POLYTuesday, 12 September 2006

1:30 PM-5:30 PM San Francisco Marriott -- Salon 14/15, Oral
7th International Biorelated Polymers Symposium
Tissue Engineering and Bioimplants
Organizers:Raphael M. Ottenbrite
Rigoberto C. Advincula
Presiding:Carmen Scholz
Suresh Valiyaveettil
1:30 PMHydrogel scaffolds and biosurfaces for directing healing and tissue reconstruction
Buddy D. Ratner, Andrew J. Marshall
2:00 PMHermetic and biocompatible encapsulants for retinal prostheses
Carmen Scholz, Willy Vayaboury, Robyn Sweitzer, Doug Shire, Joseph Rizzo
2:20 PMStar PEG– from biofunctional coatings to 3D scaffolds for tissue engineering
Jürgen Groll, Paul D. Dalton, Martin Moeller
2:40 PMStructure-function characterization of photopolymerized dimethacrylate scaffolds
Sheng Lin-Gibson, Forrest A. Landis, James A. Cooper, Jean S. Stephens, Marcus T. Cicerone
3:00 PMSubmicron fibrous scaffolds based on designer phospholipids and surfactants
Matthew T. Hunley, Matthew G. McKee, Matthew P. Cashion, John M. Layman, Timothy E. Long
3:30 PMIntermission
3:40 PMNanostructured biomaterials for the treatment of central retinal vein occlusion
Jason D. Clapper, C. Allan Guymon
4:10 PMSelf-assembling amphiphillic triblock polymers with side-chain mesogens in the hydrophobic core for neural prosthetic devices
Luke Theogarajan, Carmen Scholz, Salil Desai, Ralph Jensen, Marc Baldo, Joseph Rizzo
4:30 PMSynthesis of highly methacrylated hyaluronic acid hydrogels for bone tissue engineering
Sidi A Bencherif, Jeffrey A Sheehan, Abiraman Srinivasan, Lynn M Walker, Newell R Washburn
4:50 PMMechanical characterization of contact lenses
Gang Duan, Kai-tak Wan, Nathan Ravi
5:10 PMRole of biopolymers in hard tissue generation in organism
Suresh Valiyaveettil

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