Cell morphology drives spatial patterning in microbial communities
William PJ Smith, Yohan Davit, James M Osborne, Wook Kim, Kevin R Foster, Joe M Pitt-Francis
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America | NATL ACAD SCIENCES | Published : 2017
Awarded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council studentship
Awarded by European Research Council Grant
Awarded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
We thank Carolina Tropini for suggesting the use of mutant E. coli cells and Kerwyn Huang for providing the strains. We also thank NVIDIA donating the two Tesla C2075 graphics cards and Michel Quintard for providing access to the computing resources at Institut de Mecanique des Fluides de Toulouse. We thank Tim Rudge and Niall Murphy for their help with CellModeller and Mack Durham, Jonas Schluter, Dianne Newman, and two anonymous reviewers for helpful comments on the manuscript. W.P.J.S. is supported by an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council studentship (Grant EP/G03706X/1), and K.R.F. is supported by European Research Council Grant 242670. Both W.P.J.S. and K.R.F. received funding from the Calleva Research Centre for Evolution and Human Science (Magdalen College, Oxford).