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  1. BioNanotechnology Summer Institute 2014

    01 Aug 2014 | Workshops | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/21350

  2. Illinois BIOE 498 BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology

    26 Oct 2011 | Courses | Contributor(s): Rashid Bashir, Taher A. Saif, Ann M Nardulli, Catherine J. Murphy

    BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology will provide an introduction to basic concepts of nanotechnology in mechanobiology and in cancer. This is a highly...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12333

  3. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Deconvolving Stiffness in MEMS Pedestal Cell Mass Measurements

    05 Dec 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Elise Corbin

    The complex relationships between a cell's behavior and the physical properties of both itself and its environment have long been of interest. Specifically, the understanding the mechanisms...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12445

  4. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Directed Blood Vessel Growth Using an Angiogenic Microfiber/Microparticle Composite Patch

    05 Dec 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ross J DeVolder

    Therapeutic angiogenesis has emerged as a promising strategy to treat various acute and chronic vascular diseases, and to enhance tissue repair and regeneration. Common revascularization therapies...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12443

  5. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: In vitro Cancer Metastasis Driven by Elasticity of Micro-environment

    27 Oct 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Xin Tang

    Cancer deaths are primarily caused by metastases, not by the parent tumor. However, the physical-chemical mechanisms and parameters within the cellular micro-environment that initiate the onset of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12363

  6. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Investigating Dendritic Filopodial Dynamics in Highly Controlled Microenvironments

    21 Jan 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Anika Jain

    The establishment of the intricate wiring of the nervous system relies on filopodial navigation to form complex interconnections between neurons. Until recently, cellular level investigations into...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12446

  7. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Magnetomotive Molecular Nanoprobe

    27 Oct 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen Boppart

    The diagnostic, interrogational, and therapeutic potential of molecular nanoprobes is rapidly being investigated and exploited across virtually every biomedical imaging modality. While many types...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12364

  8. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Mechanotransduction at Cell-Cell Contact

    04 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hamid Tabdili

    Differential adhesion between cadherin subtypes expressed on cell surfaces is postulated to direct cell segregation during tissue morphogenesis. The studies described here used magnetic twisting...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12444

  9. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Multi-Modal and Multi-Functional Magnetic Particles for Cancer Imaging

    27 Oct 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Adeel Ahmad

    Differential adhesion between cadherin subtypes expressed on cell surfaces is postulated to direct cell segregation during tissue morphogenesis. The studies described here used magnetic twisting...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12365

  10. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Precisely Size Controlled Drug-silica Nanoconjugate for Cancer Therapy

    05 Dec 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Li Tang

    Drug delivery nanomedicine, exemplified by micelles and nanoparticles roughly in the size range of 1-200 nm, have attracted much interest in the past 2-3 decades as alternative modalities for...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12440

  11. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2011: Development of Anticancer Medicine

    14 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jianjun Cheng

    Nanoparticles are promising carriers for the delivery of chemotherapeutics for cancer therapy. This presentation explores new developments in chemical and engineering processes to prepare...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11140

  12. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2011: Engineering Cellular Microenvironments for Biomedicine

    14 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brendan Harley

    The extracellular matrix (ECM) is a complex organization of structural proteins such as collagens and proteoglycans. Heterogeneous tissues with spatially and temporally modulated properties and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11138

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

    14 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/18311

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

    14 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/18310

  15. [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 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Heather Huntsman, Samantha Knoll

    Oct. 9, 2012 Heather 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16006

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

    15 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/14057

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

    15 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/14056

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

    06 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/14051

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

    06 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/14050

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

    06 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/14062

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