Lectures and seminars Lecture by William Shih: Multi-micron crisscross structures grown from DNA-origami slats

27-10-2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Add to iCal
Campus Solna Biomedicum D1210

Welcome to an opponent seminar with William Shih from Harvard Medical School. Title: "Multi-micron crisscross structures grown from DNA-origami slats".


William Shih is Professor at the Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology of Harvard Medical School.

His main research focus is to apply Synthetic Biology approaches to the development of self-assembling DNA nanostructures and devices for use in biomedical applications.

Selected publications

Robust nucleation control via crisscross polymerization of highly coordinated DNA slats.
Minev D, Wintersinger CM, Ershova A, Shih WM
Nat Commun 2021 03;12(1):1741

Complex multicomponent patterns rendered on a 3D DNA-barrel pegboard.
Wickham SFJ, Auer A, Min J, Ponnuswamy N, Woehrstein JB, Schueder F, Strauss MT, Schnitzbauer J, Nathwani B, Zhao Z, Perrault SD, Hahn J, Lee S, Bastings MM, Helmig SW, Kodal AL, Yin P, Jungmann R, Shih WM
Nat Commun 2020 11;11(1):5768

Self-assembly of DNA into nanoscale three-dimensional shapes.
Douglas SM, Dietz H, Liedl T, Högberg B, Graf F, Shih WM
Nature 2009 May;459(7245):414-8


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