Stevens Institute of Technology Engineering and Science
Stevens Institute of Technology

2011 Conference
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Stevens Interdisciplinary Biomaterials Research & Education

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Conference Program (subject to change)

Thursday 6/9/11
Time Ab# Title Presenter Affiliation
8:15 - 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
Session 1session chair = Matthew Libera
9:00 - 9:15Welcome and OverviewMatthew LiberaStevens
9:15 - 9:45 1Biomaterials-Associated Infections: Crosspoints between DisciplinesHenk BuscherUMCG
9:45 - 10:152 Prevention, Diagnosis, and Medical Management of Hardware Associated InfectionElie BerbariMayo Clinic
Rapid Fire Presentations
10:15 - 10:20P1 Inkjet-Printed Antibiotic- and Calcium-Eluting Bioresorbable Nanocomposite Micropatterns for Orthopaedic ImplantsYexin GuStevens
10:20 - 10:25 P2 Microtopographic Patterns Affect Escherichia coli Biofilm Formation on poly(dimethylsiloxane) Surfaces Huan Gu* Syracuse
10:25 - 10:30 P3 Differential Response of Staphylococci and Osteoblasts to Varying Titanium Surface RoughnessYong Wu Stevens
10:30 - 11:00Break and posters
Session 2 Session Chair = Barry Kreiswirth (PHRI)
11:00 - 11:30 3 Biofilm Development and Antibiotic Resistance Karin SauerBinghamton University
11:30 - 12:004Antimicrobial Peptoids Are Effective against Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms Rinki KapoorStanford University
Rapid Fire Presentations
12:00 - 12:05 P4 Evaluating the Physical Properties of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Lipopolysaccharides and Their Relationship to Bacterial Pathogenicity Ivan Ivanov* Worcester Polytechnic
12:05 - 12:10 P5Electrochemical Inhibition of Bacterial Persister Cells Tagbo Niepa*Syracuse
12:10 - 1:15working lunch
Session 3session chair = Joe Zitelli (Stryker)
1:15 - 1:45 5Orthopedic Device Failure: Distinguishing Infection from Aseptic LooseningTom BauerCleveland Clinic
1:45 - 2:156Surgical Management of Hardware Associated Spinal InfectionsAhmad NassrMayo Clinic
2:15 - 2:307Development of Clinically Relevant Methods to Determine Antimicrobial Efficacy of an Antibiotic Coated Hip SystemClaire KavanaghDepuy Ireland
Rapid Fire Presentations
2:30 - 2:35P6 Biomimetic Nanofibers with Antibiotic-Eluting Bioresorbable Micropatterns for Orthopaedic Implant Surface X. Chen Stevens
2:35 - 2:40P7 In Vitro Bacterial Interactions With Surface Modified PEEK Edward Rochford* AO Foundation
2:40 - 2:45P8Length-Scale Mediated Differential Adhesion of Mammalian Cells and MicrobesYi WangStevens
2:45 - 3:15break and posters
Session 4session chair = Svetlana Sukhishvili (Stevens)
3:15 - 3:458 Bacterial Biofilms as a Source of Antibiofilm CompoundsJeff Kaplan UMDNJ
3:45 - 4:00 9 Nanotechnology for Reducing Biofilm Infections on Medical Devices Tom Webster Brown
4:00 - 4:1510 Controlling Bacterial and Fungal Biofilms with Rechargeable Antimicrobial Biomaterials Yuyu SunUniv. of South Dakota
4:15 - 4:3011 Acinetobacter baumannii Biofilm Formation on Standard and New Generation Orthopaedic Metals Mark Ehrensberger SUNY Buffalo
4:30 - 4:45 12Hydrogel Based Coatings for Controlled Release of Vancomycin Xiaojun YuStevens
Rapid Fire Presentations
4:30 - 4:35P9Surface Self-Assembled Antimicrobial MicrogelsQ. WangStevens
4:35 - 4:40P10 Maintenance of Adhering Staphylococci on a Surface during Exposure to a Quaternary Ammonium Compound and AFM Imaging Mihaela CrismaruUMCG
4:40 - 4:45P11 Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation Monitoring (QCM-D) Studies of Antimicrobial Peptide Destabilization of Cell Membranes K.F. WangWorcester Polytechnic
4:45 - 6:00free
6:00 - 7:00 Reception at W Hotel
7:00 - 9:3013 Dinner Seminar: The Hitchhiker's Guide to Finding the Perfect BiofilmResistant Biomaterial Bill Costerton Allegheny-Singer Research Inst
Friday, 10 June, 2011
8:15 - 9:00registration and continental breakfast
Session 5session chair = Tom Webster (Brown)
9:00 - 9:3014The Race to the Biointerface: Measuring Biofilms on Medical DevicesScott PhillipsFDA
9:30 - 10:0015 Bridging the Gap between In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of Biomaterials Associated Infections Henny van der MeiUMCG
10:00 - 10:30163D Bone Tissue Model for Biomaterial-Associated Infection and Wound HealingWoo LeeStevens
10:30 - 11:00 break and posters
Session 6sesion chair = Karin Sauer (Binghamton)
11:00 - 11:3017Bacterial Interactions in Human Oral BiofilmsRob PalmerNIH
11:30 - 11:4518Quantifying the Effects of Material Properties on Oral BiofilmsNancy Lin NIST
11:45 - 12:00 19 BioScape: A Modeling and Simulation Language for Bacteria-Materials Interactions Adriana Compagnoni Stevens
Rapid Fire Presentations
12:00 - 12:05P12 Microfluidic Approach to Create 3D Tissue Models for Biofilm-Related Infection of Orthopaedic Implants Helen Lee Stevens & Columbia
12:05 - 12:10P13 Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Could Be Better than Antibiotics at Reducing Biofilm Produced by Staphylococcus aureus Erik Taylor*Brown
12:10 - 12:15P14Fighting Slime - Dispersing Biofilms with Layer-by-Layer Coatings Svetlana Pavlukhina Stevens
12:15 - 1:15working lunch
Session 7 session chair = Nancy Lin (NIST)
1:15 - 1:45 20Self-Assembled Antimicrobial CoatingsSvetlana Sukhishvili Stevens
1:45 - 2:0021 Enhancement and Mechanism of Resisting Biofilm Formation by Chiral Monolayers on Nanostructured Gold films Yan-Yeung Luk Syracuse
2:00 - 2:1522Polylactic Acid Electrospun Membranes Incorporating Silver Nanoparticles Angel Romo-Uribe UNAM
2:15 - 2:30 23 Biomimetic Surfaces for Wound Healing Hongjun Wang Stevens
2:30 - 2:45 break
Panel Discussion. Matthew Libera (moderator)
2:45 - 3:45 How Can We More Quickly Bring New Materials-Based Infection-Control Strategies to Clinical Practice?Henk Busscher (Kolff Institute); Bill Costerton (Allegheny Singer); Woo Lee (Stevens); Scott Philips (FDA)
3:45 - 4:00 Conference closure
Additional Posters
P15SERS-Enabled Biofilm MappingJinwoo Park Stevens
P16 Susceptibility of S. aureus Biofilms to Reactive Discharge Gases Christian Traba Stevens
P17 Molecular-Beacon-Conjugated PEG Nanohydrogels for Bacterial Identification Xiaoguang Dai Stevens
P18 Squarylated Homoserine Lactone (SHL): New Unnatural Modulator for Quorum Sensing and Biofilm Formation Yan-Yeung Luk Syracuse
P19 Morphological Effects of Quaternary Ammonium Compounds on Staphylococci Aidan Zerdoum Stevens
P20 Three-Dimensional Nanostructures for Anti-Biofouling Chang-Hwan Choi Stevens
Program Chair

Matthew Libera
Phone: 201.216.5259
Fax: 201.216.8306

Administrative Chair

Sandra Furnbach
Phone: 201.216.8186
Fax: 201.216.8185

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