Biomaterials Discovery



  • Spatially resolved molecular analysis of host response to medical device implantation using the 3D OrbiSIMS. bioRxiv.
  • A potential alternative to fungicides using actives-free (meth) acrylate polymers for protection of wheat crops from fungal attachment and infection. Green Chemistry.
  • Label-free Chemical Characterization of Polarized Immune Cells in vitro and Host Response to Implanted Bio-instructive Polymers in vivo Using 3D OrbiSIMS. Bio-protocol.
  • Identification of Pseudomonas aeruginosa exopolysaccharide Psl in biofilms using 3D OrbiSIMS. Biointerphases.
  • Linear Binary Classifier to Predict Bacterial Biofilm Formation on Polyacrylates. Applied Materials & Interfaces.
  • Innate immune cell instruction using micron-scale 3D objects of varied architecture and polymer chemistry: The ChemoArchiChip. Matter.
  • Exploring the Relationship between Polymer Surface Chemistry and Bacterial Attachment Using ToF-SIMS and Self-Organizing maps. Advanced Materials Interfaces.
  • Discovery of a polymer resistant to bacterial biofilm, swarming, and encrustation. Science Advances.
  • Biomaterials discovery: experimental and computational approaches. Tissue Engineering.
  • Predictive Molecular Design and Structure–Property Validation of Novel Terpene-Based, Sustainably Sourced Bacterial Biofilm-Resistant Materials. Biomacromolecules.


  • Microparticles Decorated with Cell‐Instructive Surface Chemistries Actively Promote Wound Healing. Advanced Materials.
  • Feature importance in machine learning models: A fuzzy information fusion approach. Neurocomputing.
  • Evaluation of the relative potential for contact and doffing transmission of SARS-CoV-2 by a range of personal protective equipment materials. Scientific Reports.
  • Single-cell metabolic profiling of macrophages using 3D OrbiSIMS: Correlations with phenotype. Analytical Chemistry.
  • A multifaceted ferrocene interlayer for highly stable and efficient lithium doped spiro‐OMeTAD‐based perovskite solar cells. Advanced Energy Materials.
  • Micro topographical instruction of bacterial attachment, biofilm formation and in vivo host response. bioRxiv.
  • Immune-instructive materials as new tools for immunotherapy. Current Opinion in Biotechnology.
  • Elucidating the molecular landscape of the stratum corneum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Molecular formula prediction for chemical filtering of 3D OrbiSIMS Datasets. Analytical Chemistry.
  • A new particle mounting method for surface analysis. Surface Interface and Analysis.

  • Efficacy of antimicrobial and anti-viral coated air filters to prevent the spread of airborne pathogens. Scientific Reports.

  • Developing Novel Biointerfaces: Using Chlorhexidine Surface Attachment as a Method for Creating Anti‐Fungal Surfaces. Global Challenges.

  • Ink-jet 3D printing as a strategy for developing bespoke non-eluting biofilm resistant medical devices. Biomaterials.

  • Quantifiable correlation of ToF‐SIMS and XPS data from polymer surfaces with controlled amino acid and peptide content. Surface and Interface Analysis.

  • Polymer-directed inhibition of reversible to irreversible attachment prevents Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm formation. bioRxiv.
  • The Galapagos Chip Platform for High‐Throughput Screening of Cell Adhesive Chemical Micropatterns. Small.











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