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, Accepted.

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: