Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
Shared Experimental and Computational Facilities, 2014–2018

This is a publication list resulting from work that utilized the shared experimental or computational facilities at our MRSEC from November 2014 to April 2018.

Please contact the authors directly; do not contact the MRSEC to obtain reprints of the publications.

  1. Abbaspourrad, A., H. Zhang, Y. Tao, N. Cui, H. Asahara, Y. Zhou, D. Yue, S.A. Koehler, L.W. Ung, J. Heyman, Y. Ren, R. Ziblat, S. Chong, and D.A. Weitz, "Label-free single-cell protein quantification using a drop-based mix-and-read system," Scientific Reports 5, 12756 (2015).
  2. Ahn, S., C.O. Chantre, A.R. Gannon, J.U. Lind, P.H. Campbell, T. Grevesse, B.B. O'Connor, and K.K. Parker, "Soy protein/cellulose nanofiber scaffolds mimicking skin extracellular matrix for enhanced wound healing," Advanced Healthcare Materials (2018), doi: 10.1002/adhm.201701175 (2018).
  3. Alberti, Kyle A., Jeong-Yun Sun, Widusha R. Illeperuma, Zhigang Suo, and Qiaobing Xu, "Laminar tendon composites with enhanced mechanical properties," Journal of Materials Science 50 (6), 2616-2625 (2015).
  4. Amato, D.V., H. Lee, J.G. Werner, D.A. Weitz, and D.L. Patton, "Functional microcapsules via Thiol-Ene photopolymerization in droplet-based microfluidics," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9, 3288–3293m (2017).
  5. Amir, A., N. Hatano, and D.R. Nelson, "Non-Hermitian localization in biological networks," Physical Review E 93 (4), 042310 (2016).
  6. Aratyn-Schaus, Y., F.S. Pasqualini, H. Yuan, M.L. McCain, J.C. George, S.P. Sheehy, P.H. Campbell, and K.K. Parker, "Coupling primary and stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes in an in vitro model of cardiac cell therapy," The Journal of Cell Biology 212 (4), 389-397 (2016).
  7. Bowers, C.M., K.C. Liao, T. Zaba, D. Rappoport, M. Baghbanzadeh, B. Breiten, A. Krzykawska, P. Cyganik, and G.M. Whitesides, "Characterizing the Metal-SAM interface in tunneling junctions," ACS Nano 9, 1471-1477 (2015).
  8. Burger, J.A., D.A. Landau, A. Taylor-Weiner, I. Bozic, H. Zhang, K. Sarosiek, L. Wang, C. Stewart, J. Fan, J. Hoellenriegel, M. Sivina, A.M. Dubuc, C. Fraser, Y. Han, S. Li, K.J. Livak, L. Zou, Y. Wan, S. Konoplev, C. Sougnez, J.R. Brown, L.V. Abruzzo, S.L. Carter, M.J. Keating, M.S. Davids, W.G. Wierda, K. Cibulskis, T. Zenz, L. Werner, P.D. Cin, P. Kharchencko, D. Neuberg, H. Kantarjian, E. Lander, S. Gabriel, S. O'Brien, A. Letai, D.A. Weitz, M.A. Nowak, G. Getz, and C.J. Wu, "Clonal evolution in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia developing resistance to BTK inhibition," Nature Communications 7, 11589 (2016).
  9. Capulli, A.K., M.Y. Emmert, F.S. Pasqualini, D. Kehl, E. Caliskan, J.U. Lind, S.P. Sheehy, S.J. Park S.J., Ahn, B. Weber, J.A. Goss, S.P. Hoerstrup, and K.K. Parker, "JetValve: Rapid manufacturing of biohybrid scaffolds for biomimetic heart valve replacement," Biomaterials.133, 229-241 (2017).
  10. Chaudhuri, O., L. Gu, M. Darnell, D. Klumpers, S.A. Bencherif, J.C. Weaver, N. Huebsch, and D.J. Mooney, "Substrate stress relaxation regulates cell spreading," Nature Communications 6, 6365 (2015), doi:10.1038/ncomms7365.
  11. Cheung, A.S., D.K.Y. Zhang, S.T. Koshy, and D.J. Mooney, "Scaffolds that mimic antigen-presenting cells enable ex vivo expansion of primary t cells," Nature Biotechnology 36, 160-169 (2018).
  12. Cheung, A.S., S.T. Koshy, A.G. Stafford, M.M. Bastings, and D.J. Mooney, "Adjuvant-loaded subcellular vesicles derived from disrupted cancer cells for cancer vaccination," Small 12 (17), 2321-2333 (2016).
  13. Chotibut, T. and D.R. Nelson, "Evolutionary dynamics with fluctuating population sizes and strong mutualism," Physical Review E 92 (2), 022718 (2015).
