TechConnect World 2019

Diagnostics & Bio Imaging

Diagnostics & Imaging

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Symposium Chair

Prakash D. NallathambyPrakash D. Nallathamby
Research Assistant Professor
Notre Dame University

Key Speakers

Hicham FenniriHelical Rosette Nanotubes: Design, Structure, and Biomedical Applications
Hicham Fenniri
Professor, Northeastern University

Bo RuedaBo Rueda
Director, Vincent Center for Reproductive Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor,
Harvard Cancer Center

Xiaocheng Jiang"Living” Electronics for Bio-Interfacing
Xiaocheng Jiang
Assistant Professor, Tufts University

Christopher CaliVital View: A Startup from the Notre Dame University's IDEA Center
Christopher Cali
CEO, Vital View Technologies


Symposium Sessions

Monday June 17

1:30Raman Spectroscopy as a Rapid Clinical Diagnostic Tool
3:30Assay Development for Diagnostics & Bioimaging

Tuesday June 18

10:30Diagnostics & Bioimaging
1:30Nanoparticles in Diagnostics & Imaging
4:00Diagnostics & Bioimaging: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday June 17

1:30Raman Spectroscopy as a Rapid Clinical Diagnostic Tool
Biomimetic Photonic Crystal based SERS substrates for Biomolecule Detection
P. Macha, M.C. Vasudev, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, US
Single molecule surface-enhanced Raman (SERS) using liposome-gold conjugates
W. Lum, L. Sagle, University of Cincinnati, US
Bioorthogonal Stimulated Raman Scattering Microscopy for Real-Time Monitoring of Drug Uptakes and Delivery in Living Cells
Z. Huang, National University of Singapore, SG
Carbon nanotube-based ER and HER2 detection in breast cancer by Raman spectroscopy
L.D. e Souza, N. Y-W. Tang, R.O. do Nascimento, S. Mal, L. Gaboury, R. Martel, Université de Montréal - Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC), CA
3:30Assay Development for Diagnostics & Bioimaging
A Novel Synthetic Luciferase Approach to Improving Early-Stage Drug Discovery by Enabling Economical Real-Time Metabolic Activity Monitoring Under Automated, High-Throughput Conditions
T. Xu, A. Kirkpatrick, S. Ripp, D. Close, 490 BioTech, US
Nanobiomimetic Structured Organo-Metal Devices Direct Rapid Real-time Monitor Atto Molarities of ATP in Biological Specimens
E.T. Chen, J.T. Thornton, S-H. Duh, P.T. Kissinger, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
An ultrasensitive and culture-free detection platform for microorganisms and protein biomarkers
S.-T. Yau, Rapidect, US
Catalytic Nanoparticles to Enhance the Sensitivity of Lateral Flow Immunoassays
D.A. Kidwell, E. Wei, J.N. Lanese, S. Mulvaney, Naval Research Laboratory, US

Tuesday June 18

10:30Diagnostics & Bioimaging
"Living" Electronics for Bio-interfacing
X. Jiang, Tufts University, US
B. Rueda, Harvard Cancer Center, US
Manganese-based MRI contrast agents as an alternative to gadolinium
E. Gale, Harvard Medical School
Vital View: A Startup from the Notre Dame University's IDEA Center
C. Cali, Vital View Technologies, US
Multivalent DNA Biochips for Investigations of Cancer Cell Spreading with Nanoscale Spatial Resolution and SingleMolecule Control
Da Huang, London Centre for Nanotechnology, UK
B-SMART: Biosensors for Sepsis Monitoring with Augmented Reality Technology
R. de la Rica, A. Alba-Patiño, C. Adrover, S.M. Russell, Balearic Islands Health Research Institute (IdISBa), ES
1:30Nanoparticles in Diagnostics & Imaging
Gold Nanoprisms as Optical Coherence Tomography Signal Amplifiers for Contrast Enhanced Imaging of Tumor Microvasculatures In Vivo
P. Si, E. Yuan, O. Liba, Y. Winetraub, S. Yousefi, E. SoRelle, D. Yecies, R. Dutta, A. de la Zerda, Stanford University, US
It Only Takes One: Chronic Inflammation and Pain Control with a Single Dose of a Targeted Nanomedicine
J. Janjic, L. Liu, M. Herneisey, E. Lambert, F. Zor, H. Karagoz, V. Gorantla, Duquesne University, US
Fluorescent and Magnetic Stellate Mesoporous Silica for Bimodal Imaging and Magnetic Hyperthermia
F. Perton, M. Tasso, G.A. Muñoz Medina, M. Ménard, C. Blanco-Andujar, E. Portiansky, M.B. Fernández van Raap, D. Bégin, F. Meyer, S. Bégin-Colin, D. Mertz, CONICET, AR
Phage-mimicking, infection reporting, fluorescent antibacterial nanoparticles to detect and clear infectious agents from wounds.
P. Nallathamby, University of Notre Dame, US
Fluorescent organic nanoparticles demonstrating high FRET efficiency for their use as bioimaging probes
J. Morla-Folch, G. Vargas-Nadal, A. Ardizzone, S. Kurhuzenkau, S. Illa-Tuset, M. Kober, C. Sissa, J. Faraudo, K.D. Belfield, A. Painelli, J. Veciana, N. Ventosa, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), US
Metamaterial-Enhanced MRI Shielding Solutions
T. Vargo, K. Grossman, J. Miragliotta, A. Hope, Integument Technologies, Inc., US
Nanoparticle-based Drug Delivery Platforms for Enhanced Chemoradiation of Colorectal Cancer
A. DuRoss, M. Metcalf, J. Rosch, M. Neufeld, C. Sun, Oregon State University, College of Pharmacy, US
4:00Diagnostics & Bioimaging: Posters
New technologies for the rapid identification of drug-resistant bacteria
A. Sauer-Budge, Exponent and Boston University, US
Developing a research to a software product in radiology image processing
K.N. Manjunath, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, IN
Nanoparticle-photoreceptor (LOV) protein conjugate as biocompatible imaging tool to decipher intracellular trafficking
A. Mishra, S.C. Yadav, S. Kateriya, Jawaharlal Nehru University, IN
Ultra-sensitive detection of protein biomarkers for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
H-N Chan, D. Xu, S-L Ho, M.S. Wong, H-W Li*, Mind and Tech, HK
Exhaled Aerosol Fingerprinting for Early Detection of Respiratory Obstructive Diseases and Lung Cancer
J. Xi, California Baptist University, US

The 2019 Diagnostics & Bio Imaging symposium will highlight innovations in development and commercialization of diagnostic and imaging technologies and imaging materials for clinical and health applications. Submit an abstract and plan to join researchers and innovators from around the world at this exciting event.

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Topics & Application Areas

  • Novel Approaches for Diagnostics & Assays
  • Lab on a Chip Diagnostics
  • Rapid Field Assays & Diagnostics
  • Infection Monitoring & Reporting Technologies
  • Nanoparticle-Based Imaging & Diagnostics
  • Wearables & Diagnostics Agents for Non-invaseive Diagnosis
  • Big Data Analysis & Predictive Diagnostics
  • Advances in MRI, X-ray CT & PET-SPEC
  • Contrast Agent Technology for Early Diagnosis
  • Other
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