The Chen Lab

Selected Publications


147. Desai, R.A., Smitha, G.B., Chen, S., Chen, C.S. (2013) Contact Inhibition of Locomotion Probabilities Drive Solitary versus Collective Cell Migration. J. R. Soc. Interface 10(88) [PDF]

146. Wozniak, M.A., Baker, B.M., Chen, C.S., Wilson, K.L. (2013) The Emerin-binding Transcription Factor Lmo7 is Regulated by Association with p130Cas at Focal Adhesion. PeerJ 134 [PDF]

145. Cohen, D.M., Yang, M.T., Chen, C.S. (2013) Measuring Cell-cell Tugging Forces Using Bowtie-Patterned mPADs (Microarray Post Detectors). Methods in Mol. Bio. 1066: 157-168 [PDF]

144. Jacquemet, G., Morgan, M.R., Byron, A., Humphries, J.D., Choi, C.K., Chen, C.S., Caswell, P.T., Humphries, M.J. (2013) Rac1 Is Deactivated at Integrin Activation Sites through an IQGAP1-filamin-A--RacGAP1 Pathway. J. Cell Sci. 126: 4121-4135 [PDF]

143. Wang, C., Baker, B.M., Chen, C.S., Schwartz, M.A. (2013) Endothelial Cell Sensing of Flow Direction. Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Bio 33: 2130-2136 [PDF]

142. Baker, B.M., Trappmann, B., Stapleton, S.C., Toro, E., Chen, C.S. (2013) Microfluidics Embedded within Extracellular Matrix to Define Vascular Architectures and Pattern Diffusive Gradients. Lab Chip 13: 3246-3252 [PDF]

141. Stevens, K.R., Ungrin, M.D., Schwartz, R.E., Ng, S.Y., Carvalho, B., Christine, K.S., Chaturvedi, R.R., Li, C.Y., Zandstra, P.W., Chen, C.S., Bhatia, S.N. (2013) InVERT Molding for Scalable Control of Tissue Microarchitecture. Nature Communications 4: 1847... [PDF]

140. Dumbauld, D.W., Lee, T.T., Singh, A., Scrimgeour, J., Gersbach, C.A., Zamir, E.A., Fu, J., Chen, C.S., Curtis, J.E., Craig, S.W., Garcia, A.J. (2013) How Vinculin Regulates Force Transmission. PNAS 110 (24): 9788-9793. [PDF]

139. Conway, D.E., Breckenridge, M.T., Hinde, E., Gratton, E., Chen, C.S., Schwartz, M.A. (2013) Fluid Shear Stress on Endothelial Cells Modulates Mechanical Tension across VE-cadherin and PECAM-1. Current Biology 23: 1024-1030. [PDF]

138. Leight, J.L., Liu, W.F., Chaturvedi, R.R., Chen, S., Yang, M.T., Raghavan, S., Chen, C.S. (2013) Manipulation of 3D Cluster Size and Geometry by Release from 2D Micropatterns. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering 5(3): 299-306. [PDF]

137. Trappmann, B., Chen, C.S. (2013) How Cells Sense Extracellular Matrix Stiffness: a Material's Perspective. Current Opinion in Biotechnology Epub ahead of print. [PDF]

136. Kim, I.L., Khetan, S., Baker, B.M., Chen, C.S., Burdick, J.A. (2013) Fibrous Hyaluronic Acid Hydrogels that Direct MSC Chondrogenesis through Mechanical and Adhesive Cues. Biomaterials 34: 5571-5580. [PDF]

135. Baranski, J.D., Chaturvedi, R.R., Stevens, K.R., Eyckmans, J., Carvalho, B., Solorzano, R.D., Yang, M.T., Miller, J.S., Bhatia, S.N., Chen, C.S. (2013) Geometric Control of Vascular Networks to Enhance Engineered Tissue Integration and Function. PNAS 110 (19): 7586-7591. [PDF]

134. Nguyen, D.H.T., Stapleton, S.C., Yang, M.T., Cha, S.S., Choi, C.K., Galie, P.A., Chen, C.S. (2013) Biomimetic Model to Reconstitute Angiogenic Sprouting Morphogenesis in vitro. PNAS 110 (17): 6712-6717. [PDF]

133. Khetan, S., Guvendiren, M., Legant, W.R., Cohen, D.M., Chen, C.S., Burdick, J.A. (2013) Degradation-mediated Cellular Traction Directs Stem Cell Fate in Covalently Crosslinked Three-dimensional Hydrogels. Nature Materials 12: 458-466. [PDF]

132. Eyckmans, J., Roberts, S.J., Bolander, J., Schrooten, J., Chen, C.S., Luyten, F.P. (2013) Mapping Calcium Phosphate Activated Gene Networks as a Strategy for Targeted Osteoinduction of Human Progenitors. Biomaterials 34: 4612-4621. [PDF]

