Selected Publications

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Yr Title Authors Journal
1 1996 Orientational Wetting in Hybrid Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymers Gerard C. L. Wong, Jan Commandeur, Hartmut Fischer, and Wim H. de Jeu Phys. Rev. Lett.. 77. 5221
2 1997 Critical examination of prewetting and surface melting on caprolactam Gerard C. L. Wong, Wim H. de Jeu, Gertjan Bögels, Erwin P. G. van den Berg, and Piet Bennema Phys. Rev. B. 55. 1388
3 1997 Induced long-range order in crosslinked `one-dimensional' stacks of fluid monolayers Gerald C. L. Wong, Wim H. de Jeu, Henry Shao, Keng S. Liang, and Rudolf Zentel Nature. 389. 576
4 1997 Thermal Fluctuations of Freely Suspended Smectic-A Films from Mesoscopic to Molecular Length Scales E. A. L. Mol, G. C. L. Wong, J. M. Petit, F. Rieutord, and W. H. de Jeu Phys. Rev. Lett.. 79. 3439
5 2000 Characterizing the hard x-ray diffraction properties of a GaAs linear Bragg--Fresnel lens Youli Li, Gerard C. L. Wong, Ryan Case, Cyrus R. Safinya, Ernie Caine, Evelyn Hu, and Partricia Fernandez Applied Physics Letters. 77. 313
6 2000 Hierarchical Self-Assembly of F-Actin and Cationic Lipid Complexes: Stacked Three-Layer Tubule Networks Gerard C. L. Wong, Jay X. Tang, Alison Lin, Youli Li, Paul A. Janmey, and Cyrus R. Safinya Science. 288. 2035
7 2001 Controlled Modification of Microstructured Silicon Surfaces for Confinement of Biological Macromolecules and Liquid Crystals T. Pfohl, J. H. Kim, M. Yasa, H. P. Miller, G. C. L. Wong, F. Bringezu, Z. Wen, L. Wilson, M. W. Kim, Y. Li, and C. R. Safinya Langmuir. 17. 5343
8 2003 Lamellar Phase of Stacked Two-Dimensional Rafts of Actin Filaments Gerard C. L. Wong, Alison Lin, Jay X. Tang, Youli Li, Paul A. Janmey, and Cyrus R. Safinya Phys. Rev. Lett.. 91. 018103
9 2003 Ion Multivalence and Like-Charge Polyelectrolyte Attraction John C. Butler, Thomas Angelini, Jay X. Tang, and Gerard C. L. Wong Phys. Rev. Lett.. 91. 028301
10 2003 Like-charge attraction between polyelectrolytes induced by counterion charge density waves Thomas E. Angelini, Hongjun Liang, Willy Wriggers, and Gerard C. L. Wong Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 100. 8634
11 2003 Molecular imprinting of biomineralized CdS nanostructures : crystallographic control using self-assembled DNA-membrane templates Hongjun Liang, Thomas E Angelini, James Ho, Paul V Braun, and Gerard C L Wong J Am Chem Soc. 125. 11786
12 2004 MATERIALS SCIENCE: The Soft Sector in Physics Gerard C. L. Wong Science. 305. 948
13 2004 Self-assembled virus-membrane complexes Lihua Yang, Hongjun Liang, Thomas E. Angelini, John Butler, Robert Coridan, Jay X. Tang, and Gerard C. L. Wong Nat Mater. 3. 615
14 2004 Roles of anionic and cationic template components in biomineralization of CdS nanorods using self-assembled DNA-membrane complexes Hongjun Liang, Thomas E Angelini, Paul V Braun, and Gerard C L Wong J. Am. Chem. Soc.. 126. 14157
15 2005 Salt-induced condensation in actin-DNA mixtures O. V. Zribi, H. Kyung, R. Golestanian, T. B. Liverpool, and G. C. L. Wong EPL (Europhysics Letters). 70. 541
16 2005 Structure and dynamics of condensed multivalent ions within polyelectrolyte bundles: a combined x-ray diffraction and solid-state NMR study Thomas E Angelini, Lori K Sanders, Hongjun Liang, Willy Wriggers, Jay X Tang, and Gerard C L Wong Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 17. S1123
17 2005 Direct observation of counterion organization in F-actin polyelectrolyte bundles T. Angelini, H. Liang, W. Wriggers, and G. Wong The European Physical Journal E: Soft Matter and Biological Physics. 16. 389
18 2005 Polymorphism of DNA-anionic liposome complexes reveals hierarchy of ion-mediated interactions Hongjun Liang, Daniel Harries, and Gerard C L Wong Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 102. 11173
19 2005 Structure and Stability of Self-Assembled Actin-Lysozyme Complexes in Salty Water Lori K. Sanders, Camilo Gu\'aqueta, Thomas E. Angelini, Jae-Wook Lee, Scott C. Slimmer, Erik Luijten, and Gerard C. L. Wong Phys. Rev. Lett.. 95. 108302
20 2006 Electrostatics of rigid polyelectrolytes Gerard C.L. Wong Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science. 11. 310
21 2006 Condensation of DNA-actin polyelectrolyte mixtures driven by ions of different valences Olena V. Zribi, Hee Kyung, Ramin Golestanian, Tanniemola B. Liverpool, and Gerard C. L. Wong Physical Review E. 73. 031911
22 2006 Structure and Dynamics of Liquid Crystalline Pattern Formation in Drying Droplets of DNA Ivan I. Smalyukh, Olena V. Zribi, John C. Butler, Oleg D. Lavrentovich, and Gerard C. L. Wong Physical Review Letters. 96. 177801
23 2006 Counterions between charged polymers exhibit liquid-like organization and dynamics Thomas E Angelini, Ramin Golestanian, Robert H Coridan, John C Butler, Alexandre Beraud, Michael Krisch, Harald Sinn, Kenneth S Schweizer, and Gerard C L Wong Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 103. 7962
24 2006 The effect of salt on self-assembled actin-lysozyme complexes Camilo Guáqueta, Lori K Sanders, Gerard C L Wong, and Erik Luijten Biophys J. 90. 4630
25 2007 Structural Polymorphism of the Actin-Espin System: A Prototypical System of Filaments and Linkers in Stereocilia Kirstin R. Purdy, James R. Bartles, and Gerard C. L. Wong Physical Review Letters. 98. 058105
26 2007 Evolution of Growth Modes for Polyelectrolyte Bundles Ghee Hwee Lai, Rob Coridan, Olena V. Zribi, Ramin Golestanian, and Gerard C. L. Wong Physical Review Letters. 98. 187802
27 2007 Temperature Dependence of Thermodiffusion in Aqueous Suspensions of Charged Nanoparticles Shawn A. Putnam, David G. Cahill, and Gerard C. L. Wong Langmuir. 23. 9221
28 2007 Synthetic Antimicrobial Oligomers Induce a Composition-Dependent Topological Transition in Membranes Lihua Yang, Vernita D. Gordon, Abhijit Mishra, Abhigyan Som, Kirstin R. Purdy, Matthew A. Davis, Gregory N. Tew, and Gerard C. L. Wong Journal of the American Chemical Society. 129. 12141
29 2007 Control of electrostatic interactions between F-actin and genetically modified lysozyme in aqueous media Lori K Sanders, Wujing Xian, Camilo Guáqueta, Michael J Strohman, Chuck R Vrasich, Erik Luijten, and Gerard C L Wong Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104. 15994
30 2008 HIV TAT Forms Pores in Membranes by Inducing Saddle-Splay Curvature : Potential Role of Bidentate Hydrogen Bonding Abhijit Mishra, Vernita D. Gordon, Lihua Yang, Robert Coridan, and Gerard C. L. Wong Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 47. 2986
31 2008 Elasticity-mediated nematiclike bacterial organization in model extracellular DNA matrix Ivan I. Smalyukh, John Butler, Joshua D. Shrout, Matthew R. Parsek, and Gerard C. L. Wong Physical Review E. 78. 030701
32 2008 Self-Organized Gels in DNA/F-Actin Mixtures without Crosslinkers : Networks of Induced Nematic Domains with Tunable Density Ghee Hwee Lai, John C. Butler, Olena V. Zribi, Ivan I. Smalyukh, Thomas E. Angelini, Kirstin R. Purdy, Ramin Golestanian, and Gerard C. L. Wong Physical Review Letters. 101. 218303
33 2008 Mechanism of a prototypical synthetic membrane-active antimicrobial : Efficient hole-punching via interaction with negative intrinsic curvature lipids Lihua Yang, Vernita D. Gordon, Dallas R. Trinkle, Nathan W. Schmidt, Matthew A. Davis, Clarabelle DeVries, Abhigyan Som, John E. Cronan Jr, Gregory N. Tew, and Gerard C. L. Wong Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 105. 20595-600
