Publications and Journal Covers
Dr. James C. Weaver


3D Printing 







Carbon–cement supercapacitors as a scalable bulk energy storage solution
N Chanut, D Stefaniuk, JC Weaver, Y Zhu, Y Shao-Horn, A Masic, FJ Ulm
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 
120 (32), e2304318120 2023

A mid-Cambrian tunicate and the deep origin of the ascidiacean body plan
K Nanglu, R Lerosey-Aubril, JC Weaver, J Ortega-Hernández
Nature Communications 
14 (1), 3832 2023

High-throughput segmentation, data visualization, and analysis of sea star skeletal networks
L Tomholt, D Baum, RJ Wood, JC Weaver
Journal of Structural Biology 
215 (2), 107955 2023

The Inner Complexities of Multimodal Medical Data: Bitmap-Based 3D Printing for Surgical Planning Using Dynamic Physiology
NM Jacobson, J Brusilovsky, R Ducey, NV Stence, AJ Barker, MB Mitchell, L Smith, R  MacCurdy, JC Weaver
3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

3D knitting for pneumatic soft robotics
V Sanchez, K Mahadevan, G Ohlson, MA Graule, MC Yuen, CB Teeple, JC Weaver, J McCann, K Bertoldi, RJ Wood
Advanced Functional Materials
2212541 2023

Design of medical tympanostomy conduits with selective fluid transport properties
H Patel, I Pavlichenko, A Grinthal, CT Zhang, J Alvarenga, MJ Kreder, JC Weaver, Q Ji, CWF Ling, J Choy, Z Li, NL Black, PJM Bispo, JA Lewis, ED Kozin, J Aizenberg, AK Remenschneider
Science Translational Medicine 
15 (690), eadd9779 2023
The Ultra fit community mask—Toward maximal respiratory protection via personalized face fit
C Hyun, MM Jensen, K Yang, JC Weaver, X Wang, Y Kudo, SJ Gordon, AE Samir, JM Karp
Plos One 
18 (3), e0281050 2023

Cementing CO2 into C-S-H: A step toward concrete carbon neutrality
D Stefaniuk, M Hajduczek, JC Weaver, FJ Ulm, A Masic
PNAS Nexus 
2 (3), pgad052 2023

Soft robotic patient-specific hydrodynamic model of aortic stenosis and ventricular remodeling
L Rosalia, C Ozturk, D Goswami, J Bonnemain, SX Wang, B Bonner, JC Weaver, R Puri, S Kapadia, CT Nguyen, ET Roche
Science Robotics 
8 (75), eade2184 2023
Hot mixing: Mechanistic insights into the durability of ancient Roman concrete
LM Seymour, J Maragh, P Sabatini, M Di Tommaso, JC Weaver, A Masic
Science Advances
9 (1), eadd1602 2023

Active entanglement enables stochastic, topological grasping
K Becker, C Teeple, N Charles, Y Jung, D Baum, JC Weaver, L Mahadevan, RJ Wood
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
119 (42), e2209819119 2022

Inverse Design of Mechanical Metamaterials with Target Nonlinear Response via a Neural Accelerated Evolution Strategy
B Deng, A Zareei, X Ding, JC Weaver, CH Rycroft, K Bertoldi
Advanced Materials 
34 (41), 2206238 2022

An ambidextrous starfish-inspired exploration and reconnaissance robot (the ASTER-bot)
MA Bell, JC Weaver, RJ Wood
Soft Robotics 
9 (5), 991-1000 2022

Reactive ceramic aggregates in mortars from ancient water infrastructure serving Rome and Pompeii
LM Seymour, D Keenan-Jones, GL Zanzi, JC Weaver, A Masic
Cell Reports Physical Science 
3 (9), 101024 2022

Computational methods for the characterization of Apis mellifera comb architecture
C Bader, J Costa, N Lee, R Smith, R Ri, JC Weaver, N Oxman
Communications Biology 
5 (1), 1-13 2022

Ecological and phenotypic diversification after a continental invasion in neotropical freshwater stingrays
MA Kolmann, FPL Marques, JC Weaver, MN Dean, JP Fontenelle, NR Lovejoy
Integrative and Comparative Biology

A damage-tolerant, dual-scale, single-crystalline microlattice in the knobby starfish, Protoreaster nodosus
H Chen, Z Jia, Z Deng, L Chen, EM Peterman, JC Weaver, L Li 
375 (658), 647-652 2022
Surface texture modulation via buckling in porous inclined mechanical metamaterials
MC Fernandes, S Mhatre, AE Forte, B Zhao, O Mesa, JC Weaver, M Bechthold, K Bertoldi
Extreme Mechanics Letters 
51 (101549) 2022

Neuroanatomy in a middle Cambrian mollisoniid and the ancestral nervous system organization of chelicerates
J Ortega-Hernández, R Lerosey-Aubril, SR Losso, JC Weaver
Nature Communications 
13 (1), 1-11 2022

Scaffold vaccines for generating robust and tunable antibody responses
AJ Najibi, MO Dellacherie, TY Shih, EJ Doherty, DA White, T Bauleth‐Ramos, AG Stafford, JC Weaver, CD Yeager, BT Seiler, M Pezone, AW Li, B Sarmento, HA Santos, DJ Mooney, L Gu
Advanced Functional Materials, 
2110905, 2022

An Ambidextrous STarfish-Inspired Exploration and Reconnaissance Robot (The ASTER-bot)
MA Bell, JC Weaver, RJ Wood
Soft Robotics 

Frameless neuronavigation with computer vision and real-time tracking for bedside external ventricular drain placement: a cadaveric study
FC Robertson, MS Raahil, JM Amich, WI Essayed, A Lal, BH Lee, P Calvachi Prieto, J  Tokuda, J C Weaver, R W Kirollos, MW Chen, WB Gormley
Journal of Neurosurgery 
1, 1-10 2021

Mechanical and hydrodynamic analyses of helical strake-like ridges in a glass sponge
MC Fernandes, M Saadat, P Cauchy-Dubois, C Inamura, T Sirota, G Milliron, H Haj-Hariri, K Bertoldi, JC Weaver
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 
18 (182), 20210559 2021

Touching the stars: Using high-resolution 3D printing to visualize stellar nurseries
N Imara, JC Forbes, JC Weaver
The Astrophysical Journal Letters 
918 (1), L3 2021

A fabrication strategy for reconfigurable millimeter‐scale metamaterials
HD McClintock, N Doshi, A Iniguez‐Rabago, JC Weaver, NT Jafferis, K Jayaram, RJ Wood, JTB Overvelde
Advanced Functional Materials
2103428 2021

Microstructural design for mechanical–optical multifunctionality in the exoskeleton of the flower beetle Torynorrhina flammea
Z Jia, MC Fernandes, Z Deng, T Yang, Q Zhang, A Lethbridge, J Yin, Jae-Hwang Lee, Lin Han, JC Weaver, K Bertoldi, J Aizenberg, M Kolle, P Vukusic, L Li
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 
118 (25) 2021
Mechanically robust lattices inspired by deep-sea glass sponges
MC Fernandes, J Aizenberg, JC Weaver, K Bertoldi
Nature Materials 
20 (2): 237-241 2021

Shape-preserving erosion controlled by the graded microarchitecture of shark tooth enameloid
S Amini, H Razi, R Seidel, D Werner, WT White, JC Weaver, MN Dean, P Fratzl
Nature Communications 
11 (1) 2020

Ultra-sensitive and resilient compliant strain gauges for soft machines
OA Araromi, MA Graule, KL Dorsey, S Castellanos, JR Foster, W-H Hsu, AE Passy, JJ Vlassak, JC Weaver, CJ Walsh, RJ Wood 
587: 219–224 2020

Strategies for simultaneous strengthening and toughening via nanoscopic intracrystalline defects in a biogenic ceramic
Z Deng, H Chen, T Yang, Z Jia, JC Weaver, PD Shevchenko, F De Carlo, R Mirzaeifar, L Li 
Nature Communications 
11: 5678 2020

Tunable infrared transmission for energy-efficient pneumatic building façades
L Tomholt, O Geletina, J Alvarenga, AV Shneidman, JC Weaver, MC Fernandes, SA Mota, M Bechthold, J Aizenberg
Energy and Buildings
110377 2020

Smart thermally actuating textiles 
V Sanchez, CJ Payne, DJ Preston, JT Alvarez, JC Weaver, AT Atalay, M Boyvat, DM Vogt, RJ Wood, GM Whitesides, CJ Walsh
Advanced Materials Technologies 
5 (8), 2070050 2020

Crystal misorientation correlates with hardness in tooth enamels
CA Stifler, J Jakes, JD North, D Green, JC Weaver, PUPA Gilbert
Acta Biomaterialia

Crystal nucleation and growth of spherulites demonstrated by coral skeletons and phase-field simulations
CY Sun, L Gránásy, CA Stifler, T Zaquin, RV Chopdekar, N Tamura, JC Weaver, JAY Zhang, S Goffredo, G Falini, MA Marcus, T Pusztai, VSchoeppler, T Mass, PUPA Gilbert
Acta Biomaterialia

Dynamic self-repairing hybrid liquid-in-solid protective barrier for cementitious materials
GK Paink, S Kolle, D Le, JC Weaver, J Alvarenga, O Ahanotu, J Aizenberg, P Kim
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 
12 (28), 31922-31932 2020

Multi-scale modeling and mechanical performance characterization of stingray skeleton-inspired tessellations
AK Jayasankar, R Seidel, A Hosny, JC Weaver, P Fratzl, J Chen, MN Dean
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 
138, 103906 2020

Evidence of cosmic impact at Abu Hureyra, Syria at the Younger Dryas Onset (~ 12.8 ka): High-temperature melting at > 2200 C
AMT Moore, JP Kennett, WM Napier, TE Bunch, JC Weaver, M LeCompte, AV Adedeji, P Hackley, G Kletetschka, RE Hermes, JH Wittke, JJ Razink, MW Gaultois, A West
Scientific Reports 
10 (1), 1-22 2020

Octopus arm-inspired tapered soft actuators with suckers for improved grasping
Z Xie, AG Domel, N An, C Green, Z Gong, T Wang, EM Knubben, JC Weaver, K Bertoldi, L Wen
Soft Robotics 
1 2020

The structural origins of brittle star arm kinematics: An integrated tomographic, additive manufacturing, and parametric modeling-based approach
L Tomholt, LJ Friesen, D Berdichevsky, MC Fernandes, C Pierre, RJ Wood, JC Weaver
Journal of Structural Biology, 
107481 2020

A geometrically adaptable heart valve replacement
SC Hofferberth, MY Saeed, L Tomholt, MC Fernandes, CJ Payne, K Price, GR Marx, JJ Esch, DW Brown, J Brown, PE Hammer, RW Bianco, JC Weaver, ER Edelman, JP del Nido
Science Translational Medicine 
12 (531) 2020

Hybrid living materials: Digital design and fabrication of 3D multimaterial structures with programmable biohybrid surfaces
RSH Smith, C Bader, S Sharma, D Kolb, TC Tang, A Hosny, F Moser, JC Weaver, CA Voigt, N Oxman
Advanced Functional Materials
1907401 2019

Bioinspired design of flexible armor based on chiton scales
M Connors, T Yang, A Hosny, Z Deng, F Yazdandoost, H Massaadi, D Eernisse, R Mirzaeifar, MN Dean, 
JC Weaver, C Ortiz, L Li
Nature Communications 
10 (1), 1-13 2019

Human colon-on-a-chip enables continuous in vitro analysis of colon mucus layer accumulation and physiology
A Sontheimer-Phelps, DB Chou, A Tovaglieri, TC Ferrante, T Duckworth, C Fadel, V Frismantas, AD Sutherland, S Jalili-Firoozinezhad, M Kasendra, E Stas, JC Weaver, CA Richmond, O Levy, R Prantil-Baun, DT Breault, DE Ingber
Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology 
1 2019

Bright green biofluorescence in sharks derives from bromo-kynurenine metabolism
HB Park, YC Lam, JP Gaffney, JC Weaver, SR Krivoshik, R Hamchand, V Pieribone, DF Gruber, JM Crawford
19, 1291-1336 2019

The Temple Scroll: Reconstructing an ancient manufacturing practice
R Schuetz, JM Maragh, JC Weaver, I Rabin, A Masic
Science Advances 
5 (9), eaaw7494 2019

High-throughput segmentation of tiled biological structures using random-walk distance transforms
D Baum, JC Weaver, I Zlotnikov, D Knötel, L Tomholt, MN Dean
Integrative and Comparative Biology 
59 (6), 1700-1712 2019

Heads or tails? Cranio-caudal mass distribution for robust locomotion with biorobotic appendages composed of 3D-printed soft materials
JC Weaver, A Jusufi
Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems
240-253 2019

Design, fabrication, and characterization of an untethered amphibious sea urchin-inspired robot
T Paschal, MA Bell, J Sperry, S Sieniewicz, RJ Wood, JC Weaver
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 
4 (4), 3348-3354 2019

Mechanical properties of stingray tesserae: High-resolution correlative analysis of mineral density and indentation moduli in tessellated cartilage
R Seidel, A Roschger, L Li, JJ Bizzarro, Q Zhang, J Yin, T Yang, JC Weaver, P Fratzl, P Roschger, MN Dean
Acta Biomaterialia		

Ontogenetic scaling patterns of lizard skin surface structure as revealed by gel‐based stereo‐profilometry
S Baeckens, DK Wainwright, JC Weaver, DJ Irschick, JB Losos
Journal of Anatomy 
1 2019

An injectable bone marrow–like scaffold enhances T cell immunity after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
NJ Shah, AS Mao, TY Shih, MD Kerr, A Sharda, TM Raimondo, JC Weaver, VD Vrbanac, M Deruaz, AM Tager, DJ Mooney, DT Scadden
Nature Biotechnology 
37 (3), 293 2019

Large-scale micron-order 3D surface correlative chemical imaging of ancient Roman concrete
JM Maragh, JC Weaver, A Masic
PloS One 
14 (2), e0210710 2019

Pre-procedural fit-testing of TAVR valves using parametric modeling and 3D printing
A Hosny, JD Dilley, T Kelil, M Mathur, MN Dean, JC Weaver, B Ripley
Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography 
13 (1), 21-30 2019

Shark skin: three-dimensional structure and hydrodynamic function
G Lauder, D Wainwright, M Saadat, A Domel, JC Weaver, M Ankhelyi, M Popp, L Wen, K Bertoldi
Bulletin of the American Physical Society
63 2018

Morphogenesis of aligned collagen fibers in the annulus fibrosus: Mammals versus avians
S Ghazanfari, A Werner, S Ghazanfari, JC Weaver, TH Smit
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 
503 (2), 1168-1173 2018

Hydrodynamic properties of biomimetic shark skin: effect of denticle size and swimming speed
AG Domel, G Domel, JC Weaver, M Saadat, K Bertoldi, GV Lauder
Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 
13 (5), 056014 2018

From improved diagnostics to presurgical planning: high-resolution functionally graded multimaterial 3D printing of biomedical tomographic data sets
A Hosny, SJ Keating, JD Dilley, B Ripley, T Kelil, S Pieper, D Kolb, C Bader, A-M Pobloth, M Griffin, R Nezafat, G Duda, EA Chiocca, JR Stone, JS Michaelson, MN Dean, N Oxman, JC Weaver
3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 
5 (2), 103-113 2018

Making data matter: Voxel printing for the digital fabrication of data across scales and domains
C Bader, D Kolb, JC Weaver, S Sharma, A Hosny, J Costa, N Oxman
Science Advances 
4 (5), eaas8652 2018

Modeling radiation injury-induced cell death and countermeasure drug responses in a human Gut-on-a-Chip
S Jalili-Firoozinezhad, R Prantil-Baun, A Jiang, R Potla, T Mammoto, JC Weaver, TC Ferrante, HJ Kim, JMS Cabral, O Levy, DE Ingber
Cell Death & Disease 
9 (2), 223 2018

3D printing and intraoperative neuronavigation tailoring for skull base reconstruction after extended endoscopic endonasal surgery: proof of concept
WI Essayed, P Unadkat, A Hosny, S Frisken, MS Rassi, S Mukundan Jr, JC Weaver, O Al-Mefty, AJ Golby, IF Dunn
Journal of Neurosurgery
1-8 2018

Structural origins of coloration in the spider Phoroncidia rubroargentea Berland, 1913 (Araneae: Theridiidae) from Madagascar
S Kariko, JVI Timonen, JC Weaver, D Gur, C Marks, L Leiserowitz, M Kolle,L Li
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 
15 (139), 20170930 2018

Shark skin-inspired designs that improve aerodynamic performance
AG Domel, M Saadat, JC Weaver, H Haj-Hariri, K Bertoldi, GV Lauder
Journal of the Royal Society Interface
15 (139), 20170828 2018

Mechanobiologically optimized 3D titanium-mesh scaffolds enhance bone regeneration in critical segmental defects in sheep
AM Pobloth, S Checa, H Razi, A Petersen, JC Weaver, K Schmidt-Bleek, M Windolf, AÁ Tatai, CP Roth, K-D Schaser, GN Duda, P Schwabe
Science translational medicine 
10 (423) 2018

Determining the lipid specificity of insoluble protein transmembrane domains
R Ziblat, JC Weaver, LR Arriaga, S Chong, DA Weitz
Lab on a Chip 
18 (23), 3561-3569 2018

A biologically inspired, functionally graded end effector for soft robotics applications
K Kumar, J Liu, C Christianson, M Ali, MT Tolley, J Aizenberg, DE Ingber, JC Weaver, K Bertoldi
Soft Robotics 
4 (4), 317-323 2017

Materials science and architecture
M Bechthold, JC Weaver
Nature Reviews Materials
2 (12), 17082 2017

Impact-related microspherules in Late Pleistocene Alaskan and Yukon “muck” deposits signify recurrent episodes of catastrophic emplacement
JT Hagstrum, RB Firestone, A West, JC Weaver, TE Bunch
Scientific Reports 
7 (1), 16620 2017

Imaging biological surface topography in situ and in vivo
DK Wainwright, GV Lauder, JC Weaver
Methods in Ecology and Evolution 
8 (11), 1626-1638 2017

Mechanical induction of dentin-like differentiation by adult mouse bone marrow stromal cells using compressive scaffolds
B Hashmi, T Mammoto, JC Weaver, T Ferrante, A Jiang, E Jiang, J Feliz, DE Ingber
Stem Cell Research 
24, 55-60 2017

A biorobotic adhesive disc for underwater hitchhiking inspired by the remora suckerfish
Y Wang, X Yang, Y Chen, DK Wainwright, CP Kenaley, Z Gong, Z Liu, H Liu, J Guan, T Wang, JC Weaver, RJ Wood, L Wen
Science Robotics 
2 (10), eaan8072 2017

Mechanical behavior of idealized, stingray-skeleton-inspired tiled composites as a function of geometry and material properties
AK Jayasankar, R Seidel, J Naumann, L Guiducci, A Hosny, P Fratzl, JC Weaver, JWC Dunlop, MN Dean
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 
73, 86-101 2017

Preventing mussel adhesion using lubricant-infused materials
S Amini, S Kolle, L Petrone, O Ahanotu, S Sunny, CN Sutanto, S Hoon, L Cohen, JC Weaver, J Aizenberg, N Vogel, A Miserez
357 (6352), 668-673 2017

Mature induced-pluripotent-stem-cell-derived human podocytes reconstitute kidney glomerular-capillary-wall function on a chip
S Musah, A Mammoto, TC Ferrante, SSF Jeanty, M Hirano-Kobayashi, T Mammoto, K Roberts, S Chung, R Novak, M Ingram, T Fatanat-Didar, S Koshy, JC Weaver, GM Church, DE Ingber
Nature Biomedical Engineering 
1 (5), 0069 2017

Ultrastructural, material and crystallographic description of endophytic masses–A possible damage response in shark and ray tessellated calcified cartilage
R Seidel, M Blumer, P Zaslansky, D Knötel, DR Huber, JC Weaver, P Fratzl, S Omelon, L Bertinetti, MN Dean
Journal of Structural Biology
198 (1), 5-1 2017
Uncovering nature's design strategies through parametric modeling, multi‐material 3D printing, and mechanical testing
S Frølich, JC Weaver, MN Dean, H Birkedal
Advanced Engineering Materials
19 (6), e201600848 2017
Rational design of reconfigurable prismatic architected materials
JTB Overvelde, JC Weaver, C Hoberman, K Bertoldi
541 (7637) 347-352 2017
Soft robotic sleeve supports heart function
ET Roche, MA Horvath, I Wamala, A Alazmani, SE Song, W Whyte, Z Machaidze, CJ Payne, JC Weaver, G Fishbein, J Kuebler, NV Vasilyev, DJ Mooney, FA Pigula, CJ Walsh
Science Translational Medicine 
9 (373) 2017	
Ultrastructural and developmental features of the tessellated endoskeleton of elasmobranchs (sharks and rays)
R Seidel, K Lyons, M Blumer, P Zaslansky, P Fratzl, JC Weaver, MN Dean
Journal of Anatomy 
229 (5), 681-702 2016
Engineering the mechanics of heterogeneous soft crystals
H Cho, JC Weaver, E Pöselt, MC Boyce, GC Rutledge
Advanced Functional Materials
26 (38), 6938-6949 2016
Foraminiferal proxy response to ocean temperature variability and acidification over the last 150 years in the Santa Barbara Basin (California)
DK Pak, IL Hendy, JC Weaver, A Schimmelmann, L Clayman
Quaternary International	 	
Tensile instability in a thick elastic body
JTB Overvelde, DMJ Dykstra, R de Rooij, JC Weaver, K Bertoldi
Physical Review Letters 
117 (9), 094301 2016

