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Symposium SB05—Antimicrobial Materials Against Coronaviruses and Other Nosocomial Pathogens

2021-11-30   Show All Abstracts

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Reza Ghiladi, North Carolina State University
Vijay Mhetar, Kraton Corporation
Frank Scholle, PhotoCide Protection, Inc.
Qingqing Wang, Jiangnan University
SB05.01: Antimicrobial Materials I
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Tuesday AM, November 30, 2021
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Liberty C

10:30 AM -
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10:35 AM - *SB05.01.01
Continuously Self-Disinfecting and Broad-Spectrum Polymers—Next Steps Toward Preventing the Spread of Highly Contagious Microbes

Richard Spontak1,Reza Ghiladi1,Frank Scholle1

North Carolina State University1

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11:05 AM - SB05.01.02
Superhydrophobic and Self-Sterilizing Surgical Mask with Spray-Coated Carbon Nanotubes

Ritesh Soni1,Shalik Ram Joshi1,Mamata Karmacharya1,Hyegi Min1,Shin Kwan Kim1,Sumit Kumar1,Gun Kim1,Yoon Cho1,Chang Lee1

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology1

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11:20 AM - SB05.01.03
Efficient Viral Disinfection with Photon Upconversion Materials

Emma Xu1,Peter Schuck1

Columbia University1

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11:35 AM -
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SB05.02: Antimicrobial Materials II
Session Chairs
Reza Ghiladi
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2021
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Liberty C

1:30 PM -
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1:35 PM - *SB05.02.01
Understanding and Tuning the Visible-Light Induced Photodynamic Properties of TiO2

Elizabeth Dickey1

Carnegie Mellon University1

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2:05 PM - SB05.02.02
Grain Size Effects and Mechanisms for Increased Antimicrobial Efficiency in Ultrafine-Grained Bulk Copper

Suveen Mathaudhu1,Evander Ramos1,Isabella Bagdasarian1,Yaqiong Li1,Masuda Takahiro2,Y. Takizawa2,Justin Chartron1,Alex Greaney1,Zenji Horita2,Joshua Morgan1

University of California, Riverside1,Kyushu University2

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2:20 PM - *SB05.02.03
Laser-Induced Surface Modification to Improve Antimicrobial Properties of Metal Surfaces

Rahim Rahimi1

Purdue University1

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2:50 PM -
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SB05.03: Poster Session: Antimicrobial Materials
Session Chairs
Reza Ghiladi
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2021
Hynes, Level 1, Hall B

8:00 PM - SB05.03.01
Dual-Dyed Photodynamic Antimicrobial Polyethylene Terephthalate/Cotton Blended Fabrics with Variable Color Expression

Chenyu Jiang1,Wangbingfei Chen2,Reza Ghiladi1,Qingqing Wang2,Qufu Wei2

North Carolina State University1,Jiangnan University2

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8:00 PM - SB05.03.02
Safety and Effectiveness Assessments of Gold Nanorods Coated Titanium Surfaces for Near-Infrared Photothermal Treatment Against Biofilms

Kanny Chang1,Thilak Mudalige2,Jiwen Zheng2,Matthew Silverman1,Patrick Regan1,Jayaleka Amarasinghe1

U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Office of Regulatory Affairs1,U.S. Food & Drug Administration2

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8:00 PM - SB05.03.03
Characterizing Hydrodynamic Wear of Superhydrophobic Materials

Daniel Braconnier1

Northeastern University1

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8:00 PM - SB05.03.04
Late News: (Garcia High School Student) Repurposing Waste Fabric by Synthesizing Silver Nanoparticles on Deweaved Cotton Fibers

Jacob Zerykier3,Elizabeth Zhang1,Ivan Yuan2,Ayush Agrawal4,Tianyu Dong5,Guanchen Zhu6,Haojun Xu7,Michael Cuiffo8,Stephen Walker8,Miriam Rafailovich8

Phillips Academy1,Shanghai High School International Division2,Rambam Mesivta-Maimonides High School3,Canyon Crest Academy4,Northview High School5,Experimental High School Attached to Beijing Normal University6,The Madeira School7,Stony Brook University, The State University of New York8

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2021-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Reza Ghiladi, North Carolina State University
Vijay Mhetar, Kraton Corporation
Frank Scholle, PhotoCide Protection, Inc.
Qingqing Wang, Jiangnan University
SB05.04: Antimicrobial Materials III
Session Chairs
Reza Ghiladi
Wednesday AM, December 1, 2021
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Liberty C

10:30 AM -
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10:35 AM - SB05.04.01
Photodynamic and "pH-drop" Antimicrobial Materials for Infection Prevention in Hospital Environments

Reza Ghiladi1

North Carolina State University1

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10:50 AM - SB05.04.02
Laser Functionalized Carbon Membranes with Exceptional Antimicrobial Properties

Sina Nejati1,Seyed Ahmad Mirbagheri2,Jose Waimin1,Marisa Grubb1,Samuel Peana1,David Warsinger1,Rahim Rahimi1

Purdue University1,K. N. Toosi University of Technology2

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11:05 AM - SB05.04.03
Anti-Biofilm Activity of Chiral Graphene Quantum Dots and Their Effects on Functional Bacterial Amyloid Proteins

Misché Hubbard1,Christopher Altheim1,Scott VanEpps1,Nicholas Kotov1

University of Michigan1

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11:20 AM - SB05.04.04
The Effect of Pillar Stiffness on Mechanical Bactericidal Efficacy of UV Nanoimprint Lithography Patterned Polymeric Surfaces

Sophie Lohmann1,Abinash Tripathy1,A. Milionis1,Anja Keller1,Martin Loessner1,Dimos Poulikakos1

ETH Zürich1

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11:35 AM - SB05.04.05
Fluorous-Cured Protein Films as Anti-Fouling and Drug-Eluting Antimicrobial Coatings for Medical Implants

Sanjana Gopalakrishnan1,Li-Sheng Wang1,Yi-Wei Lee1,Jiaxin Zhu1,Stephen Nonnenmann1,Vincent Rotello1

University of Massachusetts Amherst1

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11:50 AM -
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2021-12-07   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Reza Ghiladi, North Carolina State University
Vijay Mhetar, Kraton Corporation
Frank Scholle, PhotoCide Protection, Inc.
Qingqing Wang, Jiangnan University
SB05.05: Antimicrobial Materials IV
Session Chairs
Reza Ghiladi
Tuesday PM, December 7, 2021
SB05-Virtual

1:00 PM -
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1:05 PM - *SB05.05.01
Metal Oxide Nanostructures as Antimicrobial Agents

Sonal Padalkar1,Mohammed Kuku1,2,Ahmad Fallatah1,3

Iowa State University of Science and Technology1,1. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jazan University, Jazan, Saudi Arabia2,2. Space and Aeronautics Research Institute, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology3

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1:35 PM - SB05.05.02
Carbon Nanomaterials for Antimicrobial Surfaces

Laure Giraud1,2,Celine Cougoule3,Audrey Tourrette1,2,Etienne Meunier3,Emmanuel Flahaut2,1

University of Paul Sabatier1,CNRS / CIRIMAT2,CNRS / IPBS3

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1:50 PM - SB05.05.03
Covalently Attached Liquid-Like Solid Surfaces Prevent Biofilm Formation

Jinju Chen1,Yufeng Zhu1,Glen McHale2,Jack Dawson1,Steven Armstrong2,Gary Wells2,Hongzhong Liu3,Waldemar Vollmer1,Paul Stoodley4,Nick Jakubovics1

Newcastle University1,University of Edinburgh2,Xi'an Jiaotong University3,The Ohio State University4

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2:05 PM - SB05.05.04
Understanding the Zwitterionic Hydration from Ab Initio Simulations

Pranab Sarker1,Md Symon Jahan Sajib1,Tao Wei1

Howard University1

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2:20 PM - SB05.05.05
Highly Durable and Functionalized Polyurethane Coatings for Protection of Infectious Aerosols and Elimination of Bacteria

Moonhyun Choi1,Jinkee Hong1

Yonsei University1

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2:35 PM -
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2021-12-08   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Reza Ghiladi, North Carolina State University
Vijay Mhetar, Kraton Corporation
Frank Scholle, PhotoCide Protection, Inc.
Qingqing Wang, Jiangnan University
SB05.06: Antimicrobial Materials V
Session Chairs
Wednesday AM, December 8, 2021
SB05-Virtual

8:00 AM -
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8:05 AM - *SB05.06.01
Potentiation Strategies for Photosensitizer Embedded Anti-Microbial Materials

Qingqing Wang1,Huiyiing Shen1,Reza Ghiladi2,Qufu Wei1,Chenyu Jiang2

Jiangnan University1,North Carolina State University2

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8:35 AM - SB05.06.02
Photoactive Carbon Dots as a New Class of Broad Spectrum Antibacterial and Antiviral Agents

Liju Yang1,Ya-Ping Sun2

North Carolina Central University1,Clemson University2

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8:50 AM - SB05.06.03
Superhemophobic and Antivirofouling Coating for Mechanically Durable and Wash-Stable Medical Textiles

Anthony Galante1,Sajad Haghanifar1,Eric Romanowski1,Robert Shanks1,Paul Leu1

University of Pittsburgh1

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9:05 AM - SB05.06.05
Polyethylenimine-Functionalized Silver Nanoparticles as Potential Antiviral and Antibacterial Disinfectant

Atul Tiwari1,Prem Pandey1

Indian Institute of Technology Banaras Hindu University1

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9:20 AM - SB05.06.06
Late News: (Garcia High School Student) Fogging H1N1 Virus to Quantify the Survival Rate on Various Surfaces

Francis White1,Timothy Reinholdt1,Kuan-Che Feng1,Qianhui Hong1,Miriam Rafailovich1

Stony Brook University, The State University of New York1

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9:25 AM - SB05.06.07
Evaluation of Antifungal Activity of Ca2Fe2O5 against Candida utilis with Changing Susceptibility upon Cultivation

Svetlana Vihodceva1,Olga Muter2,Andris Sutka1

Riga Technical University1,University of Latvia2

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9:30 AM - SB05.06.08
Capture-and-Release Filtration of Aerosolized Bacteria Using Liquid Nets

Chun Ki Fong1,Daniel Regan1,Justin Hardcastle1,Caitlin Howell1

University of Maine1

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9:35 AM -
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