2022

J. A. McGlynn and K. M. Schultz*, “Characterizing non-uniform hydrogel elastic moduli using autofluorescence,” DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.2c00241, Macromolecules, 2022.

S. He, M. Caggioni, S. Lindberg and K. M. Schultz*, “Gelation phase diagrams of colloidal rod systems measured over a large composition space,RSC Advances, 12, 12902-12912, 2022. Part of the RSC Advances Emerging Investigator Series

2021

D. Yang, M. Daviran, K. M. Schultz, L. M. Walker*, “Droplet-based microfluidic tool to quantify viscosity of concentrating protein solutions,” Pharmaceutical Research, 38, 1765-1775, 2021.

M. Daviran+, J. A. McGlynn+, J. A. Catalano, H. E. Knudsen, K. J. Druggan, K. J. Croland, A. Stratton and K. M. Schultz*, “Measuring the effects of cytokines on the modification of pericellular rheology by human mesenchymal stem cells,” ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 7, 12, 5762-5774, 2021. (+ both authors contributed equally)

N. Wu and K. M. Schultz*, “Correlation of bulk degradation and molecular release from enzymatically degradable polymeric hydrogels,” Biomacromolecules, 22, 11, 4489-4500, 2021.

S. He, D. R. Pascucci, M. Caggioni, S. Lindberg and K. M. Schultz*, “Rheological properties of phase transitions in polydisperse and monodisperse colloidal rods systems,” AIChE Journal, 67, 11, e17401, 2021. Selected as Editor’s Choice and featured on the journal cover

J. A. McGlynn, K. J. Druggan, K. J. Croland and K. M. Schultz*, “Human mesenchymal stem cell-engineered length scale dependent rheology of the pericellular region measured with bi-disperse multiple particle tracking microrheology,” Acta Biomaterialia, 121, 405-417, 2021.

2020

M. Daviran, J. Catalano and K. M. Schultz*, “Determining how human mesenchymal stem cells change their degradation strategy in response to microenvironmental stiffness,” Biomacromolecules, 21, 3056-3068, 2020.

N. Wu and K. M. Schultz*, “Microrheological characterization of covalent adaptable hydrogel degradation in response to pH changes that mimic the gastrointestinal tract,” Soft Matter, 16, 6253-6258, 2020. Featured as the inside front cover

J. A. McGlynn+, N. Wu+ and K. M. Schultz*, “Multiple particle tracking microrheological characterization: Fundamentals and emerging techniques and applications,” Journal of Applied Physics, 127, 201101, 2020. (+ both authors contributed equally) Selected as Editor’s Pick

A. D’Souza, J. H. Yoon, H. Beaman, P. Gosavi, Z. Lengyel-Zhand, A. Sternisha, G. Centola, L. R. Marshall, M. D. Wehrman, K. M. Schultz, M. B. Monroe and O. V. Makhlynets*, “Nine-Residue Peptide Self-Assembles in the Presence of Silver to Produce a Self-Healing, Cytocompatible, Antimicrobial Hydrogel,” ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 12, 17091–17099, 2020.

2019

N. Wu and K. M. Schultz*, “Microrheological characterization of covalent adaptable hydrogels for applications in oral delivery,Soft Matter, 15, 5921-5932, 2019.

H. Zhang, M. D. Wehrman and K. M. Schultz*, “Structural changes in polymeric gel scaffolds around the overlap concentration,” Frontiers in Chemistry (Rising Stars collection), 7, 317, 2019.

K. M. Schultz*and M. A. Snyder*, “Chemical engineering ‘on-a-chip’: Capturing the integrated scope of chemical engineering through STEM outreach,” Chemical Engineering Education, 53, 178-185, 2019.

M. Daviran and K. M. Schultz*, “Characterizing the dynamic rheology in the pericellular region by human mesenchymal stem cell re-engineering in PEG-peptide hydrogel scaffolds,” Rheologica Acta (Novel Trends in Rheology), 58, 421-427, 2019.

M. Mazzeo, T. Chai, M. Daviran and K. M. Schultz*, “Characterization of the kinetics and mechanism of degradation of human mesenchymal stem cell-laden poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels,” ACS Applied Bio Materials, 2, 81 – 92, 2019.

2018

M. D. Wehrman, S. Lindberg and K. M. Schultz*, “Multiple particle tracking microrheology measured using bi-disperse probe diameters,” Soft Matter, 14, 5811 – 5820, 2018.

