NSTI Nanotech 2009
medical & biotech

Medical & Biotech

medical & biotech  

Symposium & Topics

Biosensors & Diagnostics: Clinical, Health, Enviro, Lab-on-Chip, Imaging, SPR, Markers, Particles & Q-dots
Bio Analytical Instrumentation: Mass Spec, Fluids, Assays, Arrays, Surface, Sizing & Imaging Instrumentation
Bio Nano Materials: Biomimetics, Cellular Interaction, Receptors, Channels, Tissues, Organs, Scaffolds
Drug Delivery: Targeting, Entry, Release, Microcapsules, Liposomes, Antibody Delivery
Cancer Nanotechnology: Cancer Biomarkers, Cancer Immunotherapeutics, Cancer Ligands, Drug Delivery
Nanotech to Neurology: Therapies, Visulalization, Delivery, Properties, Nano-Neurol Interface
Phage Nanobiotechnology: Particles, Phage Enineering, Imaging, Phage Sythesis & Applications
Nano Medicine: Novel Therapies, Cellular & Molecular Dynamics, Drug Design, Transort, Targeting
 

Track Sessions

 

Monday May 4

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
10:30 Bio Nano Materials - 1
10:30 EHS: Nano Toxicology Studies
10:30 Phage Nanotechnology
1:30 Bio Nano Materials - 2
1:30 EHS: Workplace Practices
1:30 Phage Nanotechnology
1:30 Biosensors & Diagnostics
1:30 Nano Medicine: Detection, Targeting, Delivery
4:00 Bio Nano Materials - 3
4:00 EHS: Nano Toxicology Studies
4:00 Phage Nanotechnology
4:00 Biosensors & Diagnostics
 

Tuesday May 5

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
11:00 Nanotech for Neurology
10:30 Biosensors & Diagnostics
10:30 Bio Energy: Novel Technologies & Projects
10:30 TechConnect: Corporate Partnering
10:30 TechConnect: Corporate Partnering
1:30 EHS: Policy, Regulation & Product Safety
1:30 Drug Delivery
1:30 Biosensors & Diagnostics
1:30 Biology, Cancer & Nanotech Texas Symposium
1:30 Bio Energy - Novel Technologies & Projects
1:30 TechConnect IP: Electronics & Microsystems
3:00 Bio Energy - Company Showcase
4:00 POSTERS
 Nano Bio Materials & Tissues
 Nanotech for Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment
 Phage Nanotechnology
 Biosensors & Diagnostics
 Drug Delivery
 Nano Medicine
 Environment, Safety & Society
3:00 TechConnect IP: Sensors & Microsystems
4:30 TechConnect Ventures: Biotech & Medical
 

Wednesday May 6

10:30 Nanotech for Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment
10:30 TechConnect IP: Sensors & Microsystems
1:00 TechConnect: Corporate Partnering
1:00 TechConnect: Corporate Partnering
1:30 POSTERS
 Bio Analytical Instrumentation
 Biosensors & Diagnostics
 Bio Nano Materials
 Bio Energy
3:00 TechConnect Venture: Biotech & Medical
3:30 Nanotech for Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment
3:30 Nano Bio Materials & Tissues
5:00 TechConnect Venture: Sensors & Systems
 

Thursday May 7

8:30 Nano Bio Materials & Tissues: Cell Supports and Scaffolds
10:30 Nano Bio Materials & Tissues
 

Track Program

 

