Biotech 2013 Program

Sessions

9:00Sunday - Technology Innovation Short Courses
5:00TechConnect Welcome & Short Course Mixer (no host), Belvedere Lobby Bar

Monday May 13

7:00Monday - TechConnect & National Innovation Summit Registration
8:15Techconnect World and National Innovation Summit - Keynotes
10:00Expo - Coffee Break
11:00Soft Nanotechnology & Colloids I
11:00Bio Nano Materials: Self-assembling & biomimetic materials
11:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Particle & cell transport
11:00Cancer Nanotechology I
11:00NNI National Signature Initiative - Keynotes
12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall A
2:00Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure - NNI Signature Initiative Symposium
2:00Bio Nano Materials for pharmaceutical applications
2:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Biofluidic Devices
2:00Cancer Nanotechology II
2:00INTO-RAM ATHENA: Multi-organ Platform for Rapid Assessment of Medical Countermeasures - DTRA Special Session
6:00Thermo Scientific - Open Workshop
7:00Student Mixer - National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no host)
Bio Nano Materials I - Posters 4:00
Cancer Nanotechnology - Posters 4:00
Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging I - Posters 4:00

Tuesday May 14

8:30Keynote Panel: The Future of National & Global Innovation
9:00Nanomedicine NNBM Editorial Board Room (9:00 - 5:00)
10:00Expo - Coffee Break
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Biotech & Biosciences
11:00Bio Nano Materials: Cellular interactions & tissue regeneration
11:00Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery I
11:00Nanoparticle release during life cycle of consumer products & nanocomposites I
11:00Bio Sources for Materials & Fuels
11:00Biosensors: Nanoparticles in Imaging Technologies
12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall A
1:00National SBIR Conference: Agency Roundtables (1:00 - 4:00) ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join
1:00SBIR Short Course - Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (1300-1700, additional registration required)
1:00SBIR Short Course - Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (1300-1700, additional registration required)
1:00SBIR Short Course - Cost Accounting and Passing an Audit (1300-1700, additional registration required)
1:30TechConnect Poster Session II
Bio Nano Materials II - Posters 1:30
Bio Sources for Materials & Fuels - Posters 1:30
Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery - Posters 1:30
Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging II - Posters 1:30
Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication - Posters 1:30
3:00Nanoparticle release during life cycle of consumer products & nanocomposites II
3:00Biosensors: Clinical/health Applications
3:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery II
3:30Micro & Nano Fluidics: Devices
4:30Innovation Spotlights: Pharma & Medical Devices
5:00Nanomedicine - NNBM Editorial Meeting (5:00 - 6:30)
5:30National Innovation & Federal Agency Showcase
7:00Nanomedicine - NNBM ''Meet the Editor'' Reception (7:00 - 9:00)

Wednesday May 15

8:00National SBIR Conference - Opening Keynotes
8:30Nano Medicine I
8:30Nanoparticle release during life cycle of consumer products & nanocomposites III
8:30Nanoparticles: Life Sciences & Biomaterials
8:30Biosensors: Novel Approaches & Instrumentation
8:30Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure (NKI) Town Hall - NNI Signature Initiative Symposium
9:00DOE Industry Collaborations with the National Laboratories - Special Session
10:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase - Coffee Break
10:15DOE, NASA, NIH & NSF SBIR/STTR: Program Summary
10:15DOD SBIR/STTR: Program Elements & Service/Component Summary
10:45DOD Services/Components Summary
10:15EPA, DHS, DOAg, DOT, NIST, NOAA: Program Summary
10:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery III
10:30Nano Medicine II
11:00EHS: Safer Design Principles I
11:00Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology I - NNI Signature Initiative
11:00Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication
11:00Innovation Spotlights: Pharma & Biotech
11:00How National User Research Facilities Can Give Your Company an Advantage - Special Session
12:00Innovation Showcase Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Maryland Ballroom
1:00Agency One-on-One Meetings (1300-1700)
1:15Track 1: Commercialization & Partnering (Non-DOD)
1:15Non-DOD Agency Commercialization Programs and Expectations
2:05Developing Strong Commercialization (Transition) Plans
3:15Forming Partnerships with Large Firms (Non-DOD firms)
4:05Forming Partnerships: Universities, Federal Labs, FFRDCs
1:15Track 2: DOD Services and Components SBIR/STTR Programs
1:15What Are the Elements of Winning DOD Phase I and II Proposals?
2:05DOD Commercialization Readiness Program
3:15Partnering with DOD Prime Contractors
4:05What Should I Know About the DOD Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF)?
1:15Track 3: Application & Evaluation (Non-DOD)
1:15How Do I Apply For a Grant Using “Grants.gov”?
2:05What Constitutes a Winning Proposal for Granting Agencies?
3:15Does My Technology Have Varied Agency Applications? Find Out!
1:30Nano Medicine III
2:00Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology II - NNI Signature Initiative
2:00Polymers for Drug and Gene Delivery
2:00Inkjet Applications
2:00EHS: Safer Design Principles II
3:30Nano Medicine IV
4:00Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices
5:00National Innovation & Federal Agency Showcase
7:00SBIR Innovators Mixer, National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no-host)
5:00TechConnect Poster Session III
Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery - Posters 5:00
Nano Medical Sciences - Posters 5:00
7:00TechConnect Innovators Banquet (additional registration required)

Thursday May 16

8:15Agency One-on-One Meetings (0830-1200)
8:15Track 1: Operational Hurdles and Legal Issues Faced by Small Business
8:15What Should I Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?
9:05Data Rights – How Does SBIR/STTR Differ From Other Federal Programs?
10:15What should I know about ITAR?
11:05What Are My Options in Developing a Manufacturing Competency?
8:15Track 2: How Successful Small Businesses Have Used the SBIR and STTR Programs
8:15Small Firms Discuss the Keys to Their DOD SBIR Program Success
9:05Small Business Discuss the Keys to Their Non-DOD SBIR Program Success
10:15Pre-Award Accounting Systems
11:05What SBIR/STTR Support is Available at State, Regional or Local Levels?
8:15Track 3. Business Development and Success Stories
8:15Changes to Size Standard and Certification Process Based on SBIR Reauthorization
9:05How Do I Approach Potential Investors?
10:15Outreach to Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses

Program

Sunday May 12

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9:00Sunday - Technology Innovation Short Courses
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5:00TechConnect Welcome & Short Course Mixer (no host), Belvedere Lobby Bar

