CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Junko Yano

 

 

Present Occupation                     Senior Scientist

Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging Division,

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA

Work Address                              Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

                                                     Mail Stop: 33R0344

                                                                               Berkeley, CA 94720

                                                                               USA

Phone                                           510-486-4366

E-mail                                          [email protected]

 

 

Work Experience

 

Head, Bioenergetics Department                                   Oct 2015 - present

Molecular Physics and Integrated                                 Berkeley, USA

Bioimaging Division    

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

                                   

Senior Scientist                                                             Jun 2015 - present

Molecular Physics and Integrated                                  Berkeley, USA

Bioimaging Division

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 

Staff Scientist                                                                Jul 2010 – May 2015

Physical Biosciences Division                                        Berkeley, USA

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 

Principal Investigator/

User Facility Expert Team Leader                                 Dec 2011 - present

Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis                      Berkeley, USA

                                                  

Scientist                                                                          Oct 2006 – Jun 2010

Physical Biosciences Division                                        Berkeley, USA

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory                                                                      

 

Staff Research Associate                                              Sep 2003 - Sep 2006

Physical Biosciences Division                                        Berkeley, USA

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory                                                                      

 

Post Doctoral Fellow                                                    Apr 2001 - Aug 2003

Physical Biosciences Division                                        Berkeley, USA

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory                                                                     

 

Research Associate                                                      Jul 1993 - Mar 2001

Faculty of Applied Biological Science                          Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima University  

 

Golda Meir Research Fellow                                       Feb 1999 - May 2000

Casali Institute of Applied Chemistry                            Jerusalem, Israel

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem    

 

Educational Qualifications

 

Ph. D. (Science, Physical Chemistry)                                    Mar 1999

Graduate School of Science                                                    Osaka, Japan

Osaka University                                                                   

 

M. Sc.                                                                                       Mar 1993

Graduate School of Biosphere Sciences                               Hiroshima, Japan 

Hiroshima University                                                             

 

B. Sc.                                                                                        Mar 1991

Faculty of Applied Biological Science                                 Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima University                                                             

 

 

Awards / Scholarships

 

Š      Awarded the Program Grant from the Human Frontier Science Program, 2013 (ranked #10 out of 94 proposals, pre-selected from ~700 international applications).

Š      Robin Hill Award, 2007, from the International Society for Photosynthesis Research, award during the 14th International Photosynthesis Congress held in Glasgow, ‘for outstanding investigations into the physical aspects of the photosynthetic process’.

Š      Selected for the Young Investigator Award at the 2003 Photosynthesis Gordon Conference (June, 2003).

Š      Outstanding article award for the technical development of Oil and Fats research (Feb. 2001, Japan)

Š      Received the Golda Meir Fellowship at Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the Casali Institute of Applied Chemistry (Feb. 1999 - May 2000, Israel).

Š     Outstanding article award at the Annual Meeting of American Oil Chemist’s Society (1998, Chicago).  

 

Research Highlights

 

Š       Published online June 12 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal. A highlight in LBNL with  the title “Researchers Find a Surprise Just Beneath the Surface in Carbon Dioxide Experiment” in http://newscenter.lbl.gov/2017/06/12/new-surprise-chemical-reaction-copper-co2/

Š       Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 102, (2005) 12047-12052. was selected as a Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory Science Highlight in Sep, 2005.

      http://www-ssrl.slac.stanford.edu/research/highlights_archive/psII.html

Š     Our group's research was the subject of an article in LBNL Currents June 11, 2004. http://www.lbl.gov/Publications/Currents/Archive/Jun-11-2004.html

Š   Our group's research was the subject of an article written by Paul Preuss of LBNL, "Spinach, or The Search for the Secret of Life as We Know It" Science Beat Magazine, July 14th. http://www.lbl.gov/Science-Articles/Archive/sb/July-2004/2_spinach.html

 

Synergistic Activities

 

Š       SSRL/LCLS organizing symposium on ‘In situ Catalysis with Advanced X-ray Methods’, 2016.

Š       Member of the DOE Council on Chemical and Biochemical Sciences, 2015 – present.

Š       JCAP North Institutional Science Advisory Committee member, 2014 – present.

Š       Organizer, Western Photosynthesis Conference, Asilomar, CA, 2011 – 2013.

Š       SSRL Users Organization Executive Committee member, 2009 – 2011.

Š       Visiting Scholar, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, 2007-2009.

This position was for easy access to the facilities of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, and for the development of advanced X-ray spectroscopic methods such as single crystal X-ray spectroscopy and time-resolved X-ray spectroscopy. I have been collaborating closely with scientists at SSRL to develop these methods.

Š       Visiting lecturer, Ibaraki Univ. Japan, 2012 – 2013.

Š        Reviewer of beamtime proposals for Stanford Synchrotron Light Sources, Advanced Light Sources, and journals (Biochemistry, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, JACS, Inorg. Chem., Nature Methods, etc.), and research grants (DOE BES, EFRC, Swiss National Research Foundation, etc.)

Š       Other Experience and Professional Memberships

Member of American Chemical Society

Member of International Society of Photosynthesis Research

Member of Material Research Society

 
Invited Talks

 

2017

The 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr), Aug. 21-28, 2017, Hyderabad, India, ‘X-ray crystallography and X-ray spectroscopy of metalloenzymes using drop-on-tape method’

Gordon Research Conference, photosynthesis, July 12-17, 2016, MA, USA ‘'X-ray crystallography and X-ray spectroscopy of the water oxidation reaction in Photosystem II'’

'In situ and Operando Characterization of CO2RR catalysts using Soft and Hard X-RAY Spectroscopy', Next Generation Electrochemistry, June 26 - 30, Chicago, IL, 2017.

Photosynthesis symposium 'Molecular Mechanism of Photosynthesis' June 14, 2017. Berkeley, CA.

2017 MRS Spring Meeting, April 17 - 21, 2017, Phoenix, AZ, 'In situ and Operando Characterization of CO2RR catalysts using Soft and Hard X-RAY Spectroscopy'

4th Ringberg Workshop on Structural Biology, Schloss Ringberg, Germany, Feb. 8 -11, 2017, ‘X-ray crystallography and X-ray spectroscopy of metalloenzymes’.

Probing Dynamic Processes in Soft Materials Using Advanced Light Sources – a MaRIE workshop, July 25-27, 2016, Santa Fe, NM, ‘X-ray crystallography and X-ray spectroscopy for studying metalloenzymes using XFELs’.

26th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Marconi Conference Center, Marshall, CA, Jan 2017, ‘Following the Water Oxidation Reaction of Photosystem II with Crystallography and X-ray Spectroscopy at XFELs’.

 

2016

Department Seminar, NIST, Dec. 16, Okazaki, Japan ‘X-ray Crystallography and X-ray Spectroscopy of Photosystem II Using a Femtosecond X-ray Laser’.

The International Symposium of Quantum Beam Science at Ibaraki University, Nov. 18-20, 2016, Ibaraki, Japan, ‘Biological Xray spectroscopy combined with crystallography at XFEL’.

Symposium on developing serial crystallography life-science at XFEL sources. Nov. 17, 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden, ‘X-ray Crystallography and X-ray Spectroscopy of Photosystem II Using a Femtosecond X-ray Laser’.

SRL/LCLS annual users meeting, Oct. 6, 2016, Menlo Park, USA. Chair and Organizer of the session ‘In situ Catalysis with Advanced X-ray Methods’.

LCLS-HE workshop, Menlo Park, CA, USA. Sept. 26-27, 2016, ‘Opportunities in Photosynthesis Research at LCLS-II-HE’.

International conference on dynamic pathways in multidimensional landscapes, Sept. 12-16, 2016, Berlin, Germany ‘Biological Xray spectroscopy combined with crystallography at XFEL’.

Faraday Discussion: Ultrafast Imaging of Photochemical Dynamics, Edinburg, UK Aug. 31 - Sept. 2, 2016 ‘Towards Characterization of Photo-Excited Electron Transfer and Catalysis in Natural and Artificial Systems Using XFELs’.

17th International Congress of Photosynthesis. Maastricht, The Netherlands, Aug. 7-12, 2016 Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation Reaction in Photosystem II’.

Probing Dynamic Processes in Soft Materials Using Advanced Light Sources – a MaRIE workshop, July 25-27, 2016, Santa Fe, NM, ‘X-ray crystallography and X-ray spectroscopy for studying metalloenzymes using XFELs’

Gordon Research Conference, Metal Cofactors, June 12-17, 2016, Stonehill College, MA, USA Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation Reaction in Photosystem II’.

79th Harden Conference: Oxygen Evolution and Reduction - Common Principles, April 16-20, 2016, Innsbruck, Austria ‘Water Oxidation Reaction in Photosystem II studied by X-ray Crystallography and X-ay Spectroscopy’.

The Spring 2016 National ACS Meeting in San Diego, CA, March, 2016, ‘X-ray Crystallography and Spectroscopy for Studying Metalloenzymes using XFELs’.

 

25th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Tabernash, Colorado, Jan 2016, ‘Taking Snapshots of Water Oxidation Reaction in Photosystem II’.

 

2015

Pacifichem, Dec. 2015, Honolulu, USA, ‘X-ray spectroscopy combined with crystallography for studying water oxidation reaction in Photosystem II at XFEL’.

Janelia Conference ‘Challenges in Crystallography’, Oct. 2015, Ashburn, VA, USA, ‘Water oxidation reaction catalyzed by the Mn4CaO5 cluster in Photosystem II’.

Carnegie Mellon Univ., Chemistry Department seminar, Pittsburg, PA, USA, Oct. 2015, ‘Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation using Femtosecond Pulses from an X-ray Free  Electron Laser’.

LCLS users meeting workshop, Oct. 2015, Menlo Park, CA, USA, ‘Simultaneous XRD/XES’ in Hybrid method workshop, ‘Water Oxidation Reaction in Natural Photosynthesis‘ in Protein Dynamics workshop.

