Dr Jj Richardson

  • Room: Level: 01 Room: 1.07
  • Building: Chemical Engineering #1
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Nanomedicine, Thin Films, biohybrid materials, LbL, MOFs

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Originally from the "Sunshine State" of the US, I have lived in Australia for the past 7 years first studying my PhD in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Melbourne followed by employment at CSIRO and the University of Melbourne. I have extensive experience in thin film assembly methods, polymer and nanoparticle processing techniques, drug delivery, nano-biohybrid systems, and metal-organic frameworks.

Recent publications

  1. Ahmed H, Rezk AR, Richardson J, MacReadie LK, Babarao R, Mayes ELH, Lee L, Yeo LY. Acoustomicrofluidic assembly of oriented and simultaneously activated metal-organic frameworks. Nature Communications. Nature Publishing Group. 2019, Vol. 10, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10173-5
  2. Richardson J, Tardy BL, Guo J, Liang K, Rojas OJ, Ejima H. Continuous Metal-Organic Framework Biomineralization on Cellulose Nanocrystals: Extrusion of Functional Composite Filaments. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. American Chemical Society. 2019, Vol. 7, Issue 6. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b06713
  3. Luo W, Xiao G, Tian F, Richardson J, Wang Y, Zhou J, Guo J, Liao X, Shi B. Engineering robust metal-phenolic network membranes for uranium extraction from seawater. ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE. Royal Society of Chemistry. 2019, Vol. 12, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1039/c8ee01438h
  4. Gao S, Hou J, Deng Z, Wang T, Beyer S, Buzanich AG, Richardson J, Rawal A, Seidel R, Zulkifli MY, Li W, Bennett TD, Cheetham AK, Liang K, Chen V. Improving the Acidic Stability of Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks by Biofunctional Molecules. Chem. Cell Press. 2019, Vol. 5, Issue 6. DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2019.03.025
  5. Zhang W, Christofferson AJ, Besford Q, Richardson J, Guo J, Ju Y, Kempe K, Yarovsky I, Caruso F. Metal-dependent inhibition of amyloid fibril formation: synergistic effects of cobalt-tannic acid networks. NANOSCALE. Royal Society of Chemistry. 2019, Vol. 11, Issue 4. DOI: 10.1039/c8nr09221d
  6. Guo J, Suma T, Richardson J, Ejima H. Modular Assembly of Biomaterials Using Polyphenols as Building Blocks. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. American Chemical Society. 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.8b01507
  7. Zhong Q, Li S, Chen J, Xie K, Pan S, Richardson J, Caruso F. Oxidation-Mediated Kinetic Strategies for Engineering Metal-Phenolic Networks.. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2019. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201907666
  8. Rahim M, Kristufek S, Pan S, Richardson J, Caruso F. Phenolic Building Blocks for the Assembly of Functional Materials. ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION. Wiley-VCH. 2019, Vol. 58, Issue 7. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201807804
  9. Tardy B, Richardson J, Nithipipat V, Kempe K, Guo J, Cho K, Rahim M, Ejima H, Caruso F. Protein Adsorption and Coordination-Based End-Tethering of Functional Polymers on Metal-Phenolic Network Films. BIOMACROMOLECULES. American Chemical Society. 2019, Vol. 20, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.9b00006
  10. Li K, Dai Y, Chen W, Yu K, Xiao C, Richardson J, Huang W, Guo J, Liao X, Shi B. Self-Assembled Metal-Phenolic Nanoparticles for Enhanced Synergistic Combination Therapy against Colon Cancer. ADVANCED BIOSYSTEMS. Wiley-VCH. 2019, Vol. 3, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1002/adbi.201800241
  11. Gao S, Hou J, Zeng J, Richardson J, Gu Z, Gao X, Li D, Gao M, Wang D-W, Chen P, Chen V, Liang K, Zhao D, Kong B. Superassembled Biocatalytic Porous Framework Micromotors with Reversible and Sensitive pH-Speed Regulation at Ultralow Physiological H2O2 Concentration. ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS. Wiley-VCH. 2019, Vol. 29, Issue 18. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201808900
  12. Richardson J, Ejima H. Surface Engineering of Extracellular Vesicles through Chemical and Biological Strategies. CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS. American Chemical Society. 2019, Vol. 31, Issue 7. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00050
  13. Li K, Xiao G, Richardson J, Tardy BL, Ejima H, Huang W, Guo J, Liao X, Shi B. Targeted Therapy against Metastatic Melanoma Based on Self-Assembled Metal-Phenolic Nanocomplexes Comprised of Green Tea Catechin. ADVANCED SCIENCE. 2019, Vol. 6, Issue 5. DOI: 10.1002/advs.201801688
  14. Yun G, Richardson J, Biviano M, Caruso F. Tuning the Mechanical Behavior of Metal-Phenolic Networks through Building Block Composition. ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES. American Chemical Society. 2019, Vol. 11, Issue 6. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b19988
  15. Chu Y, Hou J, Boyer C, Richardson J, Liang K, Xu J. Biomimetic synthesis of coordination network materials: Recent advances in MOFs and MPNs. APPLIED MATERIALS TODAY. Elsevier Science. 2018, Vol. 10. DOI: 10.1016/j.apmt.2017.12.009

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