Last Name

Charles W Wolgemuth PhD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUConn Health Center
DepartmentCell Biology
AddressMC 6406
Cell and Genome Sciences Building, MC 6406
400 Farmington Avenue
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    1. Lee P, Wolgemuth CW. Physical Mechanisms of Cancer in the Transition to Metastasis. Biophys J. 2016 Jul 12; 111(1):256-66. PMID: 27410752.
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    2. Vig DK, Hamby AE, Wolgemuth CW. On the Quantification of Cellular Velocity Fields. Biophys J. 2016 Apr 12; 110(7):1469-75. PMID: 27074673.
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    3. Wolgemuth CW. Flagellar motility of the pathogenic spirochetes. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2015 Oct; 46:104-12. PMID: 26481969.
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    4. Yang J, Wolgemuth CW, Huber G. Junctional angle of a bihanded helix. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2014 Oct; 90(4):042722. PMID: 25375538.
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    5. Vig DK, Wolgemuth CW. Spatiotemporal evolution of erythema migrans, the hallmark rash of Lyme disease. Biophys J. 2014 Feb 4; 106(3):763-8. PMID: 24507617; PMCID: PMC3944903.
    6. Harman M, Vig DK, Radolf JD, Wolgemuth CW. Viscous dynamics of Lyme disease and syphilis spirochetes reveal flagellar torque and drag. Biophys J. 2013 Nov 19; 105(10):2273-80. PMID: 24268139; PMCID: PMC3838743.
    7. Fuhs T, Goegler M, Brunner CA, Wolgemuth CW, Kaes JA. Causes of retrograde flow in fish keratocytes. Cytoskeleton (Hoboken). 2014 Jan; 71(1):24-35. PMID: 24127260.
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    8. Belgrave AM, Wolgemuth CW. Elasticity and biochemistry of growth relate replication rate to cell length and cross-link density in rod-shaped bacteria. Biophys J. 2013 Jun 18; 104(12):2607-11. PMID: 23790368; PMCID: PMC3686348.
    9. Vig DK, Wolgemuth CW. Swimming dynamics of the lyme disease spirochete. Phys Rev Lett. 2012 Nov 21; 109(21):218104. PMID: 23215618; PMCID: PMC3757510.
    10. Strawbridge EM, Wolgemuth CW. Surface traction and the dynamics of elastic rods at low Reynolds number. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2012 Sep; 86(3 Pt 1):031904. PMID: 23030941; PMCID: PMC3772136.
    11. Harman MW, Dunham-Ems SM, Caimano MJ, Belperron AA, Bockenstedt LK, Fu HC, Radolf JD, Wolgemuth CW. The heterogeneous motility of the Lyme disease spirochete in gelatin mimics dissemination through tissue. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Feb 21; 109(8):3059-64. PMID: 22315410; PMCID: PMC3286914.
    12. Charon NW, Cockburn A, Li C, Liu J, Miller KA, Miller MR, Motaleb MA, Wolgemuth CW. The unique paradigm of spirochete motility and chemotaxis. Annu Rev Microbiol. 2012; 66:349-70. PMID: 22994496; PMCID: PMC3771095.
    13. Yang J, Huber G, Wolgemuth CW. Forces and torques on rotating spirochete flagella. Phys Rev Lett. 2011 Dec 23; 107(26):268101. PMID: 22243185; PMCID: PMC3484371.
    14. Krzyszczyk P, Wolgemuth CW. Mechanosensing can result from adhesion molecule dynamics. Biophys J. 2011 Nov 16; 101(10):L53-5. PMID: 22098759; PMCID: PMC3218332.
    15. Wolgemuth CW, Stajic J, Mogilner A. Redundant mechanisms for stable cell locomotion revealed by minimal models. Biophys J. 2011 Aug 3; 101(3):545-53. PMID: 21806922; PMCID: PMC3145291.
    16. Lee P, Wolgemuth C. Advent of complex flows in epithelial tissues. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2011 Jun; 83(6 Pt 1):061920. PMID: 21797416.
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    17. Lee P, Wolgemuth CW. Crawling cells can close wounds without purse strings or signaling. PLoS Comput Biol. 2011 Mar; 7(3):e1002007. PMID: 21423710; PMCID: PMC3053312.
