Dec/2016. We are delighted to learn that Deniz has been recognised by the DB Robinson Graduate Scholarship. This is a prestigious award from the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (UofA) and it recognised significant academic and scholarly achievements of the awardee. Deniz has been making unique contributions to the field of gene medicine and nanotechnology by studying atomistic details of nucleic acid particles and reporting on their structural features as well as dynamic behavior. Deniz’s creative studies will guide the future generation of scientists and engineers.