|3/21/2011 8:16:34 PM | Events | 0 comments|
Mini symposium highlights Johns Hopkins student work in cancer nanotechnology|
Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology will host a half-day mini-symposium on Wednesday, March 23 to showcase current research from students affiliated with its Engineering in Oncology Center and Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence. Talks begin at 9 a.m. in Hackerman Hall Auditorium (Room B17) and will conclude by noon.
|3/17/2011 10:09:06 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Hopkins Researchers Use Light To Move Molecules|
Using a light-triggered chemical tool, Johns Hopkins scientists report that they have refined a means of moving individual molecules around inside living cells and sending them to exact locations at precise times.
|3/5/2011 3:26:40 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Glowing Spirals From Chemical Gradients|
To find our way, we use maps. Cells use “chemical maps” to find the way: they orient themselves by following concentration gradients of attractants or repellants.
|10/5/2010 11:22:13 AM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Cells studied in 3-D may reveal novel cancer targets|
Showing movies in 3-D has produced a box-office bonanza in recent months. Could viewing cell behavior in three dimensions lead to important advances in cancer research?
|9/6/2010 12:31:17 AM | Education | 0 comments|
INBT’s international research program sends second team of students to Belgium|
Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology supports university students to conduct research in an international setting.
|8/20/2010 12:02:50 PM | Industry | 0 comments|
Johns Hopkins Researchers Appointed to Governor’s Task Force to Study Nanobiotechnology|
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed Peter Searson and Steve Desiderio, two researchers from The Johns Hopkins University, to serve on a special task force to study the benefits of nanobiotechnology.
|7/7/2010 11:18:23 PM | Drug Delivery | 0 comments|
Nanowires Deliver Biochemical Payloads to One Cell Among Many|
Imagine being able to drop a toothpick on the head of one particular person standing among 100,000 people in a sports stadium. It sounds impossible, yet this degree of precision at the cellular level has been demonstrated by researchers affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University Institute for NanoBioTechnology. Their study was published online in June in Nature Nanotechnology.
|4/6/2010 12:05:41 AM | Events | 0 comments|
Poster presenters needed for symposium on environmental, health impacts of nanotech|
Poster titles are now being accepted for Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology’s fourth annual symposium, “Environmental and Health Impacts of Engineered Nanomaterials” set for Thursday, April 29, at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
|1/6/2010 12:44:35 AM | Drug Delivery | 0 comments|
Biodegradable Nanoparticles Can Bypass Mucus Barrier and Release Drugs Over Time|
Johns Hopkins University researchers have created biodegradable nanosized particles that can easily slip through the body’s sticky and viscous mucus secretions to deliver a sustained-release medication cargo.
|11/10/2009 7:13:41 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
New Transparent Insulating Film Could Enable Energy-Efficient Displays|
Johns Hopkins materials scientists have found a new use for a chemical compound that has traditionally been viewed as an electrical conductor, a substance that allows electricity to flow through it.
|8/26/2009 10:53:00 AM | Quantum dots | 0 comments|
INBT researchers use LEGO to study what happens inside lab-on-a-chip devices|
These researchers are arranging little LEGO pieces shaped like pegs to recreate microscopic activity taking place inside lab-on-a-chip devices at a scale they can more easily observe.
|8/19/2009 12:17:38 AM | Quantum dots | 0 comments|
New DNA Test Uses Nanotechnology to Find Early Signs of Cancer|
Using tiny crystals called quantum dots, Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a highly sensitive test to look for DNA attachments that often are early warning signs of cancer.
|7/27/2009 12:06:22 AM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Monitoring Cancer Cell Changes With Quantum Dots|
A team of investigators at Johns Hopkins University has developed a quantum dot-based method that can quantify DNA methylation in premalignant cells harvested from human patients.
|7/1/2009 8:46:54 AM | Education | 0 comments|
Bringing a nanotechnology to market: a faculty perspective|
Tim Weihs of the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering will be the next guest speaker for the Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) Professional Development Seminars on July 8.
|6/25/2009 6:09:53 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Nanobiotech Researcher Receives State Funds to Support Commercialization of diabetes treatment|
On June 4, the state announced 12 winning research projects that will receive part of $3 million in nanobiotechnology research funding from the 2009 Maryland Nanobiotechnology Research and Industry Competition Grants.
|6/25/2009 6:08:01 PM | Education | 0 comments|
Twelve Students Join Hopkins for Summer Nanobiotech Research|
Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) welcomed 12 undergraduate students to the Johns Hopkins University for its summer Research Experience (REU) program, funded by the National Science Foundation.
|6/14/2009 9:55:13 AM | Events | 0 comments|
INBT speakers highlight nanobio trends in neuroscience, stem cell growth, drug delivery, imaging|
The first part of a two-part series summarizing the talks presented at the 3rd Annual NanoBio Symposium hosted by the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology
|4/11/2009 12:04:26 PM | Events | 0 comments|
Johns Hopkins "Nanoscience for Neuroscience and Neurosurgery" May 18|
Students and faculty are encouraged to submit posters for the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology third annual symposium Monday, May 18, 2009 at the School of Medicine.
