Journal Publications and Book Chapters

Representative publications:

  • Shivesh Chaudhary, Sihoon Moon, Hang Lu, “Fast, efficient, and accurate neuro-imaging denoising via supervised deep learning”, Nature Communications, 2022; [Link]
  • Kathleen E. Bates*, Kim N. Le*, Hang Lu, “Deep learning for robust and flexible tracking in behavioral studies for C. elegans”, PLoS Computational Biology, 2022; [Link]
  • Guillaume Aubry, Marija Milisavljevic, and Hang Lu, “Automated and dynamic control of chemical content in droplets for scalable screens of small animals”, Small, 2022; DOI: 10.1002/smll.202200319. [Link]
  • Shivesh Chaudhary, Sol Ah Lee, Yueyi Li, Dhaval S. Patel, Hang Lu, “Graphical-model framework for automated annotation of cell identities in dense cellular images”, eLife 2021;10:e60321 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.60321. [Link]
  • Daniel Porto, Yohei Matsunaga, Barbara Franke, Rhys Williams, Hiroshi Qadota, Olga Mayans, Guy M Benian, Hang Lu, “Conformational changes in twitchin kinase in vivo revealed by FRET imaging of freely moving C. elegans”, eLife, 2021;10:e66862 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.66862, [Link]
  • Adriana San Miguel, Peri Kurshan, Mathew M. Crane, Patrick T. McGrath, Kang Shen, and Hang Lu, “Deep phenotyping unveils hidden traits and genetic relations in subtle mutants”, Nature Communications, 7, Article number: 12990 (2016), doi:10.1038/ncomms12990. [Link]
  • Matthew M. Crane, Jeffrey N. Stirman, Chan-Yen Ou, Peri T. Kurshan, James M. Rehg, Kang Shen, and Hang Lu, “Autonomous screening implicates new genes in synaptogenesis in C. elegans”,  Nature Methods, 9, 977–980  doi:10.1038/nmeth.2141  [link] Highlighted by Nature Methods as one of the methods to watch
  • Kwanghun Chung*, Catherine A. Rivet*, Melissa L. Kemp, and Hang Lu, “Imaging single-cell signaling dynamics with a deterministic high-density single-cell trap array”, Analytical Chemistry,  2011, 83 (18), pp 7044–7052, DOI: 10.1021/ac2011153. [Link]
  • Jeffrey N. Stirman, Matthew M. Crane, Steven J. Husson, Christian Schultheis, Alexander Gottschalk, and Hang Lu, “Real-time multimodal optical control of individual neurons and muscles in freely behaving Caenorhabditis elegans”, Nature Methods, 2011, 8(2):153-8, doi:10.1038/nmeth.1555. [Link] [Nature Methods News and Views] [press release].
  • Kwanghun Chung*, Yoosik Kim*, Jitendra S. Kanodia, Emily Gong, Stanislav Y. Shvartsman, Hang Lu, “Large-scale microfluidic array for ordering, orienting and trapping of embryos”, Nature Methods, 2011, 8(2):171-6, doi:10.1038/nmeth.1548.   [Link] [Press release][Journal Cover]
  • Kwanghun Chung*, Matthew M. Crane*, and Hang Lu, “Automated on-chip rapid microscopy, phenotyping and sorting of C. elegans“. Nature Methods, 2008, 5, 637-643. [PDF] [Supplemental Materials and Methods] [Supplemental Movie1] [Supplemental Movie2[Supplemental Movie3] [Supplemental Movie4] [Supplemental Movie5] [Supplemental Movie6] [Supplemental Movie7] [Supplemental Movie8]Nature Methods News and Views [PDF]New York Times news article.

All publications:

* equal authorship

  1. Lee, H.J., Vallier, J., Lu, H. Microfluidic localized hydrogel polymerization enables simultaneous recording of neural activity and behavior in C. elegans. Reaction Chemistry and Engineering. (2023).
  2. Jimmy Ding, Lucinda Peng, Sihoon Moon, Hyun Jee Lee, Dhaval S Patel, Hang Lu, An expanded GCaMP reporter toolkit for functional imaging in Caenorhabditis elegans, G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, Volume 13, Issue 10, October 2023, jkad183,
  3. Zachary C Stevenson, Megan J Moerdyk-Schauwecker, Stephen A Banse, Dhaval S Patel, Hang Lu, Patrick C Phillips (2023) High-throughput library transgenesis in Caenorhabditis elegans via Transgenic Arrays Resulting in Diversity of Integrated Sequences (TARDIS) eLife 12:RP84831
  4. Aubry, G., Lee, HJ, & Lu, H. Advances in Microfluidics: Technical Innovations and Applications in Diagnostics and Therapeutics. Anal. Chem. 95, 1, 444–467 (2023).
  5. Okesanjo, O., Aubry, G., Behrens, S., Lu, H., & Meredith, J.C. Bubble-particle dynamics in multiphase flow of capillary foams in a porous micromodel. Lab on a Chip. 23, 4434-4444 (2023).
  6. Chaudhary, S., Moon, S. & Lu, H. Fast, efficient, and accurate neuro-imaging denoising via supervised deep learning. Nat Commun 13, 5165 (2022).
  7. Kathleen E. Bates, Kim N. Le, Hang Lu, “Deep learning for robust and flexible tracking in behavioral studies for C. elegans” in press, PLoS Computational Biology.
  8. Lining Arnold Ju, Sabine Kossmann, Yunduo Charles Zhao, Laura Moldovan, Yingqi Zhang, Savindi De Zoysa Ramasundara, Fangyuan Zhou, Hang Lu, Imala Alwis, Simone Schoenwaelder, Yuping Yuan, and Shaun P. Jackson, “Microfluidic Post Method for 3-Dimensional 3 Modeling of Platelet–Leukocyte Interactions”, in press,
  9. Guillaume Aubry, Marija Milisavljevic, and Hang Lu+, “Automated and dynamic control of chemical content in droplets for scalable screens of small animals”, in press, Small, DOI: 10.1002/smll.202200319
  10. Daniel Porto, Yohei Matsunaga, Barbara Franke, Rhys Williams, Hiroshi Qadota, Olga Mayans, Guy M Benian, Hang Lu+, “Conformational changes in twitchin kinase in vivo revealed by FRET imaging of freely moving C. elegans”, eLife, 2021;10:e66862 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.66862
  11. Fangyuan Zhou, Fang Zhang, Veronika Zarnitsyna, Larissa Doudy, Zhou Yuan, Kaitao Li, Rodger P. McEver, Hang Lu, and Cheng Zhu+, “The kinetics of E- and P-selectin-induced intermediate activation of integrin αLβ2 on neutrophil”, Journal of Cell Science 134 (18), jcs258046, 2021.
  12. Ashleigh Thomas+, Kathleen Bates, Alex Elchesen, Iryna Hartsock, Hang Lu, Peter Bubenik, “Topological data analysis of C. elegans locomotion and behavior”, Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence 4, 69, 2021.
  13. Gongchen Sun, Cassidy-Arielle Manning, Ga Hyun Lee, Maryam Majeed, and Hang Lu+, “Microswimmer Combing: Controlling Interfacial Dynamics for Open-Surface Multifunctional Screening of Small Animals”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 10, 2001887.
  14. Severine Le Gac+ and Hang Lu+, “Musings on the future of scientific (physical but not socially distanced) conferences: testing the water with organizing the on-line MicroTAS2020”, Lab on a Chip, 21 (6), 987-993, 2021
  15. Shivesh Chaudhary, Sol Ah Lee, Yueyi Li, Dhaval S. Patel, Hang Lu+, “Graphical-model framework for automated annotation of cell identities in dense cellular images”, eLife 2021;10:e60321 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.60321
  16. Fobang Liu, Nga Lee Ng+, and Hang Lu+, “Emerging applications of microfluidic techniques for in vitro toxicity studies of atmospheric particulate matter”, Aerosol Science and Technology, 2021, 55 (6), 623-639.
  17. Seleipiri Charles, Guillaume Aubry, Han-Ting Chou, Annalise B. Paaby, and Hang Lu+, “High-Temporal-Resolution smFISH Method for Gene Expression Studies in Caenorhabditis elegans Embryos”, Analytical Chemistry, 2021, 93 (3) 1369–1376. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.0c02966.
  18. Dhaval S. Patel, Giovanni Diana, Eugeni V. Entchev, Mei Zhan, Hang Lu, and QueeLim Ch’ng+, “A Multicellular Network Mechanism for Temperature-Robust Food Sensing”, Cell Reports, 2020, 33(12):108521.
  19. Fobang Liu, Josh Whitley, Nga Lee Ng+, and Hang Lu+, “Time‐resolved single‐cell assay for measuring intracellular reactive oxygen species upon exposure to ambient particulate matter”, Environmental Science & Technology, 2020, 54(20):13121-13130. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.0c02889.
  20. Jason Wan and Hang Lu+, “Enabling high-throughput single-animal gene-expression studies with molecular and micro-scale technologies”, Lab on a Chip, 2020, 20, 4528-4538. DOI: 10.1039/D0LC00881H
  21. . Emily L. Jackson-Holmes, Amanda W. Schaefer, Todd C. McDevitt, and Hang Lu+, “Microfluidic perfusion modulates growth and motor neuron differentiation of stem cell aggregates”, Analyst, 2020, 145, 4815-4826. DOI: 10.1039/D0AN00491J
  22. . Emily L. Jackson-Holmes, Amanda W. Schaefer, Todd C. McDevitt, and Hang Lu+, “Microfluidic perfusion modulates growth and motor neuron differentiation of stem cell aggregates”, Analyst, 2020, 145, 4815-4826. DOI: 10.1039/D0AN00491J
  23. Yi-Quan Tang, Sol Ah Lee, Mizanur Rahman, Siva A Vanapalli, Hang Lu, William R Schafer+, “Ankyrin Is An Intracellular Tether for TMC Mechanotransduction Channels”, Neuron, 107(1), 112-125.e10.
  24. Nicholas D. Testa, Samiksha Kaul, Mei Zhan, Kim N. Le, Hang Lu, Annalise B. Paaby+, “A portable, low-cost device for precise control of specimen temperature under stereomicroscopes” , PLoS One, 2020 Mar 11;15(3):e0230241. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0230241. eCollection 2020.
  25. Yuehui Zhao, Lijiang Long, Jason Wan, Shweta Biliya, Shannon C. Brady, Daehan Lee, Akinade Ojemakinde, Erik C. Andersen, Fredrik O. Vannberg, Hang Lu, and Patrick T. McGrath+, “A spontaneous complex structural variant in rcan-1 increases exploratory behavior and laboratory fitness of Caenorhabditis elegans”. PLoS Genet 16(2): e1008606.
  26. Yongmin Cho, Sol Ah Lee, Yee Lian Chew, Kirby Broderick, William R. Schafer, and Hang Lu, “Multimodal Stimulation in a Microfluidic Device Facilitates Studies of Interneurons in Sensory Integration in C. elegans”, Small, 16 (10), 1905852, 2020.
  27. Jason Wan, Gongchen Sun, Jocelyn Dicent, Dhaval S. Patel, and Hang Lu+, “smFISH in chips: a microfluidic-based pipeline to quantify in situ gene expression in whole organisms”, Lab on a Chip, 20, 266-273, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/C9LC00896A
  28. Gongchen Sun*, Jason Wan*, and Hang Lu+, “Rapid and Multi-cycle smFISH Enabled by Microfluidic Ion Concentration Polarization for In-situ Profiling of Tissue-specific Gene Expression in Whole C. elegans”, Biomicrofluidics, 13, 064101 (2019).
  29. Li Tao, Daniel Porto, Zhaoyu Li, Sylvia Fechner, Sol Ah Lee, Miriam B. Goodman, X.Z. Shawn Xu, Hang Lu, Kang Shen+, “Parallel processing of two mechanosensory modalities by a single neuron in C. elegans”, Developmental Cell, 51 (5), 617-, 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.devcel.2019.10.008.
  30. Luye He, Hyundoo Hwang, Melissa L. Kemp, and Hang Lu+, “Dynamic mitochondrial migratory features associated with calcium responses during T-cell antigen recognition”, J. Immunology, 2019 Aug 1;203(3):760-768. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1800299. Epub 2019 Jun 14.
  31. Dhaval S. Patel, Nan Xu, Hang Lu+, “Digging deeper: methodologies for high-content phenotyping in Caenorhabditis elegans”, Lab Animal, 48 (7), 207-216, 2019.
  32. Kathleen Bates, Shen Jiang, Shivesh Chaudhary, Emily Jackson-Holmes, Melinda Jue, Erin McCaskey, Daniel Goldman, Hang Lu+, “Fast, versatile, and quantitative annotation of complex images”, BioTechniques, 66.6 (2019): 269-275.
