July 14, 2021
Brian's paper accepted in ACS Nano
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!
July 12, 2021
Marcello's review article wins award
Marcello's review article entitled "Dynamic DNA nanotechnology: toward functional nanoscale devices" published in Nanoscale Horizons last year has won the "Nanoscale Horizons Outstanding Review 2020" award from the journal. Congrats Marcello on this wonderful accomplishment!
June 18, 2021
Joshua's work get's highlighted
Joshua's trilogy of papers elucidating the inner workings of a viral DNA packaging motor get highlighted by Duke's Pratt School of Engineering as well as various media outlets, including NSF News. Congrats Joshua!
June 10, 2021
Joshua defends his PhD thesis
Joshua Pajak from Arya lab successfully defended his PhD thesis today. Many congratualations, Dr. Pajak!!
June 9, 2021
Jiuling's new paper in ACS Applied Energy Materials
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!
April 25, 2021
Joshua's new publication in NAR
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!
March 25, 2021
Brian defends his PhD thesis
Brian successfully defended his PhD thesis today. Many congratualations, Brian (or should we say Dr. Lee)!!
March 25, 2021
Gaurav promoted to Full Professor
Gaurav has been promoted to Full Professor. Congratulations to him and his team (without whom this would not be possible)!
March 19, 2021
Joshua's work gets accepted for publication in PNAS
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!
March 10, 2021
Yilong's paper in Advanced Intelligent Systems
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!
February 27, 2021
Arya lab featured on a Pratt story on AI and computations
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-Performance Materials
February 23, 2021
Joshua's paper in Science Advances
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!
January 22, 2021
Chao-Min's paper in JACS
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!
November 20, 2020
Brian's work gets highlighted on Pratt news
Predicting Forces between Oddly Shaped Nanoparticles: Brian's work on developing the first-ever analytical model of the vdW interaction potential between faceted nanoparticles got highighted by Pratt Engineering news and various other popular science media outlets.