|2/26/2009 5:47:26 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Nanotechnologists Gain Powerful New Materials Probe|
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and The Johns Hopkins University have constructed a unique tool for exploring the properties of promising new materials with unprecedented sensitivity and speed—potentially allowing them to identify quickly those most useful for nanotechnology and industrial applications.
|1/24/2009 5:05:51 PM | Drug Delivery | 0 comments|
Polymer Nanoparticle for Oral Anticancer Drug Delivery|
Thanks to a new type of nanoparticle developed by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, future cancer patients may be able to receive their medication in pill form.
|1/13/2009 11:46:05 AM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Wireless Microgrippers Grab Living Cells|
Johns Hopkins researchers have invented dust-particle-size devices that can be used to grab and remove living cells from hard-to-reach places without the need for electrical wires, tubes or batteries. Instead, the devices are actuated by thermal or biochemical signals.
|12/17/2008 10:39:49 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Using Animation to Explore the Nanoworld|
Tiny self-assembling metal cubes dance across the screen in a video posted on the Web site of the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology.
|11/19/2008 1:31:51 AM | Research | 0 comments|
'Enlightened' atoms stage nano-riot againsts uniformity|
Harnessing this behavior could lead to cooler computer chips, better bio-sensors
|10/27/2008 6:18:53 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Johns Hopkins University chemists devise self-assembling “organic wires”|
Derived from carbon-based compounds (hence the term "organic"), these "soft" electronic materials are valued as lightweight, flexible, easily processed alternatives to "hard" electronics components such as metal wires or silicon semiconductors.
|9/23/2008 9:38:22 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Scientists develop new, more sensitive nanotechnology test for chemical DNA modifications|
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore have developed a novel test to screen for chemical modifications to DNA known as methylation. The technology potentially could be used both for early cancer diagnoses and for assessing patients' response to cancer therapies.
|9/9/2008 7:01:17 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Potential Health Impact of Inhaled NanoMetals to be Studied by Multidisciplinary Team at Johns Hopkins|
Every day, everywhere we go, whether we know it or not, we are exposed to nanomaterials—particles with one dimension no bigger than 1/100,000th the width of a human hair
|8/17/2008 2:45:18 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Artificial Collagen Plays More Than a Supporting Role in Cell Growth|
Researchers at the Institute for NanoBioTechnology at Johns Hopkins University are discovering new properties and uses for a synthetic molecule that mimics collagen.
|8/17/2008 2:34:59 PM | Education | 0 comments|
NanoBio Training at Johns Hopkins: Big Selection for Tiny Science|
Anyone interested in nanobiotechnology can confirm there’s still much to learn about this small scale science. Few know this better than the more than 30 students and fellows participating in nanobiotechnology related educational programs offered through the Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) at Johns Hopkins University.
|8/15/2008 6:37:08 PM | Education | 0 comments|
New Postdoc Program in Nanotechnology for Cancer Medicine Launched at Johns Hopkins|
The Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) has recently launched a postdoctoral fellowship in Nanotechnology for Cancer Medicine (NTCM).
|6/11/2008 10:19:21 PM | Grants | 0 comments|
Health and the Environment Form Focus of Latest NanoBio Seed Grants|
Particles at the scale of one-billionth of a meter—so small they can slip across the blood-brain barrier—pose many questions about the safety of nanotechnology used in products consumed and used by humans.
|6/11/2008 10:17:38 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Institute for NanoBioTechnology to Fund Postdocs in NanoTech for Cancer Medicine|
Postdoctoral fellows will conduct research in nanotechnology for cancer medicine.
|6/11/2008 10:15:58 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Water: More Than Just a Drink|
Despite the fact that scientists have been studying water and its properties for about two centuries, it has only been in the last 15 years or so that a framework of knowledge has begun to emerge, one that attempts to connect the chemical nature of interactions in water with the physics of the aqueous solution.
|4/30/2008 3:29:02 PM | Events | 0 comments|
Second NanoBio Symposium to Focus on Cancer|
An estimated 600 experts on nanobiotechnology — a science that develops tools and machinery at the scale of one-billionth of a meter — are expected to attend this week's second annual Johns Hopkins NanoBio Symposium
|4/6/2008 7:42:36 PM | Events | 0 comments|
Johns Hopkins NanoBio Symposium Set for May 1-2|
New workshop focuses on nanotechnology for cancer
|4/6/2008 7:03:01 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Nanoparticle Clusters Offer Surprises for Physical Chemists|
Extremely small scale materials behave differently than one might expect when they come into close proximity to one another.
|3/16/2008 7:06:02 PM | Events | 0 comments|
2008 Johns Hopkins NanoBio Symposium - Hosted by the Institute for NanoBioTechnology|
The second annual Johns Hopkins NanoBio Symposium will be held May 1-2, 2008 at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
|3/5/2008 9:53:46 AM | Events | 0 comments|
Johns Hopkins NanoBio Symposium Set for May 1-2|
The Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology hosts its second annual NanoBio Symposium on May 1 -2, 2008 at the School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md.
