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High Dimensional Uncertainty Quantification via Multilevel Monte Carlo
04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hillary Fairbanks
Multilevel Monte Carlo (MLMC) has been shown to be a cost effective way to compute moments of desired quantities of interest in stochastic partial differential equations when the uncertainty in...
Stable Discretizations and Robust Block Preconditioners for Fluid-Structure Interaction Systems
04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kai Yang
In our work we develop a family of preconditioners for the linear algebraic systems arising from the arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian discretization of some fluid-structure interaction models. After...
[Illinois] Nanotechnology meets Biology in the Cancer Cell: Applications in Medicine, Drug Delivery, and Determining Drug Efficacy
04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mostafa El-Sayed
Dr. Mostafa El-Sayed received his B.Sc. from Ain Shams University in Cairo; and Ph.D. from Florida State University. He was Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale University, Harvard University and the...
[Illinois] Rare Events with Large-Impact: Bioengineering & Clinical Applications of Circulating Tumor Cells
04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mehmet Toner
Dr. Mehmet Toner is the Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School (HMS), and is the co-founding director of the...
[Illinois] CNST Nanotechnology Workshop 2015
04 Feb 2016 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Mustafa El-sayed, Mehmet Toner
The CNST Nanotechnology Workshop highlights University of Illinois research in bionanotechnology and nanomedicine, nanoelectronics and nanophotonics, and nanomaterials and nanomanufacturing,...
[Illinois] Signal Processing at Light Speed: Ultrashort Optical Pulse Generation with Arbitrary Waveforms
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Claire Mcghee
We aim to further improve early detection of cancer biomarkers, including metal ion and small molecules, using functional DNA as the selective component for photonic crystal surface enhanced Raman...
[Illinois] Using Photonic Crystals to Enhance SERS Signals for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Caitlin Race
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer for men, and the second leading cause of death due to cancer in men. Currently, the most common screening method aims to detect high levels of...
[Illinois] Manipulating Substrate Topography for Enhanced Myogenic Differentiation of Primary Myoblasts and Neuromuscular Junction Formation
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eunkyung Ko
Myogenic commitment of stem cells and primary myoblasts has drawn attention for developing treatments for skeletal muscle diseases. Biophysical cues as well as biochemical cues are known to...
[Illinois] Cadherin-Modulated Neural Differentiation of Stem Cells for Neuromuscular Junction Engineering
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ellen Qin
Recently, efforts are increasingly made to engineer NMJ in vitro for both fundamental and applied bioscience studies. Certain success was made to modulate neural differentiation of stem cells...
[Illinois] Role for Stiffness in Vascular Fate
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lian Wong
Stem cells, including embryonic stem cells (ESC) and induced pluripotent stem cells, have been explored as tools for studying development, as well as, potential sources for a large number of...
[Illinois] Bionanotechnology Seminar Series
29 Jan 2016 | Series
This series is organized by PhD students who are appointed as Trainees in the NIH/NCI Midwest Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center (M-CNTC) and in the NSF IGERT in Cellular and Molecular...
[Illinois] Synthetic Optical Holography
26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brad Deutsch
Bradley earned a Ph.D. in Optics in 2011 at the University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics. His research involved nanoscale optics, with a Ph.D. emphasis on phase-shifting...
[Illinois] Dimeric Trigger Responsive Drug Conjugate for High Loading Nanoencapsulates
26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): kaimin Cai
Polymeric micelle is one of the most widely used drug delivery nanomedicine platforms; however, micelle drug delivery systems usually have very low drug loading and poorly defined composition,...
[Illinois] Stretch Induced Hyperexcitability of Mice Callosal Pathway
26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Anthony Fan
Memory and learning are thought to result from changes in synaptic strength. Previous studies on synaptic physiology in brain slices have traditionally been focused on biochemical processes. Here,...
[Illinois] Microchip system for multiplexed detection of foodborne pathogens
18 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carlos Eduardo Duarte-Guevara
Carlos is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he is studying label-free electronic biosensors, performing bacteria detection assays, and developing...
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 26: Semester Recap
14 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 25: Cool High Resolution Techniques
11 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Molecular modeling of structure and salt-responsive morphology of polyelectrolyte-based materials
11 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yaroslava G Yingling
In this talk, I will illustrate our recent progress in prediction of responsive morphologies of polyelectrolytes on the example of DNA- based materials. we used atomistic molecular dynamics...
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 24: Ion Channels III
10 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 23: Ion Channels II
07 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin