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Online Presentations (1-20 of 81)

  1. Pulsed Power as an Enabling Technology for Cellular Manipulation and Cancer Treatment

    02 Dec 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Allen Garner

    Ongoing research explores the application of pulsed power for biomedical applications, including athermal sterilization of milk, water, and juices, cancer treatment, permeabilization of cells and tissues for drug delivery, and even wound healing.  This lecture will provide a general...

  2. The Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition Its role in metastasis? Can Theory Help Cancer Biology?

    19 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Herbert Levine

    In order to spread from the primary tumor to distant sites, cancer cells must undergo a coordinated change in their phenotypic properties referred to as the "epithelial-to-mesenchymal" transition.  We have studied the nonlinear genetic circuits that are responsible for this...

  3. [Illinois] Chemical and Biological Detection for Diagnostic, Food Safety, and Drug Safety using the Internal Sensing Capabilities of Mobile Devices

    20 Jul 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Cunningham

    The overall objective of the 2015 BioNanotechnology Summer Institute is to enhance the ability to address challenges in Cancer Nanotechnology and Mechanobiology, offering expertise from interdisciplinary faculty in biology, engineering, materials science, and nanotechnology, through a...

  4. [Illinois] Integration of Quantum Dot Nanoparticles with Multimodal Microspheres for PET and Cerenkov Luminescene Imaging of Cancer

    18 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Joanne Li

    Cerenkov luminescence (CL) imaging utilizes the photons emitted during radioactive decay when charged particles travel faster than the phase velocity of light in a dielectric medium. In this talk, I will present a novel agent to convert and increase CL emission at longer wavelengths using...

  5. [Illinois] Extracellular Matrix Remodeling during Cancer Progression and Metastasis

    09 Oct 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Manu Platt

  6. [Illinois] Gold Nanostars as Tiny Hitchhikers for Cancer Therapeutics

    01 Aug 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Teri Odom

  7. [Illinois] Cancer Basics

    01 Aug 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Ann Nardulli

  8. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 24: Link Between Mechanics and Cell Behavior

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif

    BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology provides an introduction to basic concepts of nanotechnology in mechanobiology and in cancer. This is a highly interdisciplinary field of research where knowledge from various disciplines is presented and integrated....

  9. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 25: Force Traction Microscopy: A Review

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Alireza Tofangchi

    BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology provides an introduction to basic concepts of nanotechnology in mechanobiology and in cancer. This is a highly interdisciplinary field of research where knowledge from various disciplines is presented and integrated....

  10. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 26: A few basics of mechanics in light of cell biology

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif

    BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology provides an introduction to basic concepts of nanotechnology in mechanobiology and in cancer. This is a highly interdisciplinary field of research where knowledge from various disciplines is presented and integrated....

  11. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 27: Cancer Metastasis and Elasticity of Micro-Environment

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif

    BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology provides an introduction to basic concepts of nanotechnology in mechanobiology and in cancer. This is a highly interdisciplinary field of research where knowledge from various disciplines is presented and integrated....

  12. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: Program Overview

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif

    The second annual CMMB IGERT PI and Trainee Meeting was held on August 31, 2011. Dr. Saif walks through the goals and current status of the programs, and introduces the students involved.

  13. [Illinois] CNST 2012: Nanotechnology-mediated Sensing of Angiogenesis

    02 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Princess I. Imoukhuede

  14. [Illinois] Bionanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2012: Mechanical Property Characterization for 3D Collagen Cancer Cell Cultures

    08 Mar 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Yue Wang

    The tumor microenvironment is mechanically modified during cancer progression. Imaging of tumor mechanical environment will provide new information for early cancer diagnosis. However, it is less clear how the mechanical environment is tuned in cancer. The goal of this study is to understand...

  15. [Illinois] Biophotonics 2012: Chemical Imaging for Cancer Pathology

    05 Jun 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Michael Walsh

  16. [Illinois] Biophotonics 2012: Breast Cancer Biomarkers - From Serendipity to Rational Discovery

    25 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Partha Ray

  17. [Illinois] Cancer Community Symposium 2012: T Cell Receptors For Potential Cancer Immunotherapy Applications: Single Chain T Cell Receptors Circumvent Mispairing with Endogenous TCR and Mediate T Cell Activity

    09 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: David H. Aggen

    To improve the immune response to cancer, gene therapy with tumor-specific T cell-receptors (TCRs) provides an attractive approach to effectively arm patients T cells for tumor cell destruction. A high-affinity TCR specific for an antigenic peptide-major histocompatibility complex (pepMHC) can...

  18. [Illinois] Cancer Community Symposium 2012: Imaging Estrogen Receptors and Estrogen-Receptor Function in Breast Cancer by Positron Emission Tomography (PET): Improved Selection of Patients for Benefit from Endocrine Therapies

    09 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: John A. Katzenellenbogen

    The growth of many breast cancers is regulated by estrogens, and these cancers can be treated effectively with endocrine therapies (ET). Identifying patients who will benefit from ET, however, continues to be challenging. Measurement of estrogen receptor (ER) levels in tumor biopsy samples using...

  19. [Illinois] Cancer Community Symposium 2012: The Man with the Crateriform Lesion: Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    09 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Joseph Brancheck

    Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common type of skin cancer in the United States and accounts for 20 percent of non-melanoma skin cancers; in addition, it is the second most common cancer overall in Caucasians. Due to an aging population and increasing sun exposure, the...

  20. [Illinois] Cancer Community Symposium 2012: Speaking Up: The Patient Push for Accelerating Progress in Cancer Research

    09 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Leslie Hammersmith

    Medical research empowers us to fight cancer, and advocacy empowers us to ensure that it addresses the needs of people affected by cancer. Advocacy helps us get through our cancer experiences, stand up for all people affected by cancer and gain a feeling of control over our own healthcare. Young...