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2009 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 30 - December 4, 2009 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Kristi Anseth, Li-Chyong Chen, Peter Gumbsch, Ji-Cheng Zhao

Symposium QQ : Responsive Gels and Biopolymer Assemblies

2009-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ferenc Horkay National Institutes of Health
Noshir Langrana Rutgers University
Walter Richtering RWTH Aachen University
QQ1: Design and Characterization of Responsive Gel Systems
Session Chairs
Ferenc Horkay
Noshir Langrana
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Room 208 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **QQ1.1
Covalent Aadaptable Networks for Smart Materials Applications.

Christopher Bowman 1 , Brian Adzima 1 , Heeyoung Park 1 , Christopher Kloxin 1 , Timothy Scott 2
1 Chemical and Biological Engineering , University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 2 Center for Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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10:00 AM - **QQ1.2
Confined Smart Hydrogels for Applications in Chemomechanical Sensors for Physiological Monitoring.

Jules Magda 1 , Genyao Lin 1 , Prashant Tathireddy 1 , Florian Solzbacher 1 , Volker Schulz 2 , Margarita Guenther 2 , Gerald Gerlach 2
1 , University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 2 , Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden Germany

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10:30 AM - QQ1
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11:00 AM - **QQ1.3
High Resolution Monitoring of Swelling of Biospecific Hydrogel Materials.

Sven Tierney 1 , Bjorn Stokke 1
1 Dep. of Physics, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim Norway

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11:30 AM - QQ1.4
Dissociation of Thermally Reversible Polypeptide Hydrogels via Near Infrared Light.

Manoj Charati 1 , Ian Lee 1 , Kolin Hribar 1 , Jason Burdick 1
1 Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:45 AM - QQ1.5
Thermal Responsive Hydrogels Formed by Triblock Copolymers with PEG and Oligomeric End-Blocks Bearing Cholesterol Moieties.

Yuxiang Zhou 1 , Nitin Sharma 2 , Rajeswari Kasi 1 2
1 Chemistry Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 The Institute of Materials Science , University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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12:00 PM - QQ1.6
Swelling and Diffusion Characteristics of Modified Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Hydrogels.

Guoguang Fu 1 , W. Soboyejo 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Princeton Univ., Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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12:15 PM - QQ1.7
Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Double-Gelling Thermosensitive Polymers.

Hanin Bearat 1 , Jorge Valdez 1 , Brent Vernon 1
1 Harrington Department of Bioengineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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12:30 PM - QQ1.8
Responsive Polymer Scrolls Made by Strain Engineering.

Brian Simpson 1 , Kyriaki Kalaitzidou 1
1 G. W. W. School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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12:45 PM - QQ1.9
Development of a Flexible Conductive Polymer Membrane on Electroactive Hydrogel Microfibers.

Maria Bassil 1 2 , Mario El Tahchi 1 , Michael Ibrahim 1 4 , Eddy Souaid 1 , Georges El Haj Moussa 1 , Gisele Boiteux 2 , Joel Davenas 2 , Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez 3 , Joseph Farah 1
1 LPA-GBMI, Department of Physics, Lebanese University, Beirut, Jdeidet, Lebanon, 2 IMP/LMPB Laboratoire des Matériaux Polymères et Biomatériaux, CNRS, UMR5223, Ingénierie des Matériaux Polymères, Claude Bernard University -Lyon I, , Lyon, Villeurbanne, France, 4 IMP-LMI, Claude Bernard University -Lyon I, , Lyon, Villeurbanne, France, 3 Department of Physics, , University of Minho, Braga Portugal

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QQ2: Modeling and Simulation
Session Chairs
Jules Magda
Walter Richtering
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Room 208 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **QQ2.1
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Polyleucine and Polyleucine-Modified HA.

Grant Smith 1 , Dmitry Bedrov 1 , Ben Hanson 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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3:00 PM - **QQ2.2
Gelation in Semi-Flexible Polymer Solutions.

Sanat Kumar 1
1 , Columbia U, New York, New York, United States

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3:30 PM - QQ2
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4:00 PM - QQ2.3
The Effect of Nucleic Acid Length and Sequence on Effectiveness of the DNA Film Growth: A Molecular Dynamics Study.

