Publications

29. “Graphene Nanopore Support System for Simultaneous High Resolution AFM Imaging and Conductance Measurements”. Connelly L, Meckes B, Larkin J, Gillman AL, Wanunu M, and Lal R, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, DOI:10.1021/am500639q (2014).

28. “High-Bandwidth Protein Analysis Using Solid-State Nanopores”. Larkin J, Henley R, Muthukumar M, Rosenstein JK, and Wanunu M, Biophys J, 106(3), 696-704 (2014).

27. ”Slow DNA Transport through Nanopores in Hafnium Oxide Membranes”. Larkin J*, Henley R*, Bell DC, Cohen-Karni T, Rosenstein JK, and Wanunu M, ACS Nano, 7, 10121-10128 (2013).

26. “Fast, Label-Free Force Spectroscopy of Histone–DNA Interactions in Individual Nucleosomes Using Nanopores”. Ivankin A, Carson S, Kinney SRM, and Wanunu M, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135, 15350–15352 (2013).

25. “Electrically Controlled Nanoparticle Synthesis inside Nanopores”. Venta K, Wanunu M, and Drndic M, Nano Letters, 13, 423-429 (2013).

24. “Nanocomposite gold-silk nanofibers,” Cohen-Karni T, Jeong KJ, Tsui J, Reznor G, Mustata M, Wanunu M, Graham A, Marks C, Bell DC, Langer R, Kohane DS, Nano Letters, 12, 5403–5406 (2012).

23. ”Integrated Nanopore Sensing Platform with Sub-Microsecond Temporal Resolution”. Rosenstein J, Wanunu M, Merchant C, Drndic M, and Shepard K, Nature Methods, 9, 487-492 (2012).

22. ”Nanopore Analysis of Individual RNA/Antibiotic Complexes”. Wanunu M, Bhattacharya S, Xie Y, Tor Y, Aksimentiev A, and Drndic M, ACS Nano, 5, 9345-9353 (2011). (see highlights in C&E News and ACS’s In Nano).

21. “Discrimination of methylcytosine from hydroxymethylcytosine in individual DNA Molecules”, Wanunu M*, Cohen-Karni D*, Johnson RR*, Fields L, Benner J, Peterman N, Zheng Y, Klein ML, and Drndic M, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133, 486–492 (2011).

20. “Rapid Electronic Detection of Probe-Specific MicroRNAs Using Thin Nanopore Sensors”, Wanunu M*, Dadosh T*, Ray V, Jin J, McReynolds L, Drndic M; Nature Nanotechnology, 5, 807–814 (2010) (COVER FEATURE).

19. “DNA Translocation through Graphene Nanopores”, Merchant C, Healy K, Wanunu M, Ray V, Peterman N, Bartel J, Fischbein MD, Venta K, Luo Z, Johnson C, Drndic M; Nano Letters, 10 2915–2921 (2010).

18. “Nanopore-based sequence-specific detection of duplex DNA for genomic profiling”, Singer A*, Wanunu M*, Morrison W, Kuhn H, Frank-Kamenetskii M, Meller A, Nano Letters, 10, 738-742 (2010).

17. “Electrostatic Focusing of Unlabeled DNA into Nanoscale Pores using a Salt Gradient,” Wanunu M, Morrison W, Rabin Y, Grosberg AY, Meller A, Nature Nanotechnology, 5, 160-165 (2010).

16. “DNA Profiling Using Solid-State Nanopores: Detection of DNA-Binding Molecules,” Wanunu M., Sutin J., Meller A., Nano Letters, 9, 3498-3502 (2009).

15. “Electro-mechanical unzipping of individual DNA molecules using synthetic sub-2 nm pores,” McNally B., Wanunu M., Meller A., Nano Letters, 8, 3418-3422 (2008) .

14. “DNA Translocation Governed by Interactions with Solid State Nanopores,” Wanunu M., Sutin J., McNally B., Chow A., Meller A.,Biophysical Journal95, 4716-4725 (2008).

13. “Orientation Dependent Interactions of DNA with an alpha-Hemolysin Channel,” Wanunu M., Chakrabarti B., Mathe J., Nelson D. R., Meller A., Physical Review E, 77, 031904 (2008) .

12. “Chemically-Modified Solid-State Nanopores,” Wanunu M. Meller, A., Nano Letters, 7, 1580-1585 (2007). [See highlight in Nature]

11. “Rapid Fabrication of Uniform Nanopores and Nanopore Arrays,” Kim M. J.*, Wanunu M.*, Bell D. C., Meller A. Advanced Materials18, 23, 3149-3153 (2006). [*contributed equally]

10. “Divergent Growth of Coordination Dendrimers on Surfaces,” Wanunu M., Vaskevich A., Shanzer, A., Rubinstein I. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 128, 8341-8349 (2006).

9. “Assembly of coordination nanostructures via ligand derivatization of oxide surfaces,” Wanunu M., Livne S., Vaskevich A., Rubinstein I. Langmuir, 22, 2130-2135 (2006).

8. “Reversible Binding of Gold Nanoparticles to Polymeric Solid Supports,” Abed O., Wanunu M., Vaskevich A., Arad-Yellin R., Shanzer A., Rubinstein I. Chemistry of Materials18, 1247-1260 (2006).

7. “Branched Coordination Multilayers on Gold Surfaces,” Wanunu M., Vaskevich A., Cohen S., Cohen H., Arad-Yellin R., Shanzer A., Rubinstein I. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, 17877-17887 (2005).

6. “Coordination-Based Gold Nanoparticle Layers,” Wanunu M., Popovitz-Biro R., Cohen H., Vaskevich A., Rubinstein I. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, 9207-9215 (2005).

5. “Improved Blocking Properties of Short-Chain Alkanethiol Monolayers Self-Assembled on Gold,” Wanunu M., Vaskevich A., Rubinstein I. Israel Journal of Chemistry45, 337-344(2005).

4. “Widely-Applicable Gold Substrate for the Study of Ultrathin Overlayers,” Wanunu M., Vaskevich A., Rubinstein I. Journal of the American Chemical Society126, 5569-5576 (2004).

3. “A Rapid Approach to Reproducible, Atomically Flat Gold Films on Mica,” Nogues C., Wanunu M. Surface Science573, L383-L389 (2004).

2. “Regioselective and Stereospecific Azidation of 1,2- and 1,3-Diols by Azidotrimethylsilane via a Mitsunobu Reaction,” He L., Wanunu M., Byun H.-S., Bittman R. Journal of Organic Chemistry64, 6049-6055 (1999).

1. “A Comparison of the Capacity of beta-Cyclodextrin Derivatives and Cyclophanes to Shuttle Cholesterol between Cells and Lipoproteins,” Christian E., Byun H.-S., Zhong N., Wanunu M., Marti T., Furer A., Diederich F., Bittman R., Rothblat G. H. Journal of Lipid Research40, 1475-1482 (1999).

Book

Wanunu M and Tor Y, eds. “Methods for studying Nucleic Acid/Drug Interactions“, Taylor and Francis (Available Dec 2011).

Reviews and Book Chapters

9. Larkin J, Carson S, Stoloff DJ, Wanunu M, “Nanopore-Based Analysis of Chemically Modified DNA and Nucleic Acid Drug Targets”, Israel J. Chemistry, 53 (6-7), 431-441 (2013).

8. Stoloff DJ, Wanunu M, “Recent trends in nanopores for biotechnology”, Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 24 (4), 699–704 (2013).

7. Wanunu M, “Nanopores: A journey towards DNA sequencing”, Physics of Life Reviews,  9 (2) 125-158 (2012).

6. Gu LQ, Wanunu M, Wang MX, McReynolds L, Wang Y, “Detection of miRNAs with a nanopore single-molecule counter.” Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics, 12(6), 573-584 (2012).

5. Wanunu M, Squires A, Meller A, (2010) “Analyzing Individual Biomolecules using Nanopores,” in Nanopores: Sensing Fundamental Biological Interactions at the Single Molecule Level (ed. R. Bashir), Springer, NY in press.

4. Wanunu M, Soni GV, Meller A, (2009) “Analyzing Individual Biomolecules using Nanopores.” In Handbook of Nanophysics, Taylor & Francis,in press.

3. Branton, D et al. “The Potential and Challenges of Nanopore Sequencing,” Nature Biotechnology26, 10, 1146-1153 (2008) .

2. Wanunu M, Soni GV, Meller A 2008. “Single-molecule studies of nucleic acid interactions using nanopores.” In Springer Handbook of Single-Molecule Biophysics (ed. A. Van Oijen), Springer Publishing, in press .

1. Wanunu M and Meller A 2008. “Single-molecule analysis of nucleic acids and DNA-protein interactions using nanopores.” In Single-Molecule Techniques: A Laboratory Manual (eds. P. Selvin and T.J. Ha), pp. 395-420. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, New York.