9/24/15: Our article, "The Role of Hydrogen Bonds in the Stabilization of Silver-Mediated Cytosine Tetramers," is published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.
8/9/15: Stacy presents current research at the Soft Condensed Matter Physics Gordon Research Conference in New Hampshire.
6/29/15: Stacy joins other US delegates at the 2015 Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Germany.
6/13/15: Congratulations to Alex and Jackie on their graduations and successful honors thesis defenses! We are so proud of you and will miss you. Best of luck in your future endeavors!
6/10/15: Steven presents at the "Theory of metal atoms, clusters and nanoparticles stabilized by organic matter" Workshop in Helsinki, Finland.
5/20/15: Congratulations to Stacy, who has been awarded the Fiona Goodchild Award for excellence as a graduate student mentor of undergraduate research.
5/14/15: Our article, "Silver (I) as DNA glue: Ag+-mediated guanine pairing revealed by removing Watson-Crick constraints," is published in Scientific Reports.
4/27/15: Our book chapter, "Silver Nanoclusters for RNA Nanotechnology: Steps Towards Visualization and Tracking of RNA Nanoparticle Assemblies," is published in Methods Mol. Bio.
4/23/15: Our work is in the news! See this UCSB Current article.
4/12/15: Steven and Stacy present at the FNANO conference in Snowbird, Utah.
3/5/15: Stacy gives an invited talk at the APS March Meeting.
2/15/15: Our review article, "DNA-Protected Silver Clusters for Nanophotonics," is published in Nanomaterials.
1/29/15: Our article, "Atomically Precise Arrays of Fluorescent Silver Clusters: A Modular Approach for Metal Cluster Photonics on DNA Nanostructures," is published in ACS Nano.
7/17/14: Our article, "Base Motif Recognition and Design of DNA Templates for Fluorescent Silver Clusters by Machine Learning," is published in Adv. Mater.
6/24/14: Steven and Stacy head to CCMR 2014 in Incheon, South Korea, to give invited talks about current research.
6/18/14: Our article, "Polarization Resolved Measurements of Individual DNA-Stabilized Silver Clusters," is published in Adv. Opt. Mater.
6/15/14: Steven and Stacy present current work at the Gordon Conference on Noble Metal Nanoparticles at Mt. Holyoke College.
6/6/14: Congratulations to our collaborator, Pr. Dirk Bouwmeester, who has been awarded the 2014 Spinosa Prize!
6/4/14: Our article, "Chiral Electronic Transitions in Fluorescent Silver Clusters Stabilized by DNA," is published in ACS Nano.
6/4/14: Congratulations to Steven Swasey on his advancement to PhD candidacy!
4/13/14: Beth, Steven, and Stacy present current work at the FNANO conference in Snowbird, Utah.
3/5/14: Stacy gives a talk at the APS March Meeting in Denver, CO.
2/27/14: Our article, "Magic Numbers in DNA-Stabilized Fluorescent Silver Clusters Lead to Magic Colors," is published in J. Phys. Chem. Lett..
11/8/13: Congratulations to Stacy Copp on her advancement to PhD candidacy!
10/3/13: Our article, "Dual-Color Nanoscale Assemblies of Structurally Stable, Few-Atom Silver Clusters, As Reported by Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer," is published in ACS Nano.
9/13/13 Congratulations to Mark Debord on his graduation and successful honors thesis defense!
8/15/13 Congratulations to Dr. Danielle Schultz on her thesis defense!
5/28/13 Our article, "Evidence for rod-shaped DNA-stabilized silver nanocluster emitters," is published on the cover of Advanced Materials.
4/29/13 Welcome Nemanja Markeševic, who is visiting our lab from Leiden University for a few months!
Group photo 2012