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Advanced Nanotechnology Thin Film Approaches for the Food and Medical Industry: an overview of current status
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06 Feb 2007 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Vasco Teixeira
In the field of nanotechnology-based thin films and coatings, new approaches using nanoscale effects can be used to design, create or model nanocoating systems with significantly optimized or...
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29 Jan 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Eric F Darve, Artit Wangperawong, Kazutora Hayashida
Study hydrophobicity and how Lennard Jones particles cluster in a polar solvent
Nanoparticles in Biology and Materials: Engineering the Interface through Synthesis
29 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vincent Rotello
Monolayer-protected nanoparticles provide versatile tools for
nanotechnology. In our research, we use these nanoparticles as
building blocks for the creation of functional magnetic and...
Nanobiotechnology and Biosensors
11 Jan 2007 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Chenzhong Li
This presentation is meant to provide an overview of the field of Nanobiotechnology and Bioelectronics with a focus on the development of electrical biosensors. It covers the principles,...
On Modeling Metabolic Systems
04 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Doraiswami Ramkrishna
Modeling metabolism has been generally based on the numerous
cellular reactions to be in steady state with respect to the
external fluxes on the cell boundary. The essence of this
Plasmon-resonant Nanorods as Multifunctional Imaging Agents
28 Dec 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei
Gold nanorods have several outstanding characteristics as optical contrast
agents for biomedical imaging. Their strong optical absorption at
near-infrared (NIR) frequencies can be used to...
25 Dec 2006 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Rakesh Voggu
DNA has been well known for over 50 years as the predominant chemical for duplication and storage of genetic information in biology. Now DNA has also been recognized as a useful building material...
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24 Dec 2006 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Rakesh Voggu
2005 Oncological Sciences Center Symposium Agenda
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Geometry of Diffusion and the Performance Limits of Nanobiosensors
05 Dec 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam, Pradeep R. Nair
This presentation demonstrates how the classical diffusion-capture (D-C) model has improved sensor performance, since the D-C model is a "geometry of diffusion" rather than a "geometry of...
NCN at Northwestern: Student Leadership Council Seminars
05 Nov 2006 | Series | Contributor(s): NCN SLC@Northwestern
This series is organized by NCN students at Northwestern University.
Speakers are invited by the Student Leadership Council to visit
Northwestern to interact with students and faculty, and to...
Potassium Channels: Conduction, Selectivity, Blockage, Inactivation, and Gating
05 Nov 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Benoit Roux, NCN SLC@Northwestern
The determination of the structure of the KcsA K+ channel from
Streptomyces lividan has made it possible to investigate the function
of a biological channel at the atomic level. Because of its...
Molecular Workbench: An Interface to the Molecular World
31 Aug 2006 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Charles Xie
The Molecular Workbench software is a free, open-source modeling and authoring program specifically designed for use in science education. Powered by a set of real-time molecular simulation...
Nanotechnology in Biology
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31 Aug 2006 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elizabeth Gardner
This is the first of two exercises developed by El Paso High School teachers as part of a two week workshop on nanotechnology education, part of the National Center for Learning and Teaching of...
Information Theory and Cell/Nanoparticle Modeling
28 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter J. Ortoleva
Physico-chemical models of cells and nanoparticles are being developed for pure and applied studies. Nanoparticles are simulated by a Poisson-Boltzmann equation (for determining the electric force...
Three-Dimensional Simulations of Field Effect Sensors for DNA Detection
21 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eddie Howell, Gerhard Klimeck
Here, the development of a DNA field-effect transistor (DNAFET) simulator is described. In DNAFETs the gate structure of a silicon on insulator (SOI) field-effect transistor is replaced by a layer...
Chemical Modification of GaAs with TAT Peptide and Alkylthiol Self-Assembled Monolayers
14 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hamsa Jaganathan
The use of self-assembled monolayers (SAM) on semiconductors creates a basis for the design and creation of bioelectronics, such as biosensors. The interface between the surface and an organic...
Technique for High Spatial Resolution, Focused Electrical Stimulation for Electrically Excitable Tissue
14 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Matteo Mannino
Cochlear implant devices have made use of electrode pulses as a method of nerve fiber stimulation since their early conception. Electrode stimulation is limiting in both quality and consistency,...
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14 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Margarita Shalaev
DNA is a relatively inexpensive and ubiquitous material that can be used as a scaffold for constructing nanowires. Our research focuses on the manufacturing of DNA-templated, magnetic nanowires....
Surface Analysis of Organic Monlayers Using FTIR and XPS
14 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jamie Nipple, Michael Toole, David Janes
Current research concerning self-assembled monolayers (SAM) focuses on the fabrication of microelectronics utilizing a semiconductor/molecule/metal junction. This study seeks to investigate...