40. S.C. Shen, W. Liu, J.J. Diao. Nanoparticle wire structures for biophysical detections. Chin. Phys. B 24, 127308 (2015).

39. Q. Zhou, Y. Lai, T. Bacaj, M. Zhao, A.Y. Lyubimov, M. Uervirojnangkoorn, O.B. Zeldin, A.S. Brewster, N.K. Sauter, A.E. Cohen, S.M. Soltis, R. Alonso-Mori, M. Chollet, H.T. Lemke, R.A. Pfuetzner, U.B. Choi, W.I. Weis, J. Diao, T.C. Südhof, A.T. Brunger. Architecture of the synaptotagmin-SNARE machinery for neuronal exocytosis. Nature 525, 62 (2015).

38. J. Diao, R. Liu, Y. Rong, M. Zhao, J. Zhang, Y. Lai, Q. Zhou, L.M. Wilz, J. Li, S. Vivona, R.A. Pfuetzner, A.T. Brunger, Q. Zhong. ATG14 promotes membrane tethering and fusion of autophagosomes to endolysosomes. Nature 520, 563 (2015).

37. Y. Lai, L. Zhao, B. Bu, X. Lou, D. Li, B. Ji, J. Liu, J. Diao, Y.-K. Shin. Lipid molecules influence early stages of yeast SNARE mediated membrane fusion. Phys. Biol. 12, 025003 (2015).

36. Y. Zhang, J. Diao, K.N. Colbert, Y. Lai, R.A. Pfuetzner, M.S. Padolina, S. Vivona, S. Ressl, D.J. Cipriano, U.B. Choi, N. Shah, W.I. Weis, A.T. Brunger. Munc18a does not alter fusion rates mediated by neuronal SNAREs, synaptotagmin, and complexin. J. Biol. Chem. 290, 10518 (2015).

35. Y. Lai, X. Lou, J. Diao, Y.-K. Shin. Molecular origins of multiple synaptotagmin 1 functions in Ca2+-triggered neuroexocytosis. Sci. Rep. 5, 9267 (2015).

34. A.T. Brunger, D.J. Cipriano, J. Diao. Towards reconstitution of membrane fusion Mediated by synaptic proteins. Crit. Rev. Biochem. Mol. Biol. 50, 231 (2015). 


33. Y. Lai, J. Diao, D.J. Cipriano, Y. Zhang, R.A. Pfuetzner, M.S. Padolina, A.T. Brunger. Complexin inhibits spontaneous release and synchronizes Ca2+-triggered synaptic vesicle fusion by distinct mechanisms. Elife 3, e03756 (2014).

32. Y. Lai, S. Kim, J. Varkey, X. Lou, J.-K. Song, J. Diao, R. Langen, Y.-K. Shin. Non-aggregated α-synuclein influences SNARE-dependent vesicle docking via membrane binding. Biochemistry 53, 3889 (2014).

31. L. Shao, J.J. Diao, Z. Tang, S. Liu, S.C. Shen, X. Rui, J. Liu, D. Yu, Q. Zhao. Gold nanoparticle wires for sensing DNA and DNA/protein interactions. Nanoscale 6, 4089 (2014).


30. J. Diao, M. Zhao, Y. Zhang, M. Kyoung, A.T. Brunger. Studying protein-reconstituted proteoliposome fusion with content indicators in vitro. Bioessays 35, 658 (2013).

29. J. Diao, D.J. Cipriano, M. Zhao, Y. Zhang, S. Shah, M.S. Padolina, R.A. Pfuetzner, A.T. Brunger. Complexin-1 enhances the on-rate of vesicle docking via simultaneous SNARE and membrane interactions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 15274 (2013).

28. J. Burré, S. Vivona, J. Diao, M. Sharma, A.T. Brunger, T.C. Südhof. Properties of native brain α-synuclein. Nature 498, E4 (2013).

27. J. Diao, J. Burré, S. Vivona, D.J. Cipriano, M. Sharma, M. Kyoung, T.C. Südhof, A.T. Brunger. Native α-synuclein induces clustering of synaptic vesicle mimics via binding to phospholipids and synaptobrevin-2/VAMP2. Elife 2, e00592 (2013).

26. Y. Lai, J. Diao, Y. Liu, Y. Ishitsuka, Z. Su, K. Schulten, T. Ha, Y.-K. Shin. Fusion pore formation and expansion induced by Ca2+ and synaptotagmin 1. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110, 1333 (2013).

25. M. Kyoung, Y. Zhang, J. Diao, S. Chu, A.T. Brunger. Studying calcium-triggered vesicle fusion in a single vesicle-vesicle content and lipid-mixing system. Nat. Protoc. 8, 1 (2013).


24. J. Diao, P. Grob, D.J. Cipriano, M. Kyoung, Y. Zhang, S. Shah, A. Nguyen, M. Padolina, A. Srivastava, M. Vrljic, A. Shah, E. Nogales, S. Chu, A.T. Brunger. Synaptic proteins promote calcium-triggered fast transition from point contact to full fusion. Elife 1, e00109 (2012).

23. J. Diao, Y. Ishitsuka, H.-K. Lee, C. Joo, Z. Su, S. Syed, Y.-K. Shin, T.-Y. Yoon, T. Ha. A single vesicle-vesicle fusion assay for in vitro studies of SNAREs and accessory proteins. Nat. Protoc. 7, 921 (2012).


22. J. Diao, Y. Ishitsuka, W.-R. Bae. Single-molecule FRET study of SNARE-mediated membrane fusion. Biosci. Rep. 31, 457 (2011).

21. M. Kyoung, A. Srivastava, Y. Zhang, J. Diao, M. Vrljic, P. Grob, E. Nogales, S. Chu, A.T. Brunger. In vitro system capable of differentiating fast Ca2+-triggered content mixing from lipid exchange for mechanistic studies of neurotransmitter release. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108, E304 (2011).

20. M. Xia, X. Rui, J.J. Diao. Heat and electronic coupling transport in strained graphene nanoribbons. Adv. Sci. Lett. 4, 3658 (2011).

19. J.J. Diao, S.C. Shen. Charge transfer directed growth and morphology regulation of silver nanoparticles. J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 11, 4158 (2011).

18. J.J. Diao, Q. Cao. Gold nanoparticle wire and integrated wire array for electronic detection of chemical and biological molecules. AIP Adv. 1, 012115 (2011).


17. J. Diao, Z. Su, Y. Ishitsuka, B. Lu, K.S. Lee, Y. Lai, Y.-K. Shin, T. Ha. A single vesicle content-mixing assay for SNARE-mediated membrane fusion. Nat. Commun. 1, 54 (2010).

16. J. Diao, Z. Su, X. Lu, T.-Y. Yoon, Y.-K. Shin, T. Ha. Single vesicle fusion assay reveals Munc18-1 binding to the SNARE core is sufficient for stimulating membrane fusion. ACS Chem. Neurosci. 1, 168 (2010).


15. J.J. Diao, M. Xia. A particle transport study of vertical evaporation-driven colloidal deposition by the coffee-ring theory. Colloids Surf. A-Physicochem. Eng. Asp. 338, 167 (2009).

14. J. Diao, T.-Y. Yoon, Z. Su, Y.-K. Shin, T. Ha. C2AB: a molecular glue for lipid vesicles with negatively charged surface. Langmuir 25, 7177 (2009).


13. T.-Y. Yoon, X. Lu, J. Diao, S.-M. Lee, T. Ha, Y.-K. Shin. Complexin and Ca2+ stimulate SNARE-mediated membrane fusion. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 15, 707 (2008).


12. Y. Chen, G. Luo, J.J. Diao, O. Chornoguz, M. Reeves, A. Vertes. Laser desorption/ionization from nanostructured surfaces: nanowires, nanoparticle films and silicon microcolumn arrays. Eighth International Conference on Laser Ablation (COLA'05), Banff, Canada, 2005, J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 59, 548 (2007). 


11. J.J. Diao, H. Chen. Near infrared surface plasmon resonance of gold tabular nanostructures in the HAuCl4-Na2S reaction. J. Chem. Phys. 124, 116103 (2006).


10. J.J. Diao, J. Sun, J.B. Hutchison, M.E. Reeves. Self assembled nanoparticle wires by discontinuous vertical colloidal deposition.  Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 103113 (2005).

9. J.J. Diao, J.B. Hutchison, G. Luo, M.E. Reeves. Theoretical analysis of vertical colloidal deposition. J. Chem. Phys. 122, 184710 (2005).

8. J.J. Diao, S. Huang, M.E. Reeves. Cavity resonators of metal-coated dielectric nanorods. J. Chem. Phys. 122, 146101 (2005).

7. J.J. Diao, D. Hua, J.Q. Lin, H.H. Teng, D.C. Chen. Nanoparticle delivery by controlled bacteria. J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 5, 1749 (2005).


6. J.J. Diao, G.D. Chen, F.S. Qiu, G.J. Yan. Improved liquid-solid-gas interface deposition for nanoparticle thin film. Chin. Phys. 13, 1927 (2004).


5. J.J. Diao, F.S. Qiu, G.D. Chen, M.E. Reeves. Surface vertical deposition for gold nanoparticle film. J. Phys. D-Appl. Phys. 36, L25 (2003).

4. J.J. Diao, G.D. Chen, C. Xi, Z.Y. Fan, J.S. Yuan. Optical resonance of metal-coated nanoshell. Chin. Phys. 12, 100 (2003).


3. J.J. Diao, F.S. Qiu, G.D. Chen, C. Xi, Y. Song. Photoluminescence properties study of the Au/Au2S nanoshell. Can. J. Phys. 80, 707 (2002).


2. J.J. Diao, G.D. Chen. Electromagnetic cavity resonant absorption of the gold nanoshell. J. Phys. D-Appl. Phys. 34, L79 (2001).

1. J.J. Diao, G.D. Chen. Optical properties of metal-coated nanoparticles. Acta Photon. Sin. 30, 550 (2001).