Each morning of the 2014 Summer Institute, participants will hear lectures by, and have the opportunity to interact with, experts in the field.
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Prashant K. Jain
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of California Irvine
Hyun Joon Kong
Associate Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
Professor, Chemistry, Northwestern
Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, Georgia Tech
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford
Natural Sciences, Parkland College
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida
The Summer Institute is sponsored by NSF IGERT, NIH M-CNTC, NSF EBICS, CNST, and NSF nanoBIO node.
The overall objective is to enhance the ability to address challenges in Cancer Nanotechnology and Mechanobiology. The 2014 Summer Institute offers expertise from interdisciplinary faculty in biology, engineering, materials science, and nanotechnology through a combination of lectures and hands-on lab experiences.
Specific objectives include: