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Carlos Castro

  • Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • 201 W 19th Ave
    E328
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-2662

Honors

  • January, 2020

    Lumley Inter-Disciplinary Research Award.

  • May, 2014-
    April, 2019

    National Science Foundation Career Award.

  • May, 2018-
    August, 2018

    Fulbright Research Scholar Award.

  • November, 2016

    Kavli Fellow.

  • June, 2016

    Columbus Business First People to Know in Science and Technology.

  • April, 2015

    Michael J Moran Award for Teaching Excellence.

  • April, 2013

    Pi Tau Sigma Above and Beyond Award.

  • November, 2009-
    March, 2011

    Alexander von Humboldt Post-doctoral Fellow.

  • June, 2008

    Outstanding research award.

  • August, 2005-
    July, 2006

    Presidential Fellowship.

Chapters

2012

  • 2012. "Design and Fabrication of DNA Origami Mechanisms and Machines." In Advances in Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots I, edited by Dai, JS, Zoppi, M and Kong X,

Journal Articles

2020

  • Adib, A.A.; Sheikhi, A.; Shahhosseini, M.; Simeunović, A. et al., 2020, "Direct-write 3D printing and characterization of a GelMA-based biomaterial for intracorporeal tissue.." Biofabrication 12, no. 4, 045006 - 045006.
  • Arroyo-Currás, N.; Sadeia, M.; Ng, A.K.; Fyodorova, Y. et al., 2020, "An electrochemical biosensor exploiting binding-induced changes in electron transfer of electrode-attached DNA origami to detect hundred nanometer-scale targets.." Nanoscale 12, no. 26, 13907-13911 - 13907-13911.
  • DeLuca, M.; Shi, Z.; Castro, C.E.; Arya, G., 2020, "Dynamic DNA nanotechnology: toward functional nanoscale devices." NANOSCALE HORIZONS 5, no. 2, 182-201 - 182-201.

2019

  • Zhao, D.; Le, J.V.; Darcy, M.A.; Crocker, K. et al., 2019, "Quantitative Modeling of Nucleosome Unwrapping from Both Ends.." Biophys J 117, no. 11, 2204-2216 - 2204-2216.
  • Johnson, J.A.; Dehankar, A.; Winter, J.O.; Castro, C.E., 2019, "Reciprocal Control of Hierarchical DNA Origami-Nanoparticle Assemblies.." Nano Lett 19, no. 12, 8469-8475 - 8469-8475.
  • Dehankar, A.; Porter, T.; Johnson, J.A.; Castro, C.E. et al., 2019, "Compact quantum dot surface modification to enable emergent behaviors in quantum dot-DNA composites.." J Chem Phys 151, no. 14, 144706 - 144706.
  • Johnson, J.A.; Dehankar, A.; Robbins, A.; Kabtiyal, P. et al., 2019, "The path towards functional nanoparticle-DNA origami composites." Materials Science and Engineering R: Reports 138, 153-209 - 153-209.
  • Halley, P.D.; Patton, R.A.; Chowdhury, A.; Byrd, J.C. et al., 2019, "Low-cost, simple, and scalable self-assembly of DNA origami nanostructures." Nano Research 12, no. 5, 1207-1215 - 1207-1215.
  • McWilliams, E.M.; Lucas, C.R.; Chen, T.; Harrington, B.K. et al., 2019, "Anti-BAFF-R antibody VAY-736 demonstrates promising preclinical activity in CLL and enhances effectiveness of ibrutinib.." Blood Adv 3, no. 3, 447-460 - 447-460.
  • Huang, C-M.; Kucinic, A.; Le, J.V.; Castro, C.E. et al., 2019, "Uncertainty quantification of a DNA origami mechanism using a coarse-grained model and kinematic variance analysis.." Nanoscale 11, no. 4, 1647-1660 - 1647-1660.
  • Presley, K.; Shahhosseini, M.; Shi, D.; Castro, C.E. et al., 2019, "Analysis of long-term optical performance of phosphorescent oxygen sensing polymeric nanofibers." Polymer Testing 80, 106127-106127 - 106127-106127.

2018

  • Zhou, L.; Marras, A.E.; Huang, C-M.; Castro, C.E. et al., 2018, "Paper Origami-Inspired Design and Actuation of DNA Nanomachines with Complex Motions.." Small 14, no. 47, e1802580 - e1802580.
  • Marras, A.E.; Shi, Z.; Lindell, M.G.; Patton, R.A. et al., 2018, "Cation-Activated Avidity for Rapid Reconfiguration of DNA Nanodevices.." ACS Nano 12, no. 9, 9484-9494 - 9484-9494.
  • Lauback, S.; Mattioli, K.R.; Marras, A.E.; Armstrong, M. et al., 2018, "Real-time magnetic actuation of DNA nanodevices via modular integration with stiff micro-levers.." Nat Commun 9, no. 1, 1446 - 1446.
  • Lei, D.; Marras, A.E.; Liu, J.; Huang, C-M. et al., 2018, "Three-dimensional structural dynamics of DNA origami Bennett linkages using individual-particle electron tomography.." Nat Commun 9, no. 1, 592 - 592.
  • Ke, Y.; Castro, C.; Choi, J.H., 2018, "Structural DNA Nanotechnology: Artificial Nanostructures for Biomedical Research." Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering 20, no. 1, 375-401 - 375-401.

2017

  • Su, H-J.; Castro, C.E.; Marras, A.E.; Zhou, L., 2017, "The Kinematic Principle for Designing Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid Origami Mechanisms: Challenges and Opportunities." JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL DESIGN 139, no. 6,
  • Shi, Z.; Castro, C.E.; Arya, G., 2017, "Conformational Dynamics of Mechanically Compliant DNA Nanostructures from Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics Simulations.." ACS Nano 11, no. 5, 4617-4630 - 4617-4630.
  • Wang, P.; Chatterjee, G.; Yan, H.; Labean, T.H. et al., 2017, "Practical aspects of structural and dynamic DNA nanotechnology." MRS Bulletin 42, no. 12, 889-896 - 889-896.
  • Castro, C.E.; Dietz, H.; Högberg, B., 2017, "DNA origami devices for molecular-scale precision measurements." MRS Bulletin 42, no. 12, 925-929 - 925-929.
  • Akbari, E.; Mollica, M.Y.; Lucas, C.R.; Bushman, S.M. et al., 2017, "Engineering Cell Surface Function with DNA Origami.." Adv Mater 29, no. 46,
  • Hudoba, M.W.; Luo, Y.; Zacharias, A.; Poirier, M.G. et al., 2017, "Dynamic DNA Origami Device for Measuring Compressive Depletion Forces.." ACS Nano 11, no. 7, 6566-6573 - 6566-6573.

2016

  • Marras, A.E.; Zhou, L.; Kolliopoulos, V.; Su, H-J. et al., 2016, "Directing folding pathways for multi-component DNA origami nanostructures with complex topology." NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS 18,
  • Halley, P*, Lucas, CR**, McWilliams, EM, Webber, MJ, Kural, C, Lucas, DM, Byrd, JC, Castro, CE, 2016, "Daunorubicin-Loaded DNA Origami Nanostructures Circumvent Drug-Resistance Mechanisms in a Leukemia Model." Small 12, no. 3, 308-320 - 308-320.
  • Kearney, C.J.; Lucas, C.R.; O'Brien, F.J.; Castro, C.E., 2016, "DNA Origami: Folded DNA-Nanodevices That Can Direct and Interpret Cell Behavior.." Adv Mater 28, no. 27, 5509-5524 - 5509-5524.
  • Le, J.V., Luo, Y., Darcy, M., Lucas, C.R., Goodwin, M., Poirier, M.G., Castro, C.E., 2016, Probing nucleosome stability with a DNA origami nanocalipers. ACS Nano 10, no. 7, 7073-7084 - 7073-7084.
  • Zhou, L.; Marras, A.; Castro, C.; Su, H-J., 2016, "PSEUDORIGID-BODY MODELS OF COMPLIANT DNA ORIGAMI MECHANISMS." Mechanisms and Robotics 8,

2015

2014

  • Zhou,Lifeng*; Marras,Alexander,E*; Su,Hai-Jun; Castro,Carlos,E, 2014, "DNA Origami Compliant Nanostructures with Tunable Mechanical Properties." ACS Nano 8, no. 1, 27-34 - 27-34.
  • Gupta,C*; Liao,W-C; Gallego-Perez,D; Castro,C,E; Lee,L,J, 2014, "DNA translocation through short nanofluidic channels under asymmetric pulsed electric field." Biomicrofluidics 8, no. 2, 024114 - 024114.
  • Vienny, N.; Lilly, B.; Castro, C., 2014, "The exoskeletal structure and tensile loading behavior of an ant neck joint." JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS 47, no. 2, 497-504 - 497-504.

