• Jianjun Pan*, Prasana K. Sahoo, Annalisa Dalzini, Zahra Hayati, Chinta M. Aryal, Peng Teng, Jianfeng Cai,  Humberto Rodriguez Gutierrez, and Likai Song*. Membrane Disruption Mechanism of a Prion Peptide (106-126) Investigated by Atomic Force Microscopy, Raman and Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2017, 121: 5058-5071.
  • Nawal K. Khadka, Peng Teng, Jianfeng Cai, and Jianjun Pan*. Modulation of Lipid Membrane Structural and Mechanical Properties by a Peptidomimetic Derived from Reduced Amide Scaffold. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes 2017, 1859: 734-744.
  • Alekhya Nimmagadda, Xuan Liu, Peng Teng, Ma Su, Yaqiong Li, Qiao Qiao, Nawal K Khadka, Xiaoting Sun, Jianjun Pan, Hai Xu*, Qi Li*, and Jianfeng Cai*. Polycarbonates with Potent and Selective Antimicrobial Activity toward Gram-Positive Bacteria. Biomacromolecules 2017, 18: 87-95. PMCID: PMC4779675.


  • Chian Sing Ho, Nawal K. Khadka, Fengyu She, Jianfeng Cai, and Jianjun Pan*. Influenza M2 Transmembrane Domain Senses Membrane Heterogeneity and Enhances Membrane Curvature. Langmuir 2016, 32: 6730-6738. PMCID: PMC5131574. 
  • Jianjun Pan*, Nawal K. Khadka. Kinetic Defects Induced by Melittin in Model Lipid Membranes: A Solution Atomic Force Microscopy Study. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2016, 120: 4625-4634. PMCID: PMC5123733
  • Javier Alonso, Hafsa Khurshid, Jagannath Devkota, Zohreh Nemati, Nawal K. Khadka, Hariharan Srikanth, Jianjun Pan*, and Manh-Huong Phan*. Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles Encapsulated in Lipid Vesicles for Advanced Magnetic Hyperthermia and Biodetection. Journal of Applied Physics 2016, 119: 083904.
  • Chian Sing Ho, Nawal K. Khadka, Fengyu She, Jianfeng Cai, and Jianjun Pan*. Polyglutamine Aggregates Impair Lipid Membrane Integrity and Enhance Lipid Membrane Rigidity. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes 2016, 1858: 661-670. PMCID: PMC4779675 
  • Chian Sing Ho, Nawal K. Khadka, and Jianjun Pan*. Sub-Ten-Nanometer Heterogeneity of Solid Supported Lipid Membranes Determined by Solution Atomic Force Microscopy. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes 2016, 1858: 181-188.


  • Nawal K. Khadka,Chian Sing Ho, and Jianjun Pan*. Macroscopic and Nanoscopic Heterogeneous Structures in a Three-Component Lipid Bilayer Mixtures Determined by Atomic Force Microscopy. Langmuir 2015, 31: 12417-12425.
  • Nawal K. Khadka, Xiaolin Cheng, Chian Sing Ho, John Katsaras, and Jianjun Pan*. Interactions of the Anticancer Drug Tamoxifen with Lipid Membranes. Biophysical Journal 2015, 108: 2492-2501.
  • Norbert Kučerka*,  Frederick A. Heberle,  Jianjun Pan, and  John Katsaras*. Structural Significance of Lipid Diversity as Studied by Small Angle Neutron and X-ray Scattering. Membranes 2015, 5: 454-472. 
  • Evan Lafalce*, Xiaomei Jiang, Jianjun Pan, Christi Whittington, Randy Larsen, Logan Sanow, and Cheng Zhang. Hybrid-State Emission in a Polythienylenevinylene Derivative with an Electron Deficient Moiety. The Journal of Chemical Physics 2015, 142: 164702.  
  • Norbert Kučerka*, Brad van Oosten, Jianjun Pan, Frederick A. Heberle,Thad A. Harroun, and John Katsaras*. Molecular Structures of Fluid Phosphatidylethanolamine Bilayers Obtained from Simulation-to-Experiment Comparisons and Experimental Scattering Density Profiles. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2015, 119: 1947-1956.
  • Joseph C. Fogarty, Mihir Arjunwadkar, Sagar A. Pandit*, and Jianjun Pan. Atomically Detailed Lipid Bilayer Models for Interpretation of Scattering Data. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes 2015, 1848: 662-672.


  • Jianjun Pan*, Xiaolin Cheng, Melissa Sharp, Chian-Sing Ho, Nawal Khadka, John Katsaras*. Structural and Mechanical Properties of Cardiolipin Lipid Bilayers Determined Using Neutron Spin Echo, Small Angle Neutron and X-ray Scattering, and Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Soft Matter 2014, 11:130-138.
  • Jianjun Pan*, Drew Marquardt, Frederick Heberle, Norbert Kučerka, John Katsaras*. Revisiting the Bilayer Structures of Fluid Phase Phosphatidylglycerol Lipids: Accounting for Exchangeable Hydrogens. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes 2014, 1838: 2966-2969.
  • Jianjun Pan*, Xiaolin Cheng, Luca Monticelli, Frederick Heberle, Norbert Kučerka, D. Peter Tieleman, John Katsaras*. The Molecular Structure of a Phosphatidylserine Bilayer Determined by Scattering and Molecular Dynamics Simulations.  Soft Matter 2014, 10: 3716-3725. 
  • Jianjun Pan*, Norbert Kučerka, Mu-Ping Nieh, Frederick Heberle, Paul Drazba, and John Katsaras*. Lipid Diversity and Its Implication on Membrane Organization. Chapter 7 in Liposomes, Lipid Bilayers and Model Membranes From Basic Research to Application. ISBN: 978-1466507098, CRC Press 2014, p.125-142. 
  • Peter Heftberger, Benjamin Kollmitzer, Frederick Heberle, Jianjun Pan, Michael Rappolt, Heinz Amenitsch, Norbert Kučerka, John Katsaras, and Georg Pabst*. Global Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Data Analysis for Multilamellar Vesicles: the Evolution of the Scattering Density Profile Model. Journal of Applied Crystallography 2014, 47: 173-180.


Before Independent Career


  • Jianjun Pan*, Frederick Heberle, Robin Petruzielo, and John Katsaras*. Using Small-Angle Neutron Scattering to Detect Nanoscopic Lipid Domains. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 2013, 170: 19-32.  
  • Frederick Heberle*, Robin Petruzielo, Jianjun Pan, Paul Drazba, Norbert Kučerka, Robert Standaert, Gerald Feigenson, and John Katsaras*. Bilayer Thickness Mismatch Controls Domain Size in Model Membranes. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135: 6853-6859.  
  • Jianjun Pan*, Frederick Heberle, and John Katsaras*. Small-Angle Neutron Scattering and the Study of Nanoscopic Lipid Membranes. Chapter 3 in Recent Progress in Neutron Scattering Research. ISBN:978-1629480992, Nova Science Pub Inc. 2013, p.77-103.  


  • Jianjun Pan, Qiang Chen, Dan Willenbring, Ken Yoshida, Tommy Tillman, Ossama B Kashlan, Aina Choen, Xiang-Peng Kong, Yan Xu, and Pei Tang*. Structure of the Pentameric Ligand-Gated Ion Channel ELIC Cocrystallized with Its Competitive Antagonist Acetylcholine. Nature Communications 2012, 3: 714-721.  
  • Jianjun Pan*, Frederick Heberle, Stephanie Tristram-Nagle, Michelle Szymanski, Mary Koepfinger,  John Katsaras, and Norbert Kučerka. Molecular Structures of Fluid Phase Phosphatidylglycerol Bilayers as Determined by Small Angle Neutron and X-ray Scattering. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 2012, 1818: 2135-2148.  
  • Jianjun Pan, Qiang Chen, Dan Willenbring, David Mowrey, Xiang-Peng Kong, Aina Cohen, Christopher Divito, Yan Xu, and Pei Tang*. Structure of the Pentameric Ligand-Gated Ion Channel GLIC Bound with Anesthetic Ketamine. Structure 2012, 20: 1463-1469.  
  • Jianjun Pan*, Xiaolin Cheng, Frederick Heberle, Barmak Mostofian, Norbert Kučerka, Paul Drazba, and John Katsaras*. Interactions between Ether Phospholipids and Cholesterol as Determined by Scattering and Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2012, 116: 14829-14838. 
  • Jianjun Pan*, Frederick Heberle, Justin Carmichael, John Ankner, and John Katsaras*. Time-of-Flight Bragg Scattering from Aligned Stacks of Lipid Bilayers at the SNS' Liquids Reflectometer. Journal of Applied Crystallography 2012, 45: 1219-1227. 
  • Frederick Heberle*, Jianjun Pan, Robert Standaert, Paul Drazba, Norbert  Kučerka, and John Katsaras*. Model-Based Approaches for the Determination of Lipid Bilayer Structure from Small-Angle Neutron and X-ray Scattering Data. European Biophysics Journal 2012, 41: 875-890.  


  • Jianjun Pan, Stephanie Tristram-Nagle, and John F. Nagle*. Effect of Cholesterol on Structural and Mechanical Properties of Membranes Depends on Lipid Chain Saturation. Physical Review E 2009, 80: 021931.  
  • Jianjun Pan, Peter D. Tieleman, John F. Nagle, Norbert Kučerka, and Stephanie Tristram-Nagle*. Alamethicin in Lipid Bilayers: Combined Use of X-ray Scattering and MD Simulations. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 2009, 1788: 1387-1397.  
  • Jianjun Pan, Stephanie Tristram-Nagle, and John F. Nagle*. Alamethicin Aggregation in Lipid Membranes. Journal of Membrane Biology 2009, 231: 11-27. 
  • Deren Guler, Dipon Golsh, Jianjun Pan, John Mathai, Mark Zeidel, John F. Nagle, and Stephanie Tristram-Nagle*. Effects of Ether vs. Ester Linkage on Lipid Bilayer Structure and Water Permeability. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 2009, 160: 33-44.     


  • Jianjun Pan, Thalia Mills, Stephanie Tristram-Nagle, and John F. Nagle*. Cholesterol Perturbs Lipid Bilayers Nonuniversally. Physical Review Letters 2008, 100: 198103.
  • Jianjun Pan, Stephanie Tristram-Nagle, Norbert Kučerka, and John F. Nagle*. Temperature Dependence of Structure, Bending Rigidity and Bilayer Interactions of Dioleoylphosphatidylcholine Bilayers. Biophysical Journal 2008, 94: 117-124.     
  • Alexander Greenwood, Jianjun Pan, Thalia Mills, John F. Nagle, Richard Epand, and Stephanie Tristram-Nagle*. CRAC Motif Peptide of the HIV-1 gp41 Protein Thins SOPC Membranes and Interacts with Cholesterol. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 2008, 1778: 1120-1130.  
  • Norbert Kučerka, Jason Perlmutter, Jianjun Pan, Stephanie Tristram-Nagle, John Katsaras, and Jonathan Sachs*. The Effect of Cholesterol on Short- and Long-Chain Monounsaturated Lipid Bilayers as Determined by Molecular Dynamics Simulations and X-ray Scattering. Biophysical Journal 2008, 95: 2792-2805.