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Publications: Publications

40. Wang, J., Ranjbaran, M., Ault, A., Verma, M.S.* (2023) A loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay to detect Bacteroidales and assess risk of fecal contamination. Food Microbiology 110:104173 DOI: 10.1016/

39. Boodaghidizaji, M., Athalye, S.M., Sukirt, S., Esmaili, E., Verma, M.S.,* and Ardekani, A.M.* (Accepted: 18 October 2022) Characterizing viral samples using machine learning for Raman and absorption spectroscopy. MicrobiologyOpen (In Press)

38. Nejati, S., Wang, J., Sedaghat, S., Balog, N., Long., A.M., Kasi, V., Park, K., Johnson, J.S., Verma, M.S., and Rahimi, R. (2022) Smart Capsule for Targeted Proximal Colon Microbiome Sampling. Acta Biomaterialia In Press DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2022.09.050

37. Ranjbaran, M. and (2022) Microfluidics at the interface of bacteria and fresh produce. Trends in Food Science & Technology In press DOI: 10.1016/j.tifs.2022.07.014

36. Centeno-Martinez, R.E., Glidden, N., Mohan, S., Davidson, J.L., Fernandez-Juricic, E., Boerman, J.P., Schoonmaker, J.P., Pillai, D., Koziol, J., Ault, A., Verma, M.S., and Johnson, T.A., (2022) Identification of Bovine Respiratory Disease through the Nasal Microbiome. Animal Microbiome 4: 15 DOI: 10.1186/s42523-022-00167-y

35. Nejati, S.,§ Wang, J.,§ Heredia, U., Woodhouse, I., Verma, M.S., and Rahimi, R. (2022) Small Intestinal Sampling Capsule for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Type Detection and Management. Lab on a Chip; 22: 57-70 DOI            : 10.1039/D1LC00451D

34. Wang, J.W., Dextre, A., Pascual-Garrigos, A., Davidson, J.L., Maruthamuthu, M. K., McChesney, D., Seville, J., and Verma, M.S.* (2021) Fabrication of a paper-based colorimetric molecular test for SARS-CoV-2. MethodsX; 8: 101586 DOI: 10.1016/j.mex.2021.101586

33. Pascual-Garrigos, A., Maruthamuthu, M.K., Ault, A., Davidson, J., Rudakov, G., Pillai, D., Koziol, J., Schoonmaker, J., Johnson, T., and Verma, M.S.* (2021) On-farm colorimetric detection of Pasteurella multocida, Mannheimia haemolytica, and Histophilus somni in crude bovine nasal samples. Veterinary Research; 52: 126. DOI: 10.1186/s13567-021-00997-9

32. Davidson, J.L., § Wang, J.W., § Maruthamuthu, M.K.,§ Dextre, A., Pascual-Garrigos, A., Mohan, S., Putikam, S.V.S., Osman, F.O.I., McChesney, D., Seville, J., Verma, M.S.* (2021) A paper-based colorimetric molecular test for SARS-CoV-2 in saliva. Biosensors and Bioelectronics: X; 9: 100076. DOI: 10.1016/j.biosx.2021.100076

31. Mohan, S.,§ Pascual-Garrigos, A.,§ Brouwer, H., Pillai, D., Koziol, J., Ault, A., Schoonmaker, J., Johnson, T., Verma, M.S.* (2021) Loop-mediated isothermal amplification for the detection of Pasteurella multocida, Mannheimia haemolytica, and Histophilus somni in bovine nasal samples. ACS Agricultural Science and Technology DOI:10.1021/acsagscitech.0c00072

30. Maruthamuthu, M.K., Raffiee, A.H., De Oliveira, D.M., Ardekani, A.M., Verma, M.S. (2020) Raman spectra-based deep learning – a tool to identify microbial contamination MicrobiologyOpen DOI: 10.1002/mbo3.1122.

