SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

(from 120+ archival journal peer-reviewed publications… https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=sLEB9iYAAAAJ&hl=en)

  • Clymer, D.R., Kostadinov, S., Catov, J., Skvarca, L., Pantanowitz, L., Cagan, J. *, LeDuc, P.* Decidual Vasculopathy Identification in Whole slide Images Using Multi-Resolution Hierarchical Convolutional Neural Networks. The American Journal of Pathology 190 (10): 2111 (2020).

  • Justus, K.B., Lewis, D., Majidi, C.*, LeDuc, P.R.,*, Tan, C.* A Biosensing Soft Robot: Integrating Chemical and Optical Responsive Synthetic Cells with Soft Robotics. Science Robotics 4: eaax0765 (2019).

  • Coyle, S., Majidi., C., LeDuc. P., Hsia. K.J. Bio-inspired Soft Robotics: Material Selection, Actuation, and Design. Extreme Mechanics Letters 22: 51–59 (2018).

  • Egan, P., Moore, J., Ehrlicher, A., Weitz, D., Schunn, C.*, Cagan, J.*, LeDuc, P.* Robust Mechanobiological Behavior Emerges in Heterogeneous Myosin Systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114: E8147-E8154 (2017).

  • Naserifar, N., LeDuc, P.*, Fedder, G.K.* Material Gradients in Stretchable Substrates toward Integrated Electronic Functionality. Advanced Materials 28:3584-91(2016).

  • Egan, P., Sinko, R., LeDuc, P.R.*, Keten, S.* The Role of Mechanics in Biological and Bio-Inspired Systems. Nature Communications 6: 7418, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8418 (2015).

  • González, L.M., Ruder, W.C., Mitchell, A.P., Messner, W.C., * LeDuc, P.R. * Sudden Motility Reversal Indicates Sensing of Magnetic Field Gradients in Magnetospirillum magneticum AMB-1 strain. The ISME Journal-Nature Publishing Group 9:1399-1409 (2015).

  • Kim, Y.T., Hazar, M., Vijayraghavan, D., Song, J., Messner, W.C.*, Davidson, L.A.*, LeDuc, P.R.* Mechanochemical Actuators of Embryonic Epithelial Contractility. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111, 14366–14371 (2014).

  • LeDuc, P.R., Agaba, M., Cheng, C.-M., Gracio, J., Guzman, A., Middelberg, A. Beyond Disease, How Biomedical Engineering Can Improve Global Health. Science Translational Medicine 6, 266fs48 (2014).

  • Tan, C., Saurabh, S., Bruchez, M., Schwartz, R.*, LeDuc, P.R.* Molecular Crowding Shapes Gene Expression in Synthetic Cellular Nanosystems. Nature Nanotechnology 8, 602–608 (Cover, 2013).

  • Ruder, W.C., Pratt, E.D., Brandy, N.Z.D., LaVan, D., LeDuc, P.R.*, & Antaki, J.A.* Calcium Signaling is Gated by a Mechanical Threshold in Three-Dimensional Environments. Scientific Reports 2, 554 (2012).

  • LeDuc, P.R.*, Messner, W.C.,* & Wikswo, J.P.* How Do Control-Based Approaches Enter into Biology? Annual Reviews of Biomedical Engineering 13, 369–396 (2011).

  • Ruder, W.C.*, LeDuc, P.R.* Bioinspirations: Cell-Inspired Small-Scale Systems for Enabling Studies in Experimental Biomechanics. Integrative and Comparative Biology (Former journal name: American Zoologist) 51(1), 128-132 (2011).

  • Lin, Y.W., Bellin, R.M., Cheng, C.M., Steward, R., Cheng, Y.R., LeDuc, P.R.*, & Chen, C.C.,* Probing Localized Neural Mechanotransduction through Surface-Modified Elastomeric Matrices and Electrophysiology. Nature Protocols 714, 5 (4), 714-724 (2010).

  • R.M. Bellin+, J.D. Kubicek, M.J. Frigault, A.J. Kamien, R. Steward Jr., H.M. Barnes, M.B. DiGiacomo, L.J. Duncan, C.K. Edgerly, E.M. Morse, C.Y. Park, J.J. Fredberg, C.M. Cheng, & P.R. LeDuc+, Defining the Role of Syndecan-4 in Mechanotransduction using Surface-Modification Approaches. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106, pp. 22102-22107, 2009.

  • B. Kuczenski, W.R. Ruder, W.C. Messner+ & P.R. LeDuc+, “Probing Cellular Dynamics with a Chemical Signal Generator,” PLoS ONE, 4(3), e4847, 2009.

  • L. Helmick, A. Antúnez de Mayolo, Y. Zhang, C.M. Cheng, S.C. Watkins, C. Wu, & P.R. LeDuc,+ “Spatiotemporal Response of Living Cell Structures in Dictyostelium discoideum with Semiconductor Quantum Dots,” Nano Letters, 8, pp. 1303–1308, 2008.

  • *P.R. LeDuc+, M. Wong+, et al., “Toward an In Vivo Biologically-Inspired Nanofactory,” Nature Nanotechnology, 2, pp. 3-7, 2007.

  • J. Kubicek, S. Brelsford, P. Ahluwalia, and P.R. LeDuc+, “Integrated Lithographic Membranes and Surface Adhesion Chemistry for Three-Dimensional Cellular Stimulation,” Langmuir, 20, pp. 11552-115556, 2004.

  • S. Takayama, E. Ostuni, P.R. LeDuc, K. Naruse, D. Ingber, & G.M. Whitesides, “Laminar Flows—Subcellular Positioning of Small Molecules,” Nature, 411, p. 1016, 2001.

  • P.R. LeDuc, C. Haber, G. Bao, and D. Wirtz, “Dynamics of Individual Flexible Polymers in a Shear Flow,” Nature, 399, pp. 564-566, 1999.