Crippa, F.; Moore, T. L.; Mortato, M.; Geers, C.; Haeni, L.; Hirt, A. M.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B.; Petri-Fink, A. Dynamic and biocompatible thermo-responsive magnetic hydrogels that respond to an alternating magnetic field. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 2017, 427, 212-219

Mottas, I.; Milosevic, A.; Petri-Fink, A.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B; Bourquin, C; Rapid screening method to evaluate impact of nanoparticles on macrophages. Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 2492-2504

Ofner, A.; Moore, D. G.; Rühs, P. A.; Schwendimann, P.; Eggersdorfer, M.; Amstad, E.; Weitz, D. A.; Studart, A. R. High-throughput step emulsification for the production of functional materials using a glass microfluidic device. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2017, 218, 1600472

Sapkota, J.; Shirole, A.; Foster, E.J.; Martinez Garcia, J.C.; Lattuada, M.; Weder, C. Polymer nanocomposites with nanorods having different length distributions, Polymer 2017, 110, 284-291

Sharma, A.; Wittmann, R.; Brader, J.M. Escape rate of active particles in the effective equilibrium approach. Physical Review E 2017, 95, 012115


Araujo, J.V.; Rifaie-Graham, O.; Apebende, E. A.; Bruns, N. Self-reporting polymeric materials with mechanochromic properties. In Bio-inspired Polymers (RSC Polymer Chemistry Series); Bruns, N.; Kilbinger, A.F.M. (Eds.); RSC Publishing Cambridge (UK). 2016, 354-401

Bekdemir, A.; Stellacci, F. A centrifugation-based physicochemical characterization method for the interaction between proteins and nanoparticles. Nature Communications 2016, 7, 13121

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Bott, M. C.; Brader, J. M. Phase separation on the sphere: Patchy particles and self-assembly. Physical Review E 2016, 94, 012603

Camarero-Espinosa, S.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B.; Weder, C.; Foster, E.J.; Directed cell growth in multi-zonal tissue engineering scaffolds for cartilage regeneration. Biomaterials 2016, 74, 42-52

Chandler, C.J.; Wilts, B.D.; Brodie, J.; Vignolini, S. Structural colour in marine algae. Advanced Optical Materials 2016, 5, 1600646

Conley, G.M.; Nöjd, S.; Braibanti, M.; Schurtenberger, P.; Scheffold, F. Superresolution microscopy of the volume phase transition of pNIPAM microgels. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2016, 499, 18-23

Crochet, A.; Brog, J.-P.; Fromm, K.M. Mixed metal multinuclear Cr(III) cage compounds and coordination polymers based on unsubstituted phenolate: Design, synthesis, mechanism and properties. Crystal Growth & Design 2016, 16 (1), pp 189–199

de Sousa, N.; Sáenz, J.J.; Scheffold, F.; García-Martín, A.; Froufe-Pérez, L.S. Fluctuations of the electromagnetic local density of states as a probe for structural phase switching. Physical Review A 2016, 94, 043832

de Sousa, N.; Sáenz, J.J.; Scheffold, F.; García-Martín, A.; Froufe-Pérez, L.S. Self-diffusion and structural properties of confined fuids in dynamic coexistence. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2016, 28, 135101

Dolan, J.A.; Saba, M.; Dehmel, R.; Gunkel, I.; Gu, Y.; Wiesner, U.; Hess, O.; Wilkinson, T.D.; Baumberg, J.J.; Steiner, U.; Wilts B.D. Gyroid optical metamaterials: Calculating the effective permittivity of multidomain morphologies. ACS Photonics 2016, 3, 1888-1896

Doninelli, S.; Badoux, M.; Kilbinger, A.F.M. Polymeric tubular structures. In: Bio-inspired Polymers (RSC Polymer Chemistry Series); Bruns, N.; Kilbinger, A.F.M. (Eds.); RSC Publishing Cambridge (UK). 2016 pp. 141-220

Fodor, C.; Gajewska, B.; Rifaie-Graham, O.; Apebende, E. A.; Pollard, J.; Bruns, N. Laccase-catalyzed controlled radical polymerization of N-vinylimidazole. Polymer Chemistry 2016, 7, 6617-6625

Froufe-Pérez, L. S.; Engel, M.; Damasceno, P. F. ; Muller, N.; Haberko, J.; Glotzer, S.C.;  Scheffold, F. Role of short-range order and hyperuniformity in the formation of band gaps in disordered photonic materials. Physical Review Letters 2016, 117, 053902

Fytianos, K.; Drasler, B.; Blank, F.; von Garnier C.; Seydoux, E.; Rodriguez-Lorenzo, L.; Petri-Fink, A.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B. Current in vitro approaches to assess nanoparticle interactions with lung cells. Nanomedicine (Lond) 2016, 11(18), 2457-69

Geers, C.; Rodriguez-Lorenzo, L.; Urban, D. A.; Kinnear, C.; Petri-Fink, A.; Balog, S. A new angle on dynamic depolarized light scattering: number-averaged size distribution of nanoparticles in focus. Nanoscale 2016, 8 (34), 15813–15821

Grebikova, L.; Kozhuharov, S.; Maroni, P.; Aquilante, L.; Mikhaylov, A.; Dietler, G.; Schluter, A.D.; Ullner, M.; Borkovec, M. Correction: Persistence length of adsorbed dendronized polymers. Nanoscale 2016, 8, 17383-17383

Grebikova, L.; Kozhuharov, S.; Maroni, P.; Mikhaylov, A.; Dietler, G.; Schluter, A. D.; Ullner, M.; Borkovec, M. Persistence length of adsorbed dendronized polymers. Nanoscale 2016, 8, 13498-13506

Grebikova, L.; Radiom, M.; Maroni, P.; Schlüter, D. A.; Borkovec, M., Recording stretching response of single polymer chains adsorbed on solid substrates. Polymer 2016, 102, 350-362

Grossman, M.; Bouville, F.; Erni, F.; Masania, K.; Libanori, R.; Studart, A. R. Mineral nano-interconnectivity stiffens and toughens nacre-like composite materials. Advanced Materials 2016, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201605039

Heidegger, S.; Gößl, D.; Schmidt, A.; Niedermayer, S.; Argyo, C.; Endres, S.; Bein, T.; Bourquin, C. Immune response to functionalized mesoporous silica nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery. Nanoscale 2016, 8, 938-48

Hotz, C.; Treinies, M.; Mottas, I; Rötzer, L.; Oberson, A; Spagnuolo, L.; Perdicchio, M.; Spinetti, T.; Herbst, T.; Bourquin, C.  Reprogramming of TLR7 signaling enhances anti-tumor NK and cytotoxic T cell responses. Oncoimmunology 2016, 5 (11), e123221

Huang, Y.-T.; Lan, Q.;  Lorusso, G.; Duffey, N.; Rüegg, C. The matricellular protein CYR61 promotes breast cancer lung metastasis by facilitating tumor cell extravasation and suppressing anoikis. Oncotarget 2016; doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.13677

Kayci, M.; Mor, F.; Radenovic A. Fluorescent nanodiamonds in biological and biomedical imaging and Sensing; In: Super-Resolution Imaging in Biomedicine; Diaspro, A.; van Zandvoort, M. A. M. J. (Eds.); CRC Press. 2016 (ISBN 9781482244342)

Lemal, P.; Geers, C.; Monnier, C. A.; Crippa, F.; Daum, L.; Urban, D. A.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B.; Bonmarin, M.; Petri-Fink, A.; Moore, T. L. Lock-in thermography as a rapid and reproducible thermal characterization method for magnetic nanoparticles. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 2016, 427, 206-211

Marichy, C.;  Muller, N.; Froufe-Pérez L. S.; Scheffold, F. High-quality photonic crystals with a nearly complete band gap obtained by direct inversion of woodpile templates with titanium dioxide. Scientific Reports 2016, 6, 21818

Middleton, R.; Steiner, U.; Vignolini, S. Bio-mimetic structural colour using biopolymers. In: Bio-inspired Polymers (RSC Polymer Chemistry Series); Bruns, N.; Kilbinger, A.F.M. (Eds.); RSC Publishing Cambridge (UK). 2016 pp. 555-585

Moatsou, D.; Weder, C.; Mechanically adaptive nanocomposites inspired by sea cucumbers; In: Bio-inspired Polymers (RSC Polymer Chemistry Series); Bruns, N.; Kilbinger, A.F.M. (Eds.); RSC Publishing Cambridge (UK). 2016, 402-428

Monnier, C. A.; Lattuada, M.; Burnand, D.; Crippa, F.; Martinez-Garcia, J. C.; Hirt, A. M.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B.; Bonmarin, M.; Petri-Fink, A. A lock-in-based method to examine the thermal signatures of magnetic nanoparticles in the liquid, solid and aggregated states. Nanoscale 2016, 8 (27), 13321–13332

Pelliccia, M.; Andreozzi, P.; Paulose, J.; D’Alicarnasso, M.; Cagno, V.; Donalisio, M.; Civra, A.; Broeckel, R.M.; Haese, N.; Silva, P.J.; Carney, R.P.; Marjomäki, V.; Streblow, D.N.; Lembo, D.; Stellacci, F.; Vitelli, V.; Krol, S. Additives for vaccine storage to improve thermal stability of adenoviruses from hours to months. Nature Communications 2016, 7, 13520

Piccand, M.; Bessa, J.; Schick, E.; Senn, C.; Bourquin, C.; Richter, W.F.; Neonatal immune tolerance induction to allow long-term studies with an immunogenic therapeutic monoclonal antibody in mice. The AAPS Journal 2016, 18, 354-361

Radiom, M.; Kong, P.; Maroni, P.; Schafer, M.; Kilbinger, A.F.M.; Borkovec, M. Mechanically induced cis-to-trans isomerization of  carbon-carbon double bond using atomic force microscopy. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2016, 18, 31202-31210

Rother, M.; Nussbaumer, M. G.; Renggli, K.; Bruns, N. Protein cages and synthetic polymers: a fruitful symbiosis for drug delivery applications, bionanotechnology and materials science. Chemical Society Reviews 2016, 45, 6213-6249

Rüggeberg, M.; Studart, A.R.; Burgert, I. Biological and bio-inspired heterogeneous composites: From resilient palm trees to stretchable electronics. In: Bio-inspired Polymers (RSC Polymer Chemistry Series); Bruns, N.; Kilbinger, A.F.M. (Eds.); RSC Publishing Cambridge (UK) 2016, 286-304

Sagara, Y.; Simon, Y.C.; Tamaoki, N.; Weder, C. A Thermo- and mechanoresponsive luminescent cyclophane. Chemical Communications 2016, 52, 5694-5697

Schaefer, M.; Icli, B.; Weder, C.; Lattuada, M.; Kilbinger, A.F.M.; Simon, Y.; The role of mass and length in the sonochemistry of polymers. Macromolecules 2016, 49, 1630-1636

Schirhagl, R.; Weder, C.; Lei, J.; Werner, C.; Textor, H.M.; Bioinspired surfaces and materials, Chemical Society Reviews 2016 45, 234-236 (Editorial)

Sharma, A.; Brader J.M. Green-Kubo approach to the average swim speed in active Brownian systems. The Journal of Chemical Physics 2016, 145, 161101

Spinetti, T.; Spagnuolo, L.; Mottas, I.; Secondini, C.; Treinies, M.; Rüegg, C. Hotz, C. ; Bourquin, C.  TLR7-based cancer immunotherapy decreases intratumoral myeloid-derived suppressor cells and blocks their immunosuppressive function. Oncoimmunology 2016, 5(11), e1230578

Stavenga, D.G.; Otto, J.; Wilts, B.D. Splendid colouration of the peacock spider Maratus splendens. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2016, 13, 20160437

Studart, A. R. Additive manufacturing of biologically-inspired materials. Chemical Society Reviews 2016, 45 (2), 359-376

Tanasescu, R.; Lanz, M. A.; Mueller, D.; Tassler, S.; Ishikawa, T.; Reiter, R.; Brezesinski, G.; Zumbuehl, A. Vesicle origami and the influence of cholesterol on lipid packing. Langmuir 2016, 32, 4896-4903

Urban D.; Rodriguez-Lorenzo L.; Balog S.; Kinnear C.; Rothen-Rutishauser B.; Petri-Fink A. Plasmonic nanoparticles and their characterization in physiological fluids. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2016, 137, 39-49

Vignolini, S.; Gregory, T.; Kolle, M.; Lethbridge, A.; Moyroud, E.; Steiner, U.; Glover, B.J.; Vukusic, P.; Rudall, P.J. Structural colour from helicoidal cell-wall architecture in fruits of Margaritaria nobilis. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2016, 13, 20160645

Wilts, B.D.; Giraldo, M.A.; Stavenga, D.G. Unique wing scale photonics of male Rajah Brooke’s Birdwing butterflies. Frontiers in Zoology 2016, 13, 36

Wilts, B.D.; Wijnen, B.; Leertouwer, H.L.; Steiner, U.; Stavenga, D.G. Extreme refractive index wing scale beads containing dense pterin pigments cause the bright colors of pierid butterflies. Advanced Optical Materials 2016, published online, doi: 10.1002/adom.201600879

Wittmann, R; Brader J.M. Active Brownian particles at interfaces: An effective equilibrium approach. Europhysics Letters 2016, 114, 68004

Zhang, C.;  Gnan, N.; Mason, T. G.; Zaccarelli, E.; Scheffold, F. Dynamical and structural signatures of the glass transition in emulsions. Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment (JSTAT) 2016, 2016, 094003 (Special issue on Structure in Glassy and Jammed Systems)


Anz, D.; Rapp, M.; Eiber, S.; Koelzer, V.H.; Thaler, R.; Haubner, S.; Knott, M.; Nagel, S.; Golic, M.; Wiedemann, G.M.; Bauernfeind, F.; Wurzenberger, C.; Hornung, V.; Scholz, C.; Mayr, D,; Rothenfusser, S.; Endres, S.; Bourquin, C. Suppression of intratumoral CCL22 by type I interferon inhibits migration of regulatory T cells and blocks cancer progression. Cancer Research 2015, 75, 4483-93

Balog S.; Rodriguez-Lorenzo L.; Monnier C.; Obiols-Rabasa M.; Rothen-Rutishauser B.; Schurtenberger P.; Petri-Fink A. Characterizing nanoparticles in complex biological media and physiological fluids with depolarized dynamic light scattering. Nanoscale 2015, 7, 5991-5997

Brader, J. M.; Schmidt, M. Power functional theory for the dynamic test particle limit. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2015, 27, 194106

Bruegger, G.; Froufe-Perez, L.; Scheffold, F.; Saenz, J. J. Controlling dispersion forces between small particles with artificially created random light fields. Nature Communications 2015, 6, 7460

Chandler, C. J.; Wilts, B. D.; Vignolini, S.; Brodie, J.; Steiner, U.; Rudall, P. J.; Glover, B.J.; Gregory, T.; Walker, R. H. Structural colour in Chondrus crispus. Scientific Reports 2015, 5, 11645

Clift, M. J. D.; Dechézelles, J.-F.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B.; Petri-Fink, A. A biological perspective toward the interaction of theranostic nanoparticles with the bloodstream - what needs to be considered? Frontiers in Chemistry 2015, 3, 7

Dinu, M. V.; Spulber, M.; Renggli, K.; Wu, D.; Monnier, C. A.; Petri-Fink, A.; Bruns, N. Filling polymersomes with polymers by peroxidase-catalyzed atom transfer radical polymerization. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2015, 36, 507-514

Farage, T.F.F; Krinninger P.; Brader J.M. Effective interactions in active Brownian suspensions. Physical Review E 2015, 91, 042310

Heidegger, S.; Jarosch, A.; Schmickl, M.; Endres, S.; Bourquin, C.; Hotz, C. Mycoplasma hyorhinis-contaminated cell lines activate primary innate immune cells via a protease-sensitive factor. PLoS One 2015, 10(11), e0142523. 3

Hotz, C.; Roetzer, L.C.; Huber, T.; Sailer, A,: Oberson, A.; Treinies, M.; Heidegger, S.; Herbst, T.; Endres, S.; Bourquin, C. TLR and RLR signaling are reprogrammed in opposite directions after detection of viral infection. Journal of immunology 2015, 195, 4387-95

