Faculty Profiles

Jennifer L West
Fitzpatrick Family University Professor of Engineering



Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 1996

McConnell, KI, Slater, JH, Han, A, West, JL, and Suh, J. "Microcontact printing for co-patterning cells and viruses for spatially controlled substrate-mediated gene delivery." Soft Matter 7.10 (2011): 4993-5001. Full Text

Slater, JH, Miller, JS, Yu, SS, and West, JL. "Fabrication of multifaceted micropatterned surfaces with laser scanning lithography." Advanced Functional Materials 21.15 (2011): 2876-2888. Full Text

Lazard, ZW, Heggeness, MH, Hipp, JA, Sonnet, C, Fuentes, AS, Nistal, RP, Davis, AR, Olabisi, RM, West, JL, and Olmsted-Davis, EA. "Cell-based gene therapy for repair of critical size defects in the rat fibula." Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 112.6 (2011): 1563-1571. Full Text

Leslie-Barbick, JE, Saik, JE, Gould, DJ, Dickinson, ME, and West, JL. "The promotion of microvasculature formation in poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate hydrogels by an immobilized VEGF-mimetic peptide." Biomaterials 32.25 (2011): 5782-5789. Full Text

Hsu, C-W, Olabisi, RM, Olmsted-Davis, EA, Davis, AR, and West, JL. "Cathepsin K-sensitive poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels for degradation in response to bone resorption." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A 98 A.1 (2011): 53-62. Full Text

Saik, JE, Gould, DJ, Watkins, EM, Dickinson, ME, and West, JL. "Covalently immobilized platelet-derived growth factor-BB promotes angiogenesis in biomimetic poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels." Acta Biomaterialia 7.1 (2011): 133-143. Full Text

West, JL. "Protein-patterned hydrogels: Customized cell microenvironments." Nature Materials 10.10 (2011): 727-729. Full Text

Bahney, CS, Lujan, TJ, Hsu, CW, Bottlang, M, West, JL, and Johnstone, B. "Visible light photoinitiation of mesenchymal stem cell-laden bioresponsive hydrogels." European Cells and Materials 22 (2011): 43-55.

Strong, LE, and West, JL. "Thermally responsive polymer-nanoparticle composites for biomedical applications." Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology 3.3 (2011): 307-317. Full Text

Stephens, EH, Durst, CA, West, JL, and Grande-Allen, KJ. "Mitral valvular interstitial cell responses to substrate stiffness depend on age and anatomic region." Acta Biomaterialia 7.1 (2011): 75-82. Full Text