2004 Linking Bio and Nano Symposium Agenda

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Linking Bio and Nano
A One-Day Symposium on Bio-NanoTechnology and Systems

Explore ways universities can work together in Bio-NanoTechnology • Discover research opportunities in this emerging area • Network with professionals and researchers who share common interests • Hear the latest on current research topics


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7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
Symposium Introduction - Rashid Bashir
Open Remarks - Chip Rutledge
8:30 a.m. Center Overviews
Moderator: M. A. Alam
Bindley BioScience Center/DP - V. Jo Davisson
Birck Nanotechnology Center/DP - George Adams
NSF NCN - Mark Lundstrom
NASA INAC - David Janes
Session I: Making the connection (Experimental Bio-Nano 1: Devices, Sensors and Materials)
Moderator: Rashid Bashir
9:00 a.m. DNA self assembly
Chengde Mao (Purdue)
9:25 a.m. Modified Nucleic Acids
Don Bergstrom (Purdue)
9:50 a.m. Sizing DNS with artificial nanopores
Aleksei Akisimen (UIUC)
10:15 a.m. Exploiting the electronic properties of proteins: An approach to nanoscale electronics
Ron Reifenberger (Purdue)
10:40 a.m. Synthesis & Performance of Biofunctional Organic Interfaces for Sensing, Protein Crystallization and Drug Delivery
Dave Thompson (Purdue)
11:05 a.m. Micromechanical biosensors and their integration with aptamer-based receptor molecules
Cagri Savran (Purdue)
11:30 a.m. BioMEMS and Bionano devices for Bio/Medicine
Rashid Bashir (Purdue)
12:00 p.m. LUNCH and Poster Session
Session II: Making the connection (Experimental Bio-Nano 2: Biology and Medicine)
Moderator: Don Bergstrom
1:00 p.m. Receptor-Targeted Therapies for Cancer and Inflammatory Diseases
Phil Low (Purdue)
1:25 p.m. Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery
Kinam Park (Purdue)
1:50 p.m. Application of Nanotechnology to Diagnostic Devices and Drug Discovery
Gil Lee (Purdue)
2:15 p.m. AC Electrokinetic and nonlinear optical probes of biological interactions
Garth Simpson (Purdue)
2:40 p.m. Nanotechnology for the creation of better tissue engineering materials
Thomas Webster (Purdue)
3:05 p.m. Construction of a 30-nm imitating motor driven by six synthetic ATP-binding RNA's of bacterial virus phi29
Peixun Guo (Purdue)
12:00 p.m. BREAK and Poster Session
Session III: Making the connection (Computational Nano-Bio)
Moderator: M.A. Alam
3:45 p.m. Modeling biological ion channels as nanoscale devices
Trudy van der Straaten (UIUC)
4:10 p.m. Dynamics of water and ions in cyclic peptide nanotube
Hyonseok Hwang (NWU)
4:35 p.m. Regulation of the Early Signaling Events within T-cells
Ann Rundell (Purdue)
5:00 p.m. Multiscale methods for nano-bio
Narayan Aluru (UIUC)
6:00 p.m. Reception


For more contact information
Dr. Rashid Bashir (bashir@ecn.purdue.edu)
Dr. Muhammad Ashraful Alam (malam@ecn.purdue.edu)

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