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The Impact of Protein Flexibility on Ligand Binding to Proteins: A Computational Perspective
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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...
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....
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...
Nanonewton Podcasts at MIT
06 Mar 2007 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Jeremy Brittan
Listen to podcast discussions with scientists and MIT students in the field of Nanomechanics
in conjunction with the Spring 2007 MIT undergraduate engineering course:
3.052 Nanomechanics of...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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
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...
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,...
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
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...
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...
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24 Dec 2006 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Rakesh Voggu
2005 Oncological Sciences Center Symposium Agenda
07 Dec 2006 | Downloads
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...
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...
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...
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...