29. Yildirim, A., Grant, J.C., Siamak, S.E., Lee, W., Maruthamuthu, M.K., Verma, M., Sutherland, J.W., Cakmak, M. (2020) Roll‐to‐Roll (R2R) Production of Large‐Area High‐Performance Piezoelectric Films Based on Vertically Aligned Nanocolumn Forests Advanced Materials Technologies. DOI: 10.1002/admt.202000553

28. Maruthamuthu, M.K., Rudge, S.R., Ardekani, A.M., Ladisch, M.R., Verma, M.S. (2020) Process Analytical Technologies and Data Analytics for Manufacture of Monoclonal Antibodies Trends in Biotechnology. DOI: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2020.07.004

27. Waimin, J.F.,§ Nejati, S.,§ Jiang, H., Qiu, J.,UG Wang, J.,G Verma, M.S., Rahimi, R. (2020) Smart Capsule for Non-invasive Sampling and Studying of the Gastrointestinal Microbiome RSC Advances; 10, 16313-16322; doi:10.1039/C9RA10986B

26. Verma, M.S.,§ Fink, M.F.,§ Salmon, G.L., Fornelos, N., Ohara, T. E., Ryu, S.H., Vlamakis, H., Xavier, R.J., Stappenbeck, T.S., and Whitesides, G.M. (2018) A common mechanism links activities of butyrate in the colon. ACS Chemical Biology; doi:10.1021/acschembio.8b00073

25. Belding, L., Baytekin, B., Baytekin, T., Rothemund, P., Verma, M.S., Nemiroski, A., Grzybowski, B. A., and Whitesides, G.M. (2018) Slit tubes for semi-soft pneumatic actuators. Advanced Materials; 30: 1704446

24. Verma, M.S.,§ Yang, D.,§ Harburg, D., and Whitesides, G.M. (2017) A soft tube-climbing robot. Soft Robotics; DOI: 10.1089/soro.2016.0078.

23. Verma, M.S., Tsaloglou, M.-N., Sisley, T., Christodouleas, D., Chen, A., Milette, J., and Whitesides, G.M. (2018) Sliding-strip microfluidic device enables ELISA on paper Biosensors and Bioelectronics; 99: 77-84.

22. Ainla, A., § Verma, M.S.,§ Yang, D.,§ and Whitesides, G.M. (2017) Soft, rotating pneumatic actuator Soft Robotics; doi:10.1089/soro.2017.0017

21. Jahed, Z., Shahsavan, H., Verma, M.S., Rogowski, J.J., Seo, B. B., Zhao, B., Tsui, T. Y., Gu, F. X., Mofrad, M. (2017) Bacterial networks on hydrophobic micropillars ACS Nano; doi: 10.1021/acsnano.6b06985.

20. Yang, D., Verma, M.S., Lossner, E., Stothers, D., Whitesides, G.M. (2016) Negative-pressure soft linear actuator with a mechanical advantage Advanced Materials Technologies; 1: 1600164.

19. Yang, D., Verma, M.S., So, J.-H., Mosadegh, B., Keplinger, C., Lee, B., Khashai, F., Lossner, E., Suo, Z., and Whitesides, G.M. (2016) Buckling pneumatic actuators as mimics of muscle Advanced Materials Technologies; 1: 1600055.

18. Rogowski, J.L., Verma, M.S., and Gu, F.X. (2016) Discrimination of proteins using an array of surfactant-stabilized gold nanoparticles Langmuir; 32: 7621-7629.

17. Rogowski, J.L., Verma, M.S., Chen, P.Z., and Gu, F.X. (2016) A “chemical nose” biosensor for detecting proteins in complex mixtures Analyst; 141:5627-5636.

16. Verma, M.S., Tsuji, J.M, Hall, B., Chen, P.Z., Forrest, J., Jones, L., and Gu, F.X. (2016) Towards point-of-care detection of polymicrobial infections: rapid colorimetric response using a portable spectrophotometer Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research; 10: 15-19.

