Faculty Profiles

Michael Rubinstein
Professor of Chemistry
Hudson Hall, Rm. 144, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5365



Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Ge, Ting, and Michael Rubinstein. “Mobility of Polymer-Tethered Nanoparticles in Unentangled Polymer Melts.Macromolecules, vol. 52, no. 4, Feb. 2019, pp. 1536–45. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02138. Full Text

Button, Brian, et al. “Roles of mucus adhesion and cohesion in cough clearance.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 115, no. 49, Dec. 2018, pp. 12501–06. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1811787115. Full Text

Rubinstein, Michael, et al. “Structure of Liquid Coacervates formed by Oppositely Charged Polyelectrolytes.Macromolecules, vol. 51, no. 23, Dec. 2018, pp. 9572–88. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02059. Full Text

Shi, Ran, et al. “Elastic-Plastic Transformation of Polyelectrolyte Complex Hydrogels from Chitosan and Sodium Hyaluronate.Macromolecules, vol. 51, no. 21, Nov. 2018, pp. 8887–98. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01658. Full Text

Ge, Ting, et al. “Nanorheology of Entangled Polymer Melts.Physical Review Letters, vol. 120, no. 5, Feb. 2018, p. 057801. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.120.057801. Full Text

Zhou, Jinsheng, et al. “Enhanced nanochannel translocation and localization of genomic DNA molecules using three-dimensional nanofunnels.” Nature Communications, vol. 8, no. 1, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, Dec. 2017. Crossref, doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00951-4. Full Text

Peters, Brandon L., et al. “Polymers at Liquid/Vapor Interface.” Acs Macro Letters, vol. 6, no. 11, American Chemical Society (ACS), Nov. 2017, pp. 1191–95. Crossref, doi:10.1021/acsmacrolett.7b00466. Full Text

Wagner, Caroline E., et al. “A Rheological Study of the Association and Dynamics of MUC5AC Gels.” Biomacromolecules, vol. 18, no. 11, American Chemical Society (ACS), Nov. 2017, pp. 3654–64. Crossref, doi:10.1021/acs.biomac.7b00809. Full Text

Simon, Joseph R., et al. “Programming molecular self-assembly of intrinsically disordered proteins containing sequences of low complexity.Nature Chemistry, vol. 9, no. 6, June 2017, pp. 509–15. Epmc, doi:10.1038/nchem.2715. Full Text

Jacobson, David R., et al. “Single-stranded nucleic acid elasticity arises from internal electrostatic tension.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 114, no. 20, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, May 2017, pp. 5095–100. Crossref, doi:10.1073/pnas.1701132114. Full Text