Greg J Stephens

  Associate Professor (Adjunct)

BSc (Physics with High Honors, Ohio University), MSc (Physics, Syracuse University), PhD (Physics, University of Maryland)



Research Career

  • Adjunct Professor, Biological Physics Theory Unit, OIST (2012-Present)
  • Associate Professor (tenured), Department of Physics and Astronomy, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2012-Present)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics and Department of Physics, Princeton University (2005-2011)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Theory and Physics Divisions, Los Alamos National Laboratory


Selected Publications

K Bozek, L Hebert, Y Portugal, SA Mikheyev & GJ Stephens, Markerless tracking of an entire honey bee colony. Nat Comm  12 1733 (2021); bioRxiv

T Ahamed, AC Costa & GJ Stephens, Capturing the continuous complexity of behavior in C. elegans. Nat Phys 17 275-283 (2020); ; bioRxiv; Also J Loveless & B Webb, Chaotic worms. Nat Phys News & Views

AC Costa, T Ahamed & GJ Stephens, Adaptive, locally-linear models of complex dynamics. Proc Nat Acad Sci (USA) 107, 14425–14430 (2019); arXiv:1807.09728 [q-bio.QM]

OD Broekmans, JB Rodgers,WS Ryu & GJ Stephens, Resolving coiled shapes reveals new reorientation behaviors in C. elegans. eLife 5:e17227 (2016); arXiv:1603.04023[q-bio]

GJ Stephens, M Bueno de Mesquita, WS Ryu & W Bialek, The emergence of long timescales and stereotyped behavior in C. elegans. Proc Nat Acad Sci (USA) 108, 7286-7289 (2011); [q–bio.NC]

GJ Stephens, LS Silbert & U Hasson, Speaker-listener neuronal coupling underlies successful communication. Proc Nat Acad Sci (USA) 107,14425–14430 (2010); See also Faculty of 1000 evaluation: C McGettigan & S Scott: 2010.

GJ Stephens, B Johnson–Kerner, W Bialek & WS Ryu, Dimensionality and dynamics in the behavior of C. elegans. PLoS Comp Bio 4, e1000028 (2008); arXiv:0705.1548 [q–bio.OT] ; See also Faculty of 1000 evaluations: I Couzin: 2009., L Maler: 2008.