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2013 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2013 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-6, 2013 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Charles Black, Elisabetta Comini, Gitti Frey, Kristi Kiick, Loucas Tsakalakos

Symposium F : Synthetic Tools for Understanding Biological Phenomena

2013-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

April Kloxin, University of Delaware
Danielle Benoit, University of Rochester
Chien-Chi Lin, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
Violaine See, University of Liverpool

Symposium Support

3M Co
Journal of Visual Experiments
National Science Foundation
Purdue School of Engineering and Technology
Royal Society of Chemistry
Society for Biomaterials
University of Delaware
University of Rochester BME Department
University of Rochester Chemistry Department
University of Rochester School of Engineering and Applied Science
F2: Engineered Materials to Understand and Control Cell Response to Biophysical and Biochemical Signals
Session Chairs
Chien-Chi Lin
Danielle Benoit
Monday PM, December 02, 2013
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Republic A

2:30 AM - *F2.01
A Materials Approach to Understanding Forces, Organization, and Function of Multicellular Tissue

Christopher Chen 1 2

1Boston University Boston USA2The Harvard Wyss Institute Boston USA

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3:00 AM - F2.02
Two Dimensional Crosslinked Polymeric Mats for Peptide Immobilization and Stem Cell Adhesion

Padma Gopalan 1 Samantha K Schmitt 1 William Murphy 1

1University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison USA

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3:15 AM - F2.03
Probing Cellular Response to Heterogeneous Rigidity at the Nanoscale

Jinyu Liao 1 Manus Biggs 2 Ryan Cooper 3 Carl Dahlberg 3 Jeffrey Kysar 3 Shalom J Wind 2

1Columbia University New York USA2Columbia University New York USA3Columbia University New York USA

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3:30 AM - F2.04
Cavitation Microrheology: A Tool to Probe Microscale Mechanical Properties of Natural Biomaterials

Whitney L Stoppel 1 Alfred J Crosby 2 Susan C Roberts 1

1University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst USA2University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst USA

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3:45 AM - F2.05
A Computational Platform Integrating Molecular and Systems Level Understandings of Mechanotransduction

John Kang 1 Kathleen Puskar 2 Russell Schwartz 1 Philip LeDuc 1 3

1Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA2Point Park University Pittsburgh USA3Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - *F2.06
Bioinspired Platform Technologies for Next Generation Regenerative Therapeutics

Jeffrey Karp 1 2

1Brigham and Women's Hospital Cambridge USA2Harvard Medical School Boston USA

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5:00 AM - F2.07
Protection of Pancreatic Islet Cells with Immunomodulatory Ultrathin Polymer Coatings

Veronika Kozlovskaya 1 Hubert Tse 2 Eugenia Kharlampieva 1

1University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham USA2University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham USA

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5:15 AM - F2.08
Supramolecular Hydrogel of Chemoattractant as a Depot for Neutrophils Attraction In Vivo

Fan Zhao 1 2 Jingyu Li 3 4 5 Jiro Sakai 3 4 5 Ning Zhou 1 Hongbo R. Luo 3 4 5 Bing Xu 1

1Brandeis University Waltham USA2Brandeis University Waltham USA3Harvard Medical School Boston USA4Childrenamp;#8217;s Hospital Boston Boston USA5Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Boston USA

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5:30 AM - F2.09
Antifreeze Glycoprotein Mimetic Polymers for Improving Biological Cryopreservation; Enhanced Cell Recovery, Function and Application to Regenerative Medicine

Robert Deller 1 Thomas Congdon 1 Matthew Gibson 1

1University of Warwick Coventry United Kingdom

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5:45 AM - F2.10
Time-Dependent Extracellular Matrix Organization and Secretion from Vascular Endothelial Cells Due to Macromolecular Crowding

Frances D Liu 1 2 Adam S Zeiger 2 3 Krystyn J Van Vliet 1 2 3

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Singapore-MIT Alliance in Research amp; Technology (SMART) Singapore Singapore3Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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F3: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Chien-Chi Lin
Danielle Benoit
April Kloxin
Violaine See
Monday PM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Hall B

9:00 AM - F3.01
Engineering Transparent UV-Absorbing ZnO Nanorods with Reduced DNA Damage

Georgios Sotiriou 1 Christa Watson 1 Kim Murdaugh 1 Alison Elder 2 Philip Demokritou 1

1Harvard University Boston USA2University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester USA

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9:00 AM - F3.03
Effects of Dynamic Rotation on Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells in Circular PDMS Microchannels

Kevin Mercurio 1 William Turner 1 Kara McCloskey 1 Valerie Leppert 1

1University of California at Merced Merced USA

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9:00 AM - F3.05
Optimization of Thermal Drawing of High Aspect Ratio Polymer Nanoprobes for Insertion into Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Dasom Yang 1 Hyeonaug Hong 1 WonHyoung Ryu 1

1Yonsei University Seoul Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - F3.06
Deciphering the Molecular Basis for Alpha-Synuclein Toxicity in Yeast Using Microfluidics Integrating Single Cell Traps and a Chemical Gradient Generator

Joao Tiago S. Fernandes 1 2 Andreia Gameiro 1 Sandra Tenreiro 2 Virginia Chu 1 Tiago F. Outeiro 2 3 Joao Pedro Conde 1 4

1INESC Microsistemas e Nanotecnologias and IN - Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Lisbon Portugal2Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa Lisbon Portugal3University Medical Center Goettingen Goettingen Germany4Instituto Superior Tamp;#233;cnico Lisbon Portugal

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9:00 AM - F3.07
High-Throughput Ion-Beam Modified Micronozzles to Probe Live Cells

Eva Campo 1 Maria Jose Lopez 2 Elizabet Fernandez 3 Jose Antonio Plaza 4

1Bangor University Bangor United Kingdom2University of Hull Hull United Kingdom3Universitat Autonoma Bellaterra Spain4IMB-CNM Bellaterra Spain

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9:00 AM - F3.08
Intravital Microscopy for Smart Transdermal Vaccine Delivery Systems

Ki Su Kim 1 Hyemin Kim 2 Jeonga Yang 2 Seok-Hyun Yun 1 Sei Kwang Hahn 1 2

1Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston USA2Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) Pohang Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - F3.09
Why the Dish Makes a Difference: Quantitative Comparison of Polystyrene Surfaces for Cell Culture

Adam S Zeiger 1 Ben Hinton 2 Krystyn J Van Vliet 1 3

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2University of Minnesota Minneapolis USA3Singapore-MIT Alliance in Research amp; Technology (SMART) Singapore Singapore

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9:00 AM - F3.10
3D Bioprinting of Multi-Material, Cell-Laden Tissue Constructs

David B. Kolesky 1 2 Kimberly A. Homan 2 1 A. Sydney Gladman 1 2 Ryan L. Truby 1 2 Travis A. Busbee 1 2 Michael A. Bell 1 2 Jennifer A. Lewis 1 2

1Harvard University Cambridge USA2Harvard University Cambridge USA

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9:00 AM - F3.11
Covalent Attachment of Polyelectrolyte Multilayers to Cells

Rosanna M. Lim 1 Robert E. Cohen 1 Michael F. Rubner 2

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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9:00 AM - F3.12
Carbon Dot-Gold Nanoparticle-DNA Molecular Assembly for Real-Time Intracellular Trafficking and Enhanced Transfection

Jinhwan Kim 1 2 Juhee Park 1 2 Hyunwoo Kim 1 2 Kaushik Singha 1 2 Won Jong Kim 1 2

1Institute for Basic Science (IBS) Pohang Republic of Korea2Postech Pohang Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - F3.13
Ag+ Ion Release from Nanosilver in Aqueous Solutions: Effect of Size, pH and O2 Concentration

Kakeru Fujiwara 1 Georgios A Sotiriou 1 2 Pratsinis E Sotiris 1

1ETH Zurich Zurich Swaziland2Harvard University Boston USA

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9:00 AM - F3.14
Internalization of Carbohydrate-Conjugated Nanoparticles by Mycobacterium Smegmatis

Kalana Wijesinghe Jayawardana 1 H. Surangi Nelusha Jayawardena 1 Thareendra De Zoysa 1 Mingdi Yan 1

1Umass Lowell Lowell USA

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9:00 AM - F3.15
Electrochemical Evaluation of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) Scavenging Capacity of Naturally-Derived Antioxidant Substances under the Environment of Lamellar Structure

Yu Aoki 1 Chihiro Kaise 2 1 Teruhisa Kaneko 2 1 Tatsuo Aikawa 1 Takeshi Kondo 1 3 Makoto Yuasa 1 3

1Tokyo University of Science Noda Japan2L.V.M.C. INC. Toshima-ku Japan3Tokyo University of Science Noda Japan

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9:00 AM - F3.16
Surface-Initiated Living Radical Polymerization for the Synthesis of Stealth Nanoparticles

Kohji Ohno 1

1Kyoto University Kyoto Japan

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9:00 AM - F3.17
Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer-Based Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Real Time Monitoring of Drug Release

Birju Shah 1 Jinping Lai 1 Ki-Bum Lee 1

1Rutgers University Piscataway USA

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9:00 AM - F3.18
MTS Assay for Evaluating the Antimicrobial Efficacy of Ag/BSA Nanoparticles

Almaz Gebregeorgis 1 John Stubbs 2 Dharmaraj Raghavan 1

1Howard University Washington USA2Howard University College of Medicine Washington USA

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9:00 AM - F3.20
Inflammation-Triggered Degradation and Cargo Release from Biocompatible Polymeric Nanoparticles

Caroline de Gracia Lux 1 Shivanjali Joshi-Barr 1 Trung Nguyen 1 Enas Mahmoud 1 Eric Schopf 1 Nadezda Fomina 1 Adah Almutairi 1

1UC San Diego La Jolla USA

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9:00 AM - F3.21
Direct Translocation of and Cell-Penetrating Peptides and Cationic Nanoparticles across Lipid Bilayers under Transmembrane Potentials

Jiaqi Lin 1 Alfredo Alexander-Katz 1

1MIT Cambridge USA

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F1: Advanced Techniques, High-Throughput Assessment, and Microfluidics to Probe Cellular Systems
Session Chairs
Chien-Chi Lin
April Kloxin
Monday AM, December 02, 2013
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Republic A

9:30 AM - *F1.01
Microfabricated Hydrogels: From Tissue Engineering to Stem Cell Bioengineering

Ali Khademhosseini 1 2 3

1Brigham and Womenamp;#8217;s Hospital, Harvard Medical School Cambridge USA2Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA3Harvard University Cambridge USA

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10:00 AM - F1.02
Chemically Anchored Micro-Fabricated Landscapes for Single-Cell Based Biophysical Studies

Prasana Kumar Sahoo 1 Richard Janissen 1 Joao H. Clerici 1 Monica A. Cotta 1

1Universidade Estadual de Campinas Campinas Brazil

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10:15 AM - F1.03
A Microfluidic Platform for the Study of Cell-Cell Communication in the Context of Parkinsonrsquo;s Disease

Joao Tiago S. Fernandes 1 2 Oldriska Marques 2 Joana Branco-Santos 2 Federico Herrera 2 Virginia Chu 1 Tiago F. Outeiro 2 3 Joao Pedro Conde 1 4

1INESC Microsistemas e Nanotecnologias and IN - Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Lisbon Portugal2Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa Lisbon Portugal3University Medical Center Goettingen Goettingen Germany4Instituto Superior Tamp;#233;cnico Lisbon Portugal

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10:30 AM - F1.04
Trap and Release of Single Motile Cells in Sub-Microfluidics; Methods and Applications

Andreas E. Vasdekis 1 G. Stephanopoulos 2

1Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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