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55. Yang Liu, Rafaela Maggioni Simoes Vieira, Leidong Mao, Simultaneous and Multimodal Antigen-Binding Profiling and Isolation of Rare Cells via Quantitative Ferrohydrodynamic Cell Separation, ACS Nano,, 2022. [Link]

54. Jia Hwei Cheong, Xiao Qiu, Yang Liu, Ahmad Al-Omari, James Griffith, Heinz-Bernd Schüttler, Leidong Mao, Jonathan Arnold, The macroscopic limit to synchronization of cellular clocks in single cells of Neurospora crassa, Scientific Reports,, 2022. [Link]

54. Michelle M Makhoul-Mansour, Joyce B El-Beyrouthy, Leidong Mao, Eric C Freeman, Enhancing membrane-based soft materials with magnetic reconfiguration events, Scientific Reports,, 2022. [Link]

54. Yang Liu, Wujun Zhao, Rui Cheng, Jamie Hodgson, Mary Egan, Christen N. Cooper Pope, Petros G. Nikolinakos and Leidong MaoSimultaneous biochemical and functional phenotyping of single circulating tumor cells using ultrahigh throughput and recovery microfluidic devices, Lab on a Chip, DOI:10.1039/d1lc00454a, 2021. [Link]

53. Yang Liu, Wujun Zhao, Rui Cheng, Alicia Puig, Jamie Hodgson, Mary Egan, Christen N. Cooper Pope, Petros G. Nikolinakos and Leidong Mao, Label-free inertial-ferrohydrodynamic cell separation with high throughput and resolution, Lab on a Chip, DOI:10.1039/d1lc00282a, 2021. [Link]

52. Liu, Yang and Zhao, Wujun and Cheng, Rui and Harris, Bryana N. and Murrow, Jonathan R. and Hodgson, Jamie and Egan, Mary and Bankey, Anastacia and Nikolinakos, Petros G. and Laver, Travis and Meichner, Kristina and Mao, Leidong, Fundamentals of integrated ferrohydrodynamic cell separation in circulating tumor cell isolation, Lab on a Chip, DOI: 10.1039/D1LC00119A, 2021. [Link]

51. Kenneth Ndyabawe, Michael Cipriano, Wujun Zhao, Mark Haidekker, Kun Yao, Leidong Mao, William S Kisaalita, Brain-on-a-Chip Device for Modeling Multiregional Networks, ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2021, 7, 1, 350–359. [Link]

50. Krach, E.K.; Wu, Y.; Skaro, M.; Mao, L.; Arnold, J. Wild Isolates of Neurospora crassa Reveal Three Conidiophore Architectural Phenotypes. Microorganisms 2020, 8, 1760. [Link]

49. Yang Liu, Wujun Zhao, Rui Cheng, Meghan Logun, Maria del Mar Zayas-Viera, Lohitash Karumbaiah and Leidong MaoLabel-free ferrohydrodynamic separation of exosome-like nanoparticlesLab on a Chip, DOI: 10.1039/d0lc00609b, 2020 [Download]

48. Logun MT, Wynens KE, Simchick G, Zhao W, Mao L, Zhao Q, Mukherjee S, Brat DJ, Karumbaiah L. Surfen-mediated blockade of extratumoral chondroitin sulfate glycosaminoglycans inhibits glioblastoma invasion The FASEB Journal fj.201802610RR-fj.201802610RR, 2019 [Download]

47. Caranica C, Cheong JH, Qiu X, Krach EK, Deng Z, Mao L, Schüttler H-B, Arnold J. What is Phase in Cellular Clocks? Yale J Biol Med 92(2):169-178, 2019 [Download]

46. Zhao W, Liu Y, Jenkins BD, Cheng R, Harris BN, Zhang W, Xie J, Murrow JR, Hodgson J, Egan M, Bankey A, Nikolinakos PG, Ali HY, Meichner K, Newman LA, Davis MB, Mao L. Tumor antigen-independent and cell size variation-inclusive enrichment of viable circulating tumor cells Lab on a Chip 19(10):1860-1876, 2019 [Download]

45. Deng Z, Hwei Cheong J, Caranica C, Wu L, Qiu X, Judge MT, Hull B, Rodriguez C, Griffith J, Al-Omari A, et al. Single Cells of Neurospora Crassa Show Circadian Oscillations, Light Entrainment, Temperature Compensation, and Phase Synchronization IEEE Access 7:49403-49417 2019 [Download]

44. Zhu L, Huang W, Yang F, Yin L, Liang S, Zhao W, Mao L, Yu XJ, Qiao R, Zhao Y. Manipulation of Single Cells Using a Ferromagnetic Nanorod Cluster Actuated by Weak AC Magnetic Fields Advanced Biosystems 3(1):1800246-1800246, 2019 [Download]

43. Cheng R, Zhu L, Huang W, Mao L, Zhao Y. Reconfiguring ferromagnetic microrod chains by alternating two orthogonal magnetic fields Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 30(31):315101-315101, 2018 [Download]

42. C. Caranica, A. Al-Omari, Z. Deng, J. Griffith, R. Nilsen, L. Mao, J. Arnold, H.- B. Schuttler,“Ensemble methods for stochastic networks with special reference to the biological clock of Neurospora crassa”, PLOS One, 2018, DOI:10.1371/ journal.pone.0196435. [Download]

41. Kevin J Wu, T Stan Gregory, Brian L Boland, Wujun Zhao, Rui Cheng, Leidong Mao, Zion Tsz Ho Tse,“Magnetic resonance conditional paramagnetic choke for suppression of imaging artifacts during magnetic resonance imaging”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 2018, DOI:10.1177/0954411918771098. [Link]

40. Meghan Logun, Wujun Zhao, Leidong Mao, Lohitash Karumbaiah,“Microfluidics in Malignant Glioma Research and Precision Medicine”, Advanced Biosystems, 1700221, 2018, DOI:10.1002/adbi.201700221. [Download]

39. Michelle Makhoul-Mansour, Wujun Zhao, Nicole Gay, Colleen O’Connor, Joseph Najem, Leidong Mao, Eric C Freeman,“Ferrofluid-Based Droplet Interface Bilayer Networks”, Langmuir, 33 (45), 13000, 2017, DOI:10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b03055. [Download]

38. Wujun Zhao, Rui Cheng, Brittany D. Jenkins, Taotao Zhu, Nneoma E. Okonkwo, Courtney E. Jones, Melissa B. Davis, Sravan K. Kavuri, Zhonglin Hao, Carsten Schroeder and Leidong Mao,“Label-free ferrohydrodynamic cell separation of circulating tumor cells”, Lab on a Chip, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c7lc00680b. [Download]

37. Wujun Zhao, Rui Cheng, So Hyun Lim, Joshua R. Miller, Weizhong Zhang, Wei Tang, Jin Xie and Leidong Mao,“Biocompatible and label-free separation of cancer cells from cell culture lines from white blood cells in ferrofluids”, Lab on a Chip, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c7lc00327g. [Download]

36. Zhaojie Deng, Sam Arsenault, Cristian Caranica, James Griffith, Taotao Zhu, Ahmad Al-Omari, Heinz-Bernd Schüttler, Jonathan Arnold, and Leidong Mao,“Synchronizing stochastic circadian oscillators in single cells of Neurospora crassa”, Scientific Reports, 6, 35828, 2016, DOI: 10.1038/srep35828. [Download]

35. Zhaojie Deng, Sam Arsenault, Leidong Mao, Jonathan Arnold, “Measuring synchronization of stochastic oscillators in biology”, Journal of Physics – Conference Series, 750, 012001, 2016. [Download]

34. Rui Cheng, Lu Zhu, Weijie Huang, Leidong Mao and Yiping Zhao, “Dynamic Scaling of Ferromagnetic Micro-rod Clusters under a Weak Magnetic Field”, Soft Matter, 2016. [Download]

33. Meghan T. Logun, Nicole S. Bisel, Emily A. Tanasse, Wujun Zhao, Bhagya Gunasekera, Leidong Mao and Lohitash Karumbaiah, “Glioma cell invasion is significantly enhanced in composite hydrogel matrices composed of chondroitin 4- and 4,6-sulfated glycosaminoglycans”, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2016. [Download]

32. Wujun Zhao, Rui Cheng, Joshua Miller and Leidong Mao, “Label-Free Microfluidic Manipulation of Particles and Cells in Magnetic Liquids”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2016. [Download]

31. Thomas Stanley Gregory, Rui Cheng, Guoyi Tang, Leidong Mao, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, “The Magnetohydrodynamic Effect and Its Associated Material Designs for Biomedical Applications: A State-of-the-Art Review”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2016. [Download]

30. Wujun Zhao*, Taotao Zhu*, Rui Cheng, Yufei Liu, Jian He, Hong Qiu, Lianchun Wang, Tamas Nagy, Troy D. Querec, Elizabeth R. Unger and Leidong Mao, “Label-Free and Continuous-Flow Ferrohydrodynamic Separation of HeLa Cells and Blood Cells in Biocompatible Ferrofluids”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2015. [Download] *Equal contribution.

29. T. Stan Gregory, Kevin James Wu, Jasper Yu, James Brent Box, Rui Cheng, Leidong Mao, Guoyi Tang, and Zion Tsz Ho Tse, “Magnetohydrodynamic-Driven Design of Microscopic Endocapsules in MRI”, IEEE Transaction on Mechatronics, 2015. [Download]

28. Zhu, T., Cheng, R., Sheppard, G., Locklin, J., Mao, L., “Magnetic-Field-Assisted Fabrication and Manipulation of Nonspherical Polymer Particles in Ferrofluid-Based Droplet Microfluidics”, Langmuir, 2015. [Download]

27. Zhu, T., Cheng, R., Mao, L., “Separating Particles of Different Magnetic Properties by Integrating Positive and Negative Magnetophoresis”, 18th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (μTAS), p. 2477-2479, San Antonio, USA, Oct 2014. [Download]

26. Cheng, R.*, Huang, W.*, Huang, L., Yang, B., Mao, L., Jin, K., ZhuGe, Q., Zhao, Y., “Acceleration of tissue plasminogen activator mediated thrombolysis by magnetically powered nanomotors”, ACS Nano, Vol. 8(8), p. 7746-54, 2014 *Equal contribution. [Download]

25. Zhu, T., Cheng, R., Liu, Y., He, J., Mao, L., “Combining positive and negative magnetophoreses to separate particles of different magnetic properties,” Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, online first, 2014. [Download]

24. Cheng, R., Zhu, T., Mao, L., “Three-dimensional and analytical modeling of microfluidic particle transport in magnetic fluids,” Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, online first, 2013. [Download]

23. Zhu, T., Cheng, R., Lee, S.A., Rajaraman, E., Eiteman, M.A., Querec, T.D., Unger, E.R., Mao, L., “Continuous-flow ferrohydrodynamic sorting of particles and cells in microfluidic devices,”Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, online first, 2012. [Download]

22. Zhao, Q., Wang, L., Cheng, R., Mao, L., Arnold, R.D., Howerth, E.W., Chen, Z.G., Platt, S., “ Magnetic Nanoparticle-Based Hyperthermia for Head & Neck Cancer in Mouse Models,” Theranostics, vol. 2(1), p. 131-121, 2012. [Download]

21. Mao, L., Elborai, S., He, X., Zahn, M., Koser, H., “Direct observation of closed-loop ferrohydrodynamic pumping under traveling magnetic fields,” Physical Review B, vol. 84, p. 104431, 2011. [Download] [Physics Synopsis – Magnetized Plumbing] [Media Report – Look Ma No Hands] [Yale Daily News – Prof Invented Machineless Pump] [PhysicsWorld – Ferrofluid Pump Has No Moving Parts] [Nature Physics: In the Loop]

20. Zhu, T., Cheng, R., Mao, L., “Focusing microparticles in a microchannel with ferrofluids,” Proc. of 16th International Conference on Solid-state Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, Beijing, China, June, 2011. [Link]

19. Zhu, T., Cheng, R., Mao, L., “Focusing microparticles in a microchannel with ferrofluids,” Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2011, online first, DOI: 10.1007/s10404-011-0835-0. [Download]

