Lab Leader


C.-M. Lo, J.-C. Lo, P.Y. Sato, T.-L. Yeung, S.C. Mok, K.P. Yip, “Monitoring of ovarian cancer cell invasion in real time with frequency-dependent impedance measurement,” Am. J. Physiol., In press.

Y.-P. Su, C.-N. Chen, H.-I Chang, K.-C. Huang, C.-C. Cheng, F.-Y. Chiu, K.-C. Lee, C.-M. Lo*, S.-F. Chang, “Low shear stress attenuates COX-2 expression induced by resistin in human osteoarthritic chondrocytes,” J. Cell Physiol., In press.

Y.-L. Lin, C.-P. Chen, C.-M. Lo*, H.-S. Wang, “Stiffness-controlled three-dimensional collagen scaffolds for differentiation of human Wharton’s jelly mesenchymal stem cells into cardiac progenitor cells,” J Biomed Mater Res Part A 104A: 2234-2242 (2016).

R. V. Manurung, P.-W. Fu, Y.-S. Chu, C.-M. Lo*, S. Chattopadhyay, “Videography supported adhesion, and proliferation behavior of MG-63 osteoblastic cells on 2.5D titania nanotube matrices,” J Biomed Mater Res Part A 104A: 842–852 (2016).

L. Balasubramanian, C.-M. Lo, J.S.K. Sham, K.-P. Yip, “Remanent traction force in renal vascular smooth muscle cells induced by integrin-mediated mechanotransduction,” Am. J. Physiol. 304: C382–C391 (2013).

D.Opp, B. Wafula, E. Huang, J. Lim, J.-C. Lo, C.-M. Lo*, “Use of electric cell-substrate impedance sensing to assess in vitro cytotoxicity,” Biosens. Bioelectron. 24: 2625-2629 (2009).

A. R. A. Rahman, C-M. Lo, S. Bhansali, “A detailed model for high frequency impedance characterization of ovarian cancer epithelial cell layer using ECIS electrodes,” IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. 56: 485-492 (2009).

D. C. Lovelady, J. Friedman, S. Patel, D. A. Rabson, C.-M. Lo*, “Detecting effects of low levels of cytochalasin B in 3T3 fibroblast cultures by analysis of electrical noise obtained from cellular micromotion,” Biosens. Bioelectron. 24: 2250-2254 (2009).

L. Balasubramanian, K.-P. Yip, T.-H. Hsu, C.-M. Lo*, “Impedance analysis of renal vascular smooth muscle cells,” Am. J. Physiol. 295: C954-C965 (2008).

A. Khmaladze, M. K. Kim, C.-M. Lo, “Phase imaging of cells by simultaneous dual-wavelength reflection digital holography” Opt. Express 16: 10900-10911 (2008).

A. R. A. Rahman, C-M. Lo, S. Bhansali, “A micro-electrode array biosensor for impedance spectroscopy of human umbilical vein endothelial cells,” Sensors and Actuators B 118: 115-120 (2006).

C. J. Mann, L. Yu, C.-M. Lo, M. K. Kim, “High-resolution quantitative phase-contrast microscopy by digital holography,” Opt. Express 13: 8693-8698 (2005).

C.-M. Lo, D. Buxton, G.C.H. Chua, M. Dembo, R.S. Adelstein, Y.-L. Wang, “Nonmuscle myosin IIB is involved in the guidance of fibroblast migration,” Mol. Biol. Cell 15: 982-989 (2004).

C.-M. Lo, H. Wang, M. Dembo, Y.-L. Wang, “Cell movement is guided by the rigidity of the substrate,” Biophys. J. 79: 144-152 (2000).

C.-M. Lo, C. R. Keese, I. Giaever, “Cell-substrate contact: another factor may influence transepithelial electrical resistance of cell layer cultured on permeable filters,” Exp. Cell Res. 250: 576-580 (1999).

C.-M. Lo, J. Ferrier, “Impedance analysis of fibroblastic cell layers measured by electric cell-substrate impedance sensing,” Phys. Rev. E 57: 6982-6987 (1998).

C.-M. Lo, C. R. Keese, I. Giaever, “Impedance analysis of MDCK cells measured by electric cell-substrate impedance sensing,” Biophys. J. 69: 2800-2807 (1995).

C.-M. Lo, C. R. Keese, I. Giaever, “pH changes in pulsed CO2 incubator cause periodic changes in cell morphology,” Exp. Cell Res. 213: 391-397 (1994).

C.-M. Lo, C. R. Keese, I. Giaever, “Monitoring motion of confluent cells in tissue culture,” Exp. Cell Res. 204: 102-109, (1993).




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Lab: 5549

Students: 5529, 5578


Office: Experimental Building 4F A314

Lab: A309 A311

Students: A310 A312

Professional affiliation


American Physical Society


Biophysical Society


The American Society for Cell Biology



Chun-Min Lo Associate Professor

Selected Publications