Battelle Fellow
Battelle Fellow


Jim De Yoreo is a Battelle Fellow at PNNL and an Affiliate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and of Chemistry at the University of Washington. He received his Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University in 1985. Following post-doctoral work at Princeton University, he became a member of the technical staff at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 1989, where he held numerous positions including Director of the Biosecurity and Nanosciences Laboratory and Deputy Director of the Laboratory Science and Technology Office. He joined Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 2007 where he served as Deputy and Interim Director of the Molecular Foundry. He previously served as Chief Scientist for Materials Synthesis and Simulation Across Scales at PNNL. De Yoreo is a member of the MRS, APS, ACS and the AACG. He is an Editor for Bioinspired Materials, Associate Editor in Chief for Frontiers of Materials Science, and a member of the AACG Executive Committee. He has served as President and Board Member of the MRS and on committees for the National Academy of Sciences, the Department of Energy, and Congress. De Yoreo's research has spanned a wide range of materials-related disciplines, focusing most recently on in situ AFM and TEM investigations of interactions, assembly, and crystallization in biomolecular and biomineral systems. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Scientists Fellow Award from the Department of Energy Office of Science, the David Turnbull Lectureship of the Materials Research Society (MRS), the Laudise Prize of the International Organization for Crystal Growth (IOCG), and the Crystal Growth Award of the American Association for Crystal Growth (AACG). He is a Fellow of the APS and the MRS and a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the Washington State Academy of Sciences, and the IOCG and AACG Executive Committees.

Research Interest

  • Interactions, self-assembly and crystallization in biomolecular, biomimetic, and nanoparticle systems
  • Biomineralization
  • Crystal nucleation and growth
  • In situ TEM, AFM, and dynamic force microscopy


  • PhD, Cornell University, 1985
  • MS, Cornell University, 1983
  • BS, Colby College, 1978

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Materials Research Society
  • American Physical Society
  • American Association for Crystal Growth
  • American Chemical Society

Awards and Recognitions

  • MRS David Turnbull Lectureship, 2016
  • Member of the Washington State Academy of Sciences, 2015
  • Fellow of the Materials Research Society, 2014
  • AACG Award (American Association for Crystal Growth), 2013
  • Laudise Prize (International Organization for Crystal Growth), 2010
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2007
  • LLNL Science and Technology Award, 2001
  • R&D 100 award: Development of rapid growth process for KDP, 1994
  • Valedictorian, Colby College, Class of 1978
  • Magna Cum Laude, Colby College, 1978
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Colby College, 1977
  • Physics Prize, Colby College, 1977
  • NSF Undergraduate Fellowship, 1977



  • Bard A., X. Zhou, X. Xia, G. Zhu, M.B. Lim, S. Kim, and M.C. Johnson, et al. 2020. "A Mechanistic Understanding of Nonclassical Crystal Growth in Hydrothermally Synthesized Sodium Yttrium Fluoride Nanowires." Chemistry of Materials 32, no. 7:2753-2763. PNNL-SA-147967. doi:10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b04076
  • de Poel W., S. Brugman, K.H. van de Ven, A. Gasseling, J. de Lange, E.R. Townsend, and A.H. Engwerda, et al. 2020. "Organothiol Monolayer Formation Directly on Muscovite Mica." Angewandte Chemie 59, no. 6:2323-2327. PNNL-SA-149556. doi:10.1002/ange.201913327
  • Kerisit S.N., and J.J. De Yoreo. 2020. "Effect of Hydrophilicity and Interfacial Water Structure on Particle Attachment." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124, no. 9:5480-5488. PNNL-SA-149628. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b12053
  • Legg B.A., M.D. Baer, J. Chun, G.K. Schenter, S. Huang, Y. Zhang, and Y. Min, et al. 2020. "Visualization of Aluminum Ions at the Mica Water Interface Links Hydrolysis State-to-Surface Potential and Particle Adhesion." Journal of the American Chemical Society 142, no. 13:6093-6102. PNNL-SA-153730. doi:10.1021/jacs.9b12530
  • Liu L., E. Nakouzi, M.L. Sushko, G.K. Schenter, C.J. Mundy, J. Chun, and J.J. De Yoreo. 2020. "Connecting energetics to dynamics in particle growth by oriented attachment using real-time observations." Nature Communications 11, no. 1:1045. PNNL-SA-148131. doi:10.1038/s41467-020-14719-w


