Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg



Pintu Patra

Research Interests

    • Stochastic Processes
    • Microbial Population Dynamics
    • Self-organisation in Biological Systems
    • Biological Networks
    • Theoretical Evolution

Publications

    • Mechanism of Kin-Discriminatory Demarcation Line Formation between Colonies of Swarming Bacteria
      P Patra, CN Vassallo, D Wall, OA Igoshin
      Biophysical journal 113 (11), 2477-2486 (2017)
    • Colony Expansion of Socially Motile Myxococcus xanthus Cells Is Driven by Growth, Motility, and Exopolysaccharide Production
      P Patra, K Kissoon, I Cornejo, HB Kaplan, OA Igoshin
      PLoS Comput Biol 12 (6), e1005010 (2016)
    • Emergence of phenotype switching through continuous and discontinuous evolutionary transitions
      P Patra, S Klumpp
      Physical biology 12 (4), 046004 (2015)
    • Phenotypically heterogeneous populations in spatially heterogeneous environments
      P Patra, S Klumpp
      Physical Review E (Rapid Communications) 89 (3), 030702 (2014)
    • Population Dynamics of Bacterial Persistence
      P Patra, S Klumpp
      PLoS ONE 8 (5), e62814 (2013)
    • Interplay between population dynamics and drug tolerance of Staphylococcus aureus persister cells
      S Lechner, P Patra, S Klumpp, R Bertram
      Journal of molecular microbiology and biotechnology 22 (6), 381-391 (2012)

Short Vita

    since November 2017
    Post doctoral researcher at the Institute for Theoretical Physics with Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schwarz, Heidelberg, Germany
    Janaury 2015 - October 2017
    Post doctoral researcher at the Department of Bioengineering, Rice Unviersity with Prof. Dr. Oleg A Igoshin , Houston, United States of America
    May 2014 - October 2014
    Post doctoral researcher at the Max Plack Institute of Colloids and Interfaces with Prof. Dr. Stefan Klumpp, Potsdam, Germany
    August 2010 - Feb 2014
    PhD studies at Max Plack Institute of Colloids and Interfaces under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Stefan Klumpp, Potsdam, Germany
    August 2010
    Master of Science in Physics at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

Address

Pintu Patra
Institute for Theoretical Physics
Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg
Philosophenweg 19
69120 Heidelberg, Germany

BioQuant - Center for Quantitative Biology
Im Neuenheimer Feld 267
Room 163
69120 Heidelberg, Germany

email: pintu.patra at bioquant.uni-heidelberg.de
phone: +49-(0)6221-54-51253
fax: +49-(0)6221-54-51482
http://www.thphys.uni-heidelberg.de/~biophys
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