Dennis Lohr

Emeritus Professor


  • Francisco Solis, Ralph Bash, Hongda Wang, J. Yodh, Stuart Lindsay, Dennis Lohr. Effects of Histone Acetylation on Properties of Nucleosomes in MMTV and 5S Arrays. Biochemistry (2007).
  • H Wang, R Bash, Dennis Lohr. Two-component Atomic Force Microscopy Recognition Imaging of Complex Samples. Anal. Biochem (2007).
  • R Bash, H Wang, C Anderson, J Yodh, G Hager, Dennis Lohr, S Lindsay. AFM Imaging of Protein Movemnents: histone H2A-H2B Release During Nucleosome Remodeling. FEBS Letters (2006).
  • W Marcus, H Wang, Dennis Lohr, M Sierks, S Lindsay. Isolation of an scFv Targeting BRG1 Using Phage Display with Characterization by AFM. Biochemistry and Bioophysical Research Communications (2006).
  • D LoVullo, D Daniel, J Yodh, Dennis Lohr, Neal Woodbury. A Fluorescence resonance energy transfer-based probe to monitor nucleosome structure. Analytical Biochemistry (2005).
  • H Wang, R Bash, S Lindsay, Dennis Lohr. Solution AFM studies of human Swi-Snf and its interactions with MMTV DNA and chromatin. Biophysical J (2005).
  • Bash, R, Lohr, Dennis Evan. The Yeast GAL1-10. System Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry (2004).
  • C Stroh, H Wang, R Bash, B Ashcroft, J Nelson, H Gruber, Dennis Lohr, S Lindsay, P Hinterdorfer. Single Molecule Recognition Imaging Microscopy. Proc. Natl. Acad Sci. USA (2004).
  • F Solis, R Bash, J Yodh, S Lindsay, Dennis Lohr. A Statistical Thermodynamic Model Applied to Experimental AFM Population and Location Data Is Able to Quantify DNA-Histone Binding Strength and Internucleosomal Interaction Differences. Biophysical J (2004).
  • H Wang, R Bash, J Yodh, G Hager, S Lindsay, Dennis Lohr. Using AFM To Study Nucleosome Remodeling on Individual Nucleosomal Arrays In Situ. Biophysical J (2004).
  • J Babendure, Dennis Lohr, Neal Woodbury, P Liddell, R Bash, D LoVullo, T Schiefer, M Williams, D Daniel, M Thompson, A Taguchi. Development of a Fluorescent Probe for the Study of Nucleosome Assembly and Dynamics. Analytical Biochemistry (2003).
  • R Bash, H Wang, J Yodh, G Hager, S Lindsay, Dennis Lohr. Nucleosomal Arrays Can Be Salt-Reconstituted on a Single-Copy MMTV Promoter DNA Template: Their Properties Differ in Several Ways from Those of Comparable 5S Concatameric Arrays. Biochemistry (2003).
  • H Wang, R Bash, J Yodh, G Hager, Dennis Lohr, S Lindsay. Glutaraldehyde Modified Mica: A New Surface for Atomic Force Microscopy of Chromatin. Biophys. J (2002).
  • J Yodh, Neal Woodbury, L Shlyakhtenko, Y Lyubchenko, Dennis Lohr. Mapping nucleosome locations on the 208-12 by AFM provides clear evidence for cooperativity in array occupation. Biochemistry (2002).
  • R Bash, Dennis Lohr. Yeast Chromatin Structure and the Regulation of GAL Gene Expression. Progr. Nuc. Acids Res. & Mol. Bio (2001).
  • R Bash, J Vargason, S Cornejo, P Ho, Dennis Lohr. Intrinsically Bent DNA in the Promoters of the GAL1-10 and GAL80 Genes. J. Biol. Chem (2001).
  • R Bash, J Yodh, Y Lyubchenko, N Woodbury, Dennis Lohr. Population Analysis of Subsaturated 172-12 Nucleosomal Arrays by Atomic Force Microscopy Detects Nonrandom Behavior That is Favored by Histone Acetylation and Short Repeat Length. J. Biol. Chem (2001).
  • S Leuba, J Zlatanova, M Karymov, R Bash, Y Liu, Dennis Lohr, R Harrington, Stuart Lindsay. The mechanical properties of single chromatin fibers under tension. Single Molecules (2000).
  • X Feng, R Bash, P Balagurumoorthy, Dennis Lohr, R Harrington, S Lindsay. Conformational Transition in DNA on a Cold Surface. Nuc. Acids Res (2000).

Research Activity


  • Oral Exam Committee - Change Weng, Chair (2006 - Present)
  • Oral Exam Committee - Lisha Lin, Member (2006 - Present)
  • Oral Exam Committee - Brian Connolly, Member (2006 - Present)
  • European Journal of Biophysics, Referee (2006 - 2006)
  • Interdepartmental Relations Committee, Member (2006 - 2006)
  • Microscopy, Referee (2006 - 2006)
  • New faculty mentor, Committee of one, Mentor (2006 - 2006)
  • Biophys. J, Referee (2003 - 2006)
  • Embo J, Referee (2003 - 2006)
  • FEBS Lett, Referee (2003 - 2006)
  • MCB, Referee (2003 - 2006)
  • National Science Foundation, External Reviewer for two panels (2006 - 2006)
  • Undergraduate Programs, Chair (2005 - 2005)
  • Third-year Review Committee, Member (2005 - 2005)
  • Undergraduate Programs, Co-Chair (2004 - 2004)
  • Nationa Science Foundation, External Reviewer for two panels (2004)
  • Search Committee- Tenure-track Asst Prof, Chair (2004)
  • Undergraduate Programs, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Search Committee, Chair (2003)
  • Undergraduate Programs, Member (2003)
  • NSF Panel "Biochemistry of Gene Expression", Panel Member (2003 - 2003)