3D Biofabrication

Coding Spatially Heterogeneous Material Composition: Complex functional materials with three-dimensional micro- or nano-scale dynamic compositional features are prevalent in nature. However, the generation of three-dimensional functional materials composed of both soft and rigid microstructures, each programmed by shape and composition, is still an unsolved challenge. In our lab, we develop new methods to code complex materials in three-dimensions with tunable structural, morphological and chemical features using mainly external magnetic fields. Our approaches find applications in bottom-up tissue engineering, micro-physiological system engineering, and organ-on-a-chips.

Research
10. Physics of Fluids 31 (8), 081901 (2019)
9. Bioprinting 13, e00044 (2019)
8. Biofabrication 8 (2), 025019 (2016)
7. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 4, 1469-1476 (2015)
6. Advanced Materials, 26 (34), 6044-6044 (2014)
5. Nature Communications, 5, 4702 (2014)
4. Nature Communications, 5, 3124 (2014)
3. Advanced Materials, 25 (8), 1137-43 (2013)
2. Physics of Fluids, 22, 082103 (2010) – first theoretical work on modeling droplet-based bioprinting
1. Computers & Fluids, 39 (4), 615-25 (2010)

Invited reviews and opinions
4. Trends in Biotechnology, 33(9), 504-513, (2015)
3. Trends in Biotechnology, 33(5), 269-279 (2015)
2. Nature Materials, 12(6), 478-79 (2013)
1. Trends in Biotechnology, 31 (1), 10-19 (2013)

Review articles
2. Biomaterials Science, 4 (5), 768-784 (2016)
1. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 1 (2), 149-58 (2012)

 

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