TechConnect World 2016
National SBIR/STTR Conference National Innovation Summit & Showcase Nanotech 2016

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Biotech, Medical & Pharma

Biotech, Medical & Pharma 2016

Business Program

Innovation & Corporate Spotlights

Full Day-at-Glance

Technical Program

Some of the greatest opportunities and challenges in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries are dependent on innovations in materials development using both synthetic and biological sources: sensors and diagnostics, drug and gene delivery, novel devices, scaffolds, and biomimetics, materials for biotech processing.

The 2016 Biotech, Medical & Pharma program supported and celebrated industry partners and applied research leadership as they accelerate the development and deployment of new material solutions into products and society.


Featured Speakers: View All Invited/Keynote Speakers

Ara NazarinAra Nazarian
Harvard Medical School


Tom TwardowskiRobert Wadams
Pfizer Inc



Phil SkinnerLori A Henderson
National Cancer Institute


Thomas AnchordoquyMatthew Lamm
Merck


Thomas AnchordoquyThomas Anchordoquy
Univ. of Colorado School of Pharmacy


Mansoor AmijiMansoor M. Amiji
Northeastern University


Tom TwardowskiThomas E. Twardowski
Integra Life Sciences Corporation

Dorothy FarrellDorothy F. Farrell
NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer


Ashutosh Chikoti Ashutosh Chikoti
Duke University



Piotr GrodzinskiPiotr Grodzinski
National Cancer Institute


Nicole F. SteinmetzNicole F. Steinmetz
Case Western Reserve University


Agata ExnerAgata Exner
Case Western Reserve University

Jen BerthierrJean Berthier
CEA-LETI-Minatec, France


Anil PatriAnil Patri
US FDA



Dorothy FarrellDorothy F. Farrell
NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer

Jessica TuckerJessica Tucker
NIBIB



Thomas AnchordoquyThomas Anchordoquy
Univ. of Colorado School of Pharmacy

Vladimir ZharovVladimir Zharov
Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Science


Nicole F. SteinmetzNicole F. Steinmetz
Case Western Reserve University


Piotr GrodzinskiPiotr Grodzinski
National Cancer Institute



Business Program - Biotech, Medical & Pharma

Sessions

Monday May 23

8:30TechConnect World Innovation Conference & National Innovation Summit - Keynotes
10:30Biomaterials for Regeneration
10:30Nanoparticle Processing & Biomedical Applications
10:30Cancer Nanotechnology I
10:30Lab on Chip
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Venture Investment - Allied Minds, In-Q-Tel
1:30Characterization for Bio/Pharma Applications
1:30Biomaterials Applications
1:30Biofuels & Bioproducts: Algae
1:30Cancer Nanotechnology II
1:30Korean Technology & Innovation Highlights: Energy, Safety, Medicine - KorusIP, NST
3:00National Student Leader Conference Welcome (Poster Showcase in Expo Hall at 4:00)
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join
5:00FujiFilm Inkjet VIP - Beer & Wine Reception & Workshop

Tuesday May 24

8:30National Student Leader Conference - Panel & Q&A
10:30Carbon Nano Structures: Biomedical Applications
10:30Biofluidics
1:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery: Strategies for Extending Circulation Time
1:30Innovation: State Funding & Commercialization Support
3:30Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices - Medtronic and MedForeSight
3:00National Student Leader Conference - Internal Planning & Next Steps
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session I

Wednesday May 25

8:30Innovation Spotlights: Biotech/Pharma - Integra Life Sciences, Merck
10:30Biological Detection I
10:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery: Emerging Technologies
1:30Biomedical Sensors
1:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery: Promising Novel Approaches
3:30TechConnect Innovation Leaders Networking Reception - Poster Session II

