PUBLICATIONS


Journal Covers


Peer Reviewed Publications:

For updated list of publication, please check Google Scholar Page

1)  S. Alyas, N. Roohi, S. Ahmad, S. Ashraf, S. Ilyas, and A. Ilyas, Lower vitamin D and sex hormone binding globulin levels and higher progesterone, cortisol and t-PA levels in early second trimester are associated with higher risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus,” Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 20-35-L  (2020).

2)  A. Ilyas, M. Velton, A. Shah, F. Monte, H. K.-W. Kim, P. B. Aswath and V. G. Varanasi, “Rapid Regeneration of Vascularized Bone by Nanofabricated Amorphous Silicon Oxynitrophosphide (SiONP) Overlays,” Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 1241-1255  (2019).

3)  S. Alyas, N. Roohi, S. Ashraf, S. Ilyas, and A. Ilyas, “Early pregnancy biochemical markers of placentation for screening of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM),” Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 2353-2356  (2019).

4)  S. Sharma, R. Zhuang,  M. Long,  M. Pavlovic, Y. Kang, A. Ilyas and W. Asghar, Circulating tumor cell isolation, culture, and downstream molecular analysis, Biotechnology Advances, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 1063-1078 (2018).

5)  V. G. Varanasi, A. Ilyas,  M. Maginot, Ami Shah, W. A. Lanford, and P. B. Aswath, Role of Hydrogen and Nitrogen on the Surface Chemical Structure of Bioactive Amorphous Silicon Oxynitride Films,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 121, no. 38, pp. 8991-9005  (2017).

6)  A. Ilyas, T. Odatsu, A. Shah, F. Monte, H. K.W. Kim, P. Kramer, P. B. Aswath and V. G. Varanasi, Amorphous Silica: A New Antioxidant Role for Rapid Critical-Sized Bone Defect Healing,” Advanced HealthCare Materials, vol. 5, no. 17, pp. 2199-2213 (2016).

7)  W. Ali, A. Ilyas, L. Bui, B. Sayles, Y. Hur, S. M. Iqbal and Y.-T. Kim, Differentiating Metastatic and Non-metastatic Tumor Cells from their translocation through Solid-State Micropores,” Langmuir, vol. 32, no. 19, pp. 4924-4934 (2016).

8)  A. Ilyas, N. V. Lavrik, H. K.-W. Kim, P. B. Aswath and V. G. Varanasi, Enhanced Interfacial Adhesion and Osteogenesis for Rapid “Bone-like” Biomineralization by PECVD-Based Silicon Oxynitride,”  ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, vol. 7, no. 28, pp. 15368-15379 (2015).

9)  A. Ilyas, W. Asghar, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, Parallel Recognition of Cancer Cells using Addressable Array of Solid-state Micropores,” Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 62, pp. 343-349 (2014).

10)  A. Ilyas, W. Asghar, S. Ahmed, Y. Lotan, J.-T. Hsieh, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, Electrophysiological Analysis of Biopsy Samples using Elasticity as an Inherent Cell Marker for Cancer Detection,” Analytical Methods, vol. 6, no. 18, pp. 7166-7174 (2014). Cover Article

11)  A. Ilyas, M. Islam, W. Asghar, J. U. Menon, A. S. Wadajkar, K. T. Nguyen and S. M. Iqbal, Salt-leaching Synthesized Porous PLGA Nanoparticles show Enhanced Drug Release,” IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 1082-1088 (2013). Cover Article

12)  A. Shahid, A. Ilyas, N. Obulareddy, M. Melotto, M. H.-C. Jin and S. M. Iqbal, Power Scavenging and Optical Absorbance Analysis of Photosynthetically Active Protoplasts,” Journal of Energy Resources Technology, vol. 135, pp. 012001-1 to 012001-5 (2013).

13)  A. Ilyas and S. M. Iqbal, “Preparation of Porous Nanoparticles by Salt-leaching Technique and their use as controlled release vehicles,” in Proc. of The European CLINAM and ETPN Summit, (2013).

14)  A. Ilyas, U. H. T. Pham, M. M. Hanif and S. M. Iqbal, Outreach to K-12 students with Bio-nano Concepts,” ASEE GSW Annual Conference Proceedings, (2013).

15)  A. Ilyas, W. Asghar, P. B. Allen, H. Duhon, A. D. Ellington and S. M. Iqbal,Electrical Detection of Cancer Biomarker using Aptamers with Nanogap Break-Junctions,” Nanotechnology, vol. 23, pp. 275502 (2012).

16)  W. Asghar, Y. Wan, A. Ilyas, R. Bachoo, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, Electrical Fingerprinting, 3D Profiling and Detection of Tumor Cells with Solid-state Micropores,” Lab on a Chip, vol. 12, no. 13, pp. 2345-2352 (2012). Cover Article

17)  W. Asghar, Y.-T. Kim, A. Ilyas, J. S. Sankaran, Y. Wan, and S. M. Iqbal,Synthesis of Nano- Textured Biocompatible Scaffolds from Chicken Eggshells,” Nanotechnology, vol. 23, no. 47, pp. 475601 (9 pages) (2012).

18)  W. Asghar, M. Islam, A. S. Wadajkar, Y. Wan, A. Ilyas, K. T. Nguyen and S. M. Iqbal,PLGA Nano and Micro particles Loaded into Gelatin Scaffold for Controlled Drug Release,” IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 546-553 (2012). Cover Article

19)  W. Asghar, A. Ilyas, R. R. Deshmukh, ‎S. Sumitsawan, R. B. Timmons and S. M. Iqbal, Pulsed Plasma Polymerization for Controlling Shrinkage and Surface Composition of Solid-state Nanopores,” Nanotechnology,vol. 22, no. 28, 285304 (8pp) (2011).

20)  A. Ilyas, W. Asghar, Ehsan A. Q. Syed and S. M. Iqbal, From Molecular Electronics to Proteonics: Break Junctions for Biomarker Detection,” in Proc. of IEEE-NIH Life Science Systems and Applications, pp. 79-82 (2011).

21)  W. Asghar, A. Ilyas, J. Billo and S. M. Iqbal, Shrinking of Solid-state Nanopores by Direct Thermal Heating,” Nanoscale Research Letters, vol. 6, no.1, pp. 372 (2011).

22)  W. Asghar, A. Ilyas, R. B. Timmons and S. M. Iqbal, Fabrication of Charged Nanopore Channels using Pulsed Plasma Deposition of Methacrylic Acid,” IEEE Nanotechnology, pp. 13-16 (2011).



Refereed Conference Proceedings (Abstracts):

1)  S. Khondker, N. M. Edwards and A. Ilyas, “3D Printed Strontium-doped Alginate-collagen scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering,” at Materials Science & Technology 2020 (MS&T 20), Pittsburgh, PA, USA (October 4-8, 2020).

2)  T. Azimaie,T. Cebe, A. Ilyas, C. Ma, F. Monte, N. Ahuja, R. Bhattacharjee, L. Reddy, P. Aswath, and V. G. Varanasi,Live 3D Printing of Osteogenic Scaffolds Into Bone Defects,” at AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA (March 22-24, 2018).

3)  V. Varanasi, A. Ilyas, F. Monte, and P. Aswath, “silicon oxynitrophosphide implant coatings enhance the expression of angiogenic and osteogenic marker expression for load-bearing bone healing”, Symposium on Surface Properties of Biomaterials, Materials Science & Technology 2017, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (October 8-12, 2017).

4)  T. Azimai, A. Ilyas, H. Accord, V. Varanasi,  “3D Robotic Assisted Implantation of Gelatin-Nano-silicate Scaffolds for Critical Sized Bone Defect Osteogenesis and Vascularization”, at Society For Biomaterials 2017 Annual Meeting and Exposition: Where Materials Become Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, USA (April 5-8, 2017).

5)  A. Ilyas, F. Monte, P. Kramer, P. B. Aswath, H. K.W. Kim, and V. G. Varanasi, “Silicon Oxynitrophosphide  Enhances Osteogenesis and Angiogenesis for Rapid Bone Healing,” at IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition, San Francisco, CA, USA (March 22-25, 2017).

6)  D. J. Ripperger, F. Ighani, F. Monte, A. Ilyas, and V. G. Varanasi, “Ionic Silicon Increases Endothelial Cell Viability In Reactive Oxygen Environment,” at IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition, San Francisco, CA, USA (March 22-25, 2017).

7)  A. Ilyas, P. Kramer, P. B. Aswath, H. K.W. Kim, and V. G. Varanasi, “In vivo evaluation of Novel Amorphous Silicon Oxynitrophosphide Implant Coatings for Rapid Bone Healing,” at Materials Science & Technology 2016 Conference & Exhibition, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (October 23-27, 2016).

