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76. Kumar, S., Wang, Y., Hedayati, M., Fleissner, F., Rausch, M. K., & Parekh, S. H. (2022). Structural control of fibrin bioactivity by mechanical deformation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(22), e2117675119.

75. Kalkunte, N., Delambre, T., Sohn, S., Pickett, M., Parekh, S. H., & Zoldan, J. (2022). Engineering Alignment has Mixed Effects on hiPSC-CM Maturation. bioRxiv..

74. Paul, A., Kumar, S., Kaoud, T. S., Pickett, M. R., Bohanon, A. L., Zoldan, J., ... & Parekh, S. H. (2022). Biomechanical dependence of SARS-CoV-2 infections. ACS applied bio materials.

73. Jennings, C. M., King, J. B., & Parekh, S. H. (2022). Low-cost, minimalistic line-scanning confocal microscopy. Optics Letters, 47(16), 4191-4194.

72. Chatterjee, S., Maltseva, D., Kan, Y., Hosseini, E., Gonella, G., Bonn, M., & Parekh, S. H. (2022). Lipid-driven condensation and interfacial ordering of FUS. Science advances, 8(31), eabm7528.

71. Scott, N. R., & Parekh, S. H. (2022). A-type lamins involvement in transport and implications in cancer?. Nucleus, 13(1), 221-235.

70. Michels, J.J.#, Brzezinski, M., Scheidt, R., Lemke, E.A., Parekh, S.H. Role of Solvent Compatibility in the Phase Behavior of Binary Solutions of Weakly Associating Multivalent Polymers, Biomacromolecules, 23(1): 349-364


69. Chatterjee, S., Kan, Y., Brzezinski, M., Koynov, K., Regy, R.M., Murthy, A.C., Burke, K.A., Michels, J.J., Mittal, J., Fawzi, N.L., Parekh, S.H.#, Reversible Kinetic Trapping of FUS Biomolecular Condensates, Advanced Science, 9(4): 2104247.

68. Fawzi, N.L.#, Parekh, S.H., Mittal, J. Biophysical studies of phase separation integrating experimental and computational methods, Current Opinion in Structural Biology, 70: 78-86.

67. Rausch, M.K.#, Parekh, S.H.#, Dortdivanlioglu, B.#, Rosales, A.M.#, Synthetic hydrogels as blood clot mimicking wound healing materialsProgress in Biomedical Engineering, 3(4): 024006.

66. Crosby, C.O., Hillsley, A., Kumar, S., Stern, B., Parekh, S.H., Rosales, A.M., Zoldan,J.#, Phototunable interpenetrating polymer network hydrogels to stimulate the vasculogenesis of stem cell-derived endothelial progenitors, Acta Biomaterialia, 122: 133-144.

65. Sugerman, G.P., Kakaletsis, S., Thakkar, P., Chokshi, A., Parekh, S.H., Rausch, M.K.#, A whole blood thrombus mimic: Constitutive behavior under simple shear, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 115: 104216.

64. Wang, Y., Kumar, S., Nisar, A., Bonn, M., Rausch, M.K., Parekh, S.H.#, Probing fibrin's molecular response to shear and tensile deformation with coherent Raman microscopy, Acta Biomaterialia, 121: 383-392.

63. Kumar, S.*, Paul, A.*, Chatterjee, S., Pütz, S., Nehra, N., Wang, D.S., Nisar, A., Jennings, C.M., Parekh, S.H.#, Effect of ambient temperature on respiratory tract cells exposed to SARS-CoV-2 viral mimicking nanospheres—An experimental study, Biointerfaces, accepted.

62. Kumar, S., Parekh, S.H.# Molecular control of interfacial fibronectin structure on graphene oxide steers cell fate, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 16(1): 011006.


61. Li, M., Zajaczkowski, W., Velpula, G., Jänsch, D., Graf, R., Marszalek, T., Parekh, S.H., Zagranyarski Y., Mali, K., Wagner, M., De Feyter, S., Li., C., Müllen, K., Pisula, W.#, Transformation from helical to layered supramolecular organization of asymmetric perylene diimides via multiple intermolecular hydrogen bonding, Chemical Science, 11(19): 4960-4968.

60. Sugerman, G.P., Parekh, S.H., Rausch, M.K.#, Nonlinear dissipative phenomena in whole blood clot mechanics, Soft Matter, 16(43): 9908-9916.