2013

  • Wu,Yun; Kwak,Kwang,Joo; Agarwal,Kitty; Marras,Alexander*; Wang,Chao; Mao,Yicheng; Huang,Xiaomeng; Ma,Junyu; Yu,Bo; Lee,Robert; Vachani,Anil; Marcucci,Guido; Byrd,John,C; Muthusamy,Natarajan; Otterson,Gregory; Huang,Kun; Castro,Carlos,E; Paulaitis,Michael; Nana-Sinkam,Serge,P; Lee,L,James, 2013, "Detection of Extracellular RNAs in Cancer and Viral Infection via Tethered Cationic Lipoplex Nanoparticles Containing Molecular Beacons." Analytical Chemistry 85, no. 23, 11265-11274 - 11265-11274.

2011

  • Castro, C.E.; Dong, J.; Boyce, M.C.; Lindquist, S. et al., 2011, "Physical properties of polymorphic yeast prion amyloid fibers.." Biophys J 101, no. 2, 439-448 - 439-448.
  • Tam, J.M.; Castro, C.E.; Heath, R.J.W.; Mansour, M.K. et al., 2011, "Use of an optical trap for study of host-pathogen interactions for dynamic live cell imaging.." J Vis Exp no. 53,
  • Jungmann, R.; Scheible, M.; Kuzyk, A.; Pardatscher, G. et al., 2011, "DNA origami-based nanoribbons: assembly, length distribution, and twist.." Nanotechnology 22, no. 27, 275301 - 275301.
  • Castro, C.E.; Kilchherr, F.; Kim, D-N.; Shiao, E.L. et al., 2011, "A primer to scaffolded DNA origami." NATURE METHODS 8, no. 3, 221-229 - 221-229.
  • Wang, L.; Castro, C.E.; Boyce, M.C., 2011, "Growth strain-induced wrinkled membrane morphology of white blood cells." SOFT MATTER 7, no. 24, 11319-11324 - 11319-11324.

2010

  • Dong, J., Castro, C.E., Boyce, M.C., Lang, M.J., and Lindquist, S., 2010, "Optical trapping with high forces reveals unexpected behaviors of prion fibrils." Nature Structural & Molecular Biology 17, no. 12, 1422-U49 - 1422-U49.
  • Tam, J., Castro, C.E., Heatsh, R.J., Cardenas, M.J., Xavier, R., Lang, M.J., Vyas, J.M., 2010, "Control and Manipulation of Pathogens with an Optical Trap for Live Cell Imaging of Intercellular Interactions." PLoS One 5, no. 12, e15215 - e15215.

2009

  • Kim, S.T.; Takeuchi, K.; Sun, Z-Y.J.; Touma, M. et al., 2009, "The alphabeta T cell receptor is an anisotropic mechanosensor.." J Biol Chem 284, no. 45, 31028-31037 - 31028-31037.

2008

  • Villarreal Marroquin, M.G.; Sanchez Pena, M.L.; Castro, C.E.; Castro, J.M. et al., 2008, "Use of data envelopment analysis and clustering in multiple criteria optimization." INTELLIGENT DATA ANALYSIS 12, no. 1, 89-101 - 89-101.

2007

  • Brau, R.R.; Ferrer, J.M.; Lee, H.; Castro, C.E. et al., 2007, "Passive and active microrheology with optical tweezers." JOURNAL OF OPTICS A-PURE AND APPLIED OPTICS 9, no. 8, S103-S112 - S103-S112.
  • Castro, C.E.; Rios, M.C.; Castro, J.M.; Lilly, B., 2007, "Multiple criteria optimization with variability considerations in injection molding." POLYMER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE 47, no. 4, 400-409 - 400-409.

2005

  • Castro, C.E.; Rios, M.C.; Lilly, B.; Castro, J.M., 2005, "Simultaneous optimization of mold design and processing conditions in injection molding." JOURNAL OF POLYMER ENGINEERING 25, no. 6, 459-485 - 459-485.

2003

  • Castro, C.; Cabrera-Ríos, M.; Lilly, B.; Castro, J.M. et al., 2003, "Identifying the best compromises between multiple performance measures in injection molding (IM) using data envelopment analysis (DEA)." Journal of Integrated Design and Process Science 7, no. 1, 77-86 - 77-86.

Unknown

  • Wu, Y, Kwak K J, Agarwal K, Marras A, Wang C, Mao Y, Huang X, Ma J, Yu B, Lee R, Vachani A, Marcucci G, Byrd JC, Muthusamy N, Otterson G, Huang K, Castro C, Paulaitis M, Nana-Sinkam S, Lee L., "Detection of extracellular RNAs in cancer and viral infection via tethered cationic lipoplex nanoparticles containing molecular beacons".."
  • Zhou, L., Su, H.J., Marras, A.E., Huang, C.M., Castro, C.E., "Projection Kinematic Analysis of DNA Origami Mechanisms Based on a Two-Dimensional TEM Image."

Presentations

  • "DNA origami tools for chromatin for the study of chromatin structure and dynamics." 2015, Presented at ASME Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology 2015,
  • "Mechanical Design of DNA Nanostructures for Physical Measurements." 2015, Presented at Society of Engineering Science Annual Meeting,
  • "Self-assembly of DNA nanomechanical devices." 2016, Presented at University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Mechanical Engineering Seminar,
  • "Engineering DNA origami motion and structural dynamics." 2016, Presented at 10 years of DNA origami symposium,
  • "Mechanical Design of DNA nanostructures and measurement devices." 2015, Presented at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mechanical Engineering Department Colloquium,
  • "Mechanical Design of DNA nanostructures and measurement devices." 2015, Presented at University of California San Diego Nanoengineering Department Seminar,
  • "Self-assembly of DNA nanodevices." 2015, Presented at National Academy of Science Arab-American Frontiers of Engineering,
  • "Engineering DNA origami motion and structural dynamics." 2016, Presented at Spiez CONVERGENCE,
  • "Mechanical Design of DNA-based measurement devices." 2016, Presented at Princeton University Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series,
  • "DNA nanomechanical devices for molecular and cellular applications." 2016, Presented at Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium,
  • "Dynamic Biomolecular Interactions in DNA Origami Design.”." 2012, Presented at Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base,
  • "Probing the Structural Diversity of Yeast Amyloid Fibers with Optical Tweezers." 2008, Presented at Biophysical Society Annual Meeting,
  • "B Lymphocyte Membrane Reservoir Mechanics." 2008, Presented at nternational Union on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Symposium on Cellular, Molecular, and Tissue Mechanics,
  • "An Elastica Approximate for Fibers and Fibrous Networks." 2008, Presented at XXII International Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics,
  • "Mechanics at Biology’s Length Scales." 2008, Presented at University of Notre Dame Mechanical Engineering Department Seminar Series,
  • "Programming Biological Self-Assembly for the Design of Nanoscale Engineering Tools and Materials." 2011, Presented at The Ohio State University Biophysics Graduate Program Seminar,
  • "Design of Mechanically Functional DNA Origami Nanostructures." 2014, Presented at Seoul National University,
  • "DNA-based mechanical devices to probe molecular and cellular interactions." 2014, Presented at Mechanical Engineering Department Seminar,
  • "Programming Biological Self-Assembly for the Design of Nanoscale Engineering Tools.”." 2011, Presented at The Ohio State University Mechanical Engineering Department Seminar,
  • "Engineering with Biology’s Building Blocks." 2013, Presented at Pi Tau Sigma 2013 National Convention,
  • "Controllable DNA nanostructures for delivering and detecting cellular signals.”." 2013, Presented at Johns Hopkins University Biomedical Engineering Department Seminar,
  • "Mathematical Modeling of Manufacturing Processes." 2005, Presented at University of Nuevo Leon Systems Engineering Department Seminar Series,
  • "Optimization and Analysis of Variability in Injection Molding.”." 2006, Presented at Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference,
  • "Programming Biological Self-Assembly for the Design of Nanoscale Engineering Tools." 2011, Presented at The Ohio State University Center for Electronic & Magnetic Nanoscale Composite Multifunctional Materials,
  • "Programming Biological Self-Assembly for the Design of Nanoscale Engineering Tools and Materials.”." 2012, Presented at The Ohio State University Institute for Materials Research Biomaterials Symposium,
  • "Engaging undergraduates in Designing and Building Biomolecular Systems." 2014, Presented at Physics Research & Education Gordon Conference,
  • "Modifying DNA origami structure and function using single-stranded DNA." 2014, Presented at Foundations of Nanotechnology,
  • "Mechanically Functional DNA origami Nanostructures." 2014, Presented at World Congress of Biomechanics,
  • "Designing Mechanical Dynamics of DNA origami Nanostructures." 2014, Presented at American Chemical Society Midwest Regional Meeting,
  • "Mechanical Design of DNA-based probes and sensors." 2015, Presented at Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering Research Seminar,
  • "DNA-based nanomechanical devices." 2015, Presented at University of Texas, Austin NASCENT center seminar series,
  • "Programming dynamics of DNA origami." 2016, Presented at The Molecular Programming Project Annual Workshop,
  • "Mechanical Design of DNA-based sensors, tools, and delivery vehicles." 2015, Presented at Nationwide Children's Hospital Child Health Research Center Seminar,
  • "Functionalization of Cell Membranes with a Programmable DNA Origami NanoPlatform." 2016, Presented at ASME NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology Conference,
  • "Functionalization of Cell Membranes with a Programmable DNA Origami NanoPlatform." 2017, Presented at IEEE-FNANO 2017,
  • "Biomimetic and Biophysical Approach to Profile Metastatic Cancer Cell Migration." 2017, Presented at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting,
  • "Engineering DNA Origami Structures on Cell Surface for Detection of Cancer Biomarkers in Cellular Microenvironment." 2018, Presented at ASME NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology Conference,
  • "Functionalizing Cell Membrane with a Multifunctional DNA-Origami Platform for Biomulecular Detection."
  • "A Multifunctional DNA-origami platform for Biomolecular Detection in Cellular Microenvironments." 2019, Presented at International Conference on Biofabrication,
  • "Hybrid top-down and bottom-up approach for engineering DNA assemblies." 2020, Presented at Foundations of Nanoscience,
  • "DNA-based nanorobotics and nanomechanical devices." 2020, Presented at University of Notre Dame Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department Seminar Series,
  • "DNA-based nanorobotics and nanomechanical devices." 2019, Presented at Columbia University Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series,
  • "Design Automation for DNA Origami Mechanisms." 2019, Presented at oxDNA users workshop,
  • "DNA nanomechanical devices for probing molecular and cellular systems." 2019, Presented at 10 years of biomolecular nanotechnology research at TUM workshop,
  • "DNA nanomechanical devices for probing molecular and cellular systems." 2019, Presented at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, School of Automation Seminar Series,
  • "DNA nanomechanical devices for probing molecular and cellular systems." 2018, Presented at Institute for Quantitative Health Science & Engineering Seminar Series,
  • "Biophysical and Biomedical Applications of DNA nanodevices." 2018, Presented at Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, Seminar,
  • "Design, control, and applications of DNA nanomechanical devices." 2018, Presented at Cambridge University, Physics Seminar,
  • "Design, control, and applications of DNA nanomechanical devices." 2018, Presented at Advanced Materials and Bioengineering Research Centre Seminar Series,
  • "Design, control, and applications of DNA nanomechanical devices." 2018, Presented at Kent State University Physics Seminar Series,
  • "Design and control of DNA origami nanomachines." 2017, Presented at International Conference on Natural and Artificial Molecular Machines,
  • "Programming mechanical function via DNA self-assembly." 2017, Presented at Materials Research Society Annual Fall Meeting,
  • "Design, control, and applications of DNA nanomechanical devices." 2017, Presented at Boston University Biophysics Seminar Series,
  • "Self-assembly of DNA nanomechanical devices for biophysical measurements." 2017, Presented at University of Pennsylvania Biophysics Seminar Series,
  • "Engaging undergraduate (and younger) students in DNA nanotechnology." 2017, Presented at DNA23,
  • "Design and Control of DNA nanomechanical devices." 2017, Presented at Arizona State University, School of Molecular Sciences Seminar,
  • "Instrumenting the Cancer micro-environment with DNA nanomachines." 2017, Presented at National Institutes of Health Workshop on Emerging Technologies and Inter-disciplinary Team Formation,
  • "Self assembly of DNA nanomechanical devices." 2017, Presented at Microsystems Seminar Series,
  • "DNA origami assemblies with cooperative and communicating conformational changes." 2017, Presented at Foundations of Nanoscience,
  • "Self assembly of DNA nanomechanical devices." 2017, Presented at Harvard University Applied Mechanics Seminar Series,
  • "Self assembly of DNA nanomechanical devices." 2016, Presented at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Physics Seminar,
  • "Self assembly of DNA nanomechanical devices." 2016, Presented at Oberlin College Physics Seminar,
  • "Mechanical Design of DNA origami nanodevices." 2016, Presented at Princeton University Mechanical Engineering Seminar,
  • "Engineering approaches to DNA-based design and assembly." 2016, Presented at Spiez CONVERGENCE conference,

Papers in Proceedings

2020

  • Johnson, J.A.; Dehankar, A.; Castro, C.E.; Winter, J. "Reciprocal Control of Hierarchical DNA Origami-Nanoparticle Assemblies." in 64th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical-Society. (2 2020).
  • Beshay, P.E.; Kolotka, K.L.; Song, J.W.; Castro, C.E. "Direct Measurement of Fluid Shear Stress in 3-D Matrices using DNA-Based Force Spectroscopy." in Biophysical Journal. (2 2020).
  • Akbari, E.; Shahhosseini, M.; Song, J.W.; Castro, C.E. "Multiplexed DNA Origami Force Sensors with Programmable Sensitivities." in Biophysical Journal. (2 2020).

2019

  • Akbari, E.; Shahhosseini, M.; Baetz, J.C.; Song, J.W. et al. "Functionalizing Cell Membranes with DNA Origami for Multiplexed Biomolecular Sensing." (1 2019).
  • Lucas, C.R.; Halley, P.D.; Chowdhury, A.; Laksmana, A. et al. "Evaluating Immunotoxicology, Biodistribution, and Pharamacokinetics of DNA origami Nanostructures in vivo." in American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting. (11 2019).

2018

  • Lucas, C.; Halley, P.; Chowdhury, A.; Lakshmanan, A. et al. "Evaluating Immunotoxicology, Bio-distribution, and Pharmacokinetics of DNA origami Nanostructures in vivo." in ASME Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology. (4 2018).
  • Lauback, S.; Mattioli, K.; Marras, A.; Armstrong, M. et al. "Real-time Magnetic Actuation of DNA Nanodevices via Stiff Micro-levers." in Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO). (4 2018).
  • Hudoba, M.; Castro, C.E.; Patel, R.; Beshay, P. "Development of DNA Origami Education Modules for Middle School, High School, and Undergraduate Students and Educators." in Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO). (4 2018).
  • Huang, C-M.; Kucinic, A.; Le, J.; Castro, C.E. et al. "Uncertainty Quantification of a DNA Origami Mechanism Using a Coarse- Grained Model and Kinematic Variance Analysis." in Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO). (4 2018).
  • Shahhosseini, M.; Akbari, E.; Song, J.; Castro, C.E. "Engineering DNA Origami Structures On Cell Surface for Detection of Cancer Biomarkers in Cellular Microenvironment." in ASME Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology. (8 2018).

