PUBLICATIONS

H.S. Byun, S. Pirbadian, A. Nakano, L. Shi, M.Y. El-Naggar. Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations and Molecular Conductance Measurements of the Bacterial Decaheme Cytochrome MtrF, ChemElectroChem, 2014 doi: 10.1002/celc.201402211

S. Pirbadian, S. E. Barchinger, K.M. Leung, H.S. Byun, Y. Jangir, R.A. Bouhenni, S.B. Reed, M.F. Romine, D.A. Saffarini, L. Shi, Y.A. Gorby, J. H. Golbeck, and M.Y. El-Naggar.
Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 nanowires are outer membrane and periplasmic extensions of the extracellular electron transport components, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2014 doi: 10.1073/pnas.1410551111

N. Michelusi, S. Pirbadian, M.Y. El-Naggar, U. Mitra.
A stochastic model for electron transfer in bacterial cables, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, 2014 (In press). Link

K.M Leung, G Wanger, M.Y. El-Naggar, Y. Gorby, G. Southam, W.M. Lau and J. Yang.
Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 Bacterial Nanowires Exhibit p-Type, Tunable Electronic Behavior, Nano Letters, 2013 [Link]

M.Y. El-Naggar and S. E. Finkel.
Live Wires: Electrical Signaling Between Bacteria, The Scientist, 27(5), 38-43, 2013 (Feature Article) [Link]

G. Wanger, Y. Gorby, M.Y. El-Naggar, T.D. Yuzvinsky, C. Schaudinn, A. Gorur, P.P. Sedghizadeh.
Electrically conductive bacterial nanowires in bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw biofilms, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, 115, 71-78, 2013 doi:10.1016/j.oooo.2012.08.446

S. Pirbadian and M.Y. El-Naggar.
Multistep Hopping and Extracellular Charge Transfer in Microbial Redox Chains, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 14, 13802-13808, 2012 doi:10.1039/C2CP41185G [Preprint]

C. Pfeffer, S. Larsen, J. Song, M. Dong, F. Besenbacher, R.L. Meyer, K. U. Kjeldsen, L. Schreiber, Y.A. Gorby, M. Y. El-Naggar, K. M. Leung, A. Schramm, N. Risgaard-Petersen and L. P. Nielsen. Filamentous bacteria transport electrons over centimeter distances, Nature, advance publication October 24 2012 doi:10.1038/nature11586

H.W. Harris, M.Y. El-Naggar, K. Nealson.
Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 Chemotaxis Proteins and Electron Transport Chain Components Essential for Congregation Near Insoluble Electron Acceptors, Biochemical Society Transactions, 40(6), 1167-1177, 2012 doi:10.1042/BST20120232

L.A. Fitzgerald, E.R. Petersen, B.J. Gross, C.M. Soto, B.R. Ringeisen, M.Y. El-Naggar, J.C. Biffinger.
Aggrandizing power output from Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 microbial fuel cells using calcium chloride, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 31(1), 492-498, 2012 doi:10.1016/j.bios.2011.11.024 [Preprint]

M.Y. El-Naggar, G. Wanger, K.M. Leung, T.D. Yuzvinsky, G. Southam, J. Yang, W.M. Lau, K.H. Nealson, and Y.A. Gorby.
Electrical transport along bacterial nanowires from Shewanella oneidensis MR-1, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(42), 18127-18131, 2010 doi:10.1073/pnas.1004880107 News coverage: USC News, The Scientist, Science News, MSNBC, This Week in PNAS. [Preprint]

H.W. Harris, M.Y. El-Naggar, O. Bretschger, M. Ward, M. Romine, A. Obraztsova, and K.H. Nealson. Electrokinesis is a microbial behavior that requires extracellular electron transport, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(1), 326-331, 2010 doi:10.1073/pnas.0907468107 [Preprint]

G.K. Surya Prakash, F.A. Viva, O. Bretschger, B. Yang, M. El-Naggar, and K.H. Nealson. Inoculation procedures and characterization of membrane electrode assemblies for microbial fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources 195 (1), 111-117, 2010 doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2009.06.081 [Preprint]

M.S. Waters, M.Y. El-Naggar, L. Hsu, C.A. Sturm, A. Luttge, F.E. Udwadia, D.G. Cvitkovitch, S.D. Goodman, and K.H. Nealson. Simultaneous interferometric measurement of corrosive/demineralizing bacteria and their mineral interface, Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75, 1445-1449, 2009 doi:10.1128/AEM.02039-08 [Reprint]

M.Y. El-Naggar, Y.A. Gorby, W. Xia, and K.H. Nealson.
The molecular density of states in bacterial nanowires, Biophysical Journal 95 (1), L10-L12, 2008 doi:10.1529/biophysj.108.134411 [Reprint]

Y.A. Gorby, J. McLean, A. Korenevsky, K. Rosso, M.Y. El-Naggar, and T.J. Beveridge.
Redox-reactive membrane vesicles produced by Shewanella, Geobiology 6 (3), 232-241, 2008 doi:10.1111/j.1472-4669.2008.00158.x [Reprint]

M.S. Waters, C.A. Sturm, M.Y. El-Naggar, A. Luttge, F.E. Udwadia, D.G. Cvitkovitch, S.D. Goodman, and K.H. Nealson.
In search of the microbe/mineral interface: quantitative analysis of bacteria on metal surfaces using vertical scanning interferometry, Geobiology 6 (3), 254-262, 2008 doi:10.1111/j.1472-4669.2008.00161.x [Reprint]

Previous Work (at Caltech) on Oxides and Ferroelectric Thin Films:

M.Y. El-Naggar, K. Dayal, D.G. Goodwin, and K. Bhattacharya. Graded ferroelectric capacitors with robust temperature characteristics, Journal of Applied Physics 100, 114115, 2006 doi:10.1063/1.2369650 [Reprint]

D.A. Boyd, L. Greengard, M. Brongersma, M.Y. El-Naggar, and D.G. Goodwin.
Plasmon Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition, Nano Letters 6 (11), 2592-2597, 2006 doi:10.1021/nl062061m

D.A. Boyd, M.Y. El-Naggar, and D.G. Goodwin.
In situ measurements of stress with temperature in thin film PbxBa1-xTiO3, Integrated Ferroelectrics 83, 155+, 2006 doi:10.1080/10584580600950822

M.Y. El-Naggar, D.A. Boyd, and D.G. Goodwin.
Characterization of highly-oriented ferroelectric PbxBa1-xTiO3 thin films grown by MOCVD, Journal of Materials Research 20 (11), 2969-2976, 2005 doi:10.1557/JMR.2005.0374 [Reprint]

D.A. Boyd, M.Y. El-Naggar, and D.G. Goodwin.
In situ measurements of macroscopic film stress during growth, cooling, and thermal cycling of thin film PbTiO3, Integrated Ferroelectrics 71, 21+, 2005 doi:10.1080/10584580590965023

R.T. Brewer, D.A. Boyd, M.Y. El-Naggar, S. Boland, Y.-B. Park, S.M. Haile, D.G. Goodwin and H.A. Atwater.
Growth of biaxially textured BaxPb1-xTiO3 ferroelectric thin films on amorphous Si3N4, Journal of Applied Physics 97 (3), 034103, 2005 doi:10.1063/1.1806994

M.Y. El-Naggar, J.T. Klamo, M.-H. Tan, and H.G. Hornung.
Experimental verification of the mach-number field in a supersonic ludwieg tube, AIAA Journal 42 (8), 1721-1724, 2004 doi:10.2514/1.3416

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

M.Y. El-Naggar, Y.A. Gorby, K.M. Leung, S. Pirbadian. Charge Transfer and Energy Conversion in Microbial Systems: From Molecular to Cellular Length Scales, keynote talk at the Biological Fuel Cells Session of the 221st Electrochemical Society Meeting, Seattle, Washington, May 2012.

M.Y. El-Naggar.
Charge Transfer and Energy Conversion at the Biotic-Abiotic Interface, invited talk at the Berkeley Nanotechnology Forum, April 2012.

M.Y. El-Naggar.
Electron Transfer across the Biotic-Abiotic Interface in Microbial Systems, European Science Foundation Conference on Charge Transfer in Biosystems, Universitätszentrum Obergurgl, Austria, July 2011

M.Y. El-Naggar.
Electrical Transport Along Bacterial Nanowires from Shewanella oneidensis MR-1, invited talk at the Microbial Fuel/Electrolysis Cells session of the American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 2011

M.Y. El-Naggar, Y.A. Gorby, and K.H. Nealson. The Physics of Conduction in Bacterial Nanowires: A Quantitative Scanning Probe Study of the Electronic Structure, invited talk at the American Society for Microbiology 108th General Meeting, Boston, June 2008

M.Y. El-Naggar, Y.A. Gorby, and K.H. Nealson.
Electrical Transport in Bacterial Nanowires: Implications for the Microbial-Inorganic Interface in Microbial Fuel Cells, Electrochemical Society 213th Meeting, Phoenix, May 2008

M.Y. El-Naggar, Y.A. Gorby, and K.H. Nealson.
On the nature of electrical transport in bacterial nanowires, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, November 2007

M.Y. El-Naggar, K. Dayal, D.G. Goodwin, and K. Bhattacharya.
Dielectric behavior of compositionally graded ferroelectrics, American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, March 2006