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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 VV : Micro- and Nanoscale Processing of Biomaterials

2009-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Roger Narayan University of North Carolina
Suwan Jayasinghe University College London
Sungho Jin University of California-San Diego
William Mullins Office of Naval Research
Donglu Shi University of Cincinnati
VV1: Functional Materials and Devices
Session Chairs
Joanna McKittrick
Igor Zhitomirsky
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Room 202 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - VV1.1
Improved Culture Conditions for Measuring T-Lymphocyte Responses for Cell Based Cancer Therapy.

Carole Perry 1 , Graham Hickman 1 , Akhilesh Rai 1 , Balwir Matharoo-Ball 1 , Robert Rees 1
1 School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham United Kingdom

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9:15 AM - VV1.2
Cell-Based Detection of Synthetic Pathogens Using Cell Impedance Sensing.

Bhavana Mohanraj 1 , Nate Schiele 1 , Anne Hynes 1 , David Corr 1 , Cerasela Dinu 1 , Douglas Chrisey 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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9:30 AM - VV1.3
Implantable BioMEMS for Localized Hyperthermia and Cancer Drug Release.

Yusuf Oni 1 2 , Guoguang Fu 1 2 , Christian Theriault 1 , Alex Van Hoek 1 , Rohith Chandrasekhar 3 , Emily Paetzell 1 2 , Wole Soboyejo 1 2
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 3 Electrical Engineering, Cooper Union, New York, New York, United States

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9:45 AM - VV1.4
Micro and Nanopatterning Tools to Produce Biomimetic Chips Based on Molecularly Imprinted Polymers.

Cedric Ayela 1 , Helene Lalo 2 , Samuel Guillon 2 , Thierry Leichle 4 , Fanny Vandevelde 3 , Ana Valvanuz Linares 3 , Liviu Nicu 2 , Karsten Haupt 3
1 , Laboratoire de l'Intégration du Matériau au Système UMR 5218; University of Bordeaux, Talence France, 2 , LAAS-CNRS; University of Toulouse; 7, avenue du Colonel Roche F-31077, toulouse France, 4 , Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei 115, Taipei Taiwan, 3 , Univeristé de Technologie de Compiègne, CNRS UMR 6022, Compiègne France

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10:00 AM - **VV1.5
Bioinspired Inorganic/polymer Thin Films.

G. Hirata 1 , S. Diaz 2 , P. Chen 2 , M. Meyers 2 , Joanna McKittrick 1
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States, 2 , Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology-UNAM, Ensenada Mexico

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10:30 AM - VV1.6
Bio-electrospray Validation from Cells to Organism.

Suwan Jayasinghe 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University College London, London United Kingdom

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10:45 AM - VV1.7
Nano- and Micro-Scale Adhesion in Drug-eluting Stents.

Ting Tan 1 , Juan Meng 1 , Nima Rahbar 2 , Hannah Li 3 , George Papandreou 3 , Cynthia Maryanoff 4 , Winston Soboyejo 1
1 , Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 , University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , Cordis Corporation, Warren, New Jersey, United States, 4 , Cordis Corporation, Spring House, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:00 AM - VV1.8
Localized and Sustained Release from Drug-Loaded Implantable Devices.

Dattatri Nagesha 1 , Evin Gultepe 1 , Robert Cormack 2 , Mike Makrigiorgos 2 , Srinivas Sridhar 1
1 Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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11:15 AM - VV1.9
Effect of Processing Conditions on the Microstructure and Sirolimus Elution from Poly (lactide-co-glycolide) Films.

Andrew Ro 1 , Robert Falotico 1 , Vipul Dave 1
1 Therapeutics and Advanced Research, Cordis Corporation, Johnson and Johnson, Warren, New Jersey, United States

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11:30 AM - VV1.10
Unique Mechanical Properties from Melt Processing Polylactide.

