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  43. Yi Zheng, Yangdong Wang, Fan Zhang, Shaomin Zhang, Kiryl D. Piatkevich, Nanjia Zhou, Jonathan K. Pokorski. "Coagulation Bath-Assisted 3D Printing of PEDOT:PSS with High Resolution and Strong Substrate Adhesion for Bioelectronic Devices." Advanced Materials Technology. February 20, 2022.
  44. Zhuohong Wu, Jiajing Zhou, Christian Isalomboto Nkanga, Zhicheng Jin, Tengyu He, Raina M. Borum, Wonjun Yim, Jingcheng Zhou, Yong Cheng, Ming Xu, Nicole F. Steinmetz*, and Jesse V. Jokerst* (2022) One-Step Supramolecular Multifunctional Coating on Plant Virus Nanoparticles for Bioimaging and Therapeutic Applications. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Articles ASAP. 
  45. Wonjun Yim, Kathryn Takemura, Jiajing Zhou, Jingcheng Zhou, Zhicheng Jin, Raina M. Borum, Ming Xu, Yong Cheng, Tengyu He, William Penny, Bill R. Miller, and Jesse V. Jokerst. "Enhanced Photoacoustic Detection of Heparin in Whole Blood via Melanin Nanocapsules Carrying Molecular Agents." ACS Nano 2022 16 (1), 683-693. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.1c08178
  46. Shin M.D.*, Hochberg J.D., Pokorski J.K., Steinmetz N.F. (2021) Bioconjugation of Active Ingredients to Plant Viral Nanoparticles Is Enhanced by Preincubation with a Pluronic F127 Polymer Scaffold. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 
  47. Chung, Y.H., Church, D., Koellhoffer, E.C. et al. Integrating plant molecular farming and materials research for next-generation vaccines. Nat Rev Mater (2021).
  48. Ma Y., Commandeur U., Steinmetz N.F. (2021) Three Alternative Treatment Protocols for the Efficient Inactivation of Potato Virus X. ACS Appl. Bio Mater.
  49. Ortega-Rivera, OA; Shukla, S; Shin, MD; Chen, A; Beiss, V; Moreno-Gonzalez, MA; Zheng, Y; Clark, AE; Carlin, AF; Pokorski, JK; Steinmetz, NF. "Cowpea Mosaic Virus Nanoparticle Vaccine Candidates Displaying Peptide Epitopes Can Neutralize the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus." ACS Infectious Diseases. November 12, 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.1c00410
  50. Hyunseok Kim, Jiayu Zhao, Jinhye Bae, Liana M. Klivansky, Eric A. Dailing, Yi Liu, John R. Cappiello, K. Barry Sharpless*, and Peng Wu*. Chain-Growth Sulfur(VI) Fluoride Exchange Polycondensation: Molecular Weight Control and Synthesis of Degradable Polysulfates. ACS Central Science Article ASAP DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.1c01015
  51. Rebekah Woo, Grace Chen, Jiayu Zhao, and Jinhye Bae. Structure–Mechanical Property Relationships of 3D-Printed Porous Polydimethylsiloxane. ACS Applied Polymer Materials 2021 3 (7), 3496-3503. DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.1c00417
  52. Ortega-Rivera, O.A., Shin, M.D., Chen, A., Beiss, V., Moreno-Gonzalez, M.A., Lopez-Ramirez, M.A., Reynoso, M., Wang., H., Hurst, B.L., Wang, J., Pokorski, J.P., and Steinmetz N.F. (2021) "Trivalent Subunit Vaccine Candidates for COVID-19 and Their Delivery Devices." JACS DOI:10.1021/jacs.1c06600.
  53. Chariou, P.L., Ma, Y., Hensley, M., Rosskopf, E.N., Hong, J.C., Charudattan, R., Steinmetz, N.F. (2021) Inactivated Plant Viruses as an Agrochemical Delivery Platform; ACS Agricultural Science & Technology;
  54. Byungji Kim, Qinglin Yang, Leslie W. Chan, Sangeeta N. Bhatia, Erkki Ruoslahti and Michael J. Sailor, Fusogenic porous silicon nanoparticles as a broad-spectrum immunotherapy against bacterial infections, Nanoscale Horiz., 2021, 6, 330. DOI: 10.1039/d0nh00624f
  55. Tushar Kumeria, Joanna Wang, Byungji Kim, Ji-Ho Park, Jonathan M. Zuidema, Mark Klempner, Lisa Cavacini, Yang Wang, and Michael J. Sailor, Enteric Polymer-Coated Porous Silicon Nanoparticles for Site-Specific Oral Delivery of IgA Antibody, ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2020. DOI:10.1021/acsbiomaterials.0c01313
  56. Schara, S.; Blau, R.; Church, D. C.; Pokorski, J. K.; Lipomi, D. J., Polymer Chemistry for Haptics, Soft Robotics, and Human–Machine Interfaces. Adv. Func. Mater. 2021, 2008375. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202008375


  1. Mu, A. U.; Cai, G.; Chen, Z. Metal–Organic Frameworks for the Enhancement of Lithium‐Based Batteries: A Mini Review on Emerging Functional Designs. Advanced science. 2023.