59. Centi, A., Dutta, A., Parekh, S.H., Bereau, T.#, Inserting Small Molecules across Membrane Mixtures: Insight from the Potential of Mean Force, Biophysical Journal, 118(6): 1321-1332, 202058.

58. Daemen, S., Gemmink, A., Paul, P., Billecke, N., Rieger, K., Parekh, S.H.#, Hesselink, M.K.C.#, Label-free CARS microscopy reveals similar triacylglycerol acyl chain length and saturation in myocellular lipid droplets of athletes and individuals with type 2 diabetes, Diabetologia, 63(12): 2652-2664.

57. Fleissner, F., Kumar, S., Klein, N., Wirth, D., Dhiman, R., Schneider, D., Bonn, M., Parekh, S.H.#, Tension Causes Unfolding of Intracellular Vimentin Intermediate Filaments, Advanced biosystems, 4(11): 2000111.

56. Varol, H.S#., Srivastava, A., Kumar, S., Bonn, M., Meng, F., Parekh S.H.#, Bridging chains mediate nonlinear mechanics of polymer nanocomposites under cyclic deformation, Polymer, 200: 122529.

55. Schwendy, M#., Unger, R.E., Parekh S.H#., EVICAN – A balanced dataset for algorithm development in cell and nucleus segmentation, Bioinformatics, 36(12): 3863–3870.

54. Kumar, S., Parekh S.H#., Linking graphene based material physicochemical properties with molecular adsorption, structure, and cell fate, Communciations Chemistry, 3(1), 1-11.

53. Liu, X., Chen, S., Chen, Q. Yao, X., Gelléri, M., Ritz, S. Kumar, S., Cremer, C., Landfester, K.,Müllen, K., Parekh, S.H., Narita, A., Bonn, M#. Nanographenes: ultrastable, switchable, and bright probes for super-resolution microscopy, Angewandte Chemie, 59: 496-602. PDF


52. Murthy, A., Dignon, G., Kan, Y., Zerze, G., Parekh, S.H., Mittal, J., Fawzi, N.L.#. Characterization of the molecular interactions underlying liquid phase separation of the low complexity domain of FUS, Nature Struct. and Mol. Bio., 26 (7): 637-648. PDF

51. Paul, A., Wang, Y., Brännmark, C., Kumar, S., Bonn, M., Parekh, S.H.#. Quantitative mapping of triacylglycerol chain length and saturation using broadband CARS microscopy, Biophysical Journal, 116(12): 2346-2355. PDF

50. Ling, X., Bonn, M., Domke, K.F., Parekh, S.H.#. Correlated interfacial water transport and proton conductivity in perfluorosulfonic acid membranes, PNAS, 116(18): 8715-8720. PDF

49. Crosby, C.O., Valliappan, D., Shu, D., Kumar, S., Tu, C., Deng, W., Parekh, S.H., Zoldan, J#. Quantifying the vasculogenic potential of iPSC-derived endothelial progenitors in collagen hydrogelsTissue Engineering Part A, 25(9-10): 746-758. PDF


48. Breitenbach, B.B., Steiert, E., Konhäuser, M., Vogt, L-M., Wang. Y., Parekh, S.H., Wich, P.R.#, Double stimuli-responsive polysaccharide block copolymers as green macrosurfactants for near-infrared photodynamic therapySoft Matter, 15: 1423-1324. PDF.

47. Schwendy M.#, Unger, R.E., Bonn, M., Parekh, S.H.#, Automated cell segmentation in FIJI® using the DRAQ5 nuclear dye, BMC Bioinformatics, 20: 39, 2019. PDF


46. Rastian, Z., Pütz, S., Wang Y., Kumar, S., Fleissner, F., Weidner, T., Parekh, S.H.#, Type I collagen from jellyfish Catostylus mosaicus for biomaterial applications, ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 4: 2115-2125, 2018. PDF

45. Moreno Ostertag, L.*, Ling, X.*, Domke, K.F., Parekh, S.H., Valtiner, M.#, Characterizing the hydrophobic-to-hydrophilic transition of electrolyte structuring in proton exchange membrane mimicking surfaces, PCCP, 20: 11722-11729, 2018. PDF

44. Lau, H., Paul, A., Sidhu, I., Li, L., Sabanayagam, C.R., Parekh, S.H., Kiick,K.L.#, Microstructured Elastomer-PEG Hydrogels via Kinetic Capture of Aqueous Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation, Advanced Science, 1701010, 2018. PDF

43. Fleissner, F. and Parekh, S.H.#, Imaging mechanotransduction:  Seeing the forces from molecules to cells, Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering, 5: 58-65, 2018. PDF


42. Mozhdehi, D., Luginbuhl, K.M., Simon, J.R., Dzuricky, M., Berger, R., Varol, H.S., Huang, F.C., Buehne, K.L., Mayne, N.R., Weitzhandler, I., Bonn, M., Parekh, S.H., Chilkoti, A.#, Genetically encoded lipid-polypeptide hybrid biomaterials that exhibit temperature triggered hierarchical self-assembly, Nature Chemistry, 10: 496-505, 2017. PDF

41. Fleissner, F., Pütz, S., Schwendy, M., Bonn, M., Parekh, S.H.#, Measuring intracellular secondary structure of a cell penetrating peptide in situ, Analytical Chemistry, 89 (21): 11310-112317, 2017. PDF

40. Chen, Z., Thiramanas, R., Schwendy, M., Xie, C., Parekh, S.H., Mailänder, V.#, Wi, S.#, Upconversion nano-carriers encapsulated with photoactivatable Ru complexes for nearinfrared light-regulated enzyme activity, Small, 13 (1700997): 1-9, 2017. PDF

39. Hunger, J.# and Parekh, S.H.#, A water window on surface chemistry, Science, 357 (6353): 755-756, 2017. PDF

38. Kim, H.#, Hunger, J., Cánovas, E., Karakus, M., Mics, Z., Grechko, M., Turchinovich, D., Parekh, S.H., Bonn, M.#, Direct observation of mode-specific phonon-band gap coupling in methylammonium lead halide perovskites, Nature Communications, 8 (687), 2017. PDF

37. Liu, A.P.#, Chaudhuri, O.#, Parekh, S.H.#, New advances in probing cell-ECM interactions, Integrative Biology, 9 (5): 383-405, 2017. PDF

36. Varol, H.S., Meng, F., Hosseinkhani, B., Malm, C., Bonn, D., Bonn, M., Zaccone, A., Parekh, S.H.#, Nanoparticle amount, and not size, determines chain alignment and nonlinear hardening in polymer nanocomposites, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114 (16):  E3170-E3177, 2017. PDF

35. von Hoven, G., Rivas, A., Neukirch, C., Qin, Q., Meyenburg, M., Parekh, S.H., Hellmann, N., Husmann, M.#, Repair of a bacterial small β-barrel toxin pore depends on channel width, mBio, 8 (1): e02083-16, 2017. PDF


34. Waschatko, G., Billecke, N., Schwendy, S., Jaurich, H., Bonn, M., Vilgis, Parekh, S.H.#, Label-free in situ imaging of oil body dynamics and chemistry in germination, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 13: 20160677, 2016. PDF

33. Fleissner, F., Bonn, M., Parekh, S.H.#, Microscale spatial heterogeneity of protein structural transitions in fibrin matrices, Science Advances, 2 (7): e1501778, 2016. PDF

32. D'Angelo, F., H. Nemec, Parekh, S.H., Kuzel, P., Bonn, M., Turchinovich, D.#, Self-referenced ultrabroadband transient terahertz spectroscopy using air-photonics, Optics Express, 24 (9): 10157-10171, 2016. PDF

31. Ling, X., Bonn, M., Parekh, S.H.#, Domke, K.F.#, Nanoscale distribution of sulfonic acid groups determines structure and binding of water in Nafion membranes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 55 (12): 4011-4015, 2016. PDF

30. Daemen, S., van Zandvoort, M.A.M.J., Parekh, S.H., Hesselink, M.K.C.#, Microscopy tools for the investigation of intracellular lipid storage and dynamics, Molecular Metabolism, 5 (3): 153-163, 2016. PDF


29. Kopp, R.#, Billecke, N., den Broeder, M., Parekh, S.H., Legler, J.#, BRINGING OBESITY TO LIGHT: Rev-erbα, a central player in light induced adipogenesis in the zebrafish?, International Journal of Obesity, 1-9, 2015. PDF

