Summer 2018

07.15-20.2018 –  Markita will give an invited talk at the Optogenetic Approaches to Understanding Neural Circuits and Behavior Gordon Research Conference.

06.03-06.2018 –  Markita will attend the 2018 Nano-Enabled Technologies to Improve Efficiency, Quality, and Health in Food and Agriculture Gordon Research Conference.


Spring 2018

05.17.2018 –  Markita will give a seminar at the UC Davis department of Chemical Engineering

05.13-17.2018 –  Markita will give an invited talk at the Carbon Nanostructures in Medicine and Biology Symposium at the 2018 Electrochemical Society Meeting in Seattle, WA

02.17-21.2018 –  Abraham, Gozde, and Travis will attend and present at the 62nd Annual Biophysical Society Meeting in San Francisco, CA

02.19.2018 –  Markita will give a seminar at the Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine


Fall 2017

11.30.2017 –  Gozde will present a talk titled Nanoparticle-Mediated Mature Plant Genetic Transformation at the Chan-Zuckerberg Biohub Confab.

11.15.2017 –  Abraham will present at SfN 2017 in Session 809 for Optical Probes and Functional Readouts: 809.10 VV52 – Near-infrared nanosensors for brain imaging of modulatory neurotransmitters in Washington, D.C.

11.08-10.2017 –  Markita will present an invited talk at the US-Brazil Workshop on Biosensors: Bioanalytics to Device Integration at the Federal University of ABC in São Paulo, Brazil.

11.02.2017 –  Abraham Beyene will present an invited talk at the Biomaterial Interfaces division of the AVS 64th International Symposium in Tampa, Florida.

10.29-11.03.2017 –  AIChE 2017 in Minneapolis, MN

  • Markita will co-chair the Nanostructured Biomimetic and Biohybrid Materials and Devices session (22B06)
  • Abstract #491479 – Research careers in academia for young faculty members. Presented by Markita Landry
  • Abstract #492767 – Antibody-Mimetic Protein Detection with Peptoid-Functionalized Near-Infrared Carbon Nanotube Optical Sensors. Presented by Linda Chio
  • Abstract #494970 – Carbon Nanotube-Assisted Delivery of Genetic Material into Mature Plants. Presented by Gozde Demirer
  • Abstract #497901- Molecular Recognition of Dopamine with Near Infrared Dual Excitation-Emission Two-Photon Microscopy of Nanosensors. Presented by Travis Del Bonis-O’Donnell

10.27.2017 –  Gozde will present our work on nanoparticle-based plant transformation at the Innovative Genomics Institute Open House

10.06.2017 –  SciX2017 in Reno, NV

  • Markita will give an invited talk titled Engineering and Imaging Excitons for Brain Imaging of Modulatory Neurotransmitters, at the FACSS SciX 2017 Emerging Leader in Spectroscopy Award Session

09.29.2017 –  Markita will present a seminar on imaging neuromodulation at the NYU Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

09.25.2017 –  Markita will attend the National Academy of Engineering’s 2017 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium in East Hartford, Connecticut.

09.20.2017 –  Markita will present our work on nanotechnologies for life science applications at the University of San Francisco Department of Physics.

08.10.2017 –  Markita will present our work on gene editing in plants at the International Rice Research Institute in Los Baños, Philippines.

08.03.2017 –  Markita will present our work on deep tissue dual near infrared imaging at the 2017 Arnold and Mabel Beckman Symposium.


Summer 2017

07.16-22.2017 –  Linda will participate in the Center for the Physics of Living Cells Summer School for Single-Molecule FRET  at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

06.29-30.2017 –  Markita will give an invited presentation on our single protein detection research at the NIH Single Cell Analysis Program at the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.

06.28-29.2017 –  Travis will give a talk on dual infrared two-photon imaging at the UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA.

06.28.2017 –  Markita will give a talk titled Engineering and Imaging Excitons for Brain Imaging of Modulatory Neurotransmitters at the Georgetown University Department of Physics in Washington, DC.

06.22.2017 –  Gozde will give an oral presentation on her mature plant genetic transformation work at  Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution & Design (SEED) 2017 in Vancouver, BC.

06.14.2017 –  Gozde will present her work on plant nanotechnology at the Photosynthesis, Carbon Fixation & the Environment Symposium at UC Berkeley.

06.01.2017 –  Markita will give an invited lecture on our neurotransmitter imaging research at the 2017 Electrochemical Society Meeting in New Orleans.

05.26.2017 –  Markita will present our work on single protein detection from single-cells at the Single Cell ‘Omics Keystone Symposium in Stockholm, Sweden.

05.12.2017 –  Travis will present his work on dual near-infrared imaging of dopamine with infrared 2-photon microscopy at the qb3 postdoc symposium.


Spring 2017

04.02-07.2017 –  At ACS Spring 2017, Aliasghar Alizadeh-Mojarad and Lela Vuković will present our collaborative efforts for molecular dynamics modeling of polynucleic acid encapsulated single-walled carbon nanotube sensors.

03.27.2017 –  Markita will present our group’s work on single-molecule imaging of nanosensors at the Gettysburg College Biophysics department.

03.08.2017 –  Markita will present our group’s work on nanomaterials for life sciences applications at the inaugural Chan-Zuckerberg Investigators Meeting in the CZ Biohub in Mission Bay.

02.06.2017 –  Travis will present results on peptoid-nanotube sensors for protein detection at the LBNL’s Molecular Foundry.

01.25-27.2017 –  Advanced Imaging Methods Workshop in Berkeley, CA. Markita will present on infrared imaging techniques at the 14th annual AIM workshop.


Fall 2016

12.16-18.2016 –  International Conference on Plant Synthetic Biology and Bioengineering in Miami, Florida. Gozde will give a talk on Nanoparticles As Biomolecular Cargo Transporters in Plants and Plastids.

12.06-10.2016 –  IDIFARMA 2016 in Havana, Cuba. Markita is a co-chair of a Nanomaterials and Drug Delivery Systems session at IDIFARMA 2016.

11.13-16.2016 –  AIChE 2016 in San Francisco, CA

  • Abstract 468792 – Optical Nanosensors for High Spatial and Temporal Studies of Neurotransmitter Imaging in the Brain. Presented by Abraham Beyene
  • Abstract 471298 – Nanoparticles as Biomolecular Cargo Transporters in Plant Systems. Presented by Gozde Demirer
  • Abstract 470631 – DNA Functionalized, Fluorescent Nanomaterials for the Specific, Ratiometric Detection of Dopamine for in vivo Sensing. Presented by Travis Del Bonis-O’Donnell

11.06-10.2016 –  AVS 2016 in Nashville, TN – Markita is on the Biomaterial Interfaces Division program committee to organize a plenary session and a series of flash presentation sessions  for recent advances in materials science and molecular biology. Apply here.

10.20.2016 –  Markita will present results on neuro-imaging at the George Mason University physics department.

09.05.2016 –  Markita and Linda will present recent work in cytokine protein detection at the QBiC Quantitative Cell Profiling Symposium in Osaka, Japan

08.12.2016 –  Markita will present a talk titled ‘Nanoparticle-Polymer Conjugates for Near-Infrared Biomolecular Detection’ at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Molecular Foundry Meeting.

Summer 2016

07.25.2016 –  Abraham will attend the 2016 Center for the Physics of Living Cells summer school at the University of Illinois, and will share our work on neurotransmitter imaging.

07.21.2016 –  Travis will present a talk at the Burroughs Wellcome Fund featuring our statistical sensor work done in collaboration with Dr. Russ Wolfringer at the SAS Headquarters in Raleigh, NC.

07.08.2016 –  Markita presents a talk at the NYU Langone Medical Center titled Synthetic Infrared Nanosensors for Modulatory Neurotransmitters

07.06.2016 –  Markita will present our lab’s work on nanoparticle imaging at the University of Havana, Cuba Chemistry Department (to be presented in Spanish)

06.29.2016 –  Markita will present a research seminar at the University of Texas at El Paso Chemistry Department

06.2016 –  The Landry Lab opens!