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Dr. Laura Finzi
400 Dowman Dr.
Math and Science Center
Room: N246
Phone: 404-727-4930
Email: lfinzi@emory.edu
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Tethered Particle Microscopy method innovations are found in the following publications:

  1. Suleyman Ucuncuoglu, David A. Schneider, Eric Weeks, David Dunlap, and Laura Finzi, “Multiplexed, tethered particle microscopy for studies of DNA-enzyme dynamics”, Methods in Enzymology, vol. “Single-molecule Enzymology”, accepted.
  2. Sandip Kumar, Carlo Manzo, Chiara Zurla, Suleyman Ucuncuoglu, Laura Finzi and David Dunlap, “Enhanced Tether Particle Motion Analysis Reveals Viscous Effects”, Biophysical J., 106(2), 399-409, 2014.
  3. David D. Dunlap, Chiara Zurla, Carlo Manzo and L. Finzi, “Probing DNA topology with Tethered particle Motion” in “Methods in Molecular biology: Single-Molecule Analysis: Methods and Protocols”, eds. E.J.G. Peterman and G Wuite, series editor John Walker, Humana Press. Chapter 16, pp. 295-313, 2011.
  4. C. Manzo and L. Finzi, “Quantitative analysis of DNA looping kinetics from tethered particle motion experiments” Methods in Enzymology, volume 475 “Molecule Tools, Part B: Super-Resolution, Particle Tracking, Multiparameter, and Force Based Methods”, Ed. Nils G. Walter, 2010, 199-220.
  5. John F. Beausang, Chiara Zurla, Carlo Manzo, David Dunlap, Laura Finzi, Philip C. Nelson “DNA Looping Kinetics Analysed Using Diffusive Hidden Markov Method Model”, Biophys. J.-Biophys. Lett., 92 (8), L64-L66, 2007.
  6. J. F. Beausang, C. Zurla, L. Sullivan, L. Finzi, P. C. Nelson “Elementary simulation of tethered Brownian motion”, Am. J. Phys. 75, 520, 2007. Also featured in the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, issue of May 15, 2007.
  7. P. Nelson, C. Zurla, D. Brogioli, John F. Beausang, L. Finzi, D. Dunlap “Tethered Particle Motion as a Diagnostic of DNA Tether Length”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110 (34): 17260-17267, 2006.
  8. E. Consoli, R. Croce, D. Dunlap and L. Finzi “Diffusion of phosphorylated and non-phosphorylated Light Harvesting Complex II in the thylakoid membranes”, EMBO reports, Aug;6(8):782-6 (2005).

Magnetic Tweezer method innovations are found in the following publications:

  1. Sachin Goyal, Chandler Fountain, David D. Dunlap, Fereydoon Family, Laura Finzi, “Stretching DNA to quantify non-specific binding”, PRE, 86, 011905, 2012.
  2. Qing Shao, Sachin Goyal, Laura Finzi and David Dunlap, “Physiological levels of salt and polyamines favor writhe and limit twist in DNA", Macromolecules, 45, 3188−3196, 2012.

Atomic Force Microscopy method innovations are found in the following publications:

  1. Ning Gao, Laura Finzi and David D. Dunlap, “Purification of Bacteriophage Lambda Repressor”, Protein Expression and Purification, 91, 30-36, 2013.
  2. Marta Adelina Mendesa, Rosalinda Fiorella Guerra, Markus Christian Berns, Laura Finzi, Martin M. Kater and Lucia Colombo, “MADS-domain Transcription Factor Complex Induced Short-Range DNA Loop Formation is Essential for Target Gene Expression in Arabidopsis”, Plant Cell, 25, 2560-2572, 2013.
  3. Haowei Wang, Ian Dodd, Keith Shearwin, David Dunlap and Laura Finzi, “Single molecule analysis of DNA wrapping and looping by a circular 14-mer of the 186 bacteriophage CI repressor”, Nucleic Acids Research, 41, 5746-5756, 2013.
  4. H. Wang, L. Finzi, D. Lewis and D. D. Dunlap, “AFM studies of the CI oligomers that secure DNA loops”, Curr. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 10, 494-501, 2009.
  5. G. Lia, M. Indrieri, T. Owen-Hughes, L. Finzi, A. Podesta’, P. Milani, and D. Dunlap, “ATP-dependent looping of DNA by ISWI”, Special issue: “From single molecules and single cells to tissue imaging”, J. Biophotonics, 4, 280-286 (2008).
  6. Podestà, M. Indrieri, D. Brogioli, J. S. Manning, P. Milani, R. Guerra, L.Finzi, D. Dunlap “Positively charged surfaces increase the flexibility of DNA”, Biophys J., 89, 2558-2563, 2005.
  7. A. Podestà, L. Imperadori, W. Colnaghi, L. Finzi, P. Milani and D. D. Dunlap “Atomic Force Microscopy studies of DNA deposited on poly-L-ornithine coated mica”, Journal of Microscopy, 215, 236-240 (2004) [link]

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