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Signal Amplification in Thermodynamic Binding Networks.

Student-Run Research Seminar

Speaker: Joshua Petrack, UC Davis
Location: 3106 MSB
Start time: Wed, Feb 8 2023, 12:00PM

Molecular computing is a growing and heavily interdisciplinary field that seeks to develop ways to do computation using molecular substrates, primarily DNA, instead of silicon. Thermodynamic Binding Networks are a relatively new combinatorial model that models the thermodynamic equilibrium of a mixture of DNA strands. I will go over the model and my work on the problem of signal amplification, that is, having a large change in the thermodynamic equilibrium of a system in response to a small change in its input. I will also show some preliminary experimental results.

Pizza at 11:50am