Publications

2013

R. C. Guerrero-Ferreira, E. R. Wright. “Zernike phase contrast cryo-electron tomography of whole bacterial cells.” Journal of Structural Biology. 2013 Sept 25.


G. Kiss, X. Chen, M. A. Brindley, P. Campbell, A. L. Afonso, J. M. Holl, R. C. Guerrero-Ferreira, L. A. Byrd-Leotis, J. Steel, D. A. Steinhauer, R. K. Plemper, D. F. Kelly, P. W. Spearman, E. R. Wright. “Capturing Enveloped Viruses On Affinity Grids For Downstream Cryo-Electron Microscopy Applications.” Microscopy and Microanalysis. 2013 Nov 26: 1-11.


C. Xu, R. Liu, A. Mehta, R. C. Guerrero-Ferreira, E. R. Wright, S. Dunin-Horkawicz, K. Morris, L. Serpell, X. Zuo, J. Wall, V. P. Conticello. "Rational Design of Helical Nanotubes from Self-assembly of Coiled-coil Lock Washers." Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2013; 135 (41): 15565-15578.


M. A. Brindley, R. Suter, I. Schestak, G. Kiss, E. R. Wright, R. K. Plemper. “A Stabilized Headless Measles Virus Attachment Protein Stalk Efficiently Triggers Membrane Fusion.” Journal of Virology. 2013; 87 (21): 11693-11703.


N. J. Davis, Y. Cohen, S. Sanselicio, C. Fumeaux, S. Ozaki, J. Luciano, R. C. Guerrero-Ferreira, E. R. Wright, U. Jenal, P. H. Viollier. “De- And Re-Polarization Mechanism Of Flagellar Morphogenesis During A Bacterial Cell Cycle.” Genes and Development. 2013; 27 (18): 2049-2062.



2012

Y. Ding, Z. Liu, S Desai, Y. Zhao, H. Liu, L.K. Pannell H. Yi, E.R. Wright, L.B. Owen, W. Dean-Colomb, O. Fodstad, J. Lu, S.P. Ledoux, G.L. Wilson, M. Tan. “Receptor tyrosine kinase ErbB2 translocates into mitochondria and regulates cellular metabolism.” Nature Communications. 2012; 3: 1271.


M. Hellerstein, Y. Xu, T. Marino, S. Lu, H. Yi, E. Wright, H. Robinson. “Co-expression of HIV-1 virus-like particles and granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor by GEO-D03 DNA vaccine.” Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. 2012; 8: 1654 – 1658.


G. I. Yucelen, D. Y. Kang, R. C. Guerrero-Ferreira, E. R. Wright, H. W. Beckham, S. Nair. “Shaping single-walled metal oxide nanotubes from precursors of controlled curvature.” Nano Letters. 2012; 12(2): 827-32.



2011
R. C. Guerrero-Ferreira, P. H. Viollier, B. Ely, J. S. Poindexter, M. Georgieva, G. J. Jensen, E. R. Wright. “Alternative mechanism for bacteriophage adsorption to the motile bacterium Caulobacter crescentus.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 2011; 108 (24): 9963-9968.


Highlighted:

July 25, 2011: American Society for Microbiology Small Things Considered “The Microbe Blog”


In brief: Phage biology. Nature Reviews Microbiology. 2011 Aug 15; 9(8): 561.



2010

D. Y. Kang, J. Zang, E. R. Wright, A. L. McCanna, C. W. Jones, S. Nair. “Dephydration, Dehydroxylation, and Rehydroxylation of single-walled aluminosilicate nanotubes.” ACS Nano, 2010 Aug 24; 4(8): 4897-4907.


R. E. Sallach, W. Cui, F. Balderrama, A. W. Martinez, J. Wen, C. A. Haller, J. V. Taylor, E. R. Wright, R. C. Long Jr, E. L. Chaikof. “Long-term biostability of self-assembling protein polymers in the absence of covalent crosslinking.” Biomaterials. 2010; 31(4): 779-791.



2008

E. Lee, B. P. Fahimian, C. V. Iancu, C. Suloway, G. E. Murphy, E. R. Wright, D. Castaño-Díez, G. J. Jensen, J. Miao. “Radiation dose reduction and image enhancement in biological imaging through equally-sloped tomography.” Journal of Structural Biology, 2008; 164 (2): 221-227.



2007
C. V. Iancu, W. F. Tivol, J. B. Schooler, D. P. Dias, G. P. Henderson, G. E. Murphy, E. R. Wright, Z. Li, Z. Yu, A. Briegel, L. Gan, Y. He and G. J. Jensen. “Electron cryotomography sample preparation using the Vitrobot.” Nature: Protocols. 2007; 1: 2813-2819.


E. R. Wright*, J. B. Schooler*, H. J. Ding, C. Kieffer, C. Fillmore, W. I. Sundquist, and G. J. Jensen. “Electron Cryotomography of Immature HIV-1 Reveals the Structure of the CA and SP1 Domains of Gag.” The EMBO Journal. 2007; 26 (8): 2218-2226.



2006
C. Iancu, E. R. Wright, B. Heymann, G. J. Jensen. “A Comparison of Liquid Nitrogen and Liquid Helium as Potential Cryogens for Electron Cryotomography.” Journal of Structural Biology. 2006; 153 (3): 231–240.


E. R. Wright*, C. Iancu*, W. Tivol, and G. J. Jensen. “Observations on the Behavior of Vitreous Ice at ~82 and ~12 K.” Journal of Structural Biology. 2006; 153 (3): 241–252.



2005

C. Iancu*, E. R. Wright*, J. Benjamin, W. Tivol, D. P. Dias, G. E. Murphy, R. C. Morrison, J. B. Heymann, and G. J. Jensen. “A ‘Flip-flop’ Rotation Stage for Routine Dual-axis Electron Cryotomography.” Journal of Structural Biology. 2005; 151 (3): 288–297.


K. Nagapudi, B. S. Thomas, J. Ok-Park, M. Sreenivasarao, E. R. Wright, V. P. Conticello, E. L. Chaikof. “Viscoelastic and Mechanical Behavior of Recombinant Protein Elastomers.” Biomaterials. 2005; 26 (23): 4695–4706.


K. Nagapudi, W. T. Brinkman, J. Leisen, B. S. Thomas, E. R. Wright, C. Haller, R. P. Apkarian, V. P. Conticello, E. L. Chaikof. “Protein-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers.” Macromolecules. 2005; 38 (2): 345–354.



2003
R. P. Apkarian, E. R. Wright, V. A. Seredyuk, S. Eustis, L. A. Lyon, V. P. Conticello, and F. M. Menger. “In-Lens Cryo-High Resolution Scanning Electron Microscopy: Methodologies for Molecular Imaging of Self-Assembled Organic Hydrogels.” Microscopy and Microanalysis. 2003; 9 (4): 286-295.


E. R. Wright, V. P. Conticello, and R. P. Apkarian. “Morphological Characterization of Elastin-Mimetic Block Copolymers Utilizing Cryo- and Cryoetch-HRSEM.” Microscopy and Microanalysis. 2003; 9 (3): 171-182.



2002
F. M. Menger, V. A. Seredyuk, R. P. Apkarian, and E. R. Wright. “Colloidal Assemblies of Branched Geminis Studied by Cryo-etch-HRSEM.” Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2002; 124 (42): 12408-12409.


E. R. Wright, V. P. Conticello. “Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers Derived from Elastin-Mimetic Polypeptide Sequences.” Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. 2002; 54 (8): 1057-1073.


E. R. Wright, R. A. McMillan, A. Cooper, R. P. Apkarian, and V. P. Conticello. “Thermoplastic Elastomer Hydrogels via Self-Assembly of an Elastin-Mimetic Triblock Polypeptide.” Advanced Functional Materials. 2002; 12 (2): 149-154.



Review Articles

2013

R. C. Guerrero-Ferreira and E. R. Wright. “Cryo-Electron Tomography of Bacterial Viruses.” Virology. 2013; 435 (1): 179 – 186.


2012

E. R. Wright and P. W. Spearman. “Unraveling the Structural Basis of HIV-1 Neutralization.” Future Microbiology. 2013; 7 (11): 1251 – 1254.


2010
E. R. Wright. Commentary: Correlative Structural Biology: How to Investigate the Fine Details of Viral Structure.
Viruses. 2010; 2 (1): 107-110.



Book Chapters Authored

2013

  1. C.J. Szymanski, H. Yi, J. L. Liu, E. R. Wright, and C. K. Payne. Imaging Intracellular Quantum Dots: Fluorescence Microscopy and Transmission Electron Microscopy. Methods in Molecular Biology. 2013; 1026: 21-33.


  1. J.M. Holl, and E. R. Wright. The Use of SEM to Explore Viral Structure and Trafficking. Scanning Electron        

    Microscopy for the Life Sciences. 2013; 99-114.


2010
J. Liu, E. R. Wright, and H. Winkler. 3D Visualization of HIV Virions by Cryoelectron Tomography.
Methods in

    Enzymology. 2010; 483: 267-290.



Patents

“Plastic and Elastic Protein Copolymers.” E. L. Chaikof, K. Nagapudi, W. T. Brinkman, V. P. Conticello, R. A.

    McMillan, E. R. Wright, S. C. Payne. U.S. and International Provisional Patent Application.



In the news

Highlighted by the Georgia Research Alliance with the slideshow: ‘Peering Into Hidden Spaces.’


Microscopy core is scientist’s legacy (Emory Report, October 2008).