Congrats to Miriam! New Paper in Biomacromolecules!
The paper entitled "Self-Assembled Single-Stranded DNA Nano-Networks in Solution and at Surfaces" was published in Biomacromolecules. Congrats to Miriam, Lei, and the team.
Zauscher named Fellow of the AVS (Biomaterials Interfaces Division)
Zauscher named fellow of the AVS “For contributions to the understanding of biointeractions and soft matter science and service to the AVS and Biointerface Division.”
Yaying Feng Passing His Ph.D. Defense with Flying Colors
Congrats to Yaying Feng for passing his Ph.D. defense with flying colors.
Yaying's dissertation is entitled: " Transition Metal Chalcogenide (Cadmium Sulfide) Nanoparticles: (Bio)synthesis, Characterization and Photoelectrochemical Performance"
"Grafting To of Bottlebrush Polymers: Conformation and Kinetics" Accepted to Langmuir
Great job, Luis and Tejank!
Our recent paper entitled "Grafting To of Bottlebrush Polymers: Conformation and Kinetics" appeared in Langmuir https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b03620.
Luis Navarro Passing His Ph.D. Final Examination
Congrats to Luis Navarro for passing his Ph.D. final examination with flying colors.
Luis dissertation is entitled: "Synthesis and Grafting-To of Biomimetic Bottlebrush Polymers"
Gavin Gonzales Winning a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Congrats to Gavin Gonzales for winning a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!
ssDNA Synthesis by terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase
Congrats Lily and Sonal!
The invited chapter: "Enzymatic synthesis and modification of high molecular weight DNA using terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase" is now in press and will appear in Elsevier’s Methods in Enzymology serial.
Navarro wins Burroughs Welcome Graduate Diversity Enrichment Award!
The Graduate Diversity Enrichment Program (GDEP) provides $5,000 to support underrepresented Ph.D. candidates enrolled in a North Carolina university and conducting biomedical research.
International Journal of Nanomedicine paper accepted!
Congrats! The manuscript "Doxorubicin-Loaded Protease-Activated NIR Fluorescent Polymeric Nanoparticles for Imaging and Therapy of Cancer" by Tugba Yildiz, Renpeng Gu, Stefan Zauscher, and Tania Betancourt* has been accepted for publication in the "International Journal of Nanomedicine." …
Statistical Analysis of Single-Molecule AFM Force Spectroscopy Curves
Here a link to a nice paper (unpublished) on the Statistical Analysis of Single-Molecule AFM Force Spectroscopy Curves. The work arose from a collaboration between our and Prof. Scott Schmidler's group at Duke. Scott is the corresponding author on the statistical methods part.
Biomacromolecules Paper Published!
Congrats Renpeng! The paper "Enzymatic synthesis of nucleobase-modified single-stranded DNA offers tunable resistance to nuclease degradation," was just published in Biomacromolecules.
Bioconjugate Chemistry Paper Published!
Congrats Luis and Dan! The Biconjugate Chemistry Paper is published."Synthesis of Modular Brush Polymer-Protein Hybrids using Diazotransfer and Copper Click Chemistry"
Controlled Release Paper just Published!
Our paper entitled "Encapsulation and controlled release of retinol from silicone particles for topical delivery," was just published on-line in the Journal of Controlled Release!