174) Y-H Hsu, AP Dove*, ML Becker* “Crosslinked Internal Alkyne-based StereoElastomers: Polymers with Tunable Mechanical Properties” Macromolecules, 2021, 54(10), 4649-4657.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00246 

173) A Kirillova, T Yeazel, D Asheghali, SR Petersen, S Dort, K Gall, ML Becker* “Fabrication of biomedical scaffolds using biodegradable polymers” Chemical Reviews, 2021, in press. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.0c01200

172) M Karayilan*, J Vakil, D. Fowler, ML Becker, C Cox* “Designing Synthesis of High Sulfur-Content Polymers for Virtual Undergraduate Laboratory Experiment: Zooming in on Polymer Chemistry for Undergraduate Students” J. Chem. Ed. 2021, 98(6), 2062-2073. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.1c00105

171) G Le Fer, RA Dilla, Z Wang, J King, SSC Chuang, ML Becker* “Clustering and Hierarchical Organization of 3D Printed Poly(propylene fumarate)-block-PEG-block-Poly(propylene fumarate) ABA Triblock Copolymer Hydrogels,” Macromolecules, 2021, 54(7), 3458-3468. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00132

170) N Brigham, RR Ji, ML Becker* “Degradable Polymeric Vehicles for Post-operative Pain Management”, Nature Communications, 2021, 12, 1367. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-21438-3

169) G Bass, Y Shin, ML Becker* “Regio-random Clemmensen Reduction of Biodegradable Polyesters for Photochemically-triggered 3D printing” Macromolecules. 2021, 54(3), 1273-1280. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02729

168) M Karayilan, L Clamen, ML Becker* “Polymeric Materials for Eye Surface and Intraocular Applications” Biomacromolecules, 2021, 22(2), 223-261. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.0c01525

167) MB Wade, C Bell, J Yu, MC Arno, NZ Dreger, Y-H Hsu, A Pitto-Barry, JC Worch, AP Dove*, ML Becker* “Concomitant Control of Mechanical Properties and Degradation in Resorbable Elastomers Using Stereochemistry and Stoichiometry for Soft Tissue Engineering” Nature Communications, 2021, 12, 446. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-20610-5.

166) N Brigham, R Nofsinger, X Luo, NZ Dreger, AK Abel, TP Gustafson, SP Forster, A Hermans, RR Ji, ML Becker* “Controlled Release of Etoricoxib from Poly(ester urea) Films for Post-operative Pain Management” J. Controlled Release, 2021, 329, 316-327. – featured on the cover DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2020.11.052

165) G Tutoni, ML Becker* “Underexplored Stereocomplex Scaffolds with Novel Thermal and Mechanical Properties” Macromolecules2020, 53(23), 10301-10698. DOI:10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01468   (Invited perspective) – featured on the cover

164) R Seyko, Z. Wang, ML Becker, AV Dobrynin* “Degradation of Block Copolymer Films Confined in Elastic Media: Molecular Dynamics Simulations” Macromolecules, 2020, 53(21), 9460–9469. DOI:

163) T Yeazel, ML Becker* “Advancing Towards 3D Printing of Bioresorbable Shape Memory Polymer Stents” Biomacromolecules 2020, 21(10), 3957-3965. DOI:  10.1021/acs.biomac.0c01082 (Invited perspective)

162) S Nikam, P Chen, ZK Zander, J Yu, Y-H Hsu, NZ Dreger, HA Barton, ML Becker* Zwitterion surface-functionalized thermoplastic polyurethanes for antifouling catheter applications” Biomacromolecules, 2020, 21(7), 2714-2725. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.0c00456

161) JC Worch, AC Weems, J Yu, MC Arno, TR Wilkes, RTR Huckstepp, RK O’Reilly, ML Becker*, AP Dove*­­ “Biocompatible and Elastomeric Polyamides with Stereochemically-Tunable Mechanical Properties” Nature Communications, 2020, 11(1), 3250. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-16945-8.

160) Y Shin, ML Becker*, “Alternating Ring-Opening Copolymerization of Epoxides with Saturated and Unsaturated Cyclic Anhydrides: Reduced Viscosity Poly(Propylene Fumarate) Oligomers for use in cDLP 3D Printing ” Polymer Chemistry, 2020, 11, 3313-3321. DOI: 10.1039/D0PY00453G

159) S Nikam, K Nettleton, JI Everitt, HA Barton, ML Becker* “Antibiotic eluting poly(ester urea) films for control of a model cardiac implantable electronic device infection” Acta Biomaterialia, 2020, 111(15), 65-79. DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2020.04.025

158) G Le Fer, ML Becker* “4D Printing of Complex Shape Memory Poly(propylene fumarate) Star Scaffolds” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2020, 12(20), 22444–22452. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c01444

157) SolutionProcessed Flexible Broadband Photodetectors with SolutionProcessed Transparent Polymeric Electrode

T Zhu, Y Yang, L Liu, ML Becker, X Gong*. Advanced Functional Materials, 2020, 1909487.

156) Degradation of Films of Block Copolymers: Molecular Dynamics Simulations

R Sayko, Z Wang, H Liang, ML Becker AV Dobrynin. Macromolecules, 2020, 53(4), 1270-1280.

155) Amino Acid-Based Poly(ester urea)s as a Matrix for Extended Release of Entecavir

A Abel, NZ Dreger, K Nettleton, T Gustafson, S Forster, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2020, 21(2), 946-954.

154) Continuous fabrication of antimicrobial nanofiber mats using post-electrospinning functionalization for roll-to-roll scale-up

K Chen, S Nikam, ZK Zander, NZ Dreger, Y-H Hsu, M Cakmak*, ML Becker*. ACS Applied Polymeric Materials, 2020, 2(2),304-316

153) Unsaturated Poly(ester-urethanes) with Stereochemically-dependent Thermomechanical Properties

CJ Stubbs, JC Worch, H Prydderch, ML Becker, AP Dove. Macromolecules, 2020, 53(1), 174-181.

152) High performance perovskites solar cells by hybrid perovskites co-crystallized with poly (ethylene oxide)

K Wang, L Zheng, T Zhu, L Liu, ML Becker* X Gong*. Nano Energy, 2020, 104229.

151) Postfabrication Tethering of Molecular Gradients on Aligned Nanofibers of Functional Poly(ԑ-caprolactone)s

EA Silantyeva, RK Willits, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2019, 20(12), 4494-4501.

150) Modulating Bioglass Concentration in 3D Printed Poly( propylene fumarate) Scaffolds for Post-Printing Functionalization with Bioactive Functional Groups

AP Kleinfehn, J Lammel-Lindemann, A Razvi, P Philip, K Richardson, K Nettleton, ML Becker, D Dean*. Biomacromolecules, 2019, 20(12), 4345-4352.

149) RGD-Modified Nanofibers Enhance Outcomes in Rats after Sciatic Nerve Injury

M Cavanaugh, E. Silantyeva, G Pylypiv Koh, E Malekzadeh, WD Lanzinger, RK Willits*, ML Becker*. J. Funct. Biomater., 2019, 10(2), 24.

148) Cooperative Self-Assembly of Pyridine-2,6-Diimine Linked Macrocycles into High-Aspect Ratio Nanotubes

M Strauss, D Asheghali, AM Evans, RL Li, ML Becker, W Dichtel*. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 41, 14708-14714.

147) Molecular Mass Dependent Resorption and Bone Regeneration of 3D printed PPF Scaffolds in a Critical Size Rat Cranial Defect Model”

K Nettleton, D Luong, A Kleinfehn, L Savariau, C Premanandan, ML Becker*. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2019, 8(17), 1900646.

145) Poly(propylene fumarate) stars, toward a drastic viscosity reduction of 3D printable resins

G Le Fer, Y Luo, ML Becker*. Polymer Chemistry, 2019, 20(4),1699-1708.

144) Zwitterionic Amino Acid-based Poly(ester urea)s Suppress Adhesion Formation in a Rat Intrabdominal Cecal Abrasion Model

NZ Dreger, ZK Zander, Y-H Hsu, P Chen, N Le, T Parsell, C Søndergaard, MD Suckow, ML Becker*. Biomaterials, 2019, 221, 119399.

143) Stereochemical enhancement of polymer properties

J Worch, H Prydderch, S Jimaja, P Bexis, ML Becker, AP Dove. Nature Chemistry Reviews, 2019, 3, 514–535.

142) Enhancing Schwann Cell Migration Using Concentration Gradients of Laminin-Derived peptides

CMM Motta, K Endres, C Wesdemiotis, RK Willits*, ML Becker*. Biomaterials, 2019, 218, 119335.

141) Optimization of Photocrosslinkable Resin Components and 3D Printing Process Parameters

AJ Guerra, J Lammel, A Katko, A Kleinfehn, CA Rodríguez, L Catalani, ML Becker, J Ciurana, D Dean*. Acta Biomaterialia, 2019, 97(1), 154-161.

139) RGD-functionalized nanofibers increase early GFAP expression during neural differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells

DL Philip, EA Silantyeva, ML Becker*, RK Willits*. Biomacromolecules, 2019, 20 (3), 1443–1454.

137) Photopolymerizable Resins for 3D Printing Tissue Engineering Implants

AJ Guerra, H Lara-Padilla, L Catalani, ML Becker, CA. Rodriguez, D Dean. Current Drug Targets, 2019, 20(8), 823-838.

136) Morphological control of hydrothermally synthesized cobalt oxide particles using poly (vinyl pyrolidone)

X Xia, Z Qiang, G Bass, ML Becker, BD Vogt. Colloid and Polymer Science, 2019, 297(1), 59-67.

135) Mechanically tunable, PEG-Oxime Hydrogels with Invariant Composition, Concentration, and Stoichiometry

RA Dilla, CMM Motta, Y Xu, ZK Zander, N Bernard, CG Weiner, BD Vogt, ML Becker*. Materials Today Chemistry, 2019, 11, 244-252.

