2019 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

Symposium SM03: Growing Next-Generation Materials with Synthetic Biology

2019-04-24   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Patrick Boyle, Ginkgo Bioworks
Mathew Chang, National University of Singapore
Rajesh Naik, Air Force Research Laboratory
Renee Wegrzyn, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
SM03.01: Synthetic Biology I
Session Chairs
Rajesh Naik
Renee Wegrzyn
Wednesday PM, April 24, 2019
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 227 B

1:30 PM - SM03.01.01
Genetic Encoding of Material Properties

Christopher Voigt1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology1

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2:00 PM - SM03.01.02
Synthetic Biology Toolkits for Bacterial Cellulose Production

Sierin Lim1,Meng How Tan2

Nanyang Technological University1,A*STAR Genome Institute of Singapore2

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2:15 PM - SM03.01.03
DNA-Based Attractor Patterns

Phillip Dorsey1,Rebecca Schulman1

Johns Hopkins University1

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2:30 PM -
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3:30 PM - SM03.01.04
Toward Utilizing Bacterial Microcompartments as a Platform for Enhanced Catalysis

Matthew Yates1,Jefferson Plegaria2,Clement Aussignargues2,Sarah Glaven1,Cheryl Kerfeld2,3,4

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory1,Michigan State University2,Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory3,University of California, Berkeley4

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3:45 PM - SM03.01.05
A Sea Worm Jaw Protein Promotes Heme Crystallization

Zachary Reinert1,2,Andrea Poole1,2,Maneesh Gupta2,Chia Hung2,Wendy Goodson2,Rajesh Naik2

UES Inc.1,Air Force Research Laboratory2

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4:00 PM - SM03.01.06
Accessing Novel Materials Through Biology

Sunil Chandran1

Amyris1

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4:30 PM - SM03.01.07
Design of Silica Structures Using Peptides from Diatoms

Andrea Wallace1,Christopher Voigt1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology1

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4:45 PM - SM03.01.08
Polydopamine-Gold Nanoparticle Composite Material Synthesis by Engineered Cells

Isaiah Weidmann1,Milana Vasudev1

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth1

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SM03.02: Poster Session: Growing Next-Generation Materials with Synthetic Biology
Session Chairs
Patrick Boyle
Mathew Chang
Rajesh Naik
Renee Wegrzyn
Wednesday PM, April 24, 2019
PCC North, 300 Level, Exhibit Hall C-E

5:00 PM - SM03.02.01
Synthetic Biology for the Synthesis of Silicon-Containing Materials

Maria Sanford1,2,Chia Hung1,Maneesh Gupta1,Patrick Dennis1,Matthew Dickerson1

Air Force Research Laboratory1,UES, Inc.2

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5:00 PM - SM03.02.02
Designing Diatoms—Characterization of Frustule Composition and Associated Optical Properties

Sasha Teymorian1,Joseph Labukas1,James Snyder1,Joshua Orlicki1

U.S. Army Research Laboratory1

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5:00 PM - SM03.02.03
Synthetic Biology Challenges for Army Materials Applications

Joshua Orlicki1,James Snyder1,Sasha Teymorian1

Army Research Laboratory1

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5:00 PM - SM03.02.04
Halogenases for Chemical Production

Rebecca Raig1,2,Drew Wagner1,2,Wendy Goodson1,Maneesh Gupta1

Air Force Research Laboratory1,UES, Inc.2

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5:00 PM - SM03.02.05
Phloroglucinol Tri-Service Effort

Vanessa Varaljay1,2,Ali Saaem3,Steven Blum4,Carrie Drake1,2,Chia Hung2,Adam Meyer5,6,Rebecca Mickol7,Matthew Perisin8,Nathan Schwalm9,Drew Wagner1,2,Adam Silverman10,Theresah Zu8,Wendy Goodson2,Katherine Germane8,Sarah Glaven11,D. Ben Gordon3,Maneesh Gupta2,Michael Jewett10,Julius Lucks10,Matthew Lux4,Christopher Voigt5

UES, Inc.1,Air Force Research Laboratory2,MIT+ Broad Institute3,US Army RDECOM4,Massachusetts Institute of Technology5,Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc.6,American Society for Engineering Education7,US Army Research Laboratory8,Oak Ridge National Laboratory9,Northwestern University10,U.S. Naval Research Laboratory11

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5:00 PM - SM03.02.06
Protein-Based Microcapsules as Alternative Way for Ruggedization of Functional RNA-Based Sensors

Nancy Kelley-Loughnane1,Irina Drachuk2,3,Svetlana Harbaugh3,Jorge Chavez3

Materials and Manufacturing Directorate1,UES, Inc.2,711 Human Performance Wing3

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5:00 PM - SM03.02.07
Gold Nanoparticle Assembled Gene Networks

Rajesh Naik1,Patrick Dennis1,Sanaz Farajollahi1,Samantha Knoth1,Kathlyene Montgomery1

Air Force Research Laboratory1

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5:00 PM - SM03.02.08
Hydrogel Encapsulated E.coli for Responsive Biomaterials

Drew Wagner1,2,Cason Willey1,2,Vincent Chen1,2,Nathan Ferguson1,2,Cheri Hampton1,2,Chia Hung1,Larry Drummy1,Patrick Dennis1,Wendy Goodson1,Abigail Juhl1,Maneesh Gupta1

Air Force Research Laboratory1,UES, Inc.2

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5:00 PM - SM03.02.09
Will Synthetic Acorns Grow into Biobuildings—Comparing the Coding Complexity of Natural Materials with the Software of Man-Made Systems

Joseph Riolo1,Andrew Steckl1

University of Cincinnati1

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5:00 PM - SM03.02.10
In Situ NMR Experimental Study Design for Cell-Free Protein Synthesis

Angela Campo1,2,Peter Mirau1,Drew Wagner3,Rebecca Raig3

Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate1,Wright State University2,UES, Inc3

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2019-04-25   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Patrick Boyle, Ginkgo Bioworks
Mathew Chang, National University of Singapore
Rajesh Naik, Air Force Research Laboratory
Renee Wegrzyn, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
SM03.03: Synthetic Biology II
Session Chairs
Patrick Boyle
Maneesh Gupta
Thursday AM, April 25, 2019
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 227 B

8:30 AM - SM03.03.01
Engineering Nanoscale Protein Scaffolds with Modular Functionalities

Wilfred Chen1

University of Delaware1

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9:00 AM - SM03.03.02
Photocatalytic Oxidation in Metal-Organic Frameworks Using E. coli Synthesized Porphyrins Ligands

Jared DeCoste1,Marilyn Lee1,Sergio Garibay1,Ann Ploskonka1

US Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center1

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9:15 AM - SM03.03.03
Living Architecture—Synthetic Biology for Structural Building Materials

Wil Srubar III1

University of Colorado Boulder1

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9:45 AM - SM03.03.04
Elucidation the Mechanism of Synthetic Riboswitches by Using Cell-Free Expression Systems

Nancy Kelley-Loughnane1,Svetlana Harbaugh2,Yaroslav Chushak3,2,Jorge Chavez2

Materials and Manufacturing Directorate1,711 Human Performance Wing2,Henry Jackson Foundation3

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10:00 AM -
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10:30 AM - SM03.03.05
Innovations in Performance Materials Enabled by Biology

Adam Safir1

Zymergen1

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11:00 AM - SM03.03.06
Melanin Produced in the Fast-Growing Marine Bacterium Vibrio natriegens and Its Application in Chemical Protection

Zheng Wang1,Brandy Johnson1,Martin Moore1,Gary Vora1

Naval Research Laboratory1

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11:15 AM - SM03.03.07
Bacterially-Produced Melanin as Biomaterials

Chia Hung1,Annika Vaia1,2,Zheng Wang3,Gary Vora3,Wendy Goodson1,Maneesh Gupta1

Air Force Research Laboratory1,UES, Inc.2,U.S. Naval Research Laboratory3

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11:30 AM - SM03.03.08
The Design and Creation of an Oxygen Sensing Protein Kinase Regulator for Synthetic Biology Applications

Sanaz Farajollahi1,Patrick Dennis1,Ruth Pachter1,Andrew Snyder1,Saber hussain1,Morgan Schmidt1

Air Force Research Laboratory1

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SM03.04: Synthetic Biology III
Session Chairs
Patrick Boyle
Rajesh Naik
Thursday PM, April 25, 2019
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 227 B

1:30 PM - SM03.04.01
Repurposing Ribosomes for Synthetic Biology

Michael Jewett1,Michael Hammerling1

Northwestern University1

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2:00 PM - SM03.04.02
Better Materials for a Better World—Spider Silk Without Spiders and Leather Without Cows

David Breslauer1

Bolt Threads1

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2:30 PM - SM03.04.03
Characterization of Microbe-Embedded Protein Hydrogels via Dynamic Differential Microscopy and Biological Assays

Rhett Martineau1,2,Chia Hung1,Matthew Helgeson3,Maneesh Gupta1

US Air Force Research Laboratory1,UES, Inc.2,University of California, Santa Barbara3

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3:15 PM - SM03.04.04
Context-Dependence and its Migration in Synthetic Genetic Circuits

Domitilla Del Vecchio1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology1

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3:45 PM - SM03.04.05
Putting Living Materials to Work—Synthetic Biology for the Army's Future

Dimitra Stratis-Cullum1

U.S. Army Research Laboratory1

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4:15 PM - SM03.04.06
Resilient Living Materials Built Through Printing Bacterial Spores

Lina Gonzalez1,Christopher Voigt1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology1

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