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[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...
[Illinois] Biomaterials to Replicate the Form and Function of Inhomogeneous Structures in the Body
28 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brendan Harley
The extracellular matrix (ECM) is a complex organization of structural proteins such as collagens and proteoglycans. Understanding that the ECM is dynamic and often spatially patterned or...
[Illinois] Plasmonic Engineering in Nanomedicine
28 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Srikanth Singamaneni
Plasmonics involves the control of light at the nanoscale using surface plasmons. One particular area where plasmonics is expected to make an enoromous impact is the field of life sciences, with...
[Illinois] Beckman Director's Seminar: Computational Imaging of Biological Membranes and Membrane Proteins
11 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Emad Tajkhorshid
Advanced scientific research and technological development increasingly rely on detailed descriptions of the underlying phenomena at higher resolutions, both spatially and temporally. Modern...
[Illinois] How to Break the "Fundamental" Limits of Nanobiosensing
07 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
As the future of Moore’s law of transistor scaling appears uncertain, electronics is being reinvented by broadening the focus to other areas including macroelectronics (electronics of large,...
[Illinois] Synergistic Assembly of All-carbon Nanoscopic p/n Junctions
13 Mar 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vincent C. Tung
All-carbon based photovoltaics comprised of n-type fullerenes and p-type single walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) are tantalizing candidates for light-harvesting and storage because of the...
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07 Mar 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Taha Goudarzi, AbderRahman N Sobh, Kathy Walsh, Nahil Sobh, Iwona Jasiuk
Nanoindentation for Mechanical Characterization of Soft Materials
[Illinois] Computational Design and Analysis of Biomechanical Systems
05 Mar 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dan Perlitz
There have been a large number of recent advancements in the design and manufacturing of biological machines commonly called "bio-bots." These machines, powered by cells, could...
[Illinois] Intravoxel Incoherent Motion (IVIM) for Quantification of Microcirculatory Flow
05 Mar 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alex Cerjanic
Diffusion weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging (DW-MRI) is an increasingly popular tool used to probe the microscopic structure of materials and biological tissues. Most studies employing DW-MRI...
[Illinois] Combining 3D Cell Culture Models and Chemical Imaginging
27 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sarah Holton
Full Title: Combining 3D Cell Culture Models and Chemical Imaging for Understanding Fibroblast-Epithelial Interactions During Early Breast Cancel Progression
Carcinomas, including skin,...
[Illinois] The Role of ORCA in Chromatic Organization and DNA Replication
27 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sumanprava Giri
Sumanprava Giri did her undergraduate studies in Biotechnology and obtained a B.Tech degree from Anna University, India in 2010. She is currently pursuing her graduate reseach in Dr.Supriya...
[Illinois] Using Resonant Mass Sensors to Characterize Single Cell Adhesion
27 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Katrina Keller
[Illinois] Designer Plasmonic Materials for Mid-Infrared Devices
18 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephanie Law
The fields of plasmonics and metamaterials have seen significant growth in recent years, due to the interest in creating novel photonic devices as well as exploring the physics behind light-matter...
[Illinois] Microreactors and Click Chemistry for Synthesis of Molecular Imaging Probes
04 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joseph Whittenberg
Gold nanorods are being studied within biological systems for applications such as drug delivery, imaging, Molecular imaging probes play a pivotal role in...
[Illinois] Bioengineering Seminar Series
04 Feb 2014 | Series | Contributor(s): NanoBio Node
Bioengineering combines the analytical and experimental methods of the engineering profession with the biological and medical sciences to achieve a more detailed understanding of biological...
[Illinois] NanoSTRuCT K-12: Nanoscale Science and Technology Resources for Community Teaching in K-12
27 Jan 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Cerjanic, Brittany Renee Weida
NanoSTRuCT is a student-organized project to develop and refine activities for bringing nanoscale science to community classrooms. As a student-led project, students and trainees have begun to lay...