|11/17/2007 11:59:10 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Together We Stand: Bacteria Organize to Survive Hostile Zones|
Microfluidic Device May Reveal Ways to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Biofilms
|11/16/2007 1:31:47 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Computer Models Explore Nano-Machines|
Understanding how nano-sized machines function or how they create forces is not always this straightforward.
|11/13/2007 2:04:28 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Nanoparticle-embedded microcapsules hold promise for multiple medical uses|
Johns Hopkins University faculty members have developed an incredibly versatile micro-scale capsule embedded with nano-sized particles able to enhance real-time visualization with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as well as deliver a powerful therapeutic punch to diseases in animal models.
|11/2/2007 7:33:20 AM | Grants | 0 comments|
Institute for NanoBioTechnology Awards Seed Grants for Nanotechnology Diagnostics|
Last August the Institute for NanoBioTechnology placed a call for proposals in the area of Diagnostics. This was the fourth funding opportunity supported by INBT in one of it's core research areas.
|7/2/2007 10:26:13 PM | Education | 0 comments|
Nanotechnology Expertise for the Engineering Workforce|
To help engineering professionals and organizations benefit from the surge in nanotechnology R&D, Johns Hopkins’ Engineering and Applied Science Programs for Professionals (EPP) offers a Nanotechnology Option within its Master of Materials Science and Engineering program.
|2/24/2007 5:38:43 PM | Events | 0 comments|
Johns Hopkins University's Institute for NanoBioTechnology hosting a symposium in Baltimore, Maryland on April 27|
Johns Hopkins Institute for Bio-Nano Technology Symposium
|2/11/2007 4:42:20 PM | Drug Delivery | 0 comments|
Coated Nanoparticles Solve Sticky Drug-Delivery Problem|
The layers of mucus that protect sensitive tissue throughout the body have an undesirable side effect: they can also keep helpful medications away. To overcome this hurdle, investigators at Johns Hopkins University have found a way to coat nanoparticles with a biocompatible, water-soluble polymer that helps them slip through this sticky barrier
|1/25/2007 6:38:45 PM | Drug Delivery | 0 comments|
Coated Nanoparticles Solve Sticky Drug-Delivery Problem|
Researchers Take Cues from Viruses to Get Treatment
Through Body's Protective Mucus
|9/12/2006 1:37:36 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Electric Jolt Triggers Release of Biomolecules, Nanoparticles|
Reusable System Could Be Used To Deliver Medication on Command
|8/15/2006 7:03:23 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Mathematicians maximize knowledge of minimal surfaces|
"Minimal surfaces come up in a lot of different physical problems, some more or less practical, but scientists have recently realized that they are extremely useful in nanotechnology"
|7/16/2006 8:13:27 AM | Education | 0 comments|
Johns Hopkins University Master's Program Adds Nanotechnology Option|
Part-Time Materials Science Students Can Focus on Nanomaterials or Biotechnology
|7/16/2006 8:09:48 AM | Quantum dots | 0 comments|
Quantum Dot-Peptide Conjugates Image Intracellular Reactions|
Using a synthetic peptide modeled after the protein that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) uses to enter cells, a multi-institutional research team has created quantum dots that can penetrate the cell membrane and image internal structures in a cell.
|6/12/2006 12:11:02 AM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
Programming Nanoparticle Release|
Imagine an implantable device that could be programmed to release exact numbers of drug-laden nanoparticles at specific times over the course of weeks or months or even in response to incoming biochemical signals.
|4/8/2006 5:22:56 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Researchers Use Mass Spectrometry to Detect Norovirus Particles|
New Process Could Aid Biodefense in Rapidly Detecting Dangerous Pathogens
|3/14/2006 12:43:44 AM | Space | 0 comments|
Microscopic Radiator Flying on "Skin" of a NASA Spacecraft Set to Launch March 15|
A small team of researchers have developed a novel radiator so small its components are only visible under a microscope.
|1/28/2006 3:55:46 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Mystery of Metallic Glass Is Cracked by Johns Hopkins Engineers|
Researchers discover how atoms are arranged in unusual material
|1/12/2006 8:48:41 PM | Electronics | 0 comments|
Memory design breakthrough can lead to faster computers|
Team improves infinitesimal rings for speedy, reliable, efficient magnetic memory
|12/5/2005 11:47:53 PM | Quantum dots | 0 comments|
New Nanosensor Uses Quantum Dots to Detect DNA|
Quick, Highly Sensitive Method Makes Genetic Material Glow
|11/25/2005 10:16:44 PM | Education | 0 comments|
Johns Hopkins University To Launch Nanotechnology Program|
Nano-Biotechnology Training Will Help Create Hybrid Researchers
|7/2/2005 11:12:15 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Size Matters: Friction, Adhesion Change on Atomic Level|
This work is important because of the growing interest in nanotechnology, in which unwanted adhesion and excessive friction can cause devices to malfunction or just not to work