Meetings & Events

Fall 2006 logo2006 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 27 - December 1, 2006 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Babu R. Chalamala, Louis J. Terminello, Helena Van Swygenhoven

 

Symposium H : Biofilm-Material Interactions---New Tools, Technologies, and Opportunities

2006-11-29   Show All Abstracts
H1:Clinical Issues
Session Chairs
Terri Camesano
Matthew Libera
Wednesday AM, November 29, 2006
Room 205 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **H1.1
(Genome) Size Matters.

Steven Projan 1
1 Biological Technologies, Wyeth, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:00 AM - H1.2
Antibiotic Resistance: There Is No Turning Back!

Barry Kreiswirth 1
1 PHRI TB Center, Public Health Research Institute, Newark, New Jersey, United States

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10:15 AM - **H1.3
Prevention of Catheter-related Bloodstream Infections.

Stephen Heard 1
1 Anesthesiology, UMass Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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10:45 AM - H1.4
Infection in Internal Fracture Fixation.

Geoff Richards 1
1 AO Foundation, AO Research Institute, Davos Switzerland

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11:00 AM -
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H2: Biofilm Development I
Session Chairs
Woo Lee
Phil Stewart
Wednesday AM, November 29, 2006
Room 205 (Hynes)

11:30 AM - **H2.1
Differences in Gene Expression and Biofilm Development.

Karin Sauer 1
1 Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, United States

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12:00 PM - **H2.2
Staphylococcus Biofilms: Mechanisms of Increased Biofilm Formation and Strategies for Blocking Biofilm Formation.

George O'Toole 1 , M. Grinstaff 2 , D. Kenan 3
1 Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States, 2 , Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , Duke University, Durham, Massachusetts, United States

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12:30 PM - H2.3
Direct Measurements of Bacterial Adhesion using Atomic Force Microscopy.

Terri Camesano 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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12:45 PM - H2.4
Biofilm Formation and Electrostatic Force Characteristics of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Observed by Atomic Force Microscopy

YooJin Oh 1 , W. Jo 1 , Y. Yang 2 , S. Park 2
1 Physics, Ewha womans univ., seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Nano Sciences, Ewha womans univ., seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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H3: Microfluidic and Microfabricated Technology Platforms
Session Chairs
Patricia Soteropoulos
Wednesday PM, November 29, 2006
Room 205 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **H3.1
Integrated Lab-on-a-Chip Devices for Complex Fluid and BioFilm Analysis

John T. McDevitt 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas. Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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3:00 PM - **H3.2
Microreactors as New Translation Tools for Controlled Complexity in Biofilm-Material Interactions.

Woo Lee 1 , Joung Hyun Lee 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

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3:30 PM - H3.3
Polyethylene Glycol Deposition Techniques for Antifouling Surfaces: Using Antistiction to Conserve Bioparticles for Recovery and Analysis.

Norine Chang 1 , Meng Lean 1 , Scott Limb 1
1 Hardware Systems Laboratory, Palo Alto Research Center, Inc., Palo Alto, California, United States

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3:45 PM - H3.4
Use of a Novel Fluidic Microplotter in Macroelectronics, Photonics, and Biodetection.

Brad Larson 1 , Douglas Lagally 1 , Paul Rugheimer 2 , Boy Tanto 2 , Padma Gopalan 2 , Max Lagally 2 1
1 , SonoPlot, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 , University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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H4: Bacterial Interactive Surfaces
Session Chairs
Panjian Li
Matthew Libera
Wednesday PM, November 29, 2006
Room 205 (Hynes)

4:30 PM - H4.1
Antimicrobial Properties of Nanostructured Materials

Roger Narayan 1 , Topher Berry 2 , Robin Brigmon 2
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 2 , Washington Savannah River Company, Aiken, South Carolina, United States

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4:45 PM - H4.2
Surfaces That Resist Bacterial Adhesion: Novel Nonfouling Polymers.

Rupert Konradi 1 , Bidhari Pidhatika 1 , Marcus Textor 1 , Jens Möller 2 , Viola Vogel 2
1 Dept. of Materials, Lab. for Surface Science and Technology, ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland, 2 Dept. of Materials, Lab. for Biologically Oriented Materials, ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland

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5:00 PM - H4.3
Plasma-enhanced Generation of Anti-Bacterial Surfaces.

Soujanya Jampala 1 2 , S. Manolache 2 , A. Wong 1 , K. Leonas 3 , F. Denes 1 2 4
1 Materials Science Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison , Wisconsin, United States, 2 Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 Textile Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States, 4 Department of Biological Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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5:15 PM - H4.4
Preliminary Studies of Attachment, Survival and Growth of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells on Nanocrystalline Ultra-Hydrophilic Hard Adherent Ceramic Coatings.

Fereydoon Namavar 1 , John Jackson 2 , J. Sharp 3 , Shailaja Varma 1 , Hani Haider 1 , Connie Feschuk 1 , Kevin Garvin 1
1 Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2 Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 3 Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States

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H5: Poster Session: Biofilm-Material Interactions
Session Chairs
Terri Camesano
Barry Kreiswirth
Panjian Li
Matthew Libera
Geoff Richards
Wednesday PM, November 29, 2006
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - H5.1
Bacterial Adhesion to PLL-g-PEG Modified Surfaces.

Raj Maddikeri 1 2 3 , Samuelle Tosatti 2 , Marcus Textor 2 , Julie Gold 3 , Geoff Richards 1 , Llinos Harris 1
1 AO Research Institute, AO Foundation, Davos Switzerland, 2 Lab for Surface Science & Technology, ETH , Zürich Switzerland, 3 Chalmers University of technology , Göteborg University, Göteborg Sweden

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9:00 PM - H5.10
Fractal Analysis of Xylella fastidiosa biofilm surface evolution

Alberto Luis Moreau 1 , Gabriela Lorite 1 , Antônio Borges 3 , Enilza Espreafico 3 , Marco Takita 2 , Alessandra de Souza 2 , Mônica Cotta 1
1 Departamento de Física Aplicada, Instituto de Física Gleb Wataghin - UNICAMP, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, 3 Departamento de Biologia Celular e Molecular e Bioagentes Patogênicos, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto - USP, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, 2 Centro APTA Citros Sylvio Moreira, Instituto Agronômico de Campinas, Cordeirópolis, São Paulo, Brazil

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9:00 PM - H5.11
Design and Fabrication of Nano to Microscale Porous Carbon Films for Biosensor Application.

Peter Feng 1 , Luis M Colon 1 , Boqian Yang 1 , Hongxin Zhang 1 , Xinpeng Wang 1
1 Physics, UPR, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States

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9:00 PM - H5.13
Design of Fluorescent Sensing Interfaces for Detection of Catecholamines Based on Fluorogenic Derivatization

Nobuko Fukuda 1 , Kazuma Tsuboi 1 , Hirobumi Ushijima 1
1 Photonics Research Institute, AIST, Tsukuba Japan

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9:00 PM - H5.15
Drop-by-drop Polymer Deposition by Acoustic Picoliter Droplet Generators for Applications in Semiconductor Industry and Biotechnology.

Utkan Demirci 1
1 Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - H5.16
Electrophoresis of DNA and Conformation Studies on Microporous Membranes.

Eli Hoory 1 2 , Andrew Dubitsky 2 , John Frenna 2 , Michael Ding 1 , Miriam Rafailovich 1 , Jonathan Sokolov 1
1 Materials Science, SUNY @ Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 , Pall Corporation, Port Washington, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - H5.2
Microreactor Design and Fabrication for Studying Staphylococcus epidermidis – Implant Coating Interactions.

Joung Hyun Lee 1 , Woo Lee 1
1 CBME, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - H5.3
Nanopatterned Hydrogels for Rapid Detection of Staphylococcus Aureus

Ishtiaq Saaem 1 , Barry Kreiswirth 2 , Matthew Libera 1
1 Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States, 2 , Public Health Research Institute, Newark, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - H5.4
An NMR Metabolomic Study of Differences between Planktonic and Biofilm Modes of Growth

Erica Gjersing 1 , Julie Herberg 1 , Joanne Horn 1 , Charlene Schaldach 1 , Robert Maxwell 1
1 , LLNL, Livermore, California, United States

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9:00 PM - H5.5
Early-Stage Staphylococcus Epidermidis Biofilm Development on Solid Surfaces.

Hongyi Mu 1 , Peter Krsko 1 , Jeffery Kaplan 2 , Matthew Libera 1
1 Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States, 2 Dept. of Oral Biology, New Jersey Dental School, Newark, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - H5.6
Contribution of Biofilms on Corrosion of AISI 316 Stainless Steel

Julia Claudia Mirza Rosca 1 , Daniel Mareci 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University, Las Palmas de GC Spain, 2 , Technical University Gh. Asachi, Iasi Romania

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9:00 PM - H5.7
Inhibiting the Attachment of Staphylococcus epidermidis Using Self-assembled Monolayers.

Joshua Strauss 1 , Yatao Liu 1 , Eftim Milkani 2 , W. Grant McGimpsey 2 3 , Terri Camesano 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemistry and Biochemistry, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Bioengineering Institute, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - H5.8
Study of Initial Steps of Biofilm Formation: Surface Characteristics and Interaction Forces Between Staphylococcus epidermidis and Serum Protein-Coated Substrata

Yatao Liu 1 , Joshua Strauss 1 , Terri Camesano 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - H5.9
Antimicrobial Properties of Diamondlike Carbon-Metal Films

Roger Narayan 1 , Topher Berry 2 , Mark Morrison 3 , Robin Brigmon 2
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 2 , Washington Savannah River Company, Aiken, South Carolina, United States, 3 , Smith & Nephew, Inc, Memphis, Tennessee, United States

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2006-11-30   Show All Abstracts
H6: Engineering Biofilm-Material Interactions I
Session Chairs
Geoff Richards
Thursday AM, November 30, 2006
Room 205 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **H6.1
A Combinatorial Approach for the Development of Polymer Surfaces Exhibiting Cell-Specific Adhesion.

Paul Holmes 1 , Patrick Johnson 1 , Larisa Sheihet 1 , Joachim Kohn 1
1 New Jersey Center for Biomaterials, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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10:00 AM - **H6.2
New Tools to Control the Interactiveness of Surfaces with Proteins, Bacteria and Cells.

Marcus Textor 1
1 Department of Materials, ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland

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10:30 AM - H6.3
Novel Engineered Substratum Topographies to Control Bacterial Biofilm Formation.

Kenneth Chung 1 , James Schumacher 2 , Richard Cannon 3 , Patrick Antonelli 3 , Anthony Brennan 1 2
1 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 3 Department of Otolaryngology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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10:45 AM - H6.4
A Novel Polymerizable Antibacterial: Surface Modification of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy and Biofilm Inhibition.

McKinley Lawson 1 2 , Kristi Anseth 1 3 , Christopher Bowman 1
1 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 2 Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, United States, 3 Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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H7: Engineering Biofilm-Material Interactions II
Session Chairs
Terri Camesano
Thursday AM, November 30, 2006
Room 205 (Hynes)

11:30 AM - **H7.1
Controlling Biofilm Formation on Surfaces.

Henny van der Mei 1 , Henk Busscher 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of Groningen, Groningen Netherlands

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12:00 PM - **H7.2
Microscale Tools for Building and Studying Biofilms

Milan Mrksich 1
1 , University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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12:30 PM - H7.3
Spatially Controlled Bacterial Aadhesion to Nanopatterned PEG Hydrogels.

Peter Krsko 1 , Jeffery Kaplan 2 , Matthew Libera 1
1 Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States, 2 Dept. of Oral Biology, New Jersey Dental School, Newark, New Jersey, United States

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12:45 PM - H7.4
Multifunctional Antibacterial Coatings.

Zhi Li 1 , Daeyeon Lee 2 , Xiaoxia Sheng 1 , Robert Cohen 2 , Michael Rubner 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Enigneering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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H8: Biofilm Development II
Session Chairs
Matthew Libera
Karin Sauer
Thursday PM, November 30, 2006
Room 205 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **H8.1
Inter-species Signaling Role in Biofilm Community Development.

Paul Kolenbrander 1 , Alexander Rickard 1 , Robert Palmer 1
1 Oral Infection and Immunity Branch, National Institutes of Health/NIDCR, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

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3:00 PM - **H8.2
Mechanisms of Antibiotic Tolerance in Staphylococcal Biofilms.

Phil Stewart 1
1 Center for Biofilm Engineering, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States

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3:30 PM - H8.3
Vacuum Ultraviolet Postionization for Mass Spectrometry of Small Molecule Analytes in Bacterial Biofilms

Praneeth Edirisinghe 1 , Luke Hanley 1 , Manshui Zhou 1 , Kelly Skinner-Nemec 2 , Carol Giometti 2 , Jerry Moore 3 2 , Jerry Hunt 2 , Michael Pellin 2
1 Chemistry, MC 111, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 2 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 3 , MassThink, Inc., Naperville, Illinois, United States

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3:45 PM - H8.4
Spectral Self-interference 4Pi Microscopy

Mehmet Dogan 1 , Bennett Goldberg 1 2 , Anna Swan 2 , M. Selim Unlu 2 1
1 Physics Department, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 ECE Department, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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