• Tian Li, Sylvia Xin Li, Weiqing Kong, Chaoji Chen, Emily Hitz, Chao Jia, Jiaqi Dai, Xin Zhang, Robert Briber, Zuzanna Siwy, Mark Reed and Liangbing Hu
    A nanofluidic ion regulation membrane with aligned cellulose nanofibers Sciences Advances (2019)
    doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aau4238


  • Chih-Yuan Lin, Cody Combs, Yen-Shao Su, Li-Hsien Yeh, and Zuzanna Siwy
    Rectification of Concentration Polarization in Mesopores Leads To High Conductance Ionic Diodes and High Performance Osmotic Power JACS (2019)
    doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b13497


  • Elif Turker Acar, Steven F. Buchsbaum, Cody Combs, Francesco Fornasiero and Zuzanna S. Siwy
    Biomimetic potassium-selective nanopores Science Advances (2019)
    doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aav2568


  • Yinghua Qiu, Zuzanna S. Siwy, and Meni Wanunu.
    Abnormal Ionic Current Rectification Caused by Reversed Electroosmotic Flow under Viscosity Gradients across Thin Nanopores Analytical Chemistry (2018)
    doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b04225


  • Laura Mayne, Chih-Yuan Lin, Steven D.R. Christie, Zuzanna Siwy, and Mark Platt.
    The Design and Characterization of Multifunctional Aptamer Nanopore Sensors ACS Nano (2018)
    doi: 10.1021/acsnano.8b01583


  • Joseph Martinez, David Ashby, Cheng Zhu, Bruce Dunn, Lane A Baker, and Zuzanna Siwy.
    Probing Ion Current in Solid-Electrolytes at the Meso- and Nanoscale Faraday Discussions (2018)
    doi: 10.1039/C8FD00071A


  • Claire Gilpin, David Darmon, Zuzanna S. Siwy, and Craig Martens.
    Information Dynamics of a Nonlinear Stochastic Nanopore System Entropy (2018)
    doi: 10.3390/e20040221


  • Elif Turker Acar, Preston Hinkle, and Zuzanna S. Siwy.
    Concentration-Polarization-Induced Precipitation and Ionic Current Oscillations with Tunable Frequency J. Phys. Chem. C (2018)
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b12265


  • Chih-Yuan Lin, Li-Hsien Yeh, and Zuzanna S. Siwy.
    Voltage-Induced Modulation of Ionic Concentrations and Ion Current Rectification in Mesopores with Highly Charged Pore Walls J. Phys. Chem. Lett (2018)
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b03099


  • Timothy Plett, Mya Le Thai, Josslyn Cai, Ivan Vlassiouk, Reginald M. Penner, and Zuzanna S. Siwy.
    Ion Transport in Gel and Gel-Liquid Systems for LiClO4-doped PMMA at the Meso- and Nanoscales Nanoscale (2017)
    doi: 10.1039/C7NR06719D


  • Preston Hinkle, Trisha M. Westerhof, Yinghua Qiu, David J. Mallin, Matthew L. Wallace, Edward L. Nelson, Peter Taborek, and Zuzanna S. Siwy
    A hybrid resistive pulse-optical detection platform for microfluidic experiments
    Scientific Reports (2017)
    doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-10000-1


  • Yinghua Qiu and Zuzanna S. Siwy
    Probing Charges on Solid-Liquid Interfaces with the Resistive-Pulse Technique
    Nanoscale (2017)
    doi: 10.1039/C7NR03998K


  • Zuzanna S. Siwy, and Francesco Fornasiero
    Improving on aquaporins
    Science (2017)
    doi: 10.1126/science.aao2440

    Perspective on the article:

    Ramya H. Tunuguntla, Robert Y. Henley, Yun-Chiao Yao, Tuan Anh Pham, Meni Wanunu, and Aleksandr Noy Enhanced water permeability and tunable ion selectivity in subnanometer carbon nanotube porins
    Science (2017)
    doi: 10.1126/science.aan2438

  • Yinghua Qiu, Rachel A. Lucas, and Zuzanna S. Siwy
    Viscosity and Conductivity Tunable Diode-like Behavior for Meso- and Micropores
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett (2017)
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b01804


  • Yinghua Qiu, Anna Dawid, and Zuzanna S. Siwy
    Experimental Investigation of Dynamic Deprotonation/Protonation of Highly Charged Particles
    J. Phys. Chem. C (2017)
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b01919


  • Timothy S. Plett, Wenjia Cai, Mya Le Thai, Ivan V. Vlassiouk, Reginald M. Penner, and Zuzanna S. Siwy.
    Solid-State Ionic Diodes Demonstrated in Conical Nanopores
    J. Phys. Chem. C (2017)
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b00258


  • Stefan Howorka and Zuzanna Siwy.
    Nanopores and Nanochannels: From Gene Sequencing to Genome Mapping
    ACS Nano (2016)
    doi: 10.1021/acsnano.6b07041


  • Crystal Yang, Preston Hinkle, Justin Menestrina, Ivan V. Vlassiouk, and Zuzanna S. Siwy
    Polarization of Gold in Nanopores Leads to Ion Current Rectification
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2016)
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b01971
  • JPhysChemLett_2016_0

  • Yinghua Qiu, Chih-Yuan Lin, Preston Hinkle, Timothy S. Plett, Crystal Yang, Jenu Varghese Chacko, Michelle A. Digman, Li-Hsien Yeh, Jyh-Ping Hsu, and Zuzanna S. Siwy, Highly Charged Particles Cause a Larger Current Blockage in Micropores Compared to Neutral Particles
    ACS Nano (2016)
    doi: 10.1021/acsnano.6b03280
  • ACSnano_2016_2

  • P Ramirez,Vicente Gomez,Javier Cervera,Saima Nasir,Mubarak Ali,Wolfgang Ensinger,Zuzanna Siwy and Salvador Mafe, Voltage-controlled current loops with nanofluidic diodes electrically coupled to solid state capacitors
    RSC Advances (2016)
    doi: 10.1039/C6RA08277G
  • Yinghua Qiu, Ivan Vlassiouk, Yunfei Chen, and Zuzanna S. Siwy, Direction Dependence of Resistive-Pulse Amplitude in Conically Shaped Mesopores
    Anal. Chem. (2016)
    doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b00796
  • Analchem_2016

  • Tuan Anh Pham, Golam S. M. Mortuza, Brandon C. Wood, Edmond Y Lau, Tadashi Ogitsu, Steven F. Buchsbaum, Zuzanna S. Siwy, Francesco Fornasiero, and Eric Schwegler, Salt Solutions in Carbon Nanotubes: The Role of Cation-p Interactions
    J. Phys. Chem. C (2016)
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b12245
  • JPCC_2016

  • Yinghua Qiu, Ivan Vlassiouk, Preston Hinkle, Maria Eugenia Toimil-Molares, Alex J. Levine, and Zuzanna S. Siwy, Role of Particle Focusing in Resistive-Pulse Technique: Direction-Dependent Velocity in Micropores
    ACS Nano (2016)
    doi: 10.1021/acsnano.5b07709
  • ACSNano_2016

  • Lucia D'Accolti, Nunzio Denora, Gianluigi La Piana, Domenico Marzulli, Zuzanna S. Siwy, Caterina Fusco, and Cosimo Annese Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of a Valinomycin Analog Bearing a Pentafluorophenyl Active Ester Moiety
    J. Org. Chem. (2015)
    doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b02219
  • JOC_2015

  • T. Plett, W. Shi, Y. Zeng, W. Mann, I. Vlassiouk, L.A. Baker, and Z.S. Siwy, Rectification of nanopores in aprotic solvents - Transport properties of nanopores with surface dipoles
    Nanoscale (2015)
    doi: 10.1039/C5NR06340J
  • Nanoscale_2015

  • Yinghua Qiu, Crystal Yang, Preston Hinkle, Ivan V Vlassiouk, and Zuzanna S. Siwy, Anomalous Mobility of Highly Charged Particles in Pores
    Analytical Chemistry (2015)
    doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b02060
  • Analchem_2015

