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Research Highlights

As part of the CANPBD's annual reporting requirements, the National Science Foundation asks that we create several highlights of some of the research being done by our scientists. Below are links to research briefs from our annual progress reports.

2014 Highlights

Science:

  • Mechanically Functional DNA Nano-devices to Probe and Actuate Cellular Machinery submitted by Carlos Castro

  • Highlight Title: High Throughput Nanochannel Electroporation for Controlled Cell Reprogramming by L. James Lee

Education:

  • High School Students Use the Ohio Supercomputer Center to Model Nanofluidics by Sherwin Singer 

Shared Facilities Highlight:

  • Asymmetric Flow Field-Flow Fractionation/Multi-Angle Light Scattering and cryo-TEM for Exosome Characterization by Michael Paulaitis

2013 Highlights

Science:

  • Tethered Nanoparticle Arrays for Exosomal miRNA Detection in Cancer submitted by Michael Paulaitis
  •  Automated Cell to Biomolecule Analysis: High Precision Single Cell Lysis submitted by R. Sooryakumar


Education:

  • Interactive Edheads Activities on Nanotechnology and Biotechnology Engage Many Thousands of Young Scientists submitted by Sherwin Singer
  • Hands on! Teachers and Students Learn About Nanotechnology by Doing submitted by Sherwin Singer


Shared Facilities Highlight:

  • Single Cell and Single Molecule Fluorescence for Integrated Nanotechnology submitted by Carlos Castro

 

2012 Highlights

Science:

  •  Multifunctional Nanoparticles: Nanomedicines for Cancer, submitted by Robert Lee

Education:

  • Outreach on a Massive Scale:  Making Nanotechnology and Biotechnology Understandable to Young       Scientists submitted by Sherwin Singer
  • Nano/Biotechnology Comes Alive for High School Students submitted by Sherwin Singer

Shared Facilities:

  • On-chip Capture/Sorting and Characterization of Cancerous Cells submitted by L. James Lee,  Greg Lafyatis, John Lannutti

Science:

  • Nanochip Electroporation (NEP):  Giving Cells a Shot submitted by L. James Lee
  • Nanotechnology "Racetracks" for Brain Tumor Treatments submitted by John J. Lannutti

Education:

  • Practice Makes Perfect submitted by Prem Rose Kumar

Shared Facilities:

  • Mobile Magnetic Tweezers submitted by R. Sooryakumar

2010 Highlights

Science:

  • Living Mass Sensors for Characterization of Cell Growth submitted by Rashid Bashir
  • Electrosprayed Nanoparticles for Gene Delivery submitted by Barbara Wyslouzil
  • Injectable Nanoscaffold to Improve Tissue Regeneration submitted by Tejal Desai

Education:

  • Teaching the Teachers! submitted by Prem Rose Kumar

Shared Facilities:

  • Optical Trapping submitted by Andrew Morss

2009 Highlights

Science:

  • Tuning the Synthesis of ECM Proteins by Mechanical and Topographical Cues submitted by Tejal Desai
  • Shear-induced Chiral Migration of Particles with Anisotropic Rigidity submitted by Ronald G. Larson
  • Electrokinetic Transport in the Nanofactory, and Fundamental Insight into the Electrical Double Layer submitted by Sherwin J. Singer
  • Mobile Magnetic Traps for Particle and Cell Manipulation submitted by R. Sooryakumar

Education:

  • CANPBD Participates in COSI Nanodays: April 2, 2008

Shared Facilities:

  • Massively Parrallel Posititioning of Dip-Pen Lithography Arrays submitted by Martin Culpepper