Tags: nano/bio

Online Presentations (201-220 of 292)

  1. On the Cross Roads of Biology and Nanotechnology – Selective DNA Nanopore Sensors

    01 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Samir Iqbal

    The ability to manipulate and identify the properties of single biological molecules with the potential of characterizing biological processes at the most fundamental levels can significantly...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2486

  2. Charge Transfer Across an Energy Transducing Integral Membrane Protein Complex

    31 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William A. Cramer

    The cytochrome bc complexes of the mitochondrial respiratory and photosynthetic electron transport chains are hetero-oligomeric integral membrane proteins. These proteins are responsible for most...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2679

  3. Nanotechnology: Considerations for Facility Design

    21 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John Weaver

    The growing area of study broadly termed nanotechnology provides a new set of challenges to the facility designer. While evolutionary changes in the quality of clean spaces occur, it is the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2684

  4. From Research to Learning in Chemistry through Visualization and Computation

    21 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Jakobsson

    Modern chemistry research and high school chemistry education are separated by institutional and geographical boundaries. As such, much of secondary chemistry education is still based on the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2725

  5. Nanotechnologies, Science and Society: Promises and Challenges

    10 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary

    James Leary (2007), "Nanotechnologies, Science and Society: Promises and Challenges," Purdue Bioethics Seminar Series, http://nanohub.org/resources/2691. Bioethics at Purdue The Graduate...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2691

  6. Nucleic Acids

    07 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Don Bergstrom

    Living organisms are self-assembling systems that achieve an enormous variety of functions through organization of components from sub-nanometer to meter scale. Understanding the functions of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2674

  7. BNC Annual Research Symposium: Bio-Nanotechnology and Biomedical Devices

    23 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rashid Bashir

    This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2626

  8. High-Aspect-Ratio Micromachining of Titanium: Enabling New Functionality and Opportunity in Micromechanical Systems Through Greater Materials Selection

    09 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Masa Rao

    Traditionally, materials selection has been limited in high-aspect-ratio micromechanical applications, due primarily to the predominance of microfabrication processes and infrastructure dedicated...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2590

  9. The Impact of Protein Flexibility on Ligand Binding to Proteins: A Computational Perspective

    22 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Markus A. Lill

    Nowadays, computer-aided drug discovery (CADD) concepts are routinely used in academia and industry for identifying and optimizing lead structures. While CADD techniques have been widely used...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2472

  10. Computer Simulation of Nanoparticles, Viruses, and Electrical Power-Generating Bacteria

    20 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter J. Ortoleva

    Models of cells and nanometer-scale biosystems are presented that clarify their physico-chemical characteristics and allow for computer- aided design of therapeutic and nanotechnical devices....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2485

  11. Antiestrogenic Conjugates as New Breast Cancer Chemoprevention Agents

    08 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ross Weatherman

    Tamoxifen is the first drug specifically approved for the prevention of cancer and arguably the most successful anticancer drug of all time. Although millions of breast cancer patients have...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2366

  12. Introduction to X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and XPS Application for Biologically Related Objects

    26 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dmitry Zemlyanov

    X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS), which is known as Electron Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis (ESCA), is a powerful research tool for the study of the surface of solids. The technique...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2335

  13. Dendrimer-Templated Catalyst for Controlled Growth of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes by Plasma-Enhanced CVD

    21 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Placidus Amama

    Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are an important class of materials with several technological applications because they possess unparalleled properties in terms of ballistic electrical conductivity,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2341

  14. Nanoparticles in Biology and Materials: Engineering the Interface through Synthesis

    29 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vincent Rotello

    Monolayer-protected nanoparticles provide versatile tools for nanotechnology. In our research, we use these nanoparticles as building blocks for the creation of functional magnetic and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2312

  15. On Modeling Metabolic Systems

    04 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Doraiswami Ramkrishna

    Modeling metabolism has been generally based on the numerous cellular reactions to be in steady state with respect to the external fluxes on the cell boundary. The essence of this "steady...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2165

  16. Plasmon-resonant Nanorods as Multifunctional Imaging Agents

    28 Dec 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei

    Gold nanorods have several outstanding characteristics as optical contrast agents for biomedical imaging. Their strong optical absorption at near-infrared (NIR) frequencies can be used to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2127

  17. Geometry of Diffusion and the Performance Limits of Nanobiosensors

    05 Dec 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam, Pradeep R. Nair

    This presentation demonstrates how the classical diffusion-capture (D-C) model has improved sensor performance, since the D-C model is a "geometry of diffusion" rather than a "geometry of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2048

  18. Potassium Channels: Conduction, Selectivity, Blockage, Inactivation, and Gating

    05 Nov 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Benoit Roux, NCN SLC@Northwestern

    The determination of the structure of the KcsA K+ channel from Streptomyces lividan has made it possible to investigate the function of a biological channel at the atomic level. Because of its...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1959

  19. Information Theory and Cell/Nanoparticle Modeling

    28 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter J. Ortoleva

    Physico-chemical models of cells and nanoparticles are being developed for pure and applied studies. Nanoparticles are simulated by a Poisson-Boltzmann equation (for determining the electric force...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/182

  20. Three-Dimensional Simulations of Field Effect Sensors for DNA Detection

    21 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eddie Howell, Gerhard Klimeck

    Here, the development of a DNA field-effect transistor (DNAFET) simulator is described. In DNAFETs the gate structure of a silicon on insulator (SOI) field-effect transistor is replaced by a layer...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1677