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Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization Studies
08 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bharat Bhushan
Fundamental nanotribological studies provide insight to molecular origins of interfacial phenomena including adhesion, friction, wear and lubrication.
Friction and wear of lightly loaded...
22 May 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Raheem Syed, Nahil Sobh, Umberto Ravaioli, Gabriel Popescu, Mohamed Mohamed
It can display, edit, analyze, process, save and print 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit images. It can read many image formats.
Illinois Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and Nano-CEMMS: A Hard Day in the Life of a Soft Cell
12 May 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jeffrey Fredberg
AHard Day in the Life of a Soft Cell
With every beat of the heart, inflation of the lung, or peristalsis of the gut, cell types of diverse function are subjected to substantial stretch. But what...
History of Research with Human Subjects: Ethical Steps Forward and Back
29 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jason T. Eberl
Jason T. Eberl, PhD, is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Affiliate Faculty of the Indiana University Center for Bioethics. His research...
Quantitative, Kinetic Models of Cellular Circuits
04 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael R. Brent
Living cells contain complex, analog circuits that regulate the rate at which each gene produces its product. The kinetic properties of these circuits enable cells to respond to changes in their...
"Who Owns Truth?" - Biomedical Research in a Health Policy Context
30 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Samuel A. Richmond
This presentation examines a claim made by PhRMA on behalf of pharmaceutical manufacturing companies of America, and the response of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)...
Illinois nanohour Seminar: Rapid Label Free Detection of Rotavirus using Photonic Crystal Biosensors
05 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Leo L Chan
Rapid Label-free Detection of Rotavirus using Photonic Crystal Biosensors
Current Detection Method
Label-based versus label-free assay
Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 9: Probability tools & Random number generators
03 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley
Random Number Generation (RNG)
read “Numerical Recipes” on random numbers and chi-squared test
Today we discuss how to generate and test random numbers.
What is a random number?
Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 8: Temperature and Pressure Controls
Temperature and Pressure Controls
Constant Temperature MD
Brownian dynamics/Anderson thermostat
Nose-Hoover thermostat (FS 6.1.2)
Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 6: Scalar Properties and Static Correlations
Scalar Properties, Static Correlations and Order Parameters
What do we get out of a simulation?
Static properties: pressure, specific heat, etc.
Pair correlations in real space...
Illinois nanohour Seminar: Label-Free Biosensor Based upon Replica-Molded Vertically Emitting Distributed Feedback Laser
02 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): m lu
Label-Free Biosensor Based upon Replica-Molded Vertically Emitting Distributed Feedback Laser
State of the art of label-free optical biosensor
Biosensor using active...
Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Mesothelioma: An ICON Backgrounder
23 Feb 2009 | Animations | Contributor(s): Kristen Kulinowski
Two studies published in the Journal of Toxicological Sciences and Nature Nanotechnology in 2008 have demonstrated that some multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT or MWNT) can induce in mice a...
Basic Rules of Protein Folding
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31 Dec 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Seth Lichter
How are proteins made? Inside cells, messenger RNA first instructs the ribosomes as to the order which amino acids should be joined together. Linked together and released from the ribosome, the...
The Opposite of Human Enhancement: Nanotechnology and the Blind Chicken Problem
20 Oct 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul B. Thompson
Paul B. Thompson, Ph.D. is W.K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University.
Paul is the author of The Spirit of the...
Hydration Dynamics in an Amphiphilic Nanostructure under Controlled Hydration Conditions
16 Sep 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Amitabha Chattopadhyay
Amphiphilic surfactants self assemble to form reverse (or inverted) micelles in non-polar solvents in which the polar head groups of the surfactant monomers cluster to form a micellar core...
Cataract, Myopathy and Keratitis: Possible use of Nanoparticles
16 Sep 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ch. Mohan Rao
Small heat shock proteins are critical for several cellular functions. Failure of heat shock proteins, thus, can cause compromised cellular activity leading to disease. Fungal Keratitis is an eye...
Nanomaterials for Bone & Neural Tissue Engineering
11 Sep 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): S. Swaminathan
Tissue engineering is defined as “the application of biological, chemical and engineering principles towards the repair, restoration or regeneration of tissues using scaffolds, cells, factors...
So What do Biologist, Biotechnologists & Pharmaceutical Scientist Want With an AFM/SPM Anyway?
11 Sep 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kunal Bose
Illinois Tools: NanoGromacsDemo
08 Sep 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Dairui Chen, Derrick Kearney, Jay Mashl, Nahil Sobh, Eric Jakobsson
Implementation of the popular molecular dynamics software suite GROMACS
2008 BioNano Technology and Pharmaceuticals
06 Aug 2008 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Pankaj Sharma, Nalam Madhusudhana Rao
The purpose of this symposium is to bring together top scientists from India and the United States to present their latest work and to discuss future international scientific collaborative...