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Spring 2011 Logo2011 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 25-29, 2011 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Ping Chen, Chang Beom-Eom, Samuel S. Mao, Ryan O'Hayre

Symposium KK : Microbial Life on Surfaces---Biofilm-Material Interactions

2011-04-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Nehal Abu-Lail Washington State University
Wendy Goodson Air Force Research Laboratory
BrianH. Lower Ohio State University
Mark Fornalik Industrial Biofouling Science, LLC
Roberto Lins Federal University of Pernambuco

Symposium Support

Air Force Research Laboratory
Office of Naval Research
Semprus BioSciences
KK5: Poster Session: Microbial Life on Surfaces
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

1:00 AM -
KK5.2 Transferred to KK6.8

KK1: Nanoscale Investigations of Microbial Properties and Interactions
Session Chairs
Nehal Abu-Lail
Tuesday AM, April 26, 2011
Nob Hill CD (Marriott)

9:30 AM -
Introduction

9:45 AM - **KK1.1
Physico-chemical Mechanisms of Initial Microbial Adhesion to Surfaces and Bond-maturation.

Henny Van der Mei 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen Netherlands

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10:15 AM - KK1.2
Using Atomic Force Microscopy to Map the Distribution of Protein Molecules on the Surface of Live Microorganisms.

Brian Lower 1
1 School of Environment & Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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10:30 AM - KK1.3
Effects of the Temperature and Ionic Strength of Growth Conditions on the Nanoscale Adhesion of L. monocytogenes EGDe to Silicon Nitride.

Pinar Gordesli 1 , Nehal Abu-Lail 1
1 Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States

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10:45 AM -
BREAK

11:15 AM - **KK1.4
Mineral Surfaces, Amino Acids, and the Origins of Life.

Robert Hazen 1 , Dimitri Sverjensky 2 1 , Kateryna Klochko 1 , Adrian Villegas-Jimenez 1 , Namhey Lee 2 1 , Charlene Estrada 2 1
1 Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 Earth & Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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11:45 AM - **KK1.5
Molecular Interactions of Staphylococcus aureus and Implanted Biomedical Devices.

Nadia Casillas-Ituarte 1 , Supaporn Lamlertthon 2 , Eric Taylor 1 , Alex DiBartola 1 , Vance Fowler 2 , Steven Lower 1
1 School of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 2 Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States

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12:15 PM - KK1.6
Extracellular DNA Enhances Bacterial Adhesion and Aggregation by Influencing Acid – Base Interactions.

Theerthankar Das 1 , Prashant Sharma 1 , Bastiaan Krom 1 , Henk Busscher 1 , Henny van der Mei 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, W.J. Kolff Institute, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, Groningen Netherlands

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KK5: Poster Session: Microbial Life on Surfaces
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

6:00 PM - KK5.1
The Effects of Sodium and Calcium Binding on the Structure of the LPS Membrane of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa.

Agrinaldo Nascimento 1 , Roberto Lins 1
1 Química Fundamental, Universidade Federal de Pernmbuco - UFPE, Recife , Pernambuco, Brazil

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6:00 PM - KK5.10
Interaction of Alcohols and Ions with Biofilms Using Microrheology.

Anderson Sunda Meya 1 , Jasmine Jones 1 , Kamirah Demouchet 1 , Fook Cheong 2 , Simone Duarte 3 , David Grier 2
1 Department of Physics , Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 2 Department of Physics & Center for Soft Matter Research, New York University, New York, New York, United States, 3 Department of Basic Science and Craniofacial , New York University College of Dentistry, New York, New York, United States

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6:00 PM - KK5.11
Use of Antimicrobial Peptides and Proteins for Prevention of Biofilm Formation.

Caitlin Knight 2 1 , Matthew Dickerson 2 1 , Lawrence Brott 1 , Wendy Goodson 1
2 , UES Inc., Dayton, Ohio, United States, 1 Nanostructured and Biological Materials Branch, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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6:00 PM - KK5.12
Bacterial Effects on CaCO3 Crystallization.

Jenny Cappuccio 2 , Veronica Pillar 1 , Caroline Ajo-Franklin 1
2 Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States, 1 Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States

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6:00 PM - KK5.3
Biodegradable Star Polymers for Antimicrobial Applications.

Daniel Coady 1 , James Hedrick 1 , Kazuki Fukushima 1 , Yi-Yan Yang 2
1 , IBM, San Jose , California, United States, 2 , IBN, The Nanos Singapore

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6:00 PM - KK5.4
Rechargeable Antimicrobial and Biofilm-controlling Biomaterials.

Yuyu Sun 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, The University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States

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6:00 PM - KK5.5
Potential of Amoxicillin based Chitosan Nanoparticle against Escherichia Coli Biofilm.

Vivek Pandey 1 , Sandeep Singh 1 , Preetam Varma 1 2 , Himanshu Pandey 2 , Vikas Pruthi 3 , Ravi Tewari 1 , Vishnu Agarwal 1
1 , Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India, Allahabad India, 2 , Sam Higginbottom Institutes of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences, Allahabad, India., Allahabad India, 3 Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, Roorkee India

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6:00 PM - KK5.6
Effect of Nano-and-Micro Crystalline Diamond Surfaces in the Size of Bacteria.

