Professor Henderson and Dr. Divita Mathur publish article on nanomachine design

June 28, 2016

Mathur and Henderson
Dr. Divita Mathur and Prof. Eric Henderson

GDCB Professor Eric Henderson, along with his former BCB graduate student, Dr. Divita Mathur, recently published an article in the peer-reviewed Scientific Reports describing his laboratory’s successful effort to design a nanomachine capable of detecting a mockup of the Ebola virus.  These studies on how to build nanomachines may have real-world medical applications in the near future.  This project was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Exploration Grant, a NSF Inspire Grant, and personal funds.

Dr. Mathur is now a postdoctoral fellow at the College of Science, George Mason University, in Fairfax, Virginia and the Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C.

ISU June 27, 2016 News Release