University of Alberta

142. Shen, Q.; Fang, C.; Hu, L.; Serpe, M.J. “Fluorescent Nile blue-functionalized poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) microgels responsive to temperature and polyamines”, SmartMat, 2024, 2024;e1254.
141. Shen, Q.; Fang, C.; Serpe, M.J. “Microgel-based etalon immunoassay for IgG detection“, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2023, 415, 5645–5656.
140. Shen, Q.; Hossain, F.; Fang C.;, Shu, T.; Zhang, X.; Law, J. L. M.; Logan, M.; Houghton, M.; Tyrrell, D. L.; Joyce, M. A.; Serpe, M. J. “Bovine Serum Albumin-Protected Gold Nanoclusters for Sensing of SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies and Virus“, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2023, 15(25), 29914–29926.
139. Zhang, P.; Ma, X.; Zhang, C.; Balasuriya. N.; Serpe, M. J.; Chen, H.; Liang, H. “X-ray triggered color-tunable microgel-based interferometers for radiation dose sensing“, Chemical Engineering Journal2023, 464, 142519.
138. Hossain, F.; Shen, Q.; Balasuriya, N.; Law, J.L.M.; Logan, M.; Houghton, M.; Tyrrell, D.L.; Joyce, M.A.; Serpe,  M.J. ”Utilization of a Glucometer Test Strip and Enzymatic Reactions to Quantify Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Spike RBD IgG Antibody and SARS-CoV-2 Virus in Saliva and Serum”, Analytical Chemistry, 2023, 95 (19), 7620–7629.
137. Fu, A.; Serpe,  M.J. ” Electrochromic Microgel-Based Etalon Devices“, ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2022, 4 (12), 9186-9193.
136. Guo, S.; Wong, D.; Wang. S.; Gill. R.; Serpe,  M.J. “Design of hydrogel–microgel composites with tailored small molecule release profiles“, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2022, 10, 4416-4430.
135. Shu, T.; Hu, L.; Hunter, H.; Balasuriya, N.; Fang, S.; Zhang, Q.; Serpe, M.J. “Multi-responsive micro/nanogels for optical sensing“, Advanced in Physics:X, 2022, 7(1). (Invited review)
134. Wan, Y.; Cuff, K.; Serpe, M.J. A Wirelessly Controlled Shape-Memory Alloy-Based Bistable Metal Swimming Device”, Advanced Intelligent Systems, 2022, 2100251.
133. Hossain, F.; Balasuriya, N.; Hossain, M.M.; Serpe, M.J. “Orthophosphate Quantification in Water Utilizing an Enzymatic Reaction and a Commercial Glucometer Test Strip“, Analytical Chemistry, 2022, 94, 4, 2056-2062.
132. Wei, M.; Darcie, T.; Xu, W.; Gao, Y.; Mundel, H.; Aitchison, J.S.; Zhang, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Enhancing the Sensitivity of Surface Plasmon Resonance Measurements Utilizing Polymer Film/Au Assemblies“, Analytical Chemistry, 2021, 93, 49, 16718–16726.
131. Shu, T.; Hunter, H.; Zhou, Z.; Sun, Y.; Cheng, X.; Ma, J.; Su, L.; Zhang, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Portable point-of-care diagnostic devices: an updated review“, Analytical Methods, 2021, 13, 5418-5435. (Invited review)
130. Shen, Q.; Shu, T.; Wang, H.; Fang, C.; Zhang, Y.; Meldrum, A.; Serpe, M.J. “Sensing using a fluorescent product generated from Cu2+ assisted L-Ascorbic acid oxidation“, Nano Select, 2021, 3(3), 723-732.
129. Zhang, Q.; Zhang, Y.; Wan, Y.; Carvalho, W.; Hu, L.; Serpe, M.J. “Stimuli-Responsive Polymers for Sensing and Reacting to Environmental Conditions“, Progress in Polymer Science, 2021, 116, 101386.
128. Zhang, Y.; Fang, C.; Zhang, S.; Campbell, R.E.; Serpe, M.J. “Controlled Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Using Dexamethasone-Loaded Light-Responsive Microgels”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021, 13, 7051-7059.
127. Zhang, Y.; Fang, C.; Carvalho, W.S.P.; Gao, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Triggered Small-Molecule Release from Dual-Stimuli Responsive Microgels”ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2021, 3, 410-417.
126. Carvalho, W.S.P.; Lee, C.W.; Zhang, Y.; Czarnecki, A.; Serpe, M.J. “Probing the response of poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) microgels to solutions of various salts using etalons”Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2021, 585, 195-204.
125. Hu, L.; Tong, S.; Wan, Y.; Fang, C.; Gao, F.; Serpe, M.J. “Recent advances in stimuli-responsive polymers for sensing and actuation“, Molecular Systems Design & Engineering, 2021, 6, 108-121.
124.Wei, M.; Xu, W.; Li, X.; Gao, F.; Carvalho, W.S.P.; Zhang, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Stimuli-responsive microgels for controlled deposition of gold nanoparticles on surfaces”, Nanoscale Advances, 2020, 2, 5242-5253.
123. Shu, T.; Hu, L.; Shen, Q.; Jiang, L.; Zhang, Q.; Li, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Stimuli-responsive polymer-based systems for diagnostic applications”, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2020, 8, 7042-7061. (Invited review)
122. Shu, T.; Shen, Q.; Zhang, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Stimuli-responsive polymer/nanomaterial hybrids for sensing applications”Analyst, 2020,145, 5713-5724. (Invited review)
121.Zhang, Y.; Gao, Y.; Carvalho, W.S.P.; Fang, C.; Serpe, M.J. “Microgel-Based Stretchable Reservoir Devices for Elongation Enhanced Small Molecule Release Rate”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2020, 12, 19062-19068.
120. Xia, X.; Zhang, X.; Serpe, M.J.; Zhang, Q. “Microgel‐Based Devices as Wearable Capacitive Electronic Skins for Monitoring Cardiovascular Risks” Advanced Materials Technologies, 2020, 5, 1900818.
119. Guo, S.;Carvalho, W.S.P.; Wong, D.; Serpe, M.J. Alkanethiol Molecular Barriers for Controlling Small Molecule Release Kinetics from a Microgel-Based Reservoir Device”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019, 11, 47446-47455.

