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Lecture 8: Resolutions
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07 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
X-ray diffraction (atomic resolution) Electron (Imaging) Microscopy (nm-scale) Visible (Imaging) Microscopy (nm - µm)
Lecture 9: X-ray Structure and FIONA
Accuracy vs. Resolution Measuring atomic distances Biomolecular Motors: Intra- AND Extra-Cellular Motion
Lecture 10: Mutagenesis
Site-Directed Mutagenesis to Isolate and Mutate DNA (for FIONA)
Illinois Physics 498: Introduction to Biological Physics
07 Apr 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
We will apply simple yet powerful ideas of physics to gain some understanding of biology. (What is the inertia of a bacteria and how does this affect its behavior?) We will begin with atoms, move …
Lecture 4 : Applications of DNA Technology: FISH, PCR, Forensics
06 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
FISH (Florescence In Situ Hybridization), Gene Arrays("Chips") can be made
Using Mass Spectrometry to Understand Membrane Organization
28 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mary Kraft
Our ability to engineer tissues and biomimetic devices hinges upon an understanding of the structure-function relationship in healthy and diseased cells. Our laboratory utilizes materials …
30 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Max G. Lagally
Silicon nanomembranes are extremely thin (
Ion Selectivity in Synthetic and Natural Channels
31 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Susan Rempe
Transport across membranes and nanopores can be characterized by static equilibrium properties as well as by nonequilibrium dynamic properties. For example, equilibrium selectivity properties of a …
Modeling (Semi) Unstructured Proteins
26 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael Colvin
The past century has seen tremendous progress in determining the biochemical and biophysical processes that constitute life. One exciting consequence of this understanding is the possibility of …
The Functional Protocell concept
23 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Jakobsson
We have invented and created the first prototype of the Functional Protocell. We define the “functional protocell" as a nanoporous solid surrounded by a membrane. The cavities in the solid can be …
30 May 2006 | Tools | Contributor(s): Reza Toghraee, Umberto Ravaioli
Transport Monte Carlo simulation of conduction in biological Ionic Channels.
Lecture 3: Nucleic Acids, RNA, and Proteins
11 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
Nucleic Acids, Proteins, DNA Dimensions and Stability, How to make a nucleotide
Illinois Tools: NanoGromacs
27 Feb 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Dairui Chen, Derrick Kearney, Jay Mashl, Nahil Sobh, Eric Jakobsson
Implementation of the popular molecular dynamics software suite GROMACS
04 Feb 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): David Papke, Reza Toghraee, Umberto Ravaioli, Ankit Raj
Simulates ion flow through a channel.
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, such …
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 that …
Introduction to Self-Assembled Monolayers and Biosensors
01 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael Toole
Recent research concerning self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) focuses on tasks from fabrication of microelectronics to creating biosensors. This presentation will address the fundamental principles of …
Oligodeoxyribonucleotide Association with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
02 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 …
Re-engineering a Healthy Eye Tissue to Restore Damaged Eyesight
02 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 …
SPMW A fresh look to amplitude-modulation AFM: Force minimization, interaction measurement, and the quest for high resolution
05 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Udo D. Schwarz
Frequency modulation atomic force microscopy (FM-AFM) has been able to deliver high-resolution atomic-scale images in ultrahigh vacuum for over one decade. In addition, there have been recent reports …
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