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Kahn, Jason

Kahn, Jason

Affiliate Associate Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
Building 091 College Park, MD


Ph. D., University of California, Berkeley, 1990

DNA structure and topology in multi-protein DNA complexes and DNA loops, construction of nanoscale objects using DNA and protein-DNA complexes, DNA packaging by peptides used for transfection of DNA and siRNA, role of DNA structure in transcription and gene regulation.

Agents of Positive Change: Highlighting Women Maryland Engineers

In celebration of Women's History Month, we highlight some of the important contributions of women engineers within our campus community.

UMD iGEM Team Awarded Gold Medal for Plastic Degradation Project

Students earn international recognition for synthetic biology approach to address plastic pollution crisis.

UMD iGEM Team Earns Second Consecutive Gold Medal in International Competition

UMD student researchers recognized for innovative approach to accelerate construction of biodesigns.

UMD Sends First-Ever iGEM Team to International Competition

BioE Students, Faculty Participate in International Genetically Engineering Machine competition.

Seog Lab Installs Optical Mini-Tweezers

Molecular Mechanics Laboratory to use high resolution force spectroscopy for nanomedicine and nanobiotechnology research.