  • Chen Y., N.M. Washton, R.P. Young, A.J. Karkamkar, J.J. De Yoreo, and K.T. Mueller. 2019. "Monitoring solvent dynamics and ion associations in the formation of cubic octamer polyanion in tetramethylammonium silicate solutions." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP 21, no. 9:4717-4720. PNNL-SA-141469. doi:10.1039/C8CP07521B
  • Cui W., X. Zhang, C.I. Pearce, Y. Chen, S. Zhang, W. Liu, and M.H. Engelhard, et al. 2019. "Cr(III) adsorption by cluster formation on boehmite nanoplates in highly alkaline solution." Environmental Science & Technology 53, no. 18:11043-11055. PNNL-SA-143650. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b02693
  • Deng N., A.G. Stack, J. Weber, B. Cao, J.J. De Yoreo, and Y. Hu. 2019. "Organic-Mineral Interfacial Chemistry Drives Heterogeneous Nucleation of Sr-Rich (Bax, Sr1-x)SO4 from Undersaturated Solution." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). 116, no. 27:13221-13226. PNNL-SA-147742. doi:10.1073/pnas.1821065116
  • Jiao F., X. Wu, T. Jian, S. Zhang, H. Jin, P. He, and C. Chen, et al. 2019. "Hierarchical Assembly of Peptoid-Based Cylindrical Micelles Exhibiting Efficient Resonance Energy Transfer in Aqueous Solution." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 58, no. 5:12223-12230. PNNL-SA-148211. doi:10.1002/anie.201904598
  • Liu L., M.L. Sushko, E.C. Buck, X. Zhang, L. Kovarik, Z. Shen, and J. Tao, et al. 2019. "Revisiting the Growth Mechanism of Hierarchical Semiconductor Nanostructures: The Role of Secondary Nucleation in Branch Formation." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 10, no. 21:6827-6834. PNNL-SA-147896. doi:10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b02110
  • Soltis J.A., M.E. McBriarty, O. Qafoku, S.N. Kerisit, E. Nakouzi, J.J. De Yoreo, and E.S. Ilton. 2019. "Can Mineral Growth by Oriented Attachment Lead to Incorporation of Uranium(VI) into the Structure of Goethite?." Environmental Science Nano 6, no. 10:3000-3009. PNNL-SA-145133. doi:10.1039/c9en00779b
  • Zhu G., H. Reiner, H. Colfen, and J.J. De Yoreo. 2019. "Addressing Some of the Technical Challenges Associated with Liquid Phase S/TEM Studies of Particle Nucleation, Growth and Assembly." Micron 118. PNNL-SA-142839. doi:10.1016/j.micron.2018.12.001
  • Zong M., X. Zhang, Y. Wang, X. Huang, J. Zhou, Z. Wang, and J.J. De Yoreo, et al. 2019. "Synthesis of 2D Hexagonal Hematite Nanosheets and the Crystal Growth Mechanism." Inorganic Chemistry 58, no. 24:16727-16735. PNNL-SA-148919. doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b02883


  • Cheng Y., J. Tao, G. Zhu, J.A. Soltis, B.A. Legg, E. Nakouzi, and J.J. De Yoreo, et al. 2018. "Near Surface Nucleation and Particle Mediated Growth of Colloidal Au Nanocrystals." Nanoscale 10, no. 25:11907 - 11912. PNNL-SA-135333. doi:10.1039/c8nr03408g
  • Henzler K., E. Fetisov, M. Galib, M.D. Baer, B.A. Legg, C. Borca, and J.M. Xto, et al. 2018. "Supersaturated calcium carbonate solutions are classical." Science Advances 4, no. 1:eaao6283. PNNL-SA-128147. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aao6283
  • Kim S., J. Mahmood, C. Kim, G. Han, S. Kim, S. Jung, and G. Zhu, et al. 2018. "Defect-Free Encapsulation of Fe0 in 2D Fused Organic Networks as a Durable Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalyst." Journal of the American Chemical Society 140, no. 5:1737-1742. PNNL-SA-133639. doi:10.1021/jacs.7b10663
  • Liu L., S. Zhang, M.E. Bowden, J. Chaudhuri, and J.J. De Yoreo. 2018. "In Situ TEM and AFM Investigation of Morphological Controls during the Growth of Single Crystal BaWO4." Crystal Growth & Design 18, no. 3:1367-1375. PNNL-SA-132351. doi:10.1021/acs.cgd.7b01216
  • Nakouzi E., J.A. Soltis, B.A. Legg, G.K. Schenter, X. Zhang, T. Graham, and K.M. Rosso, et al. 2018. "Impact of Solution Chemistry and Particle Anisotropy on the Collective Dynamics of Oriented Aggregation." ACS Nano 12, no. 10:10114-10122. PNNL-SA-138292. doi:10.1021/acsnano.8b04909
  • Nakouzi E., J.A. Soltis, B.A. Legg, G.K. Schenter, X. Zhang, T.R. Graham, and K.M. Rosso, et al. 2018. "Impact of Solution Chemistry and Particle Anistropy on the Collective Dynamics of Oriented Aggregation." ACS Nano 12, no. 10:10114-10122. PNNL-SA-132757. doi:10.1021/acsnano.8b04909
  • Robertson A.W., G. Zhu, B.L. Mehdi, R.M. Jacobs, J.J. De Yoreo, and N.D. Browning. 2018. "Nanoparticle Immobilization for Controllable Experiments in Liquid-Cell Transmission Electron Microscopy." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 10, no. 26:22801-22808. PNNL-SA-132651. doi:10.1021/acsami.8b03688
  • Shen H., J.A. Fallas, E. Lynch, W.H. Sheffler, B. Parry, N. Jannetty, and J. Decarreau, et al. 2018. "De Novo Design of Self-Assembling Helical Protein Filaments." Science 362, no. 6415:705-709. PNNL-SA-141425. doi:10.1126/science.aau3775
  • Tao J., M.H. Nielsen, and J.J. De Yoreo. 2018. "Nucleation and phase transformation pathways in electrolyte solutions investigated by in situ microscopy techniques." Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science 34. PNNL-SA-135089. doi:10.1016/j.cocis.2018.04.002
  • Tao J., R.J. Fijneman, J. Wan, S. Prajapati, K. Mukherjee, A. Fernandez-Martinez, and J. Moradian-Oldak, et al. 2018. "Control of Calcium Phosphate Nucleation and Transformation through Interactions of Enamelin and Amelogenin Exhibits the “Goldilocks Effect”." Crystal Growth & Design 18, no. 12:7391-7400. PNNL-SA-136440. doi:10.1021/acs.cgd.8b01066
  • Terban M.W., D. Banerjee, S. Ghose, B.K. Medasani, A.K. Shukla, B.A. Legg, and Y. Zhou, et al. 2018. "Early stage structural development of prototypical zeolitic imidazolate framework (ZIF) in solution." Nanoscale 10, no. 9:4291-4300. PNNL-SA-132466. doi:10.1039/C7NR07949D
  • Yan F., L. Liu, T.R. Walsh, Y. Gong, P.Z. El-Khoury, Y. Zhang, and Z. Zhu, et al. 2018. "Controlled synthesis of highly-branched plasmonic gold nanoparticles through peptoid engineering." Nature Communications 9. PNNL-SA-118537. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-04789-2


