4th Functional DNA Nanotechnology Workshop

Rome, 7-9 October 2020

Update regarding COVID-19 emergency

Dear Colleagues and Friends, unfortunately due to the  COVID-19 pandemy the FDN2020 workshop has been postponed. The new tentative dates are 7-9 October 2020! All the deadlines will be extended to 1st of August 2020 (both for registration and abstract submission).  Stay safe! 

Objectives of the workshop: 

Share knowledge and ideas in an informal environment about:
Functional DNA nanotechnology (nanostructures, DNA origami, etc)
Bioengineering
Synthetic biology
DNA-based sensing
Aptamers
DNA-peptide chimera

Organizing Scientific Committee:

Francesco Ricci, University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy
Tim Liedl, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Germany

Invited speakers (To Be Confirmed after the postponement)

Hendrik Dietz, Technische Universität München
Chunhai Fan, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Elisa Franco, University of California, Los Angeles
Laura Na LiuHeidelberg University
Ned Seeman, New York University
Philip TinnefeldLudwig Maximilians-Universität München | Center for NanoScience (CeNS)
Itamar Willner, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Hao Yan, Arizona State University

Important dates

1st August: Abstract submission deadline (new deadline due to COVID-19 emergency)
10th August: Notification of abstract acceptance 
1st August: Registration deadline (new deadline due to COVID-19 emergency)

Location

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.

ERCERC-funded workshop

 

Co-organized by

 

Workshop sponsors