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[Illinois] Translational Nanomedicines Using Biomedical Nanomaterials
02 Aug 2014 | Contributor(s):: Sei Kwang Hahn
Nano-medicine is the term for the use of advanced bio- and nano-technologies for the development of medicines. In this seminar, smart translational nanomedicines using biomedical nanomaterials will be presented for drug delivery and tissue engineering applications. The first part will cover...
[Illinois] Mechanobiology in Neuronal Development
01 Aug 2014 | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif
[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] Fundamentals of Nano-Optics and Plasmonics for the Biomedical Researcher
01 Aug 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Prashant K Jain
[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
DIY BIOSENSORS Summer 2014 Workshop
08 Jul 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Kaustubh Bhalerao
Learn how to build a simple, low cost sensor to detect spoiled milk using simple materials that illustrate cool concepts such as microﬂuidics, sample processing and biodetection.In this project you will design microﬂuidic patterns, construct them out of clear plastic ﬁlm, add...
[Illinois] DIY BIOSENSORS Day 3 Summer 2014 Workshop
03 Jul 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Kaustubh Bhalerao
In Day 3, the students continue building their first models of the biosensors. Once completed, they test out their newly-built biosensor with spoiled milk and evaluate their design. The students then start designing their second prototype. At the end, then discussed and reevaluated their...
[Illinois] DIY BIOSENSORS Day 4 Summer 2014 Workshop
28 Jun 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Kaustubh Bhalerao
In Day 4, the second prototype biosensors continued to be tested. The thought process of building an effective biosensor was then discussed. There were five steps taken: the design objective, design criteria, first prototype, lessons learned, and second prototype. Each of these steps was then...
[Illinois] DIY BIOSENSORS Day 5 Summer 2014 Workshop
In Day 5, each group gave a presentation about the biosensor they had created. They discussed the design objective, design criteria, first prototype, lessons learned, and the second prototype. In trying to depict their biosensor as the best, they learned what is sought from the market when...
[Illinois] DIY BIOSENSORS Day 2 Summer 2014 Workshop
In Day 2, the students start out by brainstorming a design for their biosensor and the shape that they will cut it in. The students start their first prototype and build throughout the video.This nanoBIO node workshop is a one week intensive high school Workshop on biosensors led by Kaustubh...
[Illinois] DIY BIOSENSORS Day 1 Summer 2014 Workshop
26 Jun 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Kaustubh Bhalerao
In Day 1, the lecture starts out by discussing the three definitions of a biosensor. These definitions are: something that measures a physical process, something that measures a molecular signature of a process, or a sensor that uses biological materials that may or may not measure biological...
[Illinois] Cooperation and Construction: From Multicellularity to Eusociality
28 Apr 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Corina Tarnita
The evolutionary trajectory of life on earth is one of increasing size and complexity. Yet the standard equations of evolutionary dynamics describe mutation and selection among similar organisms that compete on the same level of organization. I will try to outline a mathematical theory that might...
[Illinois] Biomaterials to Replicate the Form and Function of Inhomogeneous Structures in the Body
28 Apr 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Brendan Harley
The extracellular matrix (ECM) is a complex organization of structural proteins such as collagens and proteoglycans. Understanding that the ECM is dynamic and often spatially patterned or heterogeneous over the length-scale of traditional biomaterials, we are developing instructive biomaterials...
[Illinois] Plasmonic Engineering in Nanomedicine
28 Apr 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Srikanth Singamaneni
Plasmonics involves the control of light at the nanoscale using surface plasmons. One particular area where plasmonics is expected to make an enoromous impact is the field of life sciences, with applications in bioimaging, biosensing, and targted and externally-triggered therapy. In the first...
[Illinois] Beckman Director's Seminar: Computational Imaging of Biological Membranes and Membrane Proteins
11 Apr 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Emad Tajkhorshid
Advanced scientific research and technological development increasingly rely on detailed descriptions of the underlying phenomena at higher resolutions, both spatially and temporally. Modern biochemical and biophysical research, in particular, has experienced tremendous progress over the last...
[Illinois] How to Break the "Fundamental" Limits of Nanobiosensing
07 Apr 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
As the future of Moore’s law of transistor scaling appears uncertain, electronics is being reinvented by broadening the focus to other areas including macroelectronics (electronics of large, possibly flexible and transparent displays), bioelectronics (e.g., nanobio sensors for genomics,...
[Illinois] Synergistic Assembly of All-carbon Nanoscopic p/n Junctions
13 Mar 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Vincent C. Tung
All-carbon based photovoltaics comprised of n-type fullerenes and p-type single walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) are tantalizing candidates for light-harvesting and storage because of the advantageous carrier transport properties and improved mechanical/chemical stability. However, fullerenes...
28 Oct 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Taha Goudarzi, AbderRahman N Sobh, Kathy Walsh, Nahil Sobh, Iwona Jasiuk
Nanoindentation for Mechanical Characterization of Soft Materials
[Illinois] Computational Design and Analysis of Biomechanical Systems
26 Feb 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Dan Perlitz
There have been a large number of recent advancements in the design and manufacturing of biological machines commonly called "bio-bots." These machines, powered by cells, could be used for in vivo drug delivery or sensing of a biological toxin. Researchers can also use these...