Data and analyses from the W. M. Keck Center for Advanced Microscopy and Microanalysis are included in various publications, including annually more than 80 peer reviewed journal papers and 40 theses, many conference presentations, posters, and proceeding articles. The following is a partial list of those in some high impact journals:

(Author affiliation – University of Delaware or otherwise specified)

Jingya Qin, Jennifer D. Sloppy, and Kristi L. Kiick, Fine structural tuning of the assembly of ECM peptide conjugates via slight sequence modifications , Science Advances, 07 Oct 2020: Vol. 6, no. 41, eabd3033, DOI:
New Drug Carrier Systems.

Jianzhong Su, Wei-Jun Cai, Jean Brodeur, Baoshan Chen, Najid Hussain, Yichen Yao, Chaoying Ni, Jeremy M. Testa, Ming Li, Xiaohui Xie, Wenfei Ni, K. Michael Scaboo, Yuan-yuan Xu, Jeffrey Cornwell, Cassie Gurbisz, Michael S. Owens, George G. Waldbusser, Minhan Dai & W. Michael Kemp, Chesapeake Bay acidification buffered by spatially decoupled carbonate mineral cycling, Nature Geoscience, 13, 441-447(2020), DOI:
According to UD research, submerged vegetation helps offset Chesapeake Bay acidification.

(JS with University of Delaware and State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China; MD with State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China; JMT with Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Solomons, MD, USA; ML, XX, WN, JC MSO & WMK with Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, MD, USA; CG with St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD, USA; GGW with College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA)

Jiayi Fu, Jonathan Lym, Weiqing Zheng, Konstantinos Alexopoulos, Alexander V. Mironenko, Na Li, J. Anibal Boscoboinik, Dong Su, Ralph T. Weber, Dionisios G. Vlachos, C–O bond activation using ultralow loading of noble metal catalysts on moderately reducible oxides, Nature Catalysis, 23 March 2020, DOI:
Going Small Yields Big Results -Atomic-scale catalysts may pave the way for converting biomass to fuels, chemicals

(NL with Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA; RTW with Bruker BioSpin Corporation, Billerica, MA, USA)

Dongdong Wu, Nairiti Sinha, Jeeyoung Lee, Bryan P. Sutherland, Nicole I. Halaszynski, Yu Tian, Jeffrey Caplan, Huixi Violet Zhang, Jeffery G. Saven, Christopher J. Kloxin, Darrin J. Pochan, Polymers with controlled assembly and rigidity made with click-functional peptide bundles, Nature, 30 October 2019, DOI:
Bundlemers – New polymer units created by UD, Penn researchers could enable materials breakthroughs

(HVZ & JGS with Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA)

Matthew Jouny, Jing-Jing Lv, Tao Cheng, Byung Hee Ko, Jun-Jie Zhu, William A. Goddard III, Feng Jiao, Formation of carbon–nitrogen bonds in carbon monoxide electrolysis, Nature Chemistry, 23 August 2019, DOI:

(TC & WAG with California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA,91125, USA; JJZ with School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, China)

Haochen Zhang, Xiaoxia Chang, Jingguang G. Chen, William A. Goddard, Bingjun Xu, Mu-Jeng Cheng, Qi Lu, Computational and experimental demonstrations of one-pot tandem catalysis for electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction to methane, Nature Communications, 26 July 2019, DOI:
From Greenhouse Gas to Fuel – Novel catalysis approach reduces carbon dioxide to methane

(HZ & QL with Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 100084, Beijing, China; JGC with Department of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY, 10027, USA; WAG with California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91125, USA; MJC with Department of Chemistry, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, 701, Taiwan)

• Martin D. Gelenter, Katelyn J. Smith, Shu-Yu Liao, Venkata S. Mandala, Aurelio J. Dregni, Matthew S. Lamm, Yu Tian, Wei Xu, Darrin J. Pochan, Thomas J. Tucker, Yongchao Su, Mei Hong, The peptide hormone glucagon forms amyloid fibrils with two coexisting β-strand conformations, Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, 24 June 2019, DOI:

(MDG, SYL, VSM, AJD, & MH with Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA; KJS, MSL, WX, TJT, & YS with Pharmaceutical Sciences, Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA)

