Northeastern University


Selected recent publications

Yuhan Sun, Abdelkrim Benabbas, Weiqiao Zeng, Sandhya Muralidharan, Elizabeth M. Boon, and Paul M. Champion, Kinetic Control of O2 Reactivity in H-NOX Domains, J. Phys. Chem. B 120 (2016) 5351-5358.

Bridget Salna, Abdelkrim Benabbas, J. Timothy Sage, Jasper van Thor, and Paul M. Champion, Wide-dynamic-range kinetic investigations of deep proton tunnelling in proteins, Nature Chem. 8 (2016) 874-880.

A.A. Almaqwashi, J. Andersson, P. Lincoln, I. Rouzina, F. Westerlund, and M.C. Williams, Dissecting the Dynamic Pathways of Stereoselective DNA Threading Intercalation. Biophysical journal 110 (2016) 1255-63.

A. Karma, and D. Tourret, Atomistic to continuum modeling of solidification microstructures. Curr Opin Solid St M 20 (2016) 25-36.

B.E. Mizusaki, A. Stepanyants, D.B. Chklovskii, and P.J. Sjostrom, Neocortex: a lean mean memory storage machine. Nature neuroscience 19 (2016) 643-4.

M.N. Naufer, K.E. Callahan, P.R. Cook, C.E. Perez-Gonzalez, M.C. Williams, and A.V. Furano, L1 retrotransposition requires rapid ORF1p oligomerization, a novel coiled coil-dependent property conserved despite extensive remodeling. Nucleic acids research 44 (2016) 281-93.

Z. Song, A. Karma, J.N. Weiss, and Z. Qu, Long-Lasting Sparks: Multi-Metastability and Release Competition in the Calcium Release Unit Network. PLoS computational biology 12 (2016) e1004671.

Abdelkrim Benabbas, Bridget Salna, J. Timothy Sage, and Paul M. Champion, Deep Proton Tunneling in the Electronically Adiabatic and Non-adiabatic Limits: Comparison of the Quantum and Classical Treatment of Donor-Acceptor Motion, J. Chem. Phys. 142 (2015) 114101-1-17.

M. Bahira, M.J. McCauley, A.A. Almaqwashi, P. Lincoln, F. Westerlund, I. Rouzina, and M.C. Williams, A ruthenium dimer complex with a flexible linker slowly threads between DNA bases in two distinct steps. Nucleic acids research 43 (2015) 8856-67.

J. Chapeton, R. Gala, and A. Stepanyants, Effects of homeostatic constraints on associative memory storage and synaptic connectivity of cortical circuits. Frontiers in computational neuroscience 9 (2015) 74.

C.H. Chen, T. Cambonie, V. Lazarus, M. Nicoli, A.J. Pons, and A. Karma, Crack Front Segmentation and Facet Coarsening in Mixed-Mode Fracture. Physical review letters 115 (2015) 265503.

P.A. Geslin, I. McCue, B. Gaskey, J. Erlebacher, and A. Karma, Topology-generating interfacial pattern formation during liquid metal dealloying. Nature communications 6 (2015) 8887.

P.A. Geslin, Y. Xu, and A. Karma, Morphological instability of grain boundaries in two-phase coherent solids. Physical review letters 114 (2015) 105501.

M.J. McCauley, I. Rouzina, K.A. Manthei, R.J. Gorelick, K. Musier-Forsyth, and M.C. Williams, Targeted binding of nucleocapsid protein transforms the folding landscape of HIV-1 TAR RNA. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112 (2015) 13555-60.

R. Gala, J. Chapeton, J. Jitesh, C. Bhavsar, and A. Stepanyants, Active learning of neuron morphology for accurate automated tracing of neurites. Frontiers in neuroanatomy 8 (2014) 37.

H. Wu, W. Wang, N. Naiyer, E. Fichtenbaum, D.F. Qualley, M.J. McCauley, R.J. Gorelick, I. Rouzina, K. Musier-Forsyth, and M.C. Williams, Single aromatic residue location alters nucleic acid binding and chaperone function of FIV nucleocapsid protein. Virus research 193 (2014) 39-51.

Yuhan Sun, Abdelkirm Benabbas, Weiqiao Zeng, Jesse G. Kleingardner, Kara L. Bren, and Paul M. Champion, Investigations of Heme Distortion, Low-Frequency Vibrational Excitations, and Electron Transfer in Cytochrome c, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.(USA) 111 (2014) 6570-6575.

Venugopal Karunakaran, Yuhan Sun, Abdelkirm Benabbas, and Paul M. Champion, Investigations of the Low Frequency Modes of Ferric Cytochrome c Using Vibrational Coherence Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. B 118 (2014) 6062-6070.