Welcome to the Nanohour Homepage

Nanohour is a interdisciplinary seminar series aligned with the Molecular and Electronic Nanostructures research initiative at the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Nanohour is an informal discussion given to a diverse audience meant to introduce a range of new topics and stimulate discussion typically focused on physical phenomena at the micro/nano level, nano-devices and structures, and fabrication techniques. 

Next Scheduled Seminar - Wednesday, October 29, 3:00 pm, Rm 4269 Beckman

Elissa Grzincic (Materials Chemistry - Graduate Student with Professor Catherine Murphy)
  Gold Nanorods in a Model Extracellular Matrix Promote Migration of MDA-MB-231 Human Breast Cancer Cells

Ariane Vartanian (Materials Chemistry - Graduate Student with Professor Catherine Murphy)
  NMR Spectroscopy of Gold Particles: Insights into the Surface

Abstract info for all Nanohour talks can be found here.

  1. This is a University of Illinois student organized seminar series hosted using funds from the Beckman Institute.  The webpage, speaker scheduling, and seminar hosting is performed by graduate student Lea Nienhaus

If you have questions, comments, or recommendations, please contact Torin


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