Program

Monday May 23

8:30TechConnect World Innovation Conference & National Innovation Summit - KeynotesPotomac A
Session chair: Matthew Laudon, TechConnect, US
8:30TechConnect Welcome (invited presentation)
M. Laudon, TechConnect, US (bio)
8:40Opening Remarks and Keynote Panel Moderator (invited presentation)
B. Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
L. Whitman, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, US (bio)
M. Meador, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US (bio)
P. Grodzinski, National Cancer Institute, Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research, US (bio)
H. Kung, U.S. Department of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences, US (bio)
L. Sloter, U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Research & Engineering, US (bio)
10:30Biomaterials for RegenerationPotomac 2
Session chair: Thomas E. Twardowski, Integra Life Sciences Corporation (bio)
10:30From Controlled Drug Delivery to Gene Therapies to Bone Regeneration: Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles as Essential Components of Advanced Biomaterials (invited presentation)
V. Uskokovic, University of Illinois at Chicago, US (bio)
10:55Nanoengineered Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine (invited presentation)
A. Gaharwar, Texas A&M University, US (bio)
11:20Dynamic cell-material interactions measured by passive microrheology (invited presentation)
K. Schultz, Lehigh University, US (bio)
11:45A synergistic approach to the design, fabrication and evaluation of 3D printed micro and nano featured scaffolds for vascularized bone tissue repair
B. Holmes, K. Bulusu, M. Plesniak, L.G. Zhang, Nanochon LLC, George Washington University, US
12:05Characterization of the antibiofilm and biomechanical properties of a PEEK-Silver zeolite Spacer for intervertebral fusion surgery
M. Shirtliff, S. Sankar, J. Crudden, P. Whang, DiFusion Inc., US
10:30Nanoparticle Processing & Biomedical ApplicationsNational Harbor 10
Session chair: Sotiris E. Pratsinis, ETH. Zurich, CH, T.J. (Lakis) Mountziaris, NSF (bio)
10:30Synthesis, Functionalization and Biological Sensing Applications of ZnSe Nanocrystals (invited presentation)
T.J. Mountziaris, University of Massachusetts, Amhearst, US (bio)
10:55Preserving high surface area of drug nanoparticles in nanocomposite particulates and oral stripfilms (invited presentation)
R.N. Dave, New Jersey Institute of Technology, US
11:20Highly selective, flame-made nanostructured sensors for breath analysis (invited presentation)
S.E. Pratsinis, ETH Zurich, CH (bio)
11:45Optimization of synthesis conditions to prepare desired shell thickness of superparamagnetic MgFe2O4@SiO2 core-shell nanosphere for biomedical applications
H. Das, N. Debnath, T. Arai, N. Sakamoto, K. Shinozaki, H. Suzuki, N. Wakiya, Shizuoka University, JP
12:05Characterization of Crosslinked Polymer Nanoparticles by Size-Exclusion Chromatography Coupled to Differential Viscometery
T.H. Kalantar, D.M. Meunier, J.W. Lyons, J.J. Kiefer, Q.J. Niu, Y. Li, K.J. Bouck, C.J. Tucker, P.S. Russo, R. Cueto, Dow Chemical Company, US
10:30Cancer Nanotechnology IPotomac 3
Session chair: Anil Patri, U.S. Food & Drug Administration (bio)
10:30Solving Drug Delivery Problems by Genetically Engineered Nanoparticles (invited presentation)
A. Chilkoti, Duke University, US
10:55In vivo photoacoustic blood nanotesting (invited presentation)
V. Zharov, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, US
11:20Single Cell Cisplatin Measurement by ICP-MS
L. Amable, S. Smith, C. Stephan, PerkinElmer, CA
11:45Enzymatic Transformation of Phosphate Decorated Magnetic Nanoparticles for Selectively Sorting and Inhibiting Cancer Cells
X. Du, J. Zhou, B. Xu, Brandeis University, US
12:05A plasma electrochemistry reactor for the synthesis of radioactive gold nanoparticles
M.A. Fortin, M. Bouchard, M. Laprise-Pelletier, S. Turgeon, Université Laval, CA
12:25A Novel Method for Preparation of Radiotherapeutic Nanoseeds for Brachtherapy
S. Moeendarbari, R. Tekade, A. Mulgaonkar, P. Christensen, S. Ramezani, G. Hassan, R. Jiang, O.K. Oz, X. Sun, Y. Hao, University of Texas at Arlington, US
10:30Lab on ChipPotomac 1
Session chair: Edward P. Furlani, University at Buffalo (SUNY) (bio)
10:30Non-contact Micro/Nano Object Manipulation (invited presentation)
S. Wereley, Purdue University, US
10:55Capillary flow of whole blood in microsystems: non-Newtonian blood behavior and substrate reagent-coating effect (invited presentation)
J. Berthier, D. Gosselin, M. Huet, G. Sabatte, M-L. Cosnier, P. Pouteau, M. Cubizolles, CEA-Leti, University Grenoble-Alpes, FR
11:20Fabrication of Conductive Nanoporous Membranes using Self-Assembling Block Copolymers for Electrically Controlled Diffusive Flow
E.I. Ozalp, S. Kim, V. Sundar, J-G Zhu, J.A. Weldon, Carnegie Mellon University, US
11:40Single Cell DNA Methylation Analysis via On-Chip Whole Genome Amplification and Bisulfite Treatment
H.C. Tian, J.J. Benitez, H.G. Craighead, Cornell University, US
12:00Rapid and controllable microfluidic mixing via magnetically functionalized PDMS micropillar arrays
B. Zhou, W. Xu, X. Zhang, W. Wen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Venture Investment - Allied Minds, In-Q-TelNational Harbor 5
Session chair: J. Rocha, TechConnect, US
10:30Allied Minds: Innovation Spotlight
D. See, Allied Minds, US
10:45In-Q-Tel: Innovation Spotlight
T. Gillespie, In-Q-Tel, US
11:00Battery Sensor for Charge and Health Monitoring
P. Dahlqvist, Insplorion AB, SE
11:07High Resolution Analytical Microscope on a Chip
R. Farrow, New Jersey Innovation Institute, an NJIT Corporation, US
11:14HARDSIL process and high temperature
K. Klein, VORAGO Technologies, US
11:21A revolutionary dynamic orthotic system for footwear
T. Rose, Aliwings, Inc., US
11:28TheraVision
E. Burdette, Acoustic MedSystems, Inc., US
11:35Low cost platinum replacement materials to unlock fuel cells
J. Ornstein, framergy, Inc, US
11:42A new antenna-feedback scheme to achieve emission in a narrow beam from metal-cavity semiconductor lasers
S. Kumar, Lehigh University, US
11:49Allied Minds, In-Q-Tel : Q&A
1:30Characterization for Bio/Pharma ApplicationsNational Harbor 13
Session chair: Dalia Yablon, SurfaceChar LLC (bio)
1:30Facilitating Drug Product Development using Indentation Experiments on an Atomic Force Microscope (invited presentation)
R. Wadams, Pfizer Inc., US
1:55Advanced Materials Characterization Techniques for Modern Pharmaceutical Development (invited presentation)
M. Lamm, Merck, US
2:20Medical Device Surface Characterization for Optimal Coating Process Control (invited presentation)
B. Forsyth, Boston Scientific, US
2:45Development and Validation of Characterization Methods for Lipidots® Multifunctional Platform: a Step forward Industrial Transfer
M. Varache, M. Ciancone, F. Caputo, C. Laffont, M. Escudé, D. Jary, P. Boisseau, I. Texier, F.P. Navarro, A.-C. Couffin, CEA-LETI, FR
3:05Neutron Scattering for Biological Research: Progress at the Bio-SANS Beam Line
S. Qian, S.V. Pingali, K. Weiss, V. Urban, H.M. O'Neill, P. Langan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
3:25Incorporation study of Escin in DMPC vesicles by scattering methods (invited presentation)
R. Sreij, C. Dargel and T. Hellweg, Bielefeld University, DE
3:50Fluorescence Characterization Studies for Single Molecules Isolated in Hybrid Zero-Mode Waveguides
W.E. Martin, University of Kentucky, US
4:10Characterization of electrochemically active bacteria in microbial fuel cells by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry
S.F.Y. Li, L. Zhang, Y. Gao, L. Lai, National University of Singapore, SG
1:30Biomaterials ApplicationsPotomac 2
Session chair: Thomas E. Twardowski, Integra Life Sciences Corporation (bio)
1:30Hydrogels in Trauma: Our experiences with Hemorrhage and Burn Models (invited presentation)
A. Nazarian, Harvard Medical School, US
1:55Microbial Cellulose Materials for Ophthalmic Wound Healing
C. Adams, Diopter Corp, US
2:15Biofilm as a versatile stablizer and promoter for Pd nanoparticle (PdNP) recovery and catalytic denitrification
C. Zhou, B.E. Rittmann, Z. Wang, A. Ontiveros-Valencia, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, Arizona State University, US
2:35Comparing Biocompatibility of Titanium Orthopaedic Implants With and Without an Ultra-thin Coating of TiO2 by Ion Beam Assisted Deposition
R. Miralami, F. Namavar, G.M. Thiele, J.G. Sharp, K.L. Garvin, University of Nebraska Medical Center, US
2:55Micro topographical surface features and gradients for influencing mesenchymal stem cells behavior for bone tissue engineering
V. Dinca, L.E. Sima, L. Rusen, A. Bonciu, P. Hoffmann, National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics, RO
1:30Biofuels & Bioproducts: AlgaePotomac 6
Session chair: Scott Twary, Los Alamos National Laboratory (bio)
1:30On the road to cost effective algae: Recent advances at Heliae via partnerships and process integration (invited presentation)
M. Olaizola, Heliae Development, LLC, US
1:55Alage Testbed Public Private Partnership: Two years of Unified Field Study Results to Identify Current State of Technology for Algal Biomass Production
J.A. McGowen, Arizona State University, US
2:15Regulatory Developments Regarding Algae Biomass
L.L. Beregson, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., US
2:35Environmental impact and Scalability of utilizing Coal Fired Power Plant Flue Gas in Microalgal Biofuel Production
D. Hess, K. Napan, B. McNeil, J.C. Quinn, Utah State University, US
2:55Biodiesel Co-product Utilization: Glycerol-derived Films for use in Commercial Applications
V. Wyatt, G. Strahan, C-K. Liu, T. Jin, United States Department of Agriculture, US
1:30Cancer Nanotechnology IIPotomac 3
Session chair: Mansoor Amiji, Northeastern University, Anil Patri, U.S. Food, Drug Administration
1:30Translating Cancer Nanomedicines - from Academic Research to Clinical and Commercial Outcomes: NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer (invited presentation)
P. Grodzinski, National Cancer Institute, US
1:55The unique subtype specific cytotoxic activity of silver nanoparticles toward claudin-low breast cancer in vitro and in vivo
J. Swanner, I. Tenvooren, B.W. Bernish, C.D. Fahrenholtz, P.A. Vidi, R. Singh, Wake Forest School of Medicine, US
2:15Plasmonic Nanocages as Photothermal Transducers for Nanobubble Cancer Therapy
I.H. Karampelas, K. Liu, E.P. Furlani, University at Buffalo, SUNY, US
2:35Novel Dielectrophoretic Devices for Rapid Isolation and Detection of Cancer Related DNA, RNA & Exosome Biomarkers and Drug Delivery Nanoparticles
M.J. Heller, S. Ibsen, J. Wright, J. Lewis, University of California San Diego, US
2:55Microfluidic Device for Aptamer-based Cancer Cell Capture and Gene Mutation Detection
S.J. Reinholt, H.G. Craighead, Cornell University, US
3:15Development of a filamentous plant virus for chemo-immunotherapy delivery
K.L. Lee, N.F. Steinmetz, Case Western Reserve University, US
3:35Magnetostructural characterization of iron oxide nanoparticles for cancer hyperthermia applications
A. Sharma, F. Soetaert, S.K. Kandala, C.L. Dennis, R. Ivkov, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, US
1:30Korean Technology & Innovation Highlights: Energy, Safety, Medicine - KorusIP, NSTNational Harbor 12
Manufacturing Method of SiOx Nanoparticles used for Li-ion Battery
E. Zhunwoo Kim, Korea Institute of Energy Research(KIER), KR
CO2 Capture Technology using KIERSOLTM
E. Kim, Korea Institute of Energy Research(KIER), KR
Stem Cell-Derived Fusion Personalized Cell Therapy
T-D. Kim, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB), KR
IoT-based Underground Hazard management Technology
J-H. Lee, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI), KR
Apparatus for Generating Plasma in Liquid
D-C. Seok, National Fusion Research Institute(NFRI), KR
Plasma Torch for Material Processing and a Reactor using the Same
Y-C. Hong, National Fusion Research Institute(NFRI), KR
Synthesis of Nano Copper and Printed Electronics Ink Using the Liquid Plasma Discharge
Y-C. Hong, National Fusion Research Institute(NFRI), KR
NoBl(No Blind) Double Skin Window System
K-H. Lee, Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology(KICT), KR
Composites for High Sensitivity Magnetic Sensors/Energy Harvesters
J.H. Rye, Korean Institute of Materials Science(KIMS), KR
Device with Expanded Display Area
G-H. Lee, Korean Institute of Materials Science(KIMS), KR
Porous Ceramic Balls for Bioengineering
Y-H. Suk Lee, Korean Institute of Materials Science(KIMS), KR
Conductive Film/Fiber using Al Precursor Ink
H. Moon Lee, Korean Institute of Materials Science(KIMS), KR
Goniometer Usage for Revealing the Characteristics of Grain Boundaries
H-W. Jeong, Korean Institute of Materials Science(KIMS), KR
Close Proximity Point-to-Point Communications
H-T. Kim, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI), KR
Power Interruption/MIT Power Interruption Technology
H-T. Kim, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI), KR
Superconducting Wire
H. Ha, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute(KERI), KR
Dispersant-free Conducting Paste based on Carbon Nanomaterials with Multiple Hydrogen Bonding Moieties
J. Tark Han, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute(KERI), KR
Ring-shaped Bearingless Generator with Buoyant Rotor and Modular Structure
D-J. Bang, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute(KERI), KR
Remediation Method for Aarsenic Contaminated Soils
J. Kim, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM), KR
Remediation Method for Cyanide Contaminated Soils
J. Kim, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM), KR
Synthetic Method of Magnetite-Birnessite Mixture and Wastewater Treatment with the Mixture
J. Kim, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM), KR
3:00National Student Leader Conference Welcome (Poster Showcase in Expo Hall at 4:00)Expo Hall D & E
Session chair: Lisa Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - ALL Attendees Encouraged to JoinExpo Hall D & E
DARPA, Small Business Program Office
Department of Commerce, NOAA
Department of Defense, OSD Office of Small Business Programs
Department of Defense, OSD ASD(R&E)
Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences
Department of Energy
Department of Homeland Security
Department of the Army
Department of the Air Force
Department of the Navy
Department of Transportation, Volpe Center
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
MDA Advanced Research
NASA
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Small Business Administration
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
NIH, Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
5:00FujiFilm Inkjet VIP - Beer & Wine Reception & WorkshopChesapeake 6
The Current State of Functional Printing
Inkjet From Development to Production

Tuesday May 24

8:30National Student Leader Conference - Panel & Q&APotomac 2
B. Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
V. Scarborough, Sherwin-Williams, US
W. Wohlleben, BASF SE, DE
L. Henderson, National Cancer Institute, US
M. Meader, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
10:30Carbon Nano Structures: Biomedical ApplicationsNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Wolfgang Bacsa, University of Toulouse, FR (bio)
10:30Measuring the Adsorbed Interfacial Layer on Dispersed Carbon Nanotubes (invited presentation)
J.A. Fagan, NIST, US
10:55Receptor-mediated processing of fibrillar nanocarbon
M.R. McDevitt, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer System, US
11:15Mesoporous Functionalized Carbons for Removal of Palladium Catalysts from Pharmaceutical Mixtures
G. Srinivas, S.D. Dietz, S.C. Gebhard, M.V. Mundschau, TDA Research, Inc., US
11:35The Brain-Machine Interface: Nanotechniques for Improving Brain Electrochemical Monitoring and Modulating
R. Andrews, K. Bennet, S-Y. Chang, J. Koehne, K. Lee, M. Meyyappan, E. Rand, NASA Ames Research Center, US
11:55Fibrillar nanocarbon-mediated delivery of RNAi therapeutics
S. Alidori, N. Akhavein, D.L.J. Thorek, D.A. Scheinberg, M.R. McDevitt, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, US
10:30BiofluidicsChesapeake 4
Session chair: Kwang W. Oh, University at Buffalo (SUNY) (bio)
10:30Massively Parallel Delivery of Large-Sized Cargo into Mammalian Cells with Light Pulses (invited presentation)
P.Y.E. Chiou, University of California, Los Angeles, US
10:55Genome Mapping by Nanochannel Confinement (invited presentation)
K. Dorfman, University of Minnesota, US
11:20Microfluidic platform for studies of self-organizing processes in a bacterial cell
D. Yang, A. Jennings, J. Männik, University of Tennessee, US
11:40nano Droplet Array Plates (nDAPs): 3D Cell Culture in Anchored Hydrogel Droplets Compatible with Conventional Microplates
Q.F. Xu, X. Chen, A.M. Lyons, ARL Designs LLC, US
12:00Microfluidic Devices for Drug Delivery and Permeability Evaluation
Y. Liu, C. Uhl, Lehigh University, US
1:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery: Strategies for Extending Circulation TimeChesapeake 6
Session chair: Steven Zullo, NIBIB/NIH, Thomas Anchordoquy, University of Colorado School of Pharmacy (bio)
1:30Polyethylene Glycol Modified Hydroxylated Graphene as Highly Targeted Drug Delivery towards Choroidal Melanoma
M. Lin, B. Zhao, S. Jia, L. Yan, W. Zhang, Y. Liu, Wenzhou Medical University, CN
1:50Novel Biodegradable and pH-sensitive Nanocarriers based on Self-assembling Polypeptides for Active Targeted Drug Delivery
L-W Wang, L-H Chen, S. Wu, T-W Wang, National Tsing Hua University, TW
2:10Questions Surrounding the use of PEGylation for Intracellular Delivery
T. Anchordoquy, University of Colorado, School of Pharmacy, US
2:30'Stealth’ and ‘camouflage’ coatings of plant virus-based nanoparticles (invited presentation)
N.F. Steinmetz, A.S. Pitek, S.A. Jameson, F.A. Veliz, Case Western Reserve University, US
2:55Interplay between nanoparticle coating, complement activation and immune recognition (invited presentation)
F. Chen, G. Wang, S. Inturi, D.S. Backos, L.P. Wu, S. Moein Moghimi, D. Simberg, University of Colorado, US
1:30Innovation: State Funding & Commercialization SupportNational Harbor 4
Session chair: M. Laudon, TechConnect, US
1:30Oregon Innovation
H. Stafford, Business Oregon, US
1:45Illinois Innovation
M. Harris, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition, US
2:00Utah Innovation
I. Estabrook, Utah Science, Technology and Research (USTAR) Agency, US
2:15South Carolina Innovation
A. Love, South Carolina Department of Commerce, US
3:30Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices - Medtronic and MedForeSightNational Harbor 4
Session chair: S. Kubisen, The George Washington University, US
3:30Medtronic: Innovation Spotlight
B. Dolan, Medtronic, US
3:45MedForeSight: Innovation Spotlight
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, US
4:00US Army: Innovation Spotlight
T. Bennett, US Army Medical Materiel, US
4:15One Step Synthesis of Coatings for Titanium Implants
D. Nisbet, The Australian National University, AU
4:22A Point-of-care Rapid Diagnsotic test for Bacterial SInusitis
J. Skraba, Entvantage Diagnostics, Inc, US
4:29Flexible microneedle skin patch integrated with Triboelectric volume sensor and energy harvester
W.H. Phua, National University of Singapore, SG
4:36A Prototype Design of Medical Oxygen Concentrator Using a Novel Rapid Pressure Swing Adsorption Process
R. Vemula, Lehigh University, US
4:43iCertainty™ Platform Technology
T.B. Ferguson, RFPi, LLC, US
4:50Smart X-ray Sources
M. Eaton, Stellarray, US
4:57Human-derived hemoglobin oxygen carrier
P. Fontes, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, US
5:04Targeted Rapamycin Micelle (TRaM) as a Therapeutic in Solid Organ Transplant
C. Dixon Thiesing, ToleRaM Nanotech, US
5:11Medtronic, MedForeSight, US Army: Q&A
3:00National Student Leader Conference - Internal Planning & Next StepsChesapeake 3
Session chair: Lisa Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session IExpo Hall D & E

Wednesday May 25

8:30Innovation Spotlights: Biotech/Pharma - Integra Life Sciences, MerckNational Harbor 4
Session chair: S. Kubisen, The George Washington University, US
8:30Integra Life Scienses: Innovation Spotlights
T. Twardowski, Integra, US
8:45Merck: Innovation Spotlights
M. Lamm, Merck, US
9:00Co-administration of nanowired Alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone and cerebrolysin enhances neuroprotection in concussive head injury following sleep deprivation
A. Sharma, Uppsala University, SE
9:07Novel Purification Method for Membrane Proteins
L. Loev, Ariel University R&D Co., Ltd., IL
9:14Design and Scalable Biosynthesis of Acid-Tolerant Enzymes as Broad-Spectrum, Biocompatible Disinfectants
B. Berger, Lehigh University, US
9:21Anchored Immersion Microplate Lids for 3D Cell Culture
A. Lyons, ARL Designs LLC, US
9:28Antimicrobial technology
A. Agrawal, Agienic Inc, US
9:35Overcoming antibiotic resistance through a novel mechanism of action
M. Thomas, Agile Sciences, US
9:42Integra, Merck Q&A
10:30Biological Detection IPotomac 2
Session chair: Andrew Dehennis, Senseonics Incorporated
10:30National Institutes of Health: Discover Nanotechnologies that Probe the Biology of Cells and Diseases (invited presentation)
L. Henderson, National Cancer Institute, US
10:55Biofilm Detection, Monitoring and Inhibition using Micro-Nano-Biodevices and Systems" (invited presentation)
R. Ghodssi, University of Maryland, US
11:20Facile synthesis of graphene and its application in the preparation of L-Asparginase based sensor obtained from Bacillus cereus strain for the detection of leukemia
M. Talat, R. Kumar Pandey, J.V. Medicherla, O. Nath Srivastava, Banaras Hindu University, IN
11:40High efficiency capture of multiple bacterial species by microfluidic dielectrophoresis filter
S. Simon, M. Weber, Fluid-Screen, Inc., US
12:00Nanobiomimetic Memristor/Memcapacitor Devices Used for Direct and Reagent-less Detection of Sub pM Acetyl Coenzyme A in Milks
S-H. Duh, J. Thornton, P.T. Kissinger, E.T. Chen, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors Inc., US
12:20The Detection of PETN Using a Bulk Single Wall Carbon Nanotube/Peptide System
G. Kubas, W. Rees, J. Caguiat, D. Asch, D. Fagan, P. Cortes, Youngstown State University, US
10:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery: Emerging TechnologiesPotomac 5
Session chair: Steven Zullo, NIBIB/NIH, Thomas Anchordoquy, University of Colorado School of Pharmacy (bio)
10:30Plant virus-like particle-based cancer immunotherapy
N.F. Steinmetz, S. Fiering, P. Lizotte, A.M. Wen, Case Western Reserve University, US
10:50Nanobubble Ultrasound Contrast Agents for Cancer Detection and Targeted Drug Delivery (invited presentation)
A. Exner, Case Western Reserve University, US
11:15Nanostructured lipid carriers as delivery systems of chemically grafted protein antigens
E. Bayon, J. Morlieras, T. Courant, A. Gonon, P. Marche, F. Navarro, CEA, FR
11:35Translational Research of Hemoglobin-vesicles as a Transfusion Alternative
H. Sakai, Nara Medical University, JP
11:55X-act Nanogels: A Robust Nanotechnology Platform for Drug Delivery
S. Thayumanavan, University of Massachusetts Amherst, US
1:30Biomedical SensorsPotomac 2
Session chair: Reza Ghodssi, University of Maryland, US (bio)
1:30A Fully Implantable, NFC based Microfluorimeter for a Wireless Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (invited presentation)
A. Dehennis, Senseonics Inc., US
1:55Microsensors for Continuous In Vivo Monitoring in Pre-Clinical and Clinical Applications (invited presentation)
B. Jamieson, Scientific & Biomedical Microsystems, LLC, US
2:20Nanobiomimetic Memristor/memcapacitors’ Function as a Voltage Sensor for Direct and Reagent-free Detection of sub pg Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) in Milks for Children
S-H. Duh, J. Thornton, P.T. Kissinger, E.T. Chen, advanced biomimetic sensnors, inc, US
2:40Analytical sensing platforms with inkjet printed electrodes
A. Lesch, M. Jović, F. Gumy, H.H. Girault, EPFL Valais Wallis, CH
3:00Research on human-computer interaction technology based on electrical detection technology
H-P. Han, K. Tang, X-Q. Lang, X. Chen, Beijing Institute Technology, CN
1:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery: Promising Novel ApproachesPotomac 5
Session chair: Steven Zullo, NIBIB/NIH, Thomas Anchordoquy, University of Colorado School of Pharmacy (bio)
1:30NIH Funding for Novel Drug Delivery Technologies (invited presentation)
D. Rampulla, National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), US
1:55Gold Nanorods Induce Innate Immune Response and Reduce Respiratory Syncytial Virus Replication
S. Bawage, P. Tiwari, A. Singh, S. Dixit, S. Pillai, V. Dennis, S. Singh, Alabama State University, US
2:15Nanodelivery of Cerebrolsyin in combination with neprilysin induces neuroprotection in Alzheimer's Disease pathology following brain injury
H.S. Sharma, D.F. Muresanu, J.V. Lafuente, R. Patnaik, Z.R. Tian, A. Ozikzilcik, H. Mössler, A. Sharma, Uppsala University, SE
2:35Production of NSAID pharmaceutical molecular liquids via RESS processing
S. Kumar Sharma, A.D. Woldetsadik, M. Magzouband, R. Jagannathan, New York University Abu Dhabi, AE
2:55Novel method for topical and transdermal delivery of Nanomaterials
S. Kalghatgi, A. Juluri, S. Stone, R. Gray, EP Technologies LLC, US
3:15Using Cholesterol-based Nanoparticles to Achieve Unprecedented Silencing of Endogenous Genes (invited presentation)
T. Anchordoquy, University of Colorado, School of Pharmacy, US
3:30TechConnect Innovation Leaders Networking Reception - Poster Session IIPotomac Registration Hall
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