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[Illinois] Computational Structural Biology
24 Apr 2017 | Contributor(s):: Emad Tajkhorshid
[Illinois] Light/Matter Interactions in Biology
13 Apr 2017 | Contributor(s):: Prashant K Jain
11/29/2016Light/Matter Interactions at the Nano-Bio Interface Workshop
Powers of Ten with the Blue Morpho Butterfly
09 Jan 2017 | | 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 microscope (SEM) but images are provided if there is no access to an SEM.
Seeing Nano: Using Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) to View Nano-size Objects
02 Dec 2016 | | 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 is the scanning electron microscope. This activity will have students explore the types of images...
How Dry am I? Exploring Biomimicry and Nanotechnology
01 Dec 2016 | | 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 properties of superhydrophobic coated materials with uncoated materials. In the process they will...
[Illinois] Nanotechnology meets Biology in the Cancer Cell: Applications in Medicine, Drug Delivery, and Determining Drug Efficacy
04 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Mostafa El-Sayed
[Illinois] make biology: Bio-Design Automation In Synthetic Biology
05 Oct 2015 | | 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" for synthetic biology. Specifically, I will highlight my research's efforts in the...
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 1: Introduction, Dogma of Molecular Biology; Evolution
17 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Translational Nanomedicine in the Interface of Chemistry, Biology, and Engineering
26 Aug 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Dipanjan Pan
[Illinois] Microfluidics and Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine
08 Aug 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Rashid Bashir
[Illinois] How to Break the "Fundamental" Limits of Nanobiosensing
07 Apr 2014 | | 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, possibly flexible and transparent displays), bioelectronics (e.g., nanobio sensors for genomics,...
[Illinois] Evolving Complex Systems in Biology and Medicine
04 Feb 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Dr. Hava Siegelmann
[Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Reproductive Rhythms
07 Jan 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Megan Mahoney, Martha U. Gillette
[Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Biological Rhythms in Health and Disease
30 Dec 2013 | | 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 repair, and 3) emergent behaviors of integrated neuronal systems.
[Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Nocturnal and Diurnal Adaptations
30 Dec 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Rhanor Gillette, Martha U. Gillette
[Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Circadian Control of Liver Function
30 Dec 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Shelley Tischkau, Martha U. Gillette
[Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Drugs of Abuse and Circadian Rhythms
30 Dec 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Joshua M Gulley, Martha U. Gillette
[Illinois] Computational Microscopy for Health and Technology
17 Dec 2013 | | 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. Engineers and scientists at our NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics have worked...
[Illinois] MCB 493 Neural Systems Modeling
29 Oct 2013 | | 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. Students will use existing computer programs which will simulate real neural systems. They will...
[Illinois] Phys550 Lecture 12: Stochastic Processes III
07 Oct 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Klaus Schulten