University of Wisconsin–Madison


Thrust One – 2012

Widin, J. M.; Schmitt, A. K.; Schmitt, A. L.; Im, K.; Mahanthappa, M. K., “Unexpected Consequences of Center Block Polydispersity in ABA Triblock Copolymer Self-Assembly,” J. Amer. Chem. Soc., (2012) 134, 3834-3844.  [Link]

Mondal, J.; Mahanthappa, M. K.; Yethiraj, A. J., “Self-Assembly of Gemini Surfactants: A Computer Simulation Study,” Phys. Chem. Bin press as manuscript #jp304933k (2012). [Link]

Onses, M. S.; Liu, C. C.; Thode, C. J.; Nealey, P. F., “Highly Selective Immobilization of Au Nanoparticles onto Isolated and Dense Nanopatterns of Poly(2-viinyl pyridine) Brushes down to Single-Particle Resolution,” Langmuir, 28(18), 7299-7307 (2012). [Link]

Sweat, D.; Kim, M.; Yu, X.; Gopalan P., “A Single Component Inimer Containing Cross-linkable Ultra-thin Polymer Coating for Dense Polymer Brush Growth,” Langmuir, Web (February 20, 2013) [Link]

Han, E.; Kim, M.; Gopalan, P., “Chemical patterns from surface grafted resists for directed assembly of block copolymers,” ACS Nano, 6(2), 1823-1829 (2012).  [Link]

Kang, H. M.; Craig, G. S. W.; Han, E.; Gopalan, P.; Nealey, P. F., “Degree of Perfection and Pattern Uniformity in the Directed Assembly of Cylinder-Forming Block Copolymer on Chemically Patterned Surfaces,” Macromolecules, 45(1), 159-164 (2012). [Link]

Kim, M.; Safron, N. S.; Han, E.; Arnold, M. S.; Gopalan, P., “Electronic Transport and Raman Scattering in Size-Controlled Nanoperforated Graphene” ACS Nano (2012). [Link]

Efremov, M. Y.; Kiyanova, A. V.; Last, J.; Soofi, S. S.; Thode, C.; Nealey, P. F., “Glass transition in thin supported polystyrene films probed by temperature-modulated ellipsometry in vacuum,” Physical Review E, 86(2) (2012). [Link]

Kim, S.; Nealey, P. F.; Bates, F. S., “Decoupling Bulk Thermodynamics and Wetting Characteristics of Block Copolymer Thin Films,” ACS Macro Letters, 1(1), 11-14 (2012). [Link]

Son, J. G.; Kang, H. M.; Kim, K. Y.; Lee, J. S.; Nealey, P. F.; Char, K., “Orientation Change of Diblock Copolymer Thin Films by the Addition of Amphiphilic Surfactants: Effect of Film Thickness and Surfactant Concentration,” Macromolecules, 45(1), 150-158 (2012). [Link]

Schmitt, A. L.; Repollet-Pedrosa, M. H.; Mahanthappa, M. K., “Polydispersity-driven Formation of Football-shaped Micelles,” ACS Macro Letters 1, 300-304 (2012).[Link]

Ramirez-Hernandez, A;, Liu, G. L.; Nealey, P. F.; de Pablo, J. J., “Symmetric Diblock Copolymers Confined by Two Nanopatterned Surfaces,” Macromolecules, 45(5), 2588-2596 (2012). [Link]

Liu G.; Detcheverry,F.; Ramírez-Hernández, A.; Yoshida, H.; Tada, Y.; de Pablo, J.J.; Nealey, P.F., “Geometric Control of Chemically Nano-patterned Substrates for Feature Multiplication Using Directed Self-assembly of Block Copolymers,” Macromolecules, 45(9), 3986–3992 (2012). [Link]

Thrust Two – 2012

Abras, D.; Pranami, G.; Abbott, N. L., “The mobilities of micro- and nano-particles at interfaces of nematic liquid crystals,” Soft Matter, 8(6), 2026-2035 (2012). [Link]

McGovern, M.; Abbott, N. L.; de Pablo, J. J., “Dimerization of Helical beta-Peptides in Solution”, Biophysical Journal 102 (6), 1435-1442 (2012). [Link]

