Fall 2008 Seminar Series

September 10

Richard C. Flagan, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

"Quantifying Airborne Nanoparticles and Allergens"

September 17

Christopher J. Roberts, University of Delaware

"Nonnative Protein Aggregation from a Multi-scale Experimental and Modeling Approach"

October 8

Darrell J. Irvine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Materials Engineering Approaches to Immunology and Immunotherapy: Using Materials to Prod and Probe the Immune System"

October 22 > Van Ness Award Lecture

Patrick S. Doyle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

"Studying Confined Polymers Using Single-Molecule DNA Experiments"

October 23 > Van Ness Award Lecture

Patrick S. Doyle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

"Stop Flow Lithography to Create Functional Microparticles"

October 29 

William E. Bentley, University of Maryland ñ College Park

"Interrogating Bacterial Communication Networks ñ Issues and Applications"

November 5

Eric V. Shusta, University of Wisconsin ñ Madison

"Engineering Strategies for Mimicking the Blood-Brain Barrier In Vitro and Overcoming it In Vivo"

November 12

David A. Kofke, University at Buffalo

"Good + Bad = Ugly, and Other Pitfalls to Avoid when Calculating Free Energy"

December 3

Michael Mayer, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

"Application of Ion Channel for Medical Diagnostics, for Biochemical Assays, and for Monitoring Nanoassemblies"