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Our paper “Supramolecular Assembly of Single-Tail ssDNA-Amphiphiles through π–π Interactions” is published in Bioconjugate Chemistry and is featured on a supplementary cover. Congratulations to Huihui, Danyu and Zack and thanks to our collaborator Prof. Tsapatsis!

Danyu presented her work at the 2022 Annual AIChE Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. Congratulations!

We welcome to our group Siwei Chen (M.S. from Columbia University) and Andrew Fugetta (B.S. from Notre Dame).

Zack is a recipient of the 2023 Siebel Scholars award. The Siebel Scholars program annually recognizes the most talented students at the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering, & energy science. Zack is one of 5 recipients from JHU. Congratulations Zack!

Our collaborative paper “Payload Distribution and Capacity of mRNA Lipid Nanoparticles” is published in Nature Communications. Congratulations to all authors and thanks to Dr. Hu and Profs. Wang and Mao (PIs) for this collaboration!

We welcome to our group Keilany Lightsey (M.S. student at BME, JHU) and Dr. Pooja Sandbhor (Ph.D. from BME at IIT Bombay).

We welcome to our group Maria Chen (High School student at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute), Dana Allababidi (ChE student at University of Rhode Island, REU participant 6/6-7/13) and Kieren Collins (ChemBE student at JHU).

Our paper “A localized enantioselective catalytic site on short DNA sequences and their amphiphiles” is published in JACS Au and is featured on a supplementary cover. Congratulations to Danyu, Jun and Huihui and thanks to Prof. Tsapatsis (co-PI) and our collaborators Dr. Pantatosaki and Prof. Papadopoulos!

Lucy successfully defended her MS thesis entitled “ssDNA nanotubes as a targeted drug delivery vehicle for triple negative breast cancer”. Congratulations Lucy!

Our paper “ssDNA nanotubes for selective targeting of glioblastoma and delivery of doxorubicin for enhanced survival” is published in Science Advances. Congratulations to Mike, Zack, Huihui and Lucy and thanks to all our collaborators!