134) Nonlinear Mechano-Optical Behavior and Strain-Induced Structural Changes of LValine-Based Poly(ester urea)s

K Chen, NZ Dreger, F Peng, BD Vogt, ML Becker, M Cakmak*. Macromolecules, 2018 51 (20), 8114–8126.

133) Synthesis and 3D-printing of PEG-Poly(propylene fumarate) Diblock and Triblock Copolymer Hydrogels

RA Dilla, CMM Motta, SR Snyder, JA Wilson, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker*. ACS Macro Letters, 2018, 7, 1254-1260.

132) Amino-Acid Based Poly(ester urea) Copolymer Films for Hernia-Repair Applications

NZ Dreger, Z Fan, ZK Zander, C Tantisuwanno, MC Haines, M Waggoner, T Parsell, CS Søndergaard, M Hiles, C Premanandan, ML Becker *. Biomaterials, 2018, 182, 44-57.

130) Polymers at the Interface with Biology

TJ Deming, H-A Klok, SP Armes, ML Becker, JA Champion, EY.-X. Chen,  SC Heilshorn, JCM van Hest, DJ Irvine, JA Johnson, LL Kiessling, HD Maynard, M Olvera de la Cruz, MO Sullivan, MV Tirrell, KS Anseth, S Lecommandoux, S Percec, Z Zhong, A-C Albertsson. Biomacromolecules, 2018, 19 (8), 3151–3162.

129) ROCOP of Maleic Anhydride with Functional Epoxides to Yield Poly(propylene fumarate) Analogues Capable of Post-polymerization Modification

Y Chen, JA Wilson, SR Petersen, S Sallam, J Mao, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker*. Angew Chem, 2018, 57(39), 12759-12764.

128) pH Responsive, Functionalisable Spyrocyclic Polycarbonate: A Versatile Platform for Biocompatible Nanoparticles

MC Arno, RP Brannigan, GM Policastro, ML Becker, AP Dove*. Biomacromolecules, 2018, 19 (8), 3427–3434.

127) Enhanced Rotator-cuff Repair Using Platelet-Rich Plasma Adsorbed Branched Poly(ester urea)s

EP Childers, NZ Dreger, AB Ellenberger, MB Wandel, K Domino, Y Xu, D Luong, J Yu, D Orsini, RH Bell, C Premanandan, SD Fening*, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2018, 19(7),  3129–3139.

126) Accelerated neural differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells on aligned GYIGSR-functionalized nanofibers

E Silantyeva, W Nasir, J Carpenter, O Manahan, RK Willits*, ML Becker*. Acta Biomaterialia, 2018, 75, 129-139.

125) Post polymerization functionalization of polyurethanes with QACs for imparting multispectral antimicrobial properties

ZK Zander, P Chen, Y-H Hsu, NZ Dreger, L Savariau, A Olivero, A Chiari, S Chambers, HA Barton, ML Becker*. Biomaterials, 2018, 178, 339-350.

124) Neural stem cell encapsulation and differentiation in strain promoted crosslinked PEG-based hydrogels

H. Wang, ML Becker, N Leipzig. J Biomaterials Applications, 2018, 0885328218755711.

123) Preclinical in vitro and in vivo Assessment of Linear and Branched l-Valine Based Poly(ester urea)s for Soft-tissue Applications

NZ Dreger, MB Wandel, LL Robinson, D Luong, CS Søndergaard, M Hiles, C Premanandan, M L Becker*. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2018, 4 (4), 1346-1356.

122) Magnesium catalyzed polymerization of end functionalized poly(propylene maleate) and poly(propylene fumarate) for 3D Printing 

JA Wilson, AP Kleinfehn, D Luong, S Sallam, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker*. J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140(1), 277–284.

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121) Antimicrobial and Antifouling Strategies for Polymeric Medical Devices

ZK Zander, ML Becker*. ACS Macro Lett., 2018, 7, 16-25.

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120) Three-Dimensional Printing of Nano Hydroxyapatite/Poly(ester urea) Composite Scaffolds with Enhanced Bioactivity

J Yu, Y Xu, S Li, GV Siefert, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18 (12), 4171–4183.

119) Modification of Poly(Propylene Fumarate)-Bioglass® Composites with Peptide Conjugates to Enhance Bioactivity

Y Xu, D Luong, K Martin, H Lara-Padilla, JM Walker, AP Kleinfehn, D Dean, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18(10), 3168–3177.

118) Degradable Adhesives for Surgery and Tissue Engineering

V Bhagat, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18(10), 3009−3039.

117) Solid state microwave synthesis of highly crystalline ordered mesoporous hausmannite Mn3O4 films

Y Xia, Z Qiang, B Lee, ML Becker, BD Vogt*. Cryst Chem Comm, 2017, 19, 4294-4303.

116) Biodegradable Shape Memory Polymers in Medicine

GI Peterson, AV Dobrynin, ML Becker*. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2017, 6(21), 1700694.

115) Sustained Release of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone From Bioresorbable Poly(ester urea) Nanofibers

Y Gao, Y Xu, A Land, JT Harris, GM Policastro, T Ritzman*, J Bundy, ML Becker*. ACS Macro Lett., 2017, 6, 875–880.

114) Multidimensional mass spectrometry characterization of isomeric biodegradable polyesters

S Sallam, Y Luo, ML Becker, C Wesdemiotis. European Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 2017, 1-9.

112) Composition Dependent Shape Memory Properties in α-Amino Acid-Based Poly(Ester Urea)s

GI Peterson, H Li, EP Childers, AV Dobrynin, ML Becker*. Macromolecules, 2017, 50 (11), 4300–4308.

111) Design and mechanical characterization of solid and highly porous 3D printed poly(propylene fumarate) scaffolds

JM Walker, E Bodamer, AP Kleinfehn, Y Luo, ML Becker, D Dean. Progress in Additive Manufacturing, 2017, 2, 99-108.

110) Effect of chemical and physical properties on the in vitro degradation of 3D printed high resolution poly(propylene fumarate) scaffolds

JM Walker, E Bodamer, O Krebs, Y Luo, A Kleinfehn, ML Becker, D Dean. Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18(4): 1419-1425.

109) High-content image informatics of the structural nuclear protein NuMA parses trajectories for stem/progenitor cell lineages and oncogenic transformation

SL Vega, E Liu, V Arvind, J Bushman, H-J Sung, ML Becker, S Lelièvre, J Kohn, P-A Vidi, PV Moghe*. Experimental Cell Research, 2017, 351(1), 11-23.

108) Nonlinear Mechano-Optical Behavior of L-Phenylalanine-based Poly(ester urea)s: Local Order in Amorphous Polymers

K Chen, J Yu, G Guzman, SS Es-haghi, ML Becker, M Cakmak*. Macromolecules, 2017, 50(3), 1075-1084.

107) Epi-Mark Descriptor Imaging of Cell Transitional States (EDICTS): Optical High Content Nanoscopy to Forecast Functional Divergence in Stem Cells

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*. Scientific Reports, 2017, 7: 39406.

106) Mass Spectrometry and Ion Mobility Characterization of Bioactive Peptide – Synthetic Polymer Conjugates,

A Alalwiat, W Tang, S Gerişlioğlu, ML Becker, C Wesdemiotis*. Analytical Chemistry, 2017, 89(2), 1170-1177.

105) α-Amino Acid-Based Poly(Ester Urea)s as Multishape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications

GI Peterson, AV Dobrynin, ML Becker*. ACS Macro Letters, 2016, 5 (10), 1176–1179.

104) Poly(ester urea)-Based Adhesives: Improved Deployment and Adhesion by Incorporating Poly(propylene glycol) Segments

V Bhagat^, J Zhou^, ML Becker*. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2016, 8(49), 33423–33429. (^co-first authors) 

103) Adhesion of Blood Plasma Proteins and Platelet-rich Plasma on L-Valine Based Poly(ester urea)

EP Childers, GI Peterson, AB Ellenberger, K Domino, GV Seifert, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17(10), 3396-3403.

102) Independent Control of Elastomer Properties through Stereocontrolled Synthesis

C Bell, J Yu, IA Barker, V Truong, Z Cao, AV Dobrynin, ML Becker*, AP Dove*. Angew Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55(42), 13076-13080.

101) Influence of Sterilization Technologies on Electrospun Poly(ester urea)s for Soft Tissue Repair

MB Wade, E Roderburg, U Patel, B Shah, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17(10), 3363-3374.

100) Caddisfly Inspired Phosphorylated Poly(ester Urea)s for Bone Adhesives

V Bhagat, E’ OBrien, J Zhou, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17, 3016-3024.

99) Pilot Mouse Study of 1 mm Inner Diameter (ID) Vascular Graft Using Electrospun Poly(ester urea) Nanofibers

Y Gao, T Yi, T Shinoka, YU Lee, DH Reneker, CK Breuer* ML Becker*. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2016, 5(18), 2427-2436.

98) Synthesis of Polyisobutylene-Polycaprolactone Block Copolymers using Enzyme Catalysis

M Castano, A Alvarez, ML Becker, JE Puskas*. Express Polymer Letters, 2016, 10(8), 693-700.

97) Multiscale Modeling of a Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)-Based Hydrogel

X. Li, S Murthy, ML Becker, RA Latour. Biointerphases, 2016, 11, 021002.

96) Evolution in surface morphology during rapid microwave annealing of PS-b-PMMA thin films

Z Qiang, C Ye, K Lin, ML Becker, KA Cavicchi, BD Vogt*. J Polym Sci B: Polym Phys, 2016, 54, 1499–1506.

95) Ionomers for Tunable Softening of Thermoplastic Polyurethane

ZK Zander, F Wang, ML Becker*, RA Weiss*. Macromolecules, 2016, 49(3), 926–934

94) Concentration-Dependent hMSC Differentiation on Orthogonal Concentration Gradients of GRGDS and BMP-2 Peptides

Y Ma^, GM Policastro^, Q Li, J Zheng, R Jaquet, WJ Landis, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17, 1486−1495. (^co-first authors)

93) Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Well-Defined Poly(propylene fumarate) Oligomers and Their Use in 3D Printed Scaffolds

Y Luo, CM Doulder, J Walker, R Mischra, D Dean, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17(2), 690–697.

(92) Osteogenic Growth Peptide and its Use as a Bio-conjugate in Regenerative Medicine Applications

GM Policastro, ML Becker*. WIRE Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechology, 2016, 8(3), 449–464.

(91) Control of Mesh Size and Modulus by Kinetically Dependent CrossLinking in Hydrogels

Z Zander, G Hua, C Weiner, BD Vogt, ML Becker*. Advanced Materials, 2015, 27 (40), 6283-6288.

(90) L-Leucine-based Poly(ester urea)s for Vascular Tissue Engineering

Y Gao, EP Childers, ML Becker*. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2015, 1 (9), 795-804.

(89) Three-dimensional Bicontinuous Graphene Monolith from Polymer Templates

K Liu, Y-M Chen, GM Policastro, ML Becker, Y Zhu*. ACS Nano, 2015, 9(6), 6041–6049.

(88) Branched Amino Acid Based Poly(ester urea)s with Tunable Thermal and Water Uptake Properties

J Yu, F Lin, ML Becker*. Macromolecules, 2015, 48(9), 2916–2924.

(87) OGP Functionalized Phenylalanine-based Poly(ester urea) for Enhancing Osteoinductive Potential of human Mesenchymal Stem Cells

GM Policastro, F Lin, LA Smith Callahan, A Esterle, M Graham, KS Stakleff, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16(4), 1358-1371.

(86) Thermoresponsive Dual Emission Nanosensor Based on Quantum Dots and Dye Labelled Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)

J Zhou, K Mischra, V Bhagat, A Joy, ML Becker*. Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 6, 2813 – 2816.

(85) Rapid (< 3 min) Microwave Synthesis of Block Copolymer Templated Ordered Mesoporous Metal Oxide and Carbonate Films using Nitrate-Citric Acid Systems

Y Zhang, SM Bhaway, Y Wang, KA Cavicchi, ML Becker, BD Vogt*. Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 4997 – 5000.

(84) Radiopaque, Iodine Functionalized Phenylalanine-Based Poly(ester urea)s

S Li, J Yu, MB Wade, GM Policastro, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16(2), 615–624.

(83) Post-electrospinning “Tri-Click” Functionalization of Degradable Polymer Nanofibers

J Zheng, G Hua, F Lin, J Yu, MB Wade, DH Reneker, ML Becker*. ACS Macro Letters 2015, 4, 207-213.

(82) The Consequences of Water Between Two Hydrophobic Surfaces on Adhesion and Wetting

AP Defante, T Barai, ML Becker, A Dhinojwala*. Langmuir, 2015, 31(8), 2398–2406.

(81) 3D Printing of Resorbable Poly(propylene fumarate) Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

EP Childers, M Wang, JP Fisher, ML Becker, D Dean*. MRS Bulletin, 2015, 40(2), 1119-1126.

(80) Enhanced Schwann Cell Attachment and Alignment Using One-Pot “Dual-Click” GRGDS and YIGSR Derivatized Nanofibers

J Zheng, D Kontoveros, F Lin, G Hua, DH Reneker, ML Becker*, RA Willits*. Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16(1), 357-363.

(79) Adhesion Properties of Catechol-based Biodegradable Amino Acid-Based Poly(ester urea) Copolymers Inspired from Mussel Proteins

J Zhou, AP Defante, F Lin, Y Xu, J Yu, Y Gao, EP Childers, A Dhinojwala, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16(1), 266-274.

(78) Green polymer chemistry: synthesis of symmetric and asymmetric telechelic ethylene glycol oligomers

M Castano, KS Seo, K Guo, ML Becker, C Wesdemiotis, JE Puskas. Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 6, 1137-1142.

(77) Bioactive Surface Modification of Metal Oxide via Catechol-Bearing Modular Peptides: Multivalent-Binding, Surface Retention, and Peptide Bioactivity

W Tang, GM Policastro, G Hua, K Guo, J Zhou, C Wesdemiotis, GL Doll, ML Becker*. J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 16357-16367.

(76) Dopamine based copper-free click kit for efficient surface functionalization

J Zheng, Y Chen, A Karim, ML Becker*. ACS Macro Letters, 2014, 3(10), 1084-1087.

(75) Reactions: a Versatile Toolbox for the Synthesis of Peptide-Conjugates

W Tang, ML Becker*. Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014 43(20), 7013-7039.

(74) New Method for the Synthesis of Fully Aliphatic Telechelic α,ω-Dihydroxy-Polyisobutylene

M Castano, ML Becker, JE Puskas. Polymer Chemistry, 2014, 5(18), 5436-5442.

(73) Enzyme-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of ε-caprolactone using Alkyne Functionalized Initiators

M Castano, J Zheng, JE Puskas*, ML Becker*. Polymer Chemistry, 2014, 5(6), 1891-1896.

(72) Phenylalanine-based Poly(ester urea): Synthesis, Characterization and in vitro Degradation

J Yu, F Lin, P Lin, Y Gao, ML Becker*. Macromolecules, 2014, 47(1),121-129.

(71) Enzyme-catalyzed quantitative chain-end functionalization of poly(ethylene glycol)s under solventless conditions

KS Seo, YM Castano, M Casiano, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker, JE Puskas*. RSC Advances, 2014, 4(4), 1683-1688.

(70) Post-electrospinning “Click” Modification of Degradable Amino acid-based Poly(ester urea) Nanofibers

F Lin, J Yu, W Tang J Zheng, S Xie, ML Becker*. Macromolecules, 2013, 46(24), 9515-9525.

(69) Cascading One-Pot Synthesis of Single-tailed and Asymmetric Multi-tailed Giant Surfactants

Y Li, Z Wang, J Zheng, H Su, F Lin, K Guo, X Feng, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker, SZD Cheng, WB Zhang. ACS Macro Letters, 2013 2(11), 1026-1032.

(67) Peptide Functionalized Oxime Hydrogels with Tunable Mechanical Properties and Gelation Behavior

F Lin, J Yu, W Tang, J Zheng, A Defante, K Guo, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2013, 34, 9089-9095.

(66) Directed Differentiation and Neurite Extension of mESC on Aligned Poly(lactide) Nanofibers Functionalized with YIGSR Peptide

LA Smith Callahan, S Xie, I Barker, J Zheng, DH Reneker, AP Dove, ML Becker*. Biomaterials, 2013, 34, 9089-9095.

(65) Valency Dependent Affinity of Hydroxyapatite-binding Dendrimers

W Tang, Y Ma, S Xie, K Guo, B Katzenmeyer, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 3304-3313.

(64) Influence of Discrete and Continuous Culture Conditions on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Lineage Choice in RGD Concentration Gradient Hydrogels

LA Smith-Callahan, GM Policastro, SL Bernard, EP Childers, R Boechtter, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 3047-3054.

(63) Green Polymer Chemistry VIII: Synthesis of Halo-ester Functionalized Poly(ethylene glycol)s via Enzymatic Catalysis

M Castano, KS Seo, EH Kim, ML Becker, JE Puskas*. Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2013, 34, 1375-1380.

(62) Sequential Triple “Click” Approach toward Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane-Based Multi-Headed and Multi-Tailed Giant Surfactants

H Su, J Zheng, Z Wang, F Lin, X Feng, X-H Dong, ML Becker, SZD Cheng, W-B Zhang, Y Li. ACS Macro Letters, 2013, 2, 645-650.

(61) 2D Au Nanoparticle Arrays using Thermally Directed Assembly of Peptide-Derivatized Block Copolymers

T Rao, G Singh, S Xie, A Karim*, ML Becker*. Soft Matter, 2013, 9, 8023-8032.

(60) Cascading “Tri-Click” Functionalization of Polycaprolactone Thin Films Quantified via a QCM

F Lin, J Zheng, J Yu, J Zhou, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 2857-2865.

(59) Capillary Wave Confinement Induced Stabilization of Polymer Films

D Bandyopadhyay, G Singh, ML Becker, A Karim. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 5(10), 4006-4010.

(58) Maximizing phenotype constraint and extracellular matrix production in primary human chondrocytes using arginine–glycine–aspartate concentration gradient hydrogels

LA Smith-Callahan, EP Childers, AM Ganios, R Boechtter, SD Weiner, ML Becker*. Acta Biomaterialia, 2013, 9(7), 7420-7428.

(57) Tuning Energy Levels of Low Bandgap Semi-Random Two Acceptor Copolymers

J Zhou, S Xie, EF Amond, ML Becker*. Macromolecules, 2013, 46(9), 3391-3394.

(56) Concentration Dependent Neural Differentiation and Neurite Extension from mouse ESC on Primary Amine-derivatized Surfaces

LA Smith-Callahan&, Y Ma&, CM Stafford, ML Becker*. Biomaterials Science, 2013, 1, 537-541.

(55) Dibenzocyclooctyne as an Initiator for Poly(e-caprolactone): Copper-Free Clickable Polymer and Nanofiber Based Scaffolds

J Zheng, S Xie, F Lin, G Hua, T Yu, DH Reneker, M L Becker. Polymer Chemistry, 2013, 4(7), 2215-2218.

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(54) Facile Fabrication of “Dual Click” One- and Two-Dimensional Orthogonal Peptide Concentration Gradients

Y Ma, J Zheng, EF Amond, CM Stafford, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 665-671.

(52) Resorbable, Amino-acid-based Poly(ester urea)s Crosslinked with Osteogenic Growth Peptide with enhanced Mechanical Properties and Bioactivity

KS Stakleff, F Lin, LA Smith Callahan, MB Wade, A Esterle, J Miller, M Graham, ML Becker*. Acta Biomaterialia, 2013, 9, 5132-5142.

(51) Post-Assembly Derivatization of Electrospun Nanofibers via Strain-Promoted Azide Alkyne Cycloaddition

J Zheng, K Liu, DH Reneker, ML Becker. J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134(41), 17274-17277.

(50) High Content Profiling of Microenvironment-Induced Changes to Stem Cells

SL Vega*, E Liu*, PJ Patel, AB Kulesa, AL Carlson, Y Ma, ML Becker, and PV Moghe. J. Biological Screening, 2012, 17(9), 1151-1162.

(49) Strain-Promoted Crosslinking of PEG-based Hydrogels via Copper-Free Cycloaddition

J Zheng, LA Smith Callahan, J Hao, K Guo, C Wesdemiotis, RA Weiss, ML Becker*. ACS Macro Letters, 2012, 1(8), 1071-1073.

(48) How melt stretching affects mechanical behavior of polymer glasses

GD Zartman, S Cheng, X Lin, F Lin, ML Becker, SQ Wang. Macromolecules, 2012, 45(16), 6719-6732.

(47) ECM Production of Primary Human and Bovine Chondrocytes in Hybrid PEG Hydrogels Containing Type I Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid

LA Smith Callahan, AM Ganios, D Burney, MD Dilisio, SD Weiner, WH Horton, ML Becker*. Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13(5), 1625-1631.

(46) High Fidelity Fabrication of Au-Polymer Janus Nanoparticles using a Solution Template Approach

T Rao, X Dong, B Katzenmeyer, C Wesdemiotis, SDZ Cheng, ML Becker*. Soft Matter, 2012, 8(10), 2965-2971.

(43) Carbon Nanotubes: Measuring Dispersion and Length

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. Advanced Materials, 2011, 23(3), 338-348.

(41) The Modulation of Dendritic Cell Integrin binding and Activation by RGD-peptide Density Gradient Substrates

A Acharya, N Dolgova, NM Moore, C Xia, M Clare-Salzler, ML Becker, ND Gallant, BG Keselowsky. Biomaterials, 2010, 31, 7444-7454.

(40) Characterization of the Non-Equilibrium Adsorption of Nanoparticles on a Model Biological Substrate

JJ Park, MC Weiger, SH De Paoli Lacerda, D Pristinski, ML Becker, JF Douglas, D Raghavan, A Karim. Langmuir, 2010, 26(7), 4822-4830.

(39) Quantification of the Binding Affinity of a Specfic Hydroxyapatite Binding Peptide

MC Weiger, JJ Park, MD Roy, CM Stafford, A Karim, ML Becker*. Biomaterials, 2010, 31, 2955-2963.

(38) Interaction of Gold NPs with Common Human Blood Proteins

SD Lacerda, JJ Park, C Meuse, D Prisinski, ML Becker, A Karim, JF Douglas. ACS Nano, 2010, 4(1), 365-379.

(36) Fluorinated Copolymer Nanoparticles for Multimodal Imaging Applications

MM Bailey, CM Mahoney, E Dempah, J Davis, ML Becker, S Khondee, EJ Munson, CJ Berkland. Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2010, 31(1), 87-92.

(35) The effect of dispersant on defects in length-separated single-wall carbon nanotubes measured by Raman spectroscopy

JR Simpson, JA Fagan, ML Becker, AR Hight Walker, EK Hobbie. Carbon, 2009, 47(14), 3238-3241.

(33) Inhibitory Effects of a Phage-derived Peptide on Au Nanocrystal Nucleation and Growth

SK Stanley*, ML Becker*, EK Lin, WL Wu. Langmuir, 2009, 25(18), 10886-10892.

(32) Improved methods and standards for telomerase detection: quantitative histopathology using antibody staining

JP Jakupciak, ND Gallant, AH Smith, ML Becker, A Tona, DH Atha. Biotechnic and Histochemistry, 2009, 84(4), 1-12.

(31) High-content profiling of cell responsiveness to graded substrates based on combinatorially variant polymers

E Liu, MD Treiser, H Patel, H-J Sung, KE Roskov, J Kohn, ML Becker, PV Moghe. Combinatorial Chemistry and High-Throughput Screening, 2009, 12, 646-655.

(30) Self-Assembly of Ordered Nanowires in Biological Suspensions of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes

EK Hobbie, JA Fagan, ML Becker, SD Hudson, N Fakhri, M Pasquali. ACS Nano, 2009, 3(1), 189-196.

(29) Thin Film Elastic Modulus of Tyrosine-derived Polycarbonate Biomaterials and their Blends

KA Aamer, CM Stafford, L Richter, J Kohn, ML Becker*. Macromolecules, 2009, 42(4), 1212-1218.

(28) Centrifugal Length Separation of Carbon Nanotubes

JA Fagan*, ML Becker, J Chun, P Nie, BJ Bauer, EK Hobbie. Langmuir, 2008, 24(24), 13880-13889.

(27) Combinatorial Polymer Scaffold Libraries for Screening Cell-Biomaterial Interactions in 3D

Y Yang, D Bolikal, ML Becker, J Kohn, D Zieger, CG Simon. Advanced Materials, 2008, 20(11) 2037-2043.

(26) Emission-Tunable, Microwave Synthesis of Highly Luminescent Water Soluble Quantum Dots

MD Roy, A Herzing, SH Lacerda, ML Becker*. Chemical Communications, 2008, 2106-2108.

(25) Comparison of the Quality of Aqueous Dispersions of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes Using Surfactants and Biomolecules

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. Langmuir, 2008, 24, 5070-5078.

(23) Length Fractionation of Carbon Nanotubes using Centrifugation

JA Fagan, ML Becker, J Chun, EK Hobbie. Advanced Materials, 2008, 20(9) 1609-1614.

(22) Characterization and optimization of RGD-containing silk blends to support osteoblastic differentiation

AW Morgan, KE Roskov, S Lin-Gibson, DL Kaplan, ML Becker*, CG Simon*. Biomaterials, 2008, 29(16), 2556-2563.

(21) X-ray Imaging Optimization of 3D Tissue Engineering Scaffolds via Combinatorial Fabrication Methods

Y Yang, SD Dorsey, ML Becker, S Lin-Gibson, GE Schumacher, GM Flaim, J Kohn, CG Simon. Biomaterials, 2008, 29(12), 1901-1911.

(20) Quantum Mazes: Luminescent Labyrinthine Semiconductor Nanocrystals having a Narrow Emission Spectrum

SH Lacerda, SD Hudson, MD Roy, J Johnson, ML Becker, JF Douglas, A Karim. ACS Nano, 2007, 1(4), 337-347.

(19) Length Dependent Optical Effects in Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

JA Fagan, JR Simpson, BJ Bauer, SH Lacerda, ML Becker, KB Migler, AR Hight-Walker, EK Hobbie. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129(34), 10607-10612.

(18) Fabrication of Combinatorial Polymer Scaffold Libraries

CG Simon, JS Stephens, SM Dorsey, ML Becker. Review Scientific Instruments, 2007, 78, 072207.

(17) Measurement of Single-wall Nanotube Dispersion by Size Exclusion Chromatography

BJ Bauer, ML Becker, V Bajpai, JA Fagan, EK Hobbie, K Migler, CM Guttman, WR Blair. J Phys Chem C, 2007, 111(48), 17914-17918.

(16) Length Dependent Uptake of DNA-wrapped Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

ML Becker*, JA Fagan, ND Gallant, BJ Bauer, V Bajpai, EK Hobbie, SH Lacerda, KB Migler, JP Jakupciak. Advanced Materials, 2007, 19(7), 939-945.

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(15) A Universal Substrate for “Click” Biofunctionalization

ND Gallant, KA Lavery, EJ Amis, ML Becker*. Advanced Materials, 2007, 19(7), 965-969.

(14) Macrophage response to methacrylate conversion using a gradient approach

NJ Lin, LO Bailey, ML Becker, NR Washburn, LA Henderson. Acta Biomateriala, 2007, 3(2), 163-173.

(13) Rheo-optical Studies of Carbon Nanotube Suspensions

D Fry, B Langhorst, H Wang, ML Becker, BJ Bauer, EA Grulke, EK Hobbie. J. Chem. Phys, 2006, 124, 054703.

(12) Small Angle Neutron Scattering from Labeled Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

BJ Bauer, EK Hobbie, ML Becker. Macromolecules, 2006, 39, 2637-2642.

(11) Cellular Responses to Phase-separated Blends of Tyrosine-derived Polycarbonates

LO Bailey, ML Becker*, JS Stephens, ND Gallant, CM Mahoney, NR Washburn, A Rege, J Kohn, EJ Amis. J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 2006, 76A, 491-502.

(10) Colloidal Particles Coated and Stabilized by Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes

EK Hobbie, BJ Bauer, JS Stephens, ML Becker, P McGuiggan, SD Hudson, H Wang. Langmuir, 2005, 21, 10284-10287.

(9) Clustering and Solvation in Poly(acrylic acid) Polyelectrolyte Solutions

B Hammouda, F Horkay, ML Becker. Macromolecules, 2005, 38, 2019-2021.

(8) An Assessment of Shell Crosslinked Nanoparticle Size, Core Composition, and Surface PEGylation Effects on In vivo Biodistribution

X Sun, R Rossin, JL Turner, ML Becker, MJ Joralemon, KL Wooley, MJ Welch. Biomacromolecules, 2005, 6, 2541-2554.

(7) PNA Directed Solution and Surface Assembly of Shell Crosslinked (SCK) Nanoparticle Conjugates

JL Turner, ML Becker, X Li, J-SA Taylor, KL Wooley. Soft Matter., 2005, 1(1) 69-78.

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(5) Peptide Derivatized Shell Cross-linked Nanoparticles.  1) Synthesis and Characterization

ML Becker, EE Remsen, D Pan, KL Wooley. Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2004, 15(4), 699-709.

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(4) Peptide Derivatized Shell Cross-linked Nanoparticles. 2) Biocompatibility Evaluation

ML Becker*, LO Bailey, KL Wooley. Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2004, 15(4), 710-717.

(3) Synthesis, Characterization, and Bioactivity of Mannosylated Shell Crosslinked Nanoparticles

MJ Joralemon, KS Murthy, EE Remsen, ML Becker, KL Wooley. Biomacromolecules, 2004, 5, 903-913.

(2) Peptide-polymer Bio-conjugates: Hybrid block copolymers generated via living radical polymerizations from resin supported peptides

ML Becker, J Liu, KL Wooley. Chem Comm, 2003, 2, 180-181.

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