Publications as an ASU faculty member
(*= corresponding author)
B. Smolková, T. MacCulloch, A. Frtús, M. Uzhytchak, M. Lunova, M. Hof, P. Jurkiewicz, A. Dejneka, N. Stephanopoulos*, O. Lunov*, “Effect of the protein corona on endosomal escape of functionalized DNA nanostructures” (submitted)
B.I. Martinez, G. Mousa, K. Fleck, T. MacCulloch, C.W. Diehnelt, N. Stephanopoulos, S.E. Stabenfeldt*, “Uncovering temporally sensitive targeting domains for traumatic brain injury via phage display” (submitted) pre-print on bioRxiv
A. Buchberger, R.P. Narayanan, J. Bernal, C.R. Simmons, N.E. Fahmi, N. Stephanopoulos*, “Integrating proteins and DNA nanostructures using orthogonal coiled-coil peptides” (submitted)
R.P. Narayanan, A. Buchberger, L. Zhou, N.E. Fahmi, H. Yan, F. Zhang M.J. Webber*, N. Stephanopoulos*, “Supramolecular polymerization of DNA nanostructures using high-affinity host-guest interactions” (submitted)
S.J. Henry, N Stephanopoulos*, “Functionalizing DNA nanostructures for therapeutic applications” Wiley Interdiscip. Rev. Nanomed. Nanobiotechnol. (ASAP online)
A. Buchbergerǂ, H. Sainiǂ, K.R. Eliatoǂ, R. Merkley, Y. Xu, A. Zare, J. Bernal, R. Ros*, M. Nikkhah*, N. Stephanopoulos*, “Reversible control of gelatin hydrogel stiffness using DNA crosslinkers” ChemBioChem (2021) 22:1755–1760. (ǂco-first authors)
N. Stephanopoulos*, P. Sulc, “DNA nanodevices as mechanical probes of protein structure and function” Appl. Sci. (2021) 11:2802.
C.R. Simmonsǂ, T. MacCullochǂ, F. Zhang, Y. Liu, N. Stephanopoulos*, H. Yan*, “A Self‐Assembled Rhombohedral DNA Crystal Scaffold with Tunable Cavity Sizes and High‐Resolution Structural Detail” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (2020) 59:18619-18626. (ǂco-first authors)
N. Stephanopoulos*, “Hybrid nanostructures from the self-assembly of proteins and DNA” Chem (2020) 6:364–405.
F.M. Fumasi, N. Stephanopoulos, J.L. Holloway*, “Reversible Control of Biomaterial Properties for Dynamically Tuning Cell Behavior” J. Appl. Polym. Sci. (2020) 137:e49058.
A. Buchberger, C.R. Simmons, N.E. Fahmi, R. Freeman, N. Stephanopoulos* "Hierarchical Assembly of Nucleic Acid/Coiled-Coil Peptide Nanostructures" J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2020) 3:1406-1416.
T. Mahatmanto*, I. Azizah, A, Buchberger, N. Stephanopoulos "Progress toward sourcing plants for new bioconjugation tools: a screening evaluation of a model peptide ligase using a synthetic precursor" 3 Biotech (2019) 9:442.
N. Stephanopoulos* "Peptide–Oligonucleotide Hybrid Molecules for Bioactive Nanomaterials" Bioconj. Chem. (2019) 30:1915-1922.
N. Stephanopoulos* "Strategies for stabilizing DNA nanostructures to biological conditions" ChemBioChem (2019) 20:2191-2197.
Y. Xu, S. Jiang, C. Simmons, R.P. Narayanan, F. Zhang, A.-M. Aziz, H. Yan, N. Stephanopoulos* “Tunable nanoscale cages from self-assembling DNA and protein building blocks” ACS Nano (2019) 13:3545–3554.
A. Stelson, M. Liu, C.A.E. Little, C.J. Long, N.D. Orloff, N. Stephanopoulos*, J.C. Booth* "Label-Free Detection of Conformational Changes in Switchable DNA Nanostructures with Microwave Microfluidics" Nat. Commun. (2019) 10:1174.
T. MacCulloch, A. Buchberger, N. Stephanopoulos* “ Emerging applications of peptide–oligonucleotide conjugates: bioactive scaffolds, self-assembling systems, and hybrid nanomaterials" Org. Biomol. Chem. (2019) 17:1668-1682.
M. Liu, S. Jiang, O. Loza, P. Sulc, N.E. Fahmi, N. Stephanopoulos* “Rapid Photoactuation of a DNA Nanostructure using an Internal Photocaged Trigger Strand" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (2018) 57:9341 –9345. (selected as paper for Wiley’s Joint Special Collection on Biopolymers, for the Murray Goodman Award Symposium at the 2019 ACS Spring Meeting: bit.ly/wileybiopolymers19)
C. Simmons, F. Zhang, T. MacCulloch, N.E. Fahmi, N. Stephanopoulos, Y. Liu, N. Seeman, H. Yan*, "Tuning the Cavity Size and Chirality of Self-Assembling 3D DNA Crystals” J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2017) 139:11254-11260.
