Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Esther Winter Gomez, PhD

Esther Winter Gomez, PhD

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Scientific Program:Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis
ewg10@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition
  • X-Rays
  • myocardin
  • Transcription Factors
  • Myofibroblasts
  • Cellulose
  • Neoplasms
  • Actins
  • Proteins
  • Plant Cells
  • Cell Wall
  • cadherin 5

Recent Publications

2022

Chakraborty, I, Rongpipi, S, Govindaraju, I, Rakesh, B, Mal, SS, Gomez, EW, Gomez, ED, Kalita, RD, Nath, Y & Mazumder, N 2022, 'An insight into microscopy and analytical techniques for morphological, structural, chemical, and thermal characterization of cellulose', Microscopy Research and Technique, vol. 85, no. 5, pp. 1990-2015. https://doi.org/10.1002/jemt.24057
Del Mundo, JT, Rongpipi, S, Gomez, ED & Gomez, EW 2022, Characterization of biological materials with soft X-ray scattering. in JA Tainer (ed.), Small Angle Scattering Part A: Methods for Structural Investigation. Methods in Enzymology, vol. 677, Academic Press Inc., pp. 357-383. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.mie.2022.08.042
Nalluri, SM, Sankhe, CS, O'Connor, JW, Blanchard, PL, Khouri, JN, Phan, SH, Virgi, G & Gomez, EW 2022, 'Crosstalk between ERK and MRTF-A signaling regulates TGFβ1-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition', Journal of Cellular Physiology, vol. 237, no. 5, pp. 2503-2515. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcp.30705
Rongpipi, S, Del Mundo, JT, Gomez, ED & Gomez, EW 2022, Extracting structural insights from soft X-ray scattering of biological assemblies. in Methods in Enzymology. Methods in Enzymology, Academic Press Inc. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.mie.2022.09.017

2021

Julien, JA, Fernandez, MG, Brandmier, KM, Del Mundo, JT, Bator, CM, Loftus, LA, Gomez, EW, Gomez, ED & Glover, KJ 2021, 'Corrigendum to “Rapid preparation of nanodiscs for biophysical studies” [Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 712 (2021) 109051] (Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics (2021) 712, (S0003986121003003), (10.1016/j.abb.2021.109051))', Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, vol. 714, 109073. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.abb.2021.109073
Julien, JA, Fernandez, MG, Brandmier, KM, Del Mundo, JT, Bator, CM, Loftus, LA, Gomez, EW, Gomez, ED & Glover, KJ 2021, 'Rapid preparation of nanodiscs for biophysical studies', Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, vol. 712, 109051. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.abb.2021.109051
Rongpipi, S, Del Mundo, JT, Gomez, ED & Gomez, EW 2021, 'Resonant X-ray scattering of biological assemblies', MRS Communications, vol. 11, no. 1. https://doi.org/10.1557/s43579-021-00020-4
Fromel, M, Crisci, RL, Sankhe, CS, Reifsnyder Hickey, D, Tighe, TB, Gomez, EW & Pester, CW 2021, 'User-friendly chemical patterning with digital light projection polymer brush photolithography', European Polymer Journal, vol. 158, 110652. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2021.110652

2020

Farell, M, Self, A, Guza, C, Song, H, Apollon, L, Gomez, EW & Kumar, M 2020, 'Lipid-Functionalized Graphene Loaded with hMnSOD for Selective Inhibition of Cancer Cells', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 12407-12416. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b20070
Ye, D, Rongpipi, S, Kiemle, SN, Barnes, WJ, Chaves, AM, Zhu, C, Norman, VA, Liebman-Peláez, A, Hexemer, A, Toney, MF, Roberts, AW, Anderson, CT, Cosgrove, DJ, Gomez, EW & Gomez, ED 2020, 'Preferred crystallographic orientation of cellulose in plant primary cell walls', Nature communications, vol. 11, no. 1, 4720. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-18449-x

2019

Lang, C, Ye, D, Song, W, Yao, C, Tu, YM, Capparelli, C, Lanasa, JA, Hickner, MA, Gomez, EW, Gomez, ED, Hickey, RJ & Kumar, M 2019, 'Biomimetic Separation of Transport and Matrix Functions in Lamellar Block Copolymer Channel-Based Membranes', ACS nano, vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 8292-8302. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.9b03659
Rongpipi, S, Ye, D, Gomez, ED & Gomez, EW 2019, 'Progress and opportunities in the characterization of cellulose – an important regulator of cell wall growth and mechanics', Frontiers in Plant Science, vol. 9, 1894. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01894
Tise, JC, Zappe, SE, Gomez, EW, Kumar, M, Vriend Croninger, RM & Cutler, S 2019, 'Work-in-progress: An exploration of students' conceptualization of research after participating in an undergraduate research experience.', ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

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