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Oct 28, 2014 11:30 AM Seeking the Critical Traits of Epigenetic Modifications for Early-Stage Disease Diagnosis
Oct 07, 2014 11:30 AM Interactions of ionic liquids with materials This presentation will focus on ionic liquids interacting with different kinds of nanoscale objects. Ionic liquids are composed of asymmetric, flexible orga...
Sep 09, 2014 11:30 AM Chemical Engineering at U.Chile: Research and Potential Collaborations This talk will address the research in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (DIQB) at the Universidad de Chile.
Apr 03, 2014 11:30 AM Cooperative assembly with block copolymers for functional nanoporous films The tethering of chemically dissimilar polymeric segments in block copolymers provides a facile route to periodic nanostructures through self-assembly, but buil...
Mar 26, 2014 09:00 AM Reilly Lectureship, Lecture 2: Order and Disorder in Multiblock Polymers This lecture will focus on relatively simple molecular designs – linear macromolecules that contain two or three different block types strategically sequenced...
Mar 25, 2014 11:30 AM Reilly Lectureship, Lecture 1: Structure, Dynamics and Properties of Block Polymer Dispersions This presentation will explore two different aspects of block copolymer micelle formation.
Mar 06, 2014 10:30 AM Merging Microscale Technologies and Advanced Biomaterials for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Micro- and nanoscale technologies are increasingly used in multidisciplinary research areas such as tissue engineering and biomedical sciences.
Mar 04, 2014 10:30 AM Enabling 3D Microenvironments For Bone Marrow Bioengineering In this talk, I will introduce bioengineering strategies to develop functional and standardized bone marrow models based on 3D hydrogel scaffolds that closely e...
Feb 13, 2014 10:30 AM Next-generation Approaches to Protein Engineering: Synthetic Biology Meets Directed Evolution In this talk I will present a workflow that leverages advanced technologies for improved library creation, selection, and population characterization to iterate...
Nov 19, 2013 10:30 AM Controlling Particle Segregation: To Mix or Not To Mix? Segregation, or un-mixing, of particles can be a costly problem and a source of frustration for industries ranging from pharmaceuticals to ceramics to agricultu...
Nov 12, 2013 10:30 AM Identifying New Paradigms in Crystal Engineering for Catalysis and Biomedical Applications Crystal engineering is a broad area of research that focuses on methods of designing and/or optimizing materials for diverse applications in fields spanning ene...
Oct 29, 2013 11:30 AM The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040 The world’s economy literally runs on energy. To support continued economic progress for the world’s growing population, more energy will be needed.
Oct 01, 2013 11:30 AM Thiele Lecture: Conversion of solar into chemical energy on plasmonic metal nanostructures We will show that composite photo-catalysts combing plasmonic metallic nanoparticles of noble metals and semiconductor nanostructures exhibit improved photo-che...
Sep 24, 2013 11:30 AM Microtechnologies for High-throughput High-content Developmental Biology and Neurogenetics Micro technologies provide the appropriate length scale for investigating molecules, cells, and small organisms; moreover, one can also take advantage of unique...
Sep 10, 2013 11:30 AM Discovering the behavior of biomolecules at interfaces and in novel solvents with “bottom up” multiscale modeling Computational models such as molecular dynamics (MD) hold great potential for connecting the atomic scale to the mesoscale for a wide range of problems of engin...
Apr 23, 2013 11:30 AM Catalytic Routes for the Conversion of C1 Feedstock Non-petroleum resources will play a critical role in supplying the planet with energy carriers in the future. As raw materials for fuels, biomass and light alka...
Apr 16, 2013 11:30 AM Purification of DNA Therapeutics: New Opportunities for Membrane Technology This talk examines the possibility of using membrane ultrafiltration for the purification of supercoiled plasmid DNA, including removal of host cell-related imp...
Apr 02, 2013 11:30 AM A Modeling Framework to Assess Costs and Uncertainties of Carbon Capture Technology Options This presentation will review the current status of performance and cost estimates for CCS, and discuss the key factors that influence CCS costs.
Mar 19, 2013 11:30 AM Spatiotemporal Regulation of Receptor-Mediated Signaling: Fundamental Mechanistic Discoveries and Applications in Cancer Throughout the body, cells are cued to proliferate, migrate, differentiate, and die through the action of receptors, membrane-spanning proteins that translate e...
Mar 05, 2013 10:30 AM Atmospheric-Pressure Ionization: Processes and Applications In this talk, multiple projects my research group is currently pursuing on developing, understanding, and applying new techniques for atmospheric-pressure ioniz...
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