Yao Y., Belcher J., Berger A.J., Mayer M.L., and Lau A.Y. Conformational analysis of NMDA receptor GluN1, GluN2, and GluN3 ligand-binding domains reveals subtype-specific characteristics. Structure, in press, 2013.

Lau A.Y., Salazar H., Blachowicz L., Ghisi V., Plested A.J.R., and Roux B. A conformational intermediate in glutamate receptor activation. Neuron, in press, 2013.

Lau A.Y. and Roux B. The hidden energetics of ligand binding and activation in a glutamate receptor.Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol.,18, 283-287, 2011.

Contreras J.E., Chen J., Lau A.Y., Jogini V., Roux B., and Holmgren M. Voltage profile along the permeation pathway of an open channel. Biophys. J.99, 2863-2869, 2010.

Kollewe A., Lau A.Y., Sullivan A., Roux B., and Goldstein S.A.N. A structural model for K2P potassium channels based on 23 pairs of interacting sites and continuum electrostatics. J. Gen. Physiol.134, 53-68, 2009.

Numano R., Szobota S., Lau A.Y., Gorostiza P., Volgraf M., Roux B., Trauner D., and Isacoff E.Y. Nanosculpting reversed wavelength sensitivity into a photoswitchable iGluR. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.USA 106, 6814-6819, 2009.

Lau A.Y. and Roux B. The free energy landscapes governing conformational changes in a glutamate receptor ligand-binding domain. Structure 15, 1203-1214, 2007.

Lau A.Y. and Chasman D.I. Functional classification of proteins and protein variants.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.USA 101,6576-6581, 2004.

Lau A.Y., Wyatt M.D., Glassner B.J., Samson L.D., and Ellenberger T.E. Molecular basis for discriminating between normal and damaged bases by the human alkyladenine glycoslase, AAG. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 97, 13573-13578, 2000.

Lau A.Y., Schärer O.D., Samson L., Verdine G.L., and Ellenberger T. Crystal structure of a human alkylbase-DNA repair enzyme complexed to DNA: mechanisms for nucleotide-flipping and base excision. Cell 95, 249-258, 1998.