118. Le, X.-X.; Lu, W.; He, J.;  Serpe, M.J.; Zhang, J.-W.;  Chen, T. “Ionoprinting Controlled Information Storage of Fluorescent Hydrogel for Hierarchical and Multi-Dimensional Decryption”, Science China Materials, 2019, 62, 831-839.

117. Hu, L.; Wan, Y.; Zhang, Q.; Serpe, M.J. “Harnessing the Power of Stimuli-Responsive Polymers for Actuation”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 1903471. (Invited review)

116. Hu, L.; Zhang, Q.; Li, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Stimuli-Responsive Polymers for Sensing and Actuation”, Materials Horizons, 2019, 6, 1774-1793. (Invited review)

115. Zhang, Y.; Carvalho, W.S.P.; Fang, C.; Serpe, M.J.“Volatile Organic Compound Vapor Detection with Responsive Microgel-Based Etalons”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2019, 290, 520-526.

114. Serpe, M.J. “Fine-Tuned Gel Particles Enable Smart Windows for Energy Efficiency”, Nature, 2019565, 438-439. (Invited News & Views article)

113. Wei, M.; Li, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Stimuli-Responsive Microgel-Based Surface Plasmon Resonance Transducer for Glucose Detection Using a Competitive Assay with Concanavalin A”, ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2019, 1, 519-525.

112. Wei, M.; Serpe, M.J. “Temperature-Light Dual Responsive Au@PNIPAm Core-Shell Microgel-Based Optical Devices”, Particle and Particle Systems Characterization, 2019, 36, 1800326.

111. Le, X.X.; Zhang, Y.C.; Lu, W.; Wang, L.; Zheng, J.; Ali, I.; Zhang, J.W.; Huang, Y.J.; Serpe, M.J.; Yang, X.T.; Fan, X.D.; Chen, T. “A Novel Anisotropic Hydrogel with Integrated Self-Deformation and Controllable Shape Memory Effect” Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2018, 39, 1800019.

110. Li, W.X.; Feng, R.Y.; Wang, R.S.; Li, D.; Jiang, W.W.; Liu, H.Z.; Guo, Z.Z.; Serpe, M.J.; Hu, L. “Polyelectrolyte-Based Physical Adhesive Hydrogels with Excellent Mechanical Properties for Biomedical Applications”Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2018, 6, 4799-4807.

109. Senna, J.P.; Barradas, T.N.; Cardoso, S.; Castiglione, T.C.; Serpe, M.J.; Silva, K.G.D.E.; Mansur, C.R.E. “Dual Alginate-Lipid Nanocarriers as Oral Delivery Systems for Amphotericin B”, Colloids and Surfaces B – Biointerfaces, 2018, 166, 187-194.

108.  Shu, T.; Shen, Q.; Wan, Y.; Zhang, W; Su, L.; Zhang, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Silver Nanoparticle-Loaded Microgel-Based Etalons for H2O2 Sensing”, RSC Advances2018, 8, 15567-15574.

107.  Shu, T.; Liu, J.; Su, L.; Zhang, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Synthesis of Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide)-co-(acrylic acid) Microgel-Entrapped CdS Quantum Dots and Their Photocatalytic Degradation of an Organic DyeRSC Advances, 2018, 8, 16850-16857. 

106. Xu, W.; Zhang, Y.; Gao, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Electrically Triggered Small Molecule Release from Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide-co-acrylic acid) Microgel-Modified ElectrodesACS   Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2018, 10, 13124-13129.

105. Jiang, Y.; Colazo, M.G.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons for the Label-Free Quantitation of Estadiol-17β in Aqueous Solutions and Milk Samples”, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2018, 410, 4397-4407.

104. Shu, T.; Shen, Q.; Su, L.; Zhang, X.; Serpe, M.J. “In situ Synthesis of CuS Nanoparticle Doped Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-Based Microgels for Near Infrared Triggered Photothermal TherapyACS Applied Nano Materials, 2018, 1, 1776-1783.

103. Islam, M.R.; Azimi, S.; Teimoory, F.; Loppnow, G.; Serpe, M.J. “Isolation of RNA from a Mixture and its Detection by Utilizing a Microgel-Based Optical Device” Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 2018, 961079-1086.

102. Ma, C.; Lu, W.; Yang, X.; He, J.; Le, X.; Wang, L.; Zhang, J.; Serpe, M.J.; Huang, Y.; Chen, T. “Bioinspired Anisotropic Hydrogel Actuators with On–Off Switchable and Color- Tunable Fluorescence Behaviors“, Advanced Functional Materials, 2018, 28, 1704568.

101.  Carvalho, W.S.P.; Wei, M.; Ikpo, N.; Gao, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Polymer-Based Technologies for Sensing ApplicationsAnalytical Chemistry, 2018, 90, 459-479. (Invited Review for the Special issue on Fundamental and Applied Reviews in Analytical Chemistry 2018)

100. Zhang, W.; Wei, M.; Carvalho, W.S.P.; Serpe, M.J. “Enzyme-Assisted Polymer Film Degradation-Enabled Biomolecule Sensing with Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide)-Based Optical Devices “, Analytica Chimica Acta, 2018, 999, 139-143.

99.Li, W.; Hu, L.; Zhu, J.; Li, D.; Luan, Y.; Xu, W.; Serpe, M.J. “Comparison of the Responsivity of Solution-Suspended and Surface-Bound Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-Based Microgels for Sensing Applications“, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 26539-26548.

98. Zhang, Q.M.; Colazo, J.; Berg, D.; Mugo, S.; Serpe, M.J. “Multi-Responsive Nanogels for Targeted Anti-Cancer Drug Delivery“, Molecular Pharmaceutics, 2017, 14, 2624-2628.

97. Zhang, Q.M.; Serpe, M.J.; Mugo, S. “Stimuli Responsive Polymer-Based 3D Optical Crystals for Sensing“, Polymers, 2017, 9, 436. (Invited Review)

96. Xu, W.; Song, Q.; Xu, J-F.; Serpe, M.J.; Zhang, X. “Supramolecular Hydrogels Fabricated from Supramonomers: A Novel Wound Dressing Material“, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 11368-11372.

95. Gao, Y.; Wei, M.; Li, X.; Xu, W.; Ahiabu, A.; Perdiz, J.; Liu, Z.; Serpe, M.J. “Stimuli-Responsive Polymers: Fundamental Considerations and Applications“, Macromolecular Research, 2017, 25, 513-527. (Invited Review)         

94. Ahiabu, A; Serpe, M.J. “Rapidly Responding pH and Temperature-Responsive Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide)-Based Microgels and Assemblies“, ACS Omega, 2017, 2, 1769-1777.

93. Li, X.; Cai, X.; Gao, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Reversible Bi-Directional Bending of Hydrogel- Based Bilayer Actuators“, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2017, 5, 2804-2812.

92. Zhang, Q.M.; Serpe, M.J. “Stimuli Responsive Polymers for Actuation“, ChemPhysChem, 2017, 18, 1451-1465. (Invited Review)

91. Xu, W.; Serpe, M.J. “Janus Microgels with Tunable Functionality, Polarity and Optical Properties“, Advanced Optical Materials, 2017, 5, 1600614.

90. Wei, M.; Gao, Y.; Li, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Stimuli-Responsive Polymers and Their Applications“, Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 8, 127-143.

89. Zhang, W.; Serpe, M.J. “Antigen Detection Using Fluorophore-Modified Antibodies and Magnetic Microparticles“, Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 2017, 238, 441-446.

88. Zhang, W.; Guo, S.; Carvalho, W.S.P.; Jiang, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Portable Point-of-Care Diagnostic Devices“, Analytical Methods, 2016, 8, 7847-7867.

87. Zhang, Q.M.; Berg, D.; Duan, J.; Mugo, S.; Serpe, M.J. “Optical Devices Constructed from Ferrocene-Modified Microgels for H2O2 Sensing“, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8, 27264-27269.

86. Song, Q.; Gao, Y.; Xu, J-F.; Qin, B.; Serpe, M.J.; Zhang, X. “Supramolecular Microgels Fabricated from Supramonomers“, ACS Macro Letters, 2016, 5, 1084-1088.

85. Jiang, Y.; Colazo, M.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Sensors for Progesterone in Aqueous Samples“, Colloid and Polymer Science, 2016, 294, 1733-1741.

84. Gao, Y.; Wong, K.Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Sequential and Controlled Release of Small Molecules from Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Reservoir Devices“, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2016, 4, 5144-5150. 

83. Li, X.; Gao, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Stimuli-Responsive Assemblies for Sensing Applications“, Gels, 2016, 2, 8-27. (Invited Review)

82. Li, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Understanding the Shape Memory Behavior of Self-Bending Materials and Their Use as Sensors“, Advanced Functional Materials, 2016, 26, 3282-3290.

81. Zhang, Q.M.; Wang, W.; Su, Y-Q; Hensen, E.J.M.; Serpe, M.J. “Biological Imaging and Sensing with Multiresponsive Microgels“, Chemistry of Materials, 2016, 28, 259-265.

80. Zhang, Q.M.; Serpe, M.J. “Versatile Method for the Universal Coating of Surfaces with Functional and Responsive Polymer-Based Films“, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2015, 7, 27547-27553.

79. Islam, M.R.; Irvine, J.; Serpe, M.J. “Photothermally Induced Optical Property Changes of Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons“, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2015, 7, 24370-24376.

78. Islam, M.R.; Xie, S.; Huang, D.; Smyth, K.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Optical Devices for Humidity Sensing“, Analytica Chimica Acta, 2015, 898, 101-108.

77. Xu, W.; Yao, Y.; Klassen, J.S.; Serpe, M.J. “Magnetic Field Assisted Programming of Particle Shapes and Patterns“, Soft Matter, 2015, 11, 7151-7158.

76. Zhang, Q.M.; Islam, M.R.; Li, X.; Xu, W.; Gao, Y.; Wei, M.; Ahiabu, A.; Hyson, K.; Serpe, M.J. “Structured Materials for Sensing Applications“, in Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/9780470027318.a9436. (Invited Feature Article)

75.  Li, X.; Gao, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Responsive Polymer-Based Assemblies for Sensing Applications“, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2015, 36, 1382-1392. (Invited Feature Article) 

74. Zhang, Q.M.; Berg, D.; Mugo, S.M.; Serpe, M.J. “Lipase-Modified pH-Responsive Microgel-Based Optical Device for Triglyceride Sensing“, Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 9726-9728.

73. Gao, Y.; Li, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Stimuli-Responsive Microgel-Based Etalons for Optical Sensing“, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 44074-44087. (Invited Review)

72. Li, X.; Gao, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Reductant-Responsive Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgels and Microgel-Based Optical Materials“, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 2015, 93, 685-689.

71. Huang, H.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons for Determining the Concentration of Ethanol in Gasoline“, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2015, 132, 42106 (6 pages).

70. Zhang, Q.M.; Serpe, M.J. “Responsive Polymers as Sensors, Muscles, and Self-Healing Materials“, Topics in Current Chemistry, 2015, 369, 377-424. (Invited Feature Article in Polymer Mechanochemistry Issue)

69. Guo, S.; Gao, Y.; Wei, M.; Zhang, Q.M.; Serpe, M.J. “Controlled Release Kinetics from a Surface Modified Microgel-Based Reservoir Device“, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2015, 3, 2516-2521.

68. Han, D.; Zhang, Q.M.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide)-co-(Acrylic Acid) Microgel/Ag Nanoparticle Hybrids for the Colorimetric Sensing of H2O2“, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 2784-2789.

67. Wei, M.; Gao, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Polymer Brush-Based Optical Device with Multiple Responsivities“, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2015, 3, 744-747.

66. Gao, Y.; Ahiabu, A.; Serpe, M.J. “Controlled Drug Release from the Aggregation-Disaggregation Behavior of pH-Responsive Microgels“, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014, 6, 13749-13756.

65. Islam, M.R.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Thin Film Actuators for Humidity Sensing“, RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 31937-31940.

64. Zhang, Q.M.; Li, X.; Islam, M.R.; Wei, M.; Serpe, M.J. “Light Switchable Optical Materials from Azobenzene Crosslinked Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide)-Based Microgels“, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2014, 2, 6961-6965.

63. Gao, Y.; Xu, W.; Serpe, M.J. “Free-Standing Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons“, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2014, 2, 5878-5884.

62. Islam, M.R.; Gao, Y.; Li, X.; Zhang, Q.M.; Wei, M.; Serpe, M.J. “Stimuli Responsive Polymeric Materials for Human Health Applications“, Chinese Science Bulletin, 2014, 59, 4237-4255. (Invited Review)

61. Zhang, Q.M.; Serpe, M.J. “Synthesis, Characterization, and Antibacterial Properties of a Hydroxyapatite Adhesive Block Copolymer“, Macromolecules, 2014, 47, 8018-8025.

60. Zhang, Q.M.; Ahiabu, A.; Gao, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “CO2-Switchable Poly (N- Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons“, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2015, 3, 495-498.

59. Islam, M.R.; Serpe, M.J. “A Novel Label-Free Colorimetric Assay for DNA Concentration in Solution” Anal. Chim. Acta., 2014, 843  83-88.

58. Islam, M.R.; Serpe, M.J. ” Polymer-Based Devices for the Label-Free Detection of DNA in Solution: Low DNA Concentrations Yield Large Signals” Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2014, 406, 4777-4783.

57. Gao, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Light Induced Color Changes of Microgel-Based Etalons ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces., 2014,  6(11), 8461-8466

56. Islam, M.R.; Ahiabu, A.; Li, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Optical Devices for Sensing and BiosensingSensors., 2014, 14, 8984-8995 (Invited Review)

55. Xu, W.; Gao, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Electrochemically Color Tunable Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based EtalonsJ. Mater. Chem. C., 2014, 2, 3873-3878.

54. Wang, J.; Hu, L.; Song, Y.; Serpe, M.J. “Non-Spherical Janus Microgels Driven by Thiolated DNA InteractionsPolymer, 2014, 55(10), 2340-2346.

53. Zhang, Q.M.; Xu, W.; Serpe, M.J. “Optical Devices Constructed from Multiresponsive MicrogelsAngew. Chem. Int. Edit., 2014, 53, 4827-4831.

52. Islam, M.R.; Gao, Y.; Li, X.; Serpe, M.J. “Responsive Polymers for Biosensing and Protein DeliveryJ. Mater. Chem. B., 2014, 2, 2444-2451 (Invited Review for 2014 Emerging Investigators Themed Issue)

51. Li, X.; Serpe, M.J. ” Understanding and Controlling the Self-Folding Behavior of Polymer-Based Muscles ” Adv. Funct. Mater., 2014, 24 (16), 4119-4126.

50. Islam, M.R.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons and Etalon Arrays for Determining the Molecular Weight of Polymers in SolutionAPL Mat., 2013, 1, 052108.

49. Hu, L.; Serpe, M.J. ” The Influence of Deposition Solution pH and Ionic Strength on the Quality of Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Thin Films and EtalonsACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5 (22), 11977-11983.

48. Islam, M.R.; Li, X.; Smyth, K.; Serpe, M.J. “Polymer-Based Muscle Expansion and ContractionAngew. Chem. Int. Edit., 2013, 52(39), 10330-10333. Work featured on front cover.

47. Gao, Y.; Zago, G.P.; Jia, Z.; Serpe, M.J. ” Controlled and Triggered Small Molecule Release from a Confined Polymer FilmACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5(19), 9803-9808.

46. Heppner, I.N.; Islam, M.R.; Serpe, M.J.* “Unexpected Cononsolvency Behavior of Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) – Based MicrogelsMacromolecular Rapid Communications, 2013, 34(21), 1708-1713

45. Islam, M.R.; Johnson, K.C.C.; Serpe, M.J. “Microgel-Based Etalon Coated Quartz Crystal Microbalances for Detecting Solution pH: The Effect of Au Overlayer ThicknessAnal. Chim. Acta., 2013, 792, 110-114.

44. Parasuraman, D.; Sarker, A.K.; Serpe, M.J. “Recyclability of Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel Based Assemblies for Organic Dye Removal from WaterColloid. Polym. Sci., 2013, 291,1795-1802.

43. Islam, M.R.; Lu, Z.; Li, X.; Sarker, A.K.; Hu, L.; Choi, P.; Li, X.; Hakobyan, N.; Serpe, M.J. “Responsive Polymers for Analytical Applications: A ReviewAnal. Chim. Acta., 2013, 789, 17-32. Invited review.

42. Hu, L.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons for Optical SensingJ. Anal. Bioanal. Techniques. 2012, DOI: 10.4172/2155- 9872.1000132.  Invited review.

41. Hu, L.; Sarker, A.K.; Islam, M.R.; Li, X.; Lu, Z.; Serpe, M.J. ” Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based AssembliesJ. Polym. Sci. Part A., 2013, 51, 3004-3020. Invited review.

40. Islam, M.R.; Serpe, M.J. “Label-Free Detection of Low Protein Concentration in Solution Using a Novel Colorimetric AssayBiosens. Bioelectron., 2013, 49, 133-138.

39. Hu, L.; Serpe, M.J. ” Controlling the Response of Color Tunable Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons with HysteresisChem. Commun., 2013, 49, 2649-2651.

38. Islam, M.R.; Serpe, M.J. “Polyelectrolyte Mediated Intra and Intermolecular Crosslinking in Microgel-Based Etalons for Sensing Protein Concentration in Solution Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 2646-2648.

37. Heppner, I.N.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) microgel – based etalons constructed from various metal layersColloid. Polym. Sci., 2013, 291, 1557-1562.

36. Smiley-Wiens, J.B.; Serpe, M.J. “Solvent Exchange Kinetics in Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel Based EtalonsColloid. Polym. Sci., 2013, 291, 971-979.

35. Islam, M.R.; Serpe, M.J. “ Penetration of Polyelectrolytes into Charged Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel Layers Confined Between Two SurfacesMacromolecules, 2013, 46 (4), 1599-1606.

34. Chen, Z.; Hu, L.; Serpe, M.J. “Liquid-Liquid Interface Assisted Synthesis of Multifunctional and Multicomponent Hydrogel ParticlesJ. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 20998-21002.

33. Hu, L.; Chen, Z.; Serpe, M.J. “Interface Assisted Synthesis of Complex Hydrogel ParticlesSoft Matter, 2012, 8, 10095-10099.

32. Johnson, K.C.C.; Mendez, F.; Serpe, M.J. “Detecting Solution pH Changes Using Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide)-co-Acrylic Acid Microgel-Based Etalon Modified Quartz Crystal MicrobalancesAnal. Chim. Acta. 2012, 739, 83-88.

31. Parasuraman, D.; Sarker, A.K.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide)-Based Microgels and Their Assemblies for Organic Molecule Removal from WaterChemPhysChem 2012, 13(10), 2507–2515. Invited review.

30. Hu, L.; Serpe, M.J. “Color Modulation of Spatially Isolated Regions on a Single Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel Based EtalonJ. Mater.Chem. 2012, 22, 8199-8202.

29. Parasuraman, D.; Leung, E.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel Based Assemblies for Organic Dye Removal from Water: Microgel Diameter EffectsColloid. Polym. Sci. 2012, 290 (11), 1053-1064.

28. Hu, L.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel Based Color Tunable Etalons for Light Filtration and SensingPolymers, 2012, 4(1), 134-149. Invited article.

27. Sorrell, C.D.; Serpe, M.J. “Glucose Sensitive Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel Based EtalonsAnal. Bioanal. Chem. 2012, 402, 2385-2393.

26. Parasuraman, D.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel Based Assemblies for Organic Dye Removal from WaterACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces., 2011, 3 (12), 4714–4721.

25. Carter, M.C.D.; Sorrell, C.D.; Serpe, M.J. “Deswelling Kinetics of Color Tunable Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based EtalonsJ. Phys. Chem. B. 2011, 115 (49), 14359-14368.

24. Sorrell, C.D.; Serpe, M.J. “Reflection order selectivity of color-tunable poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) microgel based etalonsAdv. Mater., 2011, 23 (35), 4088-4092.

23. Parasuraman, D.; Serpe, M.J. “Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgels for Organic Dye Removal from WaterACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2011, 3 (7), 2732–2737.

22. Sorrell, C.D.; Carter, M.C.D.; Serpe, M.J. “A “Paint-On” Protocol for the Facile Assembly of Uniform Microgel Coatings for Color Tunable Etalon FabricationACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2011, 3, 1140-1147.

21. Zavgorodnya, O.; Serpe, M.J. “Assembly of Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide)-co-Acrylic Acid Microgel Thin Films on Polyelectrolyte Multilayers: Effects of Polyelectrolyte Layer Thickness, Surface Charge and Microgel Solution pHColloid Polym. Sci., 2011, 289, 591-602.

20. Sorrell, C.D.; Carter, M.C.D.; Serpe, M.J. “Color Tunable Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide)-co-Acrylic Acid Microgel/Au Hybrid AssembliesAdv. Funct. Mater., 2011, 21, 425-433

Prior to the University of Alberta

19. Achneck, H.E.; Jamiolkowski, R.M.; Jantzen, A.E.; Haseltine, J.; Lane, W.O.; Huang, J.; Galinat, L.J.; Serpe, M.J.; Lin, F.H.; Li, M.; Parikh, A.; Ma, L.; Chen, T.; Sileshi, B.; Milano, C.A.; Wallace, C.S.; Stabler, T.V.; Allen, J.D.; Truskey, G.A.; Lawson, J.H. “The Biocompatibility of Titanium Cardiovascular Devices Seeded With Autologous Blood-Derived Endothelial Progenitor Cells” Biomaterials, 2011, 32, 10-18.

18. Serpe, M.J.; Whitehead, J.R.; Craig, S.L. “Breaking Down the Supramolecular Ensemble: Single-Molecule Studies of the Concentration Dependence of Main-Chain Supramolecular Polymer Molecular Weight Distributions on Surfaces” Aust. J. Chem., 2010, 63; 624-626.

17. Achneck, H.E.; Serpe, M.J.; Jamiolkowski, R.; Eibest, L.M.; Craig, S.L.; Lawson, J.H. “Regenerating Titanium Ventricular Assist Device Surfaces after Gold/ Palladium Coating for Scanning Electron Microscopy” Microsc. Res. Techniq.2010, 73; 71-76.

16. Serpe, M.J.; Whitehead, J.R.; Rivera, M.; Clark, R.L.; Craig, S.L. “Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy of DNA-Based Reversible Polymer Bridges: Surface Robustness and Homogeneity” Colloid Surface A2009, 346; 20-27.

15. Serpe, M.J.; Kersey, F.R.; Whitehead, J.R.; Wilson, S.M.; Clark, R.L.; Craig S.L. “A Simple and Practical Spreadsheet-Based Method to Extract Single-Molecule Dissociation Kinetics from Variable Loading-Rate Force Spectroscopy Data” J. Phys. Chem. C2008, 112(49); 19163-19167.

14. Serpe, M.J.; Rivera, M.; Kersey, F.R.; Clark, R.L.; Craig, S.L. “Time and Distance Dependence of Reversible Polymer Bridging Followed by Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy” Langmuir2008, 24(9); 4738-4742.

