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2008 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

March 24-28, 2008 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Jeffrey C. Gelpey, Robert J. Hamers, Paul Muralt, Christine A. Orme

Symposium FF : Molecular Motors, Nanomachines, and Active Nanostructures

2008-03-25   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Henry Hess University of Florida
Amar Flood Indiana University
Heiner Linke University of Oregon
Andrew J. Turberfield University of Oxford
FF1: Synthetic Motors and Active Molecules
Session Chairs
Amar Flood
Tuesday PM, March 25, 2008
Room 3018 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **FF1.1
In Control of Motion with Synthetic Molecular Motors.

Ben Feringa 1
1 Chemistry, University of Groningen, Groningen Netherlands

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10:00 AM - FF1.2
Fast and Stable Photochromic Oxazines.

Francisco Raymo 1
1 Chemistry, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, United States

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10:15 AM - FF1.3
Shape-Adaptive Chemical Architectures: Cooperative Mechanical Coupling Schemes for Assembly, Transport, and Sensing.

Dongwhan Lee 1
1 Chemistry, Indiana University , Bloomington, Indiana, United States

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10:30 AM - **FF1.4
Amphidynamic Materials and Molecular Machines: Approaching Barrierless Motion in Crystalline Solids.

Miguel Garcia-Garibay 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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11:00 AM - FF1
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11:30 AM - FF1.5
Autonomous Motion: Tracking the Behavior of Catalytically Powered Janus Particles.

Shengrong Ye 1 , Hua Ke 1 , Mikala Shremshock 1 , Kenneth Showalter 1 , R. Carroll 1
1 , West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

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11:45 AM - FF1.6
NanoCars.

James Tour 1
1 Chemistry Department, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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12:00 PM - FF1.7
Gated Molecular Baskets.

Jovica Badjic 1
1 , Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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12:15 PM - FF1.8
Using Anions to Operate the Translational Isomerism of a [2]Rotaxane.

Sheng-Hsien Chiu 1
1 Chemistry, National Taiwan University , Taipei Taiwan

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12:30 PM - **FF1.9
Nanoparticles and Molecular Machines for Drug Delivery and On-Command Release.

Jeffrey Zink 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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FF2: Biological Approaches in Nanoscale Motion
Session Chairs
Henry Hess
Heiner Linke
Tuesday PM, March 25, 2008
Room 3018 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **FF2.1
Molecular Motors in Nanoscale Surface Characterization and Organization of Biomolecules on a Chip.

Alf Mansson 1 , Petr Vikhorev 1 , Nuria Albet-Torres 1 , Martina Balaz 1 , Natalia Vikhoreva 1 , Mark Sundberg 1 , Richard Bunk 2 , Kenneth Liljesson 1 , Leif Nilsson 4 , Babak Heidari 3 , Sven Tagerud 1 , Ian Nicholls 1 , Par Omling 2 , Lars Montelius 2
1 , University of Kalmar, Kalmar Sweden, 2 , Lund University, Lund Sweden, 4 , LHV Mätfakta, Kalmar Sweden, 3 , Obducat AB, Malmö Sweden

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3:00 PM - FF2.2
Molecular Motor-Based Assays for Altered Nanomechanical Function of Ca2+-Regulatory Proteins in Cardiomyopathies.

P. Chase 1 2 5 , Nicolas Brunet 2 1 6 , Goran Mihajlovic 4 3 7 , Peng Xiong 4 3 , Stephan von Molnar 4 3
1 Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 5 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 6 Physiology & Biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 4 Materials Research and Technology (MARTECH), Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 3 Physics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 7 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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3:15 PM - FF2.3
Culture of Insect Heart Muscle Tissues and its Applicability to Bio-Actuators.

Yoshitake Akiyama 1 , Yuji Furukawa 1 , Keisuke Morishima 1 , Kikuo Iwabuchi 2
1 Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo Japan, 2 Department of Applied Biological Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo Japan

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3:30 PM - **FF2.4
Molecular Motors-driven Fabrication of Natural Microfluidics Networks: The Case for Fungal Intelligence.

Dan Nicolau 1
1 Electrical Engineering & Electronics, University of Liverpool, Liverpool United Kingdom

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4:00 PM - FF2
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4:30 PM - **FF2.5
How the World’s Smallest Rotary Motor Works.

George Oster 1
1 George Oster, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States

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5:00 PM - FF2.6
Measurement of Forces Generated by Chemomechanical Protein Aggregates using Polymer BioMEMS.

Stefan Schwan 1 , Nicholas Ferrell 2 , Andreas Cismak 1 , Uwe Spohn 1 , Andreas Heilmann 1 , Derek Hansford 2
1 Biological Materials and Interfaces, Fraunhofer Institut Werkstoffmechanik, Halle (Saale) Germany, 2 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Ohio State University , Columbus, Ohio, United States

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5:15 PM - **FF2.7
Quantifying the Transport of Cargoes Pulled by Several Molecular Motors.

