Self-Assembly of Complex DNA Nanostructures and Applications

Yonggang Ke *

 

Department of Biochemical Engineering, Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA.

 

* Corresponding author. E-mail: yonggnag.ke@emory.edu

 

Presented: 1st International Symposium of Shanghai Engineering Research Center for Intelligent Diagnosis and Treatment Instrument (SHIIRC). Shanghai, China, Aug. 7, 2017; Published: Nov. 17, 2017

 

Citation: Yonggang Ke, Self-Assembly of Complex DNA Nanostructures and Applications. Nano Biomed. Eng., 2017, Special Issue: 281.

 

Abstract

A key challenge in nanotechnology is to design and fabricate nanostructures/nanodevices. Such systems can serve as platforms for basic science research (structural biology, molecular biology, for instance) at nanoscale, and for practical applications. Bottom-up structural DNA nanotechnology has attracted significant attentions due to its programmability and its precise control of matter at nanoscale. I will present our recent progress in making massive/complex DNA nanostructures and dynamic DNA devices. DNA nanostructures has also shown increasing capabilities for basic science research, and for practical applications. I will discuss our works on single-molecule biosensors, drug delivery, and fabrication of functional nanoscale materials by using DNA self-assembly.

 

For details of our lab, visit ke-lab.gatech.edu

 

Copyright© Yonggang Ke. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

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