Molecular Machines Group:

A group of scientists, funders, and institutional allies who cooperate to advance molecular machines and long-term progress toward atomic precision for applications in energy, medicine, material science, space development. Meetings are private and may be off the record. Those that are recorded can be found in our Seminar summaries page.


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William Shih, Harvard University
Fully addressable microstructures self-assembled from crisscrossed DNA-origami slats
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Molecular Machines Progress in 2021
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David Leigh, University of Manchester
Q&A on Molecular Machines
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Liang Feng, Northwestern University
Yunyan Qiu, Northwestern University
Artificial Molecular Pumps from Solution to Surfaces
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Adam Marblestone
Ben Reinhardt
FRO & PARPA: Innovating in Scientific Innovation
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Ayusman Sen, Pen. State University
Design and Applications of Self-Powered Chemical Nanobots
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Job Boekhoven, Tech. Universität München
Regulating Molecular Assemblies with Chemical Reactions
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Anne-Sophie Duwez, University of Liege
Probing Synthetic Molecular Machines with AFM
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Adam Marblestone
Benjamin Reinhardt
Molecular 3D printer Parts and Systems Brainstorm
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Dirk Trauner, NYU
Controlling the Machinery of Life with Synthetic Photoswitches
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Lee Cronin, University of Glasgow
The First Programmable Turing Complete Chemical Computer
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Linda Sapochak, NSF
NSF Division of Materials Research: Where Materials Begin and Society Benefits
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William Shih, Harvard
Lulu Qian, Caltech
Molecular Detection via DNA Nanotech & Neural Nets
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Tina Kaarsberg, DOE
AMO’s Program in Atomically Precise Manufacturing and Nanocarbon Metals
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David Baker, University of Washington
Protein-based Assemblies and Molecular Machines
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Lisa Friedersdorf
Designing the National Nanotechnology Initiative of the Future
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James Tour, Rice University
Nicolas Guiseppone, CNRS
Molecular Machines Applied in Medical Treatment | Molecular Machines that Work at all Scales
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Ayusman Sen
Amar Flood
Gayle Pegamit
Enabling Applications of Nano/Micro Machines
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David Leigh
Raymond Astumian
Alberto Credi
The Advent of Artificial Molecular Machines
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Isik Kizilyalli, ARPA-E
ARPA-E Program Overview
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James Cooper, University of Reading
Molecular Machines Group Launch
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