Monday May 13

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7:00Monday - TechConnect & National Innovation Summit Registration
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8:15Techconnect World and National Innovation Summit - KeynotesPotomac A
8:15TechConnect Opening Remarks (invited presentation)
M. Laudon, TechConnect, US
8:30Nanomedicine Innovation, Commercialization and Societal Impact (invited presentation)
O. Farokhzad, Harvard Medical School, US (bio)
9:00Accelerating Adoption of Innovation (invited presentation)
L. Christodoulou, The Boeing Company, US (bio)
9:30Advanced Materials and Systems - Modern Industrial Research with Partners (invited presentation)
J. Rieger, BASF, Advanced Materials & Research - Technology Incubation, DE (bio)
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10:00Expo - Coffee BreakExpo Hall A
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11:00Soft Nanotechnology & Colloids IPotomac 4
Session chair: Pat Spicer, University of New South Wales, AU
11:00Patchy Particles – What comes next? (invited presentation)
I. Kretzschmar, The City College of New York, US
11:25Stimulus-Responsive Endoskeleton Droplets (invited presentation)
P.T. Spicer, University of New South Wales, AU (bio)
11:50Surfactant-Activated Microgels
K. Chari, R. Hsu, P. Bhargava, B. Figura, W. Yang, J. Park, T. Clifford, M. Kadir, G. Benedikt, Lubrizol Advanced Materials, US
12:10Quatsomes: highly stable nanovesicles formed by sterols and quaternary ammonium surfactants
N. Ventosa, L. Ferrer-Tasies, E. Moreno-Calvo, M. Cano-Sarabia, M. Aguilella-Arzo, A. Angelova, S. Lesieur, S. Ricart, J. Veciana, J. Faraudo, CSIC, ES
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11:00Bio Nano Materials: Self-assembling & biomimetic materialsPotomac 5-6
Session chair: Caterina Lo Presti, Merck Serono, IT
11:00Injectable Solids: Solution Construction of Hydrogel Biomaterials with Beta-Hairpin Peptides (invited presentation)
D.J. Pochan, University of Delaware, US (bio)
11:25Quatsomes: vesicles formed by self-assembly of sterols and
L. Ferrer-Tasies, E. Moreno-Calvo, M. Cano-Sarabia, M. Aguilella-Arzo, A. Angelova, S. Lesieur, S. Ricart, J. Faraudo, N. Ventosa, J. Veciana, CSIC, ES
11:45Effects of block copolymer properties on nanocarrier protection from in vivo clearance and targeting
S.M. D’Addioa, W. Saada, S.M. Ansellb, J.J. Squiersa, D. Adamsona, M. Herrera-Alonsoa, A. Wohlc, T.R. Hoyec, C.W. Macoskod, L.D. Mayerb, C. Vauthiere, R.K. Prud’homme, Princeton University, US
12:05Molecular modeling of the PEGylated bilayer as a model for the PEGylated liposome surface in the bloodstream
A. Magarkar, University of Helsinki, FI
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11:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Particle & cell transportAnnapolis 3
Session chair: Kwang W. Oh, University of Buffalo (SUNY), US
11:00Magnetic Nanoparticle Dynamics and Assembly Phenomena in External Magnetic Fields (invited presentation)
X. Xue, E.P. Furlani, SUNY-Buffalo, US (bio)
11:25Numerical Analysis of Microfluidic Magnetic Bead Separation Utilizing an Integrated Array of Magnetic Elements Magnetized by a Homogenous Bias Field
S.A. Khashan, E.P. Furlani, United Arab Emirates University and University at Buffalo, US
11:45Investigation of the Concentration Polarization effect on Nanoparticles using radial micro-nanofluidic devices
K. Aïzel, Y. Fouillet, C. Pudda, C. Chabrol, I. Texier-Nogues, CEA LETI, FR
12:05Exploiting structural polarization effects for the AC-electrokinetic manipulation of objects and media in cell chips
J. Gimsa, M. Stubbe, University of Rostock, DE
12:25Complex effects in micro-scale and nano-scale electrokinetics: significance of computational modeling and overcoming its challenges (invited presentation)
A. Mani, M.B. Andersen, C.L. Druzgalski, S. Alizadeh, Stanford University, US
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11:00Cancer Nanotechology IPotomac C
Session chair: Mansoor M. Amiji, Northeastern University, US
11:00MagnetoGVAX: Using Nanotechnology and MRI for Cancer Vaccine Development (invited presentation)
D. Kadayakkara, H.I. Levitsky, J.W.M. Bulte, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, US (bio)
11:30Imaging the Lymphatic System with Nanomaterials (invited presentation)
P.L. Choyke, National Cancer Institute, US (bio)
12:00Drug and Gene Delivery to Mucosal Surfaces (invited presentation)
J. Hanes, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, US (bio)
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11:00NNI National Signature Initiative - KeynotesBaltimore 1-2
Session chair: Lisa Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
-NNI Signature Initiative - Keynote OverviewA. Carim, Office of Science & Technology Policy, White House, US
-Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and ConversionG. Maracas, NSF, US
-Sustainable Nanomanufacturing – Creating the Industries of the FutureM. Meador, NASA, US
-Nanoelectronics for 2020 and BeyondC. Richter, NIST, US
-Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure (NKI): Enabling National Leadership in Sustainable DesignD. Hess, NSF, US
-Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology: Improving and Protecting Health, Safety, and the EnvironmentD. Farrell, NIH, US
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12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall AExpo Hall A
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2:00Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure - NNI Signature Initiative SymposiumPotomac 3
Session chair: James Luo, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), US
2:00NKI- Overview (invited presentation)
D. Hess, National Science Foundation, US
2:25Reactive Nanosystems: Multimillion Atom Simulations of Nanostructured Materials and Processes (invited presentation)
P. Vashishta, University of Southern California, US (bio)
2:50Frontiers in Quantum Mechanics Simulations at the Nanoscale (invited presentation)
E.A. Carter, Princeton University, US (bio)
3:15Break
3:25Nano in 3D: The Collaboratory for Structural Nanobiology (invited presentation)
R. Cachau, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, US (bio)
3:50Computational Assembly Science & Engineering of Nanoparticle Superlattices (invited presentation)
S. Glotzer, University of Michigan, US (bio)
4:15Cyber-enabled predictive simulations of materials and devices via nanoHUB.org (invited presentation)
A. Strachan, Purdue University, US
4:40Practical Data Sharing: The Nanomaterial Registry
M.L. Ostraat, D. Murry, K.C. Mills, K.A. Guzan, RTI International, US
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2:00Bio Nano Materials for pharmaceutical applicationsPotomac 5-6
Session chair: Caterina Lo Presti, Merck Serono, IT
2:25From development of recombinant HIV vaccines to non-viral gene delivery vectors – using advanced surface characterisation techniques to determine the construct of a formulation - what, where and how much – for successful delivery? (invited presentation)
A. Parker, Molecular Profiles, UK (bio)
2:50Microfluidic Synthesis of Nano-Liposomal Anesthetics
R.R. Hood, E.L. Kendall, W.N. Vreeland, M. Junqueira, J.C. Finkel, D.L. DeVoe, University of Maryland, US
3:10Developments of polymer conjugation for protein delivery (invited presentation)
G. Pasut, University of Padova, IT (bio)
3:35Radiation sculpured nanogels: a new platform for therapeutic nanodevices (invited presentation)
C. Dispenza, N. Grimaldi, M.-A. Sabatino, G. Adamo, S. Rigogliuso, G. Ghersi, Università degli Studi di Palermo, IT (bio)
4:00Multi-functionalizations of Mesoporous Hollow Silica Nanospheres and Their HIFU Application
H. Chen, K. Zhang, X. Wang, Y. Chen, J. Shi, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, CN (bio)
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2:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Biofluidic DevicesAnnapolis 3
Session chair: Edward P. Furlani, University at Buffalo (SUNY), US
2:00Digital Microfluidics For Diagnostics And Life Sciences Applications (invited presentation)
V.K. Pamula, Advanced Liquid Logic Inc., US (bio)
2:25Simulations for Improved Risk Stratification in Patients with Kawasaki Disease (invited presentation)
A.L. Marsden, D. Sengupta, A. Kahn and J.C. Burns, University of California, San Diego, US (bio)
2:50Microfluidic complexation between plasmid DNA and cationic liposomes for gene delivery
T.A. Balbino, A.R. Azzoni, L.G. de La Torre, University of Campinas, UNICAMP, BR
3:10Size-Dependent Separation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Applying Microfluidic Chip Filtration
S.-Y. Yu, J.H. Yoo, M.-S. Chun, M.-S. Chang, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), KR
3:30Syringe-Assisted Point-Of-Care Pumping
L. Xu, H. Lee, K.W. Oh, SUNY at Buffalo, US
3:50Hydrodynamically Confined Microfluidics for Single Cell Measurements
K.T. Turner, K.V. Christ, University of Pennsylvania, US
4:10Multiscale Biomechanical Modeling of the Human Eye
I.H. Karampelas, E.P. Furlani, A. Nunez, G. Vizzeri, State University of New York at Buffalo, US
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2:00Cancer Nanotechology IIPotomac C
Session chair: Mansoor M. Amiji, Northeastern University, US
2:00Accurins: Next Generation Targeted Cancer Therapeutics (invited presentation)
J. Hrkach, BIND Bioscience, US (bio)
2:30Lipid-based Phototriggerable Platforms for Improved Delivery of Anticancer Drugs (invited presentation)
A. Puri, Frederick National Lab for Cancer Research, US (bio)
3:00Cerulean Pharma’s nanopharmaceuticals: From bench to bedside (invited presentation)
S. Eliasof, Cerulean Pharma Inc., US (bio)
3:30Nanotechnology for Cancer Treatment: Lessons Learned from NCI’s Nanotechnology Characterization Lab (NCL) (invited presentation)
S.E. McNeil, NCI’s Nanotechnology Characterization Lab (NCL), US (bio)
4:00Development of Lipid-based Nanocapsules of Novel Taxane Conjugates to Improve Treatment of Resistant and Metastatic Breast Cancer (invited presentation)
S. Rahima Benhabbour, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US (bio)
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2:00INTO-RAM ATHENA: Multi-organ Platform for Rapid Assessment of Medical Countermeasures - DTRA Special SessionAzalea 2
Session chair: William C. Florence, DTRA - JSTO & Rashi Iyer, Defense Systems & Analysis, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
2:00Engineering In Vitro Human Organ Platforms (invited presentation)
J. Wikswo, Vanderbilt University, US (bio)
2:50SYN-TOX: A Microfluidic Co-culture Platform for Drug Toxicity Assays (invited presentation)
K. Pant, CFDRC, US (bio)
3:15Use of Hollow Fibers in 3D-Liver Cultures (invited presentation)
M. Luebberstedt, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, DE (bio)
