self-assembly, self-organization, DNA nanotechnology, soft condensed matter physics, statistical mechanics, colloid science, biophysics, optical trapping, microfluidics


Research Interests

  1. 1.W. B. Rogers and V. N. Manoharan, ‘Programming colloidal phase transitions with DNA strand displacement,’ Science, 347 (2015) 639-642.

  2. 2.W. B. Rogers, T. Sinno, J. C. Crocker, Kinetics and non-exponential binding of DNA-coated colloids,’ Soft Matter, 9 (2013) 6412-6417.

  3. 3.M. T. Ung, R. T. Scarlett, W. B. Rogers, I. Jenkins, T. Sinno, J. C. Crocker, Driving diffusionless transformations in colloidal crystals using DNA handshaking,’ Nature Communications, 3 (2012) 1209.

  4. 4.W. B. Rogers, J. C. Crocker, Direct measurements of DNA-mediated colloidal interactions and their quantitative modeling,’ PNAS, 108 (2011) 15687-15692.

Selected Publications