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2011 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 28-December 2, 2011 | Boston

Meeting Chairs: Cammy R. Abernathy, Paul V. Braun, Masashi Kawsaki, Kathyn J. Wahl

Symposium NN : Nucleation and Growth of Biological and Biomimetic Materials

2011-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

John Harding University of Sheffield
P. Mark Rodger Warwick University
Laurie B. Gower University of Florida
Peter Vekilov University of Houston
NN1: Nucleation and Pre-Nucleation in Biomineralisation
Session Chairs
Peter Vekilov
Tuesday AM, November 29, 2011
Room 104 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **NN1.1
Prenucleation Clusters and Non-Classical Nucleation.

Denis Gebauer 1
1 Physical Chemistry, University of Konstanz, Konstanz Germany

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10:00 AM - NN1.2
A Combined Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Nucleation of Amorphous CaCO3.

Raffaella Demichelis 1 , Paolo Raiteri 1 , Julian Gale 1 , David Quigley 2 , Denis Gebauer 3
1 Chemistry, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 2 Physics and Centre for Scientific Computing, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom, 3 Chemistry, University of Konstanz, Konstanz Germany

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10:15 AM - NN1.3
Multi-Step CaCO3 Nucleation and Precipitation: Formation of a Hydrated Condensed Phase Prior to Crystal Nucleation of CaCO3.

Mark Bewernitz 1 , Laurie Gower 2
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville , Florida, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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10:30 AM - NN1.4
Exploring the Onset of Order in Growing Metal Carbonate Clusters Using Replica-Exchange Molecular Dynamics.

Adam Wallace 1 , James DeYoreo 1 2 , Jillian Banfield 1 3
1 , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , The Molecular Foundry, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 , University of California - Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:45 AM - NN1.5
In Vitro Synthesis and Stabilization of Amorphous Calcium Carbonate (ACC) Nanoparticles within Liposomes.

Chantel Tester 1 , Steven Weigand 2 , Derk Joester 1
1 Materials Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 DND/CAT, Northwestern University, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **NN1.6
Transient Phases and Prenucleation Clusters in Biomimetic Calcium Phosphate Mineralization.

Nico Sommerdijk 1
1 Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands

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12:00 PM - NN1.7
Effects of Heme on Sickle-Cell Hemoglobin Polymerization.

Peter Vekilov 1 , Veselina Uzunova 1 , Weichun Pan 1 , Oleg Galkin 1
1 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Department of Chemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

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12:15 PM - NN1.8
CaCO3 Polymorphs: Spherulitic Growth and Stabilization in Water-Ethanol Mixtures.

Karina Sand 1 , Juan Diego Rodriuez-Blanco 2 , Liane Benning 2 , Emil Makovicky 3 , Susan Louise Stipp 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Denmark, 2 School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds United Kingdom, 3 Geography and Geology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Denmark

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12:30 PM - NN1.9
Engineered Biomimetic Polymers as Tunable Agents for Controlling Rates of Crystal Growth and Tissue Mineralization.

Chun-Long Chen 1 , Jiahui Qi 1 2 , Adam Wallace 1 , Ronald Zuckermann 1 , James DeYoreo 1
1 The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom

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12:45 PM - NN1.10
Influence of near-Physiological Salines and Organic Matrix Proteins from Sternal ACC-Deposits of Porcellio Scaber on Calcium Carbonate Precipitation.

Sigrid Hennig 1 , Sabine Hild 2 , Helge Fabritius 3 , Christian Soor 1 , Andreas Ziegler 1
1 Central Facility for Electron Microscopy, University of Ulm, Ulm Germany, 2 Institute of Polymer Science, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Linz Austria, 3 Microstructure Physics and Metal Forming, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Düsseldorf Germany

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NN2: Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites
Session Chairs
John Harding
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Room 104 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **NN2.1
In Situ Electron Microscopy Studies of Nanocrystal Growth and Assembly.

Paul Alivisatos 1
1 , University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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3:00 PM - NN2.2
In Situ Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles in Exponentially-growing Layer-by-Layer Films.

Liyan Shen 1 2 , Laetitia Rapenne 1 , Jian Ji 2 , Catherine Picart 1
1 Department of Bioengineering, Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble France, 2 Department of Polymer Science, University of Zhejiang, Hangzhu China

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3:15 PM - NN2.3
Probing Nucleation, Assembly, and Oriented Attachment with In Situ TEM.

Michael Nielsen 1 2 , Dongsheng Li 1 3 , Shermin Arab 3 , Frank Soberanis 3 , Cathrine Frandsen 1 4 , David Kisailus 3 , James De Yoreo 1
1 , Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 , University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, 4 , Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby Denmark

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3:30 PM - NN2.4
Polypeptide-Templated Synthesis of Calcite Nanorods.

Wolfgang Tremel 1 , Timo Schueler 1 , Jochen Renkel 2 , Michael Dietzsch 1 , Stephan Hobe 3 , Karl Fischer 4 , Martin Panthoefer 1 , Manfred Schmid 4 , Anja Hoffmann-Roeder 2 , Harald Paulsen 2
1 Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz Germany, 2 Institut für Organische Chemie, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz Germany, 3 Institut für Botanik, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz Germany, 4 Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz Germany

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3:45 PM - NN2.5
Using Block Copolymers to Access Calcium Phosphate Nanocomposite Films with Tailored Structures and Properties.

Ruiqi Song 1 , Hiroaki Sai 1 , Ulrich Wiesner 1 , Lara Estroff 1
1 , Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - **NN2.6
Development of Self-Organized Inorganic/Organic Hybrid Materials through the Approaches Inspired by Biomineralization.

Takashi Kato 1
1 Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, School of Engeneering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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5:00 PM - NN2.7
Single-Crystal Calcite Nanorods from Amorphous Calcium Carbonate.

Yi-Yeoun Kim 1 , Nicola Hetherington 1 , Roland Kroeger 2 , Hugo Christenson 3 , Fiona Meldrum 1
1 School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, LEEDS United Kingdom, 2 Department of Physics, University of York, York United Kingdom, 3 School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds, Leeds United Kingdom

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5:15 PM - NN2.8
Adaptive Resolution Coarse-Graining of Collagen-Hydroxyapatite Nanocomposites.

Patrick Kiley 1 , James Elliott 1
1 Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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5:30 PM - NN2.9
Synthesis and Characterization of Bioinspired Hierarchically Self-Assembling Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites.

Xunpei Liu 1 2 , Surya Mallapragada 1 2 , Tanya Prozorov 2 , Yan-Yan Hu 3 2 , Lijun Wang 4 2 , Shuren Feng 4 2 , Adu Rawal 3 2 , Qinwen Ge 5 2 , Klaus Schimidt-Rohr 3 2 , Mufit Akinc 5 2
1 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States, 2 , Ames Laboratory, Ames, Iowa, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States, 4 Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States, 5 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States

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5:45 PM - NN2.10
Catalytic Peptides for Room-Temperature Inorganic Nanocrystal Synthesis Discovered through New Combinatorial Phage Display Library Approach.

Yoshiaki Maeda 1 , Zengyan Wei 1 , Hiroshi Matsui 1
1 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, City University of New York, Hunter College, New York, New York, United States

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NN3: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Exhibition Hall C (Hynes)

9:00 PM - NN3.1
Biomimetic Template Directed Synthesis of One-Dimensional Inorganic Nanostructures.

Handan Acar 1 , Mustafa Guler 1
1 , Materials Science and Nanotechnology, Ankara Turkey

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9:00 PM - NN3.10
Exploring the Role of Primary Nucleation and Secondary Processes during Insulin Amyloid Fibril Formation.

Ryan Morris 1 , Kym Eden-Jones 1 , Rosalind Allen 1 , Cait MacPhee 1
1 School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - NN3.11
Synthesizing Bio-Minerals by Electrophoresis/Electro-Transport Approach.

Sean Morefield 1 , Mei Chandler 1 , Paul Allison 1 , Ruth Hidalgo-Hernandez 1 , Omar Rodriguez Negron 1 , Carlos Morales 1 , Philip Malone 1
1 CF-M, US Army ERDC-CERL, Champaign, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.12
Hydroxyapatite Nucleation Using Biomimetic Peptides.

Joshua Padovano 1 , Sriram Ravindran 2 , Ana Bedran-Russo 3 , Anne George 2
1 , University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 2 Department of Oral Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 3 Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.13
Mechanism of Orientation Control during Collagen Mineralization.

Haihua Pan 1 2 , Ruikang Tang 2 , Xiang Yang Liu 3 , Jinhui Tao 1 , Jim DeYoreo 1
1 Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Chemistry, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, 3 Physics, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore

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9:00 PM - NN3.14
Picolitre Droplets Enable Study of the Early Stages of Crystallization of Calcium Carbonate.

Christopher Stephens 1 , Yi-Yeoun Kim 1 , Hugo Christenson 2 , Fiona Meldrum 1
1 School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, LEEDS United Kingdom, 2 School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds, Leeds United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - NN3.16
Development of Amorphous Nanosilver-Chitosan-Collagen Biomaterial as an Antimicrobial Haemostatic Wound Healing Dressing.

Xingguo Cheng 1
1 , Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.17
Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate (Gypsum) Precipitates via Amorphous and Hemihydrate Intermediary Phases.

Yunwei Wang 1 , Yi-Yeoun Kim 1 , Hugo Christenson 2 , Fiona Meldrum 1
1 School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, LEEDS United Kingdom, 2 School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds, LEEDS United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - NN3.18
Metal Dependent Interactions of Mussel Adhesive Protein.

Dong Soo Hwang 1 2 , Hongbo Zeng 2 , Jacob Israelachvili 2 , Herbert Waite 2
1 Ocean Science and Technology Institute, Pohang University of Science And Technology (POSTECH), Pohang Korea (the Republic of), 2 Materials Research Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.19
The Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles on DNA: Effect of Ligands Charge and Polarity.

Yaroslava Yingling 1 , Abhishek Singh 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh , North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.2
Tooth Enamel Ultra-Structure: Correlation between Composition and Physical Properties.

Hazem Eimar 1 , Benedetto Marelli 1 , Showan Nazhat 1 , Samer Abinader 1 , Wala Amin 2 , Jesus Torres 3 , Rubens Albuquerque 1 , Faleh Tamimi 1
1 Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Jordan, Amman Jordan, 3 Department of Health Science III, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Alcorcon Spain

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9:00 PM - NN3.23
Designed α-Helical Peptides for the Inhibition of Calcium Phosphate Growth.

Eric Chang 1 , Michael Ogawa 1
1 Chemistry, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.3
Kinetic Evolution of Surfactant Templated Calcium Phosphate Structures.

David Griffin 1 , Chris Ziegler 2 , Greg Tew 2 , Surita Bhatia 1
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.4
Understanding Hard-Soft Interfaces.

John Harding 1 , Steven Banwart 2 , James Elliott 3 , Tiffany Walsh 4 , Mark Rodger 4 , Fiona Meldrum 5 , Roland Kroger 6 , Dorothy Duffy 7 , Susan Stipp 8
1 Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering , University of Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom, 2 Dept. of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield , Sheffield United Kingdom, 3 Dept. Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 4 Dept. of Chemistry and Centre for Scientific Computing, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom, 5 School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, Leeds United Kingdom, 6 Dept. of Physics, University of York, York United Kingdom, 7 Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, London United Kingdom, 8 Nanoscience Center, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Denmark

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9:00 PM - NN3.5
Effect of Thermal Treatment on the Self-Assembly Behavior and Secondary Structure of Spider Silk-like Di-Block Copolymers.

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

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9:00 PM - NN3.6
Surface-Directed Mineralization of Calcium Phosphate: Effects of Solution Composition and Surface Properties.

Rixiang Huang 1 , Boris Lau 1
1 Geology, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.7
Mineralization of Chitosan-Based Biomaterials.

Nasreen Khan 1 , David Shields 1 , Amalie Donius 1 , Philipp Hunger 1 , Phuong Tran 1 , Ulrike Wegst 1
1 Material Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.8
Spectrum Imaging Analysis for Nanoparticles in Biological Specimens.

Hansoo Kim 1 , Ren Miao 2 , Paul Lindahl 2
1 Microscopy and Imaging Center, Texas A&M, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Chemistry, Texas A&M, College Station, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - NN3.9
An Artificial Capsid Produced by Gold-Catalyzed Protein Remodeling.

Ali Malay 1 2 , Jonathan Heddle 1 , Satoshi Tomita 2 , Kenji Iwasaki 3 , Naoyuki Miyazaki 3 , Koji Sumitomo 4 , Hisao Yanagi 2 , Ichiro Yamashita 2 , Yakiharu Uraoka 2
1 Advanced Science Institute, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama, Japan, 2 Graduate School of Materials Science, Nara Institute of Science & Technology, Ikoma, Nara, Japan, 3 Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University, Osaka Japan, 4 , NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan

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2011-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

John Harding University of Sheffield
P. Mark Rodger Warwick University
Laurie B. Gower University of Florida
Peter Vekilov University of Houston
NN4: Organic/Inorganic Interfaces
Session Chairs
Denis Gebauer
Wednesday AM, November 30, 2011
Room 104 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **NN4.1
Crystalline-Molecular Interfaces: What is Hard and Soft?

Colin Freeman 1 , John Harding 1 , David Quigley 2 3 , Mark Rodger 3 4 , Jim DeYoreo 5
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Univ Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom, 2 Department of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom, 3 Centre for Scientific Computing, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom, 4 Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom, 5 The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:00 AM - NN4.2
Interfacial Energy of Calcite-MHA/MUA Self-Assembled Monolayers during Nucleation.

Qiaona Hu 1 2 , Mike Nielsen 2 , Udo Becker 1 , Jim De Yoreo 2
1 geological sciences, U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:15 AM - NN4.3
Positively Charged Additives Can Strongly Affect Calcium Carbonate Precipitation.

Bram Cantaert 1 , Yi-Yeoun Kim 1 , Henning Ludwig 1 , Fabio Nudelman 2 , Nico Sommerdijk 2 , Fiona Meldrum 1
1 School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, LEEDS United Kingdom, 2 Laboratory of Materials and Interface Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands

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10:30 AM - NN4.4
The Influence of Biomolecules on the Dislocation-Driven Growth of 2D Nanoplates.

Audrey Forticaux 1 , Stephen Morin 1 , Song Jin 1
1 Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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10:45 AM - NN4.5
In Situ AFM Observation of Incorporation of Block Copolymer Micelles into Calcite Single Crystals.

Kang Rae Cho 1 , Yi-Yeoun Kim 2 , Haihua Pan 3 1 , Jolene Lau 1 , Qiaona Hu 4 1 , Debin Wang 1 , Raymond Friddle 5 , Fiona Meldrum 2 , James De Yoreo 1
1 Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, Leeds United Kingdom, 3 Department of Chemistry, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou China, 4 Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 5 Department of Hydrogen and Metallurgy, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **NN4.6
Synthesis, Assembly, and Biological Properties of Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles.

Lara Estroff 1 , Rui-Qi Song 1 , Debra Lin 1 , Siddharth Pathi 2 , Hiroaki Sai 1 , Claudia Fischbach 2 , Ulrich Wiesner 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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12:00 PM - NN4.7
Electrospinning of Partially Phosphorylated Hydrogel Polymers Designed to Promote Rapid Mineralization and Osteoblast-like-Cells Adhesion.

Pallab Datta 1 , Jyotirmoy Chatterjee 1 , Santanu Dhara 1
1 School of Medical Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India

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12:15 PM - NN4.8
Comparison of Mineralization Patterns in Juvenile and Mature Reef-Building Corals.

Renee van de Locht 1 , Anne Cohen 2 , Roland Kroeger 1
1 Physics, University of York, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 2 , Wood Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States

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12:30 PM - NN4.9
Biomimetic Mineral-Protein Composites Formed by an Automated Alternate Soaking Process.

Daniel Strange 1 , Oliver Armitage 1 , Michelle Oyen 1
1 Department of Engineering, Cambridge University, Cambridge United Kingdom

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12:45 PM - NN4.10
Citrate-assisted Growth of Hierarchical Hap Structures.

Maria Costa 1 , Catarina Santos 1 2 , Maria Almeida 1
1 , University of Aveiro, Aveiro Portugal, 2 , Polytechnical Institute of Setubal, EST, Estefanilha, Setubal Portugal

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NN5: Self-Assembly in Biological and Biomimetic Systems
Session Chairs
Mark Rodger
Wednesday PM, November 30, 2011
Room 104 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **NN5.1
Nucleation in Colloidal Systems Probed with Single-Particle Resolution.

Anthony Dinsmore 1 , Liquan Pei 1 , Derek Wood 1 , John Mergo 2 , John Savage 1
1 Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics, Cornell, Ithaca, New York, United States

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3:00 PM - NN5.2
Viral Capsid-Directed Assembly of Light-Harvesting Nanostructures.

Jolene Lau 1 , Debin Wang 1 , Stacy Capehart 2 , Matthew Francis 2 1 , James De Yoreo 1
1 The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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3:15 PM - NN5.3
Self-Assembly of Hierarchically Organized Biomimetic Materials from a Photocurable Oil/Water/Surfactant System.

Jason Benkoski 1 , Melanie Morris 1 , Asmi Panigrahi 1 , Ryan Deacon 1 , Patrick Chan 1
1 MERC, JHU/APL, Laurel, Maryland, United States

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3:30 PM - NN5.4
Self-Assembly of Helical Microtubules Directly Visualized by Optical Microscopy.

Hee-Young Lee 1 , Hyuntaek Oh 1 , Jae-ho Lee 1 , Srinivasa R Raghavan 1
1 Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering , University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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3:45 PM - NN5.5
Understanding the Nucleation of Polypeptide Self-Assembly.

Cait MacPhee 1 , Ryan Morris 1 , Kym Eden 1 , Harriet Cole 1 2 , Rosalind Allen 1 , Perdita Barran 2
1 School of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh United Kingdom, 2 School of Chemistry, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh United Kingdom

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - **NN5.6
Mesoscopic Aggregation in Protein Solutions.

Vassiliy Lubchenko 1 3 , Peter Vekilov 2 1 , Weichun Pan 2 , Ye Li 2
1 Chemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States, 3 Physics, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

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5:00 PM - NN5.7
Multiple Self-Assembly Functional Structures Based on Versatile Binding Sites of β-Lactoglobulin.

Elad Mentovich 1 2 , Netta Hendler 1 2 , Bogdan Belgorodsky 1 , Ludmila Fadeev 1 , Michael Gozin 1 , Shachar Richter 1 2
1 Chemistry, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Israel, 2 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Israel

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5:15 PM - NN5.8
Mechanism of Collagen Assembly Studied by Dynamic Force Spectroscopy.

Jinhui Tao 1 , Raymond Friddle 1 , Debin Wang 1 , Jim De Yoreo 1
1 Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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5:30 PM - NN5.9
Sequence-Structure Correlations and Size Effects in Silk Nanostructure: Poly-Ala Repeat of N. Clavipes MaSp1 is Naturally Optimized.

Graham Bratzel 1 , Markus Buehler 2
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Deptartment of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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