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Biotechnology & Health Sciences

Biotech 2005
2005 Biotechnology Conference and Trade Show
May 8-12, 2005
Anaheim Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
Anaheim, California, U.S.A.

National Cancer Institute - Special Symposium

National Cancer Institutes

NSTI is proud to collaborate with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Northeastern University in presenting a Special Symposium on Nanotechnology for Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment.

Confirmed Speakers

Gregory J. Downing
Director, Office of Technology and Industrial Relations, National Cancer Institute
(speaker biography)
Nanoparticles in Cell Imaging, John V. Frangioni, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University
(read more)
Michael Helmus Medical Devices: What does Nanotechnology enable?
Michael Helmus, Boston Scientific Corporation
Mansoor Amiji
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, US
Peter E. Barker Semiconductor Nanocrystal Probes for Human Chromosomes
Peter E. Barker, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Dennis Carson Dennis Carson
Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego (speaker biography)
Erkki Ruoslahti Erkki Ruoslahti
Cell Adhesion & Extracellular Matrix Biology, The Burnham Institute, US
(speaker biography)
Vladimir Torchilin Vladimir Torchilin
Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University
Hayat Onyuksel Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery, Hayat Onyuksel, O. Koo, A. Krishnadas, V. Sethi and I. Rubinstein, University of Illinois at Chicago, US
Steven T. Wereley Fundamentals and Applications of Micro, Bio and Nano Fluidics
Steven T. Wereley, Purdue University, US
Phaedon Avouris
Cubosome Formation Processes - Kinetic Effects and Consumer Product Implications, Patrick T. Spicer, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, US
Erkki Ruoslahti Erkki Ruoslahti
Cell Adhesion & Extracellular Matrix Biology, The Burnham Institute, US
(speaker biography)
Mauro Ferrari Mauro Ferrari
Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute, Ohio State University
(speaker biography)
Paul Alivisatos New Nanocrystal Assemblies for Use in Cancer Research
Paul Alivisatos, University of California Berkeley
(speaker biography)
Clayton Teague National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO)
Clayton Teague, Director, NNCO (speaker biography)
Nanotechnology at Motorola Labs
Vida Ilderem, Motorola, US (speaker biography)
Jim Murday James S. Murday
NSET Executive Secretary, NNI, Office of Naval Research, US (speaker biography)
Michael Helmus Medical Devices: What does Nanotechnology enable?
Michael Helmus, Boston Scientific Corporation
Srinivas Iyer Nanoscale Bio Analysis, Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
Thomas J. Webster Bio-Nano Materials, Thomas J. Webster, Purdue University, US
Gregory S. Blackman Polymer Nanotechnology
Gregory S. Blackman and Kenneth Sharp, DuPont, US
Peter Schurtenberger Soft Glasses and Gels - From Colloid Physics to Food Technology
Peter Schurtenberger, Department of Physics of the University of Fribourg, CH
(speaker biography)

Topics and Application Areas

The major areas of activity in the development of biotechnology and life sciences solicited and expected at this conference include but are not limited to:

  • Bio Arrays and Proteomics
  • Bio Micro Systems
  • Bio Nano Systems and Chemistry
  • Bio-Molecular Analysis and Characterization
  • Biohazard Detection
  • Bioinformatics/Computational Genomics
  • Biomimetic Membranes
  • Biomimetics
  • Biomolecular Motors
  • Carbon Nano Structures
  • Cell Signaling Pathways
  • Computational Drug/Molecular Design
  • Computational Biology
  • Diagnostics
  • Drug Discovery
  • Drug Design
  • Computational Methods and Numerics
  • Functional/Structural Genomics
  • Gengineering
  • Genomics
  • Homeland Defence
  • Lab-on-a-Chip
  • Liposomes
  • Mathematical Biology
  • Metal Nanoparticles
  • Micelles
  • Micro Fluidics
  • Molecular Modeling
  • Nano Fluidics and Transport
  • Nanoassemblies
  • Nanostructures: Biological Ion Channels to Thin Oxides
  • Nanovectors
  • Physical Chemistry of Nanomaterials
  • Polymeric Nanoparticles
  • Protein Engineering
  • Proteomics
  • Rational Drug Design
  • Self-Replicating/Organizing Systems
  • Structural Biology
  • Surfaces and Films
  • Theranostics
  • Transport Mechanisms

A technical digest on CDROM, consisting of articles submitted by authors of both oral and poster papers will be distributed to participants at registration.

Biotechnology Conference Organization

Topical and Regional Scientific Advisors and Chairs


Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA


Kurt Krause, University of Houston, USA

Biotechnology Conference Committee

Mansoor M. Amiji, Northeastern University, USA
Mostafa Analoui, Pfizer, USA
Dirk Bussiere, Chiron Corporation, USA
Amos Bairoch, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland
Jeffrey Borenstein, Draper Laboratory, USA
Stephen H. Bryant, National Institute of Health, USA
Fred Cohen, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Daniel Davison, Bristol Myers Squibb, USA
Robert S. Eisenberg, Rush Medical Center, Chicago, USA
Andreas Hieke, Ciphergen Biosystems, Inc., USA
Leroy Hood, Institute for Systems Biology, USA
Sorin Istrail, Celera Genomics, USA
Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Brian Korgel, University of Texas-Austin, USA
Kurt Krause, University of Houston, USA
Daniel Lacks, Tulane University, USA
Jeff Lockwood, Novartis, USA
Atul Parikh, University of California, Davis, USA
Andrzej Przekwas, CFD Research Corporation, USA
Don Reed, Ecos Corporation, Australia
George Robillard, BioMade Corporation, Netherlands
Jonathan Rosen, Center for Integration of Medicine & Innovative Technology, USA
Srinivas Sridhar, Northeastern University, USA
Tom Terwilliger, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Michael S. Waterman, University of Southern California, USA

Technical Program Chairs

Matthew Laudon, NSTI-ACRS, USA
Bart Romanowicz, CFDRC, USA

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