Kilinc D*, A Blasiak, MA Baghban, NC Carville, A Al-Adli, RM Al-Shammari, JH Rice, GU Lee*, K Gallo* and BJ Rodriguez*. Charge and topography patterned lithium niobate provides physical cues to fluidically isolated cortical axons. Applied Physics Letters, 110:053702 (* co-corresponding authors)

Blasiak A, D Kilinc* and GU Lee*. Neuronal cell bodies remotely regulate axonal growth response to localized Netrin-1 treatment via second messenger and DCC dynamics. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 10:298 (* co-corresponding authors)


Kilinc D, CL Dennis and GU Lee. Bio-nano-materials for localized mechanochemical stimulation of cell growth and death. Advanced Materials, 28:5672

Kilinc D, J Schwab, S Rampini, OW Ikpekha, A Thampi, A Blasiak, P Li, R Schwamborn, W Kolch, D Matallanas and GU Lee. A microfluidic dual gradient generator for conducting cell-based drug combination assays. Integrative Biology, 8:39 (selected as "hot paper" by the reviewers)


Blasiak A, GU Lee* and D Kilinc*. Neuron sub-populations with different elongation rates and DCC dynamics exhibit distinct responses to isolated netrin-1 treatment. ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 6:1578 (cover article; * co-corresponding authors)

Kilinc D, A Blasiak and GU Lee. Microtechnologies for studying the role of mechanics in axon growth and guidance. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 9:282

Rampini S, D Kilinc, P Li, C Monteil, D Gandhi and GU Lee. Micromagnet arrays for on-chip focusing, switching, and separation of superparamagnetic beads and single cells. Lab on Chip, 15:3370

Kilinc D*, Lesniak A*, SA Rashdan, D Gandhi, A Blasiak, PC Fannin, A von Kriegsheim, W Kolch and GU Lee. Mechanochemical stimulation of MCF7 cells with rod-shaped Fe-Au Janus particles induces cell death through paradoxical hyperactivation of ERK. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 4:395-404. (*equal contribution)


Kilinc D, A Blasiak, JJ O'Mahony and GU Lee. Low piconewton towing of CNS axons against diffusing and surface-bound repellents requires the inhibition of motor protein-associated pathways. Scientific Reports, 4:7128

Lee GU, K Ivanov, D Kilinc, E Martines, A Blasiak, P Li and MJ Higgins. Characterization of intermolecular and intramolecular interactions with the atomic force microscope, in "Handbook of Imaging in Biological Mechanics" CP Neu and GM Genin, eds., CRC Press, 445–456.

Lesniak A*, Kilinc D*, SA Rashdan, A von Kriegsheim, B Ashall, D Zerulla, W Kolch and GU Lee.  In vitro study of the interaction of heregulin functionalized magnetic-optical nanorods with MCF7 and MDA-MB-231 cells. Faraday Discussions, 175:189-201. (*equal contribution)

Kilinc D and GU Lee. Advances in magnetic tweezers for single molecule and cell biophysics. Integrative Biology, 6:27-34.  (top ten most accessed Integr Biol articles in 2014 Q1; selected as "hot paper" by the reviewers)


Stoeckli ET, D Kilinc, B Kunz, S Kunz, GU Lee, E Martines, C Rader and D Suter. Analysis of cell-cell contact mediated by Ig superfamily cell adhesion molecules. Current Protocols in Cell Biology, 61:9.5.1-9.5.85.

Magnifico S, Saias L, Deleglise B, Duplus E, D Kilinc, Miquel MC, Viovy JL, Brugg B and Peyrin JM. NAD+ acts on mitochondrial SirT3 to prevent axonal caspase activation and axonal degeneration. FASEB Journal, 27:4712-4722.

Li P, D Kilinc, YF Ran and GU Lee. Flow enhanced non-linear magnetophoretic separation of beads based on magnetic susceptibility. Lab on Chip, 13:4400-4408.

O'Mahony JJ, M Platt, D Kilinc and GU Lee. Synthesis of superparamagnetic particles with tunable morphologies: the role of nanoparticle-nanoparticle interactions. Langmuir, 29:2546-2553.


Kilinc D, A Blasiak, JJ O'Mahony, DM Suter and GU Lee. Magnetic tweezers-based force clamp reveals mechanically distinct apCAM domain interactions. Biophysical Journal, 103:1120-1129.


Kilinc D, JM Peyrin, V Soubeyre, S Magnifico, L Saias, JL Viovy and B Brugg. Wallerian-like degeneration of central neurons after synchronized and geometrically registered mass axotomy in a three-compartmental microfluidic chip. Neurotoxicity Research, 19:149-161.


Kilinc D, G Gallo and KA Barbee. Mechanical membrane injury induces axonal beading through localized activation of calpain. Experimental Neurology, 219:553-561.

Kilinc D, G Gallo and KA Barbee. An interactive image processing and analysis algorithm for the quantification of axonal beading. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 95:62-71.


Peyrin JM, L Saias, P Gougis, S Magnifico, S Betuing, D Kilinc, JL Viovy and B Brugg, “Microfluidic chips with ‘axon diodes’ for directed axonal outgrowth and reconstruction of complex live neural networks,” MicroTAS 2008: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, pp. 1329-1331, Oct 12-16, 2008, San Diego, CA.

Kilinc D, "Mechanisms and prevention of axonal damage in response to mechanical trauma to cultured neurons," Ph.D. Thesis, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

Kilinc D, G Gallo and KA Barbee. Mechanically-induced membrane poration causes axonal beading and localized cytoskeletal damage. Experimental Neurology, 212:422-430.

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Sasoglu FM, D Kilinc, K Allen and B Layton. "Towards a method for printing a network of chick forebrain neurons for biosensor applications," EMBC'07: Proceedings of the 29th IEEE EMBS Annual International Conference, pp. 4092-4095, Aug 23-26, 2007, Lyon, France.

Kilinc D, G Gallo and KA Barbee. "Poloxamer 188 reduces axonal beading following mechanical trauma to cultured neurons," EMBC'07: Proceedings of the 29th IEEE EMBS Annual International Conference, pp. 5395-5398, Aug 23-26, 2007, Lyon, France.

Sasoglu FM, D Kilinc, K Allen and B Layton. "Parallel force measurements in cell arrays," Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), November 11-15, 2007, Seattle, WA.


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Kilinc D, G Gallo and KA Barbee. “Effects of shear stress injury on the morphology and structure of cultured chick forebrain neurons,” BIYOMUT: Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering National Meeting, pp. 191-196, May 25-26, 2005, Istanbul, Turkey.

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