Publications resulting from work that was enabled by access to our facilities (IMCF)

  1. Jin, Z.; Jokerst, J.V.; Osiński, M.; Kanaras, A.G. Understanding Enzyme Kinetics on Coacervate as a Substrate Hub. In Proceedings of SPIE, Biomedical Optics series; SPIE: BELLINGHAM, 2024; Vol. 12859.
  2. Ngo, T.-E.; Ecker, A.; Ryu, B.; Guild, A.; Remmel, A.; Boudreau, P.D.; Alexander, K.L.; Naman, C. B.; Glukhov, E.; Avalon, N.E.; Shende, V. V.; Thomas, L.; Dahesh, S.; Nizet, V.; Gerwick, L.; Gerwick, W.H. Structure and Biosynthesis of Hectoramide B, a Linear Depsipeptide from Marine Cyanobacterium Moorena Producens JHB Discovered via Coculture with Candida Albicans. ACS Chem. Biol. 2024.
  3. Bodily, T.A.; Ramanathan, A.; Wei, S.; Karkisaval, A.; Bhatt, N.; Jerez, C.; Haque, M.A.; Ramil, A.; Heda, P.; Wang, Y.; Kumar, S.; Leite, M.; Li, T.; Zhao, J.; Lal, R. In Pursuit of Degenerative Brain Disease Diagnosis: Dementia Biomarkers Detected by DNA Aptamer-Attached Portable Graphene Biosensor. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 2023, 120 (47).
  4. Song, Q.; Li, Y.; Jin, Z.; Liu, H.; Creyer, M. N.; Yim, W.; Huang, Y.; Hu, X.; He, T.; Li, Y.; Kelley, S.O.; Shi, L.; Zhou, J.; Jokerst, J.V. Self-Assembled Homopolymeric Spherulites from Small Molecules in Solution. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145 (47), 25664–25672.
  5. Zhang, Z.; Passlack, M.; Pitner, G.; Natani, S.; Su, S-K.; Chao, T-A.; Liew, S.L.; Hou, V.D-H.; Hsu, C-F.; Shipley, W.E.; Safron, N.; Doornbos, G.; Lee, T-E.; Radu, I.; Kummel, A.C.; Bandary, P.; Wong, H.-S. P. Complementary Carbon Nanotube Metal–Oxide–Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistors with Localized Solid-State Extension Doping. Nature Electronics. 2023.
  6. Ling, C.; Jin, Z.; Yeung, J.; da Silva, E. B.; Chang, Y.-C.; He, T.; Yim, W.; O’Donoghue, A. J.; Jokerst, J. V. Valence-Driven Colorimetric Detection of Norovirus Protease via Peptide-AuNP Interactions. Chem comm. 2023, 59 (83), 12459–12462.
  7. Gao, H.; Yan, Q.; Tran, D.; Yu, X.; Liu, H.; Li, M.; Li, W.; Wu, J.; Tang, W.; Gupta, V.; Luo, J.; Chen, Z. Upcycling of Spent LiNi 0.33 Co 0.33 Mn 0.33 O 2 to Single-Crystal Ni-Rich Cathodes Using Lean Precursors. ACS energy letters. 2023, 8 (10), 4136–4144.
  8. Retout, M.; Amer, L.; Yim, W.; Creyer, M. N.; Lam, B.; Trujillo, D. F.; Potempa, J.; O’Donoghue, A. J.; Chen, C.; Jokerst, J. V. A Protease-Responsive Polymer/Peptide Conjugate and Reversible Assembly of Silver Clusters for the Detection of Porphyromonas Gingivalis Enzymatic Activity. ACS nano. 2023, 17 (17), 17308–17319.
  9. Jin, Z.; Ling, C.; Yim, W.; Chang, Y.-C.; He, T.; Li, K.; Zhou, J.; Cheng, Y.; Li, Y.; Yeung, J.; Wang, R.; Fajtova, P.; Amer, L.; Mattoussi, H.; O'Donoghue, A.J.; Jokerst, J.V. Endoproteolysis of Oligopeptide-Based Coacervates for Enzymatic Modeling. ACS nano. 2023, 17 (17), 16980–16992.
  10. Chen, A.X.; Esparza, G.L.; Simon, I.; Dunfield, S.P.; Qie, Y.; Bunch, J.A.; Blau, R.; Lim, A.; Zhang, H.; Brew, S.E.; O'Neill, F.M.; Fenning, D.P.; Lipomi, D.J. Effect of Additives on the Surface Morphology, Energetics, and Contact Resistance of PEDOT:PSS. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2023, 15, 31, 38143–38153.
  11. Patel, A.; Rajput, B.S.; Hai, T.A.P.; Zhen, D.; Gunawan, N.R.; Tessman, M.; Reindel, J.; Shepherd, J.; Simkovsky, R.; Pomeroy, R.S.; Pourahmady, N.; Mayfield, S.P.; Burkart, M.D. Biodegradable waterborne polyurethane‐urea dispersion adhesives with high biocontent. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2023, 140 (34).
  12. Xia, D.; Gao, H.; Li, M.; Holoubek, J.; Yan, Q.; Yin, Y.; Xu, P.; Chen, Z. Enabling Rechargeable Li‐MnO 2 Batteries Using Ether Electrolytes. SmartMat. 2023.
  13. Chen, AX; Pazhankave, SS; Bunch, JA; Lim, A; Choudhary, K; Esparza, GL; Runser, R; Hoover, C G.; Lipomi, DJ. "Adhesive Properties of Semiconducting Polymers: Poly(3-Alkylthiophene) as an Ersatz Glue." Chem. Mater. 2023, 35 (8), 3329–3342.
  14. Jin, Z; Ling, C; Li, Y; Zhou, J; Li, K; Yim, W; Yeung, J; Chang, Y-C; He, T; Cheng, Y; Fajtová, P; Retout, M; O’Donoghue, AJ; Jokerst, JV. "Spacer Matters: All-peptide-based ligand for promoting interfacial proteolysis and plasmonic coupling." Nano Lett. 2022, 22, 22, 8932-8940.
  15. He, T; Bradley, GB; Xu, M; Ko, ST; Qi, B; Li, Y; Cheng, Y; Jin, Z; Zhou, J; Sasi, L; Fu, L; Wu, Z; Zhou, J; Yim, W; Chang, YC; Hanna, JV; Luo, J, Jokerst, JV. "Bio-Inspired DegradablePolyethylenimine/Calcium Phosphate Micro-/Nano-Composites for Transient Ultrasound and Photoluminescence Imaging." Chem. Mater. 2022 34 (16), 7220-7231
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.2c00857
  16. Hochberg, JD; Wirth, DM; Pokorski, JK. "PET-RAFT to expand the surface-modification chemistry of melt coextruded nanofibers." Polym. Chem. 2023, 14 (9), p. 1054-1063. DOI: 10.1039/d2py01389d
  17. Eivgi, O; Ravenscroft, AC; Blum, SA. " Imaging Block-Selective Copolymer Solvation." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145 (4), p.2058-2063. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c12576
  18. Chen, AX; Hilgar, JD; Samoylov, AA; Pazhankave, SS; Bunch, JA; Choudhary, K; Esparza, GL; Lim, A; Luo, X; Chen, H; Runser, R; McCulloch, I; Mei, J; Hoover, C; Printz, AD; Romero, NA; and Lipomi, DJ. "Increasing the Strength, Hardness, and Survivability of Semiconducting Polymers by Crosslinking." Adv. Mater. Interfaces. 2023, 10, 2202053. DOI: 10.1002/admi.202202053
  19. Jin, Z; Li, Y; Li, K; Zhou, J; Yeung, J; Ling, C; Yim, W; He, T; Cheng, Y; Xu, M; Creyer, MN; Chang, Y-C; Fajtova, P; Retout, M; Qi, B; Li, S; O'Donoghue, AJ; Jokerst, JV; Creyer, MN. " Peptide Amphiphile Mediated Co-assembly for Nanoplasmonic Sensing." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62, e202214394. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202214394
  20. Yin, Y; Holoubek, J; Liu, A; Sayahpour, B; Raghavendran, G; Cai, G; Han, B; Mayer, M; Schorr, NB; Lambert, TN; Harrison, KL; Li, W; Chen, Z; Meng, YS. "Ultralow‐Temperature Li/CF x Batteries Enabled by Fast‐Transport and Anion‐Pairing Liquefied Gas Electrolytes." Advanced Materials, 2022.
  21. Vijayakumar, S; Nasr, SH; Davis, JE; Wang, E; Zuidema, JM, Lu, YS; Lo, YH; Sicklick, JK; Sailor, MJ; and Ray, P. "Anti-KIT DNA aptamer-conjugated porous silicon nanoparticles for the targeted detection of gastrointestinal stromal tumors." Nanoscale, 2022, 14, 17700-17713. DOI: 10.1039/D2NR03905B
  22. Retout, M; Jin, Z; Tsujimoto, J; Mantri, Y; Borum, R; Creyer MN; Yim, W; He, T; Chang, YC and Jokerst, JV. "Di-Arginine Additives for Dissociation of Gold Nanoparticle Aggregates: A Matrix-Insensitive Approach with Applications in Protease Detection." ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 46, 52553-52565. DOI:10.1021/acsami.2c17531
  23. Alves, LS; Chen, LF; Lemmon, CE; Gembicky, M; Xu, M; and Schimpf, AM. "PEG-Infiltrated Polyoxometalate Frameworks with Flexible Form-Factors." ACS Materials Letters. 2022 4 (10), 1937-1943. DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialslett.2c00393
  24. "Chung, H; Li, Y; Zhang, M; Grenier, A; Mejia, C; Cheng, D; Sayahpour, B; Song, C; Shen, MH; Huang, R; Wu, EA; Chapman, KW; Kim, SJ and Meng, YS. ""Mitigating Anisotropic Changes in Classical Layered Oxide Materials by Controlled Twin Boundary Defects for Long Cycle Life Li-Ion Batteries.""
    Chem. Mater. 2022, 34, 16, 7302–7312. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.2c01234"
  25. John Holoubek, Kangwoon Kim, Yijie Yin, Zhaohui Wu, Haodong Liu, Mingqian Li, Amanda Chen, Hongpeng Gao, Guorui Cai, Tod A. Pascal, Ping Liu, Zheng Chen, ""Electrolyte Design Implications of Ion-Pairing in Low-Temperature Li Metal Batteries"", Energy and Environmental Science, 2022, 15, 1647 - 1658. DOI"
  26. Yan, Q; Ko, S-T; Dawson, A; Agyeman-Budu, D; Whang, G; Zhao, Y; Qin, M; Dunn, BS; Nelson Weker, J; Tolbert, SH; Luo, J. "Thermodynamics-driven interfacial engineering of alloy-type anode materials." Cell Rep. Phys. Sci. 2022, 3 (1), 100694. DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrp.2021.100694
  27. Y. Chen, M. A. T. Marple, D. H. S. Tan, S. Ham, B. Sayahpour, W. Li, H. Yang, J. B. Lee, H. J. Hah, E. A. Wu, J. Doux, J. Jang, P. Ridley, A. Cronk, G. Deysher, Z. Chen* and Y. S. Meng*. "Investigating Dry Room Compatibility of Sulfide Solid-State Electrolytes for Scalable Manufacturing." J. Mater. Chem. A, 2022, 10, 7155-7164.
  28. Honigfort, DJ.; Altman, MO; Gagneux, P; Godula, K. "Glycocalyx crowding with mucin mimetics strengthens binding of soluble and virus-associated lectins to host cell glycan receptors." Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 2021, 118 (40), e2107896118. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2107896118
  29. Zhou, JJ; Xu, M; Jin, ZC; Borum, RM; Avakyan, N; Cheng, Y; Yim, W; He, TY; Zhou, JC; Wu, ZH; Mantri, Y; Jokerst, JV. "Versatile Polymer Nanocapsules via Redox Competition." Angewadte Chemie-International Edition. December 6, 2021.
  30. Jung, H; Schimpf, AM. "Photochemical reduction of nanocrystalline maghemite to magnetite." Nanoscale. October 28, 2021. DOI
  31. Runser, R; Kodur, M; Skaggs, JH; Cakan, DN; Foley, JB; Finn, M; Fenning, DP; Lipomi, DJ. "Stability of Perovskite Films Encapsulated in Single- and Multi-Layer Graphene Barriers." ACS Applied Energy Materials. September 27, 2021. doi/full/10.1021/acsaem.1c02240
  32. Davies, D. M.; Yang, Y.; Sablina, E. S.; Yin, Y.; Mayer, M.; Zhang, Y.; Olguin, M.; Lee, J. Z.; Lu, B.; Damien, D.; Borodin, O.; Rustomji, C. S.; Meng, Y. S., A Safer, Wide-Temperature Liquefied Gas Electrolyte Based on Difluoromethane. J. Power Sources 2021, 493, 229668.

Conference papers:

  1. Jean-Marie Doux, Ying Shirley Meng “Advanced Characterization and Diagnosis of Sulfide Based Solid Electrolytes and Their Interfaces”, Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring/Fall Meeting 2020, S.EN12.08.01


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“This work was sponsored in part by the UC San Diego Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (UCSD MRSEC), supported by the National Science Foundation (Grant DMR-2011924).”

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"The authors acknowledge the use of facilities and instrumentation supported by the National Science Foundation through the University of California San Diego Materials Research Science and Engineering Center DMR-2011924”