M. Daviran, S. M. Longwill, J. F. Casella and K. M. Schultz*, “Rheological characterization of dynamic remodeling of the pericellular region by human mesenchymal stem cell-secreted enzymes in well-defined synthetic hydrogel scaffolds,” Soft Matter, 14, 3078 – 3089, 2018.

M. D. Wehrman, M. J. Milstrey, S. E. Lindberg and K. M. Schultz*, “Combining microfluidics and microrheology to determine rheological properties of soft matter during repeated phase transitions,” Journal of Visual Experiments, 134, e57429, 2018.

M. Daviran, H. S. Caram andK. M. Schultz*, “Role of cell-mediated enzymatic degradation and cytoskeletal tension on remodeling of material microenvironments prior to motility,” ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering,4, 468 – 472, 2018.

M. D. Wehrman, A. Leduc, H. E. Callahan, M. S. Mazzeo, M. Schumm and K. M. Schultz*, “Rheological properties and structure of step- and chain-growth gels concentrated above the overlap concentration,” AIChE Journal (Futures series),64, 3168 – 3176, 2018.

M. D. Wehrman, S. E. Lindberg and K. M. Schultz*, “Impact of shear on the structure and rheological properties of a hydrogenated castor oil colloidal gel during dynamic phase transitions,” Journal of Rheology, 62, 437 – 446, 2018.

2017

F. S. Escobar IV, D. D. McKinnon, K. S. Anseth and K. M. Schultz*, “Dynamic Changes in Material Properties and Degradation of Poly(ethylene glycol)–Hydrazone Gels as a Function of pH,” Macromolecules, 50, 7351–7360, 2017.

M. D. Wehrman, M. S. Milstrey, S. Lindberg and K. M. Schultz*, “Using μ2rheology to quantify rheological properties during repeated reversible phase transitions of soft matter,” Lab on a Chip, 17, 2085-2094, 2017. Selected as a HOT article (top 10%)

2016

M. D. Wehrman, S. Lindberg and K. M. Schultz*, “Quantifying the dynamic transition of hydrogenated castor oil gels measured via multiple particle tracking microrheology,” Soft Matter, 12, 6463-6472, 2016.

2015

K. M. Schultz*, K. Kyburz and K. S. Anseth*, “Measuring dynamic cell–material interactions and remodeling during 3D human mesenchymal stem cell migration in hydrogels,” PNAS, 112, E3757-E3764, 2015.

2013

K. M. Schultz and K. S. Anseth*, “Monitoring degradation of matrix metalloproteinases-cleavable PEG hydrogels via multiple particle tracking microrheologySoft Matter, 9, 1570-1579, 2013.

K. M. Schultz, L. Campo-Deaño, A. D. Baldwin, K. L. Kiick, C. Clasen and E. M. Furst*, “Electrospinning covalently cross-linking biocompatible hydrogelators,” Polymer, 54, 363-371, 2013.

Prior to 2013

K. M. Schultz, A. D. Baldwin, K. L. Kiick and E. M. Furst*, “Measuring the modulus and reverse percolation transition of a degrading hydrogel,” ACS Macro Letters, 1, 706-708, 2012.

K. M. Schultz and E. M. Furst*, “Microrheology of biomaterial hydrogelators,” Soft Matter, 8, 6198-6205, 2012, (Invited review).

K. M. Schultz, A. V. Bayles, A. D. Baldwin, K. L. Kiick and E. M. Furst*, “Rapid, high resolution screening of biomaterial hydrogelators by μ2rheology,” Biomacromolecules, 12, 4178-4182, 2011.

K. M. Schultz and E. M. Furst*, “High-throughput rheology in a microfluidic device,” Lab on a Chip, 11, 3802-3809, 2011.

K. M. Schultz, A. D. Baldwin, K. L. Kiick and E. M. Furst*, “Gelation of covalently cross-linked PEG-heparin hydrogels,” Macromolecules, 42, 5310-5316, 2009.

K. M. Schultz, A. D. Baldwin, K. L. Kiick and E. M. Furst*, “Rapid rheological screening to identify conditions of biomaterial hydrogelation,” Soft Matter, 5, 740-742, 2009.

T. H. Larsen, K. M. Schultz and E. M. Furst*, “Hydrogel microrheology near the liquid-solid transition,” Korea-Australian Rheology Journal, 20, 165-173, 2008.

G. C. Randall, K. M. Schultz and P. S. Doyle*, “Methods to electrophoretically stretch DNA: microcontractions, gels, and hybrid gel-microcontraction devices,” Lab on a Chip, 6, 516-525, 2006.