Faculty Profiles

Michael Rubinstein
Professor of Chemistry
3377 Fciemas Building, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5365



Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Rubinstein, M, and Papoian, GA. "Polyelectrolytes in biology and soft matter." Soft Matter 8.36 (2012): 9265-9265. Full Text

Zhulina, EB, and Rubinstein, M. "Ionic strength dependence of polyelectrolyte brush thickness." Soft Matter 8.36 (2012): 9376-9376. Full Text

Cai, L-H, Panyukov, S, and Rubinstein, M. "Mobility of Nonsticky Nanoparticles in Polymer Liquids." Macromolecules 44.19 (October 11, 2011): 7853-7863. Full Text

Sheiko, SS, Panyukov, S, and Rubinstein, M. "Bond Tension in Tethered Macromolecules." Macromolecules 44.11 (June 14, 2011): 4520-4529. Full Text

Zhuravlev, PI, Potoyan, DA, Rubinstein, M, and Papoian, GA. "Rigorous Calculation of Free Energy Difference Between Open and Closed States of Adenylate Kinase from Explicit Solvent Molecular Dynamics." Biophysical Journal 100.3 (February 2011): 378a-378a. Full Text

Zhang, W, Lin, M, Winesett, A, Dhez, O, Kilcoyne, ALD, Ade, H, Rubinstein, M, Shafi, KVPM, Ulman, A, Gersappe, D, Tenne, R, Rafailovich, M, Sokolov, J, and Frisch, HL. "The use of functionalized nanoparticles as non-specific compatibilizers for polymer blends." Polymers for Advanced Technologies 22.1 (January 2011): 65-71. Full Text

Dobrynin, AV, Carrillo, J-MY, and Rubinstein, M. "Chains Are More Flexible Under Tension." Macromolecules 43.21 (November 9, 2010): 9181-9190. Full Text

Park, I, Shirvanyants, D, Nese, A, Matyjaszewski, K, Rubinstein, M, and Sheiko, SS. "Spontaneous and Specific Activation of Chemical Bonds in Macromolecular Fluids." Journal of the American Chemical Society 132.35 (September 8, 2010): 12487-12491. Full Text

Zhuravlev, PI, Wu, S, Potoyan, DA, Rubinstein, M, and Papoian, GA. "Computing free energies of protein conformations from explicit solvent simulations." Methods 52.1 (September 2010): 115-121. Full Text

Liu, K, Nie, Z, Zhao, N, Li, W, Rubinstein, M, and Kumacheva, E. "Step-Growth Polymerization of Inorganic Nanoparticles." Science 329.5988 (July 9, 2010): 197-200. Full Text