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2009 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 30 - December 4, 2009 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Kristi Anseth, Li-Chyong Chen, Peter Gumbsch, Ji-Cheng Zhao

Symposium RR : Engineering Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine

2009-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Sujata Bhatia Dupont Corporation
Stephanie Bryant University of Colorado
Jason A. Burdick University of Pennsylvania
Jeffrey M. Karp Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
Katie Walline CeraPedics, Inc.
RR1: Bio-Inspired Scaffolds
Session Chairs
Jason Burdick
Bill Murphy
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Back Bay C (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **RR1.1
Biomaterial Regulation of Molecular Signaling in Engineered Tissues.

John Fisher 1
1 Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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10:00 AM - RR1.2
Culture and Preservation of Pancreatic Islets Through Biomaterial Interactions and The Reestablishment of The Three-Dimensional Islet Microenvironment In Vitro.

Jamal Daoud 1 , Jean-Phillipe Coutu 1 , Maria Petropavlovskaia 2 , Lawrence Rosenberg 2 , Maryam Tabrizian 1
1 Biomedical Department, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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10:15 AM - RR1.3
Engineered Extracellular Matrix for Soft Tissue Regeneration.

Amit Jha 1 , Weidong Yang 2 , Catherine Kim-Safran 2 , Randall Duncan 2 , Mary Farach-Carson 2 , Xinqiao Jia 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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10:30 AM - RR1.4
A Synthetic Strategy for Mimicking the Extracellular Matrix Provides a New Tool for Studying Cancer Biology.

Michael Schwartz 1 2 , Robert Rogers 1 2 , Benjamin Fairbanks 1 2 , Lydia Everhart 4 , Rajagopal Rangarajan 3 , Muhammad Zaman 3 , Kristi Anseth 1 2
1 , Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 2 , University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 4 , University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 , University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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10:45 AM - RR1.5
A Mimetic Peptide Approach to the Spatio-Temporal Modification of Natural Collagen Scaffold for Microvasculature Engineering.

Tania Chan 1 2 , S. Michael Yu 1 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Institute for NanoBioTechnology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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11:00 AM - RR1: Bio
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11:30 AM - **RR1.6
Materials To Program Cells In Situ.

David Mooney 1 2
1 , Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - **RR1.7
Cells in Gels: Understanding Cellular Morphogenesis and Differentiation in 3-D Culture.

Dror Seliktar 1 , Iris Mironi-Harpaz 1 , Yonatan Shachaf 1 , Keren Shapira 1 , Maya Gonen-Wadmany 1 , Andrei Yosef 1 , Offra Sarig-Nadir 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa Israel

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12:30 PM - RR1.8
Bioorthogonal Click Chemistries for Synthesizing and Patterning the 3D Cell Niche.

Cole DeForest 1 , Evan Sims 1 , Kristi Anseth 1 2
1 Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 2 , Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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12:45 PM - RR1.9
Dynamic Studies on Injectable Beta-hairpin Peptide Hydrogels: Mechanisms of Shear-thinning and Immediate Self-healing.

Congqi Yan 1 3 , Radhika Nagarkar 2 3 , Joel Schneider 2 3 , Darrin Pochan 1 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 3 , Delaware Biotechnology Institute, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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RR2: Stem Cell/Material Interactions
Session Chairs
Stephanie Bryant
Rob Mauck
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Back Bay C (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **RR2.1
Bioinspired Materials that Regulate Growth Factor Signaling and Stem Cell Behavior.

William Murphy 1 , Gregory Hudalla 1 , Jae Sam Lee 1 , Jae Sung Lee 1 , Justin Koepsel 1
1 , University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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3:00 PM - RR2.2
Extracellular Matrix Mechanics Affect Stem Cell Lineage in 3D by Controlling Integrin Binding.

Nathaniel Huebsch 1 2 , Praveen Arany 1 , Angelo Mao 1 , Jose Rivera-Feliciano 1 , David Mooney 1 3
1 SEAS, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:15 PM - RR2.3
Regulating Stem Cell Fate by Using Combinatorial Micro-/nanoarrays of Microenvironmental Cues.

KiBum Lee 1 , Aniruddh Solanki 1 , Shreyas Shah 1 , Sung Young Park 2 , Seunghun Hong 2
1 Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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3:30 PM - RR2.4
Engineered Microenvironments to Interrogate Extrinsic Determinants of Stem Cell Function.

Vanessa Lundin 1 , Anna Herland 1 , Edwin W.H. Jager 2 , Magnus Berggren 2 , Urban Lendahl 3 , Ana Teixeira 1
1 Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm Sweden, 2 Department of Science and Technology, Linköping University, Norrköping Sweden, 3 Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm Sweden

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3:45 PM - RR2.5
Influence of Hydrogel Mechanical Properties on Differentiation of Encapsulated Human Embryonic Stem Cells.

Max Salick 2 , Richard Boyer 3 , Chad Koonce 4 , Kristyn Masters 3 , Tim Kamp 4 , Sean Palecek 5 , Wendy Crone 1 2 3
2 Engineering Mechanics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 4 Medicine, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 5 Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 1 Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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4:00 PM - *
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4:30 PM - **RR2.6
Artificial Niches for Neural Stem Cell Differentiation.

Gregory Christopherson 1 , Shawn Lim 2 , Hongjun Song 3 , Hai-Quan Mao 1 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 3 Institute of Cell Engineering and Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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