My research centers on three main themes: bacterial cell shape regulation, nonequilibrium statistical mechanics and dissipative systems in biology, and mechanics of membranes, interfaces, and shells.
F. Wong*, L. D. Renner*, J. Paulose, D. B. Weibel, and A. Amir. Shape recovery through mechanical stress-sensing in rod-like bacteria, submitted.
S. Hussain*, C. N. Wivagg*, P. Szwedziak, F. Wong, A. Amir, T. Izore, J. Lowe, and E. C. Garner. MreB filaments identify the circumferential cell axis to maintain and restore rod shape, submitted.
J. Estrada, F. Wong, A. DePace, and J. Gunawardena. Information integration and energy expenditure in gene regulation, Cell (2016). Link.
T. Ahsendorf*, F. Wong*, R. Eils, and J. Gunawardena. A framework for modelling gene regulation which accommodates non-equilibrium mechanisms, BMC Biology (2014). Link.