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Publications ordered by technical area:

Antifouling Polymer Brushes

• K. H. A. Lau, T. S. Sileika, S. H. Park, A. M. L. Sousa, P. Burch, I. Szleifer, P. B. Messersmith, “Molecular Design of Antifouling Polymer Brushes using Sequence-Specific Peptoids”, accepted for publication in Adv. Mater. Interf. (2014).

• J. Y. Ryu, I. T. Song, K. H. A. Lau, P. B. Messersmith, T.-Y. Yoon, H. Lee, “New antifouling platform characterized by single-molecule imaging”. ACS Appl. Mater. Interf., 6, 3553, (2014). DOI: 10.1021/am4057387.

• K. H. A. Lau, C. Ren, T. S. Sileika, S. H. Park, I. Szleifer, P. B. Messersmith, "Surface Grafted Polysarcosine as a Peptoid Antifouling Polymer Brush". Langmuir, 28, 16099-16107 (2012). PMID: 23101930; PMCID PMC3530414.

• K. H. A. Lau, C. Ren, S. H. Park, I. Szleifer, P. B. Messersmith, "An Experimental-Theoretical Analysis of Protein Adsorption on Peptidomimetic Polymer Brushes". Langmuir, 28, 2288-2298 (2012). PMID: 22107438; PMCID: PMC3269508.

Surface Modification

• K. H. A. Lau, T. S. Sileika, S. H. Park, A. M. L. Sousa, P. Burch, I. Szleifer, P. B. Messersmith, “Molecular Design of Antifouling Polymer Brushes using Sequence-Specific Peptoids”, accepted for publication in Adv. Mater. Interf. (2014).

• T. S. Sileika, D. G. Barrett, R. Zhang, K. H. A. Lau, P. B. Messersmith, “Colorless Multifunctional Coatings Inspired by Polyphenols Found in Tea, Chocolate and Wine”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52, 10766-10770 (2013).

• H. O. Ham, Z. Q. Liu, K. H. A. Lau, H. Lee, P. B. Messersmith, "Facile DNA Immobilization on Surfaces through a Catecholamine Polymer". Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 50, 732-736 (2011).

• K.H.A. Lau, C. Huang, N. Yakovlev, Z.K. Chen, S.J. O'Shea, "Direct adsorption and monolayer self-assembly of acetyl-protected dithiols", Langmuir, 22, 2968-2971 (2006).

• N. Gosvami, K.H.A. Lau, S.K. Sinha, S.J. O'Shea, "Effect of end groups on contact resistance of alkanethiol based metal-molecule-metal junctions using current sensing AFM", Applied Surface Science, 252, 3956-3960 (2006).

• X. Li, K.H.A. Lau, D.H. Kim , W. Knoll, "High-density arrays of titania nanoparticles using monolayer micellar films of diblock copolymers as templates", Langmuir, 21, 5212-5217 (2005).

• Y.F. Xing, S.F.Y. Li, A.K.H. Lau, S.J. O'Shea, "Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy study of mixed thiol monolayers on gold", J. Electroanal. Chem., 583, 124-132 (2005).

• K. H. A. Lau, P. B. Messersmith, "Wet Performance of Biomimetic Fibrillar Adhesives", in Biological Adhesive Systems (Eds.: J. v. Byern, I. Grunwald), Springer, Vienna, pp. 285-294 (2011).

Controlling Protein- and Cell-Surface Interactions

• K. H. A. Lau, T. S. Sileika, S. H. Park, A. M. L. Sousa, P. Burch, I. Szleifer, P. B. Messersmith, “Molecular Design of Antifouling Polymer Brushes using Sequence-Specific Peptoids”, accepted for publication in Adv. Mater. Interf. (2014).

• K. H. A. Lau, “Peptoids for Biomaterials Science”, Biomaterials Sci., 2, 627-633 (2014). DOI: 10.1039/C3BM60269A

• D. E. Fullenkamp, J. G. Rivera, Y.-K. Gong, K. H. A. Lau, L. He, R. Varshney, P. B. Messersmith, "Mussel-Inspired Silver-Releasing Antibacterial Hydrogels". Biomaterials, 33, 3783-3791 (2012). PMID: 22374454; PMCID: PMC3367767.

• Q. Li, K.H.A. Lau, E.K. Sinner, D.H. Kim, W. Knoll, "The Effect of Fluid Flow on Selective Protein Adsorption on Polystyrene-block-Poly(methyl methacrylate) Copolymers", Langmuir, 25, 12144-12150 (2009).

• K.H.A. Lau, J. Bang, C.J. Hawker, D.H. Kim, W. Knoll, "Modulation of Protein-Surface Interactions on Nanopatterned Polymer Films", Biomacromolecules, 10, 1061-1066 (2009).

• K.H.A. Lau, J. Bang, D.H. Kim, W. Knoll, "Self-assembly of Protein Nanoarrays on Block Copolymer Templates", Adv. Funct. Mater., 18, 3148-3157 (2008).

• R.Y.H. Lim, N.P. Huang, J. Koser, J. Deng, K.H.A. Lau, K. Schwarz-Herion, B. Fahrenkrog, U. Aebi, "Flexible phenylalanine-glycine nucleoporins as entropic barriers to nucleocytoplasmic transport", Proc. Natl. Ac. Sci. USA, 103, 9512-9517 (2006).

Nanopores/Nanoporous Materials

• Lazzara, T.D., K.H.A. Lau, W. Knoll, A. Janshoff, and C. Steinem, “Macromolecular shape and interactions in layer-by-layer assemblies within cylindrical nanopores”. Beilstein J. Nanotech., 3, 475-484 (2012).

• O. Azzaroni, K. H. A. Lau, Review: "Layer-by-layer Assemblies in Nanoporous Templates: Nano-Organized Design and Applications of Soft Nanotechnology". Soft Matter, 7, 8709-8724 (2011). PMID: 22216060; PMCID: PMC3247160.

• T.D. Lazzara, K.H.A. Lau, A.I. Abou-Kandil, A.M. Caminade, P. Majoral, W. Knoll, "Polyelectrolyte Layer-by-Layer Deposition in Cylindrical Nanopores", ACS Nano, 4, 3909-3920 (2010).

• T.D. Lazzara, K.H.A. Lau, W. Knoll, "Mounted Nanoporous Anodic Alumina Thin Films as Planar Optical Waveguides", J. Nanosci. Nanotech., 10, 4293-4299 (2010).

• K.H.A. Lau, H. Duran, W. Knoll, "In situ Characterization of N-Carboxy Anhydride Polymerization in Nanoporous Anodic Alumina", J. Phys. Chem. B, 113, 3179-3189 (2009).

• K. H. A. Lau, P. J. Cameron, H. Duran, A. I. Abou-Kandil, W. Knoll, "Nanoporous Waveguides as Versatile, High-Sensitivity Biosensors", in Surface Design: Applications in Bioscience and Nanotechnology (Eds.: R. Foerch, H. Schoenherr, A. T. A. Jenkins), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, pp. 383-401 (2009).

Polydopamine/Polyphenol Coatings

• T. S. Sileika, D. G. Barrett, R. Zhang, K. H. A. Lau, P. B. Messersmith, “Colorless Multifunctional Coatings Inspired by Polyphenols Found in Tea, Chocolate and Wine”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52, 10766-10770 (2013).

• H. O. Ham, Z. Q. Liu, K. H. A. Lau, H. Lee, P. B. Messersmith, "Facile DNA Immobilization on Surfaces through a Catecholamine Polymer". Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 50, 732-736 (2011).

Surface Characterization

• J. Y. Ryu, I. T. Song, K. H. A. Lau, P. B. Messersmith, T.-Y. Yoon, H. Lee, “New antifouling platform characterized by single-molecule imaging”. ACS Appl. Mater. Interf., 6, 3553, (2014). DOI: 10.1021/am4057387.

• K. Chung, J. Lee, J.-E. Lee, J.-Y. Lee, S. Y. Moon, K. H. A. Lau, D. Kim, D. H. Kim, “A Simple and Efficient Strategy for the Sensitivity Enhancement of DNA Hybridization Based on the Coupling between Propagating and Localized Surface Plasmons”, Sensor Actuat. B-Chem., 176, 1074-1080 (2013).

• W. Knoll, A.-M. Caminade, K. Char, H. Duran, C. L. Feng, A. Gitsas, D. H. Kim, A. Lau, T. D. Lazzara, J.-P. Majoral, M. Steinhart, B. Yameen, X. H. Zhong, “Nanostructuring Polymeric Materials by Templating Strategies”. Small, 7, 1384–1391, (2011).

• M. Ito, F. Nakamura, A. Baba, K. Tamada, H. Ushijima, K.H.A. Lau, A. Manna, W. Knoll, "Enhancement of surface plasmon resonance signals by gold nanoparticles on high-density DNA microarrays", J. Phys. Chem. C, 111, 11653-11662 (2007).

• D.H. Kim, K.H.A. Lau, W. Joo, J. Peng, U. Jeong, C.J. Hawker, J.K. Kim, T.P. Russell, W. Knoll, "An optical waveguide study on the nanopore formation in block copolymer/homopolymer thin films by selective solvent swelling", J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 15381-15388 (2006).

• D.H. Kim, K.H.A. Lau, J.W.F. Robertson, O.J. Lee, U. Jeong, J.I. Lee, C.J. Hawker, T.P. Russell, J.K. Kim, W. Knoll, "Thin films of block copolymers as planar optical waveguides", Adv. Mater., 17, 2442 (2005).

• K.H.A. Lau, L.S. Tan, K. Tamada, M.S. Sander, W. Knoll, "Highly sensitive detection of processes occurring inside nanoporous anodic alumina templates: A waveguide optical study", J. Phys. Chem. B, 108, 10812-10818 (2004).

OWS - Optical Waveguide Spectroscopy

• T.D. Lazzara, K.H.A. Lau, A.I. Abou-Kandil, A.M. Caminade, P. Majoral, W. Knoll, "Polyelectrolyte Layer-by-Layer Deposition in Cylindrical Nanopores", ACS Nano, 4, 3909-3920 (2010).

• T.D. Lazzara, K.H.A. Lau, W. Knoll, "Mounted Nanoporous Anodic Alumina Thin Films as Planar Optical Waveguides", J. Nanosci. Nanotech., 10, 4293-4299 (2010).

• K.H.A. Lau, H. Duran, W. Knoll, "In situ Characterization of N-Carboxy Anhydride Polymerization in Nanoporous Anodic Alumina", J. Phys. Chem. B, 113, 3179-3189 (2009).

• K. H. A. Lau, P. J. Cameron, H. Duran, A. I. Abou-Kandil, W. Knoll, "Nanoporous Waveguides as Versatile, High-Sensitivity Biosensors", in Surface Design: Applications in Bioscience and Nanotechnology (Eds.: R. Foerch, H. Schoenherr, A. T. A. Jenkins), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, pp. 383-401 (2009).

• D.H. Kim, K.H.A. Lau, W. Joo, J. Peng, U. Jeong, C.J. Hawker, J.K. Kim, T.P. Russell, W. Knoll, "An optical waveguide study on the nanopore formation in block copolymer/homopolymer thin films by selective solvent swelling", J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 15381-15388 (2006).

• D.H. Kim, K.H.A. Lau, J.W.F. Robertson, O.J. Lee, U. Jeong, J.I. Lee, C.J. Hawker, T.P. Russell, J.K. Kim, W. Knoll, "Thin films of block copolymers as planar optical waveguides", Adv. Mater., 17, 2442 (2005).

• K.H.A. Lau, L.S. Tan, K. Tamada, M.S. Sander, W. Knoll, "Highly sensitive detection of processes occurring inside nanoporous anodic alumina templates: A waveguide optical study", J. Phys. Chem. B, 108, 10812-10818 (2004).

SPR - Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy

• K.H.A. Lau, J. Bang, C.J. Hawker, D.H. Kim, W. Knoll, "Modulation of Protein-Surface Interactions on Nanopatterned Polymer Films", Biomacromolecules, 10, 1061-1066 (2009).

• K.H.A. Lau, J. Bang, D.H. Kim, W. Knoll, "Self-assembly of Protein Nanoarrays on Block Copolymer Templates", Adv. Funct. Mater., 18, 3148-3157 (2008).

• M. Ito, F. Nakamura, A. Baba, K. Tamada, H. Ushijima, K.H.A. Lau, A. Manna, W. Knoll, "Enhancement of surface plasmon resonance signals by gold nanoparticles on high-density DNA microarrays", J. Phys. Chem. C, 111, 11653-11662 (2007).

• K.H.A. Lau, C. Huang, N. Yakovlev, Z.K. Chen, S.J. O'Shea, "Direct adsorption and monolayer self-assembly of acetyl-protected dithiols", Langmuir, 22, 2968-2971 (2006).

XPS, TOF-SIMS

• K.H.A. Lau, J. Bang, C.J. Hawker, D.H. Kim, W. Knoll, "Modulation of Protein-Surface Interactions on Nanopatterned Polymer Films", Biomacromolecules, 10, 1061-1066 (2009).

• X. Li, K.H.A. Lau, D.H. Kim , W. Knoll, "High-density arrays of titania nanoparticles using monolayer micellar films of diblock copolymers as templates", Langmuir, 21, 5212-5217 (2005).

• Y.F. Xing, S.F.Y. Li, A.K.H. Lau, S.J. O'Shea, "Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy study of mixed thiol monolayers on gold", J. Electroanal. Chem., 583, 124-132 (2005).