Kokkinis, D.; Schaffner, M.; Studart, A.R. Multimaterial magnetically assisted 3D printing of composite materials. Nature Communications 2015, 6, 8643

Kottelat, E.; Chabert, V.; Crochet, A.; Fromm, K.M.; Zobi, F. Towards cardiolite-inspired carbon monoxide releasing molecules - reactivity of d4, d5 rhenium and d6 manganese carbonyl complexes with isocyanide ligands. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2015, 34, 5628-5638

Kracht, S.; Messerer, M.; Lang, M.; Eckhardt, S.; Lauz, M.; Grobety, B.; Fromm, K.M; Giese B. Electron transfer in peptides: On the formation of silver nanoparticles. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2015, 54, 2912

Kuhn, D.A.; Hartmann, R.; Fytianos, K.; Petri-Fink, A.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B.; Parak, W.J. Cellular uptake and cell-to-cell transfer of polyelectrolyte microcapsules within a triple co-culture system representing parts of the respiratory tract. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials 2015, 16(3), 034608

Montero de Espinosa, L.; Fiore, G. L.; Weder, C.; Foster, E. J.; Simon, Y. C. Healable supramolecular polymer solids. Progress in Polymer Science 2015, 49-50, 60-78 (Review)

Moore, T.; Rodriguez-Lorenzo L.; Hirsch V.; Balog S.; Urban D.; Jud C.; Rothen-Rutishauser B.; Lattuada M.; Petri-Fink A. Nanoparticle colloidal stability in cell culture media and impact on cellular interactions. Chemical Society Reviews 2015, 44, 6287-6305

Priebe, M.; Fromm, K. M. Nanorattles or yolk–shell nanoparticles - What are they, how are they made, and what are they good for? Chemistry European Journal 2015, 21, 3854-3874

Weder, C; Mechanochromic polymers; In: Encyclopedia of Polymeric Nanomaterials; Kobayashi, S.; Müllen, K. (Eds.); Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 2015. DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-36199-9_6-4

Wick, P.; Chortarea, S.; Guenat, O.T.; Roesslein, M.; Stucki, J.D.; Hirn, S.; Petri-Fink, A.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B. In vitro-ex vivo model systems for nanosafety assessment. European Journal of Nanomedicine 2015, 7, 169-179

Wilts, B. D.; Matsushita, A.; Arikawa, K.; Stavenga, D. G. Spectrally tuned structural and pigmentary coloration of birdwing butterfly wing scales. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2015, 12, 20150717

Zhang, C.; Brügger, G.; Scheffold, F. Tracking of colloids close to contact. Optics Express 2015, 23, 22579-22586

Zhang, C.; O’Donovan, C.B.; Corwin, E.I.; Cardinaux, F.; Mason, T.G.; Möbius, M.E.; Scheffold, F. Structure of marginally jammed polydisperse packings of frictionless spheres. Physical Review E 2015, 91, 032302


Hirsch, V.; Kinnear, C.; Rodriguez-Lorenzo, L.; Monnier, C.A.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B.; Balog, S.; Petri-Fink, A. In vitro dosimetry of agglomerates. Nanoscale 2014, 6, 7325-7331

Kinnear, C.; Balog, S.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B.; Petri-Fink, A. Thermally reversible self-assembly of nanoparticles via polymer crystallization. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2014, 35, 2012-2017

Kuhn, D.; Vanhecke, D.; Michen, B.; Blank, F.; Gehr, P.; Petri-Fink, A.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B. Different endocytotic uptake mechanisms for nanoparticles in epithelial cells and macrophages. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 2014, 5, 1625-1636

Monnier, C. A.; Burnand, D.; Rothen-Rutishauser, B.; Lattuada, M.; Petri-Fink, A. Magnetoliposomes: opportunities and challenges. European Journal Nanomedicine 2014, 6, 201–215

Simon, Y. C.; Fiore, G. L., Weder, C. Mechanically triggered responses of metallosupramolecular polymers. Chimia 2014, 68, 666-666 (Highlight)

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