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Fall 2008 Logo2008 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-5, 2008 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 S. Ashok, Shenda M. Baker, Michael R. Fitzsimmons, Young-Chang Joo

Symposium Y : Biomineral Interfaces--From Experiment to Theory

2008-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

John H. Harding University of Sheffield
James A. Elliott University of Cambridge
John S. Evans New York University
Y1: The Organic/Mineral Interface
Session Chairs
James Elliott
John Harding
Monday PM, December 01, 2008
Berkeley A/B (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **Y1.1
Biomineral Formation: Spectromicroscopy Experiments and Theoretical Simulations.

Pupa Gilbert 1 , Rebecca Metzler 1 , Susan Coppersmith 1 , John Evans 2 , Fred Wilt 3 , Elia Beniash 4 , Peter Rez 5 , Yael Politi 6 , Yurong Ma 6 , Steve Weiner 6 , Lia Addadi 6
1 Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 , NYU, New York, New York, United States, 3 , UC, Berkeley, California, United States, 4 , UPitt, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, United States, 5 , ASU, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 6 , Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel

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10:00 AM - Y1.2
Formation of Calcium Carbonate Crystal on DPPC Monolayer.

Tapanendu Kamilya 1 , Prabir Pal 1 , Mrityunjoy Mahato 1 , Gautam Talapatra 1
1 Spectroscopy, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata India

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10:15 AM - Y1.3
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Organic-Acid Adsorption on Calcite.

Donald Mkhonto 1 , Nita Sahai 1 2
1 Geology and Geophysics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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10:30 AM - Y1.4
Possible Fuction of the Pinctada Fucata Nacre Protein n16.

Rebecca Metzler 1 , John Evans 2 , Christopher Killian 3 , Mike Abrecht 4 , Susan Coppersmith 1 , Pupa Gilbert 1
1 Physics, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Center for Biomolecular Materials Spectroscopy, Laboratory for Chemical Physics, New York University, New York, New York, United States, 3 Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California- Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 4 , Synchrotron Radiation Center, Stoughton, Wisconsin, United States

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10:45 AM - Y1.5
Ab Initio Studies of Calcite-water Interactions.

Dorothy Duffy 1 , Jennifer Lardge 1 , Mike Gillan 1
1 London Centre for Nanotechnology, UCL , London United Kingdom

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **Y1.6
Density Functional Theory Calculations and Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Interaction of Bio-molecules with Surfaces of Hydroxyapatite in an Aqueous Environment.

Nora de Leeuw 1 2 , Neyvis Almora Barrios 1
1 Chemistry, University College London, London United Kingdom, 2 Institute of Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal Science, University College London, London United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - Y1.7
Probing the Organic-Mineral Interface at the Molecular Level in Model Biominerals.

Rebecca Metzler 1 , Il Won Kim 2 , Katya Delak 2 , John Evans 2 , Dong Zhou 1 , Elia Beniash 3 , Fred Wilt 4 , Christopher Killian 4 , Mike Abrecht 5 , Jinghua Guo 6 , Susan Coppersmith 1 , Pupa Gilbert 1
1 Physics, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Center for Biomolecular Materials Spectroscopy, Laboratory for Chemical Physics, New York University, New York, New York, United States, 3 Biomineralization, The Forsyth Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California- Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 5 , Synchrotron Radiation Center, Stoughton, Wisconsin, United States, 6 , Advanced Light Source, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:15 PM - Y1.8
Energetics of Vacancies and Protons in Hydroxyapatite from First Principles.

Katsuyuki Matsunaga 1
1 Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan

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12:30 PM - Y1.9
Nanoscopic Observation of the Effect of NaCl and NaF on Hydroxyapatite Dissolution Studied by Atomic Force Microscopy.

Ki-Young Kwon 1 , Eddie Wang 2 , Seung-Wuk Lee 1 2
1 Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Bioengineering, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:45 PM - Y1.10
Ab Initio Calculations on Substituted Hydroxyapatite Systems: The Combined Role of Advanced Solid State NMR Techniques and DFT.

Christian Bonhomme 1 , Christel Gervais 1 , Florence Babonneau 1 , Satoshi Hayakawa 2 , Akiyoshi Osaka 2
1 , universite P et M Curie, Paris France, 2 Biomaterials laboratory, Graduate school of national science and technology, Okayama Japan

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Y2: Biomolecules on surfaces
Session Chairs
Mehmet Sarikaya
Tiffany Walsh
Monday PM, December 01, 2008
Berkeley A/B (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **Y2.1
Genetically-Selected Solid-Binding Peptides: Molecular-Structure, -Recognition, -Binding, -Assembly, and -Function

Mehmet Sarikaya 1 , John Evans 1 , Ram Samudrala 1 , Beth Traxler 1 , Candan Tamerler 1
1 GEMSEC, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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3:00 PM - Y2.2
Peptide Binding to Metal, Bimetal, and Sheet Silicate Even Surfaces.

Hendrik Heinz 1 , Pratyush Dayal 1 , Ras Pandey 2 , Jian-jie Liang 3 , Joseph Slocik 4 , Lawrence Drummy 4 , Peter Mirau 4 , Ruth Pachter 4 , Rajesh Naik 4 , Barry Farmer 4
1 Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States, 3 , Accelrys, Inc., San Diego, California, United States, 4 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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3:15 PM - Y2.3
Molecular Simulations of the Interactions between Strong-Binding Peptides and Quartz Surfaces.

Rebecca Notman 1 , Tiffany Walsh 1
1 Department of Chemistry and Centre for Scientific Computing, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom

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3:30 PM - Y2.4
A Knowledge-based Quest for Amelogenin Function in Enamel Biomineralization.

Ersin Emre Oren 1 2 , Mustafa Gungormus 1 , Ram Samudrala 2 , Jeremy A Horst 2 , Hanson Fong 1 , Marketa Hnilova 1 , John S. Evans 3 , Malcolm L. Snead 4 , Martha Somerman 5 , Candan Tamerler 1 6 , Mehmet Sarikaya 1
1 GEMSEC, Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 2 Computational Biology Research Group, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 3 Laboratory for Chemical Physics, New York University, New York, New York, United States, 4 School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States, 5 School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 6 Molecular Biology and Genetics, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Turkey

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3:45 PM - Y2.5
Directed Laboratory Evolution of Biomineralizing Enzymes.

Lukmaan Bawazer 1 2 3 , Michi Izumi 2 , Dmitriy Kolodin 4 , Birgit Schwenzer 5 , Daniel Morse 2 3 4
1 Biomolecular Science and Engineering Interdepartmental Program, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 3 Materials Research Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 4 Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 5 California NanoSystems Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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4:00 PM - *
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4:30 PM - **Y2.6
Modelling Binding Affinity at Peptide-surface Interfaces: the Role of Mutations.

Tiff Walsh 1 , Adam Skelton 1 , Rebecca Notman 1 , Susana Tomasio 1 , Taining Liang 1
1 Chemistry and Centre for Scientific Computing, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom

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5:00 PM - Y2.7
Genetically Tailored Peptides for Bionanotechnology.

Candan Tamerler 1 2 , Mehmet Sarikaya 2
1 Molecular Biology and Genetics, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Turkey, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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5:15 PM - Y2.8
Adsorption of Peptide Chains (CR31, S2) on a Clay Surface by a Coarse-grained Monte Carlo Simulation.

Ras Pandey 1 , Hendrik Heinz 2 , Lawrence Drummy 3 , Richard Vaia 3 , Rajesh Naik 3 , Barry Farmer 3
1 Physics and Astronomy, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States, 2 Polymer Engineering, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States, 3 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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5:30 PM - Y2.9
Single Wall Carbon Nanotube-Peptide Hybrid for theDetection of TNT: Simulation and Experiments.

Zhifeng Kuang 1 , Sang Nyon Kim 1 , Wendy Crookes-Goodson 1 , Barry Farmer 1 , Rajesh Naik 1
1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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5:45 PM - Y2.10
Self-Assembled Oligopeptides on the Au(111) Surface: a Molecular Dynamics Study of the Peptide-Surface Adhesion and Detachment Mechanisms in Water.

Stefano Corni 1 , Susanna Monti 2
1 , INFM-CNR National Research Center S3, Modena Italy, 2 , IPCF-CNR, Pisa Italy

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Y3: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Tuesday AM, December 02, 2008
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - Y3.1
Coexistence of Calcite and Amorphous Calcium Carbonate(ACC)in Acid Polysaccharide-mediated Biomimetic CaCO3 Spherulites.

Chao Zhong 1 , C. Chu 1 2
1 Fiber science program, Cornell University , Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 Biomedical Engineering Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - Y3.2
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Peptides on Calcite Surfaces.

Mingjun Yang 1 , Mark Rodger 2 , John Harding 3
1 NanoScience Center, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Denmark, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom, 3 Department of Engineering Materials, University of Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - Y3.3
Models for the Nucleation and Growth of Calcium Carbonate.

John Harding 1 , Colin Freeman 1 , Mingjun Yang 2 , James Elliott 3 , Dorothy Duffy 5 , Jennifer Lardge 5 , David Cooke 4 , David Quigley 6 , P. Rodger 6
1 Engineering Materials , Univ. of Sheffield , Sheffield United Kingdom, 2 Nano-Science Center, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Denmark, 3 Dept. of Materials, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 5 Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, London United Kingdom, 4 School of Applied Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield United Kingdom, 6 Dept. of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - Y3.6
The Role of Molecular Monolayers in Biomineralisation.

Colin Freeman 1 , John Harding 1 , David Cooke 2
1 Engineering Materials, University of Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom, 2 School of Applied Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - Y3.7
Development of Nano- and Micro-structured Calcium Phosphate Composites.

Deng (Debra) Lin 1 , Hiroaki Sai 1 , Kunjal Patel 1 , Chris Sarra 1 , Ulrich Wiesner 1 , Lara Estroff 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - Y3.8
Morphological and Kinetic Transformation of Calcium Carbonate Crystal Growth by Water-Soluble Synthetic Polymers.

Raehyun Kim 1 , Sang-soo Lee 1 , Il Won Kim 2 , Junkyung Kim 1
1 Hybrid Materials Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Soongsil University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Y3.9
Monomer Adsorption, Cluster Mobility, and Self-Assembly of Inorganic Binding Peptides on Solid Surfaces.

Christopher So 1 , Hakim Meskine 3 , Candan Tamerler 2 , Paul Mulheran 3 , Mehmet Sarikaya 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, GEMSEC, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 3 Chemical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow United Kingdom, 2 Molecular Biology, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Turkey

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2008-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

John H. Harding University of Sheffield
James A. Elliott University of Cambridge
John S. Evans New York University
Y4: Mesocrystals and Aggregation
Session Chairs
Amanda Barnard
Kiyotaka Shiba
Tuesday AM, December 02, 2008
Berkeley A/B (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **Y4.1
Biomineralization Studies Using Motif-Programmed Artificial Proteins.

Kiyotaka Shiba 1
1 Protein Engineering, Cancer Institute, Tokyo Japan

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10:00 AM - Y4.2
Dynamics of Peptide Self-assembly at Interfaces.

Lorraine Leon 1 , Phillip Logrippo 2 , Raymond Tu 1
1 Chemical Engineering, The City College of New York - CUNY, New York, New York, United States, 2 Chemical engineering, Manhattan College, New York, New York, United States

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10:15 AM - Y4.3
Phase Behavior of Surface-adsorbed Polymers Studied by Lattice Chain Modeling: Implications for Biomineralization.

James Elliott 1 , Dmytro Antypov 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3QZ, United Kingdom

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10:30 AM - Y4.4
SP1, A Switchable Silicon Oxide Binding Protein Scaffold for Nano-Fabrication.

Arnon Heyman 1 , Izhar Medalsy 2 , Oron Bet Or 1 , Or Dgany 1 , Danny Porath 2 , Oded Shoseyov 1
1 The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot Israel, 2 Physical Chemistry Department, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem Israel

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10:45 AM - Y4.5
Comparative Effects of Self-assembled Noncollageneous Extracellular Proteins on Biomineralization in Vitro.

Xiaolan Ba 1 , Yizhi Meng 2 , Elaine DiMasi 3 , Helga Fueredi-Milhofer 4 , Yi-Xian Qin 2 , Nadine Pernodet 1 , Miriam Rafailovich 1
1 Materials Sciences and Engineering, SUNY-Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 Biomedical Engineering, SUNY-Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 3 National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States, 4 , The Hebrew University, Jerusalem Israel

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11:00 AM - *
Break

11:30 AM - **Y4.6
Modeling the Shape of Nanoscale Iron Sulphides Formed During Biomineralization.

Amanda Barnard 1 , Salvy Russo 2
1 School of Chemistry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 Applied Physics, School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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12:00 PM - Y4.7
Doping Magnetosomes with Mn, Co and Ru: Effects on Morphology, Chemical Composition, and Magnetic Properties.

Tanya Prozorov 1 , Ruslan Prozorov 1 2 , Surya K. Mallapragada 1 3 , Teresa Perez-Gonzalez 4 , Concepcion Jimenez-Lopez 4 , Dennis Bazylinski 5
1 Materials Chemistry and Biomolecular Materials, Ames Laboratory, Ames, Iowa, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States, 3 Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States, 4 Microbiology, University of Granada, Granada Spain, 5 School of Life Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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12:15 PM - Y4.8
Understanding the Plate-Shaped Morphology of Hydroxyapatite Crystals and Implications to the Structure of the Bone.

B. Viswanath 1 , Ravishankar Narayanan 1
1 Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India

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12:30 PM - Y4.9
Molecular-scale Model for Predicting Crystal Growth Morphology: A First Principles Approach.

Manoj Singh 1 , Arup Banerjee 2
1 Laser Materials Development and Devices Division, Raja Ramanna Centre For Advanced Technology, Indore, M.P., India, 2 Laser Physics Applications Division, Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore, India, Indore, M.P., India

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12:45 PM - Y4.10
Formation of CaCO3 Microspheres from Urease-Immobilized Substrates.

Bongjun Yeom 1 , Kookheon Char 1
1 , Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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Y5: Biomimetics and Biomineralization
Session Chairs
John Evans
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Berkeley A/B (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **Y5.1
New Functional Ceramic Composits through Biomineralization?

Monika Fritz 1
1 Pure and Applied Biomineralisation, Biophysics Institute, University Bremen, Bremen Germany

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3:00 PM - Y5.2
Biomineralisation of Calcite with Ovocledin-17: The Chicken and the Egg.

Colin Freeman 1 , John Harding 1 , David Quigley 2 , Mark Rodger 2
1 Engineering Materials, University of Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom, 2 Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom

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3:15 PM - Y5.3
Micro-beam SAXS/WAXS Study of the Nano-Structure in Biogenic Calcite.

Christoph Gilow 1 , Barbara Aichmayer 1 , Oskar Paris 1 , Frédéric Marin 2 , Emil Zolotoyabko 3 , Peter Fratzl 1
1 Department of Biomaterials, Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam Germany, 2 Laboratoire de Biogéosciences, UMR 5561, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon France, 3 Department of Materials Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa Israel

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3:30 PM - Y5.4
Effect of Self-Assembled Porcine Amelogenins on Calcium Phosphate Formation in Vitro.

Seo-Young Kwak 1 , Felicitas Wiedemann-Bidlack 1 , Elia Beniash 3 , Yasuo Yamakoshi 2 , James Simmer 2 , Henry Margolis 1
1 Biomineralization, The Forsyth Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Oral Biology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Dental Research Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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3:45 PM - Y5.5
Analysis of the Microstructure of the Coral Skeleton of Porites Lutea with Respect to the Coral Growth Mechanism.

Roland Kroeger 1 , Tim Rixen 2 , Christian Kuebel 3 , Eunah Lee 4
1 Department of Physics, University of York, York United Kingdom, 2 , Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Bremen Germany, 3 , Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Applied Materials Research, Bremen Germany, 4 , Horiba Jobin-Yvon Inc, Edison, New Jersey, United States

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4:00 PM - *
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4:30 PM - **Y5.6
Directed Assembly in Charged Systems.

Murugappan Muthukumar 1
1 , University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

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5:00 PM - Y5.7
Room-temperature Synthesis of Highly Crystalline Oxide Semiconductors on Enzymatic Templates: Urease as a Biocatalytic Nanoreactor for the Growth of ZnO Nanoshells.

Roberto de la Rica 1 , Hiroshi Matsui 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, City University of New York-Hunter College, New York, New York, United States

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5:15 PM - Y5.8
The Formation of a Thin Uniform Calcium-phosphate Layer on Alumina and Zirconia Ceramics by Biomimetic Method.

Irena Pribosic 1 , Tomaz Kosmac 1 , Sabina Beranic-Klopcic 1
1 Engineering Ceramics, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana Slovenia

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