2021

D. Yang, M. Daviran, K. M. Schultz, L. M. Walker*, “Droplet-based microfluidic tool to quantify viscosity of concentrating protein solutions,” accepted, 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,” submitted, 2021. (+ both authors contributed equally)

N. Wu and K. M. Schultz*, “Correlation of bulk degradation and molecular release from enzymatically degradable polymeric hydrogels,” Biomacromolecules, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.1c00719, 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, DOI: 10.1002/aic.17401, 2021.

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.