8)  V. Varanasi, T. Azimaie, A. Ilyas, “Additive In-Situ 3D Printing of Gelatin-nanosilicate scaffolds for Rapid Bone Defect Healing” to the organizers”, Symposium on Surface Properties of Biomaterials, Material Science & Technology, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (October 23-27, 2016).

9)  M. U. Raza, S. M. Iqbal, and A. Ilyas, “Electromechanical Fingerprinting of Cells for Tagless Identification of Cancer,” at 13th Key Symposium 2016: Bioelectronic Medicine — Technology Targeting Molecular Mechanisms, The New York Academy of Sciences, NY, USA (September 21-23, 2016).

10)  A. Ilyas, T. Azimaie, R. Grounds, P. B. Aswath, H. K. W. Kim and V. G. Varanasi, “Nanofabricated Silicon Oxynitrophosphide (Si-O-N-P), a New Biomaterial for Rapid Bone Healing,” at 3rd USA International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and NanoStructured Materials (NANOSMAT-USA), Arlington, TX, USA (May 18-20, 2016).

11)  A. Ilyas, A. Shinohara, P. Kramer, P. B. Aswath, H. K. W. Kim and V. G. Varanasi, “Rapid Bone Healing using Nanofabricated Implants with Siliconoxynitrophosphide Coatings,” at AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA, USA (March 16-19, 2016).

12)  V. Varanasi, M. Velten, P. Aswath, A. Ilyas, and N. Lavrik, “Novel Antioxidant Role of Silicon Oxynitride Promote Rapid Bone Regeneration”, at AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA, USA (March 16-19, 2016).

13)  A. Ilyas, A. Shinohara, P. B. Aswath and V. G. Varanasi, “Osteoinductive Properties of SiONP Implants Stimulate Bone Healing via Rapid Mineral Formation,” at Materials Science & Technology, Columbus, OH, USA (October 4-8, 2015).

14)  V. Varanasi, T. Azimaie, A. Ilyas, and P. B. Aswath, “Additive In situ 3D printed osteoconductive scaffolds for bone tissue engineering”, Symposium on Next Generation Biomaterials, Material Science and Technology, Columbus, OH, USA (October 4-8, 2015).

15)  A. Ilyas, P. B. Aswath, H. K.-W. Kim and V. G. Varanasi, “PECVD-based Amorphous Silica Overlays Stimulate Osteogenesis in Bone-Implant Systems,” at 42nd Annual Research Scholars Day, Dallas, TX, USA (April 1, 2015).

16)  A. Ilyas, W. Ali, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, “Tagless Discrimination and Detection of Cancer Cells using Solid-state Micropores,” at  Biomedical Engineering Society 2014 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA (October 22-25, 2014).

17)  W. Ali, A. Ilyas, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, “Resistive-pulse Differentiation of Metastatic and Non-metastatic tumor cells with solid-state Micropores,” at  Biomedical Engineering Society 2014 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA (October 22-25, 2014).

18)  A. Ilyas, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, “Solid-state Micropores for Parallel and Rapid Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells,” at 2nd USA International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT-USA), Houston, TX, USA (May 19-22, 2014).

19)  W. Ali, A. Ilyas, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, Electromechanical Differentiation of Metastatic and Non-Metastatic Tumor Cells,” at 2nd USA International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT-USA), Houston, TX, USA (May 19-22, 2014).

20)  W. Ali, A. Ilyas and S. M. Iqbal,Fabrication and Characterization of Thin Membranes and Drilling of Solid-State Micro and Nanopores,” at 2014 Meeting of the Texas Society for Microscopy, Arlington, TX, USA (March 6-8, 2014).

21)  A. Villete, A. Ilyas and S. M. Iqbal, “Differentiating Cell Type from Biomechanical Characteristics through Solid-state Micropores,” at the 2013 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, USA (November 13-16, 2013).

22)  A. Ilyas, M. Ahsan, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, Biomechanical Discrimination of Diseased Cells for Cancer Diagnosis,” at Joint Fall 2013 Meeting of the Texas Sections of the American Physical Society, American Association of Physics Teachers and the Society of Physics Students, Brownsville, TX, USA (October 10-12, 2013).

23)  A. Ilyas, J. U. Menon, K. T. Nguyen and S. M. Iqbal, “Salt porogen for Synthesis of Porous Nanoparticles,” at NSF Workshop on Nano and Micro Manufacturing, Dearborn, MI, USA (May 22-23, 2013).

24)  A. Ilyas, A. Shahid, M. Melotto and S. M. Iqbal, “Transduction Of Photonic Energy To Electrical Energy Using Photosynthesis,” at 2013 UT Energy Forum’s Texas Energy Research Competition, Austin, TX, USA (February 21-22, 2013).

25)  A. Ilyas, M. J. Bari, W. Asghar, and S. M. Iqbal, “Nano-electrode Break-junctions for Electrical Detection of Cancer Biomarkers,” US-Korea Joint Symposium of Nanotechnology Workshops (JSNT), Grapevine, TX, USA (May 1-4, 2012). 

26)  M. M. Bellah, M. Islam, A. Ilyas, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, “Low Concentration Circulating Tumor Cell Detection with Functionalized Solid State Micropore,” at US-Korea Joint Symposium of Nanotechnology Workshops (JSNT), Grapevine, TX, USA (May 1-4, 2012).

27)  A. Shahid, A. Ilyas, N. Obulareddy, M. H.-C. Jin, M. Melotto and S. M. Iqbal, “Photosynthetically Active Protoplasts for Energy Transduction,” at European MRS 2011 Spring Meeting and E-MRS/MRS Bilateral Conference on Energy, Nice, France (May 9-13, 2011).

28)  W. Asghar, A. Ilyas, S. Sumitsawan, R. B. Timmons and S. M. Iqbal, “Controlled Shrinking of Nanopores with in situ Surface Functionalization,” at 27th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference (SBEC), Arlington, TX, USA (Apr 29-May 1, 2011). 

29)  W. Asghar, A. Ilyas, R. B. Timmons and S. M. Iqbal, Polymerization of Nanopores for Controlled Surface Charges,” at American Physical Society March Meeting 2011, Dallas, TX, USA (March 21-25, 2011). 

30)  A. Shahid, A. Ilyas, N. Obulareddy, M. H.-C. Jin, M. Melotto and S. M. Iqbal, “Photosynthetically Active Protoplasts for Power Scavenging – Absorbance and Optical Density Analysis,” at Biomedical Engineering Society 2010 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA (October 6-9, 2010). 

31)  W. Asghar, A. Ilyas, P. Ramchandran, M. R. Noor and S. M. Iqbal,Nano-manufacturing of Gold Break Junctions Fabricated with Focused Ion Beam Scratching and Electro-migration,” ACES symposium, Arlington, TX, USA (March 25, 2010).



Book Chapters:

1)  V. G. Varanasi, M. F. Velten, T. Odatsu, A. Ilyas, S. M. Iqbal, and P. B. Aswath Surface Modifications and Surface Characterization of Biomaterials Used in Bone Healing,” in ‘Materials and Devices for Bone Disorders’ (Edited by S. Bose, A. Bandyopadhyay); ISBN: 978-0-12-802792-9, Elsevier, (2017). 



Patents/ IP Disclosures:

1)  US Patent Application Number: US 16/526,697; Varanasi, V., Ilyas, A., Kramer, P., and Azimaie T., and Tugba C., In-Vivo Live 3d Printing Of Regenerative Bone Healing Scaffolds For Rapid Fracture Healing”, Publication No.: US 20200055302 A1; (2020).

2)  US Patent Application Number: US 15/455,120; Varanasi, V., Aswath, P., Kramer, P., Velten M., and Ilyas, A., Si-O-N-P Related Fabrication Methods, Surface Treatments And Uses Thereof. Publication No.: US 20170348459 A1; (2017).

3)  Varanasi, V., Ilyas, A., Kramer, P., Aswath, PB., and Velten M., “Si-O-N-P Coated Ti Implants for Disordered Bone Regeneration,” IP Disclosure filed (2015).

4)  Iqbal, SM., Ilyas, A., Asghar, W., and Kim, YT., “Solid-state Micropore Biosensor for High Throughput Cell Typing, Discrimination and Disease Detection,” IP Disclosure filed, (2014).

5)  Iqbal, SM., Asghar, W., and Ilyas, A., “Novel, Rapid and Inexpensive Synthesis of Nano-textured Scaffolds from Chicken Eggshells,” IP Disclosure filed, (2011).