Esther Gomez

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering

Research Summary

How the interplay of chemical and mechanical signals acts to control cell behavior and function and the progression of disease.

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Cellulose Membranes Transcription Factors Biomimetics Block Copolymers Myocardin Protein Cell Walls Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition Proteins X Rays Epithelial Cells Cells Microscopy Molecules Cytoskeletal Proteins Myofibroblasts Lipids Cell Adhesion Ions Plant Cells Lipid Lipid Bilayers Microstructure Molecule

Most Recent Publications

An insight into microscopy and analytical techniques for morphological, structural, chemical, and thermal characterization of cellulose

Ishita Chakraborty, Sintu Rongpipi, Indira Govindaraju, B. Rakesh, Sib Sankar Mal, Esther W. Gomez, Enrique D. Gomez, Ranjan Dutta Kalita, Yuthika Nath, Nirmal Mazumder, 2022, Microscopy Research and Technique on p. 1990-2015

Sandeep M. Nalluri, Chinmay S. Sankhe, Joseph W. O'Connor, Paul L. Blanchard, Joelle N. Khouri, Steven H. Phan, Gage Virgi, Esther W. Gomez, 2022, Journal of Cellular Physiology on p. 2503-2515

Jeffrey A. Julien, Martin G. Fernandez, Katrina M. Brandmier, Joshua T. Del Mundo, Carol M. Bator, Lucie A. Loftus, Esther W. Gomez, Enrique D. Gomez, Kerney Jebrell Glover, 2021, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Rapid preparation of nanodiscs for biophysical studies

Jeffrey A. Julien, Martin G. Fernandez, Katrina M. Brandmier, Joshua T. Del Mundo, Joshua *Del Mundo, Carol M. Bator, Lucie A. Loftus, Esther Gomez, Enrique D. Gomez, Kerney Glover, 2021, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics on p. 109051

Lipid-functionalized graphene loaded with hMnSOD for selective inhibition of cancer cells

Megan Farell, Ava Self, Christine Guza, Hyewon Song, Luigi Apollon, Esther W. Gomez, Manish Kumar, 2020, ACS applied materials & interfaces on p. 12407-12416

Biomimetic Separation of Transport and Matrix Functions in Lamellar Block Copolymer Channel-Based Membranes

Chao Lang, Dan Ye, Woochul Song, Chenhao Yao, Yu Ming Tu, Clara Capparelli, Jacob A. Lanasa, Michael A. Hickner, Esther W. Gomez, Enrique D. Gomez, Robert J. Hickey, Manish Kumar, 2019, ACS Nano on p. 8292-8302

Work-in-progress: An exploration of students' conceptualization of research after participating in an undergraduate research experience.

Joseph C. Tise, Sarah E. Zappe, Esther W. Gomez, Manish Kumar, Rachel Miriam Vriend Croninger, Stephanie Cutler, 2019, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings

Sintu Rongpipi, Dan Ye, Enrique D. Gomez, Esther W. Gomez, 2019, Frontiers in Plant Science

Dan Ye, Sarah N. Kiemle, Sintu Rongpipi, Xuan Wang, Cheng Wang, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Esther W. Gomez, Enrique D. Gomez, 2018, Scientific Reports

Dan Ye, Thinh P. Le, Brooke Kuei, Chenhui Zhu, Peter H. Zwart, Cheng Wang, Enrique D. Gomez, Esther W. Gomez, 2018, Structure with Folding & design on p. 1513-1521.e3

Most-Cited Papers

Sintu Rongpipi, Dan Ye, Enrique D. Gomez, Esther W. Gomez, 2019, Frontiers in Plant Science

Matrix Rigidity Mediates TGFβ1-induced Epithelial-Myofibroblast Transition by Controlling Cytoskeletal Organization and MRTF-A Localization

Joseph W. O'Connor, Patrick N. Riley, Sandeep M. Nalluri, Parth K. Ashar, Esther Winter Gomez, 2015, Journal of Cellular Physiology on p. 1829-1839

Sandeep M. Nalluri, Joseph W. O'Connor, Esther W. Gomez, 2015, Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton on p. 557-569

Virginia Aragon-Sanabria, Steven E. Pohler, Vikram J. Eswar, Matthew Bierowski, Esther W. Gomez, Cheng Dong, 2017, Scientific Reports

Biomimetic Separation of Transport and Matrix Functions in Lamellar Block Copolymer Channel-Based Membranes

Chao Lang, Dan Ye, Woochul Song, Chenhao Yao, Yu Ming Tu, Clara Capparelli, Jacob A. Lanasa, Michael A. Hickner, Esther W. Gomez, Enrique D. Gomez, Robert J. Hickey, Manish Kumar, 2019, ACS Nano on p. 8292-8302

Joseph W. O'Connor, Krunal Mistry, Dayne Detweiler, Clayton Wang, Esther W. Gomez, 2016, Scientific Reports

Probing the Internal Microstructure of Polyamide Thin-Film Composite Membranes Using Resonant Soft X-ray Scattering

Tyler E. Culp, Dan Ye, Mou Paul, Abhishek Roy, Michael J. Behr, Steve Jons, Steve Rosenberg, Cheng Wang, Esther W. Gomez, Manish Kumar, Enrique D. Gomez, 2018, ACS Macro Letters on p. 927-932

Dehydration-induced physical strains of cellulose microfibrils in plant cell walls

Shixin Huang, Mohamadamin Makarem, Sarah N. Kiemle, Yunzhen Zheng, Xin He, Dan Ye, Esther W. Gomez, Enrique D. Gomez, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Seong H. Kim, 2018, Carbohydrate Polymers on p. 337-348

Dan Ye, Sarah N. Kiemle, Sintu Rongpipi, Xuan Wang, Cheng Wang, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Esther W. Gomez, Enrique D. Gomez, 2018, Scientific Reports