72 Biomolecular Engineering

Monday, October 29, 2012: 12:30 PM
Somerset West (Westin )
Description:
This session invites contributions on novel methods for engineering biomolecules and the applications of these in therapeutics, diagnostics, sensors, and other engineering applications. Fundamental experimental and computational studies on the structure and structure-function properties of engineered biomolecules are also welcome.

Sponsor:
Engineering Fundamentals in Life Science

Chair:
Melissa A. Moss
Email: mossme@engr.sc.edu

Co-Chair:
Bryan W. Berger
Email: berger@lehigh.edu


12:30 PM
(72a) Amphiphilic Macromolecules to Manage Atherosclerosis: Quantitative Structure Activity Relationships
Daniel R. Lewis, Vladyslav Kholodovych, Li Gu, Dawanne Poree, Kathryn E. Uhrich and Prabhas V. Moghe

12:48 PM
(72b) A Peptide Probe for Rapid Detection of Various Amyloid Oligomers
Yang Hu, Baihao Su, Michael Hernandez, He Qiu Zheng and Jin Ryoun Kim

1:24 PM
(72d) The Roles of Palmitate On IRE1alpha Enzymatic Activities
Hyunju Cho, Liang Fang, Pratheeba Palasuberniam, Michael Feig and Christina Chan

1:42 PM

2:00 PM
(72f) Engineering Probiotic Bacteria to Help Us Fight the Emergence of Antibiotic Resistant Bugs
Katherine G. Volzing, Juan Borrero del Pino and Yiannis N. Kaznessis

2:18 PM
(72g) Discovery of Novel Plantaricin-423 Analogs From Synthetic Oligonucleotide Libraries
Saadet Albayrak Guralp, Katie J. Miskovich, Jean-Marie Rouillard and Erdogan Gulari

2:36 PM
(72h) Targeted DNA Methylation Using a Bisected M.Hhal Fused to Zinc Fingers
Brian Chaikind, Krishna Praneeth Kilambi, Jeffrey J Gray and Marc Ostermeier