Tags: Bionanotechnology

Online Presentations (21-40 of 61)

  1. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012: Human Colon Carcinoma Cells on Gels: Spatial Confinement and Mechanosensing

    13 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad Yakut Ali

    New Mounting experimental evidences suggest that cells can sense and respond to mechanical cues (i.e. substrate stiffness) and geometric cues in 2D and 3D culture models. Hence, engineered mechanical microenvironment can enable new in vitro mechano-biology studies, which are otherwise...

  2. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012: Nanostructured Surface for Enhanced Fluorescence Cell Imaging

    13 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Austin Hsiao

    We have created a nanostructure substrate on which three-dimensional confocal fluorescence cell-imaging sensitivity is amplified for cell membrane and cytoplasm. The nanostructure substrate was fabricated using a plasma etching technique to create a randomized array of nano-pillars. Confocal...

  3. [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....

  4. [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....

  5. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2013: Using Primary Cells for Bioengineering

    14 May 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Mahendra S. Rao

  6. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Comparitive Tumor Models - Use for Assessing Novel Drug Strategies

    14 May 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Mohamud Yusuf Mohamed

    Dr. Timothy Fan, Associate Professor of Veterinary Clinical Medicine

  7. [Illinois] CABPN Workshop Nov.7,2012 - BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology: Interface of Biology and Engineering at the micro and nanoscale

    03 Feb 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Rashid Bashir

    BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology have the potential to make significant impact in a wide range of fields and applications. This lecture introduces the basic concepts and topics underlying the interdisciplinary areas of BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology. Advances in this field require the knowledge of...

  8. [Illinois] CABPN Workshop

    26 Nov 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Rashid Bashir, Matthew V. Schulmerich, Jianjun Cheng, Brian Cunningham, William Helferich, Manas Ranjan Gartia, Jozef L. Kokini, Lila Vodkin

    CABPN is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Industry/University Cooperative Research Center. Its mission is to conduct industry-relevant fundamental research, enhance graduate education and research, and to facilitate technology transfer to industry.(Source: http://cabpn.illinois.edu/index.php)

  9. [Illinois] BioE 498/ME 498: Experimental Methods for Biological Machines (Traction Force Microscopy Experiment)

    09 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif, Samantha Knoll, Sandeep Anand

    Traction Force Microscopy (TFM)Using polyacrylamide gels with fluorescent microspheres, students in Professor Saif's laboratory Samantha and Sandeep show how to track cellular motion and calculate traction forces. In this video, the students first walk through the procedure of creating the...

  10. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Mechanotransduction at Cell-Cell Contact

    04 Apr 2012 | | 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...

  11. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Investigating Dendritic Filopodial Dynamics in Highly Controlled Microenvironments

    21 Jan 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Anika Jain

    The establishment of the intricate wiring of the nervous system relies on filopodial navigation to form complex interconnections between neurons. Until recently, cellular level investigations into filopodial dynamics had focused primarily on axonal growth cone filopodia. Here we focus on their...

  12. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Precisely Size Controlled Drug-silica Nanoconjugate for Cancer Therapy

    05 Dec 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Li Tang

    Drug delivery nanomedicine, exemplified by micelles and nanoparticles roughly in the size range of 1-200 nm, have attracted much interest in the past 2-3 decades as alternative modalities for cancer treatment. The size of these drug delivery vehicles has been strongly correlated with their in...

  13. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Directed Blood Vessel Growth Using an Angiogenic Microfiber/Microparticle Composite Patch

    05 Dec 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Ross J DeVolder

    Therapeutic angiogenesis has emerged as a promising strategy to treat various acute and chronic vascular diseases, and to enhance tissue repair and regeneration. Common revascularization therapies include the administration of angiogenic factors, such as vascular endothelial growth factor...

  14. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Deconvolving Stiffness in MEMS Pedestal Cell Mass Measurements

    05 Dec 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Elise Corbin

    The complex relationships between a cell's behavior and the physical properties of both itself and its environment have long been of interest. Specifically, the understanding the mechanisms through which a cell's physical properties influence cell growth, cell differentiation, cell cycle...

  15. BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine Lecture 25: Force Traction Microscopy

    16 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Javid Mohammed Ali

    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....

  16. Illinois BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 19: How can you tell if a cell is cancerous?

    14 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Catherine J. Murphy

    Lecture by Catherine Murphy.

  17. Illinois BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 20: Nanoparticle contrast agents for tissue

    14 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Catherine J. Murphy

    Lecture by Catherine Murphy.

  18. Illinois BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 22: Mechano-transduction mechanical micro environment determine cell fate

    14 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif

    Lecture by Taher Saif.

  19. Illinois BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 23: Mechano-transduction mechanical micro environment determine cell fate (examples), possible mechanisms

    14 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif

  20. Illinois BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 5: Lab on Chip - Mechanical

    31 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Rashid Bashir