15. Verma, M.S., Wei, S.-C., Rogowski, J.L, Tsuji, J.M, Chen, P.Z., Lin, C.-W., Jones, L., and Gu, F.X. (2016) Interactions between bacterial surface and nanoparticles govern the performance of “chemical nose” biosensors Biosensors and Bioelectronics; 83: 115-125.

14. Gu, J., Chen, P.Z., Seo, B.B., Jardin, J.M., Verma, M.S., Jahed, Z., Mofrad, M.R.K, Gu, F.X., and Tsui, T. (2015) Adhesion characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus bacterial cells on funnel-shaped palladium-cobalt alloy nanostructures. The Journal of Experimental Nanoscience; 11: 480-489.

13. Verma, M.S., Chen, P.Z., Jones, L., and Gu, F.X. (2015) Controlling “chemical nose” biosensor characteristics by modulating gold nanoparticle shape and concentration Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research; 5: 13-18.

12. Verma, M.S., Rogowski, J.L., Jones, L., and Gu, F.X. (2015) Colorimetric biosensing of pathogens using gold nanoparticles. Biotechnology Advances; 33:666-680.

11. Liu, S., Chang, C.N., Verma, M.S., Hileeto, D.,Muntz, A., Stahl, U., Woods, J., Jones, L., and Gu, F.X. (2015) Phenylboronic acid modified mucoadhesive nanoparticle drug carriers facilitate weekly treatment of experimentally-induced dry eye syndrome. Nano Research; 8:621-635.

10. Chan, T.,§ Verma, M.S.,§ and Gu, F.X. (2015) Optimization of polydiacetylene-coated superparamagnetic magnetite biosensor for colorimetric detection of biomarkers. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; 15:2628-2633.

9. Verma, M.S., Chen, P.Z., Jones, L., and Gu, F.X. (2014) “Chemical nose” for the visual identification of emerging ocular pathogens using gold nanostars. Biosensors and Bioelectronics; 61: 386-390.

8. Verma, M.S., Chen, P.Z., Jones, L., and Gu, F.X. (2014) Branching and size of CTAB-coated gold nanostars control the colorimetric detection of bacteria. RSC Advances; 4:10660-10668.

7. Jahed, Z., Lin, P., Seo, B.B., Verma, M.S., Gu, F.X., Tsui, T.Y., and Mofrad, M. (2014) Responses of Staphylococcus aureus bacterial cells to nanocrystalline nickel nanostructures. Biomaterials;35: 4249-4254.

6. Davidson, D., Verma, M.S., and Gu, F.X. (2013) ­­Controlled root targeted delivery of fertilizer using an ionically crosslinked carboxymethyl cellulose hydrogel matrix. SpringerPlus; 2: 318.

5. Verma, M.S. and Gu, F.X. (2012) Microwave-enhanced reductive amination via Schiff’s base formation for block copolymer synthesis. Carbohydrate Polymers; 87: 2740-2744.

4. Verma, M.S., Liu S., Chen Y., Meerasa A. and Gu F.X. (2012) Size-tunable nanoparticles composed of dextran-b-poly(D,L-lactide) for drug delivery applications. Nano Research; 5: 49-61.

3. Lehtovaara B.C.,§ Verma, M.S., § and Gu F.X. (2012) Multi-phase ionotropic liquid crystalline gels with controlled architecture by self-assembly of biopolymers. Carbohydrate Polymers; 87: 1881-1885

2. Lehtovaara B.C., Verma, M.S., and Gu F.X. (2012) Synthesis of curdlan-graft-poly(ethylene glycol) and formulation of doxorubicin loaded core-shell nanoparticles. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers; 27: 3-17.

1. Rosen, J.E., Yoffe, S., Meerasa, A., Verma, M.S., and Gu, F.X. (2011) Nanotechnology and diagnostic imaging: new advances in contrast agent technology. Journal of Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology; 2: 1000115.

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