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Houston, TX 77005
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         LRG Publications

Dolino, D.M., Chatterjee, S., MacLean, D.M., Flatebo, C., Bishop, L.D.C., Shaikh, S.A., Landes, C.F., Jayaraman, V., The structure-energy landscape of NMDA receptor gating, Nat. Chem. Bio., 2017, 13, pp. 1232-1238.

Kisley, L., Ujwal, P., Dhamane, S., Kourentzi, K., Tauzin, L.J., Wilson, R.C., Landes, C.F., Competitive multicomponent anion exchange adsorption of proteins at the single molecule level, Analyst, 2017, 17(142), pp 3127-3131. 

Moringo, N.A., Shen, H., Tauzin, L.J., Wang, W., Bishop, L.D.C., Landes, C.F., Variable Lysozyme Transport Dynamics on Oxidatively Functionalized Polystyrene Films, Langmuir, 2017, 33(41), pp 10818-10828.

Hoener, B. S., Zhang, H., Heiderscheit, T.S., Kirchmer, S.R., Indrasekara, A.S.D.S., Baiyasi, R., Cai, Y., Nordlander, P., Link, S., Landes, C. F., and Chang, W., Spectral Response of Plasmonic Gold Nanoparticles to Capacitive Charging: Morphology EffectsJ. Phys Chem Lett.2017, 8 (12), pp 2681–2688

Shen, H, Tauzin, L, Baiyas, R, Wang, W, Moringo, N, Shuang, B, and Landes, C. F. Single Particle Tracking: From Theory to Biophysical Applications. Chem. Rev.2017 117 (11), pp 7331–7376

Indrasekara, A.S.D.S., Shuang, B., Hollenhorst, F., Hoener, B.S., Hoggard, A., Chen, S., Villarreal, E., Cai, Y., Kisley L., Derry, P. J., Chang, W., Zubarev, E. R., Ringe, E., Link, S., and Landes, C. F. Optimization of Spectral and Spatial Conditions to Improve Super-Resolution Imaging of Plasmonic NanoparticlesJ. Phys. Chem. Lett, 2017 8 (1), pp 299–306

Hoener, B.S.; Byers, C.P.; Indrasekara, S.; Hoggard, A.; Chang, W.S.; Link, S.; Landes, C. F. Spectroelectrochemistry of Halide Anion Adsorption and Dissolution of Single Gold Nanorods. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120 (37), pp 20604–20612

Wang, W, Shen, H, Shuang, B, Hoener, B. S., Tauzin, L. J., Moringo, N. A., Kelly, K. F., and Landes, C. F, Super Temporal-Resolved Microscopy (STReM). J. Phys Chem Lett. 2016 7 (22), pp 4524-4529

Shuang, B., Wang, W., Shen, H., Tauzin, L. J. Flatebo, C., Chen, J., Moringo, N. A., Bishop, L. D. C., Kelly, K. F., Landes, C. F. Generalized recovery algorithm for 3D super-resolution microscopy using rotating point spread functions, Scientific Reports, 2016, 6: 30826

Shen, H. Tauzin, L. J., Wang, W., Hoener, B.S., Shuang, B., Kisley L., Hoggard, A., Landes, C. F, Single-Molecule Kinetics of Protein Adsorption on Thin Nylon-6,6 Films, Anal. Chem., 2016, 88 (20), pp 9926–9933

Byers, C.P.; Hoener, B.S.; Chang, W.S.; Link, S.; Landes, C. F. Single-particle plasmon voltammetry (cpPV) for detecting anion adsorption. Nano Lett., 2016, 16 (4), pp 2314–2321

Tauzin, L.J; Shen, H.; Bothof, C.A.; Griesgraber, G.W.; McNulty, A.K.; Rasmussen, J.K.; Landes, C. F. RSC Advances 2016, 6, 27760-27766.

Dominguez-Medina, S.; Kisley, L.; Tauzin, L.J.; Hoggard, A.; Shuang, B.; Indrasekara, A.S.D.S.; Wang, L.-Y.; Chen, S.; Derry, P.J.; Liopo, A.; Zubarev, E.R.; Landes, C. F.; Link, S. Adsorption and unfolding of a single protein triggers nanoparticle aggregation. ACS Nano 2016, 10, 2103-2112.

Poongavanam, M. -V.; Kisley, L.; Kourentzi, K.; Willson, R.C.; Landes, C. F. Ensemble and Single-Molecule Biophysical Characterization of D17.4 DNA Aptamer-IgE Interactions. BBA Proteins Proteom. 2016, 1864, 154-164.

Dominguez-Medina, S.; Chen, S.; Blankenburg, J.; Swanglap, P.; Landes, C. F.; Link, S. Measuring the Hydrodynamic Size of Nanoparticles using Fluctuation Correlation Spectroscopy. Ann. Rev. Phys. Chem. 2016, 67, in press.

Byers, C. P.; Zhang, H.; Swearer, D. F.; Yorulmaz, M.; Hoener, B. S.; Huang, D.; Hoggard, A.; Chang, W.-S.; Mulvaney, P.; Ringe, E.; Halas, N. J.; Nordlander, P.; Link, S.; Landes, C.F. From tunable core-shell nanoparticles to plasmonic drawbridges: Active control of nanoparticle optical properties Science Advances, 2015, 1, 11

Kisley, L.; Poongavanam, M. -V.; Kourentzi, K.; Willson, R.C.; Landes, C. F. pH-dependence of single-protein adsorption and diffusion at a liquid chromatographic interface. J. Sep. Sci. 2015, 00, 1-7.

Kisley, L.; Brunetti, R.; Tauzin, L. J.; Shuang, B.; Yi, X.; Kirkeminde, A. W.; Higgins, D. A.; Weiss, S; Landes, C.F. Characterization of Porous Materials by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy Super-Resolution Optical Fluctuation Imaging (fcsSOFI). ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 9158–9166.

Landes, C.F. Single-molecule tracking and super-resolution imaging shed light on cholera toxin transcription activation. Molecular Microbiology. 2015, 96, 1-3

Kisley, L.; Landes, C. F.; Molecular Approaches to Chromatography Using Single Molecule Spectroscopy. Anal. Chem. 2015, 87,83-98.

Taylor, J. N.; Li, C. B.; Cooper, D. R.; Landes, C. F.; Komatsuzaki, T. Error-based Extraction of Effective Free Energy Landscapes from Experimental Single-Molecule Time-Series. Sci. Rep. 2015, 5, 9174

Cooper, D.; Dolino, D.; Jaurich, H.; Shuang, B.; Ramaswamy, S.; Nurik, C.E.; Chen, J.; Jayaraman, V.; Landes, C. F. Conformational Transitions in the Glycine-Bound GluN1 NMDA Receptor LBD via Single-Molecule FRET Biophys.J, 2015, 109, 66 - 75

Dolino, D.; Cooper, D.; Ramaswamy, S.; Henriette Jaurich, H.; Landes, C. F.; Jayaraman, V. Structural Dynamics of the Glycine-Binding Domain of the N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor. J. Biol. Chem., 2015, 290, 797-804.

Landes, C.F.; Link. S.; Wine, P.H.; Zhang, Z.J. 2013 Southeastern Regional ACS Meeting. Nanochemistry and Spectroscopy: Symposium Honoring Mostafa El-Sayed. J. Phys. Chem. C. 2014. 14009-14009.

Chen, J; Poddar, N. K.; Tauzin, L. J.; Cooper, D.; Kolomeisky, A. B.; Landes, C. F. Single-Molecule FRET Studies of HIV TAR- DNA Hairpin Unfolding Dynamics.J. Phys. Chem. B2014, 118(42),12130–12139

Hu, Z.; Adachi, T.; Haws, R.T.; Shuang, B.; Ono, R.J.; Bielawski, C.W.; Landes, C.F.; Rossky, P.J.; Vanden Bout, D.A. Excitonic Energy Migration in Conjugated Polymers: The Critical Role of Interchain Morphology JACS, 2014, 136 (45), 16023–16031

Shuang, B.; Cooper, D.; Taylor, J. N.; Kisley, L.; Chen, J.; Wang, W.; Li, C. B.; Komatsuzaki, T.; Landes, C. F. Fast Step Transition and State Identification (STaSI) for Discrete Single-Molecule Data Analysis J. Phys Chem Lett., 2014, 5 (18), 3157-3161

Byers, C. P.; Hoener, B. S.; Chang, W.S.; Yorulmaz, M.; Link, S.; Landes, C. F. Single-Particle Spectroscopy Reveals Heterogeneity in Electrochemical Tuning of the Localized Surface Plasmon. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2014, 118 (49), pp 14047–14055

Tauzin, L. J.; Shuang, B.; Kisley, L. M.; Mansur, A. P.; Chen, J.; Leon, A.; Advincula, R. C.; Landes, C. F. Charge-Dependent Transport Switching of Single Molecular Ions in a Weak Polyelectrolyte Multilayer. Langmuir, 2014, 30, 8391-8399

Kisley, L.; Chen, J.; Mansur, A. P.; Dominguez-Medina, S.; Kulla, E.; Kang, M.; Shuang, B.; Kourentzi, K.; Poongavanam, M. -V.; Dhamane, S.; Willson, R.C.; Landes, C. F. High ionic strength narrows the population of sites participating in protein ion-exchange adsorption: A single-molecule study. J. Chromatogr. A., 2014, 1343, 135-142.

Kisley, L.; Chen, J.; Mansur, A. P.; Shuang, B.; Kourentzi, K.; Poongavanam, M. -V.; Chen, W. -H.; Dhamane, S.; Willson, R.C.; Landes, C. F. Unified superresolution experiments and stochastic theory provide mechanistic insight into protein ion-exchange adsorptive separations. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 2014, 111, 2075-2080.

Shuang, B.; Chen, J.; Kisley, L.; Landes, C. F. Troika of Single Particle Tracking Programing: SNR Enhancement, Particle Identification, and Mapping Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 624-634

Chen, J.; Bremauntz, A.; Kisley, L.; Shuang, B.; Landes, C. F. Super-Resolution mbPAINT for Optical Localization of Single- Stranded DNA. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5, 9338-9343.

Dominguez-Medina, S., Blankenburg, J., Olson, J., Landes, C. F., Link, S. Adsorption of a Protein Monolayer via Hydrophobic Interactions Prevents Nanoparticle Aggregation under Harsh Environmental Conditions. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2013, 1(7), 833-842

Kawai, S.; Cooper, D.;  Landes, C. F.; Mootz, H.D.; Yang, H.; Komatsuzaki, T. Numerical Construction of Estimators for single-molecule fluorescence measurements. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2013, 117(27), 8061–8074

Kisley, L.; Chang, W. -S.; Cooper, D.; Mansur, A. P.; Landes, C. F. Extending single molecule fluorescence observation time by amplitude modulated excitation. Methods Appl. Fluoresc., 2013, 1, 037001.

Cooper, D.; Uhm, H.; Tauzin, L. J.; Poddar, N.;  Landes, C.F.  Photobleaching Lifetimes of Cyanine Dyes Used for Single Molecule Förster Resonance Energy Transfer in the Presence of Various Photoprotection Systems.ChemBioChem,  2013, 14,1075 

Shuang, B.; Byers, C.P.; Kisley, L.; Wang, L. Y.; Zhao, J.; Morimura, H.; Link, S.; Landes, C. F. Improved analysis for determining diffusion coefficients from short, single-molecule trajectories with photoblinking. Langmuir, 2013,29(1), 228-234.

