Current and Continuing Research
Also, see The physics of complex DNA-based and algorithmic self-assembly processes.
Pattern-dependence of nucleation of self-assembling structures.
Sequence design for DNA-based molecular computation.
Constantine Evans' research page.
Recent Publications and Talks
C.G. Evans, J. O'Brien, E. Winfree, A. Murugan,
Pattern recognition in the nucleation kinetics of molecular self-assembly at FNANO 2020.
(In-person conference cancelled; online talk to be released after paper publication.) C.G. Evans, J. O'Brien, E. Winfree, A. Murugan,
Kinetic control of spontaneous nucleation in uniquely-addressed multifarious self-assembly at DNA25, Aug 2019. C.G. Evans, E. Winfree,
. DNA24, LNCS 11145, pp. 37-54. 2018. Optimizing Tile Set Size While Preserving Proofreading with a DNA Self-assembly Compiler C.G. Evans, E. Winfree.
. Chemical Society Reviews, 46(12), pp. 3808-3829. 2017. Physical principles for DNA tile self-assembly
Software packages we maintain/contribute to
stickydesign: a short (sticky end/toehold) DNA sequence design package.
alhambra: a Python package for DNA tile system design.
Xgrow: a kinetic Tile Assembly Model simulator.
scikits-bootstrap: a Python package for bootstrap statistics.
Past Research Projects
The physics of α-synuclein self-assembly into aggregates, and its impacts on Multiple Systems Atrophy.
Potential links between mitochondrial disorders and Multiple Systems Atrophy (2007-2008, research with
Dr. Richard Haas and Dr. Robert Naviaux at UCSD, 2007). Synthetic construction of designed mitochondrial genomes (2007-2009).
Dr. Clifford Shults at UCSD into potential treatments for Multiple Systems Atrophy, through the Parkinson's Disease Research Fund. (2006) High-throughput assays of synthesized potential treatments for Multiple Systems Atrophy. (2006-2010)
The Evans Foundation for Molecular Medicine
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