Throughout the two-week Summer Institute, participants will have the opportunity to interact with engineers and scientists and participate in hands-on laboratory modules in basic engineering/physical science experimental methods.

The Program is downloadable as a PDF:
2013 Summer Institute Program (LAST UPDATED AUG. 6, 2013)

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The Summer Institute is sponsored by GEM4, NSF IGERT, NIH M-CNTC, NSF EBICS, and NSF NanoBio Node.

Cancer Nanotechnology and Cellular Mechanics


The overall objective is to enhance the ability to address overarching challenges in the areas of Cancer Nanotechnology and Mechanobiology. Highly interdisciplinary in nature, the 2013 Summer Institute will offer faculty expertise from biology, engineering, materials science, and nanotechnology through a combination of lectures and hands-on lab experiences.