Nanotech 2021

OCTOBER 18-20, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC


Special session: Covid-19

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Symposium Chair

Dalia YablonDalia Yablon
Technical Program Chair
TechConnect World Innovation Conference

Key Speakers

Ping WangFemtomolar SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Detection Using the Microbubbling Digital Assay with Smartphone Readout
Ping Wang
Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Diedrik VermeulenMerging biochemistry and photonic chip technology to enable ubiquitous point-of-need and at-home diagnostics
Diedrik Vermeulen
Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer, SiPhox, Inc.

Cesar de La FuenteLow-cost diagnostic biosensors for COVID-19
Cesar de La Fuente
Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Jennifer DionneHigh-Quality Factor (“High-Q”) nanophotonics for infectious disease diagnostics
Jennifer Dionne
Professor, Stanford University

 
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2021 Symposium Sessions

Monday October 18

10:30Covid-19: Coatings and PPE
1:30COVID-19: Diagnostics

Tuesday October 19

8:30Biotech & Medtech Track Keynotes
4:00COVID - Posters

2021 Symposium Program

Monday October 18

10:30Covid-19: Coatings and PPE
Session chair: Jeannine Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
High-throughput laser-based manufacturing technique for pathogen-resistant engineered surfaces
H. Ding, University of Iowa, US
Continuous-Use UV-Free Antimicrobial Light
C. Costello, Vyv, Inc., US
The Coupling of COVID-19 Respiratory Droplet Adsorption and Photocatalysis through Metal Organic Frameworks
R. Ozdemir, framergy, Inc., US
Indoor air quality - HVAC and PPE Electrospun Nanofilters
C. Brumlik, I. Ponomarev, J. Manasco, Elmarco, US
Antiviral and antibacterial polyurethane and acrylate coatings
E. Tate, E. Wrigglesworth, E. Wait, J. Stoneham, J. Johnston, Inhibit Coatings, NZ
Disposable face masks - Analysis of the release of synthetic micro and nano particles and chemical contaminants - linked to the COVID-19 pandemic
S. Sarp, Swansea University, College of Engineering, UK
Novel antimicrobial filter media made of electrospun nanofibres protecting against biological or non-biological airborne particles.
Z. Eckel, F. Karabulut, G. Höfler, G. Beckermann, NanoLayr, Ltd., NZ
1:30COVID-19: Diagnostics
Session chair: Jeannine Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute & Prakash Nallathamby, University of Notre Dame
Merging biochemistry and photonic chip technology to enable ubiquitous point-of-need and at-home diagnostics
D. Vermeulen, SiPhox, Inc., US
High-Quality Factor (“High-Q”) nanophotonics for infectious disease diagnostics
J.A. Dionne, J. Hu, F. Safir, J. Dixon, J. Abendroth, M. Lawrence, S. Boyd, B. Pinsky, S. Jeffrey, Stanford University, US
Low-cost diagnostic biosensors for COVID-19
C. de la Fuente, University of Pennsylvania, US
Femtomolar SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Detection Using the Microbubbling Digital Assay with Smartphone Readout
P. Wang, University of Pennsylvania, US
SalivaDirect: A simplified and flexible platform to enhance SARS-CoV-2 testing capacity
A.L. Wyllie, C.B.F. Vogels, O. Allicock, A.E. Watkins, M.E. Petrone, D. Yolda Carr, C.A. Harden, D.E. Brackney, C.C. Kalinich, M. Breban, I.M. Ott, R. Sikka, L. Kadiri, N.D. Grubaugh, Yale School of Public Health, US
Ultrafast COVID-19 Diagnosis using Saliva Sample
A. Ramanujam, G.G. Botte, Texas Tech University, US
Rapid and Inexpensive Point-of-Use (POU) Testing for SARS-CoV-2 Quantification with Membrane-Based in-Gel Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (mgLAMP) System
J. Li, Y. Zhu, X. Wu, A. Gu, L. Dobelle, C.A. Cid, M.R. Hoffmann, California Institute of Technology, US
Fast COVID-19 diagnosis with deep learning and chest X-rays: from toy datasets to clinical applications
S.D. Dias, P.E.M. Lopes, FastCompChem, Lda, PT

Tuesday October 19

8:30Biotech & Medtech Track Keynotes
Integrating Nanotechnology with 3D Bioprinting for Vascularized Tissue Regeneration
H. Cui, T. Esworthy, L.G. Zhang, The George Washington University, US
Innovation in Interbody Spinal Fusion Implants with Porous and Bioactive Composites: The Journey from Concept to Commercialization
R.K. Roeder, University of Notre Dame, US
Accessing Intracellular Targets for Therapeutic Gain in Major Diseases
S. Dhar, University of Miami, US
4:00COVID - PostersExpo Hall
Use of Nano-Chemical Coating to Irreversibly Capture and Neutralize Airborne Pathogens on Air Filters & PPE
F. Hatami, Nano Chemical Technologies, Inc., US
Rapid and Continual Antimicrobial Surface Coating
E.T. Vickers, NanoFlowX, US

Topics & Application Areas

  • Diagnostics of covid-19 from easily obtained human samples
  • Detection of covid-19 in environmental samples
  • High speed manufacturing of PPE
  • Sustainable/reusable materials for PPE
  • Self-cleaning surfaces against viral/bacterial contamination
 

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