Jianbin Zhang 1 , SuPing Lyu 1 , Lian Luo 1 , Byrant Pudil 1 , Jim Schley 1 , Mike Benz 1 , Adam Buckalew 1 , Kim Chaffin 1 , Chris Hobot 1 , Randy Sparer 1
1 Medtronic Strategy and Innovation, Medtronic, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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11:45 AM - VV1.11
Laser Processing of Functional Microstructured and Nanostructured Biomaterials.

Roger Narayan 1 , Ashok Kumar 2
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States

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12:00 PM - **VV1.12
Structure-property linkages in hierarchically structured hybrid biomaterials

Ulrike Wegst 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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12:30 PM - VV1.13
Microfabrication of Asymmetric, Homogenous Cell-laden Hydrogel Microcapsule.

Tram Dang 1 , Qiaobing Xu 1 , Kaitlin Bratlie 1 3 , Esther O'Sullivan 4 , Xiao Chen 1 , Robert Langer 1 2 , Daniel Anderson 2
1 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Anesthesiology, Children Hospital Boston, Cambridge , Massachusetts, United States, 4 Islet Transportation and Cell Biology, Joslin Diabetes Center - Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge , Massachusetts, United States

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12:45 PM - VV1.14
Novel Encapsulation Strategies Designed for Block Copolymers.

Conlin O'Neil 1 , Diana Velluto 1 , Andrija Finka 2 , Davide Demurtas 3 , Jeffrey Hubbell 1
1 Institute of Bioengineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland, 2 Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland, 3 Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

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VV2: Microstructured and Nanostructured Biomaterials
Session Chairs
Sungho Jin
William Mullins
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Room 202 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **VV2.1
Engineering of Micro- and Nano-Scale Materials to Control Cell Morphology.

Michael Bucaro 1 , Benjamin Hatton 1 , Joanna Aizenberg 1
1 , Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:00 PM - VV2.2
Biomaterials Nano Geometry for Control of Stem Cell Differentiation.

Karla Brammer 1 , Seunghan Oh 1 2 , Sungho Jin 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, UC San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States, 2 College of Dentistry, Wonkwang University, Iksan Korea (the Republic of)

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3:15 PM - VV2.3
The Wear Properties of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) for applications to Metal-on-UHMWPE Total Hip Replacement against Ti Composite Layers produced by Plasma-Spraying.

Seung-mok Cho 1 2 , Hyun-Kwang Seok 1 , Seung-hee Han 1 , Jin-Woo Park 2 , Yu-Chan Kim 1
1 Materials science & technology research division, Korea Institute of Science & Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Yonsei University , Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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3:30 PM - VV2.4
Fabrication of (Ti-O-N-Si)/Ti Composite Coating on NiTi Shape Memory Alloy Using PIIID and Coating Evaluation.

Tao Sun 1 , Lang-Ping Wang 2 , Min Wang 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong China, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin China

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3:45 PM - VV2.5
Localized Corrosion of Surface Treated Porous Nitinol in Different Corrosion Liquid Media.

Chandan Pulletikurthi 2 1 , Norman Munroe 2 1 , Puneet Gill 2 1 , Waseem Haider 2 1 , Smit Pandya 2 1
2 Applied Research Center, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States, 1 Materials Science and Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States

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4:00 PM - *
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4:45 PM - VV2.7
Electrochemical Deposition of Apatite/Collagen Composite Coating on NiTi Shape Memory Alloy and Coating Properties.

Tao Sun 1 , Min Wang 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong China

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5:00 PM - VV2.8
Synthesis and Characterization of Biocompatible Potassium Niobate Thin Films.

Jason Stoker 1 , Kunttal Keysher 1 , Ashutosh Tiwari 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, university of utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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5:15 PM - VV2.9
Nano-Structured Alumina-Zirconia Ceramic Matrix Composites for Dental and Orthopaedic Implants.

Ahmad Solomah 1
1 , SAC International , Alexandria Egypt

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5:30 PM - VV2.10
Bio-Templated Diamond-Based Photonic Band Gap Crystals Operating in the Visible.

Jeremy Galusha 1 , Matthew Jorgensen 1 , Michael Bartl 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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5:45 PM - VV2.11
Surface Modification of Biomaterials by Phosphonate Based Antibacterial Nanocoatings Releasing Bactericidal Species.

Gilles Guerrero 1 , Julien Amalric 1 , Danielle Laurencin 1 , Hubert Mutin 1 , Arnaud Ponche 2 , Albert Sotto 3 , Jean-Philippe Lavigne 3
1 Chemistry, Institut Charles Gerhardt de Montpellier, CNRS-UM2-ENSCM-UM1, Equipe CMOS, UMR 5253, Montpellier France, 2 , Institut de Chimie des Surfaces et Interfaces, UPR-CNRS 9069, Mulhouse France, 3 , Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, ESPRI 26, Université Montpellier 1, UFR de Médecine, Nîmes France

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2009-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Roger Narayan University of North Carolina
Suwan Jayasinghe University College London
Sungho Jin University of California-San Diego
William Mullins Office of Naval Research
Donglu Shi University of Cincinnati
VV3: Properties of Biological and Bioinspired Materials
Session Chairs
Sungho Jin
Robert Ritchie
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2009
Room 202 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - **VV3.1
Damage Tolerance in Biomaterials.

Subra Suresh 1
1 School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:30 AM - **VV3.2
Ice-templated Bio-inspired Structural Materials by Manipulation of Structure at Multiple Length-scales.

Robert Ritchie 1 2 , Antoni Tomsia 2 , Eduardo Saiz 2 , M. Launey 2 , Etienne Munch 2 , Daan Hein Alsem 2
1 MSE, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:00 AM - VV3.3
Further insight in nanostructured bio-inspired materials by solid state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.

Christian Bonhomme 1 , Christel Gervais 1 , Florence Babonneau 1 , Guilhem Arrachart 2 , Michel Wong Chi Man 2
1 , universite P et M Curie, Paris France, 2 , Institut Charles Gerhardt ICG, Montpellier France

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10:15 AM - VV3.4
Controlled Peptide-mediated Formation of Hybrid Metallic Nanostructures.

Marketa Hnilova 1 , Hanson Fong 1 , Christopher So 1 , Turgay Kacar 1 2 , Candan Tarmerler 1 2 , Mehmet Sarikaya 1 2
1 Departmentof Material Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 2 Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics and MOBGAM, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Turkey

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10:30 AM - VV3.5
Threat-protection Response of Natural Exoskeletons.

Juha Song 1 , Mary Boyce 2 , Christine Ortiz 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:45 AM - VV3.6
Bioinspired Design of Multilayers: Effect of Layer Thickness.

Jing Du 1 , Xinrui Niu 1 , Nima Rahbar 2 , Wole Soboyejo 1
1 Princeton Institute of Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM) and the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 Department of Civil Engineering, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States

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11:00 AM - VV3: Properties
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11:15 AM - VV3.7
On Mechanics of Connective Tissues.

Hamed Hatami-Marbini 1 , Peter Pinsky 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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12:00 PM - **VV3.9
Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Biomaterials.

Samuel Stupp 1
1 , Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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12:30 PM - **VV3.10
Molecular Mechanism of Brushite Crystallization.

Jennifer Giocondi 1 , George Nancollas 2 , Christine Orme 1
1 Physical and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 , University of Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, New York, United States

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VV4: Medical Applications of Nanomaterials
Session Chairs
Suwan Jaysinghe
Donglu Shi
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2009
Room 202 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - VV4.1
In Vivo Imaging and Drug Storage via Multifunctional Fluorescent Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles.

Donglu Shi 1 , Hoon Sung Cho 1 , Chris Huth 1 , Feng Wang 1 , Giovanni Pauletti 1 , Xu Hong 2 , Hongchen Gu 2
1 Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 2 Med-X, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai China

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2:45 PM - VV4.2
Biocompatible Iron/Iron Oxide Core/Shell Nanoparticles for Magnetic Hyperthermia.

Ian Baker 1 , Gaundong Zhang 1 3 , Qianglong Zeng 1 , Yifeng Liao 1 , Shiraz Cassim 1 , John Weaver 2 , P. Hoopes 2
1 Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States, 3 Bioengineering Department, Belknap Campus, University of Louisville, Louisville , Kentucky, United States, 2 Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States

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3:00 PM - **VV4.3
Theragnostics and Nanotoxicity of Magnetic Nanoparticles.

Veronica Shubayev 1
1 Anesthesiology, School of Medicine and VA Healthcare System, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States

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3:30 PM - VV4.4
Superparamagnetic Maghemite Nanoparticles for Diverse Biomedical Applications: Effective Parameters on Their Characteristics.

Ozge Baltaci 1 , Ahmet Ozenbas 1
1 Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey

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3:45 PM - VV4.5
Multivalent Peptide Display on Model Engineered Nanoparticles (Virus-Like Particles and Silica Nanoparticle-Supported Lipid Bilayers) Facilitates Highly Specific Targeted Delivery of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Agents to Human Cancer Cells.

Carlee Ashley 1 , Juewen Liu 1 , David Peabody 2 , C. Jeffrey Brinker 1 2 3
1 Chemical Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 3 Self-Assembled Materials, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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4:00 PM - VV4: Medical
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4:15 PM - VV4.6
Size-Controllable Nanoparticles Prepared by A Supramolecular Approach.

Kuan-Ju Chen 1 , Hao Wang 1 , Shutao Wang 1 , Helen Su 1 , Amanda Armijo 1 , Wei-Yu Lin 1 , Yanju Wang 1 , Jing Sun 1 , Ken-ichiro Kamei 1 , Hsian-Rong Tseng 1
1 Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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4:30 PM - VV4.7
Anchor Nanoparticles on Tumoritropic Stem Cell Membrane: A New Way for Delivery.

Hao Cheng 1 2 , Renuka Ramanathan 3 , Minglin Ma 2 , Qiaobing Xu 1 2 , Robert Langer 1 2 , Daniel Anderson 2
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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4:45 PM - VV4.8
Multifunctional Linear-Dendritic Block Copolymers for Gene Delivery.

Daniel Bonner 1 2 , Kris Wood 2 , Alan Leung 2 , Jane Chen-Liang 2 , Robert Langer 2 , Paula Hammond 2
1 Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:00 PM - VV4.9
Self-Assembled PEG Hydrogel Particles to Control Bacteria-Biomaterial Interactions.

Qichen Wang 1 , Matthew Libera 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

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5:15 PM - VV4.10
Development of Polymeric Nanoconjugates for Cancer Treatment.

Rong Tong 1 , Jianjun Cheng 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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5:30 PM - VV4.11
Lipidoids - a New Class of Material for Intracellular Delivery of Biomacramolecules.

Qiaobing Xu 1 , Janet Zoldan 1 , Seungwoo Cho 1 , Yadira Soto 1 , Kevin Love 1 , Hao Cheng 1 , Said Bogatyrev 1 , Nguyen David 1 , Michael Goldberg 1 , Christopher Levins 1 , Brian Carvalho 1 , Peter Bojo 1 , Patrick Wu 1 , Robert Langer 1 2 , Daniel Anderson 2
1 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:45 PM - VV4.12
Lipid-Coated Nano- and Microparticles for Vaccine Design: Co-delivery of Adjuvants and Antigens by ``Synthetic Viruses" or ``Synthetic Bacteria."

