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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...
Feb 26, 2013 10:30 AM Engineering bacterial communities antimicrobials One of the unsolved problems in human health and disease is the control of pathogens, such as antibiotic-resistant forms of bacteria. In this talk, we will brie...
Feb 12, 2013 10:30 AM Giant Molecules based on Nano-atoms In order to create new functional materials for advanced technologies, both control over functionality and their hierarchical structures and orders are vital fo...
Feb 06, 2013 10:30 AM Reilly Lectureship - Lecture 2: Building an Institute for Engineering Innovation The University of Chicago has launched a new approach to engineering research and education known as the Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME).
Feb 05, 2013 10:30 AM Reilly Lectureship - Lecture 1: Protein Analogous Micelles: Versatile, Modular Nanoparticles Peptides are functional modules of protein macromolecules that can be displayed apart from the whole protein to create biofunctional surfaces and interfaces, or...
Jan 29, 2013 10:30 AM Insight into the Kinetics of Oligomer Formation During Amyloidosis Although the critical causative proteins for more than 20 amyloid diseases have been identified, the process and mechanism by which these proteins induce diseas...
Nov 13, 2012 10:30 AM Controlling Selectivity in Heterogeneous Catalysis Performing selective reactions of reagents with multiple functional groups is a challenging objective, since each functional group can potentially adsorb and re...
Oct 23, 2012 11:30 AM Electrically Guiding Cells - In Wound Healing and the Implication in Regenerative Medicine Our body generates electricity. In addition to fast fluctuating electrical pulses in the nerve and muscles, more steady DC electric currents are found at wounds...
Oct 02, 2012 11:30 AM The Isolation of Circulating Tumor Cells from Blood by High Throughput Dielectrophoretic Methods The application of dielectrophoretic field-flow fractionation (depFFF) to the isolation of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) from clinical blood specimens was stud...
Sep 24, 2012 11:00 AM Ernest W. Thiele Lecture Talking about a (Proteomics) Revolution: Microfluidic Integration for Next-Generation Protein Analysis
May 01, 2012 11:30 AM AVESTARTM Center for Operational Excellence of Clean Energy Plants To address challenges in attaining operational excellence for clean energy plants, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory...
Apr 24, 2012 11:30 AM Nanofluidics for Gene Delivery Technologies to manipulate or assembly molecules at extremely high levels of spatial confinement could open a door to many fundamental research and practical ap...
Apr 10, 2012 11:30 AM Process Control Approaches in the Design and Clinical Testing of an Artificial Pancreas One of the great challenges in the design of any feedback control algorithm is the striking of a compromise between performance (often characterized by the spee...
Mar 27, 2012 11:30 AM Engineering Single-Cell Bioanalytic Processes to Evaluate Complex Cellular Systems The majority of analytical technologies used to assess the identities and functional capacities of cells yield average measures of their phenotypes. These measu...
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