  14. Chotibut, T. and D.R. Nelson, "Population genetics with fluctuating population sizes," Journal of Statistical Physics 167 (3), 777-791 (2017).
  15. Chotibut, T., D.R. Nelson, and S. Succi, "Striated populations in disordered environments with advection," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 465, 500-514 (2017).
  16. Christodouleas, D.C., F.C. Simeone, A. Tayi, S. Targ, J.C. Weaver, K. Jayaram, M.T. Fernández Abedul, and G.M. Whitesides, "Fabrication of paper-templated structures of Noble Metals," Advanced Materials Technologies 2 (2), (2017).
  17. Cui, N., H. Zhang, N. Schneider, Y. Tao, H. Asahara, Z. Sun, Y. Cai, S.A. Koehler, T.F.A. de Greef, A. Abbaspourrad, D.A. Weitz, and S. Chong, "A mix-and-read drop-based in vitro two-hybrid method for screening high-affinity peptide binders," Scientific Reports 6, 22575 (2016).
  18. Dauth, S., B.M. Maoz, S.P. Sheehy, M.A. Hemphill, T. Murty, M.K. Macedonia, A.M. Greer, B. Budnik, and K.K. Parker, "Neurons derived from different brain regions are inherently different in vitro: A novel multiregional brain-on-a-chip," Journal of Neurophysiology 117 (3), 1320-1341 (2017).
  19. Eggersdorfer, M.L., W. Zheng, S. Nawar, C. Mercandetti, A. Ofner, I. Leibacher, S. Koehler, and D.A. Weitz, "Tandem emulsification for high-throughput production of double emulsions," Lab on a Chip 17, 936–942 (2017).
  20. Faez, S., Y. Lahini, S. Weidlich, R.F. Garmann, K. Wondraczek, M. Zeisberger, M.A. Schmidt, M. Orrit, and V.N. Manoharan, "Fast, label-free tracking of single viruses and weakly scattering nanoparticles in a nanofluidic optical fiber," ACS Nano 9 (12), 12349-12357 (2015).
  21. Haliburton, J.R., S.C. Kim, I.C. Clark, R.A. Sperling, D.A. Weitz, and A.R. Abate, "Efficient extraction of oil from droplet microfluidic emulsions," Biomicrofluidics 11, 034111 (2017).
  22. Hardin, J.O., T.J. Ober, A.D. Valentine, and J.A. Lewis, "Microfluidic printheads for multimaterial 3D printing of viscoelastic inks," Advanced Materials 27 (21), 3279-3284 (2015).
  23. Hennek, J.W., A. Nemiroski, A.B. Subramaniam, D.K. Bwambok, D. Yang, D.V. Harburg, S. Tricard, A.K. Ellerbee, and G.M. Whitesides, "Using magnetic levitation for non-destructive quality control of plastic parts," Advanced Materials 27, 1587-1592 (2015).
  24. Horton, R.E., M. Yadid, M.L. McCain, S.P. Sheehy, F.S. Pasqualini, S.-J. Park, A. Cho, P. Campbell, and K.K. Parker, "Angiotensin II induced cardiac dysfunction on a chip," PLoS ONE 11 (1), e0146415 (2016).
  25. Jensen, K.E. and N. Nakamura, "Note: An iterative algorithm to improve colloidal particle locating," Review of Scientific Instruments 87 (6), 066103 (2016).
  26. Jones, E.C., Q. Liu, Z. Suo, and D.G. Nocera, "Mechanistic study for facile electrochemical patterning of surfaces with metal oxides," ACS Nano 10 (5), 5321-5325 (2016).
  27. Kalinich, M., I. Bhan, T.T. Kwan, D.T. Miyamoto, S. Javaid, J.A. LiCausi, J.D. Milner, X. Hong, L. Goyal, L., S. Sil, M. Choz, U. Ho, R. Kapur, A. Muzikansky, H. Zhang, D.A. Weitz, L.V. Sequisi, D.P. Ryan, R.T. Chung, A.X. Zhu, K.J. Isselbacher, D.T. Ting, M. Toner, S. Maheswaran, and D.A. Haber, "An RNA-based signature enables high specificity detection of circulating tumor cells in hepatocellular carcinoma," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114 (5), 1123-1128 (2017).
  28. Klein, Allon M., L. Mazutis, I. Akartuna, N. Tallapragada, A. Veres, V. Li, L. Peshkin, David A. Weitz, and Marc W. Kirschner, "Droplet barcoding for single-cell transcriptomics applied to embryonic stem cells," Cell 161 (5), 1187-1201 (2015).
  29. Kodger, T.E., R.E. Guerra, and J. Sprakel, "Precise colloids with tunable interactions for confocal microscopy," Scientific Reports 5, 14635 (2015).
  30. Kong, F., X. Zhang, H. Zhang, X. Qu, D. Chen, M. Servos, E. Mäkilä, J. Salonen, H.A. Santos, M. Hai, and D.A. Weitz, "Inhibition of multidrug resistance of cancer cells by co-delivery of DNA nanostructures and drugs using porous silicon nanoparticles@giant liposomes," Advanced Functional Materials 25 (22), 3330-3340 (2015).
  31. Lavrentovich, M.O. and D.R. Nelson, "Survival probabilities at spherical frontiers," Theoretical Population Biology 102, 26-39 (2015).
  32. Lavrentovich, M.O., "Critical fitness collapse in three-dimensional spatial population genetics," Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 2015 (5), P05027 (2015).
  33. Lavrentovich, Maxim O., Mary E. Wahl, David R. Nelson, and Andrew W. Murray, "Spatially constrained growth enhances conversional meltdown," Biophysical Journal 110 (12), 2800-2808 (2016).
  34. Lee, W.C., K. Kim, J. Park, J. Koo, H.Y. Jeong, H. Lee, D.A. Weitz, A. Zettl, and S. Takeuchi, "Graphene-templated directional growth of an inorganic nanowire," Nature Nano 10 (5), 423-428 (2015).
  35. Macosko, Evan Z., A. Basu, R. Satija, J. Nemesh, K. Shekhar, M. Goldman, I. Tirosh, Allison R. Bialas, N. Kamitaki, Emily M. Martersteck, John J. Trombetta, David A. Weitz, Joshua R. Sanes, Alex K. Shalek, A. Regev, and Steven A. McCarroll, "Highly parallel genome-wide expression profiling of individual cells using nanoliter droplets," Cell 161 (5), 1202-1214 (2015).
  36. Michaels, T.C.T., A.J. Dear, J.B. Kirkegaard, K.L. Saar, D.A. Weitz, and T.P.J. Knowles, "Fluctuations in the kinetics of linear protein self-assembly," Physical Review Letters 116 (25), 258103 (2016).
  37. Moebius, W., A.W. Murray, and D.R. Nelson, "How obstacles perturb population fronts and alter their genetic structure," PLoS Computer Biology 11 (12), e1004615 (2015).
  38. Nawroth, J.C., L.L. Scudder, R.T. Halvorson, J. Tresback, J.P. Ferrier Jr., S.P. Sheehy, A. Cho, S. Kannan, I. Sunyovszki, J.A. Goss, P.H. Campbell, and K.K. Parker, "Automated fabrication of photopatterned gelatin hydrogels for organ-on-chips applications," Biofabrication 10 (2), 025004 (2018).
  39. Ober, T.J., D. Foresti, and J.A. Lewis, "Active mixing of complex fluids at the microscale," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (40), 12293-12298 (2015).
  40. Park, J., H. Elmlund, P. Ercius, J.M. Yuk, D.T. Limmer, Q. Chen, K. Kim, S.H. Han, D.A. Weitz, A. Zettl, and A.P. Alivisatos, "3D structure of individual nanocrystals in solution by electron microscopy," Science 349 (6245), 290-295 (2015).
  41. Park, J., H. Park, P. Ercius, A.F. Pegoraro, C. Xu, J.W. Kim, S.H. Han, and D.A. Weitz, "Direct observation of wet biological samples by graphene liquid cell transmission electron microscopy," Nano Letters 15 (7), 4737-4744 (2015).
  42. Pasqualini, F.S., S.P. Sheehy, A. Agarwal, Y. Aratyn-Schaus, and K.K. Parker, "Structural phenotyping of stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes," Stem Cell Reports 4(3), 340-347 (2015).
  43. Perol, T. and H.S. Bhat, "Micromechanics-based permeability evolution in brittle materials at high strain rates," Pure and Applied Geophysics 173 (8), 2857-2868 (2016).
  44. Pharr, M., Y.S. Choi, D. Lee, K.H. Oh, and J.J. Vlassak, "Measurements of stress and fracture in germanium electrodes of lithium-ion batteries during electrochemical lithiation and delithiation," Journal of Power Sources 304, 164-169 (2016).
  45. Polygerinos, P., Z. Wang, J.T.B. Overvelde, K. Galloway, R. Wood, K. Bertoldi, C.J. Walsh, "Modeling of soft fiber-reinforced bending actuators," IEEE Transactions on Robotics 31 (3), 778- 789 (2015).
  46. Prakadan, S.M., A.K. Shalek, and D.A. Weitz, "Scaling by shrinking: Empowering single-cell'omics' with microfluidic devices," Nature Reviews Genetics 18, 345-361 (2017).
  47. Qin, Y., Y. Hu, S.A. Koehler, L. Cai, J. Wen, X. Tan, W.L. Xu, Q. Sheng, X. Hou, J. Xue, M.Yu, and D. Weitz, "Ultrafast nanofiltration through large-area single-layered graphene membranes," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9 (11), 9239-9244 (2017).
  48. Qin, Z., B.G. Compton, J.A. Lewis, and M.J. Buehler, "Structural optimization of 3D-printed synthetic spider webs for high strength," Nature Communications 6, 7038 (2015).
  49. Rotem, A., O. Ram, N. Shoresh, R.A. Sperling, A. Goren, D.A. Weitz, and B.E. Bernstein, "Single-cell ChIP-seq reveals cell subpopulations defined by chromatin state," Nature Biotechnology 33 (11), 1165-1172 (2015).
  50. Savin, T., M.M. Bandi, and L. Mahadevan, "Pressure-driven occlusive flow of a confined red blood cell," Soft Matter 12, 562-573 (2016).
  51. Sharma, Y., D.A. Vargas, A.F. Pegoraro, D. Lepzelter, D.A. Weitz, and M.H. Zaman, "Collective motion of mammalian cell cohorts in 3D," Integrative Biology 7 (12), 1526-1533 (2015).
  52. Sheehy, S.P., A. Grosberg, P. Qin, D.J. Behm, J.P. Ferrier, M.A. Eagleson, A.P. Nesmith, D. Krull, J.G. Falls, P.H. Campbell, M.L. McCain, R.N. Willette, E. Hu, and K.K. Parker, "Toward improved myocardial maturity in an organ-on-chip platform with immature cardiac myocytes," Experimental Biology & Medicine 0, 1-14 (2017).
  53. Sher, M., N. Mangan, M.J. Smith, Y-T Lin, S. Marbach, T.M. Schneider, S. Gradecak, M.P. Brenner, and E. Mazur, "Femtosecond-laser hyperdoping silicon in an SF6 atmosphere: Dopant incorporation mechanism," Journal of Applied Physics 117 (12), 125301 2015).
  54. Sherman, D.J., R. Xie, R.J. Taylor, A.H. George, S. Okuda, P.J. Foster, D.J. Needleman, and D. Kahne, "Lipopolysaccharide is transported to the cell surface by a membrane-to-membrane protein bridge," Science 359 (6377), 798-801 (2018).
  55. Sim, G.-D., Y.S. Choi, D. Lee, K.H. Oh, and J.J. Vlassak, "High tensile strength of sputter-deposited ZrB2 ceramic thin films measured up to 1016 K," Acta Materialia 113, 32-40 (2016).
  56. Tan, R., P.J. Foster, D.J. Needleman, and R.J. McKenney, "Cooperative accumulation of dynein-dynactin at microtubule minus-ends drives microtubule network reorganization," Developmental Cell 44 (2), 233-247 (2018).
  57. Wagner, O., J. Thiele, M. Weinhart, L. Mazutis, D.A. Weitz, W.T.S. Huck, and R. Haag, "Biocompatible fluorinated polyglycerols for droplet microfluidics as an alternative to PEG-based copolymer surfactants," Lab on a Chip 16 (1), 65-69 (2016).
  58. Xie, X., W. Zhang, A. Abbaspourrad, J. Ahn, A. Bader, S. Bose, A. Vegas, J. Lin, J. Tao, T. Hang, H. Lee, N. Iverson, G. Bisker, L. Li, M.S. Strano, D.A. Weitz, and D.G. Anderson, "Microfluidic fabrication of colloidal nanomaterials-encapsulated microcapsules for biomolecular sensing," Nano Letters 17 (3), 2015-2020 (2017).
  59. Yunker, P.J., H. Asahare, K.-C. Hung, C. Landry, L.R. Arriaga, I. Akartuna, J. Heyman, S. Chong, and D.A. Weitz, "One-pot system for synthesis, assembly, and display of functional single-span membrane proteins on oil-water interfaces," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113 (3), 608-613 (2016).
  60. Zhao, C.-X., D. Chen, Y. Hui, D.A. Weitz, and A.P.J. Middelberg, "Controlled generation of ultra-thin-shell double emulsions and their stability study," ChemPhysChem 18 (10), 1393-1399 (2017).
  61. Zhao, X., S. Liu, L. Yildirimer, H. Zhao, R. Ding, H. Wang, W. Cui, and D. Weitz, "Injectable stem cell-laden photocrosslinkable microspheres fabricated using microfluidics for rapid generation of osteogenic tissue constructs," Advanced Functional Materials 26 (17), 2809-2819 (2016).
  62. Zhou, Y., J. Park, J. Shi, M. Chowalla, H. Park, D.A. Weitz, and S. Ramanathan, "Control of emergent properties at a correlated oxide interface with graphene," Nano Letters 15 (3), 1627-1634 (2015).

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