M. Son, G.S. Schlau-Cohen. “Flipping a protein switch: Carotenoid-mediated quenching in plants.” Chem. 5, 1 (2019).

M. Son, A. Pinnola, S.C. Gordon, R. Bassi, G.S. Schlau-Cohen. “Observation of dissipative chlorophyll-to-carotenoid energy transfer in light-harvesting complex II in membrane nanodiscs.” ChemRxiv. 10.26434/chemrxiv.8156702.v2 (2019).

T. Kondo, J.B. Gordon, A. Pinnola, L. Dall’Osto, R. Bassi, G.S. Schlau-Cohen. “Microsecond and millisecond dynamics in the photosynthetic protein LHCSR1 observed by single-molecule correlation spectroscopy.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 23, 11247 (2019).

A. Aspuru-Guzik et al. “Charting a course for chemistry.” Nature Chem., 11, 286 (2019).

M. Son, A. Pinnola, R. Bassi, G.S. Schlau-Cohen. “The Electronic Structure of Lutein 2 Is Optimized for Light Harvesting in Plants.” Chem, 5, 575 (2019).

S.D. Quinn, S. Srinivasan, J.B. Gordon, W. He, K.L. Carraway III, M.A. Coleman, G.S. Schlau-Cohen. "Single-molecule fluorescence detection of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) in membrane discs." Biochemistry, 58, 285 (2019).

J. Ogren*, A. Tong*, S. Gordon, A. Chenu, Y. Lu, R. Blankenship, J. Cao, G.S. Schlau-Cohen. "Impact of the lipid bilayer on energy transfer kinetics in the photosynthetic protein LH2." Chem Sci, 8, 3095 (2018).

E. Boulais, N. Sawaya, R. Veneziano, A. Andreoni, J. L. Banal, T. Kondo, S. Mandal, S. Lin, G. S. Schlau-Cohen, N. Woodbury, H. Yan, A. Aspuru-Guzik, M. Bathe "Programmed coherent coupling in a synthetic DNA-based excitonic circuit." Nature Mater., 17, 159 (2018).

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J. L. Banal, T. Kondo, R. Veneziano, M. Bathe, G. S. Schlau-Cohen "Photophysics of J-Aggregate-Mediated Energy Transfer on DNA." J Phys Chem Lett, 8, 5827 (2017).  

M. Son, S. Mosquera-Vasquez, G. S. Schlau-Cohen, "Ultrabroadband 2D electronic spectroscopy with high-speed, shot-to-shot detection." Opt Express25, 18950 (2017).

T. Kondo, A. Pinnola, W. J. Chen, L. Dall’Osto, R. Bassi, G. S. Schlau-Cohen, "Single-Molecule Spectroscopy of LHCSR1 Protein Dynamics Identifies Two Distinct States Responsible for Multi-Timescale Photosynthetic Photoprotection." Nature Chem, 9, 772 (2017). 

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T. Kondo, W. J. Chen, G. S. Schlau-Cohen, "Single-Molecule Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Photosynthetic Systems." Chem Rev, 117, 860 (2017).

G. S. Schlau-Cohen, J. Berry, “Photosynthetic fluorescence, from molecule to planet.” Physics Today, 6, 66 (2015).

G. S. Schlau-Cohen, “Principles of light harvesting from single photosynthetic complexes.Interface Focus, 5, 20140088 (2015).


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G. S. Schlau-Cohen, H.Y. Yang, T.P.J. Kruger, P. Xu, M. Gwizdala, R. van Grondelle, R. Croce, W.E. Moerner, “Single-Molecule Identification of Quenched and Unquenched States of LHCII.J Phys Chem Lett, 6, 860 (2015).

E. De Re, G. S. Schlau-Cohen, R. Leverenz, V. Huxter, T. A. Oliver, R. A. Mathies, G. R. Fleming, “Insights Into the Structural Changes Occurring upon Photoconversion in the Orange Carotenoid Protein from Broadband Two Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy.J Phys Chem B, 118, 5382 (2014).

