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BioCryo - Publication Acknowledgements

Publications which result from research that made use of the BioCryo facility’s instruments should include the following acknowledgments:

“This work made use of the BioCryo facility of Northwestern University’s NUANCE Center, which has received support from the SHyNE Resource (NSF ECCS-2025633), the IIN, and Northwestern's MRSEC program (NSF DMR-1720139).”



Zhu, W., et al., "Crystallography, Morphology, Electronic Structure, and Transport in non-Fullerene/non-Indacenodithienothiophene Polymer:Y6 Solar Cells." Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020.

Zhang, F., et al., "Template-assisted, seed-mediated synthesis of hierarchically mesoporous core-shell UiO-66: enhancing adsorption capacity and catalytic activity through iterative growth." Chemistry of Materials, 2020. 32(10): p. 4292-4302.

Wang, S., et al., "Colloidal crystal engineering with metal–organic framework nanoparticles and DNA." Nature Communications, 2020. 11(1): p. 2495.

Vincent, M.P., et al., "Surface chemistry-mediated modulation of adsorbed albumin folding state specifies nanocarrier clearance by distinct macrophage subsets." bioRxiv, 2020: p. 2020.04.24.060772.

Sai, H., et al., "Imaging Supramolecular Morphogenesis with Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy at Elevated Temperatures." Nano Letters, 2020. 20(6): p. 4234-4241.

Ranjan, A.K., S. Briyal, and A. Gulati, "Sovateltide (IRL-1620) activates neuronal differentiation and prevents mitochondrial dysfunction in adult mammalian brains following stroke." Scientific Reports, 2020. 10(1): p. 12737.

Qiang, W., et al., Abstract P1-03-06: "Development of patient-derived xenograft tumor models and 3D spheroid culture from advanced hormone receptor-positive inflammatory breast cancer patients for evaluation of new therapeutics." Cancer Research, 2020. 80(4 Supplement): p. P1-03-06.

Park, S.S., et al., "DNA- and Field-Mediated Assembly of Magnetic Nanoparticles into High-Aspect Ratio Crystals." Advanced Materials, 2020. 32(4): p. 1906626.

Li, Y., et al., "Nanoscale Chromatin Imaging and Analysis (nano-ChIA) platform bridges 4-D chromatin organization with molecular function." bioRxiv, 2020: p. 2020.01.26.920363.

Li, Y., et al., "Quantifying Three-Dimensional Chromatin Packing through Electron Tomography." Biophysical Journal, 2020. 118(3): p. 334a.

Li, C., et al., "Supramolecular–covalent hybrid polymers for light-activated mechanical actuation." Nature Materials, 2020.

Lewis, J.A., et al., "Transforming Growth Factor β-1 Binding by Peptide Amphiphile Hydrogels." ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2020.

Klein, M.K., et al., "Development of Optimized Tissue-Factor-Targeted Peptide Amphiphile Nanofibers to Slow Noncompressible Torso Hemorrhage." ACS Nano, 2020. 14(6): p. 6649-6662.

Kimmel, B.R., et al., "Solid-Phase Synthesis of Megamolecules." Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020. 142(10): p. 4534-4538.

Kennedy, N.W., et al., "Apparent size and morphology of bacterial microcompartments varies with technique." PLoS One, 2020. 15(3): p. e0226395.

Kell, M.J., et al., "Novel function for AP-1B during cell migration." Mol Biol Cell, 2020: p. mbc. E20-04-0256.

Ferrer, J.R., et al., "Structure-Dependent Biodistribution of Liposomal Spherical Nucleic Acids." ACS Nano, 2020. 14(2): p. 1682-1693.

Fang, Y., et al., "Dynamic and programmable cellular-scale granules enable tissue-like materials." Matter, 2020. 2(4): p. 948-964.

Edmonds, M.E. and T.K. Woodruff, "Testicular organoid formation is a property of immature somatic cells, which self-assemble and exhibit long-term hormone-responsive endocrine function." Biofabrication, 2020. 12(4): p. 045002.

Cao, W., et al., "Selenomelanin: An Abiotic Selenium Analogue of Pheomelanin." Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020.

Callmann, C.E., et al., "Tumor cell lysate-loaded immunostimulatory spherical nucleic acids as therapeutics for triple-negative breast cancer." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2020: p. 202005794.

Battistella, C., et al., "Mimicking Natural Human Hair Pigmentation with Synthetic Melanin." ACS Central Science, 2020. 6(7): p. 1179-1188.



Hill, Sarah E., Karlina J. Kauffman, Mia Krout, Janet E. Richmond, Thomas J. Melia, and Daniel A. Colón-Ramos. "Maturation and Clearance of Autophagosomes in Neurons Depends on a Specific Cysteine Protease Isoform, ATG-4.2." Developmental Cell (2019).

Moreno, Bradley, Allessandra DiCorato, Alexander Park, Kellen Mobilia, Regina Knapp, Reiner Bleher, Charlene Wilke, Keith Alvares, and Derk Joester. "Culture of and experiments with sea urchin embryo primary mesenchyme cells." Methods in cell biology 150 (2019): 293-330.

Jokisaari, Jacob R., Canhui Wang, Qiao Qiao, Xuan Hu, David A. Reed, Reiner Bleher, Xianghong Luan, Robert F. Klie, and Thomas GH Diekwisch. "Particle Attachment-Mediated and Matrix/Lattice-Guided Enamel Apatite Crystal Growth." ACS nano (2019).

Zhou, X., et al., "Artificial allomelanin nanoparticles." ACS Nano, 2019. 13(10): p. 10980-10990.

Zhang, X., et al., "Ion Beam Induced Artifacts in Lead-Based Chalcogenides". Microsc Microanal, 2019. 25(4): p. 831-839.

Zaluzec, N.J., et al., "Challenges in Biological X-ray Microanalysis in the AEM." Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2019. 25(S2): p. 1076-1077.

Xie, Y., et al., "Tuning the ultrasonic and photoacoustic response of polydopamine-stabilized perfluorocarbon contrast agents." J Mater Chem B, 2019. 7(31): p. 4833-4842.

Xiao, M., et al., "Experimental and theoretical evidence for molecular forces driving surface segregation in photonic colloidal assemblies." Sci Adv, 2019. 5(9): p. eaax1254.

Wright, D.B., et al.,"Enzyme‐Responsive Polymer Nanoparticles via Ring‐Opening Metathesis Polymerization‐Induced Self‐Assembly." Macromol Rapid Commun, 2019. 40(2): p. 1800467.

Wright, D.B., et al., "Ring-opening metathesis polymerization-induced self-assembly (ROMPISA) of a cisplatin analogue for high drug-loaded nanoparticles." Polymer Chemistry, 2019. 10(23): p. 2996-3000.

Wang, S., et al., "Colloidal Crystal “Alloys”." Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2019. 141(51): p. 20443-20450.

Schlich, M., et al., "Towards long-acting adrenaline for cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Production and characterization of a liposomal formulation." Int J Pharm, 2019. 557: p. 105-111.

Sato, K., et al., "Chiral recognition of lipid bilayer membranes by supramolecular assemblies of peptide amphiphiles." Acs Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2019. 5(6): p. 2786-2792.

Parker, K.A., et al., "Soft Microscopy Of Macromolecules: Correlative Imaging and Enhancing Contrast." Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2019. 25(S2): p. 496-497.

Moreno, B., et al., "Culture of and experiments with sea urchin embryo primary mesenchyme cells, in Methods in Cell Biology." 2019, Elsevier. p. 293-330.

Moreau, L.M., et al., "The role of trace Ag in the synthesis of Au nanorods." Nanoscale, 2019. 11(24): p. 11744-11754.

Mansukhani, N.A., et al., "Peptide amphiphile supramolecular nanostructures as a targeted therapy for atherosclerosis." Macromolecular Bioscience, 2019. 19(6): p. 1900066.

Liu, W., et al., "Biodegradable microsphere-hydrogel ocular drug delivery system for controlled and extended release of bioactive aflibercept in vitro." Curr Eye Res, 2019. 44(3): p. 264-274.

Li, Y., et al., "Quantifying Three-dimensional Chromatin Organization Utilizing Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy: ChromSTEM." bioRxiv, 2019: p. 636209.

Kell, M.J., et al., "AP-1B facilitates endocytosis during cell migration." bioRxiv, 2019: p. 818856.

Jokisaari, J.R., et al., "Particle-Attachment-Mediated and Matrix/Lattice-Guided Enamel Apatite Crystal Growth." ACS Nano, 2019. 13(3): p. 3151-3161.

Jablonski, J.E., et al., "Migration of Quaternary Ammonium Cations from Exfoliated Clay/Low-Density Polyethylene Nanocomposites into Food Simulants." Acs Omega, 2019. 4(8): p. 13349-13359.

Hu, J., et al., "Impacts of indoor surface finishes on bacterial viability." Indoor Air, 2019. 29(4): p. 551-562.

Hill, S.E., et al., "Maturation and clearance of autophagosomes in neurons depends on a specific cysteine protease isoform, ATG-4.2." Dev Cell, 2019. 49(2): p. 251-266. e8.

Chang, H., et al., "Bacterial Model Membranes Deform (resp. Persist) upon Ni2+ Binding to Inner Core (resp. O-Antigen) of Lipopolysaccharides." Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2019. 123(19): p. 4258-4270.

Chandrasiri, I., et al., "Synthesis and characterization of polylactide-PAMAM “Janus-type” linear-dendritic hybrids." Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2019. 57(13): p. 1448-1459.

Celik, G., et al., "Upcycling Single-Use Polyethylene into High-Quality Liquid Products." Acs Central Science, 2019. 5(11): p. 1795-1803.

Celik, G., et al., "Upcycling Single-Use Polyethylene into High-Quality Liquid Products." ACS Cent Sci, 2019. 5(11): p. 1795-1803.

Alzate-Sánchez, D.M., et al., "β-Cyclodextrin Polymers on Microcrystalline Cellulose as a Granular Media for Organic Micropollutant Removal from Water." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019. 11(8): p. 8089-8096.



Alzate-Sánchez, Diego M., Yuhan Ling, Chenjun Li, Benjamin P. Frank, Reiner Bleher, D. Howard Fairbrother, Damian E. Helbling, and William R. Dichtel. "β-Cyclodextrin Polymers on Microcrystalline Cellulose as a Granular Media for Organic Micropollutant Removal from Water." ACS applied materials & interfaces (2018).

Charlotte H. Chen, Liam C. Palmer, and Samuel I. Stupp. “Self-Repair of Structure and Bioactivity in a Supramolecular Nanostructure.” Nano Letters Articles ASAP (Oct. 31, 2018) DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b02709

Wright, Daniel B., Matthew P. Thompson, Mollie A. Touve, Andrea S. Carlini, and Nathan C. Gianneschi. "Enzyme‐Responsive Polymer Nanoparticles via Ring‐Opening Metathesis Polymerization‐Induced Self‐Assembly." Macromolecular rapid communications (2018): 1800467.

Hujsak, Karl A., Eric W. Roth, William Kellogg, Yue Li, and Vinayak P. Dravid. "High speed/low dose analytical electron microscopy with dynamic sampling." Micron 108 (2018): 31-40.

Li, Yue, Adam Eshien, Vadim Backman, Reiner Bleher, and Vinayak P. Draivid. "Quantifying Chromatin Fractal Dimension through ChromEM Staining." Microscopy and Microanalysis 24, no. S1 (2018): 1282-1283.

Karl A. Hujsak, Eric Roth, William Kellogg, Lawrence F. Drummy, Vinayak P. Dravid: High Speed/Low Dose Analytical Electron Microscopy with Machine Learning and Multi-Objective Dynamic Sampling. Microscopy and Microanalysis 08/2018; 24(S1):1954-1955., DOI:10.1017/S1431927618010255

Wright, Daniel B., Mollie A. Touve, Matthew P. Thompson, and Nathan C. Gianneschi. "Aqueous-Phase Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly." ACS Macro Letters 7, no. 4 (2018): 401-405.

Thomas, Sara A., Kara E. Rodby, Eric W. Roth, Jinsong Wu, and Jean-François Gaillard. "Spectroscopic and Microscopic Evidence of Biomediated HgS Species Formation from Hg (II)–Cysteine Complexes: Implications for Hg (II) Bioavailability." Environmental science & technology 52, no. 17 (2018): p. 10030-10039.

Weiner, R.G., et al., "Assessment of mass transfer from poly (ethylene) nanocomposites containing noble-metal nanoparticles: a systematic study of embedded particle stability." Acs Applied Nano Materials, 2018. 1(9): p. 5188-5196.

Morrison, L.M., et al., "Sentryn and SAD kinase link the guided transport and capture of dense core vesicles in Caenorhabditis elegans." Genetics, 2018. 210(3): p. 925-946.

Mansukhani, N.D., et al., "Optothermally Reversible Carbon Nanotube–DNA Supramolecular Hybrid Hydrogels." Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2018. 39(2): p. 1700587.

Hujsak, K.A., et al., "High Speed/Low Dose Analytical Electron Microscopy with Machine Learning and Multi-Objective Dynamic Sampling." Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2018. 24(S1): p. 1954-1955.

Edwards, S.L., et al., "Sentryn acts with a subset of active zone proteins to optimize the localization of synaptic vesicles in Caenorhabditis elegans." Genetics, 2018. 210(3): p. 947-968.

Deirieh, A., et al., "Particle arrangements in clay slurries: The case against the honeycomb structure." Applied Clay Science, 2018. 152: p. 166-172.

Culver, K.S., et al., In Situ Identification of Nanoparticle Structural Information Using Optical Microscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2018. 9(11): p. 2886-2892.

Chen, C.H., L.C. Palmer, and S.I.J.N.l. Stupp, "Self-repair of structure and bioactivity in a supramolecular nanostructure." Nano Lett, 2018. 18(11): p. 6832-6841.



Nikhita D. Mansukhani, Linda M. Guiney, Zonghui Wei, Eric W. Roth, Karl W. Putz, Erik Luijten, Mark C. Hersam: Optothermally Reversible Carbon Nanotube-DNA Supramolecular Hybrid Hydrogels. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 10/2017; 39(2):1700587., DOI:10.1002/marc.201700587

Monica M. Laronda, Alexandra L. Rutz, Shuo Xiao, Kelly A. Whelan, Francesca E. Duncan, Eric W. Roth, Teresa K. Woodruff, Ramille N. Shah: A bioprosthetic ovary created using 3D printed microporous scaffolds restoresovarian function in sterilized mice. Nature Communications 05/2017; 8.,DOI:10.1038/ncomms15261

Emily L. Que, Francesca E. Duncan, Amanda R. Bayer, Steven J. Philips, Eric W. Roth, Reiner Bleher, Sophie C. Gleber, Stefan Vogt, Teresa K. Woodruff, Thomas V. O’Halloran: Zinc sparks induce physiochemical changes in the egg zona pellucida that prevent polyspermy. Integrative Biology 01/2017; 9(2)., DOI:10.1039/C6IB00212A

Yang, R., et al., "AFM Identification of Beetle Exocuticle: Bouligand Structure and Nanofiber Anisotropic Elastic Properties." Advanced Functional Materials, 2017. 27(6): p. 1603993-n/a.

Xuan, Z., et al., "Clarinet (CLA-1), a novel active zone protein required for synaptic vesicle clustering and release." eLife, 2017. 6.

Wang, X., et al., "Imatinib Alters Agonists-mediated Cytoskeletal Biomechanics in Lung Endothelium." Scientific Reports, 2017. 7(1): p. 14152.

Sato, K., et al., "Programmable Assembly of Peptide Amphiphile via Noncovalent-to-Covalent Bond Conversion." Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017. 139(26): p. 8995-9000.

Que, E.L., et al., "Zinc sparks induce physiochemical changes in the egg zona pellucida that prevent polyspermy." Integr Biol (Camb), 2017. 9(2): p. 135-144.

Li, Y., et al., "Measuring the Autocorrelation Function of Nanoscale Three-Dimensional Density Distribution in Individual Cells Using Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy, and a New Deconvolution Algorithm." Microsc Microanal, 2017. 23(3): p. 661-667.

Li, Y., et al. "Nanoscale chromatin structure characterization for optical applications: a transmission electron microscopy study (Conference Presentation)." in SPIE BiOS. 2017. International Society for Optics and Photonics.

Li, Y., et al., "The effects of chemical fixation on the cellular nanostructure." Experimental Cell Research, 2017. 358(2): p. 253-259.

Laronda, M.M., et al., "A bioprosthetic ovary created using 3D printed microporous scaffolds restores ovarian function in sterilized mice." Nature Communications, 2017. 8(1): p. 1-10.

Gao, C., et al., "Electrostatic Control of Polymorphism in Charged Amphiphile Assemblies." J. Phys. Chem. B, 2017. 121(7): p. 1623-1628.

DiCorato, A., T. O’Halloran, and D. Joester, "A Correlative Cryo-Fluorescence and CryoSEM Approach for Visualizing Nanomaterials in Glioblastoma Tissue." Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2017. 23(S1): p. 1278-1279.



Karl Hujsak, Benjamin D. Myers, Eric Roth, Yue Li, Vinayak P. Dravid: Suppressing Electron Exposure Artifacts: An Electron Scanning Paradigm with Bayesian Machine Learning. Microscopy and Microanalysis 07/2016; -1(4):1-11., DOI:10.1017/S1431927616011417

Karl Hujsak, Benjamin D. Myers, Eric Roth, Yue Li, Vinayak P. Dravid: Reducing Electron Dose and Sample Damage with Bayesian Machine Learning and Self-Organizing Neural Networks. Microscopy and Microanalysis 07/2016; 22(S3):1434-1435., DOI:10.1017/S1431927616008011

Li, D. Zhang, I. Capoglu, D. Damania, K. Hujsak, L. Cherkezyan, E. Roth, R. Bleher, J. Wu, H. Subramanian, V. Backman, V. P. Dravid: Reconstruction of the Nanoscale Three-Dimensional Mass-Density Autocorrelation Function ofIndividual Cells. Microscopy and Microanalysis 07/2016; 22(S3):918-919., DOI:10.1017/S1431927616005432

Zhao, B., et al., Nuclear Condensation during Mouse Erythropoiesis Requires Caspase-3-Mediated Nuclear Opening. Dev Cell, 2016. 36(5): p. 498-510.

Pillai, K.V., et al., "Environmental release of core-shell semiconductor nanocrystals from free-standing polymer nanocomposite films." Environ Sci Nano, 2016. 3(3): p. 657-669.

Li, Y., et al., "Reconstruction of the Nanoscale Three-Dimensional Mass-Density Autocorrelation Function of Individual Cells." Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2016. 22(S3): p. 918-919.

Khire, A., et al., "Centriole Remodeling during Spermiogenesis in Drosophila." Curr Biol, 2016. 26(23): p. 3183-3189.

Hujsak, K., et al., "Suppressing electron exposure artifacts: an electron scanning paradigm with bayesian machine learning." Microsc Microanal, 2016. 22(4): p. 778-788.

Hujsak, K., et al., "Reducing Electron Dose and Sample Damage with Bayesian Machine Learning and Self-Organizing Neural Networks." Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2016. 22(S3): p. 1434-1435.

Cabra, V., T. Murayama, and M. Samsó, "Ultrastructural Analysis of Self-Associated RyR2s." Biophysical Journal, 2016. 110(12): p. 2651-2662.



M.L. Steinberg, K. Siegersma, E.W. Roth, E.E. Marsh: Decoding the matrix: using an optimal decellularization protocol to characterize the leiomyoma and myometrium extracellular matrix (ECM). Fertility and Sterility 09/2015;104(3):e102-e103., DOI:10.1016/j.fertnstert.2015.07.317

Wang, X., et al., "Nano-Biomechanical Study of Spatio-Temporal Cytoskeleton Rearrangements that Determine Subcellular Mechanical Properties and Endothelial Permeability." Sci Rep, 2015. 5: p. 11097.

Que, E.L., et al., "Quantitative mapping of zinc fluxes in the mammalian egg reveals the origin of fertilization-induced zinc sparks." Nat Chem, 2015. 7(2): p. 130-9.

Hong, B.J., et al., "Directed Assembly of Nucleic Acid-Based Polymeric Nanoparticles from Molecular Tetravalent Cores." J Am Chem Soc, 2015. 137(25): p. 8184-91.

Hong, B.J., et al., "Enhancing DNA-Mediated Assemblies of Supramolecular Cage Dimers through Tuning Core Flexibility and DNA Length--A Combined Experimental-Modeling Study." J Am Chem Soc, 2015. 137(41): p. 13381-8.



Kaushik Choudhuri, Jaime Llodrá, Eric W Roth, Jones Tsai, Susana Gordo, Kai W Wucherpfennig, Lance C Kam, David L Stokes, Michael L Dustin: Polarized release of TCR-enriched microvesicles at the T cell immunological synapse. Nature 02/2014; 507(7490)., DOI:10.1038/nature12951

Que, E.L., et al., "Mapping zinc in the mammalian egg: Quantitative characterization of cortical compartments that mediate zinc flux." Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2014. 248.

Que, E.L., et al., "Quantitative mapping of zinc fluxes in the mammalian egg reveals the origin of fertilization-induced zinc sparks." Nat Chem, 2014. 7(2): p. 130-9.

Que, E., et al., "Zinc Dynamics in the Mammalian Oocyte." Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, 2014. 19: p. S399-S399.

Lucas, M.S., et al., "Correlative 3D Imaging: CLSM and FIB-SEM Tomography Using High-Pressure Frozen, Freeze-Substituted Biological Samples," in Electron Microscopy: Methods and Protocols, J. Kuo, Editor. 2014, Humana Press: Totowa, NJ. p. 593-616.

Jaiswal, M.K., et al., "Thermoresponsive magnetic hydrogels as theranostic nanoconstructs." ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2014. 6(9): p. 6237-47.

Hong, Y.P., et al., "Alignment of low-dose X-ray fluorescence tomography images using differential phase contrast." J Synchrotron Radiat, 2014. 21(Pt 1): p. 229-34.



Young, K.L., et al., "A directional entropic force approach to assemble anisotropic nanoparticles into superlattices." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, 2013. 52(52): p. 13980-4.

Wu, J.S., et al., "Imaging and elemental mapping of biological specimens with a dual-EDS dedicated scanning transmission electron microscope." Ultramicroscopy, 2013. 128: p. 24-31.

Tang, H., et al., "Human lactate dehydrogenase A (LDHA) rescues mouse Ldhc-null sperm function." Biol Reprod, 2013. 88(4): p. 96.

Reiner, B., et al., "Nucleoid Structure of Escherichia coli as Revealed by Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy (STEM) and by 3D-Reconstruction of Z-Contrast Images of Serial Sections." Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2013. 19(S2): p. 144-145.

Raja, M.R., et al., "A copper hyperaccumulation phenotype correlates with pathogenesis in Cryptococcus neoformans." Metallomics, 2013. 5(4): p. 363-71.