23     Nguyen, M.; Srijanto, B.; Retterer, S.; Collier, C. P.; Sarles, S. A., Hydrodynamic trapping for rapid assembly and in situ electrical characterization of droplet interface bilayer arrays. Lab on a Chip 2016, 16, 3576-3588.

22     Venkatesan, G. A.; Sarles, S. A., Droplet immobilization within a polymeric organogel improves lipid bilayer durability and portability. Lab on a Chip 2016, 16, 2116 – 2125.

21     Niroomand, H.; Venkatesan, G. A.; Sarles, S. A.; Mukherjee, D.; Khomami, B., Lipid-Detergent Phase Transitions During Detergent-Mediated Liposome Solubilization. J. of Membrane Biol. 2016, 1-16.

 20     Tamaddoni, N.; Taylor, G.; Hepburn, T.; Michael Kilbey, S.; Sarles, S. A., Reversible, voltage-activated formation of biomimetic membranes between triblock copolymer-coated aqueous droplets in good solvents. Soft Matter 2016, 12, 5096 – 5109.

19     Tamaddoni, N.; Sarles, S. A., Toward cell-inspired materials that feel: measurements and modeling of mechanotransduction in droplet-based, multi-membrane arrays. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2016, 11(3), 036008.


18     Venkatesan, G. A.; Lee, J.; Farimani, A. B.; Heiranian, M.; Collier, C. P.; Aluru, N. R.; Sarles, S. A., Adsorption Kinetics Dictate Monolayer Self-Assembly for Both Lipid-In and Lipid-Out Approaches to Droplet Interface Bilayer Formation. Langmuir 2015, 31(47), 12883-12893.


17     Taylor, G. J.; Venkatesan, G.; Collier, P.; Sarles, S. A., Direct in situ measurement of specific capacitance, monolayer tension, and bilayer tension in a droplet interface bilayer. Soft Matter 2015, 11(38), 7592-7605.

16     Tamaddoni, N.; Freeman, E. C.; Sarles, S. A., Sensitivity and directionality of lipid bilayer mechanotransduction studied using a revised, highly durable membrane-based hair cell sensor. Smart Materials and Structures 2015, 24(6), 065014.

15     Mruetusatorn, P.; Polizos, G.; Datskos, P. G.; Taylor, G.; Sarles, S. A.; Boreyko, J. B.; Hayes, D. G.; Collier, C. P., Control of Membrane Permeability in Air-Stable Droplet Interface Bilayers. Langmuir 2015, 31(14), 4224-4231.

14     Taylor G. J.; Sarles, S. A., Heating-enabled formation of droplet interface bilayers using Escherichia coli total lipid extract. Langmuir 2015, 31(1), 325-337.


13     Boreyko J. B., Polizos G., Datskos P. G., Sarles S. A., & Collier C. P. Air-stable droplet interface bilayers on oil-infused surfaces. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2014, 111(21), 7588-7593.

12     Mruetusatorn, P.; Boreyko, J. B.; Venkatesan, G. A.; Sarles, S. A.; Hayes, D. G.; Collier, C. P., Dynamic morphologies of microscale droplet interface bilayers. Soft Matter 2014, 10(15), 2530-2538.



11      Sarles, S. A., The use of virtual ground to control transmembrane voltages and measure bilayer currents in serial arrays of droplet interface bilayers. Smart Materials and Structures 2013, 22(9), 094023.


10     Boreyko, J. B., P. Mruetusatorn, S. A. Sarles, S. T. Retterer, C. P. Collier, Evaporation-induced buckling and fission of microscale droplet interface bilayers. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135(15), 5545-5548.

9   Gallena, S. J. K., W. Tian, J. Vossoughi, S. A. Sarles, N. P. Solomon, Validity of a new respiratory resistance measurement device to detect glottal area change. Journal of Voice, 2013. 27 (3), 299-304.


8   Najem, J., S. A. Sarles, B. Akle, and D. J. Leo, Biomimetic jellyfish-inspired underwater vehicle actuated by ionic polymer metal composite actuators.  Smart Materials and Structures, 2012. 21(9), 094026.


7  Sarles, S. A. and D. J. Leo, Membrane-based biomolecular smart materials. Smart Materials and Structures, 2011. 20(9), 094018.


6  Sarles, S. A., J. D. Madden, and D. J. Leo, Hair cell inspired mechanotransduction with a gel-supported, artificial lipid membrane. Soft Matter, 2011. 7(10), 4644-4653.


5  Sarles, S. A., L. J. Stiltner, C. B. Williams, and D. J. Leo, Bilayer formation between lipid-encased hydrogels contained in solid substrates. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2010. 2(12), 3654-3663.

4  Sarles, S. A. and D. J. Leo, Physical encapsulation of droplet interface bilayers for durable, portable biomolecular networks. Lab Chip, 2010. 10(6), 710-717.

3  Sarles, S. A. and D. J. Leo, Regulated attachment method for reconstituting lipid bilayers of prescribed size within flexible substrates. Analytical Chemistry, 2010. 82(3): p. 959-966.


2  Sarles, S. A. and D. J. Leo, Tailored current—voltage relationships of droplet-interface bilayers using biomolecules and external feedback control. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 2009. 20(10): p. 1233-1247.


1  Sarles, S. A. and D. J. Leo, Consolidation of U-Nyte® epoxy-coated carbon-fiber composites via temperature-controlled resistive heating. Journal of Composite Materials, 2008. 42(24): p. 2551-2566.

Book Chapters

1   Sundaresan, V.-B., S. A. Sarles, and D. J. Leo, Bioderived Smart Materials.  Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, 2012.  ed. B. Bhushan, Springer Netherlands: 201-213.