Daniels C. R.; Tauzin L. J.; Foster E.; Advincula R. C.; Landes, C. F. On the pH-Responsive, Charge-Selective, Polymer-Brush-Mediated Transport Probed by Traditional and Scanning Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy. J. Phys. Chem. B,2013117(16), 4284–4290

Ramaswamy, S.; Cooper, D; Poddar, N.; Rambhadran, A.; Taylor, J. N.; Uhm, H.; Landes, C.F.; Jayaraman, V. Partial agonism of AMPA receptors studied by single molecule FRET investigations. J. Biol. Chem., 2012, 287, 43557-43564.

Dominguez-Medina, S.; McDonough, S.; Swanglap, P.; Landes, C. F.; Link, S. In Situ Measurement of Bovine Serum Albumin Interaction with Gold Nanospheres. Langmuir, 2012, 28 (24), 9131-9139

Reznik, C.; Landes, C. F. Transport in Supported Polyelectrolyte Brushes. Acc. Chem. Res., 2012, 45, 1927-1935.

Daniels, C.; Kisley, L.; Kim, H.; Chen, W.; Vivek, M.; Reznik, C.; Kourentzi, K.; Willson, R.C.; Landes, C.F. Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy study of protein transport and dynamic interactions with clustered-charge peptide adsorbaents. J. Molecular Recognition, 2012 25, 435-442

Reznik, C.; Berg, R.; Foster, E.; Advincula, R.; Landes, C.F. Transient Three-Dimensional Orientation of Molecular Ions in an Ordered Polyelectrolyte Membrane. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2011 2 (6), 592-598

Tcherniak, A.; Dominguez-Medina, S.; Chang, W.S.; Swanglap, P.; Slaughter, L.S.; Landes, C.F.; Link, S. One-photon Plasmon Luminescence and its Application to Correlation Spectroscopy as a Probe for Rotational and Translational Dynamics of Gold Nanorods. J. Phys. Chem. B2011115, 15938-15949.

Daniels, C.R.; Reznik, C.; Kilmer, R.; Felipe, M.J.; Tria, M.C.R.; Kourentzi, K.; Willson, R.C.; Advincula, R.C.; Landes, C.F. Permeability of Anti-Fouling Pegylated Surfaces Probed by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy. Colloids and Surfaces2011, 88, 31-38.

Landes, C.F.; Rambhadran, A; Taylor, J. N.; Salatan, F.; Jayaraman, V. Structural landscape of isolated agonist-binding domains form single AMPA receptors. Nature Chemical Biology, 2011,7, 168-173

Taylor, J. N.; Landes, C.F. Improved Resolution of Complex Single-Molecule FRET Systems via Wavelet Shrinkage. J. Phys. Chem. B2011, 115, 1105-1114.

Daniels, C.R.; Reznik, C.; Landes, C.F. Dye Diffusion at Surfaces: Charges Matters. Langmuir, 2010, 26 (7), 4807–4812

Taylor, J. N.; Makarov, D.E.; Landes, C.F. Denoising Single-Molecule FRET Trajectories with Wavelets and Bayesian Inference. Biophys. J., 2010, 98, 164-173.

Reznik, C.; Estillore, N.; Advincula, R.; Landes, C.F. Single Molecule Spectroscopy Reveals Heterogeneous Ion Transport in a Polyelectrolyte Polymer Brush. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2009, 113, 14611-14618.

Tcherniak, A.; Reznik, C.; Link, S.; Landes, C.F. Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy: Criteria for Analysis in Complex Systems. Analytical Chem., 2009, 81, 746-754.

Darugar, Q.; Kim, H.; Gorelick, R.J.; Landes, C.F. HTLV-1 Nucleocapsid Protein-induced Structural Changes in TAR-DNA Hairpin Measured by Single-molecule FRET. J. Virology, 2008, 82, 12164-12171.

Taylor, J.N.; Darugar, Q; Kourentzi, K.; Willson, R. C.; Landes, C.F. Dynamics of an anti-VEGF DNA Aptamer: A Single Molecule Study. BBRC, 2008, 373, 213-218.

Reznik, C.; Darugar, Q.; Wheat, A.; Fulghum, T.; Advincula, R.C.;Landes, C.F. Single Ion Diffusive Transport Within a Poly(styrene sulfonate) Polymer Brush Matrix Probed by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. B (cover article), 2008, 112(35), 10890-10897. 

         Other Publications

Landes, C.F.; Zeng, Y.; Liu, H.W.; Musier-Forsyth, K.; Barbara, P.F. Single Molecule Study of the Inhibition of HIV-1 Transactivation Response Region DNA:DNA Annealing by Argininamide. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 10181-10188.

Zeng, Y.; Liu, H.; Landes, C.F.; Kim. Y.J.; Ma. X.; Zhu, Y.; Musier-Forsyth, K.; Barbara, P.F. Probing Nucleation, Reverse Annealing, and Chaperone Function along the Reaction Path of HIV-1 Single-Strand Transfer. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2007, 104, 12651-12656.

Liu, H.; Zeng, Y.; Landes, C.F.; Kim, Y.J.; Zhu, Y.; Ma, X.; Vo, M.; Musier-Forsyth, K.; Barbara, P.F. New Insights on the Role of Nucleic Acid/Protein Interactions in Chaperoned Nucleic Acid Rearrangements of HIV-1 Reverse Transcription. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2007, 104, 5261-5267.

Cosa, G.; Zeng, Y.; Liu, H.W.; Landes, C.F.; Musier-Forsyth, K.; Barbara, P. Evidence for Non-Two-State Kinetics in the Nucleocapsid Protein Chaperoned Opening of DNA Hairpins. J. Phys. Chem. B., 2006, 110, 2419-2426.

Liu, H.W.; Cosa, G.; Landes, C.F.; Zeng, Y.; Kovaleski, B.J.; Mullen, D.G.; Baraby, G.; Musier-Forsyth, K. Barbara, P. Single-Molecule FRET Studies of Important Intermediates in the Nucleocapsid Protein Chaperoned Minus-Strand Transfer Step in HIV-1 Reverse Transcription. Biophys. J., 2005, 89, 3470-3479.

Darugar, D.; Landes, C; Link, S.; Schill, A.; El-Sayed, M.A. Why is the Thermalization of Excited Electrons in Semiconductor Nanoparticles So Rapid? Studies on CdSe Nanoparticles. Chem. Phys. Lett., 2003, 373, 284

Landes, C.; Braun, M.; El-Sayed, M.A. The Effect of Surface Adsorption on the Hyper-Rayleigh Scattering of Large and Small CdSe Nanoparticles. Chem. Phys. Lett., 2002, 363, 465.

Landes, C.; El-Sayed, M.A. Thermodynamic and Kinetic Characterization of the Interaction Between N-Butylamine and ~1 nm CdSe NPs. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2002, 106, 7621.

Landes, C.; Braun, M.; Burda, C.; El-Sayed, M.A. Observation of Large Changes in the Band Gap Absorption Energy of Small CdSe Nanoparticles Induced by the Adsorption of a Strong Hole Acceptor.Nano Lett., 2001, 1, 667.

Landes, C.; Braun, M.; El-Sayed, M.A. On the Nanoparticle to Molecular Size Transition: Fluorescence Quenching Studies. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2001, 105, 10554.

Landes, C.; Burda, C.; Braun, M.; El-Sayed, M. A. Photoluminescence of CdSe Nanoparticles in the Presence of a Hole Acceptor: n-Butylamine. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2001,105(15), 2981-2986.


Landes, C.F.; Link, S.; Mohamed, M.B.; Nikoobakht, B.; El-Sayed, M.A. Some Properties of Spherical and Rod-Shaped Semiconductor and Metal Nanocrystals. Pure Appl. Chem. 2002, 74, 1675.

         Book Chapter

Burda, C.; Green, T.; Landes, C.F; Link, S.; Little, R.; Petroski, J.; El-Sayed, M. A. Optical spectroscopy of nanophase material. Charact. Nanophase Mater., 2000, 97-241.