    18. Yogurtcu ON, Wolgemuth CW, Sun SX. Mechanical response and conformational amplification in a-helical coiled coils. Biophys J. 2010 Dec 15; 99(12):3895-904. PMID: 21156131; PMCID: PMC3000483.
    19. Sun SX, Walcott S, Wolgemuth CW. Cytoskeletal cross-linking and bundling in motor-independent contraction. Curr Biol. 2010 Aug 10; 20(15):R649-54. PMID: 20692617; PMCID: PMC3633214.
    20. Sliusarenko O, Cabeen MT, Wolgemuth CW, Jacobs-Wagner C, Emonet T. Processivity of peptidoglycan synthesis provides a built-in mechanism for the robustness of straight-rod cell morphology. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jun 1; 107(22):10086-91. PMID: 20479277; PMCID: PMC2890421.
    21. Cogan NG, Wolgemuth CW. Two-dimensional patterns in bacterial veils arise from self-generated, three-dimensional fluid flows. Bull Math Biol. 2011 Jan; 73(1):212-29. PMID: 20376573.
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    22. Dunham-Ems SM, Caimano MJ, Pal U, Wolgemuth CW, Eggers CH, Balic A, Radolf JD. Live imaging reveals a biphasic mode of dissemination of Borrelia burgdorferi within ticks. J Clin Invest. 2009 Dec; 119(12):3652-65. PMID: 19920352; PMCID: PMC2786795.
    23. Stajic J, Wolgemuth CW. Biochemical mechanisms for regulating protrusion by nematode major sperm protein. Biophys J. 2009 Aug 5; 97(3):748-57. PMID: 19651033; PMCID: PMC2718177.
    24. Dombrowski C, Kan W, Motaleb MA, Charon NW, Goldstein RE, Wolgemuth CW. The elastic basis for the shape of Borrelia burgdorferi. Biophys J. 2009 Jun 3; 96(11):4409-17. PMID: 19486665; PMCID: PMC3325120.
    25. Yang J, Wolgemuth CW, Huber G. Kinematics of the swimming of Spiroplasma. Phys Rev Lett. 2009 May 29; 102(21):218102. PMID: 19519138.
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    26. Wolgemuth CW. Plant biomechanics: using shape to steal motion. Curr Biol. 2009 May 26; 19(10):R409-10. PMID: 19467208.
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    27. Charon NW, Goldstein SF, Marko M, Hsieh C, Gebhardt LL, Motaleb MA, Wolgemuth CW, Limberger RJ, Rowe N. The flat-ribbon configuration of the periplasmic flagella of Borrelia burgdorferi and its relationship to motility and morphology. J Bacteriol. 2009 Jan; 191(2):600-7. PMID: 19011030; PMCID: PMC2620816.
    28. Fu HC, Wolgemuth CW, Powers TR. Beating patterns of filaments in viscoelastic fluids. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2008 Oct; 78(4 Pt 1):041913. PMID: 18999461.
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    29. Li C, Wolgemuth CW, Marko M, Morgan DG, Charon NW. Genetic analysis of spirochete flagellin proteins and their involvement in motility, filament assembly, and flagellar morphology. J Bacteriol. 2008 Aug; 190(16):5607-15. PMID: 18556797; PMCID: PMC2519375.
    30. Wolgemuth CW. Collective swimming and the dynamics of bacterial turbulence. Biophys J. 2008 Aug; 95(4):1564-74. PMID: 18469071; PMCID: PMC2483759.
    31. Zajac M, Dacanay B, Mohler WA, Wolgemuth CW. Depolymerization-driven flow in nematode spermatozoa relates crawling speed to size and shape. Biophys J. 2008 May 15; 94(10):3810-23. PMID: 18227129; PMCID: PMC2367178.
    32. Wolgemuth C, Goldstein SF, Charon NW. Electron cryotomography reveals novel structures of a recently cultured termite gut spirochete. Mol Microbiol. 2008 Mar; 67(6):1181-3. PMID: 18221263.
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    33. Fu HC, Powers TR, Wolgemuth CW. Theory of swimming filaments in viscoelastic media. Phys Rev Lett. 2007 Dec 21; 99(25):258101. PMID: 18233558.
