JUNE 13-15, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC


Biotech & Medical

Join industry partners and applied research leadership accelerating the development and deployment of new material solutions into products and society.


Speakers and Chairs Include: 

Ranjani Theregowda Ranjani Theregowda
Material Innovation Initiative
Sean Ireland Sean Ireland
Fiberlean Technologies Ltd.
World L-S Nieh World L-S Nieh
U.S. Forest Service
Andy Baumann Andy Baumann
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Jeannine Coburn Jeannine Coburn
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ilana Goldberg Ilana Goldberg
NIH/NIBIB


Vince Beachley Vince Beachley
Rowan University

Eric Gale Eric Gale
Harvard Medical School

Prakash NallathambPrakash Nallathamby
Notre Dame University


Marina Dobrovolskaia Marina Dobrovolskaia
NIH
Thomas Anchordoquy Thomas Anchordoquy
University of Colorado

Puneet Tyagi Puneet Tyagi
AstraZeneca
Steve Zullo Steve Zullo
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering


Gozde Durmus Gozde Durmus
Stanford University
Anderson Lobo Anderson Lobo
Universidades Federal do Piaui

Thomas Webster Thomas Webster
Interstellar Therapeutics

Sector Program - Biotech & Medical

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Sessions

Monday June 13

8:30TechConnect World Innovation Conference - Plenary Keynotes
10:00Coffee Break
10:30Nanomedicine I
10:30Medical Innovation Challenge - Session I: Devices & Sensors
12:00Lunch Break
1:30Nanomedicine II
1:30Medical Innovation Challenge II: Therapeutics & Treatments
2:45Medical Innovation Challenge III: Digital & Hardware
4:15Medical Innovation Challenge - Awards Presentation
4:00SBIR/STTR Agency Meet-and-Greet at SBIR Pavilion, Expo Hall
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)

Tuesday June 14

9:00Considerations for Nanoparticle-Mediated Delivery
9:00Bio-Sensing & Health
9:00AI for Bio & Medical Applications
12:00Lunch Break
1:30Applied Biomaterials: Medical Devices
4:15Biotech & Medical Innovation Spotlights I
4:00TechConnect Expo & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session
4:00Bio-based Materials - Posters
4:00Biomaterials & Medical Devices - Posters
4:00Diagnostics & Bioimaging - Posters
4:00Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery - Posters
4:00Micro & Bio Fluidics, Lab-on-Chip - Posters
4:00Nanomedicine - Posters

Wednesday June 15

9:00Novel Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration and Therapeutics
9:00Bio-based Materials, Biofuels & Cellulose
9:00Micro & Bio Fluidics, Lab on a Chip
9:00Biotech & Medical Innovation Spotlights II
10:00TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Wellspring

Program

Monday June 13

8:30TechConnect World Innovation Conference - Plenary KeynotesMaryland A
Session chair: Matthew Laudon, TechConnect Division ATI
8:302022 Science & Technology Acceleration Opportunities
M. Laudon, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
8:35TechConnect Technical & Business Program Highlights
J. Rocha, D. Yablon, J. Williams, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
8:40What if a country other than the United States dominates the nanomaterial market?
L. Mertz, Cerion Nanomaterials, US
9:00Materials Informatics at 3M: The Intersection of Simulation, Machine Learning, Data Management, and Experimentation
C. Lipscomb, 3M Company, US
9:25Advancements in Novel Neural Interfaces
A. Emondi, PionTier LLC, US
9:45National Nanotechnology Initiative - 2022 Opportunities & Insights
L. Friedersdorf, National Nanotech Coordination Office, US
10:00Coffee BreakLobby
10:30Nanomedicine INational Harbor 7
Session chair: Tom Webster, Interstellar Theurapeutics, US
10:30Nanomaterial-mediated drug delivery and monitoring of transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder
S. Sweeney, J. Assouline, NanoMedTrix, LLC, US
10:50Novel Nanoparticle Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging
E. Van Keuren, S. Stoll, V. Dahanayake, T. Lyons, P. Glaser, C. Albanese, O. Rodriguez, S. Fricke, Georgetown University, US
11:10Engineered synthesis, processing, and in-vivo performance of multicancer drug nanocapsules
M. Khan, A. Yamasta, M.D. Mahmudul Hassan, M. Parvinand, M. Rashid, A. Arbab, Georgiasouthern.edu, US
11:30RNAi delivery into the brain with a gold-liposomal formulation
P.E. Vivas-Mejia, N. Grafals, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, US
10:30Medical Innovation Challenge - Session I: Devices & SensorsNational Harbor 11
10:30CWMD & MCDC Welcome Remarks
M. Stebbins, Medical CBRN Defense Consortium (MCDC) & Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Consortium (CWMD) - ATI, US
10:34MTEC Welcome Remarks
J. Sorensen, Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC) - ATI, US
10:40flowDx is a laser-based paper-patterning technology that that radically changes the performance and versatility of current lateral flow tests (LFTs)
I. Katis, Highfield Diagnostics, UK
10:48NeuroVana - A Non-invasive and Portable Diagnostic-support Device for Brain Injury assessment
V. Gupta, UtopiaCompression Corporation, US
10:56Movement-Synchronous Electrical Stimulation for Remote Patient Physical Therapy Assistance and Monitoring
J. Rabinowitz, Articulate Labs, US
11:04Chip-scale Magnetocardiography
J. Javor, Boston University, US
11:12Joint Integrated Lifeline System (JILS)
C. O’Neil, Domenix, US
11:20Antimicrobial thermoplastic polyurethane for medical devices
E. Tate, Inhibit Coatings, NZ
11:28Linshom Continuous Predictive Respiratory Sensor & Monitor
R. Hughen, Linshom Medical, Inc., US
11:36FlowSense™
A.L. Somera, Rhaeos, Inc., US
11:44Flexible Dry Electrodes
M. Stemmermann, SunRay Scientific, US
11:52Portable In-Vivo Oxidative Stress (IVOS) Biosensor
K. Kostecki, The University of Adelaide, AU
12:00A Mechanical Device for Breast Cancer Diagnosis
K. Onwudiwe, University of Notre Dame, US
12:08MIMIX™ Sustained Release Patch
L. Valenti, Vaxess Technologies, Inc., US
12:16IPASS - non-invasive assessment of intracranial pressure
G. Hirschman, CranioSense, a subsidiary of Vivonics, Inc, US
12:24A low sample volume and rapid viscosity sensor for early stage injectability/manufacturability detection of biopharmaceuticals
Z. Parlak, Qatch Technologies, US
Review Panelist
C. Gilbertz, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA), US
Review Panelist
C. Walton, SOCOM, US
Review Panelist
J. David, BryceTech, US
Review Panelist
A. Emondi, PionTier, former DARPA, US
Review Panelist
H. Meeks, DTRA RD-CXR, US
Review Panelist
C. Jackson, Foundation for Fighting Blindness, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, LLC, US
Review Panelist
G. Gitchel, Veterans Administration (VA), US
Review Panelist
J. Sorensen, MTEC, US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
M. Shusterman, AFWERX, US
Review Panelist
P. Gisi, SHIC, US
12:00Lunch BreakOn own
1:30Nanomedicine IINational Harbor 7
Session chair: Tom Webster, Interstellar Theurapeutics, US
1:30Self-Assembled Nanomaterials: Treating Aging, Cancerous, Infected, Acne, and Psoriatic Skin
T. Webster, Interstellar Therapeutics, US
1:55Bacterial-synthesized nanomaterials with antimicrobial applications: when the disease becomes the solution
D. Medina Cruz, Syncell, US
2:20Magnetic Levitation of Cells for Applications in Biology and Medicine
G. Durmus, Stanford University, US
2:45Design and development of in vitro models in cardiovascular regenerative medicine
E. Mostafavi, Stanford University School of Medicine, US
3:10TBA
S. Zanganeh, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, US
1:30Medical Innovation Challenge II: Therapeutics & TreatmentsNational Harbor 11
1:30SYN-BAC - The first selenium nanoparticle-based antimicrobial dressing for treatment of MRSA infections in skin wounds
P. Gore, SynCell Biotechnology, US
1:38Compact image-guided system for focal delivery of drugs and electric fields to the brain
I. Weinberg, Weinberg Medical Physics, Inc., US
1:46Novel 4D Printing Technique for Treatment of Neurological and Orthopedic Disorders
S. Sathya, Interstellar Therapeutics, US
1:54Novel Hydrogels to Heal Wounds Faster with Less Inflammation
M. Krebs, GelSana Therapeutics, Inc., US
2:02Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Diagnostic and Precision Treatment
J. Perusini, Neurovation Labs, Inc., US
2:10Wearable thermoelectrics to heat, cool, and compress for mobile pain relief.
J. Dues, Prohuman Technologies, US
2:18Tranformational Low Cost/Best Biocomptible/Multifunctional Ultrananocrystallile Diamond (UNCD) Coatings for New Geeration Medical Implants
O. Auciello, Original Biomedical Implants, US
2:26A 3D printed scalable bioreactor for manufacturing of cells and cell derived exosome, proteins, and vaccine
J. Ling, Southwest Research Institute, US
2:34SurgiField
M. Kenney, SurgiBox, Inc, US
Review Panelist
C. Gilbertz, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA), US
Review Panelist
C. Walton, SOCOM, US
Review Panelist
J. David, BryceTech, US
Review Panelist
A. Emondi, PionTier, former DARPA, US
Review Panelist
H. Meeks, DTRA RD-CXR, US
Review Panelist
C. Jackson, Foundation for Fighting Blindness, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, LLC, US
Review Panelist
G. Gitchel, Veterans Administration (VA), US
Review Panelist
J. Sorensen, MTEC, US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
M. Shusterman, AFWERX, US
Review Panelist
P. Gisi, SHIC, US
2:45Medical Innovation Challenge III: Digital & HardwareNational Harbor 11
2:45A Fetal Brain Oxygen Monitor
D. Chaffee, Brimrose Technology Corporation, US
2:53Feelix - A Connected Remote Monitoring System
B. Dottin-Haley, Sonavi Labs, US
3:01Real Time Medical Care Management Artificial Intelligence (Medical AI)
S. MacLaughlin, DeLorean Artificial Intelligence, Inc., US
3:09Prolonged Field Care Realistic Immersive Scenario Engine (PFC RISE)
J. Chapman, Link to Learn, US
3:17Remote patient monitoring for opioid use disorder treatment
D. Reeser, OpiAID, Inc., US
3:25Portable platform for mobile ELISA tests
A. Pyayt, University of South Florida, US
3:33Vital Metrix Noninvasive Cardiac Output Measurement
A. Reich, Vital Metrix, Inc., US
3:41MedPad - A Wearable Data Storage device to support transport of computable data as a patient moves
J. Temkin, Pleiotek, US
Review Panelist
C. Gilbertz, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA), US
Review Panelist
C. Walton, SOCOM, US
Review Panelist
J. David, BryceTech, US
Review Panelist
A. Emondi, PionTier, former DARPA, US
Review Panelist
H. Meeks, DTRA RD-CXR, US
Review Panelist
C. Jackson, Foundation for Fighting Blindness, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, LLC, US
Review Panelist
G. Gitchel, Veterans Administration (VA), US
Review Panelist
J. Sorensen, MTEC, US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
P. Gisi, SHIC, US
4:15Medical Innovation Challenge - Awards PresentationNational Harbor 11
CWMD & MCDC
M. Stebbins, Medical CBRN Defense Consortium (MCDC) & Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Consortium (CWMD) - ATI, US
MTEC
J. Sorensen, Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC) - ATI, US
4:00SBIR/STTR Agency Meet-and-Greet at SBIR Pavilion, Expo HallExpo Hall DE
U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), US
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), US
U.S. Army, US
U.S. Navy, US
U.S. Air Force, US
National Institutes of Health (NIH), US
NASA, US
NOAA, US
National Science Foundation (NSF), US
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), US
Missile Defense Agency (MDA), US
DARPA, US
Defense Health Agency (DHA), US
U.S. Department of Education, US
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), US
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), US
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall DE