Yaroslava Yingling 1 , Stacy Snyder 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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4:15 PM - QQ2.4
Atomistic Modeling of the Structural and Mechanical Properties of Silk Nanocrystals and Nanocomposites.

Sinan Keten 1 , Britni Ihle 1 , Markus Buehler 1
1 Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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4:30 PM - QQ2.5
Multiscale Mechanics of Large Random Fiber Networks.

Catalin Picu 1 , Hamed Hatami-Marbini 1
1 , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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4:45 PM - QQ2.6
Local Measurements of Phase Transitions in Biological Polymers (Lambda DNA and Bacteriorhodopsin Membrane).

Maxim Nikiforov 1 , Roger Proksch 2 , Sophia Hohlbauch 2 , Stephen Jesse 1 , Sergei Kalinin 1
1 CNMS, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , Asylum Research Co., Santa Barbara, California, United States

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5:00 PM - QQ2.7
Nanoscale Pattern Formation in Polyelectrolyte Gels.

Prateek Jha 1 , Francisco Solis 2 , Juan de Pablo 3 , Monica Olvera de la Cruz 1
1 , Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 , Arizona State University, Glendale, Arizona, United States, 3 , University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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5:15 PM - QQ2.8
Artificial Polymers Mimic Bacteriophage Capsid Proteins and Encapsulate Nucleic Acids.

David Robinson 1 , Michael Kent 1 , George Buffleben 1 , Ronald Zuckermann 2
1 Energy Nanomaterials, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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5:30 PM - QQ2.9
The Effect of Friction on the Structure and Dynamics of Unbonded Random Fiber Networks.

Gopinath Subramanian 1 , Catalin Picu 2 1
1 Scientific Computation Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Insitute, Troy, New York, United States

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5:45 PM - QQ2.10
A Large Deformation Theory for Thermo-chemo-mechanically Coupled Polymeric Gels.

Shawn Chester 1 , Lallit Anand 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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QQ3: Poster Session I
Session Chairs
Ferenc Horkay
Walter Richtering
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2009
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - QQ3.1
Controlled Porous Structure of DNA Hydrogel by Salt and pH.

Sun Hee Lee 1 , Chang Kee Lee 1 , Su Ryon Shin 1 , Seon Jeong Kim 1
1 , Hanyang University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - QQ3.10
Time-Resolved Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy of Diblock-Copolymers Inspired by Spider Silk.

Wenwen Huang 1 , Sreevidhya Krishnaji 2 , David Kaplan 3 , Peggy Cebe 1
1 Physics, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemistry, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Biomedical Engineering Department, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - QQ3.11
The Synthesis of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) / Polyacrylamide Anisometric Hydrogel Particles by Photocrosslinking and Temperature Responsive Release Behavior.

Sona Lee 1 , Jonghwi Lee 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Chung-Ang University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - QQ3.2
A New Bio-inorganic Nanocomposite Membrane for Glucose-modulated Release of Insulin.

Claudia Gordijo 1 , Adam Shuhendler 1 , Xiao Wu 1
1 , University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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9:00 PM - QQ3.4
Chemically-Responsive Gels Prepared from Microspheres Dispersed in Liquid Crystals.

Santanu Pal 1 , Ankit Agarwal 1 , Nicholas Abbott 1
1 Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madiosn, Wisconsin, United States

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9:00 PM - QQ3.5
Microfluidics-assisted Synthesis of Micrometer Scale Heparinazed Hydrogels.

W. Jeong 1 2 , J. Lim 1 2 , J. Choi 1 2 , S. Yang 1 2
1 Chemical & Biomolecular Eng., KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 National Creative Research Initiative Center for Integrated Optofluidic Systems, KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - QQ3.6
Depth Dependence of the Osmotic Properties of Bovine Cartilage.

Candida Silva 1 , Iren Horkayne-Szakaly 1 , David Lin 1 , Peter Basser 1 , Ferenc Horkay 1
1 NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - QQ3.8
Rheology of Highly Packed Ionic Microgels.

Paul Menut 1 2 , David A. Weitz 1
1 , Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Montpellier SupAgro, Montpellier France

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9:00 PM - QQ3.9
Hybrid Gels from Self-Assembling Peptide Networks.

Sameer Sathaye 1 , Radhika Nagarkar 2 , Joel Schneider 2 , Darrin Pochan 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - QQ3
QQ3.12 TRANSFERRED TO QQ6.14

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2009-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ferenc Horkay National Institutes of Health
Noshir Langrana Rutgers University
Walter Richtering RWTH Aachen University
QQ4: Mechanical Properties of Gels and Tissues
Session Chairs
Wilhelm Oppermann
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2009
Room 208 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **QQ4.1
Some Minimal Models of Network Elasticity.

Jack Douglas 1
1 Polymers Division, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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10:00 AM - **QQ4.2
Mechanics of Active Biopolymer Networks.

David Weitz 1
1 Physics & SEAS, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - QQ4
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11:00 AM - **QQ4.3
Nonlinear Elastic Response of Extracellular Matrices to Cell-generated Stresses.

Jessamine Winer 1 , Shaina Oake 1 , Paul Janmey 1
1 Institute for Medicine and Engineering, Univ. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:30 AM - QQ4.4
Theory of Load Support by Articular Cartilage.

Jeffrey Sokoloff 1 , J. Ruberti 2
1 Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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11:45 AM - QQ4.5
Robustness-strength Performance of Alpha-helical Protein Filaments with Hierarchical Structures.

Zhao Qin 1 2 , Steven Cranford 1 2 , Theodor Ackbarow 1 3 , Markus Buehler 1 2 4
1 Laboratory for Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Theory Division, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam Germany, 4 Center for Computational Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - QQ4.6
Physically Crosslinked Hyaluronic Acid-based Novel Hydrogels.

Divya Bhatnagar 1 , Miriam Rafailovich 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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12:15 PM - QQ4.7
Ionic Crosslinking for Enhancing Mechanical Performance of Acrylic Triblock Copolymer Hydrogels.

Kevin Henderson 1 , Tian Zhou 1 , Kenneth Shull 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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12:30 PM - QQ4.8
Development of PEG-Based Hydrogels with Tunable Physical Crosslinks Mediated by Collagen Mimetic Peptide’s Triple Helical Propensity.

Patrick Stahl 1 2 , Nicole Romano 1 , Denis Wirtz 3 2 , S. Michael Yu 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Institute for NanoBioTechnology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 3 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Columbia, South Carolina, United States

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12:45 PM - QQ4.9
Characterizing the Mechanical Response of DNA Crosslinked Hydrogels Under Physiological Conditions.

Uday Chippada 1 , F. Jiang 2 , D. Varma 2 , B. Yurke 3 , N. Langrana 1 2
1 Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 3 Department of Material Science and Engineering, Boise State University , Boise, Idaho, United States

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QQ5: Dynamic Response and Pattern Formation
Session Chairs
Erik Geissler
Grant Smith
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Room 208 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **QQ5.1
Dynamics of Long-Chain Tracers Enclosed in Hydrogels.

Sebastian Seiffert 1 , Julia Gansel 1 , Wilhelm Oppermann 1
1 , Clausthal University of Technology, Clausthal-Zellerfeld Germany

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3:00 PM - **QQ5.2
Probing the Dynamics of Biomacromolecules in Polymeric Systems.

Hacene Boukari 1 , Candida Silva 2 , Ariel Michelman-Ribeiro 3 , Ralph Nossal 2 , Ferenc Horkay 2
1 Dpt of Anatomy and Structural Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States, 2 Lab. of Integrative Medical Biophysics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 3 , National Institute Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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3:30 PM - QQ5
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4:00 PM - QQ5.3
Dynamic and Reversible Switching of Micro- and Nano-scale Patterns by Smart Soft Materials: Toward Adaptable Nanoscale Architecture.

Philseok Kim 1 2 3 , Lauren Zarzar 1 2 , Xuanhe Zhao 1 , Joanna Aizenberg 1 2 3
1 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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4:15 PM - QQ5.4
Self-regulated Folding Instability in Highly Confined Polymer Gel.

