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NSF IGERT 2013 Video & Poster Competition
NSF IGERT 2012 Video & Poster Competition

Project Profile

IGERT: Training the Next Generation of Researchers in Cellular & Molecular Mechanics and Bionanotechnology

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


This goal of this Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT) award is to create a graduate training program that will produce the next generation of intellectual leaders in Cellular & Molecular Mechanics and Bio-Nanotechnology. This program represents a highly coordinated and interdisciplinary effort to educate Ph.D. students… more »


Project members' contributions to the library and showcase are listed here.
Title Category Type Posted At
Toward Intelligent Synthetic Neural Circuits: Directing and Accelerating Neuron Cell Growth by Self-Rolled-Up Silicon Nitride Microtube Array Library Article, Faculty research, Student research 01/12/15
Microtubes create cozy space for neurons to grow, and grow fast Showcase IGERT Story 01/12/15
Using BioNanotechnology to Solve Medical Problems Showcase IGERT Story 01/17/14
Mentoring program development Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
K-12 outreach Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
PDMS based cell culture system Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Finite-element-method based traction force microscopy Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainee develops "bio-bot" Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Development of new polymers for highly efficient gene delivery Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Participants gain global perspective on research and develop international collaborations Showcase Achievement 11/19/13