Tuesday June 14

9:00Considerations for Nanoparticle-Mediated DeliveryNational Harbor 7
Session chair: Tom Anchordoquy, University of Colorado, US
9:00Exploiting the Refractory Response to Limit Off-Target Accumulation
T. Anchordoquy, University of Colorado, US
9:25Anthracycline Binding and Release from Chondroitin Sulfate-Methacrylate Hydrogels for Cancer Treatment
J.M. Coburn, T. Keang, K.S. Mistretta, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US
9:45Development of Standard Test Methods for Lipid Quantitation in Liposomal Drug Products
S. Majumdar, G. Palui, A. Raghavendra, A.K. Patri, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, US
10:10Therapeutic nanoparticle treatment for acute kidney injury
E. Hughes, E. Van Keuren, B. Houser, J. Gong, P. Kang, Georgetown University, US
10:30Targeting Colon Cancer Cells with Enzyme-Triggered Casein-Gated Release of Cargo from Mesoporous Silica-Based Nanoparticles
N. Wijewantha, M.M. Eikanger, R.M. Antony, R.A. Potts, K. Rezvani, G. Sereda, University of South Dakota, US
9:00Bio-Sensing & HealthNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Sehoon Chang, Aramco Americas, US
9:00Therapeutic luminal coating of the intestine for the treatment of metabolic diseases
Y. Lee, Harvard Medical School, US
9:25High-Throughput DNA Directed Patterning to Recapitulate Biological Signaling Scenarios
L. Sohn, University of California, Berkeley, US
9:50The use of RFID technology in university classrooms: Covid-19 related
A. Malekmohammadi, R.R. Bautista, R. Hernandez, California state university Bakersfield, US
10:10Portable and low-cost device in the concept of the Internet of Things for continuous monitoring of potassium, sodium and nitrate in hydroponic greenhouse
I. Agir, T. Özer, Istanbul Medeniyet University; Yildiz Technical University, TR
10:30Reprogrammable Nucleic Acid-Based Biomarker Measurements
A. Balijepalli, J.M. Majikes, J.A. Liddle, P.M. Vallone, A.J. Kearsley, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
10:50Biosymbiotic, personalized, 3D printed, wireless and chronic recording of biosignals
P. Gutruf, The University of Arizona, US
9:00AI for Bio & Medical ApplicationsChesapeake B
Session chair: Karl Leswig, Schrodinger, US
9:00DeepChem: Towards Open Source Foundations for Modern Drug Discovery
B. Ramsundar, Deep Forest Sciences, US
9:25Active Optimization of Computational Properties to Drive Synthesis
K. Leswing, Schrodinger, US
9:50Small Molecule Generation with Property Control via Disentangled Representation Learning
A. Shehu, George Mason University, US
10:15Real-time Multi-Modality Clinical Decision Support Platform: An Overview of Incorporating Deep Learning within Multi-Modality Fusion Framework in HealthCare
A. Kia, P. Timsina, Mount Sinai Health System, US
10:35App using AI for Recording Vital Signs from heartbeat
V. Chaganti, Vipura Technology LLC, US
10:55Automatic Aortic Aneurysm Screening using Deep-Learning Models
Y. Li, H. Nguyen, Rowan University, US
11:15Athlete Engineering BaseLine Ecosystem: innovative technologies to enhance human performance
T. Luczak, R. Burch, P. Nelsen, C. Freeman, H. Chander, J. Ball, J.A. Jones, J. Barlow, D. Saucier, M. Duclos, S. Grice, M. Taquino, Mississippi State University, US
12:00Lunch BreakOn own
