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  1. [Illinois] Biomaterials to Replicate the Form and Function of Inhomogeneous Structures in the Body

    28 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | 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...


  2. [Illinois] Plasmonic Engineering in Nanomedicine

    28 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | 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...


  3. [Illinois] Beckman Director's Seminar: Computational Imaging of Biological Membranes and Membrane Proteins

    11 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | 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...


  4. [Illinois] How to Break the "Fundamental" Limits of Nanobiosensing

    07 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | 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,...


  5. [Illinois] Synergistic Assembly of All-carbon Nanoscopic p/n Junctions

    13 Mar 2014 | Online Presentations | 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...


  6. Nanoindentation

    07 Mar 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Taha Goudarzi, AbderRahman N Sobh, Kathy Walsh, Nahil Sobh, Iwona Jasiuk

    Nanoindentation for Mechanical Characterization of Soft Materials


  7. [Illinois] Computational Design and Analysis of Biomechanical Systems

    05 Mar 2014 | Online Presentations | 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...


  8. [Illinois] Intravoxel Incoherent Motion (IVIM) for Quantification of Microcirculatory Flow

    05 Mar 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alex Cerjanic

    Diffusion weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging (DW-MRI) is an increasingly popular tool used to probe the microscopic structure of materials and biological tissues. Most studies employing DW-MRI...


  9. [Illinois] Combining 3D Cell Culture Models and Chemical Imaginging

    27 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sarah Holton

    Full Title: Combining 3D Cell Culture Models and Chemical Imaging for Understanding Fibroblast-Epithelial Interactions During Early Breast Cancel Progression Carcinomas, including skin,...


  10. [Illinois] The Role of ORCA in Chromatic Organization and DNA Replication

    27 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sumanprava Giri

    Sumanprava Giri did her undergraduate studies in Biotechnology and obtained a B.Tech degree from Anna University, India in 2010. She is currently pursuing her graduate reseach in Dr.Supriya...


  11. [Illinois] Using Resonant Mass Sensors to Characterize Single Cell Adhesion

    27 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Katrina Keller


  12. [Illinois] Designer Plasmonic Materials for Mid-Infrared Devices

    18 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephanie Law

    The fields of plasmonics and metamaterials have seen significant growth in recent years, due to the interest in creating novel photonic devices as well as exploring the physics behind light-matter...


  13. [Illinois] Microreactors and Click Chemistry for Synthesis of Molecular Imaging Probes

    04 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joseph Whittenberg

    Gold nanorods are being studied within biological systems for applications such as drug delivery, imaging, Molecular  imaging  probes play a pivotal role in...


  14. [Illinois] NanoSTRuCT K-12: Nanoscale Science and Technology Resources for Community Teaching in K-12

    27 Jan 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Cerjanic, Brittany Renee Weida

    NanoSTRuCT is a student-organized project to develop and refine activities for bringing nanoscale science to community classrooms. As a student-led project, students and trainees have begun to lay...


  15. nanoDDSCAT

    22 Jan 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Prashant K Jain, Nahil Sobh, Jeremy Smith, AbderRahman N Sobh, Sarah White, Jacob Faucheaux, John Feser

    Calculate scattering and absorption of light by targets with arbitrary geometries and complex refractive index.


  16. [Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Reproductive Rhythms

    07 Jan 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Megan Mahoney, Martha U. Gillette


  17. [Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Circadian Control of Liver Function

    30 Dec 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Shelley Tischkau, Martha U. Gillette


  18. [Illinois] Computational Microscopy for Health and Technology

    17 Dec 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Klaus Schulten

    It is today becoming possible to view and study biological systems on the cellular scale using computational methods, offering insights into new solutions to mankind's health and energy needs....


  19. [Illinois] Graphene Synthesis from Biochar using Wet Chemical Treatment Process

    17 Dec 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sriraam Chandrasekaran

    Biochar is a major by-product from pyrolysis and gasification of biomass. Biochar finds potential applications in soil amendment, carbon sequestration, super capacitors, adsorbents, etc. However,...


  20. [Illinois] Metal and Semiconductor Nanoparticles Supported on Graphene for Energy Conversion and Heterogeneous Catalysis

    17 Dec 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): M. Samy El Shall

    Graphene has attracted great interest for a fundamental understanding of its unique structural and electronic properties and also for important potential applications in nanoelectronics and...