The University of New Mexico

An NSF Integrative Graduate

Education and Research Traineeship in

Integrating Nanotechnology with Cell Biology and Neuroscience

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 April 29, 2013
Antonio Rivera:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Optical Discrimination of Cleaved and Uncleaved Peptides for the Detection of MMPs as Radiation Biomarkers"

Leisha Armijo:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Properties of Cobalt and Rare-Earth-Free Magnetic Nanocrystals"

April 22, 2013
Meghan McCabe:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Dynamic Transition States of ErbB1 Phosporylation Predicted by Spatial-Stochastic Modeling"

Brian Akins:
Electrical & Computer Engineering
"High Temperature ZnSe:Mn/ZnS Nanophosphors with Very High Quantum Efficiency for White LEDs"


April 15, 2013

Antoine Ho:
"From the Lab to the Cubicle - Rotating with the Office of Population Health Genomics in Western Australia"

April 8, 2013
Helen Hathaway:
"Magnetic Nanoparticle Targeting for Breast Cancer Detection and Therapy"


April 1, 2013
Susan M. Brozik:
"Integrated Biological Microsystems"

March 18, 2013
Cunjiang Yu:
"Mechanics and Materials of Hard/Soft Hybridization for Flexible Electronics and Energy Storage"

March 5, 2013
Brandon A. Krick:
"New Directions for Ultralow Wear Materials"

February 25, 2013
Young-Shin Park:
"Single-Particle Spectroscopy of Nanocrystal Quantum Dots"

February 15, 2013
Harry L. Swinney:
"How Competing Bacterial Colonies Can Survive by Killing Siblings"

February 11, 2013
Keith Lidke:
"Fluorescence Nanoscopy"

February 4, 2013
William S. Hlavacek:
"Biomolecular Site Dynamics"


January 28, 2013

Andy Maloney:
"Powders in Pharmacy"

January 23, 2013
Jerily A. Timlin:
"Optical Super-Resolution: The Promise for Visualizing Biological Processes at the Nanoscale"

December 3, 2012
Antonio Rivera:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Highly Luminescent Mn-Doped ZnSe Nanocrystals for Biodosimetry"

Melissa Wilson:
"Genomic Requirements for Quiescence in Stationary Phase Cultures of
Saccharomyces cerevisiae"

November 26, 2012

Stephen Clark:
"Molecular-Beam-Epitaxy-Based Fabrication of GaSb Nanopores Using an
in-Situ Arsenic Etch"

Leisha Armijo:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Biocompatible Magnetic Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Magnetic Hyperthermia"

November 19, 2012
Meghan McCabe:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"A Rule-Based Modeling Approach to Investigate the Impact of ErbB Receptor Dynamics on Signal Initiation and Propagation"

November 5, 2012
Stephen K. Doorn:
"SERS-Active Nanoparticle Spectral Tags: Development and Rapid Flow-Based Analysis"

October 29, 2012
Stefan Posse:
"Hyperpolarized MRI"

October 22, 2012
Pavan Muttil:
"A Novel Needle-Free Approach for Vaccine and Drug Delivery"

October 15, 2012
Eva Chi:
"Protein Misfolding in Neurodegenerative Diseases"

October 3, 2012
James Castracane:
"Integrating the Animate and Inanimate Worlds: CNSE Nanobioscience"

October 1, 2012
John Grey:
"Spectroscopy of Conjugated Polymer Semiconductor Aggregates"

September 17, 2012
Terefe G. Habteyes:
"Creating Sharp Plasmon Resonances Towards Ultrasensitive Biochemical Sensors"

August 27, 2012
Nesia Zurek:
"An MMP Assay for Studying Wound Healing
in Vivo and Discovering MMP Therapeutics"

August 20, 2012
Massoud Akhtari:
"MagnetoNanoParticles (MNP) in Diagnosis and Therapy of Disease"
April 23, 2012
Patrick Cutler:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Single Particle Tracking in Hyperspectral Microscope Images"

Jennifer Pelowitz:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Cellular Responses to Encapsulation in Nanostructures"

Annikka Jensen:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Averting Cellular Macropinocytosis of Rod- and Spherical-Shaped Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles"

April 16, 2012
Antoine Ho:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Next-Generation Sequencing - Obstacles, Advances, and Applications"

Melissa Wilson:
Biology Department
"Genes Required for Differentiation of
Saccharomyces cerevisiae"

April 9, 2012
Carl Brown III:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Optimization and Kinetic Control of DNA Enzymes for Biosensing"

Amber McBride:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Nano-in-Microparticles for Magnetic Drug Delivery: Looking Beyond Surface Properties"

April 2, 2012
George Bachand:
"Applying Biological Strategies for Self-Assembly of Composite Nanomaterials"

March 19, 2012
Jerliyn A. Timlin:
"Differential Uptake and Trafficking of Nanoparticles by Living Cells"


March 5, 2012
Diane Lidke:
"Diffussion, Dimerization, and Domains: Single-Quantum-Dot Tracking to Correlate Membrane Receptor Dynamics with Signaling"


February 27, 2012
Jennifer Gillette:
"A Novel Mechanism of Stem Cell Niche Communication and Applications of Super-Resolution Imaging"


February 20, 2012
Steven R.J. Brueck:
"DNA Transport in Nanofluidic Channels & Imaging Interferometric Microscopy - Part 2"


February 16, 2012
Gary S. Grest:
"Coated Nanoparticles in Solution and at Interfaces"

February 13, 2012
Elizabeth Hedberg-Dirk:
"Nano and Micro Fibrous Materials for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery"

February 6, 2012
Steven R.J. Brueck:
"DNA Transport in Nanofluidic Channels & Imaging Interferometric Microscopy"

January 30, 2012
Fu-Sen Liang:
"Regulating Cellular Processes through Controlling Proximity"

January 23, 2012

Dimiter N. Petsev:
"Electrostatic Interactions at Small Distances"

December 12, 2011
Kris Marjon:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"A Novel Receptor for C-Reactive Protein"

Carl Brown III:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Improving the Decision Speed, Functionality, and Applicability of Deoxyribozyme Logic Circuits via a Comprehensive Kinetic Model"

Antoine Ho:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Improvements to Next Generation Sequencing Techniques"

Melissa Wilson:
Biology
"Identification of Genes Required for Differentiation of Stationary Phase Cultures of
Saccharomyces cerevisiae"

November 28, 2011
Meghan McCabe:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Exploring the Impact of Unlabeled Species in Single Particle Tracking Experiments of ErbB1"

Pamela Langner:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Transport in the Squid Giant Axon: Competition between Cargo Motor Receptors, JIP-1, APP-C, and Negative Charge"

November 21, 2011
Patrick Cutler:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Maximum Likelihood Estimate of Diffusion Coefficients from Single Particle Tracking of Blinking Probes"

Shayna Brocato:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Electrochemical Determination of Direct Electron Transfer Mechanism in Bilirubin Oxidase"

Jennifer Pelowitz:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Gene Expression in Nano-Encapsulated Cells"

Annikka Jensen:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Breaking Through the Efficacy Ceiling of Chemotherapeutics: Targeted Drug Delivery for Lung Cancer"


November 14, 2011

Amber McBride:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Novel Preparation and Characterization of Nano Aggregates for Inhaled Drug Delivery"

John Plumley:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Cu-Doped ZnSe Quantum Dot Modified Silica for Matrix Metalloproteinase Biosensing"


November 7, 2011
Walter F. Paxton:
"Nanomotors and Markers - Atypical Applications of Spatially-Controlled Catalytic Reactions"


October 31, 2011
Lydia Tapia:
"Molecular Motion from Robotic Motion Planning"


October 24, 2011
Matthew P. Goertz:
"Polymer-Based Biomimetic Membranes on Solid Supports"


October 17, 2011
Zayd C. Leseman:
"Manipulation of Phonons Using Phononic Crystals: Theory, Fabrication, and Characterization"


October 10, 2011
Norman A. Doggett:
"Real-Time PCR Assays for Sensitive Detection of Biothreat Agents"

October 7, 2011
Michael J. Saxton:
"Move, Dither, Move, Dither: On the Structure of Normal and Anomalous Random Walks and Single-Particle Trajectories"

October 3, 2011
Sergei A. Ivanov:
"Search for New Luminophores: From Quantum Dots to Metal Clusters"


September 26, 2011
James Werner:
"Time-Resolved Three-Dimensional Molecular Tracking and New Fluorscent Probe Development"


September 19, 2011
Gabriel Montaño:
"Membrane Composite Nanomaterials: Tuning the Environment, not the Molecules"


September 12, 2011

Darko Stefanovic:
"DNA Molecular Spiders as Wakers and Motors"


August 29, 2011
Charles Cherqui:
"Plasmonic Enhanced Förster Energy Transfer in the Vicinty of Metal Nanoparticles"


August 22, 2011
James Giordano:
"Nanoneurotechnology in National Security, Intelligence, and Defense: Technical Capabilities and Ethical Issues"
 May 2, 2011
Pamela Langner:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"The Peptide 'Tug-of-War Effect' on Nanosphere Transport"

Nathan Withers:
Electrical & Computer Engineering
"Absorbed Dose Enhancement with Lanthanum Fluoride Nanocrystals: Simulation & Experiment"

John Plumley:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Cu-Doped InP and ZnSe Quantum Dots as Potential FRET Pairs for
in Vivo Biosensing in Cerebral Spinal Fluid"


April 25, 2011
Patrick Johnson:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Nano-engineered, Ultra Stable, Live Cell Vaccines against Tuberculosis"

Debra Cox:
Physics & Astronomy
"Bubble Fragmentation through Amplification of Non-spherical Surface Modes: Experiment & Theory"


April 21, 2011
Bennett Goldberg:
"Clash of Two Cultures - How to Start a Nanomedicine Effort bewteen Physical Sciences and Medicine"


April 18, 2011
Annikka Jensen:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Increasing Efficacy for Lung Cancer Chemotherapeutics: Targeted Drug Delivery via the Protocell"

Bayo Falase:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Development of a Hybrid Enzymatic-Metallic Biofuel Cell for Glycerol Oxidation"

April 11, 2011

Michael Malik:
Physics & Astronomy
"Multicolor Quantum Dot Tracking Using High-Speed Hyperspectral Line Scanning Microscopy"

Ellen Dengler:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Anti-inflammatory Priming Using Protocell Vectors May Enhance Therapeutic IL-10 Gene Transfer"


April 4, 2011
Elaine L. Bearer:
"Nanoparticles in Action: Determining the Molecular Mechanics of Axonal Transport and Mapping the Brain"


March 28, 2011
Bridget Wilson:
"Mapping and Modeling Spatial Aspects of ErbB Signaling"


March 21, 2011
Angela Wandinger-Ness:
"Signaling Protein Complexes in Cilia"


March 7, 2011
Peter M. Goodwin:
"Fluorescence Studies at the Nanoscale"


February 28, 2011
Charles E. Melançon III:
"From the Environment to Genomes to Drugs: Discovery, Biosynthesis, and Bioengineering of Microbial Natural Products"


February 21, 2011
Eric C. Carnes:
"Interfacing Biology with Nanotechnology - From Bacteria to Cancer"


February 14, 2011
Bruce C. Bunker:
"Assembly, Reconfiguration, and Integration of Soft, Biological Materials"


February 7, 2011
Han Htoon:
"Understanding the Suppression of Fluorescence Intermittency in Giant Nanocrystal Quantum Dots"


January 24, 2011
Cristina Takacs-Vesbach:
"Accessing the Real Microbial World Using Metagenomics"


December 6, 2010
Annikka Jensen:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Targeted Delivery of Lung Cancer Therapeutics Using Protocells"

Debbie Cox:
Physics & Astronomy
"Ultrasound-Induced Dissolution of Lipid-Coated Gas Bubbles"

John Plumley:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"InP/ZnS Biofunctionalized Quantum Dot Nanosensor
Probes for Detecting Protease Activity in Cerebral
Spinal Fluid as a Biomarker for ALS"

Melissa Wilson:
Biology
"Characterization of the Differentiation of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae in Stationary Phase"


November 29, 2010
Pamela Langner:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Organelle Size Nanospheres Used to Identify Cargo Motor Receptors and Elucidate their Behaviors"

Nathan Withers:
Electrical & Computer Engineering
"Polyethylene-Glycol-Capped Lanthanum Fluoride Nanocrystals for Radiation Therapy Enhancement"

Michael Malik:
Physics & Astronomy
"Hyperspectral Line Scanning Microscopy for High-Speed Multicolor Quantum Dot Tracking"


November 22, 2010
Patrick Johnson:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Ultra Stable, Live Cell Vaccines"

Ellen Dengler:
Neuroscience
"The "Protocell": A Novel Nano-Sized Synthetic Gene Delivery Platform to Enhance Treatment of Neuropathic Pain"

Zoe Hunter:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Efficacy of VLP-Based Mucosal Vaccines Against Viral Challenge"


November 15, 2010
Amalie L. Frischknect:
"Molecular Modeling of Nanoparticles in Lipid Bilayers"


November 4, 2010

David C. Schwartz:
"A Singular View of the Genome"


November 1, 2010
Yang Qin:
"Solution-Processable Organic Electronics"


October 25, 2010
Jennifer Hollingsworth:
""Giant" Nanocrystal Quantum Dots: Advances in Controlling Properties through Physical and Electronic Structure Manipulation"


October 18, 2010
Steven Graves:
"Engineering Flow Cytometry Solutions for Critical Health Applications"


October 11, 2010
Jeff Brinker:
"Engineered Biotic/Abiotic Materials and Interfaces for Understanding and Controlling Biology"


October 4, 2010
Jeehoon Kim:
"Scanning Probe Microscopy Applications in Science and Engineering"


September 28, 2010
Wayne Roth:
"Engineering Design and Fabrication of Large-Scale In Vitro Diagnostic Systems"


September 20, 2010
Larry Herskowitz:
"Overview of Physics-Based Kinesin/Microtubule Modeling and Associated Computational Tools"


September 13, 2010
Jennifer Martinez:
"Production and Characterization of Fluorescent Silver and Gold Nanoclusters"


August 30, 2010
Nick J. Carroll:
"Polymerization in Microdroplet Reactors: From Nanostructured Particles to Nucleic Acid Sequencing"
May 3, 2010
Zöe Hunter:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Virus-Like Particle Based Vaccines and Mucosal Immunity: Investigating the Efficacy of Various Delivery Routes"

Patrick Cutler:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Single Particle Tracking with a Hyperspectral Twist"

Andy Maloney:
Physics & Astronomy
"Speed Effects on Gliding Motility Assays Due to Surface Passivation, Solvent, and Osmotic Stress"


April 26, 2010
Carl Brown III:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Smart Screens: Improving Physiological Relevance with Supported Bilayers"

Amber McBride:
Nanoscience & Microsystems
"Magnetic Nanoparticles: Hyperthermia Control Experiments and Synthesis Optimization of Fe
3O4"

Brittany Branch:
Nanosciences & Microsystems
"Microchannels Using a Combination of AC and DC Fields: Towards Analyte Pre-concentration & Separation"


April 19, 2010
Antoine Ho:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Endonuclease V Digestion Variation on Sequencing by Ligation"

Jennifer Pelowitz:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Proteomic Investigation of Encapsulated Yeast Cells"


April 12, 2010
Shayna Brocato:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Site-Specific Immobilization of SLAC for Enzymatic Biofuel Cell Applications"

Laura Pawlikowski:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Investigation of a Plasma-Deposited Thermoresponsive Polymer"


April 5, 2010
Geoffrey S. Waldo:
"Programmable Reassembly of Fluorescent Proteins from Peptide Fragments"


March 22, 2010
William S. Hlavacek:
"Modeling Multivalent Ligand-Receptor Interactions with Steric Constraints"


March 8, 2010
Andrew Dattelbaum:
"Luminescent Silica Nanocomposite Materials for Biological Sensing and Imaging"


March 1, 2010
Sergei Tretiak:
"Excited State Dynamics and Energy Transfer in Quantum Dots"


February 22, 2010
Andrew P. Shreve:
"Membranes on Solid Surfaces"


February 17, 2010
Hooman Mohseni:
"Learning from Nature: A Novel Bio-Inspired Imager"


February 8, 2010
Keith Lidke:
"Single Molecule Imaging for the Analysis of Protein-Protein Interactions"


February 1, 2010
J. Matthew D. Lane:
"Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Coated Nanoparticles in Solvents and at Interfaces"


January 25, 2010
Helen Hathaway:
"Cancer Detection and Therapy using Magnetic Nanoparticles and SQUID - Part 2"


December 14, 2009
Amber McBride:
Nanosciences & Microsystems
"Multifunctional Nanoparticles: SPIONS as Nano-Knives for Enhanced Drug Delivery to the Lung"

Jennifer Pelowitz:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Proteomic Investigation of Nano-Encapsulated Cells"

Brittany Branch:
Nanosciences & Microsystems
"Analytes Pre-Concentration in Microchannels Using a Combination of AC and DC Fields"


December 7, 2009
Zoe Hunter:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"The Effects of Virus-Like Particle Vaccines in Inducing Mucosal Immunity"

Shayna Brocato:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"DNA-Directed Assembly of Enzymes and Nanomaterials: Small Laccase-Carbon Nanotube Supramolecular Assemblies"

Laura Pawlikowski:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Development of a Cell-Based "Smart" Microfluidic Sensor"


December 7, 2009
James Giordano:
"Progress, Possibilities, Fear and Fixes: Ethical and Social Issues in Science and Technology"


November 30, 2009
Andy Maloney:
Physics & Astronomy
"Effect of Osmotic Stress and Heavy Water on Kinesis Activity"

Carl Brown III:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Dengue's Dynamic Protease: A Nanostructural Approach to Assay Development and Drug Screening"

Patrick Cutler:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Clocking FceRI Aggregates"


November 23, 2009
Patrick Johnson:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"The Meaning of Life: Viability Studies of Engineered Cellular Systems"

Kris Marjon:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"C-Reactive Protein Binds and Induces Phagocytosis through Fc alpha RI"

Antoine Ho:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Sequencing by Ligation Variation Using Deoxyinosine and Endonuclease V"


November 19, 2009
Massoud Akhtari:
"Conjugated Magnetonanoparticles in Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease"


November 16, 2009
Helen Hathaway:
"Cancer Detection and Therapy using Magnetic Nanoparticles and SQUID"


November 9, 2009
Stephen A. Stricker:
"Signaling Pathways During Egg Maturation in a Marine Worm"


November 2, 2009
Margaret Werner-Washburne:
"From Nano to Terra: The Biological Revolution Rumbles in Yeast, a Well-Behaved Organism"


October 26, 2009
Gabriel A. Montaño:
"The Good, The Bad (and Potentially Ugly) of Nanomaterials in a Biological World"


October 19, 2009
Evan Evans:
"Probing Communication Between Chemical Signaling and Mechanical Stress-Bearing Networks at Cell Surfaces"


October 12, 2009
Peng Zhang:
"Photon Upconverting Nanoparticles and Their Bio-Related Application"


October 5, 2009
Igal Brener:
"Micro-and Nano-Enabled Platforms for Particle Manipulation and Chem-Bio Sensing"


September 28, 2009
Claudia C. Luhrs:
"Nanoparticle Engineering for Battery Applications"


September 21, 2009
Kim Rasmussen:
"Modeling of DNA Dynamics and How It May Matter"


September 14, 2009
Jeremy S. Edwards:
"Next-Generation Sequencing and the Future of Human Genome Sequencing - Part 2"


September 9, 2009
James Werner:
"Confocal, 3D Tracking of Single Quatum Dots: Following Receptor Traffic and Membrane Topology"


August 31, 2009
Jeremy S. Edwards:
"Next-Generation Sequencing and the Future of Human Genome Sequencing"
May 11, 2009
Larry Herskowitz:
Physics & Astronomy
"Single-Molecule Analysis of Alternative Splicing: A New Application of Shotgun DNA Mapping"

Nathan Withers:
Electrical Engineering
"Dose Enhancement in Biological Materials through the Use of LaF
3:Ce3+ Nanocrystals"

Patrick Johnson:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Silicate Exo-Skeletal Structures for Biological Organisms"

Michelle Costa:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Spatial Modeling: A New Way of Dissecting Biology"


May 4, 2009
Ellen Dengler:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program/Neurosciences
"Enhancing Anti-Inflammatory Cytokine IL-10 Gene Delivery to the Spinal Cord via Nano-Particle Platforms"

Kris Marjon:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"The Dynamic Properties of C-Reactive Protein"


April 27, 2009
Shayna McGill:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Magnetic Nanoparticles for Enhanced Drug Delivery through Extracellular Barriers in Cystic Fibrosis"

Debra Cox:
Physics & Astronomy
"Effect of Bubble Size on Ultrasound Induced Microbubble Dissolution"

Michael Malik:
Physics & Engineering
"Hyperspectral Line Scanning Microscopy for High-Speed Multi-Color Quantum Dot Tracking"


April 20, 2009
Steven J. Koch:
"Introduction to Biophysical Studies of the Molecular Motor Kinesin"


April 13, 2009
Andrew Bradbury:
"Phage Antibody Libraries: Creation and Use"


April 10, 2009
M. Selim Ünlü:
"Optical Interference: Biological Imaging and Label-Free Protein Microarrays"


March 30, 2009
Natalie Adolphi:
"SQUID-relaxometry as a Novel Detection Method for Disease-Targeted Magnetic Nanoparticles"


March 23, 2009
Bryce Chackerian:
"Virus-like Particles: Flexible Platforms for Vaccine Development"


March 9, 2009
Plamen Atanassov:
"Enzymatic Biofuel Cells for Micro-Power Source Applications"


March 4, 2009
Mark S. Derzon:
"Progress on a Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear Material Detection Platform"


February 23, 2009
David Whitten:
"Cationic Conjugated Polyelectrolytes and Oligomers as Dark and Light-Activated Antimicrobials. Scope and Mechanism"


February 16, 2009
Larry Sklar:
"Regulation of VLA-4 Integrin Nanomachine Affinity and Conformation by Shear Forces and G Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling Pathways"


February 13, 2009
James Werner:
"Tracking Single Quantum Dots in Three Dimensions: Following Cell Receptor Traffic and Membrane Topology"


February 9, 2009
Michaelann S. Tartis:
"Targeted Drug Delivery with Ultrasound and Microbubbles"


February 2, 2009
Diane Lidke:
"Single Molecule Studies of FceRI Dynamics Using Quatum Dot Probes"


January 30, 2009
Haw Yang:
"Revealing Protein Dynamics Energy Landscape Using High-Resolution Single-Molecule Spectroscopy"


December 4, 2008
Ellen Dengler:
Neurosciences
"Enhancing Spinal Cord IL-10 Gene Delivery Using Nanoparticles"

Larry Herskowitz:
Physics & Astronomy
"Proof of Principle for Shotgun DNA Mapping By Unziping"

Shayna McGill:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Magnetically Responsive Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery Applications Using Low Magnetic Field Strengths"

Nathan Withers:
Electrical Engineering
"Increasing Absorbed Dose from Exposure to Gamma Rays Through LaF
3:Ce3+ Nanoparticle Doping"


December 1, 2008
Debra Cox:
Physics & Astronomy
"Diffusion of Intact and Ultrasound-Ruptured Bubbles through Tissue Phantoms"

Bayo Falase:
Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
"Characterization of Complex 3D Nano-Patterned Scaffolds for Cell Culture Applications"

Kris Marjon:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Measuring the Dynamic Properties of C-Reactive Protein on the Cellular Membrane"


November 24, 2008
Michelle Costa:
Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
"Unraveling the Intraicacies of Spatial Organization of the ErbB Receptors and Downstream Signaling Pathways"

Patrick Johnson:
Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
"Cell Directed Integration, Post Carnesian Rule"

Michael Malik:
Physics & Engineering
"Hyperspectral Line Scanning Microscopy for High-Speed Multi-Color Quantum Dot Tracking"


November 17, 2008
Bridget Wilson:
"Mapping and Modeling Spatial Aspects of Cell Signaling'"


November 10, 2008
Susan R. Atlas:
"Modeling Molecular Motor Proteins'"


November 3, 2008
Deborah G. Evans:
"Ferritin: Simulations of a Biomolecular Synthetic Machine'"


October 29, 2008
James H. Jett:
"Molecular Cytometry'"


October 15, 2008
David M. Haaland:
"Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imaging of Biological Systems'"


October 8, 2008
Elaine L. Bearer:
"Design Meets Discovery: Imaging, Modeling, and the Mechanics of Cellular Behavior'"


October 6, 2008
Kirk D. Rector:
"Development of Targeted SERS Nanosensors for
in Situ Cellular Measurements'"


September 29, 2008
Terry W. Du Clos:
"Probing the Interaction of C-Reactive Protein with Fcy Receptors'"


September 22, 2008
Philip H. Heintz :
"The Basic Prinicpals of Ultrasound Imaging'"


September 15, 2008
Erin D. Milligan:
"Spinal IL-10 Gene Delivery Using Synthetic Polymers to Treat Neuropathic Pain'"