1:30Applied Biomaterials: Medical DevicesNational Harbor 7
Session chair: Jeannine Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US
1:30Development of Best Practices for Finite Element Analysis of Intervertebral Body Fusion
A. Baumann, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, US
1:55Opportunities for Small Businesses at NIH
I. Goldberg, NIH/NHLBI, US
2:20Fabrication and Testing of Novel Antibacterial and Antiviral Surgical Masks
D.M. Mizrahi, S. Weiss, IIBR, IL
2:40From Makerspace to Mainstream: Materials Used in Fabrication of a 3D Printed Dynamic Upper Extremity Orthosis in Children with Cerebral Palsy and Severe Upper Extremity Involvement
A. Chu, L. Ragni, S. Dlugasz, C. Stoffel, D.A. Sala, V. Bill, G. Cammarata, Z.E. Parrott, E.M. Parrott, R. Sukhov, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, US
3:00High-strength and corrosion-controlled magnesium-based bone implants
H. Ibrahim, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, US
3:20A Novel Smart Walker For Gait Rehabilitation
F. Anaya Reyes, A. Narayan, D. Shuo, S. Han, S. Bhattacharya, H. Yu, National University of Singapore, SG
4:15Biotech & Medical Innovation Spotlights INational Harbor 10
Session chair: Conrad Clyburn, MedForeSight, LLC
4:15Development of the haloanilide, ELP-004 to prevent arthritis-induced bone erosion by inhibiting osteoclast differentiation
J. Barnett, ExesaLibero Pharma, US
4:22Automated Emotional Distress Severity Classification for Children and Adolescents Using Speech Emotion Recognition and AI
Y. Alemu, TQIntelligence, Inc., US
4:29Broad-Spectrum Antiviral Therapeutics Targeting S1P-Metabolizing Enzymes
A. Blumhagen, University of Missouri, US
4:35SimX Virtual Reality Medical Simulation System
F. Arashi, SimX, US
4:42Eugris - One-Hour Antibiotics Sensitivity Testing
M. Al-Adhami, Astek Diagnostics Inc., US
4:49Non-invasive cardiac pressure sensor and delivery system (SWIFT)
K. Kale, AVENTUSOFT LLC, US
4:56Bioabsorbable Foam for Large-Defect Wound Care
J. Rokita, Penn State University, US
5:03Infection and Inflammation Detection Microdevice
H. Jones, Texas Tech University Office of Research Commercialization, US
5:10Rapid identification of Coronaviruses including SARS-CoV-2 and detection of its mutations.
L. Foster, Z Field Technologies LLC, US
Review Panelist
L. Foster, Foster Technology Applications, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, LLC, US
Review Panelist
N. Archie, The Innovator-Connector™, US
Review Panelist
S. Peiffer, International Space Station National Laboratory (ISSNL), US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
I. Goldberg, National Institutes of Health (NIH), US
4:00TechConnect Expo & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster SessionExpo Hall DE
4:00Bio-based Materials - PostersExpo Hall DE
Synthesis of microalgae-derived Microporous Carbons Captured Metal Oxides for Catalytic Conversion
F. Yu, Y. Lu, Mississippi State University, US
Rice Grain reconstitution w/ starch gelatinization
Z. Peng, W. He, Mississippi State University, US
Use of Algae for Removing Heavy Metal Ions from Qatari Industrial Wastewater
F. Almomani, Qatar University, QA
Crioprotect; an organic biofortifier based on Nanotechnology and Antarctic bacteria that protect crops from frost damage
E. Galliany, D. Bravo, J. Perez-Donoso, Pewman Innovation, CL
4:00Biomaterials & Medical Devices - PostersExpo Hall DE
Functionalized Surfaces with Tunable Properties for Biomedical Devices and Implantation
S. Ruppel, Stevens Institute of Technology, US
Surgical Robotic System for Long Bone Fracture Alignment
M. Abedin-Nasab, M. Saeedi-Hosseiny, Rowan University, US
Increase ACE2 Concentrations Embedded in the Memristive Electrochemical Sensor Membranes Promote Direct Reagent-free Sensing S1 Antigen of SARS-Cov2 Virus
E.T. Chen, J.T. Thornton, S-H Duh, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
The Importance of Plastics Ageing in determining product life span
N. Ozdemir, Sartorius, Global Plastics Group, UK
The Importance of Plastics Ageing in Determining Product Life Span
N. Ozdemir, sartorius stedim, UK
A biodegradable, subcutaneous implant for HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: effects of polymer attributes on drug release
A. Krovi, D. Cruz, L. Li, G. Jimenez, C. Areson, P. Johnson, E. Luecke, C. Norton, L. Johnson, RTI International, US
Use of cranial nerves’ II, III, IV and VI performance as an early warning signal of cognitive decline due to dementia
M. Zarreii, Axon Medical Technologies, LLC, US
4:00Diagnostics & Bioimaging - PostersExpo Hall DE
Nuclei Segmentation of In Vivo Optical Coherence Tomography by Deep Learning
S.W. Chang, Y.H. Wu, P.S. Yeh, S.L. Huang, National Taiwan University, TW
A Rapid Assay for Detecting Neutralizing Antibody Against SARS-Cov2
K.S. Seo, N. Park, J.Y. Park, Mississippi State University, US
4:00Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery - PostersExpo Hall DE
Breakthroughs in Lipid Nanoparticle Innovations for mRNA and DNA Delivery
D. Zhu, Cureport, Inc., US
Characterization of Novel Solubilizating Excipients
T.H. Kalantar, M. Ladika, J. Zhao, K. Harris, C. Tucker, M. Tulchinsky, T.C. Kuo, B. Bell, J. Kiefer, S. Chen, R. Krystosek, K. Stoneburner, J. Penny, Dow Chemical, US
Synthesis of Optically Active Indoline Derivatives via Ruthenium(II)-Catalyzed Enantioselective C-H Functionalization
X. Cui, Z.Y. Li, C.L. Hetti Handi, Mississippi State University, US
Electrospraying of PCL-Peptide Nanoparticles to target cancer cells and the in-vivo tests
M. Khan, A.J. Yamasta, M. Parvin, A. Arbab, Georgia Southern University, US
Study of expression of EGFP mRNA using Cationic BSA-polyamine nanocomplex
A. Sakhrie, A. Kalluri, C.V. Kumar, M.I. Khan, University of Connecticut, CT, US
4:00Micro & Bio Fluidics, Lab-on-Chip - PostersExpo Hall DE
Computational Modeling of a Wearable Device with Feedback to Advance the Healing of Chronic Skin Ulcers
J. Heidrich, K. Oh, University at Buffalo, US
Development, Manufacturing, and Application of Photoacoustic Test Phantom
L.B. Christie, P.J. Schneider, J.R. Heidrich, K.W. Oh, University at Buffalo, US
4:00Nanomedicine - PostersExpo Hall DE
Maldivian traditional medicine: sarubath
A. Naila, The Maldives National University, MV
Synthesis, characterization, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antibacterial activity of ZnO nano material from Cassia sieberina
M.O. Kyene, E. Droepenu, F. Aryeetey, G.N. Yeboah, M. Archer, D. Kumadoh, S. Mintah, P.K. Gordon, A.A. Appiah, Centre for Plant Medicine Research, GH

