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2013 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2013 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-6, 2013 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Charles Black, Elisabetta Comini, Gitti Frey, Kristi Kiick, Loucas Tsakalakos

Symposium E : Fundamentals of Gels and Self-Assembled Polymer Systems

2013-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ferenc Horkay, National Institutes of Health
Noshir Langrana, Rutgers University
Mitsihuro Shibayama, University of Tokyo
Sandip Basu, Agilent Technologies

Symposium Support

Aldrich Materials Science
E2: Structure and Mechanical Properties
Session Chairs
Mitsihuro Shibayama
Bing Xu
Monday PM, December 02, 2013
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Commonwealth

2:30 AM - *E2.01
Swelling in Crosslinked Networks: From Unexplained Peaks to Strain Energy Functions

Gregory McKenna 1 Ben Xu 2 Xiaojun Di 1 Jinrong Wu 3

1Texas Tech University Lubbock USA2Avery Dennison Corporation Mentor USA3Sichuang University Sichuang China

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3:00 AM - *E2.02
Fluid Permeation and Nonlinear Elasticity of Slide-Ring Gels with Movable Cross-Links

Kenji Urayama 1

1Kyoto Institute of Technology Kyoto Japan

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3:30 AM - E2
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4:00 AM - *E2.03
Correlation between Mechanical Properties and Structure in Polymer Gels with Controlled Network Structure

Takamasa Sakai 1

1University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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4:30 AM - E2.04
Control of Double Network Structure and Mechanical Behavior of Thermoresponsively Reinforced, Shear Thinning Protein Hydrogels

Matthew J. Glassman 1 Bradley D. Olsen 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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4:45 AM - E2.05
High-Strength Elastomers Inspired from Double Networks Hydrogels

Costantino Creton 1 2 3 Etienne Ducrot 1 2 3 Markus Bulters 4

1ESPCI ParisTech Paris France2Universitamp;#233; Pierre et Marie Curie Paris France3CNRS Paris France4DSM Ahead Geleen Netherlands

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5:00 AM - E2.06
Mechanical Properties of the Strongly Deswollen Polymer Network

Takuya Katashima 1 Ung-il Chung 1 Takamasa Sakai 1

1The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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5:15 AM - E2.07
Fabrication of Piezoelectric-Rubber of Large Piezoelectric Property

Shogo Mamada 1 Naoyuki Yaguchi 1 Masanori Hansaka 1 Masafumi Yamato 2 Hirohisa Yoshida 2

1Railway Technical Research Institute Kokubunji-shi Japan2Tokyo Metropolitan University Hachoji-shi Japan

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5:30 AM - E2.08
Effect of Methanol/Water Mixtures on the Lower Critical Solution Temperature of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)

Derrick C Mancini 1 Subramanian K.R.S. Sankaranarayanan 2 Ganesh Kamath 3 Sanket A. Deshmukh 2

1Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA2Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA3University of Missouri Columbia Columbia USA

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5:45 AM - E2.09
Using Separation Techniques to Produce Natural Rubber Latex with Small-Sized Particles to Be Applied in the Fabrication of Homogenous LbL (Layer by Layer) Films

Mariselma Ferreira 1 Gero Decher 2 Christiane Pinto Davi 1

1Universidade Federal do ABC Santo Andramp;#233; Brazil2Institut Charles Sandron Strasbourg France

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E3: Poster Session I
Session Chairs
Noshir Langrana
Yuan Gao
Monday PM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Hall B

9:00 AM - E3.01
Controllable Swelling/Shrinking Behavior of Hydrogels by Molecular Adsorptions

Takuya Kubo 1 Koji Otsuka 1

1Kyoto University Kyoto Japan

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9:00 AM - E3.02
Mechanical Properties of Polymer Gels with Bimodal Distribution in Strand Length

Shinji Kondo 1 Ung-il Chung 1 Takamasa Sakai 1

1The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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9:00 AM - E3.03
Hydrogel Formation from the Concentrated Aqueous Solution of Polyvinyl Alcohol

Tomoyo Sakaguchi 1 Suong-Hyu Hyon 2 Kazuaki Matsumura 1

1Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Ishikawa Japan2Kyoto Institute of Technology Kyoto Japan

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9:00 AM - E3.04
Self-Asembled Fluorescent Organic Nanotubes for Sensory Platform

Chulhee Kim 1 Jeonghun Lee 1 Doo Hong Min 1 Sol Cho 1

1Inha University Incheon Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - E3.05
Hydrogel with Three-Dimensionally Ordered Macroporous Structure for Protein Digestion

Hongkun He 1 Saadyah Averick 1 Pratiti Mandal 2 Shawn Litster 2 Jeff Gelb 3 Naomi Kotwal 3 Arno Merkle 3 Krzysztof Matyjaszewski 1

1Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA2Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA3Xradia, Inc. Pleasanton USA

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9:00 AM - E3.06
Thermodynamic Properties of Aqueous PEO-PPO-PEO Micelles with Added Methylparaben Determined by Differential Scanning Calorimetry

Andre Lamont Thompson 1 Brian James Love 1

1University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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9:00 AM - E3.07
Probing Self-Assembly of Non-Fluorescent Small Molecules Inside Live Mammalian Cells

Yuan Gao 1 2 3 Cristina Berciu 4 Preethi Chandran 1 Ryan Nieuwendaal 2 Yi Kuang 3 Jack F Douglas 2 Daniela Nicastro 4 Bing Xu 3 Ferenc Horkay 1

1NIH Bethesda USA2NIST Gaithersburg USA3Brandeis University Waltham USA4Brandeis University Waltham USA

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9:00 AM - E3.08
Osmotic Modulus of Cartilage

Candida Silva 1 Iren Horkayne-Szakaly 1 Emilios K. Dimitriadis 2 Peter J. Basser 1 Ferenc Horkay 1

1National Institutes of Health Bethesda USA2National Institutes of Health Bethesda USA

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9:00 AM - E3.09
Computational Study of the Evolution of Looped, Bridged, and Free Chains and Polymer End-to-end Distance Under Shear Flow

Michelle Kay Sing 1 Zhen-Gang Wang 4 Gareth H McKinley 3 Bradley D Olsen 2

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA3Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA4California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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9:00 AM - E3.10
Photonic Hydrogels Templated by the Chiral Nematic Self-Assembly of Cellulose Nanocrystals

Joel Kelly 1 Kevin E Shopsowitz 1 Wadood Y Hamad 2 Mark J MacLachlan 1

1University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada2FPInnovations Vancouver Canada

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9:00 AM - E3.12
Emission Control System for Spectral Conversion Polymer Film Using Self-Assembled Organic Gel

Hirokuni Jintoku 1 Miho Yamaguchi 1 Yudai Yoshigashima 1 Makoto Takafuji 1 2 Hirotaka Ihara 1 2

1Kumamoto University Kumamoto Japan2PHOENICS Kumamoto Japan

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9:00 AM - E3.13
Carbon Nanotube Aerogels through Functionalization and Cross-Linking

Huseini Shabbir Patanwala 1 Sahil Vora 2 Anson Ma 1 2

1University of Connecticut Storrs USA2University of Connecticut Storrs USA

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E1: Responsive Gels and Nanoparticles
Session Chairs
Ferenc Horkay
Noshir Langrana
Monday AM, December 02, 2013
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Commonwealth

9:15 AM - *E1.01
Responsive Microgels with Complex Structure and Shape

Walter Richtering 1

1RWTH Aachen University Aachen Germany

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9:45 AM - *E1.02
Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Microgel-Modified Biomaterials Surfaces

Yong Wu 1 Qichen Wang 1 Matthew Libera 1

1Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken USA

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10:15 AM - *E1.03
Polymer-Grafted Lignin Nanocomposites

Newell Washburn 1

1Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA

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10:45 AM - E1
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11:15 AM - E1.04
Thermo- and Photo-Responsive Polymersomes

Esther Amstad 1 Shin-Hyun Kim 2 David A Weitz 1

1Harvard University Cambridge USA2KAIST Korea Republic of Korea

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11:30 AM - E1.05
Preparation of Proton Imprinted Nanoparticles with Switchable pKa Values: Toward Plastic Enzymes

Yu Hoshino 1 Ryohei C Ohashi 1 Yoshiko Miura 1

1Kyushu University Fukuoka Japan

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11:45 AM - E1.06
Probing the Properties of Self-Assembled pH-Responsive Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films with Adsorbed Nanoparticles

Hans D Robinson 1 Islam Ashry 2 Chih-Yu Jao 1 Yong Xu 2

1Virginia Tech Blacksburg USA2Virginia Tech Blacksburg USA

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12:00 PM - E1.07
Stimuli-Responsive Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Containing Multilayers: Opportunities and Applications

Hyomin Lee 1 Caitlin Sample 2 Michael F. Rubner 2 Robert E. Cohen 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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12:15 PM - E1.08
Multifunctional Reversibly Crosslinked Nanogels Based on Thermo-Responsive Poly(Vinyl Alcohol)-b-Poly(N-vinylcaprolactam) Copolymers for Biomedical Application

Ji Liu 1 3 Christophe Detrembleur 1 Antoine Debuigne 1 Marie-Claire De Pauw-Gillet 2 Stephane Mornet 3 Christine Jerome 1 Etienne Duguet 3

1CERM, University of Liege Liege Belgium2Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Culture (GIGA-R) Liege Belgium3Institut de Chimie de la Matiamp;#232;re Condensamp;#233;e de Bordeaux, CNRS, Univ. Bordeaux Bordeaux France

