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Das DK, Govindan R, Nikic-Spiegel I, Krammer F, Lemke EA, & Munro JB. Direct visualization of the conformational dynamics of single influenza hemagglutinin trimers. 2018. Cell 174, 926-937. pubmed

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Munro JB. HIV Env on lockdown. 2018. Cell Host & Microbe 23, 699-701. pubmed

Ma XLu MGorman JTerry DSHong XZhou ZZhao HAltman RBArthos JBlanchard SCKwong PDMunro JBMothes W. HIV-1 Env trimer opens through an asymmetric intermediate in which individual protomers adopt distinct conformations. 2018. eLife 7, e34271. pubmed


Munro JB, & Lee KK. Probing structural dynamics and variation in the HIV-1 Env fusion glycoprotein. 2017. Current HIV Research 16, E-pub ahead of print. pubmed


Herschhorn A, Ma X, Gu C, Ventura JD, Castillo-Menendez L, Melillo B, Terry DS, Smith AB, Blanchard SC, Munro JB, Mothes W, Finzi A, & Sodroski J. Release of gp120 restraints leads to an entry-competent intermediate state of the HIV-1 envelope glycoproteins. 2016. mBio 7, e01598-16. pubmed

Fernandes SC, Logounov GS, Munro JB, & Mace CR. Comparison of three indirect immunoassay formats on a common paper-based microfluidic device architecture. 2016. Analytical Methods 8, 5204-5211. pubmed


Kwon YD, Pancera M, Acharya P, Georgiev IS, Crooks ET, Gorman J, Joyce MG, Guttman M, Ma X, Narpala S, Soto C, Terry DS, Yang Y, Zhou T, Ahlsen G, Bailer RT, Chambers M, Chuang GY, Doria-Rose NA, Druz A, Hallen MA, Harned A, Kirys T, Louder MK, O’Dell S, Ofek G, Osawa K, Prabhakaran M, Sastry M, Stewart-Jones GBE, Stuckey J, Thomas PV, Tittley T, Williams C, Zhang B, Zhao H, Zhou Z, Donald BR, Lee LK, Zolla-Pazner S, Baxa U, Schön A, Freire E, Shapiro L, Lee KK, Arthos J, Munro JB, Blanchard SC, Mothes W, Binley JM, McDermott AB, Mascola JR, Kwong PD. Crystal structure, conformational fixation, and receptor interactions of mature unliganded HIV-1 Env. 2015. Nature Structural and Molecular Biology 22, 522-531. pubmed

Munro JB*, & Mothes W*. Structure and dynamics of the native HIV-1 Env trimer. 2015. Journal of Virology 89, 5752-5755. pubmed


Munro JB, Gorman J, Ma X, Zhou Z, Arthos J, Burton DR, Koff WC, Courter JR, Smith AB, Kwong PD, Blanchard SC, & Mothes W. 2014. Conformational dynamics of single HIV-1 Env trimers on the surface of native virions. Science 346, 759-763. pubmed

Pancera M, Zhou T, Druz A, Georgiev IS, Soto C, Gorman J, Huang J, Acharya P, Chuang GY, Ofek G, Stewart-Jones GBE, Stuckey J, Bailer RT, Joyce MG, Louder MK, Tumba N, Yang Y, Zhang B, Cohen MS, Haynes BF, Mascola JR, Morris L, Munro JB, Blanchard SC, Mothes W, Connors M, & Kwong PD. 2014. Structure and immune recognition of trimeric prefusion HIV-1 Env. Nature 514, 455-461. pubmed

Uchil PD, Pawliczek T, Reynolds TD, Ding S, Hinz A, Munro JB, Huang F, Floyd RW, Yang H, Hamilton W, Xiong Y, Bewersdorf J, Calderwood DA, & Mothes W. 2014. TRIM15 is a focal adhesion protein that regulates focal adhesion disassembly. Journal of Cell Science 127, 3928-3942. pubmed

Munro JB, & Mothes W. 2014. The HIV-1 Env trimer in HD. Structure 22, 935-934. pubmed

Agosto LM, Zhong P, Munro JB, & Mothes W. 2014. Highly active anti-retroviral therapies are effective against the high multiplicity of infection observed during HIV-1 cell-to-cell transmission. PLoS Pathogens 10, e1003982. pubmed

Munro JB, Nath A, Farber M, Datta SAK, Rein A, Rhoades E, & Mothes W. 2014. A conformational transition observed in single HIV-1 Gag molecules during in vitro assembly of virus-like particles. Journal of Virology 88, 3577-3585. 


Zhong P, Agosto LM, Munro JB, & Mothes W. 2013. Cell-to-cell transmission of viruses. Current Opinion in Virology 1, 44-50. 


Budkevich T, Giesebrech J, Altman RB, Munro JB, Mielke T, Nierhaus KH, Blanchard SC, & Spahn CMT. 2011. Structure and dynamics of the mammalian ribosomal pre-translocation complex.  Molecular Cell 44, 214-224. pubmed

Fu J, Munro JB, Blanchard SC, & Frank J. 2011. Cryoelectron microscopy structures of the ribosome complex in intermediate states during tRNA translocation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 108, 4817-4821. pubmed

Whitford PC, Altman RB, Geggier PE, Terry DS, Munro JB, Onuchic JN, Spahn CMT, Sanbonmatsu KY, & Blanchard SC. 2011. Dynamic views of ribosome function: energy landscapes and ensembles. In The Ribosome: Structure, Function, and Dynamics. Rodnina, M.V., Wintermeyer, W., & Green, R., editors. Springer, New York.


Munro JB, Wasserman MW, Altman RB, Wang L, & Blanchard SC. 2010. Correlated conformational events in EF-G and the ribosome regulate translocation. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology 17, 1470-1477. pubmed

Geggier PE, Dave R, Feldman MB, Terry DS, Altman RB, Munro JB, & Blanchard SC. 2010. Conformational sampling of aminoacyl-tRNA during selection on the bacterial ribosome. Journal of Molecular Biology 399, 576-595. pubmed

Munro JB, Altman RB, Tung CS, Sanbonmatsu KY, & Blanchard SC. 2010. A fast dynamic mode of the EF-G-bound ribosome. The EMBO Journal 29, 709-714. pubmed

Munro JB, Altman RB, Tung CS, Cate JHD, Sanbonmatsu KY, & Blanchard SC. 2010. Spontaneous formation of the unlocked state of the ribosome is a multistep process. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 107, 709-714. 


Munro JB, Sanbonmatsu KY, Spahn CMT, & Blanchard SC. 2009. Navigating the ribosome’s metastable free energy landscape. Trends in Biochemical Sciences 34, 390-400. pubmed

Dave R, Altman RB, Terry DS, Munro JB, Geggier PE, Feldman MB, & Blanchard SC. 2009. Single-molecule studies of biomolecules. In Wiley Encyclopedia of Chemical Biology, Vol. 4. Begley, T. P., editor. Wiley, New York.

Dave R, Terry DS, Munro JB, & Blanchard SC. 2009. Mitigating unwanted photophysical processes for improved single-molecule fluorescence imaging. Biophysical Journal 96, 2371-2381. 


Munro JB, Vaiana A, Sanbonmatsu KY, & Blanchard SC. 2008. A new view of protein synthesis: Mapping the free energy landscape of the ribosome using single-molecule FRET. Biopolymers 89, 565-577. 


Munro JB, Altman RB, O’Connor N, & Blanchard SC. 2007. Identification of two distinct hybrid state intermediates on the ribosome. Molecular Cell 25, 505-517. 


Bleuit JS, Ma Y, Munro JB, & Morrical SW. 2004. Mutations in a conserved motif inhibit single-stranded DNA binding and recombination mediator activities of bacteriophage T4 UvsY protein. Journal of Biological Chemistry 279, 6077-6086. pubmed