1st Solar Fuel, April 2015, Uppsala, Sweden, ‘Water Oxidation Reaction in Photosystem II’.

HEXAGONE Meeting, Sendai, Japan, April 2015, ‘X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Biological Molecules: Water Oxidation Reaction Catalyzed by the Mn4CaO5 Cluster in Photosystem II’.

4th Ultrafast Dynamic Imaging of Matter Conference, March 8-12, 2015, Grinderwart, Switzerland, ‘X-ray Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy Combined with Crystallography at XFELs: Water oxidation reaction catalyzed by the Mn4CaO5 cluster in Photosystem II’.

ALS seminar, March 2015. ‘X-ray Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy Combined with Crystallography at XFELs’

Bioscience Area Review, LBNL, Berkeley, Jan. 2015, ‘From Natural to Artificial Photosynthesis’.

2nd International BioXFEL Conference, Puerto Rico, Jan14-16, 2015, ‘Biological X-ray Spectroscopy Combined with Crystallography at XFELs‘.

BESSY II from Pico to Femto workshop on Time-resolved studies, Jan 26-27 2015, Berlin-Adlershof, Germany, ‘Water Oxidation in Natural Photosynthesis’.

 

2014

The 15th RIES-Hokudai International Symposium, Sapporo, Japan Dec. 2014, Ashburn, VAAlliance workshop of five research institutes in Japan, Kyusyu Univ., Japan, Nov. 2014 ‘Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation using Femtosecond Pulses from an X-ray Free Electron Laser’.

Alliance workshop of five research institutes in Japan, Kyusyu Univ., Japan, Nov. 2014 ‘Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation using Femtosecond Pulses from an X-ray Free Electron Laser’.

UC Berkeley Chemistry Department Physical Chemistry Seminar, Nov. 2014 ‘Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation: X-ray Spectroscopy and Crystallography’.

Caltech Chemistry Department Seminar Nov. 2014, ‘Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation: X-ray Spectroscopy and Crystallography’ Pacific  Coast Catalysis Society Meeting, Stanford, Sept. 2014 ‘Water Oxidation in Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis’.

GRC Photosynthesis discussion leader presentation, Vermont, Aug. 2014 ‘New Approaches and Radical Re-Engineering of Photosynthesis: Re-Engineering Biological Enzymes to Exploit Their Catalytic Feat’.

International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 2014, Montreal, Canada, Aug. 2014 ‘Water Oxidation in Natural Photosynthesis’.

SSRL DOE triennial review, Menlo Park, CA June, 2014 ‘Water Oxidation Reaction Catalyzed by the Mn4CaO5 Cluster in Photosystem II’.

TSRC Protein Dynamics Workshop, Les Houches, France, Apr 2014 ‘Water Oxidation Reaction Catalyzed by the Mn4CaO5 Cluster in Photosystem II’.

1st Ringberg Workshop on Structural Biology with FELs, Ringburg, Germany, Feb. 2014 ‘Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation: X-ray Spectroscopy and Crystallography’.

Photon Science Seminar, SLAC, Menlo Park, CA USA, Feb, 2014. ‘Photosynthetic Water Oxidation Catalyzed by the Mn4CaO5 cluster in Photosystem II: X-ray spectroscopy and X-ray Crystallography’.

Fusion Conference ‘Molecules and Materials for Artificial Photosynthesis’, Cancun, Mexico Feb. 2014 ‘Water Oxidation Reaction in Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis’.

GRC Metals in Biology, Ventura, CA, USA Jan. 2014 ‘Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation: Towards Time-Resolved X-ray Spectroscopy and Crystallography’.

2013

UC Davis Biophysics seminar, Davis, CA, USA, Oct. 2013 ‘Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation: Towards Time-Resolved X-ray Spectroscopy and Crystallography’.

International Symposium of Spectroscopy, Osaka, Japan Nov. 2013 ‘X-ray Spectroscopy Study of Natural Photosynthetic Water Oxidation’.

International Symposium for the 70th Anniversary of the Tohoku Branch of the Chemical Society of Japan, Sendai, Japan, Sept. 2013 ‘Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation: Towards Time-Resolved X-ray Spectroscopy and Crystallography’.

246th ACS meeting, Indianapolis, IN, USA, Sept. 2013 ‘Water Oxidation Reaction in Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis’.

26th Bioinorganic Chemistry Summer seminar, Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan Aug. 2013 ‘X-ray spectroscopy of metalloproteins’.

16th International Congress of Photosynthesis Research, St. Louis, MO, USA Aug 2013,   ‘Geometric and Electronic Structure of the Oxygen Evolving Complex of Photosystem II and the Changes During the Catalytic Cycle’.

Telluride Science ‘Protein Dynamics’ Telluride, CO, USA, Aug 2013. ‘Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation: Towards Time-Resolved X-ray Spectroscopy and Crystallography’.

2013 MRS Spring meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Apr. 2013.’Natural Photosynthesis’

22th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Asilomar, CA, USA, Jan. 2013. ‘Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation: Towards Simultaneous Time-resolved X-ray Spectroscopy and Crystallography’.

2012

Next Generation Light Source workshop, ALS, LBNL, Berkeley, CA, USA, Aug. 2012. ‘Time-resolved spectroscopy of multinuclear systems triggered by photo-excitation’.

International Workshop on Solar-Chemical Energy Storage 2012. Sendai, Japan, Jul. 2012, ‘Water oxidation in natural and artificial photosynthesis studies using X-ray spectroscopy’.

27th European Crystallographic Meeting, Bergen, Norway, Aug. 2012. ’ Taking Snapshots of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation: Time-resolved X-ray Spectroscopy and Crystallography’.

Gordon Research Conference, Photosynthesis, Ventura, Jan. 2011. ‘Structure of the Photosynthetic Mn4Ca Cluster Using X-ray Spectroscopy’.

Spring 8, Japan, Feb. 2012. ‘Photosynthesis – Powered by the Sun’.

2011

3rd Canadian Bioinorganic Conference, Perry Sound, Ontario, Canada, May, 2011. ‘Learning from X-ray Spectroscopy and Crystallography - Oxygen evolving complex in Photosystem II’.

XXII Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography, Madrid, Spain, Aug. 2011. ‘Radiation Damage and Mn Metalloproteins’.

Asia-Oceania Photophysiology conference, Nara, Japan, Sept. 2011. ‘Water oxidation in Photosynthesis’.

ALS Users meeting, Berkeley, USA, Oct. 2011. ‘Joint Center For Artificial Photosynthesis’.

SSRL workshop, Menlo Park, CA USA, Oct 2011. ‘Water oxidation in Photosynthesis’.

Photon Science Seminar, SLAC, Menlo Park, CA USA, Nov, 2011. ‘Photosynthesis – Powered by the Sun’.

Gordon Research Conference, Solar Fuel, Ventura, Jan, 2011. ‘Structure of the Photosynthetic Mn4Ca Cluster Using X-ray Spectroscopy’.

2010

2010 International chemical congress of pacific basin societies, Dec. 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii. ‘Water splitting catalyst in nature: X-ray emission and absorption spectroscopy’.

SLAC/LBNL bioXFEL workshop, Menlo Park, Oct. 2010. ‘Photosynthetic Water-Splitting and Time-Resolved X-ray Spectroscopy’.

7th International Conference on Inelastic X-ray Scattering, Oct. 2010, Grenoble, ‘France. X-ray emission spectroscopy of the photosynthetic water-splitting catalysts’.

The 48th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society of Japan, Sendai, Japan, Sept. 2010. ‘Radiation Damage in Redox Proteins’.

15th international Congress of Photosynthesis (PS2010), Beijing, China, Aug. 2010, ‘Structure and mechanism of the oxygen-evolving complex’.

15th international Congress of Photosynthesis Satellite meeting, Singapore, Aug. 2010. ‘X-ray spectroscopy of natural and artificial photosynthetic systems’.

37th Biomolecular Science Annual Meeting, Yamaguchi, Japan, June 2010. ‘Structural and Spectroscopic Studies of the Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosystem II’.

2010 MRS Spring meeting, San Francisco, USA. Apr. 2010, ‘X-ray Emission and Absorption Spectroscopy of the Water-Splitting Catalysts in Natural and Artificial Systems’.

2009

Dept. Chemistry, UmeĆ University, Sweden, Nov. 2009. ‘X-ray Spectroscopy for Studying Photosynthetic Water-Splitting Reaction’.

Molecular Science of Solar Fuels, Sigtuna, Sweden, Nov. 2009. ‘Structural and Spectroscopic Studies of the Mn4Ca cluster in photosystem II’.

Structural Molecular Biology Summer School, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource Stanford, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA, USA, Sept. 2009. ‘XAS and XES applications – Mn4Ca cluster in Photosystem II as an example’.

International Bioinorganic Chemistry Conference 14 (ICBIC 14), Nagoya, Japan. Jul. 2009. ‘Structural and Spectroscopic Studies of the Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosystem II’.

ICBIC Satellite Meeting, ‘Frontiers in Bioinorganic Chemistry’ Fukuoka, Kyushu University, Japan. Jul. 2009.’X-ray Spectroscopy for Studying Photosynthetic Water-Splitting Reaction’.

ICBIC Satellite Meeting, International Symposium of Biomolecular Science, Mito, Ibaraki University, Japan. Aug. 2009.’Role of ligands and co-factors in the photosynthetic water-splitting reaction’.

Advanced Light Source Seminar Series, Berkeley, CA, June 2009. ‘Photosynthetic Water-Splitting in Photosystem II’.

Symposium of Quantum Biological Molecular Science. Ibaraki University, Mito, Japan, Feb. 2009. ‘X-ray Spectroscopy Techniques for Studying Photosynthetic Water-Splitting Reaction’.

2008

Department of Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Troy, NY, Dec. 2008. ‘Where Water is Oxidized to Oxygen: the Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosystem II’.

66th Pittsburgh Diffraction Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 2008. ‘XAS techniques for studying the structure and mechanism of the photosynthetic water-splitting catalyst’.

University of Paris-Sud, Orsay, France. Oct. 2008. ‘X-ray spectroscopy of the photosynthetic oxygen-evolving complex’.

Gordon Research Conference, Diffraction Methods in Structural Biology, Lewiston, ME, USA, Jul. 2008. ‘Structure of the Photosynthetic Mn4Ca Cluster Using X-ray Spectroscopy’.

Gordon Research Conference, Diffraction Methods in Structural Biology, Lewiston, ME, USA, Jul. 2008. ‘Structure of the Photosynthetic Mn4Ca Cluster Using X-ray Spectroscopy’.

Public Seminar, Ibaraki University, Mito, Japan, May 2008. ‘Life with Sunlight – What We Learn From Photosynthesis’.

Physical Chemistry Seminar, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan, May, 2008. ‘Where Water is Oxidized to Oxygen: the Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosystem II’.

5th Japan-China Crossover Science Symposium (JCCSS5). Mito, Japan, Feb. 2008. ‘Where Water is Oxidized to Oxygen: The Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosystem II’.

17th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Asilomar, CA, USA, Jan. 2008. ‘Structural Changes of the Oxygen-evolving Complex in Photosystem II: Critical Roles of Ligands and Ca2+ Cofactor’.

2007

Ibaraki University, Mito, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Japan, Oct. 2007. ‘Where Water is Oxidized to Oxygen: the Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosystem II’.

Okayama University, Department of Biology, Okayama, Japan, Oct. 2007. ‘Where Water is Oxidized to Oxygen: the Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosystem II’.

ALS User's meeting, ‘Photon-in Photon-out’ Workshop, LBNL, Berkeley, CA, USA. Oct. 2007, ‘Electronic Structure of the Mn4Ca Cluster in the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II Studied by Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering’.

SSRL/LCLS User's meeting, Stanford, CA, USA, Oct. 2007, ‘Structure of the Photosynthetic Mn4Ca cluster using Polarized X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Single-crystal Mn(V) Complexes X-ray Spectroscopy’.

14th International Congress of Photosynthesis, Glasgow, U. K., July 2007. ‘Structure of the Photosynthetic Mn4Ca Cluster Using X-ray Spectroscopy’.

Robin Hill Award Presentation, 14th International Congress of Photosynthesis, Glasgow, U. K., July 2007. ‘The Mn4Ca Cluster in PS II’.

1st Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada. May 2007, ‘Where Water is Oxidized to Oxygen: Structure of the Photosynthetic Mn4Ca Cluster Using X-ray Spectroscopy’.

Macromolecular Crystallography @ PETRA-3, DESY, Hamburg, Germany, April, 2007, ‘X-ray damage to the Mn4Ca cluster in PS II crystal sand the structure of the cluster from single-crystal X-ray spectroscopy’.

2006

Japan-China Crossover Science Symposium – Biochemical Physics, Protein Physics and Chemistry, Signal Transduction, and Bioinorganic Chemistry, Mito, Japan, Oct 2006, ‘Where Water is Oxidized to Oxygen: the Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosystem II’.

16th International Conference on Photochemical Conversion and Storage of Solar Energy, Uppsala, Sweden. July, 2006, ‘Where Water is Oxidized to Oxygen: Structure of the Photosynthetic Mn4Ca Cluster’.

13th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure. Stanford, CA, USA, July 2006, ‘Electronic Structure of the Mn4Ca Cluster in the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II Studied by Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering’.

Dept. Chem., Univ. California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, USA. Jan. 2006, ‘Where Water is Oxidized to Oxygen: the Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosystem II’.

15th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Asilomar, CA, USA, Jan. 2006, ‘Mn4Ca cluster structure of the water-oxidation enzyme studied by polarized X-ray spectroscopy of PS II single crystals’.

2005

Max-Planck Institute, Mulheim, Germany, Sept. 2005, ‘Structure of the Mn4Ca cluster of Photosystem II studied by polarized X-ray absorption spectroscopy’.

Centre d’Etudes Nucleaires, SACLAY, France, Sept. 2005, ‘Structure of the Mn4Ca cluster of Photosystem II studied by polarized X-ray absorption spectroscopy’.

14th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Jan. 2005 Asilomar, CA, USA. ‘Mn4Ca Cluster of the water-oxidation enzyme studied by polarized X-ray spectroscopy of PS II single crystals’.

2004

13th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Jan. 2004 Asilomar, CA, USA. ‘X-ray Spectroscopy of Photosystem II Single Crystals’.

Gordon Research Conference (Photosynthesis), Smithfield, RI, USA. June 2005, ‘Mn4Ca Cluster of the water-oxidation enzyme studied by polarized X-ray spectroscopy of PS II single crystals’.

2003

SSRL (Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory) Annual Meeting, Oct. 2003, Stanford, USA, ‘X-ray Spectroscopy of Photosystem II Single Crystals’.

UC Davis, CA, USA, Sept. 2003,  ‘X-ray Spectroscopy of Photosystem II Single Crystals’.

12th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Asilomar, CA, USA. Jan. 2003, X- and ‘Q-band EPR Studies of a Single Crystal Binuclear Mn Complex Relevant to the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II’.

 

List of Publications

 

h-index: 48, Total number of Citations: 8100 (Google Scholar Citations, July, 2017)


2017

Favaro, M.; Drisdell, W. S; Marcus, M. A.; Gregoire, J. M.; Crumlin, E. J.; Haber, J. A.; Yano, J., (2017) An Operando Investigation of (Ni-Fe-Co-Ce) Ox System as Highly Efficient Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Evolution Reaction, ACS Catalysis, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b03126.

Fuller, F. D., Gul, S., Chatterjee, R., Kern, J., Yachandra, V. K., and Yano, J., Droplet On Tape: Protocol, Protocol Exchange (2017) doi:10.1038/protex.2017.017

Fuller, F. D.; Gul, S.; Chatterjee, R.; Burgie, E. S.; Young, I. D.; Lebrette, H.; Srinivas, V.; Brewster, A. S.; Michels-Clark, T.; Clinger, J. A.; Andi,  B.; Ibrahim, M.; Pastor, E.; de Lichtenberg, C.; Hussein, R.; Pollock, C. J.; Zhang, M.; Stan, C. A.; Kroll, T.; Fransson, T.; Weninger, C.; Kubin, M.; Aller, P.; Lassalle, L.; Bräuer, P.;  Miller,  M. D.; Amin, M.; Koroidov, S.; Roessler, C. G.; Allaire, M.; Sierra, R. G.; Docker, P. T.; Glownia, J. M.; Nelson, S.; Koglin, J. E.; Zhu, D.; Chollet, M.; Song, S.; Lemke, H.; Liang, M.; Sokaras, D.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Zouni, A.; Messinger, J.; Bergmann, U.; Boal, A. K.; Bollinger Jr, M. J.; Krebs, C.; Högbom, M.; Phillips Jr, G. N.; Vierstra, R. D.; Sauter, N. K.; Orville, A. M.; Kern, J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J. (2017) Drop-on-Demand Sample Delivery for Studying Biocatalysts in Action at X-ray Free-Electron Lasers. Nature Methods, doi:10.1038/nmeth.4195.

Favaro, M.; Valero-Vidal, C.; Eichhorn, J.; Toma, F. M.; Ross, P. N.; Yano, J.; Liu, Z.; Crumlin, E. J. Elucidating the Alkaline Oxygen Evolution Reaction Mechanism on Platinum, (2017) J. Materials Chem. A, DOI: 10.1039/C7TA00409E.

2016

Yang, J.; Cooper, J. K.; Toma, F. M.; Walczak, K. A.; Favaro, M.; Beeman, J. W.; Hess, L. H.; Wang, C.; Zhu, C.; Gul, S.; Yano, J.; Kisielowski, C.; Schwartzberg, A.; Sharp, I. D. (2016) A multifunctional biphasic water splitting catalyst tailored for integration with high-performance semiconductor photoanodes, Nature Materials 16, 335–341.

Young, I. D.; Ibrahim, M.; Chatterjee, R.; Gul, S.; Fuller, F. D.; Koroidov, S.; Brewster, A. S.; Tran, R.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Kroll, T.; Michels-Clark, T.; Laksmono, H.; Sierra, R. G.; Stan, C. A.; Hussein, R.; Zhang, M.; H., Douthit, L.; Kubin, M.; de Lichtenberg, C.; Pham, V. L.; Nilsson, H.; Cheah, M. H.; Shevela, D.; Saracini, C.; Bean, M. A.; Seuffert, I.; Sokaras, D.; Weng, T. C.; Pastor, E.; Weninger, C.; Fransson, T.; Lassalle, L.; Bräuer, P.; Aller, P.; Docker, P. T.; Andi, B.; Orville, A. M.; Glownia, J. M.; Nelson, S.; Sikorski, M.; Zhu, D.; Hunter, M. S.; Lane, T. J.; Aquila, A.; Koglin, J. E.; Robinson, J.; Liang, M.; Boutet, S.; Lyubimov, A. Y.; Uervirojnangkoorn, M.; Moriarty, N. W.; Liebschner, D.; Afonine, P. V.; Waterman, D. G.; Evans, G.; Wernet, P.; Dobbek, H.; Weis, W. I.; Brunger, A. T.; Zwart, P. H.; Adams, P. D.; Zouni, A.; Messinger, J.; Bergmann, U.; Sauter, N. K.; Kern, J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J. (2016) Structure of Photosystem II and Substrate Binding at Room Temperature. Nature 540, 453-457.

Kroll, T.; Kern, J.; Kubin, M.; Ratner, D.; Gul, S.; Fuller, F. D.; Loechel, H.; Krzywinski, J.; Lutman, A.; Ding, Y.; Dakovski, G. L.; Moeller, S.; Turner, J. J.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Nordlund, D. L.; Rehanek, J.; Weniger, C.; Firsov, A.; Brzhezinskaya, M.; Chatterjee, R.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Sierra, R. G.; Laksmono, H.; Hill, E.; Borovik, A.; Erko, A.; Foehlisch, A.; Mitzner, R.; Yachandra, V. K.*; Yano, J.*; Wernet, P.*; Bergmann, U.* (2016) X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy Using a Self-Seeded Soft X-ray Free-Electron Laser. Opt. Express 24, 22469-22480.

 

Favaro, M.; Jeong, B.; Ross, P. N.; Yano, J.; Hussain, Z.; Liu, Z.; Crumlin, E. J. (2016) Unraveling the electrochemical double layer by direct probing of the solid/liquid interface, Nature Comm. 7, 12695.

Alonso-Mori, R.; Asa, K.; Bergmann, U.; Brewster, A. S.; Chatterjee, R.; Cooper, J. K.; Frei, H. M.; Fuller, F. D.; Goggins, E.; Gul, S.; Fukuzawa, H.; Iablonskyi, D.; Ibrahim, M.; Katayama, T.; Kroll, T.; Kumagai, Y.; McClure, B. A.; Messinger, J.; Motomura, K.; Nagaya, K.; Nishiyama, T.; Saracini, C.; Sato, Y.; Sauter, N. K.; Sokaras, D.; Takanashi, T.; Togashi, T.; Ueda, K.; Weare, W. W.; Weng, T.-C.; Yabashi, M.; Yachandra, V. K.; Young, I. D.; Zouni, A.; Kern, J. F.; Yano, J. (2016 ) Towards Characterization of Photo-Excited Electron Transfer and Catalysis in Natural and Artificial Systems Using XFELS. Faraday Discuss. 194, 621-638.

Chatterjee, R.; Han, G.; Kern, J.; Gul, S.; Fuller, F. D.; Garachtchenko, A.; Young, I. D.; Weng, T.-C.,, Nordlund, D.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Bergmann, U.; Sokaras, D.; Hatakeyama, M.; Yachandra, V. K.*; Yano, J. (2016) Structural changes correlated with magnetic spin state isomorphism in the S2 state of the Mn4CaO5 cluster in the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II. Chem. Sci. 7, 5236-5248. DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00512H.

Sauter, N. K.; Echols, N.; Adams, P. D.; Zwart, P.; Kern, J.; Brewster, A. S.; Koroidov, S.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Zouni, A.; Messinger, J.; Bergmann, U.; Yano, J.; Yachandra, V. K. (2016) No Observable Conformational Changes in PSII, Nature 533, E1-E2, DOI: 10.1038/nature17983.

Hatakeyama, M.; Ogata, K.; Fujii, K.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J.; Nakamura, S. (2016) Structural changes in the S3 state of the oxygen evolving complex in photosystem II, Chem. Phys. Lett. 651, 243-250.

Roessler, C. G.; Agarwal, R.; Allaire, M.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Andi, B.; Bachega, J. F. R.; Bommer, M.; Brewster, A. S.; Browne, M. C.; Chatterjee, R.; Cho, E.; Cohen, A. E.; Cowan, M.; Datwani, S.; Davidson, V. L.; Defever, J.; Eaton, B.; Ellson, R.; Feng, Y.; Ghislain, L. P.; Glownia, J. M.; Han, G.; Hattne, J.; Hellmich, J.; Heroux, A.; Ibrahim, M.; Kern, J.; Kuczewski, A.; Lemke, H. T.; Liu, P.; Majlof, L.; McClintock, W. M.; Myers, S.; Nelsen, S.; Olechno, J.; Orville, A. M.; Sauter, N. K.; Soares, A. S.; Soltis, S. M.; Song, H.; Stearns, R. G.; Tran, R.; Tsai, Y.; Uervirojnangkoorn, M.; Wilmot, C. M.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J.; Yukl, E. T.; Zhu, D.; Zouni, A. (2016) Acoustic Injectors for Drop-on-Demand Serial Femtosecond Crystallography. Structure, 24, 631-640. DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2016.02.007.

Baxter, E. L.; Aguila, L.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Barnes, C. O.; Bonagura, C. A.; Brehmer, W.; Brunger, A. T.; Calero, G.; Caradoc-Davies, T. T.; Chatterjee, R.; Degrado, W. F.; Fraser, J. S.; Ibrahim, M.; Kern, J.; Kobilka, B. K.; Kruse, A. C.; Larsson, K. M.; Lemke, H. T.; Lyubimov, A. Y.; Manglik, A.; McPhillips, S. E.; Norgren, E.; Pang, S. S.; Soltis, S. M.; Song, J.; Thomaston, J.; Tsai, Y.; Weis, W. I.; Woldeyes, R. A.,; Yachandra, V.; Yano, J.; Zouni, A.; Cohen, A. E. (2016) High-Density Grids for Efficient Data Collection from Multiple Crystals. Acta Cryst. D, 72, 2-11, DOI: 10.1107/S2059798315020847.

Sierra, R. G.; Gati, C.; Laksmono, H.; Dao, E. H.; Gul, S.; Fuller, F.; Kern, J.; Chatterjee, R.; Ibrahim, M.; Brewster, A. S.; Young, I. D.; Michels-Clark, T.; Aquila, A.; Liang, M.; Hunter, M. S.; Koglin, J. E.; Boutet, S.; Junco, E. A.; Hayes, B.; Bogan, M. J.; Hampton, C. Y.,; Puglisi, E. V.; Sauter, N. K.; Stan, C. A.; Zouni, A.; Yano, J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Soltis, S. M.; Puglisi, J. D.; DeMirci, H. (2016) Concentric-Flow Electrokinetic Injector Enables Serial Crystallography of Ribosome and Photosystem II. Nat. Methods 13, 59-62, DOI: 10.1038/NMETH.3667.

2015

You, B.; Jiang, N.; Sheng, M.; Gul, S.; Yano, J.; Sun, Y. (2015). High-Performance Overall Water Splitting Electrocatalysts Derived from Cobalt-Based Metal–Organic Frameworks. Chem. Mater., 27, 7636-7642, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b02877.125. 

Yamaguchi, T.; Yano, J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Nihei, Y.; Togashi, H.; Szilagyi, R. K.; Kohzuma, T. (2015) The Allosteric Regulation of Axial/Rhombic Population in a "Type 1" Copper Site: Multi-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic and Density Functional Studies of Pseudoazurin, B. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 88, 1642-1652, DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20150225.

You, B.; Jiang, N.; Sheng, M. L.; Drisdell, W. S. ; Yano J.; Sun, Y. J. (2015) Bimetal-Organic Framework Self-Adjusted Synthesis of Support-Free Nonprecious Electrocatalysts for Efficient Oxygen Reduction, ACS Catal. 5, 7068-7076, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b02325.

Fukushima, T.; Drisdell, W.; Yano J.; Surendranath, Y. (2015) Graphite-Conjugated Pyrazines as Molecularly Tunable Heterogeneous Electrocatalysts, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 10926-10929, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b06737.

Beckwith, M. A.; Ames, W.; Vila, F. D.; Krewald, V.; Pantazis, D. A.; Mantel,C.; Pecaut, J.; Gennari, M.; Duboc, C.; Collomb, M. N.; Yano, J.; Rehr, J. J.;  Neese F.; DeBeer, S. (2015) How Accurately Can Extended X-ray Absorption Spectra Be Predicted from First Principles? Implications for Modeling the Oxygen-Evolving Complex in Photosystem II, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 12815-12834, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b00783.

Kern J.; Yachandra V. K.; Yano J. (2016) Metalloprotein Structures at Ambient Conditions and in Real-Time: Biological Crystallography and Spectroscopy Using X-ray Free Electron Lasers. Curr. Op. Struct. Biol. 34, 87-98, DOI:10.1016/j.sbi.2015.07.014.

Loiudice, A.; Ma, J.; Drisdell, W. S.; Mattox, T. M.; Cooper, J. K.; Thao, T.; Giannini, C.; Yano, J.; Wang, L. W.; Sharp, I. D.; Buonsanti, R. (2015) Band gap Tunability in Sb-alloyed BiVO4 Quaternary Oxides as Visible-Light Absorbers for Solar Fuel Applications, Adv. Material, 27, 6733-6740.

Suseno, S.; McCrory, C. C.; Tran, R.; Gul, S.; Yano, J.; Agapie, T. (2015). Molecular MixedMetal Manganese Oxido Cubanes as Precursors to Heterogeneous Oxygen Evolution Catalysts. Chem. Eur. J., 21, 13420-13430, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201501104.

Lohmiller, T.; Shelby, M. L.; Long, X.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J., (2015) Removal of Ca(2+) from the Oxygen-Evolving Complex in Photosystem II Has Minimal Effect on the Mn4O5 Core Structure: A Polarized Mn X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Study. J. Phys. Chem. B Jun 3. 119 (43), pp 13742–13754.

Cooper, J.; Gul, S.; Lindley, S. A.; Yano, J.; Zhang, J. Z. (2015) Tunable Photoluminescent Core/Shell Cu(+)-Doped ZnSe/ZnS Quantum Dots Codoped with Al(3+), Ga(3+), or In(3.). ACS Adv. Mat. Interfaces, 7, 10055-10066.

Ibrahim, M.; Chatterjee, R.; Hellmich, J.; Tran, R.; Bommer, M.; Yachandra, V.; Yano, J.*;  Kern, J.; Zouni, (2015) A. Improvements in Serial Femtosecond Crystallography of Photosystem II by Optimizing Crystal Uniformity Using Microseeding Procedures, Structural Dynamics 2, 041705.

Ahn, H. S.; Yano, J.; Tilley, T. D. (2015) Water Oxidation by Cobalt Centers on Various Oxide Surfaces: TheEffects of Oxide Surface Acidity and Oxygen Atom Affinity on Catalysis, ACS Catalysis, 5, 2573–2576.

Gul, S.; Ng, J. W. D.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Kern, J.; Sokaras, D.; Anzenberg, E.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Gorlin, Y.; Weng, T. C.; Zwart, P. H.; Zhang, J. Z.; Bergmann, U.; Yachandra, V. K.; Jaramillo, T. F.; Yano, J.  (2015) Simultaneous detection of electronic structure changes from two elements of a bifunctional catalyst using wavelength-dispersive X-ray emission spectroscopy and in situ electrochemistry, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 8901-8912.

Gupta, R.; Taguchi, T.; Kaiser-Lassalle, B.; Bominaar, E. L.; Yano, J.; Hendrich, M. P.; Borovik, A. S. (2015) High Spin Mn–Oxo Complexes and their Relevance to the Oxygen Evolving Complex within Photosystem II, Proc. Natl, Acad. Sci. USA, 112, 5319-5324.

Cooper, J. K.; Gul, S.; Toma, F. M.; Chen, L.; Liu. Y-S. ; Guo, J.; Ager, J. W.; Yano, J.; Sharp, I.D. (2015) Indirect Bandgap and Optical Properties of Monoclinic Bismuth Vanadate, J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 2969–2974.

Van Allsburg, K. M.; Anzenberg, E.; Drisdell, W.; Yano, J.; Tilley T. D. Oxygen-atom transfer chemistry and thermolytic properties of a di-tert-butylphosphate-ligated Mn4O4 cubane, Chemistry - A European Journal 21, 4646-4654.

Haber, J. A.; Anzenberg, E.; Yano, J.*; Kisielowski, C. F.*; Gregoire, J. M.* (2015) Multiphase Nanostructure of a Quinary Metal Oxide Electrocatalyst Reveals a New Direction for OER Electrocatalyst Design, Adv. Energy Mater. 2015, 1402307.

Martin-Diaconescu, V.; Gennari, M.; Gerey, B.; Tsui, E.; Kanady, J.; Tran, R.; Pécaut, J.; Manganas, D.; Krewald, V.; Gouré, E.; Duboc, C.; Yano, J.; Agapie, T.; Collomb, M. N.; DeBeer, S. (2015) Ca K-edge XAS as a probe of calcium centers in complex systems, Inorg. Chem. 54, 12831292.

2014

Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Merki, D.; Vrubel, H.; Gul, S.; Yachandra, V. K.; Hu, X.; Yano, J.* (2014) Evidence from in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy for the involvement of terminal disulfide in the reduction of protons by an amorphous molybdenum sulfide electrocatalyst, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 314-321.

Jiang, N.; Bogoev, L.; Popova, M.; Gul, S.; Yano, J.; Sun, Y. (2014) Electrodeposited nickel-sulfide films as competent hydrogen evolution catalysts in neutral water, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 19407-19414.

Cooper, J. K.; Gul, S.; Toma, F. M.; Chen, L.; Glans, P. A.; Guo, J. H.; Ager, J. W.; Yano, J.; Sharp, I.D. (2014) Electronic structure of monoclinic BiVO4, Chem. Materials 26, 5365-5373.

Lattimer, J. R. C.; Blakemore, J. D.; Sattler, W.; Gul, S.; Chatterjee, R.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J.; Brunschwig, B. S.; Lewis, N. S.; Gray, H. B.  (2014) Assembly, characterization, and electrochemical properties of immobilized metal bipyridyl complexes on silicon(111) surfaces, Dalton Trans., 43, 15004-15012.

Kern, J.; Tran, R.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Koroidov, S.; Echols, N.; Hattne, J.; Ibrahim, M.; Gul, S.; Laksmono, H.; Sierra, R. G.; Gildea, R. J.; Han, G.; Hellmich, J.; Lassalle-Kaiser B.; Chatterjee, R.; Brewster, A. S.; Stan, C. A.; Glockner, C.; Lampe, A.; DiFiore, D.; Milathianaki, D.; Fry, A. R.; Seibert, M. M.; Koglin, J. E.; Gallo, E.; Uhlig, J.; Sokaras, D.; Weng, T.-C.; Zwart, P. H.; Skinner, D. E.; Bogan, M. J.; Messerschmidt, M.; Glatzel, P.; Williams, G. J.; Boutet, S.; Adams, P. D.; Zouni, A.; Messinger, J.; Sauter, N.K.; Bergmann, U.; Yano, J.*; Yachandra, V. K. (2014) Taking snapshots of photosynthetic water oxidation using femtosecond X-ray diffraction and spectroscopy, Nat. Comm. 4371 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5371.

Yano, J.*; Yachandra, V. (2014) Mn4Ca cluster in photosynthesis: where and how water is oxidized to dioxygen, Chem Rev. 114, 4175-4205.

Kern, J.; Hattne, J.; Tran, R.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Laksmono, H.; Gul, S.; Sierra, R. G.; Rehanek, J.; Erko, A.; Mitzner, R.; Wernet, P.; Sauter, N. K.; Bergmann, U.; Yachandra, V.; Yano, J.* (2014) The Mn4Ca photosynthetic water-oxidation catalyst studied by simultaneous X-ray spectroscopy and crystallography using an X-ray free-electron laser, Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. B-Biol. Sci. 369, 20130590.

Tran, R.; Kern, J.; Hattne, J.; Koroidov, S.; Hellmich, J.; Alonso-Mori, R. ; Sauter, N. K.; Bergmann, U. ; Messinger, J.; Zouni, A.; Yano, J.*; Yachandra, V. (2014) The Mn4Ca photosynthetic water-oxidation catalyst studied by simultaneous X-ray spectroscopy and crystallography using an X-ray free-electron laser, Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. B-Biol. Sci. 369, 20130324.

Cozzolino, A. F.; Brozek, C. K.; Palmer, R. D.; Yano, J.; Li, M.; Mircea, D. (2014) Ligand Redox Non-innocence in the Stoichiometric Oxidation of Mn2(2,5-dioxidoterephthalate) (Mn-MOF-74), J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136, 3334-3337.

Taguchi, T.; Stone, K. L;. Gupta, R; Kaiser-Lassalle, B.; Yano, J.*; Hendrich, M. P.; Borovik, A.S. (2014) Preparation and properties of an MnIV-hydroxide complex: proton and electron transfer at a mononuclear manganese site and its relationship to the oxygen evolving complex within photosystem II, Chem. Sci., 5 3064-3071.

Xiao, D. J.; Bloch, E.D.; Mason, J. A.; Queen, W.L.; Hudson, M. R.; Planas, N.; Borycz, J.; Dzubak, A. L.; Verma, P.; Lee, K.; Bonino, F.; Crocellą, V.; Yano, J.; Bordiga, S.; Truhlar, D. G.; Gagliardi, L.; Brown, C. M.; Long, J.R. (2014) Oxidation of ethane to ethanol by N2O in a metal–organic framework with coordinatively unsaturated iron(II) sites, Nature Chemistry 6, 590–595

Hattne, J.; Echols, N.; Rosalie T.; Kern, J.; Gildea, R. J.; Brewster, A. S.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Glockner, C.; Hellmich, J.; Laksmono, H.; Sierra, R. G.; A.; Lassalle-Kaiser B.; Lampe, A.; Han, G.; Gul, S.; DiFiore, D.; Milathianaki, D.; Fry, A. R.; Miahnahri, A.; White, E. W.; Schafer, D.; Seibert, M. M.; Koglin, J. E.; Sokaras, D.; Weng, T.-C.; Sellberg, J.; Latimer, M. J.; Glatzel, P.; Zwart, P. H.; Grosse-Kunstleve, R. W.; Bogan, M. J.; Messerschmidt, M.; Williams, G. J.; Boutet, S.; Messinger, J.; Zouni, A.; Yano, J; Bergmann, U.; Yachandra, V. K.; Adams, P. D.; Sauter, N. K. (2014) Accurate macromolecular structures using minimal measurements from X-ray free-electron lasers, Nature Methods, 11, 545-548.

Yang, J.; Walczak, K.; Anzenberg, E.; Yuan, G.; Beeman, J.; Schwartzberg, A.; Lin, Y.; Hettick, M.; Javey, A.; Ager, J. W.; Yano, J.; Frei, F.; Sharp, I. D. (2014) Efficient and Sustained Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation by Cobalt Oxide/Silicon Photoanodes with Nanotextured Interfaces, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136, 6191-6194.

Narang, P.; Chen, S.; Coronel, N. C.; Gul, S.; Yano, J.; Wang, L.-W.; Lewis, N. S.; Atwater, H. A. (2014) Bandgap tunability in Zn(Sn,Ge)N2 semiconductor alloys, Advanced Materials, 26, 1235-1241.

 

2013

Service, R. J.; Yano, J.; Dilbeck, P. L.; Burnap, R. L.; Hillier, W.; Debus, R. J. (2013) Participation of glutamate-333 of the D1 polypeptide in the ligation of the Mn4CaO5 cluster in Photosystem II, Biochem. 52, 8452–8464.

Sun, Y.; Liu, C.; Grauer, D. C.; Yano, J.; Long, J. R.; Yang, P.; Chang, C. J. (2013) Electrodeposited cobalt-sulfide catalyst for electrochemical and photoelectrochemical hydrogen generation from water, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 17699−17702.

Ahn H. S.; Yano, J.; Tilley, T. D. (2013) Photocatalytic water oxidation by very small cobalt domains on a silica surface., Energy Environ. Sci. 6, 3080-3087.

Mitzner, R.; Rehanek, J.; Kern, J.; Gul, S.; Hattne, J.; Taguchi, T.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Tran, R.; Weniger, C.; Schröder, H.; Quevedo, W.; Laksmono, H.; Sierra, R. G.; Han, G.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Koroidov, S.; Kubicek, K.; Schreck, S.; Kunnus, K.; Brzhezinskaya, M.; Firsov, A.; Minitti, M. P.; Turner, J. J.; Moeller, S.; Sauter, N. K.; Bogan, M. J.; Nordlund, D.; Schlotter, W. F.; Messinger, J.; Borovik, A.; Techert, S.; de Groot, F. M. F.; Föhlisch, A.; Erko, A.; Bergmann, U.; Yachandra, V. K.; Wernet, P.; Yano, J.* (2013) L-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Dilute Systems Relevant to Metalloproteins Using an X-ray Free-Electron Laser, J. Phys. Chem. Letter, 4, 3641–3647.

Gul, S.; Cooper, J K. Glans, P-A.; Guo, Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J; Zhang, J. Z. (2013) Effect of Al3+ co-doping on the dopant local structure, optical properties, and exciton dynamics in Cu+doped ZnSe nanocrystals, ACS Nano, 7, 8680-8692.

Gloeckner, C.; Kern, J.; Broser, M.; Zouni, A.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J.* (2013), Structural Changes of the Oxygen Evolving Complex in Photosystem II During the Catalytic Cycle, J. Biol. Chem. 288, 22607-22620.

Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Boron, T. T.; Krewald, V.; Kern, J.; Beckwith, M. A.; Schroeder, H.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Weng, T-C.; Sokaras, D.; Neese, F.; Bergmann, U.; Yachandra, V. K.; DeBeer, S.; Pecoraro, V. L.; Yano, J.* (2013) Experimental and Computational X-ray Emission Spectroscopy as a Direct Probe of Protonation States in Oxo-Bridged MnIV-Dimers Relevant to Redox-active Metalloproteins, Inorg. Chem. 52,12915-12922.

Krewald, V.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Boron, T. T.; Pollock, C. J.; Kern, J. F.; Beckwith, M. A.; Yachandra, V. K.; Pecoraro, V. L.; Yano, J.*; Neese, F.; DeBeer, S. (2013) The Protonation states of oxo-bridged MnIV dimers resolved by experimental and computational Mn K pre-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy, Inorg. Chem. 52,12904-12914.

Kanady, J. S.; Tran, R.; Stull, J. A.; Lu, L.; Stich, T. A.; Day, M. W.; Yano, J.; Britt, R. D.; Agapie, T. (2013) Role of oxido incorporation and ligand lability in expanding redox accessibility of structurally related Mn4 clusters, Chem. Sci., 4, 3986-3996.

Krawicz, A.; Yang, J.; Anzenberg, E.; Yano, J.; Sharp, I.; Moore, G. (2013) Photofunctional construct that interfaces molecular cobalt-based catalysts for H2 production to a visible-light-absorbing semiconductor, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 11861-11868.

Kern, J.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Tran, R.; Hattne, J.; Gildea, R. J.; Echols, N.; Glöckner, C.; Hellmich, J.; Laksmono, H.; Sierra, R. G.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Koroidov, S.; Lampe, A.; Han, Guangye; Gul, S.; DiFiore, D.; Milathianaki, D.; Fry, A. R.; Miahnahri, A.; Schafer, D. W.; Messerschmidt, M.; Seibert, M.; Koglin, J. E.; Sokaras, D.; Weng, T.-C.; Sellberg, J.; Latimer, M. J.; Grosse-Kunstleve, R. W.; Zwart, P. H.; White, W. E.; Glatzel, P.; Adams, P. D.; Bogan, M. J.; Williams, G. J.; Boutet, S.; Messinger, J.; Zouni, A.; Sauter, N. K.; Yachandra, V. K.; Bergmann, U.; Yano, J.* (2013) Simultaneous Femtosecond X-ray Spectroscopy and Diffraction of Photosystem II at Room Temperature, Science 340, 491-495.

Tsui, E. Y.; Tran, R.; Yano, J.; Agapie, T. (2013) Redox-inactive metals modulate the reduction potential in heterometallic manganese–oxido clusters, Nature Chemistry 5, 293–299.

Glatzel, P., Schroeder, H., Pushkar, Y., Boron, T., Mukherjee, S., Christou, G., Pecoraro, V. L., Messinger, J., Yachandra, V. K., Bergmann, U., and Yano, J.* (2013) Electronic Structural Changes of Mn in the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II during the Catalytic Cycle, Inorg. Chem., 52, 5642–5644.

Gorlin, Y.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Benck, J. D.; Gul, S.; Webb, S. M.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J.*; Jaramillo, T. F. (2013) In Situ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Investigation of a Bifunctional Manganese Oxide Catalyst with High Activity for Electrochemical Water Oxidation and Oxygen Reduction, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 17526-17535.

Togashi, H.; Yano, J.; Yachandra, V.K.; Kohzuma, T. (2013) X-ray absorption spectroscopy of an unusual plastocyanin from a fern, dryopteris crassirhizoma, Chem. Lett. 42, 89-90.

 

2012

Lacy, D. C.; Park, Y J.; Ziller, J. W.; Yano, J.; Borovik, A. S. (2012) Assembly and Properties of Heterobimetallic CoII/III/CaII Complexes with Aquo and Hydroxo Ligands, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 17526-17535.

Sierra, R. G.; Laksmono, H.; Kern, J.; Tran, R.; Hattne, J.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Glockner, C.; Hellmich, J.; Schafer, D. W.; Echols, N.; Gildea, R. J.; Grosse-Kunstleve, R. W.; Sellberg, J.; McQueen, T. A.; Fry, A. R.; Messerschmidt, M. M.; Miahnahri, A.; Seibert, M. M.; Hampton, C. Y.; Starodub, D.; Loh, N. D.; Sokaras, D.; Weng, T.-C.; Zwart, P. H.; Glatzel, P.; Milathianaki, D.; White, W. E.; Adams, P. D.; Williams, G. J.; Boutet, S.; Zouni, A.; Messinger, J.; Sauter, N. K.; Bergmann, U.; Yano, J.; Yachandra, V. K.; and Bogan, M. J. (2012) Nanoflow electrospinning serial femtosecond crystallography. Acta Cryst. D 68, 1584-1587.

Alonso-Mori, R.; Kern, J.; Gildea, R. J.; Sokaras, D.; Weng, T.-C.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Rosalie, T.; Hattne, J.; Laksmono, H.; Hellmich, J.; Gloeckner, C.; Echols, N.; Sierra, R. G.; Schafer, D. W.; Sellberg, J.; Kenney, C.; Herbst, R.; Pines, J.; Hart, P.; Herrmann, S.; Grosse-Kunstleve, R. W.; Latimer, M. J.; Fry, A. R.; Messerschmidt, M. M.; Miahnahri, A.; Seibert, M. M.; Zwart, P. H.; White, W. E.; Adams, P. D.; Bogan, M. J.; Boutet, S.; Williams, G. J.; Zouni, A.; Messinger, J.; Glatzel, P.; Sauter, N. K. Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J.*; Bergmann, U. (2012) Energy-dispersive X-ray emission spectroscopy using an X-ray free-electron laser in a shot-by-shot mode. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci, U. S. A. 109, 19103-19107.

Kern, J.; Alonso-Mori, R.; Hellmich, J.; Tran, R.; Hattne, J.; Laksmono, H.; Glöckner, C.; Echols, N.; Sierra, R. G.; Sellberg, J.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Gildea, R. J.; Glatzel, P.; Grosse-Kunstleve, R. W.; Latimer, M. J.; McQueen, T. A.; DiFiore, D.; Fry, A. R.; Messerschmidt, M.; Miahnahri, A.; Schafer, D. W.; Seibert, M.; Sokaras, D.; Weng, T.-C.; Zwart, P. H.; White, W. E.; Adams, P. D.; Bogan, M. J.; Boutet, S.; Williams, G. J.; Messinger, J.; Sauter, N. K.; Zouni, A.; Bergmann, U.; Yano, J.*; Yachandra, V. K. (2012) Room temperature femtosecond X-ray diffraction of photosystem II microcrystals, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 109, 9721-9726.

Alonso-Mori, R.; Kern, J.; Sokaras, D.; Weng, T-C.; Nordlund, D.; Tran, R.; Montanez, P.; Delor, J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J.; Bergmann, U. (2012) A multi-crystal wavelength dispersive x-ray spectrometer, Review Sci. Instruments, 83, 073114.

Bediako, D. K; Lassalle-Kaiser, B; Surendranath, Y; Yano, J; Yachandra, V. K.; Nocera, D. G. (2012) J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 6801-6809.

Taguchi, T.; Gupta, R.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Boyce, D. W.; Yachandra, V. K.; Tolman, W. B.; Yano, J.; Hendrich, M. P.; Borovik, A. S. (2012) Preparation and Properties of a Monomeric High-Spin MnV–Oxo Complex, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 1996–1999.

Raboin L.; Yano, J.; Tilley, T. D. (2012) Epoxidation catalysts derived from introduction of titanium centers onto the surface of mesporporous aluminophosphate: Comparisons with analogous catalysts based on mesoporous silica J. Catal. 285, 168.

Mukherjee, S.; Stull, J. A.; Yano, J.; Stamatatos, T. C.; Pringouri, P.; Stich, T. A.; Abboud, K. A.; Britt, R. D.; Yachandra, V. K. Christou, G. (2012) Synthetic model of the asymmetric [Mn3CaO4] cubane core of the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 109, 2257-2262.

Bigi, J. P.; Harman, W. H.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Robles, D. M.; Stich, T. A.; Yano, J.; Britt, R. D.; Chang C. J. (2012) A High-Spin Iron(IV)-Oxo Complex Supported by a Trigonal Nonheme Pyrrolide Platform", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 1536-1542.

 

2011

Soo H. S.; Macnaughtan M. L.; Weare W. W.; Yano, J.; Frei, H. (2011) EXAFS Spectroscopic Analysis of Heterobinuclear TiOMn Charge-Transfer Chromophore in Mesoporous Silica, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 24893-24905.

Tang M. L.; Grauer D. C.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B. Yachandra, V. K., Amirav, L.; Long, J. R.; Yano, J.; Alivisatos, A. P. (2011) Structural and Electronic Study of an Amorphous MoS(3) Hydrogen-Generation Catalyst on a Quantum-Controlled Photosensitizer, Ang. Chem. Int. Ed. 50, 10203.

Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J.* (2011) Calcium in the Oxygen-Evolving Complex: Structural and Mechanistic Role Determined by X-ray Spectroscopy. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B. 104, 51-59.

Yano, J.*; Walker, L. M.; Strickler, M. A.; Service, R. J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Debus, R. J. (2011) Altered Structure of the Mn4ca Cluster in the Oxygen Evolving Complex of Photosystem II by a Histidine Ligand Mutation. J. Biol. Chem. 286, 9257-9267.

Service, R. J.; Yano, J.; McConnell, I.; Hwang, H. J.; Niks, D.; Hille, R.; Wydrzynski, T.; Burnap, R. L.; Hillier, W.; Debus, R. J. (2011) Participation of Glutamate-354 of the CP43 Polypeptide in the Ligation of Manganese and the Binding of Substrate Water in Photosystem II. Biochemistry, 50, 63-81.

 

2010

Kanan M. W.; Yano, J.; Surendranath, Y.; Dinca, M.; Yachandra, V. K., Nocera, D. G. (2010) J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 13692.

Murray, L. J.; Dinca, M.; Yano, J.; Chavan, S.; Bordiga, S.; Brown, C. M.; Long, J. R. (2010) Highly-Selective and Reversible O2 Binding in Cr3(1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylate)2 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 7856-7857.

Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Hureau, C.; Pantazis, D. A.; Pushkar, Y.; Guillot, R.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J.; Neese, F.; AnxolabéhŹre-Mallart, E. (2010) Activation of a water molecule using a mononuclear Mn complex: from Mn-aquo, to Mn-hydroxo, to Mn-oxyl via charge compensation. Energy & Environmental Science, 3, 924-938.

Pushkar, Y.; Long, X.; Glatzel, P.; Brudvig, G. W.; Dismukes, G. C.; Collins, T. J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yano, J.*; Bergmann, U. (2010) Direct Detection of Oxygen Ligation to the Mn4Ca Cluster of Photosystem II by X-ray Emission Spectroscopy. Angew. Chem. Int. ed. 49, 800-803.

 

2009

Smolentsev, S.; Soldatov, A. V.; Messinger, J.; Merz, K.; Weyhermuller, T.; Bergmann, U.; Pushkar, Y.; Yano, J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Glatzel, P. (2009) X-ray Emission Spectroscopy to Study Ligand Valence Orbitals in Mn Coordination Complexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 13161-13167.

Yano, J. *; Yachandra, V. K. (2009) X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy. Special Issue, ‘Basics and Applications of Biophysical Techniques in Photosynthesis and Related Processes’ Photosynth. Res. 102, 241-254..

Tian, L.; Koshland, C. P.; Yano, J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Yu, I. T. S.; Lucas, D. (2009) Carbon-Centered Free Radicals in Particulate matter Emissions from Wood and Coal Combustion. Energy & Fuels, 23, 2523-2526.

 

2008

Yano, J.*; Yachandra, V. K. (2008) Where Water is Oxidized to Dioxygen: Structure of the Photosynthetic Mn4Ca Cluster from X-ray Spectroscopy in ‘Making Oxygen’ Forum Issue of Inorg. Chem. 47, 1711-1726.

Pushkar, Y.; Yano, J.*; Sauer, K; Boussac, A.; Yachandra, V. K. (2008) Structural Changes in the Mn4Ca Cluster and the Mechanism of Photosynthetic Water Splitting. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 105, 1879-1884.

Sauer, K.; Yano, J.*; Yachandra, V. K. (2008) X-ray Spectroscopy of the Photosynthetic Oxygen-Evolving Complex. Coord. Chem. Rev. 252, 318-335.

Yano,  J.; Kern, J.; Pushkar, Y.; Sauer, K.; Glatzel, P.; Bergmann, U.; Messinger, J.; Zouni, A.; Yachandra, V. K. (2008) High-Resolution Structure of the Photosynthetic Mn4Ca Catalyst from X-ray Spectroscopy. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London B. 363, 1139-1147.

Zein, S.; Kulik, L. V.; Yano, J.; Kern, J.; Pushkar, Y.; Zouni, A.; Yachandra, V. K.; Lubitz, W.; Neese, F.; Messinger, J. (2008) Focusing the View on Nature’s Water-Splitting Catalyst. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London B. 363, 1167-1177.

Mishra, A.; Pushkar, Y.; Yano, J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Wernsdorfer, W.; Abboud, K. A.; Christou, G. (2008) Single-Molecule Magnetism Properties of the First Strontium-Manganese Cluster [SrMn14O11(OMe)3(O2CPh)18(MeCN)2]. Inorg. Chem. 47, 1940-1948.

 

2007

Mishra, A.; Yano, J.; Pushkar, Y.; Yachandra, V. K.; Abboud, K. A.; Christou, G. (2007) Heteronuclear MnCa/Sr Model Complexes, and Ca/Sr EXAFS Spectral Comparisons with the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II. Chem. Comm. 1538-1540. LBNL-63425

Yano, J.*;  Robblee, J.; Pushkar, Y.; Marcus, A. M.; Bendix, J.; Workman, J. M.; Collins, T. J.; Solomon, E. I.; DeBeer George, S.; Yachandra, V. K. (2007) Polarized X-ray absorption spectroscopy of single crystal Mn(V) complexes relevant to the oxygen evolving complex of Photosystem II, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129, 12989-13000.

Yano, J.; Pushkar, Y.; Messinger, J.; Bergmann, U.; Glatzel, P.; Yachandra, V. K. (2007) Electronic Structure of the Mn4Ca Cluster in the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II Studied by Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering. American Institute of Physics, XAFS13 Conference Proceedings. 882, 316-318.

Pushkar, Y.; Yano, J.; Glatzel, P.; Messinger, J.; Lewis, A.; Sauer, K.; Bergmann, U.; Yachandra, V. K. (2007) Polarized Range-Extended X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Oriented Photosystem II Membranes in the S1 State. American Institute of Physics, XAFS13 Conference Proceedings. 882, 346-348.

Smolentsev, G.; Soldatov, A. V.; Messinger, J.; Merz, K.; Weyhermuller, T.; Pushkar, Y.; Yano, J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Glatzel, P. (2007) Polarized Range-Extended X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Oriented Photosystem II Membranes in the S1 State. American Institute of Physics, XAFS13 Conference Proceedings. 882, 349-351.

Pushkar, Y.; Yano, J.*; Glatzel, P.; Sauer, K.; Messinger, J.; Bergmann, U.; Yachandra, V. K. (2007) Polarized High-Resolution X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of the Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosystem II Membranes. J. Biol. Chem. 282, 7198-7208.

 

2006

Yano, J.; Kern, J.; Sauer, K.; Latimer, M. J.; Pushkar, Y.; Biesiadka, J.; Loll, B.; Messinger, J.; Zouni, A.; Yachandra, V. K. (2006) Where Water is Oxidized to Oxygen: Structure of the Photosynthetic Mn4Ca Cluster. Science, 314, 821-825.

 

2005

Yano, J.; Pushkar, Y.; Glatzel, P.; Lewis, A.; Sauer, K.; Messinger, J.; Bergmann, U.; Yachandra, V. K. (2005) High-Resolution Mn EXAFS of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex in Photosystem II: Structural Implications for the Mn4Ca Cluster, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127 14974-14975.

Glatzel, P.; Yano, J.; Bergmann, U.; Visser, H.; Robblee, J. H.; Gu, W. de Groot, F. M. D.; Cramer, S. P.; Yachandra, V. K. (2005) Resonant inelastic X-ray scattering (RIXS) spectroscopy at the Mn K absorption pre-edge—a direct probe of the 3d orbitals, J. Phys. Chem. Solids 66 2163–2167.

Yano, J.; Kern, J.; Irrgang, K. D.; Latimer, M. J.; Bergmann, U.; Glatzel, P.; Pushkar, Y.; Biesiadka, J.; Loll, B.; Sauer, K.; Messinger, J.; Zouni, A.; Yachandra, V. K. (2005) X-ray damage to the Mn4Ca complex in single crystals of Photosystem II: A case study for metalloprotein crystallography, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102 12047-12052.

Sauer, K.; Yano, J.*; Yachandra, V. K. (2005) X-ray spectroscopy of the Mn4Ca cluster in the water-oxidation complex of Photosystem II, Photosynth. Res. 85 73-86.

 

2004

Glatzel, P.; Bergmann, U.; Yano, J.; Visser, H.; Robblee, J.; Gu, W.; de Groot, Cramer, F. F. M.; Cramer, S. P.; Yachandra, V. K. (2004) The electronic structure of Mn in oxides, coordination complexes and in the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II studied by resonant inelastic x-ray scattering (RIXS), J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126 9946-9959.

Yano, J.*; Sauer, K.; Girerd, J-J.; Yachandra, V. K. (2004) Single Crystal X-and Q-band EPR Spectroscopy of a Binuclear Mn2(III,IV) Complex relevant to the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 26 7486-7495.

 

2003

Fueredi-Milhofer, H.; Kamishny, A.; Yano, J.; Aserin, A.; Garti, N. (2003) Crystallization of Organic Compounds in Reversed Micelles. III. Solubilization of Aspartame, Langmuir 19 5984-5990.

Hollander, F. F. A.; Boerrigter, S. X. M.; Van De Streek, J.; Bennema, P.; Meekes, H.; Yano, J.; K. Sato (2003) Comparing the Morphology of -n.n.n with '-n.n+2.n and '-n.n.n-2 Triacylglycerol Crystals, .J. Phys. Chem. B 107 5680-5689.

 

2002

Cinco, R. M.; Holman, K.L.M.; Robblee, J. H.; Yano, J.; Pizarro, S. A.; Bellacchio, E.; Sauer, K.; Yachandra, V. K. (2002) Calcium EXAFS Establishes the Mn-Ca Cluster in the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II, Biochemistry 41 12928-12933. K.

 

2001

Sato, K.; Goto, M.; Yano, J.; Honda, K.; Kodali, D. R.; Small, D. M. (2001) Atomic resolution structure analysis of polymorph crystal of a triacylglycerol: 1,2-dipalmitoyl-3-myristoyl-sn-glycerol, J. Lipid Research 42 338-345.

 

2000

Fujiwara; K.; Nagahisa, S.; Yano, J.; Ueno, S.; Sato, K (2000) Kinetics of heterogeneous nucleation of n-alcohol crystals from solution assisted by template thin films of monoacylglycerols and fatty acids, J. Phys. Chem. B 104 8116-8123. 

Yano, J.; Furedi-Milhofer, H.; Wachtel, E.; Garti, N. (2000) Crystallization of organic compounds in reversed micelles. I. Solubilization of amino acids in water-isooctane-AOT microemulsions, Langmuir 16 9996-10004.

Yano, J.; Furedi-Milhofer, H.; Wachtel, E.; Garti, N. (2000) Crystallization of organic compounds in reversed micelles. II. Crystallization of amino acids, Langmuir 16 10005-10014.

Sato, K.; Ueno, S.; Yano, J. (2000) Crystal Growth of Organic Soft Materials in Template-Controlling Systems, J. Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials 2 441-450.

Ueno, S.; Miyazaki, A.; Yano, J.; Furukawa, Y.; Suzuki, M.; Sato, K. (2000) Polymorphism of linoleic acid (cis-9, cis-12-octadecadienoic acid) and -linolenic acid (cis-9, cis-12, cis-15-octadecatrienoic acid), Chem. Phys. Lipids 107 169-178.

Ueno, S.; Miyazaki, A.; Yano, J.; Furukawa, Y.; Suzuki, M.; Sato, K. (2000) Polymorphism of linoleic acid (cis-9, cis-12-octadecadienoic acid) and -linolenic acid (cis-9, cis-12, cis-15-octadecatrienoic acid), Chem. Phys. Lipids 107 169-178.

 

1999

Takiguch, H.; Yano, J.; Nakada, T.; Miyashita, S.; Komatsu, H.; Sato, K. (1999) Control of Polymorphic Occurrence of Behenic Acid Thin Films in Physical Vapor Deposition, J. Cryst. Growth 205 575-583.

Kaneko, N.; Horie, T.; Ueno, S.; Yano, J.; Katsuragi, T.; Sato, K. (1999) Impurity effects on crystallization rates of n-hexadecane in oil-in-water emulsions, J. Cryst. Growth 197 263-270.

Yano, J.; Sato, K.; Kaneko, F.; Small, D. M.; Kodali, D. R. (1999) Structural analyses of polymorphic transitions of sn-1,3-distearoyl-2-oleoylglycerol (SOS) and sn-1,3-dioleoyl-2-stearoylglycerol (OSO): assessment on steric hindrance of unsaturated and saturated acyl chain interactions, J. Lipid Res. 40 140-151.

Ueno, S.; Minato, A.; Yano, J.; Sato, K. (1999) Synchrotron radiation X-ray diffraction study of polymorphic crystallization of SOS from liquid phase, J. Cryst. Growth 198/199 1326-1329.

Boubekri, K.; Yano, J.; Ueno S.; Sato, K. (1999) Polymorphic Transformations in SRS (sn-1,3-distearoyl-2-ricinoleyl glycerol), J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 76 949-955.

Sato, K.; Ueno, S.; Yano J. (1999) Molecular interactions and kinetic properties of fats, Prog. Lipid Res. 3891-116.

Yano, J.; Sato, K. (1999) FT-IR studies on polymorphism of fats: molecular structures and interaction, Food Res. Int., 32 249-259.

 

1998

Takiguchi, H.; Iida, K.; Ueno, S.; Yano J.; Sato K. (1998) Heterogeneous nucleation of n-alcohol crystals from solution assisted by vapor-deposited thin films of fatty acids, J. Cryst. Growth 193 641-647.

Kaneko, F.; Yano, J.; Sato, K. (1998) Diversity in the fatty-acid conformation and chain packing of cis-unsaturated lipids, Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 8 417-425.

Kaneko, F.; Yano, J.; Tsujiuchi, H.; Tashiro, K. (1998) Two martensitic transitions in the opposite directions in pentadecanoic acid, J. Phys. Chem. B, 102 327-330.

Kaneko, F.; Tsujiuchi, H.; Yano, J.; Tashiro, K.; Suzuki, M. (1998) A rapid reversible solid-state transition in the A’ form of pentadecanoic acid, J. Phys. Chem. B, 102 6184-6187.

 

1997

Hodate, Y.; Ueno, S.; Yano, J.; Katsuragi, T.; Tezuka, Y.; Tagawa, T.; Yoshimoto, N.; Sato, K. (1997) Ultrasonic velocity measurement on crystallization rates of palm oil in O/W emulsions, Colloids & Surfaces A, 128 217-224.

Minato, A.; Yano, J.; Ueno, S.; Smith, K.; Sato, K. (1997) FT-IR study on microscopic structures and conformations of POP-PPO and POP-OPO molecular compounds, Chem. Phys. Lipids, 88 63-71.

Yano, J.; Kaneko, F.; Kobayashi, M.; Sato, K. (1997) Structural analyses of triacylglycerol polymorphs with FT-IR techniques: I. Assignments of CH2 progression bands of saturated monoacid triacylglycerols, J. Phys. Chem. B, 101 8112-8119.

Yano, J.; Kaneko, F.; Kobayashi, M.; Kodali, D. R.; Small, D. M.; Sato, K. (1997) Structural analyses of triacylglycerol polymorphs with FT-IR techniques: II.'1-form of 1,2-dipalmitoyl-3-myristoyl-sn-glycerol (PPM), J. Phys. Chem. B, 101 8120-8128.

Minato, A.; Ueno, S.; Yano, J.; Smith, K.; Seto, H.; Amemiya, Y.; Sato, K. (1997) Thermal and structural properties of sn-1,3-dipalmitoyl-2-oleoylglycerol and s sn -1,3-oleoyl-2-palmitoylglycerol binary mixtures examined with synchrotron radiation X-ray diffraction, J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 74 1213-1220.

Sato, K.; Yano, J.; Kawada, I.; Kawano, M.; Kaneko, F.; Suzuki, M. (1997) Polymorphic behavior of gondoic acid and phase behavior of its binary mixtures, J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 74 1153-1159.

Sato, K.; Takiguchi, H.; Ueno, S.; Yano J.; Yase, K. (1997) Crystal growth and control of molecular orientation and poly morphism in physical vapor deposition of long-chain compounds, Advances in the Understanding of Crystal Growth Mechanisms, ed. T.Nishinaga et al., Elsevier, Amsterdam pp.349-363.

 

1996

Minato, A.; Ueno, S.; Yano, J.; Wang, Z. H. Seto, H.; Amemiya, Y.; Sato, K. (1996) Synchrotron Radiation X-ray Diffraction Study on Phase behavior of PPP-POP Binary Mixtures. J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 73 1567-1572.

 

1994

Ueno, S.; Suetake, T.; Yano, J.; Suzuki, M.; Sato, K. (1994) Structure and polymorphic transformations in elaidic acid (trans-9-octadecenoic acid), Chem. Phys. Lipids, 72 27-34.

 

1993

Yano, J.; Ueno, S.; Kaneko, F.; Kobayashi, M.; Arishima. T.; Sagi, N.; Sato, K. (1993) FT-IR study of polymorphic transformations in SOS, POP, and POS, J. Phys. Chem. 97 12967-12973.

 
Book Chapters/Other

Yano, J.; Kern, J.; Yachandra, V. K.; Nilsson, H.; Koroidov, S; Messinger, J. (2014) Light-Dependent Production of Dioxygen in Photosynthesis. in Sustaining Life on Planet Earth: Metalloenzymes Mastering Dioxygen and Other Chewy Gases (Kroneck, P. M. H., and Sosa Torres, M. E. eds.), Springer International, Switzerland. in press.

Yano, J.; Kern, J. ‘Manganese: The Oxygen-Evolving Complex and Models’ in Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, ed. R.A. Scott, John Wiley: Chichester. DOI: 10.1002/9781119951438.eibc0121.pub2. (2012).

Messinger, J.; Noguci, T.; Yano, J. ‘Photosynthetic O2 Evolution’ in RSC Energy and Environment Series No. 5, Molecular Solar Fuels, eds T. J. Wydrzynski and W. Hillier, Royal Society of Chemistry (2012).

Yano, J. Polarized X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of the Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolving Complex, Seibutsu Butsuri, 49, 35-38 (2009).

Yano, J.; Yachandra, V. K. Oxidation State Changes of the Mn4Ca Cluster in Photosystem II Studied by X-ray Absorption, Emission, and Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering Method, J. Japanese Society for Synchrotron Rad. Res., 20 (2007).

Garti, N.; Yano, J. The role of emulsifiers on fat crystallization, in Crystallization and polymorphism of fats and fatty acids, eds. N. Garti and K. Sato, Marcel Dekker Inc. New York, (2001).