• Ido Braslavsky; Joel Stavans (2018). Application of Algebraic Topology to homologous recombination of DNA.  iScience. 4:64-67.  Abstract
  • Francesca Di Patti; Laura Lavacchi; Rinat Arbel-Goren; Leora Schein-Lubomirsky; Duccio Fanelli; Joel Stavans (2018). Robust stochastic Turing patterns in the development of a one-dimensional cyanobacterial organism.  PLoS Biology. 16:(5)  Abstract


  • Rinat Arbel-Goren; Yonatan Shapira; Joel Stavans (2017). Method for Labeling Transcripts in Individual Escherichia coli Cells for Single-molecule Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Experiments.  Journal of Visualized Experiments. (130)  Abstract
  • Hamid Teimouri; Elgin Korkmazhan; Joel Stavans; Erel Levine (2017). Sub-cellular mRNA localization modulates the regulation of gene expression by small RNAs in bacteria.  Physical Biology. 14:(5)  Abstract


  • Joel Stavans; Enrique Flores; Antonio Herrero (2016). The multicellular nature of filamentous heterocyst-forming cyanobacteria.  FEMS Microbiology Reviews. 40:(6)831-854.
  • Rinat Arbel-Goren; Asaf Tal; Bibudha Parasar; Alvah Dym; Nina Costantino; Javier Munoz-Garcia; Donald L Court; Joel Stavans (2016). Transcript degradation and noise of small RNA-controlled genes in a switch activated network in Escherichia coli.  Nucleic Acids Research. 44:(14)6707-6720.  Abstract


  • Laura Corrales-Guerrero; Asaf Tal; Rinat Arbel-Goren; Vicente Mariscal; Enrique Flores; Antonia Herrero; Joel Stavans (2015). Spatial Fluctuations in Expression of the Heterocyst Differentiation Regulatory Gene hetR in Anabaena Filaments.  PLoS Genetics. 11:(4)e10005031.  Abstract


  • Asaf Tal; Rinat Arbel-Goren; Nina Costantino; Donald L. Court; Joel Stavans (2014). Location of the unique integration site on an Escherichia coli chromosome by bacteriophage lambda DNA in vivo.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111:(20)7308-7312.  Abstract
  • Rinat Arbel-Goren; Asaf Tal; Joel Stavans (2014). Phenotypic noise: effects of post-transcriptional regulatory processes affecting mRNA.  Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Rna. 5:(2)197-207.  Abstract


  • Rinat Arbel-Goren; Asaf Tal; Tamar Friedlander; Shiri Meshner; Nina Costantino; Donald L. Court; Joel Stavans (2013). Effects of post-transcriptional regulation on phenotypic noise in Escherichia coli.  Nucleic Acids Research. 41:(9)4825-4834.  Abstract


  • Adam Mani; Ido Braslavsky; Rinat Arbel-Goren; Joel Stavans (2010). Caught in the act: the lifetime of synaptic intermediates during the search for homology on DNA.  Nucleic Acids Research. 38:(6)2036-2043.  Abstract
  • Amnon Amir; Shiri Meshner; Tsevi Beatus; Joel Stavans (2010). Damped oscillations in the adaptive response of the iron homeostasis network of Ecoli.  Molecular Microbiology. 76:(2)428-436.  Abstract


  • Asaf Tal; Rinat Arbel-Goren; Joel Stavans (2009). Cancer-Associated Mutations in BRC Domains of BRCA2 Affect Homologous Recombination Induced by Rad51.  Journal of Molecular Biology. 393:(5)1007-1012.  Abstract
  • Jordi Soriano; Ido Braslavsky; Di Xu; Oleg Krichevsky; Joel Stavans (2009). Universality of Persistence Exponents in Two-Dimensional Ostwald Ripening.  Physical Review Letters. 103:(22)  Abstract


  • Assaf Rokney; Oren Kobiler; Amnon Amir; Donald L. Court; Joel Stavans; Sankar Adhya; Amos B. Oppenheim (2008). Host responses influence on the induction of lambda prophage.  Molecular Microbiology. 68:(1)29-36.  Abstract
  • Joel Stavans (2008). The Accuracy of Molecular Processes The Case of Homologous Recombination.  Evolution From Cellular To Social Scales. 1-8.  Abstract


  • Amnon Amir; Oren Kobiler; Assaf Rokney; Amos B. Oppenheim; Joel Stavans (2007). Noise in timing and precision of gene activities in a genetic cascade.  Molecular Systems Biology. 3:(71)  Abstract


