We identify, characterize, and apply DNA as an enzyme. We use techniques and concepts from chemical biology, organic chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, and other disciplines to design our experiments and interpret our results.

An Interview with: Dr. Scott Silverman

Awards and Achievements

  • Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) ( 2012)
  • UIUC Campus Award for Excellence in Guiding Undergraduate Research ( 2011)
  • Eli Lilly Award, Division of Biological Chemistry, American Chemical Society ( 2009)
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science ( 2007)