August 25, 2020
Our paper title, "Opportunities, Barriers, and a Strategy for Overcoming Translational Challenges to Therapeutic Nucleic Acid Nanotechnology," has been featured on this month's cover of ACS Nano!
August 9, 2020
Our paper "Exosome mediated delivery of functional nucleic acid nanoparticles (NANPs)" has been published in Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine! Congratulations to Weina and Dr. Afonin!
August 4, 2020
Our paper "Combination of Nucleic Acid and Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles: Optimization and
Therapeutic Performance In Vitro" has been published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
Congratulations to Ridhima, Justin, Lauren, Morgan, and Dr. Afonin!
July 24, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Afonin for publication of "Opportunities, Barriers, and a Strategy for Overcoming Translational Challenges to Therapeutic Nucleic Acid Nanotechnology" in ACS Nano!
July 20, 2020
Our paper "Tuning properties of silver nanoclusters with RNA nanoring assemblies" has been accepted in Nanoscale! Congratulations to Alex, Caroline, and Dr. Afonin!
July 20, 2020
Congratulations to Oleg Shevchenko for successfully defending his thesis for the completion of his M.S. in Chemistry!
July 16, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Justin Halman for successfully defending his dissertation today for the completion of his Ph.D. in Nanoscale Science! Well done, Justin!
June 10, 2020
Our manuscript "DNA-Templated Synthesis of Fluorescent Silver Nanoclusters" has been accepted in the Journal of Chemical Education! Congratulations to Morgan, Oleg, Dr. Striplin, and Dr. Afonin.
May 26, 2020
Our invited special report on "Challenges to optimizing RNA nanostructures for large scale production and controlled therapeutic properties" is now available from Nanomedicine! Congratulations to Morgan, Dr. Panigaj, Alex, and Dr. Afonin.
May 4, 2020
Our latest manuscript "Retinoic acid inducible gene-I mediated detection of bacterial nucleic acids in human microglial cells" has been published in Journal of Neuroinflammation! Congratulations to Dr. Johnson, Justin, and Dr. Afonin.
April 24, 2020
Dr. Afonin presented "Immunomodulation with RNA Nanotechnology" as part of a digital seminar series hosted by the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering.
April 8, 2020
Congratulations to Morgan Chandler for being selected as the recipient of the 2020-2021 Thomas L. Reynolds Graduate Research Award!
March 7, 2020
Our latest manuscript "Characterization of Cationic Bolaamphiphile Vesicles for siRNA Delivery into Tumors and Brain" has been published in Molecular Therapy Nucleic Acids! Congratulations to Dr. Afonin.
January 15, 2020
Congratulations to Rosalie Truong for being accepted to present an oral presentation, "Toll-Like Receptor-Mediated Recognition of Nucleic Acid Nanoparticles (NANPs) in Human Primary Blood Cells," at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Bozeman, Montana!