Konstantinos A. Goulas, Alexander V. Mironenko, Glen R. Jenness, Tobias Mazal, Dionisios G. Vlachos, Fundamentals of C–O bond activation on metal oxide catalysts, Nature Catalysis, 25 February 2019, DOI: Unlocking the mystery of catalysts University of Delaware Research News

Sibao Liu, Tyler R. Josephson, Abhay Athaley, Qile P. Chen, Angela Norton, Marianthi Ierapetritou, J. Ilja Siepmann, Basudeb Saha, Dionisios G. Vlachos, Renewable lubricants with tailored molecular architecture, Science Advances, 01 February 2019, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aav5487

(QPC with Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA)

• Matthew Jouny, Wesley Luc, Feng Jiao, High-rate electroreduction of carbon monoxide to multi-carbon productsNature Catalysis, 20 August 2018, DOI: 10.1038/s41929-018-0133-2

Hao Qi, Hao Zhou, Qiyun Tang, Jee Young Lee, Zhiyuan Fan, Seyong Kim, Mark C. Staub, Tian Zhou, Shan Mei, Lin Han, Darrin J. Pochan, Hao Cheng, Wenbing Hu, Christopher Y Li, Block copolymer crystalsomes with an ultrathin shell to extend blood circulation time, Nature Communications, 01 August 2018, DOI:

(HQ, HZ, ZF, SK, MCS, TZ, SM, LH, HC, & CYL with Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA; QT with Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Göttingen, Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1, 37077, Göttingen, Germany; WH with School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, 210023, Nanjing, China)

Weiqing Zheng, Liang Wang, Fei Deng, Stephen A. Giles, Ajay K. Prasad, Suresh G. Advani, Yushan Yan, Dionisios G. Vlachos, Durable and self-hydrating tungsten carbide-based composite polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, Nature Communications, 04 September 2017, DOI:

• Liangqi Ouyang, Bin Wei, Chin-chen Kuo, Sheevangi Pathak, Brendan Farrell, David C. Martin, Enhanced PEDOT adhesion on solid substrates with electrografted P(EDOT-NH2)Science Advances,  03 March 2017: Vol. 3, no. 3, e1600448, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600448

(SP with Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, College Park, PA 16801, USA)

• Huixi Violet Zhang, Frank Polzer, Michael J. Haider, Yu Tian, Jose A. Villegas, Kristi L. Kiick, Darrin J. Pochan, Jeffery G. Saven, Computationally designed peptides for self-assembly of nanostructured latticesScience Advances,  09 September 2016: Vol. 2, no. 9, e1600307, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600307

(HVZ, JAV, & JGS with Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA)

• Zhongbin Zhuang, Stephen A. Giles, Jie Zheng, Glen R. Jenness, Stavros Caratzoulas, Dionisios G. Vlachos, Yushan Yan, Nickel supported on nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes as hydrogen oxidation reaction catalyst in alkaline electrolyte, Nature Communications, 7, Article number: 10141, 14 January 2016, doi:10.1038/ncomms10141

• Qi Lu, Gregory S. Hutchings, Weiting Yu, Yang Zhou, Robert V. Forest, Runzhe Tao, Jonathan Rosen, Bryan T. Yonemoto, Zeyuan Cao, Haimei Zheng, John Q. Xiao, Feng Jiao, Jingguang G. Chen, Highly porous non-precious bimetallic electrocatalysts for efficient hydrogen evolution, Nature Communications, 6, Article number: 6567, 16 March 2015, doi:10.1038/ncomms7567

(RT & HZ with Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA)

Qianrong Fang, Zhongbin Zhuang, Shuang Gu, Robert B. Kaspar, Jie Zheng, Junhua Wang, Shilun Qiu, Yushan Yan, Designed synthesis of large-pore crystalline polyimide covalent organic frameworks, Nature Communications, 23 July 2014, DOI:

(SQ with State Key Laboratory of Inorganic Synthesis and Preparative Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130012, China.)

• Lan Li, Hongtao Lin, Shutao Qiao, Yi Zou, Sylvain Danto, Kathleen Richardson, J. David Musgraves, Nanshu Lu, Juejun Hu, Integrated flexible chalcogenide glass photonic devices, Nature Photonics, 29 June 2014, doi:10.1038/nphoton.2014.138

(SQ & NL with University of Texas at Austin; SD & KR with University of Central Florida; KR & JDM with IRradiance Glass Inc., Orlando, Florida 32828, USA.)

• Elizabeth G. Kelley, Ryan P. Murphy, Jonathan E. Seppala, Thomas P. Smart, Sarah D. Hann, Millicent O. Sullivan, Thomas H. Epps, Size evolution of highly amphiphilic macromolecular solution assemblies via a distinct bimodal pathway, Nature Communications , 5, Article number: 3599, 07 April 2014, doi:10.1038/ncomms4599

• Qi Lu, Jonathan Rosen, Yang Zhou, Gregory S. Hutchings, Yannick C. Kimmel, Jingguang G. Chen, Feng Jiao, A selective and efficient electrocatalyst for carbon dioxide reduction, Nature Communications, 5, Article number: 3242, 30 January 2014, doi:10.1038/ncomms4242

(JGC with Department of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, 10027, New York, USA)

• Xin Fan, Halise Celik, Jun Wu, Chaoying Ni, Kyung-Jin Lee, Virginia O. Lorenz, John Q. Xiao, Quantifying interface and bulk contributions to spin–orbit torque in magnetic bilayers, Nature Communications , 5, Article number: 3042, 09 January 2014, doi:10.1038/ncomms4042

(KJL with Korea University, Seoul 136-713, Republic of Korea)

• Jiahua Zhu, Shiyi Zhang, Ke Zhang, Xiaojun Wang, Jimmy W. Mays, Karen L. Wooley, Darrin J. Pochan, Disk-cylinder and disk-sphere nanoparticles via a block copolymer blend solution construction, Nature Communications, 4, Article number: 2297, 07 August 2013, doi: 10.1038/ncomms3297

(SZ & KLW with Texas A&M University; KZ with Northeastern University, XW & JWM with University of Tennessee)

• James Sargianis, Hyung-ick Kim, Jonghwan Suhr, Natural Cork Agglomerate Employed as an Environmentally Friendly Solution for Quiet Sandwich Composites, Scientific Reports, Volume: 2 , Article number: 403, 09 May 2012, DOI: doi:10.1038/srep00403

• Bing Li, Lingyu Li, Bingbing Wang, Christopher Y. Li, Alternating patterns on single-walled carbon nanotubes, Nature Nanotechnology, 26 April 2009, 4, 415-419

(Authors with Drexel University, Philadelphia, 19104, Pennsylvania, USA)

• Jarrod A. Hanson, Connie B. Chang, Sara M. Graves, Zhibo Li, Thomas G. Mason, Timothy J. Deming, Nanoscale double emulsions stabilized by single-component block copolypeptides, Nature, 04 September 2008, 455, 85-88

(Authors with University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA)

• Honggang Cui, Zhiyun Chen, Sheng Zhong, Karen L. Wooley, Darrin J. Pochan, Block copolymer assembly via kinetic control, Science, 03 August 2007, 317, 647-650

(ZC & KLW with Washington University in Saint Louis, MO 63130, USA)

• Darrin J. Pochan, Zhiyun Chen, Honggang Cui, Kelly Hales, Kai Qi, Karen L. Wooley, Toroidal Triblock Copolymer Assemblies, Science, 01 October 2004, 306, 94-97

(ZC, KQ, & KLW with Washington University in Saint Louis, MO 63130, USA)

• Enrico G. Bellomo, Michael D. Wyrsta, Lisa Pakstis, Darrin J. Pochan. Timothy J. Deming, Stimuli Responsive Polypeptide Vesicles by Conformation Specific Assembly, Nature Materials, 14 March 2004, 3, 244-248

(EGB, MDW, & TJD with University of California, Santa Barbara, California, 93106, USA)

• Andrew P. Nowak, Victor Breedveld, Lisa Pakstis, Bulent Ozbas, David J. Pine, Darrin Pochan, Timothy J. Deming, Rapid Recovering Hydrogel Scaffolds From Self-Assembling Diblock Copolypeptide AmphiphilesNature, 23 May 2002, 417, 424-428

(APN, VB, DJP, & TJD with University of California, Santa Barbara, California, 93106, USA)