D. Varun, G.R. Srinivaan, Y.-H. Tsai, H.-J. Kim, J. Cutts, F. Petty, R. Merkley, N. Stephanopoulos, D. Dolezalova, M. Marsala, D.A. Brafman*, “A Robust Vintronectin-Derived Peptide for the Scalable Long-term Expansion and Neuronal Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell (hPSC)-derived Neural Progenitor Cells (hNPCs)” Acta Biomater. (2017) 48:120-130.
Publications prior to ASU
(* = co-first authors)
R. Freeman, M. Han, Z. Álvarez, J.A. Lewis, J.R. Wester, N. Stephanopoulos, M.T. McClendon, C. Lynsky, J.M. Godbe, H. Sangji, E. Luijten, S.I. Stupp, “Reversible self-assembly of superstructured networks” Science (2018) 362:808-813.
J.J. Greene, M.T. McClendon, N. Stephanopoulos, S.I. Stupp, C.-P. Richter, “Electrophysiological assessment of a peptide amphiphile nanofiber nerve graft for facial nerve repair” J. Tissue Eng. Regen. Med. (2018) 12:1389–1401.
A.J. Matsuoka , Z.A. Sayed, N. Stephanopoulos, E.J. Berns, A.R. Wadhwani, Z.D. Morrissey, D.M. Chadly, S. Kobayashi, A.N. Edelbrock, T. Mashimo, C.A. Miller, T.L. McGuire, S.I. Stupp, J.A. Kessler “Creating a stem cell niche in the inner ear using self-assembling peptide amphiphiles” PLoS ONE (2017) 12:e0190150.
R. Freeman*, N. Stephanopoulos*, Z. Álvarez, J.A. Lewis, S. Sur, C.M. Serrano, J. Boekhoven, S.S. Lee, S.I. Stupp, “Instructing cells with programmable DNA-peptide hybrids” Nat. Commun. (2017) 8:15982
C. Rubert-Perez, N. Stephanopoulos, S.S. Lee, S. C. Newcomb, Sur, S.I. Stupp, “The Powerful Functions of Peptide-Based Bioactive Matrices for Regenerative Medicine” (invited review) Ann. Biomed. Eng. (2015) 43:501-514.
N. Stephanopoulos, R. Freeman, H.N. Scheler, S. Sur, S. Jeong, F. Tantakitti, J.A. Kessler, S.I. Stupp, “Bioactive DNA-Peptide Nanotubes Enhance the Differentiation of Neural Stem Cells Into Neurons” Nano Lett. (2015) 15:603-609.
A. Li, A. Hokugo, A. Yalom, E.J. Berns, N. Stephanopoulos, M.T. McClendon, L.A. Segovia, I. Spigelman, S.I. Stupp, R. Jarrahy., “A bioengineered peripheral nerve construct using aligned peptide amphiphile nanofibers” Biomaterials (2014) 35:8780-8790.
N. Stephanopoulos, J.H. Ortony, S.I. Stupp, “Self-Assembly for the Synthesis of Functional Biomaterials” (invited review) Acta Materialia (2013) 61:912-930.
J. Sack, N. Stephanopoulos, D.C. Austin, M.B. Francis, J.S. Trimmer, “Antibody-guided photoablation of voltage-gated potassium channels” J. Gen. Physiol. (2013) 142:315-324.
N. Stephanopoulos, M.B. Francis, “Choosing an Effective Protein Bioconjugation Strategy.” (invited review) Nat. Chem. Biol. (2011) 7:876-884.
P.G. Holder, D.T. Finley, N. Stephanopoulos, R. Walton, D.S. Clark, M.B. Francis, “Dramatic Thermal Stability of Virus-Polymer Conjugates in Hydrophobic Solvents” Langmuir (2010) 26:17383–17388.
N. Stephanopoulos*, M. Liu*, G.J. Tong, Z. Li, Y. Liu, H. Yan, M.B. Francis, “Immobilization and One-Dimensional Arrangement of Virus Capsids with Nanoscale Precision Using DNA Origami” Nano Lett. (2010) 10:2714-2720.
R.A. Miller, N. Stephanopoulos, J.M. McFarland, A.S. Rosko, P.L. Geissler, M.B. Francis, “The Impact of Assembly State on the Defect Tolerance of TMV-based Light Harvesting Arrays” J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2010) 132:6068-6074.
N. Stephanopoulos, E.O.P. Solis, G. Stephanopoulos, “Nanoscale process systems engineering: Toward molecular factories, synthetic cells, and adaptive devices” (invited perspective) AIChE J. (2005) 51:1858-1869.
Invited book chapters
(*= corresponding author)
N. Stephanopoulos*, R. Freeman*, “DNA-based materials as self-assembling scaffolds for interfacing with cells”, “Self-Assembling Biomaterials: Molecular Design, Characterization and Application in Biology and Medicine, 1st Edition” 2018, pp. 157-175. (Elsevier)
L. Avolio, D. Sipes, N. Stephanopoulos, S. Sur*, “Recreating stem-cell niches using self-assembling biomaterials”, “Self-Assembling Biomaterials: Molecular Design, Characterization and Application in Biology and Medicine, 1st Edition” 2018, pp. 421-454. (Elsevier)
N. Stephanopoulos, M.B. Francis*, “Making New Materials from Viral Capsids”, “Polymer Science: A Comprehensive Reference, 1st Edition” 2012, Vol. 9, pp. 247-266. (Elsevier)