  • Joel Stavans; Amos Oppenheim (2006). DNA - protein interactions and bacterial chromosome architecture.  Physical Biology. 3:(4)R1-R10.  Abstract
  • Dror Sagi; Tsvi Tlusty; Joel Stavans (2006). High fidelity of RecA-catalyzed recombination: a watchdog of genetic diversity.  Nucleic Acids Research. 34:(18)5021-5031.  Abstract
  • Joel Stavans (2006). Physics of the bacterial chromosome.  Advanced Summer School In Physics 2005: Frontiers In Contemporary Physics. 809:255-259.  Abstract
  • Joel Stavans (2006). The SOS response of bacteria to DNA damage - A single cell study.  Dynamics Of Complex Interconnected Systems: Networks And Bioprocesses. 232:39-47.  Abstract


  • Noga Friedman; S Vardi; M Ronen; Uri Alon; Joel Stavans (2005). Precise temporal modulation in the response of the SOS DNA repair network in individual bacteria.  PLoS Biology. 3:(7)1261-1268.  Abstract
  • O Kobiler; A Rokney; Noga Friedman; DL Court; Joel Stavans; AB Oppenheim (2005). Quantitative kinetic analysis of the bacteriophage lambda genetic network.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102:(12)4470-4475.  Abstract
  • AB Oppenheim; O Kobiler; Joel Stavans; DL Court; S Adhya (2005). Switches in bacteriophage lambda development.  Annual Review Of Genetics. 409-429.  Abstract


  • R Amit; AB Oppenheim; Joel Stavans (2004). Single molecule elasticity measurements: A biophysical approach to bacterial nucleoid organization.  Biophysical Journal. 87:(2)1392-1393.
  • Dov Sagi; Noga Friedman; C Vorgias; AB Oppenheim; Joel Stavans (2004). Modulation of DNA conformations through the formation of alternative high-order HU-DNA complexes.  Journal of Molecular Biology. 341:(2)419-428.  Abstract


  • I Tsafrir; Yaron Caspi; MA Guedeau-Boudeville; T Arzi; Joel Stavans (2003). Budding and tubulation in highly oblate vesicles by anchored amphiphilic molecules.  Physical Review Letters. 91:(13)  Abstract
  • R Amit; AB Oppenheim; Joel Stavans (2003). Increased bending rigidity of single DNA molecules by H-NS, a temperature and osmolarity sensor.  Biophysical Journal. 84:(4)2467-2473.  Abstract
  • B Schnurr; Dov Sagi; Noga Friedman; AB Oppenheim; Joel Stavans (2003). Effects of histone-like binding protein HU on single molecules of DNA: compaction, bending, and thermal stabilization.  Biophysical Journal. 84:(2)303A-303A.  Abstract


  • Joel Stavans (2002). Instabilities of membranes with anchored polymers.  Physica A-Statistical Mechanics And Its Applications. 306:(4-Jan)368-375.  Abstract
  • B Schnurr; R Amit; AB Oppenheim; O Gileadi; Joel Stavans (2002). Compaction of single DNA molecules by histone-like binding protein HU.  Biophysical Journal. 82:(1)51A-51A.  Abstract


  • I Braslavsky; R Amit; BMJ Ali; O Gileadi; A Oppenheim; Joel Stavans (2001). Objective-type dark-field illumination for scattering from microbeads.  Applied Optics. 40:(31)5650-5657.  Abstract
  • BMJ Ali; R Amit; I Braslavsky; AB Oppenheim; O Gileadi; Joel Stavans (2001). Compaction of single DNA molecules induced by binding of integration host factor (IHF).  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 98:(19)10658-10663.  Abstract
  • I Tsafrir; MA Guedeau-Boudeville; D Kandel; Joel Stavans (2001). Coiling instability of multilamellar membrane tubes with anchored polymers.  Physical Review E. 63:(3)  Abstract
  • I Tsafrir; Dov Sagi; T Arzi; MA Guedeau-Boudeville; V Frette; D Kandel; Joel Stavans (2001). Pearling instabilities of membrane tubes with anchored polymers.  Physical Review Letters. 86:(6)1138-1141.  Abstract


  • V Frette; I Tsafrir; MA Guedeau-Boudeville; L Jullien; D Kandel; Joel Stavans (1999). Coiling of cylindrical membrane stacks with anchored polymers.  Physical Review Letters. 83:(12)2465-2468.  Abstract
  • Allon Meller; T Gisler; DA Weitz; Joel Stavans (1999). Viscoelasticity of depletion-induced gels in emulsion-polymer systems.  Langmuir. 15:(6)1918-1922.  Abstract


  • Joel Stavans (1998). Axial segregation of powders in a horizontal rotating tube.  Journal of Statistical Physics. 93:(4-Mar)467-475.  Abstract
  • Allon Meller; Roy Bar-Ziv; Tsvi Tlusty; Elisha Moses; Joel Stavans; Samuel Safran (1998). Localized dynamic light scattering: A new approach to dynamic measurements in optical microscopy.  Biophysical Journal. 74:(3)1541-1548.  Abstract