Monday May 4

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Matthew Laudon, NSTI and Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:00 The Nanotech Revolution in Renewable Energy
D. Arvizu - Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
8:30 Nanotechnology and the Obama Administration
T. Kalil, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House, US
9:00 Innovation for a Secure Future
R. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
9:30 The Next Big Thing is Really Small
R.J. Kumpf - CAO, Bayer Material Science, US (bio)
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10:30 Bio Nano Materials - 1Room 351 AD
 Session chair: Darrin Pochan, University of Delaware, US
10:30 Peptide Self-Assembly for Materials Construction - Overview
D.J. Pochan, University of Delaware, US
11:00 Bio-Nano Materials for Non-Medical Applications
R.R. Naik, US Air Force WPAFB, US
11:30 Optically Responsive Gold Nanorod-Polypeptide Assemblies
H-C. Huang, P. Koria, S.M. Parker, L. Selby, Z. Megeed, K. Rege, Arizona State University, US
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10:30 EHS: Nano Toxicology StudiesRoom 351 CF
 Session chair: Rashi Iyer, Los Alamos National Lab, US
10:30 Nanomaterial risk assessment
R. Iyer, Los Alamos National Lab, US
11:00 Asbestos vs carbon nanotubes: are the carbon nanotubes a new health risk to humans?
V. Vallyathan, NIOSH/CDC, US
11:30 Synergistic Effect of Co-Exposure to Carbon Black and Fe2O3 Nanoparticles
B. Guo, S. Drake, R. Zebda, C. Sayes, Texas A&M University, US
11:50 Biosafety of Nanoparticles: Rapid Profiling of Relative Risk
M. Theodore, B. Nelson Ph.D., M. Dizdaroglu, J. Jackman, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, US
12:10 Human Health Effects of Nanomaterials
D.A. Jones, O.B. Koper, M.J. Winter, NanoScale Corporation, US
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10:30 Phage NanotechnologyRoom 351 BE
 Session chair: Valery A. Petrenko, Auburn University, US
10:30 Phage Paradigm in Development of Targeted Medications
V.A. Petrenko, Auburn University, US (bio)
10:55 (CANCELED) Massively Parallel Affinity Selection with Complex Selectors
G.P. Smith, W.D. Thomas, University of Missouri, US
11:20 Therapeutic Implications of Combinatorial Vascular Targeting
R. Pasqualini, W. Arap, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, US
11:45 Engineering the filamentous phage surface to alter its immunogenicity
N.E. van Houten, K. Henry, G.P. Smith, J.K. Scott, Simon Fraser University, CA
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1:30 Bio Nano Materials - 2Room 351 AD
 Session chair: Darrin Pochan, University of Delaware, US
1:30 Bionanoparticles and Their Assemblies for Biomedical Applications
Q. Wang, University of South Carolina, US
2:20 Silica Nanotubes and Nanohole Arrays Templated by Genetically Engineered Bacterial Flagella
F. Wang, D. Li, C. Mao, University of Oklahoma, US
2:40 Nanocomposites based on Self-assembly of Collagen with DNA
V.K. Yadavalli, R.M. Pidaparti, Virginia Commonwealth University, US
3:00 Self-assembly and covalent capture of bioactive, nanofibrous hydrogels
J. Hartgerink, Rice University, US
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1:30 EHS: Workplace PracticesRoom 351 CF
 Session chair: Kristen M. Kulinowski, International Councile on Nanotechnology, US
1:30 Promoting Good Practices for Handling Nanomaterials-An International Project
K. Kulinowski, International Council on Nanotechnology, US (bio)
1:50 The Quebec Approach to Safe Work with Nanoparticles in Occupational Settings
C. Ostiguy, B. Roberge, L. Menard, C-A. Endo, IRSST, CA
2:10 Safe Practices for Working with Engineered Nanomaterials in Research Laboratories
M.J. Ellenbecker, S. Tsai, J. Isaacs, C. Geraci, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
2:30 A Comprehensive Regulatory Policy Analysis
N. Horne, Goldman School of Public Policy, US
2:50 Evaluating nanomaterial exposures in the workplace: A description of the approach used by NIOSH and a summary of findings from 12 site visits
L.L. Hodson, M.M. Methner, C.L. Geraci, NIOSH, US
3:10 Assessment and Characterization of Exposures to Airborne Nanoparticles Associate with Typical Industrial Processes
S-J Tsai, C. Barry, M.J. Ellenbecker, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
3:30 The Role of NIOSH in Responsible Development of Nanotechnology
C.L. Geraci, NIOSH, US
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1:30 Phage NanotechnologyRoom 351 BE
 Session chair: Valery A. Petrenko, Auburn University, US
1:30 To ‘L’ and back – the odyssee of membrane bound M13 major coat protein
W.L. Vos, NUI Maynooth, IE
2:00 Engineered phage banks: targetable nanodevices as a functional answer to bacteriological threats
F. Iris, BioModeling Systems, FR
2:30 Self replicating nanoparticles which auto-assemble and package specific DNA sequences (bacteriophages) as vaccine delivery vehicles
J. Clark, J. March, BigDNA Ltd., UK
3:00 Gold Nanoparticle-based Scaffolds for Targeted Imaging and Tissue Ablation
R. Pasqualini, W. Arap, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, US
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1:30 Biosensors & DiagnosticsRoom 362 AD
 Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Lab, US
1:30 Biosensors Overview
S. Iyer, Los Alamos National Lab, US (bio)
1:40 Characterization of magnetic nanoparticles using quadrupole magnetic field-flow fractionation
S. Williams, Cleveland Clinic, US (bio)
2:30 Multiple drugs of abuse test for saliva specimen on a single lab-on-a-film-chip using electrochemical immunoassay
Y.H. Kim, J.-H. Park, H.H. Nam, M.H. Choi, S.H. Jung, G.J. Song, Nano-Ditech Corporation, US
2:50 Nanowire Mechanical Resonators for the Specific Detection of Proteins
M. Belov, V. Wright, N.J. Quitoriano, T.I. Kamins, J. Buriak, S. Evoy, University of Alberta, CA
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1:30 Nano Medicine: Detection, Targeting, DeliveryRoom 361 CF
 Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharmaceuticals, US
1:30 Intratumoral Delivery of TATp Bearing Paclitaxel-Loaded Micelles Demonstrates Improved in Vitro and in Vivo Cytotoxicity
R.R. Sawant, V.P. Torchilin, Northeastern University, US
1:50 Development and Characterization of EGFR-targeted Iron-Oxide Nanoparticles for Improved Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Brain Tumors
U. Trojahn, M. Jaramillo, J. Baardsnes, A. Bell, J. Zhang, R. MacKenzie, M. O’Connor-McCourt, McGill University, CA
2:10 Detection of DNA Nanoparticulate Biomarkers and Drug Delivery Nanoparticles in Whole Blood
M.J. Heller, R. Krishnan, J.Y. Marciniak, A.P. Hsiao, D.A. Carson, S.C. Esener, University of California San Diego, US
2:30 Silicon Nanowire Coatings for Mucosal Tissue Adhesion and Drug Delivery
K.E. Fischer, M.D. Bunger, G. Nagaraj, R.H. Daniels, E.M. Li, T.A. Desai, University of California, San Francisco, US
2:50 An Efficient Computational Model for Laser Induced Thermal Therapy for Cancer Treatment with Nanoparticle Inclusion
Y. Feng, D. Fuentes, Computational Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Lab, US
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4:00 Bio Nano Materials - 3Room 351 AD
 Session chair: Darrin Pochan, University of Delaware, US
4:00 Identification of Dynamic Structural Domains in Proteins, Analysis of Local Bond Flexibility,and Application for Interpretation of NMR Experiments
M. Stepanova, National Institute for Nanotechnology, CA
4:20 Metal associated protein monolayers
M.A. Case, University of Vermont, US
4:40 Understanding and controlling nanoparticle – protein associations
D.N. Benoit, Y. Shamoo, V.L. Colvin, Rice University, US
5:00 (CANCELED) A Novel Antimicrobial Therapy Technique Using HiPCO CNT’S and INKJET Technology
T. Mangir, J. Chaves, M. Khairatkar, S. Chaves, California State University Long Beach, US
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4:00 EHS: Nano Toxicology StudiesRoom 351 CF
 Session chair: Rashi Iyer, Los Alamos National Lab, US
4:20 Nanomaterials Nexus for Sustainable Future
A. Vaseashta, J. Alvelo, E.W. Braman, P.T. Susmann, G. Gallios, O.P. Robert, M. Vaclavikova, IASC, US
4:40 AFM investigations of fullerene interactions with cell membranes and supported lipid assemblies
G.A. Montaño, R. Iyer, H-L Wang, A.P. Shreve, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
5:00 Characterizing Nanoparticles for Toxicology: The Role of Residual Organics
A.M. Boyd, J.D. Fortner, E. Quevedo, J. Costanza, S. Moran, K.D. Pennell, V.L. Colvin, Rice University, US
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4:00 Phage NanotechnologyRoom 351 BE
 Session chair: Valery A. Petrenko, Auburn University, US
4:00 Phage reporter biosensing of pathogenic agents
S. Ripp, University of Tennessee, US
4:30 Assembly of hydroxylapatite nanoparticles on hydroxylapatite-binding phage selected from a landscape phage library
B. Cao, S. Modali, G. Abbineni, P. Jayanna, V.A. Petrenko, C. Mao, University of Oklahoma, US
5:00 Molecular Imaging and Biomarker Discovery in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
K. Kelly, University of Virginia, US
5:20 Bio-Directed Synthesis and Assembly of Nanomaterials
J.M. Slocik, M. Dickerson, S-N. Kim, M. Tomczak, L.F. Drummy, R.R. Naik, Air Force Research Laboratory, US
5:40 Site-Directed Chemical Modification of Phage Particles
L. Saleh, K.A. Noren, C.J. Noren, New England Biolabs, US
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4:00 Biosensors & DiagnosticsRoom 362 AD
 Session chair: V. Yadavalli, Virginia Commonwealth University, US
4:00 Single molecule aptamer-target interactions on self-assembled monolayer platforms
X. Zhang, V.K. Yadavalli, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA
4:20 A Microfluidic Platform for Pre-concentration and Label-free Detection of DNA and Proteins Using On-chip Electrode Arrays
Y.-W. Huang, V.M. Ugaz, Texas A&M University, US (bio)
4:40 Nanoporous silica chip technology for the early detection of diseases and the real time assessment of therapeutic efficacy
E. Tasciotti, X. Liu, A. Boumrani, T. Hu, L. Li, C. Chiappini, M. Ferrari, Univeristy of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, US
5:00 Thermodynamic basis for the design of efficient conformational change-based biosensors
A. Vallee-Belisle, F. Ricci, K.W. Plaxco, University of California, Santa Barbara, US
5:40 Ultrasensitive Protein Detection Using an Au/ZnO SPR-Based Biosensor
C.-C. Chang, S.-H. Lin, N.-F. Chiu, C.-W. Lin, National Taiwan University, TW
5:20 Understanding the formation and adsorption of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional protein aggregates on a solid surface
M. Rabe, D. Verdes, S. Seeger, University of Zurich, CH
 

Tuesday May 5

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Jeff Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, Shushana Castle, Clinton Global Initiative Member/Millennium Water Alliance, US
8:00 Welcome TechConnect World to Houston
J. Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, US
8:15 Can Uncle Sam Cure What Ails Clean Tech?
P. Dickerson, HaynesBoone, former COO Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, DOE, US (bio)
8:45 Welcome to Houston
B. White, City of Houston, Mayor, US
9:00 Flying into the Future: Continental’s Commitment to the Environment
L. Kellner, Continental Airlines, CEO, US (bio)
9:30 RUSNANO: Driving the Nanotech Industry Growth
A. Chubais, RUSNANO, CEO, RU
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11:00 Nanotech for NeurologyRoom 351 CF
 Session chair: Gabe Silva, University of California, San Diego, US
11:00 The need for nanotechnology methods to probe function in biological neural circuits and networks
G. Silva, University of California, San Diego, US (bio)
11:20 A Mesoporous Silica Nanosphere-Based Nerve Growh Factor Delivery System Using an Electrically Conducting Polymer
Y.N. Cho, R. Shi, R.B. Borgens, Purdue university, US
11:40 Filamentous Bacterial Viruses Break Down Amyloid Plaques in an Animal Model of Alzheimer’s Disease – A Novel Therapeutic Avenue
B. Solomon, Tel Aviv University, IL
12:00 Oscillating field-actuated, biocompatible, multifunctional nano-reservoirs as cell function modulators in growing neurons
S. Ghosh, T. Cai, S. GhoshMitra, Z. Hu, N. Mills, D. Hynds, Southeast Missouri State University, US
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10:30 Biosensors & DiagnosticsRoom 351 BE
 Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Lab, US
10:30 Identification of bacterial drug resistance in blood
C. Kaittanis, S. Nath, J.M. Perez, University of Central Florida, US
10:50 Bacteriophage-derivitized resonant cantilevers for the highly-specific detection of bacteria
A. Singh, N. Glass, S. Evoy, National Institute for Nanotechnology, CA
11:10 Quantitation of Toxins in Foods by Rapid Nanophotonic Molecular Screening Systems
K.C. Weng, J.-P. Coppe, R. Yang, J. Zheng, H. Yao, G.L. Liu, F.F. Chen, Dynamic Throughput, Inc., US
11:30 Precise positioning of particles in microwells within horizontal DEP cages
M. Lombardini, M. Bocchi, L. Giulianelli, R. Guerrieri, ARCES, IT
11:50 Force Discrimination for Enhanced Biosensor Specificity of Micro-Retroreflector Assays
J.D. Knoop, S.M. Kemper, T. Sherlock, E. Cacao, P. Ruchhoeft, R.C. Willson, University of Houston, US
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10:30 Bio Energy: Novel Technologies & ProjectsRoom 310 BE
 Session chair: Michael Nasi, Jackson Walker, US
10:30 State and Federal Policy Update
M. Nasi, Jackson Walker L.L.P., US
10:50 State of the Art of Biofuel Technologies
A.D. Propp, Merrick & Company, US
11:10 Biodiesel: Update for United States
J. Hewitt, National Biodiesel Board, US
11:30 The Case for Sustainable Biodiesel Certification
J. Plowman, Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, US
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10:30 TechConnect: Corporate PartneringExpo Hall TechConnect Room A
 Session chair: Saeed Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
10:30 (CANCELED) BASF - TechConnect Partnering
M. Mielke, BASF, US
10:50 BP - TechConnect Partnering
I. Dairanieh, BP, US
11:10 Genzyme - TechConnect Partnering
B. Pratt, Genzyme, US
11:30 Medtronic - TechConnect Partnering
S. Audet, Medtronic, US
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10:30 TechConnect: Corporate PartneringExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Keith Ritala, University of Washington, US
10:30 GlaxoSmithKline - TechConnect Partnering
T. Porter, GlaxoSmithKline, US
10:50 Merck - TechConnect Partnering
Y. Weiss, Merck, US
11:10 Applied Materials - TechConnect Partnering
A. Kamannavar, Applied Materials, US
11:30 Lockheed Martin - TechConnect Partnering
B. Pietras, Lockheed Martin, US
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1:30 EHS: Policy, Regulation & Product SafetyRoom 360 CF
 Session chair: Chinh Pham and William S. Rogers Jr., Greenburg Traurig, US
- S. McNeil, Nanotech Characterization Lab, NCI, US
- Z. Kosim, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US
- R. Pleus, Intertox, US
- D. Hobson, Nanotox, US
- J. Tsuji, Exponent, US
- D. Callet, Greenberg Traurig, LLC., US
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1:30 Drug DeliveryRoom 351 CF
 Session chair: Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
1:30 In Vivo Toxicity Study of Gold Composite Nanodevices for use in Imaging and Radiotherapy
M.K. Khan, B. Nair, V. Kasturirangan, M.S.T. Kariapper, S.S. Nigavekar, K. Toth, Y.M. Rustum, A. El-Jawahri, R. Bizimungu, W. Lesniak, L.P. Balogh, Roswell Park, US
1:50 Imprint Lithography-Based, Multimodal Contrast Agents and the Effect of Shape and Size on Biodistribution
K.P. Herlihy, T.J. Merkel, J.M. DeSimone, UNC Chapel Hill, US
2:10 A nanoparticle approach for effective RNAi delivery
M.F. Rauch, E. Ferreira, J. Lu, C. Weller, K. Woodrow, M. Cartiera, W.M. Saltzman, Carigent Therapeutics, Inc., US
2:50 In Vivo Biodistribution of a Multistage Nanodelivery System for Therapeutic Applications and Medical Imaging
E. Tasciotti, X. Liu, R. Serda, C. Chiappini, B. Godin-Vilentchouk, R. Bhavane, M. Ferrari, Univeristy of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, US
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1:30 Biosensors & DiagnosticsRoom 351 BE
 Session chair: Pulak Nath, Los Alamos National Lab, US
1:30 Development of a Flow-cell System to Quantify Analyte-receptor Binding Kinetics Utilizing Guided-mode Resonance Sensors
D. Wawro, S. Zimmerman, Y. Ding, R. Magnusson, E. Moss, J. Michalik, Resonant Sensors Incorporated, US
1:50 Rapid prototyping of microfluidic components for decision-tree based iterative pathogen detection
P. Nath, G.R. Goddard, B.A. Branch, O.C. Marina, A.M. Lillo, A. Deshpande, J.M. Dunbar, S.W. Graves, Los Alamos National Lab, US
2:10 Rapid prototyping of microfluidic components for iterative detection of pathogens using smart signatures
P. Nath, G.R. Goddard, O.C. Marina, A.M. Lillo, B.A. Branch, A. Deshpande, J.M. Dunbar, S.W. Graves, Los Alamos National Lab, US
2:30 Carbon Nanotube Array Sensor for MEMS Lab-on-a-chip
L.B. Joseph, V. Veedu, D. Garmire, Oceanit and University of Hawaii, US
2:50 Ultrafast protein preconcentration by nanoscale molecular traps
K.T. Liao, T. Leichle, C.F. Chou, Academia Sinica, TW
3:10 High Flux Nano-Filters
N.M. Elman, K. Daniel, F. Jalali-Yazdi, M.J. Cima, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
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1:30 Biology, Cancer & Nanotech Texas SymposiumRoom 351 AD
 Session chair: Jacqueline R. Northcut, BioHouston, Inc.
- J. Northcut, BioHouston, US
- M. Gillis, Texas Cancer Prevention & Research Institute, US
- J. West, Rice University, US
- D. Payne, Nanospectra Bioscience, Inc., US
- J. Sakamoto, Alliance for NanoHealth, Texas Medical Center, US
- R. Goodall, Nanomedicine, US
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1:30 Bio Energy - Novel Technologies & ProjectsRoom 310 BE
 Session chair: Jeff Plowman, Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, US
1:30 A Value Chain and Life Cycle Assessment Approach to Identify Technological Innovation Opportunities in Algae Biodiesel
R. Levine, A. Oberlin, P. Adriaens, University of Michigan, US
1:50 Hydrocarbon production via biomass pyrolysis and hydrodeoxygenation
P. Steele, S. Gajjela, F. Yu, G. Gresham, Mississippi State University, US
2:10 Novel Biodiesel Technology can retrofit conventional plants to use feeds with up to 100% FFA
R. Wolff, Enhanced Bio Fuels, US
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1:30 TechConnect IP: Electronics & MicrosystemsExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Dan Watkins, DFJ Mercury, US
1:30 Gate Insulator Material for Low Voltage Printed Electronics
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
1:40 Three dimensional Microbattery
L. Loev, Ramot at Tel Aviv University, Ltd., IL
1:50 ELECTRICALLY CONTROLLED CATALYTIC NANOWIRE GROWTH
A. Dorn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
2:00 PRODUCTION OF MULTILAYER MICROCOMPONENTS BY THE SACRIFICIAL THICK LAYER METHOD
J. Chartier, Université de Bordeaux, FR
2:20 Improved Conducting and Luminescent Polymers
E. Canetti, Yissum, Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL
2:30 Creation of Light and / or Surface Plasmons with Heated Metallic Films; Photonic Crystal
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
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3:00 Bio Energy - Company ShowcaseExpo Hall Theater
 Session chair: Jeff Plowman, Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, US
3:00 Baseline Practices for Sustainability for the Biodiesel Industry
J. Plowman, Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, US
3:15 The Solarmagnatron BioMass reactor
J.D. Ericsson, BioMarine Fuels inc, US
3:30 A New Era of Renewable Power – Small Scale Biomass Electricity through Gasifier to Internal Combustion Engine
C. Mui, Nexterra Energy Corp, CA
3:45 Waste Solutions Ltd Company Profile
S. Connaughton, B. Chapman, N. Clarke, Waste Soultions Ltd, NZ
4:00 Energy-Optimized Crops: A Key to Low-Cost Biofuels
B.W. Ferguson, Edenspace Systems Corporation, US
4:15 CatLiq- A second generation technology for liquid bio fuels
S.B. Iversen, A. Rudolf, G. Olofsson, M.O. Nielsen, SCF Technologies A/S, DK
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4:00 POSTERSExpo Hall
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Nano Bio Materials & TissuesExpo Hall
- Photocatalytic Activity of CdS Quantum Dot-Biomolecule Nanohybrids
V. Rajendran, L. Fruk, C.M. Niemeyer, Technische Universität Dortmund, DE
- Nucleation of bone mineral hydroxylapatite on genetically engineered phage
H. Xu, B. Cao, C. Mao, University of Oklahoma, US
- Cluster-assembled nanostructured TiO2 coating as novel biomaterial for hematopoietic cell adhesion
E. Barborini, R. Carbone, A. Zanardi, M. De Marni, S. Venturini, M. Leccardi, D. Bandiera, Tethis srl, IT
- Mechanism of Cellular Uptake of Carboxyfluorescein Modified Ceria Nanoparticles in Human Keratinocyte cells
S. Singh, A. Kumar, A.S. Karakoti, S. Seal, W.T. Self, University of Central Florida, US
- Bioartifical mucosa: delivery of biomaterials to the skin-percutaneous device interface in in vitro human organotypic skin cultures
A. Peramo, C.L. Marcelo, S.A. Goldstein, D.C. Martin, University of Michigan, US
- A New Method to Construct Bio-inspired 3-D Microvascular Networks in Plastic Substrates
J.-H. Huang, J. Kim, A. Jayaraman, V.M. Ugaz, Texas A&M University, US
- Chitosan Film/Membrane as a Surface to Alter Brain Glioma Growth and Migration
W.J. Gao, Y.-H. Wang, H.-Y. Gu, S. Jandhyam, V.V. Dukhande, M.B. Lai, S.W. Leung, A. Bhushan, J.C.K. Lai, Idaho State University, US
- Adhesion and Differentiation of Neuronal Cell on Photoresist Derived Carbon Substrates
R. Pampuro, L. Chen, T. Zou, H. Zhou, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US
- Antimicrobial properties of silver coated CNT
D. Ashour, P. Subbarayan, L. Adiani, S. Boyoglu, G. Mohammad, V. Rangari, S. Jeelani, S. Ram Singh, S. Pillai, Alabama State University, US
- Zinc Oxide Based Hydrogel for Bio-Applications
S. John, S. Marpu, Y. Fujita, M. Omary, A. Neogi, University of North Texas, US
- Advances in Bio imaging using the nanoparticulate contrast systems
C. Ng, Y. Pathak, Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, US
- Application of 3-dimentional pyrolyzed carbon posts for DNA detection
J.H. Yang, V. Penmatsa, C. Wang, Florida International University, US
- Reactive Nitrogen Species Scavenging Properties of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles
J.M. Dowding, W. Song, A. Karakoti, S. Seal, E. Bossy-Wetzel, W.T. Self, University Central Florida, US
- Multiscale molecular modeling of collagen fibrils
C.A. Andrei, B. Vohnsen, N.V. Buchete, University College Dublin, IE
- Photothermal Effect of Gold Nanorods Impregnated Nanocellulose
T. Shih, Industrial Technology Research Institute, TW
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Nanotech for Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and TreatmentExpo Hall
- Enhancement of Photocatalytic Cancer Cell-Killing Activity by Using Ag@TiO2 Core-Shell Composite Nanoclusters
M. Abdulla-Al-Mamun, H. Yang, Y. Kusumoto, Kagoshima University, JP
- Contrasting agent for magnetic resonance imaging based on nanostructural dispersion of Manganese derivative of phthalocyanine: preliminary investigation results
I.G. Meerovich, G.A. Meerovich, O.V. Dolotova, A.A. Uchevatkin, O. Yu. Saveliev, N.V. Andronova, N.A. Oborotova, O.L. Kaliya, Yu.A. Pirogov, G.N. Vorozhtsov, A. Yu.Baryshnikov, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center or RAMS, RU
- Atomic Force Microscopy as a Tool for Research in Oncocytology
I.V. Reshetov, V.I. Chissov, N.N. Volchenco, S.S. Sukharev, E.N. Slavnova, Yu.S. Ivanov, P.A. Hertzen Moscow Research Oncological Institute (MROI), RU
- Laser “microexplosions” of phthalocyanine nanoparticles in tumor
B.Y. Kogan, A.A. Pankratov, A.V. Butenin, R.A. Feyzulova, Y.B. Zolotavkina, R.I. Yakubovskaya, V.M. Negrimovsky, E.A. Luk’yanets, G.N. Vorozhtsov, FGUP “GNC “NIOPIK”, RU
- Nanotube Biosensor Arrays for Detection of Molecular Surface Markers in Breast Cancer Cells
B. Panchapakesan, E. Wickstrom, University of Louisville, US
- The development of multicolor panels with Quantum Dots-conjugated antibodies for diagnostics of Chronic Lymphoid Leukemia (CLL) by conventional flow cytometer
N. Barteneva, I. Vorobjev, Harvard Medical School, US
- Dendritic Cisplatin as a Nanodevice for Treatment of Ovarian Cancer
V.K. Yellepeddi, A. Kumar, S. Palakurthi, Texas A&M HSC College of Pharmacy, US
- Ornithine-conjugated Polyamidoamine (PAMAM) Dendrimers for Gene Delivery: Preparation and Mechanism of their Uptake
A. Kumar, V.K. Yellepeddi, S. Palakurthi, Texas A&M HSC College of Pharmacy, US
- Role of Ultrasound in Anti-Cancer Drug Delivery Loaded on Microspheres
M.M. Mohamed, M.A. El belbese, M.A. Kotb, N.M. Fikry, H.S. Ramadan, Alexandria University, EG
- Preliminary studies of new photosensitizer for photodynamic treatment of melanoma based on nanostructural forms of Bacteriochlorin p N-alkoxycycloimide alkoxyoxyme methyl ester
G.A. Meerovich, I.G. Meerovich, M.A. Grin, V.I. Pozdeyev, A.G. Tsiprovskij, N.A. Oborotova, V.B. Loschenov, A. Yu. Baryshnikov, A.F. Mironov, A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, RU
- Epirubicin hydrochloride loaded poly (butyl cyanoacrylate) nanoparticles: formulation optimization, characterization and in vitro evaluation on human breast cancer cell lines
P.R. Dantuluri, N.M. Shah, R.S.R. Murthy, M.R.S. Kumar, B.S.S. Rao, The M.S. University of Baroda, IN
- Polymeric membrane carbon nanotube devices for targeted drug delivery
A. Kulamarva, M. Malhotra, A. Paul, S. Prakash, McGill University, CA
- Anticancer Iron Oxide Nanoparticles
F. Benyettou, Y. Lalatonne, O. Sainte-Catherine, M. Di Benedetto, M. Lecouvey, L. Motte, Laboratoire CSPBAT FRE 3043 CNRS, FR
- Graphitic Shelled Magnetic Nanoparticles as Localized RF Absorbers for Cancer Therapy
Y. Xu, M. Mahmood, Z. Li, E. Dervishi, S. Trigwell, V. Saini, A.R. Biris, A.S. Biris, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, US
- PMMA/SWCNTs Composites for Prostate Brachytherapy MRI Contrast Agent Markers
K.S. Martirosyan, R.J. Stafford, A.M. Elliott, S.J. Frank, University of Houston, US
- Nanoparticle-Assisted Photothermal Ablation of Brain Tumor under MR guidance in an Orthotopic Canine Model
J.A. Schwartz, A.M. Shetty, R.E. Price, R.J. Stafford, J.C. Wang, R.K. Uthamanthil, K. Pham, R.J. McNichols, C.L. Coleman, J.D. Payne, Nanospectra Biosciences, Inc., US
- Efficacy of Photothermal Ablation Using Intravenously Delivered NIR-Absorbing Nanorods in Colon Cancer
G. Goodrich, D. Payne, K. Sharp, L. Bao, K. Sang, Nanospectra Biosciences, Inc., US
- Method of LANTCET for cancer diagnostics and treatment at cell level
E.Y. Hleb, I.A. Zastinskaya, I.I. Ilyukova, I.N. Semenenya, J.H. Hafner, E.Y. Hanna, J.N. Myers, S.A. Zhdanok, D.O. Lapotko, A. V. Lykov Heat & Mass Transfer Institute, BY
- Shape Dependency of Gold Nanoparticle Heating Rates in an External Radiofrequency Field
S. Phounsavath, S. Curley, L. Wilson, P. Cherukuri, Rice University, US
- Use of PBMC Partitioning to Predict RES-Uptake of a Nanoemulsion in a Colon Cancer Xenograft
H. Devalapally, J.D. Clogston, M.M. Amiji, S. McNeil, S.T. Stern, SAIC-Frederick, National Cancer Institute at Frederick, US
- Identification and characterization of a functional DcR3 aptamer for diagnostic and therapeutic applications
M-F. Hsueh, C-L. Lee, J-H. Huang, W-C. Kao, K. Peck, Academia Sinica, TW
- Design, characterization and in vitro cytotoxicity of biocompatible Pt(acac)2-TiO2 nanoparticles
T. Lopez, R.D. Gonzalez, M. Alvarez, E. Ortiz-Islas, Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía, MX
- Energy Targeting of Tumor Cells Causing Thermal Ablation Using Short Cycle Microwave Energy and Nanocarbon (coronene ion) as Primary or Adjunctive Therapy
M. DeSantis, R. Mashioff, J.A. Ferritti, W. Bowne, T. Dalessandro, C. Tack, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, US
- Carbon Nanotubes as Molecular Nanocarriers for Antibody Delivery and Photothermal Ablation of Breast Cancer Cells
B. Panchapakesan, E. Wickstrom, University of Louisville, US
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Phage NanotechnologyExpo Hall
- Development of Novel Landscape Phage Libraries and Their Use for Selection of Phage Probes for Staphylococcus aureus
C. Xu, S.B. Price, S. Kitchens, V.A. Petrenko, Auburn University, US
- Selection of SKBR-3 breast cancer cell-binding and internalizing peptides by landscape phage display
G. Abbineni, S. Modali, B. Mroczka, V.A. Petrenko, C. Mao, University of Oklahoma, US
- Sensing humidity using phage-nanoparticle assembly
C. Mao, A. Liu, G. Abbineni, University of Oklahoma, US
- Pharmaceutical Liposomes Targeted to PC3 Prostate Carcinoma Cells by Fusion Phage Proteins
P.K. Jayanna, T. Wang, D. Bedi, P. Deinnocentes, R.C. Bird, V.P. Torchilin, V.A. Petrenko, Auburn University, US
- Landscape Phage Probes for Breast Cancer Cell Receptors
O.A. Fagbohun, D. Bedi, P.K. Jayanna, P.A. Deinnocentes, R.C. Bird, V.A. Petrenko, Auburn University, US
- Viral Gene Therapy for Expression of Transporter Gene in Pancreatic Tumor Cells: A Novel Approach
A. Paul, A. Kulamarva, M. Malhotra, S. Prakash, McGill University, CA
- Creation of a self-assembling molecular transistor scaffold
S. White, P.G. Stockley, G. Davies, C. Wälti, Astbury Centre, University of Leeds, UK
- Chromato-panning: a chromatographic biopanning procedure for phage display libraries in supermacroporous cryogel
W. Noppe, I. Yu Galaev, B. Mattiasson, H. Deckmyn, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Campus Kortrijk, BE
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Biosensors & DiagnosticsExpo Hall
- CdSe nano-particles coated with thiol-terminated oligo(ethylene oxide)for protein targeting reagent
Y. Ito, H. Tsutsumi, Yamaguchi University, JP
- Highly specific anti-prothrombin aptamers
C-W Chi, Y-H Lao, L-C Chen, Department of Bio-Industrial Mechatronics Engineering, National Taiwan University, TW
- Human Neural Stem Cell Differentiation Potential Determined by Electric Fields
F.H. Labeed, J. Lu, S.A. Marchenko, K.F. Hoettges, M.P. Hughes, E.S. Monuki, A.P. Lee, L.A. Flanagan, University of Surrey, UK
- Nanotemplates for Electrical Detection of Biomolecules: A Diatom Based Biosensor
V. Kunduru, K. Lin, K. Rege, B. Ramakrishna, S. Prasad, Arizona State University, US
- Immunodetection of cancer marker in human serum using silicon field effect transistors
A. Kim, C.S. Ah, C.W. Park, J.-H. Yang, T. Kim, C.-G. Ahn, G.Y. Sung, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, KR
- Electrochemical Detection of Proteins in Complex Samples with the E-DNA Scaffold Platform
K.J. Cash, F. Ricci, K.W. Plaxco, University of California Santa Barbara, US
- Portable FRET Sensing of Proteins, Hormones, and Toxins Using DNA Aptamers and Quantum Dots
G.W. Jackson, U. Strych, E. Frank, R.C. Willson, R. Ballerstadt, R.J. McNichols, BioTex, Inc., US
- Biomolecular Detection on Supported Lipid Bilayers inside Microfluidic Channels
H. Jung, P.S. Cremer, Texas A&M University, US
- Aptamer-based label-free biosensor for fluorescence detection of urinary adenosine
S.-J. Chen, C.-C. Huang, H.-T. Chang, National Taiwan University, TW
- Biochip for minimally invasive blood glucose monitoring
P. Zhang, M.M. Ahmadi, G.A. Jullien, University of Calgary, CA
- Characterization and Applications of Modified Gold Electrode Sensor with Nanoparticles
S.W. Leung, Y. Wang, H. Gu, J.C.K. Lai, Idaho State University, US
- A 3-dimensional nanobiosensor based on an anodic aluminum oxide template
G.-J. Wang, Y.-D. Lin, National Chung-Hsing University, TW
- Real-time single-molecule dynamics observed with a nanoscale transistor
L.C. Brousseau, Quantum Logic Devices, US
- Design Aspects of C-MEMS Based Enzymatic Biofuel Cell Via Finite Element Analysis Approach
Y.S. Parikh, J-H Yang, C. wang, Florida international university, US
- On-chip biosensor for rapid detection and identification of nitrogen containing compounds
K. Feige, A. Shende, A. Vats, R. Shende, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, US
- Infant HIV and Nanotechnology
N. Goel, R. Sharma, Pt BDS Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, IN
- Performance Comparisons of Nanoparticle Modified Sensor Electrodes for the Detection of Nitrite and Peroxide
J.C.K. Lai, Y. Wang, W. Gao, H. Gu, S.W. Leung, Idaho State University, US
- Label-free direct detection of analytes from optically inaccessible samples
L.C. Brousseau, Quantum Logic Devices, US
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Drug DeliveryExpo Hall
- Synthesis and Biopharmaceutical Characterisation of a New Poly hydroxyethyl
X-H Qi, W. Lin, Q. He, X-H Guan, Nanjing Medical University, CN
- Formulation and Development of Novel Insitu Nasal Gel Containing Glibenclamide Nanoparticles
M.C. Gohel, R.K. Par, K.D. Patel, L.M. College Of Pharmacy, IN
- Diskettes of mucoadhesive polymeric nanoparticles for oral (buccal) transmucosal delivery of Fluoxetine hydrochloride: formulation and characterization
A. Sapre, R. Parikh, M. Gohel, L.M. College Of Pharmacy, IN
- Modeling of Polymer-Drug Interactions in Biodegradable Tyrosine-Based Nanospheres Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Docking
A.D. Costache, L. Sheihet, D.D. Knight, J. Kohn, Rutgers University, US
- Paclitaxel-functionalized aspragalan-calcium phosphate nanoparticles
Q. He, X.Z. Zhang, W.M. Yaun, D.M. Zhau, Z.Q. Fang, X.H. Gang, Nanjing Medical University, CN
- Process Development and Industrial Manufacturing of Nanotechnology-Based Pharmaceuticals
E. Hassan, S. Gumudavelli, Pharmaceutics International Inc. (Pii), US
- Cell targeting and nanoscale drug delivery using purified virus envelope proteins
J. Wang, A.A. Kolokoltsov, R.A. Davey, University of Texas Medical Branch, US
- Tissue distribution of surface-modified, drug-loaded PLGA nanoparticles via direct and systemic administration
J. Lu, C.C. Weller, M.F. Rauch, E.C. Ferreira, J. Park, W.M. Saltzman, M.S. Cartiera, Carigent Therapeutics, Inc., US
- Size-dependent in vitro toxicity of porous silicon micro- and nanoparticles
H.A. Santos, J. Salonen, J. Riikonen, T. Heikkilä, L. Peltonen, V-P Lehto, J. Hirvonen, University of Turku, FI
- Study of hydrocortisone stabilization within the network of nanostructured Silica and titania biomaterials
E. Ortiz, T. Lopez, R. Gonzalez, Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía, MX
- Miniaturizing an Active, MEMS based, Drug Delivery Device
B.C. Masi, M.J. Cima, R.S. Langer, Massachusetts Inst. of Technology, US
- Effect of the concentration of water on dopamine occluded in nanostructured silica reservoirs for the treatment of Parkinson disease
T. López, D. Esquivel, E. Ortiz, R. González., Universidad de Gunajuato, MX
- Nanoporous silicon particles for drug delivery
C. Chiappini, E. Tasciotti, X. Liu, D. Fine, M. Ferrari, The University of Texas at Austin, US
- Nanoparticle-modified polymer capsules as carrier systems for biosensing and drug delivery
L.L. del Mercato, A.A. Zahoor, P. Rivera_Gil, A. Muñoz_Javier, P. del Pino, W.J. Parak, Philipps University of Marburg, DE
- Mechanism of Nitroimidazole Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles Embedded in Micro-organisms as Delivery Systems
N. Goel, R. Sharma, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science, IN
- Newer Methods of Nanoparticle Synthesis: Nitroimidazole properties with Nanometal oxides in Polymer Cages
R.A. Khan, R. Sharma, Florida State University, IN
- Celecoxib loaded polymersomes for controlled drug delivery and anticancer therapy
H. Vishwasrao, J. Eley, M. May, J. Bigelow, Idaho State University, US
- Fashioning of Polymer Multi-functional Nanovector Microparticle Delivery System by High Definition Microextrusion
P.D. Gabriele, A. Hogan, J. D’Ottavio, M. Flemmens, M. Weir, ARmark Authentication Technologies, LLC, US
- Action of Paclitaxel pH-Sensitive Liposomes on B16F1 Melanoma Cells
H. Karanth, R.S.R. Murthy, The M.S. University Of Baroda, IN
- Novel Cleavable PEGylated Liposomes for Enzyme Triggerable Release of Nucleic Acid in Tumours
P. Yingyuad, A. Miller, M. Thanou, Imperial College Genetic Therapies Centre, UK
- Chitosan as mucoadhesive agent to enhance absorption of therapeutic proteins encapsulated into solid lipid nanoparticles
J. Teixeira, A. Júlio, C. Castro, J. Fonseca, S. Martins, D. Ferreira, B. Sarmento, University of Porto, PT
- Magnetic drug targeting using concept of focused magnet
L. Jancurova, M. Timko, M. Bano, M. Koneracka, M. Repasan, P. Kopcansky, Technical University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics in Kosice, SK
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Nano MedicineExpo Hall
- The Application of GHMRF to 3-D Synthetic Proliferation
M. Zubert, M. Napieralska, A. Napieralski, Technical University of Lodz, PL
- An EM Transistor Based Brain-Processor Interface
R. Sklyar, Independent researcher, UA
- Cytotoxicity of metallic oxide nanoparticles in human neural and non-neural cells
M.B. Lai, S. Jandhyam, V.V. Dukhande, A. Bhushan, C.K. Daniels, S.W. Leung, J.C.K. Lai, Idaho State University College of Pharmacy & Biomedical Research Institute, US
- Respiratory Syncytial Virus Inhibition by Gold and Titanium Nanoparticles
K. Vig, S. Boyoglu, V. Rangari, S. Pillai, S.R. Singh, Alabama State University, US
- Silver Coated Carbon Nanotubes Inhibit RSV Infection
L. Adiani, P. Subbarayan, S. Boyoglu, K. Vig, S. Pillai, V. Rangari, S.R. Singh, Alabama State University, US
- Inhibitory Effects of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles on RSV Studied by Atomic Force
S. Boyoglu, K. Vig, A. Pfendt, S. Pillai, G.A. Willing, S.R. Singh, Alabama State University, US
- Nanotoxicity Assessment toward the Applications of Carbon Nanotubes as a Small Biomolecule Carrier in Drug Delivery Systems
R. Sharma, S. Kwon, R. Baktur, A. Sharma, Utah State University, US
- Inhibitory Effects of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles on RSV Studied by Atomic Force Microscopy
S. Boyoglu, K. Vig, A. Pfendt, S. Pillai, G.A. Willing, S.R. Singh, Alabama State University, US
- Assembly of Multi Functional Nano Systems for Medical Diagnosis and Treatment
D. Shi, H.S. Cho, C. Huth, G.M. Pauletti, Z.Y. Dong, H. Xu, H.C. Gu, J. Lian, R.C. Ewing, University of Cincinnati, US
- Plasmon nanoparticle-generated photothermal bubbles as universal biomedical agents
E.Y. Hleb, N.A. Yakush, J.H. Hafner, R.A. Drezek, J.A. McNew, D.O. Lapotko, A.V.Lykov Heat & Mass Transfer Institute, BY
- Characterizing PEGylated chitosan nanoparticles in terms of size and zeta potential for gene delivery applications
M. Malhotra, A. Kulamarva, A. Paul, S. Prakash, McGill University, CA
- SPECTRUM OF APPLICATION MAGNETITE NANOPATICLES IN MEDICINE
A.N. Belousov, Head, UA
- siRNA delivery to silence HIF-1a using pristine single-walled carbon nanotubes
G. Bartholomeusz, J. Kingston, R. Lemos, L. Kirkpatrick, B. Weisman, G. Powis, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, US
- Nickel-Chelating Nanolipoprotein Particles (NiNLPs) as Versatile Platforms for Vaccine Development
N.O. Fischer, C.D. Blanchette, P.W. Mason, P.D. Hoeprich, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
- Nanoscale insights suggest means to suppress the primary pathogenic event of sickle cell anemia
V.V. Uzunova, W. Pan, O. Galkin, P.G. Vekilov, University of Houston, US
- Hybrid Nanoparticles Targeted by Antitumor Antibodies and Emitting Alpha-particles
I.V. Resheto, S.M. Deev, D.Y. Chuvilin, V.Y. Panchenko, S.S. Sukharev, E.A. Streltsova, P.A. Hertzen Moscow Research Oncological Institute (MROI), RU
- Role of Cancer Cell Phenotype on the Differential Intracellular Transport and Localization of Quantum Dots
S. Barua, K. Rege, Arizona State University, US
- Evolutionary Selection of Microtubule-Interacting Filamentous Phage with Thousands of Interaction Sites on the Side Walls
B. Cao, C. Mao, University of Oklahoma, US
- Targeted photonic manipulation of DNA by nanoscissors
D.-B. Shieh, T.-L. Tsai, K.-S. Chuang, C.-S. Yeh, Y. Tzeng, K.T. Li, W.-C. Su, J.-R. Hwu, National Cheng kung University, TW
- Nanosizing of poorly-water-soluble compounds using rotation/revolution mixer
T. Takatsuka, T. Endo, Y. Jianguo, N. Hashimoto, Thinky Corporation, JP
- Futurodontics - An Introduction
B.J. Borthakur, Mahatma Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences (Govt. of Puducherry Institution), India., IN
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Environment, Safety & SocietyExpo Hall
- Environmental applications of nanocrystalline metal oxides
O.B. Koper, D.A. Jones, NanoScale Corporation, US
- Using Daphnia Magna and Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Imaging (SERSI) to Explore the Ecotoxicity of Metal Nanoparticles
C. Li, Z. Chisolm-El, S.W. Bishnoi, Illinois Institute of Technology, US
- Gold nanoparticles caused learning impairment in mice
Y.-S. Chen, Y.-C. Hung, I. Liau, L.-W. Lin, M.-Y. Hong, G.S. Huang, National Chiao Tung University, TW
- Cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of silver nanomaterials
B. Uyguy, M.D. Mason, A-K. Ng, University of Southern Maine, US
- Size Matters: The outer diameter of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) affects gene expression in female fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas)
B.J. Carter, R.J. Griffitt, N. Brown-Peterson, H.R. Hammers, D.S. Barber, EcoArray, Inc., US
- Fluorescence localization of water solubilized CdSe/ZnS QDs in the freshwater invertebrate Daphnia magna
N. Lewinski, H. Zhu, C. Ouyang, V. Colvin, R. Drezek, Rice University, US
- Data Call-in for Carbon Nanotubes: First steps in California’s Approach to Nanomaterials
J. Wong, California Environmental Protection Agency, US
- A Nanotechnology Policy Framework for California
A. Wise, T. Woodruff, University of California-San Francisco, US
- An Anticipatory Risk Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes
M. Philbrick, University of California, Berkeley, US
- Nano-selenium - A Nanotechnology Based Approach to Capture Mercury Vapor
L. Sarin, W. Turnbull, B. Lee, S. Bowers, N.C. Johnson, S. Manchester, R.H. Hurt, Brown University, US
- When Are Nanoparticles New Chemicals? A Size-Based Criterion for Molecular Identity
A.M. Boyd, T. Hester, V.L. Colvin, Rice University, US
- Improved photocatalytic degradation of textile dye using titanium dioxide
A. Kar, Y.R. Smith, V. Subramanian, University Of Nevada, Reno, US
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3:00 TechConnect IP: Sensors & MicrosystemsExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Thijs Viegers, Philips Applied Technologies, US
3:00 Memristors for Pattern Recognition
B. Mouttet, George Mason University, US
3:10 Direct Writing of Freeform 3D Microstructures
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
3:20 Classification of features based on MLP neuro-networks
R. Reitzer, University of Jyvaskyla, FI
3:30 A novel nanocavity sensor for ultrasensitive, label-free biomolecular detection
C. Ives, Boston College, US
3:40 Magnetic Lithography
S. Marcus, Yeda R&D Co. Ltd., IL
3:50 Janus Particle-based Biosensors
K. Elcess, Brookhaven Science Associates, US
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4:30 TechConnect Ventures: Biotech & MedicalExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Sarah Audet, Medtronic, US
4:30 Parabon NanoLabs, Inc.
P. Armentrout, Parabon NanoLabs, Inc., US
4:40 DiscoveryBioMed, Inc.
E. Schwiebert, DiscoveryBioMed, Inc., US
4:50 NanoVector, Inc
A. Bender, NanoVector, Inc, US
5:00 BioMatrix Research Corporation
T. Yaguchi, Japan Technology Group, US
5:10 Parsortix, Inc.
G. Evans, Parsortix, Inc., US
5:20 Cambridge Biomagnetics Ltd
T. MitreliaS, Cambridge Biomagnetics Ltd, UK
5:30 Impel NeuroPharma
M. Hite, Impel NeuroPharma, US
 

Wednesday May 6

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10:30 Nanotech for Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and TreatmentRoom 351 BCEF
 Session chair: Mansoor Amiji, Northeastern University, US
10:30 Cancer Grand Challenges
J. Mendelsohn, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, US (bio)
11:15 Nanotechnology Opportunities in Cancer
M. Ferrari, U.T. Health Sciences at Houston, US (bio)
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10:30 TechConnect IP: Sensors & MicrosystemsExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Thomas Mele, Applied Materials, US
10:30 Superconducting Double Side Acoustical Transducer (ScoDoSaTr)
R. Sklyar, Independent researcher, UA
10:40 A Magnetic Sensor for a Nano-Microscope (MaSNaMSc)
R. Sklyar, Independent researcher, UA
10:50 Piezo-pinch - next generation piezoresistive sensors
M. Kuhn, University of Geneva, CH
11:00 System For Impulse input of commands, control arguments and data
A. Zwart, VBT Innovations Inc., CA
11:10 High Resolution and Low Cost Refractometer
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
11:20 Photonic Crystal (PC) Waveguide based Micro-Pressure Sensors
J. Bindra, The University of Western Ontario/C4, CA
11:30 Improved miniaturization of microfluidic systems by ultrasonic levitation
M. Dorrestijn, ETH Zurich - ETH transfer, CH
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1:00 TechConnect: Corporate PartneringExpo Hall TechConnect Room A
 Session chair: Matthias Kuhn, University of Geneva, CH
1:00 Lockheed Martin - TechConnect Partnering
L. Porter, Lockheed Martin, US
1:20 Eastman Kodak - TechConnect Partnering
B. Johnston, Eastman Kodak, US
1:40 Honda - TechConnect Partnering
N. Sugimoto, Honda, US
2:00 Philips - TechConnect Partnering
J. Downes, Philips, US
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1:00 TechConnect: Corporate PartneringExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Michael Perham, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
1:00 Samsung - TechConnect Partnering
B. Byun, Samsung, US
1:20 Dow Chemical - TechConnect Partnering
S. Hahn, Dow Chemical, US
1:40 Omron - TechConnect Partnering
D. Uchida, Omron, US
2:00 Sanyo - TechConnect Partnering
S. Tanimoto, Sanyo, US
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1:30 POSTERSExpo Hall
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Bio Analytical InstrumentationExpo Hall
- A New Scanning Atom Probe for the Mass Analysis of Biomolecules
O. Nishikawa, M. Taniguchi, A. Ikai, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, JP
- A Miniaturized Platform for Rapid Separation of Long DNA Using Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis
A. Li, V.M. Ugaz, Texas A&M University, US
- Microchip-based Investigation of the Interplay Between the Nanoporous Gel Morphology and the Onset of Entropic Trapping in DNA Gel Electrophoresis
N. Shi, V.M. Ugaz, Texas A&M University, US
- Extended Applications of Picomolar Technology to Measure Immunoactive Biomarkers
B.D. Shriniwas, R. Sharma, A. Sharma, RTM Nagpur University, IN
- Optimal Design of Convective Thermocyclers for Rapid Microscale PCR
R. Muddu, Y.A. Hassan, V.M. Ugaz, Texas A&M University, US
- An Innovative Bioactive Glass for Microarrays
C.T. Buckley, R. Mack, N. Mack, J.H. Flemming, Life BioScience, Inc., US
- Relaxation Time Constants of Nanometals in Human Tissues and Clinical Applications
R. Sharma, A. Sharma, Center of Nanotechnology, IN
- Fabricating a Universal DNA Nanoarray Using Contact Printing for Sequencing by Hybridization
B.R. Takulapalli, M.E. Morrison, J. Gu, P. Zhang, The Biodesign Institutie of Arizona State University, US
- Toxicological Study of Zn and Cd metal nanoparticles on the Growth of Azotobacter chroococcum
S.C. Singh, R. Raghvendra, R. Gopal, Allahabad University, IN
- “Nanocubes in Nanocubes”: Using self-assembly to enhance the performance of
D. Acharya, G. Zhen, B. Muir, P. Hartley, L. Waddington, B. Moffat, P. Mulvaney, CSIRO Molecular Health Technology, AU
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Biosensors & DiagnosticsExpo Hall
- Monitoring of the major blood vessels supplying head and brain (carotid arteries) contactlessly
B. Kaminska, Simon Fraser University, CA
- Application of QCM DNA biosensor to detect a marine derived pathogenic virus VHSV
S-R Hong, S. Hong, Kangnung National University, KR
- Nano Capacitively Coupled Contactless Conductivity Detection for Microchip Electrophoresis
K. Ansari Mahabadi, I. Rodriguez, L. Hong, P.C. Hauser, N.F. de Rooij, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, SG
- Cracking the glass ceiling with suspended microarrays: Achieving true diagnostic quality assays
B.P. Hanley, KonnectWorld, Inc., US
- Creation of Raman-Active PEG Monolayers for Tracking Nanoparticles in Vitro
Y. Huang, Y. Cai, V. Swarup, S. Bishnoi, IIT, US
- Fluorescence Based Specific PNA-DNA Binding Characterization on nano-FET DNA Device Surface
S.K. Rastogi, N.N. Mishra, B. Finaloski, E. Cameron, W. Maki, Postdoc Researcher, US
- The problem of Nonspecific Adsorption at Measurements in Blood Plasma with Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensors
E. Brynda, C. Rodriguez Emmenegger, T. Riedel, Z. Sedlakova, M. Houska, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., CZ
- Surface Plasmon Resonance fiber sensor for detection of biological targets and in situ monitoring of polyelectrolyte multi-layer deposition
Y. Shevchenko, C. Chen, D.A.D. Blair, T. Francis, M. DeRosa, N.U. Ahamad, G. Galway, A. Ianoul, J. Albert, Carleton University, CA
- Photothermal Characteristics study of PEGylated Gold Nanorods
T-Y Shih, J-T. Lin, C-C Tien, P-L Tseng, Y-H Chen, Industrial Technology Research Institute, TW
- Rapid and Label-free Protein Biomarker Detection based on Quantum Dot-Aptamer-Intercalating Dye Nanoconjugates
Y-H Lao, Y-S Li, C-W Chi, L-C Chen, Department of Bio-Industrial Mechatronics Engineering, National Taiwan University, TW
- Using Gold Nanorod as a Luminescent Probe in Cell Imaging
D-S Wang, C-W Lin, National Taiwan University, TW
- Au Nanoshell Enhanced Fluorophores for Fluorescence Optical Tomography
R. Bardhan, N.K. Grady, A. Joshi, M. Bartels, S. Ke, N.J. Halas, Rice University, US
- SERS Gold Nanoparticles for Cancer Surface Marker Detection
C.T. Nguyen, J. Nguyen, S. Rutledge, C. Wang, G.C. Walker, University of Toronto, CA
- Magnetic Nano Particles for Diagnostics
K.C. Nguyen, V.H. Pham, S.T. Do, D.T. Tieu, Saigon Hi Tech Park, VN
- A high speed detection platform based on surface-enhanced Raman scattering for monitoring antibiotic-induced chemical changes in bacteria cell wall
C-S Hung, Y-H Lin, T-T Liu, T-H Tsai, H-H Wang, D-W Wang, J-K Wang, Y-L Wang, C-H Lin, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, TW
- Chemiluminescent Solid Lipid Nanoparticles and Interactions with Intact Skin
J.B. Patrone, H. Le, J. Breidenich, L. Kelly, J.J. Benkoski, J.L. Sample, JHU/APL, US
- Development of competitive QCM biosensor system to detect a pathogenic bacterium causing periodontitis, Actinobacillus actiomycetemcomitans
S-R Hong, S. Hong, Kangnung National University, KR
- Development of QCM immunosensor to detect bacteria causing food poisoning
S-R Hong, D. Hur, S. Hong, Kangnung Natioanl University, KR
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Bio Nano MaterialsExpo Hall
- Synthesis and Characterization of Calcium Silicate via mechanochemical and Sonochemical method
T.A. Hassan, V.K. Rangari, S. Jeelani, Tuskegee University, US
- Intracellular Inclusions and Nanocrystals of magnetotactic coccus isolated from estuary in Colombia
S. Grisales, V. Morillo, M. Marquez, A. Morales, A. Salazar, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Medellín, CO
- Antibacterial activity of flame-made Ag/SiO2 nanoparticles
G.A. Sotiriou, A. Camenzind, A. Meyer, S. Panke, S.E. Pratsinis, ETH Zürich, CH
- Colloidal apatite nanoparticles exhibiting luminescence and magnetic susceptibility
A. Nickel, K.H. Prakash, M. Pedulla, R. Kumar, Montana Tech, US
- Application of anatase TiO2 sol derived from peroxotitannic acid in crop plant diseases control and growth regulation
H. Cui, P. Zhang, W. Gu, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, CN
- Incorporation of Nanoparticles into Soy-based Polyurethane Foam
K. Liang, A. Mao, S.Q. Shi, Mississippi State University, US
- Formation of biomineralized protein nanotubes by using genetically engineered flagella as a template
H. Xu, D. Li, C. Mao, University of Oklahoma, US
- Covalent biofunctionalization of noncovalently immobilized fluorous thinfilms using click chemistry
C.M. Santos, A. Kumar, W. Zhang, C. Cai, University of Houston, US
- Synthesis and Characterization of Linear- Dendron Macromolecules: A Novel Non-Biofouling System
M.J.L. Felipe, R. Ponnapati, P. Dutta, R.C. Advincula, University of Houston, US
- Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube-Enzyme Composites
S. Mantha, A. Geyou, V. Pedrosa, D. Nepal, S. Balasubramanian, S. Paliwal, J. Wild, A. Simonian, V.A. Davis, Auburn University, US
- Thermoresponsive Magnetic Micelles for Simultaneous Magnetic Hyperthermia and Drug Delivery
D-H Kim, R. Elena, T. Rajh, S.D. Bader, V. Novosad, Argonne National Laboratory, US
- Bio-functionalized Ferromagnetic Microdisks for Targeted Tumor Therapy
E. Rozhkova, D.-H. Kim, I. Ilasov, S.D. Bader, M.S. Lesniak, T. Rajh, V. Novosad, Argonne National Laboratory, US
- Fabrication and Characterization of Silk Fibroin Derived Curcumin Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy
V. Gupta, A. Aseh, C.N. Ríos, B.B. Aggarwal, A.B. Mathur, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, US
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Bio EnergyExpo Hall
- Stochastic Modeling of the Biodiesel Production Process
S. Abbasi, U. Diwekar, University of Illinois at Chicago, US
- Reburning of Cattle Biomass with Coals for Emissions Control
H. Oh, K. Annamalai, J.M. Sweeten, Texas A&M University, US
- Thermochemical Water Splitting
M. Willert-Porada, T. Gerdes, J. Thiessen, University of Bayreuth, DE
- Improvement of Hydrogen Production by Immobilized Rhodopseudomonas palustris CGA009 Using Reverse Micelles as Microreactor
A. Singh, K. Misra, Rice University, US
- A review: Comprehensive comparison of corn-based and cellulosic-based ethanol as biofuel sources
F. Hoover, J. Abraham, University of St. Thomas, US
- Natural Solutions to Energy Sustainability through Common Botanical Application
P.G. Korth, President Sustainable Technology Systems, Inc., US
- Thermodynamic Performance and Carbon Emissions from the Simultaneous Production of Cooling, Heating and Electrical Power from a Single Biofuel
J.A.R. Parise, F.C. Pruzaesky, G.F. Dorregaray, J.V.C. Vargas, Pontiícia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro, BR
- Operating Conditions of Binary Mixtures of Biomass Wastes in Spouted Bed Contactors for Using Energy
M.J. San José, S. Alvarez, L.B. López, I. Garcia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, ES
- Renewable Energy Strategies for non-RPS States
B. Hill, S. Fleming, Georgia Institute of Technology, US
- Innovation tools in the Industrial Biotechnology
L. Goenka, Dolcera, IN
- Natural Solutions to Energy Sustainability through Common Botanical Application
P.G. Korth, Water Assurance Technology Energy Resources, US
- Strategic Guidance Tool for Evaluation of Biomass Technologies
V.M. Sharma, Ingenious Inc, US
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3:00 TechConnect Venture: Biotech & MedicalRoom 310 BE
 Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures
3:00 azaya therapeutics
D. Holmes, azaya therapeutics, US
3:10 Nanomics BioSciences
M.J. Cunningham, Nanomics BioSciences, US
3:20 Nano Discovery LLC
Q. Huo, Nano Discovery LLC, US
3:30 NAF Technologies LLC
F. Shaikh, NAF Technologies LLC, US
3:40 BPT Pharmaceuticals
L. Foster, BPT Pharmaceuticals, US
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3:30 Nanotech for Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and TreatmentRoom 351 BCEF
 Session chair: Mansoor Amiji, Northeastern University, US
3:30 Thermal Therapy for Cancer
S.A. Curley, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, US (bio)
4:00 Enhancing Cancer Therapy with Nano-Delivery Systems
J. Klostergaard, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, US (bio)
4:30 Targeted Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy
G. Lopez-Berenstein, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, US (bio)
5:00 Multifunctional Nanocarriers
V. Torchilin, Northeastern University, US (bio)
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3:30 Nano Bio Materials & TissuesRoom 351 AD
 Session chair: Rajesh Naik, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US
3:30 Studies of Ferrite Based Magnetic Nanoparticle Uptake and Magnetocytolysis Effects on Model Cell Cultures
H.L. Rodríguez, C. Barrera, A. Herrera, V. Ayala, M. Latorre, C. Rinaldi, M. Torres-Lugo, University of Puerto Rico, PR
3:50 An Evaluation Criteria of Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Drug Resistant Patients in Need of Alveolar Fibroblasts: Match between Carbon Nanotube Bound Fibroblast Defense and Patient Drug Resistance: NIDHI Criteria
R. Sharma, N. Goel, S. Kwon, Florida State University, US
4:10 In Vitro Proliferating Cell Models to Study Cytotoxicity of Silica Nanowires
D.C. Julien, C.C. Richardson, M.F. Beaux II, D.N. McIlroy, R.A. Hill, University of Idaho, US
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5:00 TechConnect Venture: Sensors & SystemsRoom 310 AD
 Session chair: Thomas Mele, Applied Materials, US
5:00 Ball Semiconductor Inc.
A. Ishikawa, Ball Semiconductor Inc., US
5:10 NanoLambda
B. Choi, NanoLambda, US
5:20 Microstaq Inc
R. Kaina, Microstaq Inc, US
5:30 NanoEngineering Corporation
J. Schmitt, NanoEngineering Corporation, US
 

Thursday May 7

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8:30 Nano Bio Materials & Tissues: Cell Supports and ScaffoldsRoom 351 AD
 Session chair: Qian Wang, University of South Carolina, US
8:30 Effects of Crosslinking Condition on Mechanical and Biological Properties of Biomimetic Fibrous Composite Material for Arterial Medial Equivalent
K. Madhavan, D. Belchenko, W. Tan, University of Colorado at Boulder, US
8:50 Chitosan-polycaprolactone polyblend nanofibrous conduit for peripheral nerve regeneration
N. Bhattarai, A. Cooper, M. Leung, S. Florczyk, D. Edmondson, J. Gunn, M. Zhang, University of Washington, US
9:10 Analysis of different protein functionalization for polymeric electrospun nanofibers
A. Polini, S. Pagliara, R. Stabile, R. Cingolani, D. Pisignano, National Nanotechnology Laboratory of INFM-CNR, IT
9:30 Biomimetic thin fibrin network as a scaffold for endothelial cells
T. Riedel, E. Brynda, J. Chlupac, E. Filova, L. Bacakova, J.E. Dyr, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Science of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., CZ
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10:30 Nano Bio Materials & TissuesRoom 351 AD
 Session chair: Rajesh Naik, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US
10:30 Carbon Nanotubes Reinforcing Electrospun Composites for Bone Substitution
F.Z. Volpato, S.L.F. Ramos, L.A. Belfiore, C. Migliaresi, University of Trento, IT
10:50 In Vivo Real Time Raman Spectroscopy Detection of Carbon Nanotube Kinetics in Lymph, Blood and Tissues
A.S. Biris, E.I. Galanzha, Z. Li, M. Mahmood, Y. Xu, E. Dervishi, V.P. Zharov, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, US
11:10 Surface Constructions of Nano-Micro Structured CaP Biomaterials and Their Biocompatibility
C.J. Lin, H. Wang, R. Hu, Y.K. Lai, Z.W. Geng, Xiamen University, CN
 
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