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12:30 PM - E1.09
Responsive Polymer Systems and Gels as Biomaterials

Ulrich S. Schubert 1 2 Matthias Hartlieb 1 2 Christine Weber 1 2 Michael Gottschaldt 1 2

1Friedrich Schiller University Jena Jena Germany2Friedrich Schiller University Jena Jena Germany

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12:45 PM - E1.10
Shape Responses of Ultrathin Multilayer Hydrogels

Veronika Kozlovskaya 1 Eugenia Kharlampieva 1

1University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham USA

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2013-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ferenc Horkay, National Institutes of Health
Noshir Langrana, Rutgers University
Mitsihuro Shibayama, University of Tokyo
Sandip Basu, Agilent Technologies

Symposium Support

Aldrich Materials Science
E5: Biological Self-Assembly and Tissue Engineering
Session Chairs
Ronald A. Siegel
Newell Wahburn
Tuesday PM, December 03, 2013
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Commonwealth

2:30 AM - *E5.01
Aggrecan Self-Assembled Networks: Gel-like Behavior from Molecular Nanoscale Tissue Macroscale

Alan J. Grodzinsky 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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3:00 AM - *E5.02
Mechanically Guided Self-Assembly of Collagen Fiber Networks for Tissue Engineering of Fibrocartilage

Lawrence Bonassar 1

1Cornell University Ithaca USA

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3:30 AM - E5
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4:00 AM - *E5.03
Assessment of Functional Properties of Cartilage

Peter J. Basser 1 Dan Benjamini 1 Uzi Eliav 2 Ferenc Horkay 1

1NIH Bethesda USA2Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv Israel

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4:30 AM - E5.04
``Non-Swellable'' Hydrogel with Highly Elastic Deformability

Hiroyuki Kamata 1 Ung-il Chung 1 Takamasa Sakai 1

1The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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4:45 AM - E5.05
Strong Tough Gels for 3D Tissue Constructs

Paul Calvert 1 Marc in het Panhuis 2 Geoffrey Spinks 2 Robert Gorkin 2 Leo Stevens 2 Shannon Bakarich 2 Paul Balding 2 Damian Kirchmajer 2

1UMass Dartmouth N Darmouth USA2University of Wollongong Wollongong Australia

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5:00 AM - E5.06
Myocardial Matrix-Polyethylene Glycol Hybrid Hydrogels for Cardiac Tissue Engineering

Greg Grover 1 Nikhil Rao 1 Karen Christman 1

1UCSD La Jolla USA

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5:15 AM - E5.07
Diffusion of Large and Small Molecules in Self-Assembled Polyelectrolyte Gels

Paul Calvert 1 Skander Limem 1 Tianzhou Zhang 1

1UMass Dartmouth N Darmouth USA

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5:30 AM - E5.08
Macroporous and Multifunctional Epoxy-Amine Based Hydrogels: Preparation, Characterization and Potential Application as Neural Scaffolds

Benjamin Wing 1 Shuangcheng Tang 1 Emily Morin 2 Samuel Goddard 2 Wei He 1 2

1University of Tennessee Knoxville USA2University of Tennessee Knoxville USA

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5:45 AM - E5.09
Biodegradable Thiol-Modified Poly (Vinyl Alcohol) Hydrogels

Yuri Svirkin 1 Adam Kozak 1 Gavin Braithwaite 1

1Cambridge Polymer Group Boston USA

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E6: Poster Session II
Session Chairs
Hacene Boukari
Josef Jancar
Tuesday PM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Hall B

9:00 AM - E6.01
Enzyme Instructed Self-Assembly Manipulate Strain Hardening

Junfeng Shi 1 Chungshu Wu 1 Bing Xu 1

1Brandeis University Waltham USA

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9:00 AM - E6.02
Low-Voltage-Driven Ionic Polymer Actuators Composed of Nano-Structured Block Copolymers and Ionic Liquids

Onnuri Kim 1 Moon jeong Park 1 2

1POSTECH Pohang Republic of Korea2POSTECH Pohang Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - E6.03
Facile Route to the Fabrication of Microgels with Optical Properties and Their Application in Glucose Detection

Yingyu Li 1 2 Shuiqin Zhou 1 2

1Graduate Center, City University of New York New York USA2College of Staten Island Staten Island USA

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9:00 AM - E6.04
Combinatorial Study of Selectivity in Absorbent Gels for Bioalcohol Separations

Lan Ma 1 Rutvik Godbole 1 Ronald C. Hedden 1

1Texas Tech University Lubbock USA

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9:00 AM - E6.05
Synthesis of Functional Polycarbonate Biomaterials by Copolymerization of Carbon Dioxide with Glycidyl Ethers

Marlena Konieczynska 1 Mark Grinstaff 1 Heng Zhang 1

1Boston University Boston USA

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9:00 AM - E6.06
Gelation Behavior of SIS Triblock-Copolymer Solution Controlled by Mixed Solvents

Tomoki Maeda 1 Atsushi Hotta 1

1Keio University Yokohama Japan

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9:00 AM - E6.07
Programmable Anisotropic Microparticles for Self-Assembly Applications

Jonathan Liu 1 C. Wyatt Shields 1 2 Oluwatosin Omofoye 3 Gabriel P. Lopez 1 2 3

1Duke University Durham USA2Research Triangle Material Research Science and Engineering Center Durham USA3Duke University Durham USA

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9:00 AM - E6.08
Cartilage: Biomimetic Study of the Extracellular Matrix

Chinedu Anyaeji 1 Peter J. Basser 1 Ferenc Horkay 1

1National Institutes of Health Bethesda USA

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9:00 AM - E6.09
High-Water-Content Supramolecular Hydrogels (Aquamaterials) with Readily Available Molecular Glues and Clay Nanosheets

Yu Yanagisawa 1 Kou Okuro 1 Takuzo Aida 1

1The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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9:00 AM - E6.10
Hydrogen Bonding Based Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) with Tannic Acid

Caitlin Sample 1 Hyomin Lee 2 Robert E. Cohen 2 Michael F. Rubner 1

1MIT Cambridge USA2MIT Cambridge USA

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9:00 AM - E6.11
Microphase Segregation of Functionalized Block Copolymers

Jianlong Xia 1 Helen Tran 1 Luis M. Campos 1

1Columbia University New York USA

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9:00 AM - E6.12
Self-Assembly of Nanostructured Peptide Hydrogels for Light-Harvesting

Shuo Bai 1 Rein Ulijn 1

1University of Strathclyde Glasgow United Kingdom

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E4: Functional Polymer Gels
Session Chairs
Vijay John
Stevin Gehrke
Tuesday AM, December 03, 2013
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Commonwealth

9:15 AM - *E4.01
Dynamic Covalent Polymer Gels with Reorganizable, Self-Healing, and Mechanochromic Properties

Hideyuki Otsuka 1 2 Keiichi Imato 2 1 Tomoyuki Ohishi 1 Atsushi Takahara 2

1Tokyo Institute of Technology Tokyo Japan2Kyushu University Fukuoka Japan

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9:45 AM - *E4.02
Responsive Bioconjugated Gels with Dynamic Crosslinks

Takashi Miyata 1

1Kansai University Suita Japan

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10:15 AM - *E4.03
Injectable Gelators Based on Dual Responsive Polymers

Isha Koonar 1 Ronald A Siegel 1 2

1University of Minnesota Minneapolis USA2University of Minnesota Minneapolis USA

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10:45 AM - E4
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11:15 AM - E4.04
Hydrogel Films Consisting of Temperature Responsive Microgel Particles for Reversible Absorption of CO2 in Water Saturated Environment

Mengchen Yue 1 Yu Hoshino 1 Yoshino Miura 1

1Kyushu University Fukuoka Japan

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11:30 AM - E4.05
Oxidatively Responsive Chain Extension to Topologically Entangle Artificially Engineered Protein Hydrogels

Shengchang Tang 1 Matthew J. Glassman 1 Simona Socrate 2 Shuaili Li 3 Bradley D. Olsen 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA3California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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11:45 AM - E4.06
Functional Stimuli Responsive Hydrogel Devices by Self-Folding

ChangKyu Yoon 1 JaeHyun Park 2 Hailong Wang 3 Jaepyeong Cha 4 Jin Kang 4 Vivek Shenoy 3 David Gracias 2 5

1Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA2Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA3University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia USA4Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA5Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA

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12:00 PM - E4.07
Chemomechanics of Signal Transduction in Synthetic Gel Systems

Irene Chou Chen 2 Krystyn Van Vliet 1 John Maloney 1

1MIT Cambridge USA2MIT Cambridge USA

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12:15 PM - E4.08
Precision Intracellular Delivery Based on Photosensitive Polymersomes

Andreas E. Vasdekis 1 2 Evan A. Scott 1 Conlin P. O'Neil 1 Demetri Psaltis 1 Demetri Psaltis 1 Jeffrey A. Hubbell 1

1Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne Lausanne Switzerland2Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland USA

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12:30 PM - E4.09
Auto-Exfoliation/Regeneration Functionality for CWA Threat Reduction

Charlotte Mallet 1 Soeun Kim 1 Kim Garth 1 2 Kenneth R Carter 1

1University of Massachusetts Amherst USA2University of Mainz Mainz Germany

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12:45 PM - E4.10
Tailoring Architecture of Nanothin