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  1. [Illinois] Cancer Community Symposium 2012: A Sensitivity Scale for Targeting T Cells with Chimeric Antigen Receptors (CAR) and Bispecific T Cell Engagers (BiTE)

    09 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Stone

    Using a patients immune system to target cancer and maintain long-term surveillance is an attractive goal. Although T cells can respond potently to tumors, immune tolerance mechanisms often result in deletion or inactivation of those T cells expressing specific T cell receptors (TCRs) against...

  2. [Illinois] Cancer Community Symposium 2012: DriveRank: Discovering Patient-Specific Driver Mutations

    09 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Jack Pu Hou

    One of the pressing challenges in cancer genomics is to distinguish driver mutations (i.e. mutations involved in tumorigenesis) and passenger mutations (i.e. functionally neutral mutations). Current approaches to identifying driver mutations in cancer look for recurrent events in multiple...

  3. [Illinois] Cancer Community Symposium 2012: Elevated Estrogen Signaling Drives Tumorigenesis in a Novel Animal Model for Ovarian Epithelial Cancer

    09 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Mary Jo Laws

    We generated a mouse model where aberrant estrogen receptor alpha (Esr1) signaling in the hypothalamo-pituitary-ovarian axis leads to ovarian tumorigenesis. In this model, termed Esr1d/d, the Esr1 gene is selectively deleted in the anterior pituitary. The Esr1d/d mice form palpable ovarian...

  4. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    20 Sep 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu, Stephen Boppart, Rohit Bhargava, Logan Liu, Nahil Sobh

    The 2010 summer school covers: Principles of Nano-Biophotonics Technology and methods of investigation Current research (e.g. biomolecular sensing, nanoprobes, nonlinear microscopy, nanoscopy, nanoplasmonics)

  5. Jul 29 2013

    2013 BioNanotechnology Summer Institute

    The overall objective is to enhance the ability to address overarching challenges in the areas of Cancer Nanotechnology and Mechanobiology. Highly interdisciplinary in nature, the 2013 Summer...

    https://nanohub.org/events/details/383

  6. A Fast Multigrid Approach for Solving the Helmholtz Equation with a Point Source

    04 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Eran Treister

    Solving the discretized Helmholtz equations with high wave numbers in large dimensions is a challenging task. However, in many scenarios, the solution of these equations is required for a point source. In this case, the problem can be be reformulated and split into two parts: one in a solution...

  7. A Massively Parallel Semicoarsening Multigrid for 3D Reservoir Simulation on Multi-core and Multi-GPU Architectures

    04 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Abdulrahman Manea

    In this work, we have designed and implemented a massively parallel version of the Semicoarsening Black Box Multigrid Solver [1], which is capable of handling highly heterogeneous and anisotropic 3D reservoirs, on a parallel architecture with multiple GPU’s. For comparison purposes, the...

  8. A Multigrid Method for the Self-Adjoint Angular Flux Form of the Radiation-Transport Equation Based on Cellwise Block Jacobi Iteration

    04 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Jeffrey Densmore

    Cellwise block Jacobi iteration is a technique for radiation-transport calculations in which the angular flux for all directions is solved for simultaneously within a spatial cell with the angular flux in neighboring cells held fixed. Each step of the iteration then involves the inversion of a...

  9. A Performance Comparison of Algebraic Multigrid Preconditioners on GPUs and MIC

    04 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Karl Rupp

    Algebraic multigrid (AMG) preconditioners for accelerators such as graphics processing units (GPUs) and Intel's many-integrated core (MIC) architecture typically require a careful, problem-dependent trade-off between efficient hardware use, robustness, and convergence rate in order to...

  10. A Scalable Algorithm for Inverse Medium Problems with Multiple Sources

    04 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Keith Kelly

    We consider the problem of acoustic scattering as described by the free-space, time-harmonic scalar wave equation given by   (0.1)   along with radiation boundary conditions. Here, is a point in , is the source term, and is the wavenumber. Our formulation is based on potential theory....

  11. Accurate Chemical Master Equation (ACME)

    20 May 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Youfang Cao, Anna Terebus, John Feser, Nahil Sobh, Jie Liang

    Direct solution method of discrete Chemical Master Equation (dCME) for the steady state, the time evolution of full probability landscapes, and the first passage time distribution (FPTD) in biological networks.

  12. Apr 15 2013

    Aplication deadline for the 2013 BioNanotechnology Summer Institute

    Join your colleagues at the2013 BioNanotechnology Summer InstituteJuly 29-August 9, 2013University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignThe Institute includes two weeks of lectures and hands-on training...

    https://nanohub.org/events/details/384

  13. Application of Multigrid Techniques to Magnetic and Electromagnetic Systems

    02 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Benjamin Cowan

    We discuss the use of multigrid techniques for several novel systems related to electromagnetics. One of these is the magnetostatic problem, in which systems can involve highly anisotropic and nonlinear materials. We describe the linear problems arising in several variations of this problem,...

  14. Bara Saadah

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  15. BioSensorLab

    14 Aug 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Pradeep R. Nair, Jonghyun Go, Graeme John Landells, Tejas Rajiv Pandit, Muhammad Alam, Xin Jin, Piyush Dak, Ankit Jain, Mohammad Ryyan Khan, Mohammad Ryyan Khan

    BioSensorLab is a tool to evaluate and predict the performance parameters of Biosensors.

  16. cadnano to PDB File Converter

    13 Nov 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Jejoong Yoo, AbderRahman N Sobh, Chen-Yu Li, Aleksei Aksimentiev

    Accepts CadNano files in the form of *.json and outputs a file in *.pdb which can be read by programs such as VMD.

  17. Compatible Relaxation Based Geometric-Algebraic Multigrid

    02 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Fei Cao

    We develop compatible relaxation algorithms for smoothed aggregation-based multigrid coarsening. In the proposed method, we use the geometry of the given discrete problem on the finest level to coarsen the system together with compatible relaxation to from the sparsity structure of the...

  18. Data-Centric Models for Multilevel Algorithms

    05 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Samuel Guiterrez

    Today, computational scientists must contend with a diverse set of supercomputer architectures that are capable of exposing unprecedented levels of parallelism and complexity. Effectively placing, moving, and operating on data residing in complex distributed memory hierarchies is quickly...

  19. DBR Laser Simulator

    07 Sep 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Nikhil Sancheti, Lynford Goddard, Christopher Adam Edwards

    Describes properties of a GaAs/AlGaAs DBR laser

  20. Discretization of Elliptic Differential Equations Using Sparse Grids and Prewavelets

    02 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Christoph Pflaum

    Sparse grids can be used to discretize second order elliptic differential equations on a d-dimensional cube. Using Galerkin discretization, we obtain a linear equation system with  unknowns. The corresponding discretization error is  in the -norm. A major difficulty in...