2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2007 - 10th Annual
Technical Conferences
Nano Electronics & Photonics
Nano Fabrication
Sensors & Systems
Micro & Nano Fluidics
MSM - Modeling Microsystems
WCM - Compact Modeling
Nanostructured Materials & Devices
Soft Nanotechnologies & Applications
Nanoparticles in Soft Materials - Colloidal Systems
Polymer Nanotechnology
Carbon Nano Structures & Devices
Nano Particles & Applications
Composites & Interfaces
Energy Technologies & Applications
Nanotech in Health, Environment & Society
ICCN - Nanoscale Modeling
Nanoscale Characterization
Homeland Security
Bio Nano Materials & Tissues
Bio Sensors & Diagnostics
Biomarkers & Nanoparticles
Cancer Diagnostics, Imaging & Treatment
Drug Delivery & Therapeutics
Nano Medicine
Nanotech to Neurology
TechConnect Summit - IP Matchmaking
Cleantech 2007
Industrial Impact Workshop
Program Committee

Micro/Nano-Technology for National Security Applications

Symposium Chair

Anantha Krishnan Anantha Krishnan
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Symposium Sessions


Monday May 21

7:00 Registration
8:30 Nanotech Conference Opening & Keynotes
10:30 BioSensors: Diagnostics & Assays 1
1:30 BioSensors: Diagnostics & Assays 2
4:00 BioSensors: Lab-on-Chip
4:00 MEMS/NEMS: Chemical & Gas Sensors

Tuesday May 22

7:00 TUESDAY - Registration
4:00 Poster Session 1 (4:00 - 6:00) & Expo Reception

Wednesday May 23

11:00 BioSensors: Nucleic Acid Application & Detection
1:00 BioSensors: Spectroscopy
1:00 Toxicology Studies in Nanotechnology - 1
2:00 Nanotech Poster Session 2 - Expo Reception (2:00 - 4:00)
4:00 Toxicology Studies in Nanotechnology - 2

