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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Bioelectronic Systems Technology



  1. C. Barberio, J. Saez, A.M. Withers, C-M. Moysidou, Francesco Tamagnini, R. M. Owens.  « 3D Conducting polymer/ECM scaffolds for maintenance and differentiation of human neuronal cells in vitro”.  Adv Healthc Mater 2022 Jul 29;e2200941. https://doi:10.1002/adhm.202200941  
  2. C-M. Moysidou, A.M. Withers, A.J. Nisbet, D.R.G. Price, C.E. Bryant, C. Cantacessi, R.M. Owens. “Investigation of Host–Microbe–Parasite Interactions in an In Vitro 3D Model of the Vertebrate Gut”. 2022 Adv Biology.
  3. W.C. Traberg, J. Uribe, V. Druet, A. Hama, C-M. Moysidou, M. Huerta, R. McCoy, D. Hayward, A. Savva, A.M.R. Genovese, S. Pavagada, Z. Lu, A. Koklu, A-M. Pappa, R. Fitzgerald, S. Inal, S. Daniel, R.M. Owens, “Bioelectronic Screening Platform for Real-Time Monitoring of Tumour-derived Extracellular Vesicle-Induced Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition”. ResearchSquare preprint ,2022
  4. Z. Lu, D. Van Niekerk, A. Savva, K. Kallitsis, Q. Thiburce, A. Salleo, A-M. Pappa, R.M. Owens. Understanding Electrochemical Properties of Supported Lipid Bilayers Interfaced with Organic Electronic Devices. JMC-C 2022 10, 8050 - 8060.
  5. S. Ghosh, Z. Mohamed, J-H. Shin, S. Farnush Bint E Naser, K. Bali, T. Dörr, R.M. Owens, A. Salleo, S. Daniel. “Impedance sensing of antibiotic interactions with a pathogenic E. coli outer membrane supported bilayer”. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2022, 114045
  6. C. Pitsalidis, A-M. Pappa, A.J Boys, Y. Fu, C-M. Moysidou, D. van Niekerk, J. Saez, A. Savva, D. Iandolo, R.M. Owens. “Organic Bioelectronics for In Vitro Systems”. Chemical Reviews, 2022
  7. J. Uribe, W.C. Traberg, A. Hama, V. Druet, Z. Mohamed, A. Ooi, A-M. Pappa, M. Huerta, S. Inal, R.M. Owens, and S. Daniel* Dual Mode Sensing of Binding and Blocking of Cancer Exosomes to Biomimetic Human Primary Stem Cell Surfaces. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2021
  8. X. Strakosas, M.J. Donahue,A. Hama, M. Braendlein, M. Huerta, D.T. Simon, M. Berggren, G.G. Malliaras, R.M. Owens. Biostack: Nontoxic Metabolite Detection from Live Tissue. Advanced Science 2021
  9. Bali K, Mohamed Z, Pappa A, Daniel S, Kaminski CF, Owens RM, Mela. Correlative microscopy reveals the nanoscale morphology of E. coli-derived supported lipid bilayers. bioRxiv, PPR: PPR415977 2021 doi.10.1101/2021.11.04.467316
  10. S. Bint E Naser, H. Sui, H-Y. Liu, Z.A. Manzer, Z. Chao, A. Roy, A-M. Pappa, A. Salleo, R.M. Owens, S. Daniel. “Detection of Ganglioside-Specific Toxin Binding with Biomembrane-Based Bioelectronic Sensors. ACS Applied Bio Materials, 2021
  11. AK Jayaram, AM Pappa, S Ghosh, ZA Manzer, WC Traberg, TPJ Knowles, S Daniel, R.M. Owens. Biomembranes in bioelectronic sensing. Trends in Biotechnology. 2021
  12. F. Torricelli, D.Z. Adrahtas, Z. Bao, M. Berggren, F. Biscarini, A.Bonfiglio, C.A. Bortolotti, C.D. Frisbie, E. Macchia, G.G. Malliaras, I. McCulloch, M. Moser, T-Q. Nguyen, R.M. Owens, A.Salleo, A. Spanu, L. Torsi. Electrolyte-gated transistors for enhanced performance bioelectronics. Nat. Rev. Meths. Primers. 2021
  13. M. Garcia-Hernando, J.Saez, A. Savva, L. Basabe-Desmonts, R.M.Owens, F. Benito-Lopez. An electroactive and thermo-responsive material for the capture and release of cells. Biosensors and Bioelectronics (19) 113405. 2021
  14. T. Tang, A. Savva, W.C. Traber, C. Xu, Q. Thiburce, H-Y. Liu, A-M. Pappa, E. Martinelli, A. Withers, M. Cornelius, A. Salleo, R.M. Owens,* S. Daniel*. Functional Infectious Nanoparticle Detector: Finding Viruses by Detecting Their Host Entry Functions Using Organic Bioelectronic Devices. ACS Nano 2021
  15. S.L. Barron, J. Saez, R.M. Owens. In Vitro Models for Studying Respiratory Host–Pathogen Interaction. Advanced Biology 5 (6), 2000624, 2021.
  16. A.J. Boys, R.M. Owens. Measuring cellular contraction: Current progress and a future in bioelectronics. APL Materials 9 (4), 040903.
  17. J. Saez, R. Catalan-Carrio, R.M. Owens, L. Basabe-Desmonts, F. Benito-Lopez. Microfluidics and materials for smart water monitoring: A review. Analytica Chimica Acta 338392, 2021
  18. P.M Holloway, S. Willaime‐Morawek, R. Siow, M. Barber, R.M. Owens, A.D. Sharma, W. Rowan, E. Hill, M. Zagnoni. Advances in microfluidic in vitro systems for neurological disease modeling. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 2021.
  19. C-M. Moysidou and R. M. Owens, Advances in modelling the human microbiome–gut–brain axis in vitro. Biochem Soc Trans (2021) BST20200338.
  20. C-M. Moysidou, C Barberio, R.M. Owens, “Advances in Engineering Human Tissue Models”. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 8, 1566 2020
  21. C-M. Moysidou, C. Pitsalidis, M Al-Sharabi, A.M. Withers, J.A. Zeitler, R. M. Owens. ”A 3D bioelectronic model of the human intestine”. Advanced Biology 2020
  22. AJ Boys, SL Barron, D Tilev, R.M. Owens. “Building Scaffolds for Tubular Tissue Engineering”. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 8, 1357  2020
  23. M. Kawan, T.C. Hidalgo, W. Du, A-M. Pappa, R.M. Owens, I. McCullough, S. Inal “Monitoring supported lipid bilayers with n-type organic electrochemical transistors”. Materials Horizons 2020
  24. J. Nightingale, C. Pitsalidis, A-M. Pappa, E. Tan, K. Stewart, R.M. Owens and J-S. Kim. “Small Molecule Additive for Low-power Accumulation Mode Organic Electrochemical Transistors”. JMC C
  25.  A-M. Pappa, H-Y. Liu,  W. Traberg-Christensen, Q. Thiburce, A. Savva, A. Pavia, A. Salleo, S. Daniel*, and R.M. Owens*. “Optical and Electronic Ion Channel Monitoring from Native Human Membranes”. ACS Nano
  26. H-Y Liu, A-M Pappa, A.Pavia, C. Pitsalidis, Q. Thiburce, A. Salleo, R.M. Owens* and S. Daniel*. “Self-assembly of mammalian cell membranes on bioelectronic devices with functional transmembrane proteins“. Langmuir 2020.
  27. I. Meazzini, S. Comby, K.D. Richards, A.M. Withers, F-X. Turquet, J.E. Houston, R.M. Owens and R.C. Evans “Synthesis and characterisation of biocompatible organic–inorganic core–shell nanocomposite particles based on ureasils”. JMC B, 2020
  28. M.J. Donahue, A. Sanchez-Sanchez, S. Inal, J. Qu, R.M Owens, D. Mecerreyes, G.G Malliaras, D.C Martin. “Tailoring PEDOT properties for applications in bioelectronics”. Materials Science and Engineering: R: Reports. 140, 100546.
  29. M.P. Ferro, S.C. Heilshorn, R.M. Owens. “Materials for blood brain barrier modeling in vitro”. Materials Science and Engineering: R: Reports 140, 100522 (2020).
  30. D. Iandolo, J. Sheard, G. Karavitas Levy, C. Pitsalidis, E. Tan, A. Dennis, J-S. Kim, A.E. Markaki, D. Widera and R.M. Owens. “Biomimetic and electroactive 3D scaffolds for human neural crest-derived stem cell expansion and osteogenic differentiation”. MRS Communications 2020
  31. F. Decataldo, V. Druet, A-M. Pappa, E. Tan, A. Savva, C. Pitsalidis, S. Inal, J-S. Kim, B. Fraboni, R.M. Owens, D. Iandolo. “BMP-2 functionalized PEDOT:PSS-based OECTs for stem cell osteogenic differentiation monitoring." Flexible and Printed Electronics 4 (4), 044006 (2020)​
  32. H Su, HY Liu, AM Pappa, TC Hidalgo, P Cavassin, S Inal, R.M. Owens, and S. Daniel. “Facile generation of biomimetic supported lipid bilayers on conducting polymer surfaces for membrane biosensing”. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019.
  33. P. Cavassin, A‐M. Pappa, C. Pitsalidis, H.F.P. Barbosa, R. Colucci, J. Saez, Y. Tuchman, A. Salleo, G.C. Faria, R.M. Owens. “Organic Transistors Incorporating Lipid Monolayers for Drug Interaction Studies” Adv. Mat. Tech. 1900680 (2019)
  34. A.K. Jayaram, C. Pitsalidis, E.Tan, C-M. Moysidou, Michael F. L. De Volder, J-S. Kim, R. M. Owens. "3D Hybrid Scaffolds based on PEDOT:PSS/MWCNT Composites". Front. Chem., 21 May 2019
  35. E. Tan, A‐M Pappa, C. Pitsalidis, J. Nightingale, S. Wood, F.A Castro, R.M Owens, J‐S. Kim “A highly sensitive molecular structural probe applied to in‐situ biosensing of metabolites using PEDOT: PSS”. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2019.
  36. M.P. Ferro, L. Leclerc, M. Sleiman, B. Marchiori, J. Pourchez, R.M. Owens, M. Ramuz. “Effect of E Cigarette Emissions on Tracheal Cells Monitored at the Air–Liquid Interface Using an Organic Electrochemical Transistor”. Adv. Biosys.2019, 3, 1800249
  37. C. Pitsalidis, M. Ferro, D. Iandolo, L. Tzounis, S. Inal, R. M Owens., Transistor in a tube: route towards 3D Bioelectronics. Science Advances  4, 10, eaat4253, 2018
  38. D. Iandolo, F. A. Pennacchio, V. Mollo, D. Rossi, D. Dannhauser, B. Cui, R. M. Owens, and F. Santoro.” Electron Microscopy for 3D Scaffolds–Cell Biointerface Characterization”. Adv. Biosys. 2018, 1800103
  39. C. Pitsalidis, A-M Pappa, M Porel, CM Artim, GC Faria, DD Duong C. A Alabi, S. Daniel, A. Salleo, R.M Owens "Biomimetic Electronic Devices for Measuring Bacterial Membrane Disruption" Advanced Materials, 1803130
  40. I. Del Agua, S. Marina, C. Pitsalidis, D. Mantione, M. Ferro, D. Iandolo, A. Sanchez-Sanchez, G.G Malliaras, R.M Owens, D. Mecerreyes."Conducting Polymer Scaffolds Based on Poly (3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene) and Xanthan Gum for Live-Cell Monitoring". ACS omega 3 (7), 7424-7431
  41. A-M. Pappa*, D. Ohayon,*A. Giovannitti,*, I. P. Maria, A. Savva, I. Uguz, J. Rivnay, I. McCulloch, R. M. Owens,‡ and S. Inal,‡. “Direct metabolite detection with an n-type accumulation mode organic electrochemical transistor”. Science Advances  4, 6, eaat0911,
  42. V. F Curto, M. Ferro, F. Mariani, R. M. Owens “Microfluidic trapping device for electronic monitoring of 3D spheroids”, Lab on a Chip, (2018),
  43. J. Rivnay, S. Inal, A. Salleo, R.M. Owens, M. Berggren, and G.G. Malliaras. “ Organic Electrochemical Transistors”. Nature Reviews Materials 3, 17086 (2018)
  44. A-M Pappa, O Parlak, G Scheiblin, P Mailley, A Salleo, R M. Owens. “Organic Electronics for Point-of-Care Metabolite Monitoring”. Trends in Biotechnology 36 (1), 45-59 (2018)
  45. J.Pas, C. Pitsalidis, D.A Koutsouras, P. Quilichini, F. Santoro, B. Cui, L. Gallais, R.P O'Connor, G.G Malliaras and R.M. Owens. “Enhancing electrophysiology recordings with neurospheres via patterned PEDOT:PSS microelectrode arrays”. Advanced Biosystems (2017)
