November 2015

  • Our paper “Transfer of molecular recognition information from DNA nanostructures to gold nanoparticles,” appears in Nature Chemistry (link:  The authors are: Tom Edwardson, Kai Lau, Danny Bousmail, Chris Serpell and Hanadi Sleiman.  See media coverage here.
  • Amine Garci joined our lab as a Swiss National Foundation postdoctoral fellow.  Welcome!
  • Our paper: “Dynamic DNA Nanotubes: Reversible Switching between Single and Double-Stranded Forms, and Effect of Base Deletions” appears in ACS Nano (link:  The authors are: Janane Rahbani, Amani Hariri, Gonzalo Cosa and H. Sleiman.
  • Our paper: “Antisense precision polymer micelles require less poly(ethylenimine) for efficient gene knockdown” appears in Nanoscale (link:!divAbstract) ; the authors are: Johans Fakhoury, Tom Edwardson, Justin Conway, Tuan Trinh, Farhad Khan, Maciej Barlog, Hassan Bazzi and H. Sleiman.
  • Justin Conway started a Research Scientist position at the company IntelgenX in Montreal.  Congratulations!
  • Mohammad Askari joined the research group as an NSERC postdoctoral fellow. Welcome!
  • Alex Prinzen, Xin Luo and Casey Platnich join the research group as new graduate students.  Welcome!