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"Semiconductor Nanocrystal Synthesis and Functionalization"
Speaker Prof. Preston Snee (University of Illinois, Chicago, Department of Chemistry)
Date/time Monday October 31st, 2011 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Integrative NanoScience Institute
"Non-blinking semiconductor nanocrystals: suppression of nonradiative Auger"
Speaker Dr. Alexander Efros (Naval, Center for Computational Material Science, Naval Research Laboratory Washington DC)
Date/time Monday January 30th, 2012 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Integrative NanoScience Institute
“Designing, Measuring, and Controlling Molecular and Supramolecular Devices”
Speaker Prof. Paul Weiss (UCLA, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI))
Date/time Monday January 16th, 2012 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Integrative NanoScience Institute
“Engineering Tumor-Targeting Nanoparticles for Image-Guided Surgery”
Speaker Prof. Hak Soo Choi (Harvard Medical School, Center for Molecular Imaging, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center )
Date/time Monday February 27th, 2012 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Integrative NanoScience Institute
“Nanotechnology approaches for regulating cancer/stem cell fate”
Speaker Prof. KiBum Lee (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Rutgers University)
Date/time Monday March 12th, 2012 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Integrative NanoScience Institute
"Probing the Properties of Macromolecular Complexes in Live Cells Using Single Molecule Imaging"
Speaker Dr. Maxime Dahan (Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, Department of Physics and Institute of Biology)
Date/time Monday March 26th, 2012 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Integrative NanoScience Institute
"Non-blinking Colloidal core/thick Shell QDs and Atomically flat Nanoplatelets with Ultrafast Fluorescence Lifetimes"
Speaker Dr. Benoit Dubertret (Ecole de Physique et Chimie de Paris (ESPCI))
Date/time Monday December 5th, 2011 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: INSI Co hosted by Physical and Materials
"Transient absorption microscopy studies of single metal and semiconductor nanostructures"
Speaker Prof. Gregory Hartland (University of Notre Dame, Department of Chemistry)
Date/time Monday April 9th, 2012 03:00 AM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Integrative NanoScience Institute
Novel Strategies for Combining Molecules, Clusters, and Nanocrystals into Functional Inorganic Solids
Speaker Dr. Maksym Kovalenko (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich)
Date/time Monday December 3rd, 2012 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Integrative NanoScience Institute
Semiconductor Nanoelectronic and Nanophotonic Devices: Towards Controllability and Manufacturability
Speaker Dr. Xiuling Li (University of Illinois)
Date/time Monday October 29th, 2012 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1005
Hosted By: Integrative NanoScience Institute
Nano-Tools to Battle Cancer: Magnetic Nanotags, Protein Chips and Cell Sorters
Speaker Dr. Shan Wang (Stanford Center for Magnetic Nanotechnology)
Date/time Monday November 26th, 2012 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Integrative NanoScience Institute and P Chem
"New Structures for Energy Storage Devices and Fuel Cells"
Speaker Dr. Jim Zheng (Florida State University)
Date/time Monday January 28th, 2013 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Integrative NanoScience Institute and P Chem
"Binding Magnetic Relaxation Nanosensors as Tools to Interrogate Molecular Interactions"
Speaker Dr. Manuel Perez (University of Central Florida)
Date/time Monday February 11th, 2013 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Integrative NanoScience Institute
Quantum Dots and Doped Nanocrystals: a study on the synthesis, optical properties and bio-applications
Speaker Dr. Yiming Zhao
Date/time Thursday August 16th, 2012 10:00 AM
Location: CSL 1005
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"The One and Only: Chemical Love at Surfaces"
Speaker Dr. Han Zuilhof (Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Netherlands)
Date/time Thursday November 1st, 2012 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"Semiconductor Nanostructured Materials for Next Generation Photovoltaics"
Speaker Dr. Lin Zhiqun (Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Materials Science and Engineering)
Date/time Monday February 25th, 2013 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Fun with Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons
Speaker Dr. Michael Serpe (University of Alberta)
Date/time Monday November 19th, 2012 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Schlenoff
"Biophysical Studies of Virus Particles and their Maturation: Insights into Elegantly Programmed Nano Machines"
Speaker Dr. Jack Johnson (Department of Molecular Biology, Scripps Research Institute, CA)
Date/time Monday March 18th, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"Tuning Organic-Inorganic and Inorganic-Inorganic Interfaces of Quantum Dots for quantitative fluorescence applications"
Speaker Dr. Collin Heyes (UNiversity of Arkansas)
Date/time Monday March 11th, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Physical Chemistry and INSI
TBA
Speaker Prof. Richard Haglund (Vanderbilt University)
Date/time Monday April 15th, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Knappenberger
"Using Nanoparticles to Interface with Biology"
Speaker Prof. Vince Rotello (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Date/time Thursday October 10th, 2013 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Materials/INSI, Dr. Mattoussi
“The Right Dyes in the Right Places: Targeting Physiological Indicators inside Cells”
Speaker Prof. Marcel Bruchez (Carnegie Mellon University)
Date/time Monday January 27th, 2014 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
Microengineered hydrogels for stem cell bioengineering and tissue regeneration
Speaker Prof. Ali Khademhosseini (Harvard Medical School and MIT)
Date/time Monday February 10th, 2014 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Lenhert / INSI
"Macromolecular Engineering at Interfaces: New Concept and Biomaterial Application"
Speaker Dr. Fouzia Boulmedais (CNRS Strasbourg)
Date/time Monday December 9th, 2013 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Schlenoff
"Molecular Control of Nanoscale Composition, Morphology and Function: From Compositionally Graded Nanorods to Surface Doped Quantum Dots"
Speaker Prof. Javier Vela (Iowa State University)
Date/time Monday February 24th, 2014 04:00 PM
Location: CSL1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"From nanocrystals to nanorods and nanowires: quantized semiconductors with possible applications in optical and electrical devices"
Speaker Alf Mews (University of Hamburg, Germany)
Date/time Thursday January 30th, 2014 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"Plasmonics: From quantum effects to light harvesting"
Speaker Prof. Peter Nordlander (Rice University)
Date/time Monday February 17th, 2014 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Gao
"Magnetic Nanoparticles: Spin Configurations, Collective Magnetic Behavior and Single Particle Magnetization Dynamics"
Speaker Sara A.S.A Majetich (Carnegie Mellon University )
Date/time Monday March 24th, 2014 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Hedi Mattoussi
"Multidentate polymeric ligands for long-term bioimaging using highly stable and functionalized quantum dots"
Speaker Prof. Emerson Giovanelli (Ecole de Physique et Chimie, Paris)
Date/time Thursday February 13th, 2014 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Hedi Mattoussi
TBA
Speaker Prof. Pierre Schaaf (University of Strasbourg)
Date/time Friday June 20th, 2014 02:30 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"Alternative Energy Harvesting and Conversion: Nanostructured Plasmonic Antenna Systems for Enhancing Solar Water Splitting Toward Alternative Energy"
Speaker Shanlin Pan (University of Alabama )
Date/time Monday February 23rd, 2015 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr.Hedi Mattoussi
"Cell membrane damage - the Achilles heel of metastatic cancer"
Speaker Jyoti Jaiswal (George Washington University)
Date/time Monday April 6th, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Hedi Mattoussi
" A sequential chemistry of semiconductor nanocrystals through purification, stoichemistry, and measurement"
Speaker Dr. Andrew Greytak (University of South Carolina)
Date/time Monday March 2nd, 2015 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
Plasmon-Mediated Surface Chemistry for Solar Photocatalysis
Speaker Dr. David Wei (University of Florida)
Date/time Monday October 27th, 2014 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Ken Knappenberger
"Understanding the protein-nanoparticles interactions using spectroscopy"
Speaker Dr. Amitava Patra (Dept. of Materials Science, Indian Association of the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India)
Date/time Thursday February 5th, 2015 04:00 PM
Location: CSL1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"Quantum dot-photosentizer hybrids for use in two-photon excitation photodynamic therapy"
Speaker Prof. John Callan (University of Ulster- Northern Ireland )
Date/time Thursday February 5th, 2015 11:00 AM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Hedi Mattoussi
"Samll quantum dots and Super-resolution Microscopy"
Speaker Dr. Paul Selvin (University of Illinois-Urbana)
Date/time Thursday April 2nd, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
CANCELLED “Examining the Bio-Nano Interface”
Speaker Dr. Rajesh NAIK ( Air Force Research Laboratory)
Date/time Monday April 20th, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Hedi Mattoussi
"Metal-Ligand Chemistry in Multimetallic Nanoparticle Synthesis and Performance"
Speaker Jill Millstone (University of Pittsburgh)
Date/time Monday February 22nd, 2016 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
CANCELLED “Magnetic Bioprobes: Synthesis, Functionalization and Applications”
Speaker Dr. Lyudmila Bronstein (Indiana University, Department of Chemistry)
Date/time Monday October 19th, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"Using phase behavior and oxidation rates to control symmetry, composition, and internal microstructure in core/alloy nanomaterials"
Speaker Dr. Matthew Maye (Syracuse University )
Date/time Monday November 23rd, 2015 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Hedi Mattoussi
"Metal-organic material for a spectrum of energy and biomedical applications"
Speaker Prof. Mohammed Omary (University of North Texas, Denton)
Date/time Monday February 8th, 2016 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"Upconverting Nanoparticles: design, characterization and applications"
Speaker Prof. Fiorenzo Vetrone (Université du Québec, Montreal)
Date/time Monday January 25th, 2016 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"Molecular Silver Nanoparticles: chemical, optical, and structural principles"
Speaker Prof.Terry Bigioni (University of Toledo)
Date/time Monday March 28th, 2016 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"Unusual magnetic properties of nanostructures"
Speaker Robert W. Meulenberg (University of Maine)
Date/time Monday February 29th, 2016 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Ken Knappenberger
“Magnetic Bioprobes: Synthesis, Functionalization and Applications”
Speaker Dr. Lyudmila Bronstein (Indiana University, Department of Chemistry)
Date/time Monday April 4th, 2016 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"Synthesis and Application of Functional Polymers with Highly Branched Nanostructures"
Speaker Prof. Haifeng Gao (University of Notre Dame)
Date/time Monday February 15th, 2016 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Ma
“Electronic Relaxation Dynamics and Optical Properties of Structurally-Precise Gold Nanoclusters.”
Speaker Thomas Green (Florida State Univeristy)
Date/time Wednesday March 2nd, 2016 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Ken Knappenberger
"Spherical Nucleic Acids and the Exicure Story - Translating Gene Regulation From the Laboratory to the Clinic"
Speaker Dr. David Giljohann (Exicure)
Date/time
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Steven Lenhert
"Spherical Nucleic Acids and the Exicure Story - Translating Gene Regulation From the Laboratory to the Clinic"
Speaker Dr. David Giljohann (Exicure)
Date/time Monday April 25th, 2016 03:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Steven Lenhert
"Integrating nanomedicine and imaging"
Speaker Prof. Willem Mulder (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York)
Date/time Monday February 13th, 2017 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"Designing quantum dot probes for fluorescence bioimaging"
Speaker Dr. Thomas Pons (Laboratoire de Physique et d��tude des Mat�riaux, ESPCI/CNRS, France)
Date/time Thursday January 26th, 2017 11:00 AM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"Standing, Lying, and Sitting: Reenvisioning Amphiphilicity for Nanostructured Synthetic Materials"
Speaker Dr. Shelley Claridge (Purdue University)
Date/time Thursday February 16th, 2017 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Strouse
“It’s all Coming Together: Assembled Peptide Biomaterials for Targeted Delivery”
Speaker Scott Medina (Pennsylvania State University)
Date/time Tuesday November 8th, 2016 11:15 AM
Location: KLB 112
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
"A Journey into the World of Peptidomimetic Polymers: Twist and Turns and Discovery"
Speaker Donghui Zhang (Louisiana State University)
Date/time Thursday November 30th, 2017 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Mattoussi
Status: Over: (Seminars are archived at the end of the semester.)
"Compartmentalization of biomolecules and reactions by liquid-liquid phase coexistence"
Speaker Christine Keating (Penn State University)
Date/time Monday December 4th, 2017 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003
Hosted By: Dr. Schlenoff
Status: Over: (Seminars are archived at the end of the semester.)
"The molecular pathways of mineral nucleation"
Speaker Benjamin Legg (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
Date/time Monday November 13th, 2017 02:30 PM
Location: CSL 1003 or CSL 1005
Hosted By: Dr. Steinbock
Status: Over: (Seminars are archived at the end of the semester.)
"From imaging excitons at the nanoscale to emerging device applications"
Speaker Lea Nienhaus (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Date/time Tuesday November 28th, 2017 03:30 PM
Location: CSL 1005
Hosted By: Dr. Steinbock
Status: Over: (Seminars are archived at the end of the semester.)
"Infrared Spectroscopy: from ultrafast dynamics to molecular imaging"
Speaker Ayanjeet Ghosh (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
Date/time Tuesday December 5th, 2017 03:30 PM
Location: CSL 1003 or CSL 1005
Hosted By: Dr. Steinbock
Status: Over: (Seminars are archived at the end of the semester.)
"Designing Functional Materials with Electronically Excited Nanoscale Metals"
Speaker Michael Ross (UC Berkeley)
Date/time Monday December 11th, 2017 04:00 PM
Location: CSL 1003 or CSL 1005
Hosted By: Dr. Steinbock
Status: Over: (Seminars are archived at the end of the semester.)