Publications in 2013

Carbon nanotubes enhance the internalization of drugs by cancer cells and decrease their chemoresistance to cytostatics (January 4, 2013)
Meena Mahmood, Yang Xu, Vijayalakshmi Dantuluri, Thikra Mustafa, Alokita Karmakar, Daniel Casciano, Syed Ali, Alexandru S. Biris.
Nanotechnology, vol. 24, no. 4.

Bionanomaterials for bone tumor engineering and tumor destruction (January 16, 2013)
Gary Blackburn, Timothy G. Scott, Ilker S. Bauer, Anindya Ghosh, Alexandru S. Biris, Abhijit  Biswas.
Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2013, no. 11, pp 1519-1534.

Electro-catalytic properties of graphene composites containing gold or silver nanoparticles (February 1, 2013)
Stela Pruneanu, Florina Pogacean, Alexandru R. Biris, Maria Coros, Fumiya Watanabe, Enkeleda Dervishi, Alexandru S. Biris.
Electrochimica Acta, vol. 89, pp 246-252.

Photothermal nanodrugs: potential of TNF-gold nanospheres for cancer theranostics (February 27, 2013)
Jingwei Shao, Robert J. Griffin, Ekaterina I Galanzha, Jin-Woo Kim, Nathan Koonce, Jessica Webber, Thikra Mustafa, Alexandru S. Biris, Dmitri A. Nedosekin, Vladimir P. Zharov.
Scientific Reports, vol. 2013, no 3, article 1293.

Influence of chemical oxidation upon the electro-catalytic properties of graphene-gold nanoparticle composite (February 28, 2013)
Maria Coros, Alexandru R. Biris, Florina Pogacean, Lucian Barbu Tudoran, Camelia Neamtu, Fumiya Watanbe, Alexandru S. Biris, Stela Pruneanu.
Electrochimica Acta, vol. 91, pp 137-143.

Reversing chemoresistance of malignant glioma stem cells using gold nanoparticles (March 1, 2013)
Ananmaria Orza, Olga Soritau, Ciprian  Tomuleasa, Liliana Olenic, Adrian Florea, Ovidiu Pana, Ioan Bratu, Emoke Pall, Stefan Florian, Dan Casciano, Alexandru S. Biris.
International Journal of Nanomedicine, vol. 8, pp 689-702.

Microwave-assisted synthesis of highly dispersed carbon supported nickel nanoparticles (Ni/C) with renewable carbon source (March 7, 2013)
Gunwan Gunwan, Tito Viswanathan, Shawn Bourdo, Alexandru S. Biris.
Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry, vol. 43, no. 5, pp635-639.

Synthesis of Ag-decorated, few-layer graphene structures over a novel Ag/MgO catalytic system by radio-frequency chemical vapor deposition (March 15, 2013)
Alexandru R. Biris, Enkeleda Dervishi, Stefania Ardelean, Mihaela D. Lazar, Fumiya Watanabe, Gabriela L. Biris, Ioan Misan, Alexandru S. Biris.
Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol. 138, no. 2-3, pp 454-461.

Advances in bionanomaterials for bone tissue engineering (March 21, 2013)
Timothy G. Scott, Gary Blackburn, Michael Ashley, Ilker S. Bayer, Anindya Ghosh, Alexandru S. Biris, Abhijit Biswas.
Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, vol. 1, no. 11, pp 1519-1534.

Low-temperature (150° C) carbon nanotube growth on a catalytically active iron oxide–graphene nano-structural system (March 2013)
Enkeleda Dervishi, Alexandru R. Biris, Joshua A. Driver, Fumiya Watanabe, Shawn E. Bourdo, Alexandru S. Biris.
Journal of Catalysis, vol. 299, pp 307-315.

Few-layer graphene sheets with embedded gold nanoparticles for electrochemical analysis of adenine (April 12, 2013)
Alexandru R. Biris, Stela Pruneanu, Florina Pogacean, Mihaela D. Lazar, Gheorghe Borodi, Stefania Ardelean, Enkeleda Dervishi, Fumiya Watanabe, Alexandru S. Biris.
International Journal of Nanomedicine, vol. 8, pp 1429-38.

