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Christopher C. Dombrowski

B.S., 2001, Physics - The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

M.S., 2004, Physics - The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Ph.D., 2007, Physics - The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2007-2013, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Davis

   

Dombrowski, C., Cisneros, L., Chatkaew, S., Kessler, J.O., and Goldstein, R.E. (2004).
Self-Concentration and Large-Scale Coherence in Bacterial Dynamics.
Physical Review Letters 93
, 098103. PMID: 15447144.

Tuval, I., Cisneros, L., Dombrowski, C., Wolgemuth, C.W., Kessler, J.O., and Goldstein, R.E. (2005).
Bacterial Swimming and Oxygen Transport Near Contact Lines.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 102
, 2277-2282. PMID: 15699341. PMCID: PMC548973.

Dombrowski, C., Lewellyn, B., Pesci, A.I., Restrepo, J.M., Kessler, J.O., and Goldstein, R.E. (2005).
Coiling, Entrainment, and Hydrodynamic Coupling of Decelerated Fluid Jets.
Physical Review Letters 95
, 184501. PMID: 16383906.

Cisneros, L., Dombrowski, C., Goldstein, R.E., and Kessler, J.O. (2006).
Reversal of Bacterial Locomotion at an Obstacle.
Physical Review E:  Rapid Communications 73
, 030901(R). PMID: 16605492.

Dombrowski, C.C.
Bacterial Motility: From Propulsion to Collective Behavior.
University of Arizon: Tucson, Arizona  08/1.

Cisneros, L.H., Cortez, R., Dombrowski, C., Goldstein, R.E., and Kessler, J.O. (2007).
Fluid Dynamics of Self-Propelled Micro-organisms, From Individuals to Concentrated Populations.
Experiments in Fluids 43
, 737-753.

Amitani, I., Liu, B., Dombrowski, C.C., Baskin, R.J., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2010).
Watching individual proteins acting on single molecules of DNA.
In:
Single Molecule Tools: Fluorescence Based Approaches, Part A, Methods Enzymol., 472, Nils G. Walters, editor, Burlington: Academic Press, 261-291 ISBN: 978-0-12-374954-3; doi: 10.1016/S0076-6879(10)72007-3
PMID: 20580968; PMCID: PMC3119597  [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Nimonkar, A.V., Dombrowski, C.C., Siino, J. S., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A. and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2012)
Saccharomyces cerevisiae Dmc1 and Rad51 proteins preferentially function with Tid1 and Rad54 proteins, respectively, to promote DNA strand invasion during genetic recombination.
J. Biol. Chem., 287,
28727-28737 (published online published 29 June 2012 as 10.1074/jbc.M112.373290). PMID: 22761450; PMCID: PMC3436576 [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF] [Supplemental Material]

Cejka, P., Plank, J.L., Dombrowski, C.C., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2012)
Decatenation of DNA by the S. cerevisiae Sgs1–Top3–Rmi1 and RPA complex: A mechanism for disentangling chromosomes.
Mol. Cell,
47, 886-896 (published online August 15, 2012). PMID: 22885009; PMCID: PMC3462259 [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF] [Supplemental Information]

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Bell, J.C., Plank, J.L., Dombrowski, C.C., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2012)
Direct imaging of RecA nucleation and growth on single molecules of SSB-coated ssDNA.
Nature,
491, 274-278 (published online 24 October 2012 as doi: 10.1038/nature11598). PMID
: 23103864. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF] [Supplementary Information] [Video 1: Direct imaging of nucleation and growth of RecA on SSB-coated ssDNA] [Video 2: Optical trapping and manipulation of single molecules of gapped DNA for direct imaging of RecAf filament assembly]
(see Nature News & Views: A glimpse of molecular competition [PDF])
(see Phys.org News: Single-DNA images give clues to breast cancer [PDF])
(see Scientific Blogging: Rad51: Watching single strands of DNA being prepped for repair could help fight breast cancer  [Printable] [PDF])
(see UC Davis News and Information: Single-DNA images give clues to breast cancer  [Video] [PDF])
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Forget, A.L., Dombrowski, C.C., Amitani, I., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2013)
Exploring protein-DNA interactions in 3D using in situ construction, manipulation, and visualization of individual DNA dumbbells with optical traps, microfluidics, and fluorescence microscopy.
Nature Protocols, 8
, 525-538. 
PMID: 23411634 [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF] [Supplementary Figure 1]