4th Functional DNA Nanotechnology Workshop

Rome, 7-9 October 2020

Update regarding COVID-19 emergency

Dear Colleagues and Friends, due to the  COVID-19 pandemy the FDN2020 workshop has been postponed. The new dates are 7-9 October 2020! All the deadlines will be extended to 1st of August 2020 (both for registration and abstract submission). More information will follow on more practical aspects (e.g. maximum number of participants).  

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 (confirmed)
Kerstin Göpfrich Max Planck Institute for Medical Research
Laura Na LiuHeidelberg University (confirmed)
Philip TinnefeldLudwig Maximilians-Universität München | Center for NanoScience (CeNS)
Itamar Willner, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (confirmed)
Hao Yan, Arizona State University (confirmed)

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

 

Workshop sponsor