Wednesday June 15

9:00Novel Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration and TherapeuticsNational Harbor 7
Session chair: Jeannine Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic University, US
9:00Additive Manufacturing of Nanofiber-Hydrogel Composites for Aligned Soft Tissue Engineering
V. Beachley, Rowan University, US
9:25Therapeutic luminal coating of the intestine for the treatment of metabolic diseases - challenges and solutions for imaging and biodistribution
Y. Lee, Harvard Medical School, US
9:50New NIST Reference Material Helps Biomanufacturers Assess mAb Glycosylation
M.S. Lowenthal, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
10:10Magnetic Control of Protein Expression via Magneto-Mechanical Actuation using ND-PEG Iron Oxide Nanocubes
J. Beltran-Huarac, D. Yamaleyeva, B. Thapa, A. Kabanov, East Carolina University, US
10:30Characterization of Transparent Bacterial-Derived Cellulose Potential Wound Care Applications
E.M. van Zyl, J.M. Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US
9:00Bio-based Materials, Biofuels & CelluloseNational Harbor 8
Session chair: World L-S Nieh, U.S. Forest Service, US
9:00Protein-Based Plastics as Next-Gen Renewable Materials: Challenges and Opportunities
H. Zha, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
9:25Biodegradability-controlled Polymers for 3D Printed POP Scaffolds
Y. Zhu, K. Song, Arizona State University, US
9:45Hydrothermal co-liquefaction of crop residue and plastic waste for sustainable production of oil and hydrochar
B. Maddipudi, K. Huynh, V. Amar, A. Shende, G. Bauer, R. Shende, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, US
10:10Novel pretreatment strategies of algal biomass for the production of bioethanol
F. Almomani, Qatar University, QA
10:30Building Community Resiliency Through the Circular Economy
D. Robau, National Energy USA, US
9:00Micro & Bio Fluidics, Lab on a ChipNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Kwang Oh, University at Buffalo (SUNY), US
9:00Measurements in flow: improving cytometry and flow metrology in optofluidic devices
G. Cooksey, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
9:25Next-generation diagnostics and sensors in a pandemic age
S. Sia, Columbia University, US
9:50Dynamics of high-viscosity multiphase flows in microfluidics
T. Cubaud, Stony Brook University, US
10:15Lens-less integrated optical beam shaping for Lab-on-a-Chip applications
J. Sadeghi, G.A. Cooksey, UMD & National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
10:35Dynamic range and uncertainty analysis of a serial microfluidic cytometer
M.A. Catterton, M. DiSalvo, E.W. Esch, P.N. Patrone, G.A. Cooksey, John Hopkins University, US
10:55Symmetric Two-Layer Microfluidic Device for Multiphase 3D-Hydrodynamic Flow Focused Nanoparticle Synthesis
E.K. Marecki, C. Bowman, D. Gutierrez, M. Ketcham, R. Rayhan, B. Davidson, P. Knight, K.W. Oh, SUNY University at Buffalo, US
11:153D Printing Enabled Uniform Temperature Distributions and Fluorescent Temperature Sensing in Microfluidic Devices
G. Hawkins, D. Sanchez, H.S. Hinnen, A. Day, A.T. Woolley, G.P. Nordin, and T. Munro, Brigham Young University, US
9:00Biotech & Medical Innovation Spotlights IINational Harbor 10
Session chair: John David, BryceTech, US
9:00Innovative Zeolite Nanostructure for Antimicrobial, Adsorption and Separation
B. Wang, ZeoVation, Inc., US
9:07Use of TMEM219 agonists for the treatment of cancer, metabolic syndrome, obstructive respiratory disorders and related diseases
Y. Oh, Virginia Commonwealth University, US
9:14Wireless Sensing Medical Sutures For Post-Surgery Monitoring
J. Yang, National University of Singapore, SG
9:21High-quality perovskite films - Low-temperature formation of perovskite films using supercritical CO2
K. Handy, Virginia Commonwealth University, US
9:28Brain modeling as a service
R. Kraft, BrainSim Technologies Inc., US
9:35VestAid: Augmenting Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy
P. Hovareshti, Intelligent Automation, A BlueHalo Company, US
9:42Omni-Cool-Breath: A Smart Air-Conditioned Mask
G. Li, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Review Panelist
J. David, BryceTech, US
Review Panelist
T. Webster, Interstellar Therapeutics, US
10:00TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: WellspringNational Harbor 10
Session chair: Jonathan Jakischa, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
10:00Beyond the Usual Suspects: An Ecosystem Approach to Tech Scouting
C. Townsend, Wellspring, US
10:15Laser Ablation - Sustainable, Emerging, Advanced Machine Tools
S. Sprentall, SurClean Inc., US
10:22Moisture-absorbing and sweat-releasing multilayer polylactic acid (PLA) fabric and manufacturing technology
H. Hu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
10:29The AireLevate
M. Loong, NUS, SG
10:36ZTACH® ACE Z-Axis Pressure-less Anisotropic Conductive Epoxy for Flexible Circuitry and Semiconductor Packaging
M. Stemmermann, SunRay Scientific, US
10:43Multifaceted Robotic Gripping Solutions
M.L. Chia, NUS, SG
10:50P-Cert Enterprise Crypto Discovery and Management
L. Alexander, Data-Warehouse GmbH, DE
Review Panelist
C. Townsend, Wellspring, US
Review Panelist
J. Jakischa, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
Review Panelist
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