13. Serpe, M.J.; Craig, S.L. “Physical Organic Chemistry of Supramolecular Polymers” Langmuir2007, 23(4); 1626-1634.

12. Wiedemair, J.; Serpe, M.J.; Kim, J.; Masson, J-F.; Lyon, L.A.; Mizaikoff, B.; Kranz, C. “In-situ AFM Studies on the Phase Transition Behavior of Single Thermoresponsive Hydrogel Particles” Langmuir2007, 23(1); 130-137.

11. Nolan, C. M.; Serpe, M. J.; Lyon, L. A. “Pulsatile Release of Insulin from Layer-by-Layer Assembled Microgel Thin Films” Macromol. Symp., 2005, 227, 285-294.

10. Nayak, S.; Gan, D.; Serpe, M. J.; Lyon, L. A. “Hollow Thermoresponsive Nanogels” Small2005, 1(4), 416-421.

9. Kim, J.; Serpe, M.J.; Lyon, L.A.  “Photo-Switchable Microlens Arrays” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2005, 44 (9), 1333-1336.

8. Serpe, M.J.; Yarmey, K.A.; Nolan, C.M.; Lyon, L.A. “Doxorubicin Uptake and Release from Microgel Thin Films” Biomacromolecules2005, 6(1), 408-413.

7. Lyon, L. A.; Debord, J. D.; Debord, S.; Jones, C. D.; McGrath, J. G.; Serpe, M. J. “Microgel Colloidal Crystals” J. Phys. Chem. B2004, 108(50), 19099-19108.

6. Serpe, M.J.; Lyon, L.A. “Optical and Acoustic Studies of pH-Dependent Swelling in Microgel Thin Films” Chem. Mat.2004, 16(22), 4373-4380.

5. Nolan, C. M.; Serpe, M. J.; Lyon, L. A. “Thermally Modulated Insulin Release from Microgel Thin Films” Biomacromolecules2004, 5(5), 1940-1946.

4. Kim, J.; Serpe, M. J.; Lyon, L. A. “Hydrogel Microparticles as Dynamically Tunable Microlenses” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2004, 126(31), 9512-9513.

3. Serpe, M.J.; Kim, J.; Lyon, L.A. “Colloidal Hydrogel Microlenses” Adv. Mater.2004, 16(2), 184-187.

2. Serpe, M.J.; Jones, C.D.; Lyon, L.A. “Layer-by-Layer Deposition of Thermoresponsive Microgel Thin Films” Langmuir2003, 19(21), 8759-8764.

1. Jones, C.D.; Serpe, M.J.; Schroeder, L.; Lyon, L.A. “Microlens Formation in Microgel/Gold Colloid Composite Materials via Photothermal Patterning” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2003,  125(18), 5292-5293.


Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

5. Zhang, Q.; Hu, L.; Guo, S.; Zhang, Y.; Carvalho, W.; Serpe, M.J. “Reactive and Responsive Polymers for Sensing Applications in Body Fluids” in Macromolecular Engineering: From Precise Synthesis to Macroscopic Materials and Applications, Editors: Gnanou, Y.; Hadjichristidis, N.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Muthukumar, M.; Sheiko, S., Wiley, Accepted Nov. 5, 2019.

4. Zhang, Q.M.; Guo, S.; Duan, J.; Serpe, M.J. “Ordered Responsive Materials for Sensing Applications”; in Photonic Materials for Sensing, Biosensing and Display Devices, Editors: Serpe, M.J.; Kang, Y.; Zhang, Q.M., Springer, 2016. Chapter 1, 31 pages.

3. Li, X.; Serpe, M.J. Bioresponsive Hydrogels and Microgels”; inChemistry of Bioconjugates: Synthesis, Characterization, and Biomedical Applications, Editor: Narain, R., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014. Chapter 15, 17 pages.

2. Serpe, M.J.; Sorrell, C.D.; Carter, M.C.D.; Heppner, I.; Smiley-Wiens, J.B.; Hu, L.“Color-Tunable Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel Based Etalons: Fabrication, Characterization, and Applications”; in Hydrogel Micro and Nanoparticles, Editors: Lyon, L.A.; Serpe, M.J., Wiley VCH, 2012. Chapter 13, 20 pages.

1. Serpe, M.J.; Zhang, X. “The Principles, Development, and Application of Microelectrodes for the in vivo Determination of Nitric Oxide”; in Electrochemical Methods for Neuroscience, CRC Press, Editor: Adrian Michael, 2007. Chapter 21, 25 pages.