  46. V. Curto, A. Hama, B. Marchiori, A-M. Pappa, M. Braendlein, and R. M. Owens. “Organic transistor platform with integrated microfluidics for in-line multi-parametric in vitro cell monitoring”. Nature Microsystems & Nanoengineering 3: 17028 (2017)
  47. C. Terciolo, A. Dobric, M. Ouaissi, C. Siret, G. Breuzard, F. Silvy, B. Marchiori, S. Germain, R. Bonier, A. Hama, R.M. Owens, D. Lombardo, V. Rigot, F. André “Saccharomyces boulardii CNCM I-745 restores intestinal barrier integrity by regulation of E-cadherin recycling”. Journal of Crohn’s and colitis 1;11(8); 999-1010 (2017)
  48.  S. Inal, A. Hama, M. Ferro, C. Pitsalidis, J. Oziat, D. Iandolo, A-M Pappa, M. Hadida, M. Huerta, D. Marchat, P. Mailley, R. M. Owens. Conducting Polymer Scaffolds for Monitoring 3D Cell Culture”. Advanced Biosystems 1 (6); 1700052 (2017)
  49. D. Ohayon, C. Pitsalidis, A.M. Pappa, A. Hama, Y. Zhang, L. Gallais, R.M. Owens. "Laser Patterning of Conducting Polymers for Controlled Cell Adhesion". Advance Materials Interfaces 4(16); 1700191 (2017)
  50. I. Uguz, C. M. Proctor, V. F. Curto, A-M. Pappa, M.J. Donahue, M.Ferro, R. M. Owens, D. Khodagholy, S. Inal and G. G. Malliaras. “A Microfluidic Ion Pump for In Vivo Drug Delivery”. Advanced Materials 29(27) 1701217 (2017)
  51. D. A. Koutsouras, A. Hama, J. Pas, P. Gkoupidenis, B. Hivert, C. Faivre-Sarrailh, E. Di Pasquale, R. M. Owens  and G. G. Malliaras. “PEDOT:PSS microelectrode arrays for hippocampal cell culture electrophysiological recordings” . MRS Communcations 7:2, 259-265 (2017)
  52. M. Braendlein, A-M. Pappa, C. Acquaviva, E. Mamessier, G. G. Malliaras, R.M. Owens. Lactate Detection in Tumor Cell Cultures Using Organic Transistor Circuits. Advanced Materials 29, 1605744 (2017)
  53. A.M. Pappa, S. Inal, K. Roy, Y. Zhang and R. M. Owens. Polyelectrolyte Assemblies on top of Organic Electrochemical Transistors. ACS Materials and Interfaces 9 (12); 10427–10434 (2017)
  54. G. Scheiblin, R. Coppard, R.M Owens, P. Mailley, G.G Malliaras, “Referenceless pH Sensor using Organic Electrochemical Transistors”. Advanced Materials Technologies 2 (2);1600141 (2017)
  55. X. Strakosas, M. Huerta, M.J. Donahue, A. Hama, A.M. Pappa, M. Ferro, M. Ramuz, J. Rivnay and R. M. Owens. Catalytically enhanced organic transistors for in vitro toxicology monitoring through hydrogel entrapment of enzymes. Applied Polymer Science J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 134, 44483 (2017).
  56. Y. Zhang, S. Inal, C-Y. Hsia, M. Ferro, M. Ferro, S. Daniel and R. M. Owens. Supported lipid bilayer assembly on PEDOT:PSS films and transistors. Advanced Functional Materials, (2016).
  57. A-M. Pappa, V. F. Curto, M. Braendlein, X. Strakosas, M. J. Donahue, M. Fiocchi, G.G. Malliaras, R.M. Owens. Organic Transistor Arrays Integrated with Finger-Powered Microfluidics for Multianalyte Saliva Testing. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 5 (17); 2295–2302 (2016)
  58. X. Strakosas, B. Wei, D.C. Martin, R. M. Owens. Biofunctionalization of polydioxythiophene derivatives for biomedical applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 4; 4952 – 4968 (2016)
  59. M. Huerta, J. Rivnay, M. Ramuz, A. Hama, and R.M. Owens. “Early detection of nephrotoxicity in vitro using a transparent conducting polymer device”. Applied Toxicology In Vitro, 2(1); 17-25 (2016)
  60. E. Moyen, A. Hama, E. Ismailova, L. Assaud, G. Malliaras, M. Hanbücken, and R. M. Owens “Nanostructured conducting polymers for stiffness controlled cell adhesion”. Nanotechnology, 27; 074001 (2016)
  61. I. Uguz, M. Ganji, A. Hama, A. Tanaka, S. Inal, A. Youssef, R.M. Owens, P. P Quilichini, A. Ghestem, C. Bernard, S. A Dayeh, G.G Malliaras. “Autoclave Sterilization of PEDOT: PSS Electrophysiology Devices”. Advanced healthcare materials 5 (24);3094-3098 (2016).
  62. M.E. Brennan-Fournet, M. Huerta, Y. Zhang, G. Malliaras, and R.M. Owens. “Detection of fibronectin conformational changes in the extracellular matrix of live cells using plasmonic nanoplates”. Journal of Materials Chemistry B 3 (47); 9140-9147 (2015)
  63. G. Scheiblin, A. Aliane, X. Strakosas, V.F. Curto, R. Coppard, G. Marchand, R. M. Owens, P. Mailley, and G.G Malliaras. “Screen-printed organic electrochemical transistors for metabolite sensing”. MRS Communications, 5 (3); 507-511 (2015).
  64. J. Rivnay, M. Ramuz, P. leleux, A. Hama, M. Huerta and R.M. Owens. "Using white noise to gate organic transistors for dynamic monitoring of cultured cell layers". Scientific Reports  5; 11613 (2015).
  65. M. Huerta, J. Rivnay, M. Ramuz, A. Hama, and R.M. Owens. “Electrical monitoring of cysts using organic electrochemical transistors”. APL Materials 3 (3); 030701 (2015)
  66. J. Rivnay, P. Leleux, M. Ferro, M. Sessolo, A. Williamson, D.A. Koutsouras , D. Khodagholy, M. Ramuz, X. Strakosas, R.M. Owens, C. Benar, J-M. Badier, C. Bernard, G.G. Malliaras. “High-performance transistors for bioelectronics through tuning of channel thickness”. Science Advances 1 (4); e1400251 (2015).
  67. M. Ramuz, K. Margita, J. Rivnay, P. Leleux, A. Hama and R.M. Owens. “Optimization of a planar all-polymer transistor for characterization of barrier tissue". ChemPhysChem 16 (6); 1210-1216 (2015)
  68. J. Rivnay, M. Ramuz, P. leleux, A. Hama, M. Huerta and R.M. Owens. "Organic electrochemical transistors for cell-based impedance sensing". Applied Physics Letters, 106 (4); 043301 (2015)
  69. M. Ramuz, A. Hama, J. Rivnay, P. Leleux, and R.M. Owens. “Monitoring of cell layer coverage and differentiation with the organic electrochemical transistor” Journal of Materials Chemistry B 3 (29); 5971-5977 (2015).
  70. G.C. Faria, D.T. Duong, A. Salleo, C. A Polyzoidis, S. Logothetidis, J. Rivnay, R.M. Owens, and G. G Malliaras. “Organic electrochemical transistors as impedance biosensors”. MRS Communications 4 (4); 189-194 (2015)
  71. L. Sandeau, C. Vuillaume, S. Contié, E. Grinenval, F. Belloni, H. Rigneault, R.M. Owens and M. Brennan Fournet. “Large area CMOS bio-pixel array for compact high sensitive multiplex biosensing”. Lab on a Chip, 15; 877-881 (2015)
  72. X. Strakosas, M. Bongo, and R.M. Owens. “The organic electrochemical transistor for biological applications”. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 132 (15) (2015)
  73. M. Ramuz, A. Hama, M. Huerta, J. Rivnay, P. Leleux, and R.M. Owens. “Combined optical/electronic monitoring of epithelial cells in vitro. Advanced Materials  26 (41); 7083-90 (2014)
  74. S. Tria, M. Ramuz, M. Huerta, P. Leleux, J. Rivnay, L. Jimison, A. Hama, G. G. Malliaras, and R.M. Owens. “Dynamic detection of Salmonella typhimurium infection of polarized epithelia using organic transistors”. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 3 (7); 1053-60 (2014)
  75. S.A. Tria, M. Ramuz, L.H. Jimison, A. Hama, and R. M. Owens. “Sensing of Barrier Tissue Disruption, with an Organic Electrochemical Transistor”. Journal of Visualised Experiments, e51102 (2014)
  76. V.F. Curto, S. Scheuermann, R. M. Owens, V. Ranganathan, D. R. MacFarlane, F. Benito-Lopez and D. Diamond. “Probing the specific ion effects of biocompatible hydrated choline ionic liquids on lactate oxidase biofunctionality in sensor applications”. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16 (5); 1841-1849 (2014)
  77. P. Leleux, C. Johnson, X. Strakosas, J. Rivnay, T. Hervé, R.M. Owens and G.G. Malliaras. “Ionic liquid gel-assisted electrodes for long-term cutaneous recordings”. Advanced Materials, 3 (9); 1377–1380 (2014)
  78. X. Strakosas, M. Sessolo, A. Hama, J. Rivnay, E. Stavrinidou, G.G. Malliaras, and R.M. Owens. “A facile biofunctionalisation route for solution processable conducting polymer devices”.  Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2 (17); 2537-2545 (2014)
  79. J. Rivnay, R.M. Owens, and G.G. Malliaras. “The Rise of Organic Bioelectronics”. Chemistry of Materials, 26 (1); 679-685 (2014).
  80. D. Khodagholy, J. Rivnay, M. Sessolo, M. Gurfinkel, P. Leleux, L.H. Jimison, E. Stavrinidou, T. Herve, S. Sanaur, R.M. Owens, and G.G. Malliaras, "High Transconductance Organic Electrochemical Transistors", Nature Communications, 4; 2133 (2013).
  81. M. Bongo, O. Winther-Jensen, S. Himmelberger, X. Strakosas, M. Ramuz, A. Hama, E. Stavrinidou, G.G Malliaras, A. Salleo, B. Winther-Jensen, R.M. Owens. “PEDOT: Gelatin composites mediate brain endothelial cell adhesion”.Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 1(31); 3860-3867(2013).
  82. S.A. Tria, L.H. Jimison, A. Hama, M. Bongo, and R.M. Owens. “Validation of the organic electrochemical transistor for in vitro toxicology”. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1830 (9); 4381-4390 (2013).
  83. S.A. Tria, L.H. Jimison, A. Hama, M. Bongo, and R.M. Owens. “Sensing of EGTA Mediated Barrier Tissue Disruption with an Organic Transistor”. Biosensors  3 (1); 44-57 (2013).
  84. L.H. Jimison, S. A. Tria, D. Khodagholy, M. Gurfinkel, E. Lanzarini, A. Hama, G. G. Malliaras, and R. M. Owens. “Measurement of Barrier Tissue Integrity with an Organic Electrochemical Transistor”. Advanced Materials, 24 (44); 5919-5923 (2012).
  85. S. Kang, Chae Un Kim, X. Gu, R.M. Owens, S.J. van Rijn, V. Boonyaleepun, Y. Mao, T.A. Springer, and M.M. Jin. “Complex Structure of Engineered Modular Domains: Defining Molecular Interaction between ICAM-1 and Integrin LFA-1”. PLOS ONE , 7 (8) ; e44124 (2012)
  86. L.H. Jimison, A. Hama, X. Strakosas, V. Armel, D. Khodagholy, E. Ismailova, G.G. Malliaras, B. Winther-Jensen, and R.M. Owens.PEDOT:TOS with PEG : A biofunctional surface with improved electronic characteristics”. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 22 (37); 19498–19505 (2012)
  87. D. Khodagholy, V.F. Curto, K. J. Fraser, M. Gurfinkel, R. Byrne, D. Diamond, G. G. Malliaras, F. Benito-Lopez, R. M. Owens. “Organic electrochemical transistor incorporating an ionogel as solid state electolyte for lactate sensing”. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 22 (10); 4440-4443 (2012)
  88. S.Y. Yang, F. Cicoira, R. Byrne, F. Benito-Lopez, D. Diamond, R.M. Owens, and G.G. Malliaras. “Electrochemical transistors with ionic liquids for enzymatic sensing”. Chemical Communications, 46; 7972 (2010)
  89. R.M. Owens and G.G.Malliaras. “Organic Electronics at the Interface with Biology”. MRS Bulletin, 35 (6) 449-456 (2010)
  90. R.M. Owens, X. Gu, M. Shin, T.A. Springer, and M.M. Jin. “Engineering of single Ig superfamily domain of ICAM-1 for native fold and function”. Journal of  Biological Chemistry, 285 (21) 15906-15 (2010)
  91. N.Y. Shim,D.A. Bernards, D.J. Macaya, J.A. DeFranco, M. Nikolou, R.M. Owens, and G.G. Malliaras. “All-plastic electrochemical transistor for glucose sensing using a ferrocene mediator”. Sensors, 9 (12); 9896-9902 (2009)
  92. A.R. Parks, Z. Li, Q. Shi, R.M. Owens, M.M. Jin, and J.E. Peters. “Transposition into replicating DNA occurs through interaction with the processivity factor”. Cell, 138 (4); 685-95 (2009)
  93. R.M. Owens, C. Wang, J.A. You, J. Jiambutr, A.S.L.  Xu, R.B. Marala, and M.M. Jin. “Real-time quantitation of viral replication and inhibitor potency using a label-free optical biosensor”. Journal of Receptors and Signal Transduction Research, 29(3-4); 195-201 (2009)
