Ned Seeman's Book "Structural DNA Nanotechnology" Wins a Prose Award
Structural DNA Nanotechnology, by NYU Chemistry Professor Nadrian C. Seeman, became available in February, and it has already won the 2016 Prose Award given by the Association of American Publishers! For a peek inside the book, click here for the Cambridge University Press site. See below for the publisher's description of Structural DNA Nanotechnology. Congratulations to Ned!
Written by the founder of the field, this is the first text of its kind, providing a definitive introduction to structural DNA nanotechnology. Readers will learn everything there is to know about the subject from the unique perspective of the leading expert in the field. Topics covered range from origins and history, to design, experimental techniques, DNA nanomechanics devices, computing, and the uses of DNA nanotechnology in organising other materials. Clearly written, and benefiting from over 200 full colour illustrations, readers will find this an accessible and easy to follow text that is essential reading for anyone who wants to enter this rapidly growing field. Ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as well as researchers in a range of disciplines including nanotechnology, materials science, physics, biology, chemistry, computational science and engineering.
For the Cambridge University Press Prose Awards announcement, click here, and for a complete list of Prose Award Winners on the AAP site, click here. Ned's book won in the category of Biological Science.
Updated on 03/08/2016