Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Harvard Chemist Xiaoliang Sunney Xie to Speak at Brookhaven Lab on 'Life at the Single Molecule Level,' March 4

Xiaoliang Sunney Xie
Xiaoliang Sunney Xie

Abstract:
Xiaoliang Sunney Xie, Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture titled "Life at the Single Molecule Level," at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Friday, March 4, at 4 p.m. in Berkner Hall. BSA Distinguished Lectures are sponsored by Brookhaven Science Associates, the company that manages Brookhaven Lab, to bring topics of general interest before the Laboratory community and the public. The lecture is free and open to the public. Visitors to the Laboratory age 16 and over must bring a photo ID.

Harvard Chemist Xiaoliang Sunney Xie to Speak at Brookhaven Lab on 'Life at the Single Molecule Level,' March 4

Upton, NY | Posted on February 6th, 2011

Xie and his team have made numerous, significant advances in single-molecule imaging of living bacterial cells. They are able to monitor the intricate processes of gene expression — converting information found in a gene to a protein — in a living cell as they occur. Some of their results are quite surprising. For example, they have been able to show how cells with identical genes can exhibit different characteristics.

The researchers found that rare events occurring in a single molecule can have important biological consequences. In his lecture, Xie will explain how his research has led to groundbreaking discoveries in biophysical chemistry and biology.

Xie earned a B.S. in chemistry from Peking University in 1984 and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California at San Diego in 1990. He joined the University of Chicago as a postdoctoral fellow in 1990 and moved on to become a senior research scientist, and later chief scientist, at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, from 1992 to 1998. He joined Harvard University in 1999 as a professor of chemistry, and he was named the Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry in 2009.

A Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Physical Society, and the Biophysical Society, Xie has also won numerous awards, including the Coblentz Award in 1996, the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences in 2003, the National Institutes of Health Director's Pioneer Award in 2004, the Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics in 2007, the Berthold Leibinger Zukunftspreis for Laser Technology in 2008, and the E. O. Lawrence Award in Chemistry from the U.S. Department of Energy in 2009. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2008.

Call (631) 344-2345 for more information. The Laboratory is located on William Floyd Parkway (County Road 46), one-and-a-half miles north of Exit 68 of the Long Island Expressway.

####

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Diane Greenberg
(631) 344-2347

Peter Genzer
(631) 344-3174

Copyright © Brookhaven National Laboratory

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Iran to Hold 3rd Int'l Engineering Materials, Metallurgy Conference October 25th, 2014

Haydale Secures Exclusive Development and Supply Agreement with Tantec A/S: New reactors to be built and commissioned by Tantec A/S represent another step forward towards the commercialisation of graphene October 24th, 2014

QuantumWise guides the semiconductor industry towards the atomic scale October 24th, 2014

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Invites the Public to Attend its Popular Statewide 'NANOvember' Series of Outreach and Educational Events October 23rd, 2014

Academic/Education

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Invites the Public to Attend its Popular Statewide 'NANOvember' Series of Outreach and Educational Events October 23rd, 2014

First Canada Excellence Research Chair gets $10 million from the federal government for oilsands research at the University of Calgary: Federal government announces prestigious research chair to study improving oil production efficiency October 19th, 2014

Raytheon, UMass Lowell open on-campus research institute: Industry leader’s researchers to collaborate with faculty, students to move key technologies forward through first-of-its-kind partnership October 11th, 2014

SUNY Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Announce Expanded Partnership October 2nd, 2014

Announcements

Iran to Hold 3rd Int'l Engineering Materials, Metallurgy Conference October 25th, 2014

Haydale Secures Exclusive Development and Supply Agreement with Tantec A/S: New reactors to be built and commissioned by Tantec A/S represent another step forward towards the commercialisation of graphene October 24th, 2014

QuantumWise guides the semiconductor industry towards the atomic scale October 24th, 2014

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection October 23rd, 2014

Events/Classes

Iran to Hold 3rd Int'l Engineering Materials, Metallurgy Conference October 25th, 2014

Iran-Made Respiratory Nano Masks Provided to Hajj Pilgrims October 23rd, 2014

MEMS & Sensors Technology Showcase: Finalists Announced for MEMS Executive Congress US 2014 October 23rd, 2014

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Invites the Public to Attend its Popular Statewide 'NANOvember' Series of Outreach and Educational Events October 23rd, 2014

Nanobiotechnology

NYU Researchers Break Nano Barrier to Engineer the First Protein Microfiber October 23rd, 2014

Nanoparticle technology triples the production of biogas October 23rd, 2014

Mechanism behind nature's sparkles revealed October 22nd, 2014

‘Designer’ nanodevice could improve treatment options for cancer sufferers October 22nd, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE





  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE