Publications

120) GI Peterson, EP Childers, H Li, AV Dobrynin, ML Becker* “Tunable Shape Memory Properties from α-Amino Acid-Based Poly(Ester Urea)s”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2017, submitted.

119) H Li, J Zheng, H Wang, ML Becker, N Leipzig* “Neural stem cell differentiation in strain promoted crosslinked PEG-based Hydrogels” 2017, submitted.

118) C Kirchofer, GM Policastro, ML Becker, AP Dove “Elastomeric, Degradable Cyclic Tyrosine-based Polyurethanes” J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2017, submitted.

117) EP Childers, MB Wade, A Ellenberger†, D Orsini, RA Bell, SD Fening, ML Becker* “PEU sponge for bone tendon interface repair materials – suture retention strength” Biomaterials, 2017, submitted.

116) Y Gao, A Land, Y Xu, GM Policastro, J Harris†, T Ritzman*, ML Becker*, “Extended delivery of hGH from polymeric nanofibers” ACS MacroLetters, 2017, submitted.

115) C Motta, Q Li, D Orsini, EP Childers, MF Delisio, SD Weiner, ML Becker* “Optimizing Chondrocyte expansion on surface energy gradients” ACS Combinatorial Science, 2017, submitted.

114) Y Xu, GM Policastro, JM Walker, Y Luo, A Kleinfehn, D Dean, ML Becker, “Accelerated hMSC differentiation on OGP derivatized PPF Bioglass composite scaffolds” Biomaterials, 2017, submitted.

113) J Yu, GV Seifert, S Li, ML Becker* “Amorphous Calcium Phosphate Composites of L-Phenylalanine-based poly(ester urea)s” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2017, submitted.

112) JM Walker, E Bodamer, O Krebs, Y Luo, A Kleinfehn, ML Becker, David Dean “Effect of Chemical and Physical Properties on the In Vitro Degradation of 3D Printed High Resolution Poly(propylene fumarate) Scaffolds” Biomacromolecules, 2017, in press.

111) R Dilla, Y Xu, ZK Zander, N Bernard†, CG Weiner, BD Vogt, ML Becker* “Mechanically tunable, PEG-Oxime Hydrogels with Invariant Composition, Concentration, and Stoichiometry” Advanced Materials, 2017, submitted.

110) GM Policastro, ML Becker* “Enhanced Bioactivity of OGP-Crosslinked Poly(ester urea)” Polymer Chemistry, 2017, submitted.

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. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.6b00875.

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 DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201600400.

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* “In vitro and in vivo evaluation of electrospun poly(ester urea)s as hernia repair mesh materials” 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.: DOI: 10.1002/polb.24043

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. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.6b00088. (^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. DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1376.

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. – featured on journal cover.

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. – featured on journal cover.

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. – featured on journal cover.

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.
Highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News, 81(6), February 10, 2003. “Nanoscale control of Bioconjugates” by Michael Freemantle 

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. – featured on journal cover.