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Preparation for and performance of a Pseudomonas Aeruginosa biofilm experiment on board the International Space Station

Pamela Florez, Rylee Schauer, Samantha A. McBride, Jiaqi Luo, Carla Hoehn, Shankini Doraisingam, Dean Widhalm, Jasmin Chadha, Leah Selman, Daniel Wyn Mueller, Shannon Floyd, Mark Rupert, Sridhar Gorti, Shawn Reagan, Kripa K. Varanasi, Christina Koch, Jessica U. Meir, Frank Muecklich, Luis Zea

Acta Astronautica, 199, 386-400, 2022


Crystal Critters: Self-ejection of Crystals from Heated, Superhydrophobic Surfaces

Samantha A. McBride, Henri-Louis Girard, Kripa K. Varanasi.

Science Advances, 7(18), eabe6960, 2021

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Crystal Critters

Samantha A. McBride, Henri-Louis Girard, Kripa K. Varanasi.

Physical Review Fluids, 5, 110508, 2020

Invited article for 2019 Gallery of Fluid Motion

Differences between Colloidal and Crystalline Evaporative Deposits

Samantha A. McBride, Rachael Skye, Kripa K. Varanasi.

Langmuir, 36(40), 11732-11741, 2020.

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Thin Film Deposition Techniques for Polymeric Membranes - A Review

Musthafa O. Mavukkandy, Samantha A. McBride, David M. Warsinger, Nadir Dizge, Shadi W. Hasan, Hassan A. Arafat.

Journal of Membrane Science, 610, 118258, 2020. 

Evaporative Crystallization of Spirals

Samantha A. McBride, Susmita Dash, Sami Khan, Kripa K. Varanasi.

Langmuir, 35(32), 10484-10490, 2019.

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Design of a Spaceflight Biofilm Experiment

Luis Zea, Zeena Nisar, Phil Rubin, Marta Cortesão, Jiaqi Luo, Samantha A. McBride, Ralf Moeller, David Klaus, Daniel Müller, Kripa K. Varanasi, Frank Muecklich, Louis Stodieck.

Acta Astronautica, 148, 294-300, 2018.

Featured by MIT News

Evaporative Crystallization on Superhydrophobic and Liquid Impregnated Surfaces

Samantha A. McBride, Susmita Dash, Kripa K. Varanasi.

Langmuir, 34(41), 12350-12358, 2018. 

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Surface Shear Viscosity as a Probe of Amyloid Formation at a Fluid Interface

Vignesh S. Balaraj, Philip C.H. Zeng, Sean P. Sanford, Samantha A. McBride, Aditya Raghunandan, Juan M. Lopez, Amir H. Hirsa.

Soft Matter, 13, 1780-1787, 2017.

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Ring-Sheared Drop (RSD): Microgravity Module for Containerless Flow Studies

Shreyash Gulati, Aditya Raghunandan, Fayaz Rasheed, Samantha A. McBride, Amir H. Hirsa.

Microgravity Science and Technology, 29, 81-89, 2017.

Shear-induced Amyloid Fibrillization: Role of Inertia

Samantha A. McBride, Sean. P Sanford, Juan M. Lopez, Amir H. Hirsa, 

Soft Matter, 12, 3461-3467, 2016. 

Comparison of Human and Bovine Amyloidogenesis under Uniform Shear

Samantha A. McBride, Christopher Tilger, Sean P. Sanford, Peter Tessier, Amir H. Hirsa. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119, 10426−10433, 2015.

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Rates and Product Identification for Trenbolone Metabolite Biotransformation

Emily A. Cole, Samantha A. McBride, Kaitlin C. Kimbrough, Jaewoong Lee, Eric A. Marchand, David M. Cwiertny, Edward P. Kolodziej.

Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 34(7), 1472-1484, 2015.

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