34 2009 Cationic amphiphiles increase activity of aminoglycoside antibiotic tobramycin in the presence of airway polyelectrolytes Kirstin R Purdy Drew, Lori K Sanders, Zachary W Culumber, Olena Zribi, and Gerard C L Wong J Am Chem Soc. 131. 486
35 2009 Cooperativity and Frustration in Protein-Mediated Parallel Actin Bundles Homin Shin, Kirstin R. Purdy Drew, James R. Bartles, Gerard C. L. Wong, and Gregory M. Grason Physical Review Letters. 103. 238102
36 2009 Electrostatics of strongly charged biological polymers Gerard C. L. Wong and Lois Pollack Annual Reviews of Physical Chemistry. 61. 171
37 2009 EXAFS studies of catalytic DNA sensors for mercury contamination of water B. Ravel, S.C. Slimmer, X. Meng, G.C.L. Wong, and Y. Lu Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 78. S75
38 2009 Reversible cell-specific drug delivery with aptamer-functionalized liposomes Zehui Cao, Rong Tong, Abhijit Mishra, Weichen Xu, Gerard C L Wong, Jianjun Cheng, and Yi Lu Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 48. 6494
39 2009 Hydration structures near finite-sized nanoscopic objects reconstructed using inelastic x-ray scattering measurements Robert H. Coridan, Nathan W. Schmidt, Ghee Hwee Lai, and Gerard C. L. Wong Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 21. 424115
40 2009 Influence of Salts and Natural Organic Matter on the Stability of Bacteriophage MS2 Steven E. Mylon, Claudia I. Rinciog, Nathan Schmidt, Leonardo Gutierrez, Gerard C. L. Wong, and Thanh H. Nguyen Langmuir. 26. 1035
41 2009 Inorganic Mercury Detection and controlled release of chelating agents from ion-responsive PEG-liposomes Mehmet Yigit, Abhijit Mishra, Rong Tong, Jianjun Cheng, Gerard C.L. Wong, and Yi Lu Chemistry & Biology. 16. 937
42 2009 Divalent metal ion triggered activity of a synthetic antimicrobial in cardiolipin membranes Abhigyan Som, Lihua Yang, Gerard C L Wong, and Gregory N Tew J Am Chem Soc. 131. 15102-3
43 2009 Arginine-rich cell-penetrating peptides Nathan Schmidt, Abhijit Mishra, Ghee Hwee Lai, and Gerard C. L. Wong FEBS letters. 584. 1806
44 2009 Hydration Dynamics at Femtosecond Time Scales and Angstrom Length Scales from Inelastic X-Ray Scattering Robert H. Coridan, Nathan W. Schmidt, Ghee Hwee Lai, Rahul Godawat, Michael Krisch, Shekhar Garde, Peter Abbamonte, and Gerard C. L. Wong Phys. Rev. Lett.. 103. 237402
45 2010 Ultrafast Imaging and the Phase Problem for Inelastic X-Ray Scattering Peter Abbamonte, Gerard C. L. Wong, David G. Cahill, James P. Reed, Robert H. Coridan, Nathan W. Schmidt, Ghee Hwee Lai, Young IL Joe, and Diego Casa Advanced Materials. 22. 1141
46 2010 Bacteria use Type IV Pili to Stand Upright and Detach from Surfaces Maxsim L. Gibiansky, Jacinta C. Conrad, Fan Jin, Vernita D. Gordon, Dominick A. Motto, Margie A. Mathewson, Wiktor G. Stopka, Daria C. Zelasko, Joshua D. Shrout, and Gerard C. L. Wong Science. 330. 197
47 2011 The Pel polysaccharide can serve a structural and protective role in the biofilm matrix of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Kelly M. Colvin, Vernita D. Gordon, Keiji Murakami, Daniel J. Wozniak, Gerard C. L. Wong, and Matthew R. Parsek PLoS Pathogens. 7. e1001264
48 2011 Flagella and pili-mediated near-surface single-cell motility mechanisms in P. aeruginosa. Jacinta C. Conrad, Maxsim L. Gibiansky, Fan Jin, Vernita D. Gordon, Dominick A. Motto, Margie A. Mathewson, Wiktor G. Stopka, Daria C. Zelasko, Joshua D. Shrout, and Gerard C. L. Wong Biophys J. 100. 1608
49 2011 Criterion for Amino Acid Composition of Defensins and Antimicrobial Peptides Based on Geometry of Membrane Destabilization Nathan W. Schmidt, Abhijit Mishra, Ghee Hwee Lai, Matthew Davis, Lori K. Sanders, Dat Tran, Angie Garcia, Kenneth P. Tai, Paul B. McCray, Jr., Andre J. Ouelette, Michael E. Selsted, and Gerard C. L. Wong J. Am. Chem Soc. 133. 6720