Anna Bershteyn 1 , Elizabeth Riley 2 , Rui Freitas 3 , Luis Moita 3 , Darrell Irvine 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Cell Biology of the Immune System, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Lisbon Portugal

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2009-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Roger Narayan University of North Carolina
Suwan Jayasinghe University College London
Sungho Jin University of California-San Diego
William Mullins Office of Naval Research
Donglu Shi University of Cincinnati
VV5: Processing of Nanofibers and Nanoparticles for Medical Applications
Session Chairs
Kalpana Katti
Prashant Kumta
Thursday AM, December 03, 2009
Room 202 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - VV5.1
Electrospun HA-Biocomposite Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering.

Perena Gouma 1
1 , SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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9:15 AM - VV5.2
Poly(1,3-Butylene Fumerate) and Poly(1,3-Butylene Fumerate)-co-(1,3-Butylene Maleate) as Electrospun Scaffold Materials.

Kirsten Cicotte 1 2 , Shawn Dirk 1 , Elizabeth Hedberg-Dirk 2
1 Organic Materials Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Center for Biomedical Engineering and Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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10:00 AM - VV5.4
Role of Scaffold Architecture and Mechanical Properties of Electrospun Scaffolds in Cell Seeding.

Nandula Wanasekara 3 , Ming Chen 2 , Vijaya Chalivendra 1 , Sankha Bhowmick 1 2
3 Materials and Textile Department, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Bioengineering & Biotechnology Program, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States, 1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States

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10:15 AM - **VV5.5
Novel Nanoclay Based Biopolymer Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering.

Kalpana Katti 1 , Avinash Ambre 1 , Nicholas Peterka 1 , Dinesh Katti 1
1 Civil Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States

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10:45 AM - VV5: Processing
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11:00 AM - VV5.6
Development of Boron Cage Compound Nanocomposite Elastomers.

Eric Eastwood 1 , Daniel Bowen 1 , Mark Lee 2 , Fred Hawthorne 2
1 Materials Engineering, Honeywell FM&T, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 2 International Institute of Nano and Molecular Medicine, University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, United States

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11:15 AM - VV5.7
Radio-frequency Heating of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Gold Nanoparticles for Hyperthermia of Cancer Cells.

Zulfiqar Chikani 1 2 , Leiming Xie 2 , Chinmay Darne 1 2 , Zheng-Zheng Shi 3 , Jarek Wosik 1 2
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States, 2 Texas Center for Superconductivity, , University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States, 3 Radiology , The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, Texas, United States

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11:30 AM - VV5.8
Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Purposes.

Francisco del Monte 1 , Maria C. Gutierrez 1 , Maria L. Ferrer 1 , Maria J. Hortiguela 1 , Viviana Ramos 2 , Ander Abarrategui 2 , Jose Luis Lopez-Lacomba 2
1 , ICMM-CSIC, Madrid Spain, 2 , Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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11:45 AM - VV5.9
Biocompatibility Assessment of a Conductive Ni-Ti-CNT Composite.

Puneet K. Gill 1 , Norman Munroe 1 , Chandan Pulletikurthi 1 , Waseem Haider 1 , Smit Pandya 1
1 Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States

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12:00 PM - VV5.10
Preparation and Characterization of Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Hydroxyapatite Nanocomposites.

Ashley White 1 , Roger Brooks 2 , Neil Rushton 2 , Alan Windle 1 , Ian Kinloch 3 , Serena Best 1
1 Dept. Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Orthopaedic Research Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 3 School of Materials, University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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12:15 PM - **VV5.11
Complex Engineered Nanostructured Materials and Hybrid Composite Delivery Systems for Bone Regeneration.

Prashant Kumta 1
1 Swanson School of Engineering and School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania, United States

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12:45 PM - VV5.12
Sonochemical Synthesis and Characterization of Bio-Based Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles.

Vijaya Rangari 1 , Tarig Hassan 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, United States

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VV6: Properties and Processing of Biological and Bioinspired Materials
Session Chairs
Mehmet Sarikaya
Donglu Shi
Thursday PM, December 03, 2009
Room 202 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - VV6.1
Unveiling the Formation Mechanism of Nanostructured Aragonite Platelets in Nacre.

Xiaodong Li 1 , Zaiwang Huang 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, United States

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2:45 PM - **VV6.2
Biologically Active Collagen-based Scaffolds: Advances in Processing and Characterization.

Ioannis Yannas 1 , D. Tzeranis 1 , B. Harley 1 , P. So 1
1 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:15 PM - **VV6.3
Genetically-Engineered Peptides as Molecular Building Blocks for Materials Synthesis, Assembly and Fabrication.

Mehmet Sarikaya 1 2
1 Genetically Engineered Materials Science and Engineering Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 2 Departments of Materials Science and Engineering, and Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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3:45 PM - VV6.4
Functional Protein Fibers: Processing, Characterization, and Application.

Natalia Tansil 1 , Ming-Yong Han 1
1 Synthesis and Integration, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore Singapore

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4:00 PM - VV6: Properties
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4:15 PM - VV6.5
Targeted Drug Delivery to Respiratory Tract for Prophylaxis of Free Radical-induced Damage in Second-hand Tobacco Smoking.

Alexey Vertegel 1 , Vladimir Reukov 1 , Victor Maximov 1 , Ryan Mulligan 2 , Rodney Schlosser 2 , Carl Atkinson 2
1 Bioengineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 2 , Medical University of South Carolina, Charlestone, South Carolina, United States

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4:30 PM - VV6.6
pH-responsive Coiled-coil Peptide Functionalised Surfaces.

Caterina Minelli 1 2 , Jian Liew 1 3 , Murugesan Muthu 2 , Heiko Andresen 1 2 , Molly Stevens 1 2
1 Materials, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom, 2 Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom, 3 Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Victoria, Australia

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4:45 PM - VV6.7
Functionalization and Patterning of Chimeric Protein-based Materials.

Zhao Huang 1 , Yang Lu 2 , Jaimin Shah 1 , Kathleen Matthews 1 , Jun Lou 2 , Sarah Bondos 3 1
1 Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States, 3 Molecular and Cellular Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, United States

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5:00 PM - VV6.8
Complementary Silk-Siloxane Hybrid Optofluidics.

Konstantinos Tsioris 1 , Peter Domachuk 1 2 , Graham Tilburey 1 , David Kaplan 1 , Fiorenzo Omenetto 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States, 2 CUDOS, University of Sydney , Sydney , New South Wales, Australia

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5:15 PM - VV6.9
Greatly Increased Toughness of Infiltrated Spider Silk.

Seung-Mo Lee 1 , Eckhard Pippel 1 , Ulrich Goesele 1 , Christian Dresbach 2 , Yong Qin 1 , C. Vinod Chandran 3 , Thomas Braeuniger 3 , Gerd Hause 4 , Mato Knez 1
1 , Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle(saale) Germany, 2 , Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Halle(saale) Germany, 3 Institute of Physics , Martin-Luther-University Halle, Halle(saale) Germany, 4 dMicroscopy Unit Biocenter, Martin-Luther-University Halle, Halle(saale) Germany

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5:30 PM - VV6.10
Vesicle Based Gelation of Alginates for Inkjet Printed Scaffolds.

Rachel Saunders 1 , Kwan Liem 2 , Robert Mart 2 , Simon Webb 2 , Brian Derby 1
1 The School of Materials, The University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom, 2 School of Chemistry and Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, The University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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VV7: Poster Session: Micro- and Nanoscale Processing of Biomaterials
Session Chairs
Suwan Jaysinghe
Sungho Jin
William Mullins
Roger Narayan
Donglu Shi
Friday AM, December 04, 2009
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - VV7.1
A Bio-inspired Design for Greater Energy Absorption in Personnel Protective Systems.

Juliana Bernal Ostos 1 , Nicole Schauser 3 , Frank Zok 1 , Galen Stucky 2
1 Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 3 , Dos Pueblos High School, Goleta, California, United States, 2 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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