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Meni Wanunu

Assistant Professor, Physics
Affiliated Faculty, Bioengineering
202 Dana Research Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research & Scholarship Interests

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
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College Research Initiatives

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

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April 9, 2019

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.

August 21, 2018

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."

March 19, 2015

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.

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