Wednesday, November 19, 2008: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Franklin 2 (Marriott Philadelphia Downtown)

Bionanotechnology (22b)

#431 - Nanotechnology and Nanobiotechnology for Sensors I (22B13)
This session seeks contributions pertaining to the development of nanotechnology and nanobiotechnology for application to chemical, biological and other types of sensors. Papers addressing issues such as biocompatibility, toxicity, uptake and targeting in utilizing nanomaterials in sensor applications in vivo and in vitro are suitable. Papers involving experimental, theoretical and computational work on nanoscale science and engineering for sensors are welcome.
Chair:Venkat Bhethanabotla
CoChair:Jong-In Hahm
8:30 AMSelf-Interaction Nanoparticle Spectroscopy: A Nanoparticle-Based Protein Interaction Assay
Aditya Bengali, Moumita Bhattacharya, Peter M. Tessier
8:55 AMSilver-Copper Alloy Nanoparticles for Metal Enhanced Luminescence
Sanchari Chowdhury, Venkat Bhethanabotla, Rajan Sen
9:20 AMMolecular Simulation Studies on Trapping Ions by a Nanoscale Paul Trap
Xiongce Zhao, Predrag S. Krstic
9:45 AMProbing Nanoscopic Origins of Adsorbate-Driven Liquid Crystal Ordering Transitions Using Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance of Gold Nanodots
Gary M. Koenig Jr., Nicholas L. Abbott
10:10 AMDNA Hybridization Detection Using Zinc Selenide Nanocrystals as Active Sensors
Jun Wang, Tracy Heckler, Bing C. Mei, Pedro Lei, Stelios T. Andreadis, T. J. Mountziaris
10:35 AMTargeted Block Copolymers for the Prevention of Post-Surgical Adhesions
John M. Medley, Thomas D. Dziubla, Eugene Kaplan, Eric J. Beane

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