Liu, R.; Masters, K. S.; Gellman, S. H., “Polymer chain length effects on fibroblast attachment on nylon-3-modified surfaces,” Biomacromolecules, 13(4), 1100-1105 (2012). [Link]

Liu, R.; Vang, K. Z.; Kreeger, P. K.; Gellman, S. H.; Masters, K. S., “Experimental and computational analysis of cellular interactions with nylon-3-bearing substrates,” J Biomed Mater Res A, 100(10), 2750-2759 (2012). [Link]

Zhang, J. H.; Markiewicz, M. J.; Mowery, B. P.; Weisblurn, B.; Stahl, S. S.; Gellman, S. H., “C-Terminal Functionalization of Nylon-3 Polymers: Effects of C-Terminal Groups on Antibacterial and Hemolytic Activities,” Biomacromolecules, 13(2), 323-331 (2012). doi: 10.1021/bm2013058

Zhang, J. H.; Markiewicz, M. J.; Weisblum, B.; Stahl, S. S.; Gellman, S. H., “Functionally Diverse Nylon-3 Copolymers from Readily Accessible beta-Lactams,” ACS Macro Letters, 1(6), 714-717 (2012). [Link]

Muller, J. P. E.; Aytar, B. S.; Kondo, Y.; Lynn, D. M.; Abbott, N. L., “Incorporation of DOPE into Lipoplexes formed from a Ferrocenyl Lipid leads to Inverse Hexagonal Nanostructures that Allow Redox-based Control of Transfection in High Serum”, Soft Matter 8(24), 6608-6619, (2012). [Link]

McGovern, M.; Hoffman, K.; Chu, C.; Singh, S.; de Pablo, J.J., “A Comparison of Force Fields for Complex Free Energy Landascapes in Oligopeptides,” submitted for publication, (2012).

Mondal, J.; Mahanthappa, M.; Yethiraj, A., “Self-Assembly of Gemini Surfactants: A Computer Simulation Study,” J Phys Chem B. (2012). [Link]

Mondal, J.; Yethiraj, A., “Effect of secondary structure on the self-assembly of amphiphilic molecules: A multiscale simulation study,” Journal of Chemical Physics, 136(8). (2012). [Link]

Mondal, J.; Zhu, X.; Cui, Q.; Yethiraj, A., “Sequence-Dependent pK(a) Shift Induced by Molecular Self-Assembly: Insights from Computer Simulation,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 116(1), 491-495 (2012). [Link]

Liu, R.; Masters, K. S.; Gellman, S. H., “Polymer Chain Length Effects on Fibroblast Attachment on Nylon-3-Modified Surfaces,” Biomacromolecules 13, 1100 (2012). [Link]

Forticaux, A.; Hacialioglu, S.; Dziedzic, R.; Degrave, J. P.; Jin, S., “3D p-n diodes made of heteroepitaxial ZnO nanowire arrays on CuGaO2 nanoplates”, in preparation, 2013.

Miller, D.S.; Carlton, R. J.; Mushenheim, P.C.; Abbott, N.L., “Instructional Review: An Introduction to Optical Methods for Characterizing Liquid Crystals at Interfaces”, Langmuir, in press, (2013). [Link]

Aytar, B.S.; Muller, J.P.E.; Golan, S.; Kondo, Y.; Talmon, Y.; Abbott, N.L.; Lynn, D.L., “Chemical Oxidation of a Redox-active, Ferrocene-containing Cationic Lipid:  Influence on Interactions with DNA and Characterization in the Context of Cell Transfection”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 387(1) 56-64, (2012). [Link]

Thrust Three – 2012

Bannantine, J.; Wu, C.-W.; Hsu, C.; Zhou, S.; Schwartz, D. C.; Bayles, D.; Paustian, M.; Alt, D.; Sreevatsan, S.; Kapur, V.; Talaat, A., “Genome Sequencing of Ovine Isolates of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis Offers Insights Into Host Association”, BMC Genomics 13 (89), (2012).. [Link]

Liu, G. L.; Ramirez-Hernandez, A.; Yoshida, H.; Nygard, K.; Satapathy, D. K.; Bunk, O.; de Pablo, J. J.; Nealey, P. F., “Morphology of Lamellae-Forming Block Copolymer Films between Two Orthogonal Chemically Nanopatterned Striped Surfaces”, Physical Review Letters 108, 065502 (2012). [Link]

Nagpal, U.; Muller, M.; Nealey, P. F.; de Pablo, J. J., “Free Energy of Defects in Ordered Assemblies of Block Copolymer Domains”, ACS Macro Letters 1 (3), 418-422 (2012). [Link]

Toepperwein, G. N.; Riggleman, R. A.; de Pablo, J. J., “Dynamics and Deformation Response of Rod-Containing Nanocomposites”, Macromolecules 45 (1), 543-554 (2012). [Link]

Zhang, Y.; de Pablo, J. J.; Graham, M. D., “An immersed boundary method for Brownian dynamics simulation of polymers in complex geometries: Application to DNA flowing through a nanoslit with embedded nanopits”, Journal of Chemical Physics 136, 014901 (2012). [Link]

Liu, G. L.; Detcheverry, F.; Ramirez-Hernandez, A.; Yoshida, H.; Tada, Y.; de Pablo, J. J.; Nealey, P. F., “Nonbulk Complex Structures in Thin Films of Symmetric Block Copolymers on Chemically Nanopatterned Surfaces,” Macromolecules, 45(9), 3986-3992 (2012). [Link]

Peters, B. L.; Ramirez-Hernandez, A.; Pike, D. Q.; Muller, M.; de Pablo, J. J., “Nonequilibrium Simulations of Lamellae Forming Block Copolymers under Steady Shear: A Comparison of Dissipative Particle Dynamics and Brownian Dynamics,” Macromolecules, 45(19), 8109-8116 (2012). [Link]

Toepperwein, G. N.; Schweizer, K. S.; Riggleman, R. A.; de Pablo, J. J., “Heterogeneous Segmental Dynamics during Creep and Constant Strain Rate Deformations of Rod-Containing Polymer Nanocomposites,” Macromolecules, 45(20), 8467-8481 (2012). [Link]

Ji, S. X.; Nagpal, U.; Liu, G. L.; Delcambre, S. P.; Muller, M.; de Pablo, J. J.; Nealey, P. F., “Directed Assembly of Non-equilibrium ABA Triblock Copolymer Morphologies on Nanopatterned Substrates,” ACS Nano, 6(6), 5440-5448 (2012). [Link]

Kounovsky-Shafer, K.L., Hernández-Ortiz, J.P., Jo, K., Odijk, T., de Pablo, J.J.; Schwartz, D.C., “Presentation of large DNA molecules for analysis as nanoconfined dumbbells,” (manuscript submitted) 2012.

Thrust Four – 2012

Bar-Ilan, O.; Louis, K.; Yang, S.; Pedersen, J.A.; Hamers, R.J.; Peterson, R.E.; Heideman, W., “Titanium dioxide nanoparticles produce phototoxicity in the developing zebrafish,” Nanotoxicol. 6, 670-679 (2012). [Link]

Bishop, L.M.; Yeager, J.C.; Chen, X.; Wheeler, J.N.; Torelli, M.D.; Benson, M.C.; Burke, S.D.; Pedersen, J.A.; Hamers, R.J., “A citric acid-derived ligand for modular functionalization of metal oxide surfaces via “click” chemistry,” Langmuir 28(2), 1322-1329 (2012). [Link]

Bar-Ilan, O.; Peterson, R.E.; Heideman, W., “Using zebrafish to study the biological impact of metal and metal oxide nanoparticles. Int. J. Biomed. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. (in press)

Yang, S.; Louis, K.; Heideman, W.; Hamers, R.J.; Peterson, R.E.; Pedersen, J.A., “Influence of humic acid on titanium dioxide nanoparticle toxicity to developing zebrafish. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47 (2013). [Link]

Wiecinski, P.N.; Metz, K.M.; Peterson, R.E.; Heideman, W.; Hamers, R.J.; Pedersen, J.A., “Toxicity of oxidatively degraded quantum dots,” Environ. Sci. Technol. (submitted 12/05/12)

Olson, M.R.; Schauer, J.J.; Powell, M.; Rutter, A.P.; Shafer, M.M. “Aerodynamic and chemical characteristics of select engineered nanomaterial powders,” Air Quality and Aerosol Research (submitted 12/17/12) 

Seeds – 2012

Wang, F.; Seo, J.-H.; Ma, Z.; Wang, X. D., “Substrate-Free Self-Assembly Approach toward Large-Area Nanomembranes”, ACS Nano 6 (3), 2602–2609 (2012). [Link]

Yankovich, B.; Puchala, B.; Wang, F.; Seo, J.-H.; Morgan, D.; Wang, X. D.; Ma, Z.; Kvit, A. V.; Voyles, P. M., “Stable p-Type Conduction from Sb-Decorated Head-to-Head Basal Plane Inversion Domain Boundaries in ZnO Nanowires”, Nano Letters 12 (3), 1311-1316 (2012). [Link]

Societal Implications – 2012

Anderson, A. A.; Brossard, D.; Scheufele, D. A.; Xenos, M. A., “Online talk: How exposure to disagreement in online comments affects beliefs about science,” In L. Phillips, A. Carvalho & J. Doyle (Eds.), Citizen voices: Performing public participation in science and environment communication. (2012).
Li, N.; Anderson, A. A.; Brossard, D.; Scheufele, D. A., “Channeling science information seekers’ attention? A content analysis of top-ranked vs. lower-ranked sites in Google,” Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. (forthcoming).

Liang, X.; Anderson, A. A.; Scheufele, D. A.; Brossard, D.; Xenos, M. A., “Information snapshots: What Google searches really tell us about emerging technologies,” Nano Today, 7, 72-75 (2012). [Link]

Ladwig, P.; Dalrymple, K. E.; Brossard, D.; Scheufele, D. A.; Corley, E. A., “Perceived familiarity or factual knowledge? Comparing operationalizations of scientific understanding,” Science and Public Policy. (2012). [Link]

Binder, A. R.; Cacciatore, M. A.; Scheufele, D. A.; Shaw, B. R.; Corley, E. A., “Measuring risk/benefit perceptions of emerging technologies and their potential impact on communication of public opinion toward science,” Public Understanding of Science, 21(7), 830-847. (2012). [Link]

Anderson, A. A.; Brossard, D.; Scheufele, D. A.; Xenos, M. A.; Ladwig, P., “Crude comments and concern: Online incivility’s effect on risk perceptions of emerging technologies,” Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. (2013). [Link]

Li, N., Anderson, A. A., Brossard, D.; Scheufele, D. A.  “Channeling science information seekers’ attention? A content analysis of top-ranked vs. lower-ranked sites in Google,” Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (in press).

Anderson, A. A.; Scheufele, D. A.; Brossard, D.; Corley, E., A., “The role of media and deference to scientific authority in cultivating trust in sources of information about nanotechnology,” International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 24(2), 225-237. (2012). [Link]

Cacciatore, M. A.; Anderson, A. A.; Choi, D.-H.; Brossard, D.; Scheufele, D. A.; Liang, X.; Ladwig, P.; Xenos, M.; Dudo, A., “Coverage of emerging technologies: A comparison between print and online media,” New Media & Society, 14(6), 1039-1059 (2012). [Link]

Brossard, D.; Scheufele, D. A., “Science, New Media, and the Public,” Science, 339(6115), 40-41. (2013). [Link]

Anderson, A. A.; Kim, J.; Scheufele, D. A.; Brossard, D.; Xenos, M. A., “What’s in a name?: How we define nanotech shapes public reactions,” Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15(2), 1-5. (2013). [Link]

Anderson, A. A.; Brossard, D.; Scheufele, D. A., “Nanoparticle-related deaths: A controversial scientific event and its print and online media coverage,” Politics and the Life Sciences, 31(1-2), 87-96. (2012). [Link]

Cacciatore, M. A.; Scheufele, D. A.; Corley, E. A., “Another (methodological) look at knowledge gaps and the Internet’s potential for closing them,” Public Understanding of Science. (2012). [Link]

Binder, A. R.; Scheufele, D. A.; Brossard, D., “Opinion: Misguided Science Policy?” The Scientist, (April 10, 2012). [Link]

Runge, K. K.; Yeo, S. K.; Cacciatore, M. A.; Scheufele, D. A.; Brossard, D.; Xenos, M. A.; Kim, J.; Li, N.; Liang, X.; Stubbings, M.; Su, L. Y.-F., “Tweeting nano: How public discourse about nanotechnology develop in social media environments,” Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15(1381). (2013). [Link]

Facilities – 2012

Almeida, A. M.; Li, R.; Gellman, S. H., “Parallel beta-Sheet Secondary Structure Is Stabilized and Terminated by Interstrand Disulfide Cross-Linking”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 134 (1), 75-78 (2012). [Link]

Boersma, M. D.; Haase, H. S.; Peterson-Kaufman, K. J.; Lee, E. F.; Clarke, O. B.; Colman, P. M.; Smith, B. J.; Horne, W. S.; Fairlie, W. D.; Gellman, S. H., “Evaluation of Diverse alpha/beta-Backbone Patterns for Functional alpha-Helix Mimicry: Analogues of the Bim BH3 Domain”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 134 (1), 315-323 (2012). [Link]

Kim, M.; Safron, N. S.; Huang, C. H.; Arnold, M. S.; Gopalan, P., “Light-Driven Reversible Modulation of Doping in Graphene”, Nano Letters 12 (1), 182-187 (2012). [Link]

Mortenson, D. E.; Satyshur, K. A.; Guzei, I. A.; Forest, K. T.; Gellman, S. H., “Quasiracemic Crystallization as a Tool To Assess the Accommodation of Noncanonical Residues in Nativelike Protein Conformations”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 134 (5), 2473-2476 (2012). [Link]

Paoprasert, P.; Kandala, S.; Sweat, D. P.; Ruther, R.; Gopalan, P., “Versatile grafting chemistry for creation of stable molecular layers on oxides”, Journal of Materials Chemistry 22 (3), 1046-1053 (2012). . [Link]

Safron, N. S.; Kim, M.; Gopalan, P.; Arnold, M. S., “Barrier-Guided Growth of Micro- and Nano-Structured Graphene”, Advanced Materials 24 (8), 1041-1045 (2012). [Link]

Schmitt, A. L.; Repollet-Pedrosa, M. H.; Mahanthappa, M. K., “Polydispersity-Driven Block Copolymer Amphiphile Self-Assembly into Prolate-Spheroid Micelles”, ACS Macro Letters 1 (2), 300-304 (2012). [Link]

Schmitt, A. L.; Repollet-Pedrosa, M. H.; Mahanthappa, M. K., “Polydispersity-Driven Block Copolymer Amphiphile Self-Assembly into Prolate-Spheroid Micelles”, ACS Macro Letters 1 (2), 300-304 (2012). [Link]

Steinkruger, J. D.; Bartlett, G. J.; Hadley, E. B.; Fay, L.; Woolfson, D. N.; Gellman, S. H., “The d ‘-d-d ‘ Vertical Triad Is Less Discriminating Than the a ‘-a-a ‘ Vertical Triad in the Antiparallel Coiled-Coil Dimer Motif”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 134 (5), 2626-2633 (2012). [Link]

Thomas, G. B.; Lipscomb, C. E.; Mahanthappa, M. K., “Amino acid vinyl esters: a new monomer palette for degradable polycationic materials”, Polymer Chemistry 3 (3), 741-750 (2012). [Link]

Jacobson, K.H.; Kuech, T.R.; Pedersen, J.A. Attachment of pathogenic prion protein to model mineral surfaces. Environ. Sci. Technol. (submitted 11/09/12).

Walters, R.H.; Jacobson, K.H.; Pedersen, J.A.; Murphy, R.M., “Analysis of the elongation kinetics of polyglutamine peptide fibrils: A quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation study,” J. Molec. Biol. 421, 329-347(2012). [Link]

Renner, L.D.; Weibel, D.B., “MinD and MinE Interact with Anionic Phospholipids and Regulate Division Plane Formation in Escherichia coli.,” J. Biol. Chem. 287, 38835–38844 (2012). [Link]