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Congratulations to Dr. Tan for receiving HHMI Distinguished Mentor Award!! (04/04/2014)

Congratulations to Dr. Tan for receiving University Postdoc Mentor Award!! (04/04/2014)

Congratulations to Cuichen Wu for winning ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Graduate Fellowship!! Read more (03/10/2014)

Congratulations to Dr.Tan for being named as associate editor for Analytical chemistry!! (01/18/2014)

Congratulations to Dr. Da Han, Dr. Emir Yasun, Dr. Diane Turek for being awarded degree of PhD! (12/13/2013)

Congratulations to Dr. Guizhi Zhu for winning the Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship!! (08/26/2013)

Congratulations to Dr. Tao Chen, Dr. Lu Peng, Dr. Guizhi Zhu and Dr. Elizabeth Jimenez for being awarded degree of PhD! (08/09/2013)

Congratulations to Lu Peng for winning 2013 P&G Award for Research Excellence!! (07/18/2013)

Congratulations to Elizabeth Jimenez for winning Ruegamer Awards!! (07/18/2013)

Congratulations to Da Han for winning Roger G. Bates Graduate Fellowship!! (04/24/2013)

Congratulations to Tao Chen for winning Winefordner Summer Fellowship!! (04/24/2013)

Congratulations to Da Han for winning ACS Analytical Chemistry Award!! Read more (03/21/2013)

Read the news reporting our work on the magazine The Scientist (03/05/2013)

Congratulations to Dr. Mingxu You for winning National Excellence Award for Oversea Graduate Students!! (02/24/2013)

Congratulations to Dr. Mingxu You and Dr. Xiangling Xiong for being awarded degree of PhD! (12/14/2012)

Congratulations to Dr. Weihong Tan for being named University of Florida Distinguished Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Weihong Tan for winning ACS Florida Achievement Award

Congratulations to Mingxu You for winning Crow Publication Award for the ACS nano paper "Photon-regulated DNA-enzymatic nanostructures by molecular assembly"

Congratulations to Xiangling Xiong for winning the Ruegamer Fellows

Congratulations to Mingxu You and Tao Chen for both receiving Procter & Gamble Research Excellence Awards

Congratulations to Mary Garner for winning the Laitinen Scholarship

Congratulations to Dr. Weihong Tan for being 2012 Iddles Lecturer for 2012, University of New Hampshire

The papaer Identification of cell membrane protein stress-induced-phosphoprotein 1 (STIP1) as a potential ovarian cancer biomarker using aptamers selected by cell-SELEX by Dimitri Van Simaeys et al has been accepted by Analytical Chemistry. Congratulations! (03/22/2014)

The paper DNA Nanoflowers for Multiplexed Cellular Imaging and Traceable Targeted Drug Delivery by Rong Hu et al has been accepted by Angew Chemie. Congratulations! (03/05/2014)

The paper Reversible Phase Transfer of Nanoparticles Based on Photoswitchable Host-Guest Chemistry by Lu Peng et al has been accepted by ACS Nano. Congratulations! (02/13/2014)

The papaer Automated Modular Synthesis of Aptamer-Drug Conjugates for Targeted Drug Delivery by Ruowen Wang et al has been accepted by JACS. Congratulations! accepted by JACS. Congratulations! (02/01/2014)

The papaer Logic-based Autonomous Cancer Targeting and Therapy by Mingxu You et al has been accepted by JACS. Congratulations! (12/25/2013)

The papaer Self-assembled Hybrid Nanoparticles for Targeted Co-delivery of Two Drugs into Cancer Cells by Fujian Huang et al has been accepted by Chem Comm. Congratulations! (12/19/2013)

The papaer In Vitro Selection with Artificial Expanded Genetic Information Systems (AEGIS) by Kwame Sefah et al has been accepted by PNAS. Congratulations! (11/22/2013)

The papaer Building a Multifunctional Aptamer-Based DNA Nanoassembly for Targeted Cancer Therapy by Cuichen Wu et al has been accepted by JACS. Congratulations! (11/18/2013)

The papaer Noncanonical self-assembly of multifunctional DNA nanoflowers for biomedical applications by Guizhi Zhu et al has been accepted by JACS. Congratulations! (09/18/2013)

The papaer Gold-Coated Fe3O4 Nanoroses with Five Unique Functions for Cancer Cell Targeting, Imaging and Therapy by Chunmei Li et al has been accepted by Advanced Functional Materials. Congratulations! (09/14/2013)

The papaer Nanotechnology in Plant Disease Management: DNA-Directed Silver Nanoparticles on Graphene Oxide as an Antibacterial against Xanthomonas Perforans by Ismail Ocsoy et al has been accepted byACS Nano. Congratulations! (09/09/2013)

The papaer Engineering a Targeted Bioimaging and Photodynamic Therapy Nanoplatform Using an Aptamer-guided G-quadruplex DNA Carrier with Near-Infrared Light by Quan Yuan et al has been accepted by Angewantde Chemie. Congratulations! (09/05/2013)

The papaer A targeted, self-delivered and photocontrolled molecular beacon for mRNA detection in living cells by Liping Qiu et al has been accepted by JACS. Congratulations! (08/11/2013)

The papaer A Spherical Nucleic Acids Platform Based on Self-Assembled DNA Biopolymer for High Performance Cancer Therapy by Jing Zheng et al has been accepted by ACS Nano. Congratulations! (07/10/2013)

The papaer Engineering of Switchable Aptamer Micelle Flares for Molecular Imaging in Living Cells by Cuichen Sam Wu et al has been accepted by ACS Nano. Congratulations! (06/07/2013)

The papaer DNA Branch Migration Reactions Through Photocontrollable Toehold Formation by Fujian Huang et al has been accepted by JACS. Congratulations! (05/05/2013)

The papaer Aptamer-Conjugated Nanorods for Targeted Photothermal Therapy of Prostate Cancer Stem Cells by Jian Wang et al has been accepted by Chemistry - An Asian Journal. Congratulations! (04/25/2013)

The papaer A Controlled-release Nanocarrier with  pHe-driven Targeting and Translocation for Drug Delivery by Zilong Zhao et al has been accepted by Angewantde Chemie. Congratulations! (04/17/2013)

The papaer Self-assembled, Aptamer-tethered DNA Nanotrains for Targeted Transport of Molecular Drugs in Cancer Theranostics by Guizhi Zhu et al has been accepted by PNAS. Congratulations! (04/09/2013)

The paper Building Fluorescent DNA Nanodevices on Target Living Cell Surfaces accomplished by Guizhi Zhu et al has been accepted by Angewantde Chemie. Congratulations! (03/20/2013)

The paper Photosensitizer-Gold Nanorods Composite for Targeted Multimodal Therapy by Dr. Jian Wang et al has been accepted by Small. Congratulations! (02/26/2013)

The paper Engineering a Cell-Surface Aptamer Circuit for Targeted and Amplified Photodynamic Cancer Therap,ACS Nano by Da Han et al has been accepted by ACS Nano. Congratulations! (02/11/2013)

The paper DNAzyme-Based Probes for Telomerase Detection in Early-Stage Cancer Diagnosis accomplished by Dr. Hui Wang et al has been accepted by Chemistry, A European Journal. Congratulations! (01/21/2013)

The paper Selection of an Aptamer Antidote to the Anticoagulant Drug Bivalirudin accomplished by Dr. Jennifer Martin et al has been accepted by PLOS ONE. Congratulations! (01/21/2013)

The paper DNA-Guided-Metal Nanoparticle Formation on Graphene Oxide Surface accomplished by Ismail Ocsoy et al has been accepted by Advanced Materials. Congratulations! (12/31/2012)

The paper DNA Micelle Flares for Intracellular mRNA Imaging and Gene Therapy accomplished by Tao Chen et al has been accepted by Angewantde Chemie. Congratulations! (12/14/2012)

The paper Aptamer Conjugated Multifunctional Nanoflowers as a Platform for Targeting, Capture and Detection in Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry accomplished by Ismail Ocsoy et al has been accepted by ACS Nano. Congratulations! (12/04/2012)

The paper A logical molecular circuit for programmable and autonomous regulation of protein activity using DNA aptamer-protein interactions accomplished by Da Han et al has been accepted by JACS. Congratulations! (11/30/2012)

Let's welcome our new visiting scholar, Dr. Yan Jin from Shaanxi Normal University, China! (11/29/2012)

The paper Fabricating Reversible and Regenerable Raman-active Substrate with Biomolecule-controlled DNA Nanomachine accomplished by Jing Zheng et al has been accepted by JACS. Congratulations! (11/28/2012)

The papaer DNA Aptamer-mediated Cell Targeting accomplished by Xiangling et al has been accepted by Angewantde Chemie. Congratulations! (11/22/2012)

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