Research publications

I work in several areas, so I've clustered my research papers by topic: crowds, synthetic biology/cellular computing, DNA/molecular computing, nature-inspired algorithms, education and public engagement, computational theory.

Grozinger, L., Amos, M., Gorochowski, T., Carbonell, P., Oyarzún, D., Stoof, R., Fellermann, H., Zuliani, P., Tas, H. & Goñi-Moreno, A. (2019) Pathways to cellular supremacy in biocomputing. Nature Communications 10. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-13232-z.

Goñi-Moreno, A., de la Cruz, F., Rodriguez-Paton, A., & Amos, M. (2019) Dynamical task switching in cellular computers. Life 9(1), 14. doi: 10.3390/life9010014.

Stepney, S., Rasmussen, S. & Amos, M. (Eds.) (2018). Computational Matter. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-65826-1, ISBN (print) 978-3-319-65824-7, Springer.

Amos, M. & Goñi-Moreno, A. (2018). Cellular Computing and Synthetic Biology. In Computational Matter, Stepney, S., Rasmussen, S. & Amos, M. (Eds.), pp. 93-110. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-65826-1_7, Springer.

Amos, M. & Condon, A. (Eds.) (2018). Special issue of Natural Computing, dedicated to UCNC 2016 (Preface).

Goñi-Moreno, A, Carcajona, M., Kim, J., Martinez-García, E., Amos, M. & de Lorenzo, V. (2016). An implementation-focused bio/algorithmic workflow for synthetic biology. ACS Synthetic Biology 5:10, 1127-1135. doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.6b00029.

Amos, M. & Condon, E. (Eds.) (2016). Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation: 15th International Conference (UCNC 2016), Manchester, UK, July 11-15, 2016, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) Vol. 9726, Springer.

Amos, M., Axmann, I., Bluethgen, N., de la Cruz, F., Jaramillo, A., Rodriguez-Paton, A. & Simmel, F. (2015). Bacterial computing with engineered populations. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 373:2046. doi: 10.1098/rsta.2014.0218.

Goñi-Moreno, A. & Amos, M. (2015). DiSCUS: A simulation platform for conjugation computing. In Calude, C.S. & Dineen, M.J. (Eds), Unconventional and Natural Computation (UCNC 2015), Auckland, New Zealand, August 31-September 4, 2015. Springer, p.p. 181-191.

Amos, M., Rasmussen, S., McCaskill, J. & Dittrich, P. (Eds.) (2015). Special issue of Artificial Life, dedicated to the Second Workshop on Biological and Chemical Computing (BioChemIT), Volume 21: 1-2 (Editorial).

Amos, M. (Ed.) (2015). Special issue of International Journal of Unconventional Computing 11:1 (Editorial).

Amos, M. (2014) Population-based microbial computing: A third wave of synthetic biology? International Journal of General Systems 43:7, 770-782. doi:10.1080/03081079.2014.921001.

Goñi-Moreno, A., Amos, M. & de la Cruz, F. (2013) Multicellular computation using conjugation for wiring. PLOS ONE 8(6): e65986. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065986.

Goñi-Moreno, A. & Amos, M. (2012a) A reconfigurable NAND/NOR genetic logic gate. BMC Systems Biology 6:126. doi:10.1186/1752-0509-6-126.

Goñi-Moreno, A. & Amos, M. (2012) Continuous computation in engineered gene circuits. BioSystems 109:1, p.p. 52-56. doi: 10.1016/j.biosystems.2012.02.001.

Amos, M., Stepney, S., Doursat, R., Vico, F.J. & Rasmussen, S. (2012) TRUCE: A coordination action for unconventional computation. International Journal of Unconventional Computing 8:4, p.p., 333-337.

Amos, M. & Dittrich, P. (Eds.) (2012) Special issue of BioSystems 109:1, p.p. 1-86, dedicated to the COBRA Workshop on Biological and Chemical Information Technologies (BioChemIT), European Conference on Artificial Life, Paris, France, August 8 2011. Editorial: 10.1016/j.biosystems.2012.05.008.

Amos, M. (2012) Bacterial computing. In Computational Complexity: Theory, Techniques and Applications, Robert A. Meyers (Ed.), p.p. 228-237, Springer New York. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-1800-9_15. (Originally appeared in Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science, 2009).

Amos, M., Dittrich, P., McCaskill, J. & Rasmussen, S. (2011) Biological and chemical information technologies. Procedia Computer Science 7, p.p. 56-60. doi:10.1016/j.procs.2011.12.019.

Goñi-Moreno, A. & Amos, M. (2011) Model for a population-based microbial oscillator. BioSystems 105:3, p.p. p.p.286-294. doi:10.1016/j.biosystems.2011.05.011.

Goñi-Moreno, A. & Amos, M. (2010) Engineered microbial communication for population-level behaviour (abstract). Artificial Life XII: Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, Odense, Denmark, 19-23 August 2010, Harold Fellermann, Mark Dörr, Martin M. Hanczyc, Lone Ladegaard Laursen, Sarah Maurer, Daniel Merkle, Pierre-Alain Monnard, Kasper Stoy and Steen Rasmussen (Eds.), p.p. 184-185, MIT Press.

Amos, M. (2009) Bacterial computing. Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science, Robert A. Meyers (Ed.), Part 2, p.p. 417-426, Springer New York. doi: 10.1007/978-0-387-30440-3_28. .

Amos, M., Hodgson, D.A. & Gibbons, A. (2007) Bacterial self-organisation and computation. International Journal of Unconventional Computing 3:3, p.p. 199--210.

Amos, M. & Hodgson, D.A. (Eds.) (2005) Selected papers from the First International Symposium on Cellular Computing. Special issue of Natural Computing 4:4, p.p. 293-451.

Amos, M. (2005a) Cellular computing. Proc. Montpellier Spring School on Modelling Complex Biological Systems in the Context of Genomics, P. Amar, F. Kepes, F. Molina & V. Norris (Eds.), p.p. 3-6, ISBN 2-86883-947-9.

Amos, M. (Ed.) (2004) Cellular Computing. Series in Systems Biology, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0195155394.

Sant, P. & Amos, M. (2004) Models of recombination in ciliates. In Computation in Cells and Tissues: Perspectives and Tools of Thought, Paton, R., Bolouri, H., Holcombe, M., Parish, J. H., Tateson, R. (Eds.). Collected volume in the Natural Computing Series, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 3-540-00358-4, p.p. 269-276.

Amos, M. & Owenson, G. (2004) An introduction to cellular computing. In Cellular Computing, Amos, M. (Ed.), p.p. 1-10, Oxford University Press.

Amos, M. & Owenson, G.G. (2000) Cellular computing. ERCIM News 43, p.p. 36-37, October 2000.