Thursday May 24


Symposium Program


Monday May 21

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7:00 RegistrationMain Lobby
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8:30 Nanotech Conference Opening & KeynotesGrand Ballroom
 Session chair: Bart Romanowicz, NSTI, Andreas Wild, Freescale Semiconductors
8:30 How the US Can Ensure Energy Supply for the Future
J. Hofmeister, Shell Oil, US (bio)
9:10 National Nanotech Initiative and Industrial Nanotechnology Impact
A.H. Carim, Co-Chair, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Technology, Subcommittee, National Science & Technology Council, U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
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10:30 BioSensors: Diagnostics & Assays 1Great America 2
 Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, LANL
10:30 In-Plane Transduction of Nanomechanical Microcantilever Motion To Enable Sensor Arrays
G.P. Nordin, S. Kim, J. Noh and Y. Qian, Brigham Young University, US
10:50 Selective Heating Characterization of Nanoplate Devices for Simultaneous Sensing of Multiple Biomolecule Species at Ultra-low Concentrations
O.H. Elibol, B. Reddy_Jr. and R. Bashir, Purdue University, US
11:10 High-sensitive Label-free Biosensors Based on Carbon Nanotube Field-effect Transistors Modified with Aptamers
K. Maehashi, T. Katsura, K. Matsumoto, K. Kerman, Y. Takamura and E. Tamiya, Osaka University, JP
11:30 Nanobiopore: A Novel Nano-Porous Electrode System to Enhance Biosensor Sensitivity
U. Müller, W. Nisch, S. Neugebauer, W. Schuhmann, S. Linke, M. Kaczor, T. Lohmüller, J. Spatz, M. Motz, J. Sorsa, S. Hecke, G. Hartwich and M. Stelzle, NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute, DE
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1:30 BioSensors: Diagnostics & Assays 2Grand Ballroom D
 Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, LANL
1:30 Investigation of pH behavior of single myocyte cells in picoliter microfluidic device
I.A. Ges and F.J. Baudenbacher, Vanderbilt University, US
1:50 Microfluidic electromanipulation with capacitive detection for cell diagnostic applications
G.A. Ferrier, A.N. Hladio, D.J. Thomson, G.E. Bridges, M. Hedayatipoor, S. Olson and M. Freeman, University of Manitoba, CA
2:30 Devices for Nanoparticle-based Cancer Detection
G.Y. Kim, K.D. Daniel, C.C. Vassiliou, N. Elman, L. Josephson and M.J. Cima, MIT, US
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4:00 BioSensors: Lab-on-ChipGrand Ballroom D
 Session chair: Ed Furlani, Eastman Kodak, US
4:00 Printed electronicsfor Life Sciences
W. Bokhari, Bioident, US
4:20 One-step Pathogen Specific DNA Extraction from Whole Blood On a Centrifugal Microfluidic Device
Y-K Cho, J-G Lee, J-M Park, B-S Lee, Y. Lee and C. Ko, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, KR
4:40 Noise-Differential Based Detection of Cells on a Microelectronic Sensor/Actuator Array
N. Manaresi, F. Lanzetta, A. Romani, G. Medoro and R. Guerrieri, Silicon Biosystems spa, IT
5:00 Lab-on-chip for the isolation and characterization of circulating tumor cells
W. Laureyn, C. Liu, C.K. O’Sullivan, E. Llaudet, O. Nilsson, K.S. Drese, T. Roeser, M. Ritzi, S. Hauch, W. Albert, E. Borgen and A.O.H. Nygren, IMEC, BE
5:20 Diode Laser Generated Ultrasound for Human Blood Cell Lysis
T. Ussing and L.C. von Gersdorff, FluimediX, DK
5:20 Comparison of the Efficiency of Different Methods for the Lysis of Cells in Lab-on-Chip Systems
K. Drese, F. von Germar, T. Roesser, T. Hansen-Hagge, J. Bullema and P. Bolt, TNO Science and Industry, NL
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4:00 MEMS/NEMS: Chemical & Gas SensorsGrand Ballroom E
 Session chair: Xavier Avula, Washington University, US
4:00 Gas fingerprinting using Carbon Nanotubes transistors arrays
P. Bondavalli, P. Legagneux and D. Pribat, THALES, FR
4:20 Manufacturable, Highly Responsive Nanowire Mercury Sensors
S. Keebaugh, W.J. Nam and S.J. Fonash, The Pennsylvania State University, US
4:40 A compact, low-power cantilever-based sensor array for chemical detection
A. Loui, T.V. Ratto, T.S. Wilson, E.V. Mukerjee, Z-Y Hu, T.A. Sulchek and B.R. Hart, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US

Tuesday May 22

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7:00 TUESDAY - RegistrationMain Lobby
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4:00 Poster Session 1 (4:00 - 6:00) & Expo ReceptionExhibit Hall

Wednesday May 23

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11:00 BioSensors: Nucleic Acid Application & DetectionGrand Ballroom E
 Session chair: Chris Menzel, Spectra, US
11:00 DNA Detection Using Metal-Fluorescence Interactions on Two-Dimensionally Assembled Gold Nanoparticles
M. Nakahara, S. Taniguchi and T. Inoue, Hitachi, Ltd., JP
11:20 Rapid Isothermal Amplification and Multiplexed Surface Detection of Short DNA Sequences
E. Tan, Y. Han, E. Kniazeva, M. Buechel, B. Erwin and A. Niemz, Keck Graduate Institute, US
11:40 Peptide Nucleic Acids Modified Nano-Biosensor for Early Cancer Diagnosis
S. Rastogi, N. Mishra, P. Winterrowd, R. Nelson and W. Maki, University of Idaho, US
12:00 Nanoplex(TM) Biotags: Near-IR Excited, Highly Multiplexed Nanoparticulate Optical Detection Tags for Diagnostic Assays
S. Penn, R. Cromer, M. Sha, B. Doering, B. Brown, S. Norton and I. Walton, Oxonica Inc, US
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1:00 BioSensors: SpectroscopyGrand Ballroom E
 Session chair: Chris Menzel, Spectra, US
1:00 SERS Nanotags for Point-of-Care Diagnostics
M. Natan, Oxonica, US
1:20 Homogeneous Bioluminescence Resonant Energy Transfer On High Density Array Imaging Chip
B. Filanoski, S. Rastogi, E. Cameron, N. Mishra and W. Maki, University of Idaho, US
1:40 DNA-DNA Interaction on Dendron-Functionalized Sol-Gel Silica Films Followed with Surface Plasmon Fluorescence Spectroscopy
S.H. Kwon, B.J. Hong, H.Y. Park, W. Knoll and J.W. Park, Center for Integrated Molecular System., KR
2:00 Evaluation of silver nanostructures fabricated using glancing angle deposition as localized surface plasmon resonance biosensors
D.A. Gish, F. Nsiah, M.T. McDermott and M.J. Brett, University of Alberta, CA
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1:00 Toxicology Studies in Nanotechnology - 1Grand Ballroom H
 Session chair: Srinvas Iyer, LANL, US
1:00 Cytotoxicity of Dental Nanocomposite Particles
E.L. Kostoryz, C.J. Utter, Y. Wang, V. Dusevich and P. Spencer, University of Missouri-Kansas City, US
1:20 An OMICs Approach for Assessing the Safety of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Human Skin and Lung Cells
M.J. Cunningham, M. Shah, C. Lema, S. Magnuson, M. Falduto, L. Balzano and D. Resasco, Houston Advanced Research Center, US
1:40 Toxicogenomics study of nanomaterials on the model organism zebrafish
I. Rojo, M. Uriarte, I. Obieta, I. Bustero, A. Egizabal, M.A. Pardo and O. Martínez de Ilárduya, Azti-Tecnalia, ES
2:00 Stable Isotope Tracing - a way forward for Nanotechnology?
B. Gulson, H. Wong, M. McCall, S. Danon, G. Greenoak, J. Trotter, P. Casey and J. Stauber, Commonwealth Scientifc and Industrial Research Organisation, AU
2:20 An integrated NMR/nanosensor system for sensitive detection of environmental toxins and harmful microbes
J.M. Perez, D.P. Fries and J.J. Hickman, University of Central Florida, US
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2:00 Nanotech Poster Session 2 - Expo Reception (2:00 - 4:00)Exhibit Hall
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4:00 Toxicology Studies in Nanotechnology - 2Grand Ballroom H
 Session chair: Chinh Pham, Greenberg Traurig, US
4:00 Biodistribution and Toxicity of Nanomaterials In Vivo: Effects of Composition, Size, Surface Functionalization and Route of Exposure
S.L. Harper, B. Maddux, J. Hutchison and R.L. Tanguay, Oregon State University, US
4:20 Differential Cytotoxicity of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles
J. Chen, J. Zhu, H.-H. Cho, K. Cui, F. Li, X. Zhou, J.T. Rogers, S.T.C. Wong and X. Huang, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, US
4:40 Cell-based Assays for Cytotoxic and Pro-inflammatory Effects of Gold Nanoparticles.
T. Knight, S.S. Wise, M.D. Mason, J.P. Wise_Sr. and A-K. Ng, University of Southern Maine, US
5:00 Fate, Transport, and Toxicity of Nanomaterials in Drinking Water
Y. Zhang, B.A. Koeneman, Y. Chen, P. Westerhoff, D.G. Capco and J. Crittenden, Arizona State University, US
5:20 Interaction of carbon nanotube material with rat skin by 21 T MRI
R. Sharma, K. Shetty, R. Liang and C.J. Chen, Florida State University, US

Special Symposium

Recently multidisciplinary technological developments are rapidly revolutionizing the sensing and detection capabilities of devices and systems used in environmental and security monitoring. This special symposium focuses on how nano and micro technologies enable the improvement of homeland security.

Topics & Application Areas

Online abstract submissions are now being accepted. Proposed topics include, but are not be limited to:

  • Chemical/Biological Sensing
  • Radiation Detectors
  • Explosives Detection
  • Portable Energy Systems
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience. The journal provides a showcase for advances in the experimental sciences underlying nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

For consideration into this Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, please select the “Submit to Journal of Experimental Nanoscience” button during the on-line submission procedure. You may only select a single journal during the submission process.

Molecular Simulation

Molecular Simulation

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Molecular Simulation. The journal covers all aspects of research related to, or of importance to, molecular modelling and simulation (including informatics, theoretical and experimental work).

For consideration into this Special Issue of Molecular Simulations, please select the “Submit to Molecular Simulation” button during the on-line submission procedure. You may only select a single journal during the submission process.

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