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Jeffrey G. Jacot
Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Bioengineering
 
e-mail:Jeff.Jacot@rice.edu
 
  • BS Chemical Engineering (1994) University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
  • Ph.D Biomedical Engineering (2005) Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
 
Primary Department
   Department of Bioengineering
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Other Affiliations
 
  • Baylor College of Medicine
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    Websites
     Jacot Lab for Pediatric Cardiovascular Engineering
     Jeffrey G. Jacot
     
    Research Areas
     Biomaterials, Stem Cell Therapies, and Tissue Engineering
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    Benavides OM, Brooks A, Cho S, Connell JP, Ruano R & Jacot JG. "In Situ Vascularization of Injectable Fibrin/Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Hydrogels by Human Amniotic Fluid-Derived Stem Cells." Journal of Biomaterials Research, Part A. (2015) : 103 (8) 2645-2653.

     
     

    Boothe SD, Myers JD, Pok S, Sun J, Xi Y, Cheng J & Jacot JG. "The Effect of Substrate Stiffness on Cardiomyocyte Action Potentials."  (2015) Submitted

     
     

    Connell JP, Augustini E, Cheng S, Benavides OM, Ruano R & Jacot JG. "Effect of passage, isolation, and media on differentiation capacity and stem cell marker expression in amniotic fluid-derived stem cells." Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (2015) In Press

     
     

    Del Bufalo F, Manzo T, Hoyos V, Shigeki Y, Caruana I, Jacot JG, Benavides OM, Rosen D & Brenner MK "3D modeling of human cancer: A hydrogel system to study the role of tumor microenvironment and recapitulate the in vivo effect of oncolytic adenovirus." Biomaterials (2015) In Press

     
     

    Gao Y & Jacot JG "Stem cells and progenitor cells for tissue engineered solutions to congenital heart defects." Biomarker Insights (2015) : 10 (1)139-146.

     
     

    Kim H, Zhu B, Chen H, Adetiba O, Agrawal A, Ajayan P, Jacot JG & Verduzco R. "Preparation of monodomain liquid crystal elastomers and liquid crystal elastomer nanocomposites." Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)In Press

     
     

    Krishnamurthy R, Lantin-Hermoso MM, Noel CV, Pignatelli RH, Jacot JG & Krishnamurthy R "Perspective Evaluation of Circumferential and Longitudinal Strain in Asymptomatic Children with Systemic Single Ventricles."  (2015) Submitted

     
     

    Petsche Connell J, Ruano R & Jacot JG. "Amniotic fluid-derived stem cells demonstrate limited cardiac differentiation following small molecule-based modulation of Wnt signaling pathway. ." Biomedical Materials (2015) : 10 (3) 034103.

     
     

    Ponniah JK, Chen H, Adetiba O, Verduzco R & Jacot JG "Mechanoactive Materials in Cardiac Science."  (2015) Submitted

     
     

    Scully BB, Fan C, Grigoryan B, Jacot JG, Vick GW III, Kim J, Fraser CD Jr., Grande-Allen KJ & Morales DLS. ". In Vivo Remodeling of a Small Intestinal Submucosa Patch into Functional Myocardium in an Ovine Model." . Journal of Biomaterials Research, Part B. (2015) In Press

     
     

    Agrawal A, Adetiba O, Kim H, Chen H, Jacot JG & Verduzco R. "Liquid Crystal Elastomers for in vitro Strain Induced Alignment of Cardiomyocytes." Journal of Materials ResearchIn Progress

     
     

    Benavides OM, Quinn JP, Pok S, Petsche Connell JJ, Ruano R & Jacot JG "Capillary-like Network Formation by Human Amniotic Fluid-Derived Stem Cells within Fibrin/Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Hydrogel." Tissue Engineering Part AIn Progress

     
     

    Boothe SD, Myers JD, Pok S, Sun J, Xi Y, Cheng J & Jacot JG "The Effect of Substrate Stiffness on Cardiomyocyte Action Potentials." Submitted

     
     

    Connell JP, Augustini E, Cheng S, Benavides OM, Ruano R & Jacot JG. "Effect of passage, isolation, and media on differentiation capacity and stem cell marker expression in amniotic fluid-derived stem cells." In Progress

     
     

    Gao Y, Petsche Connell J, Wadhwa L, Ruano R & Jacot JG "Amniotic fluid-derived stem cells demonstrated cardiogenic potential in indirect co-culture with human cardiac cells." Annals of Biomedical EngineeringIn Press

     
     

    Klouda L, Tsao C & Jacot JG "Tissue Engineering in Congenital Heart Defects." Challenges in Regenerative Medicine, 1(1): 2-21.

     
     

    Petsche Connell J, Ruano R & Jacot JG "Amniotic fluid-derived stem cells demonstrate limited cardiac differentiation following small molecule-based modulation of Wnt signaling pathway." In Progress

     
     

    Pok S & Jacot JG "New Evidence that Strain Energy in Adherent Cells Depends Only on Cell Area." Biophysical Journal, 107(4): 798-99.

     
     

    Pok S, Benavides OM, Hallal P & Jacot JG. Use of myocardial matrix in a chitosan-based full thickness heart patch. Tissue Engineering Part A. 20(13-14):1877-87. (2014). PMID 24433519. 

     
     

    Pok S, Benavides OM, Vatile F, Pasquali M & Jacot JG "Biocompatible Carbon Nanotube – Chitosan Scaffold Matching the Electrical Conductivity of the Heart." In Press

     
     

    Scully BB, Fan C, Grigoryan B, Jacot JG, Vick GW III, Kim J, Fraser CD Jr., Grande-Allen KJ & Morales DLS "In Vivo Remodeling of a Small Intestinal Submucosa Patch into Functional Myocardium in an Ovine Model." In Progress

     
     

    Weia B, Adachi I & Jacot JG "Clinical and Molecular Traits of Reverse Remodeling with Ventricular Assist Device in Children in Comparison to Adults." In Progress

     
     

    Mondy WL, Casteleyn C, van Loo D, Raja M, Singleton C & Jacot JG. Osmium Tetroxide Enhancement of Micro-CT Vascular Corrosion Cast Images for use in the Computer Aided Design of Microvasculature. Microscopy and Microanalysis. 19(6):1416-27. (2013) PMID 24103507

     
     

    Petsche JJ, Augustini E, Moise Jr KJ, Johnson A & Jacot JG. Formation of functional gap junctions in amniotic fluid-derived stem cells induced by neonatal rat cardiomyocytes. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 17(6):774-81. (2013) PMID: 23634988 

     
     

    Petsche JJ, Camci-Unal G, Khademhosseini A, Jacot JG. Amniotic fluid-derived stem cells for cardiovascular tissue engineering applications. Tissue Engineering Part B. 19(4):368-79. (2013). PMID: 23350771. 

     
     

    Pok S, Myers JD, Madihally SV & Jacot JG. In vitro evaluation of a composite patch of PCL, chitosan and gelatin for cardiac applications. Acta Biomaterialia. 9:5630-5642 (2013). PMID: 23128158.

     
     

    Scully BB, Fan C, Grigoryan B, Jacot JG, Vick GW III, Kim J, Fraser CD Jr., Grande-Allen KJ & Morales DLS. In Vivo Remodeling of a Small Intestinal Submucosa Patch into Functional Myocardium in an Ovine Model. In Submission.

     
     

    Benavides OM, Petsche JJ, Moise Jr KJ, Johnson A & Jacot JG. VEGF Induces Endothelial Differentiation of Amniotic Fluid-Derived Stem Cells.Tissue Engineering Part A. 18(11-12):1123-1131 (2012). PMID 22250756

     
     

    Pok S & Jacot JG. Biomaterials Advances in Patches for Congenital Heart Defect Repair. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research. 4(5):646-654 (2011). 

     
     

    Jacot JG, Kita-Matsuo H, Wei K, Chen HSV, Omens JH, Mercola M, & McCulloch AD. Cardiac myocyte force development during differentiation and maturation. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1188:121-127 (2010).

     
     

    Jacot JG, Martin JC & Hunt DL. Mechanobiology of cardiac differentiation and development. Journal of Biomechanics. . 43:93-98 (2010).

     
     

    Kita-Matsui H, Barcova M, Prigozhina N, Salomonis N, Wei K, Jacot JG, Nelson B, Haverlsag R, McCulloch A, Conklin B, Price JH, Chen HSV & Mercola M. Lentiviral vectors and protocols for creation of stable hESC lines for fluorescent tracking and drug resistance selection of cardiomyocytes. PLoS ONE. 4(4):e5046. (2009)

     
     

    Jacot JG & Wong JY. Endothelial injury induces vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation in highly localized regions of a direct contact co-culture system. Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics. 52(1):37-46. (2008)

     
     

    Jacot JG, McCulloch AD & Omens JH. Control of the Functional Maturation of Neonatal Rat Cardiac Myocytes by Substrate Stiffness. Biophysical Journal. 95(7):3479-3487 (2008).

     
     

    Leach JB, Brown XQ, Jacot JG,  DiMilla PA & Wong JY. Neurite outgrowth and branching of PC12 cells on very soft substrates sharply decreases below a threshold of substrate rigidity. Journal of Neural Engineering. 4:26-34. (2007). 

     
     

    Jacot JG, Dianis S, Schnall J & Wong JY. A simple microindentation technique for mapping the microscale compliance of soft hydrated materials and tissues. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. 79(3):485-94. (2006).

     
     

    Owens CD, Wake N, Jacot JG, Gerhard-Herman M, Belkin M, Creager MA & Conte MS. Early biomechanical changes in lower extremity vein grafts – Distinct temporal phases of remodeling and wall stiffness. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 44(4):740-6. (2006). 

     
     

    Jacot JG, Abdullah I, Belkin M, Gerhard-Herman M, Gaccione P, Polak JF, Donaldson MC, Whittemore AD & Conte MS. Early adaptation of human lower extremity vein grafts: Wall stiffness changes accompany geometric remodeling. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 39:547 (2004). 

     
     Book chapters
     

    Jacot JG, Raskin AJ, Omens JH, McCulloch AD & Tung L. Mechanotransduction in Cardiac and Stem Cell Derived Cardiac Cells. Book Chapter In: Mechanosensitivity in Cells and Tissues 4th ed.. eds. Kamkin A. & Kiseleva I. 2009.

     
    Presentations
     Conference Paper
     

    Noel C, Krishnamurthy RK, Pednekar A, Chu D, Pignatelli R, Lantin-Hermoso R, Jacot JG, Krishnamurthy R. Prospective comparison of circumferential and longitudinal strain in asymptomatic children with single left ventricle, single right ventricle and normal hearts. Presentation at the Joint Conference of the Society of Cardiovascular MRI and the European Society of Cardiovascular MRI, February, 2015.

     
     Invited Papers
     

    Petsche Connell JJ, Benavides OM & Jacot JG. Cardiovascular Potential of Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells. Platform and poster presentation at the Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium. January, 2013

     
     

    Petsche JJ, Benavides OM, Moise KJ, Jr., Johnson A & Jacot JG. AFSC characterization and differentiation towards cardiac-like cells. Poster presentation at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. October, 2011.

     
     

    Petsche JJ, Benavides OM, Moise KJ, Jr., Johnson A & Jacot JG. Amniotic Fluid-derived Stem Cell Characterization and Differentiation through Co-cultures with Neonatal Rat Cardiomyocytes. Poster presentation at Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society North American annual meeting. December, 2011.

     
     

    Petsche JJ & Jacot JG. Amniotic fluid stem cell characterization and differentiation into cardiac cells. Platform presentation, ABCAM symposium on Cardiomyocyte Regeneration and Protection. June, 2011.

     
     

    Myers JD & Jacot JG. Substrate Stiffness Affects Cardiomyocyte Action Potential. Platform presentation, Society for Biomaterials 2011 meeting. April, 2011

     
     

    Myers JD & Jacot JG. The Effect of Substrate Stiffness on Cardiomyocyte Action Potential and Calcium Current. Platform presentation at IEEE/EMBS Annual Meeting. August, 2011.

     
     

    Benavides OM, Petsche JJ, Moise KJ, Jr., Johnson A & Jacot JG. VEGF Induces Endothelial Differentiation of Amniotic Fluid Derived Stem Cells. Platform presentation at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. October, 2011.

     
     

     Jacot JG. Voltage mapping of cardiac grafts. Platform presentation at IEEE/EMBS Annual Meeting. August, 2011.

     
     

    Benavides OM, Petsche JJ, Moise KJ, Jr., Johnson A & Jacot JG. Endothelial Differentiation of Amniotic Fluid-Derived Stem Cells. Platform presentation at Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society North American annual meeting. December, 2011.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Pediatric Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Platform presentation at Advances in Tissue Engineering Short Course. Houston, TX, August 2011.

     
     

    Pok S, Jacot JG. Multilayered, Self-Assembled Polycaprolactone and Gelatin-Chitosan Scaffold for Congenital Heart Defect Repair. Platform presentation for American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting. October, 2011.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Tissue engineering contractile patches for congenital heart defects. Platform presentation at the Tissue Engineering for Pediatric Applications preconference workshop at the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society North American annual meeting. December, 2011.

     
     

    Benavides OM, Petsche JJ, Johnson A, Moise KJ, Jr. & Jacot JG. VEGF induces differentiation of amniotic fluid-derived stem cells. Platform Presentation. Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference. April, 2011.

     
     Invited Talks
     

    "Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells for the Repair of Birth Defects." Gulf Coast Consortia Regenerative Medicine Symposium, (June 2015)

     
     

    "Engineered Heart Tissue For Correction Of Heart Defects." University of Texas at Austin. (April 2015)

     
     

    "Engineered Heart Tissue For Correction Of Heart Defects." Colorado State University. (September 2015)

     
     

    Jacot JG. Pediatric Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Georgia Institute of Technology. January, 2014

     
     

    Jacot JG. Engineered Heart Tissue For Correction Of Heart Defects. Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biomedical Engineering. December, 2014.

     
     

    "Engineered Heart Tissue For Correction Of Heart Defects. Boston University." Boston University, Department of Biomedical Engineering. (May, 2014)

     
     

    Jacot JG.Engineered Heart Tissue For Correction Of Heart Defects. University of Delaware, Department of Biomedical Engineering. December, 2014.

     
     

    University of Sao Paolo School of Medicine.  "Engineered Heart Tissue Using Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells." (July, 2014)

     
     

    "Engineered Heart Tissue for Correction of Heart Defects." Georgia Tech and Emory University, Department of Biomedical Engineering. (April, 2014)

     
     

    Pok S, Stupin I, Pautler RG, Annapragada AV & Jacot JG. In vivo Assessment of Engineered patch for Reconstruction of Full-Thickness Right Ventricular Outflow Track Defect. Platform presentation at the Texas Children’s Hospital Surgical Research Day. May, 2014.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Pediatric Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Invited presentation at NorTex Nano Summit. Houston, TX. October 2014.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Pediatric Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Platform presentation at Advances in Tissue Engineering Short Course. Houston, TX, August 2014.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Tissue Engineering Strategies for Correction of Congenital Heart Defects. Texas Children’s Hospital Research Seminar. January, 2014.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Tissue Engineering Strategies for Correction of Congenital Heart Defects. BCM Center for Cell And Gene Therapy Seminar. January, 2014.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Growing Hearts: How Stem Cell-Derived Tissue Can Repair Infant Hearts. TEDx Rice 2013. Houston, TX. April, 2013.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Pediatric Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Washington University, St. Louis, MO. Fall, 2013

     
     

    Jacot JG. Pediatric Cardiac Tissue Engineering. University of South Carolina Medical School. Aug 19, 2013.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Cardiac Cardiac Tissue Engineering for Congenital Heart Defect Repair. University of Colorado, Boulder, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. August, 2012.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Cardiac Tissue Engineering for Repair of Congenital Heart Defects. Presentation at the  National Student Research Forum at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. April, 2012.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Cardiac Tissue Engineering for Repair of Congenital Heart Defects. University of California, San Diego department of Bioengineering departmental seminar. May, 2012

     
     

    Jacot JG. Pediatric Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Monterrey Technical University, Monterrey, Mexico. November, 2012. Over internet.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Amniotic Stem Cells in Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Texas Children's Fetal Center Multi-Disciplinary Care Conference. June 2, 2011

     
     

     Morales DLS & Jacot JG. Tissue Engineering in Cardiac Surgery: Growing Functional Myocardium & Valves. Baylor College of Medicine Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds. January 26, 2011.

     
     Keynote Speaker
     Jacot JG Tissue Engineering for the Bioartificial Heart. Keynote lecture at the Texas Heart Institute Cardiovascular Regeneration Seminar and Workshop. December, 2008
     
     Lectures
     

    Benavides OM, Brooks AR, Cho S, Connell JP, Ruano R & Jacot JG. In situ vascularization of injectable fibrin/poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels by human amniotic fluid stem cells. Platform presentation at the Society for Biomaterials annual meeting. April, 2015.

     
     

    Pok S, Stupin I, Tsao C, Pautler RG, Annapragada AV & Jacot JG. In vivo Assessment of Engineered patch for Reconstruction of Full-Thickness Right Ventricular Outflow Track Surgery. Platform presentation at the Texas Children’s Hospital Surgical Research Day. Houston, TX. May, 2015.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Pediatric Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Platform presentation at Advances in Tissue Engineering Short Course. Houston, TX, August 2015.

     
     

    Tsao CJM, Pok S, Velasquez-Mao AJ & Jacot JG. Temporal regulation of GSK3/Wnt signaling molecules within a 3D gelatin/chitosan scaffold promoting cardiac differentiation of amniotic fluid derived induced pluripotent stem cells for congenital heart defect repair. Platform presentation at the Society for Biomaterials annual meeting. April, 2015.

     
     Other
     

    Jacot JG. Biomechanics and Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Presentation at Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Faculty Seminar Series. November, 2009.

     
     

    Jacot JG, Siller AF & Krishnamurthy R. Computational Model of a Single Ventricle Heart. Platform presentation at the Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology. March, 2009.

     
     

    Myers JD & Jacot JG. Control Of Cardiomyocyte Excitability With Constant And Gradient Substrate Stiffness. Platform presentation TERMIS World Congress. September, 2009.

     
     

    Petsche JJ & Jacot JG. Effect of Substrate Stiffness on Cardiomyocyte Differentiation by Amniotic Fluid-Derived Stem Cells. NHLBI Symposium on Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine. October, 2009.

     
     

    Jacot JG Strategies for Designing a Contractile Heart Patch for Congenital Heart Defect Repair. Platform presentation at the Rice Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering Symposium. July, 2009

     
     

    Myers JD & Jacot JG. The Effect of Substrate Stiffness on Cardiomyocyte Excitability and Ion Currents. Platform presentation at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. October, 2009.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Tissue Engineering of Heart Tissue. Platform presentation at Advances in Tissue Engineering Short Course. Houston, TX, August 2009.

     
     Jacot JG Extracellular Matrix Mechanics and Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine. Invited seminar at Rice University, Houston, TX. April, 2008.
     
     Jacot JG Functional Effects of Extracellular Mechanics in Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine. Invited seminar at Pennsylvania State University. February, 2008.
     
     Jacot JG The effect of extracellular matrix stiffness on the maturation of cardiomyocytes. Invited seminar for the UCSD Cardiovascular Science Conference Series. January, 2008.
     
     Panelist
     

    Pok S, Jacot JG. Design of Synthetic Patch for Congenital Heart Defect Repair using Self-assembled Polycaprolactone and Gelatin-Chitosan Hydrogel. Platform presentation at the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society World Congress. Vienna, Austria. September, 2012.

     
     

    Oden M, Grande-Allen J, Igoshin O, Jacot JG, Suh J & Saterbak A. Vertical integration of CATME as a peer evaluation tool for assessment of teams. Platform presentation at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. October, 2012.

     
     Posters
     

    Tsao CJM, Pok S, Velasquez-Mao AJ, & Jacot JG. 3D Differentiation of Reprogrammed Amniotic Fluid Derived Stem Cells for Congenital Heart Repair. Poster presentation at the Biomedical Engineering Society annual meeting. October, 2015

     
     

    Pok S, Stupin I, Tsao CJM, Annapragada AV & Jacot JG. In vivo assessment of engineered cardiac patches for repairs of congenital heart defects. Poster presentation at the Society for Biomaterials annual meeting. April, 2015.

     
     

    Pok S, Stupin I, Pautler RG, Tsao CJM, Annapragada AV & Jacot JG. Evaluation of a multilayered biomimetic cardiac patch in a rat model. Poster presentation at the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society World Congress. September, 2015.

     
     

    Gao Y & Jacot JG. Human pediatric cardiac progenitor cell formed structures with high alignment in 3D culture. Poster presentation at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. October, 2014.

     
     

    Pok S, Stupin I, Pautler R, Annapragada A & Jacot JG. In Vivo Assessment of Engineered Patch for Reconstruction of Full-Thickness Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Defect. Poster presentation at the Biomaterials Day Symposium, College Station, TX, June, 2014.

     
     

    Benavides OM, Brooks AR, Quinn JP & Jacot JG. Network Formation by Human Amniotic Fluid-Derived Stem Cells Within Fibrin/Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Hydrogels. Poster presentation at the Biomaterials Day Symposium, College Station, TX, June, 2014.

     
     

    Benavides OM, Brooks AR, Quinn JP, Ruano R & Jacot JG. Network formation by human amniotic fluid-derived stem cells within fibrin/poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels. Poster presentation at the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society Americas Meeting (TERMIS-AM). December, 2014.

     
     

    Pok SW, Benavidas OM, Hallal PA & Jacot JG. Decellularized porcine heart matrix / chitosan blended hydrogel as a cardiac surgical patch. Poster presentation for Texas Biomaterials Day. March, 2013.

     
     

    Benavides OM, Quinn J & Jacot JG. Vascularization of fibrin/poly(ethylene glycol)-based hydrogels using amniotic fluid-derived stem cells. Poster presentation for Texas Biomaterials Day. March, 2013.

     
     

    Pok S & Jacot JG. A three-dimensional scaffold self-assembled polycaprolactone in a gelatin-chitosan hydrogel for reconstruction of congenital heart defects. Poster presentation at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. October, 2012.

     
     

    Benavides OM, Petsche JJ, Pok S, Haeri S & Jacot JG. Amniotic fluid stem cell-derived vascularization within Thermoresponsive gelatin-chitosan hydrogels. Poster presentation at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. October, 2012.

     
     

    Petsche JJ, Benavides OM, Haeri S & Jacot JG. Comparison of endothelial differentiation potential of c-kit sorted and unsorted amniotic fluid-derived cells. Poster presentation at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. October, 2012.

     
     

    Petsche JJ, Augustini E, Haeri S & Jacot JG. Evaluation of stem cell marker expression in amniotic fluid cells in varying media conditions. Poster presentation at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. October, 2012.

     
     

    Myers JD, Jacot JG. The effect of substrate stiffness on cardiomyocyte calcium currents. Poster presentation at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting. February, 2012.

     
     Singelyn JM, Littlefield RB, Shup-Magoffin PJ, Jacot JG & Christman, KL. An injectable scaffold for myocardial tissue engineering derived from native cardiac tissue. Poster presentation at TERMIS North America conference. December, 2008.
     
     Jacot JG, Martin JC, Hunt DL, van der Loo J, McCulloch AD & Omens JH. Elastic modulus of developing and ischemic mouse heart tissue measured by AFM. Poster presentation at the Biomedical Engineering Society meeting. October, 2008.
     
     Jacot JG, Wei K, Omens JH, McCulloch AD & Mercola M. Functional characterization of contractile properties of human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes. Poster presentation at the Society for Biological Engineering 1st International Conference on Stem Cell Engineering. January, 2008.
     
     Littlefield RB, Singelyn JM, Jacot JG & Christman KL. Preparation of a gel form of heart extracellular matrix. Poster presentation at the Biomedical Engineering Society meeting. October, 2008.
     
     Jacot JG, McCulloch AD & Omens JH. RhoA/ROCK signaling in substrate stiffness control of neonatal rat cardiomyocyte maturation. Poster presentation at the Experimental Biology meeting. April, 2008
     
     Jacot JG, Fakunle E, van der Loo JJ. Wei K, Martin J, McCulloch AD & Omens JH. Substrate mechanics and cardiac development. Poster presentation at the Gordon Conference on Signal Transduction by Engineered Extracellular Matrices. July, 2008
     
     Jacot JG, McCulloch AD & Omens JH. Substrate stiffness control of neonatal rat cardiomyocyte maturation. Poster presentation at the Biophysical Society meeting. February, 2008.
     
     Seminar Speaker
     

    Pok S & Jacot JG. In vivo assessment of tissue engineered myocardial patch for the repair of full-thickness RVOT surgery. Platform presentation at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. October, 2014.

     
     

    Jacot JG. Amniotic Fluid Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells as a Vascular Cell Source for Tissue Engineering. Platform presentation at the Society for Biological Engineering 4th International Conference on Stem Cell Engineering. March, 2014.

     
     

    Pok S, Vitale F, Pasquali M & Jacot JG. Hydrogels incorporating single walled carbon nanotubes for cardiac cell tissue engineering. Platform presentation at the Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting. April, 2014.

     
     

    Adetiba O, Agrawal A, Verduzco R & Jacot JG. Liquid Crystal Elastomers for Culture and Conditioning of Heart Muscle Sheets. Platform presentation at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting. November, 2015.

     
     Workshops
     

    Jacot JG. Characterization and Differentiation Potential of Stem Cells from Human Amniotic Fluid. Platform presentation at the Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference. Houston, TX, May, 2012.

     
     

    Pok SW & Jacot JG. Multi-Layered Polycaprolactone-Gelatin-Chitosan Material for Heart Patch Applications. Platform presentation at the Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference. Houston, TX, May, 2012

     
     

    Jacot JG. Pediatric Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Platform presentation at Advances in Tissue Engineering Short Course. Houston, TX, August 2012.

     
    Editorial Positions
     Member of the Editorial Board, Challenges in Regenerative Medicine . (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Biotechnology Progress. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Biofabrication. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Israel Ministry of Science, Technology and Space research grants. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, NSF Grant Review Panel. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Regenerative Cell Biology. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, IEEE/EMBS conference. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Biomedical Engineering Socitey . (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Journal of the Royal Society Interface . (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Medical Research Council (United Kingdom). (2014 - 2014)

     Other, World Congress of Biomaterials. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Advanced Healthcare Materials. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, PLoS ONE . (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Tissue Engineering . (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Annals of Biomedical Engineering . (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale Fellowship in Biomedical Science. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Acta Biomaterialia. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Materials Science and Engineering. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Springer Publishing – Textbook ToC. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Heart & Vessels. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Cells. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Journal of Biomaterial Science. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Cytotherapy. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Cytoskeleton. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Biomedical Materials. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, International Journal of Cell Biology. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Journal of Healthcare Engineering. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Journal of Clinical and Translational Research. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Cells Tissues Organs. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Pediatric Research . (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Current Medical Literature – Cardiology. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Medical and Biological Engineering & Computing. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Cell Adhesion & Migration. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Biotechnology & Bioengineering. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Journal of Visual Experiments (JOVE). (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Journal of Biomaterials Research. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Biomacromolecules. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Artificial Organs. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Experimental and Molecular Pathology. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, ACS Nano. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, FASEB. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, International Journal of Cardiology. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Macromolecular Bioscience . (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Science Translational Medicine . (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Journal of Biomechanics. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Biomaterials. (2013 - 2014)

     Other, Biophysical Journal . (2013 - 2014)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Challenges in Regenerative Medicine . (2013 - 2014)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Lesa Tran, PhD An Assessment of Gadonanotubes as Magnetic Nanolabels for Improved Stem Cell Detection and Retention in Cardiomyoplasty. (2012) (Committee Member)

     Tingting Chang, PhD Optimization of Novel Developments in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging. (2012) (Committee Member)

     Jennifer Petsche Connell, Ph.D. Cardiomyogenesis of amniotic fluid stem cells. (2014) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Omar M Benavides, Ph.D. Vascularization of Cardiac Tissue Engineered Constructs. (2014) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Yang Gao, Ph.D. Evaluating Efficiency and Maturation of Cardiomyocytes Derived from Amniotic Fluid-Derived Stem Cells and Cardiac Progenitor Cells for Use in a Tissue Engineered Cardiac Patch. (2015) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Christopher Tsao, Ph.D. Biomaterials to Direct Stem Cell Differentiation. (2016) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Ann Quick, Ph.D Role of SPEG in the Heart. (Committee Member)

     Tim Abram, Ph.D “Development of a Microfluidic Device to Perform Rapid, In vitro Preclinical Screening Assays. (Committee Member)

     Bartley Gill, Ph.D Bioactive Poly(ethylene glycol)-based Hydrogels for Characterization of Matrix Influences on a Lung Cancer Metastasis Model. (Committee Member)

     Jonathan Lin, Ph.D Development of a multivariate prediction technique for tissue features based on quantitative imaging biomarkers. (Committee Member)

     Dan Puperi, Ph.D Bio-inspired Trilayered Scaffolds For Aortic Valve Tissue Engineering. (Committee Member)

     Victor Piazza, Ph.D The role of the small GTPase Rac1 in controlling developmental vascular remodeling via regulation of endothelial cell migration and cell polarity and in response to hemodynamic force. (Committee Member)

     Tanner Monroe, Ph.D Ph.D committee member. (Committee Member)

     Brandi Scully, M.S. In Vivo and In Vitro Remodeling of a Small Intestinal Submucosa Extracellular Matrix Cardiac Patch in an Ovine Model and Splashing Bioreactor. (Committee Member)

     Jennifer Saik, PhD Bioactive Poly (ethylene glycol) Hydrogels for Therapeutic Angiogenesis. (Committee Member)

     Emily Burdett, M.S. Development of a 3D Ewing sarcoma tumor model within a flow perfusion bioreactor. (Committee Member)

     Quiong Huang, Ph.D Neural Connectivity Study of Autism using DTI. (Committee Member)

     Hubert Tseng, PhD The characterization of the microstructure of the aortic valve for tissue engineering applications.. (Committee Member)

     Ramkumar Krishnamurthy, PhD Estimation of Left Ventricular Function and Intra-ventricular dysynchrony using Magnetic Resonance Imaging. (Committee Member)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     VEGF induces differentiation of amniotic fluid-derived stem cells, Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference (April 2011)

     National Science Foundation Career Award, National Science Foundation Career Award (April 2011)

     Rice Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering Medical Innovation Award, (July 2009)

    Positions Held
     Member, American Society for Cell Biology. (2009 - 2009)

     Member, Biomedical Engineering Society . (2014 - 2014)

     Member, Biomedical Engineering Society. (2009 - 2009)

     Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers. (2009 - 2009)

     Member, Society for Biomaterials. (2009 - 2009)

     Member, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS). (2009 - 2009)

     Reviewer, Journal of Biomaterials Research. (2009 - 2009)

     Reviewer, Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics. (2009 - 2009)

     Reviewer, Tissue Engineering, Experimental and Molecular Pathology. (2009 - 2009)

     Reviewer, Annals of Biomedical Engineering. (2009 - 2009)

     Reviewer, Biomaterials. (2009 - 2009)

     Reviewer, Biophysical Journal. (2009 - 2009)

     Reviewer, Journal of Controlled Release. (2009 - 2009)

     Reviewer, American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology. (2009 - 2009)

     Reviewer, Cell Adhesion & Migration. (2009 - 2009)

     Reviewer, Journal of Biomechanics. (2009 - 2009)

     Reviewer, Medical and Biological Engineering & Computing. (2009 - 2009)

     Reviewer, International Journal of Cardiology. (2009 - 2009)

     Lecturer, 465-411 Cardiovascular Physiology. Baylor College of Medicine. (2009 - 2009)

     Lecturer, Texas Heart Institute School of Perfusion Technology. (2009 - 2009)

     Lecturer, Advances in Tissue Engineering short course. (2009 - 2009)

     Lecturer, Cardiovascular Sciences Seminar Series. Baylor College of Medicine. (2009 - 2009)

     Member, Society for Biomaterials. (2014 - 2014)

     Member, Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology. (2014 - 2014)

     Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers. (2014 - 2014)

     Member, Rice Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences. (2014 - 2014)

     Member, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society. (2014 - 2014)

     Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons Associate member. (2014 - 2014)

     Member, Gulf Coast Consortia for Qualitative Medical Sciences. (2014 - 2014)

     Member, Biophysical Society. (2014 - 2014)

     Member, Biophysical Society. (2009 - 2009)