Chad A. Mirkin has been awarded the 2016 RUSNANOPRIZE for his invention of spherical nucleic acids (SNAs), tiny structures used around the globe for medical diagnostics, therapeutics and research purposes. Mirkin received the international nanotechnology prize, worth 3 million rubles at an award ceremony held on Oct. 26 in Moscow.
Congratulations to Dr. Robert Macfarlane, Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Dr. Guoliang Liu, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University who have received AFOSR Young Investigator Award Grants. You can read more about it here.
Prof. Chad A. Mirkin was honored as a 2016 Dan David Prize Laureate on Sunday, May 22nd in Tel Aviv, Israel. You can watch a video clip shown during the ceremony describing Prof. Mirkin’s research here.
Mirkin Group graduate student, James Hedrick, is a Nikon Small World Contest is a Finalist. You can view and vote for his image here.