3:40In vitro Lung Organ Development for Rapid and High-throughput Bioassessment (invited presentation)
R. Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
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6:00Thermo Scientific - Open WorkshopAnnapolis 1-2
-Building Better Batteries: Ramna Spectroscopy as an Essential Tool for Evaluating New Lithium Ion Battery Components (invited presentation)
R. Heintz, M. Wall, Thermo Scientific, US
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7:00Student Mixer - National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no host)
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Bio Nano Materials I - Posters 4:00Expo Hall A
-Understanding the Biological Impact of Nanoengineered Surfaces
B.J. Casey, G. Kumar, P. Petrochenko, S.A. Skoog, R.J. Narayan, P.L. Goering, B.J. Dair, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, US
-Preparation of BSA Nanoparticles by desolvation method as a delivery system for nutraceuticals
R. Sadeghi, A. Kalbasi, A.A. Moosavi-Movahedi, M. Karimi, J. Kokini, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
-2D Engineering of Protein-Based Nanoparticles for cell guidance
W.I. Tatkiewicz, J. Seras-Franzoso, E. García-Fruitós, E. Vazquez, N. Ventosa, I. Ratera, A. Villaverde, J. Veciana, Institut Ciencia Materials de Barcelona (CSIC)/CIBER-BBN, ES
-Biocompatible Nanotubes as potential Nanocarriers for hydrophobic model food and drug bioactives
R. Sadeghi, A. Kalbasi, A.A. Moosavi-Movahedi, Z. Emam-Jomeh, S.H. Razavi, M. Karimi, J. Kokini, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
-Optimizing FRET Efficiency in Multi-Donor DNA-Organized Nanostructures
S. Buckhout-White, W.R. Algar, C. Spillman, J. Mellinger, E.R. Goldman, M.G. Ancona, I.L. Medintz, Naval Research Laboratory, US
-Carbon nanotubes-metal nanoparticle heterostructures embedded within stimuli-responsive hydrogel for controlled delivery applications
W. Shi, A. Venkatanarayanan, N. Chopra, The University of Alabama, US
-Establishment of a Matrix for Biorecognition Reactions based on Responsive Polymeric Compounds
A. Fandrich, J. Buller, E. Wischerhoff, A. Laschewsky, F. Lisdat, Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau, DE
-Fluorinated graphene oxide as a novel multimodal material for biological applications
R. Romero-Aburto, Rice University, US
-The use of iron oxide nanoparticles to manipulate cell migration
M. Bradshaw, D. Ho, L. Gutiérrez, F.J. Lázaro, T. Clemons, T.G. St. Pierre, M.W. Fear, F.M. Wood, K. Swaminathan Iyer, University of Western Australia, AU
-Water-borne Polymeric Nanoparticles for Glutathione-Mediated Intracellular Delivery of Anticancer Drugs
N. Grimaldi, università degli studi di palermo, IT
-Live Cell Membrane in Interaction with Antimicrobial Molecules
R. Lahiji, M.B. Holl, University of Michigan, US
-Competitive Binding of Natural Amphiphiles to Graphene derivatives
S. Radic, N. Geitner, R. Podila, P.C. Ke, F. Ding, Clemson University, US
-Cystine-functionalized superparamagnetic nanoparticles effect on human immune cells ex vivo
S. Dolci, R. Manetti, G. Pampaloni, F. Sgarrella, C.A. Veracini, V. Domenici, L.G. Delogu, University of Sassari, IT
-A novel technique using SWCNTs to enhanced development and root growth of fig plants (Ficus carica)
D. Flores, J.S. Chaves, R. Chacón, A. Schmidt, Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica, CR
-Mesenchymal stem cell growth on silicon nanowires made by metal-assisted chemical etching
D. Ratchford, J. Morabito, P.A. Fulmer, J. Yeom, J.W. Baldwin, T.J.O. Shaughnessy, C.R. Field, S.P. Mulvaney, P.E. Pehrsson, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, US
-Novel applications of poly(2-alkyl-2-oxzazoline)s
A. Fisher, M. Grossel, A. Tait, D. Davies, J. Schollick, D. Aarts, University of Southampton, UK
-Well-defined Stimuli Responsive Block Polymers
I. Chung, Pusan National University, KR
-Dependence of Wnt3a Release on the Nano-feature Size of Culture Substrate
M.K. Kim, B. Gi Park, K.B. Lee, Korea University, KR
-Cerium oxide nanoparticles: an antioxidant nanostructure for regenerative medicine
S. Das, S. Chigurupati, J.F. McGinnis, M.P. Mattson, W. Self, S. Seal, University of Central Florida, US
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Cancer Nanotechnology - Posters 4:00Expo Hall A
-Electrical detection of molecular surface receptor binding events in breast cancer cells
B.C. King, F. Khosravi, S.N. Rai, G. Kloecker, B. Panchapakesan, University of Louisville, US
-Bio-imaging of colorectal cancer models using a CK19-bioconjugated Quantum Dot Nanoprobe
M. Gazouli, N. Nikiteas, NP. Anagnou, N. Kelekis, E. Efstathopoulos, School of Medicine University of Athens, GR
-A Combined Optical Nanotechnology Approach for Colon Cancer Screening
N. Iftimia, A.K. Iyer, S. Ganta, A. Singh, M. Amiji, Physical Sciences, Inc., US
-Metastatic diagnosis of colon cancer by vertically aligned carbon nanotube based electromechanical biosensor
M. Abdolahad, H. Taghinejad, M. Taghinejad, M. Janmaleki, S. Mohajerzadeh, University of Tehran, IR
-Multispectral Optoacoustic Tomography (MSOT) Imaging of Heterogeneity within the Tumor Microenvironment
W.H.P. Driessen, N.C. Burton, J. Claussen, S. Morscher, T. Sardella, D. Razansky, V. Ntziachristos, iThera Medical, DE
-Highly sensitive detection of cancer biomarker EGFR by PicoTREC-SERS
L. Xiao, S. Harihar, Y. Wu, D.R. Welch, A. Zhou, Utah State University, US
-Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery Vehicles
K. Vig, K. Casey, P.M. Tiwari, M. Miller, R. Samant, S.R. Singh, Alabama State University, US
-Lipopolymeric nanoparticles: platform technology for aerosolized combination chemotherapy
S. Kaur, R. Banerjee, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, IN
-Synthesis of amphiphilic block copolymers to deliver HSP90 inhibitors for colorectal tumors
C-Y Lin, M-J Shieh, National Taiwan University, TW
-Enhancing the Cytotoxicity of Chemotherapeutics with Gold Nanoparticle Delivery
X. Zhang, J. Dostie, J. Teodoro, J. Nadeau, McGill University, CA
-Surface Properties of the Cancer Cell Lines by AFM
M. Tapia-Tapia, C. Lara Cruz, P. Damian-Matsumura, L. González Núñez, E. Ramon Gallegos and N. Batina, UAM-Iztapalapa, MX
-The Development of Stealth Poly-Ɛ-Caprolactone Nanoparticles For the Delivery of Bioactive Agents
O. Ogunwuyi, E. Akala, Howard University, US
-pH Responsive Polymeric Nanoparticles Fabricated by Dispersion Polymerization as a Platform for the Delivery of Anticancer Drugs
R. Puri, S. Berhe and E. Akala, Howard University, US
-Incorporation of Gold Nanoparticles into MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells in the Presence of Estradiol
C. Lara-Cruz, L. González-Núñez, J.E. Jiménez Salazar, R.C. Lazzarini-Lechuga, E. Ramón-Gallegos, P. Damián-Matsumura and N. Batina, UAM-Iztapalapa, MX
-Magnetic Nanoparticle Hyperthermia for Treatment of Bladder Cancer: A Large Animal Feasibility Study
A. Mashal, M. Huisjen, K. McNerny, K. Frantz, M. Susedik, C. Adams, A. Updegrave, M. Ross, J. Tondu, D. McKenna, Actium Biosystems, US
-Cellular uptake and cytotoxic effect of broccoli phytochemical based gold nanoparticles (B-AuNPs): Enhanced cancer therapeutic efficacy
M. Khoobchandani, K. Katti, A. Zambre, K.V. Katti, University of Missouri, US
-GOLD NANOPARTICLES WITH SITE-TRIGGERED BIORECOGNITION FOR CANCER TARGETING
S. Salmaso, C. Brazzale, F. Mastrotto, G. Mantovani, C. Alexander, P. Caliceti, University of Padova, IT
-Covalent Funtionalization for Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube (f-MWCNT)-Folic Acid bound Bioconjugate
J.M. Ngoy, S.E. Iyuke, E.W. Neuse, C.S. Yah, University of the Witwatersrand, ZA
-Gold Nanorods Carrying Paclitaxel for Photothermal-Chemotherapy of Cancer
S. Bhana, X. Huang, University of Memphis, US
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Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging I - Posters 4:00Expo Hall A
-Synthesis and Characterization of Functionalized Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications
L.F. Wang, Y.L. Lo, J.H. Ke, Kaohsiung Medical University, TW
-Composite nano carriers for multimodal imaging and drug delivery by a versatile block copolymer assembly process
R.K. Prud’homme, Princeton University, US
-A Novel Near Infra-Red Fluorescent Probes to Repair Metal Artifact After Implantation
L-H Chiu, F-C Kung, M-C Yang, Y-H Tsai, W.H. Chang, W.-F.T. Lai, Taipei Medical University, Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital, TW
-Direct Spatiotemporal Visualization of Tyrosine Phosphorylation Dynamics in Live Cells by Biocompatible Aggregation-Induced Emission Peptide
X. Zhang, Y. Zhao, G. Zou, X-J Liang, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, CN
-Methods of colloid vibration imaging for characterisation of nano-particle suspensions
M. Wang, M. Hosseini, L. Bramson, J.I. Khan, University of Leeds, UK
-Imaging the Distribution of High Colloidal Stability Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles (MSNs) with PET and MRI
M. Laprise-Pelletier, J.-L. Bridot, R. Guillet-Nicolas, J. Lagueux, Y. Gossuin, S. Laurent, L. Vander Elst, F. Kleitz, M.-A. Fortin, Université Laval, CA
-Luminescent Water Soluble Carbon Quantum Dots for Bio-imaging and Target Drug Delivery
A. Allam, A. Allam, Cromoz Inc, US
-Novel nanotechnology to concentrate and preserve Trypanosoma cruzi antigens in urine of Chagas disease patients co-infected with HIV virus
Y.E. Castro-Sesquen, R.H. Gilman, M. Reimer, C. Mejia, E. Valencia, L. Liotta, C. Bern and A. Luchini, George Mason University, US
-AFM resolves dynamic effects of ethambutol on nanomechanics and nanostructures of single dividing mycobacterium cells
Y. Wu, R.C. Sims, A. Zhou, Utah State University, US
-Ultra-High Performance Immunosensor Prepared by Glassy Carbon Electrode Modified with Nano Gold Particles and Antibody
D. Assan, M. Mozneb, J.C.K. Lai, S.W. Leung, Idaho State University, US
-Aerosol manufacturing of plasmonic biosensors with silica coated nanosilver
G.A. Sotiriou, C.O. Blattmann, S.E. Pratsinis, ETH Zurich, CH
-Performance Comparison of Immunosensors Modified with Polymers, Nanoparticles and Antibody
S.W. Leung, J.C.K. Lai, D. Assan, Idaho State University, US
-Development of a high sensitivity fluorescence immunoassay for Amyloid Beta 42 by a silicon microarray platform
M. Cretich, P. Gagni, L. Sola, M. Chiari, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, IT
-Disposable Electrochemical Immunosensor for Cancer Biomarker Detection
R. Laocharoensuk, P. Duangkaew, N. Apiwat, S. Tapaneeyakorn, T. Dharakul, National Science and Technology Development Agency, TH
-Highly Sensitive Biosensor for Monitoring Colorectal Cancer Biomarkers
A. Malima, Biolom LLC, US
-SERS Analysis of Dopamine Using Chitosan-gold Nanoshell on Optical Fiber
J-W Lim, I-J Kang, Gachon University, KR

