Tags: nano/bio

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  1. The Helios Talks

    25 Sep 2007 | Series | Contributor(s): Joe Ringgenberg, Jeffrey B. Neaton, Jeffrey C Grossman

    The energy problem is one of the most important issues that science and technology has to solve. The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Helios Project concentrates on renewable fuels,...


  2. Renewable Energy from Synthetic Biology

    25 Sep 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jay D. Keasling

    Jay Keasling, Co-Leader of The Helios Project, is the Director of the Physical Biosciences Division at Berkeley Lab, and a groundbreaking researcher in the new scientific field of synthetic...


  3. MCW07 Silicon Based Nanopore Sensors for Detection of DNA Molecules

    11 Sep 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Samir Iqbal, Demir Akin, Rashid Bashir

    Solid-state nanopores have emerged as possible candidates for next-generation DNA sequencing devices. In this talk, we will review our recent work in development of solid-state nanopore channels...


  4. Micro-scaled Biochips with Optically Active Surfaces for Near and Far-field Analysis of Cellular Fluorescence

    31 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Huw Summers

    The integration of thin (< 100 nm) metal films with micro-scale optical waveguides provides a route to controlled spatial excitation of cellular fluorescence within a biochip...


  5. Oligodeoxyribonucleotide Association with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

    06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jennifer McDonald

    Commercially available single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) tend to aggregate as ropes and bundles during production making them of little use in many scientific and industrial applications. An...


  6. Re-engineering a Healthy Eye Tissue to Restore Damaged Eyesight

    06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Margarita Shalaev

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that is the leading cause of blindness in the USA and Western Europe. It affects over one million people in the United States alone. One of...


  7. Biosensing applications of Plasmon Resonance in gold nanoparticles

    06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Karina Moore

    Light can be used to excite plasmon resonance in gold nanoparticles. Plasmon resonance occurs on the nanoscale as the particles become excited and plasmon oscillations arise in each particle of a...


  8. Molecular Interferometry

    26 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David D. Nolte

    While single-molecule detection through fluorescence has now become common-place, there has been no analogous single-molecule capability using direct detection approaches such as interferometry. ...


  9. 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...


  10. 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...


  11. 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...


  12. 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...


  13. 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...


  14. 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...


  15. Illinois 2007 Nano-Bio Workshop with nanoHUB Summer School and User Forum

    27 Apr 2007 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Narayan Aluru, Eric Jakobsson, Umberto Ravaioli, Dave Mattson, Gerhard Klimeck, Michael McLennan

    This summer, on the campus of the University of Illinois, the NCDBN and NCN@UIUC will hold a scientific meeting on "Experimental and Computational Approaches to Understanding Membrane Assemblies...


  16. 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...


  17. 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...


  18. PNP Cyclic Peptide Ion Channel Model

    04 Apr 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Brian Radak, Hyonseok Hwang, George C. Schatz, Mark A. Ratner

    This tool simulates ion flow in a system modeled after cyclic peptide ion channels using Poisson-Nernst-Planck (PNP) theory.


  19. 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...


  20. 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....