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Powers of Ten with the Blue Morpho Butterfly
09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nancy Healy, Marilyn Garza
This activity is designed to help students understand the concept of scale and magnification when examining a Blue Morpho butterfly wing. The activity requires the use of a scanning electron...
Seeing Nano: Using Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) to View Nano-size Objects
02 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Samantha Andrews
Nano-size objects are smaller than the wavelength of light and because of this they cannot be viewed with a light microscope. Special tools are needed to see nanoscale objects, one of which...
How Dry am I? Exploring Biomimicry and Nanotechnology
01 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elizabeth Davenport, Nancy Healy
Through a series of activities, students will explore superhydrophobic properties of materials. This inquiry based lesson leads them through activities that has them compare and contrast physical...
[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...
[Illinois] make biology: Bio-Design Automation In Synthetic Biology
05 Oct 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Doug Densmore
The creation of complex systems whether electronic, mechanic, chemical, or biological can prove incredibly challenging. In this talk, I will outline my vision for "Bio-Design Automation"...
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 1: Introduction, Dogma of Molecular Biology; Evolution
17 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Translational Nanomedicine in the Interface of Chemistry, Biology, and Engineering
26 Aug 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dipanjan Pan
Prof. Pan joined University of Illinois in fall 2013. Previously, He was an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Research at the Division of Cardiology, Washington University in St. Louis. He also...
[Illinois] Microfluidics and Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine
08 Aug 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rashid Bashir
Rashid Bashir completed his BSEE from Texas Tech University as the highest ranking graduate in the College of Engineering in Dec 1987. He completed his MSEE from Purdue University in 1989 and...
[Illinois] How to Break the "Fundamental" Limits of Nanobiosensing
07 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
As the future of Moore’s law of transistor scaling appears uncertain, electronics is being reinvented by broadening the focus to other areas including macroelectronics (electronics of large,...
[Illinois] Evolving Complex Systems in Biology and Medicine
04 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dr. Hava Siegelmann
Feb. 21, 2013. BioEngineering Seminar Series. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
"Evolving Complex Systems in Biology and Medicine"
Dr. Hava Siegelmann, Director of BINDS lab and professor,...
[Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Reproductive Rhythms
07 Jan 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Megan Mahoney, Martha U. Gillette
[Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Biological Rhythms in Health and Disease
30 Dec 2013 | Courses | Contributor(s): Martha U. Gillette
Our major research thrusts are to understand: 1) signals that engage the circadian clockwork in the brain, 2) sub-cellular micro-environments that shape neuronal dendrites in development and...
[Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Nocturnal and Diurnal Adaptations
30 Dec 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rhanor Gillette, Martha U. Gillette
[Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Circadian Control of Liver Function
30 Dec 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Shelley Tischkau, Martha U. Gillette
[Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Drugs of Abuse and Circadian Rhythms
30 Dec 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joshua M Gulley, Martha U. Gillette
[Illinois] Computational Microscopy for Health and Technology
17 Dec 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Klaus Schulten
It is today becoming possible to view and study biological systems on the cellular scale using computational methods, offering insights into new solutions to mankind's health and energy needs....
[Illinois] MCB 493 Neural Systems Modeling
29 Oct 2013 | Courses | Contributor(s): Thomas J. Anastasio
The purpose of this independent study is to give students hands-on experience in using computers to model neural systems. A neural system is a system of interconnected neural elements, or units....
[Illinois] Phys550 Lecture 12: Stochastic Processes III
07 Oct 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Klaus Schulten
[Illinois] Phys550 Lecture 11: Stochastic Processes II
[Illinois] Phys550 Lecture 6: Interaction of Molecules with Light IV
17 Sep 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Klaus Schulten