster. A cisternal maturation mechanism can explain the asymmetry of the golgi stack. FEBS Lett. 414:177-181.


126. A. Mogilner and G. Oster. Cell motility driven by actin polymerization. Biophys. J. 71:3030-3045. PDF

125. A. Mogilner and G. Oster. The physics of lamellipodial protrusion. Eur. Biophys. J. 25:47-53. PDF


124. L. Davidson, M. Koehl, R. Keller and G. Oster. How do sea urchins invaginate? Using biomechanics to distinguish between mechanisms of primary invagination. Development 121:(2005)-2018. PDF

123. C. Doering, B. Ermentrout and G. Oster. Rotary DNA motors. Biophys. J. 69:2256-2267. PDF

122. C. Peskin, V. Lombillo and G. Oster. A depolymerization ratchet for intracellular transport. In: Fluctuations and Order: The New Synthesis. (ed. M. Millonas) New York, NY:Springer-Verlag. pp. 321-329.

121. C. Peskin and G. Oster. Coordinated hydrolysis explains the mechanical behavior of kinesin. Biophys. J. 68:202s-210s. PDF

120. C. Peskin and G. Oster. Force production by depolymerizing microtubules: Load-velocity curves and run-pause statistics. Biophys. J. 69:2268-2276. PDF


119. E. Odell and G. Oster. Curvature segregation of proteins in the golgi. In: Some Mathematical Problems in Biology. (ed. B. Goldstein and C. Wofsy Providence: American Mathematical Society. pp. 23-36.

118. G. Oster and A. Perelson. Cell protrusions. In: Frontiers in Mathematical Biology. (ed. S. Levin Berlin:Springer-Verlag. pp. 53-78. PDF

117. C. Peskin, G. Ermentrout and G. Oster. The correlation ratchet: A novel mechanism for generating directed motion by ATP hydrolysis. In: Cell Mechanics and Cellular Engineering. (ed. V. Mow, F. Guilak, R. Tran and R. Hochmuth) New York, NY:Springer-Verlag. pp. 479-489. PDF

116. C. Peskin, G. Ermentrout and G. Oster. Mechanochemical coupling in ATPase motors. In: Interplay of Genetic and Physical Processes in the Development of Biological Form. (ed. F. Dykstra, D. Beysens, M. Felix, G. Forgacs and F. Gail) Les Houches:Springer-Verlag. pp. 293-303. PDF


115. D. Lerner, J. Deutsch and G. Oster. How does a virus bud? Biophys. J. 65:73-79. PDF

114. G. Oster and C. Peskin. The speed of a brownian ratchet. In: Theoretical and Experimental Advances in Pattern Formation. (ed. P. Main, J. Murray and H. Othmer Plenum Press. pp. 267-276.

113. (C. Peskin, G. Odell and G. Oster. Cellular motions and thermal fluctuations: The brownian ratchet. Biophys. J. 65:316-324. PDF


112. N. Cordova, B. Ermentrout and G. Oster. Dynamics of single-motor molecules: The thermal ratchet model. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 89:339-343. PDF

111. P. Janmey, C. Cunningham, G. Oster and T. Stossel. Cytoskeletal networks and osmotic pressure in relation to cell structure and motility. In: Swelling Mechanics: From Clays to Living Cells and Tissues. (ed. T. Karalis Heidelberg:Springer-Verlag. pp. 333–346.

110. G. Oster and C. Peskin. Dynamics of osmotic fluid flow. In: Mechanics of Swelling: From Clays to Living Cells and Tissues. (ed. T. Karalis New York, NY:Springer-Verlag. pp. 731-742. PDF

109. S. Simon, C. Peskin and G. Oster. What drives the translocation of proteins? The Brownian Ratchet Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 89:3770-3774. PDF


108. N. Cordova, G. Oster and R. Vale. Dynein-microtubule interactions. In:Biologically Inspired Physics. (ed. L. Peliti New York: Plenum Press. pp. 207-215.

107. G. Oster and M. Weliky. Pattern and morphogenesis. In: Seminars in Developmental Biology. (ed. H. Meinhardt New York: Saunders. pp. 139-150.

106. M. Weliky, S. Minsuk, R. Keller and G. Oster. Notochord morphogenesis in xenopus laevis: Simulation of cell behavior underlying tissue convergence and extension. Development 113:1231-1244. PDF

105.  M. Weliky and G. Oster. Dynamical models for cell rearrangement during morphogenesis. In: Gastrulation: Movements, Patterns, and Molecules. (ed. R. Keller, W. Clark and F. Griffin New York:Plenum Press. pp. 1-12.


104. P. Janmey, S. Hvidt, G. Oster, J. Lamb, T. Stossel and J. Hartwig. Effect of ATP on actin filament stiffness. Nature 347:95-99.

103. G. Oster. Developmental models and morphological evolution. In:The Reference Points in Evolution. (ed. P. Alberch and G. Dover Madrid: Fundacion Juan March. pp. 37-38.

102. G. Oster and M. Weliky. Morphogenesis by cell rearrangement: A computer simulation approach. In: Control of Morphogenesis by Specific Cell Behaviors. (ed. D. Fristrom and R. Keller New York:Saunders. pp. 313-323.

101. G. Oster, M. Weliky and S. Minsuk. Morphogenesis by cell intercalation. In: ((1989) Lectures in Complex Systems. (ed. E. Jen) Reading, MA:Addison-Wesley. pp. 501-512.

100. M. Weliky and G. Oster. The mechanical basis of cell rearrangement. 1: Epithelial morphogenesis during fundulus epiboly. Development 109:373-386. PDF

99. M. Weliky and G. Oster. Modeling and simulation of morphogenesis by cell rearrangement. In: Proceedings of the. First Conference on Visualization in Biomedical Computing. (ed. G. Herman and E. Catmull Atlanta, GA:IEEE Comput. Soc. Press. pp. 41-48.


98. P. Wilson, G. Oster and R. Keller. Cell rearrangement and segmentation in xenopus: Direct observation of cultured explants. Development 105:155-166. PDF

97. G. Oster and J. Murray. Pattern formation models and developmental constraints. J. Exp. Zool. 251:186-202. PDF

96. G. Oster. Cell motility and tissue morphogenesis. In: Cell Shape: Determinants, Regulation, and Regulatory Role. (ed. W. Stein and F. Bronner New York:Academic Press. pp. 33-61.

95. G. Oster and H. Moore. The budding of membranes. In: Cell to Cell Signaling: From Experiments to Theoretical Models. (ed. A. Goldbetter New York, NY:Academic Press. pp. 171-187.

94. G. Oster, L. Cheng, H. Moore and A. Perelson. Vesicle formation in the golgi apparatus. J. Theo. Biol. 141:463-504.


93. H. Moore, L. Orci and G. Oster. Biogenesis of secretory vesicles. In: Protein Transfer and Organelle Biogenesis. (ed. R. Das and P. Robbins) New York:Academic Press. pp. 521-562. PDF

92. G. Oster. Biophysics of the leading lamella. Cell Motil. Cytoskel. 10:164-171. PDF

91. G. Oster. Lateral inhibition models of developmental processes. Math. Biosci. 90:265-286. PDF

90. G. Oster, P. Alberch, J. Murray and N. Shubin. Evolution and morphogenetic rules: The shape of the vertebrate limb in ontogeny and phylogeny. Evolution 42:862-884. PDF


89. A. Cheer, J. Vincent, R. Nuccitelli and G. Oster. Cortical activity in vertebrate eggs. I: The activation waves. J. Theo. Biol. 124:377-404.

88. G. Oster and A. Perelson. The physics of cell motility. In: Cell Behavior: Shape, Adhesion, and Motility. (ed. J. Heaysman, C. Middleton and F. Watt . Cambridge: Company of Biologists. pp. 35-54.


87. L. Cheng, J. Murray, G. Odell and G. Oster. The cortical tractor: A new model for epithelial morphogenesis. In: Mathematical Topics in Population Biology, Morphogenesis, and Neurosciences. (ed. E. Teramoto and M. Yamaguti New York:Springer-Verlag. pp. 209-216.

86. B. Ermentrout, J. Campbell and G. Oster. A model for mollusk shell patterns based on neural activity. The Veliger 28:369-388. PDF

85. A. Jacobson, G. Oster, G. Odell and L. Cheng. Neurulation and the cortical tractor model for epithelial folding. J. Embryol. Exp. Morphol. 96:(19-49.

84. P. Maini, J. Murray and G. Oster. An analysis of one- and two-dimensional patterns in a mechanical model for morphogenesis. In:Nonlinear Oscillations in Biology and Chemistry. (ed. H. Othmer Berlin:Springer-Verlag. pp. 289

83. A. Perelson, A. Hyman, P. Maini, J. Murray and G. Oster. Nonlinear pattern selection in a mechanical model for morphogenesis. J. Math. Biol. 24:525-542. PDF

82. J. Vincent, G. Oster and J. Gerhart. Kinematics of grey crescent formation in xenopus eggs: The displacement of subcortical cytoplasm relative to the egg surface. Devel. Biol. 113:484-500.


81. A. Jacobson, G. Odell and G. Oster. The cortical tractor model for epithelial folding: Application to the neural plate. In: Molecular Determinants of Animal Form. (ed. G. Edelman New York:A. Liss. pp. 143-166.

80. P. Maini, J. Murray and G. Oster. A mechanical model for biological pattern formation: A nonlinear bifurcation analysis. In: Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations. (ed. B. Sleeman and R. Jarvis Berlin:Springer-Verlag. pp. 252-269.

79. G. Oster, J. Murray and P. Maini. A model for chondrogenic condensations in the developing limb: The role of extracellular matrix and cell tractions. J. Embryol. Exp. Morphol. 89:93-112.

78. G. Oster, J. Murray and G. Odell. The formation of microvilli. In: Molecular Determinants of Animal Form. (ed. G. Edelman New York:A. Liss. pp. 365-384.

77. (1985) G. Oster and G. Odell. A mechanochemical model for plasmodial oscillations in Physarum. In: Modelling of Patterns in Space and Time.(ed. W. Jager and J. Murray Heidelberg:Springer-Verlag. pp. 302-317.

76. G. Oster and A. Perelson. Cell spreading and motility: A model lamellipod. J. Math. Biol. 21:383-388.


75. J. Murray and G. Oster. Cell traction models for generating pattern and form in morphogenesis. J. Math. Biol. (19:265-279.

74. J. Murray and G. Oster. Generation of biological pattern and form. IMA J. Math. Med. & Biol. 1:51-75. PDF

73. G. Oster. On the crawling of cells. J. Embryol. Exp. Morphol. 83, Supplement:329-364. PDF

72. G. Oster, J. Murray and P. Maini. Forces and pattern in limb morphogenesis. J. Embryol. Exp. Morphol. 82:98.

71. G. Oster and G. Odell. Mechanics of cytogels I: Oscillations in Physarum. Cell Motil. 4:469-503. PDF

70. G. Oster and G. Odell. The mechanochemistry of cytogels. Physica 12D:333-350.

69. G. Oster. Mechanics of cytogels. In: Modeling of Patterns in Space and Time. (ed. W. Jager and J. Murray Berlin:Springer-Verlag. pp. 405-410.


68. J. Murray, G. Oster and A. Harris. A mechanical model for mesenchymal morphogenesis. J. Math. Biol. 17:125-129. PDF

67. G. Oster. Mechanochemistry and morphogenesis. In: Biological Structures and Coupled Flows. (ed. A. Oplatka and M. Balaban New York:Academic Press. pp. 417-443.

66. G. Oster, J. Murray and A. Harris. Mechanical aspects of mesenchymal morphogenesis. J. Embryol. Exp. Morphol. 78:83-125. PDF

65. G. Oster, J. Murray and G. Odell. Patterns of microvilli and stereocilia on hair cells of the inner ear. In: Molecular Determinants of Aminal Form. (ed. G. Edelman New York:A. Liss. pp. 365-384.

65. G. Oster, J. Murray and G. Odell. Patterns of microvilli and stereocilia on hair cells of the inner ear. In: Molecular Determinants of Aminal Form. (ed. G. Edelman New York:A. Liss. pp. 365-384.


64. G. Oster and P. Alberch. Evolution and bifurcation of developmental programs. Evolution 36:444-459. PDF

63. G. Oster, A. Perelson and L. Tilney. A mechanical model for elongation of the acrosomal process in thyone sperm. J. Math. Biol. 15:259-265.


62. G. Odell, G. Oster, P. Alberch and B. Burnside. The mechanical basis of morphogenesis I: Epithelial folding and invagination. Dev. Biol. 85:446-462.

61. G. Oster. Predicting populations. Amer. Zool. 21:831-844.


60. D. Brillinger, J. Guckenheimer, P. Guttorp and G. Oster. Empirical modeling of population time series data I: The case of age and density dependent vital rates. In: Mathematical Problems in the Life Sciences. Providence, RI:Amer. Math. Soc. pp. 65-90.

59. R. May and G. Oster. Period doubling and the onset of turbulence: An analytical estimate of the Feigenbaum ratio. Phys. Lett. A 78A:1-13. PDF

58. G. Odell, G. Oster, B. Burnside and P. Alberch. A mechanical model for epithelial morphogenesis. J. Math. Biol. 9:291-295.

57. G. Oster and J. Bradbury. Methodology and sociobiology modeling group report. In: Evolution of Social Behavior: Hypotheses and Empirical Tests. (ed. H. Markl Weinheim, W. Germany:Verlag Chemie. pp. 165-180.

56. G. Oster, G. Odell and P. Alberch. Mechanics, morphogenesis and evolution. In: Mathematical Problems in the Life Sciences. vol 13. Providence, RI:Amer. Math. Soc. pp. 165-255.


55. G. Oster, M. Mirmirani and A. Perelson. Optimal strategies in immunology II: B memory cell production. J. Math. Biol. 5:213-256.

54. P. Alberch, G. Oster, S. Gould and D. Wake. Size and shape in ontogeny and phylogeny. J. Paleobiol. 5:296-317. PDF

53. A. Perelson and G. Oster. Theoretical studies on clonal selection: Minimal antibody repertoire size and reliability of self-nonself discrimination. J. Theo. Biol. 81:645-670.


52. D. Auslander, J. Guckenheimer and G. Oster. Random evolutionarily stable strategies. Theo. Popln. Biol. 13:276-293.

51. M. Mirmirani and G. Oster. Competition, kin selection and evolutionarily stable strategies. Theo. Popln. Biol. 13:304-339.

50. G. Oster. Bilinear models in ecology. In: Recent Developments in Variable Structure Systems, Economics, and Biology. (ed. B. Mohler and A. Ruberti New York:Springer-Verlag. pp. 260-271.

49. G. Oster and A. Ipaktchi. Population cycles. In: Periodicities in Chemistry and Biology. (ed. H. Eyring New York:Academic Press. pp. 111-132.

48. G. Oster and S. Rocklin. Optimization models in evolutionary biology. In: Mathematical Problems in the Life Science Series. (ed. S. Levin Amer. Math. Soc. pp. 21-88.

47. G. Oster and E. Wilson. Caste and Ecology in the Social Insects.Monographs in Population Biology Vol 12 Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press.

46. J. Wyatt, L. Chua and G. Oster. Non-linear n-port decomposition via the Laplace operator. IEEE Trans. Circuits & Systems CAS-25(9 :741-754.

45. J. Wyatt, L. Chua and G. Oster. Nonlinear network synthesis and the Hodge decomposition. Proceedings of the ((1978) IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp 492-494.


44. G. Oster. Chemical topology and reaction dynamics. Adv. Biol. and Med. Phys. 16:137-150.

43. G. Oster. The dynamics of nonlinear models with age structure. In: Studies in Mathematical Biology. (ed. S. Levin Providence, RI:Amer. Math. Soc. pp. 411-438.

42. G. Oster. Lectures in population dynamics. In: Modern Modeling of Continuum Phenomena. (ed. R. DiPrima Amer. Math. Soc. pp. 149-(190.

41. G. Oster, I. Eshel and D. Cohen. Worker-queen conflict and the evolution of social insects. Theo. Popln. Biol. 12:49-85.

40. Y. Wang, A. Gutierrez, G. Oster and R. Daxl. A population model for plant growth and development: Coupling cottonherbivore interactions.J. Appl. Ecol. 109:1359-1374.


39. J. Guckenheimer, G. Oster and A. Ipaktchi. Density dependent population models. J. Math. Bio. 4:101-147.

38. S. Macevitz and G. Oster. Modeling of social insect populations II: Optimal reproductive strategies in annual eusocial insect colonies. Behav. Ecol. and Sociobiol. 1:265-282.

37. R. May and G. Oster. Bifurcations and dynamic complexity in simple ecological models. Amer. Naturalist 110:573-599. PDF

36. G. Oster. Internal variables in population dynamics. In: Mathematical Problems in the Life Sciences. (ed. S. Levin Providence, RI:Amer. Math. Soc. pp. 37-68.

35. G. Oster, D. Auslander and T. Allen. Deterministic and stochastic effects in population dynamics. J. Dyn. Sys. Meas. Control 98:44-48.

34. G. Oster and J. Guckenheimer. Bifurcation phenomena in population models. In: The Hopf Bifurcation. (ed. J. Marsden and M. McCracken Berlin:Spring-Verlag. pp. 327-345.

33. G. Oster and B. Heinrich. Why do bumblebees major? A mathematical model. Ecol. Monographs 46:129-133.

32. G. Oster, A. Ipaktchi and S. Rocklin. Phenotype structure and bifurcation behavior of population models. Theo. Popln. Biology 10:365-382.

31. A. Perelson, M. Mirmirani and G. Oster. Optimal strategies in immunology. I: B-cell differentiation and proliferation. J. Math. Biol. 3:325-367.

