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  1. Cell Factory for Small Molecule Inducible Delivery of Low Dose IL-2

    31 Aug 2023 | | Contributor(s):: Celsa Pachlhofer, Yafet Arefeayne, Rice University

    Autoimmune and inflammatory diseases are characterized by insufficient regulatory T cells (Treg), which play a central role in maintaining peripheral tolerance, preventing autoimmunity, and limiting chronic inflammation.  Treg cells depend on IL-2 for survival and maintenance of their...

  2. Jun 09 2023

    Exploring the Nano World: Building Nanoscale Structures with Polymer Modeler

    Exploring the Nano World: Building Nanoscale Structures with Polymer ModelerPresenter:Dr. Tongtong (Tanya) Shen, AppleDate and Time:June 9, 2023; 2:00 - 3:00 PM EDTRegister hereAbstract:The...


  3. DNA Automation with Nano-Structured Ceramics

    03 Jan 2023 | | Contributor(s):: NACK Network

    We will discuss how the use of nano-structured ceramic films enables the synthesis of hundreds of DNA genes in gram quantities overnight. Furthermore, we will describe how these nano-structured ceramics can be manufactured without the use of expensive, currently highly backlogged, nanofabs...

  4. Confocal Microscopy

    12 Oct 2022 | | Contributor(s):: Fatma Pri-Cakmak, NACK Network

  5. Engineer and Manufacture Off-the-Shelf CAR-Natural Killer Cells for Targeted

    07 Oct 2022 | | Contributor(s):: Xiaoping Bao

    Cancer is a major threat for humans worldwide, with over 18 million new cases and 9.6 million cancer-related deaths in 2018. Although most common cancer treatments include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy, unsatisfactory cure rates require new therapeutic approaches, particularly for...

  6. Virtual Tissue Computer Simulation of Development, Homeostasis and Disease using CompuCell3D

    22 Sep 2022 | | Contributor(s):: James A Glazier, Trinity Chung, The Micro Nano Technology - Education Center

  7. Building & Testing a Component of Synthetic Genetic Circuit in Mammalian Cells

    20 Aug 2022 | | Contributor(s):: Ariel Delos Reyes, Rice University

    Oscillations in protein levels within cells help facilitate a variety of biological processes, from circadian rhythm to cell cycle progression. This research focuses on developing a platform for creating oscillatory circuits in mammalian cells by using several interrelated DNA constructs....

  8. Nanotechnology: The Future of Medicine?

    28 Jul 2022 | | Contributor(s):: Jared Ashcroft, The Micro Nano Technology - Education Center

  9. Antibody Engineers - Antibody Hackathon

    15 Jul 2022 | | Contributor(s):: Sandra Porter, The Micro Nano Technology - Education Center

  10. Nanomedicine for Drug Delivery, Controlled Release and Targeted Therapy

    17 Jun 2022 | | Contributor(s):: Neda Habibi, The Micro Nano Technology - Education Center

  11. CompuCell3D - Simulation of cell crawling in 3D

    03 Feb 2022 |

    Deploys the CompuCell3D simulation of cell crawling in 3D by Fortuna et al. 2020 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2020.04.024

  12. Designing Machine Learning Surrogates for Molecular Dynamics Simulations

    25 Nov 2021 | | Contributor(s):: JCS Kadupitiya

    Molecular dynamics (MD) simulations accelerated by high-performance computing (HPC) methods are powerful tools for investigating and extracting the microscopic mechanisms characterizing the properties of soft materials such as self-assembled nanoparticles, virus capsids, confined electrolytes,...

  13. Agent Based Active Matter Simulations with Mechanica

    14 Nov 2021 | | Contributor(s):: Somogyi, Andy T

    Mechanica is an interactive mesh-free, chemistry and biology simulation environment, with an emphasis towards enabling users to model and simulate complex sub-cellular and cellular biological physics problems.  Mechanica is designed first and foremost to enable users to work interactively...

  14. Fun Experiments You Can Only Do With Frogs

    08 Jul 2021 | | Contributor(s):: Rebecca W. Heald

    Our studies aim to reveal underlying principles of spindle assembly and biological size control, as well as the molecular basis of variation that contributes to genomic instability and evolution. This talk will focus on the nano-scale aspects and include some single molecule experiments our lab...

  15. Rebecca W. Heald

    Rebecca Heald is a cell biologist recognized for her work on cell division and biological size control. In particular, she is known for her use of cytoplasmic extracts prepared from eggs of the...


  16. Tuberculosis Model Incorporating Treatment, Vaccination, and Antibiotic Resistance

    27 May 2021 | | Contributor(s):: Antonio Zdanis Neher

    Run though an interactive application to learn more about the consequences of antibiotic resistant pathogens through the lens of Tuberculosis.

  17. Cancer Evolution in CompuCell3D

    27 May 2021 | | Contributor(s):: Juliano Ferrari Gianlupi, James A Glazier

    Demonstrates implemetation of cancer evolution in CompuCell3D

  18. FocalPointPlasticity Plugin Demo

    19 May 2021 | | Contributor(s):: Juliano Ferrari Gianlupi, T.J. Sego

    This simple demo shows basic functionality of FocalPointPlasticity and how link rigidity affects cell behaviors.

  19. CompuCell3D - Chemotactic Elongation Demo

    30 Mar 2021 | | Contributor(s):: Juliano Ferrari Gianlupi, T.J. Sego

    Implementation of Developmental biology 289.1 (2006): 44-54. and PLoS Comput Biol 4.9 (2008): e1000163.

  20. PhysiCell simulation of GBM tumour under oHSV1 treatment

    28 Mar 2021 | | Contributor(s):: Adrianne Jenner, Randy Heiland, Paul Macklin

    Simulation for GBM fragment growth under oHSV1 treatment published in Jenner et al. (2021)