Development of next-generation nanoengineered advanced materials for targeted applications
Grant number: DP130101846 | Funding period: 2013 - 2016
This proposal seeks to develop and use a novel next-generation nanoscale fabrication technique to assemble technologically advanced materials not accessible via current fabrication strategies. The resulting materials are expected to find application in water purification, pharmaceutical development and drug delivery.
Related publications (24)
Influence of Ionic Strength on the Deposition of Metal-Phenolic Networks
Junling Guo, Joseph J Richardson, Quinn A Besford, Andrew J Christofferson, Yunlu Dai, Chien W Ong, Blaise L Tardy, Kang Liang, Gwan H Choi, Jiwei Cui, Pil J Yoo, Irene Yarovsky, Frank Caruso
Metal-phenolic networks (MPNs) are a versatile class of self-assembled materials that are able to form functional thin films on va..
Self-Assembled Nanoparticles from Phenolic Derivatives for Cancer Therapy
Yunlu Dai, Junling Guo, Ting-Yi Wang, Yi Ju, Andrew J Mitchell, Thomas Bonnard, Jiwei Cui, Joseph J Richardson, Christoph E Hagemeyer, Karen Alt, Frank Caruso
Therapeutic nanoparticles hold clinical promise for cancer treatment by avoiding limitations of conventional pharmaceuticals. Here..
Tuning the Properties of Polymer Capsules for Cellular Interactions
Huanli Sun, Jiwei Cui, Yi Ju, Xi Chen, Edgar HH Wong, Jenny Tran, Greg G Qiao, Frank Caruso
Particle-cell interactions are governed by, among other factors, the composition and surface properties of the particles. Herein, ..
Modular assembly of superstructures from polyphenol-functionalized building blocks
Junling Guo, Blaise L Tardy, Andrew J Christofferson, Yunlu Dai, Joseph J Richardson, Wei Zhu, Ming Hu, Yi Ju, Jiwei Cui, Raymond R Dagastine, Irene Yarovsky, Frank Caruso
The organized assembly of particles into superstructures is typically governed by specific molecular interactions or external dire..
Thermally Induced Charge Reversal of Layer-by-Layer Assembled Single-Component Polymer Films
Joseph J Richardson, Blaise L Tardy, Hirotaka Ejima, Junling Guo, Jiwei Cui, Kang Liang, Gwan H Choi, Pil J Yoo, Bruno G De Geest, Frank Caruso
Temperature can be harnessed to engineer unique properties for materials useful in various contexts and has been shown to affect t..
Photocontrolled Cargo Release from Dual Cross-Linked Polymer Particles
Shereen Tan, Jiwei Cui, Qiang Fu, Eunhyung Nam, Katharina Ladewig, Jing M Ren, Edgar HH Wong, Frank Caruso, Anton Blencowe, Greg G Qiao
Burst release of a payload from polymeric particles upon photoirradiation was engineered by altering the cross-linking density. Th..
Structure Governs the Deformability of Polymer Particles in a Microfluidic Blood Capillary Model
Huanli Sun, Mattias Bjoernmalm, Jiwei Cui, Edgar HH Wong, Yunlu Dai, Qiong Dai, Greg G Qiao, Frank Caruso
Particle stiffness is a design parameter that affects bionano interactions, including biodistribution kinetics and cellular proces..
Nanoporous Metal–Phenolic Particles as Ultrasound Imaging Probes for Hydrogen Peroxide
J Guo, X Wang, DC Henstridge, JJ Richardson, J Cui, A Sharma, MA Febbraio, K Peter, JB de Haan, CE Hagemeyer, F Caruso
Nanoporous metal-phenolic particles are fabricated through the nanostructural replication of dense FeIII -TA complexes in nanoporo..
Boronate-Phenolic Network Capsules with Dual Response to Acidic pH and cis-Diols
Junling Guo, Huanli Sun, Karen Alt, Blaise L Tardy, Joseph J Richardson, Tomoya Suma, Hirotaka Ejima, Jiwei Cui, Christoph E Hagemeyer, Frank Caruso
Dual-responsive boronate-phenolic network (BPN) capsules are fabricated by the complexation of phenylborate and phenolic materials..
Engineering Poly(ethylene glycol) Particles for Improved Biodistribution
Jiwei Cui, Robert De Rose, Karen Alt, Sheilajen Alcantara, Brett M Paterson, Kang Liang, Ming Hu, Joseph J Richardson, Yan Yan, Charmaine M Jeffery, Roger I Price, Karlheinz Peter, Christoph E Hagemeyer, Paul S Donnelly, Stephen J Kent, Frank Caruso
We report the engineering of poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) hydrogel particles using a mesoporous silica (MS) templating method via t..
Fabrication of ultra-thin polyrotaxane-based films via solid-state continuous assembly of polymers
Shereen Tan, Eunhyung Nam, Jiwei Cui, Chenglong Xu, Qiang Fu, Jing M Ren, Edgar HH Wong, Katharina Ladewig, Frank Caruso, Anton Blencowe, Greg G Qiao
Surface-confined ultra-thin polyrotaxane (PRX)-based films with tunable composition, surface topology and swelling characteristics..
Fabrication of Chiral Stationary Phases via Continuous Assembly of Polymers for Resolution of Enantiomers by Liquid Chromatography
Stefanie N Guntari, Eunhyung Nam, Nina N Pranata, Kenneth Chia, Edgar HH Wong, A Blencowe, Tor K Goh, Frank Caruso, Greg G Qiao
Precise stereochemical determination of chiral molecules is highly important, especially in the pharmaceutical industry where one ..
Continuous assembly of polymers via solid phase reactions
Eunhyung Nam, Jinguk Kim, Stefanie N Guntari, Helga Seyler, Qiang Fu, Edgar HH Wong, Anton Blencowe, David J Jones, Frank Caruso, Greg G Qiao
The continuous assembly of polymers in the solid state via ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ssCAPROMP) is reported as an ef..
Nanoscale engineering of low-fouling surfaces through polydopamine immobilisation of zwitterionic peptides
Jiwei Cui, Yi Ju, Kang Liang, Hirotaka Ejima, Samuel Loercher, Katelyn T Gause, Joseph J Richardson, Frank Caruso
We report a versatile approach for the design of substrate-independent low-fouling surfaces via mussel-inspired immobilisation of ..
(Super)hydrophobic and Multilayered Amphiphilic Films Prepared by Continuous Assembly of Polymers
Stefanie N Guntari, Aaron CH Khin, Edgar HH Wong, Tor K Goh, Anton Blencowe, Frank Caruso, Greg G Qiao
The continuous assembly of polymers (CAP) is used to fabricate tailored nanocoatings on a wide variety of substrates. Ring-opening..
Assembly of Nanostructured Films with Hydrophobic Subcompartments via Continuous Assembly of Polymers
Edgar HH Wong, Martin P van Koeverden, Eunhyung Nam, Stefanie N Guntari, Steven Harris Wibowo, Anton Blencowe, Frank Caruso, Greg G Qiao
The generation of nanoscale polymer films using complex, hierarchically structured (bio)macromolecular architectures has important..
Assembly of Free-Standing Polypeptide Films via the Synergistic Combination of Hyperbranched Macroinitiators, the Grafting-From Approach, and Cross-Chain Termination
Steven Harris Wibowo, Edgar HH Wong, Adrian Sulistio, Stefanie N Guntari, Anton Blencowe, Frank Caruso, Greg G Qiao
Cross-linked polypeptide-based films are fabricated via a novel and robust method employing surface-initiated ring opening polymer..
Low-Fouling, Biospecific Films Prepared by the Continuous Assembly of Polymers
Stefanie N Guntari, Edgar HH Wong, Tor K Goh, Rona Chandrawati, Anton Blencowe, Frank Caruso, Greg G Qiao
We report that the continuous assembly of polymers (CAP) approach, mediated by ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP), is a..
Mechanically Tunable, Self-Adjuvanting Nanoengineered Polypeptide Particles
Jiwei Cui, Robert De Rose, James P Best, Angus PR Johnston, Sheilajen Alcantara, Kang Liang, Georgina K Such, Stephen J Kent, Frank Caruso
DNA-loaded polypeptide particles are prepared via templated assembly of mesoporous silica for the delivery of adjuvants. The elast..