Single-walled carbon nanotubes as specific targeting and Raman spectroscopic agents for detection and discrimination of single human breast cancer cell (May 14, 2013)
Zeid Nima, Meena Mahmood, Alokita Karmakar, Thikra Mustafa, Shawn Bourdo, Yang Xu, Alexandru S. Biris.
Journal of Biomedical Optics, vol. 18, no. 5.

Role of carbonaceous nanomaterials in stimulating osteogenesis in mammalian bone cells (May 16, 2013)
Meena Mahmood, Hector Villagarcia, Enkeleda Dervishi, Thikra Mustafa, Mohammad Alimohammadi, Dan Casciano, Mariya Khodakovskaya, Alexandru S. Biris.
Journal of Material Chemistry-B, vol. 2013, no. 25, pp 3220-3230.

Iron oxide nanoparticle-based radio-frequency thermotherapy for human breast adenocarcinoma cancer cells (May 23, 2013)
Thikra Mustafa, Yongbin Zhang, Fumiya Watanabe, Alokita Karmakar, Madhu P. Asar, Reginald Little, M. Keith Hudson, Yang Xu, Alexandru S. Biris.
Biomaterials Science, vol. 2013, no. 8, pp 870-880.

Silver nanoparticles decrease body weight and locomotor activity in adult male rats (May 27, 2013)
Yongbin Zhang, Sherry A. Ferguson, Fumiya Watanabe, Yvonne Jones, Yang Xu, Alexandru S. Biris, Saber Hussain, Syed F. Ali.
Small, vol. 9, no. 9-10, pp 1715-1720.

New route microwave-assisted synthesis of carbon supported nickel phosphide (C/Ni2P) nanocomposite (May 31, 2013
Gunwan Gunwan, Tito Viswanathan, Shawn Bourdo, Alexandru S. Biris
Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements, vol. 188, no. 6, pp 768-777.

Application in electrochemistry of graphene-modified electrodes (May 2013)
Maria Coros, Florina Pogacean, Alexandru R. Biris, Alexandru S. Biris, Stela Pruneanu.
Micro and Nanosystems, vol. 5, no. 2, pp 127-137.

Separation and spectroscopic/molecular weight analysis of crude and purified polyaniline(s) (June 13, 2013)
Venu Gopal Bairi, Shawn E. Bourdo, Joshua A. Moore, Laura K. Schnackenberg, Brian C. Berry, Alexandru S. Biris and Tito Viswanathan.
Journal of Polymer Research, vol. 20, pp 193-200.

Enhanced Photocurrent Response of Titania Nanotube Heterojunction Devices Capped with Titanim Disilicide (July 9, 2013)
Hidetaka Ishihara, Ganesh K. Kannarpady, Justin Woo, Alexandru S. Biris.
Energy Technology, vol. 1, no. 7, pp 412-418.

Super-resolution photothermal microscopy (July 17, 2013)
Dmitry A. Nedosekin, Ekaterina I. Galanzha, Ganesh K. Kannarpady, Alexandru S. Biris, Vladimir P. Zharov.
Small, “early view” pending full publication.

Organic solar cells: A review of materials, limitations, and possibilities for improvement (July 25, 2013)
Omar A. Abdulrazzaq, Viney Saini, Shawn Bourdo, Enkeleda Dervishi, Alexandru S Biris.
Particulate Science and Technology, vol. 31, no. 5, pp 427-442. 

A Nano Necessity:  Global Ethics for Human Enhancement (August 7, 2013) Marinelle Ringer. The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, vol. 12, no. 2, pp 61-70.

Temperature-dependent bouncing of super-cooled water on Teflon-coated superhydrophobic tungsten nanorods (August 15, 2013)
Khedir R. Khedir, Ganesh K. Kannarpady, Hidetaka Ishihara, Justin Woo, Madhu P. Asar, Charles Ryerson, Alexandru S. Biris.
Applied Surface Science, vol. 279, pp 76-84.

Optimization of the protonation level of polyaniline-based hole-transport layers in bulk-heterojunction organic solar cells (August 19, 2013)
Omar Abdulrazzaq, Shawn Bourdo, Viney Saini, Venu G. Bairi, Enkeleda Dervishi, Tito Viswanathan, Zeid Nima, Alexandru S. Biris.
Energy Technology, vol. 1, no. 8, pp 463-470.