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On September 5, 2006 Institute for NanoBioTechnology Director Peter Searson and Associate Director Denis Wirtz sat down behind their computers for an interview with Marc Pelletier and Leo Laporte, hosts of Futures in Biotech on the popular podcast network TWiT.tv (This Week in Technology).
The episode got lost but has recently been re-discovered, "I was going through my hard drive and I stumbled on a large audio file. It was one of the LOST EPISODES!!! I had actually made a backup!" Pelletier writes on the TWiT website.
The interview covers a wide range of subjects related to the application of nanotechnology to biomedicine. "They are doing some outstanding work, developing an area of biotechnology that brings together the best of materials science with biotechnology, focusing on medical applications.", writes Pelletier.
Since the interview the number of INBT related faculty, researcher from all divisions of Johns Hopkins University that are affiliated with INBT, has grown to 143.
Listen to the podcast: http://www.twit.tv/fib18
About Institute for NanoBioTechnology
The Institute for NanoBioTechnology at Johns Hopkins University will revolutionize health care by bringing together internationally renowned expertise in medicine, engineering, the sciences, and public health to create new knowledge and groundbreaking technologies.
INBT programs in research, education, outreach, and technology transfer are designed to foster the next wave of nanobiotechnology innovation.
Approximately 140 faculty are affiliated with INBT and are also members of the following Johns Hopkins institutions: Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Whiting School of Engineering, School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Applied Physics Laboratory.
Research at INBT is concentrated in three core areas:
* Diagnostics & Therapeutics
Research at INBT focused in this area includes biosensors, drug and gene therapy, DNA nanoparticles, functional tissue engineering, diagnostic imaging, and protein engineering.
* Health and the Environment
Research at INBT includes nano-toxicological studies, public health and environmental effects of nanotechnology, and environmental remediation using nanotechnology.
* Cellular & Molecular Dynamics
Research at INBT focused in this area includes cell signaling and interactions, molecular imaging, protein folding, and real-time visualization inside cells.
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* Institute for NanoBioTechnology
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* Phone: (410) 516-3423
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