Adriana Collazo 2 , Olga Medina 1 , Jose Nocua 1 , Ramon Gomez-Moreno 5 , Daniel Montano 1 , Javier Avalos 3 4 , Concepcion Rodriguez 5 , Gerardo Morell 1 3
2 Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States, 1 Department of Physics, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States, 5 Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico at Bayamón, Bayamón, Puerto Rico, United States, 3 , Institute for Functional Nanomaterials, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States, 4 Department of Physics, University of Puerto Rico at Bayamón, Bayamón, Puerto Rico, United States

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6:00 PM - KK5.7
Functionalized Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes as an Antimicrobial Agent for Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Staphylococcus Aureus.

D. Hernandez-Lugo 1 2 3 , O. Medina 3 4 , J. Nocua 3 4 , M. Rivera 4 , A. Colon 6 , A. Collazo 6 , D. Montano 4 , A. Borrero 7 , R. Rivera 7 , J. Avalos 3 5 , G. Morell 3 4 , B. Weiner 1 3
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan United States, 2 Center for Advance Nanoscale Materials, NASA, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan United States, 3 Institute of Functional Nanomaterials, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan United States, 4 Department of Physics, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan United States, 6 Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan United States, 7 Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Bayamon Campus, Bayamon United States, 5 Department of Physics, University of Puerto Rico, Bayamon Campus, Bayamon United States

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6:00 PM - KK5.9
Biofilm Elimination and Detachment Using Photocatalytic TiO2 Surfaces.

Yanling Cai 1 , Hakan Engqvist 2 , Maria Stroemme 1 , Ken Welch 1
1 Nanotechnology and Functional Materials, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden, 2 Division for Materials Science, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden

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2011-04-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Nehal Abu-Lail Washington State University
Wendy Goodson Air Force Research Laboratory
BrianH. Lower Ohio State University
Mark Fornalik Industrial Biofouling Science, LLC
Roberto Lins Federal University of Pernambuco

Symposium Support

Air Force Research Laboratory
Office of Naval Research
Semprus BioSciences
KK6: Antimicrobials and Antifouling Coatings
Session Chairs
Brian Lower
Wednesday AM, April 27, 2011
Nob Hill CD (Marriott)

9:15 AM - **KK6.1
Starved Bacterial Biofilms and the Possible Origin of Life between Mica Sheets.

Helen Greenwood Hansma 1
1 Department of Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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9:45 AM - **KK6.2
Microbial-nanomaterial Interactions.

Hilary Lappin-Scott 1 , Sara Burton 2
1 Centre for Nanohealth, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom, 2 Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom

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10:15 AM - KK6.3
Bio-inspired Bactericidal Macromolecular Coatings.

Thomas Blin 2 , Viswas Purohit 2 , Xavier Laloyaux 1 , Alain Jonas 1 , Karine Glinel 1
2 Laboratoire Polymères, Biopolymères, Surfaces, CNRS - Université de Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan France, 1 Institute of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences (Bio- & Soft-Matter) , Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve Belgium

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10:30 AM - KK6.4
The Role of the pH Conditions of Growth on the Bioadhesion of Individual and Lawns of Pathogenic L. monocytogenes Cells.

Nehal Abu-Lail 1 , Bong-Jae Park 1
1 Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States

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10:45 AM - KK6.5
Nanostructured Mesoporous Silicon as an Effective Carrier For Extended Antibacterial Therapy.

Mengjia Wang 1 , Phil Hartman 2 , Armando Loni 3 , Leigh Canham 3 , Jeffery Coffer 1
1 Chemistry, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, United States, 2 Biology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, United States, 3 , Intrinsiq Materials Ltd, Malvern, Wors, United Kingdom

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - KK6.6
Assessment of Marine Biofilm Attachment and Growth for Antifouling Surfaces under Static and Controlled Hydrodynamic Conditions.

Maria Salta 1 , Julian Wharton 1 , Paul Stoodley 1 , Simon Dennington 1 , Robert Wood 1 , Keith Stokes 2 1
1 nCATS, School of Engineering Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 2 Physical Sciences Department, Dstl, Salisbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

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11:45 AM - KK6.7
Preparation, Characterization and In Vitro Antibacterial Activity of Fluoridated Hydroxyapatite Nanothick Coatings for Biomedical Applications.

Xiang Ge 1 , Yang Leng 1 , Chongyun Bao 2 , Sherry Xu 3 , Renke Wang 2 , Fuzeng Ren 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Hong Kong, 2 West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu China, 3 Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Hong Kong

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12:00 PM - KK6.8
Anti-biofilm Betaine Medical Device Surfaces after 90 Day Serum Exposure.

Sarah Guedez 1 , Heather Lapp 1 , Raisa Fabre 1 , Victoria Wagner 1 , Christopher Loose 1
1 , Semprus BioSciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - KK6.9
Structural Dynamics of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Lipid A as a Function of the Number of Acyl Chains.

Frederico de Santana Pontes 1 , Thereza Soares 1 , Roberto Lins 1
1 , UFPE, Recife Brazil

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