Home People Facilities Research Calendar News Positions Contact Us

Upcoming Events

Workshops & Symposia

The KNI Nanoscience Colloquia Series lectures are held Mondays at 4 pm in Beckman Institute Auditorium unless otherwise noted.

2010 |2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005


January 30, 2006
Don Eigler, IBM Fellow, IBM Almaden
Information Transport and Computation in Nanometer-Scale Structures
Host: Sotiris Masmanidis
Companion Tutorial: Spin-Coupled Chains Assembled with Atomic Precision
Cyrus F. Hirjibehedin, IBM Almaden Research Center
Tuesday, January 31, 2006, 10 - 11 am, Beckman Institute Auditorium

February 13, 2006
Rod MacKinnon, HHMI Investigator, Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics, Rockefeller University; 2003 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
Voltage Dependent Potassium Channels
Host: Paul Rothemund
Companion Tutorial: Principles of Selectivity in Ion Channels
Tuesday, February 14, 2006, 9:30 - 10:30 am, 153 Noyes

March 13, 2006
Carlos Bustamante
Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology, Physics, and Chemistry, UC Berkeley
Packaging of DNA by Single Bacteriophage Particles Using Optical Tweezers
Host: Tristan Ursell
Companion Tutorial: Mechanical and Catalyzed Unfolding of RNA Molecules One at a Time
Tuesday, March 14, 2006, 9:30 - 10:30 am, 153 Noyes

April 3, 2006
Paul Alivisatos, Chancellor's Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science, UC Berkeley
Chemical Transformations in Nanocrystals
Host: Cody Nash
Companion Tutorial: Biological Imaging Applications of Nanocrystals
Tuesday, April 4th from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, 153 Noyes

May 1, 2006
Naomi Halas, Stanley C. Moore Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Chemistry, Rice University
Nanoshells: from Plasmon Physics to Cancer Therapy
Host: Jen Dionne
Companion Tutorial: Nanoengineered Plasmonic Substrates for Surface Enhanced Spectroscopies
Tuesday, May 2nd at 9:00 am, Spalding 106

May 22, 2006
Stan Williams, Senior HP Fellow, Director, Quantum Science Research, Hewlett-Packard
Computing at the Nanoscale
Host: Jen Dionne
Companion Tutorial: "I prefer the title 'Mad Scientist' - Reflections on Building an Industrial Laboratory for Fundamental Research in the Age of Short-Term Management"
Tuesday, May 23 @ 10:30 am, Noyes 153

October 2, 2006
Cees Dekker
Professor of Molecular Biophysics, Delft University of Technology, Kavli Institute of NanoScience
DNA Translocation Through Solid State Nanopores
Host: Nathan Hodas
Companion Tutorial: Nanotechnology Tools for Biology, The Power of Single Molecule Biophysics
Tuesday, October 3, 2006, 10:30 am, 153 Noyes

October 25, 2006 (Note: this session takes place on Wednesday)
George Whitesides , Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, Harvard University
Dynamic Self Assembly
Host: Kimberly Marshall
Companion Tutorial: Unconventional Nanofabrication
Thursday, October 26, 2006, 10:00 am, 153 Noyes


The KNI is located in Steele Laboratory
kni@caltech.edu | 626.395.1547
1200 East California Boulevard, 107-81, Pasadena, CA USA 91125
KNI at Caltech
©2009 Caltech. All Rights Reserved.