Tuesday, June 19, 2007: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Payette River (Boise Centre on the Grove)
B Symposia (sp)
Biomedical/Bio-related Materials, Part II
Please refer to the description for "Biomedical/Bio-related Materials, Part I" on Monday morning.
Sponsor: The Pacific Division Sections on Biological Sciences, Chemistry, and Health Sciences
Organizer:Tomoko Fujiwara
Presider:Tomoko Fujiwara
9:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
9:05 AMPolymer-Bioceramic Composites Enhance Bone Healing
Kent Leach
9:40 AMNanospring-based Electronic Biosensors for DNA Detection
Josh R. Branen, Jamie M. Jabal, Giancarlo Corti, D. Eric Aston, A. Larry Branen, James J. Nagler, M. Grant Norton, David N. McIlroy
10:15 AMBreak
10:35 AMUtilizing the unique mechanical properties of bamboo fiber for the reinforcing and toughening of poly(3-hydrobutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)
Jinwen Zhang, Long Jiang, Michael P. Wolcott
11:10 AMA nanometer scale perspective on cartilage genesis
William B. Knowlton, Kaci Bloxham, Jen Cole, Zach Heuman, Lisa Warner, Sorcha Yingst, Linda Kenoyer, Julia Thom Oxford
11:45 AMLunch
1:15 PMCell Targeting with Ferrimagnetic Protein Cage Architectures
Trevor Douglas, Masaki Uchida, Mark Young
1:50 PMIntercalator-Functionalized Nucleic Acids as Emerging Tools for Targeting of Double Stranded DNA
T. Santhosh Kumar, Nicolai K. Andersen, Andreas S. Madsen, Jesper Wengel, Patrick J. Hrdlicka
2:25 PMProbing an Enzymatic Transition State Using Atomic Force Microscopy
Byung I. Kim, Jenniffer Rice, Joseph Holmes, Ken Cornell

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