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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 overview...
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...
[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 combination...
[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...
[Illinois] Extracellular Matrix Remodeling during Cancer Progression and Metastasis
09 Oct 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Manu Platt
[Illinois] BioNanotechnology Summer Institute 2014
01 Aug 2014 | | Contributor(s):: NanoBio Node
Attendees participate in two weeks of lectures and hands-on training in engineering and physical science laboratory techniques by experts in the field. Topics include cancer nanotechnology, cell mechanics, molecular biology, micro fabrication, and NanoBio devices.Featuring invited...
[Illinois] Gold Nanostars as Tiny Hitchhikers for Cancer Therapeutics
01 Aug 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Teri Odom
[Illinois] Cancer Basics
01 Aug 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Ann Nardulli
[Illinois] GEM4 Bionanotechnology Summer Institute 2013
01 Aug 2013 |
INSTITUTE FOCUS:Cancer Nanotechnology and Cellular MechanicsOBJECTIVESThe overall objective is to enhance the ability to address overarching challenges in the areas of Cancer Nanotechnology and Mechanobiology. Highly interdisciplinary in nature, the 2013 Summer Institute will offer faculty...
[Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012
13 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Syed-Irfan Ahmed, Rashid Bashir
It is known that more than 1.5 million Americans were diagnosed with cancer during 2009, and half a million have died (Cancer Statistics 2009, ACS). In spite of considerable effort, there has been limited success in reducing per capita deaths from cancer since 1950. This calls for a paradigm...
[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....
[Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 25: Force Traction Microscopy: A Review
12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Alireza Tofangchi
[Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 26: A few basics of mechanics in light of cell biology
[Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 27: Cancer Metastasis and Elasticity of Micro-Environment
[Illinois] CMMB IGERT and M-CNTC Annual Symposium 2013
06 Jun 2013 |
The CMMB IGERT is training the next generation of leaders who will define the new frontiers of cellular and molecular mechanics and bionanotechnology.Integrating biology and medicine with micro and nanotechnology can be categorized into two broad areas, namely how micro/nano-fabrication can help...
[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.
[Illinois] CNST 2012: Nanotechnology-mediated Sensing of Angiogenesis
02 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Princess I. Imoukhuede
[Illinois] Cancer Community Symposium 2012
16 May 2013 |
Cancer Community At Illinois Symposium 2012 April 5-6, 2012: Connecting patient care, research, and scientific advancementSymposium PremiseThis on-campus research symposium aims to bring together members of campus and the surrounding community to foster interdisciplinary discussions on cancer...
[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 more...
[Illinois] Biophotonics 2012: Chemical Imaging for Cancer Pathology
05 Jun 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Michael Walsh