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Dr Manus Biggs Ph.D
|Biggs MJ, McNamara L. (2013) 'The Modulation of Skeletal Stem Cell Function Through Nanoscale Topography' In: Stem Cells & Bone Tissue. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. [Details]|
|Biggs MJ, Dalby MJ, Wind SJ (2012) 'Cellular response to nanoscale features' In: The Nanobiotechnology Handbook. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. [Details]|
|Biggs MJ, Richards RG, Dalby (2011) 'Using immuno-scanning electron microscopy for simultaneous observation of cell adhesion interaction at the nano/microscale in S-phase cells' In: Methods in Molecular Biology 3D Cell Culture. New York, NY 10013-1578: Humana Press. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Vallejo-Giraldo C, Kelly A, Biggs MJ (2014) 'Biofunctionalisation of electrically conducting polymers'. Drug Discovery Today, . [Details]|
|Cassidy JW, Roberts JN, Smith C, Robertson M, White K, Biggs MJ, Oreffo RO, Dalby MJ (2014) 'Osteogenic Lineage Restriction by Osteoprogenitors Cultured on Nanometric Grooved Surfaces - the Role of Focal Adhesion Maturation'. Acta Biomateriala, . [Details]|
|Biggs MJ, Parisi-Capdevila E, Valejo-Giraldo C, Wind SJ (2014) 'Cellular response to ferroelectric PVDF-TrFE surfaces of varying polymer concentration'. Journal Of Biomedical Nanotechnology, . [Details]|
|McNamara LE, Burchmore R, Riehle MO, Herzyk P, Tsimbouri PM, Biggs MJP, Wilkinson CDW, Curtis ASG, Dalby MJ. (2012) 'The role of microtopography in cellular mechanotransduction'. Biomaterials, . [Details]|
|Biggs MJ, Gondarenko A, Milone MC, Santos L, Wind SJ (2011) 'High resolution imaging of the immunological synapse and TCR microclustering through micro fabricated substrates’'. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface, . [Details]|
|McNamara L, McMurray RJ, Biggs MJ, Kantawong F, Oreffo ROC, Dalby MJ (2010) 'Nanotopographical control of stem cell differentiation'. Tissue Engineering, . [Details]|
|Biggs MJ, Dalby MJ (2010) 'Focal adhesions in osteoneogenesis'. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part H, Journal of engineering in medicine, . [Details]|
|Biggs MJ, Dalby MJ. (2010) 'Nanotopographical modification: a regulator of cellular function through focal adhesions'. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, And Medicine, . [Details]|
|Biggs MJ, Richards RG, Gadegaard N, Wilkinson CD, Oreffo RO, Dalby MJ. (2009) 'The use of nanoscale topography to modulate the dynamics of adhesion formation in primary osteoblasts and ERK/MAPK signalling in STRO-1+ enriched skeletal stem cells'. Biomaterials, . [Details]|
|Biggs MJ, Richards RG, Gadegaard N, McMurray RJ, Affrossman S, Wilkinson CD, Oreffo RO, Dalby MJ. (2009) 'Interactions with nanoscale topography: Adhesion quantification and signal transduction in cells of osteogenic and multipotent lineage'. J. Biomedical Materials Research- Part A, . [Details]|
|Biggs MJ, Richards RG, Wilkinson CD, Dalby MJ. (2008) 'Focal adhesion interactions with nanostructures: A novel method for immuno-SEM labelling of focal adhesions in S-phase cells'. Journal Of Microscopy-Oxford, . [Details]|
|Biggs MJ, Richards RG, Gadegaard N, Wilkinson CD, Oreffo ROC, Affrossman S, Dalby MJ. (2008) 'Adhesion formation of primary human osteoblasts and the functional response of mesenchymal stem cells to 330 nm deep microgrooves'. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface, . [Details]|
|Biggs MJ, Richards RG, Gadegaard N, Wilkinson CD, Dalby MJ (2007) 'The effects of nanoscale pits on primary human osteoblast adhesion formation and cellular spreading'. Journal Of Material Science: Materials In Medicine, . [Details]|
|Biggs MJ, Richards RG, Gadegaard N, Wilkinson CD, Dalby MJ (2006) 'Regulation of implant surface cell adhesion: characterization and quantification of S-phase primary osteoblast adhesions on biomimetic nanoscale substrates'. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research, . [Details]|
|Dalby MJ, Biggs MJ, Gadegaard N, Kalna G, Wilkinson CD, Curtis AS (2006) 'Nanotopographical stimulation of mechanotransduction and changes in interphase centromere positioning'. Journal Of Cellular Biochemistry, . [Details]|
|Anilkumar, T., Biggs, M., and Pandit A (2005) Cholecyst Derived Extracellular Matrix, a Potential Scaffold. 19th European Conference on Biomaterials. Sorrento, Italy: Conference Poster [Details]|