September 5, 2008
Jerilyn A. Timlin:
"Hyperspatial Imaging and Multivariate Data Analysis for Biological and Biomedical Applications'"
May 16, 2008
Kate Brandt:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Monitoring of Cyclin E Intracellular Localization in Xenopus Laevis Embryos"

Nick Carroll:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Lab-on-a-Chip and Bead Polony Technologies for High Throughput RNA (cDNA) Exontyping of Human Leukemia Cells"

Michelle Costa:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Stochastic Spatial and Non-Spatial Simulations of Receptor-Mediated Signaling Pathways"

Chessa Scullin:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Development of Quantum-Dot-Based Neuronal Sensors"


 May 15, 2008
Paul Harrington:
Physics & Astronomy
"A Bayesian Fitting Approach to Nanoscale Localization Microscopy"

Bayo Falase:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Biocompatible Nano-Patterned Scaffolds for Drug Delivery and Cell Culture"

Larry Herskowitz:
Physics & Astronomy
"Shotgun Chromatin Mapping"


April 28, 2008
Nick Andrews:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Role of Cross-Linking and FceRI Dynamics in Signaling"

Shayna MCGill:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Enhanced Nanoparticle transport trough Models of Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease"

Eric Carnes:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Single-Cell Communication within Nanostructures"


April 14, 2008
Tudor I. Oprea:
"Drug Discovery Infomatics: Targets, Leads, Drugs, and the 'Black Swan.'"


April 7, 2008
Jennifer Hollingsworth:
"Nanocrystal Quantum Dots: Fluorophores for Advanced Molecular Probes"


March 10, 2008
Heather Canavan:
"Using "Smart" Materials to Access the Buried Biological Interface."


February 29, 2008
George C Schatz:
"Nanoparticle Optical Properties and DNA-Linked Nanoparticle Structures: New Challenges for Theory."


February 25, 2008
Hua Guo:
"Binding and Catalysis of :Metallo-B-Lactamases A Theoretical Perspective."


February 11, 2008
Alex Savtchenki:
"Quantum Dots: Beyond the "Light Bulb" Approach."


February 4, 2008
David Peabody:
"Peptide Display on Virus-Like Particles of Phage MS2."


January 28, 2008
George Bachand:
"Dynamic nanomaterials and devices based on biological systems engineering strategies"


January 16, 2008
Andrea Armani:
"Biophotonics:  Resonant Detection of Single Molecules"


December 3, 2007
Eric Carnes:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Patterning and Immobilization of Living Cells via Cell-Directed Integration"

Shayna McGill:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Nano-Knives and Nano-Pullies for Drug Delivery"

Chessa Scullin:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Development of a Quantum Dot Based Sensor to Monitor Vesicle Kinetics"

Michelle Costa:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Merging Spatial and Non-Spatial Algorithms to model Receptor and Intracellular Pathways"


November 26, 2007
Bayo Falase:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Three-Dimensional Nano-Patterned Materials for Cell Culture Platforms and Drug Delivery Vehicles"

Nick Andrews:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Single QD-Tracking of the High Affinity IgE Receptor"

Larry Herskowitz:
Physics & Astronomy
"Single Molecule Tethering Procedure and Analysis"


November 19, 2007
Nick Carroll:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
"Biocompatible Material Synthesis via Droplet-Based Microfluidics"

Paul Harrington:
Physics & Astronomy
"Fluorescence Based Localization Microscopy for Nanoscale Imaging"

Kate Brandt:
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
"Monitoring of Cyclin E Intracellular Localization in Xenopus Laevis Embryos"


November 12, 2007
Angela Wandinger-Ness:
"GTPases as Therapeutic Targets"


November 5, 2007
Scott Sibbett:
"Microfluidic Devices for Comprehensive Protein Separation"


October 29, 2007
Hans Ziock:
"Assembly of a Minimal Protocell"


October 22, 2007
Vojo Dereti:
"Autophagy, a Cell Life and Death Process - How Can Nanoscience Help to Understand It Better?"


October 15, 2007
Sang Han:
"Germanium Nanocrystals and Nanowires: Morphological Control, Surface Characterization, and Applications"


October 8, 2007
Sergio Mendez:
"Modeling Force vs Distance Profiles of Terminally Anchored Poly (N-Isopropyl Acrylamide) with Self-Consistent Field Theory"


September 24, 2007
Hugh Smyth:
"Nano/Microsystems for Lung Drug Delivery."


September 17, 2007
John Grey:
"Uncovering Structure-Function Relationships at Heterojunction Interfaces."


September 10, 2007
Mary Ann Osley:
"Chromatin Dynamics During Transcription and DNA Repair."


August 27, 2007 - Jeremy Edwards: "Polony Sequencing: Current Applications and Future Directions."
May 4, 2007
Chessa Scullin:
"Using Quantum Dots to Monitor Changes in Presynaptic Plasticity in Rodent Hippocampus"

Nick Andrews:
"Dynamics of Fc
eRI Monitored by Single Quantum Dot Tracking"

Nick Carroll: "Microfluidic-Generated Droplets as Nanoliter Reactors for Biochemical Applications"

April 30, 2007
Eric Carnes:
"
Integration of Living Cells with Self-Assembled Materials Using Cell-Directed Assembly."

Kate Brandt:
"In Vivo Monitoring of Cyclin E Intracellular Localization by Quantum Dot Tagging in Xenopus laevis."


April 25, 2007
David A. Weitz:
"Droplet-based Microfluidics for High Throughput Bioassays."


April 23, 2007
Helen Hathaway:
"Experimental Models of Breast Reproductive Development & Neoplasia."


April 16, 2007
Jeff Brinker:
"Directing Nanostructure Assembly with Living Cells."


April 09, 2007
Elizabeth Dirk:
"Biodegradable Polymers for Tissue Engineering."


April 02, 2007
Steven Brueck:
"Phat Photons for Nifty Nano (Bio) Science."


March 19, 2007
James L. Thomas:
"Stimulated [Parametric] Emission and Fluorescence Fluctuations as Biophysical Probes."


February 22, 2007
Kai Simons:
"Lipid Rafts in Membrane Trafficking."


February 19, 2007 -
Keith Lidke:
"Fluorescence Techniques for Studying Static and Dynamic Processes Below the Resolution Limit in Live Cells."


February 12, 2007
Tione Buranda:
"Development of Fluorescence Calibration Beads Based on Quantum Dots."


February 07, 2007
Alex D. Li:
"New Photoswitchable Nanoprobes
for Live Cell Imaging."

January 29, 2007 -
Stanly L. Steinberg:
"The Organization and Motion of Macromolecules on the Cell Membrane."

January 22, 2007 -
Steven J. Koch:
"Optical Tweezers, Magnetic Forces and MEMS Devices for Single-Molecule Biophysics Experiments."


January 16, 2007 -
Chessa Scullin, Nick Carroll, & Kate Brandt: Fall 2006 Reviews of INCBN IGERT Fellows' Projects.


December 18, 2006
Nick Andrews & Eric Carnes:
Fall 2006 Reviews of INCBN IGERT Fellows' Projects.


December 11, 2006
Juewen Liu:
"Biology Inspired Nanomaterials Assembled by Functional DNA."


December 04, 2006
Mohamed K. Kahn.:
"Development of Novel Nanodevices for the Improved Imaging and Treatment of Cancer."


November 27, 2006
Diane Lidke:
"Using Quantum Dots to Track Membrane Protein Dynamics in Living Cells."


November 20, 2006
Alan Waggoner:
"Fluorescent Probe Development Efforts."


November 6, 2006
Linda J. Fike:
"
3EGF Receptor Clustering and Lipid Rafts2 "


October 30, 2006
Timothy J. Boyle:
"Tailored Nano-Bio-Ceramic Materials."


October 23, 2006
Michael Wilson:
"Neurotransmission: Humming, Babbling, and Singing Through Development - Molecules and Mutants."

October 16, 2006
Peng Zhang:
"Bio-Related Applications for Photon Upconverting Particles."

October 09, 2006
Rebecca Hartley:
"Novel Ways of Regulating Cyclin E in Cancer."

October 02, 2006
Gary P. Nolan:
"Phospho-Signaling Networks, Disease Mechanism, and Clinical Outcome at the Single Cell Level."

September 25, 2006
Dimiter N. Petsev:
"Micro and Nanofluidics for Bioengineering Applications."

September 18, 2006
Bridget Wilson:
"Mapping and Modeling Spatial Aspects of Cell Signaling."