Harnessing buckling to design architected materials that exhibit effective negative swelling
J Liu, T Gu, S Shan, SH Kang, JC Weaver, K Bertoldi
Advanced Materials 
28 (31), 6619-6624 2016
Grown, printed, and biologically augmented: An additively manufactured microfluidic wearable, functionally templated for synthetic microbes
C Bader, WG Patrick, D Kolb, SG Hays, S Keating, S Sharma, D Dikovsky, B Belocon, JC Weaver, PA Silver, N Oxman
3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 
3 (2), 79-89 2016
Data-driven material modeling with functional advection for 3D printing of materially heterogeneous objects
C Bader, D Kolb, JC Weaver, N Oxman
3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing
3 (2), 71-79 2016
A three-dimensional actuated origami-inspired transformable metamaterial with multiple degrees of freedom
JTB Overvelde, TA De Jong, Y Shevchenko, SA Becerra, GM Whitesides, JC Weaver, C Hoberman, K Bertoldi
Nature Communications 
7 29 2016
Hydrogels with tunable stress relaxation regulate stem cell fate and activity
O Chaudhuri, L Gu, D Klumpers, M Darnell, SA Bencherif, JC Weaver, N Huebsch, H-PLee, E Lippens, GN Duda, DJ Mooney
Nature Materials 
15 (3), 326-334 91 2016
Condensation on slippery asymmetric bumps
KC Park, P Kim, A Grinthal, N He, D Fox, JC Weaver, J Aizenberg
35 2016
Small airway-on-a-chip enables analysis of human lung inflammation and drug responses in vitro
KH Benam, R Villenave, C Lucchesi, A Varone, C Hubeau, HH Lee, SE Alves, M Salmon, TC Ferrante, JC Weaver, A Bahinski, GA Hamilton, DE Ingber
Nature Methods 
13 (2), 151-157 36 2016
Characterization of a mechanically tunable gyroid photonic crystal inspired by the butterfly Parides sesostris
C Pouya, JTB Overvelde, M Kolle, J Aizenberg, K Bertoldi, JC Weaver, P Vukusic
Advanced Optical Materials 
4 (1), 99-105 2016

CD44 alternative splicing in gastric cancer cells is regulated by culture dimensionality and matrix stiffness
CB da Cunha, DD Klumpers, ST Koshy, JC Weaver, O Chaudhuri, R Seruca, F Carneiro, PL Granja, DJ Mooney 
A three-dimensional actuated origami-inspired transformable metamaterial with multiple degrees of freedom
JTB Overvelde, TA de Jong, Y Shevchenko, SA Becerra, GM Whitesides, JC Weaver, C Hoberman, K Bertoldi
Nature Communications 
7 2016

Hydrodynamic function of biomimetic shark skin: effect of denticle pattern and spacing
L Wen, JC Weaver, PJM Thornycroft, GV Lauder
Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 
10 (6), 2015

Multi-scale thermal stability of a hard thermoplastic protein-based material
V Latza, PA Guerette, D Ding, S Amini, A Kumar, I Schmidt, S Keating, N Oxman, JC Weaver, P Fratzl, A Miserez, A Masic
Nature Communications 
6 2015
Glassin, a histidine-rich protein from the siliceous skeletal system of the marine sponge Euplectella, directs silica polycondensation
K Shimizu, T Amano, MR Bari, JC Weaver, J Arima, N Mori
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA
112 (37), 11449-11454 2015
Additive manufacturing of optically transparent glass
J Klein, M Stern, G Franchin, M Kayser, C Inamura, S Dave, JC Weaver, P Houk, P Colombo, M Yang, N Oxman
3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 
2 (3), 92-105 2015
Osteocyte lacunar properties in rat cortical bone: Differences between lamellar and central bone
FL Bach-Gansmo, JC Weaver, MH Jensen, H Leemreize, KS Mader, M Stampanoni, A Brüel, JS Thomsen, H Birkedal
Journal of Structural Biology 
191 (1), 59-67 2015
Gains and losses of coral skeletal porosity changes with ocean acidification acclimation
P Fantazzini, S Mengoli, L Pasquini, V Bortolotti, L Brizi, M Mariani, M Di Giosia, S Fermani, B Capaccioni, E Caroselli, F Prada, F Zaccanti, O Levy, Z Dubinsky, JA Kaandorp, P Konglerd, JU Hammel, Y Dauphin, J-P Cuif, JC Weaver, KE Fabricius, W Wagermaier, P Fratzl, G Falini, S Goffredo
Nature Communications 
6 (2) 2015
A 3D-printed, functionally graded soft robot powered by combustion
NW Bartlett, MT Tolley, JTB Overvelde, JC Weaver, B Mosadegh, K Bertoldi, GM Whitesides, RJ Wood
349 (6244), 161-165 2015
The geometric design and fabrication of actuating cellular structures
L Guiducci, JC Weaver, YJM Bréchet, P Fratzl, JWC Dunlop
Advanced Materials Interfaces 
2 (11) 2015

