1. Jin Yoo, Youngmee Jung, Kookheon Char, Yeongseon Jang*, “Advances in Cell Coculture Membranes Recapitulating in vivo Microenvironments”, Trends in Biotechnology 2022, in press:
  2. Jooyong Shin, Blair D. Cole, Ting Shan, Yeongseon Jang*, “Heterogeneous Synthetic Vesicles towards Artificial Cells: Engineering Structure and Composition of Membranes for Multimodal Functionalities”, Biomacromolecules 2022, 23 (4), 1505-1518.
  3. Peixin Fan, Zhengxin Ma, Arianna J. Partow, Miju Kim, Grace M. Shoemaker, Ruwen Tan, Zhaohui Tong, Corwin D. Nelson, Yeongseon Jang, Kwangcheol C. Jeong, “A Novel Combination Therapy for Multidrug Resistant Pathogens using Chitosan Nanoparticles Loaded with β-lactam Antibiotics and β-lactamase Inhibitors”, J. Biol. Macromol. 2022, 195, 506-514.
  4. Ruwen Tan, Nicolas Marzolini, Peng Jiang, Yeongseon Jang,* “Bio-inspired Polymer Thin Films with Tailored Nanopillar Density for Enhanced Bactericidal and Antireflective Properties”, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2020, 2, 12, 5808–5816.
  5. Ruwen Tan, Jooyong Shin, Jiwoon Heo, Blair D. Cole, Jinkee Hong, Yeongseon Jang,* “Tuning the Mechanical Properties of Self-Assembled Globular Protein Vesicles by Incorporation of Photo-crosslinkable Nonstandard Amino Acids”, Biomacromolecules 2020, 21, 10, 4336–4344.
  6. Zhengxin Ma, Minyoung Kang, Shanyu Meng, Zhaohui Tong, Soon-Do Yoon, Yeongseon Jang, Kwangcheol Jeong, “Selective killing of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli with antibody-conjugated chitosan nanoparticles in the gastrointestinal tract”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2020, 12, 18332-18341.
  7. Yeongseon Jang, Ming-Chien Hsieh, Dylan Dautel, Sherry Guo, Martha A Grover, Julie A Champion, “Understanding the Coacervate-to-Vesicle Transition of Globular Fusion Proteins to Engineer Protein Vesicle Size and Membrane Heterogeneity”, Biomacromolecules 2019, 20, 3494-3503.
  8. Yeongseon Jang,* “Functional Supramolecular Biomaterials Self-Assembled from Recombinant Fusion Proteins”, Polymer Science and Technology 2019, 30, 4-8 [Korean Domestic Publication, Invited].
  9. Jieun Lee, Jin Yoo, Joonwon Kim, Yeongseon Jang, Kwangsoo Shin, Eunsu Ha, Sangryeol Ryu, Byung-Gee Kim, Sanghyuk Wooh, and Kookheon Char, “Development of Multimodal Antibacterial Surfaces Using Porous Amine-Reactive Films Incorporating Lubricant and Silver Nanoparticles”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, 11, 6, 6550 – 6560.
  10. Cornelia Rosu, Yeongseon Jang, Lu Jiang, and Julie A Champion, “Nature-Inspired and ‘Water-Skating’ Paper and Polyester Substrates Enabled by the Molecular Structure of Poly(γ-stearyl-α,L-glutamate) Homopolypeptide”, Biomacromolecules 2018, 19, 12, 4617-4628.
  11. Jin Yoo, Alexander Birke, Joonwon Kim, Yeongseon Jang, Seukyoung Song, Seungmi Ryu, Byung-Soo Kim, Byung-Gee Kim, Matthias Barz, and Kookheon Char, “Cooperative Catechol-Functionalized Polypept (o) ide Brushes and Ag Nanoparticles for Combination of Protein Resistance and Antimicrobial Activity on Metal Oxide Surfaces”, Biomacromolecules 2018, 19, 1602-1613.
  12. Yeongseon Jang,† Won Tae Choi, Christopher Johnson, Andres Garcia, Preet M. Singh, Victor Breedveld, Dennis W. Hess, and Julie A. Champion, “Inhibition of Bacterial Adhesion on Nano-Textured Stainless Steel 316L by Electrochemical Etching”, ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2018, 4, 90–97. [Equally Contributed to This Work]
  13. Yeongseon Jang, Won Tae Choi, William T. Heller, Zunlong Ke, Elizabeth R. Wright, and Julie A. Champion, “Engineering Globular Protein Vesicles through Tunable Self-Assembly of Recombinant Fusion Proteins”, Small 2017, 13, 1700399.
  14. Seungmi Ryu, Jin Yoo,  Jin Han, Seokyung Kang, Yeongseon Jang, Ho Jae Han, Kookheon Char, Byung-Soo Kim, “Cellular Layer-by-Layer Coculture Platform using Biodegradable, Nanoarchitectured Membranes for Stem Cell Therapy”, Mater. 2017, 29, 5134-5147. [Equally Contributed to This Work]
  15. Yeongseon Jang, Julie A. Champion “Self-Assembled Materials Made from Functional Recombinant Fusion Proteins”, Chem. Res. 2016, 49, 2188-2198.
  16. Hyunjoo Son, Yeongseon Jang, Jaseung Koo, Jeong-Soo Lee, Patrick Theato, and Kookheon Char, “Penetration and Exchange Kinetics of Primary Alkyl Amines into Reactive Poly(Pentafluorophenyl Acrylate) Thin Films”, J. 2016, 48, 487–495. [Equally Contributed to This Work]
  17. Yeongseon Jang, Woo-Sik Jang, Chen Gao, Tae Soup Shim, John C. Crocker, Daniel A. Hammer, and Daeyeon Lee “Tuning the Mechanical Properties of Recombinant Protein-Stabilized Gas Bubbles Using Triblock Copolymers”, ACS Macro Lett. 2016, 5, 371-376.
  18. Won Tae Choi, Jiyun Song, Jongkuk Ko, Yeongseon Jang, Tae-Hwan Kim, Young-Soo Han, Changhee Lee, and Kookheon Char, “Effect of Solvent Additives on Bulk Heterojunction Morphology of Organic Photovoltaics and Their Impact on Device Performance”, Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys. 2016, 54, 128-134.
  19. Seungmi Ryu, Jin Yoo, Yeongseon Jang, Jin Han, Seung Jung Yu, Jooyeon Park, Seon Yeop Jung, Kyung Hyun Ahn, Sung Gap Im, Kookheon Char, and Byung-Soo Kim, “Nanothin Coculture Membranes with Tunable Pore Architecture and Thermoresponsive Functionality for Transfer-Printable Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Sheets”, ACS Nano 2015, 9, 10186-10202. [Equally Contributed to This Work]
  20. Yeongseon Jang, Hyojin Lee, Kookheon Char, and Jwa-Min Nam, “Transparent, Nanoporous, Transferable Membrane-Based Cell-Cell Paracrine Signaling Assay”, Mater. 2015, 27, 1893-1899 [Inside Cover]
  21. Ji-Hye Lee, Hyun Joo Hwang, Ghibom Bhak, Yeongseon Jang, Seung Ryeol Paik, Kookheon Char, “In-Situ Fibril Formation of κ-Casein by External Stimuli within Multilayer Thin Films”, ACS Macro Lett. 2013, 2, 688-693.
  22. Yeongseon Jang, Jooyeon Seo, Bulent Akgun, Sushil Satija, and Kookheon Char, “Molecular Weight Dependence on the Disintegration of Spin-Assisted Weak Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films”, Macromolecules 2013, 46, 4580-4588.
  23. Yeongseon Jang, Jin Yoo, and Kookheon Char, “Stimuli-Responsive Layer-by-Layer Multilayers and Their Biomedical Applications”, Polymer Science and Technology 2013, 24, 474-480. [Korean Domestic Publication, Invited]
  24. Yeongseon Jang, Bulent Akgun, Hosub Kim, Sushil Satija, and Kookheon Char, “Controlled Release from Model Blend Multilayer Films Containing Mixtures of Strong and Weak Polyelectrolytes”, Macromolecules 2012, 45, 3542-3549.
  25. Hyojin Lee, Yeongseon Jang, Jinhwa Seo, Jwa-Min Nam, and Kookheon Char, “Nanoparticle-Functionalized Polymer Platform for Controlling Metastatic Cancer Cell Adhesion, Shape, and Motility”, ACS Nano 2011, 5, 5444-5456. [Equally Contributed to This Work]
  26. Yeongseon Jang, Saibom Park, and Kookheon Char, “Functionalization of Polymer Multilayer Thin Films for Novel Biomedical Applications”, Korean J. Chem. Eng. 2011, 28, 1149-1160. [Invited Review Paper]
  27. Jinhwa Seo, Hyojin Lee, Jongho Jeon, Yeongseon Jang, Raehyun Kim, Kookheon Char, and Jwa-Min Nam, “Tunable Layer-by-Layer Polyelectrolyte Platforms for Comparative Cell Assays”, Biomacromolecules 2009, 10, 2254-2260.



  1. Jooyong Shin, Blair Cole, Sung In Lim, Yeongseon Jang,* “Engineering Approaches to Create Antibacterial Surfaces on Biomedical Implants and Devices”, In B. Li, T.F. Moriarty, T. Webster, M. Xing (Eds) “Racing for the Surface: Pathogenesis of Implant Infection and Advanced Antimicrobial Strategies”, Springer 2019, Switzerland AG (ISBN: 978-3-030-34475-7)
  2. Ruwen Tan, Jin Yoo, Yeongseon Jang,* “Engineering Approaches to Create Antimicrobial Surfaces on Biomedical Implants and Devices”, In: Li B., Moriarty T., Webster T., Xing M. (eds) Racing for the Surface. Springer, Cham (2020). [Invited]
  3. Yeongseon Jang, Bongjun Yeom, and Kookheon Char, “Hybrid Multilayer Films Containing Nano-Objects, in Functional Polymer Films: 2 Volume Set (eds W. Knoll and R. C. Advincula)”, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany (2011).



  1. Kookheon Char, Jwa-Min Nam, Yeongseon Jang, Hyojin Lee, “Method for preparing transferrable nanoscale transferrable membrane and use thereof”, US Patent Application No. 14/549186
  2. Kookheon Char, Jwa Min Nam, Yeongseon Jang, Hyojin Lee, “Cell Culture Device Comprising Nanoscale Membrane and Its Use”, US Patent Application No. 61/907604