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  1. [Illinois] weSTEM 2013: Discussion Panel

    20 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Marie-Christine Brunet, Amy Chervenak, Ann Peedikayil, Cassandra Rutherford

    weSTEM (Women Empowered in STEM) will provide a forum through which current and future STEM leaders can motivate and inspire each other to excel at the frontier of scientific advancement and develop solutions for the next generation of technical challenges.

  2. [Illinois] Biophotonics 2012: Introduction to Fourier optics, Light scattering, Holography and QPI (I, II)

    17 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu

  3. [Illinois] GEM4 2012: Mechanobiology in Development

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

    Cellular and Molecular Mechanics with a focus on Developmental BiologyThe 2012 GEM4 Summer School program consists of lectures in the mornings by experts in cellular and molecular mechanics and developmental biology, and hands-on labs in the afternoons on various experimental techniques in...

  4. [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,...

  5. [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...

  6. [Illinois] weSTEM 2013: Managing your Goals in the Face of Uncertainty

    14 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Nina Tandon

    In a recent interview for the Lavin Daily, “You Don’t Have To Be One Thing: Nina Tandon On Pursuing Many Interests,” Nina describes the value in pursuing a variety of interests even when working towards an advanced degree in a specified, technical area. “Don’t worry about being that one thing,”...

  7. [Illinois] weSTEM 2013: Combining Interests and Expertise to Shape Your Career

    14 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Roshni Kasad

    A common misconception among graduate students is that people believe they must stick to the same technical research area in which they earned a Ph.D. in order to find a job. While it might be more difficult to switch research areas or to switch fields entirely, it is possible to make this...

  8. [Illinois] 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School: Intro to Nanophotonics

    14 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Kent D Choquette

    Biophotonics Summer School 2010May 21st - June 1st 2010 Urbana-Champaign, IllinoisThe Biophotonics Summer School brings together from a wide variety of disciplines to teach students about the biophotonics field. In 2010, some of the topics covered included principles of biophotonics, technology...

  9. [Illinois] Introduction to Cell Visualization

    14 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Emad Tajkhorshid

    Professor Emad Tajkhorshid speaks to University Laboratory High School students about his research in Computational Studies of Membranes and Membrane Associated PhenomenaMembrane proteins are of critical importance for all living cells. They are responsible for exchange of materials and...

  10. [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...

  11. [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...

  12. [Illinois] SIAM Student Chapter Colloquium: Data Intensive Science: New Opportunities, Old Challenges

    14 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Robert Brunner

    Science, and society in general, is experiencing fundamental change. First is the explosion of data inundating everything from Astronomy to Zoology. Second is the severe impact of the economic recession and the federal budget deficit. Taken together, these challenges illuminate the need for new...

  13. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012: Cationic, Helical Polypeptide Based Gene Delivery for IMR90 Fibroblasts and Human Embryonic Stem Cells

    13 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Jonathan Yen

    New diblock copolymers consisting of poly(ethyleneglycol)-block-poly(?-(4-(piperidin-1-yl)ethanaminomethylbenzyl)-L-glutamate), PEG-b-PVBLG-8 were synthesized for the effective transfection of hard to transfect cells like IMR90, human fetal lung fibroblasts and human embryonic stem cells (hESC)....

  14. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012: Fabrication and Characterization of Multi-Compartment Collagen-Glycosaminoglycan Scaffolds for Tissue Regeneration

    13 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Daniel Weisgerber

    We are working to create multi-compartment scaffolds as regenerative templates for multi-tissue interfaces such as the tendon to bone junction (TBJ). Collagen-glycosaminoglycan (CG) scaffolds have previously been successfully employed in a variety of soft tissue regeneration applications....

  15. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012: CYP17A1: Gatekeeper to Androgen Biosynthesis

    13 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Michael Gregory

    Human Cytochrome P45017A1 (CYP17) catalyzes the 17 alpha-hydroxylation of pregnenolone and progesterone as well as the subsequent 17,20 carbon-carbon lyase chemistry of its hydroxylated products. CYP17 function plays a central role in human steroid hormone biosynthesis, and its activity is...

  16. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012: Human Colon Carcinoma Cells on Gels: Spatial Confinement and Mechanosensing

    13 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad Yakut Ali

    New Mounting experimental evidences suggest that cells can sense and respond to mechanical cues (i.e. substrate stiffness) and geometric cues in 2D and 3D culture models. Hence, engineered mechanical microenvironment can enable new in vitro mechano-biology studies, which are otherwise...

  17. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012: Nanostructured Surface for Enhanced Fluorescence Cell Imaging

    13 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Austin Hsiao

    We have created a nanostructure substrate on which three-dimensional confocal fluorescence cell-imaging sensitivity is amplified for cell membrane and cytoplasm. The nanostructure substrate was fabricated using a plasma etching technique to create a randomized array of nano-pillars. Confocal...

  18. [Illinois] NBSS11: Math Toolbox

    13 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu

    Goal: Develop a set of tools useful for optics and nanobiophotonics applications.

  19. [Illinois] PHYS466 2013 Lecture 16: Importance Sampling

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley

  20. [Illinois] PHYS466 2013 Lecture 24: Density Functional Theory

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley