Publications

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Regan DP, Lilly C, Weigang A, White LR, LeClair EJ, Collins A, Howell, C. (2019) Combining the Geometry of Folded Paper with Liquid-Infused Polymer Surfaces to Concentrate and Localize Bacterial Solutions, Biointerphases, 14, 041005.

Regan DP, Howell C. (2019) Droplet manipulation with bioinspired liquid-infused surfaces: a review of recent progress and potential for integrated detection. Invited review in the Special Issue on Outstanding Young Researchers, Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science, 39, 137-147.

Sotiri I, Tajik A, Ledoux H, Lai Y, Kovalenko Y, Nemr C, Alvarenga J, Patanwala H, Timonen JVI, Hu Y, Aizenberg J, Howell C (2018) Tunability of Infused Siloxane Polymers as Immobilized Liquid Layer Substrates. Invited contribution in the Special Issue “Women in Biointerfaces”, Biointerphases, 13, 06D401.

Howell C, Grinthal A, Sunny S, Aizenberg M, Aizenberg J. (2018) Designing liquid-infused surfaces for medical applications: a review. Invited review in Advanced Materials, 1802724, accepted. DOI:10.1002/adma.201802724

Overton J, Weigang A, Howell C (2017) Passive flux recovery in protein-fouled liquid-gated membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, 539, 257-262.

Kovalenko Y, Sotiri I, Timonen JVI, Overton J, Holmes G, Aizenberg J, Howell C (2017) Bacterial Adhesion to Immobilized Liquid Layers under Dynamic Conditions. Invited article in Advanced Healthcare Materials, DOI:10.1002/adhm.201600948

Chen J, Howell C, Haller C, Ayala P, Moravec K, Dai E, Liu L, Sotiri I, Aizenberg M, Aizenberg J. and Chaikof, E. (2017) An Immobilized Liquid Interface Prevents Device Associated Bacterial Infection In Vivo. Biomaterials, 113, 80-92.

Aizenberg J, Sunny S, Cheng G, Daniel D, Lo P, Ochoa S, Howell C, Vogel N, Majid A (2016) Transparent antifouling material for improved operative field visibility in endoscopy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, 11676-11681.

Juthani N, Howell C, Ledoux H, Sotiri I, Kelso S, Kovalenko Y, Tajik A, Vu T, Sutton A, Aizenberg J. (2016) Infused polymers for cell sheet release. Nature Scientific Reports, 6, 26109.

Sotiri I, Overton J, Waterhouse A, Howell C (2016) Immobilized liquid layers: a new approach to anti-adhesion surfaces for medical applications. Invited mini review in Experimental Biology and Medicine, 241, 909-918.

Tesler A, Kim P, Kolle S, Howell C, Ahanotu O, Aizenberg J (2015) Extremely durable biofouling-resistant metallic surfaces based on electrodeposited nanoporous tungstate films on steel. Nature Communications, 6, 8649-1-10.

Howell C, Vu T, Johnson C, Hou X, Ahanotu O, Alvarenga J, Leslie D, Uzun O, Waterhouse A, Kim P, Super M, Aizenberg M, Ingber D, Aizenberg J (2015) Stability of Surface-Immobilized Lubricant Interfaces Under Flow. Chemistry of Materials, 27, 1792-1800.

MacCallum N, Howell C, Kim P, Sun D, Friedlander R, Ranisau J, O. Ahanotu, Lin J, Hatton B, Wong T-S, Aizenberg J (2015), Oil-infused silicone tubing as a biofouling-free medical material. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 1, 43-51.

Howell C, Vu T, Lin J, Kolle S, Juthani N,Watson E, Weaver J, Alvarenga J, Aizenberg J (2014). Self-replenishing vascularized fouling-release surfaces. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6, 13299-13307.

Sunny S, Vogel N, Howell C, Vu T, Aizenberg J (2014), Lubricant-Infused Nanoparticulate Coatings Assembled by Layer-by-Layer Deposition. Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 6658-6667.

Leslie D, Waterhouse A, Berthet J, Valentin T, Watters A, Jain A, Kim P, Hatton B, Nedder A, Mullen K, Super E, Howell C, Johnson C, Vu T, Rifai S, Hansen A, Aizenberg M, Super M, Aizenberg J, Ingber D (2014). A Bioinspired Surface Coating for Medical Devices that Prevents Thrombosis and Biofouling. Nature Biotechnology, 32, 1134-1140.

Howell C, Hamoudi H, Koelsch P, Zharnikov M (2013). Thymine/adenine diblocks-oligonucleotide monolayers and hybrid brushes on gold: a spectroscopic study. Biointerphases 8, 6.

Hastrup A, Howell C, Larsen F, Goodell B, Jellison J (2012). Differences in modification of crystalline cellulose due to degradation by brown and white rot fungi. Fungal Biology, 116, 1052-1063.

Howell C, Jeyachandran Y, Koelsch P, Zharnikov M (2012). Orientation and ordering in sequence- and length- mismatched surface-bound DNA hybrids. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116, 11133-11140.

Bruns M, Barth C, Bruener P, Engin S, Grehl T, Howell C, Koelsch P, Mack P, Nagel P, Trouillet V, Wedlich D, White R (2012). Structure and chemical composition of mixed benzylguanine- and methoxy-terminated self-assembled monolayers for immobilization of biomolecules. Surface and Interface Analysis 44, 909-913.

Howell C, Hamoudi H, Koelsch P, Zharnikov M (2011). Orientation changes in surface-bound hybridized DNA undergoing preparation for ex situ spectroscopic measurements. Chemical Physics Letters 513, 267-270.

Howell C, Zhao J, Koelsch P, Zharnikov M (2011). Hybridization in ssDNA films- a multi-technique spectroscopy study. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 13, 15512-15522.

Howell C, Hastrup A, Jara R, Larsen F, Goodell B, Jellison J (2011). Changes in wood crystalline cellulose structure caused by hot-water extraction and brown-rot decay. Cellulose 18, 1179-1190.

Schreiner S, Hatch A, Shudy D, Howard D, Howell C, Zhao J, Koelsch P, Zharnikov M, Petrovykh D, Opdahl A (2011). Impact of DNA-surface interactions on the stability of DNA hybrids. Analytical Chemistry 83, 4288-4295.

Hastrup A, Howell C, Jensen B, Green F (2011). Non-enzymatic depolymerization of cotton cellulose by fungal mimicking metabolites. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 65, 553–559.

Howell C, Maul R, Wenzel W, Koelsch P (2010). Interactions of hydrophobic and hydrophilic self-assembled monolayers with water as probed by sum-frequency-generation spectroscopy. Chemical Physics Letters 494, 193–197.

Diesner M, Howell C, Kurz V, Verreault D, Koelsch P (2010). In vitro characterization of surface properties through living cells. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 1, 2339–2342.

Verreault D, Kurz V, Howell C, Koelsch P (2010). Measuring cells for probing solid/liquid interfaces with broadband sum-frequency-generation spectroscopy. Review of Scientific Instruments 81, 063111.

Howell C, Paredes J, Jellison J (2009). Decay resistance properties of hot water extracted oriented strandboard. Wood and Fiber Science 41, 201–208.

Howell C, Hastrup A, Goodell B, Jellison J (2009). Temporal changes in wood crystalline cellulose during degradation by brown rot fungi. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 63, 414–419.

Howell C, Schmidt R, Kurz V, Koelsch P (2008). Sum-frequency-generation spectroscopy of DNA films in air and aqueous environments. Biointerphases 3, FC47–FC51.