G. S. Schlau-Cohen, Q. Wang, S.D. Bockenhauer, W.E. Moerner, “Single-molecule Spectroscopy of Photosynthetic Proteins in Solution: Exploration of Structure-function Relationships.” Chem Sci, 5, 2933 (2014).

G. S. Schlau-Cohen, Q. Wang, J. Southall, R. J. Cogdell, W.E. Moerner, “Single-molecule Spectroscopy Reveals LH2 Complexes Switch between Emissive States.” Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 110, 10899 (2013).

G. S. Schlau-Cohen, E. De Re, R. J. Cogdell, G. R. Fleming, “Determination of Excited State Energies and Dynamics in the B band of the Bacterial Reaction Center with 2D Electronic Spectroscopy.” J Phys Chem Lett, 3, 2487 (2012).

G. S. Schlau-Cohen, G. R. Fleming, “Structure, Dynamics, and Function in the Major Light-harvesting Complex of Photosystem II.Aust J Chem, 65, 583 (2012).

G. S. Schlau-Cohen, A. Ishizaki, T. R. Calhoun, N. S. Ginsberg, M. Ballottari, R. Bassi, G. R. Fleming, “Elucidation of Timescales and Origins of Quantum Electronic Coherence in LHCII.” Nature Chem, 4, 389 (2012).

G. S. Schlau-Cohen, J. M. Dawlaty, G. R. Fleming, “Ultrafast Multidimensional Spectroscopy: Principles and Applications to Photosynthetic Systems.” IEEE J Sel Top Quant Elect, 18, 283 (2012).

G.R. Fleming, G. S. Schlau-Cohen, K. Amarnath, J. Zaks, “Design Principles of Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting.” Faraday Discuss, 155, 27 (2012). 

G. S. Schlau-Cohen, A. Ishizaki, G. R. Fleming, “Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy and Photosynthesis: Fundamentals and Applications to Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting." Chem Phys, 386, 1 (2011).

G. S. Schlau-Cohen, T. R. Calhoun, N. S. Ginsberg, M. Ballottari, R. Bassi, G. R. Fleming, “Spectroscopic Elucidation of Uncoupled Transition Energies in the Major Photosynthetic Light Harvesting Complex, LHCII." Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 107, 13276 (2010).

A. Ishizaki, T. R. Calhoun, G. S. Schlau-Cohen, G. R. Fleming, “Quantum Coherence and its Interplay with Protein Environments in Photosynthetic Electronic Energy Transfer." Phys Chem Chem Phys, 12, 16291 (2010).

T. R. Calhoun, N. S. Ginsberg, G. S. Schlau-Cohen, Y.-C. Cheng, M. Ballottari, R. Bassi, G. R. Fleming, “Quantum Coherence Enabled Determination of the Energy Landscape in Light Harvesting Complex II." J Phys Chem B, 113, 16291 (2009).

G. S. Schlau-Cohen, T. R. Calhoun, N. S. Ginsberg, E. L. Read, M. Ballottari, R. Bassi, R. van Grondelle, G. R. Fleming, “Pathways of Energy Flow in LHCII from 2D Electronic Spectroscopy." J Phys Chem B, 113, 15352 (2009).

E. L. Read, G. S. Schlau-Cohen, G. S. Engel, T. Georgiou, M. Z. Papiz, G. R. Fleming, “Pigment Organization and Energy Level Structure in Light-Harvesting Complex 4: Insights from Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy." J Phys Chem B, 113, 6495 (2009).

E. L. Read, G. S. Schlau-Cohen, G. S. Engel, R. E. Blankenship, G. R. Fleming, “Visualization of excitonic structure in the Fenna-Matthews-Olson photosynthetic complex by polarization-dependent two-dimensional electronic spectroscopy." Biophys J, 95, 847 (2008).

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