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Ramakrishnan S, Kalyna Sundaram RV, Bera M, “Plasma Membrane on a chip” US Provisional Patent, 2023



Bera M, Radhakrishnan A, Coleman J, Kalyana Sundaram RV, Ramakrishnan S, Pincet F, Rothman J,
Synaptophysin Chaperones the Assembly of 12 SNAREpins under each Ready-Release Vesicle
PNAS, 2023 (Preprint)

Thoduvayil S, Weerakkody J, Kalyana Sundaram RV, Topper M, Bera M, Coleman J, Li X, Mariappan M, Ramakrishnan S*,
Rapid Quantification of First and Second Phase Insulin Secretion Dynamics using In vitro Platform for Improving Insulin Therapy
Cell Calcium, 2023

Kalyana Sundaram RV, Chatterjee A, Bera M, Grushin K, Panda A, Li F, Coleman J, Ramakrishnan S, Ernst A, Gupta K, Rothman J, Krishnakumar SS,
Novel Roles for Diacylglycerol in Synaptic Vesicle Priming and Release Revealed by Complete Reconstitution of Core Protein Machinery
PNAS, 2023

Panda A, Giska F, Duncan A, Welch A, Brown C, McAltdster A, Parameswaran H, Coleman J, Ramakrishnan S, Guan L, Krishnakumar S, Sansom M, Rothman JE, Gupta K,
Direct determination of oligomeric organization of integral membrane proteins and lipids from intact customizable bilayer
Nature Methods, 2023
(Cover Article)


Kalyana Sundaram RV, Bera M, Coleman J, Weerakkody JS, Krishnakumar SS, Ramakrishnan S*,
Native Planar Asymmetric Suspended Membrane for Single‐Molecule Investigations: Plasma Membrane on a Chip
Small, 2022
(Cover Article; Featured in Advanced Science News)

Ramakrishnan S, Weerakkody JS,
Suspended Lipid Bilayer: A Versatile Platform for Nextgen Drug Discovery and Biomedical Applications
Accounts of Materials Research, 2022 (Cover Article)

Bera M, Ramakrishnan S, Coleman J, Krishnakumar SS, Rothman JE,
Molecular determinants of complexin clamping and activation function
Elife, 2022


Li F, Kalyana Sundaram RV, Gatta AT, Coleman J, Ramakrishnan S, Krishnakumar, SS, Pincet, F, Rothman, JE,
Vesicle capture by membrane‐bound Munc13‐1 requires self‐assembly into discrete clusters
FEBS letters, 2021


Ramakrishnan S, Bera M; Coleman J, Rothman JE, Krishnakumar SS,
Synergistic roles of Synaptotagmin-1 and complexin in calcium-regulated neuronal exocytosis
Elife, 2020

Heo P; Ramakrishnan S, Coleman, J, Rothman, JE, Fleury, JB, Pincet F,
Highly Reproducible Physiological Asymmetric Membrane with Freely Diffusing Embedded Proteins in a 3D‐Printed Microfluidic Setup
Small, 2019

Ramakrishnan S, Bera M, Coleman J, Krishnakumar SS, Pincet F, Rothman, JE,
Synaptotagmin oligomers are necessary and can be sufficient to form a Ca2+‐sensitive fusion clamp
FEBS letters, 2019

Ramakrishnan S; Fernandez MM, Cloitre T, Agarwal V, Cuisinier FJG; Gergely C
Porous silicon microcavities redefine colorimetric ETDSA sensitivity for ultrasensitive detection of autoimmune antibodies
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2018

Ramakrishnan S,† Gohlke A,† Td F, Coleman J, Xu W, Rothman JE, Pincet F,
High-throughput monitoring of single vesicle fusion using freestanding membranes and automated analysis
Langmuir, 2018

Coleman J, Jouannot O,† Ramakrishnan S,† Zanetti MN, Wang J, Salpietro V, Houlden H, Rothman JE; Krishnakumar SS,
PRRT2 regulates synaptic fusion by directly modulating SNARE complex assembly
Cell reports, 2018

Pápa Z, Ramakrishnan S, Martin M, Cloitre T; Zimányi L, Tóth Z, Gergely C, Budai J,
Elipsometric study of peptide layers–island-like character, depolarization and quasi-absorption
Applied Surface Science, 2017

Ramakrishnan S, Zhu J, Gergely C,
Organic–inorganic interface simulation for new material discoverie
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Molecular Science, 2017

Ramakrishnan S, Estephan E, Martin M, Cloitre T, Gergely C,
Probing the mechanism of material specific peptides for optical biosensors
Bio-MEMS and Medical Microdevices, 2013

Pápa Z,† Ramakrishnan S,† Martin M, Cloitre T, Zimányi L, Márquez J, Budai J, Tóth Z, Gergely C,
Interactions at the peptide/slicon surfaces: evidence of peptide multilayer assembly
Langmuir, 2016

Ramakrishnan S, Jebors S, Martin M, Cloitre T, Agarwal V, Mehdi A, Martinez J, Subra G, Gergely C,
Engineered adhesion peptides for improved silicon adsorption
Langmuir, 2015

Ramakrishnan S, Martin M, Cloitre T, Firlej L, Gergely C,
Design rules for metal binding biomolecules: understanding of amino acid adsorption on platinum crystallographic facets from density functional calculations
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2015

Ramakrishnan S, Martin M, Cloitre T, Firlej L, Gergely C,
Molecular mechanism of selective binding of peptides to silicon surface
Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 2014

Ramakrishnan S, Martin M, Cloitre T, Firlej L, Cuisinier F, Gergely C,
Insights on the facet specific adsorption of amino acids and peptides toward platinum
Journal of chemical information and modeling, 2013

Salehi H, Middendorp E, Végh AG, Ramakrishnan S, Gergely C, Cuisinier FJG.
Detection of apoptosis caused by anticancer drug pactdtaxel in MCF-7 cells by confocal Raman microscopy
SPIE, 2013.

Salehi H, Middendorp E, Panayotov I, Dutilleul PY; Vegh, AG, Ramakrishnan S, Gergely C, Cuisinier FJG,
Confocal Raman data analysis enables identifying apoptosis of MCF-7 cells caused by anticancer drug paclitaxel
Journal of biomedical optics, 2013