Mechanical design of DNA microgels

PhD thesis between Neel Institute and University of Tokyo. By programming DNA strands tu mutually bind to each other, one can assemble DNA into an extended molecular network : a DNA gel. These hydrogels hold great promises in domains ranging from drug delivery to regenerative medecine.
Keywords: DNA gels, rheology, microfluidics.

Start date: October 2021
Published on June 10, 2021
Updated on April 7, 2023