New Paper: Enhanced optical transmittance by reduced reflectance of curved polymer surfaces. W. Chen, Z. Diao, J. H. Dirks, F. Geiger, and J. Spatz (2017). Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, published ahead of print, doi:10.1002/mame.201700072

New Paper: Focal Adhesion Stabilization by Enhanced Integrin-cRGD Binding Affinity. D. Pallarola, I. Platzman, A. Bochen, E.A. Cavalcanti-Adam, M. Axmann, H. Kessler, B. Geiger, and J.P. Spatz (2017). BioNanoMaterials, available online. 

New Paper: Fibronectin promotes directional persistence in fibroblast migration through interactions with both its cell-binding and heparin-binding domains. D. Missirlis, T. Haraszti, H. Kessler, and J. Spatz (2017). Scientific Reports, accepted.

New Paper: Intermediate filament reorganization dynamically influences cancer cell alignment and migration. A. Holle, M. Kalafat, A. Sales Ramos, T. Seufferlein, R. Kemkemer, and J. Spatz (2017). Scientific Reports, accepted.

New Paper: Nanostructured Stealth Surfaces for Visible and Near-Infrared Light. Z. Diao, M. Kraus, R. Brunner, J. H. Dirks, J. P. Spatz (2016). Nano Letters 16, 6610-6616, doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b03308

New Paper: Substrate engagement of integrins α5β1 and αvβ3 is necessary, but not sufficient, for high directional persistence in migration on fibronectin. D. Missirlis, T. Haraszti, C. v. C. Scheele, T. Wiegand, C. Diaz, S. Neubauer, F. Rechenmacher, H. Kessler, J.P. Spatz (2016). Scientific Reports 6, 23258, doi:10.1038/srep23258

New Paper: Controlled Immobilization Strategies to Probe Short Hyaluronan-Protein Interactions  Minsky, B.B., Antoni, C.H. & Boehm, H. (2016). Scientific Reports 6, 21608, doi:10.1038/srep21608

New Paper: Synthesis of Binary Nanopatterns on Hydrogels for Initiating Cellular Responses. Guasch, J.; Diemer, J.; Riahinezhad, H.; Neubauer, S.; Kessler, H.; Spatz, J. (2016). Chemistry of Materials, accepted.

New Paper: Precise AuxPt1-x alloy nanoparticle srray of tunable composition for catalytic applications. Jahn, S., Lechner, S.J., Freichels, H., Möller, M. & Spatz, J.P. (2016). Scientific Reports, accepted.

New Paper: Primary cilia are critical for Sonic hedgehog-mediated dopaminergic neurogenesis in the embryonic midbrain Gazea, M., Tasouri, E., Bosch, V., Kabanova, A., Gojak, C., Kurtulmus, B., Novikov, O., Spatz, J., Pereira, G., Hübner, W., Brodski, C., Tucker, K.L. & Blaess, S. (2015). Developmental Biology, in press.

New Paper: Nanoscale and mechanical properties of the physiological cell-ECM microenvironment Young, J.L., Holle, A.W. & Spatz J.P. (2015). Experimental Cell Research, in press.

New Paper: In vitro cancer cell-ECM interactions inform in vivo cancer treatment  Holle, A.W., Young, J.L. & Spatz J.P. (2015). Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, available online. doi:10.1016/j.addr.2015.10.007

New Paper: Nanopore diameters tune strain in extruded fibronectin fibers. Raoufi, M., Das, T., Schön, I., Vogel, V., Brüggemann, D. & Spatz, J. P. (2015). Nano Letters doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b01356

New Paper: Segregation versus colocalization: Orthogonally functionalized binary micropatterned substrates regulate the molecular distribution in focal adhesions. Guasch, J., Conings, B., Neubauer, S., Rechenmacher, F., Ende, K., Rolli, C. G., Kappel, C., Schaufler, V., Micoulet, A., Kessler, H., Boyen, H.-G., Cavalcanti-Adam, E. A. & Spatz, J. P. (2015).  Advanced Materials doi:10.1002/adma.201500900

New Paper: A molecular mechanotransduction pathway regulates collective migration of epithelial cells. Das, T., Safferling, K., Rausch, S., Grabe, N., Böhm, H., & Spatz, J. P. (2015). Nature Cell Biology, 17, 276-287. doi:10.1038/ncb3115.

New Paper: Key factors for stable retention of fluorophores and labeled biomolecules in droplet-based microfluidics. Janiesch, J.-W., Weiss, M., Kannenberg, G., Hannabuss, J., Surrey, T., Platzman, I. & Spatz, J. P. (2015). Analytical chemistry, 87(4), 2063-7. doi:10.1021/ac504736e

New Paper: Schwab, E.H.,  Pohl, T.L.M.,  Haraszti, T., Schwaerzer, G.K., Hiepen, C., Spatz, J.P., Knaus, P. & Cavalcanti-Adam, E.A. (2015). Nanoscale control of surface immobilized BMP-2: toward a quantitative assessment of BMP-mediated signaling events. Nano Letters, available online, doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b00315

New Paper: Sugihara, K., Rustom, A., & Spatz, J. P.  (2015). Freely drawn single lipid nanotube patterns. Soft Matter, 11, 2029-2035. doi:10.1039/C5SM00043B.

New Paper: Rajabi, H., Darvizeh, A., Shafiei, A., Taylor, D. & Dirks, J.-H. (2015). Numerical investigation of insect wing fracture behaviour. Journal of Biomechanics, 48(1), 89-94. doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.10.037

New Paper: Sauter, A., Mc Duffie, Y., Böhm, H., Martinez, A., Spatz, J. P., & Appel, S. (2015). Surface-Mediated Priming During In Vitro Generation of Monocyte-Derived Dendritic Cells. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology, 81(1), 56-65. doi:10.1111/sji.12246.

New Paper: Adutler-Lieber, S., Zaretsky, I., Platzman, I., Deeg, J., Friedman, N., Spatz, J. P., & Geiger, B. (2014). Engineering of synthetic cellular microenvironments: Implications for immunity. Journal of Autoimmunity, 54, 100-111. doi:10.1016/j.jaut.2014.05.003.

New Paper: Greiner, A. M., Hoffmann, P., Bruellhoff, K., Jungbauer, S., Spatz, J. P., Möller, M., Kemkemer, R., & Groll, J. (2014). Stable biochemically micro-patterned hydrogel layers control specific cell adhesion and allow long term cyclic tensile strain experiments. Macromolecular Bioscience, 14(11), 1547-1555. doi:10.1002/mabi.201400261.

New Book Chapter: Kudera, S., & Manna, L. (2014). Bottom-Up Synthesis of Nanosized Objects. In D. Berti, & G. Palazzo (Eds.), Colloidal Foundations of Nanoscience (pp. 47-80). Elsevier.

New Paper: Liu, Y., Medda, R., Liu, Z., Galior, K., Yehl, K., Spatz, J. P., Cavalcanti-Adam, E. A., & Salaita, K. (2014). Nanoparticle Tension Probes Patterned at the Nanoscale: Impact of Integrin Clustering on Force Transmission. Nano Letters, 14(10), 5539-5546. doi:10.1021/nl501912g.

New Paper: Ranzinger, J., Rustom, A., & Schwenger, V. (2014). Membrane nanotubes between peritoneal mesothelial cells: functional connectivity and crucial participation during inflammatory reactions. Frontiers in Physiology, 5: 412. doi:10.3389/fphys.2014.00412.

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