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  1. Jinyuan Yan, Michael Bradley, and Roy Welch. 2012. Statistical methods for population genetics applied to phenomic analysis of a multicellular prokaryote. (in preparation). 

  2. Skewes AD, Welch RD. (2013) A Markovian analysis of bacterial genome sequence constraints. PeerJ 1:e127 http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.127

  3. Jinyuan Yan, Anthony G. Garza, Michael D. Bradley, and Roy D. Welch. 2012. A Clp/Hsp100 protein functions in Myxococcus xanthus multicellularity. J Bacteriol. 194(7):1689-96.

  4. Philip C. Pratt-Szeliga, Aaron D. Skewes, Jinyuan Yan, Laura G. Welch and Roy D. Welch. Xanthusbase after five years expands to become Openmods. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011. 40(D1): D1288-D1294.

  5. Haiyang Zhang, Stuart Angus, Michael Tran, Chunyan Xie, Oleg A. Igoshin, and Roy D. Welch. Quantifying Aggregation Dynamics during Myxococcus xanthus Development. J Bacteriol. 2011. 193(19):5164-5170.

  6. Taylor RG and Welch RD. 2010. Recording Multicellular Behavior in Myxococcusxanthus biofilms using time-lapse microcinematography. Journal of Visualized Experiments. (42). pil:2038. doi: 10.3791/2038.

  7. Slater SC, Goldman BS, Goodner B, Setubal JC, Farrand SK, Nester EW, Burr T, Banta L, Dickerman AW, Paulsen I, Otten L, Suen G, Welch RD, Almeida NF, Arnold F, Burton OT, Du Z, Ewing A, Godsy E, Heisel S, Houmiel KL, Jhaveri J, Lu J, Miller NM, Norton S, Chen Q, Phoolcharoen W, Ohlin V, Ondrusek D, Pride N, Stricklin SL, Sun J, Wheeler C, Wilson L, Zhu H, and Wood DW. Genome sequences of three Agrobacterium biovars elucidate the evolution of multi-chromosome genomes. Journal of Bacteriology. 191(8): 2501-11.

  8. Taylor RG and Welch RD. 2008. Chemotaxis as an Emergent Property of a Swarm. Journal of Bacteriology. 190(20): 6811-6.

  9. Schneiker S, Perlova O, Aysel A, Altmeyer MO, Bartels D, Bekel T, Beyer S, Blocker H, Bode E, Bode HB, Bolton C, Choudhuri JV, Doss S, Elnakady YA, Frank B, Gaigalat L, Gerth K, Goesmann A, Groeger C, Gross F, Jelsbak L, Jelsbak L, Kaiser O, Kalinowsky J, Kegler C, Knauber T, Konietzny S, Kopp M, Krause L, Krug D, Linke B, Mahmud T, Martinez-Arias R, McHardy AC, Merai M, Meyer F, Mormann S, Muñoz-Dorado J, Perez J, Rachid S, Raddatz G, Rosenau F, Rückert C, Sasse F, Scharfe M, Schuster Sc, Suen G, Treuner-Lange A, Velicer GJ, Vorhölter F-J, Weismann KJ, Welch RD, Wenze SC, Whitworth DE, Wilhelm S, Wittmann C, Puhle A and Müeller R. 2007. Complete sequence of the Largest known Bacterial Genome from the Myxobacterium Sorangium cellulosum. Nature Biotechnology. 25(11): 1281-9.

  10. Curtis PD, Taylor RG, Welch RD and Shimkets LJ. 2007. Spatial Organization of Myxococcus xanthus during Fruiting Body Formation. Journal of Bacteriology. 189(24): 9126-30.

  11. Suen G, Goldman BS, and Welch RD. 2007. A Post-Genomic Overview of the Myxobacteria. In: Whitworth, D.E. ed., Myxobacteria: Multicellularity and Differentiation. American Society for Microbiology Press: Washington, D.C., USA. 299-311.

  12. Suen G, Goldman BS, and Welch RD. 2007. Predicting Prokaryotic Ecological Niches using Genome Sequence Analysis. Public Library of Science ONE. 2(8): e743.

  13. Suen G, Arshinoff BI, Taylor RG, and Welch RD. 2007. Practical Applications of Bacterial Functional Genomics. Bio- technology & Genetic Engineering Reviews. 24: 213-42.

  14. Arshinoff BI, Suen G, Just E, Merchant S, Kibbe W, Chisholm R, and Welch RD. 2007. XanthusBase: Adapting Wikipedia Principles to a Model Organism Database. Nucleic Acids Research. 35 (Database Issue): D422-6.

  15. Suen G, Jakobsen JS, Goldman BS, Singer M, Garza AG, and Welch RD. 2006. Bacterial Post-Genomics: The Promise and Peril of Systems Biology. Journal of Bacteriology. 188(23): 7999-8004.

  16. Srinivasan BS, Caberoy NB, Suen G, Taylor RG, Shah R, Tengra F, Goldman BS, Garza AG, and Welch RD. 2005. Functional genome annotation through phylogenomic mapping. Nature Biotechnology 23(6): 691-8.

  17. Jakobsen JS, Jelsbak L, Jelsbak L, Welch RD, Cummings C, Goldman B, Stark E, Slater S, and Kaiser D. 2004. Sigma54 enhancer binding proteins and Myxococcus xanthus fruiting body development. Journal of Bacteriology. 186(13): 4361-8.

  18. Igoshin O, Welch RD, Kaiser D, and Oster G. 2004. Waves and aggregation patterns in Myxobacteria. PNAS. 101(12): 4256-61.

  19. Kaiser D, and Welch RD. 2004. Dynamics of fruiting body morphogenesis. Journal of Bacteriology. 186(4): 919-27.

  20. Caberoy NB, Welch RD, Jakobsen JS, Slater SC, and Garza AG. 2003. A global mutational analysis of NtrC-like activators in Myxococcus xanthus: identifying activator mutants defective for motility and fruiting body development. Journal of Bacteriology. 185(20): 6083-94.

  21. Welch RD, and Kaiser D. 2001. Cell behavior in traveling wave patterns of myxobacteria. PNAS. 98(26): 14907-12.

  22. Igoshin OA, Mogilner A, Welch RD, Kaiser D, and G Oster. 2001. Pattern formation and traveling waves in myxobacteria: theory and modeling. PNAS. 98(26): 14913-8.