18. Sheppard, G.; Oseki, T.; Baba, A.; Patton, D.; Kaneko, F.; Mao, L.; Locklin, J. “Thiolene-based microfluidic flow cells for surface plasmon resonance imaging,” Biomicrofluidics, vol. 2, p. 26501-26507, 2011. DOI: 10.1063/1.3596395 [Download]

17. Zhu, T., Lichlyter D.J., Haidekker, M.A., Mao, L., “Analytical model of microfluidic transport of non-magnetic particles in ferrofluids under the influence of a permanent magnet,” Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, vol. 10 (6), p. 1233-1245, 2011. [Download]

16. Orski, S.V., Poloukhtine, A.A., Arumugam, S., Mao, L., Popik, V.V., Locklin, J., “High density orthogonal surface immobilization via photoactivated copper-free click chemistry,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 132 (32), p. 11024-11026, 2010. [Download]

15. Zhu, T., Marrero, F., Mao, L., “Continuous separation of non-magnetic particles inside ferrofluids,” Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, vol. 9 (4-5), p. 1003-1009, 2010. [Download]

14. Zhu, T., Marrero, F., Mao, L., “Continuous separation of non-magnetic particles inside ferrofluids,” Proc. of 5th IEEE International Conf. Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (NEMS), Xiamen, China, January, 2010.

13. Zhu, T., Marrero, F., Mao, L., “Continuous separation of non-magnetic particles inside ferrofluids,” Proc. of 2010 Annual Conference of Institute of Biological Engineering, Boston, MA, USA, 2010.

12. Kose, A., Fischer, B., Mao, L., Koser, H., “Label-free cellular manipulation and sorting via biocompatible ferrofluids,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 106, p. 21478-21483, 2009. [Download] [Media Report – New Technology could Boost Disease Detection Speed and Sensitivity]

11. Fischer, B., Mao, L., Gungormus, M., Tamerler, C., Sarikaya, M., Koser, H., “Ferro-microfluidic device for pathogen detection,” Proc. of 3rd Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems, Sanya, Hainan Island, China, January, 2008. [Download]

10. Mao, L., Koser, H., “Overcoming the Diffusion Barrier: Ultra-fast Micro-scale Mixing via Ferrofluids,” TRANSDUCERS &EUROSENSORS’ 07, Proc. of 14th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, Lyon, France, pp. 1829-1832, 2007. [Download]

9. Fischer, B., Mao, L., Gungormus, M., Tamerler, C., Sarikaya, M., Koser, H., “Biomedical engineered ferrofluids,” Proc. of 2007 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, November, 2007. [Download]

8. Mao, L., Koser, H., “Towards Ferrofluidics For μ-TAS And Lab On-A-Chip Applications,” Nanotechnology, vol. 17, p. S34-S47, 2006. [Download]

7. Kaya, T., Mao, L., Koser, H., “A Microfluidic Assay Design for Real-Time Bacterial Chemotaxis Studies,” Proc. of Femlab Conference 2005Boston, Massachusetts, USA, October 2005.

6.  Mao, L., Koser, H.,Modeling An Integrated, High Flow Rate MEMS Ferrofluid Pump,” Proc. of Femlab Conference 2005, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, October 2005.

5. Mao, L., Koser, H., “An Integrated MEMS Ferrofluid Pump Using Insulated Metal Substrate,” Proc. of 31st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (PCB MEMS Technology Special Session), Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, November 2005. [Download]

4. Mao, L., Koser, H., “An Integrated, High Flow Rate MEMS Ferrofluid Pump,” Proc. of 9th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, October 2005. [Download]

3. Mao, L., Koser, H., “Ferrohydrodynamic Pumping In Spatially Traveling Sinusoidally Time-Varying Magnetic Fields,” J. of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, vol. 289, p. 199-202, 2005. [Download]

2. Mao, L., Koser, H., “Modeling Ferrofluids in Spatially-Traveling Sinusoidally Time-Varying Magnetic Fields,” Proc. 3rd International Conference on Computational Modeling and Simulation of Materials (CIMTEC), Sicily, Italy, June 2004. [Download]

1. Mao, L., Koser, H., “Ferrohydrodynamic Pumping In Spatially-Traveling Sinusoidally Time-Varying Magnetic Fields,” Proc. of 10th International Conference on Magnetic Fluids, Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 2004.