Computational Biophysics
and Materials Science Group
-Department of Materials Science and Engineering


*corresponding author

  1. Yonghui Zhang, Chunyi Zhi, and Jun Fan*, Lipid Adsorption Induced by Boron Nitride Nanosheet in mimic gram-negative bacterial and mammalian bilayer systems, submitted

  2. Huanbo Jiang, Zhiyao Xie, Zhen Li, V. K. Sharma, Jun Fan*, and Xiaolin Cheng, Microscopic Insights into Melittin Induced Changes in Molecular Dynamics of Lipid Bilayer Membranes: Role of Physical State and Composition of the Bilayers, in revision

  3. Y.F. Ye, Y.H. Zhang, Q.F. He, Y. Zhuang, S. Wang, S.Q. Shi, A. Hu, J. Fan, Y. Yang, Atomic-scale Distorted Lattice in Chemically Disordered Equimolar Complex Alloys, Acta Materialia, 150: 182-194 (2018)

  4. Zhen Li, Yonghui Zhang, Chun Chan, Chunyi Zhi, Xiaolin Cheng, and Jun Fan*, Temperature-Dependent Lipid Extraction from Membranes by Boron Nitride Nanosheets, ACS Nano, 12: 2764-2772 (2018)

  5. Jia Le Ma, Qiangqiang Meng, and Jun Fan*, Charge Driven Lateral Structural Evolution of Ions in Electric Double Layer Capacitor Strongly Correlates with Differential Capacitance, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 20: 9054-8063 (2018)

  6. Qiangqiang Meng, Jiale Ma, Alice Hu, Chunyi Zhi, and Jun Fan*, The S-functionalized Ti3C2 Mxene as a High Capacity Electrode Material for Na-ion Batteries: A DFT Study, Nanoscale, 10: 3385-3392 (2018)

  7. Yonghui Zhang, Zhen Li, Chun Chan, Jiale Ma, Chunyi Zhi, Xiaolin Cheng, and Jun Fan*, Ordering of Lipid Membranes Altered by Boron Nitride Nanosheet, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 20: 3903-3910 (2018), inside cover

  8. Yanhua Zhao, Yang Wu, Liang Wang, Manman Zhang, Xuan Chen, Minjie Liu, Jun Fan, Junqiu Liu, Feng Zhou, Zuankai Wang. Bio-inspired reversible underwater adhesive. Nat. Commun., 8: 2218 (2017). Selected by The Latest Science as the paper of the month (January 2018)

  9. Qiangqiang Meng, Alice Hu, Chunyi Zhi, and Jun Fan*, Theoretical prediction of MXene-like structure Ti3C4 as a high capacity electrode material for Na ion batteries, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 19: 29106-29113 (2017), This article is part of the themed collection: 2017 PCCP HOT Articles

  10. Chun Chan, Lanyuan Lu, Fei Sun, Jun Fan*, Molecular Details of the PH Domain of ACAP1 BAR-PH Protein Binding to PIP-Containing Membrane, , J. Phys. Chem. B, 121: 3586-3596 (2017)

  11. Xuebo Quan, Chunwang Peng, Daohui Zhao, Libo Li, Jun Fan, and Jian Zhou, Molecular Understanding of the Penetration of Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles into Asymmetric Membranes, Langmuir, 33: 361 (2017), Cover Story

  12. Y. F. Ye, Xiaodi Liu, Song Wang, Jun Fan, Chain Tsuan LIU, and Yong Yang, The Kinetic Origin of Delayed Yielding in Metallic Glasses, Appl. Phys. Lett., 108: 251901 (2016)

  13. S. Lan, M. Blodgett, K. F. Kelton, J. L. Ma, J. Fan and X.-L. Wang, Structural crossover in a supercooled metallic liquid and the link to a liquid-to-liquid phase transition, Appl. Phys. Lett., 108: 211907 (2016)

  14. Chun Chan, Jun Fan, Andrew Messer, Steve Marston, Hiroyuki Iwamoto, Julien Ochala, Myopathy-inducing mutation H40Y in ACTA1 hampers actin filament structure and function, Biochim. Biophys. Acta, Mol. Basis Dis., 1862: 1453-8 (2016)

  15. Feng Wang, Jiale Ma, Fangyan Xie, Linkai Li, Jian Chen, Jun Fan and Ni Zhao, "Organic Cation-Dependent Degradation Mechanism of Organo Tin Halide Perovskites", Adv. Funct. Mater., 26: 3417 (2016)

  16. Xian Chen, Limin Jin, Wei Kong, Tianying Sun, Wenfei Zhang, Xinhong Liu, Jun Fan, Siu Fung Yu, and Feng Wang, Confining energy migration in upconversion nanoparticles towards deep ultraviolet lasing, Nat. Commun., 7: 10304 (2016)

  17. Chun Chan, Haohua Wen, Lanyuan Lu, and Jun Fan*, Multiscale molecular dynamics simulations membrane remodeling by BAR family proteins, Chinese Physics B, 25: 018707 (2016), invited review

  18. Yifan Ye, Song Wang, Jun Fan, Chain-Tsuan Liu, and Yong Yang, Atomistic mechanism of elastic softening in metallic glass under cyclic loading revealed by molecular dynamics simulations, Intermetallics 68: 5 (2016)

  19. Qi Wu, Bolong Huang, T. A. Niehaus, Xiaojing Yang, Jun Fan* and Rui-Qin Zhang: The role of tryptophans in the UV-B absorption of a UVR8 photoreceptor - a computational study. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17: 10786-10794 (2015)

  20. Xiaoli Zeng, Zhong Ren, Qi Wu, Jun Fan, Pan-Pan Peng, Kun Tang, Ruiqin Zhang, Kai-Hong Zhao, and Xiaojing Yang: Dynamic Crystallography Reveals Early Signaling Events in Ultraviolet Photoreceptor UVR8. Nature Plants, 1: 14006 (2015)

  21. Xiaoyun Pang, Jun Fan, Yan Zhang, Kai Zhang, Bingquan Gao, Jun Ma, Jian Li, Yuchen Deng, Qiangjun Zhou, Edward H. Egelman, Victor W. Hsu, Fei Sun: A PH Domain in ACAP1 Possesses Key Features of the BAR Domain in Promoting Membrane Curvature, Dev. Cell, 31: 73-86 (2014) Highlighted in A Novel Twist in Membrane dePHormation

  22. Heqin Huang, Rui Chen, Jiale Ma, Li Yan, Yingqi Zhao, Yu Wang, Wenjun Zhang, Jun Fan*, and Xianfeng Chen: Graphitic carbon nitride solid nanofilms for selective and recyclable sensing of Cu2+ and Ag+ in water and serum, Chem. Commun., 50: 15415-15418 (2014)

  23. Yingzhi Xu, He Li, Ying-Hua Jin, Jun Fan* and Fei Sun: Dimerization Interface of 3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Tunes the Formation of Its Catalytic Intermediate, PLoS ONE, 9: e95965 (2014)

  24. Jun Fan, Marissa G. Saunders, Enrique M. De La Cruz, Gregory A. Voth: Molecular origins of cofilin-induced actin filament mechanics, J. Mol. Biol., 425: 1225 (2013)

  25. Jun Fan, Marissa G. Saunders, Gregory A. Voth: Coarse-graining provides insights on the essential nature of heterogeneity in actin filaments, Biophys. J., 103: 1334 (2012)

  26. Jun Fan, Tao Han, Mikko Haataja: Hydrodynamic Effects on Spinodal Decomposition Kinetics in Lipid Bilayer Membranes, J. Chem. Phys., 133: 235101 (2010)

  27. Jun Fan, Maria Sammalkorpi, Mikko Haataja: Lipid microdomains: Structural correlations, Fluctuations, and Formation Mechanisms, Phys. Rev. Lett., 104: 118101 (2010)

  28. Jun Fan, Maria Sammalkorpi, Mikko Haataja: Formation and Regulation of Lipid Microdomains in Cell Membranes: Theory, Modeling, and Speculation, FEBS Lett., 584: 1678 (2010) (invited review paper)

  29. Jun Fan, Maria Sammalkorpi, Mikko Haataja: Influence of non-equilibrium lipid transport, membrane compartmentalization, and membrane proteins on the lateral organization of the plasma membrane, Phys. Rev. E., 81:011908 (2010)

  30. Juan Meng, Jun Fan, et al: LHRH-functionalized superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for breast cancer targeting and contrast enhancement in MRI, Mater. Sci. Eng., C, 29:1467-1479 (2009)

  31. Jun Fan and Maria Sammalkorpi, Mikko Haataja: Domain Formation in the Plasma Membrane: Roles of Non-equilibrium Lipid Transport and Membrane Proteins, Phys. Rev. Lett., 100: 178102 (2008)

  32. Jun Fan, Michael Greenwood, Mikko Haataja and Nikolas Provatas: Phase-field simulations of velocity selection in rapidly solidified binary alloys, Phys. Rev. E., 74: 031602 (2006)