Self-organization of stress patterns drives state transitions in actin cortices
T. H. Tan, M. M. Garbi, E. Abu-Shah, J. Li, A. Sharma, F. C. MacKintosh, K. Keren, C. F. Schmidt, N. Fakhri

Broken detailed balance of filament dynamics in active networks
J. Gladrow, N. Fakhri, F. C. MacKintosh, C. F. Schmidt, C. P. Broedersz
Physical Review Letters 2016 (also: arXiv:1603.04783)

Broken detailed balance at mesoscopic scales in active biological systems
C. Battle*, C. P. Broedersz*, N. Fakhri*, V. F. Geyer, J. Howard, C. F. Schmidt, F. C. MacKintosh (* equal contribution)
Science 2016   Perspective: A fresh eye on nonequilibrium systems

Vinculin is required for cell polarization, migration, and extracellular matrix remodeling in 3D collagen
I. Thievessen, N. Fakhri, J. Steinwachs, V. Kraus, R. S. McIsaac, L. Gao, B. Chen, M. A. Baird, M. W. Davidson, E. Betzig, R. Oldenbourg, C. M. Waterman, B. Fabry
The FASEB Journal 2015

Drebrin-like protein DBN-1 is a sarcomere component that stabilizes actin filaments during muscle contraction
E. Butkevich, K. Bodensiek, N. Fakhri, K. Roden, I. A. T. Schaap, I. Majoul, C. F. Schmidt, D. R. Klopfenstein
Nature Communications 2015

High resolution mapping of intracellular fluctuations using carbon nanotubes
N. Fakhri, A. D. Wessel, C. Willms, M. Pasquali, D. Klopfenstein, F. C. MacKintosh, C. F. Schmidt
Science 2014

A surprising twist
N. Fakhri, C. F. Schmidt
eLife 2014

Axial thermal rotation of slender rods
D. Li, N. Fakhri, M. Pasquali, S. L. Biswal
Physical Review Letters 2011

Brownian motion of stiff filaments in a crowded environment
N. Fakhri, F. C. MacKintosh, B. Lounis, L. Cognet, M. Pasquali
Science 2010

Do inner shells of double-walled carbon nanotubes fluoresce?
D. A. Tsyboulski, Y. Hou, N. Fakhri, S. Ghosh, R. Zhang, S. M. Bachilo, M. Pasquali, L. Chen, J. Liu, R. B. Weisman
Nano Letters 2009

Diameter-dependent bending dynamics of single-walled carbon nanotubes in liquids
N. Fakhri, D. A. Tsyboulski, L. Cognet, R. B. Weisman, M. Pasquali
PNAS 2009

Self-assembly of ordered nanowires in biological suspensions of single- walled carbon nanotubes
E. K. Hobbie, J. A. Fagan, M. L. Becker, S. D. Hudson, N. Fakhri, M. Pasquali
ACS Nano 2009