69. Wafa, E. I., Wilson-Welder, J. H., Hornsby, R. L., Nally, J. E., Geary, S. M., Bowden, N. B., Salem, A. K. "A poly(diaminosulfide) microparticle-based vaccine for delivery of leptospiral antigens, Biomacromolecules, 2019. Submitted. 

68. Carter, J. M., Brown, E. M., Irish, E. E., Bowden, N. B. "Characterization of dialkyldithiophosphates as slow hydrogen sulfide releasing chemicals and their effect on the growth of maize" Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, 2019.

67. Do, A.-V., Smith, R., Tobias, P., Carlsen, D., Pham, E., Bowden, N. B., Salem, A. K. "Sustained release of H2S from poly(lactic acid) functionalized 4-hydroxythiobenzamide microparticles to protect from oxidative damage" Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2019, 47, 1691-1700. 


66. Carter, Justin M.; Brown, Eric M.; Grace, James P.; Salem, Aliasger K.; Irish, Erin E.; Bowden, Ned B. “Improved growth of pea, lettuce, and radish plants using the slow release of hydrogen sulfide from GYY-4137” PLOS One, 2018, 13, e0208732.

65. Gilmer, C. M.; Bowden, N. B. "Reactive Epoxy Nanofiltration Membranes with Disulfide Bonds for the Separation of Multicopmonent Chemical Mixtures." ACS Omega, 2018, 3, 10216-20224.

64. Schumacher, A. L; Gilmer, C. M.; Atluri, K.; Lee, J.; Jugessur, A.; Salem, A. K.; Bowden, N. B.; Raghavan, M. L.; Hasan, D. "Development and Evaluation of a Hemocompatible and Antithrombotic Coating for Commercially Available Neurovascular Stents and Flow Diverters." ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2018, 1, 344-354 DOI:

            Note: First ever ASAP article in ACS Applied Nano Materials


63. Gilmer, C. M.; Zvokel, C.; Vick, A.; Bowden, N. B."Separation of Fatty Acids and Fatty Acid Methyl Esters with Epoxy Nanofiltration Membranes." RSC Advances. 2017, 7, 55626-55632. DOI:!divAbs...


62. Gilmer, C. M.; Bowden, N. B. "Highly-crosslinked Epoxy Nanofiltration Membranes for the Separation of Organic Chemicals and Fish Oil Ethyl Esters"ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 20168, 24104-24111. DOI:


61. Geary, S. M.; Hu, Q.; Joshi, V. B.; Bowden. N. B.; Salem, A. K. "Diaminosulfide based polymer microparticles as cancer vaccine delivery systems". J. Controlled Release. 2015, 220, 682-690. DOI:

60. Long, T. R.; Wongrakpanich, A.; Do, A.; Salem, A. K.; Bowden, N. B. "Long-term release of a thiobenzamide from a backbone functionalized poly(lactic acid)" Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 7188-7195. DOI:!divAbs...


59. D’Mello, S. R.; Yoo, J.; Bowden, N. B.; Salem, A. K. “Microparticles prepared from sulfenamide-based polymers J. Microencapsulation, 2014, 31, 137-146. DOI:


58. Kitano, H.; Ramachandran, K.; Bowden, N. B.; Scranton, A. B. “Unexpected visible-light-induced free radical photopolymerization at low light intensity and high viscosity using a titanocene photoinitiatorJ. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2013, 128, 611-618. DOI:

57. Gupta, A.; Bowden, N. B. “Separation of cis-fatty acids from saturated and trans-fatty acids by nanoporous polydicyclopentadiene membranesACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5, 924-933. DOI:

           Note: A review of this article was published in Chemical & Engineering News. See Chemical & Engineering News, 2013, 91, issue 6

           Note: This article was highlighted in Advanced in Engineering in March of 2013.

           Note: This article was highlighted in Inform in May of 2013



56. Graf, T. A.; Yoo, J.; Brummett, A. B.; Lin, R.; Wohlgenannt, M.; Quinn, D.; Bowden, N. B. “New polymers possessing a disulfide bond in a unique environmentMacromolecules, 2012, 45, 8193-8200.  DOI:

            Note: A review of this article and articles 55 and 54 appeared in Chemical & Engineering News. See Chemical & Engineering News, 2012, 90, issue 35.

55. Yoo, J.; Kuruvilla, D. J.; D’Mello, S. R.; Salem, A. K.; Bowden, N. B. “New class of biodegradable polymers formed from reactions of an inorganic functional groupMacromolecules, 2012, 45, 2292-2300. DOI:

            Note: This article was reviewed in Synfacts. Synfacts is a journal to describe important trends and results in organic chemistry.  Swager, T. M.; Mirica, K. A. “First synthesis of polysulfenamidies” Synfacts, 2012, 8, 611.

54. Yoo, J.; D’Mello, S. R.; Graf, T.; Salem, A. K.; Bowden, N. B. “Synthesis of the first poly(diaminosulfide)s and an investigation of their applications as drug delivery vehiclesMacromolecules, 2012, 45, 688-697. DOI:



53. Krawczyk, B. M.; Baltrusaitis, J.; Yoder, C. M.; Vargo, T. G.; Bowden, N. B.; Kader, K. “Radio frequency glow discharge-induced acidification of fluoropolymersJournal of Biomedical Research Part A, 2011, 99, 418-425. DOI:

52. Gupta, A.; Rethwisch, D. G.; Bowden, N. B. “Retention of palladium and phosphine ligands using nanoporous polydicyclopentadiene membranesChemical Communications, 2011, 46, 10236-10238. DOI:!divAbs...

51. Yoo, J.; Runge, M. B.; Bowden, N. B. “Synthesis of complex architectures of comb block copolymersPolymer, 2011, 52, 2499-2504. DOI:

50. Graf, T. A.; Anderson, T. K.; Bowden, N. B. “Extended lifetimes of gold(III) chloride catalysts using copper(II) chloride and 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl (TEMPO)Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, 2011, 353, 1033-1038. DOI:

49. Long, T. R.; Gupta, A.; Miler II, A. L.; Rethwisch, D. G.; Bowden, N. B. “Selective flux of organic liquids and solids using nanoporous membranes of polydicyclopentadieneJ. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 14265-14276. DOI:!divAbs...

           Note: Invited article for a special issue Material Chemistry of Nanofabrication

48. Long, T. R.; Bowden, N. B. “PDMS thimblesEncyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., DOI:

Posted online: September 15, 2011.   



47. Byun, M.; Bowden, N. B.; Lin, Z. “Hierarchically organized structures engineered from controlled evaporative self-assemblyNano Letters 2010, 51, 368-369. DOI:

46. Perring, M.; Long, T. R.; Bowden, N. B. “Epoxidation of the surface of polydicyclopentadiene for the self-assembly of organic monolayersJ. Mater. Chem. 2010, 20, 8679-8685. DOI:!divAbs...

45. Byun, M.; Han, W.; Qui, F.; Bowden, N. B.; Lin, Z. “Hierarchically ordered structures enabled by controlled evaporative self-assemblySmall 2010, 6, 2250-2255. DOI:



44. Zhao, L.; Goodman, M. D.; Bowden, N. B.; Lin, Z. “Self-assembly of an ultra-high-molecular-weight comb block copolymer at the air-water interfaceSoft Matter 2009, 5, 4698-4703. DOI:!divAbstract

43. Miller II, A. L.; Bowden, N. B. “Simple site-isolation of up to >99.998% of PdCl2 and its recycling with PDMS thimblesJ. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 4834-4840. DOI:

42. Runge, M. B.; Yoo, J.; Bowden, N. B “Synthesis of Comb Tri- and Tetrablock Copolymers Catalyzed by the Grubbs First Generation CatalystMacromolecular Rapid Communications, 2009, 30, 1392-1398. DOI:

41. Mwangi, M. T.; Schulz, M. D.; Ned B. Bowden “Sequential Reactions with Grubbs’ Catalyst and AD-mix-a/b Using PDMS ThimblesOrganic Letters, 2009, 11, 33-36. DOI:



40. Perring, M.; Bowden, N. B. “Assembly of Organic Monolayers on PolydicyclopentadieneLangmuir, 2008, 24, 10480-10487. DOI:

39. Miller II, A. L.; Bowden, N. B. “A Materials Approach to the Dual Site-Isolation of Catalysts Bonded to Linear Polymers and Small, Ionic Molecules for Use in One-Pot Cascade ReactionsAdvanced Materials, 2008, 20, 4195-4199. DOI:

38. Runge, M. B.; Lipscomb, C. E.; Ditzler, L. R.; Mahanthappa, M. K.; Tivanski, A. V.; Bowden, N. B. “Investigation of the Assembly of Comb Block Copolymers in the Solid StateMacromolecules, 2008, 41, 7687-7694. DOI:

37. Mwangi, M. T.; Runge, M. B.; Hoak, K. M.; Schulz, M. D.; Bowden, N. B. “A Materials Approach to Site-Isolation of Grubbs’ Catalysts from Incompatible Solvents and m-Chloroperoxybenzoic AcidChem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 6780-6788. DOI:

36. Runge, M. B.; Mwangi, M. T.; Miller II, A. L.; Perring, M.; Bowden, N. B. “Cascade Reactions Using LiAlH4 and Grignard Reagents in the Presence of WaterAngew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 935-939. DOI:



35. Runge, M. B.; Bowden, N. B. “Synthesis of High Molecular Weight Comb Block Copolymers and Their Assembly into Ordered Morphologies in the Solid StateJ. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 10551-10560. DOI:

34. Perring, M.; Mitchell, M.; Kenis, P. J. A.; Bowden, N. B. “Patterning by Etching at the Nanoscale (PENs) on Si(111) Through the Controlled Etching of PDMSChemistry of Materials, 2007, 19, 2903-2909. DOI:

33.  Miller, A. L.; Bowden, N. B. “Room Temperature Ionic Liquids: New Solvents for Schrock’s Catalyst and Removal Using Polydimethylsiloxane MembranesChemical Communications, 2007, 2051-2053. DOI:!divAbstract



32. Runge, M. B.; Dutta, S.; Bowden, N. B. “Synthesis of Comb Block Copolymers by ROMP, ATRP, and ROP and Their Assembly in the Solid StateMacromolecules, 2006, 39, 498-508. DOI:

31. Dutta, S.; Perring, M.; Barrett, S.; Mitchell, M.; Kenis, P. J. A.; Bowden, N. B. ”Cross Metathesis on Olefin-Terminated Monolayers on Si(111) Using the Grubbs’ CatalystLangmuir, 2006, 22, 2146-2155. DOI:

30. Mwangi, M. T.; Runge, M. B.; Bowden, N. B. “Occlusion of Grubbs’ Catalysts in Active Membranes of Polydimethylsiloxane. Catalysis in Water and New Functional Group Selectivities J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 14434-14435. DOI:

29. Runge, M. B.; Mwangi, M. T.; Bowden, N. B. “New Selectivities from Old Catalysts. Occlusion of Grubbs’ Catalysts in PDMS to Change Their ReactionsJ. Organomet. Chem, 2006, 691, 5278-5288. DOI:

28. Gavranoic, G. T.; Csihony, S.; Bowden, N. B.; Hawker, C. J.; Waymouth, R. M.; Moerner, W. E.; Fuller, G. G. “Well-Controlled Living Polymerization of Perylene-Labeled Polyisoprenes and Their Use in Single Molecule ImagingMacromolecules, 2006, 39, 8121-8127. DOI:



27. Arafat, S., Dutta, S.; Perring, M.; Mitchell, M.; Kenis, P. J. A.; Bowden, N. B. “Mild Methods to Assemble and Pattern Organic Monolayers on Hydrogen-Terminated Si(111)” Chemical Communications, 2005, 3198-3200. DOI:!divAbstract

26. Perring, M.; Dutta, S.; Arafat, S.; Mitchell, M.; Kenis, P. J. A.; Bowden, N. B. ”Simple Methods for the Direct Assembly, Functionalization, and Patterning of Acid-Terminated Monolayers on Si(111)” Langmuir, 2005, 21, 10537-10544. DOI:



25. Jha, S.; Dutta, S.; Bowden, N. B. “Synthesis of Ultralarge Molecular Weight Bottlebrush Polymers Using the Grubbs’ Catalysts Macromolecules, 2004 37, 4365-4374. DOI:



24. Wolfe, D. B.; Snead A.; Mao. C.; Bowden, N. B.; Whitesides, G. M. “Mesoscale Self-Assembly: Capillary Interactions When Positive and Negative Menisci Have Similar Amplitudes”, Langmuir 2003 19, 2206-2214. DOI:



23. Bowden, N. B.; Dankova, M.; Wiyatno, W.; Waymouth, R. M. "Synthesis of Polyethylene Block Graft Copolymers from Styrene, Butyl Acrylate, and Butadiene", Macromolecules 2002 35, 9246-9248. DOI:

22. Bowden, N. B.; Willets, K. A.; Moerner, W. E.; Waymouth, R. M. "Synthesis of Fluorescently Labeled Polymers and Their Use in Single-Molecule Imaging", Macromolecules 2002 35, 8122-8125. DOI:

21. Jiang, X.; Takayama, S.; Qian, X.; Ostuni, E.; Wu, H.; Bowden, N.; LeDuc, P.; Ingber, D. E.; Whitesides, G. M. "Controlling Mammalian Cell Spreading and Cytoskeletal Arrangement With Conveniently Fabricated Continuous Wavy Features on Poly(dimethylsiloxane)", Langmuir 2002 18, 3273-3280. DOI:

20. Ismagilov, R. F.; Schwartz, A.; Bowden, N.; Whitesides, G. M. "Autonomous Movement and Self-Assembly", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2002 41, 652-654. DOI:;2-U/abstract

19. Bowden, N.; Tien, J.; Huck, W. T. S.; Whitesides, G. M. Mesoscale Self-Assembly: The Assembly of Micron- and Millimeter-Sized Objects Using Capillary Forces; in "Supramolecular Organization and Materials Design", Jones, W. and Rao, C. N. R., Ed.; Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2002, 103-145. DOI:



18. Oliver, S. R. J.; Clark, T. D.; Bowden, N.; Whitesides, G. M. "Three-Dimensional Self-Assembly of Complex, Millimeter-Scale Structures through Capillary Bonding", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001 123, 8119-8120. DOI:

17. Grzybowski, B. A.; Bowden, N.; Arias, F.; Yang, H.; Whitesides, G. M. "Modeling of Menisci and Capillary Forces from the Millimeter to the Micrometer Size Range", J. Phys. Chem. B 2001 105, 404-412. DOI:

16. Bowden, N.; Weck, M.; Choi, I. S.; Whitesides, G. M., "Molecule-Mimetic Chemistry and Mesoscale Self-Assembly", Acc. Chem. Res. 2001 34, 231-238. DOI:

15. Bowden, N.; Arias, F.; Deng, T.; Whitesides, G. M., "Self-Assembly of Microscale Objects at a Liquid/Liquid Interface through Lateral Capillary Forces", Langmuir 2001 17, 1757-1765. DOI:



14. Oliver, S. R. J.; Bowden, N.; Whitesides, G. M., "Self-Assembly of Hexagonal Rods Based on Capillary Forces", J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2000 224, 425-428. DOI:

13. Huck, W. T. S.; Bowden, N.; Onck, P.; Pardoen, T.; Hutchinson, J. W.; Whitesides, G. M., "Ordering of Spontaneously Formed Buckles on Planar Surfaces", Langmuir 2000 16, 3497-3501. DOI:

12. Bowden, N.; Oliver, S.; Whitesides, G. M., "Mesoscale Self-Assembly: Capillary Bonds and Negative Menisci", J. Phys. Chem. B 2000 104, 2714-2724. DOI:



11. Wu, H.; Bowden, N.; Whitesides, G. M. "Selectivities among Capillary Bonds in Mesoscale Self-Assembly", Appl. Phys. Lett. 1999 75, 3222-3224. DOI:

10. Isaacs, L.; Chin, D. N.; Bowden, N.; Xia, Y.; Whitesides, G. M. Self-assembling Systems on Scales from Nanometers to Millimeters: Design and Discovery; in "Supramolecular Materials and Technologies", Reinhoudt, D. N., Ed.; John Wiley & Sons Ltd: New York, 1999, 1-46. DOI:

9. Choi, I. S.; Bowden, N.; Whitesides, G. M. "Macroscopic, Hierarchical, Two-Dimensional Self-Assembly", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 1999 38, 3078-3081. DOI:;2-3/abstract

8. Bowden, N.; Choi, I. S.; Grzybowski, B. A.; Whitesides, G. M. "Mesoscale Self-Assembly of Hexagonal Plates Using Lateral Capillary Forces: Synthesis Using the 'Capillary Bond'J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999 121, 5373-5391. DOI:

7. Bowden, N.; Huck, W. T. S.; Paul, K. E.; Whitesides, G. M. "The Controlled Formation of Ordered, Sinusoidal Structures by Plasma Oxidation of an Elastomeric Polymer", Appl. Phys. Lett. 1999 75, 2557-2559. DOI:



6. Grzybowski, B. A.; Haag, R.; Bowden, N.; Whitesides, G. M., "Generation of Micrometer-Sized Patterns for Microanalytical Applications Using a Laser Direct-Write Method and Microcontact Printing", Anal. Chem. 1998 70, 4645-4652. DOI:

5. Bowden, N.; Brittain, S.; Evans, A. G.; Hutchinson, J. W.; Whitesides, G. M., "Spontaneous Formation of Ordered Structures in Thin Films of Metals Supported on an Elastomeric Polymer", Nature 1998 393, 146-149. DOI:



4. Terfort, A.; Bowden, N.; Whitesides, G. M., "Three-Dimensional Self-Assembly of Millimeter-Scale Components", Nature 1997 386, 162-164. DOI:

3. Bowden, N.; Terfort, A.; Carbeck, J.; Whitesides, G. M., "Self-Assembly of Mesoscale Objects into Ordered Two-Dimensional Arrays", Science 1997 276, 233-235. DOI:



2. Kim, S.-H.; Zuercher, W. J.; Bowden, N. B.; Grubbs, R. H. "Catalytic Ring Closing Metathesis of Dienynes: Construction of Fused Bicyclic [n.m.0] Rings", J. Org. Chem. 1996 61, 1073-1081. DOI:



1. Kim, S.-H.; Bowden, N.; Grubbs, R. H. "Catalytic Ring Closing Metathesis of Dienynes: Construction of Fused Bicyclic Rings", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994 116, 10801-10802. DOI: