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Chia Chi Ho, PhD

Research Interests

Tissue Engineering, Bioseparations, Nano/Microbiotechnology

Education/Credentials
  • Ph.D.: University of Delaware
  • B.S.: National Taiwan University
Contact Information
  • UC Institute Member Seal

Peer Reviewed Publications

Andrews, Ross N; Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi 2016. Engineering Dynamic Biointerfaces. Current opinion in chemical engineering, 11 , 28-33

Michel, Daniel R; Mun, Kyu-Shik; Ho, Chia-Chi; Stambrook, Peter J 2016. Cytoskeletal architecture and cell motility remain unperturbed in mouse embryonic fibroblasts from Plk3 knockout mice. Experimental biology and medicine (Maywood, N.J.), 241 6, 603-10

Chen, Bo; Co, Carlos; Ho, Chia-Chi 2015. Cell shape dependent regulation of nuclear morphology. Biomaterials, 67 , 129-36

Kumar, Girish; Ho, Chia-Chi; Co, Carlos C 2015. Cell-Substrate Interactions Feedback to Direct Cell Migration along or against Morphological Polarization. PloS one, 10 7, e0133117

Wang, Xiao; Zandi, Matthew; Ho, Chia-Chi; Kaval, Necati; Papautsky, Ian 2015. Single stream inertial focusing in a straight microchannel. Lab on a chip, 15 8, 1812-21

Andrews, Ross N; Mun, Kyu-Shik; Scott, Carl; Ho, Chia-Chi; Co, Carlos C 2013. Rapid Prototyping of Heterotypic Cell-Cell Contacts. Journal of materials chemistry. B, 1 42, 5773-5777

Chen, Bo; Kumar, Girish; Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi 2013. Geometric control of cell migration. Scientific reports, 3 , 2827

Co, C. C., C. C. Ho, and G. Kumar 2013. Motility Based Cell Sorting by Planer Cell Chromatograph Analytical Chemistry , 84 23, 10160-4

Ko, Y. G., C. C. Co, and C. C. Ho 2013. Directing Cell Migration in Continuous Microchannels by Topographical Amplification of Natural Directional Persistence Biomaterials, 34 2, 353-360

Ko, Young-Gwang; Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi 2013. Gradient-free directional cell migration in continuous microchannels. Soft matter, 9 8, 2467-2474

Ko, Young-Gwang; Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi 2013. Directing cell migration in continuous microchannels by topographical amplification of natural directional persistence. Biomaterials, 34 2, 353-60

Mun, Kyu-Shik; Kumar, Girish; Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi 2013. Micropatterning different cell types with microarray amplification of natural directional persistence. Advanced healthcare materials, 2 2, 334-42

Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi; Kumar, Girish 2012. Motility-based cell sorting by planar cell chromatography. Analytical chemistry, 84 23, 10160-4

Mun, K.S., Kumar, G., C. C. Co, and C. C. Ho 2012. Micropatterning Different Cell Types with Microarray Amplification of Natural Directional Persistence Advanced Healthcare Materials , 2 2, 334-42

Ho, C. C., Prodan, B., C. C. Co 2011. Effects of Membrane Surface Chemistry on Fouling Investigated Using Self Assembled Monolayer Journal of Membrane Science, 366 , 342-348

Kumar, G., C. C. Co, and C. C. Ho 2011. Steering Cell Migration using Microarray Amplication of Natural Directional Persistenc Langmuir, 27 , 3803-3807

Kumar, G., Chen B., Co, C. C., and C. C. Ho 2011. Differential Migration and Proliferation of Geometrical Ensembles of Cell Cluster Experimental Cell Research, 317 , 1340-1352

Kumar, Girish; Chen, Bo; Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi 2011. Differential migration and proliferation of geometrical ensembles of cell clusters. Experimental cell research, 317 10, 1340-52

Kumar, Girish; Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi 2011. Steering cell migration using microarray amplification of natural directional persistence. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 27 7, 3803-7

Yang, I. H., Co, C. C., and C. C. Ho 2011. Controlling Neurite Outgrowth with Patterned Substrat Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 97A , 451-456

Yang, In Hong; Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi 2011. Controlling neurite outgrowth with patterned substrates. Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A, 97 4, 451-6

Fenimore S. G.., Abezgauz L., Danino D., Ho C. C., and C. C. Co 2009. Spontaneous Alternating Copolymer Vesicles of Alkylmaleimides and Vinyl Gluconamide Macromolecules, 42 , 2702-2707

Li, W., Duclos-Orsello C.W., C. C. Ho 2009. Theoretical Analysis of the Effects of Asymmetric Membrane Structure on Fouling during Microfiltration AIChE Journal, 55 , 1434

Gao, Dahai; Kumar, Girish; Co, Carlos; Ho, Chia-Chi 2008. Formation of capillary tube-like structures on micropatterned biomaterials. Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 614 , 199-205

Wu D., Abezgauz L., Danino D, Ho C. C., and C. C. Co 2008. Alternating Polymer Vesicles Soft Matter, 4 , 1066-1071

Dave, H., Gao, F., Liberatore, M., Lee, J. H., Ho, C. C., and C. C. Co 2007. Self-Assembly in Sugar-Oil Complex Glasses Nature Materials, 6 , 287

Dave, Hiteshkumar; Gao, Feng; Lee, Jing-Huei; Liberatore, Matthew; Ho, Chia-Chi; Co, Carlos C 2007. Self-assembly in sugar-oil complex glasses. Nature materials, 6 4, 287-90

Duclos-Orsello C. and C. C. Ho 2007. Comment on the Combined Pore Blockage and Pore Constriction Model Journal of Membrane Science, 297 , 271

Kumar, G., Ho, C. C., and C. C. Co 2007. Guiding Cell Migration Using One-Way Micropattern Arrays Advanced Materials , 6 , 287

Duclos-Orsello C., W. Li, and C. C. Ho 2006. A Three Mechanism Model to Describe Fouling of Microfiltration Membranes Journal of Membrane Science, 280 , 856

Gao, F., Ho, C. C., and C. C. Co 2006. Polymerization in Bicontinuous Microemulsion Glasses Macromolecules, 39 , 9467

Ho, C. C. and A. L. Zydney 2006. Overview of Fouling Phenomena and Modeling Approaches for Membrane Bioreactors Separation Science and Technology, 41 , 1231

Rajam, S., and C. C. Ho 2006. Graft Coupling of PEO to Mixed Cellulose Esters Microfiltration Membranes by UV Irradiation Journal of Membrane Science, 281 , 211

Wu, D., Scott, C., Ho C. C., and C. C. Co 2006. Aqueous-Core Capsules via Interfacial Free Radical Alternating Copolymerization Macromolecules, 39 , 5848

Co, C. C., Y. C. Wang, and C. C. Ho 2005. Biocompatible Micropatterning of Two Different Cell Types Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127 , 1598

Co, Carlos C; Wang, Yu-Chi; Ho, Chia-Chi 2005. Biocompatible micropatterning of two different cell types. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127 6, 1598-9

Kumar, G., J. J. Meng, W. Ip, C. C. Co, and C. C. Ho 2005. Cell Motility Assays on Tissue Culture Dishes via Non-Invasive Confinement and Release of Cells Langmuir, 21 , 9267

Kumar, Girish; Meng, Jin-Jun; Ip, Wallace; Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi 2005. Cell motility assays on tissue culture dishes via non-invasive confinement and release of cells. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 21 20, 9267-73

Lin, C., C. C. Co, and C. C. Ho 2005. Micropatterning Proteins and Cells on Biomaterials Biomaterials, 26 , 3655

Lin, Chien-Chi; Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi 2005. Micropatterning proteins and cells on polylactic acid and poly(lactide-co-glycolide). Biomaterials, 26 17, 3655-62

Scott, C., D. Wu, C. C. Ho, and C. C. Co 2005. Liquid-Core Capsules via Interfacial Polymerization: A Free-Radical Analogy of the Nylon Rope Trick Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127 , 4160

Yang, I. H., C. C. Co, and C. C. Ho 2005. Altering SH-SY5Y (Human Neuroblastoma Cells) Morphology and Neurite Extension with Micropatterns Biomaterials, 26 , 6599

Yang, I. H., C. C. Co, and C. C. Ho 2005. Spatially Controlled Co-culture of Neurons and Glial Cells Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 74 , 976

Yang, In Hong; Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi 2005. Spatially controlled co-culture of neurons and glial cells. Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A, 75 4, 976-84

Yang, In Hong; Co, Carlos C; Ho, Chia-Chi 2005. Alteration of human neuroblastoma cell morphology and neurite extension with micropatterns. Biomaterials, 26 33, 6599-609

Gao, F., Ho, C. C. and C. C. Co 2004. Sugar-Based Microemulsion Glass Templates Journal of the American Chemical Society, 126 , 12746

Gao, Feng; Ho, Chia-Chi; Co, Carlos C 2004. Sugar-based microemulsion glass templates. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 126 40, 12746-7

Wang, Y. C. and C. C. Ho 2004. Micropatterning of Proteins and Mammalian Cells on Biomaterials FASEB J, 18 , 525

Wang, Yu Chi; Ho, Chia-Chi 2004. Micropatterning of proteins and mammalian cells on biomaterials. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 18 3, 525-7

Brock, A., E. Chang, C. C. Ho, P. LeDuc, X. Jiang, G. M. Whitesides, and D. E. Ingber 2003. Geometric Determinants of Directional Cell Motility Revealed Using Microcontact Printing Langmuir, 19 , 1611

Kumar, G., Wang, Y.C., Co, C., and C. C. Ho 2003. Spatially Controlled Cell Engineering on Biomaterials using Polyelectrolytes Langmuir, 19 , 10550

Palacio, L., C. C. Ho, P. Pradanos, A. Hernandez, and A. L. Zydney 2003. Fouling with Protein Mixtures in Microfiltration: BSA – Lysozyme and BSA - Pepsin Journal of Membrane Science, 222 , 41

Zydney, A. L. and C. C. Ho 2003. Effect of Membrane Morphology on System Capacity During Normal Flow Microfiltration Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 83 5, 537

Ho, C. C. and A. L. Zydney 2002. Transmembrane Pressure Profiles During Constant Flux Microfiltration of Bovine Serum Albumin Journal of Membrane Science, 209 , 363

Palacio, L., C. C. Ho, and A. L. Zydney 2002. Application of A Pore Blockage and Cake Filtration Model to Protein Fouling During Microfiltration Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 79 3, 260

Zydney, A. L. and C. C. Ho 2002. Scale-Up of Microfiltration Systems: Fouling Phenomena and Vmax Analysis Desalination, 146 , 75

Ho, C. C. and A. L. Zydney 2001. Protein Fouling of Asymmetric and Composite Microfiltration Membranes Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 40 , 1412

Ho, C. C. and A. L. Zydney 2000. Measurement of Membrane Pore Interconnectivity Journal of Membrane Science, 170 , 101

Ho, C. C. and A. L. Zydney 2000. A Combined Pore Blockage and Cake Filtration Model for Protein Fouling During Microfiltration Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 232 , 389

Ho, C. C. and A. L. Zydney 1999. Effect of Membrane Morphology on the Initial Rate of Protein Fouling During Microfiltration Journal of Membrane Science, 155 , 261

Ho, C. C. and A. L. Zydney 1999. Theoretical Analysis of the Effect of Membrane Morphology on Fouling During Microfiltration Separation Science and Technology, 34 , 2461

Liu, H. S., W. C. Chiung, Y. C. Wang, C. C. Ho and T. W. Chiou 1996. Multiple Role of Olive Oil in Cell Cultivation Journal of Chinese Colloid and Interface Society, 19 , 219