Tuesday May 14

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8:30Keynote Panel: The Future of National & Global InnovationPotomac A
-B. Gordon, K&L Gates, Former Representative, Tennessee, US (bio)
-S. Burke, DoD, Assitant Secretary of Defense for Operations Energy Plans & Programs, US (bio)
-R. Hultgren, State of Illinois, U.S. Congressman, US (bio)
-R. Atkinson, The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, US (bio)
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9:00Nanomedicine NNBM Editorial Board Room (9:00 - 5:00)Chesapeake 6
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10:00Expo - Coffee BreakExpo Hall A
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10:30Innovation Spotlights: Biotech & BiosciencesPotomac 2
Session chair: Adi Treasurywala, ArrowCan Partners Inc., Reviewer Panel: Allen Dines, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Lily Khidr, Elsevier
10:30iTester Hand-Held Multi-Assay Reader
T. Vail, Northern Arizona University, US
10:37Fixative of Polymerized Carbon Nanotubes Encapsulating Osmium Nanoparticles for Biological Tissue
N. Sarlak, University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, US
10:44III-V Nitride Microcantilever based Photocoustic Biosensor
J. Propst, University of South Carolina, US
10:51Membrane-based technology for bioprocessing
S. Ivanov, Macro Biosystems, Inc., US
10:58Luminescent Water Soluble Carbon Quantum Dots for Bio-imaging and Target Drug Delivery
A. Allam, Cromoz Inc, US
11:05Cerebrolysin for treatment of neuropathic pain
H. Sharma, Uppsala University, SE
11:12Fibronectin Matrix Mimetics
P. Emmerling, University of Rochester, Office of Technology Transfer, US
11:19Improved Cellulose Hydrolysis Activity
E. Payne, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US
11:26Highly sensitive Raman-based multiplexing drug screening system
Y.D. Suh, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology(KRICT), US
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11:00Bio Nano Materials: Cellular interactions & tissue regenerationWoodrow Wilson C
Session chair: Caterina Lo Presti, Merck Serono, IT
11:00In vivo nanotoxicology: Toxicoproteomics
S. Sabella, S. Kote, P.P. Pompa, Italian Institute of Technology, IT
11:20A Specific Surface-coating Peptide for Rare Earth Nanomaterials
Y.J. Zhang, W. Zhou, L.P. Wen, University of Science and Technology of China, CN
11:40Biomimetic Biphasic Nanocomposite Scaffold for Osteochondral Regeneration
N.J. Castro, C. O’Brien, L.G. Zhang, The George Washington University, US
12:00Structure and Stability of Protein-Nanoparticle Complexes
L. Calzolai, S. Laera, G. Ceccone, F. Rossi, European Commission, IT
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11:00Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery IChesapeake 4-5
Session chair: Steven Zullo, NIBIB/NIH, US
11:00Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery: Veracity of Our Crystal Ball (invited presentation)
S. Zullo, NIBIB, US (bio)
11:10Nanosponge Delivery Systems: Superior targeted delivery through nanosolubilization, tailored release profiles and practical synthesis (invited presentation)
E. Harth, Vanderbilt University, US (bio)
11:35Promises and challenges in the translation of image-guided cancer therapy using theranostic nanoparticles (invited presentation)
L. Yang, W. Qian, M. Satpathy, L. Wang, G.Y. Lee, Z. Cao, R. Zielinski, J. Capala, S. Nie, Y.A. Wang, H. Mao, Emory University School of Medicine, US (bio)
12:00Scaleable Polymeric Nanoparticle Formation for Multifunctional Drug Delivery & Imaging (invited presentation)
R.K. Prud’homme, Princeton University, US
12:25Opportunities and Challenges for Personalized Cancer Therapy Using Biotargeted Nanomedicines (invited presentation)
F. Uckun, University of Southern California, US (bio)
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11:00Nanoparticle release during life cycle of consumer products & nanocomposites IChesapeake A-C
Session chair: Tinh Nguyen, NIST, US
11:00Release of nanoparticles from polymer nanocomposites along their life cycle: Nanopolytox Approach (invited presentation)
G. Vilar, E. Fernández-Rosas, M. Busquets-Fité, V. Puntes, S. Vázquez-Campos, Technological Center Leitat, ES (bio)
11:25The Role of Carbon Nanofiber Reinforcement on Organic Contaminant Release: Implications for Potable Water Pipe Technology Development (invited presentation)
M. Salehi, K-T. Hsiao, A. Forster, A.J. Whelton, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
11:50Release-ability of nano fillers from different nanomaterials (invited presentation)
L. Golanski, M. Pras, A. Guiot, F. Tardif, CEA-Grenoble, FR (bio)
12:15Nanoparticles in food contact materials and their potential to be released into foods (invited presentation)
T.V. Duncan, K.V. Pillai, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, US (bio)
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11:00Bio Sources for Materials & FuelsBaltimore 3
Session chair: Fiona Case, NSTI, US
11:00Driving Innovation in Established Markets: A Discussion on Estolides (a bio sourced synthetic) in the Lubricant Industry (invited presentation)
J. Bredsguard, Biosynthetic Technologies, US (bio)
11:25Valorization of by-product streams from the pulp and paper industry for succinic acid production
C. Pateraki, M. Alexandri, H. Papapostolou, A. Vlysidis, S. Papanikolaou, A. Koutinas, Agricultural University of Athens, GR
11:45Pretreatment and Fractionation of Wheat Straw for Production of Fuel Ethanol and Value-added Co-products in a Biorefinery
X. Zhang, N.P. Nghiem, USDA ARS Eastern Regional Research Center, US
12:05Potential cost reduction of cellulosic biomass saccharification by fungal crude enzyme–commercial enzyme cocktail
A. Nanjundaswamy, B. Okeke, Auburn University Montgmery, US
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11:00Biosensors: Nanoparticles in Imaging TechnologiesAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
11:00Nanoparticles-based Dual-Modal Ultrasound Contrast Agents
W.H. Chang, C.-A.J. Lin, F-C Kung, J-L Shen, W-H Chan, C-K Yeh, W.-F.T. Lai, Chung Yuan Christian University, TW
11:20Dynamic Multispectral Optoacoustic Tomography (MSOT) Imaging as a Novel Tool for Whole-Body Investigation of Nanoparticle Biodistribution and Tumor Perfusion
W.H.P. Driessen, N.C. Burton, J. Claussen, S. Morscher, T. Sardella, D. Razansky, V. Ntziachristos, iThera Medical, DE
11:40A Nanodiamond is Forever: Functionalizable fluorescent nanodiamonds that do not photobleach or blink for in vitro and in vivo imaging
A. Bumb, S. Sarkar, M. Brechbiel, K. Neuman, National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute, US
12:00Development and Application of a Rod and Sphere-Shaped Viral Nanoparticle MRI Contrast Agent for Atherosclerosis Diagnosis
M.A. Bruckman, N.F. Steinmetz, Case Western Reserve University, US
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12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall AExpo Hall A
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1:00National SBIR Conference: Agency Roundtables (1:00 - 4:00) ALL Attendees Encouraged to JoinExpo Hall A
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1:00SBIR Short Course - Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (1300-1700, additional registration required)Chesapeake 1-2
Session chair: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc., US
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1:00SBIR Short Course - Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (1300-1700, additional registration required)Chesapeake K
Session chair: Mark Henry, Grow Emerging Companies LLC, US
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1:00SBIR Short Course - Cost Accounting and Passing an Audit (1300-1700, additional registration required)Chesapeake L
Session chair: Ed James, Jameson & Company, CPAs, US
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1:30TechConnect Poster Session IIExpo Hall A
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Bio Nano Materials II - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-Superhydrophobic and Superhydrophilic Nanocomposite Coatings for Preventing Microbial Adhesion on Liquid Food Contact Surface
N. Rungraeng, S.H. Yoon, W. Song, S. Jun, University of Hawaii at Manoa, US
-Aerosol-based fabrication of modified chitosans and their application for gene transfection
J.H. Byeon, J.T. Roberts, Purdue University, US
-Supramolecular architectures of cellobiose dehydrogenase and cytochrome c on electrodes by the use of DNA as artificial matrix
S.C. Feifel, R. Ludwig, L. Gorton, F. Lisdat, Technical University of Applied Sciences, DE
-Evaluation of F127 / chitosan hydrogel as a scaffold for bone repair
M.-C. Yang, W.-F. Lai, Taiwan University of Science & Technology/Taipei Medical University, TW
-Bioskiving: Bioinspired Fabrication of Nanostructures from Tissue Slices
Q.B. Xu, K.A. Alberti, Tufts University, US
-Oxygen Sensing Scaffolds for Determining Local Oxygen Tensions of the Cellular Environment
R. Patel, C. Broda, C. Ward, B.S. Harrison, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, US
-Investigations on Transmembrane Ion Channels Suspended over Porous Silicon Membranes
K.H. Tantawi, B. Berdiev, R. Cerro, J.D. Williams, University of Alabama in Huntsville, US
-In Vitro effects of metal oxide nanoparticles on barley oxalate oxidase
N. Chauhan, V. Hooda, C.S. Pundir, M.D. University, Rohtak, IN
-Immobilization and kinetics of catalase on calcium carbonate nanoparticles attached epoxy support
P. Preety, V. Hooda, M.D. University, IN
-Effects of CdTe QDs on protein structural changes
X. Ma, X. Liang, L. Liu, X. Hu, J. Fan, Northwest University, CN
-Platelet nanocrystals resulting from fragmentation of cassava starch granules by acid hydrolysis
K. Kasemwong, K. Laohhasurayotin, I. Samara, W. Kungwansupamongkol, K. Piyachomkwan, National Science and Technology Development Agency, TH
-Chitosan-based nanomaterials for drug delivery and antibiotic-free bacterial control
C. Vila-Sanjurjo, J.P. Fuenzalida, B. Menchicchi, D. Coelho, C. Engwer, S. Hoffman, S. Pereira, C. Remuñán-López, M.J. Alonso, A. Vidal, B. Moerschbacher, S. Kollenbrock, S. Fetzner, B. Philipp, F.M. Goycoolea, Westfaelische Wilhelms Universitaet - Muenster, DE
-A novel mechanism for the synthesis of ultra-purified silver nanoparticles for the use in biomedical materials
P. Zuniga, S.J. Chaves, J.S. Chaves, Universidad de Costa Rica and Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica, CR
-Electromechanical Dynamics of Gold Nanodumbbells
E. Podoly, Stanford University, US
-Nanometric analysis of the polysulfone membrane use for hemodialysis in the consecutive regime
G.M.C. Acosta, P.A. Avalos, M.A. Ramírez, M. Franco, G.H. Pérez,M.M. Cadena and N. Batina, UAM-Iztapalapa, MX
-Nanohydroxyapatite modified cadaver goat-lung decellularized scaffold for bone tissue engineering applications
S.K. Gupta, A.K. Dinda, P. Potdar and N.C. Mishra, IIT Roorkee, IN
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Bio Sources for Materials & Fuels - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-Determining the environmental benefit of artificial spider silk products
A.Y. Lauterbach, T. Scheibel, University of Bayreuth, DE
-From Biogas To Syngas Over Ni Incorporated Ca and Mg Based Hydrotalcite-Like Catalysts
S. Yasyerli, G. Topaloglu, G. Dogu, Gazi University, TR
-Developing confectionery industry biorefineries
S. Tsakona, N. Kopsahelis, A. Chatzifragkou, S. Papanikolaou, A.A. Koutinas, Agricultural University of Athens, GR
-Lignocellulosic sugars as co-substrates for single cell oil and γ-linolenic acid production by Thamnidium elegans
E. Zikou, A. Chatzifragkou, A.A. Koutinas, S. Papanikolaou, Agricultural University of Athens, GR
-Development antioxidants synthesized by phase transfer catalysts for lubricating oil
N. Elmehbad, Nagran University, SA
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Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-Cerium oxide nanoparticles alleviate experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in mice
J.S. Erlichman, M.L. Brackett, Cerion NRx LLC, US
-Targeted delivery of siRNAs against ion channels by lipid nanoparticles in T cell subsets
P. Hajdu, University of Cincinnati, US
-Novel Photo-thermal Controlled Drug-releasing Vectors for Cancer Detection and Treatment
M-H Tsai, D. Ling, M-J Shieh, National Taiwan University, TW
-Study on the polymeric nanosphere with imaging functionality
M-H Lin, T-Y Liu, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, 112 Taiwan (ROC), TW
-Study of protoporphyrin IX-loaded silica hollow spheres for Photodynamic therapy
G-H Tseng, T-Y Liu, National Yang-Ming University of Taiwan, TW
-Nanovesicle‐Bioactive Conjugates Prepared by a One‐Step Scalable Method
N. Ventosa, I. Cabrera, E. Elizondo, O. Esteban, J.L. Corchero, M. Melgarejo, D. Pulido, A. Córdoba, E. Moreno, U. Unzueta, CSIC, ES
-Effect of cholesterol on the transfection efficiency of DOTAP-containing lipoplexes
D. Pozzi, F. Cardarelli, F. Salomone, C. Marchini, H. Amenitsch, G. Caracciolo, Sapienza University of Rome, IT
-Tailored, Linear Release with Modular Nanosponge Delivery Systems
E. Harth, D. Stevens, G. Li, Vanderbilt University, US
-Strategy to produce low molecular weight chitosan nanoparticles for gene/vaccine therapy with controllable polidispersity
C.C. Sipoli, N. Santana, L.G. de La Torre, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), BR
-Approaches to surface-functionalised materials for biomedical applications
D.W. Pitt, A. Treharne, M.C. Grossel, University of Southampton, UK
-Reduction-sensitive hyaluronic acid nanoparticles for targeted intracellular deliery of doxorubicin
G. Saravanakumar, J.M. Shin, W. Um, J.H. Park, Sungkyunkwan University, KR
-Thermosensitive Vaginal Gel Containing PLGA-NTRI Conjugate Nanoparticles for HIV Prophylaxis
A. Rajca, Q. Li, A. Date, C. Destache, Creighton University School of Pharmacy & Health Professions, US
-Colloidal Structures of Micro-and Nano- Drug Particles in Polymeric Networks
P. Takhistov, P. Huynh, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, US
-Development of Drug Delivery System Using Bio based Calcium carbonate Nanoparticles
D. Render, V. Rangari, T. Samuel, J. Ramapuram, K. Pawar and S. Jeelani, Tuskegee University, US
-Endothelial cell derived exosome nanoparticle to deliver siRNA
A. Banizs, T. Huang, J.S. Lee, W. Shi and J. He, University of Virginia, US
-The potential applications of SOS-lux biosensors for rapid screening of mutagenic chemicals
H.A. Alhadrami, G.I. Paton, University of Dammam, KSA, & University of Aberdeen, UK, SA
-Microfluidic Impedance-Metric Biosensor for Monitoring Carbon Nanotube-Induced Epithelial Permeability
Z. Huang, N. Wu, Y. Rojanasakul, Y. Liu, West Virginia University, US
-A sensitive protein detection based on fluorescent dye-doped silica nanoparticles and lateral flow test strip
S. Bamrungsap,C. Apiwat, T. Dharakul and N. Wiriyachaiporn, NANOTEC Thailand, TH
-Key parameters to control the design of CycloRGD multimodal Imaging contrast agent
J. Bolley, O. Haddad, E. Guenin, Y. Lalatonne, L. Motte, Paris 13 University, FR
-Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles for Immuno Imaging of Brain Tumors by IRM
S. Richard, A. Herbet, Y. Lalatonne, S. Mériaux, F. Ducongé, J-P. Hugnot, E. Guénin, D. Boquet, L. Motte, Université Paris 13 - UFR SMBH, FR
-Discovery and characterization of the sensing modalities of novel diamond-graphene hetero-structures
M. Bockrath, I. Kierk, California Institute of Technology, US
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Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging II - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-The scavenging of reactive oxygen species and the potential for cell protection by fullerenols with different isoelectric points
J. Li, R. He, Y. Chang, M. Zhang, X. Liu, J. Jin, B. Sun, Y. Zhao, G. Xing, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
-Magnetization of hydrogel particles: a novel urine tuberculosis antigen test
L. Paris, A. Cox, E. Petricoin, L. Liotta, A. Luchini, George Mason University, US
-Nanofabrication Techniques for Fully Integrated Sensing Platforms
M. Mujeeb-U-Rahman, D. Adalian, M. Sencan, A. Scherer, California Institute of Technology, US
-Microfilter with 3D nanotopography for efficient isolation and culture of circulating tumor cells
O.V. Makarova, R. Divan, P. Zhu, D. Adams, S. Li, P. Amstutz, C.-M. Tang, Creatv MicroTech Inc., US
-Novel sensing device based on potentiometric measurement for the detection of lithium
S. Merzouk, N. Zine, M. Tahajanan, M. Agouzoul, J. Bausells, F. Teixidor, N. Jaffrezic-Renault, A. Errachid, Institut des Sciences Analytiques, FR
-HDCR: A novel method for the diagnostic detection of methylated DNA for blood based cancer diagnostics
P. Molloy, K. Rand, T. Ho, C. Lindall, CSIRO, AU
-Development of Novel Nanomaterials for Sampling and Improved Assay of Analytes of Interest to National Security
M.G. Warner, M.J.O. Hara, C.L. Warner, J.C. Carter, W. Chouyyok, J.A. Maclellan, R.S. Addleman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
-Integrated Nano-Structured Sensor System for Category B Toxins Detection in Complex Biological and Environmental Matrices
P. Takhistov, CH. Chai, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, US
-Photoelectrochemical Sensor Based on CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots and Sarcosine Oxidase
M. Riedel, G. Goebel, F. Lisdat, Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau, DE
-Probing the Distribution of Gliadin in Dough and Baked Bread Using Conjugated Quantum Dots as a Labeling Tool
S. Ansari, J. Kokini, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
-Nanoparticle replica filters
C. Zafiu, D. Willbold, E.-K. Sinner, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, AT
-Challenges in the Characterisation of Therapeutic Protein Formulations
S. Ball, M. Pothecary, P. Clarke, C. Murphy, Malvern Instruments, UK
-Rapid Evaluation of Bacterial Antibiotic Resistance
G. Longo, L. Alonso-Sarduy, J. Pekkanen, G. Dietler, S. Kasas, Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne, CH
-Study the Correlations Between Direct Electron Transfer Rate Constants in Four Types of Nanobiomimetic Sensors and the Ability to Kill Cancer Cells from Anti-Cancer Candidate Compounds
E.T. Chen, J. Thornton, C. Ngatchou, S-H. Duh, P.T. Kissinger, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
-From Viruses to Cells: Tuneable Resistive Pulse Sensors for High Resolution Characterization of Nano to Micro-Scale Particle Solutions
D. Kozak, W. Anderson, R. Vogel, M.F. Broom, Izon Science, US
-Towards Wireless Implantable Pressure Sensor to Monitor Compartment Syndrome in Trauma Victims
Y. Wang, C. Allen, S. AL-Qahtani, A. Merdassi, V.P. Chodavarapu, E. Harvey, J. Henderson, McGill Universiy, CA
-Dual-aptamer-based delivery vehicle of doxorubicin to both PSMA (+) and PSMA (–) prostate cancers
H. Jo, C. Ban, Pohang university of Science and Technology, KR
-In vitro biosensing based on magnetically induced motion of magnetic nanoparticles
A. Dangl, G. Kokkinis, F. Keplinger, I. Giouroudi, Vienna University of Technology, AT
-Visual quantification of melamine using citrate-capped gold nanoparticles
N. Li, University of Miami, US
-Detection of novel endocrine-disrupting chemicals in the water
D.A. Stavreva, L. Varticovski, G.L. Hager, National Cancer Institute, US
-Real-Time Electronic Detection of Water/Food Borne Pathogens
M. Potter, BiSen Tech LLC, US
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Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-Static Modeling on Landing Accuracy of Droplets in Magnetostrictive Inkjet System
E.J. Yoo, Y.W. Park, N.M. Wereley, Y.W. Park, Chungnam National University, KR
-Effects of Poly-(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) Additive on Direct-Inkjet-Printed Silver Nitrate Conductive Lines
Y.F. Liu, P.H. Feng, H.L. Tsai, W.S. Hwang, National Cheng Kung University, TW
-Redesign of Magnetostrictive Inkjet PrintHead
K.H. Yoon, Y.W. Park, N.W. Wereley, Y.W. Park, Chungnam National University, KR
-Effects of Inkjet Printing Parameters on Conductive Line Patterns for Flexible Electronics Applications
H.-L. Tsai, W.-S. Hwang, Y.-F. Liu, J.-T. Wu, S.L.-C. Hsu, National Cheng-Kung University, TW
-Repeated Duplication in EHD Line Patterning on a Non-Conductive Substrate Based on Controlling the Polarity of Applied Voltages
S. Son, S. Lee, J. Choi, Sungkyunkwan University, KR
-Fabrication of Silver Lines on PET Film by Electrohydrodynamic Inkjet Printing
K.I. Lee, B. Lim, C.S. Lee, S.H. Kim, J.W. Cho, Y. Hong, Korea Electronics Technology Institute, KR
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3:00Nanoparticle release during life cycle of consumer products & nanocomposites IIChesapeake A-C
Session chair: Andrew Whelton, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, US
3:00Nanoparticle release quantification of sanding-induced airborne particle emissions from artificially aged/weathered nanocomposites (invited presentation)
D. Goehler, M. Stintz, Technical University of Dresden, DE
3:25Degradation of Nanocomposites under Environmental Conditions and Nanotoxicity Implications (invited presentation)
A. Orlov, J. Ging, R. Tejerina, G. Ramakrishnan, C. Korach, Stony Brook University, US (bio)
3:50Characterization of abraded particles from epoxy/carbon nanotubes composites (invited presentation)
L. Schlagenhauf, EMPA Materials Science & Technology, CH (bio)
4:15Nano- and micro-sized particles emitted by braking of automobiles (invited presentation)
J. Kukutschova, V. Matejka, M. Vaculik, P. Peikertova, P. Filip, Technical University Ostrava, CZ (bio)
4:40Break
4:50Commercially available food contact materials containing nanoparticles: Characterization and Migration (invited presentation)
G.O. Noonan, S. Addo Ntim, L. Ali, T.H. Begley, T.V. Duncan, K. Pillai, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, US (bio)
5:15Quantifying Mechanical-induced Released Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles on the Surface of Polymer Nanocomposites (invited presentation)
L-P. Sung, H-C. Hsueh, S. Watson, Y-F. Chuang, T. Nguyen, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US (bio)
5:40Life cycle considerations for engineered nanomaterials: A case study for nano-enabled coatings on drywall
C.M. Sayes, G.D. Rothrock, C.A. Norton, C.S. West, RTI International, US
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3:00Biosensors: Clinical/health ApplicationsAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
3:00Plasmonic nanodome array fabricated on plastic as a dual-mode surface plasmon resonance and surface-enhanced Raman scattering sensor
C.J. Choi, S. Semancik, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
3:20Amplified On-Chip Fluorescent and Colorimetric Detection of DNA and RNA Hybridization by Surface-Initiated Enzymatic Polymerization
V. Tjong, H. Yu, A. Hucknall, A. Chilkoti, Duke University, US
3:40Gold Nanoparticle Chemiresistors as a Generic Platform for Sensing
E. Chow, B. Raguse, L. Wieczorek, J.S. Cooper, L.J. Hubble, M.S. Webster, K.-H. Müller, CSIRO, AU
4:00Polymeric Nanomagnets for releasable capture of tumor cells
A. Singh, M.M. Amiji, Northeastern University, US
4:20Isolation and Detection of Cancer Related DNA Nanoparticulate Biomarkers Directly from CLL Patient Blood “Rapid Sample to Sequence Diagnostics”
M.J. Heller, J. Marciniak, A. Sonnenberg, University of California, San Diego, US
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3:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery IIChesapeake 4-5
Session chair: Steven Zullo, NIBIB/NIH, US
3:30The Art of Falling Apart: On-demand Release from Polymeric Carriers (invited presentation)
C. de Gracia Lux, M.L. Viger, N. Fomina, J.E. Olejniczak, A. Almutairi, University of Californi, San Diego, US (bio)
3:50Overcoming Delivery Obstacles with Cholesterol Nanodomains (invited presentation)
T. Anchordoquy, University of Colorado Denver, US (bio)
4:10Induction of Tolerance for Therapy of Autoimmune Diseases Using Antigen-Linked Biodegradable PLG Nanoparticles – Mechanisms and Clinical Prospects
S. Miller, D. Getts, A. Martin, D. McCarthy, R. Terry, Z. Hunter, W. Yap, M. Getts, M. Pleiss, X. Luo, N. King, L. Shea, Northwestern University Medical School, US (bio)
4:30Deploying RNA and DNA using a functionalized carbon nanotube platform: implications for gene delivery
S. Alidori, K. Asqiriba, P. Londero, M. Bergkvist, M. Leona, D.A. Scheinberg, M.R. McDevitt, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, US
4:50Nanosystem for targeting Treg in vivo
M. Bottini, C. Sacchetti, N. Rapini, N. Rosato, A. Magrini, N. Bottini, Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute, US
5:10Multifunctional squalenoyl nanocomposites for pancreatic cancer: diagnostic and therapeutic aspects
S. Valetti, B. Stella, S. Mura, D. Desmaële, F. Maione, E. Giraudo, L. Cattel, P. Couvreur, University of Paris, FR
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3:30Micro & Nano Fluidics: DevicesChesapeake D
Session chair: Edward P. Furlani, University at Buffalo (SUNY), US
3:30From Microfluidics for Biotechnology to Biomicrofluidics (invited presentation)
J. Berthier, CEA-Leti, FR (bio)
3:50Lab-on-a-Chip Technologies Enabled by Acousto-Opto-Fluidics (invited presentation)
T.J. Huang, The Pennsylvania State University, US (bio)
4:10Experimental investigation of the possibility of transporting a droplet over a hydrophilic spot in digital microfluidics
E. Samiei, M. Hoorfar, University of British Columbia, CA
4:30A Microfluidic Platform for Parallel Synchronization of Multiple Droplets by Ladder-Like Fluidic Network
H. Lee, L. Xu, K.W. Oh, SUNY at Buffalo, US (bio)
4:50A Low-Voltage Droplet Manipulation via Tunable Wetting on a Polypyrrole (DBS) Surface
W. Xu, Y. Tian, H. Bisaria, P. Ahn, X. Li, Y.-T. Tsai, C.-H. Choi, E.-H. Yang, Stevens Institute of Technology, US
5:10A Portable Lab-on-a-chip Instrument based on Microchip Electrophoresis with Dual Top-Bottom Capacitive Coupled Contactless Conductivity Detector in Replaceable Cell Cartridge
K. Ansari, J.Y.S. Ying, P.C. Hauser, N.F. de Rooij, I. Rodriguez, IMRE, SG
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4:30Innovation Spotlights: Pharma & Medical DevicesPotomac 2
Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
4:30Language Analysis Tool Detects Cognitive Dysfunction for Early Alzheimer Diagnosis
A. Morrow, University of Minnesota, US
4:37Treating type 2 diabetes using menin inhibitors to regenerate insulin producing beta cells
F. Leu, Novapeutics LLC, US
4:44Integrated Continuous Manufacturing (ICM) of Pharmaceuticals
S. Mascia, CONTINUUS Pharmaceuticals, US
4:51Highly Sensitive Micron Scale Multiple Biomarker Biosensor
C. Yilmaz, Biolom, LLC, US
4:58Personal Health Expert
V. Shusterman, PinMed, US
5:05Flex Technology Inc
W. Krause, Flex Technology Inc, US
5:12Pharmaceutical technology of pharmaceutical composition and pharmacology treatment for enhancement of morphine analgesia and prevention of morphine tolerance
C. Laino, Biotechnology Institute, National University of La Rioja, AR
5:19Modular Biocompatible Materials for Medical Devices and Wound Healing Applications
S. Foster, Diazamed-CSU Ventures, US
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5:00Nanomedicine - NNBM Editorial Meeting (5:00 - 6:30)Chesapeake 6
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5:30National Innovation & Federal Agency ShowcaseMaryland
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7:00Nanomedicine - NNBM ''Meet the Editor'' Reception (7:00 - 9:00)Chesapeake 6

