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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 Z : Mechanics of Biological and Biomedical Materials

2008-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Kalpana Katti North Dakota State University
Christian Hellmich Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)
Ulrike G. K. Wegst Drexel University
Roger Narayan North Carolina State University
Z1: Tissue Mechanics I
Session Chairs
Christian Hellmich
Kalpana Katti
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Back Bay B (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - Z1:Tissue mechan
Chair comments in honor of Prof. Sidney Lee

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9:15 AM - **Z1.1
Nature-Inspired Structural Materials.

Robert Ritchie 1 2 , Etienne Munch 2 , Max Launey 2 , Daan Hein Alsem 2 , Eduardo Saiz 2 , Antoni Tomsia 2
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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9:45 AM - Z1.2
Effects of Obesity on Cortical Bone.

Sophi Ionova 1 2 , Sandy Do 3 , Holly Barth 1 2 , Joel Ager 2 , Alex Porter 5 , Christian Vaisse 3 , Tamara Alliston 4 , Robert Ritchie 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley Labs, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Diabetes Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, 5 Department of Materials, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom, 4 S/M Orthopaedic, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

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10:00 AM - Z1.3
Micromechanics-based Conversionof CT Datainto Anisotropic Elasticity Tensors,applied toFE Simulations of a Mandible.

Christian Hellmich 1 , Cornelia Kober 2 , Bodo Erdmann 3
1 , Vienna University of Technoloy (TU Wien), Vienna Austria, 2 , Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg Germany, 3 , Zuse Institute, Berlin Germany

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10:15 AM - Z1.4
Fracture Mechanisms of Bone: A Comparative Study between Antler and Bovine Femur Bone.

Po-Yu Chen 1 , Joanna McKittrick 1 2 , Marc Meyers 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States, 2 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States

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10:30 AM - Z1.5
Characterization of Local Dynamic Properties of Wet Cortical Bone using Nanoindentation.

Siddhartha Pathak 1 , Greg Swadener 3 , Surya Kalidindi 1 , Karl Jepsen 4 , Hayden Courtland 4 , Haviva Goldman 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 4 Orthopaedics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine , New York, New York, United States, 2 Neurobiology and Anatomy, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:00 AM - **Z1.6
Tissue-level Mechanical Property Heterogeneity in Mineralized Tissues.

Virginia Ferguson 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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11:30 AM - Z1.7
Nanostructured Cellulosics Characterized by In-Situ Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Coupled with Mechanical Tests.

Keckes Jozef 1 , Peter Boesecke 2 , Wolfgang Gindl 3
1 Department of Materials Physics, Univeristy of Leoben, Leoben Austria, 2 , European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble France, 3 Department of Materials Science and Process Engineering, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna Austria

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11:45 AM - Z1.8
Finite Element Simulation of Nanoindentation Tests on Cortical Bone Allowing for Tissue Anisotropic Elastic and Inelastic Behaviour.

Pasquale Vena 1 , Dario Gastaldi 1 , Valentina Sassi 1 , Davide Carnelli 1 , Roberto Contro 1 , Christine Ortiz 2
1 Structural Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milano Italy, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambrige, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - Z1.9
Mechanical Anisotropy of Individual Osteons in Bone Tissue at High Spatial Resolutions.

Davide Carnelli 1 , Pasquale Vena 1 , Roberto Contro 1 , Christine Ortiz 2
1 Department of Structural Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milano Italy, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - Z1.10
Size-dependent Heterogeneity in Plasticity Promotes Energy Dissipation in Bone.

Haimin Yao 1 , Ming Dao 1 , Kuangshin Tai 1 , Timothy Imholt 2 , Subra Suresh 1 , Christine Ortiz 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambirdge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Raytheon, Inc, Marlboro, Massachusetts, United States

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12:30 PM - **Z1.11
Three-dimensional X-ray Microscopy of Biological Materials.

Peter Cloetens 1 , Oliver Betz 2 , Pierre Bleuet 1 , Sylvain Bohic 1 3 , Lukas Helfen 1 4 , Françoise Peyrin 1 5 , Ulrike Wegst 6
1 , European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble France, 2 Zoologisches Institut, Tübingen University, Tübingen Germany, 3 , Research Centre INSERM U-836, Grenoble France, 4 , ISS/ANKA, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany, 5 CREATIS, INSA Lyon, Lyon France, 6 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Z2: Tissue Mechanics II
Session Chairs
Roger Narayan
Ulrike Wegst
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Back Bay B (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **Z2.1
Multilayered and Graded Biological Materials.

Christine Ortiz 1 , Subra Suresh 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:00 PM - Z2.2
Individual Collagen Fibrils with 100 nm-diameter Behave as Shear Piezoelectric Materials.

Majid Minary-Jolandan 1 , Min-Feng Yu 1
1 Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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3:15 PM - Z2.3
Hierarchical Modeling of the Elastic Properties of Lobster Cuticle via Ab Initio Calculations and Mean-field Homogenization.

S. Nikolov 1 , M. Petrov 1 , M. Friak 1 , Dierk Raabe 1 , C. Sachs 1 , H. Fabritius 1 , J. Neugebauer 1 , L. Lymperakis 1
1 , Max-Planck-Institut fuer Eisenforschung, Duesseldorf Germany

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3:30 PM - Z2.4
Parametric Modeling of the Mechanical Behavior of Multilayered Biological Exoskeletons.

Juha Song 1 , Mary Boyce 2 , Christine Ortiz 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:45 PM - Z2.5
The Crustacean Cuticle: A Model to Study the Influence of Chemical Composition and Microstructure on the Mechanical Properties of a Biological Composite Material.

Sabine Hild 1 2 , Andreas Ziegler 2 , Frank Neues 3 , Matthias Epple 3 , Helge Fabritius 1 , Dierk Raabe 1
1 Microstructure Physics and Metal Forming, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, Düsseldorf Germany, 2 Central Facility for Electron Microscopy, University of Ulm, Ulm Germany, 3 Inorganic Chemistry, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen Germany

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4:30 PM - **Z2.6
Structural Biomimetics for Mechanical Design of Functional Materials.

Mehmet Sarikaya 1
1 GEMSEC, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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5:00 PM - Z2.7
Nano- and Micro-Scale Mechanical Characterization of Biological Materials.

Jill Powell 1
1 , CSM Instruments, Inc., Needham, Massachusetts, United States

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5:15 PM - Z2.8
A Potentially Low Dissipation Mechanism for Load Support by Articular Cartilage.

Jeffrey Ruberti, 1 , Jeffrey Sokoloff 1
1 Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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5:30 PM - Z2.9
Lateral Migration and Structuration of Vesicles with Viscosity Contrast in Simple Shear and Poiseuille Flows.

Gwennou Coupier 1 , Natacha Callens 2 , Badr Kaoui 1 3 , Christophe Minetti 2 , Frank Dubois 2 , Chaouqi Misbah 1 , Thomas Podgorski 1
1 Laboratoire de Spectrométrie Physique, Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble 1) and CNRS, St Martin d'Hères France, 2 Microgravity Research Center, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels Belgium, 3 Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée, Université Hassan II - Mohammedia, Casablanca Morocco

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5:45 PM - Z2.10
The Large Strain Hysteretic Behavior of Mussel Byssal Threads.

Brian Greviskes 1 , Mary Boyce 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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2008-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Kalpana Katti North Dakota State University
Christian Hellmich Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)
Ulrike G. K. Wegst Drexel University
Roger Narayan North Carolina State University
Z3: Tissue Mechanics III
Session Chairs
Kalpana Katti
Ulrike Wegst
Wednesday AM, December 03, 2008
Back Bay B (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - **Z3.1
From Diffraction to Imaging - New Avenues in Studying Hierarchical Biological Tissues with X-ray Microbeams.

Oskar Paris 1
1 Biomaterials, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam Germany

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9:30 AM - Z3.2
Stress Profiling in Mollusk Shells with High Depth Resolution.

Emil Zolotoyabko 1 , Vladislav Demensky 1 , Boaz Pokroy 2
1 Materials Engineering, Technion, Haifa Israel, 2 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:45 AM - **Z3.3
Biomimetic Design of New Functional Materials.

Osamu Takai 1 , Chiya Numako 2
1 , Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan, 2 , The University of Tokushima, Tokushima Japan

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10:15 AM - Z3.4
Mechanical Properties Testing of Nacre: Combined In-Situ Tensile Testing with X-ray Diffraction.

Karen Magid 1 , Stephan Frank 1 , David Bronfenbrenner 2 , Apurva Mehta 3 , Ralph Spolenak 1
1 Laboratory for Nanometallurgy, ETH-Zurich, Zurich Switzerland, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Stanford University, Menlo Park, California, United States

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10:30 AM - Z3.5
Lipid Membrane Penetration Forces from AFM Force Spectroscopy.

Elizabeth Hager-Barnard 1 , Benjamin Almquist 1 , Nicholas Melosh 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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11:45 AM - Z3.7
Age-related Biomechanical Changes in Aortic Tissue Determined by Scanning Acoustic Microscopy.

Riaz Akhtar 1 , Michael Sherratt 2 , Rachel Watson 3 , Brian Derby 1
1 School of Materials, The University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom, 2 Tissue Injury and Repair Group, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences , The University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom, 3 Dermatological Sciences Research Group, Faculty of Medicine and Human Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - **Z3.8
Materials from the Seas: Characterization and Synthetic Mimics of Mussel and Barnacle Adhesives.

Cristina Matos-Perez 1 , James White 1 , Lauren Hight 1 , Jessica Wojtas 1 , Jeremy Burkett 1 , Joshua Cloud 1 , Jonathan Wilker 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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12:30 PM - **Z3.9
Biomechanics of the Cytoskeleton: Cell Contractility and Mechanosensitivity of Cell Adhesion.

Vikram Deshpande 1
1 Engineering Dept., Cambridge University, Cambridge United Kingdom

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Z4: Cellular Mechanics
Session Chairs
Christian Hellmich
Roger Narayan
Wednesday PM, December 03, 2008
Back Bay B (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **Z4.1
Chemo-Mechanical Stimulation of Cells by Nano-Digital Environments.

Joachim Spatz 1
1 , MPI for Metals Research, Stuttgart Germany

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3:00 PM - Z4.2
Constitutive Modeling of Cell Cytoskeleton.

Sitikantha Roy 1 , H. Jerry Qi 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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3:15 PM - Z4.3
Novel Scanning Probe Technique for Live Cell Imaging.

Chris Hassler 1 , Gaurav Singh 1 , Ravi Saraf 1
1 Chemical and Biomolecular Engg., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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3:30 PM - Z4.4
Adhesion Between LHRH-Coated AFM Tips and Breast Cancer Cells.

Juan Meng 1 2 , Wole Soboyejo 1 2
1 Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials , Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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3:45 PM - Z4.5
Confined Thin Film Adhesion Measurement in the Presence of Long-ranged Intersurface Forces.

Kai-tak Wan 1
1 Mechanical Eng, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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4:30 PM - Z4.6
Influence of the Anisotropic Mechanical Properties of Synthetic Liquid Crystalline Materials on Mammalian Cells.

Zhongqiang Yang 1 , Ankit Agarwal 1 , Sean Palecek 1 , Nicholas Abbott 1
1 Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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4:45 PM - Z4.7
Self-Assembled Fibrin Fiber and Membrane Air Bridges: Fluid Mechanical, Adhesive and Elastomeric Properties.

Santosh Pabba 1 , Mehdi Yazdanpanah 1 , Brigitte Fasciotto 1 , Vladimir Dobrokhotov 1 , Robert Cohn 1
1 ElectroOptics Research Institute and Nanotechnology Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, United States

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5:00 PM - Z4.8
Viscoelastic Properties of Healthy and P. Falciparum Infected Human Red Blood Cells.

Ming Dao 1 , Hedde van Hoorn 1 , Subra Suresh 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:15 PM - Z4.9
Atomic Structure and Elastic Anisotropy of Crystalline α-chitin: An Ab-initio Based Conformational Analysis.

Michal Petrov 1 , Martin Friak 1 , Liverios Lymperakis 1 , Dierk Raabe 2 , Joerg Neugebauer 1
1 Computational Materials Design, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Düsseldorf Germany, 2 Microstructure Physics and Metal Forming, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Düsseldorf Germany

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5:30 PM - Z4.10
Melis Arslan

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5:45 PM - Z4.11
Inhomogeneous Dynamic Shear Properties of Articular Cartilage.

Mark Buckley 1 , Jonathan Fouchard 2 , Matthew Farrar 1 , Jason Gleghorn 1 , Lawrence Bonassar 1 , Itai Cohen 1
1 , Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 , Université Paris-Diderot (Paris 7), Paris France

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2008-12-04   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Kalpana Katti North Dakota State University
Christian Hellmich Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)
Ulrike G. K. Wegst Drexel University
Roger Narayan North Carolina State University
Z5: Mechanics of Biomolecules
Session Chairs
Christian Hellmich
Kalpana Katti
Thursday AM, December 04, 2008
Back Bay B (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **Z5.1
Development of Multi Functional Nanostructures for Biomedical Imaging and Treatment.

Donglu Shi 1 , Hoon Sung Cho 1 , Christopher Huth 1 , Wei Wang 1 , Yan Chen 2 , Hong Xu 3 , Hongchen Gu 3 , Jie Lian 4 , Lumin Wang 4 , Rodney Ewing 4 , Guokui Liu 5 , Giovanni Pauletti 6 , Zhongyun Dong 7
1 Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 2 Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai China, 3 Med - X Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai China, 4 Departments of Geological Sciences, Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences and Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 5 Chemistry Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 6 James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 7 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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10:00 AM - Z5.2
A Coarse-grained Molecular Dynamics Study of the Mechanical Properties of Single-layer and Double-layer Membranes.

Yong-Wei Zhang 1 2 , Ping Liu 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore, 2 , Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore Singapore

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10:15 AM - Z5.3
Mechanics of The Collagen-Hydroxyapatite Interface In Human Bone: Role of Interfacial Behavior.

Shashindra Pradhan 1 , Kalpana Katti 1 , Dinesh Katti 1
1 Civil Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States

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10:30 AM - Z5.4
Combined Atomic Force Microscope and Atomistic Simulations Based Multiple Lengthscale Experiments and Atomistic Simulations of Bone Tissues.

Ming Gan 1 , Devendra Dubey 1 , Albert Cerrone 2 , Vikas Tomar 1
1 Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States, 2 Department of Civil Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States

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10:45 AM - Z5.5
Entropic-elasticity-controlled Dissociation and Energetic-elasticity-controlled Rupture Induce Catch to Slip Bonds in Cell-adhesion Molecules.

Yujie Wei 1
1 Engineering Division, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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11:30 AM - Z5.6
Fracture Mechanics of Beta-Structures in Protein Materials.

Sinan Keten 1 , Markus Buehler 1
1 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:45 AM - Z5.7
Variations in Single Molecule Aggrecan Molecular Structure and Conformation after Removal of Selected GAG Constituents.

Hsu-Yi Lee 1 , Peter Roughley 2 , Alan Grodzinsky 1 3 4 , Christine Ortiz 5
1 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Genetics Unit, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 3 Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 5 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - Z5.8
Mesoscale Modeling of Alpha-helical Protein Domains: Size Dependence of Strength and Elasticity.

Jeremie Bertaud 1 , Markus Buehler 1
1 Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - Z5.9
Poroviscoelastic Modeling of Cross-linked Actin Filament Networks.

Jeffrey Palmer 1 2 , Mary Boyce 2
1 , MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:30 PM - **Z5.10
Mechanical Behavior of Biomimetic Foams and Aerogels Based on Cellulose Nnanofibers.

A. Svagan 1 , H. Sehaquin 1 , Q. Zhou 1 , Lars Berglund 1
1 Dept. of Fiber and Polymer Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm Sweden

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Z6: Mechanics of Biomedical Materials I
Session Chairs
Kalpana Katti
Roger Narayan
Thursday PM, December 04, 2008
Back Bay B (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **Z6.1
Enhanced Cellular Mobility and Growth on TiO2 Nanotube Surfaces.

Sungho Jin 1 , Karla Brammer 1 , Seunghan Oh 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States

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3:00 PM - Z6.2
Characterization of Toughness in Photopolymerizable Acrylate Networks for Biomedical Applications.

Kathryn Smith 1 , Ken Gall 1 2
1 Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 2 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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3:15 PM - Z6.3
An Experimentally Validated Micromechanical Model for Elasticity and Strength of Hydroxyapatite Biomaterials.

Andreas Fritsch 1 2 , Luc Dormieux 2 , Christian Hellmich 1 , Julien Sanahuja 3
1 , Vienna University of Technoloy (TU Wien), Vienna Austria, 2 , Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussess, Marne-la-Vallee France, 3 , Lafarge Research Center, Saint Quentier Fallavier France

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3:30 PM - Z6.4
Thin Film Modulus based Wrinkling Metrology of Biomaterials Derived from Desaminotyrosyl-tyrosine Polycarbonates.

Khaled Aamer 1 , Christopher Stafford 1 , Matthew Becker 1 , Lee Richter 2 , Joachim Kohn 3
1 Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Giathersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 Surface And Microanalysis Science Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Giathersburg, Maryland, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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3:45 PM - Z6.5
Grafing Copolymerization onto Poly(hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate)(PHBHV): Effect on Bacterial Adhesion and Biofilm Formation.

Isabelle Linossier 1 , Hoi Kuan Lao 1 , Karine Rehel 1 , Valérie Langlois 2 , Estelle Renard 2
1 , Université de Bretagne Sud , Lorient France, 2 , ICMPE, SPC, UMR 7182, Thiais France

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4:30 PM - **Z6.6
Fabrication, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of an Osteochondral Scaffold.

Lorna Gibson 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge MA, Massachusetts, United States

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5:00 PM - Z6.7
Nanopatterned Biomimetic Surfaces for Spatial Keying and Binding Kinetics Studies.

Justin Abramson 1 2 , Matteo Palma 1 2 , Mark Schvartzman 4 , Shalom Wind 3 , Michael Sheetz 2 , James Hone 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States, 2 Biological Sciences, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States, 4 Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States, 3 Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States

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5:15 PM - Z6.8
Adhesion Measurements using Layer-by-layer Assembled Hydrogel Films.

Adam Nolte 1 , Christopher Stafford 1
1 Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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5:30 PM - Z6.9
X-ray Microtomography Aids the Design of New Materials.

Philipp Hunger 1 , Amalie Donius 1 , Ulrike G.K. Wegst 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:45 PM - Z6.10
Thermodynamics of Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis of Nanoparticles.

Sulin Zhang 1 , Hongyan Yuan 1 , Ju Li 2 , George Lykotrafitis 3 , Gang Bao 4 , Subra Suresh 3
1 Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Z7: Poster Session: Tissue Mechanics IV
Session Chairs
Christian Hellmich
Roger Narayan
Friday AM, December 05, 2008
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - Z7.1
Some Implications of the Microstructure on the Mechanical Behavior of a Popillia Janponica Cuticle.

Liang Cheng 1 , Liyun Wang 1 , Anette Karlsson 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.10
A Surfactant-Based Argument for Quasi-Plastic Deformation of the Lung under Indentation.

Maricris Silva 1 , Andrew Gouldstone 1
1 Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.11
Nanomechanical Studies On Bovine Cortical Bone.

Bedabibhas Mohanty 1 , Kalpana Katti 1 , Dinesh Katti 1
1 Civil Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.12
The Effects of Whitening and Etching Agents on the Mechanical Properties of Dentin and Enamel.

Bonnie Zimmerman 1 , L. Datko 1 , M. Kennedy 1 , D. Dean 1
1 , Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.13
The Compliance of Human Trabecular Meshwork and Meshwork Cells of the Eye.

Julie Last 1 , Paul Russell 1 , Ted Acott 3 , Michael Fautsch 4 , Paul Nealey 2 , Christopher Murphy 1
1 School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 , Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States, 4 Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.14
Adhesion and Interfacial Fracture Toughness Between Hard and Soft Materials.

Nima Rahbar 1 , Kurt Wolf 2 , Argjenta Orana 2 , Roy Fennimore 2 , Zong Zong 3 , Juan Meng 3 , George Papandreou 2 , Cynthia Maryanoff 2 , Wole Soboyejo 3
1 Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Cordis Corporation, Spring House, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.15
Computational Mechanics in Silico.

Ashkan Vaziri 1
1 , Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.16
Correlation Between 2-D and 3-D Mesoscale Dynamic Fracture Analyses of Trabecular Bone.

Albert Cerrone 2 , Vikas Tomar 1
2 Civil Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States, 1 Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.17
Superhydrophobic Nanocrystalline Nickel Films Inspired by Lotus Leaf.

Mehdi Shafiei 1 , Ahmet Alpas 1
1 Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering, University of Windsor , Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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9:00 PM - Z7.18
Morphological Evolution of Lipid Bilayer Membranes Using a Coupled Composition-Deformation Phase-Field Method

Chloe Funkhouser 1 2 , Francisco Solis 3 , Katsuyo Thornton 2
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Integrated Natural Sciences, Arizona State University West, Glendale, Arizona, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.2
Erythrocyte Membrane Deformability in Arteriole-Sized Microfluidic Channels.

Alison Forsyth 1 , Jiandi Wan 1 , William Ristenpart 2 , Howard Stone 1
1 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.20
Anisotropic Design of Multilayered Exoskeletons in Biology.

Lifeng Wang 1 , Juha Song 2 , Christine Ortiz 2 , Mary Boyce 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.21
Analysis of Nanoindentation in Biological Specimens.

Joseph Jakes 1 2 , Chuck Frihart 1 , James Beecher 1 , Robert Moon 1 , Donald Stone 2 3
1 , USDA Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Materials Science Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.22
Modeling of Gecko Toe Adhesion.

Bin Chen 1 , Peidong Wu 1 , Huajian Gao 2
1 , McMaster Univ., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2 , Brown Univ., Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.23
Leg Joints of the Lobster Homarus americanus as an Example of Cuticle Modification for specific Functions through Variations in Structure, Composition and Properties.

Helge Fabritius 1 , Sabine Hild 1 , Dierk Raabe 1
1 , Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, Düsseldorf Germany

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9:00 PM - Z7.25
Control of Secondary Structure and Nanomechanical Properties of Silk Fibroin Films.

Maneesh Gupta 1 , Srikanth Singamaneni 1 , Eugenia Kharlampieva 1 , Lawrence Drummy 2 , Rajesh Naik 2 , Vladimir Tsukruk 1
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 2 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratories, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.3
Structural Characterization of Iron in Human Spleen.

Martin Kopani 1 , Marcel Miglierini 2 , Adriana Lancok 3 , Julius Dekan 2 , Milan Melnik 4 , Milan Mikula 5 , Jan Manka 6 , Martin Skratek 6 , Jan Jakubovsky 1
1 Department of pathology, Comenius University, School of Medicine, Bratislava Slovakia, 2 Department of Nuclear Physics, Slovak University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Bratislava Slovakia, 3 Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Academy of Science of Czech Republic, Husinec-Rez near Praque Czechia, 4 Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Slovak University of Technology, Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Bratislava Slovakia, 5 Department of Graphics Arts Technology and Applied Photochemistry, Slovak University of Technology, Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Bratislava Slovakia, 6 Institute of Measurement Science, Slovak Academy of Science, Bratislava Slovakia

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9:00 PM - Z7.4
The Role of GAGs in the Nanomechanical Properties of the Human Dentin-Enamel-Junction (DEJ).

Marta Baldassarri 1 2 , Elia Beniash 1 3
1 , Forsyth Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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