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List of scientific publications


Articles in peer–reviewed journals

Pennisi, CP; Sevcencu, C.; Dolatshahi-Pirouz, A, Foss, M; Lundsgaard Hansen, J; Nylandsted Larsen, A; Zachar, V; Besenbacher, F. and Yoshida, K (2009) “Responses of fibroblasts and glial cells to nanostructured platinum surfaces” Nanotechnology, in press.

Pennisi, CP; Jensen, PE; Zachar, V; Greenbaum, E and Yoshida, K. (2009) “Incorporation of photosynthetic reaction centers in the membrane of human cells: toward a new tool for optical control of cell activity”. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 2 (1), pp. 156-165.

Dolatshahi-Pirouz, A; Pennisi, CP; Skeldal, S; Foss, M; Chevallier, J; Zachar, V; Andreasen, P; Yoshida, K and Besenbacher, F. (2009) “The influence of glancing angled deposited nano-rough platinum surfaces on the adsorption of fibrinogen and the proliferation of primary human fibroblasts.” Nanotechnology, 20, 095101.

Pennisi, CP; Greenbaum, E; Yoshida, K. (2008) “Spatial Distribution of the Electric Potential from Photosystem I Reaction Centers in Lipid Vesicles”, IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, 7 (2), pp. 164-171.

Sevcencu, C; Pennisi, CP; Yoshida, K; Gregersen, H. (2008) “Simultaneous monitoring of cellular depolarization and contraction: a new method to investigate excitability and contractility in isolated smooth muscle cells” American Journal of Physiology. Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 294 (3), pp. G648-G654.


Articles in conference proceedings

Greenbaum, E; Humayun, MS; Evans BR; Kuritz, T; Lee, I; Pennisi, CP. (2009) “Molecular Photovoltaics and the Optical Activation of Neural Cells” Proceedings of the Biomedical Science & Engineering Center Conference.  18-19 Mar 2009, Oak Ridge, TN, U.S.A.

Pennisi, CPA; Greenbaum, E; Yoshida, K. (2006) “Electrostatics of Photosynthetic Reaction Centers in Membranes” Proceedings of the 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Aug. 2006, New York, USA.


Conference abstracts

Greenbaum, E; Humayun, MS; Evans BR; Kuritz, T; Lee, I; Pennisi, CP. (2008) “Photosynthetic-mammalian cell hybrid structures: Complex systems with biomedical applications”. National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) Complex Systems Conference. 12-15 Nov 2008, Irvine, CA, U.S.A.

Dolatshahi-Pirouz, A; Pennisi, CP; Skeldal, S; Foss, M; Chevallier, J; Kingshott, P; Zachar, V; Yoshida, K; Besenbacher, F. (2008) “Nano-Rough Surfaces Produced by Glancing Angle Deposition (GLAD) for Protein Adsorption Measurements and Cellular Assays” American Vacuum Society AVS 55th International Symposium. From Nano to Astronomical: The Science & Technology of Materials, Interfaces, & Processing. 19 - 24 Oct 2008, Boston, MA, U.S.A.

Pennisi, CP; Sevcencu, C; Dolatshahi-Pirouz, A; Foss, M; Larsen, AN; Hansen, JL; Zachar, V; Beschenbacher, F; Yoshida, K. (2008) “Influence of nano-topography of platinum surfaces on fibroblast adhesion and morphology” 8th World Biomaterials Congress, May-Jun. 2008, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Pennisi, CP; Zachar, V; Yoshida, K. (2007) “Electrophysiological characterization of human mesenchymal stem cells derived from adipose tissue” EMBO Conference Series - Advances in Stem Cell Research, Oct. 2007, Stockholm, Sweden.

Pennisi, CP; Chemineau, E; Greenbaum, E; Yoshida, K. (2005) “Finite element model to predict the electric potential distribution in PSI-containing vesicles” Joint 15th IUPAB & 5th EBSA International Biophysics Congress. Aug. 2005, Montpellier, France.

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