8 December 2023
Congrats to Maurits on his excellent MSc defense!
1 December 2023
Secret Santa with the group with hilarious presents and poems!
30 November 2023
Our project 'Shape-Shifters' has been awarded an ENW-XS grant from NWO! We're excited to develop novel DNA origami nanoactuators for biomedicine.
24 November 2023
Great talk by Ze Yu on our MechanoPores at S3IC Single-molecule conference in Barcelona!
20 November 2023
Together with Pouyan Boukany from Chemical Engineering/TNW we have been awarded a Bioengineering grant for our proposal 'Sort and Sense' for molecular diagnostics!
26 October 2023
Together with Georgy Filonenko from Materials Science/3mE we have been awarded a Cohesion grant on optical nanoscopy at smart material interfaces!
16 October 2023
Daria joins us for her PhD. Welcome!
13 October 2023
DMN section outing at the seaside with VR escape room and BBQ! Thanks to Xiliang for organizing.
9 October 2023
The lab attends NWO Biophysics 2023. Great posters by Xiliang, Dong Hoon, Ze Yu and Yabin!
4 October 2023
Our nanophotonics research line is featured in Optics Netherlands! See full description here.
2 October 2023
Pradnya starts her MSc project with us. Welcome!
28 July 2023
Congrats to Mireia for her successful MSc defense on hBN strain engineering!
1 May 2023
The Lab turns 3 today!
14 March 2023
Our invited Viewpoint paper is now out in ACS Accounts of Materials Research! Congrats to Dong Hoon and Xiliang!
2 February 2023
Evi joins us for her MSc project on DNA origami nanomechanics. Welcome!
9 December 2022
Lab Christmas dinner 2022!
1 November 2022
Hande joins us for her PhD. Welcome!
25 October 2022
Great DMN distinguished lecture on ''The versatility of DNA origami: from nanoagents to biomimetic materials'' by Amelie Heuer-Jungemann (MPI) who visits us at TU Delft today.
2 October 2022
Sabina gives an invited talk at STS 2022 in the ''Future of DNA and RNA based technologies'' session in Kyoto, Japan.
15 September 2022
Yabin starts his PhD on the Cohesion project with the Smith lab (DCSC/TU Delft). Welcome!
1 September 2022
Dong Hoon joins the group as postdoc on the ERC SIMPHONICS project. Welcome!
1 September 2022
Mireia, Yue Sun and Maurits start their masters projects in our group. Welcome!
1 June 2022
Ze Yu joins our group as postdoc researcher on DNA origami nanoactuators. Welcome!
1 May 2022
The Lab turn 2 today!
14 March 2022
Xiliang joins our group for her PhD project on 2D material nanophotonic biosensors. Welcome!
26 January 2022
Together with Carlas Smith (DCSC/TU Delft) we have been awarded a Cohesion grant!
We will have one PhD position on optical nanoscopy
10 January 2022
Wonderful news! We received an ERC Starting Grant from the EU for our project SIMPHONICS (Single-Molecule Acousto-Photonic Nanofluidics).
6 December 2021
Our work is among the '35 challenges in materials science being tackled by PIs under 35(ish) in 2021'!
Read the opinion piece in Matter here.
12 November 2021
Congrats to Dr Alessio Fragasso for defending his PhD cum laude!
6 October 2021
Congrats to Dr Martin Lee for the great PhD defense!
21 September 2021
We welcome Mareen, Cedric and Arland who started their BSc project on acoustofluidics!
10 September 2021
Our NWO-XS proposal 'MechanoPore' is funded! We will develop compliant mechanisms made out of DNA origami. A postdoc position will be available soon.
1 September 2021
Trey, Amber, Demetris and Shawn join the group for their MSc projects. Welcome!
5 July 2021
Inge successfully defends her master thesis!
1 May 2021
Our group is one year old today!
19 April 2021
Cynrik joins the group for his Bachelor End Project. Welcome!
3 February 2021
Great PhD defense on Nanopores and Nanoslits by Wayne Yang! Happy to have taken part in the defense committee alongside the other 2D materials and nanopore experts.
20 January 2021
Sabina gives an invited talk in the Special Session 'Exploring the foundations of biology and microfluidics using microchip technologies' at Physics@Veldhoven
31 August 2020
Pim joins the group for his Bachelor End project. Welcome!
2 July 2020
Sabina is awarded a Delft Technology Fellowship to start ger research group at TU Delft!
24 June 2020
Our latest research is published in Nano Letters! Read more about 'A Mechanically Tunable Quantum Dot in a Graphene Break Junction' here.
8 June 2020
Inge joins as the very first (MSc) student in the group. Welcome!
1 May 2020
First day of the Caneva Lab!