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  1. [Illinois] NBSS11: First Impressions; Ravikant Samantham

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Nadia Jassim

    Biophotonics Summer School 2011May 21st - June 1st 2011 Urbana-Champaign, IllinoisThe Biophotonics Summer School brings together from a wide variety of disciplines to teach students about the biophotonics field. In 2011, some of the topics covered included principles of biophotonics, technology...

  2. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 23: EM fields

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices, waveplates, electromagnetic fields, and electro-optic and acousto-optic effects. Laboratory covers...

  3. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 24: Propagation in Anisotropic Media

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices, waveplates, electromagnetic fields, and electro-optic and acousto-optic effects. Laboratory covers...

  4. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 26: Review

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices, waveplates, electromagnetic fields, and electro-optic and acousto-optic effects. Laboratory covers...

  5. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 24: Link Between Mechanics and Cell Behavior

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif

    BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology provides an introduction to basic concepts of nanotechnology in mechanobiology and in cancer. This is a highly interdisciplinary field of research where knowledge from various disciplines is presented and integrated....

  6. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 25: Force Traction Microscopy: A Review

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Alireza Tofangchi

    BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology provides an introduction to basic concepts of nanotechnology in mechanobiology and in cancer. This is a highly interdisciplinary field of research where knowledge from various disciplines is presented and integrated....

  7. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 26: A few basics of mechanics in light of cell biology

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif

    BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology provides an introduction to basic concepts of nanotechnology in mechanobiology and in cancer. This is a highly interdisciplinary field of research where knowledge from various disciplines is presented and integrated....

  8. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 27: Cancer Metastasis and Elasticity of Micro-Environment

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif

    BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology provides an introduction to basic concepts of nanotechnology in mechanobiology and in cancer. This is a highly interdisciplinary field of research where knowledge from various disciplines is presented and integrated....

  9. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT and M-CNTC Annual Symposium 2013

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s)::

    The CMMB IGERT is training the next generation of leaders who will define the new frontiers of cellular and molecular mechanics and bionanotechnology.Integrating biology and medicine with micro and nanotechnology can be categorized into two broad areas, namely how micro/nano-fabrication can help...

  10. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: A Microfluidics Approach to Probing Neuronal Filopodia

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Anika Jain

    In her research Anika exploits the unique properties of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) microfluidic devices to study early neuronal development. Her group recently demonstrated the efficacy of solvent-extraction as a PDMS-treatment protocol, enabling low-density cultures of primary hippocampal...

  11. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: Alpha-Catenin in Cadherin Mechanotransduction

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Hamid Tabdili

    Differential adhesion between cadherin subtypes expressed on cell surfaces is postulated to direct cell segregation during tissue morphogenesis. The studies described here used magnetic twisting cytometry and traction force microscopy to test the impact of cadherin binding selectivity on...

  12. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: Cell Mechanosensitivity and Metastasis

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Xin Tang

    Human colon carcinoma (HCT-8) cells show a stable transition from low to high metastatic state when cultured on appropriately soft substrates (21 kPa). Initially epithelial (E) in nature, the HCT-8 cells become rounded (R) after seven days of culture on soft substrate. R cells show a number of...

  13. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: Detection of Mass, Growth Rate, and Stiffness of Single Adherent Cells

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Elise Corbin

    Recently, improved MEMS resonator sensors were developed at Illinois. These can be used to directly measure the biophysical properties, mass, and growth rate of single adherent cells. Decoupling the relationship between the cell's dynamics and the apparent mass reported by the sensor is vital....

  14. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: Development of Monodisperse, Anticancer Silica-Drug Nanoconjugates

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Li Tang

    An abstract of Li Tang's work:The goal of my Ph. D. research is to develop a precisely size-controlled drug conjugated silica nanoparticles as a new type of drug delivery system for improved cancer therapy. By using such monodisperse, drug-containing NPs with discrete and incremental difference...

  15. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: IGERT Educational Issues Panel

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Marni Boppart, Martha Gillette, Austin Hsiao, Heather Huntsman, Michael Insana, Catherine Murphy, Lizanne DeStefano

    The second annual CMMB IGERT PI and Trainee Meeting was held on August 31, 2011.A panel of students and instructors discuss the educational issues regarding and the future of the IGERT program at Illinois.

  16. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: IGERT Research Issues Panel

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Rashid Bashir, Rohit Bhargava, Stephen Boppart, Ann M. Nardulli, Taher A. Saif, Mike Gregory, Erich Lidstone

    The second annual CMMB IGERT PI and Trainee Meeting was held on August 31, 2011.A panel of students and instructors discuss the research issues regarding and the future of the IGERT program at Illinois.

  17. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: Program Overview

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif

    The second annual CMMB IGERT PI and Trainee Meeting was held on August 31, 2011. Dr. Saif walks through the goals and current status of the programs, and introduces the students involved.

  18. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: The Nanodisc Platform; Exploring the Mechanism of Androgen Biosynthesis

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Steve Sligar, Michael Gregory

    In this video Dr. Steve Sligar gives an overview of the Nanodisc platform and its use in drug discovery, imaging, and therapeutic delivery. This is followed by a talk by Dr. Sligar's student, Michael Gregory, who discusses his work in androgen biosynthesis.A brief abstract relating to Michael...

  19. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 14: Optical Coherence Tomography

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu

  20. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 15: Optical coherence tomography

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu