• Conformational dynamics of a class C G protein-coupled receptor
    Reza Vafabakhsh, Joshua Levitz, Ehud Isacoff,
    Nature, 524, 497–501 (2015) PDF|WEB

  • Structural dynamics of potassium-channel gating revealed by single-molecule FRET
    Wang S*, Vafabakhsh R*, Borschel WF, Ha T Nichols CG
    Nature Structure and Molecular Biology, 23(1):31-36 (2016) PDF|WEB

  • Distinct mechanisms regulating mechanical force-induced Ca2+ signals at the plasma membrane and the ER in human MSCs
    Kim T, Joo C, Seong J, Vafabakhsh R, Botvinick EL, Berns MW, Palmer AE, Wang N, Ha T, Jakobsson E, Sun J, Wang Y
    Elife, 4:e04876 (2015) WEB

  • Single Molecule Packaging Initiation in Real-time by a Viral DNA Packaging Machine from Bacteriophage T4
    Vafabakhsh R, Kondabagil K, Earnest T, Lee KS, Zhang Z, Dai L, Dahmen KA, Rao VB, Ha T
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(42):15096-15101 (2014) PDF|WEB

  • Designing a nine cysteine-less DNA packaging motor from bacteriophage T4 reveals new insights into ATPase structure and function
    Kondabagil K, Dai L, Vafabakhsh R, Ha T, Draper B, Rao VB
    Virology, 468-470:660-668 (2014) WEB

  • Extreme bendability of DNA less than 100 base pairs long revealed by single-molecule cyclization
    Vafabakhsh R, Ha T
    337(6098):1097-1101 (2012) PDF|WEB

  • One influenza virus particle packages eight unique viral RNAs as shown by FISH analysis
    Chou YY*, Vafabakhsh R*, Doğanay S, Gao Q, Ha T, Palese P
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(23):9101-9106 (2012) PDF|WEB

  • The influenza A virus PB2, PA, NP, and M segments play a pivotal role during genome packaging
    Gao Q, Chou YY, Doğanay S, Vafabakhsh R, Ha T, Palese P
    Journal of Virology, 86(13):7043-7051 (2012) WEB

  • Antiparallel EmrE exports drugs by exchanging between asymmetric structures
    Morrison EA, DeKoster GT, Dutta S, Vafabakhsh R, Clarkson MW, Bahl A, Kern D, Ha T, Henzler-Wildman KA
    Nature, 481(7379):45-50 (2011) PDF|WEB

  • A promiscuous DNA packaging machine from bacteriophage T4
    Zhang Z, Kottadiel VI, Vafabakhsh R, Dai L, Chemla YR, Ha T, Rao VB
    PLoS Biology, 15;9(2):e1000592 (2011) WEB

  • Self-motile colloidal particles: from directed propulsion to random walk
    Howse JR, Jones RA, Ryan AJ, Gough T, Vafabakhsh R, Golestanian R
    Physical Review Letters, 99:048102 (2007) PDF|WEB