30. A. Perelson and G. Oster. Bond graphs and linear graphs. J. Frank. Instit. 302:159-178.

29. A. Perelson and G. Oster. On the application of network theory to nonisothermal systems. Intl. J. Circuit Theory Appl. 4:299-305.

28. S. Rocklin and G. Oster. Competition between phenotypes. J. Math. Biol. 3:225-261.


27. G. Oster. Modeling social insect populations: Ergonomics of foraging and population growth in bumblebees. Amer. Naturalist 110:215-245.


26. D. Auslander, G. Oster and C. Huffaker. Dynamics of interacting populations. J. Frank. Instit. 297:245-376.

25. G. Oster. An analog for teaching demographic concepts. Biosci. 24:212-213.

24. G. Oster. The role of age structure in the dynamics of interacting populations. In: Mathematical Problems in Biology, Victoria Conference. (ed. P. V. D. Driessche Berlin:Springer-Verlag. pp. 1-8.

23. G. Oster. Stochastic behavior of deterministic systems. In:Predicting the Response of Ecosystems to Perturbations. (ed. D. Thompson and S. Levin Alta, Utah:SIAM Inst. for Math and Society July 1-5. pp. 24-37.

22. G. Oster. The structure of reaction networks. In: Stability and Origin and Biological Information. (Ed. I. Miller New York, NY:Halsted Press. pp. 70-94.

21. G. Oster and A. Perelson. Chemical reaction dynamics – Part 2: Reaction Networks. Archives of Rational Mechanics and Analysis 57:31-98.

20. G. Oster and A. Perelson. Chemical reaction dynamics. Part 1: Geometrical structure. Archives of Rational Mechanics and Analysis 55:230-274.

19. G. Oster and A. Perelson. Chemical reaction networks. IEEE Trans. on Circuit Theor. CAS-21:709-722.

18. G. Oster, I. Silver and C. Tobias. Irreversible thermodynamics and the origin of life. Gordon and Breach:New York, NY.

17. G. Oster and Y. Takahashi. Models for age specific interactions in periodic environment. Ecol. Monographs 44:483-501. PDF


16. C. Desoer and G. Oster. Globally reciprocal stationary systems. Intl. J. Engineering Sci. 11:141-155.

15. G. Oster. A note on memristors. IEEE Transactions on Circuit Theory CT-21:1-3.

14. G. Oster, A. Katchalsky and A. Perelson. Network thermodynamics: The analysis of biophysical systems. Qtr. Rev. Biophysics 6:1-134.

13. G. Oster and A. Perelson. Systems, circuits and thermodynamics. Israel J. Chem. 11:445-478. PDF

12. G. Oster, Y. Takahashi and D. Auslander. Population interactions in a periodic environment. Proc. 6th Hawaii Conf. on Systems and Circuit Theory, Honolulu, HI. 14-17


11. G. Oster and D. Auslander. The memristor: A new bond graph element. Trans. ASME on Dynamical Systems and Control. 94:249-252. PDF

10. G. Oster, D. Auslander and A. Perelson. On systems with coupled diffusion and reaction. Trans. ASME Dynamical Systems and Control June, ((1972).


9. G. Oster and D. Auslander. Topological representations of thermodynamic systems. II: Some elemental subunits for irreversible thermodynamics. J. Frank. Instit. 292:77-92.

8. G. Oster and D. Auslander. Topological representations of thermodynamics systems. I: Basic concepts. J. Frank. Instit. 292:1-17.

7. G. Oster and C. Desoer. Irreversible thermodynamics and circuit theory. Proc. 5th Asllomar Conf. on Circuits and System Theory, IEEE, pp. 465-470

6. G. Oster, A. Perelson and A. Katchalsky. Network thermodynamics. Nature 23(5329) :393-399. PDF


5. G. Oster and D. Auslander. Dynamical systems and irreversible thermodynamics. IEEE Conf. on Systems and Circuit Theory. Kyoto.

4. G. Oster and C. Bonilla. The high temperature saturated phase densities of cesium. Proc. 5th Symp. Thermophysical Properties, ASME

3. G. Oster and C. Desoer. Tellagen’s theorem and thermodynamic inequalities. J. Theo. Biol. 32:219-241. PDF


2. A. Katchalsky and G. Oster. Chemico-diffusional coupling in biomembranes. In: The Molecular Basis of Membrane Function. (ed. D. Tosteson Englewood Cliffs,NJ:Prentice-Hall, Inc. pp. 1-44.


1. G. Oster. The critical density and temperature of cesium. Ph.D. Dissertation, Columbia University.