Ryan Thaner

Ryan Thaner









2nd-year Graduate student


B.S., Rice University

Research focus: 

My work lies at the interface of materials and organic chemistry, focused on enhancing the understanding and library of building blocks in the self-assembly of DNA-functionalized nanoparticles. This entails the synthesis and characterization of novel building blocks, assembly of those materials, and structural studies of the superstructures using the Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory.


Exercise, cooking, beer, the outdoors.