ARC Nanotechnology Network
Ms. Fatemeh Karimi

Ms. Fatemeh Karimi

PhD student

Polymer Science group, level 5, chemistry east building 154, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, 3010, Victoria, Australia

Research Group: Polymer Science Group
Email: link
Phone: +61452582335

Current Research Activities

Polymer design, synthesis, and characterization Biomaterials hydrogels


Existing Linkages

1. F. Karimi, A. O’Connor, G. Qiao, D. Heath, “Integrin clustering matters: a review of biomaterials functionalized with multivalent integrin-binding ligands to improve cell adhesion, migration, differentiation, angiogenesis, and biomedical device integration”, published to Journal of Advanced Healthcare Materials, March 2018, 2. H. Ranji-Burachaloo, F. Karimi, K. Xie, Q. Fu, P. A. Gurr, D. Dunstan, G. Qiao, “MOF-mediated destruction of cancer using the cell’s own hydrogen peroxide”, Published to Journal of ACS Applied Materials and interfaces (ACS), September 2017, 9 (39), Pages 33599-33608, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b07981 3. F. Karimi, J. Collins, D. Heath, L. A. Connal, “Dynamic covalent hydrogels for triggered cell capture and release of cancer cells”, Published to Bioconjugate Chemistry (ACS), August 2017, 28 (9), Pages 2235-2240, DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.7b00360 4. F. Karimi, T. G. McKenzie, A. O’Connor, G. Qiao, D. Heath, “Nanoscale clustering of integrin-binding ligands regulates endothelial cell adhesion, migration, and endothelialization rate: novel materials for small diameter vascular graft applications”, Published to Journal of Materials Chemistry B (RSC), August 2017, 5, Pages 5942-5953, DOI: 10.1039/C7TB01298E 5. S. Shirbin, F. Karimi, N. Chan, D. Heath, G. Qiao, “Macroporous hydrogels composed entirely of synthetic polypeptides: Biocompatible and enzyme biodegradable 3D cellular scaffolds”, Published to Biomacromolecules (ACS), September 2016, 17, Pages 2981-2991, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.6b00817 6. F. Karimi, N. Taheri Qazvini, R. Namivandi Zangeneh, “Fish gelatin/laponite biohybrid elastic coacervates: A complexation kinetics-structure relationship study”, Published to International Journal of Biological Macromolecules (Elsevier), Volume 61, October 2013, Pages 102-113, DOI: