Aarhus University Seal / Aarhus Universitets segl

DNA nanotechnology

DNA origami

The Kjems lab has a long history of designing and constructing functionalized self-assembled DNA and RNA nanostructures capable of complex biosensing, coupled with controlled action e.g. drug release, enzyme activation, and receptor signaling. 


Aptamers

Iterative selection rounds on a randomised nucleotide library allows the development of small RNA and DNA structures with high binding affinity for a specific protein of interest


Functionalisation of DNA and RNA oligos via chemical modifications