Sergei Maslov

Professor of Bioengineering

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Sergei Maslov

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  • Biological Physics
3406 Institute for Genomic Biology

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Selected Articles in Journals

  • Tkachenko AV & Maslov S (2015) Spontaneous emergence of autocatalytic information-coding polymers. J Chem Phys 143(4):045102.
  • Maslov S & Sneppen K (2015) Well-temperate phage: optimal bet-hedging against local environmental collapses. Sci Rep 5:10523.
  • Maslov S & Sneppen K (2015) Diversity Waves in Collapse-Driven Population Dynamics. PLoS Comput Biol 11(9):e1004440.
  • Dixit PD, Pang TY, Studier FW, & Maslov S (2015) Recombinant transfer in the basic genome of Escherichia coli. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112(29):9070-9075.
  • Pang TY & Maslov S (2013) Universal distribution of component frequencies in biological and technological systems. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 110(15):6235-6239.
  • Dixit PD & Maslov S (2013) Evolutionary Capacitance and Control of Protein Stability in Protein-Protein Interaction Networks. PLoS Computational Biology 9(4).
  • Grilli J, Bassetti B, Maslov S, & Lagomarsino MC (2012) Joint scaling laws in functional and evolutionary categories in prokaryotic genomes. Nucleic Acids Res. 40(2):530-540.
  • Heo M, Maslov S, & Shakhnovich E (2011) Topology of protein interaction network shapes protein abundances and strengths of their functional and nonspecific interactions. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A.:4258-4263.
  • Studier FW, Daegelen P, Lenski RE, Maslov S, & Kim JF (2009) Understanding the differences between genome sequences of Escherichia coli B strains REL606 and BL21(DE3) and comparison of the E. coli B and K-12 genomes. Journal of molecular biology 394(4):653-680.
  • Maslov S, Krishna S, Pang TY, & Sneppen K (2009) Toolbox model of evolution of prokaryotic metabolic networks and their regulation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106(24):9743-9748.
  • Maslov S & Sneppen K (2002) Specificity and stability in topology of protein networks. Science 296(5569):910-913.

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  • Accolades

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the election of University of Illinois Professor of Bioengineering and Bliss Faculty Scholar Sergei Maslov, to its College of Fellows. Maslov holds an affiliate appointment at Illinois Physics and is a member of the Carle R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology on the Urbana campus.
Maslov was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for his contributions to computational biology including microbiome dynamics, microbial and viral ecology, genomics, and studies of complex biological networks.

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  • Research

A new model by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Professors Nigel Goldenfeld and Sergei Maslov helps clarify the limits of pandemic predictions, which are notoriously difficult for the near future and impossible for longer timescales.

  • Accolades

Three University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members have been elected Fellows of the American Physical Society (APS). Physics Professor Yann Chemla, Physics and Astronomy Professor Brian Fields, and Physics and Bioengineering Professor Sergei Maslov are among 163 APS Fellows in the 2020 class.

The APS Fellowship Program recognizes members who have made exceptional contributions to the field of physics, whether through original research, innovative applications of physics to science and technology, leadership in or service to the field, or significant contributions to physics education. Each year’s class of Fellows represents less than one half of one percent of the Society’s membership.