Richards Group

Recent publications


  • Castro IG, Richards DM, Metz J, Costello JL, Passmore JB, Schrader TA, Gouveia A, Ribeiro D, Schrader M: A role for MIRO1 in motility and membrane dynamics of peroxisomes. Traffic 19:229-42 (PubMed)


  • Richards DM, Endres RG: How cells engulf: a review of theoretical approaches to phagocytosis. Rep Prog Phys 80:126601 (PubMed)


  • Richards DM, Endres RG: Target shape dependence in a simple model of receptor-mediated endocytosis and phagocytosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 113(22):6113-8 (PubMed)


  • Richards DM, Saunders TE: Spatiotemporal analysis of different mechanisms for interpreting morphogen gradients. Biophys J 108:2061-73 (PubMed)
  • Micali G, Aquino G, Richards DM, Endres RG (2015) Accurate encoding and decoding by single cells: amplitude versus frequency modulation. PLOS Comput Biol 11(6):e1004222 (PubMed)


  • Richards DM, Endres RG: The mechanism of phagocytosis: two stages of engulfment. Biophys J 107:1542-53 (PubMed)


  • Richards DM, Berry S, Howard M: Illustrations of mathematical modelling in biology: epigenetics, meiosis, and an outlook. Cold Spring Harb Sym 77:175-81 (PubMed)


  • Richards DM, Greer E, Martin AC, Moore G, Shaw PJ, Howard M: Quantitative dynamics of telomere bouquet formation. PLOS Comput Biol 8(12):e1002812 (PubMed)
  • Richards DM, Hempel AM, Flärdh K, Buttner MJ, Howard M: Mechanistic basis of branch-site selection in filamentous bacteria. PLOS Comput Biol 8(3):e1002423 (PubMed)
  • Hempel AM, Cantlay S, Molle V, Wang SB, Naldrett MJ, Parker JL, Richards DM, Jung YG, Buttner MJ, Flärdh K: The Ser/Thr protein kinase AfsK regulates polar growth and hyphal branching in the filamentous bacteria Streptomyces. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109(35):E2371-9 (PubMed)
  • Flärdh K, Richards DM, Hempel AM, Howard M, Buttner MJ: Regulation of apical growth and hyphal branching in Streptomyces. Curr Opin Microbiol 15(6):737-43 (PubMed)