  94. S.Y. Yang, J.A. DeFranco, Y.A. Sylvester, T.J. Gobert, D.J. Macaya,R.M. Owens, and G.G.  Malliaras. “Integration of a surface-directed microfluidic system with an organic electrochemical transistor array”. Lab on a Chip, 9 (5); 704-8 (2009)
  95. D.J. Macaya, M. Nikolou, S. Takamatsu, J.T. Mabeck, R.M. Owens, and G.G. Malliaras. “Simple Glucose sensors with micromolar sensitivity based on organic electrochemical transistors”. Sensors and Actuators B, 123 (1); 374-378 (2007)

Book Chapters

  1. C. Pitsalidis, A-M. Pappa, D. Iandolo, C-M. Moysidou and R. M. Owens, Conducting and Conjugated Polymers for Biosensing Applications, Chapter 39, Vol 2, Handbook of Conducting Polymers, Fourth Edition, CRC Press, (2019).
  2. M. Sessolo, M. Ramuz, G.G. Malliaras and R.M. Owens. “Electronic methods for in vitro monitoring of cell-arrays”. Edited by Kris Iniewski and Sandro Carrara (2015).
  3. L.H. Jimison, J. Rivnay, and R.M. Owens. “Conducting polymers to control and monitor cells” In: “Organic Electronics: Emerging Concepts and Technologies”. pp 27-67. Edited by Fabio Cicoira and Clara Santato (2013).
  4. D. Khodagholy, G.G. Malliaras, and R.M. Owens. “Polymer-Based Sensors” In: Matyjaszewski K and Möller M (eds.) Polymer Science: A Comprehensive Reference, vol. 8, pp. 101-128. Amsterdam: Elsevier BV. (2012)
  5. Editor for special issue on biomaterials for 3D cell biology. MRS Communications 7 (3), (2017)
  6. Guest editor for Biochimica Biophysica Acta General Subjects. Special issue on biological applications for conducting polymer devices Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1830; (2013)
  7.  “Organic Semiconductors in Sensor Applications”. Eds. D.A. Bernards, R.M. Owens, and G.G. Malliaras, Springer (2008). (also translated into Chinese)


  1. Guest Editor for upcoming special issue on Bioelectronics for iScience (Cell Press), 2019
  2. Editor for special issue on biomaterials for 3D cell biology. MRS Communications 7 (3), (2017)
  3. Guest editor for Biochimica Biophysica Acta General Subjects. Special issue on biological applications for conducting polymer devices Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1830; (2013)
  4.  “Organic Semiconductors in Sensor Applications”. Eds. D.A. Bernards, R.M. Owens, and G.G. Malliaras, Springer (2008). (also translated into Chinese)


  1. A Andrews, R.M. Owens. “Bioelectronics: The Path Here and the Journey to Come”. Iscience 22, 314-316
  2. R.M. Owens, D Iandolo, K Wittmann “A (bio) materials approach to three-dimensional cell biology”.MRS Communications 7 (3), 287-288 (2017).
  3. R.M. Owens, P. Kjall, A. Richter-Dahlfors and F. Cicoira. “Organic electronics- novel applications in biomedicine”. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1830; 4283–4285 (2013)
  4. R.M. Owens. “Organic electronics at the interface with biology: a biologist’s perspective”. La Chimica & L’industria. 5 (2013).
  5. D.G. Russell, G.E. Purdy, R.M. Owens, K.H. Rohde, and R.M. Yates. “Mycobacterium tuberculosis and the concept of the “4 minute phagosome”. ASM news 71 (10); 559-563 (2005).

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