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2017  Proposal deadline: 08/01/17
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  1. Agyeman-Budu DN, Choudhury S, Coulthard I, Gordon R, Hallin E, Woll A, "Germanium Collimating micro-Channel Arrays For High Resolution, High Energy Confocal X-ray Fluorescence Microscopy," (2016).
  2. Alamo L, Qi D, Wriggers W, Pinto A, Zhu J, Bilbao A, Gillilan RE, Hu S, Padron R, "Conserved intramolecular interactions maintain myosin interacting-heads motifs explaining tarantula muscle super-relaxed state structural basis," Journal of Molecular Biology (2016).
  3. Bai F, Li B, Bian K, Haddad R, Wu H, Wang Z, Fan H, "Pressure-Tuned Structure and Property of Optically Active Nanocrystals," Advanced Materials 28(10), 1989-1993 (2016).
  4. Bauman JD, Harrison JJEK, Arnold E, "Rapid experimental SAD phasing and hot-spot identification with halogenated fragments," IUCrJ 3(1), 51-60 (2016).
  5. Bhardwaj A, Sankhala RS, Olia AS, Brooke D, Casjens SR, Taylor DJ, Prevelige PE Jr, Cingolani G, "Structural Plasticity of the Protein Plug That Traps Newly Packaged Genomes in Podoviridae Virions," The Journal of Biological Chemistry 291, 215-226 (2016).
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  12. Dahlstrom KM, Giglio KM, Sondermann H, O'Toole GA, "The Inhibitory Site of a Diguanylate Cyclase Is a Necessary Element for Interaction and Signaling with an Effector Protein," Journal of Bacteriology 198(11), 1595-1603 (2016).
  13. Das K, Balzarini J, Miller MT, Maguire AR, DeStefano JJ, Arnold E, "Conformational States of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase for Nucleotide Incorporation vs Pyrophosphorolysis—Binding of Foscarnet," ACS Chemical Biology (2016).
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  15. Dey S, Tapily K, Consiglio S, Yu KH, Clark RD, Wajda CS, Leusink GJ, Woll AR, Diebold AC, "Higher-k Tetragonal Phase Stabilization in Atomic Layer Deposited Hf1-xZrxO2 (0<x<1) Thin Films on Al2O3 Passivated Epitaxial-Ge," MRS Advances 1(4), 269-274 (2016).
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  17. Fenwick MK, Philmus B, Begley TP, Ealick SE, "Burkholderia glumae ToxA Is a Dual-Specificity Methyltransferase That Catalyzes the Last Two Steps of Toxoflavin Biosynthesis," Biochemistry 55(19), 2748-2759 (2016).
  18. Gibbs EB, Showalter SA, "Quantification of Compactness and Local Order in the Ensemble of the Intrinsically Disordered Protein FCP1," J Phus Chem B 120(34), 8960-9 (2016).
  19. Gorelik A, Illes K, Superti-Furga G, Nagar B, "Structural Basis for Nucleotide Hydrolysis by the Acid Sphingomyelinase-Like Phosphodiesterase SMPDL3A," The Journal of Biological Chemistry 291(12), 6376-6385 (2016).
  20. Gu Y, Dorin RM, Tan KW, Smilgies DM, Wiesner U, "In Situ Study of Evaporation-Induced Surface Structure Evolution in Asymmetric Triblock Terpolymer Membranes," Macromolecules 49(11), 4195-4201 (2016).
  21. Hopkins JB, Thorne RE, "Quantifying radiation damage in biomolecular small-angle X-ray scattering," J. of Applied Crystallography 49(3), 880-890 (2016).
  22. Huang LY, Patel A, Ng R, Millera EB, Halder S, McKenna R, Asokan A, Agbandje-McKenna M, "Characterization of the Adeno-Associated Virus 1 and 6 Sialic Acid Binding Site," Journal of Virology 90(11), 5219-5230 (2016).
  23. Huang Q, Gruner SM, Kim CU, Mao Y, Wu X, Szebenyi DM, "Reduction of lattice disorder in protein crystals by high-pressure cryocooling," J Appl Crystallogr. 49(1), 149-157 (2016).
  24. Huang Q, Szebenyi DME, "Improving diffraction resolution using a new dehydration method," Acta Crystallographica Section F 72(2), 152-159 (2016).
  25. Huq AF, Kulkarni M, Modi A, Smilgies DM, Al-Enizi AM, Elzatahry A, Raghavan D, Karim A, "Vertical orientation of solvent cast nanofilled PS-b-PEO block copolymer thin films at high nanoparticle loading," Polymer 82, 22-31 (2016).
  26. Jacobs AG, Liedel C, Peng H, Wang L, Smilgies DM, Ober CK, Thompson MO, "Kinetics of Block Copolymer Phase Segregation during Sub-millisecond Transient Thermal Annealing," Macromolecules (2016).
  27. Jiang S, Fang Y, Li R, Xiao H, Crowley J, Wang C, White TJ, Goddard WA III, Wang Z, Baikie T, Fang J, "Pressure-Dependent Polymorphism and Band-Gap Tuning of Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite," Angewandte Chemie 55(22), 6540-6544 (2016).
  28. Juul NY, Winther G, Dale D, Koker MKA, Shade P, Oddershede J, "Elastic interaction between twins during tensile deformation of austenitic stainless steel," Scripta Materialia 120, 1-4 (2016).
  29. Kang K, Watanabe S, Broch K, Sepe A, Brown A, Nasrallah I, Nikolka M, Fei Z, Heeney M, Matsumoto D, Marumoto K, Tanaka H, Kuroda S, Sirringhaus H, "2D coherent charge transport in highly ordered conducting polymers doped by solid state diffusion," Nature Materials, online article (2016).
  30. Kim CU, Song H, Avvaru BS, Gruner SM, Park S, McKenna R, "Tracking solvent and protein movement during CO2 release in carbonic anhydrase II crystals," PNAS 113(19), 5257-5262 (2016).
  31. Kish ER, Nahm RK, Woll AR, Engstrom JR, "When the Sequence of Thin Film Deposition Matters: Examination of Organic-on-Organic Heterostructure Formation Using Molecular Beam Techniques and in Situ Real Time X-ray Synchrotron Radiation," The Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2016).
  32. Kong L, Liu G, Gong J, Hu Q, Schaller RD, Dera P, Zhang D, Liu Z, Yang W, Zhu K, Tang Y, Wang C, Wei SH, Xu T, Mao HK, "Simultaneous band-gap narrowing and carrier-lifetime prolongation of organic–inorganic trihalide perovskites," Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113(32), 8910-5 (2016).
  33. Li Y, Erickson JW, Stalnecker CA, Katt WP, Huang Q, Cerione RA, Ramachandran S, "Mechanistic Basis of Glutaminase Activation: A Key Enzyme that Promotes Glutamine Metabolism in Cancer Cells," J Bio Chem (2016).
  34. Li Y, Wan J, Smilgies DM, Bouffard N, Sun R, Headrick RL, "Nucleation and strain-stabilization during organic semiconductor thin film deposition," Scientific Reports (2016).
  35. Li R, Zhang J, Tan R, Gerdes F, Luo Z, Xu H, Hollingsworth JA, Klinke C, Chen O, Wang Z, "Competing Interactions between Various Entropic Forces toward Assembly of Pt3Ni Octahedra into a Body-Centered Cubic Superlattice," Nano Letters 16, 2792-2799 (2016).
  36. Limburg KE, Elfman M, "Insights from two-dimensional mapping of otolith chemistry," Journal of Fish Biology (2016).
  37. Lombeck F, Sepe A, Thomann R, Friend R, Sommer M, "Compatibilization of All-Conjugated Polymer Blends for Organic Photovoltaics," ACS Nano 10, 8087-8096 (2016).
  38. Lomelino CL, Mahon BP, McKenna R, Carta F, Supuran CT, "Kinetic and X-ray crystallographic investigations on carbonic anhydrase isoforms I, II, IX and XII of a thioureido analog of SLC-0111," ScienceDirect 24(5), 976-981 (2016).
  39. Lucido MJ, Orlando BJ, Vecchio AJ, Malkowski MG, "Crystal structure of aspirin-acetylated human cyclooxygenase-2: Insight into the formation of products with reversed stereochemistry," Biochemistry including biophysical chemistry and molecular biology 55(8), 1226-1238 (2016).
  40. Lukk T, Gillilan RE, Szebenyi DM, Zipfel WR, "A visible-light-excited fluorescence method for imaging protein crystals without added dyes," J Appl Crystallogr 49, 234-240 (2016).
  41. Martin J, Scaccabarozzi AD, Nogales A, Li R, Smilgies DM, Stingelin N, "Confinement Effects on the Crystalline Features of Poly(9,9-dioctylfluorene)," European Polymer Journal 81, 650-660 (2016).
  42. Matsuyama BY, Krasteva PV, Baraquet C, Harwood CS, Sondermann H, Navarro MVAS, "Mechanistic insights into c-di-GMP–dependent control of the biofilm regulator FleQ from Pseudomonas aeruginosa," PNAS 113(2), E209-E218 (2016).
  43. McDermott LA , Iyer P, Vernetti L, Rimer S, Sun J, Boby M, Yang T, Fioravanti M, O’Neill J, Wang L, Drakes D, Katt W, Huang Q, Cerione R, "Design and evaluation of novel glutaminase inhibitors," Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry (2016).
  44. Meisburger SP, Taylor AB, Khan CA, Zhang S, Fitzpatrick PF, Ando N, "Domain Movements upon Activation of Phenylalanine Hydroxylase Characterized by Crystallography and Chromatography-Coupled Small-Angle X-ray Scattering," Journal of the American Chemical Society 138(20), 6506-6516 (2016).
  45. Miller MT, Tuske S, Das K, DeStefano JJ, Arnold E, "Structure of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase bound to a novel 38-mer hairpin template-primer DNA aptamer," Protein Sci. 25, 46-55 (2016).
  46. Mori S, Simkhada D, Zhang H, Erb M, Zhang Y, Williams H, Fedoseyenko D, Russell WK, Kim D, Fleer N, Ealick S, Watanabe CMH, "Polyketide Ring Expansion Mediated by a Thioesterase, Chain Elongation and Cyclization Domain, in Azinomycin Biosynthesis: Characterization of AziB and AziG," Biochemistry 55(4), 704-714 (2016).
  47. Mulzer C, Shen L, Bisbey R, McKone J, Zhang N, Abruña H, Dichtel W, "Superior Charge Storage and Power Density of a Conducting Polymer-Modified Covalent Organic Framework," ACS Central Science (2016).
  48. Nagle JF, Akabori K, Treece BW, Tristram-Nagle S, "Determination of mosaicity in oriented stacks of lipid bilayers," Royal Society of Chemistry 12, 1884-1891 (2016).
  49. Nepal N, Katzer DS, Meyer D, Downey BP, Wheeler V, Storm D, Hardy M, "Characterization of molecular beam epitaxy grown β-Nb2N films and AlN/β-Nb2N heterojunctions on 6H-SiC substrates," Applied Physics Express 9(2) (2016).
  50. Niazi NR, Li R, Abdelsamie M, Zhao K, Anjum DH, Payne M, Anthony J, Smilgies D, Amassian A, "Thin Film Transistors: Contact-Induced Nucleation in High-Performance Bottom-Contact Organic Thin Film Transistors Manufactured by Large-Area Compatible Solution Processing (Adv. Funct. Mater. 14/2016)," Advanced Functional Materials 26(14), 2396 (2016).
  51. Oot RA, Kane PM, Berry EA, Wilkens S, "Crystal structure of yeast V1-ATPase in the autoinhibited state," The EMBO Journal 35(13), 1365-1482 (2016).
  52. Pabit SA, Katz AM, Tolokh IS, Drozdetski A, Baker N, Onufriev AV, Pollack L, "Understanding nucleic acid structural changes by comparing wide-angle x-ray scattering (WAXS) experiments to molecular dynamics simulations," The Journal of Chemical Physics 144(20), 205102 (2016).
  53. Pagan D, Miller M, "Determining heterogeneous slip activity on multiple slip systems from single crystal orientation pole figures," Acta Materialia 116, 200-211 (2016).
  54. Payne T, Yee E, Dzikovski B, Crane B, "Constraints on the Radical Cation Center of Cytochrome c Peroxidase for Electron Transfer from Cytochrome c," Biochemistry 55(34), 4807-4822 (2016).
  55. Pinard MA, Kurian JJ, Aggarwal M, Agbandje-McKenna M, McKenna R, "Cryoannealing-induced space-group transition of crystals of the carbonic anhydrase psCA3," Structural Biology Communications 72(7), 573-577 (2016).
  56. Plaza M, Huang X, Ko JYP, Shen M, Simpson BH, Rodríguez-López J, Ritzert NL, Letchworth-Weaver K, Gunceler D, Schlom DG, Arias TA, Brock JD, Abruña HD, "Structure of the Photo-catalytically Active Surface of SrTiO3," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138(25), 7816-7819 (2016).
  57. Pozdin VA, Smilgies DM, Fong HH, Sorensen M, He M, "Thermal reorganization of alkyl-substituted thienothiophene semiconductors," J. Mater. Chem. C 2016(4), 5255-5262 (2016).
  58. Pradhan L, Gopal S, Li S, Ashur S, Suryanarayanan S, Kasahara H, Nam HJ, "Intermolecular Interactions of Cardiac Transcription Factors NKX2.5 and TBX5," Biochemistry 55(12), 1702-1710 (2016).
  59. Reimer JM, Aloise MN, Harrison PM, Schmeing TM, "Synthetic cycle of the initiation module of a formylating nonribosomal peptide synthetase," Nature 529, 239-242 (2016).
  60. Ren Y, Sezen M, Guo F, Jäkle F, Loo Y-L, "[d]-Carbon–carbon double bond engineering in diazaphosphepines: a pathway to modulate the chemical and electronic structures of heteropines," Royal Society of Chemistry (2016).
  61. Richardson BC, Halaby SL, Gustafson MA, Fromme JC, "The Sec7 N-terminal regulatory domains facilitate membrane-proximal activation of the Arf1 GTPase," eLife 5, e12411 (2016).
  62. Robbins SW, Beaucage PA, Sai H, Tan KW, Werner JG, Sethna JP, DiSalvo FJ, Gruner SM, Van Dover RB, Wiesner U, "Block copolymer self-assembly–directed synthesis of mesoporous gyroidal superconductors," Science Advances 2(1) (2016).
  63. Sarowar S, Hu J, Werneburg GT, Thanassi DG, Li H, "The Escherichia coli P and type 1 pilus assembly chaperones PapD and FimC are monomeric in solution," Journal of Bacteriology 10 (2016).
  64. Schubert S, Wong J, Feng J, Karkare S, Padmore H, Ruiz-Oses M, Smedley J, Muller E, Ding Z, Gaowei M, Attenkofer K, Liang X, Xie J, Kuhn J, "Bi-alkali antimonide photocathode growth: An X-ray diffraction study," Journal of Applied Physics 120(3) (2016).
  65. Sepe A, Zhang J, Perlich J, Smilgies DM, Posselt D, Papadakis CM, "Toward an equilibrium structure in lamellar diblock copolymer thin films using solvent vapor annealing – An in-situ time-resolved GISAXS study," European Polymer Journal 81, 607-620 (2016).
  66. Singh G, Zhang J, Ma Y, Cerione RA, Antonyak MA, "The different conformational states of Tissue Transglutaminase have opposing affects on cell viability," The Journal of Biological Chemistry (2016).
  67. Song RQ, Noheisel TN, Sai H, Li Z, Carloni JD, Wang S, Youngman RE, Baker SP, Gruner SM, Wiesner U, Estroff L, "Formation of Periodically-Ordered Calcium Phosphate Nanostructures by Block Copolymer-Directed Self-Assembly," Chemistry of Materials 28(3), 838-847 (2016).
  68. Susca EM, Beaucage PA, Hanson MA, Werner-Zwanziger U, Zwanziger JW, Estroff LA, Wiesner U, "Self-Assembled Gyroidal Mesoporous Polymer-Derived High Temperature Ceramic Monoliths," Chemistry of Materials (2016).
  69. Sutisna B, Polymeropoulos G, Musteata V, Peinemann KV, Avgeropoulos a, Smilgies DM, Hadichristidis N, Nunes SP, "Design of block copolymer membranes using segregation strength trend lines," Mol. Syst. Des. Eng (2016).
  70. Sutisna B, Polymeropoulos G, Mygiakis E, Musteata V, Peinemann KV, Smilgies D, Hadjichristidis N and Nunes S, "Artificial Membranes with Selective Nanochannels for Protein Transport," Polym. Chem. (2016).
  71. Tarun A, Lee SJ, Yap CM, Finkelstein KD, Misra DS, "Impact of impurities and crystal defects on the performance of CVD diamond detectors," Diamond and Related Materials 63, 169-174 (2016).
  72. Thornton J, Dale D, Ruff J, Wood C, "Phase and strain mapping of a protective coating on carbon–carbon," ScienceDirect 287, 119-128 (2016).
  73. Walroth RC, Lukens JT, MacMillan SN, Finkelstein KD, Lancaster KM, "Spectroscopic Evidence for a 3d10 Ground State Electronic Configuration and Ligand Field Inversion in [Cu(CF3)4]1-," J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2016).
  74. Wan J, Li Y, Ulbrandt JG, Smilgies D-M, Hollin J, Whalley AC, Headrick RL, "Transient phases during fast crystallization of organic thin films from solution," APL Materials 4(1) (2016).
  75. Weidman M, Smilgies DM, Tisdale W, "Kinetics of the self-assembly of nanocrystal superlattices measured by real-time in situ X-ray scattering," Nature Materials 15(7), 775-781 (2016).
  76. Wierman JL, Lan TY, Tate MW, Philipp HT, Elser V, Gruner SM, "Protein crystal structure from non-oriented, single-axis sparse X-ray data," IUCrJ 3(1), 43-50 (2016).
  77. Xong Z-J, Huang J, Poda G, Pomes R, Prive GG, "Structure of Human Acid Sphingomyelinase Reveals the Role of the Saposin Domain in Activating Substrate Hydrolysis," J. Molecular Biology 428(15), 3026-3042 (2016).
  78. Zhang H, Chang Y-C, Huang Q, Brennan ML, Wu J, "Structural and Functional Analysis of a Talin Triple-Domain Module Suggests an Alternative Talin Autoinhibitory Configuration," Structure 24(5), 721-729 (2016).
  79. Zhu J, Quan Z, Wang C, Wen X, Jiang Y, Fang J, Wang Z, Zhao Y, Xu H, "Structural evolution and mechanical behaviour of Pt nanoparticle superlattices at high pressure," Royal Society of Chemistry (2016).

Conference Proceedings

  1. Finkelstein KD, Jones R, Pauling A, Brown Z, Tarun A, Jupitz S, Sagan DC, Misra DS, "High resolution, monochromatic x-ray topography capability at CHESS," AIP Conf Proc 1741, 030026 (2016).
  2. Temnykh A, Dale D, Fontes E, Lyndaker A, Li Y, Ruff J, Revesz P, Woll A, "CHESS upgrade with compact undulator magnets: Operating experience and first results," AIP Conf Proc 1741, 20003-1 - 20003-4 (2016).

Ph.D. Theses

  1. Hopkins J, "Development Of Low Temperature Biological Small Angle X-Ray Scattering, Cryosaxs, And Study Of Ice Formation In Aqueous Solutions," Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, Advisor: Robert E. Thorne (2016).
  2. Howell SC, "Dynamic Conformations of Nucleosome Arrays in Solution from Small-Angle X-ray Scattering," Ph.D. Thesis, The George Washington University, Advisor: Xiangyun Qiu (2016).


  1. CLASSE atCornell, "BioSAXS Essentials 6 Workshop, May 2016," YouTube, Web. 24 Aug. 2016.