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Bryan A. Baker, Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Cell-material interactions
  • Bio-inspired self-assembly of materials
  • Soft materials and biomaterials



  • 2012 NRC Postdoctoral Associate, NIST-ARRA
  • 2004-2008 Georgia Institute of Technology Presidential Fellowship
  • 2003 Phi Beta Kappa


Selected Publications

Baker, B.A. and Milam, V.T., "Hybridization Kinetics between Immobilized Double-Stranded DNA Probes and Targets Containing Embedded Recognition Segments," Nucleic Acids Research, 39, e99 (2011)

Baker, B.A. and Milam, V.T., "DNA Density-Dependent Assembly Behavior of Colloidal Micelles," Langmuir, 26, 9818-9826 (2010)

Baker, B.A., Murff, R.L., and Milam, V.T., "Tailoring the Mechanical Properties of Polyacrylamide-Based Hydrogels," Polymer, 51, 2207-2214 (2010)

bryan baker


NRC Post-Doctoral Fellow
Polymers Division
Biomaterials Group


Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (2010)

B.S., Physics Furman University (2003)


Phone: 301-975-4348
Fax: 301-975-4977