5th Functional DNA Nanotechnology Workshop, Rome 25-27 May 2022

5th Functional DNA Nanotechnology Workshop

Rome, 25-27 May 2022

UPDATE (24/5/22): pdf of the book of abstract can be found at this link

UPDATE (27/4/22): pdf of tentative program can be found at this link

UPDATE (14/4/22): Sorry for the delay…we are finalizing the program (oral and poster presentations). If you have sent a registration form or an abstract by 1st of April and you have received a receipt email then considered yourself as a confirmed participant and start planning for your trip to Rome!

UPDATE (2/4/22): Registrations are closed as we reached the maximum numbers of participants!

Objectives of the workshop: 
Share knowledge and ideas in an informal environment about:
Functional DNA nanotechnology (nanostructures, DNA origami, etc)
Synthetic biology
DNA-based sensing
DNA-peptide chimera
Invited speakers:
Maartje M.C. Bastings, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) 
Chunhai Fan, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Elisa Franco, University of California, Los Angeles
Ashwin Gopinath, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Laura Na Liu‬, University of Stuttgart
Hao Yan, Arizona State University
Andreas Walther, University of Mainz
Itamar Willner, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Organizing Scientific Committee:
Francesco Ricci, University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy
Tim Liedl, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Germany
Important dates

Abstract submission deadline: 1st of April 2022. 
Registration deadline: 15th of April 2022.  
Scholarship submission deadline: 1st of April 2022
The workshop will be held in the Palazzetto Mattei, inside Villa Celimontana. This beautiful park is  located in the historic center of Rome at the western slope of the Celio hill and at a short walking distance (500 m) from the Colosseum.

ERC-funded workshopERC
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