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

    05 Mar 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...

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

    05 Mar 2014 | 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 rely on the passive diffusion of water molecules to interrogate the structure of the object or tissue...

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

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

    Full Title: Combining 3D Cell Culture Models and Chemical Imaging for Understanding Fibroblast-Epithelial Interactions During Early Breast Cancel ProgressionCarcinomas, including skin, breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers, comprise the most common types of cancer in the United States....

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

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

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

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

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

    18 Feb 2014 | | 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 interaction at the nanoscale. Much of this work has been done in the visible spectral range with...

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

    04 Feb 2014 | | 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 detecting and staging cancer, and enable physicians to effectively plan treatments for cancer...

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

    27 Jan 2014 | | 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 the foundation for an ongoing and sustainable project including planning, resource development, and...

  9. nanoDDSCAT

    23 Apr 2013 | | 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.

  10. [Illinois] MCB 529 BRH Reproductive Rhythms

    24 Dec 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Megan Mahoney, Martha U. Gillette

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

    24 Dec 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Shelley Tischkau, Martha U. Gillette

  12. [Illinois] Computational Microscopy for Health and Technology

    27 Sep 2013 | | 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. Engineers and scientists at our NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics have worked...

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

    27 Sep 2013 | | 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, its applicability is limited by its properties such as low carbon content, low porosity, and surface...

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

    27 Sep 2013 | | 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 devices. The combination of highest mobility, thermal, chemical, and mechanical stability with the high...

  15. [Illinois] The Spectacular Nano-Structured Attachment of Tendon to Bone and Our Appalling Attempts to Reconstitute It

    27 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Guy Genin

    Joining mechanically dissimilar materials is a challenge throughout engineering, with spectacular and often devastating failures. This challenge also underlies one of the worst procedures in all of medical practice, the surgical reattachment of tendon to bone. The body presents a highly...

  16. [Illinois] B3SI 2012: Closing Session

    17 Aug 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Rashid Bashir, Lizzanne DeStefano, Hsiang-Yu Angie Wang, Hao-Ming Hsiao, Jimmy K. Hsia, Laura Arriola Miller

    Deeper understandings of biological systems and advances in nanotechnology have provided new opportunities to make significant progress in mechanobiology, biosensing and dynamic control of engineered systems, with wide range of applications such as cancer research. In order to take advantage of...

  17. [Illinois] Microcapsules for Luminescent Tracking and Controlled Drug Delivery

    30 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Yulia Maximenko

    Polyelectrolyte microcapsules are formed on porous calcium carbonate templates that are impregnated and coated with 2.9 nanometer luminescent silicon nanoparticles. The complexes are characterized in suspension as well as in thin films using fluorescence microscopy, optical microscopy, and x-ray...

  18. [Illinois] MCB 493 Lecture 13: Predictor-Corrector Models and Probabilistic Inference

    24 Oct 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Thomas J. Anastasio

  19. [Illinois] MCB 493 Lecture 10: Time Series Learning and Nonlinear Signal Processing

    24 Oct 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Thomas J. Anastasio

  20. [Illinois] MCB 493 Lecture 1: Vectors, Matrices, and Basic Neural Computations

    03 Feb 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Thomas J. Anastasio

    Using mathematical and computational methods to simulate many aspects of neural systems function.