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42. Feghhi, S., Tooley, W.W., Sniadecki, N.J. (2016) Nonmuscle Myosin IIA Regulates Platelet Contractile Forces Through Rho Kinase and Myosin Light-Chain Kinase. J Biomechanical Engineering.  138, 104506 [PDF]

41. Feghhi, S., Munday, A.D., Tooley, W.W., Rajsekar, S. Fura, A.M., Kulman, J.D., López, J.A., Sniadecki, N.J. (2016) Glycoprotein Ib-IX-V Complex Transmits Cytoskeletal Forces That Enhance Platelet Adhesion. Biophys J 111, 601-8 [PDF]

40. Milan, J.L., Manifacier, I., Beussman, K.M., Han, S.J., Sniadecki, N.J., About, I., Chabrand, P. (2016) In silico CDM Model Sheds Light on Force Transmission in Cell from Focal Adhesions to Nucleus. J Biomechanics (in press) [PDF]

39. Al-Rekabi, Z., Wheeler, M.M., Leonard, A., Fura, A.M., Juhlin, I., Frazar, C., Smith, J.D., Park, S.S., Gustafson, J.A., Clarke, C.M., Cunningham, M.L., Sniadecki, N.J. (2016) Activation of IGF1 Pathway Mediates Changes in Cellular Contractility and Motility in Single-Suture Craniosynostosis. J Cell Science 129(3):483-91 [PDF]

38. Bielawski, K.S., Sniadecki, N.J. (2016) A Magnetic Micropost Approach for Measuring the Viscoelasticity of Biomaterials. J Microelectromechanical Systems 25(1):153-9 [PDF]

37. Beussman, K.M., Rodriguez, M.L., Leonard, A., Taparia, N., Thompson, C.R., Sniadecki, N.J., (2016) Micropost Arrays for Measuring Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocyte Contractility. Methods 94:43-50. PMID: 26344757 [PDF]

36. Leonard, A., Rodriguez, M.L., Sniadecki, N.J. (2015) Micropost Arrays as a Means to Assess Cardiac Muscle Cells. In Integrative Mechanobiology: Micro and Nano Techniques in Cell Mechanobiology (ed. Y. Sun, D.-H. Kim, C. Simmons). Cambridge Press. Chapter 16 [Link]

35. Kuppusamy, K.T., Jones, D., Sperber, H., Madan, A., Fisher, K., Rodriguez, M.L., Pabon, L. Zhu, W.Z., Tulloch, N., Yang, X., Sniadecki, N.J., Laflamme, M.A., Ruzzo, W.L., Murry, C.E., Ruohola-Baker, H. (2015) Let-7 Family of miRNA Is Required For Maturation and Adult-like Metabolism in Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes. Proc Nat Acad Sci. 112(21):E2785-94  [PDF]

34. Bielawski, K.S., Sniadecki, N.J. (2015) Micropost Methods for Cell Biomechanics of the Cardiovascular System. In Cell, Forces, and the Microenvironment (ed. A.E. Pelling and C.M. Cuerrier), Pan Stanford Publishing. Chapter 12 [Link]  [PDF]

33. Sniadecki, N.J., Chen. C.S. (2014) Measuring Cellular Traction Forces at the Micro- and Nano-scale. In Vol. 2 - Medical Devices and Systems: The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition (ed. J.D. Bronzino and D.R. Peterson). CRC Press. [Link]

32. Rodriguez, M.R., Sniadecki, N.J. (2014) Computational Modeling of Cell Mechanics. In Computational Modelling of Biomechanics in the Musculoskeletal System: Tissues, Replacements and Regeneration (ed. Z. Jin), Woodhead Publishing. Chapter 4, pg. 93-140. [Link]

31. Sniadecki, N.J., Han, S.J., Ting, L.H., Feghhi, S. (2014) Micropatterning on Micropost Arrays. In Methods in Cell Biology - Micropatterning in Cell Biology. (ed. M. Piel and M. Thery), Elsevier: New York. Vol 121, Chapter 5, pg. 61-73. [PDF

30. Yang, X., Rodriguez, M.L., Pabon, L.M., Fischer, K.A., Reinecke, H., Regnier, M., Sniadecki, N.J., Ruohola-Baker, H., Murry, C.E.  (2014)  Tri-iodo-L-thyronine Promotes the Maturation of Cardiomyocytes-Derived from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology.  72:296-304. PMID: 24735830. [PDF

29. Rodriguez, M.L., Graham, B.T., Pabon, L.M., Han, S.J., Murry, C.E., Sniadecki, N.J.  (2014)  Measuring the Contractile Forces of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes with Arrays of Microposts. J Biomechanical Engineering.  136(5), 051005  [PDF

28. Rodriguez, M.L., McGarry, P.J., Sniadecki, N.J.  (2013)  Review on Cell Mechanics: Experimental and Modeling Approaches. Applied Mechanics Review.  65(6), 060801  [PDF

27. Rodriguez, A.G., Rodriguez, M.L., Han, S.J. Sniadecki, N.J., Regnier, M.  (2013)  Enhanced Contractility with 2-deoxy-ATP and EMD 57033 is Correlated with Reduced Myofibril Structure and Twitch Power in Neonatal Cardiomyocytes. Integr Biol.  5(11):1366-73.  [PDF

26. Borysiak, M.D., Bielawski, K.S., Sniadecki, N.J., Jenkel, C.F., Vogt, B.D., Posner, J.D.  (2013)  Simple Replica Micromolding of Biocompatible Styrenic Elastomers. Lab on a Chip.  13:2773-84.  [PDF

25. Han, S.J., Bielawski, K.S., Ting, L.H., Rodriguez, M.L., Sniadecki, N.J.  (2012)  Decoupling Substrate Stiffness, Spread Area, and Micropost Density: A Close Spatial Relationship Between Traction Forces and Focal Adhesions. Biophys J.  103(4): 640-8.  [PDF

24. Ting, L.H., Jahn, J.R., Jung, J.L., Shuman, B.R., Feghhi, S., Han, S.J., Rodriguez, M.L., Sniadecki, N.J.  (2012)  Flow Mechanotransduction Regulates Traction Forces, Intercellular Forces, and Adherens Junctions. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol.  302: H2220-H2229.  [PDF]  [Press Coverage]

23. Ting, L.H., Feghhi, S., Han, S.J., Rodriguez, M.L., Sniadecki, N.J.  (2011)  Effect of Silanization Film Thickness in Soft Lithography of Nanoscale Features. ASME J Nano Engr Medicine.  2(4):041006.  [PDF

22. Feghhi, S., Sniadecki, N.J.  (2011)  Mechanobiology of Platelets: Techniques to Study the Role of Fluid Flow and Platelet Retraction Forces at the Micro- and Nano-Scale. Int J Mol Sci.  12(12):9009-30.  [PDF

21. Rodriguez, A.G., Han, S.J., Regnier, M., Sniadecki, N.J.  (2011)  Substrate Stiffness Increases Twitch Power of Neonatal Cardiomyocytes in Correlation with Changes in Myofibril Structure and Intracellular Calcium Biophys J.  101(10):2455-2464.  [PDF

20. Ting, L.H., Sniadecki, N.J.  (2011)  Biological Micro-Electromechanical Systems (BioMEMS). In Comprehensive Biomaterials.  (eds. P. Ducheyne, K.E. Healy, D.W. Hutmacher, D.W. Grainger, and C.J. Kirkpatrick).  Elsevier: Waltham, MA.  3.15:257-276.  [PDF]  [Link]

19. Han, S.J., Sniadecki, N.J.  (2011)  Nanotechnology Usages for Cellular Adhesion and Traction Forces. In Cellular and Biomolecular Mechanics and Mechanobiology.  (ed. A. Gefen).  Springer: New York.  4:177-200.  [PDF]  [Link]

18. Han, S.J., Sniadecki, N.J.  (2011)  Simulations of the Contractile Cycle in Cell Migration Using a Bio-Chemical-Mechanical Model. Comp Meth Biomech Biomed Eng.  14(5):459-468  [PDF]

17. Tooley, W.W., Feghhi, S., Han, S.J., Wang, J., Sniadecki, N.J.  (2011)  Thermal Fracture of Oxidized Polydimethylsiloxane during Soft Lithography of Nanopost Arrays. J Microeng Micromech.  21(5):054013  [PDF]  [SUP MAT]  [Cover]

16. 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. J Cell Sci.  123(17):2877-2883  [PDF]

15. Liu, Z., Tan J.L., Cohen, D., Yang, M.T., Sniadecki N.J., Alom Ruiz, S., Nelson, C.M., Chen, C.S.  (2010)  Mechanical Tugging Forces Regulates the Size of Cell-Cell Junctions.  Proc Nat Acad Sci.  107(22):9944-9  [PDF]

14. 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 Bioengineering.  3(1):50-9  [PDF]

13. Liang, X.M, Han, S.J., Reems, J.A., Gao, D., Sniadecki, N.J.  (2010)  Platelet Retraction Force Measurements Using Flexible Post Force Sensors.  Lab on a Chip.  10(8): 991-8  [PDF]  [Cover]

12. Sniadecki, N.J.  (2010)  A Tiny Touch: Activation of Cell Signaling Pathways with Magnetic Nanoparticles.  Endocrinoloy.  151(2):451-7  [PDF]

11. Sniadecki, N.J., Legant, W.L., Chen, C.S.  (2009)  Micro- and Nanoscale Force Techniques for Mechanotransduction.  In Cellular Mechanotransduction.  (ed. R. Kamm and M. Mofrad).  Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.  16:377-402.  [Link]

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

9. 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]

8. 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.  [HTML]

7. 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]

6. 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

5. 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: Boca Raton.  65:1-11.  [PDF

4. Sniadecki, N.J., Desai, R.A., Alom Ruiz, S., Chen, C.S.  (2006)  Nanotechnology for Cell-Substrate Interactions.  Annals of Biomed Eng.  34(1):431-441.  [PDF

3. 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 MAT

2. 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.  Mech Chem Biosys.  2(1):1-16.  [PDF

1. Sniadecki, N.J., Lee, C.S., Sivanesan, P., DeVoe, D.L.  (2004)  Induced Pressure Pumping in Polymer T-Channels via Field-Effect Flow Control.  Anal Chem.  76(7).  [PDF