Matthew Turner

Research & Publications

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What I'm working on right now


   Swarming & active matter, including photothermophoresis

   Active and deformable membranes

   The topological glass in ring polymers

   Thermodynamics of Molecular motors

   Financial instability in heterogenous markets with leverage

Some recent journal publications (older publications here)

Whirligig beetles as corralled active Brownian particles,
H. L. Devereux, C. R. Twomey, M. S. Turner and S. Thutupalli, J. R. Soc. Interface, 18, 20210114 (2021).

Non-local interactions in collective motion,
A. E. B. T. King and M.S.Turner, R. Soc. Open Sci. 8, 201536 (2021).

Heterogeneity and clustering of defaults,
A. K. Karlis, G. Galanis, S. Terovitis and M.S.Turner, Quantitative Finance, doi.org/10.1080/14697688.2021.1882686 (2021).

Measuring Gaussian rigidity using curved substrates,
P. Fonda, S. C. Al-Izzi, L. Giomi and M. S. Turner, Phys. Rev. Lett., 125, 188002 (2020).

Shear-driven instabilities of membrane tubes and Dynamin-induced scission,
S. C. Al-Izzi, P. Sens and M. S. Turner, Phys. Rev. Lett., 125, 018101 (2020).

Dynamics of passive and active membrane tubes,
S. C. Al-Izzi, P. Sens, M. S. Turner and S. Komura, Soft Matter, 16, 9319 (2020).

Threading-Induced Dynamical Transition in Tadpole-Shaped Polymers,
A. Rosa, J. Smrek, M. S. Turner and D. Michieletto, ACS Macro Lett, 9, 743 (2020).

Separation of Geometrical and Topological Entanglement in Confined Polymers Driven out of Equilibrium,
D. Michieletto, E. Orlandini, M. S. Turner and C. Micheletti, ACS Macro Lett. 9, 1081 (2020),

Intrinsically motivated collective motion,
H. J. Charlesworth and M. S. Turner, PNAS, 116, 15362 (2019).
[SI and movies here, (movie captions in SI text)]

Size-dependent recycling of membrane clusters,
S. Alex Rautu, G. Rowlands and M. S. Turner, Europhys. Lett., 21, 58004 (2018).

Hydro-osmotic instabilities in active membrane tubes,
S. C. Al-Izzi, G. Rowlands, P. Sens and M S Turner, Phys. Rev. Lett., 120, 138102 (2018).

Ring Polymers: Threadings, Knot Electrophoresis and Topological Glasses,
D. Michieletto, D. Marenduzzo, E. Orlandini and M. S. Turner, Polymers, 139 3493, (2017).

The Role of Optical Projection in the Analysis of Membrane Fluctuations,
S. Alex Rautu, Davide Orsi, Lorenzo Di Michele, George Rowlands, Pietro Cicuta and Matthew S. Turner, Soft Matter, 13, 3480-3483, (2017).
[SI codes and examples here]

Density distributions and depth in flocks,
J. M. Lewis and Matthew S. Turner, J. Phys D. Appl. Phys., 50, 494003, (2017).

A Topologically Driven Glass in Ring Polymers,
D. Michieletto and M. S. Turner, PNAS, 113, 5195 (2016).

Mobility Measurements Probe Conformational Changes in Membrane Proteins due to Tension,
R. G. Morris and M. S. Turner, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 198101 (2015).

Emergent behavioural phenotypes of swarming models revealed by mimicking a frustrated anti-Ferromagnet,
D. J. G. Pearce and M. S. Turner, Interface, 12, 20150520 (2015).

Sensing Size through Clustering in Non-Equilibrium Membranes and the Control of Membrane-Bound Enzymatic Reactions,
Q. Vagne, M. S. Turner and P. Sens, PLoS ONE 10(12): e0143470 (2015)

Membrane Composition Variation and Underdamped Mechanics near Transmembrane Proteins and Coats,
S. A. Rautu, G. Rowlands and M. S. Turner, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 098101 (2015).

Rings in random environments: sensing disorder through topology,
D. Michieletto, M. Baiesi, E. Orlandini and M. S. Turner, Soft Matter, 11, 1100 (2015).

A taste for Anelloni,
D. Michieletto and M. S. Turner, Physics World, 27(12), 28 (2014). [high res version here]

The Role of Projection in the Control of Bird Flocks,
D. J. G. Pearce, A. M. Miller, G. Rowlands and M. S. Turner, PNAS, 111, 10422 (2014).
[SI here, movies here (captions in SI text)]

Density Regulation in Strictly Metric-free Swarms,
D. J. G. Pearce and M. S. Turner, New J. Phys 16, 082002 (2014). [selected as a New Journal of Physics Highlight of 2014].

Dynamics of Self-Threading Ring Polymers in a Gel,
D. Michieletto, D. Marenduzzo, E. Orlandini, G. P. Alexander and M. S. Turner, Soft Matter, 10, 59365944 (2014).

Threading Dynamics of Ring Polymers in a Gel,
D. Michieletto, D. Marenduzzo, E. Orlandini, G. P. Alexander and M. S. Turner, ACS Macro Lett 3, 255-259 (2014).

The Topological Glass in Ring Polymers,
W. C. Lo and M. S. Turner, Europhys. Lett. 102, 58005 (2013).

Islands of Conformational Stability for Filopodia,
D. R. Daniels and M. S. Turner, PLoS One 8, e59010 (2013).

Evolving Sensitivity Balances Boolean Networks,
J. X. Luo and M. S. Turner, PLoS One 7, e36010 (2012).

The Mechanics of FtsZ Fibers,
D. J. Turner, I. Portman, T. R. Dafforn, A. Rodger, D. I. Roper, C. J. Smith and M. S. Turner, Biophys. J. 102, 731 (2012).

Mobility in geometrically confined membranes,
Y. A. Domanov, S. Aimon, G. E. S. Toombes, M. Renner, F. Quemaneur, A. Triller, M. S. Turner and P. Bassereau, PNAS, 108, 12605 (2011).

Microphase separation in nonequilibrium biomembranes,
P. Sens and M. S. Turner, Phys. Rev. Lett., 106, 238101 (2011).

Pulling nanotubes from supported bilayers,
J. W. Armond, J. V. Macpherson and M. S. Turner, Langmuir, 27, 8269 (2011).

Functionality and metagraph disintegration in boolean networks,
J. X. Luo and M. S. Turner, J. Theo. Biol., 282, 65, (2011).

The Microrheology of Sickle Hemoglobin Gels, M. N. Zakharov,
A. Aprelev, M. S. Turner and F. A. Ferrone, Biophys. J., 99, 1149, (2010).

Force Transduction by the Microtubule-Bound Dam1 Ring,
J. W. Armond and M. S. Turner, Biophys. J., 98, 1598, (2010).

Weather and Seasons Together Demand Complex Biological Clocks,
C. Troein, J. C. W. Locke, M. S. Turner and A. J. Millar, Current Biology, 19, 1961 (2009).

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