Faculty Profiles

Jennifer L West
Fitzpatrick Family University Professor of Engineering



Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 1996

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

Kim, M, Galstyan, E, Bryan, WW, Cuchiara, MP, West, JL, Freyhardt, HC, Jacobson, AJ, and Lee, TR. "YBCO superconducting tapes patterned using microcontact printing." ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 239 (March 2010). (Academic Article)

Day, ES, Bickford, LR, Drezek, RA, and West, JL. "Cancer imaging and thermal therapy facilitated by nanoparticles and multiphoton microscopy." Proceedings of the ASME 1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology 2010, NEMB2010 (2010): 221-222.

Morton, JG, Day, ES, Halas, NJ, and West, JL. "Nanoshells for photothermal cancer therapy." Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) 624 (2010): 101-117. Full Text

Nemir, S, and West, JL. "Synthetic materials in the study of cell response to substrate rigidity." Annals of Biomedical Engineering 38.1 (2010): 2-20. Full Text

Day, ES, Bickford, LR, Slater, JH, Riggall, NS, Drezek, RA, and West, JL. "Antibody-conjugated gold-gold sulfide nanoparticles as multifunctional agents for imaging and therapy of breast cancer." International Journal of Nanomedicine 5.1 (2010): 445-454.

Nemir, S, Hayenga, HN, and West, JL. "PEGDA hydrogels with patterned elasticity: Novel tools for the study of cell response to substrate rigidity." Biotechnology and Bioengineering 105.3 (2010): 636-644. Full Text