Recent Publications (selected)

Programmable Materials and the Nature of the DNA Bond

Science, 347, 1260901 (2015).
Jones, M.J.; Seeman, N. C.; Mirkin, C. A.

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Turning on Catalysis: Incorporation of a Hydrogen-Bond Donating Squaramide Moiety Into a ZR Metal-Organic Framework

JACS, 137, 919-925 (2015).
McGuirk, C. M.; Katz, M. C.; Stern, C. L.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Hupp, J. T.; Farha, O. K.; Mirkin, C. A.

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Stabilization of a Highly Porous Metal-Organic Framework Utilizing a Carborane-Based Linker

Chem Comm, doi: 10.1039/c4cc09212k (2015).
Clingerman, D.J.; Morris, W.; Mondloch, J. E.; Kennedy, R. D.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Stern, C. L.; Hupp, J. T.; Farha, O. F.;  Mirkin, C. A.

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Plasmonic Photonic Crystals Realized Through DNA-Programmable Assembly

PNAS, 112, 997-981 (2015).
Park, D. J.; Zhang, C.; Ku, J. C.; Zhou, Y.; Schatz, G. C.; Mirkin, C. A.

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Controlling Structure and Porosity in Catalyic Nanoparticles

JACS, 137, 1658-1662 (2015).
Auyeung, E.; Morris, W.; Mondloch, J. E.; Farha, O. K.; Mirkin, C. A.

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The spherical nucleic acid (SNA) nanostructure was invented in the Mirkin lab in 1996, and we have been developing it for use in biomedical and materials science applications ever since.  Watch this video to learn more about this unique nanomaterial!