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  1. On the Cross Roads of Biology and Nanotechnology – Selective DNA Nanopore Sensors

    21 Mar 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. From Research to Learning in Chemistry through Visualization and Computation

    17 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...

  5. 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, Bioethics at Purdue The Graduate...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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.

  11. 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...

  12. 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....

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. Introduction to X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and XPS Application for Biologically Related Objects

    14 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...

  17. Dendrimer-Templated Catalyst for Controlled Growth of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes by Plasma-Enhanced CVD

    20 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,...

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

    10 Jan 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...

  19. Hydrophobicity Lab

    24 Jul 2006 | Tools | Contributor(s): Eric F Darve, Artit Wangperawong, Kazutora Hayashida

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

  20. 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..., a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.