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2007 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 26 - 30, 2007  | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Duane Dimos, Mary Galvin, David Mooney, Konrad Samwer

Symposium NN : Protein and Peptide Engineering for Therapeutic and Functional Materials

2007-11-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Michael (Seungju) Yu Johns Hopkins University
Seung-Wuk Lee University of California-Berkeley
Derek Woolfson University of Bristol
Ichiro Yamashita Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)
Blake Simmons Sandia National Laboratories
NN1/MM1: Joint Session:
Session Chairs
Derek Woolfson
Michael Yu
Monday PM, November 26, 2007
Room 210 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **NN1.1/MM1.1
Non-Canonical Amino Acids in Protein Engineering.

David Tirrell 1
1 , Caltech, Pasadena, California, United States

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10:00 AM - **NN1.2/MM1.2
Stronger and Longer Synthetic Collagen.

Ronald Raines 1 2
1 Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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10:30 AM - NN1.3/MM1.3
Spatiotemporal Modification of Collagen Scaffolds Directed by Collagen Mimetic Peptide Derivatives.

Allen Wang 1 , Shirley Leong 2 , Catherine Foss 3 , Xiao Mo 1 , Martin Pomper 3 4 , Seungju Yu 1 4
1 Deptartment of Materials Science and Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 3 Department of Radiology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 4 Institute for NanoBiotechnology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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10:45 AM - NN1.4/MM1.4
Building Tissue Engineering Scaffolds Directly from Extracellular Matrix Proteins with Microscale Spatial Control.

Adam Feinberg 1 , Sean Sheehy 1 , Kevin Parker 1
1 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:00 AM - NN1.5/MM1.5
Self-Assembling Hydrogels from Fibrin Coiled Coil Peptide-Polymers.

Peng Jing 1 , Joel Collier 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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11:15 AM - NNI/MM1
Break

11:30 AM - **NN1.6/MM1.6
Supramolecular Organization From Nanometers to Centimeters in Peptidic Materials.

Samuel Stupp 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry and Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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12:00 PM - NN1.7/MM1.7
Early Time β-Hairpin Peptide Self-Assembly into a Hydrogel Network.

Tuna Yucel 1 2 , Joel Schneider 3 , Darrin Pochan 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 , Delaware Biotechnology Institute, Newark, Delaware, United States, 3 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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12:15 PM - NN1.8/MM1.8
Modification of Liposomes using α-Helical Coiled-Coil Peptides.

Hana Robson Marsden 1 , Alexander Korobko 1 , Alexander Kros 1
1 Chemistry, Leiden University, Leiden Netherlands

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12:30 PM - **NN1.9/MM1.9
Nanofibers formed by Self-assembly of Multidomain Meptides: Applications for Bioengineering to Nanotechnology.

Jeffrey Hartgerink 1 , Kerstin Galler 1 , He Dong 1 , Lorenzo Aulisa 1 , Sergey Paramonov 1
1 Chemistry & Bioengineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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NN2/MM2: Joint Session
Session Chairs
Paula Hammond
Seung-Wuk Lee
Monday PM, November 26, 2007
Room 210 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **NN2.1/MM2.1
Genetic Control of the Synthesis and Assembly of Materials for Electronics and Energy.

Angela Belcher 1 , Ki Tae Nam 1 , Yun Jung Lee 1 , Dong-Soo Yun 1 , Brian Neltner 1 , Andrew Magyar 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:00 PM - **NN2.2/MM2.2
Building from Bottom Up: Fabrication of Nanomaterials Using Peptide Motifs.

Shugang Zhang 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:30 PM - NN2.3/MM2.3
Development of Novel Hard-Tissue Regenerative Materials Through Directed and Natural Evolutionary Processes.

Eddie Wang 1 , Seung-Wuk Lee 1 2
1 Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Physical Biosciences Division, Lawerence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States

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3:45 PM - NN2.4/MM2.4
Supramolecular Self-Assembly of a Metal-binding Polypeptide and Implications for Molecular Recognition.

Christopher So 1 , Emre Oren 1 , Urartu Seker 1 3 , Brandon Wilson 1 , John Kulp 2 , Candan Tamerler 1 3 , John Evans 2 , Sarikaya Mehmet 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 3 Molecular Biology & Genetics, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Turkey, 2 Chemistry, New York University, New York, New York, United States

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4:00 PM - *
Coffee Break

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4:30 PM - **NN2.5/MM2.5
Targeted Protein Cage Architectures for Biofilm Imaging and Therapeutics.

Trevor Douglas 1
1 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States

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5:00 PM - NN2.6/MM2.6
Ferritin Cage Architecture with Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticle for Magnetic Resonance Contrast Agent.

Masaki Uchida 1 3 , Masahiro Terashima 4 , Charles Cunningham 5 , Yoriyasu Suzuki 4 , Deborah Willits 2 3 , Ann Willis 1 3 , Philip Yang 4 , Michael McConnell 4 , Mark Young 2 3 , Trevor Douglas 1 3
1 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States, 3 Center for Bio-Inspired Nanomaterials (CBIN), Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States, 4 School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 5 Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2 Department of Plant Seicences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States

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5:30 PM - NN2.8/MM2.8
Protein-Mediated Assembly of Metal Nanostructures.

Silke Behrens 1 , Wilhelm Habicht 1 , Konrad Joachim Boehm 2
1 Institute for Technical Chemistry, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany, 2 , Leibnitz Institute for Age Research, Jena Germany

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2007-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Michael (Seungju) Yu Johns Hopkins University
Seung-Wuk Lee University of California-Berkeley
Derek Woolfson University of Bristol
Ichiro Yamashita Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)
Blake Simmons Sandia National Laboratories
NN3
Session Chairs
Ichiro Yamashita
Michael Yu
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2007
Room 201 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **NN3.1
Silk Fibroin Assemblies for Controlled Release Biomaterials.

David Kaplan 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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10:00 AM - **NN3.2
Engineering of Protein-like Molecules and Materials.

Samuel Gellman 1 , Will Pomerantz 1
1 , University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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10:30 AM - NN3.3
Structural and Rheological Properties of Photopolymerized Self-Assembled β-Hairpin Peptide Hydrogels.

Ronak Rughani 1 , Matthew Lamm 2 , Darrin Pochan 2 , Joel Schneider 1
1 Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Department of Material Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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10:45 AM - NN3.4
Generation of Bioactive Nanostructured Interfaces to Mimic Cellular Microenvironments.

Tobias Wolfram 1 2 , Ferdinand Belz 1 2 , Tobias Schoen 1 2 , Joachim Spatz 1 2
1 New Materials and Biosystems, Max/Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart Germany, 2 Biophysical Chemistry, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg Germany

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11:00 AM - NN3.5
Cell-Adaptable Protein Scaffolds for Spinal Cord Nerve Regeneration.

Karin Straley 1 , Cheryl Wong Po Foo 2 , Sarah Heilshorn 2
1 Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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11:15 AM - NN3
Break

11:30 AM - **NN3.6
Peptide Motifs and Motif Programming.

Kiyotaka Shiba 1 2
1 Protein Engineering, Cancer Institute, Tokyo Japan, 2 CREST, JST, Tokyo Japan

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12:00 PM - NN3.7
Lipid Composition Governs the Activity of Cell-penetrating and Cell-permeating Peptides.

Vernita Gordon 1 , Abhijit Mishra 1 , Nathan Schmidt 1 , Lihua Yang 1 , Matthew Davis 1 , Daniel Parente 1 , Robert Coridan 1 , Abhigyan Som 2 , Gregory Tew 2 , Gerard Wong 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - NN3.8
Deformation and Fracture of Protein Materials: Balancing Strength, Energy Dissipation and Robustness.

Markus Buehler 1
1 Laboratory for Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:30 PM - **NN3.9
De Novo Design of Peptide-Based Hydrogels for Cell Delivery.

Joel Schneider 1 , Lisa Haines-Butterick 1 , Karthikan Rajagopal 1 , Monica Branco 1 , Daphne Salick 1 , Ronak Rughani 1 , Matthew Lamm 2 , Darrin Pochan 2
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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NN4
Session Chairs
Seung-Wuk Lee
Blake Simmons
Ichiro Yamashita
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2007
Room 201 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **NN4.1
Biomaterials for Functional Materials.

Rajesh Naik 1
1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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3:00 PM - NN4.2
Directed Evolution of Bone-Associated Proteins.

Seung-Wuk Lee 1 2 , Eddie Wang 1 2 , Woo-Jae Chung 1 2 , Jin Huh 1 2 , Ki-Young Kwon 2
1 Bioengineering , University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Physical Bioscience Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States

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3:15 PM - NN4.3
Molecular Structures of Engineered Inorganic-Binding Peptides.

John Evans 1 , Won Kim Il 1 , John Kulp 1 , Sebastiano Collino 1 , Katya Delak 1 , Urartu Seker 2 3 , Chris So 3 , Emre Oren 3 , Candan Tamerler 2 3 , Mehmet Sarikaya 3
1 Center for Biomolecular Materials Spectroscopy, New York University, New York, New York, United States, 2 Molecular Biology and Genetics, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Turkey, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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3:30 PM - NN4.4
Design of Multifunctional Binding Peptides.

Ersin Emre Oren 1 2 , Ram Samudrala 2 , Deniz Sahin 1 3 , Turgay Kacar 1 3 , Marketa Hnilova 1 , Candan Tamerler 1 3 , Mehmet Sarikaya 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 2 Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 3 Molecular Biology and Genetics Department, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Turkey

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3:45 PM - NN4.5
Immobilization of Silaffin at GaAs Surfaces for Selective Area Silicate-biomineralization.

Okimoto Kondo 1 , Kazuhiro Matsuda 1 , Yusuke Matsuda 2 , Tadaaki Kaneko 1
1 Physics, Kwansei Gakuin University, Sannda, Hyogo, Japan, 2 Bioscience, Kwansei Gakuin University, Sannda, Hyogo, Japan

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4:00 PM - *
Coffee Break

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4:30 PM - **NN4.6
Molecular Mechanisms of Self-assembly and Switching of the Bacterial Flagellum.

Keiichi Namba 1
1 Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan

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5:00 PM - NN4.7
Construction of Recombinant Forms of the Silaffin Gene and their Silicate-biominerarization Activities.

Masato Horiguchi 1 , Sae Kikutani 1 , Tadaaki Kaneko 2 , Yusuke Matsuda 1
1 Bioscience, Kwansei-Gakuin University, Sanda, Hyogo, Japan, 2 Physics, Kwansei-Gakuin University, Sanda, Hyogo, Japan

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5:15 PM - NN4.8
Synthesis of Bimetallic Nanoparticles in Apo-Ferritin Cage for Rational Design of Bio-Nanoreactor.

Takafumi Ueno 1 2 , Masako Suzuki 1 , Yumio Toda 3 , Tomoki Akita 3 , Yusuke Yamada 3 , Yoshihito Watanabe 4
1 Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, 2 PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kawaguchi Japan, 3 , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Osaka, Osaka, Japan, 4 Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

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5:30 PM - NN4.9
Electrostatic Nano-placement of a Single Nanoparticle by Charge-enhanced Protein Cage.

Shigeo Yoshii 1 3 , Ayako Kadotani 2 , Kazuaki Nishio 1 , Shinya Kumagai 1 , Ichiro Yamashita 1 2 3
1 ATRL, Panasonic, Kyoto Japan, 3 Material Science, NAIST, Nara Japan, 2 CREST, JST, Nara Japan

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5:45 PM - NN4.10
Self-Assembling Peptide Nanofiber Hydrogels Targeted for Dental Tissue Regeneration.

Kerstin Galler 1 2 , Virany Yuwono 1 , Adriana Cavender 2 , He Dong 1 , Rena D'Souza 2 , Jeffrey Hartgerink 1
1 Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States, 2 Department of Biomedical Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A&M, Dallas, Texas, United States

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NN5: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Seung-Wuk Lee
Blake Simmons
Michael Yu
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2007
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - NN5.1
Synthesis and Characterization of Templated Hetero-Trimeric Collagen Mimetic Peptides.

Xiao Mo 1 , Daniel Kim 1 , Allen Wang 1 , Jonathan Smits 1 , Seungju Yu 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - NN5.10
Crystal Structure of apo-Fr containing Pd Ions.

Mizue Abe 1 , Kunio Hirata 3 , Masako Suzuki 1 , Satoshi Abe 1 , Takafumi Ueno 1 2 , Nobutaka Shimizu 4 , Masaki Takata 4 , Yoshihito Watanabe 5
1 Chemistry, Nagoya Univ., Nagoya Japan, 3 , RIKEN, Sayo Japan, 2 , PRESTO/JST, Saitama Japan, 4 , JASRI/SPring-8, Sayo Japan, 5 Research Center for Material Science, Nagoya Univ., Nagoya Japan

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9:00 PM - NN5.11
Identification and Characterization of Montmorillonite Binding Peptides.

Lawrence Drummy 1 2 , Sharon Jones 1 2 , Richard Vaia 1 , Rajesh Naik 1
1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , UES Inc., Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - NN5.12
Gold Binding Antibody Fragment for Immobilization of Functional Proteins on Gold Substrate.

Hidenori Shiotsuka 1 , Masaru Kaieda 1 , Hideki Watanabe 2 , Satoru Hatakeyama 1 , Takahisa Ibii 1 , Mitsuo Umetsu 2 , Takeshi Imamura 1 , Izumi Kumagai 2
1 Nanobiotechnology Research Div., Canon Research Center, Canon Inc., Tokyo Japan, 2 Department of Biomolecular Engineering, Gradutate school of Engineering, Tohoku University, Miyagi Japan

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9:00 PM - NN5.13
Using a Ring Protein to TRAP and Insert Gold Nanodots in a MOS.

Jonathan Heddle 1 2 5 , Shigeo Yoshii 2 4 , Kazuaki Nishio 4 , Christine Addy 5 , Ichiro Yamashita 2 3 4 , Jeremy Tame 5
1 Global Edge Institute, Tokyo Instititute of Technology, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, 2 Graduate School of Materials Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Ikoma, Nara, Japan, 5 Protein Design Laboratory, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, 4 Advanced Technology Research Laboratories, Matsushita Electrical Co., Ltd, Seika, Kyoto, Japan, 3 CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan

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9:00 PM - NN5.14
Genetically Engineered Novel Hydroxyapatite Binding Peptides as a Utility in Guided Tissue Engineering.

Mustafa Gungormus 1 , Hanson Fong 1 , Monica Branco 4 , Joel P. Schneider 4 , Candan Tamerler 1 2 , Mehmet Sarikaya 1 2 3
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 4 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Molecular Biology, Genetics and Biotechnology, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Turkey, 3 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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9:00 PM - NN5.15
Targeted Photothermal Destruction of Infectious Bacteria Using Gold Nanorods.

John Stone 1 , R. Norman 2 , Anand Gole 1 , Catherine Murphy 1 , Tara Sabo-Attwood 2
1 Chemistry, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, United States, 2 Environmental Health Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - NN5.16
Adiabatic Compressibility Variation During Amphphile Binding To Bovine Serum Albumin.

Najwa El Kadi 1 , Nicolas Taulier 1 , Wladimir Urbach 2 , Marcel Waks 1
1 CNRS LIP UMR 7623, Universite P et M Curie, Paris France, 2 LPS, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris France

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9:00 PM - NN5.17
Spontaneous Chirality via Long-range Electrostatic Forces.

Kevin Kohlstedt 1 , Graziano Vernizzi 1 , Francisco Solis 2 , Monica Olvera de la Cruz 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 Department of Integrated Natural Sciences, Arizona State University, Glendale, Arizona, United States

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9:00 PM - NN5.18
Hierarchical Coexistence of Universality and Diversity Controls Robustness and Multi-functionality in Protein Materials.

Theodor Ackbarow 1 , Markus Buehler 1
1 Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - NN5.2
Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogel with Physico-chemical Crosslinks Based on Collagen-Mimetic Peptides.

Nicole Romano 1 , Allen Wang 1 , Melissa Thompson 2 , Denis Wirtz 2 3 , Seungju Yu 1 3
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 3 Institute for NanoBiotechnology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - NN5.3
New Piezoelectric Material Based on Biopolymer-polymer Composites.

Dawnielle Farrar 1 4 , James West 2 , Ilene Busch-Vishniac 3 , Seungju Yu 1 5
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 4 Applied Physics Lab, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 5 Institute for NanoBiotecnology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - NN5.5
Long Range Alignment of Peptide Amphiphile Nanofibers.

Shuming Zhang 1 , Alvaro Mata 3 , Megan Greenfield 2 , Samuel Stupp 1 2 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 3 Institute for Bionanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - NN5.6
Reactive Microcontact Printing of Polymer Brushes for Patterning of Nanoparticles and Biomolecules.

Steve Diamanti 1 , Shafi Arifuzzaman 2 , Jan Genzer 2 , Richard Vaia 1
1 , Air Force Research Laboratories, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - NN5.7
Cell Free Synthesis of Bioadhesive Protein mefp-1 in High Yield via a Novel DNA Hydrogel.

Jianfeng Xu 1 , Dan Luo 1
1 Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - NN5.8
Molecular Deformation Mechanisms and Nanomechanics of Amyloid Fibrils.

Sinan Keten 1 , Xuefeng Chen 1 , Markus Buehler 1
1 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - NN5.9
X-ray Crystal Structure Analysis of Artificial Metalloproteins: Selective Coordination of Copper Complexes with Square-Planar Structure in the Apo-Myoglobin.

Satoshi Abe 1 , Takafumi Ueno 1 2 , Seiji Okazaki 3 , Tatsuo Hikage 4 , Atsuo Suzuki 3 , Takashi Yamane 3 , Hiroshi Nakajima 1 , Yoshihito Watanabe 5
1 Department of Chemisrty, Graduste School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan, 2 , PRESTO, Saitama Japan, 3 Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan, 4 High Intensity X-ray Diffraction Laboratory, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan, 5 Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan

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2007-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Michael (Seungju) Yu Johns Hopkins University
Seung-Wuk Lee University of California-Berkeley
Derek Woolfson University of Bristol
Ichiro Yamashita Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)
Blake Simmons Sandia National Laboratories
NN6
Session Chairs
Blake Simmons
Ichiro Yamashita
Michael Yu
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2007
Room 201 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **NN6.1
Elastin Biopolymers for Drug Delivery.

Ashutosh Chilkoti 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States

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10:00 AM - **NN6.2
Modulation of Receptor Binding and Assembly by Well-Defined Polypeptides.

Kristi Kiick 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 , Delaware Biotechnology Institute, Newark, Delaware, United States

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10:30 AM - NN6.3
Spatio-temporal Presentation of VEGF for Microvasculature Engineering in Collagen Scaffolds Mediated by Polyanionic Collagen Mimetic Peptides.

Shirley Leong 1 , Allen Wang 2 , Yu-Chuan Liang 3 , Ru Chih Huang 3 5 , Christopher Chen 4 , Seungju Yu 2 5
1 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 3 Department of Biology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 5 Institute for NanoBioTechnology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 4 Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:45 AM - NN6.4
Growth Factor Embedded Designer Self-Assembling Peptide Matrix for Tissue Engineering.

Akihiro Horii 1 2 , Xiumei Wang 1 , Shuguang Zhang 1
1 Center for Biomedical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Olympus America Inc., Center Valley, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:00 AM - NN6.5
Novel Polymeric Nano-/Micro-hollow Particle ``PICsome” Based on the Self-assembly of the Block Copolymers through the Electrostatic Interaction in Aqueous Medium and Application to the Nano-/Micro-bioreactor

Akihiro Kishimura 1 , Aya Koide 1 , Kensuke Osada 1 , Yuichi Yamasaki 1 , Kazunori Kataoka 1 2 3
1 Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 2 Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 3 Center for NanoBio Integration, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

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11:15 AM - NN6
Break

11:30 AM - **NN6.6
Peptides for Desired Twisted vs. Untwisted Nanostructure for Hydrogels or Inorganic Nanoparticle Templated Assembly.

Darrin Pochan 1
1 Materials Science and Eng, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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12:00 PM - NN6.7
Molecular Engineering of Smart Protein Scaffolds for Cardiac Stem Cell Differentiation.

Jennifer Blundo 1 , Oscar Abilez 3 , Karin Straley 3 , Joey Doll 1 , Feng Cao 4 , Joseph Wu 4 , Chris Zarins 3 , Sarah Heilshorn 2 , Beth Pruitt 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 3 Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 4 Cardiology/Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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12:15 PM - NN6.8
Micromechanical and FT-IR Spectroscopic Investigations on Films made of Recombinant Spider Silk Proteins and Silk Fibroin.

Frauke Junghans 1 , Thomas Scheibel 2 , Udo Conrad 3 , Andreas Heilmann 1 , Uwe Spohn 1
1 Biological Materials and Interfaces, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Halle (Saale) Germany, 2 Biotechnology, Technical University of Munich, Garching Germany, 3 Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Leibniz Institute, Gatersleben Germany

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12:30 PM - **NN6.9
Novel Bio-Sensors For Analyzing Substrates Of Biological Significance.

Itaru Hamachi 1 2
1 Department of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Katsura, Japan, 2 , PRESTO, Kyoto Japan

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