Huang S, Liu X, Lin S, Glynn C, Felix K, Sahasrabudhe A, Maley C, Xu J, Chen W, Hong E, Crosby A, Wang Q* and Rao S*. Control of Polymers' Amorphous-crystalline Transition for Hydrogel Bioelectronics Miniaturization and Multifunctional Integration. Nature Communications, accepted. doi: 10.21203/

Hong E, Tian F, Glynn C, Tsekov S, Huang S, Zhou S, He Z, Rao S*, Wang Q*. Biologically Driven In Vivo Occlusion Design Provides a Reliable Experimental Glaucoma Model. bioRxiv. 2024:2024.01.18.576306. doi: 10.1101/2024.01.18.576306.


Liu X*, Rao S*, Chen W, Felix K, Ni J, Sahasrabudhe A, Lin S, Wang Q, Liu Y, He Z, Xu J, Huang S, Hong E, Yau T, Anikeeva P*, Zhao X*. Fatigue-resistant hydrogel optical fibers enable peripheral nerve optogenetics during locomotion. Nature Methods. 2023;20(11):1802-9

Rao, S. and Liu, X. Hydrogel fibers that enable optogenetic pain inhibition during locomotion. Nature Methods, 20, pp.1641-1642.

Huang S, Villafranca SU, Mehta I, Yosfan O, Hong E, Wang A, Wu N, Wang Q*, Rao S*. A nanoscale inorganic coating strategy for stabilizing hydrogel neural probes in vivo.. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 2023;11(32):7629-40.


Hong E, Glynn C, Wang Q*, Rao S*. Non-Invasive Electroretinogram Recording with Simultaneous Optogenetics to Dissect Retinal Ganglion Cells Electrophysiological Dynamics. Biosensors. 2022;13(1):42.


Rao S*, Qiu J. Material Engineering Platform for Next Generation of Neurobiological Interfaces. Accounts of Materials Research. 2021;2(5):311-4.

   Before 2021

Rao S, Chen R, LaRocca AA, Christiansen MG, Senko AW, Shi CH, Chiang P-H, Varnavides G, Xue J, Zhou Y. Remotely controlled chemomagnetic modulation of targeted neural circuits. Nature nanotechnology. 2019;14(10):967-73.

Sun X, Bernstein MJ, Meng M, Rao S, Sørensen AT, Yao L, Zhang X, Anikeeva PO, Lin Y. Functionally Distinct Neuronal Ensembles within the Memory Engram. Cell. 2020;181(2):410-23. e17.

Lu C, Park S, Richner TJ, Derry A, Brown I, Hou C, Rao S, Kang J, Moritz CT, Fink Y. Flexible and stretchable nanowire-coated fibers for optoelectronic probing of spinal cord circuits. 2017;3(3):e1600955.Science advances 3, e1600955.

Park J, Jin K, Sahasrabudhe A, Chiang P-H, Maalouf JH, Koehler F, Rosenfeld D, Rao S, Tanaka T, Khudiyev T. In situ electrochemical generation of nitric oxide for neuronal modulation.. Nature nanotechnology. 2020;15(8):690-7.

Moon J, Christiansen MG, Rao S, Marcus C, Bono DC, Rosenfeld D, Gregurec D, Varnavides G, Chiang PH, Park S. Magnetothermal Multiplexing for Selective Remote Control of Cell Signaling.. 2020;30(36):2000577.

Rao S, Lu S, Guo Z, Li Y, Chen D, Xiang Y. A Light‐Powered Bio‐Capacitor with Nanochannel Modulation. Advanced Materials. 2014;26(33):5846-50.

Rao S, Guo Z, Liang D, Chen D, Li Y, Xiang Y. 3D Proton Transfer Augments Bio‐Photocurrent Generation. Advanced Materials. 2015;27(16):2668-73.

Rao S, Si KJ, Yap LW, Xiang Y, Cheng W. Free-Standing Bilayered Nanoparticle Superlattice Nanosheets with Asymmetric Ionic Transport Behaviors. ACS nano. 2015;9(11):11218-24.

Rao S, Guo Z, Liang D, Chen D, Wei Y, Xiang Y. A proteorhodopsin-based biohybrid light-powering pH sensor. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2013;15(38):15821-4.

Rao S, Xiu R, Si J, Lu S, Yang M, Xiang Y. In situ synthesis of nanocomposite membranes: Comprehensive improvement strategy for direct methanol fuel cells. ChemSusChem. 2014;7(3):822-8 In situ synthesis of Nanocomposite Membranes: Comprehensive Improvement Strategy for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells. ChemSusChem 7, 822-828.

Guo Z, Liang D, Rao S, Xiang Y. Heterogeneous bacteriorhodopsin/gold nanoparticle stacks as a photovoltaic system. Nano Energy. 2015;11:654-61.

Xu X, Wang H, Lu S, Guo Z, Rao S, Xiu R, Xiang Y. A novel phosphoric acid doped poly (ethersulphone)-poly (vinyl pyrrolidone) blend membrane for high-temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources. 2015;286:458-63


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