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24. Ali Boolani, Shantanu Sur, Da Yang, Abigail Avolio, Aurora Goodwin, Sumona Mondal, George Fulk, Christopher Towler (2019). "Six Minutes of Physical Activity Improves Mood in Older Adults: A Pilot Study". Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy (accepted for publication)

23. Ali Boolani, Rebecca Martin, Aurora Goodwin, Abigail Avolio, Shantanu Sur, Matthew L. Smith, George D. Fulk (2019). "Associations with tasks requiring single stimulus and working memory with different aspects of gait and posture: an exploratory study". International Journal of Rehabilitation Research

22. Petra Kraus, Kangning Li, Darren Sipes, Lara Varden, Rachel Yerden, Althea Henderson, Shantanu Sur, and Thomas Lufkin (2019). "Single-Cell Phenotyping of Complex Heterogeneous Tissue." In: Santra T., Tseng FG. (eds) Handbook of Single Cell Technologies. Springer, Singapore

21. Han Deng, Sumona Mondal, Shantanu Sur, Craig D. Woodworth (2019). “Establishment and optimization of epithelial cell cultures from human ectocervix, transformation zone, and endocervix optimization of epithelial cell cultures”. Journal of Cellular Physiology, Volume 234, Issue 6, 7683-7694.


20. Lindsay Avolio, Darren Sipes, Nicholas Stephanopoulos, Shantanu Sur (2018). “Recreating stem cell niches using self-assembling biomaterials.” In: Azevedo HS., da Silva RMP. (eds) Self-assembling Biomaterials, Woodhead Publishing, Elsevier: 421-454

19. Petra Kraus, Rachel Yerden, Darren Sipes, Shantanu Sur, Thomas Lufkin (2018), “A quantitative and qualitative RNA expression profiling assay for cell culture with single cell resolution.” Cytotechnology, Volume 70, Issue 1, 185-192.


18. Vineeta Chand, Devin Kapper, Sumona Mondal, Shantanu Sur, Rana D. Parshad (2017). “Indian English evolution and focusing visible through power laws”. Languages, Volume 2, Issue 4, 26

17. Ronit Freeman, Nicholas Stephanopoulos, Zaida Álvarez, Jacob A Lewis, Shantanu Sur, Chris M Serrano, Job Boekhoven, Sungsoo S. Lee, Samuel I. Stupp (2017). “Instructing cells with programmable peptide DNA hybrids.” Nature communications, Volume 8, 15982


16. Christina J. Newcomb*, Shantanu Sur*, Sungsoo S. Lee, Jeong Min Yu, Yan Zhou, Malcolm L. Snead, Samuel I. Stupp (2016). "Supramolecular Nanofibers Enhance Growth Factor Signaling by Increasing Lipid Raft Mobility." Nano Letters, Volume 16, Issue 5, 3042-3050


15. Shantanu Sur*, Faifan Tantakitti*, John B. Matson, Samuel I. Stupp (2015): "Epitope topography controls bioactivity in supramolecular nanofibers." Biomaterials Science, Volume 3, Issue 3, 530-532

14. Nicholas Stephanopoulos, Ronit Freeman, Hilary A. North, Shantanu Sur, Suji J. Jeong, Faifan Tantakitti, John A. Kessler, Samuel I. Stupp (2015). "Bioactive DNA-Peptide Nanotubes Enhance the Differentiation of Neural Stem Cells Into Neurons." Nano Letters, Volume 15, Issue 1, 603-609

13. R. Helen Zha, Shantanu Sur, Job Boekhoven, Heidi Y. Shi, Ming Zhang, Samuel I. Stupp (2015). "Supramolecular assembly of multifunctional maspin-mimetic nanostructures as a potent peptide-based angiogenesis inhibitor." Acta Biomaterialia Volume 12, 1-10


12. Charles M. Rubert Perez, Nicholas Stephanopoulos, Shantanu Sur, Sungsoo S. Lee, Christina Newcomb, Samuel I. Stupp (2014). "The Powerful Functions of Peptide-Based Bioactive Matrices for Regenerative Medicine." Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Volume 43, Issue 3, 501-514

11. Saahir Khan, Shantanu Sur, Patricia Dankers, Ricardo Da Silva, Job Boekhoven, Taylor Poor, Samuel I. Stupp (2014). “Post-assembly functionalization of supramolecular nanostructures with bioactive peptides and fluorescent proteins by native chemical ligation”, Bioconjugate Chemistry, Volume 25, Issue 4, 707-717

10. Shantanu Sur, Mustafa O. Guler, Matthew J.Webber, Eugene T. Pashuck, Masao Ito, Samuel I. Stupp, Thomas Launey (2014). “Synergistic regulation of cerebellar Purkinje neuron development by laminin epitopes and collagen on an artificial hybrid matrix construct”, Biomaterials Science, Volume 2, Issue 6, 903-914

9. Christina J. Newcomb*, Shantanu Sur*, Julia H. Ortony, One-Sun Lee, John B. Matson, Job Boekhoven, Jeong Min Yu, George C. Schatz, Samuel I. Stupp (2014). “Cell death versus cell survival instructed by supramolecular cohesion of nanostructures”, Nature Communications, Volume 5, 3321

8. Eric J. Berns*, Shantanu Sur*, Joshua E. Goldberger, Samuel I. Stupp (2014). “Aligned neurite outgrowth and directed migration in monodomain gels of self-assembling, peptide based nanofibers”, Biomaterials, Volume 35, Issue 1, 185-195


7. Job Boekhoven, Charles Perez Rubert, Shantanu Sur, Amanda Worthy, Samuel I. Stupp (2013). “Dynamic display of bioactivity via host guest chemistry”, Angewandte Chemie Int Ed English, Volume 52, Issue 46, 12077-12080

6. Shantanu Sur*, Christina J. Newcomb*, Matthew J. Webber, Samuel I. Stupp (2013). “Tuning supramolecular mechanics to guide neuron development”, Biomaterials, Volume 34, Issue 20, 4749-4757

5. R. Helen Zha, Shantanu Sur, Samuel I. Stupp (2013). “Self assembly of cytotoxic peptide amphiphiles into supramolecular membranes for cancer therapy”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Volume 2, Issue 1, 126-133

4. Sungsoo S. Lee, Brian J. Huang, Stuart R. Kaltz, Shantanu Sur, Christina J. Newcomb, Stuart R. Stock, Ramille N. Shah, Samuel I. Stupp (2013). “Bone regeneration with low dose BMP-2 amplified by biomimetic supramolecular nanofibers within collagen scaffolds”, Biomaterials, Volume 34, Issue 2, 452-459


3. Shantanu Sur*, John B. Matson *, Matthew J.Webber, Christina J. Newcomb, Samuel I. Stupp (2012). “Photodynamic control of bioactivity in a self-assembled matrix,” ACS Nano, Volume 6, Issue 12, 10776-10785

2. Saahir Khan, Shantanu Sur, Christina J. Newcomb, Elizabeth A. Appelt, Samuel I. Stupp (2012). “Self-Assembling glucagon-like peptide 1-mimetic peptide amphiphiles for enhanced activity and proliferation of insulin-secreting cells”, Acta Biomaterialia, Volume 8, Issue 5, 1685-1692

1. Shantanu Sur, Eugene Pashuck, Mustafa Guler, Masao Ito, Samuel I. Stupp, Thomas Launey (2012). “A hybrid nanofiber matrix to control the survival and maturation of brain neurons”, Biomaterials, Volume 33, Issue 2, 545-555