Wednesday May 15

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8:00National SBIR Conference - Opening KeynotesPotomac A
8:00Welcome and Introductions (invited presentation)
P. Raghavan, SBA, US (bio)
8:05SBIR National Conference - Event Welcome (invited presentation)
T. Park, Chief Technology Officer, The White House, US (bio)
8:30SBIR/STTR 101 – The Ins and Outs of Both Programs and this Conference (invited presentation)
M. Portnoy, NIH, US (bio)
9:00SBIR/STTR 101 – The Ins and Outs of Both Programs and this Conference (invited presentation)
J. Williams, Dept. of the Navy, US (bio)
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8:30Nano Medicine IWoodrow Wilson C
Session chair: Lajos P. Balogh, Nanomedicine, US
8:30Nanomedicine 2012 (invited presentation)
L. Balogh, Nanomedicine NBM, US
8:45Development of novel nanoparticles for improved imaging, photo-thermotherapy, drug package, and targeting delivery (invited presentation)
M. Wu, J. Chen, X. Li, X. Wu, N. Fahruddin, J.X. Zhao, University of North Dakota, US (bio)
9:00Challenges in Translational Nanomedicine (invited presentation)
S.M. Moghimi, University of Copenhagen, DK (bio)
9:15Self-Assembling Multifunctional Nanocomposites for Nanotheranostics of Circulating Tumor and Other Pathological Cells In Vivo (invited presentation)
J.-W. Kim, University of Arkansas, US (bio)
9:30Simulation Solutions for the Challenges in Nanomedicine (invited presentation)
W. Wenzel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, DE (bio)
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8:30Nanoparticle release during life cycle of consumer products & nanocomposites IIIWoodrow Wilson B
Session chair: Socorro Vasquez-Compos, Technological Center, Leitat, ES
8:30Effect of combined UV and moisture exposure to CNT-epoxy composite durability and microcracking
J. Wee, C.S. Korach, Stony Brook University, US (bio)
8:55Nanoaerosol emission characteristics of consumer products in an air-jet simulated test chamber (invited presentation)
G.N. Bae, S.H. Park, S.B. Lee, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, KR (bio)
9:20Surface Chemical Transformations of UV Irradiated Silica-Epoxy Nanocomposites (invited presentation)
J.M. Gorham, T. Nguyen, C. Bernard, D. Stanley, R.D. Holbrook, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US (bio)
9:45Analytical Strategies for a systematic Characterization of Nanoparticle Release from commercial Spray Products for Exposure Quantification and Risk Assessment
S. Losert, K. Hungerbühler, M. Lattuada, A. Ulrich, EMPA, CH
10:05Surface and Subsurface Analysis of Epoxy-MWCNT Composite Exposed to Ultraviolet Radiation (invited presentation)
T. Lam, E. Petersen, J. Gorham, K. Scott, T. Nguyen, C. Long, R. Sharma, J.A. Liddle, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US (bio)
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8:30Nanoparticles: Life Sciences & BiomaterialsBaltimore 4
Session chair: Larry Mann, Global Advanced Metals & P. Demokritou, Harvard, US
8:30Environmental Health Implications of Engineered Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology: State of the Art (invited presentation)
P. Demokritou, Harvard University, US (bio)
8:55Curcumin-loaded monostearin lipid carriers: synthesis and characterization
Y. Du, P. Takhistov, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, US
9:15Multifunctional plasmonic nanoparticles for biomedical applications
G.A. Sotiriou, S.E. Pratsinis, ETH Zurich, CH
9:35Distance Dependent Plasmonic Coupling in Linear Nanoparticle Cluster
T. Chen, B. Reinhard, Boston University, US
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8:30Biosensors: Novel Approaches & InstrumentationAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
8:30Continuous Flow Real-Time Pcr Platform for High Throughput Environmental Monitoring
T. Ray, A. Hatch, K. Lintecum, S-H Chao, C. Youngbull, Arizona State University, US
8:50Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion in Water Environment: Biocompatible and Non-invasive All-optical Temperature Sensing for Living Objects
D. Busko, R. Dimitrova, A. Turshatov, Y. Avlasevich, K. Landfester, S. Baluschev, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, DE
9:10Influence of metallic, ceramic, and plastic MALDI surface materials on the ionization efficiency and quality of mass spectrometric data
A. Hieke, Stanford University, School of Medicine, US
9:30Multilayer Architectures of Enzymes on Electrodes for Sensorial Application – Influence of the Building Blocks on the Assembly Behaviour
F. Lisdat, Technical University Wildau, DE
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8:30Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure (NKI) Town Hall - NNI Signature Initiative SymposiumChesapeake D-F
Session chair: Daryl W. Hess, National Science Foundation (NSF), US
-Enabling National Leadership in Sustainable Design
L. Friedersdorf, NNCO, US
-D. Hess, NSF, US
-C. Gonzalez, NIST, US
-M. Hoover, NIOSH, US
-J. Luo, NIH, US
-B. Welch, DOD, US
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9:00DOE Industry Collaborations with the National Laboratories - Special SessionPotomac 4-5
-M. Paulus, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US (bio)
-K. Edmonds, U.S. Department of Energy, US
-C. Bybee, ARCH Venture Partners, US (bio)
-B. Farris, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US (bio)
-R. Werne, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US (bio)
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10:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase - Coffee BreakMaryland
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10:15DOE, NASA, NIH & NSF SBIR/STTR: Program SummaryAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Edsel Brown, SBA, Office of Innovation & Investment, US
-L. Fedorkova, NIH, US (bio)
-M. Oliver, DOE, US
-R. Leshner, NASA, US (bio)
-J. Hennessey, NSF, US (bio)
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10:15DOD SBIR/STTR: Program Elements & Service/Component SummaryAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD, US
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10:45DOD Services/Components SummaryAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD, US
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10:15EPA, DHS, DOAg, DOT, NIST, NOAA: Program SummaryBaltimore 1-2
Session chair: Elissa Sobolewski, DHS, US
-A. Richards, EPA, US (bio)
-M. Clague, NIST, US (bio)
-K. Wright, NOAA, US (bio)
-M. Wong, DOT, US (bio)
-E. Metz, DOEd, US (bio)
-C. Cleland, USDA, US
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10:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery IIIChesapeake 1-3
Session chair: Steven Zullo, NIBIB/NIH, US
10:30Immunotherapy with nanoparticles targeting ion channels: research and application challenges (invited presentation)
L. Conforti, University of Cincinnati, US (bio)
10:55Programming and switching the pharmacokinetics of nanoscale delivery vehicles in vivo
M.-P. Chien, N.C. Gianneschi, University of California, San Diego, US
11:15Magnetic Field-Induced Cyclizations of Amino-Esters and -Carbonates Bound to Iron Oxide Nanoparticles
R.J. Knipp, O. Uradu, M.H. Nantz, University of Louisville, US
11:35Gold-Coated Liposomes Encapsulating Signaling Molecules for Initiating Cellular Communication
G.V. Orsinger, M. Romanowski, University of Arizona, US
11:55Magnetically driven drug release from Fe3O4-phage network
C.B. Mao, University of Oklahoma, US
12:15NanoBandage for Controlled Release of Topical Therapeutics
M. Patchan, X. Calderon-Colon, J. Benkoski, M. Theodore, H. Le, B. Fuller, N. Boggs, A. Nelson, L. Garza, K. Sarkar, G. Brandacher, J. Patrone, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, US
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10:30Nano Medicine IIWoodrow Wilson C
Session chair: Lajos P. Balogh, Nanomedicine, US
10:30CANCELED: VIP Receptors-Targeted Nanomedicines (invited presentation)
H. Onyuksel, University of Illinois at Chicago, US (bio)
10:45Electrospun fiber properties influence the location and determine the alignment of adhesion sites (invited presentation)
M.C. Cross, D.B. Khadka, D.T. Haynie, University of South Florida, US (bio)
11:00Carbon Nanotube Applications in Gene Therapy (invited presentation)
M. Foldvari, University of Waterloo, CA (bio)
11:15Nanotechnology for Revealing Molecular Mechanism of Alzheimer’s Disease (invited presentation)
Y.L. Lyubchenko, University of Nebraska Medical Center, US (bio)
11:30Cellular Trafficking of Gold Nano-Constructs (invited presentation)
R.A. Hill, G. Wang, S. Acharya, S. Ji, Nanomedicine:NBM (editor), US
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11:00EHS: Safer Design Principles IPotomac C
Session chair: Charles L. Geraci, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), US and Kristen Kulinowski, Science and Technology Policy Institute, US
11:00Overview of “Safer by Design” Special Symposium (invited presentation)
C. Geraci, S. Tinkle, K. Kulinowski, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US (bio)
11:10Designing Safer Nanomaterials: The Dual Constraints of Performance and Biocompatibility (invited presentation)
R. Hurt, Brown University, US (bio)
11:35A safer-by-design formulation concept for flame-generated engineered nanomaterials (invited presentation)
S. Gass, G. Pyrgiotakis, J.M. Cohen, G.A. Sotiriou, S.E. Pratsinis, P. Demokritou, Harvard School of Public Health, US
12:00Cytotoxicity of Fourth Period Transition Metal Oxide Nanoparticles Depends on Certain Physicochemical Properties
Y.-W. Huang, C.C. Chusuei, C.-H. Wu, S. Mallavarapu, J.G. Winiarz, R.S. Aronstam, Missouri University of Science and Technology, US
12:20Entry of Short Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes into Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Neurons Induces Cell Death
J.C.K. Lai, W. Gao, A. Bhushan, S.E. Bearden, L. McDougall, S.W. Leung, Idaho State University College of Pharmacy, US
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11:00Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology I - NNI Signature InitiativeWoodrow Wilson B
Session chair: Dorothy F. Farrell, National Cancer Institute, US
11:00A Life-Cycle Approach to Relevant and Reliable Development of Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology (invited presentation)
M.D. Hoover, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, US (bio)
11:25Electrical Response of DNA and Proteins at Nanoscale by Using Novel Nanoneedle Biosensor
R. Esfandyarpour, Stanford University, US
11:45Nanowire-Nanocluster Hybrid Sensor Technology for Environmental, Industrial, and Security Monitoring
A. Motayed, University of Maryland, College Park, US
12:05Handheld biosensor based on nano-assembly for rapid detection of biodefense and infectious pathogens (invited presentation)
E.C. Alocilja, Y. Wang, Michigan State University, US (bio)
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11:00Inkjet Design, Materials & FabricationBaltimore 5
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Dimatix, Inc., US
11:00Inkjet Technology For Printed Electronics and 3D Fabrication (invited presentation)
V. Cahill, D Taylor, VCE Solutions, US (bio)
11:25Gravimetric calibration for optical measurements of droplets-in-flight
R.M. Verkouteren, C.J. Zeissler, J.R. Verkouteren, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
11:45Effect of Pressure Variation on Inkjet-Printed Line Pattern with Various Step Sizes of Ejected Droplets
J-K Wang, W-S Hwang, M-H Tsai, Y-F Liu, National Cheng-Kung University, TW
12:05Ultrasonic Milling and Dispersing Technology for Inkjet Nano-Particles
K. Hielscher, Hielscher Ultrasonics, DE
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11:00Innovation Spotlights: Pharma & BiotechPotomac 3
Session chair: Belen Martinez-Lopez, CaramelTech, MX, Reviewers: Roche, Sanofi, Merck, Jennifer Gottwald, WARF, US
11:00Roche - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Wetzel, Roche, US
11:15Sanofi - Strategic Innovation Interests
S. Natesan, Sanofi, US (bio)
11:30Merck - Strategic Innovation Interests
S. Xanthoudakis, Merck, US (bio)
12:00Targeted Drug Delivery System/Keystone Nano
D. Fecko, Penn State Materials Research Institute, US
12:07Novel SiO2-based antioxidant compound with significantly extended life-time and activity
G. Sotiriou, ETH Zurich – ETH transfer (the Technology Transfer Office), CH
12:14Diabetes Control Algorithms and Clinical Trial Software
S. Juncal, UCSB Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, US
12:21Biodegradable Polymer for Biomedical Applications
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
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11:00How National User Research Facilities Can Give Your Company an Advantage - Special SessionPotomac 4-5
Session chair: Cheryl Fragiadakis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
-A. Norman, United Technologies Research Center, US (bio)
-B. Brown, U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
-S. Petrash, Henkel Adhesive Technologies, US (bio)
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12:00Innovation Showcase Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Maryland BallroomMaryland
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1:00Agency One-on-One Meetings (1300-1700)Maryland
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1:15Track 1: Commercialization & Partnering (Non-DOD)Annapolis 1-2
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1:15Non-DOD Agency Commercialization Programs and ExpectationsAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Russ Farmer, ReliAscent, Inc., US
-C. Cleland, USDA, US
-M. Oliver, DOE, US (bio)
-F. Barros, DHA, US
-R. Leshner, NASA, US
-L. Fedorkova, NIH, US
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2:05Developing Strong Commercialization (Transition) PlansAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Chris O'Gwin, DOE SBIR/STTR Program Office
-C. Rabke, Dawnbreaker, US (bio)
-N. Kaplan, Foresight, US (bio)
-R. Shukla, LARTA Institute, US (bio)
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3:15Forming Partnerships with Large Firms (Non-DOD firms) Annapolis 1-2
Session chair: Lenka Fedorkova, NIH, US
-W. Miller, Shell Oil, US
-C. Cotton, GE Energy, US (bio)
-G. Bruner, Phillips Inc., US
-J. Burczak, GE Global Research, US
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4:05Forming Partnerships: Universities, Federal Labs, FFRDCsAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Rick Shindell, Zyn Systems
-J. Sankar, North Carolina A&T State U., US (bio)
-J. Susan Sprake, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US (bio)
-T. Donnellan, Penn State University, Applied Research Laboratory, US (bio)
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1:15Track 2: DOD Services and Components SBIR/STTR ProgramsAnnapolis 3-4
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1:15What Are the Elements of Winning DOD Phase I and II Proposals? Annapolis 3-4
Session chair: Doug Deason, Missile Defense Agency Advanced Research Directorate, US
-R. Hoffman, Dept. of the Navy, US (bio)
-A. Gentry, Air Force, US (bio)
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2:05DOD Commercialization Readiness ProgramAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD OSBP, DOD, US
