Skip to main content


Photo of Dr Thomas Derrien

Dr Thomas Derrien


Derrien, TL, Lauritzen, A.E., Kaienburg, P., Hardigree, J.F.M., Nicklin, C., Riede, M., In-situ observations of the growth mode of vacuum-deposited α-sexithiophene. J. Phys. Chem. C . (2020), 124, 11863–11869 


Derrien, TL. Hamada, S., Zhou, M., Smilgies, DM., Luo, D. Three-dimensional nanoparticle assemblies with tunable plasmonics via a layer-by-layer process. Nano Today. (2020), 31, 100838. 


Hamada, S., Yancey, K., Pardo, Y., Gan, M., Vanatta, M., An, D., Hu, Y., DerrienTL., Ruiz, R., Liu, P., Sabin, J., Luo, D. Dynamic DNA material with emergent locomotion behavior powered by artificial metabolismSelf-regenerating DNA actuator powered by artificial metabolism. Science Robotics. (2019). 4, 29.

Jochum, C., Adžić, N., Stiakakis, E., Derrien, TL., Luo. D., Kahl, G., Likos, CN. Mapping the Structure and Stimuli-Responsiveness of an All-DNA DendrimerNanoscale. (2019). 11. pp 1604-1617. 


Derrien, TL. Zhang, M., Dorion, P., Smilgies, DM., Luo, D. Adsorption Dynamics of Plasmonic DNA-capped Gold Nanoparticle MonolayersLangmuir. (2018) 34, pp 14711-14720. 


Derrien, TL. The Dynamics of DNA-capped Gold Nanoparticle Superlattice Assembly in Electrolyte Solutions. P.hD. Thesis (2017). 


Kahn, JS., Ruiz, RCH., Sureka, S., Peng, SM., Derrien, TL., An, D., Luo, D. DNA Microgels as a Platform for Cell-Free Protein Expression and DisplayBiomacromolecules(2016), 16, pp 2019-2026. 


Yang, DY., Hartman, MR., Derrien, TL., Hamada, S., An, D., Yancey, KG., Cheng, R., Ma, M., Luo, D. DNA Materials: Bridging Nanotechnology and Biotechnology.  Acc. Chem. Res. (2013), 46, pp 1902-1911.  


Tan, SJ., Kahn, JS., Derrien, TL., Campolongo, MJ., Zhao, M., Smilgies, DM., Luo, D. Crystallization of DNA-Capped Gold Nanoparticles in High-Concentration Divalent Salt EnvironmentAngew. Chem. Int Ed. (2014), 53, pp 1316-1319. 


Peng, SM., Derrien, TL., Cui, J., Xu, C., Luo, D. From cells to DNA materialsMaterials Today (2012), 15, pp190-194.