Tuesday, November 18, 2008: 12:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room 108-B (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

Biomaterials (08b)

#276 - Cell-Material Interactions (08B04)
This session discusses the design of materials to promote specific cellular interactions or processes.
Chair:Tanmay Lele
CoSponsor(s):Engineering Fundamentals in Life Science (15d)
12:30 PM'marker of Self' Proteins on Synthetics - Exploiting the Body's Own System of Distinguishing Foreign from Self
Richard Tsai, Pia Rodriguez, Dennis E. Discher
12:55 PMMicroengineered Co-Culture Substrates: Investigating Cell-Cell Interactions Using Selectively Degradable Hydrogels
Andreia S. Ribeiro, Filipa Maia, Ozlem Yasar, Binil Starly, Jennie B. Leach
1:15 PMSurface Functionalization for Selective Cell Attachment
Anka N. Veleva, Daniel Heath, Cam Patterson, Stuart L. Cooper
1:35 PMPolymeric Biomaterial Tuned to the Adhesion of Human Blood Outgrowth Endothelial Cells
Daniel Heath, Anka N. Veleva, John J. Lannutti, Cam Patterson, Stuart L. Cooper
1:55 PMEffect of Biomimetic Substrate Microtopography on Intestinal Epithelial Cell Behavior
Lin Wang, Shashi K. Murthy, Gilda A. Barabino, Rebecca L. Carrier
2:15 PMEffect of Structural Variations In Porous Scaffolds on Cell Growth
Pooja Iyer, Sundararajan V. Madihally
Part 1 
2:35 PMMicrofluidic Hydrogel Cultures for Analysis of Oxygen-Dependent Angiogenic Signaling by Tumor Cells
Nak Won Choi, Daniel J. Brooks, Kang-Yeol Park, Lawrence J. Bonassar, Claudia Fischbach-Teschl, Abraham D. Stroock

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