Update (8th June 2017): The new website for the next edition of FDN is now online! Visit the FDN2018 website: www.fdn2018.com

Update (25th June 2016): Please check pictures from the workshop and the awards winners!

Update (24th May 2016):  We have reached the maximum number of participants!
We are sorry but at this moment it will be not possible to accept any further late registration.

Update (10th May 2016): The preliminary programme is now online!

The second Functional DNA Nanotechnology Workshop will be held in Rome from the 22nd to the 24th of June 2016


Objectives of the workshop: 

Share knowledge and ideas in an informal environment about:


  • Functional DNA nanotechnology (nanostructures, DNA origami, etc)
  • Bioengineering
  • Synthetic biology
  • DNA-based sensing
  • Aptamer
  • DNA-peptide chimera


Organizing Scientific Committee:


  • Tim Liedl, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Germany


Invited speakers




The workshop will be held in the Palazzetto Mattei, inside Villa Celimontana. This beautiful park is  located in the historic center of Rome at the western slope of the Celio hill and at a short walking distance (500 m) from the Colosseum.

ERC-funded workshop







Workshop sponsor