1.- Introduction to nanotechnology
2.- Imaging and characterizing the nanoscale
3.- Nanosensors for clinical applications
4.- Imaging nanodevices
5.- Nanodevices for manipulation of cells and biomolecules
6.- Nanoparticles for drug and gene delivery
7.- Modification and functionalization of nanoparticles for diagnosis and therapy
8.- Potential use of DNA for electronic and computer applications
9.- Safety and toxicity concerns of nanosystems
The dates will be announced early in the course.
Practices will cover preparation of liposomes, synthesis of gold nanomaterials, gold nanoparticles-based sensors, design and characterisation of nanotechnology based sensors, and electronics for nanotechnology.