Knobler, Charles M.


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Division
Physical
Title
Faculty
Professor Emeritus
Specialties
Biophysics and Structural Biology
Physical Chemistry

Contact Information

Email
Office
Young Hall 2077A
(310) 825-4330
Lab
Young Hall 2077D
(310) 825-4330

Honors & Awards

1951-1953

Jerome Aaron Scholarship

1957-1958

Union Carbide Fellow

1958-1959

Fulbright Scholar

1980

Herbert Newby McCoy Award

1983

Fellow, American Physical Society

1983

UCLA Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award

1990

Alexander von Humboldt Senior Award, University of Mainz

1997

UCLA College of Letters and Science Faculty Award

1998

Alexander von Humboldt Senior Award, Max Planck Institute, Potsdam

2000

Kolthoff Lecturer, University of Minnesota

2002

American Chemical Society Award in Colloid Chemistry

 

Publications

Chang, C. B., Knobler, C. M., Gelbart, W. M. and Mason, T. G.   Curvature Dependence of Viral Protein Structures on Encapsidated Nanoemulsion Droplets, ACS Nano, 2008; 2: 281-6.
Evilevitch, A., Fang, L.-T., Yoffe, A. M., Castelnuovo, M., Rau, D. C., Parsegian, Gelbart W. M. and Knobler,. C. M.   Effects of Salt Concentrations and Bending Energy on the Extent of Ejection of Phage Genomes, Biophys. J., 2008; 94: 1110-20.
Hu, Y., Zandi, R., Anavitarte, A. Knobler, C. M. and Gelbart, W. M.   Packaging of a Polymer by a Viral Capsid: The Interplay Between Polymer Length and Capsid Size, Biophys. J., 2008; 94: 1428-36.
Gelbart, W. M. and Knobler, C. M.   The Physics of Phage, Physics Today, 2008; 61: 42-54.
W. S. Klug, R. F. Bruinsma, J.-P. Michel, C. M. Knobler, I. L. Ivanovska, C. F. Schmidt and G. J. L. Wuite   Failure of Viral Shells, Phys. Rev. Lett., 2006; 97: 228101-4.
Michel, J.P., Ivanovska, I.L., Gibbons, M. M., W. Klug, W. S., Knobler, C. M.,.Wuite, G. J. L., and Schmidt, C., F.   Nanoindentation studies of full and empty viral capsids and the effects of capsid protein mutations on elasticity and strength, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci (USA), 2006; 103: 430-6.
Grayson, P., Evilevitch, A., Inamdar, M. M., Purohit, P. K., Gelbart, W. M., Knobler, C. M. and Phillips, R.   The effect of genome length on ejection forces in bacteriophage lambda, Virology, 2006; 348: 3845-8.
Evilevitch, A., Gober, J. W., Phillips, M., Knobler, C. M. and Gelbart, W. M.   Measurements of DNA lengths remaining in a viral capsid after osmotically suppressed partial ejection, Biophys. J., 2005; 88: 751-6.
Evilevitch, A. , Castelnovo, M., Knobler, C. M., and Gelbart, W. M.   Measuring the Force Ejecting DNA from Phage, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2004; 108: 6838-43.
Evilevitch, A., Lavelle, L., Knobler, C. M., Raspaud, E. and Gelbart, W. M.   Osmotic pressure inhibition of DNA ejection from phage, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. (USA), 2003; 100: 9292-9295.