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87th New England Complex Fluids workshop to be hosted by Brandeis University on Sep 24, 2021.



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The virus trap: Hollow nano-objects made of DNA could trap viruses and render them harmless

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Researchers engulf and neutralize viruses with nano-capsules tailored from genetic material using the DNA origami method. The strategy has already been tested against hepatitis and adeno-associated viruses in cell cultures. It may also prove successful against corona viruses.


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on DNA Origami.






A talk on BPPB seminar - Seth Fraden


  • Seth and Irv were interviewed by RadioBoston on WBUR (Boston's NPR news station). Listen  here.


Congratulations to our newest PhDs!


Dr. Camille Girabawe, PhD

Dr. Achini Opathalage, PhD

Dr. Nate Tompkins, PhD

Dr. Ning Li, PhD

Dr. Sathish Akella, PhD

Dr. Rafael Cabanas, PhD

Dr. Michael Heymann, PhD