131. Lin, G.L., Cohen, D.M., Desai, R.A., Breckenridge, M.T., Gao, L., Humphries, M.J., Chen, C.S. (2013) Activation of Beta 1 but not Beta 3 Integrin Increases Cell Traction Forces. FEBS Letters 587: 763-769. [PDF]

130. Zhao, R., Boudou, T., Wang, W.G., Chen, C.S., Reich, D.H. (2013) Decoupling Cell and Matrix Mechanics in Engineered Microtissues Using Magnetically Actuated Microcantilevers. Adv Mater 25(12): 1699-1705. [PDF]

129. Schwartz, M.A., Chen, C.S. (2013) Deconstructing Dimensionality. Science 339: 402-404. [PDF]

128. Legant, W.R., Choi, C.K., Miller, J.S., Shao, L., Gao, L., Betzig, E., Chen, C.S. (2013) Multidimensional Traction Force Microscopy Reveals out-of-plane Rotational Moments about Focal Adhesion. PNAS 110(3): 881-886. [PDF]

127. West, A.R., Zaman, N., Cole, D.J., Walker, M.J., Legant, W.R., Boudou, T., Chen, C.S., Favreau J.T., Gaudette, G.R., Cowley, E.A., Maksym, G. (2013) Development and Characterization of a 3D Multicell Microtissue Culture Model of Airway Smooth Muscle. Am. J. Physiol. Lung Cell Mol. Physiol. 304: L4-L16. [PDF]

126. Eyckmans, J., Lin, G.L., Chen, C.S. (2012) Adhesive and Mechanical Regulation of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation in Human Bone Marrow and Periosteum-derived Progenitor Cells. Biology Open 1: 1058-1068. [PDF]

125. Wozniak, M.A., Cheng, C.Q., Shen, C.J., Lin, G., Olarerin-George, A.O., Won, K.J., Hogenesch, J.B., Chen, C.S. (2012) Adhesion Regulates MAP Kinase/Ternary Complex Factor Exchange to Control a Proliferative Transcriptional Switch. Current Biology 22: 2017-2026. [PDF]

124. Underhill, G.H., Galie, P.A., Chen, C.S., Bhatia, S.N. (2012) Bioengineering Methods for Analysis of Cells in Vitro. Annu. Rev. Cell Dev. Biol. 28: 385-410. [PDF]

123. Sakar, M.S., Neal, D., Boudou, T., Borochin, M.A., Li, Y., Weiss, R., Kamm, R.D., Chen, C.S., Asada, H.H. (2012) Formation and Optogenetic Control of Engineered 3D Skeletal Muscle Bioactuators. Lab on a Chip. Epub ahead of print. [PDF]

122. Legant, W.R., Chen, C.S., Vogel, V. (2012) Forced-induced Fibronectin Assembly and Matrix Remodeling in a 3D Microtissue Model of Tissue Morphogenesis. Integrative Biology. 4: 1164-1174. [PDF]

121. Baker, B.M., Chen, C.S. (2012) Deconstructing the Third Dimension - How 3D Culture Microenvironment Alter Cellular Cues. Journal of Cell Science. 125: 3015-3024. [PDF]

120. Miller, J.S., Stevens, K.R., Yang, M.T., Baker, B.M., Nguyen, D.H., Cohen, D.M., Toro, E., Chen, A.A., Galie, P.A., Yu, X., Chaturvedi, R., Bhatia, S.N., Chen, C.S. (2012) Rapid casting of patterned vascular networks for perfusable engineered three-dimensional tissues. Nature Materials. 11: 768-774. [PDF]

119. Felton, E.J., Copeland, C.R., Chen, C.S., Reich, D.H. (2012) Heterotypic cell pair co-culturing on patterned microarrays. Lab Chip. 12: 3117-3126. [PDF]

118. Sun, Y., Chen, C.S., Fu, J. (2012) Forcing stem cells to behave: a biophysical perspective of the cellular microenvironment. Annu Rev Biophys. 41: 519-42. [PDF]

117. Yu, X., Cohen, D.M., Chen, C.S. (2012) miR-125b Is an Adhesion-regulated microRNA that Protects Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Anoikis. Stem Cells. 30(5): 956-964. [PDF]

116. Leight, J.L., Wozniak, M.A., Chen, S., Lynch, M.L., Chen, C.S. (2012) Matrix Rigidity Regulates a Switch between TGF-b1-induced Apoptosis and Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 23(5): 781-791. [PDF]

115. Boudou, T., Legant, W.R., Mu, A., Borochin, M.A., Thavandiran, N., Radisic, M., Zandstra, P.W., Epstein, J.A., Margulies, K.B., Chen, C.S. (2012) A Microfabricated Platform to Measure and Manipulate the Mechanics of Engineered Cardiac Microtissues. Tissue Engineering: Part A. 18(9,10): 910-919. [PDF]

114. Wang, Y.K., Yu, X., Cohen, D.M., Wozniak, M.A., Yang, M.T., Lin, G., Eyckmans, J., Chen, C.S. (2011) Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2-Induced Signaling and Osteogenesis is Regualted by Cell Shape, RhoA/ROCK, and Cytoskeletal Tension. Stem Cells Development. 21(7): 1176-1186. [PDF]

113. Lin Y.C., Kramer C.M., Chen C.S., Reich D.H. (2012) Probing Cellular Traction Forces with Magnetic Nanowires and Microfabricated Force Sensor Arrays. Nanotechnology. 23(7). [PDF]

112. Singh N., Karambelkar A., Gu L., Lin K., Miller J.S., Chen, C.S., Sailor M.J., Bhatia S.N.. (2011) Bioresponsive Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Triggered Drug Release. J Am Chem Soc. 133(49): 19582-19585. [PDF]

111. Ricart, B.G., Yang, M.T., Hunter, C.A., Chen, C.S., Hammer, D.A. (2011) Measuring Traction Forces of Motile Dendritic Cells on Micropost. Biophysical Journal. 101(11): 2620-2628.[PDF]

110. Eyckmans, J., Boudou, T., Yu, X., Chen, C.S. (2011) A Hitchhiker's Guide to Mechanobiology. Developmental Cell. 21(1): 35-47.[PDF]

109. Shen, C.J., Raghavan, S., Xu, Z., Baranski, J.D., Yu, X., Wozniak, M.A., Miller, J.S., Gupta, M., Buckbinder, L., Chen, C.S. (2011) Decreased Cell Adhesion Promotes Angiogenesis in a Pyk2-dependent Manner. Experimental Cell Research. 317(13): 1860-1871.[PDF]

108. Yang, M.T., Reich, D.H., Chen, C.S. (2011) Measurement and Analysis of Traction Force Dynamics in Response to Vasoactive Agonists. Integrative Biology. 3(6): 663-674.[PDF] [SUP MAT]

107. Desai, R.A., Khan, M.K., Gopal, S.B., Chen, C.S. (2011) Subcellular Spatial Segregation of Integrin Subtypes by Patterned Multicomponent Surfaces. Integrative Biology. 3(5): 560-567.[PDF] [SUP MAT]

106. Gao, L., Gorski, J.L., Chen, C.S. (2011) The Cdc42 Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factor FGD1 Regulates Osteogenesis in Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells. The American Journal of Pathology. 178(3): 969-974.[PDF] [SUP MAT]

105. Joy, A., Cohen, D.M., Luk, A., Anim-Danso, E., Chen, C.S., Kohn, J. (2011) Control of Surface Chemistry, Substrate Stiffness, and Cell Function in a Novel Terpolymer Methacrylate Library. Langmuir. 27(5): 1891-1899.[PDF] [SUP MAT]

104. Yang, M.T., Fu, J., Wang, Y.K., Desai, R.A., Chen, C.S. (2011) Assaying Stem Cell Mechanobiology on Microfabricated Elastomeric Substrates with Geometrically Modulated Rigidity. Nature Protocols. 6(2): 187-213.[PDF]

103. Legant, W.R., Miller, J.S., Blakely, B.L., Cohen, D.M., Genin, G.M., Chen, C.S. (2010) Measurements of Mechanical Tractions Exerted by Cells in Three-Dimensional Matrices. Nature Methods. 7(12): 969-971.[PDF] [SUP MAT] [Press Coverage]

102. Choi, C.K., Breckenridge, M.T., Chen, C.S. (2010) Engineered Materials and the Cellular Microenvironment: a Strengthening Interface between Cell Biology and Bioengineering. Trends in Cell Biology. 20(12): 705-714.[PDF]

101. Raghavan, S., Desai, R.A., Kwon, Y., Milan, M., Chen, C.S. (2010) Micropatterned Dynamically Adhesive Substrates for Cell Migration. Langmuir. 26 (22): 17733-17738.[PDF] [SUP MAT]

100. Raghavan, S., Shen, C.J., Desai, R.A., Sniadecki, N.J., Nelson, C.M., Chen, C.S. (2010) Decoupling Diffusional from Dimensional Control of Signaling in 3D Culture Reveals a Role for Myosin in Tubulogenesis. Journal of Cell Science. 123: 2877-2883.[PDF] [SUP MAT]

99. Leslie-Barbick, J.E., Shen, C.J., Chen, C.S., West, J.L. (2010) Micron-scale Spatially Patterned, Covalently Immobilized VEGF on Hydrogels Accelerates Endothelial Tubulogenesis and Increases Cellular Angiogenic Responses. Tissue Engineering: Part A. 17(1-2): 221-229.[PDF]

98. Fu, J., Wang, Y.K., Yang, M.T., Desai, R.A., Yu, X., Liu, Z., Chen, C.S. (2010) Mechanical Regulation of Cell Function with Geometrically Modulated Elastomeric Substrates. Nature Methods. 7(9): 733-736.[PDF] [SUP MAT]

97. Grashoff, C., Hoffman, B.D., Brenner, M.D., Zhou, R., Parsons, M., Yang, M.T., McLean, M.A., Sligar, S.G., Chen, C.S., Ha, T., Schwartz, M.A. (2010) Measuring Mechanical Tension across Vinculin Reveals Regulation of Focal Adhesion Dynamics. Nature. 466: 263-267.[PDF] [SUP MAT]

96. Liu, Z., Tan, J.L., Cohen, D.M., Yang, M.T., Sniadecki, N.J., Ruiz, S.A., Nelson, C.M., Chen, C.S. (2010) Mechanical Tugging Force Regulates the Size of Cell-Cell Junctions. Proc Nat Acad Sci. 107(22): 9944-9949.[PDF] [SUP MAT] [Press Coverage] PMC2890446

95. Raghavan, S., Nelson, C.M., Baranski, J.D., Lim, E., Chen, C.S. (2010) Geometrically Controlled Endothelial Tubulogenesis in Micropatterned Gels. Tissue Engineering: Part A. 16 (7): 2255-2263.[PDF] [SUP MAT]

94. Liu, Z., Sniadecki, N.J., Chen, C.S. (2010) Mechanical Forces in Endothelial Cells during Firm Adhesion and Early Transmigration of Human Monocytes. Cellular and Molecular Engineering. 3(1): 50-59.[PDF] [SUP MAT] PMC2942779

93. Miller, J.S., Shen, C.J., Legant, W.R., Baranski, J.D., Blakely, B.L., Chen, C.S. (2010) Bioactive Hydrogels Made from Step-Growth Derived PEG-Peptide Macromers. Biomaterials. 31: 3736-3743.[PDF] [SUP MAT]

92. Gao, L., McBeath, R., Chen, C.S. (2010) Stem Cell Shape Regulates a Chondrogenic Versus Myogenic Fate through Rac1 and N-Cadherin. Stem Cells. 28: 564-572.[PDF] [SUP MAT] PMC2896980

91. Treiser, M.D., Yang, E.H., Gordonnov, S., Cohen, D.M., Androulakis, I.P., Kohn, J., Chen, C.S., Moghe, P.V. (2010) Cytoskeleton-based Forecasting of Stem Cell Lineage Fates. Proc Nat Acad Sci. 107(2): 610-615.[PDF] [SUP MAT] PMC2818905

90. Sniadecki, N.J., Legant, W.R., Chen, C.S. (2009) Micro- and Nanoscale Force Techniques for Mechanotransduction. Cellular Mechanotransduction: Diverse Perspectives from Molecules to Tissues. Cambridge University Press. 377-402.

89. Yang, M.T., Chen, C.S. (2009) Mechanotransduction and the Study of Cellular Forces. Methods in Bioengineering: Microdevices in Biology and Medicine. Artech House. 4:63-86.

88. McGarry J.P., Fu J., Yang M.T., Chen C.S., McMeeking R.M., Evans A.G., Deshpande V.S. (2009) Simulation of the contractile response of cells on an array of micro-posts. Philos. Transact. A Math. Phys. Eng. Sci. 367: 3477-97. [PDF]

87. Guilak F., Cohen D.M., Estes B.T., Gimble J.M., Liedtke W., Chen, C.S. (2009) Control of stem cell fate by physical interactions with the extracellular matrix. Cell Stem Cell 5: 17-26. [PDF]

86. Legant W.R., Pathak A., Yang M.T., Deshpande V.S., McMeeking R.M., Chen, C.S. (2009) Microfabricated tissue gauges to measure and manipulate forces from 3D microtissues. Proc Nat Acad Sci 106: 10097-10102. [PDF] [SUP MAT] [Press Coverage] PMC2700905

85. Desai, R.A., Gao, L., Raghavan, S., Liu, W.F., Chen, C.S. (2009) Cell polarity triggered by cell-cell contact via E-cadherin. Journal of Cell Science 122: 905-911. [PDF][SUP MAT] [Press Coverage] PMC2720926

84. Wozniak, M.A., Chen, C.S. (2009) Mechanotransduction in development: a growing role for contractility. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology 10: 34-43. [PDF]

83. Parker K.K., Tan J., Chen C.S., Tung L. (2008) Myofibrillar architecture in engineered cardiac myocytes. Circulation Research 103 (4): 340-342. [PDF] [SUP MAT]

82. Chen, C.S. (2008) Mechanotransduction - a field pulling together? Journal of Cell Science 121: 3285-3292. [PDF]

81. Wang, A.Y., Leong, S., Liang, Y., Huang, R.C., Chen, C.S., and Yu, S.M. (2008) Immobilization of Growth Factors on Collagen Scaffolds Mediated by Polyanionic Collagen Mimetic Peptides and Its Effect on Endothelial Cell Morphogenesis Biomacromolecules. 9(10): 2929-2936. [PDF]

80. Alom Ruiz, S., Chen, C.S. (2008) Emergence of Patterned Stem Cell Differentiation within Multicellular Structures. Stem Cells. 26(11): 2921-2927. [PDF] [SUP MAT][Press Coverage]

79. Lemmon, C.A., Chen, C.S., Romer, L.H. (2008) Cell Traction Forces Direct Fibronectin Matrix Assembly. Biophysical Journal. 96(2):729-738. [PDF]

78. Gray, D.S., Liu, W.F., Shen, C.J., Bhadriraju, K., Nelson, C.M., Chen, C.S. (2008) Engineering amount of cell–cell contact demonstrates biphasic proliferative regulation through RhoA and the actin cytoskeleton. Experimental Cell Research. 314(15): 2846-2854. [PDF] PMC2601564

77. Sniadecki, N.J., Lamb, C.M., Liu, Y., Chen, C.S., Reich, D.H. (2008) Magnetic Microposts for Mechanical Stimulation of Biological Cells: Fabrication, Characterization, and Analysis. Review of Scientific Instruments. 79(4): 044302. [PDF]

76. Shen, C.J., Fu, J., Chen, C.S. (2008) Patterning Cell and Tissue Function. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering. 1: 15-23. [PDF]

75. Alom Ruiz, S., Chen, C.S.(2008) Using Microfabrication to Engineer Cellular and Multicellular Architecture. Micro and Nanoengineering of the Cell Microenvironment: Technologies and Applications. Artech House Series: Engineering in Medicine & Biology. 8: 139-159.

74. Pirone D.M., Qi L., Colecraft H., Chen C.S. (2008) Spatial patterning of gene expression using surface-immobilized recombinant adenovirus. Biomed Microdevices. 10: 561-566. [PDF]

73. Liu, W.F., Hui, E.E., Bhatia, S.N., Chen, C.S.(2008) Engineering Cellular Microenvironments. Principles of Regenerative Medicine. 1st Ed. Academic Press. 30: 536-553.

72. Fournier, A.K., Campbell, L.E., Castagnino, P, Liu, W.F., Chung, B.M., Weaver, V.M., Chen, C.S., Assoian, R.K. (2008) Rac-dependent cyclin D1 gene expression regulated by cadherin- and integrin-mediated adhesion. Journal of Cell Science. 121(Pt 2):226-233. [PDF]

71. Chen, C.S. (2008) Remote control of living cells. Nature Nanotechnology. 3: 13-14. [PDF]

70. Liu, W.F., Chen, C.S. (2007) Cellular and multicellular form and function. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 59: 1319-1328. [PDF] PMC2134975

69. Yang, M.T., Sniadecki, N.J., Chen, C.S. (2007) Geometric Considerations of Micro- to Nanoscale Elastomeric Post Arrays to Study Cellular Traction Forces. Advanced Materials. 19: 3119–3123. [PDF]

68. Gómez-Sjöberg, R., Leyrat, A.A., Pirone, D.M., Chen, C.S., Quake, S.R. (2007) Versatile, Fully Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System. Anal Chem. 79: 8557-8563. [PDF]

67. Desai, R.A., Yang, M.T., Sniadecki, N.J., Legant, W.R., Chen, C.S. (2007) Microfabricated Post-Array-Detectors (mPADs): an approach to isolate mechanical force. J Visualized Exp. (7): 311. [HTML] PMC2565833

66. Bhadriraju, K., Yang, M.T., Alom Ruiz, S., Pirone, D.M., Tan, J.L., Chen, C.S. (2007) Activation of ROCK by RhoA is regulated by cell adhesion, shape, and cytoskeletal tension. Exp Cell Res. 313: 3616-3623. [PDF] PMC2064860

65. Sniadecki, N.J., Anguelouch, A, Yang, M.T., Lamb, C.M., Liu, Z., Kirschner, S.B., Liu, Y, Reich, D.H., Chen, C.S. (2007) Magnetic microposts as an approach to apply forces to living cells. Proc Nat Acad Sci. 104: 14553-14558. [PDF] [SUP MAT][Press Coverage] PMC1976246

64. Liu, W.F., Nelson, C.M., Tan, J.L., Chen, C.S. (2007) Cadherins, RhoA, and Rac1 are differentially required for stretch-mediated proliferation in endothelial versus smooth muscle cells. Circ Res. 101: e44-e52. [PDF] [SUP MAT]

63. Sniadecki, N.J., Chen, C.S. (2007) Microfabricated Silicone Elastomeric Post Arrays for Measuring Traction Forces of Adherent Cells. In Methods in Cell Biology - Cell Mechanics, Volume 83. (ed. Y-L. Wang and D.E. Discher), Elsevier: New York. 13:313-328. [PDF]

62. Chen, C.S. (2007) Bait and Switch: Synthetic GEFs Divert an Input Signal to Diverse Cellular Responses. Development Cell . 13: 9-10. [PDF]

61. Bhatia, S.N, Chen, C.S. (2007) Special issue on Cell and Tissue Engineering in Microsystems. Lab on a Chip. 7: 666. [PDF]

60. Chen, C.S. (2007) Separate but Not Equal: Differential Mechanical Roles for Myosin Isoforms. Biophys J. 92: 2984-2985. [PDF] PMC1852349

59. Nelson, C.M., Liu, W.F., Chen, C.S. (2007) Manipulation of Cell-Cell Adhesion Using Bowtie-Shaped Microwells. In Methods in Molecular Biology: Adhesion Protein Protocols, 2nd Ed. (ed. A.S. Coutts). Human Press. 270: 1-9. [PDF]

58. Alom Ruiz, S., Chen, C.S. (2007) Microcontact printing: a tool to pattern. Soft Matter. 3(2):168-177. [PDF]

57. Sniadecki, N.J., Chen, C.S. (2006) Instrumentation for Cell Mechanics. In Medical Devices and Systems: The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Third Edition. (ed. J.D. Bronzino). CRC Press. 65:1-11. [PDF]

56. Vandenberghe, L.H., Wang, L., Somanathan, S., Zhi, Y., Figueredo, J., Calcedo, R., Sanmiguel, J., Desai, R.A., Chen, C.S., Johnston, J., Grant, R.L., Gao G., & Wilson J.M. (2006) Heparin binding directs activation of T cells against adeno-associated virus serotype 2 capsid. Nat Medicine. 12(8):967-971. [PDF]

55. Pirone, D.M., Liu, W.F., Alom Ruiz S., Gao, L., Raghavan, S., Lemmon, C.A., Romer, L.H., Chen, C.S. (2006) An Inhibitory Role for FAK in Regulating Proliferation: a Link Between Limited Adhesion and RhoA-ROCK Signaling. J Cell Biol. 174(2):277-88. [PDF] [ Press Coverage] PMC2064187

54. Liu, W.F., Nelson, C.M., Pirone, D.M., Chen, C.S. (2006) E-cadherin Engagement Stimulates Proliferation Via Rac1. J Cell Biol. 173(3):431-441. [PDF] [SUP FIG] PMC2063843

53. Sniadecki, N.J., Desai, R.A., Alom Ruiz, S., Chen, C.S. (2006) Nanotechnology for Cell-Substrate Interactions. Annals of Biomed Eng. 34(1):59-74. [PDF]

52. Liu, W.F., Chen, C.S. (2005) Engineering biomaterials to control cell function. Materials Today. 12(8):28-35. [PDF]

51. Jean, R., Spector, A., Chen, C.S. (2005) Finite-element analysis of the adhesion-cytoskeleton-nucleus mechanotransduction pathway during endothelial cell rounding: axisymmetric model. J Biomech Eng. 127(4):594-600. [PDF]

50. Nelson, C.M., Jean, R.P., Tan, J.L., Liu, W.F., Sniadecki, N.J., Spector, A.A., Chen, C.S., (2005) Emergent patterns of growth controlled by multicellular form and mechanics. Proc Nat Acad Sci. 102(33):11594-11599. [PDF] [SUP FIG] [Press Coverage] PMC1187971

49. Herndon, T.M., Pirone, D.M., Tsokos, G.C., Chen, C.S., (2005) T cell-to-T cell clustering enhances NF-κB activitity by a PI3K signal mediated by Cbl-b and Rho. Biochem Biophys Res Comm. 332:1133-1139. [PDF]

48. Tanase, M., Felton, E.J., Gray, D.S., Hultgren, A., Chen, C.S., Reich, D. (2005) Assembly of multicellular constructs and microarrays of cells using magnetic nanowires. Lab on a Chip. 5:598-605. [PDF]

47. Lemmon, C.A., Sniadecki, N.J., Ruiz, S.A., Tan, J.T., Romer, L.H., Chen, C.S. (2005) Shear Force at the Cell-Matrix Interface: Enhanced Analysis For Microfabricated Post Array Detectors. Mechanics & Chemistry of Biosystems. 2(1):1-16. [PDF] PMC1480360

46. Yim, E.K.F., Reano, R.M., Pang, S.W., Yee, A.F., Chen, C.S., Leong, K.W. (2005) Nanopattern-induced changes in morphology and motility in smooth muscle cells. Biomaterials. 26:54035-5413. [PDF] PMC2376810

45. Chen, C.S., Jiang, X., Whitesides, G.M. (2005) Microengineering the Enviroment of Mammalian Cells in Culture. MRS Bulletin. 30:194-201. [PDF]

44. Wang, A.Y., Mo, X., Chen, C.S., Yu, S.M., (2005) Facile Modification of Collagen Directed by Collagen Mimetic Peptides. J Am Chem Soc. 127(12):4130-4131 [PDF]

43. Hultgren, A., Tanase, M., Felton, E.J., Bhadriraju, K., Salem, A.K., Chen, C.S., Reich, D. (2005) Optimization of Yield in Magnetic Cell Separations Using Nickel Nanowires of Different Lengths. Biotech Prog. 21:509-515. [PDF]

42. Pirone, D.M., Chen, C.S. (2004) Strategies for Engineering the Adhesive Microenviroment. (2004) J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia 9(4):405-417. [PDF]

41. Pirone, D.M., Chen, C.S. (2004) Using lab-on-a-chip technologies to understand cellular mechanotransduction. In Lab-On-Chips for Cellomics (ed. H. Anderson, A. van den Berg). Kluwer Academic. 171-196. [PDF]

40. Raghavan, S., Chen, C.S. (2004) Micropatterned environments in cell biology. Adv Mat. 16:1303-1313. [PDF]

39. Chen, C.S., Tan, J.L., Tien, J. (2004) Mechanotransduction at cell-matrix and cell-cell contacts. Ann Rev Biomed Eng. 6:275-302. [PDF]

38. McBeath, R., Pirone, D., Nelson, C.M., Bhadriraju, K., Chen, C.S. (2004) Cell shape, cytoskeletal tension, and RhoA regulate stem cell lineage commitment. Development Cell. 6:483-495. [PDF] [Press Coverage]

37. Nelson, C.M., Pirone, D., Tan, J.L., Chen, C.S. (2004) VE-cadherin regulates cytoskeletal tension, cell spreading and focal adhesions by stimulating RhoA. Mol Biol Cell. 15:2943-2953. [PDF]

36. Gray, D.S., Tien, J., Chen, C.S. (2003) High conductivity elastomeric electronics. Advanced Materials. 166:393-397. [PDF] [Press Coverage]

35. Birenbaum, N.S. , Lai, B.T., Chen, C.S. , Reich, D.H. and Meyer, G.J. (2003) Selective non-covalent adsorption of protein to bifunctional metallic nanowire surfaces. Langmuir. 19:9580-9582. [PDF]

34. Tan, J.L., Liu, W., Nelson, C.M., Raghavan, S., Chen, C.S. (2004) A simple approach to micropattern cells on common culture substrates by tuning substrate wettability. Tissue Engineering. 10:865-872. [PDF]

33. Chen, C.S ., Alonso, J.L., Ostuni, E., Whitesides, G.M., Ingber, D.E. (2003) Cell shape provides global control of focal adhesion assembly. Biochem Biophys Res Comm. 307:355-361. [PDF]

32. Reich, D.H., M. Tanase, A. Hultgren, L.A. Bauer, Chen, C.S. , Meyer, G.J. (2003) Biological applications of multifunctional magnetic nanowires. J Appl Phys. 10:7275-7280. [PDF]

31. Jean, R., Gray, D.S, Spector, A., Chen, C.S. (2004) Characterization of the nuclear deformation caused by changes in endothelial cell shape. J Biomech Eng. 126:552-558. [PDF]

30. Gray, D.S., Chen, C.S. (2003) Patterning cells in registration with high fidelity using dielectrophoresis. Biosensors Bioelectronics. 19:771-780. [PDF]

29. Nelson, C.M., Chen, C.S. (2003) Engineering cell adhesion for biotechnology applications. Chem Eng Tech. [PDF Manuscript]

28. Plant, A.L., Chen, C.S., Groves, J.T., Parikh, A.N. (2003) The biomolecular interface. Langmuir. 19:1449-1450. [PDF]

27. Hultgren, A., Tanase, M., Chen, C.S ., Reich, D. (2003) Cell manipulation using magnetic nanowires. J Appl Phys. 10:7554-7556. [PDF]

26. Tan, J.L., Tien, J., Pirone, D., Gray, D.S., Chen, C.S . (2003) Cells lying on a bed of microneedles: An approach to isolate mechanical force. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA. 100:1484-1489. [PDF] [Press Coverage] PMC149857

25. Nelson, C.M., Chen, C.S. (2003) VE-cadherin simultaneously stimulates and inhibits cell proliferation by altering cytoskeletal structure and tension. J Cell Science 116:3571-3581. [PDF]

24. Nelson, C.M., Raghavan, S., Tan, J.L., Chen, C.S. (2002) Degradation of micropatterned surfaces by cell-dependent and -independent processes. Langmuir. 9:1493-1499.

23. Gray, D.S., Tien, J., Chen, C.S. (2002) Cell migration on surfaces patterned with differential mechanical compliance. J Biomed Mater Res. 66A(3):605-14. [PDF]

22. Bhadriraju, K., Chen, C.S. (2002) Engineering cellular microenvironments to improve cell-based drug testing. Drug Disc Tod. 7:612-620. [PDF]

21. Nelson, C.M., Chen, C.S. (2002) signaling by direct contact increases cell proliferation via a PI3K-dependent signal. FEBS Letters. 514:238-242. [PDF]

20. Tan, J.L., Tien, J., Chen, C.S. (2002) Microcontact printing of proteins on mixed self-assembled monolayers. Langmuir. 18: 519-523. [PDF]

19. Tien, J., Nelson, C.M., Chen, C.S. (2002) Fabrication of aligned microstructures with a single elastomeric stamp. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA. 99: 1758-1762. [PDF]

18. Tien, J., Chen, C.S. (2001) Patterning the Cellular Microenvironment. IEEE Eng Med Biol. 21:95-97. [PDF]

17. Tien, J., Chen, C.S. (2001) Microarrays of Cells. In Methods of Tissue Engineering (ed. A. Atala, R. Lanza). Academic Press.

16. Ostuni, E., Chen, C.S., Ingber, D.E., Whitesides, G.M. (2001) Selective deposition of proteins and cells in arrays of microwells. Langmuir 17:2828-2834. [PDF]

15. Ostuni, E., Kane, R., Chen, C.S., Ingber, D.E., Whitesides, G.M. (2000) Patterning mammalian cells using elastomeric membranes. Langmuir 16:7811-7819. [PDF]

14. Bhatia, S.N. and Chen, C.S. (1999) Tissue engineering at the microscale. J Biomed Microdevices. 2: 131-144. [PDF]

13. Chen, C.S., Brangwynne, C., Ingber, D.E. (1999) Pictures in cell biology: squaring up to the cell-shape debate. Trends Cell Biol. 9:283. [PDF]

12. Dike, L.E., Chen., C.S., Mrksich, M., Tien, J., Whitesides, G.M., Ingber, D.E. (1999) Geometric control of switching between growth, apoptosis, and differentiation during angiogenesis using micropatterned substrates. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 35:441-8. [PDF]

11. Huang, S., Chen, C.S., Ingber, D.E. (1998) Control of cyclin D1, p27Kip1 and cell cycle progression in human capillary endothelial cells by cell shape and cytoskeletal tension. Mol Biol Cell. 9:3179-93. [PDF] PMC25607

10. Chen, C.S., Ostuni, E., Whitesides, G.M., Ingber, D.E. (1998) Using self-assembled monolayers to generate patterned substrates of ECM for cell culture. Meth Mol Biol. 139:209-19. [PDF]

9. Chen, C.S., Ingber, D.E. (1999) Tensegrity mechanoregulation: from skeleton to cytoskeleton. Osteoarth Cart. 7:81-94. [PDF]

8 Chen, C.S., Mrksich, M., Huang, S., Whitesides, G.M., Ingber, D.E. (1998) Using self-assembled monolayers to control cell shape, position, and function. Biotech Prog. 14:356-363. [PDF]

7. Chicurel , M.E., Chen, C.S., Ingber, D.E. (1997) Cellular control lies in the balance of forces [Review]. Curr Op Cell Biol. 10:232-239. [PDF]

6. Roberts, C.S., Chen, C.S., Mrksich, M., Ingber, D.E., Whitesides, G.M. (1998) Using self-assembled monolayers presenting GRGD and EG3OH groups to characterize long-term attachment of bovine capillary endothelial cells to surfaces. J Am Chem Soc. 120:6548-6555. [PDF]

5. Chen, C.S., Mrksich, M., Huang, S., Whitesides, G.M., Ingber, D.E. (1997) Geometric control of cell life and death. Science. 276:1425-1428. [PDF][Press Coverage]

4. Maniotis, A.J., Chen, C.S., Ingber, D.E. (1997) Demonstration of mechanical connections between integrins, cytoskeletal filaments, and nucleoplasm that stabilize nuclear structure. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA . 94: 849-854. [PDF]

3. Mrksich, M., Chen, C.S., Xia, Y., Dike, L.E., Ingber, D.E., Whitesides, G.M. (1996) Controlling cell attachment on contoured surfaces with self-assembled monolayers of alkanethiolates on gold. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA. 93:10775-10778. [PDF]

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