Joshua's FtsK work published in NAR
July 20, 2022
Joshua's latest work that uncovers the mechanism of DNA translocation by the bacterial motor FtsK using a combination of long timescale molecular dynamics simulations, free energy calculations, and mutual information analyses just got accepted for publication in Nucleic Acids Journal. [...]
Sebastian Sensale secures faculty position
July 1, 2022
Dr. Sebastian Sensale accepts offer to join Cleveland State University as tenure-track Assistant Professor in their Department of Physics. Fantastic news and congratulations on this new exciting position, Sebastian!
Josh's collaborative paper out in Cell Reports
May 24, 2022
Josh's collaborative paper with the Silva group at Duke just appeared in Cell Reports. In this work, Josh used docking calculations to predict for the first time two possible binding poses of the enzyme Rad6 responsible for K63-ubiquitination of ribosome, a key player in the oxidative [...]
Yilong's new paper in ACS Nano
April 19, 2022
Yilong's manuscript showing how trapping surface-functionalized faceted nanoparticles at fluid-fluid interfaces could be a viable strategy for assembling low-dimensional superstructures with controllable particle orientation got accepted for publication in ACS Nano.
Sebastian's latest paper in Physical Review E
April 6, 2022
Sebastian's and Pranav's manuscript on derivation of a new analytical theory for predicting the binding kinetics of harmonically confined random walkers, and application of the theory to maximize the communication speed of DNA walkers, just got accepted for publication in Physical Review E.
Marcello's poster wins award at APS meeting
March 21, 2022
Marcello's poster titled "Modelling the Dynamic Self Assembly of DNA Nanostructures Using a Switchable Forcefield Coarse Grained Model" won the 2nd Best Poster Award at the APS DSOFT poster session. Congratulations, Marcello!!
Brian's new paper in Nanoscale
February 19, 2022
Brian's latest work on uncovering the assembly pathway of ligand-grafted nanocubes just got accepted for publication in Nanoscale. Many congratulations, Brian!
Jiuling Wang secures faculty position
December 6, 2021
Dr. Jiuling Wang, a former postdoc in the group, just joined the School of Aerospace Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology as a tenure-track faculty. Wonderful news and congratulations on this new exciting position, Jiuling!
Chao-min's paper in Angewandte Chemie
July 22, 2021
Chao-Min's collaborative work with the Zauscher and Ke labs on developing polymer brush-functionalized DNA origami structures just got accepted for publication in Angewandte Chemie. Many congratulations, Chao-Min!
Brian's paper accepted in ACS Nano
July 14, 2021
Brian's theoretical model elucidating how the twist-stretch coupling of double-stranded DNA can be exploited to create reconfigurable chiral assemblies of nanorods just got accepted for publication in ACS Nano. Wonderful news and many congratulations, Brian!
Joshua defends his PhD thesis
June 10, 2021
Joshua Pajak from Arya lab successfully defended his PhD thesis today. Many congratualations, Dr. Pajak!!
Jiuling's new paper in ACS Applied Energy Materials
June 9, 2021
Jiuling's work on elucidating the atomistic mechanism underlying non-Arrhenius ion transport in the superionic conductor AgCrSe2 just got accepted for publication in ACS Applied Energy Materials. Many congratulations, Jiuling!
Joshua's new publication in NAR
April 25, 2021
Joshua's heavy-duty computational work on elucidating the atomistic basis of force generation, DNA translocation, and inter-subunit coordination in the viral genome packaging motor phi28 just got accepted for publication in Nucleic Acids Research. Many congratulations to Josh!
Brian defends his PhD thesis
March 25, 2021
Brian successfully defended his PhD thesis today. Many congratualations, Brian (or should we say Dr. Lee)!!
Gaurav promoted to Full Professor
March 25, 2021
Gaurav has been promoted to Full Professor. Congratulations to him and his team (without whom this would not be possible)!
Joshua's work gets accepted for publication in PNAS
March 19, 2021
Joshua's work on elucidating the molecular mechanism by which viral DNA packaging motors couple ATP binding to DNA gripping, and ATP hydrolysis to DNA release just got accepted for publication in PNAS. Many congratulations, Josh!
Yilong's paper in Advanced Intelligent Systems
March 10, 2021
Yilong's collaborative work with the Varghese lab on designing a soft robot that mimics the dragonfly just got accepted in Advanced Intelligent Systems. Many congratulations Yilong!
Arya lab featured on a Pratt story on AI and computations
February 27, 2021
Our research work got featured on a Pratt story on how AI, machine learning, and computations are being deployed to accelerate the development of new high-performance materials. Writing New Recipes for High [...]
Joshua's paper in Science Advances
February 23, 2021
Joshua's collaborative paper with Morais and Jardine groups on the cryo-EM reconstruction of the DNA packaging motor of phage phi29 just got accepted for publication in Science Advances! Congrats, Josh!
Chao-Min's paper in JACS
January 22, 2021
Chao-Min's collaborative work with the Ke group on modeling programmable transformations in DNA origami made of small modular dynamic units just got accepted for publication in JACS! Congrats to Chao-Min!
Brian's work gets highlighted on Pratt news
November 20, 2020
Predicting Forces between Oddly Shaped Nanoparticles: Brian's work on developing the first-ever analytical model of the vdW interaction potential between faceted nanoparticles [...]
Brian's new paper in Nanoscale Horizons
October 30, 2020
Brian's manuscript on developing the first-ever analytical model of the van der Waals interaction potential between faceted nanoparticles just got accepted for publication in Nanoscale Horizons. Many congratulations, Brian!
Chao-Min Huang and Sebastian Sensale join our research team
September 15, 2020
Dr. Chao-Min Huang and Dr. Sebastian Sensale join our lab as a Postdoctoral Fellows. Chao-Min obtained his PhD degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University working with Prof. Carlos Castro and Prof. Haijun Su.