57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference - 2007

Bioengineering - Biomedical Engineering

Tuesday PM



Organizer(s) - Hasan Uludag

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00320 Expansion of Human Neural Precursor Cells in Large-Scale Bioreactors for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders Baghbaderani B.A., Mukhida K., Sen A., Mendez I., *$Behie L.A.
17:00 00321 A Dynamic Compression-Relaxation Model for Lung Surfactants Saad S., *$Acosta E.J., Wong G., Policova Z., Neumann A.W.
17:00 00322 Design of Sub-100 nm Albumin Nanoparticles as Carrier for Protein Drugs Wang G., $Zhang S., *Uludag H.
17:00 00323 Electrospinning of Collagen and Elastin for Vascular Tissue Engineering Laughren D.L., $Woodhouse K.A.
17:00 00324 Controlled Drug Release from Stimuli Responsive Polymers *$Salehi R., Entezami A.A., Nowruzi K.
17:00 00325 Predictive Multisolute Solution Equations for Biological Solutions Containing Electrolytes Prickett R.C., *$Elliott J.A.W., McGann L.E.
17:00 00326 Neural Stem Cell Differentiation and the Effects of Substrate Stiffness Leipzig N.D., *$Shoichet M.S.
17:00 00327 Diffusion Modeling in Soft Tissues to Describe Weight Loss and Contraction-Expansion Behavior when Exposed to Hypertonic Solutions Abazari A., Law G., *$Elliott J.A.W., McGann L.E., Jomha N.
17:00 00328 Islet Transformation: Discovering the Dynamic Histology Moogk D., Blaylock A., Hanley S., Rosenberg L., *$Jervis E.J.
17:00 00329 Transfecting Bone Marrow Stromal Cells with Non-Viral Vectors *$Uludag H., Kucharski C., Lin X.

Wednesday AM

BIOM1Salon 5

Therapeutic Delivery

Organizer(s) - Hasan Uludag
Chair(s) - Hasan Uludag

10:00 00485 Nonviral Gene Transfer Mediated by DNA Nanoparticles Leong K.W.
10:40 00486 Binding and Entry Kinetics of GALV-Enveloped Retroviral Vector into Mammalian Cells *Tayi V.S., Beauchesne P.R., Bowen B.D., $Piret J.M.
11:00 00487 Palmitylation as a Means to Enhance the Effectiveness of Cationic Polymers in Non-Viral Gene Delivery *Abbasi M., Incani V., Lin X., Uludag H.
11:20 00488 Polyethylenimine-Coated Albumin Nanoparticles as Carriers for Protein Drug Delivery Zhang S., Wang G., Lin X., Uludag H.
11:40 00489 Optimizing the Use of Ultrasound to Deliver Chemotherapeutic Agents to Cancer Cells from Polymeric Micelles Abdel-Jabbar N.M., Husseini G.A., Mjalli F.S., Al-Mousa A., Pitt W.G.
12:00 End of Session

Wednesday PM

BIOM2Salon 5

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Organizer(s) - Hasan Uludag
Chair(s) - Kim Woodhouse

13:40 00564 High Protein-Resistant Biomaterials Prepared by Surface Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Water-Soluble Polymers Jin M.Z., Feng W., Brash J.L., *Zhu S.
14:00 00565 An Elastin-Like Polypeptide as a Non-Toxic Crosslinker: Synthesis and Characterization of a Hyaluronan Hydrogel for Intervertebral Disc Regeneration *Windisch L.M., $Woodhouse K.A.
14:20 00566 In situ Characterization of the Adsorption of Concanavalin A on Germanium Surface at Various pH Dong J., *Mielczarski J.A., Mielczarski E., Xu Z.
14:40 00567 Simulations of Low Temperature Cellular Responses: Role of Nucleation Heat Ross-Rodriguez L.U., *$Elliott J.A.W., McGann L.E.
15:00 00568 A Mechanistic Evaluation of Cranberry Proanthocyanidin Mediated Inhibition of Bacterial Adhesion to Biomaterials Eydelnant I.A., Harmidy K., *$Tufenkji N.
15:20 Coffee Break
Chairperson(s) - Nathalie Tufenkji

15:40 00569 In Vitro Expansion and Induction of Human Islet-Like Structures from Pancreatic Tissue: A Novel Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Tadros M., Jung S., Panchalingam K.M., Sen A., *$Behie L.A.
16:00 00570 Recruitment of Endogenous Circulating Progenitor Cells for Cardiac Regeneration Using Injectable Gels Melhuish A., Suuronen E., Cao X.
16:20 00571 In Vitro Fluid Shear Stress Alteration of Vascular Cell Glycocalyx Tehranian S., Shepherd R.D., *$Rinker K.D.
16:40 00572 Can We Control Cell Differentiation with Scaffolds: Changes Associated with Scaffold Architecture and Stem Cells *$Woodhouse K.A.
17:00 End of Session

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