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    34. Lan G, Wolgemuth CW, Sun SX. Z-ring force and cell shape during division in rod-like bacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Oct 9; 104(41):16110-5. PMID: 17913889; PMCID: PMC2042170.
    35. Kan W, Wolgemuth CW. The shape and dynamics of the Leptospiraceae. Biophys J. 2007 Jul 1; 93(1):54-61. PMID: 17434949; PMCID: PMC1914434.
    36. Wolgemuth CW, Sun SX. Elasticity of alpha-helical coiled coils. Phys Rev Lett. 2006 Dec 15; 97(24):248101. PMID: 17280328.
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    37. Wolgemuth CW, Charon NW, Goldstein SF, Goldstein RE. The flagellar cytoskeleton of the spirochetes. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol. 2006; 11(3-5):221-7. PMID: 16983197.
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    38. Wolgemuth CW, Charon NW. The kinky propulsion of Spiroplasma. Cell. 2005 Sep 23; 122(6):827-8. PMID: 16179250.
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    39. Wolgemuth CW, Inclan YF, Quan J, Mukherjee S, Oster G, Koehl MA. How to make a spiral bacterium. Phys Biol. 2005 Sep; 2(3):189-99. PMID: 16224124.
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    40. Wolgemuth CW. Lamellipodial contractions during crawling and spreading. Biophys J. 2005 Sep; 89(3):1643-9. PMID: 16006627; PMCID: PMC1366668.
    41. Wolgemuth CW. Force and flexibility of flailing myxobacteria. Biophys J. 2005 Aug; 89(2):945-50. PMID: 15908584; PMCID: PMC1366643.
    42. Tuval I, Cisneros L, Dombrowski C, Wolgemuth CW, Kessler JO, Goldstein RE. Bacterial swimming and oxygen transport near contact lines. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Feb 15; 102(7):2277-82. PMID: 15699341; PMCID: PMC548973.
    43. Cogan NG, Wolgemuth CW. Pattern formation by bacteria-driven flow. Biophys J. 2005 Apr; 88(4):2525-9. PMID: 15681651; PMCID: PMC1305349.
    44. Wolgemuth CW, Miao L, Vanderlinde O, Roberts T, Oster G. MSP dynamics drives nematode sperm locomotion. Biophys J. 2005 Apr; 88(4):2462-71. PMID: 15665134; PMCID: PMC1305345.
    45. Basu S, Wolgemuth CW, Campagnola PJ. Measurement of normal and anomalous diffusion of dyes within protein structures fabricated via multiphoton excited cross-linking. Biomacromolecules. 2004 Nov-Dec; 5(6):2347-57. PMID: 15530051.
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    46. Wolgemuth CW, Oster G. The junctional pore complex and the propulsion of bacterial cells. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol. 2004; 7(1-2):72-7. PMID: 15170405.
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    47. Wolgemuth CW, Mogilner A, Oster G. The hydration dynamics of polyelectrolyte gels with applications to cell motility and drug delivery. Eur Biophys J. 2004 Apr; 33(2):146-58. PMID: 14574521.
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    48. Wolgemuth CW, Igoshin O, Oster G. The motility of mollicutes. Biophys J. 2003 Aug; 85(2):828-42. PMID: 12885631; PMCID: PMC1303205.
    49. Wolgemuth C, Hoiczyk E, Kaiser D, Oster G. How myxobacteria glide. Curr Biol. 2002 Mar 5; 12(5):369-77. PMID: 11882287.
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    50. Mendelson NH, Sarlls JE, Wolgemuth CW, Goldstein RE. Chiral self-propulsion of growing bacterial macrofibers on a solid surface. Phys Rev Lett. 2000 Feb 14; 84(7):1627-30. PMID: 11017584.
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    51. Goldstein RE, Goriely A, Huber G, Wolgemuth CW. Bistable helices. Phys Rev Lett. 2000 Feb 14; 84(7):1631-4. PMID: 11017585.
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    52. Wolgemuth CW, Powers TR, Goldstein RE. Twirling and whirling: viscous dynamics of rotating elastic filaments. Phys Rev Lett. 2000 Feb 14; 84(7):1623-6. PMID: 11017583.
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