50 2011 Small Angle X-ray Scattering Studies of Peptide-Lipid Interactions using the Mouse Paneth Cell α-Defensin Cryptdin-4 Abhijit Mishra, Kenneth P. Tai, Nathan W. Schmidt, André J. Ouellette, and Gerard C. L. Wong Methods Enzymol. 492. 127
51 2011 Bacteria use type-IV pili to 'slingshot' on surfaces Fan Jin, Jacinta Conrad, Maxsim Gibiansky, Gerard C. L. Wong Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108. 12617
52 2011 Translocation of HIV TAT peptide and analogues induced by multiplexed membrane and cytoskeletal interactions Abhijit Mishra, Ghee Hwee Lai, Nathan W. Schmidt, Victor Z. Sun, April R. Rodriguez, Rong Tong, Jianjun Cheng, Timothy J. Deming, Daniel T. Kamei, Gerard C. L. Wong Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
53 2011 Squalamine as a broad spectrum antiviral agent with therapeutic potential Michael Zasloff, A. Paige Adams, Bernard Beckerman, Ann Campbell, Ziying Han, Erik Luijten, Isaura Meza, Justin Julander, Abhijit Mishra, Wei Qu, John Taylor, Scott C. Weaver, and Gerard C. L. Wong Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108. 15978
54 2012 Dynamics of confined water reconstructed from inelastic x-ray scattering measurements of bulk response functions Robert Coridan, Nathan W. Schmidt, Ghee Hwee Lai, Peter Abbamonte, and Gerard C. L. Wong Physical Review E. 85. 031501
55 2012 Molecular solvation dynamics from inelastic x-ray scattering experiments Robert Coridan and Gerard C. L. Wong Adv. Chem. Phys. 149. 83-127
56 2012 Enhanced activity of cyclic transporter sequences driven by phase behavior of peptide-lipid complexes Kun Zhao, Uh-Joo Choe, Daniel T. Kamei, and Gerard C. L. Wong Soft Matter 8 6430-6433
57 2012 Arginine in alpha-Defensins
Differential effects on bactericidal activity correspond to geometry of membrane curvature generation and peptide-lipid phase behavior
Nathan W. Schmidt, Kenneth P. Tai, Karishma Kamdar, Abhijit Mishra, Ghee Hwee Lai, Kun Zhao, Andre J. Oulette, and Gerard C. L. Wong J Biol Chem. 287. 21866
58 2012 Molecular basis for nanoscopic membrane curvature generation from quantum mechanical models and synthetic transporter sequences Nathan W. Schmidt, Michael Lis, Kun Zhao, Ghee Hwee Lai, Anastassia N. Alexandrova, Gregory N. Tew, Gerard C. L. Wong J. Am. Chem. Soc 134 19207
59 2013 Earthquake-like dynamics in Myxococcus xanthus social motility Maxsim L. Gibiansky, Wei Hu, Karin A. Dahmen, Wenyuan Shi, Gerard C. L. Wong Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 110 2330
60 2013 A Critical Evaluation of Random Copolymer Mimesis of Homogeneous Antimicrobial Peptides Kan Hu, Nathan W. Schmidt, Rui Zhu, Yunjiang Jiang, Ghee Hwee Lai, Gang Wei, Edmund F. Palermo, Kenichi Kuroda, Gerard C. L. Wong, and Lihua Yang Macromolecules 46 (5) 1908
61 2013 Psl trails guide exploration and microcolony formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms Kun Zhao, Boo Shan Tseng, Bernard Beckerman, Fan Jin, Maxsim L. Gibiansky, Joe J. Harrison, Erik Luijten, Matthew R. Parsek, Gerard C. L. Wong Nature 497 388
62 2013 Antimicrobial peptides and induced membrane curvature: Geometry, coordination chemistry, and molecular engineering Nathan W. Schmidt, Gerard C. L. Wong Curr. Opp. in Solid State & Mat. Sci. 17 151
63 2013 Influenza Virus A M2 Protein Generates Negative Gaussian Membrane Curvature Necessary for Budding and Scission Nathan W. Schmidt, Abhijit Mishra, Jun Wang, William F. DeGrado, Gerard C. L. Wong J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135 13710
64 2013 BAX and BCL-XL can induce opposing Gaussian membrane curvatures to regulate apoptosis Ghee Hwee Lai, O Ivashyna, Lori Sanders, E Christenson, Abhijit Mishra, Nathan Schmidt, K Akabori, C Santangelo, Paul Schlesinger, and Gerard C. L. Wong submitted 2013