Journal Publications (Cited ~ 2300 times; h-index: 23)

Full publication lists:


O’Neill CL, Shrimali PC, Clapacs Z, Files MA, Rudra JS*. 2021. Supramolecular peptide-based vaccine systems. Acta Biomaterialia, in press. (invited special issue review

Wang Z, Luan J, Seth A, Liu L, Gupta P, Rathi P, Wang Y, You M, Cao S, Jiang Q, Zhang X, Gupta R, Zhou Q, Morrissey JJ, Sheller EL, Rudra JS, Singamaneni S. 2021. Microneedle patch for the ultrasensitive quantification of protein biomarkers in interstitial fluid. Nature BME, 5:64-76 (co-corresponding author).


Clover TM, O’Neill CL, Appavu R, Lokhande G, Gaharwar AK, Posey AE, White MA, Rudra JS*. 2020. Self-assembly of block heterochiral peptides into helical tapes, J Am Chem Soc 142(47):19809-19813.

Huante MB, Saito TB, Nusbaum RJ, Naqvi KF, Chauhan S, Hunter RL, Actor JK, Rudra JS, Endsley MA, Lisinicchia JG, Gelman BB, Endsley JJ. 2020. Small animal model of post-chemotherapy tuberculosis relapse in the setting of HIV-coinfection. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 10:150.

Newman JH, Chesson, CB, Herzog NL, Bommareddy PK, Aspromonte SM, Pepe R,  Estupinian R, Aboelatta MM, Buddhadev S, Tarabichi S,  Lee M, Li S,  Medina DJ, Giurini EF, Gupta KH,  Guevara-Aleman G,  Rossi M,  Nowicki C, Abed A,  Goldufsky JW,  Broucek JR,  Redondo RE,  Rotter D,  Jhawar SR,  Wang SJ,  Kohlhapp FJ, Kaufman HL,  Thomas PG,  Gupta V, Kuzel TM,  Reiser J, Paras J, Kane MP,  Singer EA,  Malhotra J,  Denzin LK, Sant’Angelo DB, Rabson AB,  Lee LY, Lasfar A, Langenfeld J,  Schenkel JM,  Fidler MJ, Ruiz ES, Marzo AL, Rudra JS, Silk AW and Zloza A. 2020. Intratumoral injection of the seasonal flu shot coverts immunologically cold tumors to hot and serves as an immunotherapy for cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci 117 (2) 1119-1128.


Belgodere JA, Zamin SA, Kalinoski RM, Astete CE, Penrod JC, Hamel KM, Lynn BC, Rudra JS, Shi J, Jung JP. 2019. Modulating mechanical properties of collagen-lignin composites,  ACS Appl Bio Mater 2(8):3562-3572.


Chesson BC, Nusbaum RJ, Huante MB, Endsley JJ, Rudra JS*. 2018 Nanoscale Peptide self-assemblies boost BCG-primed cellular immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Sci Rep, 8(1):1-14.

Rudra JS*, Banasik B, Milligan GN. 2018. A combined carrier-adjuvant system of peptide nanofibers and toll-like receptor agonists potentiates robust CD8+T cell responses. Vaccine. 36(4):438-441.

Chesson BC, Alverado RE, and Rudra JS*. 2018. Microwave-assisted synthesis and immunological evaluation of self-assembling peptide vaccines. Methods Molecular Biol. 1777:249-259.

Scala, F., Nenov, M. N., Crofton, E. J., Singh, A. K., Folorunso, O., Zhang, Y., … Laezza, F. (2018). Environmental Enrichment and Social Isolation Mediate Neuroplasticity of Medium Spiny Neurons through the GSK3 Pathway. Cell Reports, 23(2), 555–567.


Rudra JS*, Khan A, Clover TM, Endsley JJ, Zloza A, Wang J, Jagannath C. 2017 Supramolecular peptide nanofibers engage mechanisms of autophagy in antigen-presenting cells. ACS Omega. 2(12):9136-9143.

Chesson BC, Shaunte EO, Endsley JJ, Rudra JS*. 2017. Materials-based vaccination strategies for the induction of CD8+T cell immunity. ACS Biomat Sci Eng 3 (2):126-143.

Hsu, W.-C. J., Wildburger, N. C., Haidacher, S. J., Nenov, M. N., Folorunso, O., Singh, A. K., … Laezza, F. (2017). PPARgamma agonists rescue increased phosphorylation of FGF14 at S226 in the Tg2576 mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Experimental Neurology, 295, 1–17.


Friedrich, B. M., Beasley, D. W. C., & Rudra JS* (2016). Supramolecular peptide hydrogel adjuvanted subunit vaccine elicits protective antibody responses against West Nile virus. Vaccine, 34(46), 5479–5482.

Rudra JS*, Ding Y, Neelakantan H, Ding C, Appavu R, Stutz SJ, Snook JD, Chen H, Cunningham KA, Zhou J. 2016. Supression of cocaine-evoked hyperactivity by self-adjuvanting and multivalent peptide nanofiber vaccines. ACS Chem Neurosci 7(5):546-552.

Snook JD, Chesson CB, Peniche A, Dann S, Paulucci A, Pinchuk IV, Rudra JS*. 2016. Peptide nanofiber-CaCO3 composite microparticles as adjuvant-free oral vaccine delivery vehicles. J Mater Chem B, 4:1640-1649.

Hsu WJ, Scala F, Nenov MN, Wildburger NC, Elferink H, Singh AK, Chesson CB, Buzhdygan T, Sohail M, Shavkunov AS, Panova-Electronova NI, Nilsson CL, Rudra JS, Lichti CF, Laezza F. 2016. CK2 activity is required for the interaction of FGF14 with voltage-gated sodium channels and neuronal excitability. FASEB J, 30(6):2171-2186.


Bodani RU, Sengupta U, Castillo-Carranza D, Guerrero-Munoz MJ, Gerson, JE, Rudra JS, Kayed R. 2015. Antibody against small, aggregated peptide specifically recognizes toxic Ab-42 oligomers in Alzheimers Disease. ACS Chem. Neurosci. 6(12):19811989.

Appavu R, Chesson CB, Koyfman AY, Snook JD, Kohlhapp FJ, Zloza A, Rudra JS*. 2015. Enhancing the magnitude of antibody responses through biomaterial stereochemistry. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 1:601-609.

Kohlhapp FJ, Broucek JR, Hughes T, Huelsmann EJ, Lusciks J, Zayas JP, Dolubizno H, Fleetwood VA, Grin A, Hill GE, Poshepny JL, Nabatiyan A, Ruby CE, Snook JD, Rudra JS, Schenkel JM, Masopust D, Zloza A, Kaufman HL. 2015. NK cells and CD8+ T cells cooperate to improve therapeutic responses in melanoma treated with interleukin-2 (IL-2) and CTLA-4 blockade. J Immunother Cancer 3:18.

James FT, Nenov MN, Wildburger NC, Lichti CF, Luisi J, Vergara F, Panova-Electronova NI, Nilsson CL, Rudra JS, Green TA, Labate D, Laezza F. 2015. The Nav1.2 channel is regulated by GSK3. Biochem Biophys Acta, 1850(4):832-44.

Nicholas D, Tang H, Zhang Q, Rudra JS, Xu F, Langridge W, Zhang K. 2015 Quantitative proteomics reveals a role for epigenetic reprogramming during human monocyte differentiation. Mol Cell Proteomics 14:15-29.


Chesson CB, Huelsmann E, Lacek A, Kohlhapp F, Webb M, Nabatiyan A, Zloza A, Rudra JS*. 2014. Antigenic peptide nanofibers elicit adjuvant-free CD8+ T cell responses. Vaccine, 32:1174-1180.


Hudalla GA, Modica JA, Tian YF, Rudra JS, Chong AS, Sun T, Mrksich M, Collier JH. 2013. A self-adjuvanting supramolecular vaccine carrying a folded protein antigen, Adv Healthc Mater. 2:1114-1119.


Rudra JS, Mishra S, Chong AS, Nardin EH, Nussenzweig V, and Collier JH. 2012. Self-assembled peptide nanofibers raising antibody responses against a malaria epitope, Biomaterials 33:6476-6484.

Rudra JS, Sun T, Bird K, Daniels MD, Chong AS, and Collier JH. 2012. Modulating immune responses to peptide self-assemblies, ACS Nano 28:1557-1564.


Rudra, J. S., Tripathi, P. K., Hildeman, D. A., Jung, J. P., & Collier, J. H. (2010). Immune responses to coiled coil supramolecular biomaterials. Biomaterials, 31(32), 8475–8483.

Rudra JS, Jung JP, Hildeman DA, and Collier JH. 2010. Immune responses to supramolecular coiled coil peptide-polymer biomaterials, Biomaterials, 31:8475-8483.

Rudra JS, Tian YF, Jung JP, and Collier JH. 2010. A self-assembling peptide acting as an immune adjuvant, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107:622-27. *Research Highlight “Recipe for antibodies” Nat Nanotechnol 5:97.

Collier JH, Rudra JS, Gasiorowski GZ, and Jung JP. 2010. Multi-component extracellular matrices based on peptide self-assembly, Chem Soc Rev, 39:3413-3424.


Jung JP, Nagaraj AK, Fox EK, Rudra JS, Devgun JM, and Collier JH. 2009. Co-assembling peptides as defined matrices for endothelial cells, Biomaterials, 30(12): 2400-2410.

Li, H. C., Collier, J. H., Shawki, A., Rudra, J. S., Li, E. Y., Mackenzie, B., & Soleimani, M. (2009). Sequence- or Position-Specific Mutations in the Carboxyl-Terminal FL Motif of the Kidney Sodium Bicarbonate Cotransporter (NBC1) Disrupt Its Basolateral Targeting and α-Helical Structure. Journal of Membrane Biology, 228(2), 111.


Jing P, Rudra JS, Herr AB, Collier JH. 2008. Self-assembling peptide-polymer hydrogels designed from the coiled coil region of fibrin, Biomacromolecules 9(9): 2438-2446.


Zhang L, Zhao W, Rudra JS, Haynie DT. 2007. Context dependent assembly and stability of polypeptide multilayer nanofilms, ACS Nano, 1:476-486.


Haynie DT, Zhang L, Zhao W, Rudra JS. 2006. Protein-inspired multilayer nanofilms: science, technology and medicine, Nanomedicine 2:150-157.

Rudra JS, Dave K, Haynie DT. 2006. Antimicrobial polypeptide multilayer nanocoating’s, Biomater. Sci. Polym. Edn. 17:1301-1315.


Haynie DT, Zhang L, Rudra JS, Zhao W, Zhong Y, Palath N. 2005. Polypeptide multilayer films, Biomacromolecules 6, 2895-2913.