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[Illinois] BioNanotechnology Summer Institute 2014
01 Aug 2014 | Workshops | Contributor(s): NanoBio Node
Attendees participate in two weeks of lectures and hands-on training in engineering and physical science laboratory techniques by experts in the field. Topics include cancer...
[Illinois] DIY BIOSENSORS Day 3 Summer 2014 Workshop
03 Jul 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kaustubh Bhalerao
In Day 3, the students continue building their first models of the biosensors. Once completed, they test out their newly-built biosensor with spoiled milk and evaluate their design. The students...
[Illinois] DIY BIOSENSORS Day 4 Summer 2014 Workshop
28 Jun 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kaustubh Bhalerao
In Day 4, the second prototype biosensors continued to be tested. The thought process of building an effective biosensor was then discussed. There were five steps taken: the design objective,...
[Illinois] DIY BIOSENSORS Day 5 Summer 2014 Workshop
In Day 5, each group gave a presentation about the biosensor they had created. They discussed the design objective, design criteria, first prototype, lessons learned, and the second prototype. In...
[Illinois] DIY BIOSENSORS Day 2 Summer 2014 Workshop
In Day 2, the students start out by brainstorming a design for their biosensor and the shape that they will cut it in. The students start their first prototype and build throughout the...
[Illinois] DIY BIOSENSORS Day 1 Summer 2014 Workshop
26 Jun 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kaustubh Bhalerao
In Day 1, the lecture starts out by discussing the three definitions of a biosensor. These definitions are: something that measures a physical process, something that measures a molecular...
[Illinois] Cooperation and Construction: From Multicellularity to Eusociality
28 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Corina Tarnita
The evolutionary trajectory of life on earth is one of increasing size and complexity. Yet the standard equations of evolutionary dynamics describe mutation and selection among similar organisms...
07 Mar 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Taha Goudarzi, AbderRahman N Sobh, Kathy Walsh, Nahil Sobh, Iwona Jasiuk
Nanoindentation for Mechanical Characterization of Soft Materials
22 Jan 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Prashant K Jain, Nahil Sobh, Jeremy Smith, AbderRahman N Sobh, Sarah White, Jacob Faucheaux, John Feser
Calculate scattering and absorption of light by targets with arbitrary geometries and complex refractive index.
cadnano to PDB File Converter
13 Jan 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jejoong Yoo, AbderRahman N Sobh, Chen-Yu Li, Aleksei Aksimentiev
Accepts CadNano files in the form of *.json and outputs a file in *.pdb which can be read by programs such as VMD.
13 Jan 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): AbderRahman N Sobh, Chen-Yu Li, Nahil Sobh, Aleksei Aksimentiev
Using molecular dynamic simulation - explore the interactions between a molecular structure and substrate when they are linked together.
[Illinois] Graphene Synthesis from Biochar using Wet Chemical Treatment Process
17 Dec 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sriraam Chandrasekaran
Biochar is a major by-product from pyrolysis and gasification of biomass. Biochar finds potential applications in soil amendment, carbon sequestration, super capacitors, adsorbents, etc. However,...
Tensile Mechanics of alpha-Helical Polypeptides
23 Oct 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Korosh Torabi, George C. Schatz
This model is capable of making quantitatively accurate predictions of force-extension behavior of a given helix-forming polypeptide sequence including its dependence on pH, temperature and ionic...
Molecular Dynamics Showcase
14 Oct 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Michael McLennan, Chen-Yu Li, john stone, Aleksei Aksimentiev, George A. Howlett
View interesting features of a molecular dynamics trajectory file
[Illinois] Physics 550 Biomolecular Physics
05 Sep 2013 | Courses | Contributor(s): Klaus Schulten, Taekjip Ha
Physical concepts governing the structure and function of biological macromolecules; general properties, spatial structure, energy levels, dynamics and functions, and...
Neural Systems Modeling Ch10-13 Master Tool
19 Aug 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jessica S Johnson, NanoBio Node
Combination of all tools used in Chapters 10-13 of Neural Systems Modeling by Anastasio
[Illinois]: Neural Systems Modeling Ch 6-9 Master Tool
Combination of all tools used in Chapters 6-9 of Neural Systems Modeling by Anastasio
[Illinois]: Error Gradient Estimations Due to Parallel Perturbation of Weights
15 Aug 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): AbderRahman N Sobh, Jessica S Johnson, NanoBio Node
This tool trains two-layered networks of sigmoidal units to associate patterns using simultaneous perturbation of weights.
[Illinois]: Perturbative Reinforcement Learning to Develop Distributed Representations
This tool trains three-layered networks of sigmoidal units to associate patterns.
[Illinois]: Perturbative Reinforcement Learning Using Directed Drift
This tool trains two-layered networks of sigmoidal units to associate patterns using a real-valued adaptation of the directed drift algorithm.