ORCID: 0000-0003-3834-7387

Research ID: L-6528-2016

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57. Gao, X., Zhou, Y-N., Han, D., Zhou, J., Zhou, D., Tang, W.,* Goodenough, J.* ‘Thermodynamic Understanding of Li-Dendrite Formation’. Joule, 2020, 4, 1-16 (IF=27.054)

56. A, S., Lyu, J., Johnson, M., Creagh-Flynn, J., Zhou, D., Lara-Saez, I., Xu, Q., Tai, H., Wang, W.* ‘Instant Gelation System as Self-Healable and Printable 3D Cell Culture Bioink Based on Dynamic Covalent Chemistry’. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c08567 (IF=8.758)

55. Li, X., A, S., Xu, Q., Alshehri, F., Zeng, M., Zhou, D., Li, J., Zhou, G., Wang, W.* ‘Cartilage Derived Progenitor Cell-Laden Injectable Hydrogel - An Approach for Cartilage Tissue Regeneration’. ACS Appl. Bio Mater., 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.0c00294 (IF=TBD)

54. Gao, Y.,# Zhou, D.,#,* Lyu, J.,# A, S., Xu, Q., Newland, B., Matyjaszewski, K., Tai, H., Wang, W.* ‘Complex Polymer Architectures Through Free-radical Polymerization of Multivinyl Monomers’. Nat. Rev. Chem., 2020, DOI: 10.1038/s41570-020-0170-7 (IF=34.953)

53.  Wang, Y.,# Wang, C.,# Li, M., Zhou, D.,* Huang, W., Wang, W.,* Yan, D. ‘Effects of Branching Strategy on the Gene Transfection of Highly Branched Poly(β-amino ester)s’. Chinese J. Poly. Sci., 2020, 38, 830-839 (IF=3.154)


52. Zhou, D., Zeng, M., Gao, Y., A, S., Lyu, J., Wang, W.* ‘Advanced Polymers for Gene Delivery’. Chapter 10 in the book Nucleic Acid Nanotheranostics: Biomedical Applications (ISBN: 9780128144701, Edited by Marco Filice & Jesus Ruiz-Cabello), Elsevier Publisher, 2019, 311-364

51.  Liu, S.,# Gao, Y.,# Zhou, D.,#,* Zeng, M., Alshehri, F., Newland, B., Lyu, J., O’Keeffe-Ahern, J., Greiser, U., Guo, T.,* Zhang, F., Wang, W.* ‘Highly Branched Poly(ß-amino ester) Delivery of Minicircle DNA for Transfection of Neurodegenerative Related Diseases’. Nat. Commun., 2019, 10: 3307 (IF=12.121)

50.  Xu, Q., A, S., Venet, M., Gao, Y., Zhou, D.,* Wang, W., Zeng, M., Rotella, C., Li, X., Wang, X., Lyu. J., Rodriguez, B., Wang, W.* ‘Bacteria-Resistant Single Chain Cyclized/Knotted Polymer Coatings’ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 131, 10726-10730 (IF=12.959)

49. Zeng, M., Zhou, D.,* Alshehri, F., Lara-Saez, I., Lyu, Y., Creagh-Flynn, J., Xu, Q., Zhang, J., Wang, W.* ‘Manipulation of Transgene Expression in Fibroblast Cells by a Multifunctional Linear-Branched Hybrid Poly(β-amino ester) Synthesized Through an Oligomer Combination Approach’ Nano Lett., 2019, 19, 381-391 (IF=11.238)

48.  Zeng, M., Alshehri, F., Zhou, D.,* Lara-Saez, I., Wang, X., Li, X., A, S., Xu, Q., Zhang, J., Wang, W.* ‘Efficient and Robust Highly Branched Poly(β-amino ester)/Minicircle COL7A1 Polymeric Nanoparticles for Gene delivery to Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Keratinocytes’. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, 11 (34), 30661-30672 (IF=8.758)

 47.  Yong, H., Miao, Y., A, S.,* Quan, D., Ivankovic, A., Singh, K., Zhang, J., Zhou, D., Wang, W.* ‘Branched Polystyrenes from Suspension “Strathclyde” Polymerization Using A vulcanization Accelerator as a Chain Transfer Agent’. Polym. Chem., 2019, 10, 885-890 (IF=5.342)



46.  Meng, Z., Zhou, D.,* Gao, Y., Zeng, M., Wang, W.* ‘miRNA Delivery for Skin Wound Healing’. Adv. Drug Del. Rev., 2018, 129, 308-318 (IF=13.300)

45.  Zhang, J., Yong, H., A, S., Xu, Q., Miao, Y., Lyu, J., Gao, Y., Zeng, M., Zhou, D.,* Yu, Z., Tai, H., Wang, W.* ‘Structural Design of Robust and Biocompatible Photonic Hydrogels from an In Situ Cross-Linked Hyperbranched Polymer System’. Chem. Mater., 2018, 30, 6091-6098 (IF=9.567)

44. A, S., Xu, Q., McMichael, P., Gao, Y., Li, X., Wang, X., Greiser, U., Zhou, D*., Wang, W.* ‘A Facile One-pot Synthesis of Acrylated Hyaluronic Acid’. Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 1081-1084 (IF=5.996)

43. O’Keeffe Ahern, J., A, S., Zhou, D.,* Gao, Y., Lyu, J., Meng, Z., Cutlar, L., Pierucci, L., Wang, W.* ‘Brush-like cationic polymers with low charge density for gene delivery’, Biomacromolecules, 2018, 19, 1410-1415 (IF=6.092)

42. Huang, X., Zhou, D.,* A, S., Gao, Y., Wang, X., Li, X., Xu, Q., Greiser, U., Yin, G.,* Wang, W. ‘Star Polymers from Single-Chain Cyclized/Knotted Nanoparticles as a Core’, Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2018, 219, 1700473. (IF=2.335)

41.  Xu, Q., Guo, L., A, S., Gao, Y., Zhou, D., Greiser, U., Creagh-Flynn, J., Zhang, H., Dong, Y., Cutlar, L., Wang, F., Liu, W., Wang, W.,* Wang, W.* ‘Injectable Hyperbranched Poly(β-amino ester) Hydrogels with On-Demand Degradation Profile to Match Wound Healing Process’. Chem. Sci., 2018, 9, 2179-2187 (IF=9.346)

40. Xu, Q., A, S.,* McMichael, P., Creagh-Flynn, J., Zhou, D., Gao, Y., Li, X., Wang, X., Wang, W.* ‘Double-Cross-Linked Hydrogel Strengthened by UV Irradiation from a Hyperbranched PEG-Based Trifunctional Polymer’. ACS Macro Lett., 2018, 7, 509-513 (IF=6.042)

39. Xu, Q., Venet, M., Wang, W., Creagh-Flynn, J., Wang, X., Li, X., Gao, Y., Zhou, D., Zeng, M., Lara-Saez, I., A, S.,* Tai, H., Wang, W.* ‘Versatile Hyperbranched Poly(β-hydrazide ester) Macromers as Injectable Antioxidative Hydrogels’. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10, 39494-39504 (IF=8.758)

38.   Xu, Q., A, S., Gao, Y., Guo, L., Creagh-Flynn, J., Zhou, D., Greiser, U., Dong, Y., Wang, F., Tai, H., Liu, W., Wang, W.,* Wang, W.* ‘A Hybrid Injectable Hydrogel from Hyperbranched PEG Macromer as a Stem Cell Delivery and Retention Platform for Diabetic Wound Healing’. Acta Biomater., 2018, 75, 63-74 (IF=7.242)



37.  Liu, S.,# Zhou, D#., Yang, J., Zhou, H., Chen, J., Guo, T.* ‘Bioreducible Zinc(II) Coordinative PEI with Low Molecular Weight for Robust Gene Delivery of Primary and Stem Cells’. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 5102-5109 (IF=14.612)

36.  Gao, Y.,# Newland, B.,# Zhou, D.,# Matyjaszewski, K., Wang, W.* ‘Controlled Polymerization of Multivinyl Monomers: Toward Single Chain Cyclized/Knotted Polymer Architecture’. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 450-460 (IF=12.959)

35.   Huang, X., Zhou, D.,* Zeng, M., Alshehri, F., Li, X., O’Keeffe Ahern, J., Gao, Y., Pierucci, L., Greiser, U., Yin, G.,* Wang, W.* ‘Star Poly(β-amino esters) Obtained from the Combination of Linear Poly(β-amino esters) and Polyethylenimine’. ACS Macro Lett., 2017, 6, 575-579 (IF=6.042)

34. Zhou, D., Pierucci, L., Gao, Y., O’Keeffe Ahern, J., Huang, X., A, S., Wang, W.* ‘Thermo- and pH-Responsive, Coacervate-forming Hyperbranched Poly(β-amino ester)s for Selective Cell Binding’. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 5793-5802 (IF=8.758)

33.  Meng, Z., O’Keeffe-Ahern, J., Lyu, J., Pierucci, L., Zhou, D.,* Wang, W.* ‘A New Developing Class of Gene Delivery: Messenger RNA-based Therapeutics’, Biomater. Sci., 2017, 5, 2381-2392 (IF=6.183)

32.  Liu, S., Gao, Y., A, S., Zhou, D.,* Greiser, U., Guo, T., Guo, R., Wang, W.* ‘Biodegradable Highly Branched Poly(β-amino ester)s for Targeted Cancer Cell Gene Transfection’. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng., 2017, 3, 1283-1286 (IF=4.152)

31.  Liu, S., Sun, Z., Zhou, D.,* Guo, T.* ‘Alkylated Branched Poly(β-amino esters) Demonstrate Strong DNA Encapsulation, High Nanoparticle Stability and Robust Gene Transfection Efficacy’, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2017, 5, 5307-5310 (IF=5.344)

30.  Zeng, M., Zhou, D.,* Ng, Singwei., O’Keeffe Ahern, J., Alshehri, F., Gao, Y., Pierucci, L., Greiser, U., Wang, W.* ‘Highly Branched poly(5-amino-1-pentanol-co-1,4-butanediol diacrylate) for High Performance Gene Transfection’. Polymers, 2017, 161, 1-11 (IF=3.426)

29.  A, S., Xu, Q., Zhou, D., Gao, Y., Vasquez, J., Greiser, U., Wang, W., Liu, W., Wang, W.* ‘Hyperbranched PEG-based Multi-NHS Polymer and Bioconjugation with BSA’. Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 1283-1287 (IF=5.342)

28.  Li, S., Guo, L., Gao, Y.,* Zhou, D., Wang, W.* ‘Viscoelastic Study of Single Chain Cyclized Polymeric Nanoparticles and Linear Polymers Blends’. Acta Polym. Sin., 2017, 2, 386-392 (IF=1.801)



27.   Zhou, D., Cutlar, L., Gao, Y., Wang, W., O’Keeffe-Ahern, J., McMahon, S., Duarte, B., Larcher, F., Rodriguez, B. J., Greiser, U., Wang, W.* ‘The Transition from Linear to Highly Branched Poly(β-amino ester)s: Branching Matters for Gene Delivery’. Sci. Adv., 2016, 2, e1600102 (IF=13.116)

26. Zhou, D., Gao, Y., A, S., Xu, Q., Meng, Z., Greiser, U., Wang, W.* ‘Anticancer Drug Disulfiram (DS) for In-situ RAFT Polymerization: Controlled Polymerization, Multi-facet Self-assembly and Efficient Drug Delivery’. ACS Macro Lett.s, 2016, 5, 1266-1272 (IF=6.042)

25.  Zhou, D., Gao, Y., O’Keeffe-Ahern, J., A, S., Xu, Q., Huang, X., Greiser, U., Wang, W.* ‘Development of Branched Poly(5-amino-1-pentanol-co-1,4-butanediol diacrylate) with High Gene Transfection Potency across Diverse Cell Types’. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 34218-34226 (IF=8.758)

24. Zhou, D., Ahmed, A., Cutlar, L., Gao, Y., Igoucheva, O., Newland, B., Alexeeve, V., Greiser, U., Uitto, J., Wang, W.* ‘Highly Branched Poly(β-amino ester)s for Targeted Skin Gene Therapy’. J. Control. Release, 2016, 244, 336-346 (IF=7.727)

23.  Gao, Y., Huang, J.-Y. O’Keeffe-Ahern, J., Cutlar, L., Zhou, D.,* Lin, F.-H., Wang, W.* ‘Highly Branched Poly(β-amino esters) for Non-Viral Gene Delivery: High Transfection Efficiency and Low Toxicity Achieved by Increasing Molecular Weight’. Biomacromolecules, 2016, 3640-3647 (IF=6.092)

22.  Cutlar, L., Aied, A., Gao, Y., Greiser, U., Murauer E. M., Zhou, D.,* Wang, W.* ‘A Knot Polymer Mediated Non-viral Gene Transfection for Skin Cells'. Biomater. Sci., 2016, 4, 92-95 (IF=6.183)

21.  Liu, S., Yang, J., Ren, H., O’Keeffe-Ahern, J., Zhou, D.,* Zhou, H., Chen, J., Guo, T.* ‘Multifunctional Oligomer Incorporation: A Potent Strategy to Enhance the Transfection Activity of Poly(l-lysine)’. Biomater. Sci., 2016, 4, 522-532 (IF=6.183)

20.   Sun, Z.,* Zhou, D.* ‘PLL/PAE/DNA Ternary Complexes with Enhanced Endosomal Escape Ability for Efficient and Safe Gene Transfection’. New J. Chem., 2016, 40, 9806-9812 (IF=3.288)

19. Cutlar, L.,# Zhou, D.,# Hu, X., Duarte, B., Greiser, U., Larcher, F., Wang, W.* 'A Non-Viral Gene Therapy for Treatment of Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa'. Exp. Dermatol., 2016, 25, 818-820 (IF=3.368)

18.  Gao, Y., Bohmer, V. I., Zhou, D., Zhao, T., Wang, W.,* Paulusse, M. J.* ‘Main-Chain Degradable Single-Chain Cyclized Polymers as Gene Delivery Vectors’. J. Control. Release, 2016, 244, 375-383 (IF=7.7271)

17. Newland, B.,* Wolff, P., Zhou, D., Wang, W., Zhang, H., Rosser, A., Wang, W., Werner, C.* 'Synthesis of ROS Scavenging Microspheres from a Dopamine Containing Poly(β-amino ester) for Applications for Neurodegenerative Disorders'. Biomater. Sci., 2016, 4, 400-404 (IF=6.183)



16. Huang, J.-Y., Gao, Y., Cutlar, L., O’Keeffe-Ahern, J., Zhao, T., Lin, F.-H., Zhou, D.,* McMahon, S., Greiser, U., Wang, W., Wang, W.* 'Tailoring Highly Branched Poly (β-amino ester)s: A Synthetic Platform for Epidermal Gene Therapy', Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 8473-8476 (IF=5.996)

15. Cutlar, L., Zhou, D.,#,* Gao, Y., Zhao, Y., Greiser, U., Wang, W., Wang, W.* Highly Branched Poly(β-amino esters): Synthesis and Application in Gene Delivery'. Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16(9), 2609-2617 (IF=6.092)

14.  Gao, Y., Zhou, D., Zhao, T., Wei, X., McMahon, S., O’Keeffe-Ahern, J., Wang, W., Greiser, U., Rodriguez, B., Wang, W.* ‘Intramolecular Cyclization Dominating Homopolymerization of Multivinyl Monomers toward Single Chain Cyclized/knotted Polymeric Nanoparticles'. Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 6882-6889 (IF=5.918)

13. Gao, Y., Zhao, T., Zhou, D., Greiser, U., Wang, W.* ‘Insights into Relevant Mechanistic Aspects about the Induction Period of Cu0/Me6TREN Mediated Reversible - Deactivation Radical Polymerization'. Chem. Commun., 2015. 51, 14435-14438 (IF=5.996)

12.  Dong, Y.,* Qin, Y., Dubaa M., Killion, J, Gao, Y., Zhao, T., Zhou, D., Duscher, D., Geever, L., Gurtner, G., Wang, W.* ‘A Rapid Crosslinking Injectable Hydrogel for Stem Cell Delivery, from Multifunctional Hyperbranched Polymers via RAFT Homopolymerization of PEGDA'. Polym. Chem., 2015. 6, 6182-6192 (IF=5.342)

11.  Zhao, T., Zhang, H., Zhou, D., Gao, Y., Dong, Y., Greiser, U., Tai, H., Wang, W.* 'Water Soluble Hyperbranched Polymers from Controlled Radical Homopolymerization of PEG Diacrylate’ RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 33823–33830 (IF=3.119)



10.  Zhao, T., Zhang, H., Newland, B., Aied, A., Zhou, D., Wang, W.* ‘Significance of Branching for Transfection: Synthesis of Highly Branched Degradable Functional Poly(Dimethylaminoethyl Methacrylate) by Vinyl Oligomer Combination’. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 6095-6100 (IF=12.959)


9.     Liu, S., Zhou, D., Guo, T.* ‘Construction of A Novel Macroporous Imprinted Biosensor Based on Quartz Crystal Microbalance for Ribonuclease A Detection'. Biosens. Bioelectron., 2013, 42, 80-86 (IF=10.257)

8.  Hu, Y., Zhou, D., Li, C., Zhou, H., Chen, J., Zhang, Z., Guo, T.* ‘Gene Delivery of PEI Incorporating with Functional Block Copolymer via Non-covalent Assembly Strategy’. Acta Biomater., 2013, 5003, 5012 (IF=7.242)



7.     Zhou, D., Li, C., Hu, Y., Zhou, H., Chen, J., Zhang, Z., Guo, T.* ‘The Effects of a Multifunctional Oligomer and Its Incorporation Strategies on the Gene Delivery Efficiency of Poly(l-lysine)’. Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 4594-4596 (IF=5.996)

6.    Zhou, D., Li, C., Hu, Y., Zhou, H., Chen, J., Zhang, Z., Guo, T.* ‘PLL/pDNA/P(His-co-DMAEL) Ternary Complexes: Assembly, Stability and Gene Delivery’. J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 10743-10751 (IF=6.626)

5.    Zhou, D., Li, C., Hu, Y., Zhou, H., Chen, J., Zhang, Z., Guo, T.* ‘Glycopolymer Modification on Physicochemical and Biological Properties of Poly(l-lysine) for Gene Delivery’. Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 2012, 50, 965-973 (IF=5.162)

4.     Li, C., Zhou, D., Hu, Y., Zhou, H., Wang, S., Chen, J., Zhang, Z., Guo, T.* ‘The Target Gene Carrying Validity to HepG2 Cells with the Brush-like Glutathione Modified Chitosan Compound’. Carbohyd. Polym., 2012, 89, 46-53 (IF=7.182)



3.   Zhou, D., Guo, T.,* Yang, Y., Zhang, Z. ‘Surface Imprinted Macroporous Film for High Performance Protein Recoginition in Combination with Quartz Crystal Microbalance’. Sensor. Actuat. B-Chem., 2011, 153, 96-102 (IF=7.100)

2.    Li, C., Guo, T.,* Zhou, D., Hu, Y., Zhou, H., Wang, S., Chen, J., Zhang, Z., ‘A Novel Glutathione Modified Chitosan Conjugate for Efficient Gene Delivery’. J. Control.d Release, 2011, 154, 177-188 (IF=7.727)

1.   Yang, H., Guo, T.,* Zhou, D. ‘Surface Hydrophilic Modification with Well-defined Glycopolymer for Protein Imprinting Matrix’. Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 2011, 48, 432-438 (IF=5.162)


18.  ‘Hyperbranched Cationic Polymers as Non-viral Vectors Using Different Strategies for Potential Genetic Rare Diseases Treatment’. Lara-Sáez, I., O’Keeffe Ahern, J., Alshehri, F., Zeng, M., Murrillas, R., Larcher, F., Bonafont, J., Duarte, B., Zhou, D., and Wang, W., The 2019 TERMIS-EU Congress, Rhodes, Greece, May 2019

17.  Cartilage Derived Progenitor Cell-laden Injectable Hydrogel - A New Approach for Cartilage Regeneration’. Li, X, A, S., Dong, Y., Xu, Q., Zhou, D., Zhou, G., and Wang, W., The 2019 TERMIS-EU Congress, Rhodes, Greece, May 2019.

16.  ‘CRISPR/Cas9 Based COL7A1 Gene Editing in RDEB via Non-viral Polymer Delivery System’. O’Keeffe Ahern, J., Lara-Sáez, I., Murrillas, R., Larcher, F., Bonafont, J., Duarte, B., Zhou, D., and Wang, W., The 2019 TERMIS-EU Congress, Rhodes, Greece, May 2019.

15. ‘Fabrication of Hyperbranched PEG Polymers with Multiple Functional Groups: A Promising Class of Materials in Micro/Nano Manufacturing’. Lyu, J., Zhang, J., A, S., Xu, Q., Zhou, D., Tai, H., and Wang, W., The 6th International Polymer Replication on Nanoscale (PRN) Conference, Dublin, Ireland, May 2019.

14.  ‘Highly Branched Poly(β-amino ester)s as New Gene Delivery Vectors’. Zhou, D., Wang, W. The 7th China-Europe Symposium on Biomaterials In Regenerative Medicine (CESB 2019), Guangzhou, China, May 2019

13.   ‘Development of Highly Branched Poly(β-amino esters) as a New Generation of Gene Delivery Vectors’. Zhou, D., Wang, W. Macro Group UK YRM 2018, Dublin, Ireland, Jul. 2018

12.  ‘Highly Branched Poly(β-amino ester)s as New Gene Delivery Vectors’. Zhou, D. Wang, W. The 5th TERMIS World Congress, Kyoto, Japan, September 2018

11.  ‘A Simple, Efficient Non-viral Gene Therapy for Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa’. Cutlar, L., Zhou, D., Hu, X., Duarte, B., Larcher, F. and Wang, W. Bioprocessing of Advanced Cellular Therapies Congress, London, UK, June 2016

10.  ‘Highly Branched Poly(β-amino ester)s as New Gene Delivery Vectors for the treatment of RDEB’. Zhou, D., Cutlar, L., Aied, A., Uitto, J., Larcher, F. and Wang, W. TERMIS-EU Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, June 2016

9.   ‘A Simple, Efficient Non-Viral Gene Therapy for Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa’. Cutlar, L., Zhou, D., Hu, X., Duarte, B., Larcher, F. and Wang, W. Society for Investigative Dermatology 75th Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona, May 2016

8.   ‘Highly Branched Poly(β-amino ester)s as New Gene Delivery Vectors’. Cutlar, L., Zhou, D., Hu, X., Duarte, B., Larcher, F. and Wang, W. The 14th European Symposium on Controlled Drug Delivery, Amsterdam, Holland, April 2016

7.    ‘Skin Substitute with Adipose-Derived Stem Cells for Wound Healing, from an Injectable Hydrogel System’. Dong, Y., Khong, S., Rodrigues, M., Li, A.Y., Zhou, D., Gao, Y., Brett, E.A., Wang, W. and Gurtner, G.C. 2016 WHS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2016

6.   ‘Highly Branched Poly(β-amino ester)s as New Gene Delivery Vectors’. Zhou, D., Cutlar, L., Aied, A., Uitto, J., Larcher, F. and Wang, W. 4th TERMIS  World Congress, Boston, MA, U.S.A., September 2015

5.   ‘A Simple Efficient Non-viral Gene Therapy for Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa’. Cutlar, L., Zhou, D., Hu, X., Duarte, B., Larcher, F. and Wang, W. DEBRA International, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2015

4.   ‘The Controlled/Living Radical Homopolymerization of Multivinyl Monomers: Toward Single Chain Cyclized Polymers’. Gao, Y., Zhao, T., Zhou D. and Wang, W. International  Conference  on  Advances  in  Functional  Materials, New York,  U.S.A., June 2015

3.     ‘Optimized DNA Constructs for Topical Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Gene Therapy’. Cutlar, L., Zhou, D., Hu, X. and Wang, W. UCD Conway Festival of Research and Innovation, Dublin, Ireland, September 2014

2.     ‘Design and Construction of a COL7A1 Minicircle For Non-viral Gene Therapy to Treat Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa’, Cutlar, L., Zhou, D., Hu, X. and Wang, W. 3rd Minicircle& DNA Vector Conference, Bielefeld, Germany, May 2014

1.     ‘PEGMA-b-MAH Incorporated PEI Based Ternary Complexes with High Efficiency in Serum for Gene Delivery” Zhou, D., Hu, Y., Guo, T. 7th International Symposium on High-Tech Polymer Materials (HIPM-VII), Xi’an, China, June 2012


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