Large area sub-micron chemical imaging of magnesium in sea urchin teeth
A Masic, JC Weaver
Journal of Structural Biology 
189 (3), 269-275 2015
New functional insights into the internal architecture of the laminated anchor spicules of Euplectella aspergillum
MA Monn, JC Weaver, T Zhang, J Aizenberg, H Kesari
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 
112 (16), 4976-4981 2015

Dimpled elastic sheets: a new class of non-porous negative Poisson’s ratio materials
F Javid, E Smith-Roberge, MC Innes, A Shanian, JC Weaver, K Bertoldi
Scientific Reports 
5 2015

A highly conspicuous mineralized composite photonic architecture in the translucent shell of the blue-rayed limpet
L Li, S Kolle, JC Weaver, C Ortiz, J Aizenberg, M Kolle
Nature Communications 
6 2015

Substrate stress relaxation regulates cell spreading
O Chaudhuri, L Gu, M Darnell, D Klumpers, SA Bencherif, JC Weaver, N Huebsch, DJ Mooney
Nature Communications 
6 2015

Hierarchical structural design for fracture resistance in the shell of the pteropod Clio pyramidata
L Li, JC Weaver, C Ortiz
Nature Communications 
6 2015

Built for tough conditions
Y Politi, JC Weaver
347 (6223), 712-713 2015

Biological materials and molecular biomimetics–filling up the empty soft materials space for tissue engineering applications
A Miserez, JC Weaver, O Chaudhuri
Journal of Materials Chemistry B 
3 (1), 13-24 2015

Large area sub-micron chemical imaging of magnesium in sea urchin teeth
A Masic, JC Weaver
Journal of Structural Biology	 	

Biphasic ferrogels for triggered drug and cell delivery
CA Cezar, SM Kennedy, M Mehta, JC Weaver, L Gu, H Vandenburgh, DJ Mooney
Advanced Healthcare Materials 
3 (11), 1869-1876 2014

Influence of the stiffness of three-dimensional alginate/collagen-I interpenetrating networks on fibroblast biology
CB da Cunha, DD Klumpers, WA Li, ST Koshy, JC Weaver, O Chaudhuri,  PL Granja, DJ Mooney
35 (32), 8927-8936 2014

Tunability and enhancement of mechanical behavior with additively manufactured bio-inspired hierarchical suture interfaces
E Lin, Y Li, JC Weaver, C Ortiz, MC Boyce
Journal of Materials Research 
29 (17), 1867-1875 2014

Multi-lineage MSC differentiation via engineered morphogen fields
PR Arany, GX Huang, O Gadish, J Feliz, JC Weaver, J Kim, WW Yuen, DJ Mooney
Journal of dental research

Self-replenishing vascularized fouling-release surfaces
C Howell, TL Vu, JJ Lin, S Kolle, N Juthani, E Watson, JC Weaver, J Alvarenga, J Aizenberg
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
6 (15), 13299-13307 2014

Harnessing buckling to design tunable locally resonant acoustic metamaterials
P Wang, F Casadei, S Shan, JC Weaver, K Bertoldi
Physical Review Letters
113 (1), 014301 2014

Nanoconfined β-sheets mechanically reinforce the supra-biomolecular network of robust squid sucker ring teeth
PA Guerette, S Hoon, D Ding, S Amini, A Masic, V Ravi, B Venkatesh, JC Weaver, A Miserez
ACS Nano 
8 (7), 7170-7179 2014

Bone marrow–on–a–chip replicates hematopoietic niche physiology in vitro
Y Torisawa, CS Spina, T Mammoto, A Mammoto, JC Weaver, T Tat, JJ Collins, DE Ingber
Nature Methods
11 (6), 663-669 2014

Photoactivation of endogenous latent transforming growth factor–β1 directs dental stem cell differentiation for regeneration
PR Arany, A Cho, TD Hunt, G Sidhu, K Shin, E Hahm, GX Huang, JC Weaver, ACH Chen, BL Padwa, MR Hamblin, MH Barcellos-Hoff, AB Kulkarni, DJ Mooney
Science Translational Medicine
6 (238) 2014

Biomimetic shark skin: design, fabrication and hydrodynamic function
L Wen, JC Weaver, GV Lauder
The Journal of Experimental Biology 
217 (10), 1656-1666 2014
Complex ordered patterns in mechanical instability induced geometrically frustrated triangular cellular structures
SH Kang, S Shan, A Košmrlj, WL Noorduin, S Shian, JC Weaver, DR Clarke, K Bertoldi
Physical Review Letters 
112 (9), 098701 2014

Illustrating biodiversity: The power of an image
JC Weaver, E DiMasi
Biomineralization Sourcebook: Characterization of Biominerals and Biomimetic Materials	 	
Responsive materials: A novel design for enhanced machine-augmented composites
E Bafekrpour, A Molotnikov, JC Weaver, Y Brechet, Y Estrin
Scientific Reports 
4 2014
Effect of microtextured surface topography on the wetting behavior of eutectic gallium–indium alloys
RK Kramer, JW Boley, HA Stone, JC Weaver, RJ Wood
30 (2), 533-539 2014

Applications of a new handheld reference point indentation instrument measuring bone material strength
C Randall, D Bridges, R Guerri, X Nogues, L Puig, E Torres, L Mellibovsky, K Hoffseth, T Stalbaum, A Srikanth, JC Weaver, S Rosen, H Barnard, D Brimer, A Proctor, J Candy, C Saldana, S Chandrasekar, T Lescun, CM Nielson, E Orwoll, D  Herthel, H  Kopeikin, HTY Yang, JN Farr, L McCready, S Khosla, A Diez-Perez, PK Hansma
Journal of Medical Devices 
7 (4): 041005 2013

3D soft metamaterials with negative Poisson's ratio  
Babaee S, Shim J, Weaver JC, Chen ER, Patel N, Bertoldi K 
Advanced Materials 
25 (36): 5044-9 2013 

Phase transformations and structural developments in the radular teeth of Cryptochiton stelleri  
Wang QQ, Nemoto M, Li DS, Weaver JC, Weden B, Stegemeier J, Bozhilov, Wood LR, Milliron GW, Kim CS,  DiMasi E, Kisailus D 
Advanced Functional Materials 
23 (23): 2908-2917 2013  

Harnessing instabilities for design of soft reconfigurable auxetic/chiral materials  
Shim J, Shan SC, Kosmrlj A, Kang SH, Chen ER, Weaver JC, Bertoldi K 
Soft Matter
9 (34): 8198-8202 2013

The stomatopod dactyl club: A formidable damage-tolerant biological hammer 
Weaver JC, Milliron GW, Miserez A, Evans-Lutterodt K, Herrera S, Gallana I, Mershon WJ, Swanson B, Zavattieri P, DiMasi E, Kisailus D
336 (6086): 1275-1280 2012

Four-stranded coiled-coil elastic protein in the byssus of the giant clam, Tridacna maxima
Miserez A, Li Y, Cagnon J, Weaver JC, and J. Herbert Waite
13 (2), 332–341 2012

Wide-field SEM of semiconducting minerals 
Weaver JC, Mershon W, Zadrazil M, Kooser M, Kisailus D 
Materials Today 
13 (10) 46-53 2010

Microindentation for in vivo measurement of bone tissue mechanical properties in humans 
Diez-Perez A, Güerri R, Nogues X, Cáceres E, Peña MJ, Mellibovsky L, Randall C, Bridges D, Weaver JC, Proctor A, Brimer D, Koester KJ, Ritchie RO, Hansma PK 
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 
25 (8): 1877-1885 2010

Analysis of an ultra-hard magnetic biomineral in chiton radular teeth 
Weaver JC, Wang QQ, Miserez A, Tantuccio A, Stromberg R, Bozhilov KN, Maxwell P, Nay R, Heier ST, DiMasi E, Kisailus D
Materials Today 
13 (1-2): 42-52 2010

Unifying design strategies in demosponge and hexactinellid skeletal systems
Weaver JC, Milliron GW, Allen P, Miserez A, Rawal A, Garay J, Thurner PJ, Seto J, Mayzel B, Friesen LJ, Chmelka BF, Fratzl P, Aizenberg J, Dauphin Y, Kisailus D, Morse DE
Journal of Adhesion 
86 (1): Sp. Iss. SI: 72-95 2010

Changes in reflectin protein phosphorylation are associated with dynamic iridescence in squid
Izumi M, Sweeney AM, Demartini D, Weaver JC, Powers ML, Tao A, Silvas TV, Kramer RM, Crookes-Goodson WJ, Mäthger LM, Naik RR, Hanlon RT, Morse DE
Journal Royal Society Interface 
7 (44): 549-560 2010

Role of Magnesium ion in the stabilization of biogenic amorphous calcium carbonate: A structure-function investigation
Politi Y, Batchelor DR, Zaslansky P, Chmelka BF, Weaver JC, Sagi I, Weiner S, Addadi L 
Chemistry of Materials 
22 (1): 161-166 2010

Localization of Phosphorylated Serine, Osteopontin, and Bone Sialoprotein on bone fracture surfaces
Thurner PJ, Lam S, Weaver JC, Morse DE, Hansma PK 
Journal of Adhesion    
85 (8): 526-545 2009

Microstructural and biochemical characterization of the nanoporous sucker rings from Dosidicus gigas 
Miserez A, Weaver JC, Pedersen PB, Schneeberk T, Hanlon RT, Kisailus D, Birkedal H 
Advanced Materials    
21 (4) 401-406 2009
The effect of NaF in vitro on the mechanical and material properties of trabecular and cortical bone
Thurner PJ, Erickson B, Turner P, Jungmann R, Lelujian J, Proctor A, Weaver JC, Schitter G, Morse DE, Hansma PK 
Advanced Materials    
21 (4) 451-457 2009

Two new species of Camallanus (Nematoda: Camallanidae) from freshwater turtles in Queensland, Australia
Rigby MC, Sharma RSK, Hechinger RF, Platt TR, Weaver JC 
Journal of Parasitology   
94 (6): 1364-1370 2008

Effects of laminate architecture on fracture resistance of sponge biosilica: Lessons from Nature 
Miserez A, Weaver JC, Thurner PJ, Aizenberg J, Dauphin D, Fratzl P, Morse DE, Zok FW
Advanced Functional Materials
18 (8):1241-1248 2008 

Hierarchical assembly of the siliceous skeletal lattice of the hexactinellid sponge Euplectella aspergillum 
Weaver JC, Aizenberg J, Fantner GE, Kisailus D, Woesz A, Allen P, Fields K, Porter MJ, Zok FW, Hansma PK, Fratzl P, Morse DE
Journal of Structural Biology
188 (1):  93-106 2007

In situ observation of fluoride-ion-induced hydroxyapatite–collagen detachment on bone fracture surfaces by atomic force microscopy 
Kindt JH, Thurner PJ, Lauer ME, Bosma BL, Schitter G, Fantner GE, Izumi M, Weaver JC, Morse DE, Hansma PK 
18 (13): Art. No. 135102 2007

In vitro study of magnesium-calcite biomineralization in the skeletal materials of the seastar Pisaster giganteus.
Gayathri S, Lakshminarayanan R, Weaver JC, Morse DE, Kini RM, Valiyaveettil S
Chemistry: A European Journal
13 (11): 3262-3268 2007

High-speed photography of compressed human trabecular bone correlates whitening to microscopic damage
Thurner PJ, Erickson B, Jungmann R, Schriock Z, Weaver JC, Fantner GE, Schitter G, Morse DE, Hansma PK
Engineering Fracture Mechanics
74 (12): 1928-1941 2007

Kinetically controlled catalytic formation of zinc oxide thin films at low temperature 
Kisailus D, Schwenzer B, Gomm J, Weaver JC, Morse DE 
Journal of the American Chemical Society 
128 (31): 10276-10280 2006

Mechanical consequences of biomolecular gradients in byssal threads
Waite JH, Weaver JC, Vaccaro E
Bionanotechnology: Proteins to Nanodevices
Springer Netherlands

Micromechanical properties of biological silica in skeletons of deep-sea sponges
Woesz A, Weaver JC, Kazanci M, Dauphin Y, Aizenberg J, Morse DE, Fratzl P
Journal of Materials Research
21 (8): 2068-2078 2006

Self-assembled bifunctional surface mimics an enzymatic and templating protein for the synthesis of a metal oxide semiconductor 
Kisailus D, Truong Q, Amemiya Y, Weaver JC, Morse DE 
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA)
103 (15): 5652-5657 2006

Hierarchical interconnections in the nano-composite material bone: fibrillar cross-links resist fracture on several length scales
Fantner GE, Rabinovych O, Schitter G, Thurner P, Kindt JH, Finch MM, Weaver JC, Golde LS, Morse DE, Lipman EA, Rangelow IW, Hansma PK
Composites Science and Technology
66: 1202-1208 2006

High-speed photography of the development of microdamage in trabecular bone during compression 
Thurner PJ, Erickson B, Schriock Z, Langan J, Scott J, Zhao M, Weaver JC, Fantner GE, Turner P, Kindt JH, Schitter G, Morse DE, Hansma PK 
Journal of Materials Research 
21 (5): 1093-1100 2006

Sacrificial bonds and hidden length dissipate energy as mineralized fibrils separate during bone fracture 
Fantner GE, Hassenkam T , Kindt JH, Weaver JC, Birkedal H, Pechenik L, Cutroni JA, Cidade GAG, Stucky GD, Morse DE,  Hansma PK
Nature Materials
4 (8): 612-616 2005

Skeleton of Euplectella sp.: structural hierarchy from the nanoscale to the macroscale 
Aizenberg J, Weaver JC, Thanawala MS, Sundar VC, Morse DE, Fratzl P 
309 (5732): 275-278 2005

Functionalized gold nanoparticles mimic catalytic activity of a polysiloxane-synthesizing enzyme
Kisailus D, Najarian M, Weaver JC, Morse DE
Advanced Materials
17 (10): 1234-1239 2005

Enzymatic synthesis and nanostructural control of gallium oxide at low temperature
Kisailus D, Choi JH, Weaver JC, Yang WJ, Morse DE
Advanced Materials 
17 (3): 314-318 2005 

The tube cement of Phragmatopoma californica: a solid foam
Stewart RJ, Weaver JC, Morse DE, Waite JH
Journal of Experimental Biology
207 (26): 4727-4734 2004 

Influence of the degradation of the organic matrix on the microscopic fracture behavior of trabecular bone 
Fantner GE, Birkedal H, Kindt JH, Hassenkam T, Weaver JC, Cutroni JA, Bosma BL, Bawazer L, Finch MM, Cidade GAG, Morse DE, Stucky GD, Hansma PK
35 (5): 1013-1022 2004 

High-resolution AFM imaging of intact and fractured trabecular bone 
Hassenkam T, Fantner GE, Cutroni JA, Weaver JC, Morse DE, Hansma PK
35 (1): 4-10 2004 

Biological glass fibers: correlation between optical and structural properties
Aizenberg J, Sundar VC, Yablon AD, Weaver JC, Chen G
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA)
101 (10): 3358-3363 2004 

Structure-function studies of the Lustrin A polyelectrolyte domains, RKSY and D4
Wustman BA, Weaver JC, Morse DE, Evans JS
Connective Tissue Research
44: 10-15 2003

Characterization of two molluscan crystal-modulating biomineralization proteins and identification of putative mineral binding domains
Michenfelder M, Fu G, Lawrence C, Weaver JC, Wustman BA, Taranto L, Evans JS, Morse DE
70: 522-533 2003

Molecular biology of demosponge axial filaments and their roles in biosilicification
Weaver JC, Morse DE
Microscopy Research and Technique
62 (4): 356-367 2003 

Biocatalytically templated synthesis of titanium dioxide
Sumerel JL, Yang WJ, Kisailus D, Weaver JC, Choi JH, Morse DE
Chemistry of Materials
15 (25): 4804-4809 2003 

Nanostructural features of demosponge biosilica
Weaver JC, Pietrasanta LI, Hedin N, Chmelka BF, Hansma PK, Morse DE
Journal of Structural Biology
144 (3): 271-281 2003 

Characterixation of a Ca (II)-, mineral-interactive polyelectrolye domain from the adhesive elastomeric biomineralization protein, Lustrin A
Wustman BA, Weaver JC, Morse DE, Evans JS
19: 9373-9381 2003
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