Publications

Cover of Advanced Materials Technologies!

We are excited to have our research in muscle tissue engineering, led by Prarthana Patil, featured on the back cover of the July 2016 issue of Advanced Materials Technologies. See the cover and read the article!

“3D Printing PDMS Elastomer in a Hydrophilic Support Bath via Freeform Reversible Embedding”

TJ Hinton, Andrew Hudson, Kira Pusch and Andrew Lee are co-authors on our recent article in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering entitled "3D Printing PDMS Elastomer in a Hydrophilic Support Bath via Freeform Reversible Embedding." This article describes a new technique termed Freeform Reversible Embedding ...

“Defined Micropatterning of ECM Protein Adhesive Sites on Alginate Microfibers for Engineering Highly Anisotropic Muscle Cell Bundles”

Prarthana Patil and John Szymanski are co-authors on our recent article in Advanced Materials Technologies entitled "Defined Micropatterning of ECM Protein Adhesive Sites on Alginate Microfibers for Engineering Highly Anisotropic Muscle Cell Bundles." This article describes a new technique to selectively pattern ECM protein adhesive sites ...

“Understanding the Role of ECM Protein Composition and Geometric Micropatterning for Engineering Human Skeletal Muscle”

Rebecca Duffy and Yan Sun are co-authors on our recent article in Annals of Biomedical Engineering entitled "Understanding the Role of ECM Protein Composition and Geometric Micropatterning for Engineering Human Skeletal Muscle." This article describes how the type of ECM protein and its ...

“Biological Soft Robotics”

Adam is the author of a recent article in the Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering entitled “Biological Soft Robotics.” This review describes how molecular motors are hierarchically organized into larger-scale structures in order to provide a basic understanding of how these systems work in nature ...

Recent media covererage of FRESH 3D Bioprinting

Our publication on FRESH 3D bioprinting in Science Advances, led by TJ Hinton and team, has been widely reported on.  Here are links to recent articles and videos. Please keep in mind that we are NOT yet printing functional human tissues, ...

“Three-dimensional printing of complex biological structures by freeform reversible embedding of suspended hydrogels”

TJ Hinton, Quentin Jallerat, Rachelle Palchesko, Joon Hyung Park, Martin Grodzicki, Hao-Jan Shue, Mohamed Ramadan, and Andrew Hudson are co-authors on our recent article in Science Advances entitled "Three-dimensional printing of complex biological structures by freeform reversible embedding of suspended hydrogels." This article ...

“Spontaneous Helical Structure Formation in Laminin Nanofibers”

John Szymanski and Mengchen Ba are co-first authors on our recent article in the Journal of Materials Chemistry B entitled "Spontaneous Helical Structure Formation in Laminin Nanofibers."  This article describes the use of surface-initiated assembly to engineer protein nanofibers of defined laminin compositions ...

“Differentiation of Cardiomyocytes from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Using Monolayer Culture”

Ivan Batalov is lead author on our recent review article in the Supplementary Issue on Stem Cell Biology in the journal Biomarker Insights entitled "Differentiation of Cardiomyocytes from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Using Monolayer Culture." This article summarizes recent advances in cardiomyocyte differentiation techniques, with particular ...

Featured on Cover of the February 2015 issue of Nature Methods

Great job by John and Quentin! Our research on Patterning on Topography (PoT) is the cover image of the February 2015 issue of Nature Methods.  Read the article, "Conformal nanopatterning of extracellular matrix proteins onto topographically complex surfaces."