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The FRET signatures of noninteracting proteins in membranes

March 18, 2014

Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) experiments are often used to study interactions between integral membrane proteins in cellular membranes. However, in addition to the FRET of sequence-specific interactions, these experiments invariably record a contribution due to proximity FRET, which occurs when a donor and an acceptor approach each other by chance within distances of ∼100 Å.

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Tim Mueller receives NSF CAREER Award

March 6, 2014

Tim Mueller, Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, has been selected by the National Science Foundation to receive its prestigious CAREER Award, which recognizes the highest level of excellence and promise in early-stage scholars.

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Toroidal structures from brush amphiphiles

December 5, 2013

The self-assembly of amphiphilic block copolymers has been widely studied as an approach for engineering nano-objects. A variety of different features, including spherical micelles, cylindrical or worm-like micelles, toroids, and vesicles result from the self assembly of linear amphiphilic block copolymers by manipulating the ratio of dissimilar blocks, solvent quality, and coronal interactions.

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