  33. Yunfeng Chen, Lining Arnold Ju, Fangyuan Zhou, Jiexi Liao, Lingzhou Xue, Qian Peter Su, Dayong Jin, Yuping Yuan, Hang Lu, Shaun P. Jackson+, Cheng Zhu+, “An integrin αIIbβ3 intermediate affinity state mediates biomechanical platelet aggregation”, Nature Materials, 2019, 18, 760–769.
  34. Daniel A. Porto, John Giblin, Yiran Zhao, Hang Lu+, “Reverse-Correlation Analysis of Mechanosensation Circuit in C. elegans Reveals Temporal and Spatial Encoding”, Scientific Reports, 9.1 (2019): 5182.
  35. Gongchen Sun, and Hang Lu+, “Recent Advances in Microfluidic Techniques for Systems Biology”, Analytical Chemistry, 2019, 91 (1), 315-329. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b04757
  36. Fangyuan Zhou, Yunfeng Chen, Eric I. Felner, Cheng Zhu, and Hang Lu+, “Microfluidic auto-alignment of protein patterns for dissecting multi-receptor crosstalk in platelets”, Lab on a Chip, 2018, 18, 2966-2974.
  37. Ivan de Carlos Cáceres, Daniel A. Porto, Ivan Gallotta, Pamela Santonicola, Josue Rodríguez-Cordero, Elia Di Schiavi, and Hang Lu+, “Automated Screening of C. elegans Neurodegeneration Mutants Enabled by Microfluidics and Image Analysis Algorithms”, Integrative Biology, 2018, 10 (9), 539-548, DOI: 10.1039/C8IB00091C.
  38. Yee Lian Chew, Yoshinori Tanizawa, Yongmin Cho, Buyun Zhao, Alex J. Yu, Evan L. Ardiel, Ithai Rabinowitch, Jihong Bai, Catharine H. Rankin, Hang Lu, Isabel Beets, and William R. Schafer+, “An Afferent Neuropeptide System Transmits Mechanosensory Signals Triggering Sensitization and Arousal in C. elegans”, Neuron, 2018, 99 (6), 1233-1246, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.08.003
  39. Farhan Kamili, and Hang Lu+, “Recent advances and trends in microfluidic platforms for C. elegans biological assays”, Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry, 2018, 11, 245-26.
  40. Yongmin Cho, David N. Oakland, Sol Ah Lee, William R. Schafer, and Hang Lu+, “On-chip functional neuroimaging to mechanical stimulation in Caenorhabditis elegans larvae for studying functional role of neural circuits”, Lab on a Chip, 2018, 18, 601-609. DOI: 10.1039/C7LC01201B
  41. Tel Rouse, Guillaume Aubry, Yongmin Cho, Manuel Zimmer, and Hang Lu+, “A programmable platform for sub-second multichemical dynamic stimulation and neuronal functional imaging in C. elegans”, Lab on a Chip, 2018 Jan 30;18(3):505-513. doi: 10.1039/c7lc01116d.
  42. Guillaume Aubry, and Hang Lu+, “Droplet array for screening acute behaviour response to chemicals in Caenorhabditis elegans.” Lab on a Chip 17, no. 24 (2017): 4303-4311.
  43. Paul Villoutreix, Joakim Andén, Bomyi Lim, Hang Lu, Ioannis G Kevrekidis, Amit Singer, Stanislav Y Shvartsman+, “Synthesizing developmental trajectories”, PLoS computational
  44. Dhaval S. Patel, Giovanni Diana, Eugeni V. Entchev, Mei Zhan, Hang Lu, QueeLim Ch’ng+, “Quantification of Information Encoded by Gene Expression Levels During Lifespan Modulation Under Broad-range Dietary Restriction in C. elegans”, JoVE 126, 2017
  45. Emily L Jackson, Todd C McDevitt, Hang Lu+, “A microfluidic platform for physically isolated culture and multi-modal phenotypic analysis of stem cell aggregates”, Lab on a Chip, 2017,17, 3634-3642, DOI:10.1039/C7LC00763A.
  46. Yongmin Cho, Daniel A. Porto, Hyundoo Hwang, Laura J. Grundy, William R. Schafer, Hang Lu+, “Automated and controlled mechanical stimulation and functional imaging in vivo in C. elegans”, Lab on a Chip, 2017, 17, 2609-2618, DOI: 10.1039/C7LC00465F.
  47. Yogesh Goyal, Thomas J. Levario, Henry Mattingly, Susan Holmes, Stanislav Y. Shvartsman, and Hang Lu, “Parallel imaging of Drosophila embryos for quantitative analysis of genetic perturbations of the Ras pathway”, Disease Models & Mechanisms, 2017: doi: 10.1242/dmm.030163.
  48. Weipeng Zhuo, Hang Lu+, and Patrick T. McGrath+, “Microfluidic Platform with Spatiotemporally Controlled Micro-Environment for Studying Long-term elegans Developmental Arrests”, Lab on a Chip, 2017, 17, 1826-1833. DOI: 10.1039/C6LC01573E. PMCID: 5521175.
  49. Yohei Matsunaga, Hyundoo Hwang, Barbara Franke, Rhys Willliams, McKenna Penley, Hiroshi Qadota, Hong Yi, Levi T. Morran, Hang Lu, Olga Mayans, and Guy Benian+, “Twitchin Kinase Inhibits Muscle Activity”, Molecular Biology of the Cell, 28, no. 12 (2017): 1591-1600.
  50. Ariel S. Kniss-James, Catherine A. Rivet, Loice Chingozha, Hang Lu, and Melissa L. Kemp, “Single-cell resolution of intracellular T cell Ca 2+ dynamics in response to frequency-based H2 O2 stimulation”, Integrative Biology, 2017, 9 (3), 238-247.
  51. Giovanni Diana, Dhaval S. Patel, Eugeni V. Entchev, Mei Zhan, Hang Lu, and QueeLim Ch’ng+, “Genetic Control of Encoding Strategy in a Food-sensing Neural Circuit”, eLife, 2017, 6, e24040.
  52. Yongmin Cho, Charles L. Zhao, and Hang Lu+, “Trends in High-throughput and Functional Neuroimaging in elegans”, WIREs Systems Biology and Medicine, 2017, 9(3).
  53. Adriana San Miguel, Peri Kurshan, Mathew M. Crane, Kang Shen, and Hang Lu+, “Identification of weak alleles and inference of mechanisms by high-dimensional quantification and analysis of morphometric profiles”, Nature Communications, 7, Article number: 12990 (2016), doi:10.1038/ncomms12990. PMID: 27876787. Open Access.
  54. Catherine A. Rivet, Ariel S. Kniss-James, Margaret A. Gran, Anish Potnis, Abby Hill, Hang Lu, Melissa L. Kemp+, “Calcium Dynamics of Ex Vivo Long-Term Cultured CD8+ T Cells Are Regulated by Changes in Redox Metabolism”, PLoS One. 2016 Aug 15;11(8):e0159248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159248. eCollection 2016. PMID: 27526200
  55. Shinsuke Niwa, David M Lipton, Manatsu Morikawa, Charles Zhao, Nobutaka Hirokawa, Hang Lu, Kang Shen+, “Autoinhibition of a Neuronal Kinesin UNC-104/KIF1A Regulates the Size and Density of Synapses”, Cell Reports 2016 Aug 10. pii: S2211-1247(16)30961-5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.07.043.
  56. Yi Liu and Hang Lu, “Microfluidics in systems biology-hype or truly useful?”, Current Opinions of Biotechnology, 2016 Jun;39:215-20. doi: 10.1016/j.copbio.2016.04.020. PMID: 27267565 PMCID: PMC4901307 [Available on 2017-06-01]
  57. Emily L. Jackson and Hang Lu, “Three-dimensional models for studying development and disease: from organisms to organs-on-a-chip and organoids”, Integrative Biology, 2016 Jun 13;8(6):672-83. doi: 10.1039/c6ib00039h. Epub 2016 May 9. PMID: 27156572 PMCID: PMC4905804 [Available on 2017-06-13]
  58. Kathleen E. Bates, Hang Lu, “Optics-Integrated Microfluidic Platforms for Biomolecular Analyses”, Biophysical J., 2016 Apr 26;110(8):1684-97. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2016.03.018., PMID: 27119629 PMCID: PMC4850344 [Available on 2017-04-26]
  59. Thomas J. Levario, Charles Zhao, Stanislav Y. Shvartsman, and Hang Lu+, “Large-scale data collection and precise perturbation of live Drosophila embryos via a microfluidic platform”, Scientific Reports, 2016 Feb 11;6:21366. doi: 10.1038/srep21366, PMID: 26864815 PMCID: PMC4750044
  60. Dawn E. Barnes, Hyundoo Hwang, Kanako Ono, Hang Lu, and Shoichiro Ono+, “Molecular evolution of troponin I and a role of its N-terminal extension in nematode locomotion” Cytoskeleton, 2016 Mar;73(3):117-30. doi: 10.1002/cm.21281,PMID: 26849746 PMCID: PMC4846289 [Available on 2017-03-01]
  61. Hyundoo Hwang, Dawn E. Barnes, Yohei Matsunaga, Guy M. Benian, Shoichiro Ono, Hang Lu+, “Muscle contraction phenotypic analysis enabled by optogenetics reveals functional relationships of sarcomere components in Caenorhabditis elegans”, Scientific Reports, 2016 Jan 29;6:19900. doi: 10.1038/srep19900. PMID: 26822332 PMCID: PMC4731793
  62. Thomas J. Levario, Bomyi Lim, Stanislav Y. Shvartsman, Hang Lu+, “Microfluidics for High-Throughput Quantitative Studies of Early Development”, Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, 2016 Jul 11;18:285-309. doi: 10.1146/annurev-bioeng-100515-013926. Epub 2016 Feb 29. PMID: 26928208
  63. Abul Hassan Samee, Bomyi Lim, Núria Samper, Hang Lu, Christine A. Rushlow, Gerardo Jiménez, Stanislav Y. Shvartsman, and Saurabh Sinha+, “A Systematic Ensemble Approach to Thermodynamic Modeling of Gene Expression from Sequence Data”, Cell Systems, 2015 Dec 23;1(6):396-407. doi: 10.1016/j.cels.2015.12.002. Epub 2015 Dec 23. PMID: 27136354
  64. Douglas E. White, Jonathan B. Sylvester, Melissa A. Kinney, Thomas J. Levario, Hang Lu, J. Todd Streelman, Todd C. McDevitt, Melissa L. Kemp+, “Quantitative Multivariate Analysis of Dynamic Multicellular Morphogenic Trajectories”, Integrative Biology, 2015 Jul 6;7(7):825-33. doi: 10.1039/c5ib00072f. PMID: 26095427
  65. Lining Ju, Yunfeng Chen, Fangyuan Zhou, Hang Lu, Miguel A. Cruz, and Cheng Zhu+, “Von Villebrand factor-A1 domain binds platelet glycoprotein Ibα in multiple states with distinctive force-dependent dissociation kinetics”, Thrombosis Research, 2015 Jun 20. pii: S0049-3848(15)30029-3. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2015.06.019. PMID: 26213126
  66. Bomyi Lim, Carmeline J. Dsilva, Thomas J. Levario, Hang Lu, Trudi Schüpbach, Ioannis G. Kevrekidis, and Stanislav Y. Shvartsman+, “Dynamics of Inductive ERK Signaling in the Drosophila Embryo”, Current Biology, 2015 Jun 29;25(13):1784-90. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.05.039. Epub 2015 Jun 18. PMID: 26096970
  67. Robert J. Mallis, Ke Bai, Haribabu Arthanari, Rebecca E. Hussey, Maris Handley, Zhenhai Li, Loice Chingozha, Jonathan S. Duke-Cohan, Hang Lu, Jia-Huai Wang, Cheng Zhu, Gerhard Wagner, Ellis L. Reinherz+, “Pre-T cell receptor ligand binding impacts thymocyte development prior to αβ TCR expression”, PNAS, 2015 Jul 7;112(27):8373-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1504971112. Epub 2015 Jun 8. PMCID: PMC4500245
  68. Mei Zhan, Matthew M. Crane, Eugeni Entchev, Antonio Caballero, Diana Andrea Fernandes de Abreu, QueeLim Ch’ng, and Hang Lu+ “Automated Processing of Imaging Data Through Multi-Tiered Classification of Biological Structures Illustrated Using Caenorhabditis elegans”, PLoS Computational Biology, April 24, 2015, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004194. PMCID: PMC4409145
  69. Eugeni V. Entchev*, Dhaval S. Patel*, Mei Zhan*, Andrew J. Steele, Hang Lu+, and QueeLim Ch’ng+, “A gene-expression-based neural code for food abundance that modulates lifespan”, eLife, 2015;4:e06259. DOI: PMCID: PMC4417936
  70. Carmeline J Dsilva, Bomyi Lim, Hang Lu, Amit Singer, Ioannis G Kevrekidis, and Stanislav Y Shvartsman+, “Temporal ordering and registration of images in studies of developmental dynamics”, Development, 142:1717-1724, 2015. PMCID: PMC4419277
  71. Guillaume Aubry, Mei Zhan, and Hang Lu+, “Hydrogel-droplet microfluidic platform for high-resolution imaging and sorting of early larval Caenorhabditis elegans”, Lab on a Chip, 2015, 15, 1424 – 1431, DOI: 10.1039/C4LC01384K. Also a cover art of the issue. PMCID PMC4348330
  72. Luye He,* Ariel Kniss,* Adriana San-Miguel, Tel Rouse, Melissa L. Kemp, Hang Lu+, “An automated programmable platform enabling multiplex dynamic stimuli delivery and cellular response monitoring for high-throughput suspension single-cell signaling studies”, Lab on a Chip, 2015, 15, 1497 – 1507, DOI: 10.1039/C4LC01070A. PMCID: PMC4362087
  73. Loice Chingozha, Mei Zhan, Cheng Zhu, Hang Lu+, “A generalizable, tunable microfluidic platform for delivering fast temporally varying chemical signals to probe single-cell response dynamics”, Analytical Chemistry, 2014, 86 (20), pp 10138–10147, DOI: 10.1021/ac5019843. PMCID: PMC4204904
  74. Hyewon Lee, Shin Ae Kim, Paula Mugno, Marc Hammarlund, Massimo A. Hilliard, and Hang Lu, “A Multi-channel device for high-density target-selective stimulation and long-term monitoring of cells and subcellular features in C. elegans”, Lab on a Chip, 2014,14, 4513-4522. DOI: 10.1039/C4LC00789A. PMCID: PMC4213302
  75. Peri T. Kurshan, Allan Q. Phan, George J. Wang, Matthew M. Crane, Hang Lu, Kang Shen+, “Regulation of synaptic extracellular matrix composition is critical for proper synapse morphology”, Neurosci. 2014, 34(38): 12678-12689. PMCID: PMC4166155
  76. Hyundoo Hwang, Jan Krajniak, Yohei Matsunaga, Guy Benian, and Hang Lu+, “On-demand optical immobilization of Caenorhabditis elegans for high-resolution imaging and microinjection”, Lab on a Chip, 2014, 14 (18), 3498 – 3501. DOI: 10.1039/C4LC00697F. PMCID: PMC4148454
  77. Xiaoni Ai, Weipeng Zhuo, Qionglin Liang+, Patrick T. McGrath+, and Hang Lu+, “A high-throughput device for size based separation of C. elegans developmental stages”, Lab on a Chip, 2014, 14(10):1746-52. doi: 10.1039/c3lc51334c. PMCID: PMC4042318.
  78. Guillaume Aubry and Hang Lu+, “A perspective on optical developments in microfluidic platforms for Caenorhabditis elegans research”, Biomicrofluidics, 2014, 8(1):011301. doi: 10.1063/1.4865167. PMCID: PMC3977797
  79. Diana Andrea Fernandes de Abreu, Antonio Caballero, Pascal Fardel, Nicholas Stroustrup, Zhunan Chen, KyungHwa Lee, William D. Keyes, Zachary M. Nash, Isaac F. López Moyado, Federico Vaggi, Astrid Cornils, Martin Regenass, Anca Neagu, Ivan Ostojic, Chang Liu, Yongmin Cho, Deniz Sifoglu, Walter Fontana, Hang Lu, Attila Csikasz-Nagy, Coleen Murphy, Adam Antebi, Eric Blanc, Javier Apfeld, Yun Zhang, Joy Alcedo, QueeLim Ch’ng, “An Insulin-to-Insulin Regulatory Network Orchestrates Phenotypic Specificity in Development and Physiology”, PLoS Genetics, 2014,10(3):e1004225. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004225. PMCID: PMC3967928
  80. Devon M. Headen, Guillaume Aubry, Hang Lu, and Andres Garcia+, “Microfluidic-Based Generation of Size-Controlled, Biofunctionalized Synthetic Polymer Microgels for Cell Encapsulation”, Advanced Materials, 2014, 26(19):3003-8. doi: 10.1002/adma.201304880. PMCID: PMC4058833
  81. Torri E. Rinker*, Taymour M. Hammoudi*, Melissa L. Kemp, Hang Lu, Johnna S. Temenoff+, “Interactions between Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Adipocytes, and Osteoblasts in a 3D Tri-Culture Model of Hyperglycemic Conditions in the Bone Marrow Microenvironment”, Integrative Biology, 2014, 6(3):324-37. doi: 10.1039/c3ib40194d. PMCID: PMC3965183
  82. Celine I. Maeder, Adriana San Miguel, Hang Lu+, Kang Shen+, “In vivo neuron-wide analysis of synaptic vesicle precursor trafficking”, Traffic, 2014, 15(3), 273-291. doi: 10.1111/tra.12142.
  83. Jeffrey N. Stirman, Bethany Harker, Hang Lu, Matthew Crane+, “Animal microsurgery using microfluidics”, Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 2014, 25: 24-29. doi: 10.1016/j.copbio.2013.08.007. PMCID: PMC3912467
  84. Jenna L. Wilson, Shalu Suri, Ankur Singh, Catherine A. Rivet, Hang Lu, Todd C. McDevitt+, “Single-cell Analysis of Embryoid Body Heterogeneity Using Microfluidic Trapping Array” Biomedical Microdevices, 2014, 16(1):79-90. doi: 10.1007/s10544-013-9807-3. PMCID: PMC3945678.
  85. Emily L. Jackson and Hang Lu+, “Advances in microfluidic cell separation and manipulation”, Current Opinions in Chemical Engineering, 2013, 2(4):398-404. PMCID: PMC3970816
  86. Shalu Suri, Ankur Singh, Anh H. Nguyen, Andres M. Bratt-Leal, Todd C. McDevitt and Hang Lu+ “Microfluidic-based patterning of embryonic stem cells for in vitro development studies”, Lab on a Chip, 2013, 13(23):4617-24. doi: 10.1039/c3lc50663k. PMCID: PMC3844158
  87. Daniel C. Williams, Rachid El Bejjani, Paula Mugno Ramirez, Sean Coakley, Shinae Kim, Hyewon Lee, Quan Wen, Aravi Samuel, Hang Lu+, Massimo A. Hilliard+, Marc Hammarlund+, “Rapid and permanent neuronal inactivation in vivo via subcellular generation of reactive oxygen with the use of KillerRed”, Cell Reports, 2013 Oct 31;5(2):553-63. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2013.09.023. PMCID: PMC3877846
  88. Mei Zhan, Loice Chingozha, and Hang Lu+, “Enabling Systems Biology Approaches Through Microfabricated Systems” Analytical Chemistry, 2013 Oct 1;85(19):8882-94. doi: 10.1021/ac401472y; also a cover article. PMCID: PMC3966076
  89. Adriana San-Miguel and Hang Lu+, invited, “Microfluidics as a Tool for elegans Biological Research”, Wormbook, 2013 Sep 24:1-19. doi: 10.1895/wormbook.1.162.1. Publically available.
  90. Bomyi Lim, Nuria Samper, Hang Lu, Christine Rushlow, Gerardo Jimenez, and Stanislav Y. Shvartsman+, “Kinetics of gene derepression by ERK signaling”, PNAS, 2013 Jun 18;110(25):10330-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1303635110. Epub 2013 Jun 3. PMCID: PMC3690897
  91. Ariel Kniss, Hang Lu, Dean P. Jones, Melissa L. Kemp+, “A microfluidic systems biology approach for live single-cell mitochondrial ROS imaging”, 2013, Methods in Enzymology, 526: 219-230, doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-405883-5.00013-2. PMCID: PMC4085749
  92. Robin W. Klemm, Justin P. Norton, Ronald A. Cole, Chen S. Li, Matthew M. Crane, Liying Li, Diana Jin, Alexandra Boye-Doe, Yoko Shibata, Hang Lu, Robert V. Farese Jr., Tom Rapoport, Craig Blackstone, Yi Guo, and Ho Yi Mak+, “a conserved role for atlastin GTPases in regulating lipid droplet size”, Cell Reports, 2013 May 15. pii: S2211-1247(13)00197-6. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2013.04.015. PMCID: PMC3742324
  93. Jan Krajniak, Yan Hao, Ho Yi Mak, Hang Lu+, “CLIP – Continuous Live Imaging Platform for Direct Observation of elegans Physiological Processes”, Lab on a Chip, 2013, 13 (15), 2963 – 2971. DOI:10.1039/C3LC50300C.
  94. Ankur Singh, Shalu Suri, Ted Lee, Jamie M.Chilton, Weiqiang Chen, Jianping Fu, Steven L. Stice, Hang Lu, Todd C. McDevitt, and Andrés J. García+, “Adhesion strength-based, label-free isolation of human pluripotent stem cells”, Nature Methods, 2013 May;10(5):438-44. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.2437. Epub 2013 Apr 7.  PMCID: PMC3641175
  95. Thomas J Levario, Mei Zhan, Bomyi Lim, Stanislav Y Shvartsman, and Hang Lu+, “Microfluidic Trap Array for Massively Parallel Imaging of Drosophila Embryos”, Nature Protocols, 2013 Apr;8(4):721-36. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2013.034. Epub 2013 Mar 14.
  96. Sharon K. Hamilton, Nathaniel C. Bloodworth, Christopher S. Massad, Taymour M. Hammoudi, Shalu Suri, Peter J. Yang, Hang Lu, and Johnna S. Temenoff+, “Development of 3D hydrogel culture systems with on-demand cell separation”, Biotechnology J., 2013 Apr;8(4):485-95. doi: 10.1002/biot.201200200. Epub 2013 Feb 28. PMCID: PMC3747669.
  97. Edward S. Park, Michael A. DiFeo, Jacqueline M. Rand, Matthew M. Crane and Hang Lu+, “Sequentially-pulsed fluid delivery to establish soluble gradients within a scalable microfluidic chamber array”, Biomicrofluidics, 2013, 7: 011804, doi: 10.1063/1.4774313. PMCID: PMC3555978
  98. Hyundoo Hwang and Hang Lu+, “Microfluidic tools for developmental studies of small model organisms –nematodes, fruit flies, and zebrafish”, invited review for Biotechnology Journal, 2013 Feb;8(2):192-205. doi: 10.1002/biot.201200129. Epub 2012 Nov 19. PMCID: PMC3918482
  99. Hyewon Lee, Matthew M. Crane, Yun Zhang, and Hang Lu+, “Quantitative screening of genes regulating tryptophan hydroxylase transcription in C. elegans using microfluidics and adaptive algorithm”, Integrative Biology, 2013, 5 (2), 372 – 380. doi: 10.1039/c2ib20078c. PMCID: PMC3618955
  100. Matthew M. Crane, Jeffrey N. Stirman, Chan-Yen Ou, Peri T. Kurshan, James M. Rehg, Kang Shen, and Hang Lu+, “Autonomous screening of elegans implicates new genes in synaptogenesis”, Nature Methods, 9, 977–980 (2012), doi:10.1038/nmeth.2141; highlighted by NSF Science 360 as breaking news story (8/20/2012); highlighted by NIH-NIGMS research news Biomedical Beat (9/21/2012);

         highlighted by Nature Methods as a method to watch (“Machines learn phonotypes”, Natalie de             Souza, Nature Methods, 10, 38(2013), doi:10.1038/nmeth.2299) and The Scientist, Jan 2013 issue.             PMCID: PMC3530956

  1. Aharon Helman, Bomyi Lim, María José Andreu, Yoosik Kim, Tatyana Shestkin, Hang Lu, Gerardo Jiménez, Stanislav Y. Shvartsman, and Ze’ev Paroush+, “RTK signaling modulates the Dorsal gradient”, Development, 2012, 139(16):3032-9, doi: 10.1242/dev.075812. PMCID: PMC3403108
  2. Kristin M. French, Archana V. Boopathy, Jessica A. DeQuach, Loice Chingozha, Hang Lu, Karen L. Christman, Michael E. Davis+, “A Naturally-Derived Cardiac Extracellular Matrix Enhances Cardiac Progenitor Cell Behavior In Vitro”, Acta Biomaterialia, 2012, 8(12):4357-64. DOI: PMCID: PMC3488121
  3. Steven Husson, Jana Liewald, Jeffrey Stirman, Hang Lu, and Alexander Gottschalk+, “Microbial light-activatable proton pumps as circuit breakers to functionally dissect neuronal networks in C. elegans”, PLoS ONE, 2012 7(7): e40937. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040937. PMCID: PMC3397962
  4. Sharon B. Sann, Matthew M. Crane, Alicia Arney, Hang Lu, Yishi Jin+, “Rabx-5 regulates Rab-5 early endosomal compartments and synaptic vesicle formation in elegans”, PLoS ONE, 2012 7(6): e37930. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037930. PMCID: PMC3366993.
  5. Taymour M. Hammoudi, Catherine A. Rivet, Melissa L. Kemp, Hang Lu+, and Johnna S. Temenoff+, “Three-Dimensional In Vitro Tri-Culture Platform to Investigate Effects of Crosstalk between Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Osteoblasts and Adipocytes”, Tissue Engineering, 2012, 18(15-16):1686-97. doi:10.1089/ten.tea.2011.0691. PMCID: PMC3419849
  6. Ivan de Carlos Cáceres, Nicholas Valmas, Massimo A. Hilliard, Hang Lu+, ”Laterally Orienting elegans Using Geometry at Microscale for High-Throughput Visual Screens in Neurodegeneration and Neuronal Development Studies”, PLoS ONE, 2012, 7(4): e35037. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035037. PMCID: PMC3335040.
  7. Steven J Husson, Wagner Steuer Costa, Jeffrey N Stirman, Joseph D Watson, W. Clay Spencer; Millet Treinin, David M Miller III, Hang Lu, Alexander Gottschalk+, “Optogenetic analysis of a nociceptor neuron and network reveals ion channels acting downstream of primary sensors”, Current Biology, 2012 22 (9): 743-752, doi:10.1016/j.cub.2012.02.066. PMCID: PMC3350619
  8. Jitendra S. Kanodia, Hsiao-Lan Liang, Yoosik Kim, Bomyi Lim, Mei Zhan, Hang Lu, Christine A. Rushlow, and Stanislav Y. Shvartsman+, “Pattern Formation by Graded and Uniform Signals in the Early Drosophila Embryo”, Biophysical Journal, 2012 102 (3): 427-433. doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2011.12.042. PMCID: PMC3274790.
  9. John F. Nahabedian, Hiroshi Qadota, Jeffrey N. Stirman, Hang Lu+, Guy M. Benian+, “Bending amplitude – A new quantitative assay of elegans locomotion: Identification of phenotypes for mutants in genes encoding muscle focal adhesion components”, Methods. 2012 56(1):95-102. Epub 2011 Nov 22, doi:10.1016/j.ymeth.2011.11.005. PMCID: PMC3299906
  10. Jitendra S Kanodia, Yoosik Kim, Raju Tomer, Zia Khan, Kwanghun Chung, John D Storey, Hang Lu, Philipp J Keller, and Stanislav Y Shvartsman+, “A computational statistics approach for estimating the spatial range of morphogen gradients”, Development, 2011 138, 4867-4874, doi: 10.1242/dev.071571. PMCID: PMC3201657.
  11. Jeffrey N. Stirman, Matthew M. Crane, Steven J. Husson, Alexander Gottschalk, and Hang Lu+, “Assembly of a multispectral optical illumination system with precise spatiotemporal control for the manipulation of optogenetic reagents”, Nature Protocols, 2012 7(2):207-20, doi: 10.1038/nprot.2011.433.
  12. Kwanghun Chung*, Mei Zhan*, Jagan Srinivasan, Paul W. Sternberg, Emily Gong, Frank Schroeder, and Hang Lu+, “’Microfluidic chamber arrays for whole-organism behavior-based chemical screening”, 2011, 11, 3689-3697, Lab on a Chip, DOI:10.1039/C1LC20400A. PMCID: PMC3924777.
  13. Kwanghun Chung*, Catherine A. Rivet*, Melissa L. Kemp, and Hang Lu, “Imaging single-cell signaling dynamics with a deterministic high-density single-cell trap array”, Analytical Chemistry, 2011, 83 (18): 7044–7052, published on-line on Aug. 2, 2011, DOI: 10.1021/ac2011153. PMCID: PMC3190639.
  14. Yoosik Kim, Maria Jose Andreu, Bomyi Lim, Kwanghun Chung, Mark Terayama, Gerardo Jimenez, Celeste A. Berg, Hang Lu, and Stanislav Y. Shvartsman +, “Gene Regulation by MAPK Substrate Competition”, Developmental Cell, 2011, 20 (6): 880-887, doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2011.05.009. PMCID: PMC3580161
  15. Hiroshi Qadota+, Takayuki Miyauchi, John F. Nahabedian, Jeffrey N. Stirman, Hang Lu, Mutsuki Amano, Guy M. Benian, and Kozo Kaibuchi, “PKN-1, a Homologue of Mammalian PKN, Is Involved in the Regulation of Muscle Contraction and Force Transmission in elegans”, J Mol Biol. 2011, 407 (2): 222-231, doi:10.1016/j.jmb.2011.01.039. PMCID: PMC3086710
  16. Jeffrey N. Stirman, Matthew M. Crane, Steven J. Husson, Christian Schultheis, Alexander Gottschalk+, and Hang Lu+, “Real-time multimodal optical control of individual neurons and muscles in freely behaving Caenorhabditis elegans”, Nature Methods, 2011, 8(2):153-8, doi:10.1038/nmeth.1555. [Also reviewed by a “News and Views” article and featured in “Author Profile” in the Feb 2011 issue of the journal.] PMCID: PMC3189501
  17. Catherine A. Rivet, Abby S. Hill, Hang Lu, Melissa L. Kemp+, “Predicting cytotoxic T cell age from multivariate analysis of static and dynamic biomarkers”, Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, 2011, 10 (3): mcp.M110.003921, doi:10.1074/mcp.M110.003921. PMCID: PMC3047154.
  18. Kwanghun Chung*, Yoosik Kim*, Jitendra S. Kanodia, Emily Gong, Stanislav Y. Shvartsman, Hang Lu+, “Large-scale microfluidic array for ordering, orienting and trapping of embryos”, Nature Methods, 2011, 8(2):171-6, doi:10.1038/nmeth.1548. [Also the cover image of the Feb 2011 issues, and featured in “Author Profile” in the Feb 2011 issue of the journal; Scientific American, Jan 2012 issue also discusses this work.]
  19. Gary L. Moulder, Gina H. Cremona, Janet Duerr, Jeffrey N. Stirman, Stephen D. Fields, Wendy Martin, Hiroshi Qadota, Guy M. Benian, Hang Lu, and Robert J. Barstead+, “α-actinin is Required for Proper Assembly of Z-disk / Focal Adhesion-Like Structures and for Efficient Locomotion in Caenorhabditis elegans”, Mol. Biol., 2010, 403(4):516-28, doi:10.1016/j.jmb.2010.08.055. PMCID: PMC3440862
  20. Stephen J. Pety, Hang Lu, Yonathan S. Thio+, “Microfluidics meets dilute solution viscometry: an undergraduate laboratory to determine polymer molecular weight using a microviscometer”, Chemical Engineering Education, spring 2011.
  21. Catherine Rivet, Hyewon Lee, Alison Hirsch, and Sharon Hamilton, Hang Lu+, “Microfluidics for Medical Diagnostics and Biosensors”, invited review in a Special Issue of Authoritative Reviews, Chemical Engineering Science, 2011, 66 (7), pp. 1490-1507, doi:10.1016/j.ces.2010.08.015.
  22. Jeffrey N. Stirman, Martin Brauner, Alexander Gottschalk, and Hang Lu+, “High-throughput study of synaptic transmission at the neuromuscular junction enabled by optogenetics and microfluidics”, Neurosci. Methods, 2010, 191 (1), 90-93, doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2010.05.019. PMCID: PMC2908193
  23. Taymour M. Hammoudi, Hang Lu+, Johnna S. Temenoff+, “Long-Term Spatially Defined Co-Culture within Three-Dimensional Photopatterned Hydrogels: A Technical Note”, Tissue Engineering C, 2010, 16, 1621-1628, doi:10.1089/ten.teb.2008.0575. PMCID: PMC2988625.
  24. Jan Krajniak and Hang Lu+, “Long-term High-Resolution Imaging and Culture of elegans in Chip-Gel Hybrid Microfluidic Device for Developmental Studies”, Lab on a Chip, 2010, 10, 1862 – 1868, DOI:10.1039/c001986k.
  25. Matthew Crane, Kwanghun Chung, Jeffrey Stirman, Hang Lu+, “Microfluidics-enabled phenotyping, imaging, and screening of multicellular organisms”, invited review for Lab on a Chip, 2010, 10, 1509 – 1517, DOI:10.1039/B927258E.
  26. Edward S. Park, Ashley E. Carson, Michael A. DiFeo, Thomas H. Barker, and Hang Lu+, “Continuously Perfused, Individually Isolated Microfluidic Chamber Array for Studying Cellular Responses to Orthogonal Combinations of Matrix and Soluble Signals”, Lab on a Chip, 2010, 10: 571-580, DOI: 10.1039/b919294h. [Also a Cover Article.]
  27. Adela Ben-Yakar, Nikos Chronis+, Hang Lu, “Microfluidic tools for the analysis of behavior and neural cell physiology in worms”, invited review for Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 2009, 19:561–567, doi:10.1016/j.conb.2009.10.010.
  28. Kwanghun Chung*, Hyewon Lee*, and Hang Lu+, “Multiplex pressure measurement in microsystems using volume displacement of particle suspensions”, Lab on a Chip, 2009, 9: 3345 – 3353, DOI: 10.1039/b911480g.
  29. Kwanghun Chung and Hang Lu+, “Automated laser ablation of neurons in microfluidic system”, Lab on a Chip, 2009, 9, 2764 – 2766, DOI:10.1039/B910703G. (This article was a Hot Article, and selected to be included in Highlights in Chemical Technology, Royal Society of Chemistry.)
  30. Kwanghun Chung*, Jaekyu Cho*, Edward Park, Victor Breedveld, and Hang Lu+, “Three-dimensional In Situ Temperature Measurement in Microfluidic System Using Brownian Motion of Nanoparticles”, Analytical Chemistry, 2009, 81(1): 210-217. DOI:10.1021/ac802031j.  [Ziegler best paper award, ChBE, GT, 2009]
  31. Matthew M. Crane, Kwanghun Chung, and Hang Lu+, “Computer-enhanced high-throughput genetic screens of elegans in a microfluidic system”, Lab on a Chip, 2009, 9 (1): 38-40. DOI:10.1039/B813730G.
  32. Alison M. Hirsch, Catherine A. Rivet, Boyang Zhang, Melissa L. Kemp, and Hang Lu+, “Parallel multi-time point cell stimulation and lysis on-chip for studying early signaling events in T-cell activation”, Lab on a Chip, 2009, 9: 536 – 544. DOI:10.1039/B810896J.  [Selected by the journal as a Hot Article.]
  33. Kwanghun Chung*, Matthew M. Crane*, Hang Lu+, “Automated On-Chip Rapid Microscopy, Phenotyping, and Sorting of elegans”, Nature Methods, 2008, 5: 637-643, doi:10.1038/nmeth.1227. [This paper was reviewed in a “News and Views” article in the same issue of Nature Methods, and New York Times, Cell-based Assay Magazine, the Scientist, Eureka, and other on-line media reported on the work.]

Kwanghun Chung, Matthew Crane, and Hang Lu+, “Automated image-based screen for genetic               studies in C. elegans”, Nature Protocols, DOI: 10.1038/nprot.2009.105. (This is an on-line                           companion protocol to Chung et al., Nature Methods, 2008.)

  1. Yun Zhang, Hang Lu, Cornelia I. Bargmann+, “Pathogenic bacteria induce aversive olfactory learning in Caenorhabditis elegans“, Nature, 2005, 438 (7065): 179-184.
  2. Jesse M. Gray*, David S. Karow*, Hang Lu, Andy J. Chang, Jennifer S. Chang, Ron Ellis, Michael A. Marletta, and Cornelia I. Bargmann+, “Oxygen sensation and social feeding mediated by a elegans guanylate cyclase homologue“, Nature, 2004, 430 (6997): 317-322.
  3. Hang Lu, Martin A. Schmidt, and Klavs F. Jensen+, “Electroporation Microdevice for Controlled Cell Lysis“, Lab on a Chip, 2005; 5 (1), 23-29.
  4. Hang Lu*, Lily Y. Koo*, W. Maria Wang, Douglas A. Lauffenburger, Linda G. Griffith, Klavs F. Jensen+, “Microfluidic Shear Devices for Quantitative Analysis of Cell Adhesion“, Analytical Chemistry 2004; 76 (18), 5257-5264.
  5. Hang Lu, Suzanne Gaudet, Martin A. Schmidt, and Klavs F. Jensen+, “A Microfluidic Device for Subcellular Organelle Sorting“, Analytical Chemistry 2004; 76 (19), 5705-5712.
  6. Joerg Lahann, Mercedes Balcells, Hang Lu, Teresa Rodon, Klavs F. Jensen, and Robert Langer+, “Reactive Polymer Coatings: A First Step Towards Surface Engineering of Microfluidic Devices“, Analytical Chemistry 2003; 75 (9): 2117-2122.
  7. Hang Lu, Martin A. Schmidt, and Klavs F. Jensen+, “Photochemical Reactions and On-line UV Detection in Microfabricated Reactors“, Lab on a Chip 2001; 1 (1): 22-28.