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  1. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012: Fabrication and Characterization of Multi-Compartment Collagen-Glycosaminoglycan Scaffolds for Tissue Regeneration

    13 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Daniel Weisgerber

    We are working to create multi-compartment scaffolds as regenerative templates for multi-tissue interfaces such as the tendon to bone junction (TBJ). Collagen-glycosaminoglycan (CG) scaffolds have previously been successfully employed in a variety of soft tissue regeneration applications....

  2. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012: CYP17A1: Gatekeeper to Androgen Biosynthesis

    13 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Michael Gregory

    Human Cytochrome P45017A1 (CYP17) catalyzes the 17 alpha-hydroxylation of pregnenolone and progesterone as well as the subsequent 17,20 carbon-carbon lyase chemistry of its hydroxylated products. CYP17 function plays a central role in human steroid hormone biosynthesis, and its activity is...

  3. [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...

  4. [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...

  5. [Illinois] NBSS11: Math Toolbox

    13 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu

    Goal: Develop a set of tools useful for optics and nanobiophotonics applications.

  6. [Illinois] NBSS11: First Impressions; Ravikant Samantham

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Nadia Jassim

    Biophotonics Summer School 2011May 21st - June 1st 2011 Urbana-Champaign, IllinoisThe Biophotonics Summer School brings together from a wide variety of disciplines to teach students about the biophotonics field. In 2011, some of the topics covered included principles of biophotonics, technology...

  7. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 23: EM fields

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices, waveplates, electromagnetic fields, and electro-optic and acousto-optic effects. Laboratory covers...

  8. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 24: Propagation in Anisotropic Media

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices, waveplates, electromagnetic fields, and electro-optic and acousto-optic effects. Laboratory covers...

  9. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 26: Review

    12 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices, waveplates, electromagnetic fields, and electro-optic and acousto-optic effects. Laboratory covers...

  10. [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....

  11. [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....

  12. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 26: A few basics of mechanics in light of cell biology

    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....

  13. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 27: Cancer Metastasis and Elasticity of Micro-Environment

    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....

  14. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: A Microfluidics Approach to Probing Neuronal Filopodia

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Anika Jain

    In her research Anika exploits the unique properties of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) microfluidic devices to study early neuronal development. Her group recently demonstrated the efficacy of solvent-extraction as a PDMS-treatment protocol, enabling low-density cultures of primary hippocampal...

  15. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: Program Overview

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Taher A. Saif

    The second annual CMMB IGERT PI and Trainee Meeting was held on August 31, 2011. Dr. Saif walks through the goals and current status of the programs, and introduces the students involved.

  16. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: Cell Mechanosensitivity and Metastasis

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Xin Tang

    Human colon carcinoma (HCT-8) cells show a stable transition from low to high metastatic state when cultured on appropriately soft substrates (21 kPa). Initially epithelial (E) in nature, the HCT-8 cells become rounded (R) after seven days of culture on soft substrate. R cells show a number of...

  17. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: Alpha-Catenin in Cadherin Mechanotransduction

    06 Jun 2013 | | 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...

  18. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: Detection of Mass, Growth Rate, and Stiffness of Single Adherent Cells

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Elise Corbin

    Recently, improved MEMS resonator sensors were developed at Illinois. These can be used to directly measure the biophysical properties, mass, and growth rate of single adherent cells. Decoupling the relationship between the cell's dynamics and the apparent mass reported by the sensor is vital....

  19. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: IGERT Educational Issues Panel

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Marni Boppart, Martha Gillette, Austin Hsiao, Heather Huntsman, Michael Insana, Catherine Murphy, Lizanne DeStefano

    The second annual CMMB IGERT PI and Trainee Meeting was held on August 31, 2011.A panel of students and instructors discuss the educational issues regarding and the future of the IGERT program at Illinois.

  20. [Illinois] CMMB IGERT & M-CNTC Annual Symposium: IGERT Research Issues Panel

    06 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Rashid Bashir, Rohit Bhargava, Stephen Boppart, Ann M. Nardulli, Taher A. Saif, Mike Gregory, Erich Lidstone

    The second annual CMMB IGERT PI and Trainee Meeting was held on August 31, 2011.A panel of students and instructors discuss the research issues regarding and the future of the IGERT program at Illinois.