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Meni Wanunu

Affiliated Faculty,  Bioengineering
Assistant Professor,  Physics

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Office

  • 617.373.7412

Research Focus

development of next-generation DNA and RNA sequencing methods; nanopores as molecular sensors; bioinspired sustainability solutions; optical and electrical analysis of biomolecular systems; electron microscopy and electron-beam shaping of nanomaterials

Research Focus

development of next-generation DNA and RNA sequencing methods; nanopores as molecular sensors; bioinspired sustainability solutions; optical and electrical analysis of biomolecular systems; electron microscopy and electron-beam shaping of nanomaterials

Research Initiatives

Advancing Nanotechnology through Innovation in Materials Engineering

Selected Publications

  • G-M. Mustata, Y.H. Kim, J. Zhang, W.F. DeGrado, G. Grigoryan, M. Wanunu, Graphene Symmetry Amplified by Designed Peptide Self-Assembly, Biophysical Journal, 110(11), 2016, 2507-2516
  • R.Y. Henley, B.A. Ashcroft, I. Farrell, B.S. Cooperman, S. Lindsay, M. Wanunu, Electrophoretic Deformation of Individual Transfer RNA Molecules Reveals Their Identity, Nano Letters, 16(1), 2016, 138-144
  • K.M. Goodfellow, C. Chakraborty, K. Sowers, P. Waduge, M. Wanunu, T. Krauss, K. Driscoll, A.N. Vamivakas, Distance-dependent Energy Transfer Between CdSe/CdS Quantum Dots and a Two-Dimensional Semiconductor, Applied Physics Letters, 108, 2016, 021101

Faculty

Apr 09, 2019

FY20 TIER 1 Award Recipients

25 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY20 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 18 different projects representing up to $900K dollars of investment in research.

Faculty

Aug 21, 2018

$1M NSF Grant to Advance the Study of Single-Molecule Research

BioE Professor Jeffrey Ruberti (co-PI) along with bioengineering affiliated and College of Science faculty, including Professor Mark Williams (PI), and Associate Professors Penny Beuning (co-PI), Meni Wanunu (co-PI), and Ke Zhang (co-PI) were awarded a $1M NSF grant for the “Acquisition of a Lumick’s SuperC-TRAP correlative optical tweezers and fluorescence microscope (CTFM) system.”

Mar 19, 2015

FY16 TIER 1 Award Recipients

18 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY16 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects representing over $400K dollars of investment in research.

Faculty

Apr 04, 2012

FY13 TIER 1 Award Recipients

27 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY13 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 21 different research projects.

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