2017

  • Patton, R.; Castro, C.E. "High Throughput Fluorescence-based Force Spectroscopy of Single Molecule Interactions with DNA Origami." in Biophysical Society Annual Meeting. (2 2017).
  • Marras, A.; Zhou, L.; Huang, C-M.; Su, H. et al. "Fabricating and Actuating DNA origami Mechanisms." in 7th International Conference on Bioengineering and Nanotechnology. (3 2017).
  • Dixon, K.; Grzybowski, D.M.; Le, J.V.; Castro, C.E. et al. "Making meaning through art-integrated engineering." (6 2017).
  • Le, J.; Luo, Y.; Darcy, M.; Poirier, M. et al. "Probing Nucleosome Stability with a DNA Origami Caliper." in Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO). (4 2017).
  • Johnson, J.; Dehankar, A.; Winter, J.; Castro, C.E. "Control of DNA Origami Mechanisms via Gold Nanoparticles." in Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO). (4 2017).
  • Akbari, E.; Mollica, M.; Lucas, C.; Bushman, S. et al. "Functionalization of Cell Membranes with a Programmable DNA Origami NanoPlatform." in Foundations of Nanoscience Conference (FNANO). (4 2017).
  • Halley, P.; Lucas, C.; Webber, M.; McWilliams, E. et al. "Daunorubicin-Loaded DNA Origami Nanostructures Circumvent Drug Resistance Mechanisms in a Leukemia Model." in 7th International Conference on Bioengineering and Nanotechnology. (3 2017).
  • Marras, A.; Zhou, L.; Huang, C-M.; Su, H. et al. "Fabricating and Actuating DNA origami Mechanisms." in Biophysical Society Annual Meeting. (2 2017).
  • Patton, R.; Castro, C.E. "High Throughput Fluorescence-based Force Spectroscopy of Single Molecule Interactions with DNA Origami Nano-springs." in American Physical Society March Meeting. (3 2017).

2016

  • Zhou L*, Marras, AE*, Castro, CE, Su, H Pseudo-rigid-body models of compliant dna origami mechanisms. http://mechanismsrobotics.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleid=2475690, (5 2016).
  • Le, J.V.; Luo, Y.; Lucas, C.R.; Poirier, M.G. et al. "Characterization of Nucleosomes using DNA Origami." (2 2016).

2015

  • Zhou, L, Marras, AE, Castro, CE, Su, H-J "Pseudo-Rigid-Body Models of Compliant DNA Origami Mechanisms." in ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference. (8 2015).
  • Su, H.J.; Castro, C.E.; Marras, A.E.; Zhou, L. "The kinematic principle for designing DNA origami mechanisms: Challenges and opportunities." (1 2015).

2014

  • Qirui Fan, Gauri Nabar, Carl Miller, Carlos Castro, Jessica Winter "Photo-switchable quantum dots based on reversible FRET." in SPIE Photonics West. (2 2014).

2013

2012

  • HJ Su, Carlos E Castro, Alex E Marras, Michael Hudoba "Design and fabrication of DNA origami mechanisms and machines." in ASME International conference on reconfigurable mechanisms and robots. (9 2012).
  • Marras, AE, Zhou, L, Su, HJ, Castro, CE "Design of DNA Origami Machines and Mechanisms." in ASME IMECE. (11 2012).

2010

  • Palmer, J.S.; Castro, C.E.; Arslan, M.; Boyce, M.C. "Constitutive models for the force-extension behavior of biological filaments." (12 2010).
  • Castro, C.E.; Dong, J.; Boyce, M.C.; Lindquist, S. et al. "Physical Properties of Yeast Prion Proteins Studied with Optical Tweezers." (1 2010).

2009

  • Castro, C.E.; Hu, C-C.; Ploegh, H.; Boyce, M. et al. "Membrane Mechanics of B Lymphocyte Activation." (2 2009).
  • Castro, C.E.; Dong, J.; Boyce, M.; Lindquist, S. et al. "Probing Structure and Mechanics of Yeast Prion Proteins with Optical Tweezers." (2 2009).

2007

  • Castro, C.E.; Boyce, M.C.; Lang, M.J. "Mechanics of leukocyte membrane tethering during cell rolling." (1 2007).

2005

  • Castro, C.E.; Lilly, B.; Castro, J.M.; Ríos, M.C. "Optimization and analysis of variability in high precision injection molding." (12 2005).

Patents