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Track B: Bio-Inspired Systems

Monday, June 17

No Talks in Track B

Tuesday, June 18

Morning

9:20 - 10:00

Philip

Messersmith

Interfacial molecular force spectroscopy of bioinspired catecholamine macromolecules (Keynote)

10:00 - 10:20LucaPellegrinoDesign of bio-inspired surface topographies via wrinkling superposition
10:20 - 10:40JosephZasadzinskiCholesterol induced morphological transitions and their effect on monolayer rheology
10:40 - 11:00ValeriaMilamImplementing A Practical Screening Platform called CompELS for Oligonucleotide Ligands
11:00 - 11:20JaekangKimBio-inspired wall-shaped adhesive microstructure: effects of contact splitting and substrate roughness

Afternoon 1

1:30 - 1:50BlairBrettmannGiant hyaluronan polymer brushes display polyelectrolyte brush polymer physics behavior
1:50 - 2:10AlyssaBlakeTransition studies of thermoresponsive polypeptides
2:10 - 2:30Nicovan der VegtNon-additive ion effects on collapse and swelling transitions of thermoresponsive polymers

Coffee Break

Afternoon 2

3:10 - 3:30JieSongSoft, but strong, bacterial cellulose microcapsules
3:30 - 3:50Igor KevinMkam TsengamMulticompartmental liposome pouches to modulate drug and vaccine release
3:50 - 4:10Mary CatherineAdamsComparative analysis of DNA aptamers identified via CompELS
4:10 - 4:30SarahPerryDesign Rules for Encapsulating Proteins into Complex Coacervates

Wednesday, June 19

Morning

9:20 - 10:00

Maria

Santore

Engineering colloids to recreate biointeractive mechansims in systems of flowing cells (Keynote)

10:00 - 10:20VivekNarsimhanDynamics, deformation, and stability of giant unilamellar vesicles in various flow types
10:20 - 10:40JosephZasadzinskiComparison of line tension measurement methods for lipid monolayers at liquid-liquid coexistence
10:40 - 11:00CainValtierrez-GaytanCholesterol effects on monolayer structure, stability, and surface rheology
11:00 - 11:20MaryamDaviranMicrorheological characterization of dynamic cellular re-engineering of the pericellular region at different matrix stiffnesses

Afternoon 1

1:30 - 1:50HeDongFabrication of self-assembling antimicrobial nanofibers via peptide self-assembly
1:50 - 2:10Won MinParkDesign of nanoscale assemblies using synthetically designed protein shapes as building blocks
2:10 - 2:30MarcoLattuadaNanoparticles Self-Assembly for the Preparation of Bioinspired Materials with Stimuli-Responsive Color Changing Ability
2:30 - 2:50GaryNaveComing together to climb higher: agent-based modeling of fire ant tower building

Coffee Break

Afternoon 2

3:10 - 3:30KimberlyWeirichMotor filament size and activity influences organization in biopolymer droplets
3:30 - 3:50YangSongSynthetic neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs):A biomimetic alternative to understand NET/pathogen interaction