-J. Pucci, Army, US (bio)
-L. Boyer, Dept. of the Navy, US
-R. Flake, Air Force, US (bio)
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3:15Partnering with DOD Prime ContractorsAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD OSBP, DOD, US
-A. Ocampo, Boeing, US (bio)
-C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
-T. Loza, Northrop Grumman, US (bio)
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4:05What Should I Know About the DOD Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF)?Annapolis 3-4
Session chair: Dan Cundiff, ASD R&E, US
-C. Rinaldi, OSD, US
-Bob Smith, Dept. of the Navy, US
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1:15Track 3: Application & Evaluation (Non-DOD)Baltimore 1-2
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1:15How Do I Apply For a Grant Using “Grants.gov”?Baltimore 1-2
Session chair: Matt Portnoy, NIH SBIR/STTR, US
-C. Hebron, DOE, US
-C. Henry, Grow Emerging Companies LLC, US
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2:05What Constitutes a Winning Proposal for Granting Agencies?Baltimore 1-2
Session chair: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc., US
-M. Oliver, DOE, US
-C. Cleland, USDA, US (bio)
-M. Portnoy, NIH, US
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3:15Does My Technology Have Varied Agency Applications? Find Out!Baltimore 1-2
Session chair: June Chocheles, DARPA, US
-F. Lisy, Orbital Inc., US (bio)
-M. Druy, Physical Sciences, Inc., US (bio)
-T. Toth, No. VA PTAC, US (bio)
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1:30Nano Medicine IIIWoodrow Wilson C
Session chair: Lajos P. Balogh, Nanomedicine, US
1:30Nanomechanics of intrinsically disordered proteins: interplay of force, form and function (invited presentation)
K. Wang, Academia Sinica, TW (bio)
1:45Targeting aberrant cancer kinome using rationally designed nano-polypharmaceutics (invited presentation)
M. Koyakutty, A. Ratnakumary, P. Chandran, A. Ashokan, S. Nair, Amrita Centre for Nanoscience and Molecular Medicine, IN (bio)
2:00The Spider Effect: a Novel Framework to Categorize Microglial Activation Status and Modulation (invited presentation)
R.A. Jonas, T.F. Yuan, Y.X. Liang, J.B. Jonas, D.K.C. Tay, R.G. Ellis-Behnke, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US (bio)
2:15Changing the Way that Innovation is Financed on Wall Street (invited presentation)
S.B. Livingston, Livingston Securities LLC, US (bio)
2:00Nanodrugs in the Post-Blockbuster World – Critical Patent Issues and FDA Regulatory Challenges (invited presentation)
R. Bawa, Bawa Biotech LLC and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US (bio)
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2:00Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology II - NNI Signature InitiativeWoodrow Wilson B
Session chair: Hongda Chen, NIFA, US
2:00Single Nanoparticle Sensing using Whispering-Gallery Microresonators and Microlasers (invited presentation)
L. Yang, Washington University, US (bio)
2:25Wireless Graphene-Based Quantum Capacitance Sensors for Continuous Glucose Monitoring
E.J. Olson, D.A. Deen, M.A. Ebrish, A. Basu, Y.C. Kudva, P. Mukherjee, S.J. Koester, University of Minnesota, US
2:45Nanostructured Biomimetic Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex (PDC) Sensors Selectively Detect Single Brain Cancer Cell and Have the Ability to Mimic the “ATP LID”
E.T. Chen, J. Thornton, C. Ngatchou, S-H. Duh, P.T. Kissinger, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
3:05Stand-Off Sers Detection Using Nanoparticles (invited presentation)
C.A. Batt, C. Bardliving, A. Phifer, P. Barahona, Cornell University, US (bio)
3:30Development of a Nanosensor: Journey from a Lab Bench to an FDA Clearance and Beyond (invited presentation)
S. Marla, Nanosphere, US (bio)
3:55An Overview of the Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology: Improving and Protecting Health, Safety, and the Environment Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (invited presentation)
D. Farrell, National Cancer Institute, US (bio)
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2:00Polymers for Drug and Gene DeliveryChesapeake 1-3
Session chair: YuanQiao Rao, Dow Chemical Company, US
2:00Non-ionic Dendronized Multiamphiphilic Polymers as Nanocarriers for Biomedical Applications
S. Gupta, B. Schade, S. Kumar, C. Böttcher, R. Haag, S.K. Sharma, University of Delhi, IN
2:20New biodegradable polymers based on previously unknown functional groups for drug and gene delivery
J. Yoo, T.A. Graf, D.J. Kuruvilla, S.R. D’Mello, A.K. Salem, N.B. Bowden, University of Iowa, US
2:40Reverse Thermoresponsive Polymers for Sustained Delivery of Therapeutic Agents
R. Mayadunne, A. Balachandra, T. Gunatillake, C. Lindall, CSIRO, AU
3:00Exploiting the “protein corona effect” for targeted drug and gene delivery
G. Caracciolo, D. Pozzi, A.L. Capriotti, C. Cavaliere, F. Cardarelli, F. Salomone, A. Laganà, Sapienza University of Rome, IT
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2:00Inkjet ApplicationsBaltimore 5
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Dimatix, Inc., US
2:00Bioprinting Technology for Regenerative Medicine Applications (invited presentation)
J. Yoo, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, US (bio)
2:25Bio-ink for inkjet printing of living cells
C.J. Ferris, K.J. Gilmore, S. Beirne, D. McCallum, G.G. Wallace, M. in het Panhuis, ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES), AU
2:45Ink-jet Printed CdS Thin Film Transistors Fabricated In-situ by Micro-reaction
J.C. Ramos, D. Kabir, J.I. Mejia, C.A. Martinez, M.A. Quevedo-Lopez, University of Texas at Dallas, US
3:05Inkjet printing of 200 nm monodisperse carbon nanoparticles: from smart ink formulation to thin film sensor properties
R. Vié, S. Berthon-Fabry, S. Blayac, E. Drahi, S. Jacomet, EMSE, FR
3:25A Study of Molten Lead-Free Solder Deposited by Inkjet Printing for Interconnections of Thin-Film Solar Cell Modules
W-M Chen, C-H Wang, W-S Hwang, National Cheng-Kung University, TW
3:45Impact of Ink Synthesis on Processing and Properties of Inkjet-Printed Silicon Thin Films
E. Drahi, A. Gupta, S. Blayac, L. Lombez, M. Jubault, P. Benaben, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint Etienne, FR
4:05Ink-jet printing of functional ceramic coatings and patterns starting from aqueous inks
J. Feys, M. Arin, K. de Keukeleere, J. de Roo, G. Pollefeyt, P. Lommens, I. Van Driessche, Ghent University, BE
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2:00EHS: Safer Design Principles IIPotomac C
Session chair: Charles L. Geraci, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), US and Kristen Kulinowski, Science and Technology Policy Institute, US
2:00An Engineer’s Approach to Solving Practical Problems with ”Safer” Nanomaterials (invited presentation)
C.R. Welch, ERDC Information Technology Laboratory’s (ITL), US Army, US (bio)
2:25Bio-compatibility of silver nanomaterials using the embryonic zebrafish bioassay
J.A. Fisher, R.L. Tanguay, Oregon State University, US
2:45Risk Ranking Framework to Assess the Health Hazard of Nanomaterial-Containing Products in an Industrial and Consumer Application Setting
A.K. Madl, K. Unice, M. Kreider, M. Kovochich, I.G. Bebenek, M.M. Abramson, ChemRisk, US
3:05Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems for the Safe Commercialization of Nano-enabled Products
D. Heidel, A. Segrave, J. Baker, Bureau Veritas North America, US
3:25Panel Discussion: Do principles of rational design support nanotechnology-enabled product development? Do they ensure greater benefit and decreased risk to health and environment?
C.R. Welch, R. Hurt, ERDC Information Technology Laboratory’s (ITL), US Army and Brown University, US
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3:30Nano Medicine IVWoodrow Wilson C
Session chair: Lajos P. Balogh, Nanomedicine, US
3:30Loss of VPS4B function promotes tumorigenesis in osteosarcoma by altering the endosomal degradative pathway and leading to accumulation of activated EGFR (invited presentation)
M. Mogass, C. Alander, M.F. Hansen, University of Connecticut Health Center, US (bio)
3:45Nanotechnology Solutions for Chemical and Biological Defense (invited presentation)
R.E. Botto, Defense Threat Reduction Agency DTRA, US (bio)
4:00Silver nanoparticles promote mouse mesenchymal stem cell osteoblastic differentiation and improve bone fracture healing (invited presentation)
R.Z. Zhang, K.K.Y. Wong, The University of Hong Kong, HK (bio)
4:15Gold-based Nanostructures for Improved Cancer Therapeutics
C. Yang, M. Neshatian, N. Hegarty, D. Chithrani, Ryerson University, CA
4:35NAD-Nanoparticles for Therapy and Diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease
M. Masserini, M. Gregori, E. Salvati, F. Re, M. Masserini, University Milano Bicocca, IT
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4:00Innovation Spotlights: Medical DevicesPotomac 1
Session chair: Allen Dines, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US
4:00Fiberoptic Microneedle Device for Convection-Enhanced Thermochemotherapy of Malignant Glioma
C. Rylander, Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc., US
4:07CANCELED - Operation system of laparoscope using pneumatically driven robotic holder
M. Yamamoto, Japan Technology Group Inc., JP
4:14A high throughput one-step assay for circulating tumor cell detection in whole blood sample
Y. Zu, The Methodist Hospital, US
4:21CereScope™ - A Portable All-in-One Neurological Monitoring System
R. Kern, Optima Neuroscience, Inc., US
4:28Medipacs Mini-Infuser™
M. Banister, Medipacs.com, US
4:35Flat Panel X-ray Sources
M. Eaton, Stellarray, US
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5:00National Innovation & Federal Agency ShowcaseMaryland
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7:00SBIR Innovators Mixer, National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no-host)
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5:00TechConnect Poster Session IIIMaryland
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Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery - Posters 5:00Maryland
-Combinatorial Cationic Lipid-like Nanoparticles for Efficient Intracellular Cytotoxic Protein Delivery
Q.B. Xu, M. Wang, Tufts University, US
-Lipid nanoparticles for enhancing immune responses to protein antigens
T. Courant, H.L. Reynaud, A. Hoang, C. Villiers, F. Mittler, I. Texier, P.N. Marche, F.P. Navarro, CEA LETI MINATEC, FR
-Surface and Sefl-Associaciation Interaction of Proteins Characterized by QCM-D
A. Jaiswal, M. Poggi, Biolin Scientific, Inc., US
-Anchoring of self-assembled plasmid DNA/anti-DNA antibody /cationic lipid micelles on bisphosphonate-modified stent for cardiovascular gene delivery
G.L. Ma, Y. Wang, I. Fishbein, M. Yu, L.H. Zhang, I.S. Alferiev, J. Yang, C.X. Song, R.J. Levy, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, CN
-Fabrication of stable bio-compatible mesoporous silica and core-shell silica-magnetite nanoparticles for potential application in drug delivery
M.E. Sharifabad, T. Mercer, T. Sen, University of Central Lancashire, UK
-A New DNA-Based Carrier for Targeting and Intracellular Transport of Therapeutics
S. Muro, University of Maryland College Park, US
-Commercializing unique nanoparticle-imaging-delivery platform technology for enhanced cancer therapy
A. Fu, NVIGEN, Inc., US
-Cationic lipid nanoemulsions for RNAi screening
J. Bruniaux, E. Sulpice, F. Mittler, I. Texier, X. Gidrol, F.P. Navarro, CEA LETI MINATEC, FR
-Lysozyme – alginate nanocomplex: Effect of alginate composition
J.P. Fuenzalida, P.K. Nareddy, I. Moreno-Villoslada, B. Moerschbacher, M.J. Swamy, F.M.A. Goycoolea, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, DE
-Near-Infrared Mediated Photothermal Ablation of Cancer Cells using Low Band Gap Polymer Nanoparticles
C.M. MacNeill, R.C. Coffin, D.L. Carroll, N.H. Levi-Polyachenko, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, US
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Nano Medical Sciences - Posters 5:00Maryland
-Grow of stem cells on chemical-laser generated titanium cobalt shape memory alloy nanoparticles
A. Karami, Materials and Energy Research Centre, IR
-A better biomaterial for bone regeneration: type II collagen
Y.H. Tsai, Taipei Medical University, TW
-Poly-Vinyl Pyrrolidone (PVP)-coated Silver (Ag) Nanoparticles (Ag-PVP): a Potential to Regulate Chlamydia trachomatis Inflammation
A.N. Yilma, S.R. Singh, S. Dixit, G.G. Hidat, V.A. Dennis, Alabama State University, US
-‘Sink effect’ of dually-decorated nanoliposomes on Abeta clearance
F. Re, S. Minniti, L. Bana, M. Masserini, F. Re, University Milano Bicocca, IT
-Nanoherbal antiseptic medicine/ bandage for effective and safe treatment of external wounds
L. Tahir, R. Nazir, N. Khan, Pakistan Council Of Scientific and Industrial Research, PK
-Novel Lectin-Functionalized Nanoparticles and Nanorods for Specific Cancer Cells Targeting and Detection
V. Marangoni, J. Cancino, I.M.M. Paino, V. Zucolotto, University of São Paulo, BR
-Application of superparamagnetic nanoparticles for magnetically guided release of anti-cancer drug: An Ivvivo study on Rats
J. Choubey, M. Swami, Rani Durgawati Vishwavidyalya, Jabalpur, IN
-Reversing Coagulopathy and Internal Hemorrhage with Functionalized Nanoparticles
D. Kudela, A. May-Masnou, S.A. Smith, G. Braun, A. Pallaoro, T. Chuong, J.H. Morrissey, G.D. Stucky, University of Californi, Santa Barbara, US
-Effects of ZnO nanoparticles and ZnCl2 solution on rat liver and kidney
I. Ben Slama, S. Amara, N. Rihane Ben Younes, I. Mrad, K. Omri, J. El Ghoul, L. El Mir, K. Ben Rhouma, H. Abdelmelek, M. Sakly, Faculty of Sciences, TN
-Magnetic Targeting of Human Aortic Smooth Muscle Cells for Rapid Closure and Healing of Intracranial Aneurysm/Pseudoaneurysm
S.L. Arias, M. Alucozai, F. Pastrana, L.M. Reece, R. Kempaiaih, J.J. Pavon, J.P. Allain, Purdue University, US
-Iron-sequestering molecules play a pivotal role in the mechanism of toxicity of SWNTs on fungal and bacterial cells
S.J. Chaves, P. Zuniga, J.S. Chaves, Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica, CR
-Pharmacokinetics and Safety Studies of Low Molecular Weight Heparin Nanoconjugates
T. Yang, B. Bouchard, A. Cook, J. Hu, J. Hao, S. Bai, Husson University, US
-Cationic polystyrene nanosphere induces autophagy through inhibition of Akt/mTOR and activation of AMPK signaling pathways in macrophage and epithelial cells
H-W Chiu, T. Xia, J-C Tsai, C-W Chen, Y-J Wang, National Cheng Kung University, Medical College, TW
-Effects of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles (TiO2) on Behavioral Parameters of Rats
N. Rihane Ben Younes, S. Amara, I. Mrad, K. Omri, J. El Ghoul, L. El Mir, M. Jeljeli, K. Ben Rhouma, H. Abdelmelek, M. Sakly, Faculty of Sciences, TN
-Does the Bacterial Reverse Mutagenicity Assay work for Nanotherapeutics?
J.F. Alexander, D. Aguirre, B. Godin, J.F. Alexander, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, US
-Adverse Immune Effects of Nanomedicines and Biologicals
J. Szebeni, Semmelweis University, HU
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7:00TechConnect Innovators Banquet (additional registration required)Woodrow Wilson

