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[Illinois] Nanotechnology meets Biology in the Cancer Cell: Applications in Medicine, Drug Delivery, and Determining Drug Efficacy
04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mostafa El-Sayed
Dr. Mostafa El-Sayed received his B.Sc. from Ain Shams University in Cairo; and Ph.D. from Florida State University. He was Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale University, Harvard University and the California Institute of Technology. From 1961-94 he served as a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California Los Angeles; and is currently Julius Brown Chair and Regents’ Professor at the Department of Chemistry at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Professor El-Sayed received the 2007 US National Medal of Science in Chemistry from the President of the United States (2008) and the Medal of the Egyptian Republic of the First Class from the President of Egypt (2009). He was nominated to the US National Medal of Science in Chemistry Committee in 2014, and served a two-year term.
Professor El-Sayed is an Elected Member of the US National Academy of Sciences (1980), an Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1986), an JOINTLY WITH NSF IGERT-CMMB AND NIH/NCI M-CNTC SYMPOSIUM 13 Elected Associate Member of the Third World Academy of Sciences (1984); he is an Inaugural Fellow of the American Chemical Society, the American Physical Society and an Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Indian Chemical Society and the Chinese Chemical Society. He received the King Faisal International Prize in the Sciences (Chemistry), (1990); Doctor Honoris Causa from the Hebrew University, honorary Doctor Degrees from the Colleges of Medicine of both Mansoura and Alexandria Universities in Egypt. He has received a number of national awards such as the Fresenius, the Tolman, the Richard’s medal, the Lindeman’s medal, the Seaborg’s medal as well as other numerous local ACS section awards. In 2002, he received the ACS-APS Langmuir National Award in Chemical Physics and in 2007 was awarded the Georgia Tech’s highest award, the distinguished Professor of the year.
Professor El-Sayed was an Alexander von Humboldt Senior Fellow, Germany (1982), a Visiting Professor at the University of Paris, an Alfred P. Sloan as well as a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, a Fairchild Fellow at the California Institute of Technology and a Miller Visiting Professor at University of California at Berkley.
[Illinois] Rare Events with Large-Impact: Bioengineering & Clinical Applications of Circulating Tumor Cells
04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mehmet Toner
Dr. Mehmet Toner is the Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School (HMS), and is the co-founding director of the NIH BioMicroElectroMechanical Systems (BioMEMS) Resource Center at the MGH. He received his BS degree from Istanbul Technical University and MS degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), both in Mechanical Engineering. Subsequently he completed his PhD degree in Medical Engineering at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology in 1989. He joined the faculty at the MGH and HMS as an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering in 1989, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1996, and to Professor in 2002. Dr. Toner holds a joint appointment as a Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at the Harvard-MIT Division of HST.
Dr. Toner is internationally recognized for his work at the interface of bioengineering and life sciences especially in the detection of rare circulating tumor cells.
Dr. Toner has published over 350 original papers including in Nature, Science, New England Journal of Medicine, Science Translational Medicine, Nature Biotechnology, and PNAS. He has also delivered over 400 invited, keynote and plenary presentations.
In 1998, Dr Toner was selected to become a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering. In 2007, he became a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. In 2012, he was selected to become a Fellow of the Society for Cryobiology. In 2013, he received the H.R. Lissner Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineering. He served on the Board of Advisors of the National Science Foundation from 2010-2013.
Dr. Toner serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of multiple biotechnology and medical device companies, and has been involved as a scientific founder of multiple startup companies.
[Illinois] CNST Nanotechnology Workshop 2015
04 Feb 2016 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Mustafa El-sayed, Mehmet Toner
[Illinois] Signal Processing at Light Speed: Ultrashort Optical Pulse Generation with Arbitrary Waveforms
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Claire Mcghee
[Illinois] Using Photonic Crystals to Enhance SERS Signals for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Caitlin Race
[Illinois] Manipulating Substrate Topography for Enhanced Myogenic Differentiation of Primary Myoblasts and Neuromuscular Junction Formation
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eunkyung Ko
[Illinois] Cadherin-Modulated Neural Differentiation of Stem Cells for Neuromuscular Junction Engineering
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ellen Qin
[Illinois] Role for Stiffness in Vascular Fate
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lian Wong
[Illinois] Bionanotechnology Seminar Series
29 Jan 2016 | Series
This series is organized by PhD students who are appointed as Trainees in the NIH/NCI Midwest Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center (M-CNTC) and in the NSF IGERT in Cellular and Molecular Mechanics and BioNanotechnology (CMMB IGERT). These traineeships are designed to train the next generation of leaders who will define the new frontiers of nanotechnology in cancer research and in cellular and molecular mechanics and bionanotechnology. The BioNanotechnology Seminar Series is also sponsored...
[Illinois] Synthetic Optical Holography
26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brad Deutsch
Bradley earned a Ph.D. in Optics in 2011 at the University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics. His research involved nanoscale optics, with a Ph.D. emphasis on phase-shifting interferometric methods for near-field optical microscopy and nanoparticle detection. At Beckman he will work with Scott Carney and Rohit Bhargava of the Bioimaging Science and Technology group. Bradley’s project as a Beckman Fellow will focus on developing an ultramicroscopy technique that encodes spatial information in the spectral domain for improved temporal resolution without a loss of spatial resolution, for use in biology, medicine, and imaging applications.
[Illinois] Dimeric Trigger Responsive Drug Conjugate for High Loading Nanoencapsulates
26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): kaimin Cai
[Illinois] Stretch Induced Hyperexcitability of Mice Callosal Pathway
26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Anthony Fan
[Illinois] Microchip system for multiplexed detection of foodborne pathogens
18 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carlos Eduardo Duarte-Guevara
Carlos is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he is studying label-free electronic biosensors, performing bacteria detection assays, and developing protocols for food sample analysis.
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 26: Semester Recap
14 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 25: Cool High Resolution Techniques
11 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Molecular modeling of structure and salt-responsive morphology of polyelectrolyte-based materials
11 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yaroslava G Yingling
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 24: Ion Channels III
10 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 23: Ion Channels II
07 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 22: Ion Channels I
03 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] AFM indentation tests reveal the poroelastic nature of the cytoplasm
19 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Emad Moeendarbary
[Illinois] The Synthesis and Applications of DNA Protected Silver Nanoclusters
19 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Erkang Wang
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 20: Diffusion I
18 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Thomas Kuhlman, Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Optimizing Physisorption of Biomolecules to Surfaces and Nanoparticles via Molecular Modeling
18 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yaroslava G Yingling
Professor Yingling is an associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering of UNC-CH & NCSU and the Department of Chemistry at Duke University. Her research interests are focused on the development of multiscale molecular modeling of various processes in composite, soft and biological materials a to fundamentally understand the structure- property of soft materials systems formed through the process of self-assembly.
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 21: Diffusion II
18 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Silver and Gold Nanoparticles: New Directions for Theory
12 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George C. Schatz
George C. Schatz is Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry and of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Northwestern University. Degrees include a B. S. (1971) at Clarkson University and Ph. D. (1976) at Caltech, both in chemistry. He was a postdoc at MIT, and has been at Northwestern since 1976. Schatz has published three books and over 680 papers. Schatz is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences and he is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Physical Chemistry. Awards include Sloan and Dreyfus Fellowships, the Fresenius Award of Phi Lambda Upsilon, the Max Planck Research Award, the Bourke Medal of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Ver Steeg Fellowship of Northwestern University, the Feynman Prize of the Foresight Institute, and the Debye Award of the ACS. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the American Chemical Society and the AAAS.
Schatz’s research is concerned with theory and computational modeling in a variety of nanoscience topics as well as in related fields of biophysics and materials. His nanoscience work has specialized in the optical properties of noble metal nanoparticles, nanoholes in films and other nanostructured materials of relevance to chemical and biological sensing, solar energy, plasmonic device applications, and plasmon-induced chemistry. He has worked actively in the theory and modeling of the mechanical properties of hard materials, including diamond films, graphene and carbon nanotubes, and in the chemical functionalization of these materials. These studies have involved the development of molecular dynamics/electronic structure methods for modeling chemical reactions surfaces, and electronic structure/classical electrodynamics methods for calculating nanostructure optical properties.