Stefan Klumpp 1 , Janina Beeg 2 , Melanie Mueller 2 , Rumiana Dimova 2 , Ruben Serral Gracia 2 , Eberhard Unger 3 , Reinhard Lipowsky 2
1 Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, UC San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States, 2 , Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam Germany, 3 , Leibniz Institute for Age Research - Fritz Lipmann Institute, Jena Germany

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5:45 PM - FF2.8
Unexpected Velocity-dependent Cargo Loading onto Molecular Shuttles.

Ashutosh Agarwal 1 , Henry Hess 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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FF3: Poster Session: Molecular Motors, Nanomachines, and Active Nanostructures
Session Chairs
Amar Flood
Henry Hess
Heiner Linke
Wednesday AM, March 26, 2008
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - FF3.1
Functionalized Hybrid Structures for Active Molecular Electronics: Experimental Investigation and Theoretical Study.

Kabeer Jasuja 1 , Arthur Thompson 2 , Mark Battig 1 , Vikas Berry 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States, 2 Department of Electrical Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.10
Experimental Realization of a Feedback Controlled Brownian Ratchet.

Benjamin Lopez 1 , Erin Craig 1 , Nathan Kuwada 1 , Heiner Linke 1
1 Physics, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.11
Giant ‘Dry’ Actuation of PEDOT:PSS Thin Films.

Dimitri Charrier 1 , Lukas Brinek 1 , Martijn Kemerink 1 , Rene Janssen 1
1 , Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Noord Brabant, Netherlands

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9:00 PM - FF3.12
Fatigue and Wear of Microtubules Induced by Kinesin Motor Activity.

Yoli Jeune 1 , Krishna Nittala 1 , Henry Hess 1
1 Materials Science Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.13
Enzyme Assisted Formation of Peptide Nanotubes.

Richard Williams 1 2 , Rein Ulijn 1 2
1 Materials Science, Manchester University, Manchester United Kingdom, 2 Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, Manchester University, Manchester United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - FF3.14
Photoresponsive Liquid Crystal Elastomers.

Timothy White 1 2 , Vincent Tondiglia 1 3 , Hilmar Koerner 4 5 , Richard Vaia 4 , Svetlana Serak 6 , Vladimir Grozhik 6 , Nelson Tabiriyan 6 , Timothy Bunning 1
1 , AFRL/RXPJ, WPAFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , General Dynamics, WPAFB, Ohio, United States, 3 , SAIC, WPAFB, Ohio, United States, 4 , AFRL/RXBP, WPAFB, Ohio, United States, 5 , Univ. of Dayton Research Institute, WPAFB, Ohio, United States, 6 , BEAM Co., Winter Park, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.17
Efficiency Considerations of Synthetic Molecular Machines under Redox Control.

Amar Flood 1 , Kumar Parimal 1 , Kristy McNitt 1 , Albert Fahrenbach 1
1 Chemistry, Indiana University , Bloomington, Indiana, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.19
Fabrication of Thermoresponsive Copolymer-grafted Surface for Insect Cell Driven Actuator.

Yui Sakuma 1 , Yoshitake Akiyama 1 , Kikuo Iwabuchi 1 , Yoshikatsu Akiyama 2 , Masayuki Yamato 2 , Teruo Okano 2 , Keisuke Morishima 1
1 , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo Japan, 2 , Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo Japan

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9:00 PM - FF3.2
Photoreorientation of Light-Addressable, Azobenzene-Based, Photomechanical Monolayers.

Joseph Dahdah 1 , T. Furtak 1 , D. Walba 2 , G. Fang 2 , Y. Yi 2 , J. Maclennan 2 , N. Clark 2
1 Physics, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.20
Photomodulation of Reactivity using Molecular Switches: Towards the Development of Novel Functional Materials.

Vincent Lemieux 1 , Neil Branda 1
1 4D LABS, Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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9:00 PM - FF3.21
Direct Imaging of Electrostatic and Electromechanical Interactions in a Conductive Liquid Environment.

Sergei Kalinin 1 , Brian Rodriguez 1 , Philip Rack 1 2 , Katya Seal 1 , Stephen Jesse 1
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , University of Tennesse, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.22
Nanoscale Self-Assembly Of Bimetallic “Janus” Particles into Dimers and Higher Structures.

Shengrong Ye 1 , R. Carroll 1
1 , West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.23
Computer Simulation of Molecular Shuttles Propelled by Motor Proteins.

Takahiro Nitta 1 , Akihito Tanahashi 1 , Yu Obara 1 , Motohisa Hirano 1 , Maria Razumova 2 , Michael Regnier 2 , Henry Hess 3
1 Dept. Math. and Design Eng., Gifu University, Gifu, Gifu, Japan, 2 Dept. Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 3 Dept. Materials Sci. and Eng., University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.24
Nanoscale Assembly and Measurement of Molecular Machines.

Tao Ye 1
1 School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced, Merced, California, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.25
Towards Electromechanical Imaging of Cellular Systems in a Liquid Environment.

Brian Rodriguez 1 , Gary Thompson 3 , Sophia Hohlbauch 2 , Irene Revenko 2 , Nick Geisse 2 , Alexey Vertegel 3 , Roger Proksch 2 , Sergei Kalinin 1
1 Materials Sciences and Technology Division and the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 Department of Bioengineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 2 , Asylum Research, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.26
Fabrication of Micro Bio-fabricated Actuator Powered by Cardiomyocyte.

Hiroshi Horiguchi 1 , Yoshitake Akiyama 1 , Keisuke Morishima 1
1 , Tokyo university of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo Japan

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9:00 PM - FF3.3
Kinetics of a DNA-mediated Docking Reaction Between Tethered Vesicles.

Yee-Hung Chan 1 , Peter Lenz 2 , Steven Boxer 1
1 Chemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Physics, Philipps-University, Marburg Germany

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9:00 PM - FF3.5
DNA-mediated Fusion of Lipid Vesicles.

Yee-Hung Chan 1 , Bettina van Lengerich 1 , Steven Boxer 1
1 Chemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.6
Lattice Simulations of Microtubule “Nanospool” Formation Dynamics.

Jasmine Davenport 1 , Henry Hess 1 , Simon Phillpot 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.7
Electrically Switchable Liquid Crystal Polymer Rod Actuators.

Matthew Shafran 1 , Kostas Sierros 1 , Darran Cairns 1
1 , West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.8
Engineering a Kinesin Biomolecular Motor for Controlling Cargo-specific Transport and Materials Assembly.

Adrienne Greene 1 2 , Amanda Carroll-Portillo 1 , George Bachand 1
1 Biomolecular Interfaces and Systems, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Department of Biology, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - FF3.9
Adsorption and Function of Heavy Meromyosin Motors Related to Surface Charge and Contact Angle.

Nuria Albet Torres 1 , John O'Mahony 1 , Christy Charlton 1 , Martina Balaz 1 , Patricia Lisboa 2 , Teodor Aastrup 3 , Alf Månsson 1 , Ian Nicholls 1
1 School of Pure and Applied Natural Sciences, University of Kalmar, Kalmar Sweden, 2 Institute for Health and Consumer Protection, European Commission - Joint Research Centre, Ispra Italy, 3 , Attana AB, Stockholm Sweden

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9:00 PM - FF3
FF3.4 Transferred to FF2.8

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2008-03-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Henry Hess University of Florida
Amar Flood Indiana University
Heiner Linke University of Oregon
Andrew J. Turberfield University of Oxford
FF4: Motors and Active Nanostructures from DNA, Proteins, and Cells
Session Chairs
Henry Hess
Wednesday AM, March 26, 2008
Room 3018 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **FF4.1
Nucleic Acid-Based Nanomechanical Devices.

Nadrian Seeman 1 , Baoquan Ding 1 , Banani Chakraborty 1 , Hongzhou Gu 1
1 Chemistry, New York University, New York, New York, United States

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10:00 AM - **FF4.2
A Synthetic Molecular Motor Built from DNA.

Jonathan Bath 1
1 Physics, Oxford University, Oxford United Kingdom

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10:30 AM - **FF4.3
Programming Biomolecular Self-Assembly Pathways.

Peng Yin 1 2 , Harry Choi 1 , Colby Calvert 1 , Niles Pierce 3 1
1 Bioengineering, Caltech, Pasadena, California, United States, 2 Computer Science, Caltech, Pasadena, California, United States, 3 Applied & Computational Mathematics, Caltech, Pasadena, California, United States

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11:00 AM - FF4
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11:30 AM - **FF4.4
Three Approaches to Assembling Micro Actuators using Molecular Motors.

Yuichi Hiratsuka 1 , Takashi Kamei 2 , Taro Uyeda 2
1 School of Materials Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Nomi, Ishikawa, Japan, 2 Research Institute for Cell Engineering, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

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12:00 PM - **FF4.5
Kinesin Motors at Work: From Cellular Function to Nanotechnological Applications.

Stefan Diez 1
1 , MPI-CBG Dresden, Dresden Germany

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12:30 PM - **FF4.6
Biomolecular Motor-driven Assembly of Non-equilibrium, Nanocomposite Structures.

George Bachand 1 2 , Haiqing Liu 1 , Erik Spoerke 3 , Steven Koch 4 , Bruce Bunker 3 2 , Marlene Bachand 1
1 Biomolecular Interfaces and Systems, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Center for Intergrated Nanotechnologies, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 3 Electronic and Nanostructured Materials, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 4 Department of Physics and Astronomy , University of New Mexcio, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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