  • V Frette; Joel Stavans (1997). Avalanche-mediated transport in a rotated granular mixture.  Physical Review E. 56:(6)6981-6990.  Abstract
  • O Krichevsky; Joel Stavans (1997). Confined fluid between two walls: The case of micelles inside a soap film.  Physical Review E. 55:(6)7260-7266.  Abstract
  • WY Tam; Reuven Zeitak; KY Szeto; Joel Stavans (1997). First-passage exponent in two-dimensional soap froth.  Physical Review Letters. 78:(8)1588-1591.  Abstract
  • Roy Bar-Ziv; Allon Meller; Tsvi Tlusty; Elisha Moses; Joel Stavans; Samuel Safran (1997). Localized dynamic light scattering: Probing single particle dynamics at the nanoscale.  Physical Review Letters. 78:(1)154-157.  Abstract


  • Allon Meller; Joel Stavans (1996). Stability of emulsions with nonadsorbing polymers.  Langmuir. 12:(2)301-304.  Abstract


  • O KRICHEVSKY; Joel Stavans (1995). OSTWALD RIPENING IN A 2-DIMENSIONAL SYSTEM - CORRELATION-EFFECTS.  Physical Review E. 52:(2)1818-1827.  Abstract
  • U STEINER; Allon Meller; Joel Stavans (1995). ENTROPY-DRIVEN PHASE-SEPARATION IN BINARY EMULSIONS.  Physical Review Letters. 74:(23)4750-4753.
  • O KRICHEVSKY; Joel Stavans (1995). MICELLAR STRATIFICATION IN SOAP FILMS - A LIGHT-SCATTERING STUDY.  Physical Review Letters. 74:(14)2752-2755.


  • O KRICHEVSKY; Joel Stavans (1994). SURFACTANT-POLYMER INTERACTIONS IN FREELY SUSPENDED LYOTROPIC FILMS.  Physical Review Letters. 73:(5)696-699.  Abstract
  • B LEVITAN; E SLEPYAN; O KRICHEVSKY; Joel Stavans; Eytan Domany (1994). TOPOLOGICAL DISTRIBUTION OF SURVIVORS IN AN EVOLVING CELLULAR STRUCTURE.  Physical Review Letters. 73:(5)756-759.  Abstract
  • O ZIK; D LEVINE; SG LIPSON; Shmuel Shtrikman; Joel Stavans (1994). ROTATIONALLY INDUCED SEGREGATION OF GRANULAR-MATERIALS.  Physical Review Letters. 73:(5)644-647.  Abstract


  • O KRICHEVSKY; Joel Stavans (1993). SURFACTANT-POLYMER INTERACTIONS IN SOAP FILMS.  Physica A. 200:(4-Jan)743-750.  Abstract
  • Joel Stavans (1993). THE EVOLUTION OF CELLULAR STRUCTURES.  Reports on Progress in Physics. 56:(6)733-789.  Abstract
  • O KRICHEVSKY; Joel Stavans (1993). CORRELATED OSTWALD RIPENING IN 2 DIMENSIONS.  Physical Review Letters. 70:(10)1473-1476.  Abstract
  • Joel Stavans (1993). EVOLUTION OF 2-DIMENSIONAL CELLULAR STRUCTURES - THE SOAP FROTH.  Physica A. 194:(4-Jan)307-314.  Abstract
  • D SEGEL; David Mukamel; O KRICHEVSKY; Joel Stavans (1993). SELECTION MECHANISM AND AREA DISTRIBUTION IN 2-DIMENSIONAL CELLULAR STRUCTURES.  Physical Review E. 47:(2)812-819.  Abstract


  • O KRICHEVSKY; Joel Stavans (1992). COARSENING OF 2-DIMENSIONAL SOAP FROTHS IN THE PRESENCE OF PINNING CENTERS.  Physical Review B. 46:(17)10579-10582.  Abstract
  • Allon Meller; Joel Stavans (1992). GLASS-TRANSITION AND PHASE-DIAGRAMS OF STRONGLY INTERACTING BINARY COLLOIDAL MIXTURES.  Physical Review Letters. 68:(24)3646-3649.  Abstract
  • O ZIK; Joel Stavans; Y RABIN (1992). MOBILITY OF A SPHERE IN VIBRATED GRANULAR MEDIA.  Europhysics Letters. 17:(4)315-319.  Abstract


  • O ZIK; Joel Stavans (1991). SELF-DIFFUSION IN GRANULAR FLOWS.  Europhysics Letters. 16:(3)255-258.  Abstract
  • Joel Stavans; Eytan Domany; David Mukamel (1991). UNIVERSALITY AND PATTERN SELECTION IN 2-DIMENSIONAL CELLULAR STRUCTURES.  Europhysics Letters. 15:(5)479-484.  Abstract