You can find a full list of publications on google scholar


32) Yu, Z#.; Baptist, A.V.#; Reinhard, S.C.M.; Bertosin, E.; Dekker, C.; Jungmann, R.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.*; Caneva, S.* “Compliant DNA Origami Nanoactuators as Size-Selective Nanopores” bioRxiv 2024 doi: 


31) Gavrilovic, S.; Brüggenthies, G. A.; Weck, J. M.; Heuer-Jungeman, A*.; Schwille, P.* “Protein-Assisted Large-Scale Assembly and Differential Patterning of DNA Origami Lattices” Small, 2024 doi:


30) Huang, J.;  Jaekel, A.; van der Boom, J.;  Podlesainski, D.; Elnagar, M.;  Heuer-Jungemann, A.;  Kaiser, M.;  Meyer, H.; Saccà, B. ”Modular DNA origami compartments for the engineering of a protein unfolding and degradation pathway” Research Square 2023 doi: (accepted  at Nat. Nanotech.)


29) Weck, J.M.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.* “Fully addressable, designer superstructures assembled from a single modular DNA origami” bioRxiv 2023 doi: (in revision at Nat. Mater.)


28) Baptist, A.V. and Heuer-Jungemann, A.* “Lyophilization reduces aggregation in 3D DNA origami at high concentrations” ACS Omega 2023 doi:

27) Wassermann, L.M#.; Scheckenbach, M#; Baptist, A.V.; Glembockyte, V.* and Heuer-Jungemann, A.* “Full site-specific adressability in DNA origami-templated silica nanostructures” Adv. Mater. 2023 doi:

*(co-corresponding author)

CeNS publication award for “best junior scientist publication” 2023

26) Zhang, B.; Nguyen, L.; Martens, M.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Philipp, J.; Kempter, S.; Rädler, J.O.; Liedl, T.; Kitzerow, H.S.* “Luminescent DNA-origami nano-rods dispersed in a lyotropic chromonic liquid crystal” Liquid Crystals 2023. doi:



25) Ober, M.F.; Baptist, A.; Wassermann, L.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.*; Nickel, B.* “In situ small angle x-ray scattering reveals strong condensation of DNA origami during silicification” Nature Commun. 2022, 13, 5668 doi:

*(co-corresponding author)

CeNS publication award for “best interdisciplinary publication” 2022

24) Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Kyriazis, M.E.; Kanaras, A. “World Scientific Reference on Plasmonic Nanomaterials — Vol. 4, Chapter 5: Interaction of DNA and Peptide-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles with Biological Systems” World Scientific Publishing Company 2022. doi:



23) Heuer-Jungemann, A.* and Linko, V.* "Engineering Inorganic Materials with DNA Nanostructures" ACS Central Science 2021, 7 (12), 1969 - 1979. doi:

*(co-corresponding author)

22) Berger, R.B.; Weck, M.J.; Kempe, S.M.; Liedl, T.; Rädler, J.O.; Monzel, C*.and Heuer-Jungemann, A.* “Nanoscale Organization of FasL on DNA Origami as a Versatile Platform to Tune Apoptosis Signaling in Cells” Small 2021, 17 (26), 2101678.                                    

*(co-corresponding author)

CeNS publication award for “best junior scientist publication” 2021

21) Ijäs,H.; Shen, B.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Keller, A.; Kostiainen, M.A.; Liedl, T.; Ihalainen, J.A.; Linko, V. “Unraveling the interaction between doxorubicin and DNA origami nanostructures for customizable chemotherapeutic drug release” Nucleic Acids Research 2021, 49(6), 3048–3062.



20) Nguyen, L.; Dass, M.; Ober, M.; Basterio, L.V.; Wang, Z.M.; Nickel, B.; Govorov, A.O.; Liedl, T.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.*, „Chiral Assembly of Gold/Silver Core Shell Plasmonic Nanorods on DNA Origami with Strong Optical Properties”, ACS Nano 2020 14 (6) 7454–7461. doi:10.1021/acsnano.0c03127

* (corresponding author)

19) Xin, Y.; Kielar C.; Zhu, S.; Sikeler, C.; Xu, X.; Möser, C.; Grundmeier G.; Liedl, T.; HeuerJungemann, A.; Smith, D. M.; Keller, A., “Cryopreservation of DNA Origami Nanostructures“ Small 2020, 16, 1905959.




18) Heuer-Jungemann, A.*; Liedl, T.* “From DNA Tiles to Functional DNA Materials” Trends in Chemistry 2019, 1 (9), 799 – 814.

* (co-corresponding author)

17) Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Feliu,N; Bakaimi, I.; Hamaly,M.; AlKilany,A.; Chakraborty,I.;  Masood, A.;  Casula, M.F.; Kostopoulou, A.;  Oh,E.; Susumu,K.; Stewart, M.H.; Medintz,I.L.; Stratakis,E.; Parak,W.J.; Kanaras, A.G. “The Role of Ligands in the Chemical Synthesis and Applications of Inorganic nanoparticles” Chem. Rev. 2019, 119, 8, 4819-4880.

16) Nguyen, L., Döblinger, M., Liedl, T., Heuer-Jungemann, A.* “DNA Origami Templated Silica Growth by Sol-Gel Chemistry“ Angew. Chem. 2019, 58, 912-916.

* (corresponding author)




15) Zhang, T., Hartl, C., Frank, K.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Fischer, S.; Nickels, P.N.; Nickel, B.; Liedl, T. “3D DNA Origami Crystals“ Adv. Mater. 2018

14) Simitzi, C.; Harimech, P.K.; Spanou, S.; Lanara, C.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Manousaki, A.; Fotakis, C.;  Ranella, A.; Kanaras, A.G.;  Stratakis, E. “Cells on Hierarchically-structured Platforms Hosting Functionalized Nanoparticles” Biomater. Sci., 2018, 6 (6), 1469-1379.

13) Vilela, P. Heuer-Jungemann, A. El‐Sagheer, A.H.;  Brown, T.; Muskens O.L.; Smyth N.R.; Kanaras, A.G. “Sensing of Vimentin mRNA in 2D and 3D Models of Wounded Skin Using DNA-Coated Gold Nanoparticles” Small, 2018, 14 (12).




12) Saran, R.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Kanaras, A.G.; Curry, R.J. “Giant Bandgap Renormalization and Exciton-Phonon Scattering in Perovskite Nanocrystals” Adv. Optical Mater. 2017, 5 (17).

11) Pedrosa, P., Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Kanaras, A.G.; Fernandes A.R.; Babptista, P.V. “Potentiating Angiogenesis Arrest in vivo via Laser Irradiation of Peptide-functionalized Gold Nanoparticles” J. Nanobiotech., 2017, 15 (1), 85.

10) Kyriazi, M.E.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Kanaras, A.G. “How Can Nano-Delivery Systems Selectively Kill Cancerous Cells?“ Therapeutic Delivery, 2017, 8 (4), 171-173.




9) Heuer-Jungemann, A.: El-Sagheer, A.H.; Lackie, P.M.; Brown, T.; Kanaras, A.G. “Selective killing of cells triggered by their mRNA signature in the presence of smart nanoparticles” Nanoscale, 2016, 8 (38), 16857-16861.

8) Meyns, M.; Perálvarez, M.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Hertog, W.; Ibáñez, M..; Nafria, R.; Genҫ, A.; Arbiol, J.; Kovalenko, M.V.; Carreras, J.; Cabot, A.;   Kanaras, A.G. “Polymer-enhanced Stability of Inorganic Perovskite Nanocrystals and Their Application in Color Conversion LEDs” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8 (30), 19579-19586.

7) Roma-Rodrigues, C.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Fernandes, A.R.; Kanaras, A.G.; Baptista, P.V. “Peptide-coated gold nanoparticles for modulation of angiogenesis in vivoInt. J. Nanomed., 2016, 11, 2633 – 2639.

6) Kakavelakis, G., Lidorikis, E., Vagel, I., Heuer-Jungemann, A., Kanaras, A.G., Stratakis, E., Kymakis, E.; “Plasmonic Backscattering Effect in High Efficient Organic Photovoltaic Devices” Adv. Energy Mater., 2016, 6, 1501640.



2015 and earlier

5) Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Kiessling, L.; El-Sagheer, A.H.; Kymakis, E.; Stratakis, E.; Brown, T.; Kanaras, A.G. “Programming the assembly of gold nanoparticles on graphene oxide sheets using DNA” J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 3, 9379 – 9384.

Fernandes, R.F.; Smyth, N.R.; Muskens, O.L.; Ardern-Jones, M.; Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Kanaras, A.G. “Interactions of Skin with Gold Nanoparticles of Different Surface Charge, Shape and Functionality” Small, 2015, 11 (6), 713 – 721.

4) Heuer-Jungemann,  A.; Howarth, N.M.; Ja’Afaru, S.C.; Rosair, G.M. “Development of a convenient route for the preparation of the N2-Cbz-protected guaninyl synthon required for Boc-mediated PNA synthesis” Tetrahedron Letters, 2013, 54 (46), 6275 – 6278.

3) Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Harimech, P.K.; Brown, T.; Kanaras, A. G. “Gold Nanoparticles and Fluorescently-Labelled DNA as a Platform for Biological Sensing” Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 9503–9510.

2) Heuer-Jungemann, A.; Kirkwood, R.; El-Sagheer, A.; Brown, T.; Kanaras, A. G.
“Copper-free Click Chemistry as an Emerging Tool for the Programmed Ligation of DNA-functionalised Gold Nanoparticles” Nanoscale, 2013, 5 (16), 7209-7212.

1) Heuer-Jungemann, A.; McLaren, R.G.; Hadfield, M.S.;  Lee, A-L. "Gold(I)-Catalysed Iodoalkoxylation of Allenes" Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 1609 - 1616.

Go to Editor View