Publications

151) AJ Guerra, J Lammel, A Katko, A Kleinfehn, CA Rodríguez, L Catalani, ML Becker, J Ciurana, D Dean* “Optimization of Photocrosslinkable Resin Components and 3D Printing Process Parameters” Acta Biomaterialia, 2019, submitted.

150) X Xia, G Bass, ML Becker, BD Vogt* Cooperative Assembly with Bottlebrush Block Copolymers for Porous Metal Oxide Films: Evaporation Induced Self-Assembly, Persistent Micelles, and In-Between. Chemistry of Matererials, 2019, submitted.

149) P Chen, ZK Zander, J Yu, Y-H Hsu, N Dreger, HA Barton, ML Becker* Zwitterion surface-functionalized thermoplastic polyurethanes for antifouling catheter applications” Biomacromolecules, 2019, submitted.

148) K Nettleton, D Luong, A Kleinfehn, L Savariau†, C Premanandan, ML Becker* “Molecular Mass Dependent Resorption and Bone Regeneration of 3D printed PPF Scaffolds in a Critical Size Rat Cranial Defect Model” Proc. Natl Acad. Sci., 2019, submitted.

147) NZ Dreger, ZK Zander, Y-H Hsu, P Chen, N Le, T Parsell, C Søndergaard, MD Suckow, ML Becker* “Zwitterionic Amino Acid-based Poly(ester urea)s Suppress Adhesion Formation in a Rat Intrabdominal Cecal Abrasion Model” Biomaterials, 2019, submitted.

146) S Li, K Nettleton, D Luong, F Zhao, J Yu, N Bernard†, RK Willits, ML Becker* “Implantation of 3D Printed Radiopaque Poly(ester urea) Scaffold Modified by Biomimetic Peptide to Enhance Bone Regeneration Using a Rat Cranial Critical Size Defect Model” Biomaterials 2019, submitted.

145) J Worch, H Prydderch, S Jimaja, P Bexis, ML Becker, AP Dove, “Stereochemical enhancement of materials properties” Nature Chemistry Reviews, 2019, submitted.

144) CMM Motta, K Endres, C Wesdemiotis, RK Willits*, ML Becker* Enhancing Schwann Cell Migration Using Haptotactic Gradients of Laminin Derived-peptide. Biomaterials, 2019, submitted.

143) MB Wade, C Bell, J Yu, MC Arno, NZ Dreger, Y-H Hsu, GM Policastro, JA Wilson, AP Dove*, ML Becker* “Concomitant Control of Mechanical Properties and Degradation in Resorbable Elastomers Using Stereochemistry and Stoichiometry for Soft Tissue Engineering” Nature Communications, 2019, in revision.

142) AP Dove, NZ Dreger, ML Becker “Bioresorbable Polymers: Lost in Translation” Nature Reviews Materials 2019, submitted.

141) Y Luo, G Le Fer, D Dean, ML Becker* “3D Printing of Narrow Dispersity PPF Oligomers: Evaluation of Resin Viscosity, Printing Consistency and Mechanical Property” Biomacromolecules, 2019, in press.

140) DL Philip‡, EA Silantyeva‡, ML Becker*, RK Willits* “RGD-functionalized nanofibers increase early GFAP expression during neural differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells” Biomacromolecules, 2019, in press.

139) Z Cai, Y Wan, Y-Z Long, ML Becker, D Dean “Poly(propylene fumarate)-Based Materials for Biomedical Applications: Materials and Biological Aspects” Biomaterials 2019, in press.

138) K Wang, L Zheng, T Zhu, L Liu, ML Becker* X Gong* “Hysteresis-free, stable and efficient solution-processed perovskites solar cells by hybrid perovskites crosslinked with polymers” Energy & Environmental Science 2019, in press.

137) AJ Guerra, H Lara-Padilla, L Catalani, ML Becker, CA. Rodriguez, D Dean “Photopolymerizable Resins for 3D Printing Tissue Engineering Implants” Current Drug Targets 2019, 20(6), in press.

136) X Xia, Z Qiang, G Bass, ML Becker, BD Vogt* “Morphological control of hydrothermally synthesized cobalt oxide particles using poly (vinyl pyrrolidone)” Colloid and Polymer Science 2019, in press.

135) RA Dilla, CMM Motta, Y Xu, ZK Zander, N Bernard†, CG Weiner, BD Vogt, ML Becker* Mechanically tunable, PEG-Oxime Hydrogels with Invariant Composition, Concentration, and Stoichiometry“ Materials Today Chemistry 2019, 11, 244-252. DOI: 10.1016/j.mtchem.2018.11.003

134) K Chen, NZ Dreger, F Peng, BD Vogt, ML Becker, M Cakmak* “Nonlinear Mechano-Optical Behavior and Strain-Induced Structural Changes of L-Valine-Based Poly(ester urea)s” Macromolecules 2018, 51 (20), 8114–8126. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01176

133) RA Dilla, CMM Motta, SR Snyder, JA Wilson, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker* “Synthesis and 3D-printing of PEG-Poly(propylene fumarate) Diblock and Triblock Copolymer Hydrogels” ACS Macro Letters, 2018, 7, 1254-1260. DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.8b00720

132) NZ Dreger, Z Fan, ZK Zander, C Tantisuwanno, MC Haines†, M Waggoner†, T Parsell, CS Søndergaard, M Hiles, C Premanandan, ML Becker * “Amino-Acid Based Poly(ester urea) Copolymer Films for Hernia-Repair Applications” Biomaterials, 2018, 182, 44-57. DOI:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.08.003

131) SR Peterson, JA Wilson, ML Becker* “Ring-Opening Copolymerization of Polylactones with Maleic Anhydride and Propylene Oxide: New Block-Copolymer Building Blocks for Additive Manufacturing” Macromolecules 2018, 51 (16), 6202–6208. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01372

130) TJ Deming, H-A Klok, SP Armes, ML Becker, JA Champion, EY.-X. Chen, SC Heilshorn, JCM van Hest, DJ Irvine, JA Johnson, LL Kiessling, HD Maynard, M Olvera de la Cruz, MO Sullivan, MV Tirrell, KS Anseth, S Lecommandoux, S Percec, Z Zhong, A-C Albertsson “Polymers at the Interface with Biology”, Biomacromolecules, 2018, 19(8), 3151–3162. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.8b01029

129) Y Chen, JA Wilson, SR Petersen, S Sallam, J Mao, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker* “ROCOP of Maleic Anhydride with Functional Epoxides to Yield Poly(propylene fumarate) Analogues Capable of Post-polymerization Modification”. Angew Chem 2018, 57(39), 12759-12764. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201807419

128) MC Arno, RP Brannigan, GM Policastro, ML Becker, AP Dove* “pH Responsive, Functionalisable Spyrocyclic Polycarbonate: A Versatile Platform for Biocompatible Nanoparticles” Biomacromolecules 2018, 19(8), 3427–3434. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.8b00744

127) EP Childers, NZ Dreger, AB Ellenberger, MB Wandel, K Domino†, Y Xu, D Luong, J Yu, D Orsini, RH Bell, C Premanandan, SD Fening*, ML Becker* Enhanced Rotator-cuff Repair Using Platelet-Rich Plasma Adsorbed Branched Poly(ester urea)s. Biomacromolecules 2018, 19(7), 3129–3139. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.8b00725

126) E Silantyeva, W Nasir, J Carpenter, O Manahan†, RK Willits*, ML Becker* “Accelerated Neural Differentiation of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells on Aligned GYIGSR-Functionalized Nanofibers” Acta Biomaterialia, 2018, 75, 129-139. doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2018.05.052.

125) ZK Zander, P Chen, Y-H Hsu, N Dreger, L Savariau†, A Olivero†, A Chiari, S Chambers, HA Barton, ML Becker* “Post polymerization functionalization of polyurethanes with QACs for imparting multispectral antimicrobial properties” Biomaterials, 2018, 178, 339-350. doi:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.05.010.

124) H. Wang, ML Becker, N Leipzig “Neural stem cell encapsulation and differentiation in strain promoted crosslinked PEG-based hydrogels” J Biomaterials Applications, 2018, DOI:10.1177/0885328218755711.

123) NZ Dreger, MB Wandel, LL Robinson, D Luong, CS Søndergaard, M Hiles, C Premanandan, M L Becker* “Preclinical in vitro and in vivo Assessment of Linear and Branched l-Valine Based Poly(ester urea)s for Soft-tissue Applications” ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2018, 4(4), 1346-1356.

122) JA Wilson, D Luong, AP Kleinfehn, S Sallam, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker* “Magnesium catalyzed polymerization of end functionalized poly(propylene maleate) and poly(propylene fumarate) for 3D Printing” J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140(1), 277–284. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b09978.
– Highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News.

121) ZK Zander, ML Becker* “Antimicrobial and Antifouling Strategies for Polymeric Medical Devices” ACS Macro Lett., 2018, 7, 16-25.
– featured on the journal cover.

120) J Yu, Y Xu, S Li, GV Siefert, ML Becker* “Fused Deposition Modeling 3D Printing of Nano Hydroxyapatite/Poly(ester urea) Composite Scaffolds with Enhanced Bioactivity” Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18(12), 4171–4183.

119) Y Xu ‡, D Luong‡, K Martin, H Lara-Padilla, JM Walker, AP Kleinfehn, D Dean, ML Becker*, “Modification of Poly(Propylene Fumarate)-Bioglass® Composites with Peptide Conjugates to Enhance Bioactivity”, Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18(10), 3168–3177.

118) V Bhagat, ML Becker* “Degradable Adhesives for Surgery and Tissue Engineering” Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18(10), 3009−3039.

117) Y Xia, Z Qiang, B Lee, ML Becker, BD Vogt* “Solid state microwave synthesis of highly crystalline ordered mesoporous hausmannite Mn3O4 films” Cryst Chem Comm, 2017, 19, 4294-4303.

116) GI Peterson, AV Dobrynin, ML Becker* “Biodegradable Shape Memory Polymers in Medicine” Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2017, 6(21), 1700694. DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201700694.

115) Y Gao, Y Xu, A Land, JT Harris†, GM Policastro, T Ritzman*, J Bundy, ML Becker*, “Extended delivery of hGH from polymeric nanofibers” ACS Macro Letters, 2017, 6, 875–880.

114) S Sallam, Y Luo, ML Becker, C Wesdemiotis “Multidimensional mass spectrometry characterization of isomeric biodegradable polyesters”, European Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 2017, 1-9. DOI: 10.1177/1469066717711401

113) S Li, Y Xu, J Yu, ML Becker* “Enhanced Osteogenic Activity of Poly(ester urea) Scaffolds using Facile Post-3D Printing Peptide Functionalization Strategies” Biomaterials, 2017, 141, 176-187.

112) GI Peterson, H Li, EP Childers, AV Dobrynin, ML Becker* “Composition Dependent Shape Memory Properties in α-Amino Acid-Based Poly(Ester Urea)s” Macromolecules, 2017, 50(11), 4300–4308.

111) JM Walker, E Bodamer, AP Kleinfehn, Y Luo, ML Becker, D Dean “Design and mechanical characterization of solid and highly porous 3D printed poly(propylene fumarate) scaffolds”, Progress in Additive Manufacturing, 2017, 2, 99-108.

110) JM Walker, E Bodamer, O Krebs†, Y Lou, A Kleinfehn, ML Becker, D Dean “Effect of chemical and physical properties on the in vitro degradation of 3D printed high resolution poly(propylene fumarate) scaffolds” Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18(4), 1419-1425.

109) SL Vega, E Liu, V Arvind, J Bushman, H-J Sung, ML Becker, S Lelièvre, J Kohn, P-A Vidi, PV Moghe* “High-content image informatics of the structural nuclear protein NuMA parses trajectories for stem/progenitor cell lineages and oncogenic transformation” Experimental Cell Research, 2017, 351, 11-23.

108) JJ Kim, NK Bennett, MS Devita, S Chahar, S Viswananth, EA Lee, G Jung, PP Shao, EP Childers, S Liu, A Kulesa, BA Garcia, ML Becker, NS Hwang, A Madabhushi, MP Verzi, PV Moghe* “Optical High Content Nanoscopy of Epigenetic Marks Decodes Phenotypic Divergence in Stem Cells” Scientific Reports, 2017, 7:39406. DOI: 10.1038/srep39406.

107) K Chen, J Yu, G Guzman, SS Es-haghi, ML Becker, M Cakmak* “Role of Hydrogen Bonding on Nonlinear Mechano-Optical Behavior of L-Phenylalanine-based Poly(ester urea)s” Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 1075-1084.

106) A Alalwiat, W Tang, S Gerişlioğlu, ML Becker, C Wesdemiotis* “Mass Spectrometry and Ion Mobility Characterization of Bioactive Peptide – Synthetic Polymer Conjugates” Analytical Chemistry, 2017, 89(2), 1170-1177.

105) GI Peterson, AV Dobrynin, ML Becker* “α-Amino Acid-Based Poly(Ester Urea)s as Multi-Shape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications” ACS Macro Letters, 2016, 5(10), 1176–1179.

104) EP Childers, GI Peterson, AB Ellenberger†, K Domino†, GV Seifert, ML Becker* “Adhesion of Blood Plasma Proteins and Platelet-rich Plasma on L-Valine Based Poly(ester urea)” Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17(10), 3396-3403.

103) V Bhagat^, J Zhou^, ML Becker* “Poly(ester urea) Based Adhesives: Improved Deployment and Adhesion by Incorporating Poly(propylene glycol) Segments” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2016, ,8(49), 33423-33429. (^co-first authors)

102) C Bell, J Yu, IA Barker, V Truong, Z Cao, AV Dobrynin, ML Becker*, AP Dove* “Independent Control of Elastomer Properties through Stereocontrolled Synthesis” Angew Chemie, 2016, 55(42), 13076-13080.

101) V Bhagat, E’ OBrien†, J Zhou, ML Becker* “Caddisfly Inspired Phosphorylated Poly(ester urea)-Based Degradable Bone Adhesives” Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17, 3016-3024.

100) Y Gao, T Yi, T Shinoka, YU Lee, DH Reneker, CK Breuer* ML Becker*, “Pilot Mouse Study of 1 mm Inner Diameter (ID) Vascular Graft Using Electrospun Poly(ester urea) Nanofibers” Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2016, 5(18), 2427-2436.

99) M Castano, A Alvarez, ML Becker, JE Puskas* “Synthesis of Polyisobutylene-Polycaprolactone Block Copolymers using Enzyme Catalysis” Express Polymer Letters, 2016, 10(8), 693-700.

98) MB Wade, E Roderburg, U Patel, B Shah, ML Becker* “Influence of Sterilization Technologies on Electospun Poly (ester urea)s for Soft Tissue Repair”, Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17(10), 3363-3374.

97) X. Li, S Murthy, ML Becker, RA Latour, “Multiscale Modeling of A Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)-Based Hydrogel” Biointerphases, 2016, 11, 021002.

96) Z Qiang, C Ye, K Lin, ML Becker, KA Cavicchi, BD Vogt* “Evolution in surface morphology during rapid microwave annealing of PS-b-PMMA thin films” J Polym Sci B: Polym Phys, 2016, 54, 1499-1506.

95) ZK Zander, F Wang, ML Becker*, RA Weiss* “Ionomers for Tunable Softening of Thermoplastic Polyurethane” Macromolecules, 2016, 49(3), 926–934.

94) Y Ma^, GM Policastro^, Q Li, J Zheng, R Jaquet, WJ Landis, ML Becker* “Concentration Dependent Differentiation of hMSC on orthogonal gradients of BMP-2 and GRGDS peptides” Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17, 1486−1495. (^co-first authors)

93) Y Luo, CM Doulder, J Walker, R Mischra, D Dean, ML Becker “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Well-Defined Poly(propylene fumarate) Oligomers and Their Use in 3D Printed Scaffolds” Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17(2), 690-697.

92) GM Policastro, ML Becker* “Osteogenic Growth Peptide and its Use as a Bio-conjugate in Regenerative Medicine Applications” WIRE Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechology, 2016, 8(3), 449–464.

91) Z Zander, G Hua, C Weiner, BD Vogt, ML Becker* “Control of Mesh Size and Modulus by Kinetically Dependent Cross-Linking in Hydrogels” Advanced Materials, 2015, 27(40), 6283-6288.

90) Y Gao, EP Childers, ML Becker* “L-Leucine-based Poly(ester urea)s for Vascular Tissue Engineering” ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2015, 1(9), 795-804.

89) K Liu, Y-M Chen, GM Policastro, ML Becker, Y Zhu* “Three-dimensional Bi-continuous Graphene Monolith from Polymer Templates” ACS Nano, 2015, 9(6), 6041–6049.

88) J Yu, F Lin, ML Becker* “Branched Amino Acid Based Poly(ester urea)s with Tunable Thermal and Water Uptake Properties” Macromolecules, 2015, 48(9), 2916–2924.

87) GM Policastro, F Lin, LA Smith Callahan, A Esterle, M Graham, KS Stakleff, ML Becker* “OGP Functionalized Phenylalanine-based Poly(ester urea) for Enhancing Osteoinductive Potential of human Mesenchymal Stem Cells” Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16(4), 1358-1371.

86) J Zhou, K Mischra, V Bhagat, A Joy, ML Becker* “Thermoresponsive Dual Emission Nanosensor Based on Quantum Dots and Dye Labelled Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)” Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 6, 2813 – 2816.

85) Y Zhang, SM Bhaway, Y Wang, KA Cavicchi, ML Becker, BD Vogt*  “Rapid (< 3 min) Microwave Synthesis of Block Copolymer Templated Ordered Mesoporous Metal Oxide and Carbonate Films using Nitrate-Citric Acid Systems” Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 4997-5000.

84) AP Defante, T Barai, ML Becker, A Dhinojwala* “The Consequences of Water Between Two Hydrophobic Surfaces on Adhesion and Wetting” Langmuir, 2015, 31(8), 2398-2406.

83) S Li, J Yu, MB Wade, GM Policastro, ML Becker* “Radiopaque, Iodine Functionalized Poly(ester urea)s” Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16(2), 615–624.

82) J Zheng, G Hua, F Lin, J Yu, MB Wade, DH Reneker, ML Becker* “Post-electrospinning “Tri-Click” Functionalization of Degradable Polymer Nanofibers” ACS Macro Letters, 2015, 4, 207-213.

81) EP Childers, M Wang, JP Fisher, ML Becker, D Dean* “3D Printing of Resorbable Poly(propylene fumarate) Tissue Engineering Scaffolds” MRS Bulletin, 2015, 40(2), 119-126.

80) J Zheng, D Kontoveros, F Lin, G Hua, DH Reneker, ML Becker*, RA Willits*, “Enhanced schwann cell attachment and alignment using one-pot “Dual Click” GRGDS and YIGSR derivatized nanofibers” Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16(1), 357-363.

79) J Zhou, AP Defante, F Lin, Y Xu, J Yu, Y Gao, EP Childers, A Dhinojwala, ML Becker* “Adhesion Properties of Catechol-based Biodegradable Amino Acid-Based Poly(ester urea) Copolymers Inspired from Mussel Proteins” Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16(1), 266-274.

78) M Castano, KS Seo, K Guo, ML Becker, C Wesdemiotis, JE Puskas “Green polymer chemistry: synthesis of symmetric and asymmetric telechelic ethylene glycol oligomers” Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 6, 1137-1142.

77) W Tang, GM Policastro, G Hua, F Lin, G Hua, C Wesdemiotis, GL Doll, ML Becker* “Bioactive Surface Modification of Metal Oxides via Catechol-bearing Modular Peptides: Multivalent Binding, Surface Retention and Peptide Bioactivity” J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136 , 16357-16367.

76) J Zheng, Y Chen, A Karim, ML Becker* “Dopamine based copper-free click kit for efficient surface functionalization” ACS Macro Letters, 2014, 3(10), 1084-1087.

75) W Tang, ML Becker* ““Click” Reactions: a Versatile Toolbox for the Synthesis of Peptide Conjugates” Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43(20), 7013-7039.

74) M Castano, ML Becker, J Puskas “New Method for the Synthesis of Fully Aliphatic Telechelic α,ω-Dihydroxy-Polyisobutylene” Polymer Chemistry, 2014, 5(18), 5436-5442.

73) M Castano, J Zheng, JE Puskas*, ML Becker* “Enzyme-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of e-caprolactone using Alkyne Functionalized Initiators” Polymer Chemistry, 2014, 5(6), 1891-1896.

72) J Yu, F Lin, P Lin, Y Gao, ML Becker* “Phenylalanine-based Poly(ester urea): Synthesis, Characterization and in vitro Degradation” Macromolecules, 2014, 47(1), 121-129.

71) KS Seo, YM Castano, M Casiano, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker, JE Puskas* “Functionalization of Poly(ethylene glycol)s by Enzyme-catalyzed Transesterification of Divinyl Adipate under Solventless Conditions” RSC Advances, 2014, 4(4), 1683-1688.

70) F Lin, J Yu, W Tang J Zheng, S Xie, ML Becker* “Post-electrospinning Modification of Amino acid-based Poly(ester urea) Nanofibers for Tissue Engineering” Macromolecules, 2013, 46(24), 9515-9525.

69) Y Li, Z Wang, J Zheng, H Su, F Lin, K Guo, X Feng, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker, SZD Cheng, WB Zhang “Cascading One-Pot Synthesis of Single-tailed and Asymmetric Multi-tailed Giant Surfactants” ACS Macro Letters, 2013, 2(11), 1026-1032.

68) X Liu, J Zhou, J Zheng, ML Becker* X Gong* “Water-soluble CdTe quantum dots as an anode interlayer for solution-processed near infrared polymer photodetectors” Nanoscale, 2013, 5(24), 12474-12479.

67) F Lin, J Yu, W Tang, J Zheng, A Defante, K Guo, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker* “Peptide Functionalized Oxime Hydrogels with Tunable Mechanical Properties and Gelation Behavior” Biomacromolecules, 2013, 34, 9089-9095.

66) LA Smith Callahan, S Xie, I Barker, J Zheng, DH Reneker, AP Dove, ML Becker “Accelerated Differentiation and Neurite Extension of mESC on Aligned Poly(lactide) Nanofibers Functionalized with YIGSR” Biomaterials, 2013, 34, 9089-9095.

65) W Tang, Y Ma, S Xie, K Guo, B Katzenmeyer, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker* “Valency Dependent Affinity of Hydroxyapatite-binding Dendrimers” Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 3304-3313.

64) LA Smith-Callahan, GM Policastro, SL Bernard, EP Childers, R Boechtter, ML Becker* “Influence of Discrete and Continuous Culture Conditions on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Lineage Choice in RGD Concentration Gradient Hydrogels” Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 3047-3054.

63) M Castano, KS Seo, EH Kim, ML Becker, JE Puskas* “Synthesis of Halo-ester Functionalized Poly(ethylene glycol)s via Enzymatic Catalysis” Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2013, 34, 1375-1380.

62) H Su, J Zheng, Z Wang, F Lin, X Feng, X-H Dong, ML Becker, SZD Cheng, W-B Zhang, Y Li “Sequential Triple “Click” Approach toward Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane-Based Multi-Headed and Multi-Tailed Giant Surfactants” ACS Macro Letters, 2013, 2, 645-650.

61) T Rao, G Singh, S Xie, A Karim*, ML Becker*  “2D Au Nanoparticle Arrays using Thermally Directed Assembly of Peptide-Derivatized Block Copolymers” Soft Matter, 2013, 9, 8023-8032.

60) F Lin, J Zheng, J Yu, J Zhou, ML Becker* “Cascading “Tri-Click” Functionalization of Polycaprolactone Thin Films Quantified via QCM” Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 2857-2865.

59) D Bandyopadhyay, G Singh, ML Becker, A Karim “Capillary Wave Confinement Induced Stabilization of Polymer Films” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 5(10), 4006-4010.

58) LA Smith-Callahan, EP Childers, AM Ganios, R Boechtter, SD Weiner, ML Becker* “Maximizing phenotype constraint and extracellular matrix production in primary human chondrocytes using arginine–glycine–aspartate concentration gradient hydrogels” Acta Biomaterialia, 2013, 9(7), 7420-7428.

57) J Zhou, S Xie, EF Amond, ML Becker*  “Tuning Energy Levels of Low Bandgap Semi-Random Two Acceptor Copolymers” Macromolecules, 2013, 46(9), 3391-3394.

56) LA Smith-Callahan&, Y Ma&, CM Stafford, ML Becker* “Concentration Dependent Neural Differentiation and Neurite Extension from mouse ESC on Primary Amine-derivatized Surfaces” Biomaterials Science, 2013, 1, 537-541.

55) J Zheng, S Xie, F Lin, G Hua, T Yu, DH Reneker, M L Becker “Dibenzocyclooctyne as an Initiator for Poly(e-caprolactone): Copper-Free Clickable Polymer and Nanofiber Based Scaffolds” Polymer Chemistry, 2013, 4(7), 2215-2218. – featured on journal cover.

54) Y Ma, J Zheng, EF Amond, CM Stafford, ML Becker* “Facile Fabrication of “Dual Click” One- and Two-Dimensional Orthogonal Peptide Concentration Gradients” Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 665-671.

53) LA Smith-Callahan, AM Ganios, EP Childers, SD Weiner, ML Becker* “Primary Human Chondrocyte Extracellular Matrix Formation and Phenotype Maintenance using RGD-derivatized PEGDM Hydrogels Possessing a Continuous Gradient in Modulus” Acta Biomaterialia, 2013, 9, 6095-6104.

52) KS Stakleff, F Lin, LA Smith Callahan, MB Wade, A Esterle, J Miller, M Graham, ML Becker* “Resorbable, Amino-acid-based Poly(ester urea)s Crosslinked with Osteogenic Growth Peptide with enhanced Mechanical Properties and Bioactivity” Acta Biomaterialia, 2013, 9, 5132-5142.

51) J Zheng, K Liu, DH Reneker, ML Becker “Post-Assembly Derivatization of Electrospun Nanofibers via Strain-Promoted Azide Alkyne Cycloaddition” J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134(41), 17274-17277.

50) SL Vega*, E Liu*, PJ Patel, AB Kulesa, AL Carlson, Y Ma, ML Becker, and PV Moghe “High Content Profiling of Microenvironment-Induced Changes to Stem Cells” J. Biological Screening, 2012, 17(9), 1151-1162.

49) J Zheng, LA Smith Callahan, J Hao, K Guo, C Wesdemiotis, RA Weiss, ML Becker* “Strain-Promoted Crosslinking of PEG-based Hydrogels via Copper-Free Cycloaddition” ACS Macro Letters, 2012, 1(8), 1071-1073.

48) GD Zartman, S Cheng, X Lin, F Lin, ML Becker, SQ Wang “How melt stretching affects mechanical behavior of polymer glasses” Macromolecules, 2012, 45(16), 6719-6732.

47) LA Smith Callahan, AM Ganios, D Burney, MD Dilisio, SD Weiner, WH Horton, ML Becker* “ECM Production of Primary Human and Bovine Chondrycytes in Hybrid PEG Hydrogels Containing Type I Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid” Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13(5), 1625-1631.

46) T Rao, X Dong, B Katzenmeyer, C Wesdemiotis, SDZ Cheng, ML Becker* “High Fidelity Fabrication of Au-Polymer Janus Nanoparticles using a Solution Template Approach” Soft Matter, 2012, 8(10), 2965-2971.

45) J Yu, ML Becker*, G Carri* “The Influence of Amino Acid Sequence and Functionality on the Binding Process of Peptides onto Gold Surfaces” Langmuir, 2012, 28(2), 1408-1417.

44) NM Moore, NJ Lin, ND Gallant, ML Becker* “Synergistic Enhancement of Human Bone Marrow Stromal Cell Proliferation and Osteogenic differentiation on BMP-2 and RGD Peptide Concentration Gradients” Acta Biomaterialia, 2011, 7, 2019-2100.

43) JA Fagan, BJ Bauer, EK Hobbie, ML Becker, AR Hight Walker, JR Simpson, J Chun, J Obrzut, V Bajpai, FR Phelan, D Simien, JY Huh, KB Migler “Carbon Nanotubes: Measuring Dispersion and Length” Advanced Materials, 2011, 23(3), 338-348.

42) J Yu, ML Becker*, G Carri* “A Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Stability Limited Growth Mechanism of Peptide-Mediated Au Nanoparticle Synthesis” Small, 2010, 6(20), 2242-2245.

41) A Acharya, N Dolgova, NM Moore, C Xia, M Clare-Salzler, ML Becker, ND Gallant, BG Keselowsky “The Modulation of Dendritic Cell Integrin binding and Activation by RGD-peptide Density Gradient Substrates” Biomaterials, 2010, 31, 7444-7454.

40) JJ Park, MC Weiger, SH De Paoli Lacerda, D Pristinski, ML Becker, JF Douglas, D Raghavan, A Karim “Characterization of the Non-Equilibrium Adsorption of Nanoparticles on a Model Biological Substrate” Langmuir, 2010, 26(7), 4822-4830.