Srikanth Singamaneni 1 , Michael McConney 1 , Vladimir Tsukruk 1
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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4:30 PM - QQ5.5
Active Surface Topographies in Constrained Hydrogel Films.

Ophir Ortiz 1 , Ajay Vidyasagar 2 , Ryan Toomey 2
1 Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States, 2 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States

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4:45 PM - QQ5.6
r-WETS for Patterning of Polyelectrolyte Multilayers.

Nicole Zacharia 1 , Geoffrey Ozin 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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5:00 PM - QQ5.7
Poly(ethylene glycol) as a Bioactive Electron Beam Resist.

Yi Wang 1 , Emre Firlar 1 , Matthew Libera 1
1 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

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5:15 PM - QQ5.8
Tunable Thermo-responsive Hydrogel Patterns at the Nanoscale for Biomedical Applications.

Hariharasudhan Chirra Dinakar 1 , J. Zach Hilt 1
1 Chemical and Materials Engg, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

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5:30 PM - QQ5.9
Assemblage of Neural Networks on a Microfabricated Poly-amidoamine Hydrogel: A Novel Smart Material Interfacing Living Systems.

Cristina Lenardi 1 , Gabriel Dos Reis 2 , Fabio Fenili 3 , Antonella Gianfelice 4 , Elisabetta Ranucci 3 , Paolo Ferruti 3 , Paolo Milani 3
1 C.I.Ma.I.Na. and DSMAB, Universita' di Milano, Milano Italy, 2 C.I.Ma.I.Na. and SEMM , European School of Molecular Medicine, IFOM, , Milano Italy, 3 C.I.Ma.I.Na. and Dipartimento di Chimica Organica e Industriale, Universita’ di Milano, Milano Italy, 4 C.I.Ma.I.Na. and Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita’ di Milano, Milano Italy

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5:45 PM - QQ5.10
Wide Angle X-Ray Scattering Studies of Guided Assembled Organoclay Electrorheological Suspensions.

Baoxiang Wang 1 , Zbigniew Rozynek 1 , Tomas S. Plivelic 2 , Jon Otto Fossum 1
1 Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim Norway, 2 MAX-lab, Lund University, Lund Sweden

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QQ6: Poster Session II
Session Chairs
Noshir Langrana
Candida Silva
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2009
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - QQ6.1
Glucose-Responsive Hydrogel Sensors based on Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Near Infrared Fluorescence.

Hyeonseok Yoon 1 , Paul Barone 1 , Rene Ortiz-Garcia 1 , Jingqing Zhang 1 , Jin-Ho Ahn 1 , Jong Ho Kim 1 , Michael Strano 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - QQ6.10
Double-layer Mediated Electromechanical Response of Biological Systems in a Liquid Environment.

Maxim Nikiforov 1 , Senli Guo 1 , Gary Thompson 2 , Vladimir Reukov 2 , Stephen Jesse 1 , Alexei Vertegel 2 , Sergei Kalinin 1
1 CNMS, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - QQ6.11
Dental Composite Materials Based on Visible Light Photopolymerisation.

Astrid Gugg 1 , Beate Ganster 1 , Norbert Moszner 2 , Robert Liska 1
1 Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna Austria, 2 , Ivoclar Vivadent AG, Schaan Liechtenstein

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9:00 PM - QQ6.12
A Novel Route for Preparation of Transparent and Superhydrophobic Silica Aerogels.

Xuan Cheng 1 , Guoyou Wu 1 , Yuxi Yu 1 , Ying Zhang 1
1 , Xiamen University, Xiamen China

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9:00 PM - QQ6.13
Structural Changes in Polymer/Clay Melted Nanocomposites Induced by Electric Field: Synchrotron X-ray Studies of Structure Dynamics and Rheology.

Tomas Plivelic 2 , Suedina Silva 3 , Eduardo Azevedo 4 , Geraldo Silva 5 , Zbigniew Rozynek 1 , Baoxiang Wang 1 , Jon Fossum 1
2 Max-Lab, Lund University, Lund Sweden, 3 , Fed.Univ.Campina Grande, Campina Grande Brazil, 4 , Fed.Univ.Pernambuco, Recife Brazil, 5 , University of Brasilia, Brasilia Brazil, 1 Physics, NTNU, Trondheim Norway

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9:00 PM - QQ6.14
Fast gelling Biodegradable in situ Injectable Hydrogel based on Chitosan and Oxidized Hyaluronic Acid.

Sandhya Nair 1 2 , Remya Nair 2 , Prabaha Nair 2
1 , Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, kerala, India, 2 , Sree Chitra Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, kerala, India

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9:00 PM - QQ6.2
Electrochemically Tunable Photonic Gels with Bistability via Ionic Crosslinking.

Kyosung Hwang 1 , Youngjong Kang 1
1 , Hanyang Univ., Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - QQ6.3
Autonomic Materials: Establishing the Foundation to Design Dynamically, Self-Responsive Materials

Kevin Heitfeld 1 , Richard Vaia 1
1 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - QQ6.4
Swelling Behavior of a Chemically Crosslinked PVA Gel and its Possible Phase Transition in Response to External Stimuli.

Atsushi Suzuki 1 , Emiko Otsuka 1 , Shuhei Kudo 1 , Keiichiro Kamemaru 2 , Shintaro Usui 1 , Yumiko Hirashima 2
1 Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University, Yokohama Japan, 2 Faculty of Education and Human Sciences, Yokohama National University, Yokohama Japan

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9:00 PM - QQ6.5
Morphology, Dynamic Viscoelasticity and Concentration Dependence of Micelle-Gel Transition of polystyrene-b-poly(N-tert-butylacrylamide) Copolymer Solution.

Nitin Sharma 1 , Rajeswari Kasi 1
1 Polymer Program,Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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9:00 PM - QQ6.6
Rheological Characterization of Polymer-clay Nanocomposite Hydrogels and the Effect of Glucose on Them.

Divya Bhatnagar 1 , Jack Lombardi 2 , Miriam Rafailovich 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 , Estee Lauder , Melville, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - QQ6.7
Theory of the Load Carrying Ability of Polymer Hydro-Gels and its Consequences for Lubrication.

Jeffrey Sokoloff 1
1 Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - QQ6.8
Highly Ordered Nematic Phases and Emerging Positional Ordering of Nanosized Clay Platelets in Water.

Elisabeth Hansen 1 , Jon Otto Fossum 1 , Henrik Hemmen 1 , Yves Meheust 4 , Mario Engelsberg 2 , Eduardo de Azevedo 3
1 Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim Norway, 4 Geosciences Rennes, Université de Rennes 1, Rennes France, 2 Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife Brazil, 3 Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência de Materiais and Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife Brazil

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9:00 PM - QQ6.9
X-ray Scattering Study of a Clay/Gelatine Hybrid Electrorheological Elastomer.

Baoxiang Wang 1 , Zbigniew Rozynek 1 , Tomas S. Plivelic 2 , Jon Otto Fossum 1
1 Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), , Trondheim Norway, 2 MAX-lab, Lund University, Lund Sweden

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2009-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ferenc Horkay National Institutes of Health
Noshir Langrana Rutgers University
Walter Richtering RWTH Aachen University
QQ7: Self-assembly and Structure Formation
Session Chairs
Hacene Boukari
Jack Douglas
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2009
Room 208 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **QQ7.1
Tissue Microelasticity Directs Stem Cell Lineage – Better (polymeric) Materials for Better Biology.

Dennis Discher 1
1 , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:00 AM - **QQ7.2
Bio-organic Armor in Nature.

Christine Ortiz 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - QQ7
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11:00 AM - **QQ7.3
NMR Studies of Fluid Transport in Articulate Cartilage.

Olle Soderman 1 , George Greene 2 , Jacob Israelachvili 2 3 , Eveliina Lammentausta 4 , Daniel Topgaard 1 , Bruno Zappone 3
1 Physical Chemistry, Lund University, Lund Sweden, 2 Materials Department, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 3 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 4 Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund Sweden

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11:30 AM - QQ7.4
Single Molecule Structure and Properties of Human Intervertebral Disc Aggrecan.

