Béla Joós

Theoretical Biophysics



  • Barlow, BM, Bertrand M, Joos B, (2016) Relaxation of a Simulated Lipid Bilayer Vesicle Compressed by an AFM, Physical Review E 94: e052408. (pdf)
  • Pathak MM, Tran T, Hong L, Joos B, Morris CE, Tombola F (2016). The Hv1 proton channel responds to mechanical stimuli. Journal of General Physiology 148:405-418.
  • Zhou Z, Joos B (2016). Effect of force free end on the mechanical property of a biopolymer: A path integral approach. Chinese Physics B 25(8): 88701.
  • Morris CE, Joos B,  (2016). Nav Channels in Damaged Membranes, French R, Noskov S. eds., Current Topics in membranes Vol 78, Chap. 17
  • Morris CE, Prikryl EA, Joós B, Mechanosensitive gating of Kv channels, PloS ONE, 10(2): e0118335 (2015). doi: 10.1371/journal pone.0118335 (24pages) (pdf)
  • An T. Ngo AT, Jakubek ZJ, Lu Z, Joós B, Morris CE, Johnston LJ, Membrane order parameters for interdigitated lipid bilayers measured via polarized total-internal-reflection fluorescence microscopy, BBA Biomembranes 1838, 2861-2869 (2014) (pdf)
  • Lachance M, Longtin A, Morris CE, Yu N, Joós B. Stimulation-induced ectopicity and propagation windows in model damaged axons, J. Comp. Neurosci. 37:523-531 (2014) (pdf)
  • Yu N, Morris CE, Joós B, Longtin A. Spontaneous excitation patterns computed for myelenated axons with injury-like impairments of sodium channels and Na/K pumps, PLoS Comp. Bio. 8, 1002664 (2012) [ pdf ]
  • Morris CE, Juranka PF, Joós B. Perturbed voltage-gated channel activity in perturbed bilayers: implications for ectopic arrhythmias arising from damaged membrane. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 110(2-3):245-56 (2012) [ pdf ]
  • Boucher P-A, Joós B, Morris CE. Coupled left-shift of Nav channels: modeling the Na+ loading and dysfunctional excitogenicity of damaged neurons. J. Comput. Neurosci. 33: 301-319 (2012) [ pdf ]
  • Morris CE, Boucher P-A, Joós B. Left-shifted Nav channels in trauma-damaged bilayer:  primary targets for neuroprotective Nav antagonists? Frontiers in Pharmacology 3, 19. (2012)  [ pdf ]
  • Bertrand M, Joós B. Predicting the final size of small vesicles produced by pressure extrusion through nano-channels. Physical Review E 85, 051910 (2012) [ pdf ]
  • Bertrand M, Joós B. Thermophoretic stretch of nanoconfined polymers: Model and simulations. [ preprint ]
  • Martin Bertrand, Martin Forget, and Béla Joós, “Entropic elasticity of dilated and contorted idealized circular chains”, Phys. Rev. E, 81, 061803 (2010) [ pdf ]
  • Zicong Zhou and Béla Joós, “Disordered, stretched, and semiflexible biopolymers in two dimensions”, Phys. Rev. E, 80, 061911 (1-13) (2009). [ pdf  ]
  • Pierre-Alexandre Boucher, Catherine Morris, and Béla Joós, " Mechanosensitive closed-closed transitions in large membrane proteins: osmoprotection and tension damping", Biophys. J. 97, 2761-2770 (2009). [ pdf , appendix ]
  • Zicong Zhou and Béla Joós, “Sequence dependent effects on the properties of semiflexible biopolymers”, Phys. Rev. E, 77, 061906 (1-5) (2008). [ pdf ]
  • Matthew L. Wallace and Béla Joós, “Microstructure and dynamics of a polymer glass subjected to instantaneous shear strain”, J. Phys. Cond. Matt. 20, 244130 (1-5) (2008). [ pdf ]
  • Zicong Zhou, Béla Joós, Pik-Yin Lai, Yuan-Shin Young, and Jeng-Huey Jan, “Elasticity and Stability of a helical filament with spontaneous curvatures and isotropic bending rigidity”, Mod. Phys. Lett. B 21, 1895-1913 (2007). [ pdf ]
  • Alain Gauthier and Béla Joós, "Stretching effects on the permeability of water molecules across a lipid bilayer", J. Chem. Phys. 127, 125124 (1-8) (2007). [ pdf ]
  • Pierre-Alexandre Boucher, Béla Joós, Martin Zuckermann, and Luc Fournier, "Pore formation in a lipid bilayer under a tension ramp: modeling the distribution of rupture tensions", Biophys. J. 92 , 4344-4355 (2007). [ pdf ]
  • Matthew L. Wallace and Béla Joós, "Shear induced overaging in a polymer glass", Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 025501  (2006); 97, 019904 (E) (2006). [ pdf , erratum ]
  • Zicong Zhou, Pik-Yin Lai, and Béla Joós, “Elasticity and stability of a  helical filament”, Phys. Rev. E 71, 052801  (2005). [ pdf ]
  • Matthew L. Wallace, Béla Joós, and Michael Plischke, "The onset of rigidity  in polymer melts with van der Waals interaction", Phys. Rev. E 70, 041501 (2004). [ pdf ]

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