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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 PP : Engineering Polymers for Stem-Cell-Fate Regulation and Regenerative Medicine

2011-04-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Sarah Heilshorn Stanford University
JulieC. Liu Purdue University
SuPing Lyu Medtronic Inc.
Wei Shen University of Minnesota

Symposium Support

Cengage Learning Global Engineering
Medtronic Inc
National Science Foundation
Society for Biomaterials
PP1: Engineering Biochemical and Biophysical Signals in Cell Microenvironments
Session Chairs
Sarah Heilshorn
Julie Liu
SuPing Lyu
Wei Shen
Tuesday AM, April 26, 2011
Salons 12-13 (Marriott)

9:45 AM - **PP1.1
How Do Your Cells Really Feel?

Kevin Healy 1
1 Departments of Materials Science and Engineering, and Bioengineering, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:15 AM - PP1.2
Polymer Electrospun Nanofibers in Tissue Engineering: Biomimetic Approaches by Biochemical Composition and Nanoscale Topography.

Alessandro Polini 1 , Silvia Scaglione 2 , Manuela Parodi 2 , Rodolfo Quarto 2 , Roberto Cingolani 3 , Dario Pisignano 1 4
1 , NNL CNR-Nanoscienze, Università del Salento, Lecce Italy, 2 , Centro Biotecnologie Avanzate of Genoa and University of Genoa, Genova Italy, 3 , Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (I.I.T.), Genova Italy, 4 , Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (I.I.T.), Lecce Italy

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10:30 AM - PP1.3
Effect of Substrate Stiffness and Matrix Nanotopography on Corneal Fibroblasts for Implant Applications.

Lalitha Muthusubramaniam 1 2 , Lily Peng 1 2 , Tatiana Zaitseva 3 , Michael Paukshto 3 , George Martin 3 , Tejal Desai 1 2
1 Bioengineering, UCSF/ UC Berkeley, San Francisco, California, United States, 2 Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences , University of California, San Francisco, California, United States, 3 , Fibralign Corp., Sunnyvale, California, United States

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10:45 AM - PP1.4
Material-based Cues that Influence Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation to Cartilage.

Julie Renner 1 , Julie Liu 1
1 School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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11:30 AM - **PP1.5
Modular ECM-binding Growth Factors for Stem Cell Differentiation and Tissue Engineering.

William Murphy 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Pharmacology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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12:00 PM - PP1.6
Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Smooth Muscle and Chondrogenic Lineages is Modulated by Matrix Stiffness.

Jennifer Park 1 , Julia Chu 1 , Anchi Tsou 1 , Rokhaya Diop 1 , Aijun Wang 1 , Zhenyu Tang 1 , Song Li 1
1 Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:15 PM - PP1.7
Screening for Regulation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Behavior Using Synthetic Stem Cell Culture Arrays.

Justin Koepsel 1 , William Murphy 1 2 3
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Pharmacology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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12:30 PM - PP1.8
Engineering Biodegradable Hydrogel to Enhance Angiogenesis and Wound Healing.

Guoming Sun 1 , Yu-I Shen 1 , Xianjie Zhang 2 , Raul Sebastian 2 , Karen Fox-Talbot 3 , Charles Steenbergen 3 , John Harmon 2 , Sharon Gerecht 1
1 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Johns Hopkins Burn Center and the Hendrix Burn Lab, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 3 Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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12:45 PM - PP1.9
How Deeply Cells Feel: From Soft Polymeric Matrices of Controlled Thickness to Nuclear Readouts.

Dennis Discher 1
1 , Univ Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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