Journal Articles and Book Chapters


  • Ying Liu, Sriram Kumar, and Rebecca E. Taylor. Mix and match nanobiosensor design: logical and spatial programming of biosensors using self-assembled dna nanostructures. WIREs: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology, 2018. URL:, doi:10.1002/wnan.1518.


  • Julian R. Homburger, Eric M. Green, Colleen Caleshu, Margaret Sunitha, Rebecca E. Taylor, Kathleen M. Ruppel, Raghu Metpally, Steven D. Colan, Michelle Michels, Sharlene Day, Iacopo Olivotto, Carlos D. Bustamante, Frederick Dewey, Carolyn Ho, James A. Spudich, and Euan A. Ashley. Multi-dimensional structure function relationships in human β-cardiac myosin from population scale genetic variation. PNAS, 113(24):6701–6706, 2016. URL:, doi:10.1073/pnas.1606950113.
  • James A. Spudich, Tural Aksel, Sadie R. Bartholomew, Suman Nag, Masataka Kawana, Elizabeth Choe Yu, Saswata S. Sarkar, Jongmin Sung, Ruth F. Sommese, Shirley Sutton, Carol Cho, Arjun S. Adhikari, Rebecca E. Taylor, Chao Liu, Darshan Trivedi, and Kathleen M. Ruppel. Effects of hypertrophic and dilated cardiomyopathy mutations on power output by human β-cardiac myosin. Journal of Experimental Biology, 219(2):161–167, 2016. URL:, doi:10.1242/jeb.125930.



  • Rebecca E. Taylor, Chris M. Boyce, Mary C. Boyce, and Beth L. Pruitt. Planar patterned stretchable electrode arrays based on flexible printed circuits. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 23(10):105004, 2013. URL:
  • Rebecca E. Taylor, Keekyoung Kim, Ning Sun, Sung-Jin Park, Joo Yong Sim, Giovanni Fajardo, Daniel Bernstein, Joseph C. Wu, and Beth L. Pruitt. Sacrificial layer technique for axial force post assay of immature cardiomyocytes. Biomedical Microdevices, 15(1):171–181, 2013. URL:, doi:10.1007/s10544-012-9710-3.




  • Rebecca E. Taylor, Chunhua Zheng, Ryan P. Jackson, Joseph C. Doll, Julia C. Chen, Katherine R.S. Holzbaur, Thor Besier, and Ellen Kuhl. The phenomenon of twisted growth: humeral torsion in dominant arms of high performance tennis players. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 12(1):83–93, 2009. PMID: 18654877. URL:, doi:10.1080/10255840802178046.

Conference Proceedings


  • Paula Arambel, Mitchell Riek, and Rebecca E. Taylor. Novel microfabrication technique of 3d silicone structures from planar substrate by tensile buckling. Proceedings of uTAS, Savannah, Georgia, pp. 1623-24., 2017.


  • Rebecca E. Taylor, Chris M. Boyce, Mary C. Boyce, and Beth L. Pruitt. Stretchable, conformal microelectrode array fabricated with patterned flex circuit technology. Proceedings of the 2013 Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology Conference, Marina del Ray, CA, 2013.


  • Rebecca E. Taylor, Alexandre Ribeiro, Giovanni Fajardo, Hedi Razavi, Daniel, Bernstein, and Beth L. Pruitt. Micropost-based functional assay of adult heart cells: does mechanosensing limit force production? Proceedings of MicroTAS, Seattle, WA (51 percent acceptance rate), 2011.


  • Rebecca E. Taylor, Keekyoung Kim, and Beth L. Pruitt. Self-assembling single cells across microposts: first axial force measurements in immature cardiomyocytes. Proceedings of Solid State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, pp. 98-99 (11 percent oral presentations / 44 percent overall acceptance rate), 2010.


  • Pinghung Wei, Rebecca E. Taylor, Zhenwhen Ding, Gadryn Higgs, James J. Norman, Beth L. Pruitt, and Babak Ziaie. A stretchable cell culture platform with embedded electrode array. Proceedings of MEMS, Sorrento, Italy, pp. 407-410. (33 percent acceptance rate), 2009.
  • Rebecca E. Taylor, Stephanie J. Lue, Karl Gumerlock, Giovanni Fajardo, Gadryn Higgs, James J. Norman, Pinghung Wei, Zhenwhen Ding, Daniel Bernstein, Ellen Kuhl, and Beth L. Pruitt. Synchronized mechanical and electrical stimulation of primary heart cells with a stretchable microelectrode array. Proceedings of MEMS in Medicine and Biology, Quebec City, Canada, 2009.


  • Rebecca E. Taylor, Oscar J. Abilez, Feng Cao, Joseph C. Wu, Chengpei Xu, and Beth L. Pruitt. Pulsatile pressure system for cellular mechanical stimulation. Proceedings of ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Keystone, CO., 2007.