POLYSunday, August 16, 2009

8:25 AM-12:10 PM Grand Hyatt -- Conference Theatre, Oral
Biological and Synthetic Gels: A Unique and Highly Responsive State of Matter
Synthesis and Characterization of Polymer Gels
Organizer, Presidings:Ferenc Horkay
Michael S. Silverstein
8:25 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:30 AMPreparation of porous hydrogels by ATRP in the presence of star-branched polymers
Jeong Ae Yoon, Jung Kwon Oh, Sidi A Bencherif, Tomasz Kowalewski, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
9:00 AMPhoto-induced viscoelastic creep and stress relaxation in crosslinked polymers
Wayne D. Cook, Timothy F. Scott, Christopher N. Bowman, Fei Chen, Dat Nghiem, Sophie Chausson, Loic Le Pluart
9:30 AMPEG-hydrogels: Synthesis, characterization, and cell encapsulation
Sheng Lin-Gibson, Kaushik Chatterjee, James A. Cooper, William E. Wallace, Matthew L. Becker, Carl G. Simon Jr., Ferenc Horkay
10:00 AMIntermission and POLY/PMSE Poster Session
10:30 AMReversible and irreversible gelation, thickening, and adhesion of amino-polydimethylsiloxanes by uncharged triatomic molecules
Richard G. Weiss, Tao Yu, Koji Wakuda, Daniel Blair
11:00 AMComplex fluids based on methacrylated hyaluronic acid
Newell R Washburn, Joseph E. Prata, Tiffany A Barth, Sidi A Bencherif
11:30 AMBicontinuous porous hydrogel systems synthesized within high internal phase emulsions
Tamar Gitli, Michael S. Silverstein
11:50 AMSimple and efficient syntheses of methacrylate, acrylate, vinyl ether, and epoxy end-functionalized polyisobutylenes
Ranjan Tripathy, Umaprasana Ojha, Rudolf Faust, James V. Crivello

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The 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009