20.109(F08):Module 3

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'''Instructors:''' [[User:Abelcher| Angela Belcher]], [[Natalie Kuldell]] and [[User:AgiStachowiak| Agi Stachowiak]]
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“Invention” is a wonderful word, derived from words meaning “scheme” and “a finding out.” Inventors draw on materials provided by the natural world, refining and combining them in insightful ways, to make something useful. In this experimental module we will invent materials by manipulating biological systems, namely the bacteriophage M13.  We  will use a very slightly modified phage to build Iridium nanowires that we’ll visualize on the transmission electron microscope. Then we'll let the phage themselves do the building, making an electrochromic device that's both fun and potentially useful. Drawing on the rich stockroom of biological elements and a good but incomplete understanding of their behavior, we’ll hope to invent some novel materials with real-world applications.  
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“Invention” is a wonderful word, derived from words meaning “scheme” and “a finding out.” Inventors draw on materials provided by the natural world, refining and combining them in insightful ways, to make something useful. In this experimental module we will invent materials by manipulating biological systems, namely the bacteriophage M13.  We  will use a very slightly modified phage to build Iridium nanowires and then we'll let the phage themselves do the building, making an electrochromic device that's both fun and potentially useful. Drawing on the rich stockroom of biological elements and a good but incomplete understanding of their behavior, we’ll hope to invent some novel materials with real-world applications.  
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[[Image:Macintosh HD-Users-nkuldell-Desktop-Mod4 coverartS07.png|thumb|400px|center| TEM of M13E4 after CoCl2/NaBH4 treatment, image by Natalie Kuldell, Anthony Garratt-Reed and KiTae Nam]]
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[[Image:ECDphageComposite.png| Electrochromic devices built from DNA-programmed iridium nanowires]]
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[[20.109(F08): Growth of phage materials| Module 3 Day 1: growth of phage materials]] <br>
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[[20.109(F08): Mod 3 Day 1 Growth of phage materials| Day 1: Phage growth for materials]] <br>
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[[20.109(F08): Phage nanowires| Module 3 Day 2: making nanowires]]<br>
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[[20.109(F08): Mod 3 Day 2 Phage nanowires| Day 2: Phage nanowires]]<br>
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[[20.109(F08): Transmission electron microscopy| Module 3 Day 3: TEM]]<br>
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[[20.109(F08): Mod 3 Day 3 Journal Club II| Day 3: Journal Club II]]<br>
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[[20.109(F08): Phage by design| Module 3 Day 4: Phage by design]] <br>
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[[20.109(F08): Mod 3 Day 4 Phage by design| Day 4: Phage by design]] <br>
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[[20.109(F08): Phage by design, pt2 | Module 3 Day 5: Phage by design, pt 2 ]]<br>
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[[20.109(F08): Mod 3 Day 5 Phage by design, pt2| Day 5: Phage by design, pt 2/TEM]]<br>
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[[20.109(F08): ECD assembly| Module 3 Day 6: ECD assembly]]<br>
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[[20.109(F08): Mod 3 Day 6 ECD assembly| Day 6: ECD assembly]]<br>
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[[20.109(F08): Module 3 oral presentations| Module 3 Day 7: oral presentations]]<br>
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[[20.109(F08): Mod 3 Day 7 Oral presentations| Day 7: Oral presentations]]<br>
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direct link to [[20.109(F08): ECD experimental variations| experimental variations]] page
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[[20.109(F08): The grafting parlour | notes from The Grafting Parlour]]
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==Notes for Teaching Faculty==
[[20.109(F07): TA's notes for module 3| TA notes, mod 3]]
[[20.109(F07): TA's notes for module 3| TA notes, mod 3]]

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Module 3

Instructors: Angela Belcher, Natalie Kuldell and Agi Stachowiak

TA:Luis Alvarez


“Invention” is a wonderful word, derived from words meaning “scheme” and “a finding out.” Inventors draw on materials provided by the natural world, refining and combining them in insightful ways, to make something useful. In this experimental module we will invent materials by manipulating biological systems, namely the bacteriophage M13. We will use a very slightly modified phage to build Iridium nanowires and then we'll let the phage themselves do the building, making an electrochromic device that's both fun and potentially useful. Drawing on the rich stockroom of biological elements and a good but incomplete understanding of their behavior, we’ll hope to invent some novel materials with real-world applications.

Electrochromic devices built from DNA-programmed iridium nanowires

Day 1: Phage growth for materials
Day 2: Phage nanowires
Day 3: Journal Club II
Day 4: Phage by design
Day 5: Phage by design, pt 2/TEM
Day 6: ECD assembly
Day 7: Oral presentations
notes from The Grafting Parlour


Notes for Teaching Faculty

TA notes, mod 3
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