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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...
Self-assembled Monolayer Based Biosensors for Healthcare
06 Aug 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): B. D. Malhotra
There is increased demand both in developed and the developing countries for ready availability of biosensors [1-5]. In this context, self-assembled monolayer (Scheme I) based biosensors have...
Nanomaterials in Biosensing Using Ion Selective Field Effect Transistors and Metal Particles
30 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nalam Madhusudhana Rao
The multifunctionality, multilayerable architechture and size of nanomaterials offer tremendous opportunities in developing sensing platforms. Ion Selective Field Effect Transistors (ISFET) are...
Nanocomposite-Modified Electrodes for Sensing Biological Analytes
30 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): V. Yegnaraman
Electrochemical sensing of analytes is mostly enabled by transducers based on potentiometry and amperometry. In this, design of sensing (working) electrode is of utmost importance since it only...
Micro-fabricated Biosensors for Cardiac Diagnostics
30 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): V.Ramgopal Rao
In this talk the current status of an ongoing effort in the Electrical Engineering Department at IIT Bombay on the development of an integrated systems to provide point-of-care diagnostic support...