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Peter Searson

(410) 516-8774 (p)

Materials Science and Engineering


Whiting School of Engineering
Johns Hopkins

Research Summary

Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials; electrodeposition and patterning; applications for nanotechnology in biology and medicine.


Journal Citations

Khatau, S.B.; Hale, C.M.; Stewart-Hutchinson, P.J.; Patel, M.S.; Stewart, C.L.; Searson, P.C.; Hodzic, D.; Wirtz, D. A perinuclear actin cap regulates nuclear shape. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Nov 10;106(45):19017-19022.
Wildt, B.; Wirtz, D.; Searson, P.C. Programmed subcellular release for studying the dynamics of cell detachment. Nat Methods. 2009 Mar;6(3):211-213.
Mali, P.; Wirtz, D.; Searson, P.C. Interplay of RhoA and motility in the programmed spreading of daughter cells postmitosis. Biophys J. 2010 Dec 1;99(11):3526-3534.
Wildt, B.; Wirtz, D.; Searson, P.C. Triggering cell detachment from patterned electrode arrays by programmed subcellular release. Nat Protoc. 2010 Jul;5(7):1273-1280.


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