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‡) Guy, C., Gibson, M.I., Fullam E.C., Submitted

‡) Bailey, T., Stubbs, C., Tomas, MF., Otten, C., Gibson, MI., Submitted  
‡) Wilkins, L.E., Hasan, M., Fayter, A,C., Biggs, CI., Huband, S., Walker, M., Gibson, MI., Submitted  
Erni Cassola, G., Gibson, M.I., Christie-Oleza, J.,Submitted  
Lee, GH., Wayte, S, Stubbs, C.,Wilkins, LE., Hutchinson, CE., Gibson, MI., Davies, GL., Submitted



‡ 110) Wilkins,L.E., Badhi, N., du Prez, F., Gibson, MI., ACS MacroLetters, 2019, Double-Modified Glycopolymers from Thiolactones to Modulate Lectin Selectivity and Affinity, link


‡ 109) Mitchell, DE., Deller, RC., Fayter, AC., Hasan, M., Gutierrez-Marcos, J., Gibson, M.I., Materials Horizons, 2019, Ice-Recrystallization Inhibiting Polymers Protect Proteins Against Freeze-Stress and Enable Glycerol-Free Cryostorage Link.


‡ 108) ‡) Stubbs, C., Congdon, TR, Gibson, MI., Europoean Polymer Journal, 2019, 110, 330-336 Photo-Polymerisation and Study of the Ice Recrystallisation Inhibition of Hydrophobically Modified Poly(vinyl pyrrolidone) Co-polymers. Link


‡ 107) Martyn, B., Biggs, C.I., Gibson, M.I., Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 2019, 1, 40-47 Comparison of Systematically-Functionalized Heterogeneous and Homogenous Glycopolymers as Toxin Inhibitors. Link.




‡ 106) Tomás, RMF, Martyn, B., Bailey, TL, Gibson, MI., ACS Macro Letters, 2018, 7, 1289–1294 Engineering Cell Surfaces by Covalent Grafting of Synthetic Polymers to Metabolically-Labeled Glycans link

Featued in most access Nov/Dec 2018


‡ 105) Stubbs, C., Wilkins, LE., Fayter, AC., Walker, M.,Gibson, M.I., Langmuir, 2018, Multivalent Presentation of Ice Recrystallization Inhibiting Polymers on Nanoparticles Retains Activity, link


104) Fayter, ER., Gibson, M.I., Draper, E.,, Journal of Materials Chemistry B., 2018,6, 7274-7279 Sub-Zero Temperature Mechanically Stable Low Molecular Weight Hydrogels link


103) Varlas, S., Blackman, LD., Findlay, HE., Booth, PJ., Gibson, M.I., O'Reilly, RK., Macromolecules, 2018, 51, 6190 – 6201 Photoinitiated Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly in the Presence of Surfactants Enables Membrane Protein Incorporation into Polymersomes, Link


‡ 102) Richards, S.J., Jones, A., Thomas, R., Gibson M.I., Chemistry: A European Journal., 2018, 24, 13758-13761. Photochemical 'In-Air' Combinatorial Discovery of Antimicrobial Copolymers link

Press release.

Highlighted a 'hot' paper


‡ 101) Hasan,M., Fayter, AC., Gibson, M.I., Biomacromolecules, 2018,19,3371–3376, Ice Recrystallization Inhibiting Polymers Enable Glycerol-Free Cryopreservation of Micro-organisms. link . Top 5 most access July/August/September 2018

Press Release

Daily Mirror report

Futurity News Reports

And many more here;


‡100) Blackman, LD., Varlas, S., Arno, M.C., Houston, Z., Fletcher, N., Thurecht, K, Hasan, M., Gibson M.I., and O’Reilly, R.K. ACS Central Science, 2018, 4, 718-723 'Confinement of therapeutic enzymes in selectively permeable polymer vesicles by polymerization-induced self-assembly (PISA) reduces antibody binding and proteolytic susceptibility' Link.

In Top 10 Most accessed May/June 2018

‡99) Graham, B., Fayter, AER, Houston, J.E., Evans, R.C., Gibson M.I., Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, 140, 5682-5685. Facially Amphipathic Glycopolymers Inhibit Ice Recrystallization, link
‡98) Won, S., Hindmarsh, S., Gibson, M.I., ACS MacroLetters 2018, 7, 178-183, "Triggerable multivalent glyconanoparticles for probing carbohydrate-carbohydrate interactions" link
‡97 ) Richards, S.J., Isufi,K., Wilkins, LE., Lipecki, J., Fullam, EC.,* and Gibson, M.I.,* Biomacromolecules 2018, 19, 256-264, Multivalent Antimicrobial Polymer Nanoparticles Target Mycobacteria and Gram-Negative Bacteria by Distinct Mechanisms link 97_toc_smalll.jpg



‡96) Stubbs, C, Hedir, G., Aston, P.R., Dove A.P., Gibson., M.I., ACS MacroLetters 2017, 6, 1404 - 1408, Synthesis of Degradable Poly(vinyl alcohol) by Radical Ring-Opening Copolymerization and Ice Recrystallization Inhibition Activity link


‡95) Graham, B., Bailey, T.L., Healey, J.R., Marcellini, M., Deville, S., Gibson, M. I., Angewandte Chemie, 2017, 56, 15941–15944 ;Polyproline as a Minimal Antifreeze Protein Mimic That Enhances the Cryopreservation of Cell Monolayers' link

CNRS press release (in french).


94) Erni Cassola, G., Gibson, M.I., Thompson, R., Christie-Oleza, J., Environmental Science and Technology, 2017, 51, 13641–13648 'Lost, but found with Nile red; a novel method to detect and quantify small microplastics (20 µm–1 mm) in environmental samples' link

In Most accessed list at journal in Dec

Press Release

Major news stories including the Independant PhysOrg MyScience and more here


‡93) Biggs, C.I., Bailey, T.L., Graham, B., Stubbs, C., Fayter, AC., Gibson, M.I., Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 1546., Polymer Mimics of Biomacromolecular Antifreezes. link



‡92) Blackman, LD., Varlas, S., Arno, M.C., Fayter, A.,Gibson, M.I., O’Reilly, Rk, ACS MacroLetters, 2017, 6, 1263–1267 Permeable Protein-Loaded Polymersome Cascade Nanoreactors by Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly. Link

Featured in Most Accessed list for Nov and Dec '17


‡91) Vail, N., Stubbs, C., Biggs, C.I., Gibson, M.I., ACS MacroLetters, 2017, 6, 1001-1004, 'Ultra-Low Dispersity Poly(vinyl alcohol) Reveals Significant Dispersity Effects on Ice Recrystallization Inhibition Activity' Link


‡90) Biggs, C.I., Packer, C., Hindmarsh, S., Marc Walker, M., Wilson, N., Rourke, J.P., Gibson, M.I., Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2017, 19, 21929 - 21932 'Impact of Sequential Surface-Modification of Graphene Oxide on Ice Nucleation' . link


‡89 ) Mitchell, D.E., Clarkson,G., Fox,D.J., Kaner, R.A.,Scott, P., Gibson, M.I., Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139, 9835–9838 Antifreeze Protein Mimetic Metallohelices with Potent Ice Recrystallization Inhibition Activity. Link

Feature article in Scientific American

Highlighted at Chemviews .

Press release

Physorg Science News line Medical Newsnet The Engineer International Business Times and many more!


88) Laezza, A., Casillo, A., Cosconati, S., Biggs, C.I., Fabozzi, A., Paduano, L., Iadonisi, A., Novellino, E., Gibson, M.I., Randazzo, A., Corsaro, M., Bedini, E., Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18, 2267–2276 "Decoration of Chondroitin Polysaccharide with Threonine: Synthesis, Conformational Study and Ice-Recrystallization Inhibition Activity." Accepted link


‡ 87) Doncom, K., Blackman, LD, Wright, D.B, Gibson, M.I., O’Reilly, R.K. Chemical Society Reviews, 2017, 46, 4119-4134. 'Dispersity Effects in Polymer Self-Assemblies: A Matter of Hierarchical Control' Accepted Link


‡ 86) Blackman, LD., Doncom, K., Gibson, M.I., O’Reilly, Rk, Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 8, 2860 'Comparison of photo- and thermally initiated polymerization-induced self-assembly: a lack of end group fidelity drives the formation of higher order morphologies' Link


‡ 85) Phillips, Daniel, J. Harrison, J.,Richards, S-J., Mitchell, D.E., Tichauer, E., Hubbard, A.T.M., Guy, C., Hands-Portman, I., Fullam, E., Gibson, M.I., Biomacromolecules, 2017,18, 1592–1599 Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Activity of Cationic Polymers Against Mycobacteria: Towards Anti-Tubercular Macromolecules, link


84) Guy, C.,Tichauer, E., Kay, G., Phillips, D.J., Bailey, T.L., Harrison J, Furze C.M., Millard, A., Gibson, M.I.,, Pallen, M.J., Fullam, E. British Journal of Pharmacology, 2017, Identification of the anti-mycobacterial functional properties of piperidinol derivatives Accepted. link


83) Freese, C., Anspach, L., Deller, R., Richards, S-J., Gibson, M.I., Kirkpatrick, C.J., Unger, R., Biomaterials Science, 2017 ,5, 707-717, Gold nanoparticle interactions with endothelial cells cultured under physiological conditions, link


‡ 82) Congdon, T.R, Notman, R., Gibson, M.I., European Polymer Journal, 2017, 88, 320-327, Synthesis of Star-Branched Poly(vinyl alcohol) and Ice Recrystallization Inhibition Activity, Link


81) Corsaro M.M., Casillo., A. Ståhle. J., Parrilli E., Sannino F., Mitchell D.E., Pieretti G., Gibson M.I., Marino G., Lanzetta R., Parrilli M., Widmalm G., Tutino.L., Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 2017, 110, 1377 - 1387 Structural characterization of an all-aminosugar-containing capsular polysaccharide from Colwellia psychrerythraea 34H. Link


‡ 80) Won, S., Richards, S-J., Walker, M., Gibson, M.I., Nanoscale Horizons, 2017, 2, 106-109, "Externally controllable glycan presentation on nanoparticle surfaces to modulate lectin recognition" accepted link


‡ 79) Stubbs, C., Lipecki, J., Gibson, M.I., Biomacromolecules, 2017,8, 295–302 "Regio-Regular Alternating Polyampholytes have Enhanced Biomimetic Ice Recrystallization Activity Compared to Random Copolymers and the Role of Side Chain Verses Main Chain Hydrophobicity" Link


‡ 78) Ieong, NS, Biggs, CI, Walker, M, Gibson, M.I., Journal of Polymer Science, Part A; 2017, 55, 1200 - 1208. "Comparison of RAFT derived Poly(vinylpyrolidone) verses Poly(oligoethyleneglycol methacrylate) for the Stabilization of Glycosylated Gold Nanoparticles" link


‡ 77) Blackman, LD, Gibson, M.I., O’Reilly, Rk, Polymer Chemistry, 2017,8, 233-244 "Probing the Causes of Thermal Hysteresis Using Tunable Nagg Micelles with Linear and Brush-Like Thermoresponsive Coronas" link

Featured on the front cover

Selected as 'paper of the month'


76) Casillo, A, Parrilli, E., Sannino, F., Mitchell, D.E., Gibson, M.I., Deming, J.W., Lanzetta, R., Cosconati, M.P.S., Novellino, E., Randazzo, A., Tutino, M.L., Corsaro, M.M., Carbohydrate Polymers, 2017,156, 364–371 Structure-activity relationship of the exopolysaccharide from a psychrophilic bacterium: a strategy for cryoprotection. Link




‡ 75) Gibson, M.I., ACS Central Science. 2016, 2, 682–684. First Reactions Commentary; Coating the Flu with Sticky Polymers to Look for New Drugs link

‡74) Won, S., Phillips, DJ., Walker, M., Gibson, M.I., Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2016, 4, 5673 - 5682 'Co-operative Transitions of Responsive-Polymer Coated Gold Nanoparticles; Precision Tuning and Direct Evidence for Co- operative Aggregation' link toc_73

‡ 73) Congdon, T.R, Notman, R., Gibson, M.I.,Biomacromolecules 2016 17,3033 – 3039 "Influence of Block Copolymerization on the Antifreeze Protein Mimetic Ice Recrystallization Inhibition Activity of Poly(vinyl Alcohol)" link


‡ 72) Biggs, C.I., Walker, M., Gibson, M.I., Biomacromolecules 2016, 17, 2626–2633, Grafting to’ of RAFTed Responsive Polymers to Glass Substrates by Thiol-Ene and Critical Comparison to Thiol-Gold Coupling. link


71) Anspach,L,Unger, R.E. Gibson, M.I. Klok, H-A., Kirkpatrick, J.C., Freese, C., Nanotoxicology, 2016, 10, 1341-1350 Impact of polymer-modified gold nanoparticles on brain endothelial cells: exclusion of endoplasmic reticulum stress as a potential risk factor link


‡70) Otten, LC, Vlachou, D., Richards, SJ, Gibson, M.I., The Analyst, 2016, 141, 4305-4312 Glycan Heterogeneity On Gold Nanoparticles Increases Lectin Discrimination Capacity in Label-Free Multiplexed Bioassays, link


‡ 69) Deller, RC, Mitchell, DA, Vatish, M, Pesin, J, Gibson, M.I., Biomaterials Science, 2016, 4, 1079 - 1084 Enhanced Cryopreservation of Immortalized and Primary Cells By Ice-Growth Inhibiting Polymers link

Featured on the Front Cover of the Journal


‡ 68) Congdon, TR, Phillips, DJ, Gibson, M.I., Polymer Chemistry, 2016, 7, 1701 - 1704 Activation of Ice Recrystallization Inhibition Activity of Poly(vinyl alcohol) using a Supramolecular Trigger Link


‡ 67) Mitchell DE., Lovett JR, Armes SP and Gibson M.I., Angewandte Chemie, 2016, 55, 2801 - 2804, "Biomimetic Block Copolymer Worms Combined with an Ice-Inhibiting Polymer Enable Solvent-Free Cryopreservation of Red Blood Cells" link

Angew Press release

Highlighted as a 'hot paper' link

Chemistry views and stories


‡ 66) Otten, LC, Fullam, E, Gibson, M.I., Molecular Biosystems, 2016, 12, 341 - 344 'Discrimination between Bacterial Species by Ratiometric Analysis of their Carbohydrate Binding Profile' link

Highlighted as 'Hot paper' for 2016 link

Featured in RSC Chemistry World link

In most read articles Jan - April 2016


‡ 65) Richards, SJ, Otten, LC, Gibson, M.I., J. Mater. Chem. B., 2016, 4, 3046-3053 Glycosylated Gold Nanoparticle Libraries for Label-Free Multiplexed Lectin Biosensing, Accepted Link

2016 Emerging Investigators Issue.

Highlighted as one of the most cited articles of 2016 in the Journal




‡ 64) Blackman, LD, Wright, DB., Robin, MP., Gibson, M.I., O’Reilly, Rk., ACS Macro Letters, 2015, 4 1210–1214 The Effect of Micellization on the Thermoresponsive Behavior of Polymeric Assemblies, . Link

Featured in Top 10 most accessed, November 2015


‡ 63) Thomas, HR., Phillips, DJ., Wilson, Neil R., Gibson, M.I., Rourke, JP. Polymer Chemistry, 2015,6, 8270 - 8274 "One-step grafting of polymers to graphene oxide" Accepted link


‡ 62) Mitchell, DE., Congdon, TR., Rodger, A., Gibson, M.I. Scientific Reports, 2015, 5, 15716, "Gold Nanoparticle Aggregation as a Probe of Antifreeze (Glyco) Protein-Inspired Ice Recrystallization Inhibition and Identification of New IRI Active Macromolecules" link


‡ 61) Mitchell, DE., Gibson, M.I., Biomacromolecules, 2015,16, 3411–3416 "Latent Ice Recrystallization Inhibition Activity in Non-Antifreeze Proteins; Ca2+ Activated Plant Lectins and Cation-Activated Antimicrobial Peptides" Accepted Link


‡ 60) Phillips, DJ, Wilde, M., Greco, F., Gibson, M.I., Biomacromolecules, 2015,16, 3256 – 3264, Enzymatically-Triggered, Isothermally Responsive Polymers: Re-programming poly(oligoethylene glycols) to respond to Phosphatase. Accepted Link

Featured in Most Read articles Aug-Oct 2015 and top 10 downloads in past 12 months


‡ 59) Congdon, T., Dean, B.T., Kasperczak-Wright, J., Biggs, C.I., Notman, R., Gibson, M.I., Biomacromolecules 2015, 16, 2820 – 2826 , Probing the Biomimetic Ice Nucleation Inhibition Activity of Poly(vinyl alcohol) and Comparison to Synthetic and Biological Polymers Link


‡ 58) Deller, RC, Vatish, M, Mitchel, D., Gibson, M.I., ACS Biomaterials Science and Enginneering 2015. 1 789–794, "Glycerol Free Cryopreservation of Red Blood Cells Enabled by Ice Recrystallization Inhibiting Polymers" Link
Featured in 'Most Read' articles for August to October 2015 and top 20 most downloaded in past 12 months


‡ 57) Mitchell, DE., Cameron, NR., Gibson, M.I., Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 12977-12980 Rational, yet simple, design and synthesis of an antifreeze-protein inspired polymer for cellular cryopreservation  Link

Highlighted in Chemistry World


‡ 56) Congdon, T., Shaw P., Gibson, M.I., 2015, 6, 4749 - 4757, Polymer Chemistry, 'Thermoresponsive, Well-defined, poly(vinyl alcohol) co- polymers' Accepted Link

Top 20 downloads of 2015 in Polymer Chemistry

‡ 55) Otten, L.C., Gibson, M.I., RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 53911 - 53914,. 'Discrimination between Lectins with Similar Specificities by Ratiometric Profiling of Binding to Glycosylated Surfaces; A Chemical ‘Tongue’ Approach' Accepted. Link 55_toc 
54) Raeburn, J., Chen, L., Awhida, S., Deller, RC., Vatish, M., Gibson, M.I., and Adams, DJ, Soft Matter, 2015. 11, 3706 - 3713, 'Using Molecular Rotors to Probe Gelation' Link Listed on most accessed articles April 2015  TOC_54

53) Lowery, R., Gibson, M.I., Thompson, R., Fullam, E., Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 4838-4841. 'Deuterated Carbohydrate Probes as ‘Label-Free’ Substrates for Probing Nutrient Uptake in Mycobacteria by Nuclear Reaction Analysis' Link


‡ 52) Phillips, DJ, Gibson, M.I., Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 6, 1033 - 1043 "Towards Being Genuinely Smart: ‘Iso-Thermally-Responsive’ Polymers as Versatile, Programmable, Scaffolds for Biologically-Adaptable Materials" Link

Featured in Top 10 most accessed articles Dec 2014 - March 2015

Top 20 downloads of 2015 in Polymer Chemistry

‡ 51) Phillips, DJ, Davies, G-L, Gibson, M.I., J. Mater. Chem. B, 2015, 3, 270-275, 'Siderophore-Inspired Nanoparticle-based Biosensor for the Selective Detection of Fe3+' Link Featured in Top 10 most access articles Nov, Dec 2014 51.jpg

‡ 50) Biggs, CI., Edmondson, S,,and Gibson, M.I., Biomater. Sci., 2015, 3, 175 - 181, "Thiol-ene Immobilisation of Carbohydrates onto Glass Slides as a Simple Alternative to Gold-Thiol Monolayers, Amines or Lipid Binding" Link Featured in Top 10 most accessed articles October and November 2014.

‡ 49) Congdon, TR, Wilmet, C., Williams, R., Polt, J., Lilliman, M., Gibson, M.I., Eur. Polym. J., 2015, 62, 352 - 362, "Functionalised Carbohydrate-Centred Oligomers and Polymers. Thermoresponsivity, Lectin Binding and Degradability" Link Special issue on Precision Polymer Materials 49_toc.jpg
‡ 48) Wilkins, L. E., Phillips, D. J., Deller, R. C., Davies, G-L., Gibson, M.I., Carbohydr. Res. 2015, 405, 47 - 54 "Synthesis and Characterisation of Glucose-Functional Glycopolymers and Gold Nanoparticles: Study of their Potential Interactions with Ovine Red Blood Cells" Link Special issue on Glyconanomaterials. carb_res_2014_toc_image.jpg


‡ 47) Phillips, D. J., Prokes, I., Davies, G-L., Gibson,M.I., ACS Macro Lett., 2014, 3, 1225–1229, "Isothermally-Responsive Polymers Triggered by Selective Binding of Fe3+ to Siderophoric Catechol End-Groups" Link Top 5 most accessed articles Nov - Jan 2014  48_toc.jpg
‡ 46) Richards, S-J., Gibson, M.I., ACS Macro Lett., 2014, 3, 1004 - 1008, "Optimization of the Polymer Coating for Glycosylated Gold Nanoparticle Biosensors to Ensure Stability and Rapid Optical Readouts" Link richards_acs_macro_lett_2014.gif
‡ 45) Mitchell, D., Lilliman, M., Spain, SG,and Gibson, M.I., Biomater. Sci., 2014, 2, 1787-1795. "Quantitative Study on the Antifreeze Protein Mimetic Ice Growth Inhibition Properties of Poly(ampholytes) Derived from Vinyl-Based Polymers" Link Featured on the Front cover. 47_toc.jpg
44) Gibson, M.I., Neres, J., Fullam E., Carbohydr. Res., 2014, 391, 61 - 65 "Selective detection of epimeric pentose saccharides at physiological pH using a fluorescent receptor" Link toc_44.jpg
‡ 42) Jones, M. W., Otten, L, Richards, S-J, Lowery, R., Phillips D. J., Haddleton D. M., Gibson M.I., Chem. Sci., 2014, 5, 1611 - 1616 "Glycopolymers with secondary binding motifs mimic glycan branching and display bacterial lectin selectivity in addition to affinity" Link jones_chem_sci_2014.gif
‡ 43) Richards, S-J., Fullam, E.C, Besra, G., Gibson, M.I., J. Mater. Chem. B, 2014, 2, 1490 - 1498 , "Discrimination between Bacterial Phenotypes using Glyco-Nanoparticles and the Impact of Polymer Coating on Detection Readouts" Link
‡ 41) Deller, R.C., Vatish, M., Mitchell, D.A., Gibson, M.I., Nat. Commun., 2014, 5, 3244, "Synthetic polymers enable non-vitreous cellular cryopreservation by reducing ice crystal growth during thawing" Link Highlighted in Nature Chemistry; BBC news; Daily Mirror; Focus Magazine, Popular Science Magazine and much more! 41_toc.jpg
40) Razmkhah,K., Chmel, NP, Gibson M.I., Rodger, A. Analyst 2014, 139, 1372 - 1382, "Oxidized polyethylene films for orienting polar molecules for linear dichroism spectroscopy", Link Identified as a 'hot' article  40
39) Lu, J. Zhang, W, Richards, S-J., Gibson, M.I., Chen, G., Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 2326 - 2332,"Glycopolymer-coated Gold Nanorods Synthesised by a One Pot Copper(0) Catalyzed Tandem RAFT/Click Reaction" Link  Lu Polym Chem
‡ 38) Phillips, DJ., Gibson, M.I., Antioxidant and Redox Signalling, 2014, 21, 786-803. "Redox-Sensitive Materials for Drug Delivery: Targeting the Correct Intracellular Environment, Tuning Release Rates and Appropriate Predictive Systems" Link  biomac_2012_toc_image.jpg
‡ 37) Phillips, DJ., Patterson J., O'Reilly, RK., Gibson, M.I., Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 126 - 131, "Glutathione-Triggered Disassembly of Isothermally Responsive Polymer Nanoparticles obtained by Nanoprecipitation of Hydrophilic Polymers" Link Featured in top 10 most read articles in Aug 2013. polym_chem_2014_toc_image.jpg


36) Freese, C, Unger, RE, Deller, RC, Gibson, M.I., Brochhausen, C., Klok, H-A, Kirkpatrick CJ, Biomater, Sci., 2013, 1, 824 , "Uptake of poly(2- hydroxypropyl methacrylamide)-coated gold nanoparticles in microvascular endothelial cells and transport across the blood-brain barrier" Link In list of most accessed online during past 30 days (May 2013) Open Access  36
‡ 35) Otten, L., Richards,S-J., Fullam, E., Besra, G.S., Gibson, M,I., J.Mater. Chem. B, 2013, 1, 2665 - 2672, "Gold Nanoparticle-Linked Analysis of Carbohydrate-Protein Interactions, and Polymeric Inhibitors, using Unlabelled Proteins; Easy Measurements Using a ‘Simple’ Digital Camera" Link Special Issue 'Rising Stars and Young Nanoarchitects in Materials Science' otten_j_mater_chem_b_2013.gif
‡ 34) Congdon, TC, Notman, R., Gibson, M.I., Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 1578 - 1586 "Antifreeze (Glyco)Protein Mimetic Behaviour of Poly(vinyl alcohol): Detailed Structure-Ice Recrystallisation Inhibition Activity Study" link  34
‡ 33) Gibson, MI, O'Reilly, RK., Chem. Soc. Rev., 2013, 42, 7204 - 7213. "To Aggregate, or to not Aggregate? Considerations in the Design and Application of Polymeric Thermally-Responsive Nanoparticle" Link Highlighted as hot article in ChemSocRev Blog Most Read articles online in May  33
‡ 32) Deller, R.C., Congdon, T., Sahid, M., Morgan, M., Vatish, M., Mitchell, D.A., Notman, R., Gibson, M.I., Biomater. Sci., 2013, 1, 478 - 485 "Ice recrystallisation inhibition by polyols: comparison of molecular and macromolecular inhibitors and role of hydrophobic units" Link Top 10 Most accessed Articles Jan and Feb 2013  32
31) Liu, M., Tirino, P., Radivojevic, M., Phillips, DJ., Gibson, M.I., Leroux, JC., Gauthier, MA., Adv. Funct. Mater., 2013, 16, 2007 - 2015 "Molecular sieving on the surface of a protein provides protection without loss of activity" Link  31
‡ 30) Jones, MW., Richards, SJ, Haddleton, DM., Gibson M.I., Polym. Chem., 2013, 4, 717 - 723, "Poly(Azlactone)s: Versatile Scaffolds for Tandem Post-Polymerisation Modification and Glycopolymer Synthesis" link 3rd most accessed article October 2012 jones_polym_chem_2013.gif
‡ 29) Summers, M. J., Phillips, D. J., Gibson, M.I., Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 4223 - 4225, “Isothermal” LCST Transitions Triggered by Bioreduction of Single Polymer End-Groups", link Feature article in Chem. Commun. Emerging Investigator Issue chem_comm_2013_toc_image.jpg


‡ 28) Phillips, DJ, Gibson, M.I., Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13, 3200 - 3208 "Biodegradable, poly(disulfide)s derived from RAFT polymerization. Monomer scope, glutathione degradation and tunable thermal responses" link Top 10 most accessed article in Sept/Oct biomac_2012_toc_image.jpg
27) Pache, C, Bocchio, NL., Bouwens, A. , Villiger, M., Berclaz, C., Goulley, J., Gibson, M.I., Santschi, C., Lasser, T., Opt. Express, 2012, 20, 21385 - 21399., "Fast three-dimensional imaging of gold nanoparticles in living cells with photothermal optical lock-in Optical Coherence Microscopy" link open access. Highlighted in The Virtual Journal of Biomedical Optics 27
26) Freese, C., Uboldi, C., Gibson, M.I., Unger, R.E., Weksler, B.B., Romero, I.A., Couraud, P.-O., Kirkpatrick, C.J., Particle and Fibre Toxicology, 2012, 9, 23 "Uptake and cytotoxicity of citrate-coated gold nanospheres: Comparative studies on human endothelial and epithelial cells" link, Open Access, Top 20 most accessed paper (July -Oct), Top 10 Most accessed paper (Nov-Dec), 4000+ reads in 9 Months, 10th most accessed in past 12 months. Highlighted as a most accessed paper.  26
‡ 25) Richards, S-J., Jones, MW, Hunaban, M., Haddleton, DM., Gibson, M.I., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 7812 - 7816. "Probing Bacterial Toxin Inhibition with Synthetic Glycopolymers Prepared by Tandem Post-Polymerization Modification: Role of Linker and Carbohydrate Density" link 25
24) Freese, C., Gibson, M.I., Klok, HA., Unger, RE, Kirkpatrick, CJ., Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13, 1533 - 1543. "Size- and coating-dependent uptake of polymer-coated gold nanoparticles in primary human dermal microvascular endothelial cells" link  24
‡ 23) Gou, Y., Richards, S-J., Haddleton, DM., Gibson, M.I., Polym Chem., 2012, 3, 1634 - 1640. "Investigation of Glycopolymer-Lectin Interactions using QCM-d: Comparison of Surface Binding with Inhibitory Activity" link yanzi_polym_chem_2012.gif
22) Jones, M.W., Strickland, R. A., Schumacher, F.F., Caddick, S., Baker, J.A., Gibson, M.I., Haddleton, D.M., Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 4064 - 4066. "Highly reactive and efficient PEG-based disulfide bridging agents derived from radical-compatible maleimides for bioconjugation" link 22 
‡ 21) Saaka, Y., Deller, R.C, Rodger, A., Gibson, M.I., Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2012, 33, 779 - 784 , "Exploiting Thermoresponsive Polymers to Modulate Lipophilicty: Interactions with Model Membranes" link Invited article for special issue "Polymer Science the Next Generation" and featured in Materials Views Magazine. 21
‡ 20) Ieong, N.S., Hassan, M., Phillips, D.J., Saaka, Y., O'Reilly R.K., Gibson, M.I., Polym. Chem., 2012, 3, 794 - 799, "Polymers with Molecular-Weight Dependent LCSTs are Essential for Cooperative Behaviour" link Ieong, Polym. Chem. 2012
19) Jones, M.W., Strickland, R. A., Schumacher, F.F., Baker, J.A., Gibson, M.I., Haddleton, D.M., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 1847 - 1852, "Polymeric dibromomaleimides as extremely efficient disulfide bridging bioconjugation agents and pegylation agents" link 19 
‡ 18) Phillips, D.J., Gibson, M.I., Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 1054 - 1056 "Degradable Thermoresponsive Polymers which Display Redox-Responsive LCST Behaviour" link chem_com_2012_toc_image.jpg


‡ 17) Ieong, N.S., Bebis, K., Daniel, L. E., O'Reilly, R.K., Gibson, M.I., Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 11627 - 11629, "The critical importance of size on thermoresponsive nanoparticle transition temperatures: gold and micelle-based polymer nanoparticles". link  17
16) Singha, N.K., Gibson, M.I., Koiry, B.P., Danial, M., Klok, H.-A., Biomacromolecules, 2011, 12, 2908 - 2913, "Side-Chain Peptide-Synthetic Polymer Conjugates via Tandem"Ester-amide/thiol-ene" Post-Polymerization Modification of Poly(pentafluorophenyl methacrylate) Obtained Using ATRP. link "Top 10 Most read articles in throughout 2011"  16
15) Gibson, M.I., Danial, M., Klok, H.-A., ACS Comb. Sci., 2011, 13, 286-297, "Sequentially Modified, Polymer-Stabilized Gold Nanoparticle Libraries: Convergent Synthesis and Aggregation Behavior" link  15
‡ 14) Bebis, K, Jones, M. W., Haddleton, D.M., Gibson, M.I., Polym. Chem., 2011, 2, 975 - 982, "Thermoresponsive Behaviour of Poly[(oligo(ethyleneglycol methacrylate)]s and their Protein Conjugates. Importance of Concentration and Solvent System" link  14
13) Jones, M. W., Gibson, M.I., Mantovani, G., Haddleton, D. M., Polym. Chem., 2011, 2, 572 - 574, " Tunable thermo-responsive polymer-protein conjugates via a combination of nucleophilic thiol-ene “click” and SET-LRP" link 13 
‡ 12) Vinson, N., Gou, Y., Bercer, C. R., Haddleton, D. M., Gibson, M.I., Polym. Chem., 2011, 2, 107 - 113, "Optimised ‘Click’ Synthesis of Glycopolymers with mono/di and trisaccharides" link 12 


11) Becer, C. R., Gibson, M.I., Ilyas, R., Geng, J., Wallis, R., Mitchel, D. A., Haddleton, D. M., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 15130–15132,, "High Affinity Glycopolymer Binding to Human DC-SIGN and Disruption of DC-SIGN Interactions with HIV Envelope Glycoprotein" link 11 
10) Gibson, M.I., Paripovic, D., Klok, H.-A., Adv. Mater., 2010, 22, 4721-4725, "Size Dependant LCST Transitions of Polymer-Coated Gold Nanoparticles: Co-operative Aggregation and Surface Assembly" link 10
‡ 9) Gibson, M.I., Polym. Chem., 2010, 1, 1141-1152, "Slowing the Growth of Ice with Synthetic Macromolecules: Beyond Antifreeze(glyco) Proteins" link Featured on the front cover of the Journal. 9 


8) Gibson, M.I., Fröhlich, E., Klok, H.-A., J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2009, 47, 4332-4345, “Post-polymerization Functionalisation of Poly(pentafluorophenyl-methacrylate): Synthesis of a Diverse, Water Soluble Polymer Library.” link 8 
7) Gibson, M.I., Cameron, N. R., J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2009, 47, 2882-2891, “Experimentally Facile Controlled Polymerization of N-carboxyanhydrides, Including O-Benzyl-L-threonine NCA.” 7 
6) Wang, J., Gibson, M.I., Barbey, R., Xiao, S.-J., Klok, H-A., Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2009, 30, 845-850, “Non-fouling polypeptide brushes via surface-initiated polymerization of Nε-oligo(ethyleneglycol)succinate-L-lysine N-carboxyanhydride.” link 6
5) Gibson, M.I., Barker, C. A., Spain, S. G, Albertin, L., Cameron, N. R. Biomacromolecules, 2009, 10, 328-333, “Inhibition of Ice Crystal Growth by Glycopolymers; Implications for the Rational Design of Antifreeze Glycoprotein Mimics.” link 5 
4) Gauthier, M. A., Gibson, M.I., Klok, H.-A., Angew. Chem Int. Ed., 2009,48, 48 – 58, “Synthesis of Functional Polymers by Post-Polymerization Modification”. link Featured on the inside cover of this issue. Most Accessed article online in December 2008 4


3) Gibson, M.I., Cameron, N.R., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 5160-5162. “Organogelation of Sheet-Helix Block Copolypeptides.”


2) Gibson, M.I., Hunt, G. J., Cameron, N. R., Org. Biomol. Chem., 2007, 5, 2756-2757. “Improved Synthesis of O-Linked, and First Synthesis of S- Linked, Carbohydrate Functionalised N-Carboxyanhydrides (GlycoNCAs).”  2
1) Spain, S. G., Gibson, M.I., Cameron, N. R., J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2007, 45, 2059-2072. “Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Well-Defined Glycopolymers”. link Featured on the front cover of this issue. (2nd most accessed article for past 2 years) 1