George MN, Henderson M, Tsao N, Gavery M, and Roberts SB (in prep). Improved climate resilience in Pacific oysters through the optimization of hatchery-based environmental conditioning practices that leverage trans-generational plasticity.
George MN, Klopp M, and Carrington E (in prep). Genetic markers associated with robust attachment in marine mussels following acute exposure to climate stressors.
George MN, Jain R*, Trigg S, and Roberts SB (in prep). Diploid and triploid Pacific Oysters display different DNA methylation patterns after desiccation stress.
George MN, Hayford H, and Carrington E (in prep). Ocean acidification negatively impacts the growth and appetite of predatory snails (N. ostrina).
Payne M, George MN, Lowe A, Carrington E, and Ruesink J (in prep). Mussel aquaculture in future oceans: fatty acid analysis reveals how climate-driven changes in stratification alter food availability.
Cattau O, George MN, and Roberts SB (in prep). Citrate-synthase response and multiple-stress in Pacific oysters (C. gigas).
Under review, accepted, in Press
George MN, Cattau O, Vadopalas B, Gavery M, and Roberts SB (under review). Triploid Pacific oysters exhibit stress response dysregulation and elevated mortality during marine heatwaves. Global Change Biology.
Publications within Marine Science
Clements J and George MN (2022). Ocean acidification and bivalve byssus: explaining variable responses using meta-analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 694:89-103 10.3354/meps14101
George MN, O’Donnell MJ, Concodello M*, Carrington E (2022). Mussels Repair Shell Damage despite Limitations Imposed by Ocean Acidification. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 10(3):359. 10.3390/jmse10030359.
George MN, Andino J, Huie J, and Carrington E (2019). Microscale pH and dissolved oxygen fluctuations within mussel aggregations and their implications for mussel attachment and raft aquaculture. Journal of Shellfish Research 38:795-809. 10.2983/035.038.0329.
Newcomb LA, George MN, O’Donnell MJ, and Carrington E (2019). Only as strong as the weakest link: structural analysis of the combined effects of elevated temperature and pCO2 on mussel attachment. Conservation Physiology 7(1):coz068. 10.1093/conphys/coz068.
George MN, Pedigo B*, and Carrington E (2018). Hypoxia weakens mussel attachment by interrupting DOPA cross-linking during adhesive plaque curing. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 15(147):20180489. 10.1098/rsif.2018.0489.
George MN and Carrington E (2018). Environmental post-processing increases the adhesion strength of mussel byssus adhesive. Biofouling 34(4):388-397. 10.1080/08927014.2018.1453927.
George MN and Carrington E (2014). Spine reorientation influences drift particle capture efficiency in sea urchins. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 461:102-106. 10.1016/j.jembe.2014.08.001.
O’Donnell MJ, George MN, and Carrington E (2013). Mussel byssus attachment weakened by ocean acidification. Nature Climate Change 3(6):587-590. 10.1038/nclimate1846. (+100 citations per Google Scholar)
Swanson BO, George MN, Anderson SJ*, and Christy J (2013). Evolutionary variation in the mechanics of fiddler crab claws. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13(1):137. 10.1186/1471-2148-13-137.
Publications within Biomedicine
George MN, Liu X, Miller A, Zuiker E*, Xu H, and Lu L. (2022) Injectable pH-responsive adhesive hydrogels for bone tissue engineering inspired by the underwater attachment strategy of marine mussels. Biomaterials Advances 133:112606. 10.1016/j.msec.2021.112606
George MN, Leavens KF, and Gadue P. (2021). Genome Editing Human Pluripotent Stem Cells to Model β-Cell Disease and Unmask Novel Genetic Modifiers. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 12:643. 10.3389/fendo.2021.682625
Liu X, Gaihre B, George MN, Yong L, Tilton M, Yaszemski MJ, and Lu L. (2021) 2D phosphorene nanosheets, quantum dots, nanoribbons: synthesis and biomedical applications. Biomaterials Science 9:2768-2803. 10.1039/D0BM01972K
Xu H, Liu X, George MN, Miller AL, Park S, Xu H, Terzic A., and Lu L. (2021). Black phosphorus incorporation modulates nanocomposite hydrogel properties and subsequent MC3T3 cell attachment, proliferation, and differentiation. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 109(9):1633-1645. 10.1002/jbm.a.37159
Sun Y, Liu X, George MN, Park S, Gaihre B, Terzic A, and Lu L. (2021). Enhanced nerve cell proliferation and differentiation on electrically conductive scaffolds embedded with graphene and carbon nanotubes. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 109(2):193-206. 10.1002/jbm.a.37016.
Liu X, George MN, Li L, Gamble D*, Miller II AL, Gaihre B, Waletzki BE, and Lu L (2020). Injectable two-dimensional black phosphorus and carbon nanotube hydrogel with enhanced electric conductivity and phosphate release for bone tissue engineering. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering 6(8):4653-4665. 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.0c00612.
Liu X, Gaihre B, George MN, Miller II AL, Xu H, Waletzkib BE, and Lu L (2020). 3D bioprinting of Oligo(Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Fumarate) for bone and nerve tissue engineering. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 109(1):6-17. 10.1002/jbm.a.37002.
Liu X, George MN, Park S, Miller II AL, Gaihre B, Li L, Waletzkib BE, Terzicc A, Yaszemski MJ, and Lu L (2020). 3D-printed scaffolds with carbon nanotubes for bone tissue engineering: one-step fast and homogeneous functionalization. Acta Biomaterilia 111:129-140. 10.1016/j.actbio.2020.04.047.
George MN, Liu X, Miller II AL, Xu H, and Lu L (2019). Phosphate functionalization and enzymatic mineralization synergistically enhance oligo[poly(ethylene glycol) fumarate] hydrogel osteoconductivity for bone tissue engineering. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 108(3):515-527. 10.1002/jbm.a.36832.
Liu X, Miller II AL, Park S, George MN, Waletzki BE, Xu H, Terzic A, and Lu L (2019). Two-dimensional black phosphorous and graphene oxide nanosheets synergistically enhance cell proliferation and osteogenesis on 3D-printed scaffolds. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 11(26):23558-23572. 10.1021/acsami.9b04121.