Bacterial microcompartments (BMCs) are proteinaceous organelles contained within prokaryotes used to facilitate reactions with increased efficiency, or to carry out reactions with intermediates that are harmful to the cell if released into the cytoplasm. Oftentimes, compartments are used to metabolize unique carbon sources, such as 1,2-propanediol (1,2-PD), whose metabolic pathway...
Which areas of Chicago have greater concentrations of lead in their water and is that associated with environmental racism? Since Chicago is racially segregated, the marginalized areas such as the south side and west side are more likely to contain high levels of lead.
Neuroscience research has made many important contributions to the study of the brain and behavior. Perhaps because of these contributions the general public seems to be easily seduced by neuroscientific explanations. Meaning that when a scientific article is paired with a brain image, the information within the article is automatically...
This presentation contains information on the project "Aligning Data to Support Transportation Decisions, Emerging Challenges & Opportunities for the Data World". The presentation was delivered by Joseph L. Schofer at Transportation Research Board – AASHTO Peer Exchange meeting on May 15-16, 2008.
This presentation contains information about the project "The future of transportation... and how we'll pay for it" by Joseph L. Schofer, Department f Civil & Environmental Engineering. The presentation was delivered at the 40th Anniversary Seminar Day at Northwestern University on April 18, 2009.
This presentation provides information on the project "Safety Concrete - a Material Designed to Fail" by Jeffrey J. Thomas, Julie Gevrenov, Hamlin Jennings, and Edward O'Neil. The presentation was delivered at the 106th Annual Meeting & Exposition of The American Ceramic Society, Indianapolis, Indiana in 2004.
This presentation provides information on the the project "Use Of High-Performance A710 Grade B Steel in Construction of Lake Villa, IL Bridge". The presentation was delivered by Morris E. Fine, Semyon Vaynman, and Nunzio Mario Biondolillo on June 14, 2006.
This file contains power-point slides of Application to Crossbow’s Smart Dust Challenge Contest, title "Wireless Data Acquisition System" by Mat Kotowsky and Hasan Ozer. The presentation was delivered at University of California, Berkeley on February 11, 2005.
This short talk was a part of a panel, "Digital Literacy in the Classroom," organized by Ann Hanlon and Abigail Nye (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), and which included Harriett Green (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign), and myself, at the 2016 DLF Forum in Milwaukee, WI, on November 8, 2016.
The following short talk—an initial thinking-through and provocation from my recent reading—was presented at HASTAC 2014 in Lima, Peru, as part of the “Political Platforms: Software, Social Justice, and Designing for Change” panel, which included Beatrice Choi, Anne Cong-Huyen, Amanda Philips, and Tara McPherson (discussant).
Presented at the University of Western Ontario's "Digital Humanities Speaker Series" on October 16, 2013. An earlier version was presented at the Illinois Institute of Technology's "Digital Humanities Speaker Series" on September 11, 2013. Many thanks to Whitney Trettien, Heather Froehlich, David Golumbia, and Robin Camille Davis for reading and...
The Posner Research Program gives rising sophomores the opportunity to engage in research projects under the guidance of Northwestern faculty members during the summer after their first year. Research opportunities are available in four areas of study: humanities, social science, natural science, or mathematics.