Tags: nano/bio

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  1. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3009

  2. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3011

  3. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3019

  4. 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. ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2832

  5. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2486

  6. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2679

  7. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2684

  8. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2725

  9. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2691

  10. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2674

  11. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2656

  12. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2626

  13. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2590

  14. 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.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/pnppeptide

  15. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2472

  16. 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....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2485

  17. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2366

  18. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2438

  19. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2365

  20. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2335