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Robert Riehn

Professor

Associate Director of Graduate Programs

Riddick Hall 258B

919-513-0841

https://riehn.wordpress.ncsu.edu

Bio

Professor Riehn received his PhD from Cambridge University in 2003, was a research associate at Princeton University from 2003 to 2006, and joined the NC State Department of Physics as assistant professor in 2006.

Research Description

His research is in biophysics and soft-condensed matter, and deals with the physics of biological molecules in nano-scale environments.

Publications

Complete list of publications

Selected Publications

Functional interplay between SA1 and TRF1 in telomeric DNA binding and DNA–DNA pairing
Jiangguo Lin, Preston Countryman, Haijiang Chen, Hai Pan, Yanlin Fan, Yunyun Jiang, Parminder Kaur, Wang Miao, Gisele Gurgel, Changjiang You, Jacob Piehler, Neil M Kad, Robert Riehn, Patricia L Opresko, Susan Smith, Yizhi Jane Tao, Hong Wang
Nucleic acids research, 44, (2016), doi:10.1093/nar/gkw518

Enhanced electrostatic force microscopy reveals higher-order DNA looping mediated by the telomeric protein TRF2
Parminder Kaur, Dong Wu, Jiangguo Lin, Preston Countryman, Kira C Bradford, Dorothy A Erie, Robert Riehn, Patricia L Opresko, Hong Wang
Scientific reports, 6, (2016), doi:10.1038/srep20513

DNA Brushing Shoulders: Targeted Looping and Scanning of Large DNA Strands
Zubair Azad, Maedeh Roushan, Robert Riehn
Nano Letters, 15 (8), (2015), pp 5641-5646, doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02476

Probing transient protein-mediated DNA linkages using nanoconfinement
Maedeh Roushan, Parminder Kaur, Alena Karpusenko, Preston J Countryman, Carlos P Ortiz, Shuang Fang Lim, Hong Wang, Robert Riehn
Biomicrofluidics, 7, (3), (2014), 034113, doi:10.1063/1.4882775

Near-field enhanced ultraviolet resonance Raman spectroscopy using aluminum bow-tie nano-antenna
Ling Li, Shuang Fang Lim, Alexander A. Puretzky, Robert Riehn, and H. D. Hallen
Applied Physics Letters 101, 11, (2012), doi:10.1063/1.4746747

Fluctuation modes of nanoconfined DNA
Alena Karpusenko, Joshua H. Carpenter, Chunda Zhou, Shuang Fang Lim, Junhan Pan, and Robert Riehn
Journal of Applied Physics, art. no. 024701, (2012), doi:10.1063/1.3675207

Collapse of DNA in ac electric fields
Chunda Zhou, Walter W. Reisner, Rory J. Staunton, Amir Ashan, Robert H. Austin, and Robert Riehn
Physical Review Letters, 106 (24), (2011), art. no. 248103, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.248103

DNA Methylation Profiling in Nanochannels
Shuang Fang Lim, Alena Karpusenko, John J. Sakon, Joseph A. Hook, Tyra A. Lamar, Robert Riehn
Biomicrofluidics, (2011), doi:10.1063/1.3613671

Stretching chromatin through confinement
Diana E. Streng, Shuang Fang Lim, Junhan Pan, Alena Karpusenka and Robert Riehn
Lab on a Chip, 9, (2009), 2772 - 2774, doi:10.1039/b909217j

Single molecule correlation spectroscopy in continuous flow mixers with zero-mode waveguides
D. Liao, P. Galajda, R. Riehn, R. Ilic, J. L. Puchalla, H. G. Yu, H. G. Craighead and R. H. Austin
Optics Express, 16, (2008), 10077-10090, doi:10.1364/OE.16.010077