G Lambert, J Chew, MJ Rust, "Costs of Clock-Environment Misalignment in Individual Cyanobacterial Cells" Biophysical Journal 111 (4), 883–891 (2016) [pdf].

K Pardee, AA Green, MK Takahashi, D Braff, G Lambert, et al., "Rapid, Low-Cost Detection of Zika Virus Using Programmable Biomolecular Components" Cell 165 (5), 1255–1266 (2016) [pdf]. News: [Wyss Institute] co-first authors


G Pattanayak, G Lambert, K Bernat, MJ Rust, "Controlling the Cyanobacterial Clock by Synthetically Rewiring Metabolism" Cell Reports 13, 1–6 (2015) [pdf]. News: [ScienceLife]

A Wu, Q Zhang, G Lambert, Z Khin, RA Gatenby, HJ Kim, N Pourmand, K Bussey, PCW Davies, JC Sturm, RH Austin, "Ancient hot and cold genes and chemotherapy resistance emergence" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (33), 10467-10472 (2015) [pdf].

G Lambert, E Kussell, "Quantifying Selective Pressures Driving Bacterial Evolution Using Lineage Analysis." Physical Review X 5, 011016 (2015) [pdf]. News: [Physics Spotlight]


G Lambert, E Kussell, "Memory and Fitness Optimization of Bacteria under Fluctuating Environments." PLoS genetics 10 (9), e1004556 (2014) [pdf].

G Lambert, S Vyawahare, RH Austin, "Bacteria and game theory: the rise and fall of cooperation in spatially heterogeneous environments." Interface Focus 4 (4), 20140029 (2014) [pdf].

G Lambert, A Bergman, Q Zhang, D Bortz, RH Austin, "Physics of biofilms: the initial stages of biofilm formation and dynamics." New Journal of Physics 16 (4), 045005 (2014) [pdf].


A Wu, K Loutherback, G Lambert, L Estévez-Salmerón, TD Tlsty, RH Austin, JC Sturm, "Cell motility and drug gradients in the emergence of resistance to chemotherapy." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (40), 16103-16108 (2013) [pdf].

TPSOC Network "A physical sciences network characterization of non-tumorigenic and metastatic cells." Scientific reports 3 (2013) [pdf].


Q Zhang, K Robin, D Liao, G Lambert, RH Austin, "The goldilocks principle and antibiotic resistance in bacteria." Molecular pharmaceutics 8 (6), 2063-2068 (2011) [pdf].

Q Zhang, G Lambert, D Liao, H Kim, K Robin, C Tung, N Pourmand, RH Austin "Acceleration of emergence of bacterial antibiotic resistance in connected microenvironments." Science 333 (6050), 1764-1767 (2011) [pdf]. Perspective: [Science]

G Lambert, L Estévez-Salmeron, S Oh, D Liao, BM Emerson, TD Tlsty, RH Austin "An analogy between the evolution of drug resistance in bacterial communities and malignant tissues." Nature Reviews Cancer 11 (5), 375-382 (2011) [pdf].

G Lambert, D Liao, S Vyawahare, RH Austin, "Anomalous spatial redistribution of competing bacteria under starvation conditions." Journal of bacteriology 193 (8), 1878-1883 (2011) [pdf].


G Lambert, D Liao, RH Austin, "Collective escape of chemotactic swimmers through microscopic ratchets." Physical review letters 104 (16), 168102 (2010) [pdf]. News: [Physics World]

RH Austin, C Tung, G Lambert, D Liao, X Gong, "An introduction to micro-ecology patches." Chemical Society Reviews 39 (3), 1049-1059 (2010) [pdf].

L Liu, K Loutherback, D Liao, D Yeater, G Lambert, A Estévez-Torres, JC Sturm, RH Getzenberg, RH Austin, [pdf]. "A microfluidic device for continuous cancer cell culture and passage with hydrodynamic forces." Lab on a Chip 10 (14), 1807-1813 (2010) [pdf].


JE Keymer, P Galajda, G Lambert, D Liao, RH Austin, "Computation of mutual fitness by competing bacteria." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105 (51), 20269-20273 (2008) [pdf].

G Lambert, G Gervais, WJ Mullin, "Quantum-limited mass flow of liquid 3He." Fiz. Nizk. Temp 34, 321 (2008) [pdf].