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"Miniaturized Biomechanosensors for Cardiomechanical Studies," Yi Zhao, Ph.D. Dissertation, Boston University. (Advisor: Xin Zhang; May 2006)

Journal Papers (#denotes graduate students/postdocs supervised by X. Zhang; *denotes corresponding author by X. Zhang; +denotes contributed equally.)

Y. Zhao#, C.C. Lim, D.B. Sawyer, R. Liao, and X. Zhang*, "Simultaneous Orientation and Cellular Force Measurements in Adult Cardiac Myocytes Using Three-Dimensional Polymeric Microstructures," Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 2007, 64(9): 718-725. [DOI]

Y. Zhao# and X. Zhang*, "Adaptation of Myofibrils to a Microstructured Polymeric Substrate," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 2007, 136(2): 491-495. [DOI]

Y. Zhao# and X. Zhang*, "Determination of the Deformations in Polymeric Nanostructures Using Geometric Moire Techniques for Biological Applications," Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2006, 117(2): 376-383. [DOI]

Y. Zhao#, C.C. Lim, D.B. Sawyer, R. Liao, and X. Zhang*, "Microchip for Subcellular Mechanics Study in Living Cells," Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2006, 114(2): 1108-1115. [DOI]

Y. Zhao# and X. Zhang*, "An Approach for Creating Polymeric Microstructures with Various Aspect Ratios for Cellular Analysis Applications," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 2006, 127(2): 216-220. [DOI]

Y. Zhao# and X. Zhang*, "Cellular Mechanics Study in Cardiac Myocytes Using PDMS Pillars Array," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 2006, 125(2): 398-404. [DOI]

Y. Zhao# and X. Zhang*, "Adaptation of Flexible Polymer Fabrication to Cellular Mechanics Study," Applied Physics Letters, 2005, 87(14): 144101(3pp). [DOI]

Y. Zhao#, C.C. Lim, D.B. Sawyer, R. Liao, and X. Zhang*, "Cellular Force Measurements Using Single-Spaced Polymeric Microstructures: Isolating Cells from Base Substrate," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2005, 15(9): 1649-1656. [DOI]

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