School of Dentistry

Minnesota Craniofacial Research Training Program


Nanotechnology and Material Science/Tissue Engineering

Driven to Discover

Nanotechnology and Materials Science/Tissue Engineering

The University is a national leader in nanotechnology, and among the first institutions nationwide to promote collaborative research in nanotechnology by bringing together faculty from diverse disciplines. Mentors in this research training area come from the fields of electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, and medicinal chemistry, and study electronic circuitry, advanced light sources, nanoparticle generation in plasmas, particle technology, polymer chemistry, nanofabrication of integrated circuits, drug design and delivery, biomedical sensors, microelectronics, biomaterials, cell adhesion molecules, cell motility and adhesion receptor function, tissue remodeling and artificial tissues, tissue preservation, extracellular matrix specificity, biomedical microsystems and devices, and biomedical imaging.

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