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26. Jones, S.;† Huynh, A.;† Gao, Y.; Yu, Y.* Calcium Ion-Assisted Lipid Tubule Formation, Mater. Chem. Front. 2018, in press.

† Undergraduate researchers


25. Gao, Y.; Anthony, S. M.; Yi, Y.; Li, W.; Yu, Y.-q.; Yu, Y.* Single-Janus Rod Tracking Reveals the "Rock-and-Roll" of Endosomes in Living Cells. Langmuir 34, 1151-8 (2018).

24. Gao, Y.; Yu, Y.-q.; Sanchez, L.; Yu, Y.* Seeing the Unseen: Imaging Rotation in Cells with Designer Anisotropic Particles. Micron 101, 123-31 (2017). [Editors' Choice]

23. Lee, K. and Yu, Y.* Janus Nanoparticles for T Cell Activation: Clustering Ligands to Enhance Stimulation. J. Mater. Chem. B 5, 4410-5 (2017).

22. Yi, Y.; Sanchez, L.; Gao, Y.; Lee, K.; Yu, Y.* Interrogating Cellular Functions with Designer Janus Particles. Chem. Mater. 29, 1448-60 (2017). [Cover image]

21. Sanchez, L.; Yi, Y.; Yu, Y.* Effect of Partial PEGylation on Particle Uptake by Macrophages. Nanoscale, 9, 288-97 (2017).


20. Chambers, M.,† Mallory, S. A., Malone, H., Gao, Y., Anthony, S. M., Yi, Y., Cacciuto, A.*, Yu, Y.* Lipid Membrane-Assisted Condensation and Assembly of Amphiphilic Janus Particles. Soft Matter 12, 9151-7 (2016).

† Undergraduate researcher

19. Lee, K., Yi, Y., Yu, Y.* Remote control of T cell activation using magnetic Janus particles, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 7384-7 (2016).

18. Yi, Y., Sanchez, L., Gao, Y., Yu, Y.* Janus particles for biological imaging and sensing, Analyst 141, 3526-39 (2016).


17. Sanchez, L., Patton, P., Anthony, S. M., Yi, Y., Yu, Y.* Tracking single particle rotation during macrophage uptake, Soft Matter 11, 5346-52 (2015).

16. Anthony, S.M., Yu, Y.* Tracking single particle rotation: Probing dynamics in four dimensions, Anal. Methods 7, 7020-28 (2015).

15. Gao, Y., Yu, Y.* Macrophage uptake of Janus particles depends on Janus balance, Langmuir 31, 2833-2838 (2015).


14. Chen, B.; Jia, Y.; Gao, Y.; Sanchez, L.; Anthony, S. M.; Yu, Y.* Janus particles as artificial antigen-presenting cells for T cell activation. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 6, 18435-9 (2014).

13. Caculitan, N. G.; Kai, H.; Liu, E. Y.; Fay, N.; Yu, Y.; Lohmuller, T.; O'Donoghue, G. P.; Groves, J. T. Size-based chromatography of signaling clusters in a living cell membrane. Nano Lett. 14, 2293-98 (2014). Highlighted: Nat. Chem. Biol. 10, 408 (2014).

12. Sizovs, A.; Song, X.; Waxham, M. N.; Jia, Y.; Feng, F.; Chen, J.; Wicker, A. C.; Yu, Y.; Wang, J.* Precisely Tunable Engineering of Sub-30 nm Monodisperse Oligonucleotide Nanoparticles. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 234-240 (2014).


11. Gao, Y. and Yu, Y.* How Half-Coated Janus Particles Enter Cells. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 19091-19094 (2013).


10. Yu, Y.*, Smoligovets, A. A.; Groves, J. T.* Modulation of T cell signaling by the actin cytoskeleton. J. Cell Sci. 126, 1049-1058 (2013).

Books and Book Chapters:

1. Yi, Y.; Lee, K.; Sanchez, L.; Yu, Y.* Janus Particles for Biomedical Applications. In Soft, Hard and Hybrid Janus Structures; Lin, Z., Li, B., Eds.; World Scientific (Europe): London, 2017; pp 405-449.


9. Yu, Y.; Fay, N. C.; Smoligovets, A. A.; Wu, H.; Groves, J. T. Myosin IIA modulates T cell receptor transport and CasL phosphorylation during early immunological synapse formation. PLoS ONE 7, e30704 (2012).

8. Yu, Y.; Anthony, S. M.; Bae, S. C.; Granick, S. How liposomes diffuse in a concentrated liposome suspension. J. Phys. Chem. B 115, 2748-53 (2011).

7. Yu, Y.; Vroman, J. A.; Bae, S. C.; Granick, S. Vesicle budding induced by pore-forming peptide. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 195-201 (2010). Highlighted: Nature 463, 439-40 (2010).

6. Yu, Y.; Granick, S. Pearling of lipid vesicles induced by nanoparticles. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 14158-59 (2009).

5. Yu, Y.; Anthony, S. M.; Bae, S. C.; Luijten, E.; Granick, S. Biomolecular science of liposome-nanoparticle constructs. Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 507, 18-25 (2009).

4. Campbell, A. S.; Yu, Y.; Granick, S.; Gewirth, A. A. PCB association with model phospholipid bilayers. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42, 7496-501 (2008).

3. Yu, Y.; Anthony, S. M.; Bae, S. C.; Granick, S. Cationic nanoparticles stabilize zwitterionic liposomes better than anionic ones. J. Phys. Chem. C 111, 8233-36 (2007).

2. Zhang, L.; Hong, L.; Yu, Y.; Bae, S. C.; Granick, S. Nanoparticle-assisted surface immobilization of phospholipid liposomes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 9026-27 (2006).

1. Zhang, J.; Yu, Y.; Wan, X.; Chen, X.; Zhou, Q.-F. Synthesis of an optically active triblock copolymer and its self-assembly behavior in dioxane/water. Acta Polym. Sin. 1, 305-308 (2005).