Faculty Profiles

Stefan Zauscher
Professor in the Department of Chemistry
3385 Fciemas Building, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5360
(919) 660-8963



Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison 1999

M.S., Oregon State University 1992

Cao, Y, Feng, Y, Ryser, MD, Zhu, K, Herschlag, G, Cao, C, Marusak, K, Zauscher, S, and You, L. "Programmable assembly of pressure sensors using pattern-forming bacteria." Nature Biotechnology 35.11 (November 2017): 1087-1093. Full Text

Li, NK, Kuang, H, Fuss, WH, Zauscher, S, Kokkoli, E, and Yingling, YG. "Salt Responsive Morphologies of ssDNA-Based Triblock Polyelectrolytes in Semi-Dilute Regime: Effect of Volume Fractions and Polyelectrolyte Length." Macromolecular rapid communications 38.20 (October 2017). Full Text

Du, K-Z, Tu, Q, Zhang, X, Han, Q, Liu, J, Zauscher, S, and Mitzi, DB. "Two-Dimensional Lead(II) Halide-Based Hybrid Perovskites Templated by Acene Alkylamines: Crystal Structures, Optical Properties, and Piezoelectricity." Inorganic Chemistry 56.15 (August 2017): 9291-9302. Full Text

Tang, L, Navarro, LA, Chilkoti, A, and Zauscher, S. "High-Molecular-Weight Polynucleotides by Transferase-Catalyzed Living Chain-Growth Polycondensation." Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English) 56.24 (June 2017): 6778-6782. Full Text

Tu, Q, Kim, HS, Oweida, TJ, Parlak, Z, Yingling, YG, and Zauscher, S. "Interfacial Mechanical Properties of Graphene on Self-Assembled Monolayers: Experiments and Simulations." ACS applied materials & interfaces 9.11 (March 2017): 10203-10213. Full Text

Feng, Y, Ngaboyamahina, E, Marusak, KE, Cao, Y, You, L, Glass, JT, and Zauscher, S. "Hybrid (Organic/Inorganic) Electrodes from Bacterially Precipitated CdS for PEC/Storage Applications." The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121.7 (February 23, 2017): 3734-3743. Full Text

Yu, Q, Ista, LK, Gu, R, Zauscher, S, and López, GP. "Nanopatterned polymer brushes: conformation, fabrication and applications." Nanoscale 8.2 (January 2016): 680-700. (Review) Full Text

Tkatchenko, AV, Luo, X, Tkatchenko, TV, Vaz, C, Tanavde, VM, Maurer-Stroh, S, Zauscher, S, Gonzalez, P, and Young, TL. "Large-Scale microRNA Expression Profiling Identifies Putative Retinal miRNA-mRNA Signaling Pathways Underlying Form-Deprivation Myopia in Mice." PloS one 11.9 (January 2016): e0162541-. Full Text Open Access Copy

Marusak, KE, Feng, Y, Eben, CF, Payne, ST, Cao, Y, You, L, and Zauscher, S. "Cadmium sulphide quantum dots with tunable electronic properties by bacterial precipitation." Rsc Advances 6.80 (January 2016): 76158-76166. Full Text


Kaholek, M, Lee, WK, Feng, LX, LaMattina, B, Dyer, DJ, and Zauscher, S. "pH, salt, and solvent sensitive polymer brush micro- and nanopatterns fabricated by electron-beam lithography." August 28, 2005.

Abu-Lail, NI, Kaholek, M, Loveless, DM, Craig, SL, and Zauscher, S. "Atomic force microscopy study of reversibly crosslinked polymer brushes." August 28, 2005.

Lee, WK, Kaholek, M, Ahn, SJ, Patra, M, Linse, P, and Zauscher, S. "Progress in fabrication and characterization of nanopatterned polymer brushes." August 28, 2005.

Abulail, NI, Ohashi, T, Clark, R, Erickson, H, and Zauscher, S. "Elasticity of fibronectin fibrils - Insights from the relative unfolding strengths of FN-III domains and GFP." January 2005.

Valiaev, A, Lim, DW, Clark, R, Chilkoti, A, and Zauscher, S. "Mechanics of stimulus-responsive elastin-like polypeptides studied by force spectroscopy." August 22, 2004.

Abu-Lail, NI, Kaholek, M, Lam, Y, LaMattina, B, and Zauscher, S. "Micro-cantilever deflection: A tool for characterizing polymer brush properties and biomolecular recognition events." August 22, 2004.

Kaholek, M, Lee, WK, LaMattina, B, Caster, K, and Zauscher, S. "Preparation and characterization of stimulus-responsive poly(N-isopropyl-acrylamide) brushes and nanopatterns." March 28, 2004.