  • Timothy Stephen Plett, Trevor Gamble, Eleanor Gillette, Sang Bok Lee and Zuzanna Siwy, Ionic Conductivity of a Single Porous MnO2 Mesorod at Controlled Oxidation States
    Journal of Materials Chemistry A (2015)
    doi: 10.1039/C5TA03196F
  • JMCA_2015

  • C.C. Kuo, Y. Li, D. Nguyen, S. Buchsbaum, L. Innes, A. P. Esser-Kahn, L. Valdevit, L. Sun, Z. Siwy, M. Dennin, Macroscopic Strain Controlled Ion Current in an Elastic Microchannel
    Journal of Applied Physics(2015)
    doi: 10.1063/1.4919353
  • B. Hylland, Z.S. Siwy, C. Martens, Nanopore Current Oscillations: Nonlinear Dynamics on the Nanoscale
    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters(2015)
    doi: 10.1021/jpclett.5b00520
  • JPCL_2015

  • Yinghua Qiu, Preston Hinkle, Crystal Yang, Henriette E. Bakker, Matthew Schiel, Hong Wang, Dmitriy Melnikov, Maria Gracheva, Maria Eugenia Toimil-Molares, Arnout Imhof, and Zuzanna S. Siwy, Pores with Longitudinal Irregularities Distinguish Objects by Shape
    ACS Nano(2015)
    doi: 10.1021/acsnano.5b00877
  • ACSnano_2015

  • Laura M Innes , Diego Gutierrez, William Mann,Steven F. Buchsbaum, and Zuzanna S. Siwy, Presence of electrolyte promotes wetting and hydrophobic gating in nanopores with residual surface charges
    doi: 10.1039/C4AN02244K
  • Analyst_2015

  • Laura M Innes , Chin-Hsuan Chen , Matthew Schiel , Matthew Pevarnik , Florian Haurais , Maria Eugenia Toimil-Molares , Ivan V Vlassiouk , Luke S. Theogarajan , and Zuzanna S. Siwy, Velocity Profiles in Pores with Undulating Opening Diameter and Their Importance for Resistive-Pulse Experiments
    Analytical Chemistry (2014)
    doi: 10.1021/ac502997h
  • Analchem_2014

  • M. Schiel, Z.S. Siwy, Diffusion and Trapping of Single Particles in Pores with Combined Pressure and Dynamic Voltage
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2014)
    doi: 10.1021/jp505823r
  • JPCC_2014

  • A. Velasco, C. Yang, M.E. Toimil-Molares, Z.S. Siwy, P. Taborek, Flow and evaporation in single micrometer and nanometer scale pipes
    Applied Physics Letters (2014)
    doi: 10.1063/1.4890985
  • Steven F. Buchsbaum, Gael Nguyen, Stefan Howorka, and Zuzanna S. Siwy, DNA-Modified Polymer Pores Allow pH and Voltage-Gated Control of Channel Flux
    JACS (2014)
    doi: 10.1021/ja505302q
  • JACS_2014

  • Trevor Gamble, Karl Decker, Timothy S Plett, Matthew Pevarnik, Jan-Frederik Pietschmann, Ivan V Vlassiouk, Aleksei Aksimentiev, and Zuzanna S. Siwy, Rectification of Ion Current in Nanopores Depends on the Type of Monovalent Cations ‚Ä?Experiments and Modeling
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2014)
    doi: 10.1021/jp501492g
  • JPCC_2014_T

  • Justin Menestrina, Crystal Yang, Matthew Schiel, Ivan V Vlassiouk, and Zuzanna S. Siwy, Charged Particles Modulate Local Ionic Concentrations and Cause Formation of Positive Peaks in Resistive-Pulse Based Detection
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2014)
    doi: 10.1021/jp412135v
  • JPCC_2014_J

  • Trevor Gamble, Eleanor Gillette, Sang Bok Lee, and Zuzanna S. Siwy, Probing Porous Structure of Single Manganese Oxide Mesorods with Ionic Current
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2013)
    doi: 10.1021/jp408107z
  • JPCC_2013

  • J.-F. Pietschmann, M.-T Wolfram, M. Burger, C. Trautmann, G. Nguyen, M. Pevarnik, V. Bayer, Z.S. Siwy, Rectification properties of conically shaped nanopores: consequences of miniaturization
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2013)
    doi: 10.1039/C3CP53105H
  • PCCP_2013

  • Steven F. Buchsbaum, Nick Mitchell, Hugh S Martin, Matthew Wiggin, Andre Marziali, Peter Vivian Coveney, Zuzanna S. Siwy, and Stefan Howorka, Disentangling Steric and Electrostatic Factors in Nanoscale Transport Through Confined Space
    Nano Letters (2013)
    doi: 10.1021/nl401968r
  • Nanolett_2013

  • Matthew Pevarnik,¬†Matthew Schiel,¬†Keiichi Yoshimatsu,¬†Ivan V. Vlassiouk,¬†Jasmine, S. Kwon,¬†Kenneth J. Shea,¬†Zuzanna S. Siwy, Particle Deformation and Concentration Polarization in Electroosmotic Transport of Hydrogels Through Pores
    ACS Nano (2013)
    doi: 10.1021/nn400774e
  • ACSnano_2013

  • Matthew Davenport, Ken Healy, Matthew Pevarnik, Nick Teslich, Stefano Cabrini, Alan Morrison, Zuzanna Siwy, Sonia Letant, The Role of Pore Geometry in Single Nanoparticle Detection
    ACS Nano (2012)
    doi: 10.1021/nn303126n
  • ACSnano_2012

  • A. Velasco, S.G. Friedman, M. Pevarnik, Z.S. Siwy, P. Taborek, Pressure driven flow through a single nanopore
    Rapid Communication in Physical Review E (2012)
    doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.86.025302
  • Matthew Pevarnik, Ken Healy, Maria Eugenia Toimil-Molares, Alan Morrison,
    Sonia E. Létant, Zuzanna S. Siwy, Polystyrene Particles Reveal Pore Substructure as They Translocate, ACS Nano (2012)
    doi: 10.1021/nn302413u
  • ACSnano_2012_M

  • Zuzanna S. Siwy, Stefan Howorka, Nanopores as Protein Sensors
    Nature Biotechnology (2012)
    doi: 10.1038/nbt.2264
  • Matthew Pevarnik,¬†Ken Healy,¬†Matthew Davenport,¬†Joseph Yenand,¬†Zuzanna S. Siwy, A hydrophobic entrance enhances ion current rectification and induces dewetting in asymmetric nanopores
    Analyst, Advance Article (2012)
    doi: 10.1039/C2AN16139G
  • Analyst_2012

  • M.R. Powell, L. Cleary, M. Davenport, K.J. Shea, Z.S. Siwy, Electric-field-induced wetting and dewetting in single hydrophobic nanopores
    Nature Nanotechnology (2011)
    doi: 10.1038/nnano.2011.189
  • M.R. Powell, N. Sa, M. Davenport, K. Healy, I. Vlassiouk, S.E. Letant, L.A. Baker, Z.S. Siwy, Noise Properties of Rectifying Nanopores
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 8775 (2011)
    doi: 10.1021/jp2016038
  • JPCC_2011

  • M. Ali, P. Ramirez, M.N. Tahir, S. Mafe, Z. Siwy, R. Neumann, W. Tremel, W. Ensinger, Biomolecular conjugation inside synthetic polymer nanopores via glycoprotein-lectin interactions
    Nanoscale, published online ahead of print
    doi: 10.1039/c1nr00003a
  • Nanoscale_2011

  • M. Davenport, K. Healy, Z.S. Siwy, Ag nanotubes and Ag/AgCl electrodes in nanoporous membranes
    Nanotechnology, 22, 155301 (2011)
    doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/22/15/155301
  • G. Nguyen, S. Howorka, Z.S. Siwy, Attaching DNA Strands inside Single Conical Nanopores tunes Ionic Pore Characteristics and Reveals DNA Biophysics
    Journal of Membrane Biology, 239, 105 (2011)
    doi: 10.1007/s00232-010-9328-4
  • M. Ali, M.N. Tahir, Z.S. Siwy, R. Neumann, W. Tremel, W. Ensinger, Hydrogen Peroxide Sensing with Horseradish Peroxidase-Modified Polymer Single Conical Nanochannels
    Analytical Chemistry, 83, 1673 (2011)
    doi: 10.1021/ac102795a
  • Analchem_2011

  • Z.S. Siwy, M. Davenport, News & Views: Nanopores: Graphene opens up to DNA
    Nature Nanotechnology, 5, 697 (2010)
    doi: 10.1038/nnano.2010.198 [Commentary on: C.A. Merchant et al. Nano Lett., 10, 2915 (2010), G.F. Schneider et al. Nano Lett., 10, 3163 (2010) and S. Garaj et al. Nature, 467, 190 (2010)]
  • M.-T. Wolfram, M. Burger, Z.S. Siwy, Mathematical modeling and simulation of nanopore blocking by precipitation
    Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 22, 454101 (2010)
    doi: 10.1088/0953-8984/22/45/454101
  • M.R. Powell, C. Martens, Z.S. Siwy, Asymmetric Properties of Ion Current 1/f Noise in Conically Shaped Nanopores
    Chemical Physics, 375, 529 (2010)
    doi: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2010.06.008
  • G. Nguyen, I. Vlassiouk, Z.S. Siwy, Comparison of bipolar and unipolar ionic diodes
    Nanotechnology, 21, 265301 (2010)
    doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/21/26/265301
  • L. Innes, M.R. Powell, I. Vlassiouk, C. Martens, Z.S. Siwy, Precipitation Induced Voltage-Dependent Ion Current Fluctuations in Conical Nanopores
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114, 8126-8134 (2010)
    doi: 10.1021/jp910815p
  • JPCC_2010

  • Z.S. Siwy, M. Davenport, News & Views: Making nanopores from nanotubes
    Nature Nanotechnology, 5, 174-175 (2010)
    doi: 10.1038/nnano.2010.33 [Commentary on: H. Liu et al. Science, 327, 64-67 (2010)]
  • M.R. Powell, I. Vlassiouk, C. Martens, Z.S. Siwy, Non-equilibrium 1/f noise in rectifying nanopores
    Physical Review Letters, 103, 248104 (1-4) (2009)
    doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.248104
  • PRL_2009

  • I. Vlassiouk, P.Yu. Apel, S.N. Dmitriev, K. Healy, Z.S. Siwy, Versatile Ultrathin Nanoporous Silicon Nitride Membranes
    PNAS, 106, 21039-21044 (2009)
    doi: 10.1073/pnas.0911450106
  • Z.S. Siwy, S. Howorka, Engineered Voltage-Responsive Nanopores
    Chemical Society Reviews, 39, 1115-1132 (2010)
    doi: 10.1039/b909105j
  • CSR_2010

  • I. Vlassiouk, T. Kozel, Z.S Siwy, Biosensing with Nanofluidic Diodes
    JACS, 131, 8211-8220 (2009)
    doi: 10.1021/ja901120f
  • JACS_2009

  • E.R. Cruz-Chu, T. Ritz, Z.S Siwy, K. Schulten, Molecular control of ionic conduction in polymer nanopores
    Faraday Discussion 143, 47-62 (2009)
    doi: 10.1039/b906279n
  • S. Howorka, Z.S. Siwy, Nanopore Analytics: Sensing of Single Molecules
    Chemical Society Reviews, 38, 2360-2384 (2009)
    doi: 10.1039/b813796j
  • CSR_2009

  • M. Davenport, A. Rodriguez, K.J. Shea, Z.S. Siwy, Squeezing Ionic Liquids through Nanopores
    Nano Letters, 9, 2125-2128 (2009)
    doi: 10.1021/nl900630z
  • Nanolett_2009

  • Yan He, Dirk Gillespie, Dezso Boda, Ivan Vlassiouk, Robert S. Eisenberg, Zuzanna S. Siwy, Tuning transport properties of nanofluidic devices with local charge inversion
    JACS, 131, 5194-5202, (2009)
    doi: 10.1021/ja808717u
  • JACS_2009_H

  • S. Howorka, Z.S. Siwy, Nanopores: Generation, Engineering and Single-Molecule Applications
    Book Chapter in Handbook of Single-Molecule Biophysics, Springer, New York, pp. 293-339 (2009)
    doi: 10.1007/978-0-387-76497-9_11
  • E.B. Kalman, O. Sudre, I. Vlassiouk, Z. Siwy, Control of Ionic Transport through Gated Single Conical Nanopores
    Special issue of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 394, 413-419 (2009)
    doi: 10.1007/s00216-008-2545-3
  • AnalBio_2009

  • I. Vlassiouk, S. Smirnov and Z. S. Siwy, Nanofluidic Ionic Diodes. Comparison of Analytical and Numerical Solutions
    ACS Nano, 2, 1589-1602 (2008)
    doi: 10.1021/nn800306u
  • JACS_2008

  • I. Vlassiouk, S. Smirnov and Z. S. Siwy, Ion Selectivity of Single Nanochannels
    Nano Letters, 8, 1978-1985 (2008)
    doi: 10.1021/nl800949k
  • Nanolett_2008

  • D. Gillespie, D. Boda, Y. He, P. Apel and Z. S. Siwy, Synthetic Nanopores as a Test Case for Ion Channel Theories: The Anomalous Mole Fraction Effect
    Biophysical Journal, 95, 609-619 (2008)
    doi: 10.1529/biophysj.107.127985
  • M. R. Powell, M. Sullivan, I. Vlassiouk, D. Constantin, O. Sudre, C. C. Martens, R. S. Eisenberg and Z. S. Siwy, Nanoprecipitation-Assisted Ion Current Oscillations
    Nature Nanotechnology 3, 51 (2008)
    doi: 10.1038/nnano.2007.420
  • E. Kalman, I. Vlassiouk and Z. S. Siwy, Nanofluidic Bipolar Transistor
    Advanced Materials, 20, 293-297 (2008)
    doi: 10.1002/adma.200701867
  • Advmat_2008

  • Perspectives: C. R. Martin and Z. S. Siwy, Learning Nature's Way: Biosensing with Synthetic Nanopores
    Science 317, 331 (2007)
    doi: 10.1126/science.1146126
  • D. Constantin and Z. S. Siwy, Poisson Nernst-Planck Model of Ion Current Rectification through a Nanofluidic Diode
    Phys. Rev. E 76, 041202 (2007)
    doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.76.041202
    arXiv: cond-mat/0706.1556
  • PRE_2007

  • E. Kalman, K. Healy and Z. S. Siwy, Tuning ion current rectification in asymmetric nanopores by signal mixing
    Europhysics Letters 78, 28002 (2007)
    doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/78/28002
  • I. Vlassiouk and Z. S. Siwy, Nanofluidic Diode
    Nano Letters 7, 552 (2007)
    doi: 10.1021/nl062924b
  • Nanolett_2007

  • Z. S. Siwy, M. R. Powell, E. Kalman, R. D. Astumian and R. S. Eisenberg, Negative Incremental Resistance Induced by Calcium in Asymmetric Nanopores
    Nano Letters 6, 473 (2006)
    doi: 10.1021/nl0524290
  • Nanolett_2006

  • Z. S. Siwy, M. R. Powell, A. Petrov, E. Kalman, C. Trautmann and R. S. Eisenberg, Calcium-Induced Voltage Gating in Single Conical Nanopores
    Nano Letters 6, 1729 (2006)
    doi: 10.1021/nl061114x
  • Nanolett_2006_S

  • Z. S. Siwy, Ion Current Rectification in Nanopores and Nanotubes with Broken Symmetry Revisited
    Advanced Functional Materials, 16, 735 (2006)
    doi: 10.1002/adfm.200500471
  • A complete list of publications can be found on Dr. Zuzanna Siwy's CV: [PDF]


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