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In Living Motion: Imaging Cellular Function in Live Tissues
21 Aug 2012 | | Contributor(s):: David D. Nolte
Subcellular motions inside live tissue are sensitive indicators of cellular health and cellular response to applied drugs. Digital holography volumetrically captures these motions in tissue dynamics spectroscopy for live-tissue drug screening.
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...
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...
BME 695L Special Lecture 4: Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) for Nanomedical Systems (cells and nanoparticles)
02 Dec 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Helen McNally
Guest lecturer: Helen McNally
BME 695L Lecture 12: Assessing Drug Efficacy and Nanotoxicity at the Single Cell Level
22 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
See references below for related reading.12.1 Introduction to measures of efficacy for nanomedicine12.1.1 for evaluation purposes, does structure/size reveal function?12.1.2 nanomedical treatment at the single cell...
BME 695L Special Lecture 2: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) in Biologically-Relevant Applications
01 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Dmitry Zemlyanov
Guest lecturer: Dmitry Zemlyanov
BME 695L Lecture 11: Assessing Nanotoxicity at the Single Cell Level
27 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
See references below for related reading.11.1 Need for single cell measures of nanotoxicity11.1.1 There is more than one way for a cell to die...11.1.2 "Necrosis" vs. "Apoptosis"11.1.3 There...
Discussion about Ion Channels Using Reduced Model Approaches
21 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Fonseca
The seminar will cover the reasons how the channels are able to selectively permit the flow of certain species of ions while blocking other physiological cations.
Nano*High: X-rays, Lasers, and Molecular Movies
25 Sep 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Roger W. Falcone
X-ray imaging is an excellent method to make visible what would normally be invisible - who hasn't had an X-ray at the doctor or dentist's office before? At the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, the Advanced Light Source is a gigantic X-ray imaging machine. Dr. Roger Falcone discusses X-ray...
2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 5 - Biomedicine - A tour of the Cell
25 Sep 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Marina Marjanovic
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Nanomedicine – How Can Something so Small be so Huge for the Future of Healthcare?
17 Jun 2010 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
Dr. James Leary discusses the future on medicine and the impact nanotechnology will have on healthcare.
ECET 499N Lecture 12: Scanning Probe Microscopy Applications (in Neuroscience and Beyond)
12 Apr 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Helen McNally
Illinois Phys550 Molecular Biophysics Lecture 2: Compartmentalization of Cells, Photosynthesis II
26 Jan 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Klaus Schulten
Compartmentalization of cells, photosynthesis (part 2 of 2)
Illinois Phys550 Molecular Biophysics Lecture 2: Compartmentalization of Cells, Photosynthesis I
Compartmentalization of cells, photosynthesis (part 1 of 2)
Optical BioMEMS Microfluidic Technologies for Hand-Held, Point-of-Care, Medical Devices
23 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
Portable, point-of-care, medical diagnostic devices could provide an important new component in more cost-effective healthcare delivery. Rapid measurements of blood samples during an examination within a doctor’s office or in the field, could allow immediate appropriate treatment of medical...
Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 6: Cell Cycle and Cancer Cell
28 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Marina Marjanovic
Cell Cycle and Cancer CellTopics: The functions of cell division: reproduction The functions of cell division: growth and development The functions of cell division: tissue renewal The structure and function of epithelial tissues Epithelial tissues Types of connective tissue Connective tissues...
Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 5: Tour of the Cell
Tour of the cellTopics: Smallest Unit of Life Prokaryotic Cells Eukaryotic Cells Overview of an Animal Cell Some Roles of Cell Membrane Proteins Determine Membranes Specific Functions Evidence of Movement of Membrane Proteins The Detailed Structure of Animal Cell Membrane The proteins in the...
<i>In Vivo</i> Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopic Investigations of Structure and Function of Rodent Brain
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30 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Anant B. Patel
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a powerful and a versatile imaging modality for non-invasive characterization of host structure and function. MRI has grown in many directions such as functional MRI, diffusion tensor imaging, chemical shift imaging, which is used to detect single...
Nanohybrids as Sensors and Superstructures
30 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: K. George Thomas
We have recently initiated a detailed research program on the design of nanoparticle conjugates of organic/inorganic molecules which enable the coupling of the intrinsic functionalities of molecular systems (binding, self-assembly, switching etc.) with the size and shape dependent optoelectronic...
Multiplex Detection of Cell Surface Markers using Plasmonic Sensors
21 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Joseph M K Irudayaraj
Gold nanorod molecular probes (GNrMPs) were designed and fabricated for multiplex identification of cell surface markers in HBECs. Cells were probed directly using dark field microscopy integrated with a spectral imager for simultaneous detection of up to three surface markers. The...