Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

37.Lytle, T.K., Sing, C.E. “Transfer Matrix Theory of Polymer Complex Coacervation.” Soft Matter. 2017. Online. Link.

36. Johnston, B.M., Johnston, C.W., Letteri, R.A., Lytle, T.K., Sing, C.E., Emrick, T., Perry, S.L. “The Effect of Comb Architecture on Complex Coacervation.” Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017. Accepted.

35. Miao, L., Young, C.D., Sing, C.E. “An Iterative Method for Hydrodynamic Interactions in Brownian Dynamics Simulations of Polymer Dynamics.” J. Chem. Phys. 2017. 147 024904 Link.

34. Radhakrishna, M., Basu, K., Shamsi, R., Perry, S.L., Sing, C.E. “Molecular Connectivity and Correlation Effects on Polymer Coacervation.” Macromolecules. 2017 50 3030-3037. Link.

33.Dahlke, K., Sing, C.E. “Facilitated dissociation kinetics of dimeric nucleoid-associated proteins are described by a universal curve.” Biophys. J. 2017  112 543–551. Link.

32. Lytle, T.K., Radhakrishna, M., Sing, C.E. “High Charge Density Coacervate Assembly via Hybrid Monte Carlo-Single Chain in Mean Field Theory.” Macromolecules 2016 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02159. Link.

31. Smith, C., Lee, J., Seo, Y., Clay, N., Park, J., Shkumatov, A., Ernenwein, D., Lai, H.-H., Misra, S., Sing, C.E., Andrade, B., Zimmerman, S., Kong, H. “Worm-like Superparamagnetic Nanoparticle Clusters for Enhanced Adhesion and Magnetic Resonance Relaxivity.” ACS Appl. Mat. Interf. 2016 Accepted.

30. Sing, C.E. “Development of the Modern Theory of Polymeric Complex Coacervation.” Adv. Coll. Interface Sci. 2016 DOI:10.1016/j.cis.2016.04.004.

29. Hsiao, K.W.; Schroeder, C.M.; Sing, C.E. “Ring Polymer Dynamics are Governed by a Coupling Between  Architecture and Hydrodynamic Interactions.” Macromolecules 2016 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02357. Link.

28. Radhakrishna, M.; Sing, C.E. “Charge Correlations for Precise, Coulombically-Driven Self Assembly.” Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2016 217 126-136. Link. Special Issue: Young Talents in Polymer Science.

27. Perry, S.L.; Sing, C.E. “PRISM-based Theory of Complex Coacervation: Excluded Volume versus Chain Correlation.” Macromolecules 2015 48 5040-5053Link.

26. Giuntoli, R.D.; Linzer, N.B.; Banigan, E.J.; Sing, C.E.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; Graham, J.S.; Johnson, R.C.; Marko, J.F. “DNA-segment-facilitated dissociation of Fis and NHP6A from DNA detected via single-molecule mechanical response.” J. Mol. Bio. 2015 19 3123–3136. Link.

25. Mai, D.J.; Marciel, A.B.; Sing, C.E.; Schroeder, C.M. “Topology-Controlled Relaxation Dynamics of Single Branched Polymers.” ACS Macro Lett. 2015 4 446-452Link.

24. Sing, C.E.; Zwanikken, J.W.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; “Theory of Melt Polyelectrolyte Blends and Block Copolymers: Phase Behavior, Surface Tension, and Microphase Periodicity.” J. Chem. Phys. 2015 14 2034902. Link.

23. Sing, C.E.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; “Polyelectrolyte Blends and Non-Trivial Behavior in Effective Flory-Huggins Parameters.” ACS Macro Lett. 2014 3 698-702. Link.

22. Sing, C.E.; Zwanikken, J.W.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; “Electrostatic control of block copolymer morphology.” Nat. Mater. 2014 13 694-698. Link.  Cover Article. Featured in Physics Today.

21. Sing, C.E.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; Marko, J.F. “Multiple-binding-site mechanism explains concentration-dependent unbinding rates of DNA-binding proteins.” Nuc. Acids Res. 2014 42 (6) 3783-3791. Link. 

20. Sing, C.E.; Zwanikken, J.W.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; “Ion Correlation-Induced Phase Separation in Polyelectrolyte Blends.” ACS Macro Lett. 2013 2 1042-1046. Link.

19. Sing, C.E.; Zwanikken, J.W.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; “Interfacial behavior in polyelectrolyte blends: Hybrid liquid-state integral equation and self-consistent field theory study.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 2013 111 168303. Link.

18. Sing, C.E.; Selvidge, J.G.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Von Willebrand Adhesion to Surfaces at High Shear Rates is Controlled by Long-Lived Bonds.” Biophys. J. 2013 105(6) 1475-1481. Link.

17. Sing, C.E.; Zwanikken, J.W.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; “Effect of Ion-Ion Correlations on Polyelectrolyte Gel Collapse and Reentrant Swelling.” Macromolecules 2013 46(12) 5053-5065. Link.

16. Sing, C.E.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Designed Molecular Mechanics Using Self-associating Polymer Components” Soft Matter 2012 11871-11879. Link.

15. Sing, C.E.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Force Spectroscopy of Self-Associating Homopolymers” Macromolecules 2012 45(16) 6704-6718. Link.

14. Sing, C.E.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Giant non-monotonic stretching response of a self-associating polymer in shear flow” Phys. Rev. Lett. 2011 107, 198302. Link.

13. Sing, C.E.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Equilibrium Structure and Dynamics of Self-Associating Single Polymers” Macromolecules 2011 44(17), 6962-6971. Link.

12. Sing, C.E.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Non-monotonic lift forces on stretched polymers near surfaces.” EPL 2011 95, 48001. Link.

11. Einert, T.A.; Sing, C.E.; Alexander-Katz, A.; Netz, R.R.; “Internal Friction of Homo-polymeric Systems Studied by Diffusion and Non-equilibrium Unfolding of Globules.” Eur. Phys. J. E. 2011 34, 130. Link.

10. Sing, C.E.; Einert, T.A.; Netz, R.R.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Probing Structural Transitions in Polymer Globules by Force.” Phys. Rev. E 2011 83(4), 040801(R). Link.

9. Sing, C.E.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Collapsed polymer behavior in combinations of shear and elongational flow fields.” J. Chem. Phys. 2011 135, 014902. Link.

8. Sing, C.E.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Theory of tethered polymers in shear flow: the strong stretching limit.”Macromolecules 2011 44(22), 9020-9028. Link.

7. Moran, S.E.; Sing, C.E.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Self-Assembled Micro-Walkers” Proc. of the 2nd Eur. Conf. on Microfluidics. 2010.

6. Van Lehn, R.C.; Sing, C.E.; Chen, H.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Multidimensional targeting: using physical and chemical forces in unison.” Curr. Pharm. Biotechno. 2010 11, 320-332.

5. Sing, C.E.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Globule-stretch transitions of collapsed polymers in elongational flow fields.” Macromolecules 2010 43(7), 3532-3541. Link.

4. Sing, C.E.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Elongational flow induces the unfolding of von Willebrand Factor at physiological flow rates.” Biophys. J.  2010 98(9), L35-L37. Link.

3. Sing, C.E.; Schmid, L.; Schneider, M.; Franke, T.; Alexander-Katz, A.; “Self-assembled colloidal walkers: from single chain motion to controlled surface-induced flows.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2010 107(2), 535-540.  Featured on the MIT Homepage, as well as numerous media outlets

2. Sing, C.E.; Kunzelman, J.; Weder, C.; “Time-temperature indicators for high temperature applications.” J. Mat. Chem. 200919(1), 104-110. Link.

1. Crenshaw, B.; Kunzelman, J.; Sing, C.E.; Ander, C.; Weder, C.; “Threshold Temperature Sensors with Tunable Properties.” Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2007208, 572-580. Link.

Book Chapter

1. Sing, C.E. and Alexander-Katz, A.; “Microwalkers” Artificial Cilia 2013, eds. J. den Toonder and P. Onck. Ch. 9.