  • Blue C.R., A.J. Giuffre, S. Mergelsberg, N. Han, J.J. De Yoreo, and P.M. Dove. 2017. "Chemical and physical controls on the transformation of amorphous calcium carbonate into crystalline CaCO3 polymorphs." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 196. PNNL-SA-129795. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.09.004
  • De Yoreo J.J. 2017. "A holistic view of nucleation and self-assembly." MRS Bulletin 42, no. 7:525-531. PNNL-SA-124697. doi:10.1557/mrs.2017.143
  • Hufschmid R.D., C.J. Newcomb, J.W. Grate, J.J. De Yoreo, N.D. Browning, and N. Qafoku. 2017. "Direct visualization of aggregate morphology and dynamics in a model soil organic-mineral system." Environmental Science & Technology Letters 4, no. 5:186-191. PNNL-SA-124132. doi:10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00068
  • Jelavic S., D.J. Tobler, T. Hassenkam, J.J. De Yoreo, S.L. Stipp, and K.K. Sand. 2017. "Prebiotic RNA Polymerisation: Energetics of Nucleotide Adsorption and Polymerisation on Clay Mineral Surfaces." Chemical Communications 53, no. 94:12700-12703. PNNL-SA-132426. doi:10.1039/c7cc04276k
  • Li D., J. Chun, D. Xiao, W. Zhou, H. Cai, L. Zhang, and K.M. Rosso, et al. 2017. "Trends in Mica-Mica Adhesion Reflect the Influence of Molecular Details on Long-Range Dispersion Forces Underlying Aggregation and Coalignment." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114, no. 29:7537-7542. PNNL-SA-126659. doi:10.1073/pnas.1621186114
  • Lu D., J. Tao, P. Yan, W.A. Henderson, Q. Li, Y. Shao, and M.L. Helm, et al. 2017. "Formation of Reversible Solid Electrolyte Interface on Graphite Surface from Concentrated Electrolytes." Nano Letters 17, no. 3:1602-1609. PNNL-SA-113201. doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b04766
  • Ma X., S. Zhang, F. Jiao, C.J. Newcomb, Y. Zhang, A. Prakash, and Z. Liao, et al. 2017. "Tuning crystallization pathways through sequence-engineering of biomimetic polymers." Nature Materials 16, no. 7:767-774. PNNL-SA-123850. doi:10.1038/nmat4891
  • McBriarty M.E., J.A. Soltis, S.N. Kerisit, O. Qafoku, M.E. Bowden, E.J. Bylaska, and J.J. De Yoreo, et al. 2017. "Trace Uranium Partitioning in a Multi-Phase Nano-FeOOH System." Environmental Science & Technology 51, no. 9:4970-4977. PNNL-SA-123284. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b00432
  • Newcomb C.J., N. Qafoku, J.W. Grate, V.L. Bailey, and J.J. De Yoreo. 2017. "Developing a Molecular Picture of Soil Organic Matter-Mineral Interactions by Quantifying Organo-Mineral Binding." Nature Communications 8. PNNL-SA-121086. doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00407-9
  • Sand K.K., R.W. Friddle, and J.J. De Yoreo. 2017. "Quantifying the free energy landscape between polymers and minerals." Scientific Reports 7, no. 1:Article No. 8663. PNNL-SA-129115. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-09041-3
  • Zhang X., Y. He, M.L. Sushko, J. Liu, L. Luo, J.J. De Yoreo, and S.X. Mao, et al. 2017. "Direction-Specific van der Waals Attraction Between Rutile TiO2 Nanocrystals." Science 356, no. 6336:434-437. PNNL-SA-122696. doi:10.1126/science.aah6902
  • Zhang X., Z. Shen, J. Liu, S.N. Kerisit, M.E. Bowden, M.L. Sushko, and J.J. De Yoreo, et al. 2017. "Direction-Specific Interaction Forces Underlying ZnO Crystal Growth by Oriented Attachment." Nature Communications 8. PNNL-SA-127665. doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00844-6


  • Andersson M.P., S. Dobberschutz, K.K. Sand, D.J. Tobler, J.J. De Yoreo, and S.L. Stipp. 2016. "A Microkinetic Model of Calcite Step Growth." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 55, no. 37:11086-11090. PNNL-SA-122782. doi:10.1002/anie.201604357
  • Chen C., R. Zuckermann, and J.J. De Yoreo. 2016. "Surface-Directed Assembly of Sequence-Defined Synthetic Polymers into Networks of Hexagonally Patterned Nanoribbons with Controlled Functionalities." ACS Nano 10, no. 5:5314-5320. PNNL-SA-116103. doi:10.1021/acsnano.6b01333
  • Cho K., Y. Kim, P. Yang, W. Cai, H. Pan, A.N. Kulak, and J.L. Lau, et al. 2016. "Direct observation of mineral-organic composite formation reveals occlusion mechanism." Nature Communications 7. PNNL-SA-114998. doi:10.1038/ncomms10187
  • De Yoreo J.J., and N. Sommerdijk. 2016. "Investigating Processes of Materials Formation via Liquid Phase and Cryogenic TEM." Nature Reviews: Materials 1, no. 8:Article No. 16035. PNNL-SA-116204. doi:10.1038/natrevmats.2016.35
  • Jiao F., Y. Chen, H. Jin, P. He, C. Chen, and J.J. De Yoreo. 2016. "Self-repair and Patterning of 2D Membrane-like Peptoid Materials." Advanced Functional Materials 26, no. 48:8960-8967. PNNL-SA-119504. doi:10.1002/adfm.201602365
  • Legg B.A., and J.J. De Yoreo. 2016. "The Energetics of Prenucleation Clusters in Lattice Solutions." Journal of Chemical Physics 145, no. 21:Article No. 211921. PNNL-SA-118541. doi:10.1063/1.4964489
  • Shin Y., J. Tao, B.W. Arey, C. Wang, G.J. Exarhos, J.J. De Yoreo, and M.L. Sushko, et al. 2016. "Double epitaxy as a paradigm for templated growth of highly ordered three-dimensional mesophase crystals." ACS Nano 10, no. 9:8670-8675. PNNL-SA-119957. doi:10.1021/acsnano.6b03999


  • De Yoreo J.J., P.U. Gilbert, N. Sommerdijk, R. Penn, S.B. Whitelam, D. Joester, and H. Zhang, et al. 2015. "Crystallization by Particle Attachment in Synthetic, Biogenic, and Geologic Environments." Science 349, no. 6247:Article No. aaa6760. PNNL-SA-111318. doi:10.1126/science.aaa6760
  • Hendley C.T., J. Tao, J.A. Kunitake, J.J. De Yoreo, and L.A. Estroff. 2015. "Microscopy Techniques for Investigating the Control of Organic Constituents on Biomineralization." MRS Bulletin 40, no. 6:480-489. PNNL-SA-108196. doi:10.1557/mrs.2015.98


  • Chen C., J. Qi, J. Tao, R. Zuckermann, and J.J. De Yoreo. 2014. "Tuning calcite morphology and growth acceleration by a rational design of highly stable protein-mimetics." Scientific Reports 4. PNNL-SA-102366. doi:10.1038/srep06266
  • Hamm L.M., A.J. Giuffre, N. Han, J. Tao, D. Wang, J.J. De Yoreo, and P.M. Dove. 2014. "Reconciling disparate views of template-directed nucleation through measurement of calcite nucleation kinetics and binding energies." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111, no. 4:1304-1309. PNNL-SA-106704. doi:10.1073/pnas.1312369111
  • Nielsen M.H., D. Li, H. Zhang, S. Aloni, Y.J. Han, C. Frandsen, and J.M. Seto, et al. 2014. "Investigating Processes of Nanocrystal Formation and Transformation via Liquid Cell TEM." Microscopy and Microanalysis 20, no. 02:425-436. PNNL-SA-106808. doi:10.1017/S1431927614000294
  • Wang D., S.L. Capehart, S. Pal, M. Liu, L. Zhang, P.J. Schuck, and Y. Liu, et al. 2014. "Hierarchical Assembly of Plasmonic Nanostructures using Virus Capsid Scaffolds and DNA Origami Tiles." ACS Nano 8, no. 8:7896-7904. PNNL-SA-101627. doi:10.1021/nn5015819
  • Wang D., S.L. Capehart, S. Pal, M. Liu, L. Zhang, P.J. Schuck, and Y. Liu, et al. 2014. "Hierarchical Assembly of Plasmonic Nanostructures using Virus Capsid Scaffolds on DNA Origami Tiles." ACS Nano 8, no. 8:7896-7904. PNNL-SA-98070. doi:10.1021/nn5015819

Selected Publications


  • Hamm LM, AJ Giuffre, N Han, D Wang, J Tao, JJ De Yoreo,and PM Dove. 2014. "Reconciling disparate views of template-directed nucleation through measurement of calcite nucleation kinetics and binding energies." Proc. Nat'l Acad. Sci. 111:1304-1309.


  • De Yoreo JJ, S Chung, and RW Friddle. 2013. "In situ AFM as a tool for investigating interactions and assembly dynamics in biomolecular and biomineral systems." (Invited Review) Adv. Func. Mat. 23:2525-2538, Inside Cover.

  • De Yoreo JJ. 2013. "Nucleation:  More than one pathway." Nature Materials 12:284.

  • Habraken WJEM, J Tao, LJ Brylka, H Friedrich, AS Schenk, A Verch, PHH Bomans, PM Frederik, J Laven, P van der Schoot, B Aichmayer, G de With, JJ DeYoreo, and NAJM Sommerdijk. 2013. "Ion association complexes unite classical and non-classical theories for the biomimetic nucleation of calcium phosphate." Nature Comm 4:1507. (JJ De Yoreo and NAJM Sommerdijk were co-corresponding authors).

  • Nielsen LC, JJ De Yoreo and DJ Depaolo. 2013. "Co-dependent calcite growth kinetics, inhibition and impurity uptake." Geochim Cosmochim Acta, 115:100-114.

  • Wallace AF, LO Hedges, A Fernandez-Martinez, P Raiteri, S Whitelam, GA Waychunas, JD Gale,JF Banfield, and JJ De Yoreo. 2013. "Microscopic evidence for liquid-liquid separation in supersaturated CaCO3 solutions." Science 341:885-889.


  • Friddle RW, A Noy, and JJ De Yoreo. 2012. "Interpreting the widespread nonlinear force spectra of intermolecular bonds." Proc Nat'l Acad Sci 109:13573-13578.

  • Li D, MH Nielsen, JR Lee, C Frandsen, J Banfield and JJ De Yoreo. 2012. "Direction-specific interactions control crystal growth by oriented attachment." Science 336:1014-1018.

  • Shin SH, S Chung, B Sanii, CR Bertozzi and JJ De Yoreo. 2012. "Direct observation of kinetic traps associated with structural transformations leading to multiple pathways of S-layer assembly." Proc Nat'l Acad Sci 109:12968-12973.


  • Chen CL, J Qi, RN Zuckermann, and JJ De Yoreo. 2011. "Engineered biomimetic polymers as tunable agents for controlling CaCO3 mineralization." J Am Chem Soc Comm 133:5214-5217.

  • Chen CL, K M Bromley, J Moradian-Oldak, and JJ DeYoreo. 2011. "In situ AFM study of amelogenin assembly and disassembly dynamics on charged surfaces provides insights on matrix protein self-assembly." J Am Chem Soc 133:17406-17413.

  • Cho KR, Y Huang, M Plomp, R Qiu, MS Sy, and JJ De Yoreo. 2011. "The formation pathways of β-oligomers and subsequent nonfibrillar aggregates of recombinant human prion proteins." J Am Chem Soc 133:8586-8593.

  • Chung S, JR Felts, D Wang, WP King, and JJ De Yoreo. 2011. "Temperature-dependence of ink transport during thermal dip-pen nanolithography." Appl Phys Lett 99:193101. (Cover article)

  • Friddle RW, K Battle, V Trubetskoy, J Tao, EA Salter, JJ De Yoreo, and A Wierzbicki. 2011. "Single-molecule determination of the face-specific adsorption of amelogenin's c-terminus on hydroxyapatite." Angewandte Chemie Int Ed 50:7541-7545.


  • Chung S, SH Shin, CR Bertozzi, and JJ De Yoreo. 2010. "Self-catalyzed growth of S layers via an amorphous-to-crystalline transition limited by folding kinetics." Proc Nat'l Acad Sci 107:16536-16541.

  • Elhadj S, RM Rioux, MD Dickey, JJ DeYoreo, and GM Whitesides. 2010. "Subnanometer replica molding of molecular steps on ionic crystals." NanoLetters 10:4140-4145. (Research highlight in Nature Materials 9:878 (2010).)

  • Friddle RW, M Weaver, SR Qiu, A Wierzbicki, WH Casey, and JJ De Yoreo. 2010. "Sub-nanometer AFM imaging of peptide--mineral interactions links clustering and competition to acceleration and catastrophe." Proc Nat'l Acad Sci 107:11-15.