chronologically sorted


29. Miazek A, Zalas M, Konstanciuk J, Bogin BA, Grzymajło K, Goszczynski T, Levine ZA, Morrow JS, Stankewich MC. 2020. Age-Dependent Ataxia and Neurodegeneration Caused by an II Spectrin Mutation with Enhanced Calpain Sensitivity. Nature Communications. Under Review.

28. Grigas AT, Mei Z, Treado JD, Levine ZA, Regan L, O'Hern CS. 2020. Using Physical Features of Protein Core Packing to Distinguish Real Proteins from Decoys. Protein Science. In Press.

27. Mei Z, Treado JD, Grigas A, Levine ZA, Regan L, and O'Hern CS. 2020. Analyses of Protein Cores Reveal Fundamental Differences Between Solution and Crystal Structures. Proteins. 1-8. DOI: 10.1002/prot.25884


26. Levine ZA, Okada A, Taranishi K, Langen R, Shea JE. 2019. The Mitochondrial Peptide Humanin Targets, but does not Denature Amyloid Oligomers in Type II Diabetes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. In Press. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b04995. [Front Cover]


25. Wójcik S, Birol M, Rhoades E, Miranker AD, Levine ZA. 2018. Targeting the Intrinsically Disordered Proteome using Small Molecule Ligands. Methods in Enzymology. 611, 703-734. DOI: 10.1016/bs.mie.2018.09.036

24. Oi C, Treado JD, Levine ZA, Lim CS, Knecht KM, Xiong Y, O'Hern CS, Regan L. 2018. A threonine zipper that mediates protein‐protein interactions: Structure and prediction. Protein Science. 27 (11), 1969-1977. DOI: 10.1002/pro.3505.


23. Seo S, Lee DW, Ahn JS, Cunha K, Filippidi E, Ju SW, Shin E, Kim BS, Levine ZA, Lins RD, Israelachvili JN, Waite JH, Valentine MT, Shea JE, Ahn BK. 2017. Significant Performance Enhancement of Polymer Resins by Bioinspired Dynamic Bonding. Advanced Materials. 1703026, 1-9. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201703026

22. Sözer EB, Levine ZA, and Vernier PT. 2017. Quantitative Limits on Small Molecule Transport via the Electropermeome — Measuring and Modeling Single Nanosecond Perturbations. Scientific Reports. 7 (57), 1-13. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-00092-0

21. Levine ZA, Shea JE. 2017. Simulations of Disordered Proteins and Systems with Conformational Heterogeneity. Current Opinion in Structural Biology. 43, 95-103. DOI: 10.1016/


20. Das S, Lee BH, Linstadt RTH, Cunha K, Li Y, Levine ZA, Lipshutz BH, Lins RD, Shea JE, Israelachvili JN, Heeger AJ, and Ahn BK. 2016. Molecularly Smooth Self-Assembled Monolayer for High-Mobility Organic Field-Effect Transistors. Nano Letters. 16 (10), 6709–6715. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b03860

19. Levine ZA, Rapp MV, Wei W, Mullen RG, Wu C, Zerze GH, Mittal J, Israelachvili JN, Waite JH, Shea JE. 2016. Surface Force Measurements and Simulations of Mussel-Derived Peptide Adhesives on Wet Organic Surfaces. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113 (16), 4332-4337. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1603065113

18. Levine ZA, DeNardis NI, Vernier PT. 2016. Molecular Dynamics Interactions of Phospholipids and Hydrocarbons Between Silicon Electrodes. Langmuir. 32 (11), 2808-2819. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b04090

17. Vernier PT, Levine ZA. 2016. Biological Responses. Bioelectrics. Edited by Akiyama H and Heller R. ISBN: 978-4-431-56095-1. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-56095-1.


16. Levine ZA, Larini L, LaPointe NE, Feinstein SC, Shea JE. 2015. Regulation and Aggregation of Intrinsically Disordered Peptides. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112 (9), 2758-2763. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1418155112

15. Zerze GH, Mullen RG, Levine ZA, Shea JE, Mittal J. 2015. To what extent does surface hydrophobicity dictate peptide folding and stability near surfaces? Langmuir. 31 (44), 12223-12230. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b03814 (GHZ, RGM, and ZAL share first-authorship)

14. Levine ZA, Fischer SA, Shea JE, and Pfaendtner J. 2015. Trp-Cage Folding on Organic Surfaces. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 119 (33), 10417-10425. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b04213

13. Shea JE, Levine ZA. 2015. Studying the Early Stages of Protein Aggregation Using Replica Exchange Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Protein Amyloid Aggregation: Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology). Edited by David Eliezer. ISBN: 978-1493929771. Humana Press

12. Vernier PT, Levine ZA, Ho MC, Xiao S, Semenov I, Pakhomov A. 2015. Picosecond and Terahertz Perturbation of Interfacial Water and Electropermeabilization of Biological Membranes. Journal of Membrane Biology. 1-11. DOI: 10.1007/s00232-015-9788-7

11. Kohler S, Levine ZA, García-Fernández MA, Ho MC, Vernier PT, Leveque P, Arnaud-Cormos D. 2015. Electrical analysis of cell membrane poration by an intense nanosecond pulsed electric field, using an atomistic-to-continuum method. Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (IEEE), 63 (6), 2032,2040 DOI: 10.1109/TMTT.2015.2418764


10. Levine ZA, Venable RM, Watson MC, Lerner MG, Shea JE, Pastor RW, Brown FLH. 2014. Determination of Biomembrane Bending Moduli in Fully Atomistic Simulations. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136 (39), 13582-13585. DOI: 10.1021/Ja507910r


9. Ho MC, Casciola M, Levine ZA, Vernier PT. 2013. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Ion Conductance in Field-Stabilized Nanoscale Lipid Electropores. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 117 (39), 11633-11640. DOI: 10.1021/jp401722g

8. Romeo S, Wu YH, Levine ZA, Gundersen MA, Vernier PT. 2013. Water influx and cell swelling after nanosecond electropermeabilization. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1828(8), 1715-1722. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2013.03.007

7. Ho MC, Levine ZA, Vernier PT. 2013. Nanoscale, Electric Field-Driven Water Bridges in Vacuum Gaps and Lipid Bilayers. Journal of Membrane Biology, 246(11), 793-801. DOI: 10.1007/s00232-013-9549-4

6. Tokman M, Lee JH, Levine ZA, Ho MC, Colvin ME, Vernier PT. 2013. Electric Field-Driven Water Dipoles: Nanoscale Architecture of Electroporation. PLoS ONE, 8:e61111. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061111


5. Vernier PT, Levine ZA, Gundersen MA. 2012. Water Bridges in Electropermeabilized Phospholipid Bilayers. Proc. of the IEEE. 101, 494-504. DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2012.2222011

4. Levine ZA, Vernier PT. 2012. Calcium and Phosphatidylserine Inhibit Lipid Electropore Formation and Reduce Pore Lifetime. Journal of Membrane Biology. 245, 599-610. DOI: 10.1007/s00232-012-9471-1


3. Knecht V, Levine ZA, Vernier PT. 2010. Electrophoresis of neutral oil in water. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 352(2), 223-231. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2010.07.002 [Cover Article]

2. Levine ZA, Vernier PT. 2010. Life Cycle of an Electropore: Field-Dependent and Field-Independent Steps in Pore Creation and Annihilation. Journal of Membrane Biology. 236(1), 27-36. DOI: 10.1007/s00232-010-9277-y


1. Vernier PT, Levine ZA, Wu YH, Joubert V, Ziegler MJ, Mir LM, Tieleman DP. 2009. Electroporating Fields Target Oxidatively Damaged Areas in the Cell Membrane. PLoS ONE, 4(11), e7966. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007966

Conference Proceedings and e-Chapters


3. Levine ZA. 2017. Lipid Electropore Lifetime in Molecular Models. Handbook of Electroporation. Edited by D. Miklavcic. ISBN 978-3-319-32887-4. Springer. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-32886-7_86.

2. Levine ZA. 2017. Effects of Heterogeneous Membranes and Electrolytes on Electropore Formation. Handbook of Electroporation. Edited by D. Miklavcic. ISBN 978-3-319-32887-4. Springer. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-32886-7_87.


1. Kohler S., Ho M, Levine ZA, Vernier PT, Leveque P, Arnaud-Cormos D. 2014. Electrical analysis of cell membrane poration induced by an intense nanosecond pulsed electric field, using an atomistic-to-continuum method. IEEE Microwave Symposium.