Fei Liang 1 , Peter Roughley 6 , Alan Grodzinsky 2 3 4 , Christine Ortiz 5
1 Chemical Engineering, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 6 , Genetics Unit, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Biological Engineering, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Mechanical Engineering, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 5 Materials Science and Engineering, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:45 AM - QQ7.5
Molecular-level Structure of Aggregated Cartilage Proteoglycans Reconstituted in Vitro.

Hsu-Yi Lee 1 , Sangwon Byun 1 , John Sandy 2 , Christine Ortiz 1 , Alan Grodzinsky 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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12:00 PM - QQ7.6
Responsive Hydrogels from Elastomeric Gluten-Mimetic Proteins.

Scott Dick 1 , Shane Scott 1 , Fan Wan 1 , James Harden 1 2
1 Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 2 Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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12:15 PM - QQ7.7
The Dynamic Alterations In Stiffness Of The Substrate Affect Cell Growth.

Frank Jiang 1 , Uday Chippada 2 , Lulu Li 3 , Bernard Yurke 4 , Rene Schloss 1 , Bonnie Firestein 5 , Noshir Langrana 2 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 3 Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 4 Materials Science & Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 5 Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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12:30 PM - QQ7.8
Spontaneous Formation of Two-dimensional Crystalline Materials from Periodic Amphiphilic Peptoid Polymers.

Ki Tae Nam 1 , Amanda Marciel 1 , Sarah Shelby 1 , Ritchie Chen 1 , Philip Choi 1 , Ryan Mesch 1 , Tammy Chu 1 , Byoung-Chul Lee 1 , Michael Connolly 1 , Christian Kiesielowski 2 , Ronald Zuckermann 1
1 Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 National Center for Electron Microscopy, Lawrence Berkeley National laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:45 PM - QQ7.9
Spatially Defined Enzyme Catalysed Peptide Self Assembly.

Richard Williams 1 , Patrick Hartley 1
1 CMHT, CSIRO, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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QQ8: Microgels and Functional Nanostructures
Session Chairs
Dennis Discher
Darrin Pochan
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2009
Room 208 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **QQ8.1
Microgels as Versatile Building Blocks to Explore Self-Assembly and Phase Transitions: Crystals, Glasses and Squeezed States.

Peter Schurtenberger 1
1 Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Marly 1 Switzerland

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3:00 PM - **QQ8.2
Response of Physical Gels to External Forces.

Stefan Egelhaaf 1
1 Condensed Matter Physics Laboratory, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf Germany

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3:30 PM - QQ8
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4:00 PM - QQ8.3
Radiofrequency Actuation of Hydrogel Nanocomposites.

Nitin Satarkar 1 , Wenli Zhang 1 , Samantha Meenach 1 , Christopher Barton 1 , Richard Eitel 1 , Kimberly Anderson 1 , J. Zach Hilt 1
1 Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

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4:15 PM - QQ8.4
Thermosensitive Core-Shell Microgel as a ``Nanoreactor" for Metal Nanoparticles.

Yan Lu 1 , Matthias Ballauff 1
1 Physical Chemistry I, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth Germany

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4:30 PM - QQ8.5
pH-Responsive, Reversibly Swellable Nanotube Arrays.

Khek-Khiang Chia 1 , Michael Rubner 2 3 , Robert Cohen 1 3
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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4:45 PM - QQ8.6
Development of Bio-nanocomposite Polymer Hydrogels for Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering Applications.

Gudrun Schmidt 1 , Chia-Jung Wu 1 , Patrick Schexnailder 1 , Akhilesh Gaharwar 1 , Qu Jin 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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5:00 PM - QQ8.7
Shape Shifting Polymeric Nanoparticles.

Nathan Gianneschi 1
1 Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States

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5:15 PM - QQ8.8
pH-Responsive Nanogels as Cargo System for Loading and Release Inorganic Nanoparticles and DNA.

Teresa Pellegrino 1
1 , Italian Institute of Technology, Genova Italy

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