Note: # authors contributed equally, *corresponding author, Images and DOI link to article webpage


Wang, Y., Shukla, A., “Bacteria-responsive biopolymer-coated nanoparticles for biofilm penetration and eradication,” Biomaterials Science. (2022) [DOI]


Abbasi, A., Imaichi, S., Ling, V., Shukla, A.*, “Mesenchymal Stem Cell Behavior on Soft Hydrogels with Aligned Surface Topographies,” ACS Applied Bio Materials. (2022) [DOI]



Battigelli, A., Almeida, B., Shukla, A.*, “Recent Advances in Bioorthogonal Click Chemistry for Biomedical Applications,” Bioconjugate Chemistry. (2022) [DOI]





Bailey-Hytholt, C.*, LaMastro, V., Shukla, A.*, “Assembly of Cell Mimicking Supported and Suspended Lipid Bilayer Models for the Study of Molecular Interactions,” JoVE. (2021) [DOI]



Welch, E. C., Powell, J. M., Clevinger, T. B., Fairman, A., Shukla, A.*, “Advances in Biosensors and Diagnostic Technologies Using Nanostructures and Nanomaterials,” Advanced Functional Materials. (2021) [DOI]



Deusenbery, C.#, Wang, Y.#, Shukla, A.*, “Recent Innovations in Bacterial Infection Detection and Treatment,” ACS Infectious Diseases. (2021) [DOI]



Bailey-Hytholt, C.#, Sayeed, S.#, Shukla, A., Tripathi, A.*, “Enrichment of Placental Trophoblast Cells from Clinical Cervical Samples Using Difference in Surface Adhesion on an Inclined Plane,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering. (2021) [DOI]




de Alvarenga, J.A., de Barros, P.P., Ribeiro, F de C., Rossoni, R.D., Garcia,. M.T., Velloso, M. dos S., Shukla, S., Fuchs, B.B., Shukla, A., Mylonakis, E., Junquiera, J.C.*, “Probiotic Effects of Lactobacillus paracasei 28.4 to Inhibit Streptococcus mutans in a Gellan-Based Formulation,” Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins. (2020). [DOI]



Vera-González, N., Shukla, A.*, “Advances in Biomaterials for the Prevention and Disruption of Candida Biofilms,” Frontiers in Microbiology. (2020). [DOI]



Alkekhia, D.#, Safford, H.#, Shukla, S., Hopson, R., Shukla, A.* “β-lactamase triggered visual detection of bacteria using cephalosporin functionalized biomaterial,” Chemical Communications. (2020). [DOI]



Bailey-Hytholt, C. M., Shen, T. L., Nie, B., Tripathi, A., Shukla, A.* “Placental Trophoblast-Inspired Lipid Bilayers for Cell-Free Investigation of Molecular Interactions,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. (2020). [DOI]



Battigelli, A., Almeida, B., Shukla, S., Rocha, A. D., and Shukla, A.* “Inducing mesenchymal stem cell attachment on non-cell adhesive hydrogels through click chemistry,” Chemical Communications. 56, 7661 – 7664 (2020). [DOI]



Wang, S.#, Battigelli, A.#, Alkekhia, D., Fairman, A., Antoci, V., Yang, W., Moore, D., Shukla, A.* “Controlled delivery of a protein tyrosine phosphatase inhibitor, SHP099, using cyclodextrin mediated host–guest interactions in polyelectrolyte multilayer films for cancer therapy,” RSC Advances. 10, 20073, (2020). [DOI]


Vera‐González, N.#, Bailey-Hytholt, C. M.#, Langlois, L., de Carmargo Ribeiro, F., Luzia de Souza Santos, E., Campos Junqueira, J., Shukla, A.* “Anidulafungin liposome nanoparticles exhibit antifungal activity against planktonic and biofilm Candida albicans,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. jbm.a.36984 (2020). [DOI]



Ribeiro, F. de C., Junqueira, J. C.*, dos Santos, J. D., de Barros, P. P., Rossoni, R. D., Shukla, S., Fuchs, B. B., Shukla, A., Mylonakis, E. “Development of probiotic formulations for oral candidiasis prevention: Gellan gum as a carrier to deliver Lactobacillus paracasei 28.4,” Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. (2020). [DOI]


Shukla, S., Favata, J., Srivastava, V., Shahbazmohamadi, S., Tripathi, A., Shukla, A.* “Effect of polymer and ion concentration on mechanical and drug release behavior of gellan hydrogels using factorial design,” Journal of Polymer Science. (2020). [DOI]



Bailey-Hytholt, C. M., Puranik, T., Tripathi, A., Shukla, A.* “Investigating interactions of phthalate environmental toxicants with lipid structures,” Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 190 (2020). [DOI]




Alkekhia, D., Hammond P., and Shukla, A.* “Layer-by-Layer Biomaterials for Drug Delivery,” Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering. 22, 1-24 (2020). [DOI] (Invited submission)




Almeida, B.#, Wang, Y.#, and Shukla, A.* “Effects of Nanoparticle Properties on Kartogenin Delivery and Interactions with Mesenchymal Stem Cells,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering (2019). [DOI] (Invited submission, Special Issue: Biomaterials – Engineering Cell Behavior)



Yu, C., Alkekhia, D., and Shukla, A.* “β-lactamase responsive supramolecular hydrogels with “host-guest” self-healing capability,” ACS Applied Polymer Materials. 2, 1, 55-65 (2019). [DOI] (Invited submission, Young Investigator Forum)


Bailey-Hytholt, C. M., Sayeed, S., Kraus, M. Joseph, R., Shukla, A., and Tripathi, A.* “A Rapid Method for Label-Free Enrichment of Rare Trophoblast Cells from Cervical Samples,” Scientific Reports. 9:12115 (2019). [DOI]


Liu, H.#, Shukla, S.#, Vera-González, N.#, Tharmalingam, N., Mylonakis, E., Burgwyn Fuchs, B., and Shukla, A.* “Auranofin Releasing Antibacterial and Antibiofilm Polyurethane Intravascular Catheter Coatings,” Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 9:37 (2019). [DOI]



Alkekhia, D. and Shukla, A.* “Influence of poly‐L‐lysine molecular weight on antibacterial efficacy in polymer multilayer films,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 107A, 6, 1324-1339 (2019). [DOI]



Shukla, S., and Shukla, A.* “Tunable Antibiotic Delivery from Gellan Hydrogels,” Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 6, 40, 6444-6458 (2018). [DOI]



Bailey, C. M., Tripathi, A., and Shukla, A.* “Effects of Flow and Bulk Vesicle Concentration on Supported Lipid Bilayer Formation,” Langmuir. 33, 43, 11986-11997 (2017). [DOI]



Gwisai, T., Hollingsworth, N., Cowles, S., Tharmalingam, N., Mylonakis, E., Fuchs, B., and Shukla, A.* “Repurposing niclosamide as a versatile antimicrobial surface coating against device-assoiciated, hospital-acquired bacterial infections,” Biomedical Materials. 12, 045010 (2017). [DOI]



Gates, S., and Shukla, A.* “Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Readily Detachable Chitosan and Poly(acrylic acid) Polyelectrolyte MultilayerFilms,” Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics. 55, 127–131 (2017). [DOI]


Sheybani, R., and Shukla, A.* “Complementary sensors for rapid and sensitive detection of wound bacteria,” 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC). 1902-1905 (2016). [DOI




Sheybani, R., and Shukla, A.* “Highly Sensitive Label-Free Dual Sensor Array for Rapid Detection of Wound Bacteria,” Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 92, 15, 425-433 (2016).  [DOI]




Almeida, B., and Shukla, A.* “Degradation of alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers in mesenchymal stem cell culture,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 105A, 464–474 (2016). [DOI]


Shukla, A.*, Slater, J.H., Culver, J.C., Dickinson, M.E., and West, J.L. “Biomimetic Surface Patterning Promotes Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 8, 34, 21883-21892 (2015). [DOI]




Shukla, A.*, Almeida, B. “Advances in cellular and tissue engineering using layer‐by‐layer assembly,” WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology. 6, 411–421 (2014). [DOI] (Invited submission)



Professor Shukla’s Publications Prior to Brown
Monteiro, I.P., Shukla, A., Marques, A.P., Reis, R.L., and Hammond, P.T. Spray-assisted layer-by-layer assembly on hyaluronic acid scaffolds for skin tissue engineering, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part A, DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.35178, 1552-4965, 2014.

Shukla, A., Fang, J.C., Puranam, S., Jensen, F.R., and Hammond, P.T. “Hemostatic multilayer coatings,” Advanced Materials, 24(4), 2012. 
(Featured in MIT Research Spotlight, Forbes Magazine, Popular Science, etc.) 

Shukla, A., Fang, J.C., Puranam, S., and Hammond, P.T. “Release of vancomycin from multilayer coated absorbent gelatin sponges,”
Journal of Controlled Release, 157(1), 64-71, 2012. 

Shukla, A., Puranam, S., and Hammond, P.T. “Vancomycin storage stability in multilayer thin film coatings for on-demand care,” Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition, 23(15), 1895-1902, 2012.

Shukla, A.#, Fuller, R.C.#, and Hammond, P.T. “Design of multi-drug release coatings targeting infection and inflammation,” Journal of Controlled Release, 155(2), 159-166, 2011. #Co-first authors 

Samuel, R.E.#, Shukla, A.#, Paik, D.H., Wang, M.X., Fang, J.C., Schmidt, D.J., and Hammond, P.T. “Osteoconductive protamine-based polyelectrolyte multilayer functionalized surfaces,” Biomaterials, 32(30), 7491-7502, 2011. #Co-first authors 

Engler, A.C.#, Shukla, A.#, Puranam, S., Buss, H.G, Jreige, N., and Hammond, P.T. “Effects of side group functionality and molecular weight on the activity of synthetic antimicrobial polypeptides,” Biomacromolecules, 12(5), 1666-1674, 2011. #Co-first authors

Shukla, A., Avadhany, S.N., Fang, J.C., and Hammond, P.T. “Tunable vancomycin releasing surfaces for biomedical applications,” Small, 6(21), 2392-2404, 2010. (Featured in Materials Views)

Shukla, A., Fleming, K.E., Chuang, H.F., Chau, T.M., Loose, C.R., Stephanopoulos, G.N., and Hammond, P.T. “Controlling the release of peptide antimicrobial agents from surfaces,” Biomaterials, 31(8), 2348-2357, 2010. 

Yang, F., Neeley, W.L., Moore, M.J., Karp, J.M., Shukla, A., and Langer, R.S. “Tissue engineering: The therapeutic strategy of the twenty-first century,” Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering, editors: C.T. Laurencin and L.S. Nair, CRC Press, pp. 3-32, 2008.  Book Chapter

Shukla, A., Dunn, A.R., Moses, M.A., and Van Vliet, K.J. “Endothelial cells as mechanical transducers: Enzymatic activity and network formation under cyclic strain,” Mechanics and Chemistry of Biosystems, 1(4), 279-290, 2004.