The DNA and Natural Algorithms Group

Alumni Past

*Current Members*

Erik Winfree
Professor of CMS, CNS, and BE
Algorithms in Nature
204b Moore, x6246,
Lucinda Acosta
Administrative Assistant
204c Moore, x5707,
Chris Thachuk
Banting Research Fellow, CMS (PhD, CS, U. British Columbia, 2012)
theoretical computer science, string algorithms, DNA strand displacement, chemical reaction networks, energy landscapes
122 Annenberg, x1769,
Stefan Badelt
Postdoctoral Fellow, BE (PhD, Molecular Biology, U. Vienna, 2016)
theoretical biology, RNA secondary structure and kinetics, energy landscapes, sequence design, molecular programming compilers
210b Moore, x6994,
Frits Dannenberg
Postdoctoral Fellow, CMS (PhD, Computer Science, Oxford, 2016)
applied mathematics, verification, nucleic acid self-assembly and folding kinetics
216a Moore, x6871,
Robert Johnson
Graduate Student, BE (Bachelor's, Biology, Caltech, 2014) -- joint with Qian lab
chemical reaction networks, DNA strand displacement, verification, complexity theory
216a Moore, x6871,
Andrés Ortiz-Muñoz
Graduate Student, Bio (Bachelor's, U Texas El Paso, 2014)
stochastic chemical reaction networks, theory of self-assembly, models of development
210a Moore, x6994,
William Poole
Graduate Student, CNS (Bachelor's, Biological physics, Brown University, 2013) -- joint with Murray lab
biochemical systems and information processing, machine learning, stochastic behavior
210c Moore, x6994,
Chigozie Nri
2015-2016 Graduate Rotation Student, BE (Bachelor's & Master's, Chemistry, University of Cambridge, 2012 & 2013)
DNA tile self-assembly and DNA origami
210a Moore, x6994,
Joseph Berleant
Undergraduate Researcher, CNS
DNA strand displacement, Multistrand simulation, DNA sequence design
Nicholas Schiefer
Undergraduate Researcher, CS
Chemical reaction network and tile self-assembly theory
Masa Ono
Undergraduate Researcher, CS
DNA origami and DNA tile self-assembly
Tony Rojko
Stanford Online High School
Tile self-assembly in 3D, aTAM and kTAM, error rates, proofreading

DNA Laboratory Phone: x6988

FAX: (626) 584-0630

Shipping address: Caltech Mail Code 136-93, 1200 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91125

(last updated 18 October, 2015)