Recent Publications (selected)

Defect Tolerance and the Effect of Structural Inhomogeneity in Plasmonic DNA-nanoparticle Superlattices

PNAS, 112, 10292-10297, 2015, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1513058112.
Ross, M. B.; Ku, J. C.; Blaber, M. G.; Mirkin, C. A.; Schatz, G. C.

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Ribozyme-Spherical Nucleic Acids

JACS, 137, 10528-10531, 2015, doi:10.1021/jacs.5b07104.
Rouge, J. L.; Sita, T. L.; Hao, L.; Kouri, F. M.; Briley, W. B.; Stegh, A. H.; Mirkin, C. A.

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Surface-Specific Functionalization of Nanoscale Metal-organic Frameworks

Angew. Chem, 54, 14738-14742, 2015, doi: 10.1002/anie.201506888.
Wang, S.; Morris, W.; Liu, Y.; McGuirk, C. M.; Zhou, Y.; Hupp, J. T.; Farah, O. K.;  Mirkin, C. A.

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On-Tip Photo-Modulated Molecular Printing

Angew. Chem, 54, 12894-12899, 2015, doi: 10.1002/anie.201505150.
Xie, Z.; Zhou. Y.; Hedrick, J. L.; Chen P. C.; He, S.; Shahjamali, M. M.; Wang, S.; Zhen, Z.; Mirkin, C. A.

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Critical Undercooling in DNA-Mediated Nanoparticle Crystallization

ACS Nano, 2015,doi: 10.1021/acsnano.5b06770.

O’Brien, M. N.; Brown, K. A.; 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!