AVS 54th International Symposium
    Biomaterial Interfaces Tuesday Sessions

Session BI-TuM
Proteins at Interfaces

Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 8:00 am, Room 609
Moderator: D.G. Castner, University of Washington

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8:00am BI-TuM1
Inter-Domain Structural Flexibility and Biological Activity of Pro-Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Revealed by Single-Molecule AFM Imaging
G. Rosenblum, S.R. Cohen, J. Frenkel, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, N. Slack, Veeco Metrology Division, Santa Barbara, I. Sagi, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
8:20am BI-TuM2
Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopic Studies in the C-H, O-H, N-H, and Amide I Regions of Model Peptides at Solid-Liquid Interfaces
R.L. York, G. Holinga, W.K. Browne, C. Hahn, Univ. of California, Berkeley and LBNL, D.R. Guyer, LaserVision, Inc., K.R. McCrea, R.S. Ward, The Polymer Technology Group, G.A. Somorjai, Univ. of California, Berkeley and LBNL
8:40am BI-TuM3 Invited Paper
Thin Hydrogel Layers on Biomedical Polymers - Biological Responses and Effects on Protein Adsorption Studied by Mass Spectrometry
D.L. Elbert, Washington University
9:20am BI-TuM5
Development of a Molecular Modeling Program Specifically Designed for the Simulation of Protein Adsorption to Biomaterials Surfaces
R.A. Latour, P. Biswas, Clemson University, B.R. Brooks, Laboratory of Computational Biology - NIH, S.J. Stuart, Clemson University
9:40am BI-TuM6
Switching the Force between a Hydrophobic Probe and Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold by Changing the Ionic Strength
N. Bonnet, D. O'Hagan, G. Hähner, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK
10:40am BI-TuM9 Invited Paper
When Good Cholesterol Goes Bad: Proteins at the Water:Lipid Interface
J.W. Heinecke, University of Washington
11:20am BI-TuM11
In situ Quartz Crystal Microbalance Studies of Multi-Layer Glucagon Fibrillation at the Solid-Liquid Interface
M.B. Hovgaard, M. Dong, University of Aarhus, Denmark, D.E. Otzen, University of Aalborg, Denmark, F. Besenbacher, University of Aarhus, Denmark
11:40am BI-TuM12
Modulating the Orientation and Conformation of Bone Osteopontin and Bone Sialoprotein for Osteoblast Adhesion
M.T. Bernards, S. Jiang, University of Washington
12:00pm BI-TuM13
Characterization of ECM Protein Production in Spatially Cultured Hippocampal Neurons on Micro-Patterned Surfaces in Serum-Free Conditions
M. Ramalingam, S. Kootala, N. Bhargava, M. Stancescu, M. Hirsh-Kuchma, M. Klimov, P. Molnar, J.J. Hickman, University of Central Florida