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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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10:45 AM - F1.05
Microfluidic Imaging of the Synergistic Effects of Chlorine and Antifouling Surfaces

Rong Yang 1 Hongchul Jang 2 Roman Stocker 2 Karen K. Gleason 1

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

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - *F1.06
Tiny Technologies for Probing the Tumor Microenvironment: ECM Microarrays and Protease-Sensing Nano Probes

Sangeeta Bhatia 1

1MIT Cambridge USA

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12:00 PM - F1.07
Using Click Chemistry to Form Polymers of Controlled Sequence: Synthesis and Applications of Click Nucleic Acids (CNAs)

Christopher Bowman 1 2 Weixian Xi 3 2 Tao Gong 1 2 Christopher Kloxin 4 5

1University of Colorado Boulder USA2University of Colorado Boulder USA3University of Colorado Boulder USA4University of Delaware Newark USA5University of Delaware Newark USA

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12:15 PM - F1.08
Molecular Crowding Shapes Gene Expression in Synthetic Cellular Nanosystems

Saumya Saurabh 2 4 Marcel Bruchez 2 4 Russell Schwartz 3 5 Philip LeDuc 6 5 Cheemeng Tan 1

1University of California Davis Davis USA2Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA3Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA4Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA5Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA6Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA

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12:30 PM - F1.09
Establishment of Pull-Down Assay for Identification of Protein Targets of Supramolecular Nanostructures

Yi Kuang 1 Dan Yuan 1 Ye Zhang 1 Anita Kao 1 Xuewen Du 1 Bing Xu 1

1Brandeis University Waltham USA

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12:45 PM - F1.10
Electrical Cell-Substrate Impedance Assessment of ZEB Proteins on the Migration Potential of MCF-7 Cells

Theresa Phamduy 1 Hope Burks 2 Matthew Burow 3 Douglas Chrisey 1 4

1Tulane University New Orleans USA2Tulane University New Orleans USA3Tulane University Health Science Center New Orleans USA4Tulane University New Orleans USA

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2013-12-03   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
F5/B5: Joint Session: Novel and Facile Chemistries for Biomaterial Synthesis and Applications
Session Chairs
April Kloxin
Rachel K. O'Reilly
Tuesday PM, December 03, 2013
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Back Bay B

2:30 AM - *F5.01/B5.01
Dynamic Cell Scaffolds through Photochemical Reactions

Kristi Anseth 1

1University of Colorado at Boulder and HHMI Boulder USA

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3:00 AM - F5.02/B5.02
Photocross-Linked Resilin-PEG Hydrogels as Scaffolds for Mechanically Demanding Tissue Engineering Applications

Christopher McGann 1 Kristi Kiick 1 2 3

1University of Delaware Newark USA2University of Delaware Newark USA3University of Delaware Newark USA

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3:15 AM - F5.03/B5.03
Advanced (Photo-)Click Conjugation on Bio-Inspired Mussel Adhesives for Complex Surface Design and Controlled Cell Adhesion

Corinna Marina Preuss 1 Cesar Rodriguez-Emmenegger 1 Vanessa Trouillet 2 Michael Bruns 2 Anja Sabrina Goldmann 1 Christopher Barner-Kowollik 1

1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Karlsruhe Germany2Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Karlsruhe Germany

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3:30 AM -
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4:00 AM - F5.04/B5.04
Development of An Ester-Containing Analog of the RGD Integrin-Binding Motif as the Basis for Rapidly Degradable, Cell-Adhesive, Self-Assembling Gel Materials for Tissue Engineering

Kevin Eckes 1 Laura Suggs 1

1The University of Texas at Austin Austin USA

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4:15 AM - *F5.05/B5.05
2D vs 3D Gene Transfer

Tatiana Segura 1

1University of California Los Angeles Los Angeles USA

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4:45 AM - F5.06/B5.06
Visible Light Induced Thiol-ene Photoclick Reaction for Forming Conformal Islet Surface Coating

Chien-Chi Lin 1 Han Shih 1

1Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Indianapolis USA

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5:00 AM - F5.07/B5.07
Select-a-Cell: Hierarchical Patterning of Biomolecules with Functional Block Copolymers

Helen Tran 1 Nevette A. Bailey 1 Kacey Ronaldson 2 Nathaniel Lynd 3 Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic 2 Luis M. Campos 1

1Columbia University New York USA2Columbia University New York USA3University of California--Santa Barbara Santa Barbara USA

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5:15 AM - F5.08/B5.08
Science Video Journals to Increase Productivity in Research and Education

Val Buntrock 1

1JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) Cambridge USA

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F4: Micro- and Nano-Scale Dispersed Materials for Understanding and Directing Biological Systems
Session Chairs
Danielle Benoit
Violaine See
Tuesday AM, December 03, 2013
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Republic A

9:30 AM - *F4.01
Synthetic Biolubricant Mimetics to Protect the Integrity of Articular Cartilage

David Putnam 1 Lawrence Bonassar 1 2 Kirk Samaroo 2 Mingchee Tan 1

1Cornell University Ithaca USA2Cornell University Ithaca USA

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10:00 AM - F4.02
Novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Contrast Agents: High Contrast, High Stability Nanogels and Disease-Activated Complexes

Minnie Chan 1 Jacques Lux 1 Mathieu L. Viger 1 Jagadis Sankaranarayanan 1 Luce Vander Elst 2 Adah Almutairi 1

1UC San Diego La Jolla USA2University of Mons Mons Belgium

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10:15 AM - F4.03
Non-Invasive High Speed Imaging of Fast Physiological Processes in Awake and Freely Moving Mice

Oliver Bruns 1 Daniel Harris 1 Thomas Bischof 1 Moungi Bawendi 1

1MIT Cambridge USA

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10:30 AM - F4.04
Gold Nanoparticles as Carriers of MicroRNA for Controlled Delivery

Elizabeth Crew 1 Michael Bellavia 1 Zakiya Skeete 1 Jin Luo 1 Chuan-Jian Zhong 1

1State University of New York at Binghamton Binghamton USA

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - *F4.06
Biomimetic Nanoparticles for Protein and Cell Tracking

Raphael Levy 1

1University of Liverpool Liverpool United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - F4.07
Poly-L-Lysine Coated Fluorescent Upconversion Nanoparticles for siRNA Delivery and Tracking

Akshaya Bansal 2 Muthu Kumara Gnanasammandhan 1 Yong Zhang 1 2

1National University of Singapore Singapore Singapore2National University of Singapore Singapore Singapore

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12:15 PM - F4.08
Using Gold Nanocages to Investigate the Effects of Concave Hollowed Nanostructures on Adsorbed Protein Behavior

Xi Qian 1 2 3 Richard W Siegel 1 2 3 Jonathan S Dordick 2 3 4

1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA2Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA3Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA4Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA

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12:30 PM - F4.09
Nanoparticle-Nanoparticleand Nanoparticle-Cell Interactions in Biological Media by Atomic Force Microscopy

Georgios Pyrgiotakis 1 Christoph Blattmann 2 Sotiris Pratsinis 2 Philip Demokritou 1

1Harvard University Boston USA2Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) Zurich Switzerland

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2013-12-04   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
F7/I8: Joint Session: Materials for Examining Cell Motility and for Targeted Delivery and Imaging
Session Chairs
Shelly Peyton
Nicole Moore
Violaine See
Wednesday PM, December 04, 2013
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Back Bay B

2:30 AM - *F7.01/I8.01
Synthetic Environments to Quantify EMT, Drug Response and Metastasis

Muhammad H. Zaman 1

1Boston University Boston USA

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3:00 AM - F7.02/I8.02
Emergent Dynamics of Collective and Individual Invasion after the Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition

Ian Y Wong 1

1Brown University Providence USA

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3:15 AM - F7.03/I8.03
Collective Migration of a Complex Tissue Studied with 3d Tissue Etching

Melis Hazar 1 William C. Messner 3 Lance A Davidson 2 Philip R LeDuc 1

1Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA2University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh USA3Tufts University Medford USA

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3:30 AM - F7.04/I8.04
A 2D Covalently Bound Continuous Protein Gradient: Cell Motility Assay

Benjamin Mintz 1 James A Cooper 1

1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA

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3:45 AM - F7.05/I8.05
Super-Paramagnetic Chemotactic Microswimmers

Joshua Paul Steimel 1 Alfredo Alexander-Katz 1

1MIT Cambridge USA

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - *F7.06/I8.06
Gold Nanoparticles in Cancer Research: Delivery and Sensing

Vincent Rotello 1

1Univ of MA Amherst USA

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5:00 AM - F7.07/I8.07
Click Chemistry-Based Tumor-Targeting of Nanoparticles

Heebeom Koo 1 Sangmin Lee 2 Seok-Hyun (Andy) Yun 1 Ick Chan Kwon 2 Kwangmeyung Kim 2 Sei Kwang Hahn 3

1Harvard Medical School Cambridge USA2Korea Institute of Science and Technology Seoul Republic of Korea3Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) Pohang Republic of Korea

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5:15 AM - F7.08/I8.08
Targeted Delivery of Hydrogel Nanoparticles: Optimizing Cell Uptake, Pharmacokinetics, and Tumor Accumulation

Kevin Gerald Reuter 1 Jillian Perry 4 Dongwook Kim 2 James Christopher Luft 1 7 3 Joseph DeSimone 1 5 6

1University of North Carolina Chapel Hill USA2University of North Carolina Chapel Hill USA3University of North Carolina Chapel Hill USA4University of North Carolina Chapel Hill USA5North Carolina State University Raleigh USA6Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York USA7University of North Carolina Chapel Hill USA

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5:30 AM - F7.09/I8.09
Miniaturized Holographic Imaging System for Real-Time Detection and Profiling of Rare Cancer Cells

Jun Song 1 2 Hyungsoon Im 1 Monty Liong 1 Lioubov Fexon 1 Misha Pivovarov 1 Ralph Weissleder 1 3 Hakho Lee 1

1Massachusetts General Hospital Boston USA2Harvard University Cambridge USA3Harvard Medical School Boston USA

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F6/I7: Joint Session: Materials to Understand and Detect Cancer
Session Chairs
Shelly Peyton
Nicole Moore
April Kloxin
Danielle Benoit
Wednesday AM, December 04, 2013
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Back Bay B

9:45 AM - *F6.01/I7.01
Engineering the Host and Tumor Microenvironment

Alexandra Piotrowski 1 Joe Tien 2 Celeste M. Nelson 1

1Princeton University Princeton USA2Boston University Boston USA

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10:15 AM - F6.02/I7.02
Expansion of Cancer Stem Cells with Fibrous Scaffolds

Sheng Feng 1 Hong Guan 1 Xinrui Duan 1 Qian Wang 1

1University of South Carolina Columbia USA

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10:30 AM - F6.03/I7.03
Dynamic Photo-Tuning of Hydrogel Physical Properties

Ryan Stowers 1 Laura J. Suggs 1

1University of Texas at Austin Austin USA

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10:45 AM - F6.04/I7.04
Microencapsulation of Chemotherapeutics into Monodisperse and Tunable Biodegradable Polymers via Electrified Liquid Jets: Control of Size, Shape, and Drug Release

Pouria Fattahi 1 2 Ali Borhan 1 Mohammad Reza Abidian 1 2 3

1The Pennsylvania State University State College USA2The Pennsylvania State University State College USA3The Pennsylvania State University State College USA

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - *F6.05/I7.05
Mineralized Biomaterials for the Study of Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis

Claudia Fischbach 1

1Cornell University Ithaca USA

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