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  1. [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...

  2. [Illinois] Neuroengineering IGERT Symposium: Non-Invasively Probing the Brain's Microstructure with Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    31 Jul 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Brad Sutton

  3. [Illinois] Neuroengineering IGERT Symposium 2013

    31 Jul 2013 |

    Neuroengineering as a discipline is still very young- journals devoted to it were first published less than ten years ago. The emerging discipline of neuroengineering, or neural engineering, seeks to understand, enhance, and interface with neural systems. By incorporating knowledge from various...

  4. [Illinois] Neuroengineering IGERT Symposium: Low-Power Integrated Circuits for Advanced Neural Interfaces

    30 Jul 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Reid R. Harrison

  5. [Illinois] Neuroengineering IGERT Symposium: Three Projects to Understand the Cocktail Party Effect

    30 Jul 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Malcolm Slaney

  6. [Illinois] Neuroengineering IGERT Symposium: The Roles of Reductionism, Emergence, and Functional Equivalence in Neuroengineering

    30 Jul 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen E. Levison

  7. [Illinois] Neuroengineering IGERT Symposium: How the Ear Speaks to the Mouth: An Auditory-Motor System for Speech and Song

    30 Jul 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Torrey Loucks

  8. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012: Dynamics of Multimodal Magnetomotive Microspheres

    15 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Adeel Ahmad

    Iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles (MNP's), due to their small size, unique magnetic properties and the ability to manipulate these remotely, are promising materials for diagnostic, imaging, and therapeutics in biomedical applications. In this presentation, we describe the fabrication,...

  9. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012: Multilayered Metal Dielectric nanoLAMPS for Highly Sensitive Multiplexed Detection of Pre-metastatic Cancer Cells

    15 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Sean Sivapalan

    We fabricate a new class of nanoLAMPS based on recent theoretical designs by the Bhargava group. A variety of methods are adapted to create alternating metal and dielectric layered nanoparticles with embedded Raman reporter molecules. These reporter molecules are then subject to the intense...

  10. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Bio-inspired Microenvironments Regulate Cell Fate

    14 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Engler

    Epigenetic regulation of stem cell fate by intrinsic properties of the surrounding extracellular matrix (ECM), e.g. stiffness, organization, composition, etc., appears to be an important yet underappreciated contributor in development, disease, and aging. I will describe our efforts to develop...

  11. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Pluripotency and Directed Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

    14 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Fei Wang

    Our long-term goal is to define new conditions and molecular programs that govern fate decisions of human pluripotent stem cells such as human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) and human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs). The knowledge is essential if we are ultimately to use these cells for...

  12. [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...

  13. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: A Microfluidics Approach to Probing Neuronal Filopodia

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Anika Jain

    In her research Anika exploits the unique properties of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) microfluidic devices to study early neuronal development. Her group recently demonstrated the efficacy of solvent-extraction as a PDMS-treatment protocol, enabling low-density cultures of primary hippocampal...

  14. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: Detection of Mass, Growth Rate, and Stiffness of Single Adherent Cells

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Elise Corbin

    Recently, improved MEMS resonator sensors were developed at Illinois. These can be used to directly measure the biophysical properties, mass, and growth rate of single adherent cells. Decoupling the relationship between the cell's dynamics and the apparent mass reported by the sensor is vital....

  15. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: Development of Monodisperse, Anticancer Silica-Drug Nanoconjugates

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Li Tang

    An abstract of Li Tang's work:The goal of my Ph. D. research is to develop a precisely size-controlled drug conjugated silica nanoparticles as a new type of drug delivery system for improved cancer therapy. By using such monodisperse, drug-containing NPs with discrete and incremental difference...

  16. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: IGERT Educational Issues Panel

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Marni Boppart, Martha Gillette, Austin Hsiao, Heather Huntsman, Michael Insana, Catherine Murphy, Lizanne DeStefano

    The second annual CMMB IGERT PI and Trainee Meeting was held on August 31, 2011.A panel of students and instructors discuss the educational issues regarding and the future of the IGERT program at Illinois.

  17. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: IGERT Research Issues Panel

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Rashid Bashir, Rohit Bhargava, Stephen Boppart, Ann M. Nardulli, Taher A. Saif, Mike Gregory, Erich Lidstone

    The second annual CMMB IGERT PI and Trainee Meeting was held on August 31, 2011.A panel of students and instructors discuss the research issues regarding and the future of the IGERT program at Illinois.

  18. [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.

  19. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: The Nanodisc Platform; Exploring the Mechanism of Androgen Biosynthesis

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Steve Sligar, Michael Gregory

    In this video Dr. Steve Sligar gives an overview of the Nanodisc platform and its use in drug discovery, imaging, and therapeutic delivery. This is followed by a talk by Dr. Sligar's student, Michael Gregory, who discusses his work in androgen biosynthesis.A brief abstract relating to Michael...

  20. [Illinois] Bionanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2012: The value of an international research experience and how it can change your approach to research

    26 Nov 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Heather Huntsman, Samantha Knoll

    Oct. 9, 2012Heather and Samantha spent part of Summer 2012 at the Max Planck Institute in Germany.This series is organized by PhD students who are appointed as Trainees in the NIH/NCI Midwest Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center (M-CNTC) and in the NSF IGERT in Cellular and Molecular Mechanics...