Biomolecular and Biomimetic Materials Laboratory

PI: Dr. Yong Wang

Representative Publications: ( Full List or Google Scholar)

  1. J Lai, S Li, Shi X, J Coyne, N Zhao, F Dong, Y Mao, Y Wang*
    Displacement and hybridization reactions in aptamer-functionalized hydrogels for biomimetic protein release and signal transduction [PDF]
    Chemical Science . 2017 In press .{Impact factor: 8.668}
  2. Chen N, Shi X, Y Wang*
    Molecularly regulated reversible DNA polymerization (hot paper) [PDF]
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 2016, 55(23): 6657-6661.{Impact factor: 11.709}
  3. S Li, Chen N, ER Gaddes, X Zhang, C Dong, Y Wang*
    A Drosera-bioinspired hydrogel for catching and killing cancer cells [PDF]
    Scientific Reports. 2015, 5, 14297{Impact factor: 5.228}
  4. S Li, ER Gaddes, N Chen, Y Wang*
    Molecular encryption and reconfiguration for remodeling of dynamic hydrogels [PDF]
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 2015, 54 (20), 5957-5961.{Impact factor: 11.709}
  5. Chen, N., Huang, Y.,Wang, Y.*
    Bioinspired affinity DNA polymers on nanoparticles for drug sequestration and detoxification [PDF]
    Biomaterials. 2014, 35(36), 9709-9718. {Impact factor:8.387}
  6. Battig, M., Huang, Y., Chen, N., Wang, Y.*
    Aptamer-functionalized superporous hydrogels for retention and release of growth factors regulated via molecular recognition [PDF]
    Biomaterials. 2014, 35(27), 8040-8048. {Impact factor:8.387}
  7. Li, S., Chen, N., Zhang, Z., Wang, Y.*
    Endonuclease-responsive aptamer-functionalized hydrogel coating for sequential catch and release of cancer cells [PDF]
    Biomaterials. 2013, 34, 460-469. {Impact factor: 8.387}
  8. Zhang, Z., Chen, N., Li, S., Battig, M.R., Wang, Y.*
    Programmable hydrogels for controlled cell catch and release using hybridized aptamers and complementary sequences [PDF]
    Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2012, 134, 15716-15719. {Impact factor: 13.038}
  9. Battig, M.R., Soontornworajit, B. Wang, Y.*
    Programmable release of multiple protein drugs from aptamer-functionalized hydrogels via nucleic acid hybridization [PDF]
    Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2012, 134, 12410-12413. (Highlighted: C&EN and the RSC's Chemistry World magazine) {Impact factor: 13.038}
  10. Chen, N. , Zhang, Z., Soontornworajit, B., Zhou, J., Wang, Y.*
    Cell adhesion on an artificial extracellular matrix using aptamer-functionalized PEG hydrogels [PDF]
    Biomaterials. 2012, 33, 1353-1362. {Impact factor: 8.387}
  11. Soontornworajit, B., Zhou, J., Snipes, M., Battig, M., Wang, Y.*
    Affinity hydrogels for controlled protein release using nucleic acid aptamers and complementary oligonucleotides [PDF]
    Biomaterials. 2011, 32, 6839-6849. {Impact factor: 8.387}
  12. Soontornworajit, B., Zhou, J., Shaw, M.T., Fan, T.H., Wang, Y.*
    Hydrogel functionalization with DNA aptamers for sustained PDGF-BB release [PDF]
    Chemical Communications. 2010; 46: 1857-1859. {Impact factor:6.567}
  13. McNamara, II J.O. +, Andrechek, E.R. +, Wang, Y., Viles, K.D., Rempel, R.E., Gilboa, E., Sullenger, B.A., Giangrande, P.H.
    Cell-type specific delivery of siRNA with aptamer-siRNA chimeras.
    Nature Biotechnology. 2006; 24(8) 1005-1015. (+ equally contributed) {Impact factor: 43.113}
  14. Wang Y, Liu S, Li CY and Yuan F.
    A novel method for viral gene delivery in solid tumors.
    Cancer Research. 2005; 65(17):7541-7545. (Highlighted: Nature Clinical Practice Oncology, Gene Therapy, etc.) {Impact factor: 8.556}