Independent Career:

25. Proteomic and functional analyses of the periodic membrane skeleton in neurons.

R Zhou, B Han, R Nowak, Y Lu, E Heller, C Xia, AH Chishti, VM Fowler, X Zhuang. Nature Communications 13, 3196 (2022)

Prior to Penn State:

Selected publications:

22. Visualizing and discovering cellular structures with super-resolution microscopy.

Y Sigal, R Zhou, X Zhuang. Science 361, 880-887 (2018)

21. Structural organization of the actin-spectrin–based membrane skeleton in dendrites and soma of neurons

B Han, R Zhou (co-first author, co-corresponding author), C Xia, X Zhuang. PNAS 114,6678-6685 (2017)

19. Real-time imaging of translation on single mRNA transcripts in live cells.

C Wang, B Han, R Zhou, X Zhuang. Cell 165, 990-1001 (2016)

14. Measuring mechanical tension across vinculin reveals regulation of focal adhesion dynamics.

C Grashoff , BD Hoffman, MD Brenner, R Zhou, M Parsons, MT Yang, M A. McLean, SG Sligar, CS Chen, T Ha and MA Schwartz. Nature 466, 263–266 (2010)

Highlighted in Nature 466, 192–193 (2010): Sensing tension

Other publications:

10. Developmental mechanism of the periodic membrane skeleton in axons.

G Zhong, J He, R Zhou, D. Lorenzo, HP Babcock, V Bennett, X Zhuang. eLife 3, e04581 (2015)

9. Structural mechanisms of PriA-mediated DNA replication restart.

B Bhattacharyya, NP George, TM Thurmes, R Zhou, N Jani, SR Wessel, SJ Sandler, T Ha and JL Keck. PNAS 111, 1373-1378 (2014)

8. An improved surface passivation method for single-molecule studies.

B Hua, KY Han, R Zhou, H Kim, X Shi, SC Abeysirigunawardena, A Jain, D. Singh, V. Aggarwal, SA Woodson and T Ha. Nature Methods 11, 1233-1236 (2014)

6. The SOSS1 single-stranded DNA binding complex promotes DNA end resection in concert with Exo1.

SH Yang, R Zhou, J Campbell, J Chen, T Ha, and TT Paull. EMBO Journal 32, 126-132 (2013)

5. PriC-mediated DNA replication restart requires PriC complex formation with the single-stranded DNA-binding protein.

SR Wessel, AH Marceau, SC Massoni, R Zhou, T Ha, SJ Sandler and JL Keck. publisher of Biological Chemistry 288, 17569-17578 (2013)

4. Single molecule analysis of Thermus thermophilus SSB protein dynamics on single-stranded DNA.

J Zhang, R Zhou, J Inoue, T Mikawa, T Ha. Nucleic Acids Research 42, 3821-3832 (2013)

3. Single molecule analysis of SSB dynamics on DNA.

R Zhou, T Ha. Methods in Molecular Biology 922, 85-100 (2012)

1. Fluorescence-force spectroscopy at the single molecule level.

R Zhou, M Schlierf, and T Ha. Methods in Enzymology 475C, 405-426 (2010)