Program: Functionalized Nanobiomaterials for Medical Applications

Session A1: Synthesis and Characterization

Tuesday Morning, October 5, 2010
Chair: Francesco Stellacci
Evergreen Ballroom A

8:00 AM WELCOME 

8:10 AM *A1.1
Fabrication and Biomedical Applications of Nanoparticles Vincent Rotello, Vincent Rotello, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.



8:40 AM A1.2
Study of Surface Charge Density Influence on Nanoparticle-Templated Assembly of Bromovirus Protein Cages
Irina B. Tsvetkova
and Bogdan Dragnea; Chemistry Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

9:00 AM A1.3
Nanoparticle-templated Virus Cage Self-assembly
Bogdan Dragnea, Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

9:20 AM *A1.4
Nitrocatechol-dispersant Stabilized Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles and their Assembly into Magnetically Actuated Membranes
Erik Reimhult , Department of Nanobiotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, Austria; Department of Materials, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

9:50 AM BREAK

10:10 AM *A1.5
Imaging, Sensing, and Photothermal Therapy Using Gold Nanorods
Catherine J. Murphy
, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois.

10:40 AM A1.6
Multifunctional Magnetic Nano-Colloids for Biomedical Application: Sensing, Sorting, Therapy
Riccardo Di Corato1,2, Nadja Carola Bigall3, Andrea Ragusa1, Domenico Palumberi3, Roberto Cingolani3, Liberato Manna3 and Teresa Pellegrino1,3; 1National Nanotechnology Laboratory of CNR-NANO, Lecce, Italy; 2Università del Salento, Lecce, Italy; 3Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy.

11:00 AM A1.7
Functionalized Nanomaterials for the Rapid Detection and Collection of Heavy Metals and Radionuclides for Biomedical Applications Ryan D. Rutledge1, Jonathan W. Pittman1, Wilaiwan Chouyyok1, Matthew J. O'Hara1, Jennifer C. Carter1, Cynthia L. Warner1, Marvin G. Warner1, Glen E. Fryxell1, Wassana Yantasee2, Charles Timchalk1 and R. Shane Addleman1; 1Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington; 2Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon.

11:20 AM A1.8
Functionalization of Chitosan Electrospun Networks by Polyelectrolyte Multilayer and Nanoparticle Adsorption Fabio Zomer Volpato2,1, Jorge Almodovar1, Matt J. Kipper1 and Claudio Migliaresi2; 1Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado; 2Department of Materials Engineering and Industrial Technologies, University of Trento, Trento, TN, Italy.

Session A2: Targeting and Drug Delivery

Tuesday Afternoon, October 5, 2010
Chair: Catherine Murphy
Evergreen Ballroom A

  1:40 PM *A2.1 

Drug Delivery Properties of Cell Membrane Penetrating Particles Francesco Stellacci, Materials Science and Engineering, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland; Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2:10 PM A2.2
Toxicity Profiles of Methotrexate and PAMAM Dendrimer-Methotrexate Conjugates - Differential Distribution of Targeted vs. Non-Targeted Dendrimers Paul E. Makidon1,2, Rong Qi1, Ingrid Bergin2, Sascha Goonewardena1, Shui Zhang1, Zhengyi Cao1, Pascale Leroueil1 and James R. Baker1; 1The Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and Biological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; 2The Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2:30 PM *A2.3
Modulating Cancer/stem Cell Fate via Multifunctional Nanomaterial-based Intracellular Delivery of Biomolecules KiBum Lee, Cheoljin Kim, Jongkyu Park, Birju Shah, Prasad Subramaniam, Jongjin Jung, Aniruddh Solanki and Shreyas Shah; Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:20 PM *A2.4
Tunable Synthesis and Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of Targeted Polymeric Nanoparticles Craig Hawker, UCSB, Santa Barbara, California.

3:50 PM A2.5
Possible Use of Quantum Dots and Cell-penetrating Peptides as Diagnostic Tools in Venous ThrombosisAntonio Peramo and Jose Diaz; Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

4:10 PM A2.6
Protocells - A Universal Nanocarrier for Targeted Delivery of Multicomponent Cargos to Cancer Carlee E. Ashley1,2, Juewen Liu1,3, Xingmao Jiang1,2, Alison Stace-Naughton1,4, Cheryl L. Willman5,6, Bryce Chackerian5,7, Walker Wharton5,6, David S. Peabody5,7, Atul Parikh8 and C. Jeffrey Brinker1,7,9; 1Center for MicroEngineered Materials, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 2Chemical and Nuclear Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 3Chemistry / Institute of Nanotechnology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; 4Engineering Sciences / Applied Mathematics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; 5Cancer Research and Treatment Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 6School of Medicine, Dept of Pathology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 7Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 8Applied Science, University of California, Davis, California; 9Self-Assembled Materials, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

4:30 PM *A2.7
Towards Drug Targeting with Intravascular Magnetic Particles
Urs Hafeli, Katayoun Saatchi, Philipp Elischer and Mehrdad Bokharaei; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Session AP3: Poster Session

Tuesday Evening, October 5, 2010
5:00-7:00 PM
Evergreen Ballroom B

AP3.1
Property-Dependent Uptake of Quantum Dots by Immune Cells. Marlene Bachand1, Adrienne Greene1, Amanda Carroll-Portillo1, Jerilyn A. Timlin2, Jesse S. Aaron2, Paul G. Kotula3 and George D. Bachand1; 1Center for Integrated Nantoechnologies, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 2Bioenergy and Defense Technologies, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 3Materials Characterization, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

AP3.2
Preparation and Stabilization of Barium Sulfate Nanoparticles for X-Ray Contrast Agents.Matthew J. Meagher, Bridget Leone, Ryan D. Ross, Zhenyuan Zhang and Ryan K. Roeder; Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana.

AP3.3
The Long-term Stability of Thiol/polyelectrolyte stabilized Gold Nanoparticles and Applications in Nanomedicine. Monise Casanova1,2, Frank Crespilho3, Sergio Machado1 and Valtencir Zucolotto2; 1Instituto de Química de São Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil; 2Instituto de Física de São Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil; 3Centro de Ciências Naturais e Humanas, Universidade Federal do ABC, Santo André, Brazil.

AP3.4
A Facile “Green” Synthetic Route to High Quality Water soluble CdSe Nanoparticles.Oluwatobi S. Oluwafemi1, Sandile P. Scongca2 and Olufemi O. Adeyemi3; 1Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Walter Sisulu University, Mthatha, Eatern Cape, South Africa; 2Executive Dean, Walter Sisulu University, Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa; 3Chemical Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago - Iwoye, Ogun state, Nigeria.

AP3.5
Formation of Porous Zirconia and Titania with Self-assembling Agarose Templation. Xing Ma1,2 and Mufit Akinc1,2; 1Materials Science & Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; 2Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

AP3.6
Zwitterated Nanoparticles: Towards Nonstick Nano.Joe Schlenoff, Zaki Estephan, Philip Schlenoff and Layal Rouhana; Chemistry & Biochemistry, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

AP3.7
Unique Views of Nanomaterials Characterized with TEM and FIB.Paul Rice and Roy H. Geiss; Nanomaterials Characterization Facility Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.

AP3.8
The Role of Surface Chemistry in Nanoparticle-Cellular Interactions and Particle Stability.Karl B. Sebby, NIST, Boulder, Colorado.

AP3.9
Preparation of Novel Mesoporous Silica- Silver Nanocomposites and their Antibacterial Activity. Bhanudas Naik1, Vilas Desai2, Meenal Kowhik2 and Narendra N. Ghosh1; 1Chemistry, BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa campus, Zuarinagar, Goa, India; 2Biology, BITS- Pilani, KK Birla Goa campus, Zuarinagar, Goa, India.

AP3.10
Abstract Withdrawn

AP3.11
Bio-conjugation of Gold Nanosphere Dimers.Bryan Paladini1,2 and Laura Fabris1,2; 1Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey; 2Institute for Advanced Materials Devices and Nanotechnology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey.

AP3.12
Synthesis and Characterization of poly((2-diethylamino) ethylmethacrylate)-graft-starch (PDEAEM-g-St) Nanoparticles for Controlled Drug Delivery.Alireza Shalviri1, Ho Ko Chan1, Qiang Liu2 and Xiao Y. Wu1; 1Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 2Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

AP3.13
A Microfluidic Spiral for Size Dependent Fractionation Of Magnetic Microspheres.Silvio Dutz1,2, Allison Schaap2, Boris Stoeber2 and Urs O. Hafeli2; 1IPHT, Jena, Thuringia, Germany; 2University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

AP3.14
Controlling Local Drug Delivery Rate from Collagen Gels with Self-assembly of Helical Peptides.Katarzyna Slowinska, Lauren Mitre, Brendan Lawrence, Gustavo Arrechea and Daniel Hermamdez; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, California.

AP3.15
Phase Transitions in Self-assembled Viral Cages Studied by Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy.Virginia M. Smith1, Irina Tsvetkova1, C. Cheng Kao2 and Bogdan Dragnea1; 1Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana; 2Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

AP3.16
Biamphiphilic Triblock Copolymer Micelles as a Multifunctional Platform for Anticancer Drug Delivery. Wen Zhu1, Yanli Li2, Lixin Liu2 and Yongming Chen1; 1State Key Laboratory of Polymer Physics and Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; 2College of Life Science, Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

AP3.17
Organic Nanocrystals for Biomedical Applications.Koichi Baba1, Hitoshi Kasai2,3, Kohji Nishida1 and Hachiro Nakanishi2; 1Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan; 2Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan; 3PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan.

AP3.18
Synthesis of Nanocomposites with a Magnetic Core and Porous Silica Shell Structures for Biotechnology.Kai Zhang, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia.

AP3.19
Production of ZnO-NPs via Soft Chemical Technique and their Cytotoxic Effect on Cancer Cells.Rizwan Wahab1, Young-Soon Kim1, Hyung-Kee Seo2, Minwu Song1, Inho Hwang3, You Bing Yang3 and Hyung-Shik Shin1; 1Chemical Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Chollabukto, Korea, Republic of; 2Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Illinois; 3Department of Animal Resources and Biotechnology, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Chollabukto, Korea, Republic of.

Session A4: Plenary Session

Wednesday Morning, October 6, 2010
Chairs: Laura Fabris and Demir Akin
Evergreen Ballroom A


8:00 AM *A4.1

PLENARY TALK: Nanomaterials Enable Individualized Medicine
Mauro Ferrari, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, Texas; Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; Bioengineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas.

Session A5: Sensors and Sensing I

Wednesday Morning, October 6, 2010
Chairs: Eben Alsberg and Randall Erb
Evergreen Ballroom A 

9:00 AM *A5.1
Imaging Nanoparticles in Living Cells: Unraveling Interactions at the Nano-Bio Interface
Christine Payne, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia.

9:30 AM A5.2
Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles as a Targeted X-ray Contrast Agent for Mineralized TissueRyan Ross and Ryan K. Roeder; University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana.

9:50 AM BREAK

10:10 AM A5.3
Non-Invasive Assessment of Disease Activity in Lupus Nephritis by MRI-Based Molecular ImagingSiranush A. Sargsyan1, Kendra M. Hasebroock1, Brandon Renner1, Natalie J. Serkova1, Brian Larsen2, Conrad Stoldt2, V. Michael Holers1 and Joshua M. Thurman1; 1University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado; 2University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado.

10:30 AM A5.4
Immobilization of Human Thyroid Nuclear Receptor in Nanostructured Platforms and the Development of Efficient and Cost-Effective Diagnosis Systems for NanomedicineLuana Bendo, Ana C. Figueira, Igor Polikarpov and Valtencir Zucolotto; University of São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil.

10:50 AM A5.5
Cell Guidance Using UV Modification of Polymers for Patch Clamping ApplicationsSandra Wilson1,6, Wilhelm Pfleging2, Alexander Welle5, Michael Bruns3, Lars Wegner4 and Paul Kirby6; 1Institute of Microsystems Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, BW, Germany; 2Institute for Materials Research I, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, BW, Germany; 3Institute for Materials Research III, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, BW, Germany; 4Institute for Pulsed Power and Microwave Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, BW, Germany; 5Institute for Biological Interfaces, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, BW, Germany; 6School of Applied Sciences, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Beds., United Kingdom.

11:10 AM A5.6
Nanomonitor Technology: Clinically Relevant Electrical ImmunoassaysShalini Prasad1, Vinu Venkataraman1, Ravi K. Reddy2, Thomas Barrett4 and John Carruthers3; 1ECEE, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona; 2ECE, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon; 3Physics, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon; 4Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon.

11:30 AM A5.7
Characterization of Mesoscopic Relaxation Time of Dynamic Imaging Correlation SpectroscopyKyongok Kang, Soft Condensed Matter, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Juelich, NRW, Germany.

Session A6: Sensors and Sensing II

Wednesday Afternoon, October 6, 2010
Chair: Wei Tan
Evergreen Ballroom A

1:00 PM *A6.1
Medical Sensing with Metal Nanoparticles and Quantum DotsItamar Willner, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel.

1:30 PM A6.2
Smart Nanoparticles for Cellular ImagingBruce E. Cohen, Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, California.

1:50 PM A6.3
SERS Nanotags: New Optical Labels for Biological ScienceMichael J. Natan and Rebecca Golightly, Oxonica Materials Inc., Mountain View, California.

2:20 PM A6.4
Quantum Dot Uptake by Model Neural Cells and Neural Progenitor CellsKavita Jeerage, Tammy Oreskovic and Elisabeth Mansfield; Materials Reliability Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, Colorado.

2:40 PM *A6.5
Near Infrared Fluorescent Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes as Responsive Sensors for BiomedicineMichael S. Strano, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

3:10 PM BREAK 

Session A7: BioInterfaces I

Wednesday Afternoon, October 6, 2010
Chair: Craig Hawker
Evergreen Ballroom A

3:20 PM *A7.1
Guiding Cellular Behavior and OrganizationEben Alsberg, Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

3:50 PM *A7.2
Biomolecular Building Blocks for Directing Material Structure and Function: Nanoparticle Superstructures and Porous NIR Emitting MaterialsNathaniel L. Rosi, Chemistry, Univerrsity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

4:20 PM A7.3
Nanofunctionalized Glucose-Responsive Implantable Device for Self-Regulated Insulin ReleaseClaudia R. Gordijo1, Khajag Koulajian2, Adam J. Shuhendler1, Leonardo D. Bonifacio3, Simon Chiang2, Geoffrey A. Ozin3, Adria Giacca2 and Xiao Yu Wu1; 1Dept. Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 2Dept. Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 3Dept. Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

4:40 PM A7.4
Supersonic Cluster Beam Implantation: a Novel Process for Biocompatible and Stretchable Metallization of Polymers Luca Ravagnan, Gabriele Corbelli, Cristian Ghisleri and Paolo Milani; Physics, CIMAINA & University of Milano, Milano, Italy.

Session AP8: Poster Sesson

Wednesday Evening, October 6, 2010
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Evergreen Ballroom B

AP8.1
Synthesis, Characterization and Cytotoxicity of Ln3+-doped Gd2O3 Nanostructures for Applications as BiomarkerEva Hemmer1,2, Tomoyoshi Yamano3, Hidehiro Kishimoto3 and Kohei Soga1,2; 1Materials Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, Noda, Chiba, Japan; 2Center for Technologies against Cancer, Tokyo University of Science, Noda, Chiba, Japan; 3Division of Immunobiology, Research Institute for Biological Science, Tokyo University of Science, Noda, Chiba, Japan.

AP8.2
Self-Organized Nanoporous Ceramics for Biomedical ApplicationsDmitri Routkevitch, Oleg Polyakov and Brent Lutz; Synkera Technologies Inc., Longmont, Colorado.

AP8.3
In Vivo Imaging, Targeting, and Drug Storage by Fluorescent Superparamagnetic Nano SpheresDonglu Shi1,2, Hoon Sung Cho1, Zhongyun Dong3, Feng Wang1, Chris Huth1, Giovanni Pauletti4, Rodney Ewing5, Hong Xu6 and Hongchen Gu6; 1Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio; 2The Institute for Advanced Materials and Nano Biomedicine, Tongji University, Shanghai, China; 3Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio; 4James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio; 5Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; 6Med-X Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.

AP8.4
Rapid Prototyping of Nano- and Micro-patterned Substrates for the Control of Cell Neuritogenesis by Topographic and Chemical CuesCristina Lenardi1,2, Ajay Singh5,3, Lasma Gailite5, Varun Vylas5, Stefania Forti3, Michela Matteoli4,2 and Paolo Milani2,3; 1Dipartimento di Scienze Molecolari Applicate ai Biosistemi, Universita' di Milano, Milano, Italy; 2Fondazione Filarete, Milano, Italy; 3Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Milano, Milano, Italy; 4Dipartimento di Farmacologia, Chemioterapia e Tossicologia Medica, Università di Milano, Milano, Italy; 5European School of Molecular Medicine (SEMM), IFOM-IEO Campus, Milano, Italy.

AP8.5
Abstract Withdrawn

AP8.6
A Novel Polysaccharide Carrier for Functional Oligonucleotides:APS Targeting DDS with Dectin-1Kazuo Sakurai, University of Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan.

AP8.7
Engineering Methods for Targeted Drug Delivery at the Interface between Skin and Percutaneous ImplantsAntonio Peramo, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

AP8.8
Mediator-less Biosensor Based on Fe Doped ZnO Thin Film Shibu Saha, K. Sreenivas and Vinay Gupta; Deptt. of Physics & Astrophysics, University of Delhi, Delhi, Delhi, India.

AP8.9
The Interactions between Silver Nanoparticles and Cell Membrane Models: Possible Mechanisms of Interaction and Nanotoxicity AspectsJuliana Cancino1,2, Elias Berni1, Tathyane Nobre1, Sergio Machado2 and Valtencir Zucolotto1; 1Physics Institute of São Carlos, University of São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil; 2Chemistry Institute of São Carlos, University of São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil.

AP8.10
Design, Fabrication and Characterization of PS-PMMA Nanoporous Membrane for Membrane ProteinYiwei Yan1, Hsin-Jui Wu1, Nathan Feaver2, Mark Stoykovich2, Yung-Cheng Lee1 and Michael Stowell3,1; 1Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado; 2Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado; 3Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado.

AP8.11
The Biofate of Stealth Solid Lipid Nanoparticles Following Intravenous Administration in a Mouse Model of Human Breast CancerAdam J. Shuhendler1, Preethy Prasad1, Michael Leung2, Claudia Gordijo1, Andrew M. Rauth2, Ralph DaCosta2 and Xiao Yu Wu1; 1Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 2Ontario Cancer Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

AP8.12
Transferred to A9.9

AP8.13
Abstract Withdrawn

AP8.14
Application of Chitosan-Alginate Based Nanomaterials in Ophthalmology for Treatment Age-Related Macular DegenerationBatyrbekov Yerkesh1, Zaure Utelbaeva2 and Tursunkul Botabekova2; 1Institute of Chemical Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan; 2Kazakh Institute of Eye Diseases, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

AP8.15
Surface Investigation of Bio-conjugated LigandsFilippo Causa1, Edmondo Battista2 and Paolo A Netti1,2; 1University Federico II, Naples, Italy; 2CABHC_Italian Istitute of Technology, Naples, Italy.

AP8.16
Study of Light Induced Physicochemical Phenomena by Combination of Optical Microscopy and Kelvin Probe MicroscopyArturo M Baro1, Elena Lopez-Elvira1, Elisa Palacios-Lidon2 and Jaime Colchero2; 1Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; 2Física, Edificio CIOyN, Univ. de Murcia, Murcia, Spain.

AP8.17
Biocompatibility of Ion-Beam Nanopatterned Thin-Film Stent Coatings for Cerebral Vascular Tissue Growth and RepairZ. C. Yang1, A. M. Kacic1, A. Kalasuramath1, N. Samuelson1, D. L. Rokusek1, J. P. Allain1,2 and L. M. Reece2; 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana; 2Birck Nanotechnology Center, West Lafayette, Indiana.

AP8.18
Nanoparticle-templated Capsid Assembly. Principles and ApplicationsBogdan Dragnea, Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

AP8.19
Magnetically Labelled Immunoassay Based on Magneto-optical Transmittance of Solutions Containing Chains of Functionalized Magnetic NanoparticlesSang Yoon Park and Adarsh Sandhu; Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Japan.

AP8.20
Cluster Ion Beam Induced Modifications on Polystyrene Surfaces for Bio Medical ApplicationsBuddhi P. Tilakaratne, Xuemei Wang and Wei-Kan Chu; Department of Physics and Texas center for Superconductivity, University of Houston, Houston, Texas.

AP8.21
Preliminary Findings of α-Al2O3 Nanoparticles Function as Antigen Carriers for Cancer Vaccine DevelopmentHaiyan Li1, Hong-Min Hu and Jun Jiao1; 1Physics, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon; 2Laboratory of Cancer Immunobiology, Robert W, Franz Cancer Research Center, Earle A, Chiles Research Institute, Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, Oregon.

Session A9: BioInterfaces II

Thursday Morning, October 7, 2010
Chair: Jonathan Dordick
Evergreen Ballroom A

8:00 AM *A9.1
Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles: the Universal Tool for Diagnosis and Therapy!? Heinrich Hofmann, Powder Technology Laboratory, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.

8:30 AM A9.2
Subdiffusion in Nanochannels. Ilaria De Santo2, Filippo Causa1 and Paolo A Netti1,2; 1CRIB, University Federico II, Naples, Italy; 2CABHC-Italian Institute of Technology, Naples, Italy.

8:50 AM A9.3
The Effect of Surface Nanometre-Scale Morphology on Nanostructured Surfaces Functionalization.Pasquale E. Scopelliti1,2, Marco Indrieri2, Antonio Borgonovo2, Gero Bongiorno1, Luca Giorgetti3, Alessandro Podesta2 and Paolo Milani1,2; 1Nanostructured Materials Platform, Fondazione Filarete, Milan, Italy; 2Interdisciplinary Centre for Nanostructured Materials and Interfaces, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Milan, Italy; 3Experimental Oncology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Milan, Italy.

9:10 AM A9.4
The Impact of Nanofiber Elasticity on Mesenchymal Stem Cell Spreading and Differentiation.Kathryn Wingate, Stephanie LaNasa and Wei Tan; Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, Colorado.

9:30 AM A9.5
Protein Binding to Nanoparticle-Supported Bilayer Membranes. Scott M. Reed, Chemistry, University of Colorado, Denver, Denver, Colorado.

9:50 AM BREAK

10:10 AM *A9.6
Smart Polymers and Biomacromolecular Legos: From Sensing Applications to Functional Protein Scaffolds. Stefan Zauscher, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

10:40 AM A9.7
Comparing the Guidance of Cell Response on Aligned Electrospun Nanofiber Scaffolds Synthesized by Electrostatic, Mechanical and Nano-imprint Methods. Frank Block1, Vasudha Chaurey1, Po-chieh Chang2, Yi-Hsuan Su2, Chia-Fu Chou2 and Nathan Swami1; 1Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; 2Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan.

11:00 AM A9.8
Direct Microfabrication of Topographical and Chemical Cues for the Guided Growth of Neural Cell Networks on Polyamidoamine Hydrogels. Cristina Lenardi1,3, Gabriel Dos Reis2 and Paolo Milani3,4; 1Dipartimento di Scienze Molecolari Applicate ai Biosistemi, Universita' di Milano, Milano, Italy; 2European School of Molecular Medicine (SEMM), IFOM-IEO Campus, Milano, Italy; 3Fondazione Filarete, Milano, Italy; 4Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Milano, Milano, Italy.

11:20 AM A9.9
Manganese - Gold Nanoparticles as a MRI Positive Contrast Agent in Mesenchymal Stem Cell Labeling.  Simona Murph, National Homeland and Security, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, South Carolina.

11:40 AM A9.10
Electrospun Materials with Spatio-temporal Control over the Release of Biomolecules for Vascular Regeneration. Walter Bonani1,2, Andrea Rolong1, Antonella Motta2, Claudio Migliaresi2 and Wei Tan1,3; 1Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado; 2Department of Materials Engineering and Industrial Technologies and BIOtech Research Center, University of Trento, Trento, Italy; 3Departments of Bioengineering and Pediatrics - Cardiology, University of Colorado at Denver, Aurora, Colorado.

Session A10: From Research to Practice

Thursday Afternoon, October 7, 2010
Chair: Stephan Zauscher
Evergreen Ballroom A

1:30 PM *A10.1
Translational Nanomedicine: Current Status and the Recent Advances in Early Detection of Cancer and of Response to TherapyDemir Akin1, Shan X. Wang1, Hongjie Dai1, David Agus1,2, Samir Hanash1,3, Parag Mallick1,2, Martin McIntosh1,3, Jianhong Rao1, Anna Wu1,4, Robert Sinclair1, Mary Tang1, Sanjiv Sam Gambhir1 ;1Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence focused on Therapy Response, Stanford University, Stanford, California; 2University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California;3Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington; 4University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.  

 

2:00 PM *A10.2
Targeted in Vivo Microplatforms: Cooperative Nanomaterials to Sensitize, Target, Image, and Treat TumorsMichael Sailor1, Ji-Ho Park1, Luo Gu1, Geoffrey von Malzahn2, Sangeeta N. Bhatia2 and Erkki Ruoslahti3,4; 1Materials Science and Engineering Program, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Department of Bioengineering, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California; 2Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and Electrical and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 3Cancer Research Center, Burnham Institute for Medical Research, La Jolla, California; 4Vascular Mapping Center, Burnham Institute for Medical Research at UCSB, Santa Barbara, California.

2:30 PM *A10.3
The Impact of Molecular Bioprocessing on Realizing the Potential of Functional NanobiomaterialsJonathan S. Dordick, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:20 PM A10.4
Gold Nanorods for in Vivo Cancer SERS Detection and Photothermal TherapyAndrea Centrone1, Geoffrey Von Maltzahn2, Ji-Ho Park3, T. Alan Hatton1, Michael J. Sailor3 and Sangeeta N. Bhatia1; 1Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 3Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California.

3:40 PM *A10.5
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