Thursday May 16

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8:15Agency One-on-One Meetings (0830-1200)Baltimore 3-4
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8:15Track 1: Operational Hurdles and Legal Issues Faced by Small BusinessAnnapolis 1-2
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8:15What Should I Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?Annapolis 1-2
Session chair: Jere Glover, Brand & Frulla PC, US
-E. Saracino, NASA, US (bio)
-M. Fisher, NSF, US
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9:05Data Rights – How Does SBIR/STTR Differ From Other Federal Programs?Annapolis 1-2
Session chair: Dave Metzger, Arnold & Porter LLC
-J. Williams, Department of Navy, SBIR/STTR, US (bio)
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10:15What should I know about ITAR?Annapolis 1-2
-M. Ginsberg, Arnold & Porter LLC, US (bio)
-D. Shack, ONR, US (bio)
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11:05What Are My Options in Developing a Manufacturing Competency?Annapolis 1-2
Session chair: Clara Asmail, NIST Manufacturing Extension Program, US
-C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
-P. Fleming, NIST MEP, US (bio)
-T. Mulligan, Hydronalix Inc., US (bio)
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8:15Track 2: How Successful Small Businesses Have Used the SBIR and STTR ProgramsAnnapolis 3-4
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8:15Small Firms Discuss the Keys to Their DOD SBIR Program SuccessAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD OSBP DOD, US
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9:05Small Business Discuss the Keys to Their Non-DOD SBIR Program SuccessAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Robert Brooke, VA Center for Innovative Technology, US
-T. Wavering, Intelligent Automation, Inc., US (bio)
-C. Crump, A-Frame Digital, US (bio)
-E. Wagener, Tetramer Technologies, US (bio)
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10:15Pre-Award Accounting SystemsAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Ed Jameson, Jameson & Co., US
-C. Andrezze, DOD, US (bio)
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11:05What SBIR/STTR Support is Available at State, Regional or Local Levels?Annapolis 3-4
Session chair: Rick Shindell, Zyn Systems, US
-R. Friesenhahn, Montana State University, US (bio)
-R. Keller, Louisiana State University, US (bio)
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8:15Track 3. Business Development and Success StoriesBaltimore 1-2
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8:15Changes to Size Standard and Certification Process Based on SBIR ReauthorizationBaltimore 1-2
Session chair: Edsel Brown, SBA, US
-M. Guerzon, SBA, Office of General Counsel, US (bio)
-A. Lee, SBA, Office of Innovation, US (bio)
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9:05How Do I Approach Potential Investors?Baltimore 1-2
Session chair: Julia Spicer, Mid-Atlantic Venture Association, US
-P. Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US (bio)
-D. Novak, Inventis Group, US (bio)
-S. Mallon, VA Center for Innovative Technology Gap Fund, US
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10:15Outreach to Women- and Minority-Owned BusinessesBaltimore 1-2
Session chair: Tyrone Taylor, National Research Council, US
-A. Millman, Springboard Enterprises, US (bio)
-N. Jain, Golden Seed, US (bio)
-E. Aldophe, CenterScope Technologies, US (bio)
-R. Shepard, Science and Engineering Alliance, US (bio)
-S. Shivakumar, National Academies of Science, US (bio)
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