Jiuling's work gets accepted for publication in Nanoscale
February 15, 2020
Jiuling's work on kinetic assembly of binary systems of nanoparticles leading to fractal networks with diverse morphologies just got accepted for publication in Nanoscale. Congrats, Jiuling!
New collaborative paper in PNAS
January 9, 2020
Jiuling's collaborative paper with the Delaire group just got accepted for publication in PNAS! This work demonstrates for the first time that the ultralow thermal conductivity of the superionic conductor AgCrSe2 arises from strong phonon anharmonicity and disorder in the Ag sublattice.
Ze's work just got accepted for publication in NAR
November 19, 2019
Ze's work on elucidating the molecular-thermodynamic basis of salt-actuated reconfigurable DNA nanodevices just got accepted for publication in Nucleic Acids Research. Congrats, Ze!
Supercomputing award on Anton-2
October 29, 2019
Joshua's project on viral DNA packaging just got awarded 110,000 SUs on Anton-2, the world's fastest supercomputer for performing MD simulations. Congrats, Josh!!!
Marcello's review article gets accepted for publication
October 15, 2019
Marcello's review article mapping out the recent progress and continuing challenges in dynamic DNA nanotechnology just got accepted for publication in Nanoscale Horizons. Congrats, Marcello!
Review article accepted for publication
August 23, 2019
A review article that Gaurav co-wrote with Dario Meluzzi on computational approaches for inferring 3D conformations of chromatin from Hi-C data just got accepted for publication in Methods. Congrats!
Joshua's walker-B work just got accepted for publication
August 20, 2019
Joshua's new paper on functional dissection of a viral DNA packaging machine's Walker-B motif (in collaboration with Catalano, Feiss, and Smith labs) just got accepted for publication in JMB. Congrats, Josh!
Brian's new paper on nanoparticle assembly appears online
August 16, 2019
Brian's new paper elucidating the orientational phase behavior of polymer-grafted nanocubes just appeared online in Nanoscale! Congrats, Brian!
Another grant awarded to Arya lab
August 1, 2019
Arya lab is awarded the prestigious NSF DMREF grant to develop robotic nanodevices that can sense their microenvironment and to assemble the devices into larger systems capable of transmitting sensed signals or driving macroscopic collective behaviors.
Arya lab is awarded an EFRI grant
July 15, 2019
Arya lab is awarded a prestigious Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) grant from NSF to develop DNA based nanodevices for chromatin targeting, visualization, and engineering (in collaboration with researchers at Ohio State, U Penn, and U Strasbourg).
Megan Ogle joins our lab
June 1, 2019
Megan Ogle joins our lab as a summer research volunteer through the REU program. She is currently a junior at UNC Charlotte, where she is pursuing a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. She will work with Joshua on the viral DNA packaging project. Welcome to Duke!
Dan and Yilong's work on interfacial assembly of nanoparticles gets accepted for publication in ACS Nano
March 18, 2019
Dan and Yilong's new approach on the interfacial assembly of nanoparticles into tunable anisotropic architectures gets accepted for publication in ACS Nano. Many Congratulations to both of you!
Dan's collaborative paper on nanoparticle diffusion in polymer melts appears online
March 15, 2019
Dan's simulations on anisotropic diffusion of nanoparticles a nonequilibrium polymer melt in collaboration with Dr. Sinha's group just appeared online in PRL! Congratulations, Dan!
Joshua's paper on an Arginine toggle mechanism appears online
December 12, 2018
Joshua's paper reporting discovery of a novel "Arginine toggle" mechanism for regulating ATP hydrolysis in viral DNA packaging motor just appeared online in Nucleic Acids Research! Congratulations, Joshua!
Work on waveguide-based colloidal characterization gets published
September 4, 2018
Our collaborative paper with the Sirbuly lab gets published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C. This work explores a new nanofiber microscopy-based approach for characterizing colloidal systems at the microscale. Congratulations to everyone!
Ze publishes her second paper in ACS Nano
September 1, 2018
Ze's paper on modeling the actuation behavior of DNA origami nanostructures gets accepted in ACS Nano. Congratulations, Ze!
Marcello DeLuca joins our research group
August 26, 2018
Marcello joins our lab as a graduate student. He comes from the RPI, where he obtained his BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. Marcello will work on the DNA nanotechnology project. Welcome to Duke!
New review article on plasmonic nanocomposites!
February 3, 2018
Gaurav's review article in collaboration with Andrea Tao gets accepted for publication in Chemical Reviews. Congratulations to all authors!
Brian and Joshua win prizes
January 23, 2018
Many Congratulations to Brian Lee and Joshua Pajak who won 3rd place in the poster competition accompanying the 2018 Duke Research Computing Symposium.
Gaurav's new paper in Nature Communications
December 6, 2017
Gaurav's collaborative paper with Prof. Beat Fierz (EPFL, Switzerland) and Prof. Claus Seidel (U. Dusseldorf, Germany) on high-resolution studies of chromatin dynamics just got accepted for publication in Nature Communications. Congrats to all the authors!
Jiuling Wang joins our research team
September 12, 2017
Dr. Jiuling Wang just joined our lab as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Jiuling comes from the Institute of Mechanics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, where he obtained his PhD degree. He will work on projects in DNA origami and polymer-nanoparticle composites. Welcome to Duke!
Research openings for undergraduate and graduate students
August 28, 2017
We are on the lookout for smart, motivated, and hardworking undergraduate and graduate students to join our group. If you are interested in joining our laboratory, please send an email with a brief statement of your research interests and career goals along with your resume to Prof.
Ze's new paper in ACS Nano
April 19, 2017
Ze's paper on modeling the conformational dynamics of dynamic DNA-origami nanostructures using coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations appears online in ACS Nano. Congratulations, Ze!
Dan's new paper in Macromolecules
January 15, 2017
Dan's work on elucidating the origin of anisotropic interactions between otherwise isotropic polymer-grafted spherical nanoparticles in polymer melts is accepted for publication in Macromolecules. Congrats, Dan!
Sam's new paper in EES
December 19, 2016
Sam's paper on predicting the morphology and mechanical properties of low-bandgap organic semiconducting polymers using all-atom molecular dynamics simulations gets accepted for publication in Energy & Environmental Science. Congratulations, Sam!