Recent Publications (selected)

A Cantilever-Free Approach to Dot-Matrix Nanoprinting

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, 12853-12854 (2013).
Brown, K. A.; Eichelsdoerfer, D. J.; Shim, W.; Rasin, B.; Boya, R.; Liao, X.; Schmucker, A. L.; Liu, G.; Mirkin, C. A.

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Long-Range Plasmophore Rulers

Nano Letters, 13, 2270-2275 (2013).
Bourret, G. R.; Ozel, T.; Blaber, M.; Shade, C. M.; Schatz, G. C.; Mirkin, C. A.

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Topotactic Interconversion of Nanoparticle Superlattices

Science, 341, 1222-1225 (2013).
Macfarlane, R. J.; Jones, M. R.; Lee, B.; Auyeung, E.; Mirkin, C. A.

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Boron-Dipyrromethene-Functionalized Hemilabile Ligands as “Turn-On” Fluorescent Probes for Coordination Changes in Weak-Link Approach Complexes

Inorganic Chemistry, 52, 5484-5492 (2013).
Lifschitz, A. M.; Shade, Chad M.; Spokoyny, A. M.; Mendez, J. E.; Stern, C. L.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Mirkin, C. A.

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Exosome Encased Spherical Nucleic Acid Gold Nanoparticle Conjugates as Potent MicroRNA Regulation Agents

Small, doi: 10.1002/smll.201302143, (2013).
Alhasan, A. H.; Patel, P. C.; Choi, C. H. J.; 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!