39) MC Weiger, JJ Park, MD Roy, CM Stafford, A Karim, ML Becker* “Quantification of the Binding Affinity of a Specfic Hydroxyapatite Binding Peptide” Biomaterials, 2010, 31, 2955-2963.

38) SD Lacerda, JJ Park, C Meuse, D Prisinski, ML Becker, A Karim, JF Douglas “Interaction of Gold NPs with Common Human Blood Proteins” ACS Nano, 2010, 4(1), 365-379.

37) NM Moore, NJ Lin, ND Gallant, ML Becker* “The Use of Immobilized Osteogenic Growth Peptide on Gradient Substrates Synthesized via “Click” Chemistry to enhance MC3T3-E1 Proliferation” Biomaterials, 2010, 31, 1604-1611.

36) MM Bailey, CM Mahoney, E Dempah, J Davis, ML Becker, S Khondee, EJ Munson, CJ Berkland, “Fluorinated Copolymer Nanoparticles for Multimodal Imaging Applications” Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2010, 31(1), 87-92.

35) JR Simpson, JA Fagan, ML Becker, AR Hight Walker, EK Hobbie “The effect of dispersant on defects in length-separated single-wall carbon nanotubes measured by Raman spectroscopy” Carbon, 2009, 47(14), 3238-3241.

34) KA Aamer, KL Genson, J Kohn, ML Becker* “Impact of Polymer-bound Iodine on Fibronectin Adsorption and Osteoblast Cellular Morphology in Radiopaque Medical Polymers: Tyrosine-derived Polycarbonate Blends as a Model System” Biomacromolecules, 2009, 10(9), 2418-2426.

33) SK Stanley*, ML Becker*, EK Lin, WL Wu “Inhibitory Effects of a Phage-derived Peptide on Au Nanocrystal Nucleation and Growth” Langmuir, 2009, 25(18), 10886-10892.

32) JP Jakupciak, ND Gallant, AH Smith, ML Becker, A Tona, DH Atha “Improved methods and standards for telomerase detection: quantitative histopathology using antibody staining” Biotechnic and Histochemistry, 2009, 84(4), 1-12.

31) E Liu, MD Treiser, H Patel, H-J Sung, KE Roskov, J Kohn, ML Becker, PV Moghe “High-content profiling of cell responsiveness to graded substrates based on combinatorially variant polymers” Combinatorial Chemistry and High-Throughput Screening, 2009, 12, 646-655.

30) EK Hobbie, JA Fagan, ML Becker, SD Hudson, N Fakhri, M Pasquali  “Self-Assembly of Ordered Nanowires in Biological Suspensions of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes” ACS Nano, 2009, 3(1), 189-196.

29) KA Aamer, CM Stafford, L Richter, J Kohn, ML Becker* “Thin Film Elastic Modulus of Tyrosine-derived Polycarbonate Biomaterials and their Blends” Macromolecules, 2009, 42(4), 1212-1218.

28) JA Fagan*, ML Becker, J Chun, P Nie, BJ Bauer, EK Hobbie “Centrifugal Length Separation of Carbon Nanotubes” Langmuir, 2008 ,24(24), 13880-13889.

27) Y Yang, D Bolikal, ML Becker, J Kohn, D Zieger, CG Simon, “Combinatorial Polymer Scaffold Libraries for Screening Cell-Biomaterial Interactions in 3D” Advanced Materials, 2008, 20(11), 2037-2043.

26) MD Roy, A Herzing, SH Lacerda, ML Becker* “Emission-Tunable, Microwave Synthesis of Highly Luminescent Water Soluble Quantum Dots” Chemical Communications, 2008, 2106-2108.

25) R Haggenmueller, S Rahatekar, JA Fagan, J Chun, ML Becker, JW Gilman, RR Naik, T Krauss, L Carlson, SO Kelley, Z Fang, P Trulove, D Fox, J Kadla “Comparison of the Quality of Aqueous Dispersions of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes Using Surfactants and Biomolecules” Langmuir, 2008, 24, 5070-5078.

24) MD Roy, SK Stanley, EJ Amis, ML Becker* “Identification of a highly Specific Hydroxyapatite-binding Peptide Hydroxyapatite Binding Motif Identified via Phage Display” Advanced Materials, 2008, 20(10), 1830-1836.

23) JA Fagan, ML Becker, J Chun, EK Hobbie “Length Fractionation of Carbon Nanotubes using Centrifugation” Advanced Materials, 2008, 20(9), 1609-1614.

22) AW Morgan, KE Roskov, S Lin-Gibson, DL Kaplan, ML Becker*, CG Simon* “Morphology and Beta-Sheet structure in Silk Blend Films Influences Cell Differentiation” Biomaterials, 2008, 29(16), 2556-2563.

21) Y Yang, SD Dorsey, ML Becker, S Lin-Gibson, GE Schumacher, GM Flaim, J Kohn, CG Simon, “X-ray Imaging Optimization of 3D Tissue Engineering Scaffolds via Combinatorial Fabrication Methods” Biomaterials, 2008, 29(12), 1901-1911.

