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Past Seminar Series

Spring 2014 Seminar Series

  • Intellectual Property and the Commercialization of Research: An Overview of the Patent System, Trends and Current Issues
  • Dendrimer-Based Targeting of Neuroinflammation-Therapeutics for neurodegenerataive Disorders
  • Gold Nanoparticles in Biomedicine: Delivery and Sensing

Fall 2013 Seminar Series

  • Single-molecule Studies of Human Telometeric G-Quadruplexes in a Voctoliter Cavity
  • DNA-Based Biosensors using Target-Directed Macromolecular Assembly and Disassembly
  • The Physics, Chemistry, and Topology Behind Particle Transport and Retention in Aqueous Saturated Porous Media: How Natural Water Filtration May Relate to Drug Delivery

Spring 2013 Seminar Series

  • Nanoparticle Toxicity and Therapeutics
  • Can Physiochemical Properties of Nanoconstructs Improve Anticancer Activity?
  • Strategies in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
  • DNA Self-assembly and DNA-based Nanofabrication
  • Mechanistic Studies on Nanoparticle Mediated Cellular Targeting
  • The Versatile Utility of Biodegradable particles in Vaccinations

Fall 2012 Seminar Series

  • Assembly of Metal Nanoparticles: Lessons from Polymer Physics and Chemistry
  • Nanotechnology in the Human Body
  • Development of Enzyme-Activated Nanoparticles for Tunable and Hepatic Cancer Cell-Specific Release of Chemotherapeutic Agents
  • Role of Biopharmaceutics in Drug Product Development

Spring 2012 Seminar Series

  • Self-Assembly of Nanoscale Colloids
  • Mucus Penetrating Nanoparticles
  • Engineering Protein-based Hydrogels to Improve Stem Cell Transplantation

Fall 2011 Seminar Series

  • Theragnosis, a new paradigm of personalized medicine
  • Amplified optoelectronic properties of organic nanowires and applications in trace explosives detection
  • Nanopatterning and imaging beyond the far-field diffraction limit

Spring 2011 Seminar Series

  • Impact of inflammatory stress on glucose metabolism and insulin action in vivo
  • Fishin' for Solutions to Hearing Loss: Finding Genetic and Chemical Modulators of Inner Ear Hair Cell Death
  • Molecular Engineering of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Cues to Control Stem Cell Function
  • Distinguished Seminar: “Complex Nanomaterial Synthesis and Structural Characterization

Fall 2010 Seminar Series

  • Distinguished Seminar: "Designer Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery
  • Nanocomposite Polymer Networks: From Controlled Synthesis to Applications in Medicine
  • Nanoscopy with Focused Light
  • Forced ultrasound treatment of pancreatic cancer: current experience and future aspirations at the Methodist Hospital Research Institute
  • Distinguished Seminar: "Nanostructured Interfaces for Therapeutic Delivery
  • Thermodynamics of Hydrophobic Hydration: in protein function and in drug design, release and targeting

Past Nano Institute Seminar Speakers and Presenters

The directors and staff of the Nano Institute would like to thank the speakers and participants of the several seminars conducted.

Last Updated: 8/17/21