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NSF MRI Awarded for Controlled-Environment AFM

August 24, 2017 –  The National Science Foundation awarded $624,000 to Boise State University for a controlled-environment atomic force microscope (AFM). The team was led by researchers in the Micron School of Materials Science & Engineering and included Profs. Elton … (Read More) NSF MRI Awarded for Controlled-Environment AFM

DNA Origami Array Metrology using Super-Resolution Microscopy

August 18, 2017 –  Christopher Green, a PhD student in the Nanoscale Materials and Devices group, recently reported a new technique for characterizing DNA origami arrays with optical super-resolution microscopy. DNA origami arrays have wide-ranging potential applications, including electronic device … (Read More) DNA Origami Array Metrology using Super-Resolution Microscopy

Bernard Yurke Named INL Distinguished Fellow

February 7, 2017 – NMDG member Bernie Yurke has been named a Distinguished Joint Appointment Fellow by the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). INL has recognized that Bernie is a leader in the field of DNA Nanotechnology and is using this … (Read More) Bernard Yurke Named INL Distinguished Fellow

Scientists and engineers use the rules of Watson-Crick base-pairing to design DNA systems

1 November 2016 – Scientists and engineers use the rules of Watson-Crick base-pairing to design DNA systems that have the potential to perform computations and detect disease. The basic rule is that Adenine binds to Thymine and Cytosine binds to … (Read More) Scientists and engineers use the rules of Watson-Crick base-pairing to design DNA systems

Steve Letourneau, Materials Science Doctoral Student, Receives Fellowship

October 3, 2016 – Steve Letourneau was awarded the Department of Energy Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award. The SCGSR program prepares graduate students for science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission by … (Read More) Steve Letourneau, Materials Science Doctoral Student, Receives Fellowship