Silk and Silk-Like supramolecular materials

Tanner D. Fink and R. Helen Zha. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2018 (in press)
DOI: 10.1002/marc.201700834 


Photoswitchable Nanomaterials Based on Hierarchically Organized Siloxane Oligomers

R. Helen Zha, Ghislaine Vantomme, José Augusto Berrocal, Ronald Gosens, Bas de Waal,Stefan Meskers, and E. W. Meijer
Advanced Functional Materials 2017 28 (1)
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201703952 


Unraveling the Driving Forces in the Self-Assembly of Monodisperse Naphthalenediimide-Oligodimethylsiloxane Block Molecules

José Augusto Berrocal, R. Helen Zha, Bas F. M. de Waal, Jody A. M. Lugger, Martin Lutz, and E. W. Meijer
ACS Nano 2017 11 (4), 3733-3741
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b08380


Pathway Complexity in the Enantioselective Self-Assembly of Functional Carbonyl-Bridged Triarylamine Trisamides

Andreas T. Haedler, Stefan C. J. Meskers, R. Helen Zha, Milan Kivala, Hans-Werner Schmidt, and E. W. Meijer
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016 138 (33), 10539-10545
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b05184


Switchable Charge Injection Barrier in an Organic Supramolecular Semiconductor

Andrey V. Gorbunov, Andreas T. Haedler, Tristan Putzeys, R. Helen Zha, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Milan Kivala, Indre Urbanavičiu̅tė, Michael Wübbenhorst, E. W. Meijer, and Martijn Kemerink
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016 8 (24), 15535-15542
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b02988


End Groups of Functionalized Siloxane Oligomers Direct Block-Copolymeric or Liquid-Crystalline Self-Assembly Behavior

R. Helen Zha, Bas F. M. de Waal, Martin Lutz, Abraham J. P. Teunissen, and E. W. Meijer
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016 138 (17), 5693-5698
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b02172


Other Publications

H Minehara, LM Pitet, S Kim, RH Zha, EW Meijer, and CJ Hawker. Branched block copolymers for tuning of morphology and feature size in thin film nanolithography. Macromolecules 2016 49 (6), 2318-2326. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02649

RH Zha, YS Velichko, R Bitton, and SI Stupp. Molecular design for growth of supramolecular membranes with hierarchical structure. Soft Matter 2016 12 (5), 1401-1410. DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02381E

RH Zha, S Sur, J Boekhoven, HY Shi, M Zhang, and SI Stupp. Supramolecular assembly of multifunctional maspin-mimetic nanostructures as a potent peptide-based angiogenesis inhibitor. Acta Biomaterialia 2015 12, 1-10. DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2014.11.001

J Boekhoven, RH Zha, F Tantakitti, E Zhuang, R Zandi, CJ Newcomb, and SI Stupp. Alginate–peptide amphiphile core–shell microparticles as a targeted drug delivery system. RSC Advances 2015 5 (12), 8753-8756. DOI: 10.1039/C4RA16593D

R Bitton, LW Chow, RH Zha, YS Velichko, ET Pashuck, and SI Stupp. Electrostatic control of structure in self‐assembled membranes. Small 2014 10 (3), 500-505. DOI: 10.1002/smll.201300254

SI Stupp, RH Zha, LC Palmer, H Cui, and R Bitton. Self-assembly of biomolecular soft matter. Faraday Discussions 2013 166, 9-30. DOI: 10.1039/C3FD00120B

RH Zha, S Sur, and SI Stupp. Self‐assembly of cytotoxic peptide amphiphiles into supramolecular membranes for cancer therapy. Advanced Healthcare Materials 2013 2 (1), 126-133. DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201200118

JB Matson, RH Zha, SI Stupp. Peptide self-assembly for crafting functional biological materials. Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 2011 15 (6), 225-235. DOI: 10.1016/j.cossms.2011.08.001


RH Zha, M Zhang, and SI Stupp. Anti-angiogenic molecules, nanostructures and uses thereof. US Patent 9169294. October 2015