20) SH Lacerda, SD Hudson, MD Roy, J Johnson, ML Becker, JF Douglas, A Karim “Quantum Mazes: Luminescent Labyrinthine Semiconductor Nanocrystals having a Narrow Emission Spectrum” ACS Nano, 2007, 1(4), 337-347.

19) JA Fagan, JR Simpson, BJ Bauer, SH Lacerda, ML Becker, KB Migler, AR Hight-Walker, EK Hobbie “Length Dependent Optical Effects in Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129(34), 10607-10612.

18) CG Simon, JS Stephens, SM Dorsey, ML Becker “Fabrication of Combinatorial Polymer Scaffold Libraries” Review Scientific Instruments,, 2007, 78, 072207.

17) BJ Bauer, ML Becker, V Bajpai, JA Fagan, EK Hobbie, K Migler, CM Guttman, WR Blair, “Measurement of Single-wall Nanotube Dispersion by Size Exclusion Chromatography” J Phys Chem C, 2007, 111(48), 17914-17918.

16) ML Becker*, JA Fagan, ND Gallant, BJ Bauer, V Bajpai, EK Hobbie, SH Lacerda, KB Migler, JP Jakupciak “Length Dependent Uptake of DNA-wrapped Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes” Advanced Materials, 2007, 19(7), 939-945.
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15) ND Gallant, KA Lavery, EJ Amis, ML Becker* “A Universal Substrate for “Click” Biofunctionalization” Advanced Materials, 2007,19(7), 965-969.

14) NJ Lin, LO Bailey, ML Becker, NR Washburn, LA Henderson “Bioassays to Evaluate BisGMA /TEGDMA Conversion Gradient Libraries” Acta Biomateriala, 2007, 3(2), 163-173.

13) D Fry, B Langhorst, H Wang, ML Becker, BJ Bauer, EA Grulke, EK Hobbie “Rheo-optical Studies of Carbon Nanotube Suspensions” J. Chem. Phys , 2006, 124, 054703.

12) BJ Bauer, EK Hobbie, ML Becker “Small Angle Neutron Scattering from Labeled Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes” Macromolecules, 2006, 39, 2637-2642.

11) LO Bailey, ML Becker*, JS Stephens, ND Gallant, CM Mahoney, NR Washburn, A Rege, J Kohn, EJ Amis,  “Cellular Responses to Phase-separated Blends of Tyrosine-derived Polycarbonates” J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 2006, 76A, 491-502.

10) EK Hobbie, BJ Bauer, JS Stephens, ML Becker, P McGuiggan, SD Hudson, H Wang “Colloidal Particles Coated and Stabilized by Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes” Langmuir, 2005 ,21, 10284-10287.

9) B Hammouda, F Horkay, ML Becker “Clustering and Solvation in Poly(acrylic acid) Polyelectrolyte Solutions” Macromolecules, 2005, 38, 2019-2021.

8) X Sun, R Rossin, JL Turner, ML Becker, MJ Joralemon, KL Wooley, MJ Welch “An Assessment of Shell Crosslinked Nanoparticle Size, Core Composition, and Surface PEGylation Effects on In vivo Biodistribution” Biomacromolecules, 2005, 6, 2541-2554.

7) JL Turner, ML Becker, X Li, J-SA Taylor, KL Wooley “PNA Directed Solution and Surface Assembly of Shell Crosslinked (SCK) Nanoparticle Conjugates” Soft Matter, 2005, 1(1), 69-78.
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6) ML Becker, J Liu, KL Wooley “Functionalized Micellar Assemblies Prepared via Block Copolymers Synthesized by Living Free Radical Polymerization upon Peptide-Loaded Resins” Biomacromolecules, 2005, 6, 220-228.

5) ML Becker, EE Remsen, D Pan, KL Wooley “Peptide Derivatized Shell Cross-linked Nanoparticles. 1. Synthesis and Characterization” Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2004, 15(4), 699-709.
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4) ML Becker*, LO Bailey, KL Wooley “Peptide Derivatized Shell Cross-linked Nanoparticles. 2. Biocompatibility Evaluation” Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2004, 15(4), 710-717.

3) MJ Joralemon, KS Murthy, EE Remsen, ML Becker, KL Wooley “Synthesis, Characterization, and Bioactivity of Mannosylated Shell Crosslinked Nanoparticles” Biomacromolecules, 2004, 5, 903-913.

2) ML Becker, J Liu, KL Wooley “Peptide-polymer Bio-conjugates: Hybrid block copolymers generated via living radical polymerizations from resin supported peptides” Chem Comm, 2003, 2, 180-181.
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1) ML Becker, EE Remsen, KL Wooley “Diblock Copolymers, Micelles, and Shell Crosslinked Nanoparticles Containing Poly(4-Fluorostyrene): Tools for detailed analysis of nanostructured materials.”  J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 2001, 39(23), 4152-4166.
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