Publications

  1. A.L. Kane, B. Al-Shayeb, P.V. Holec, S. Rajan, N.E. Le Mieux, S.C. Heinsch, S. Psarska, K.G. Aukema, C.A. Sarkar, E.A. Nater and J.A. Gralnick. "Toward bioremediation of methylmercury using silica encapsulated Escherichia coli harboring the mer operon." PLOS ONE, 11:e0147036 (2016). Link
     
  2. N.A. Shah, M. Levesque, A. Raj, and C.A. Sarkar. "Robust hematopoietic progenitor cell commitment in the presence of a conflicting cue." Journal of Cell Science, 128:3009-3017 (2015). Link
     
  3. I. Dodevski, G.C. Markou, and C.A. Sarkar. "Conceptual and methodological advances in cell-free directed evolution." Current Opinion in Structural Biology, 33:1-7 (2015). Contributed equally.  Link
     
  4. N.A. Shah and C.A. Sarkar. "Computationally guided design of robust gene circuits." Methods in Molecular Biology, 1244:167-178 (2015). Link
     
  5. D.T.W. Ng and C.A. Sarkar. "NP-Sticky: a web server for optimizing DNA ligation with non-palindromic sticky ends." Journal of Molecular Biology, 426:1861-1869 (2014). Link | NP-Sticky
     

  6. M.S. Magaraci, A. Veerakumar, P. Qiao, A. Amurthur, J.Y. Lee, J.S. Miller, M. Goulian, and C.A. Sarkar. "Engineering Escherichia coli for light-activated cytolysis of mammalian cells." ACS Synthetic Biology, 3:944-948 (2014). Contributed equallyco-corresponding authors. Link
     

  7. H.M. Mehta, M. Futami, T. Glaubach, Q. Yang, D.W. Lee, J.R. Andolina, Z. Whichard, M. Quinn, H. Lu, W.-M. Kao, B. Przychodzen, C.A. Sarkar, A. Minella, J.P. Maciejewski, and S.J. Corey. "Alternatively spliced, truncated GCSF receptor promotes leukemogenic properties and sensitivity to JAK inhibition." Leukemia, 28:1041-1051 (2014). Link
     

  8. C.A. Sarkar. "Concentrating (on) native proteins to control cell fate." Science, 341:1349-1351 (2013). Link
     

  9. P.A. Barendt, N.A. Shah, G.A. Barendt, P.A. Kothari, and C.A. Sarkar. "Evidence for context-dependent complementarity of non-Shine-Dalgarno ribosome binding sites to Escherichia coli rRNA." ACS Chemical Biology, 8:958-966 (2013). Link
     

  10. P.A. Barendt, D.T.W. Ng, C.N. McQuade, and C.A. Sarkar. "Streamlined protocol for mRNA display." ACS Combinatorial Science, 15:77-81 (2013). Contributed equallyLink | Cover
     

  11. D.T.W. Ng and C.A. Sarkar. "Engineering signal peptides for enhanced protein secretion from Lactococcus lactis." Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79:347-356 (2013). Link
     

  12. S.T. Jung, W. Kelton, T.H. Kang, D.T.W. Ng, J.T. Andersen, I. Sandlie, C.A. Sarkar, and G. Georgiou. "Effective phagocytosis of low Her2 tumor cell lines with engineered, aglycosylated IgG displaying high FcγRIIa affinity and selectivity." ACS Chemical Biology, 8:368-375 (2013). Link
     

  13. D.T.W. Ng and C.A. Sarkar. "Model-guided ligation strategy for optimal assembly of DNA libraries." Protein Engineering, Design, and Selection, 25:669-678 (2012). Link
     

  14. P.A. Barendt, N.A. Shah, G.A. Barendt, and C.A. Sarkar. "Broad-specificity mRNA-rRNA complementarity in efficient protein translation." PLOS Genetics, 8:e1002598 (2012). Link
     

  15. S. Palani and C.A. Sarkar. "Transient noise amplification and gene expression synchronization in a bistable mammalian cell-fate switch." Cell Reports, 1:215-224 (2012). Link
     

  16. E.C. O'Shaughnessy and C.A. Sarkar. "Analyzing and engineering cell signaling modules with synthetic biology." Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 23:785-790 (2012). Link
     

  17. N.A. Shah and C.A. Sarkar. "Robust network topologies for generating switch-like cellular responses." PLOS Computational Biology, 7:e1002085 (2011). Link
     

  18. S. Palani and C.A. Sarkar. "Synthetic conversion of a graded receptor signal into a tunable, reversible switch." Molecular Systems Biology, 7:480 (2011). Link
     

  19. D.T.W. Ng and C.A. Sarkar. "Nisin-inducible secretion of a biologically active single-chain insulin analog by Lactococcus lactis NZ9000." Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 108:1987-1996 (2011). Link
     

  20. E.C. O'Shaughnessy, S. Palani, J.J. Collins, and C.A. Sarkar. "Tunable signal processing in synthetic MAP kinase cascades." Cell, 144:119-131 (2011). Co-corresponding authorsLink
     

  21. C. Zahnd, C.A. Sarkar, and A. Plückthun. "Computational analysis of off-rate selection experiments to optimize affinity maturation by directed evolution." Protein Engineering, Design, and Selection, 23:175-184 (2010). Co-corresponding authorsLink
     

  22. Z.L. Whichard, C.A. Sarkar, M. Kimmel, and S.J. Corey. "Hematopoiesis and its disorders: a systems biology approach." Blood, 115:2339-2347 (2010). Link
     

  23. S. Palani and C.A. Sarkar. "Integrating extrinsic and intrinsic cues into a minimal model of lineage commitment for hematopoietic progenitors." PLOS Computational Biology, 5:e1000518 (2009). Link
     

  24. P.A. Barendt and C.A. Sarkar. "Cell-Free Display Systems for Protein Engineering" in Protein Engineering and Design, Jennifer Cochran and Sheldon Park, eds., Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL (2009). Link
     

  25. C.A. Sarkar. "Principles of Computational Cell Biology – From Protein Complexes to Cellular Networks." The Quarterly Review of Biology, 84:303-303 (2009). Link
     

  26. P. Milovnik, D. Ferrari, C.A. Sarkar, and A. Plückthun. "Selection and characterization of DARPins specific for the neurotensin receptor 1." Protein Engineering, Design, and Selection, 22:357-366 (2009). Link
     

  27. C.A. Sarkar, I. Dodevski, M. Kenig, S. Dudli, A. Mohr, E. Hermans, and A. Plückthun. "Directed evolution of a G-protein coupled receptor for expression, stability, and binding selectivity." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 105:14808-14813 (2008). Contributed equallyLink
     

  28. S. Palani and C.A. Sarkar. "Positive receptor feedback during lineage commitment can generate ultrasensitivity to ligand and confer robustness to a bistable switch." Biophysical Journal, 95:1575-1589 (2008). Link
     

  29. S. Kubetzko, C.A. Sarkar, and A. Plückthun. "Protein PEGylation decreases observed target association rates via a dual blocking mechanism." Molecular Pharmacology, 68:1439-1454 (2005). Contributed equally. Link
     

  30. C.A. Sarkar, K. Lowenhaupt, P.J. Wang, T. Horan, and D.A. Lauffenburger. "Parsing the effects of binding, signaling, and trafficking on the mitogenic potencies of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor analogues." Biotechnology Progress, 19:955-964 (2003). Link
     

  31. M.S. Ricci, C.A. Sarkar, E.M. Fallon, D.A. Lauffenburger, and D.N Brems. "pH dependence of structural stability of interleukin-2 and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor." Protein Science, 12:1030-1038 (2003). Link
     

  32. C.A. Sarkar and D.A. Lauffenburger. "Cell-level pharmacokinetic model of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor: implications for ligand lifetime and potency in vivo." Molecular Pharmacology, 63:147-158 (2003). Link
     

  33. C.A. Sarkar, K. Lowenhaupt, T. Horan, T.C. Boone, B. Tidor, and D.A. Lauffenburger. "Rational cytokine design for increased lifetime and enhanced potency using pH-activated 'histidine switching.'" Nature Biotechnology, 20:908-913 (2002). Link