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Journal articles

  • Chen, X., He, C., Zhang, Q., & Wang, X. (2023). Modularized design and construction of tunable microbial consortia with flexible topologies. ACS Synthetic Biology (accepted).

  • He, C., Han, L., Harris, D. C., Wang, X., & Kuang, Y. (2023). Reaction-diffusion modeling of E. Coli colony growth based on nutrient distribution and agar dehydration. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 85(7), 61. 


  • Harris, D. C., He, C., Preul, M., Kostelich, E., & Kuang, Y. (2023). Critical patch size of a two-population reaction-diffusion model describing brain tumor growth. SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, S249-S268. 

  • He, C., Zhou, P., & Nie, Q. (2023). exFINDER: Identify external communication signals using single-cell transcriptomics data. Nucleic Acids Research, gkad262.  

  • Han, L., He, C., Dinh, H., Fricks, J., & Kuang, Y. (2022). Learning Biological Dynamics From Spatio-Temporal Data by Gaussian Processes. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 84(7), 1-20.

  • Phan, T., He, C., Loladze, I., Prater, C., Elser, J., & Kuang, Y. (2022). Dynamics and growth rate implications of ribosomes and mRNAs interaction in E. coli. Heliyon, 8(7), e09820.

  • Melendez-Alvarez, J., He, C., Zhang, R., Kuang, Y., & Tian, X. J. (2021). Emergent Damped Oscillation Induced by Nutrient-Modulating Growth Feedback. ACS Synthetic Biology, 10(5), 1227-1236.

  • Han, L., He, C., & Kuang, Y. (2020). Dynamics of a model of tumor-immune interaction with time delay and noise. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems-S, 13(9), 2347.

  • He, C., Bayakhmetov, S., Harris, D. C., Kuang, Y., & Wang, X. (2020). A Predictive Reaction-Diffusion Based Model of E. coli Colony Growth Control. IEEE Control Systems Letters, 5(6), 1952-1957.

  • Han, L., Eikenberry, S., He, C., Johnson, L., Preul, M. C., Kostelich, E. J., & Kuang, Y. (2019). Patient-specific parameter estimates of glioblastoma multiforme growth dynamics from a model with explicit birth and death rates. Mathematical biosciences and engineering: MBE, 16(5), 5307. 

  • Phan, T., He, C., Martinez, A., & Kuang, Y. (2019). Dynamics and implications of models for intermittent androgen suppression therapy. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 16(1), 187-204.


He, C. (2021). Spatial-Temporal Patterning and Dynamics of E. Coli Growth with Nutrient Variation (Doctoral dissertation, Arizona State University).


Wu, F., Bayakhmetov, S., He, C., Zhang, Q., Chen, X., Kuang, Y., & Wang, X. (2022). U.S. Patent Application No. 17/382,305.


  • Phan, T. A. Q., He, C., Jin, S., Avila, A. U., Nie, Q., & Downing, T. L. (2023, submitted). Adhesome signaling mediates
    stemness acquisition through dynamic regulation of cell communication and fate trajectories.​

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