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Hindley, J. W., Zheleva, D. G., Elani, Y., Charalambous, K., Barter, L. M., Booth, P. J. ,Bevan, C.L., Law, R.V. & Ces, O. (2019). Building a synthetic mechanosensitive signaling pathway in compartmentalized artificial cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(34), 16711-16716.


Friddin, M. S., Elani, Y., Trantidou, T., & Ces, O. (2019). New Directions for Artificial Cells Using Prototyped Biosystems. Analytical chemistry, 91(8), 4921-4928.


Friddin, M.S., Bolognesi G., Salehi-Reyhani A., Ces, O., and Elani Y., 2019. Direct manipulation of liquid ordered lipid membrane domains using optical traps. Nature Communications Chemistry, 2,  6, DOI: 10.1038/s42004-018-0101-4

Ces, O., & Elani, Y. (2019). Community building in synthetic biology. Experimental Biology and Medicine, 244(4), 281–282.


Trantidou, T., Dekker, L., Polizzi, K., Ces, O. and Elani Y., 2018. Functionalizing cell-mimetic giant vesicles with encapsulated bacterial biosensors. Royal Society Interface.  DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2018.0024

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Trantidou, T., M. S. Friddin, A. Salehi-Reyhani,  Ces,O., and Elani Y., 2018. Droplet microfluidics for the construction of compartmentalised model membranes. Lab on a Chip, DOI: 10.1039/C8LC00028J O.


Bolognesi, G., Friddin, M.S., Salehi-Reyhani, A., Barlow, N.E., Brooks, N.J., Ces, O. and Elani, Y., 2018. Sculpting and fusing biomimetic vesicle networks using optical tweezers. Nature communications, 9(1), p.1882. 


Karamdad, K., Hindley, J.W., Bolognesi, G., Friddin, M.S., Law, R.V., Brooks, N.J., Ces, O. and Elani, Y., 2018. Engineering thermoresponsive phase separated vesicles formed via emulsion phase transfer as a content-release platform. Chemical Science.

Hindley JW, Elani Y, McGilvery CM, Ali S, Bevan CL, Law RV, Ces O., 2018. Light-triggered enzymatic reactions in nested vesicle reactors. Nature communications.  15;9(1):1093.

Elani, Y., Trantidou, T., Wylie, D., Dekker, L., Polizzi, K., Law, R.V. and Ces, O., 2018. Constructing vesicle-based artificial cells with embedded living cells as organelle-like modules. Scientific reports, 8(1), p.4564.


Thomas, J.M., Friddin, M.S., Ces, O. and Elani, Y., 2017. Programming membrane permeability using integrated membrane pores and blockers as molecular regulators. Chemical Communications, 53(91), pp.12282-12285.


de Bruin, A., Friddin, M.S., Elani, Y., Brooks, N.J., Law, R.V., Seddon, J.M. and Ces, O., A transparent 3D printed device for assembling droplet hydrogel bilayers (DHBs) (2017). RSC Advances, 7(75), pp.47796-47800.

Trantidou, T., Friddin, M., Elani, Y., Brooks, N., Law, R., Seddon, J., and Ces, O. Engineering compartmentalized biomimetic micro- and nanocontainers. ACS nano, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b03245.

Salehi-Reyhani, A., Ces., O, and Elani Y. Synthetic cell mimics as tools for quantitative biology, Experimental Biology and Medicine, (2017), DOI: 10.1177/1535370217711441. 

Trantidou, T., Elani, Y., Parsons, E., & Ces, O., Hydrophilic surface modification of PDMS for droplet microfluidics using a simple, quick, and robust method via PVA deposition, (2017), Nature Microsystems & Nanoengineering, 3, 17091;  doi:10.1038/micronano.2016.91.


Elani, Y. Construction of membrane-bound artificial cells using microfluidics: a new frontier in bottom-up synthetic biology. Biochemical Society Transactions 44.3 (2016): 723-730. 


Friddin M. S., Bolognesi, G., Elani, Y., Brooks, N.J., Law, R.V., Seddon, J.M., Neil, M.A.A., and Ces. O.. Light-driven drag and drop assembly of micron-scale bilayer networks for synthetic biology (2016), Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS) 10/2016, 545-546.

Elani, Y., Xavier, C.I., Edel, J. B., Law, R.V, & Ces, O., Microfluidic generation of encapsulated droplet interface bilayer networks (multisomes) and their use as cell-like reactors, (2016), Chemical Communications 52.35, 5961-5964. 

Trantidou, T., Elani Y., and Ces O. Versatile strategies for the microfluidic generation of lipid-stabilised double emulsions (2016) Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS) 10/2016, 1895-1896.


Friddin, M.S., Bolognesi, G., Elani, Y., Brooks, N.J., Law, R.V., Seddon, J.M., Neil, M.A. and Ces, O. Optically assembled droplet interface bilayer (OptiDIB) networks from cell-sized microdroplets, (2016), Soft Matter, 12(37), pp.7731-7734.

Elani, Y., Law, R. V., & O. Ces. Vesicle-based artificial cells: recent developments and prospects for drug delivery, (2015), Therapeutic Delivery, 6(5), 143–145. 


Elani, Y., Purushothaman, S., Booth, P. J., Seddon, J. M., Brooks, N. J., Law, R. V., & Ces, O. Measurements of the effect of membrane asymmetry on the mechanical properties of lipid bilayers, (2015), Chemical Communications, 51(32), 6976-6979.


Carreras, P., Elani, Y., Law, R. V., Brooks, N. J., Seddon, J. M., & Ces, O. (2015). A microfluidic platform for size-dependent generation of droplet interface bilayer networks on rails. Biomicrofluidics, 9(6), 064121.


Elani, Y., Law, R. V., & Ces, O. Protein synthesis in artificial cells: using compartmentalisation for spatial organisation in vesicle bioreactors, (2015). Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. DOI: 10.1039/c4cp05933f.

Elani, Y., Law, R. V., & Ces, O. Microfluidic generation of networked droplet collections and lipid membrane constructs, (2014), Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS),. 10/2013, 677-679.

Carreras, P., Elani Y., Law R.V., Brooks N.J., Seddon J.M, and Ces O. A droplet trapping microfluidic device for the study of mass-transport across droplet interface bilayers, (2014), Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS), 10/2013, 1622.


Elani, Y., Law, R. V., & Ces, O. Vesicle-based artificial cells as chemical microreactors with spatially segregated reaction pathways. Nature communications, (2014), 5:5305 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6305.

Elani Y., Law, R.V., & Ces, O., Manufacturing vesicles with internal bilayer partitions: a novel unit for synthetic biology, (2013), European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters. 01/2013; 42:S55-S55.

Elani, Y., Gee, A., Law, R. V., & Ces, O. Engineering multi-compartment vesicle networks. Chemical Science, (2013), 4(8), 3332-3338.

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Elani, Y., Niu, X., DeMello, A.J., & Ces, O. Novel technologies for the formation of 2-D and 3-D droplet interface bilayer networks. Lab on a chip, (2012), 12(18), 3514-3520.