Monitoring and Controlling the Delivery of Single Molecules through Nanopores – Drs Daniel Burden and Lisa Burden, Wheaton College

biology, health and medicine, physical sciences

Monitoring and controlling molecules as they are transported in and out of nanometre-sized compartments is no easy task. Dr Lisa Burden, Dr Daniel Burden and their colleagues at Wheaton College have made significant contributions to understanding these processes by developing nanoscale components inspired by cell membranes. They are also creating methods to interpret the signals that arise during transportation. These methods can be exquisitely sensitive, revealing even the tiniest signatures created by individual molecules.

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