28. Varol, H.S., Sánchez, M.A., Lu, H., Baio, J., Malm, C., Garcia, N.E., Mermet-Guyennet, M.R.B., Martzel, N., Bonn, D., Bonn, M., Weidner, T., Backus, E.H.G., Parekh, S.H.#, Multi-scale effects of interfacial polymer confinement in silica nanocomposites, Macromolecules, 48 (21): 7929-7937, 2015. PDF

27. Prakash, K., Fournier, D., Redl, S., Best, G., Borsos, M., Tiwari, V.K., Tachibana-Konwalski, K., Ketting, R.F., Parekh, S.H., Cremer, C., Birk, U., Super-resolution imaging reveals structurally distinct periodic patterns of chromatin along pachytene chromosomesProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences112 (47): 14635-14640, 2015. PDF

26. Schach, D.K.*, Rock, W.*, Franz, J.*, Bonn, M., Parekh, S.H.#, Weidner, T.#, Reversible activation of a cell-penetrating peptide in a membrane environment, Journal of the American Chemical Society137 (38): 12199-12202, 2015. PDF

25. Mermet-Guyennet, M.R.B.#, de Castro, J.G., Varol, H.S., Habibi, M., Hosseinkhani, B., Martzel, N., Sprik, R., Denn, M.M., Zaccone, A., Parekh, S.H., Bonn, D., Size-dependent reinforcement of composite rubbersPolymer, 73: 170-173, 2015. PDF

24. de Castro, J.G., Zargar, R.#, Habibi, M., Varol, H.S., Parekh, S.H., Hosseinkhani, B., Adda-Bedia, M., Bonn, D., Nonmonotonic fracture behavior of polymer nanocomposites, Applied Physics Letters, 106 (221904): 1-4, 2015. PDF

23. Farrukh, A., Ashraf F., Kaltbeitzal, A., Ling, X., Wagner, M., Duran, H., Ghaffar, A., Rehman, H., Parekh, S.H., Domke K.F., Yameen, B., Polymer brush functionalized SiO2 nanoparticles based Nafion nanocomposites: A novel avenue to low-humidity proton conducting membranesPolymer Chemistry6: 5782-5789, 2015. PDF

22. Billecke, N., Bosma, M., Rock, W., Fleissner, F., Best, G., Schrauwen, P., Kersten, S., Bonn, M., Hesselink, M.K.C.#, Parekh, S.H.#, Perlipin 5 mediated lipid droplet remodeling revealed by coherent Raman imagingIntegrative Biology, 7 (4): 467-476, 2015. PDF


21. Dorresteijn, R., Billecke, N., Parekh, S.H., Klapper, M.#, Müllen, K., Polarity Reversal of Nanoparticle Surfaces by the Use of Light Sensitive Polymeric Emulsifiers, J. Polymer Science Part A, 52 (3): 200-205, 2014. PDF

20. Lis, D.#, Backus, E.H.G., Hunger, J., Parekh, S.H., Bonn, M.#, Liquid flow along a surface reversibly alters interfacial chemistry, Science, 344 (6188): 1138-1142, 2014. PDF

19. Dorresteijn, R., Billecke, N., Schwendy, M., Pütz, S., Bonn, M., Parekh, S.H.#, Klapper, M.#, Müllen, K., Polylactide-block-Polypeptide-block-Polylactide Copolymer Nanoparticles with Tunable Cleavage and Controlled Drug Release, Adv. Funct. Mater., 24: 4026-4033, 2014. PDF

18. Farooque, T.M., Camp, C.H., Tison, C.K., Kumar, G., Parekh, S.H., Simon, C.G.#, Measuring stem cell dimensionality in tissue scaffolds, Biomaterials, 35: 2558-2567, 2014. PDF

17. Billecke, N.*, Rago, G.*, Bosma, M., Eijkel, Gemmink, A., Leproux, P., Huss, G., Schrauwen, P., Hesselink, M.K.C., Bonn, M., Parekh, S.H.#, Chemical imaging of lipid droplets in muscle tissues using hyperspectral coherent Raman microscopyHistochemistry and Cell Biology141 (3): 263-273, 2014. PDF


16. Oshovsky, G.V., Rago, G., Day, J.P.R., Soudijn, M.L., Rock, W., Parekh, S.H., Ciancaleoni, G., Reek, J.N., Bonn, M.#, Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microspectroscopic kinetic study of fast hydrogen bond formation in microfluidic devices, Analytical Chemistry, 85 (19): 8923–8927, 2013. PDF

15. Parekh, S.H., Domke, K.F.#, Watching orientational ordering at the nanoscale with coherent anti-Stokes Raman microscopy, Chemistry - A European Journal19 (36): 11822-11830, 2013. PDF

14. Rock, W., Bonn, M., Parekh, S.H., Near shot-noise limited hyperspectral stimulated Raman scattering spectroscopy using low energy lasers and a fast CMOS array, Optics Express, 21 (13): 15113-15120, 2013. PDF

13. Dorresteijn, R., Ragg, R., Rago, G., Billecke, N., Bonn, M., Parekh, S.H., Battagliarin, G., Peneva, K., Wagner, M., Klapper, M.#, Müllen, K., Biocompatible Polylactide-block-Polypeptide-block-Polylactide Nanocarrier, Biomacromolecules, 14 (5): 1572-1577, 2013. PDF

Work by Sapun Parekh before being an independent PI

12. York, A.G.#, Parekh, S.H., Nogare, D.D., Fischer, R.S., Temprine, K., Mione, M., Chitnis, A.B., Combs, C.A., Shroff, H., Resolution doubling in live, multicellular organisms via multifocal structured illumination microscopy, Nature Methods, 9: 749–754, 2012. PDF

11. Parekh S.H.*, Chatterjee, K.*, Lin-Gibson, S., Moore, N.M., Cicerone, M.T., Young, M.F., Simon, C.G.#, Modulus-driven differentiation of marrow stromal cells in 3D scaffolds that is independent of myosin-based cytoskeletal tension, Biomaterials, 32 (9): 2256-2264, 2011. PDF

10. Lee, Y.#, Parekh, S.H., Fagan, J.A., Cicerone, M.T.#, Phonon dephasing and population decay dynamics of the G-band of semiconducting single-wall carbon nanotubes, Physical Review B, 82 (16): 165432, 2010. PDF

9. Parekh, S.H., Lee, Y., Aamer, K.A., Cicerone, M.T.#, Label-free cellular imaging by broadband coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy, Biophysical Journal, 99 (8): 2695-2704, 2010. PDF

8. Chatterjee, K., Lin-Gibson, S., Wallace, W.E., Parekh, S.H., Lee, Y., Cicerone, M.T., Young, M.F., Simon, C.G.#, The effect of 3D hydrogel scaffold modulus on osteoblast differentiation and mineralization revealed by combinatorial screening, Biomaterials, 31 (19): 5051-5062, 2010. PDF

7. Lee, Y.#, Parekh S.H., Kim, Y., and Cicerone, M.T., Optimized continuum from a photonic crystal fiber for broadband time-resolved coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering, Optics Express, 18 (5): 4371-4369, 2010. PDF

6. Chaudhuri, O., Parekh, S.H., Lam, W.A., Fletcher, D.A.#, Combined Side-View and Atomic Force Microscopy for Cell Mechanical Studies, Nature Methods, 6 (5): 383-387, 2009. PDF

5. Stachowiak, J.C., Richmond, D.L., Li, T.H., Liu, A.P., Parekh, S.H., Fletcher, D.A.#, Unilamellar Vesicle Formation and Encapsulation by Microfluidic Jetting, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105 (12): 4697-4702, 2008. PDF

4. Stachowiak, J.C., von Muhlen, M.G., Li, T.H., Jalilian, L., Parekh, S.H., Fletcher, D.A.#, Piezoelectric control of needle-free transdermal drug delivery, Journal of Controlled Release, 124 (1-2): 88-97, 2007. PDF

3. Choy, J.L.*, Parekh, S.H.*, Chaudhuri, O., Liu, A.P., Footer, M.J., Bustamante, C.J., Theriot, J.A., Fletcher D.A.#, Differential force microscope for long-timescale biophysical measurements, Review of Scientific Instruments, 78 (043711): 1-6, 2007. PDF

2. Chaudhuri O.*, Parekh S.H.*, Fletcher D.A.#, Reversible stress softening of actin networks, Nature, 445: 295-298, 2007. PDF

1. Parekh S.H.*, Chaudhuri, O.*, Theriot, J.A., Fletcher D.A.#, Loading history determines the velocity of actin network growth, Nature Cell Biology, 7: 1219-1223, 2005. PDF