Tags: nano/bio

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  1. Purdue OSC Cancer Prevention Seminar Series

    01 Mar 2007 | Series

    The goal of the OSC Cancer Prevention Seminar Series is to provide an environment that facilitates increased collaboration of these scholarly efforts to promote further interdisciplinary...


  2. 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...


  3. 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,...


  4. Advanced Nanotechnology Thin Film Approaches for the Food and Medical Industry: an overview of current status

    06 Feb 2007 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Vasco Teixeira

    In the field of nanotechnology-based thin films and coatings, new approaches using nanoscale effects can be used to design, create or model nanocoating systems with significantly optimized or...


  5. Hydrophobicity Lab

    29 Jan 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Eric F Darve, Artit Wangperawong, Kazutora Hayashida

    Study hydrophobicity and how Lennard Jones particles cluster in a polar solvent


  6. 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...


  7. Nanobiotechnology and Biosensors

    11 Jan 2007 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Chenzhong Li

    This presentation is meant to provide an overview of the field of Nanobiotechnology and Bioelectronics with a focus on the development of electrical biosensors. It covers the principles,...


  8. 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...


  9. 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...


  10. DNA Nanoarchitectures

    25 Dec 2006 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Rakesh Voggu

    DNA has been well known for over 50 years as the predominant chemical for duplication and storage of genetic information in biology. Now DNA has also been recognized as a useful building material...


  11. DNA Nanoarchitectures

    24 Dec 2006 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Rakesh Voggu

    DNA has been well known for over 50 years as the predominant chemical for duplication and storage of genetic information in biology. Now DNA has also been recognized as a useful building material...


  12. 2005 Oncological Sciences Center Symposium Agenda

    07 Dec 2006 | Downloads


  13. 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...


  14. NCN at Northwestern: Student Leadership Council Seminars

    05 Nov 2006 | Series | Contributor(s): NCN SLC@Northwestern

    This series is organized by NCN students at Northwestern University. Speakers are invited by the Student Leadership Council to visit Northwestern to interact with students and faculty, and to...


  15. 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...


  16. Molecular Workbench: An Interface to the Molecular World

    31 Aug 2006 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Charles Xie

    The Molecular Workbench software is a free, open-source modeling and authoring program specifically designed for use in science education. Powered by a set of real-time molecular simulation...


  17. Nanotechnology in Biology

    31 Aug 2006 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elizabeth Gardner

    This is the first of two exercises developed by El Paso High School teachers as part of a two week workshop on nanotechnology education, part of the National Center for Learning and Teaching of...


  18. 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...


  19. 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...


  20. Chemical Modification of GaAs with TAT Peptide and Alkylthiol Self-Assembled Monolayers

    14 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hamsa Jaganathan

    The use of self-assembled monolayers (SAM) on semiconductors creates a basis for the design and creation of bioelectronics, such as biosensors. The interface between the surface and an organic...