2008 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Biomedical Engineering

Monday AM

BME4Alberta

Therapeutic Delivery

Organizer(s) - Xudong Cao, Lauren Flynn
Chair(s) - Lauren Flynn

10:00 00023 A Recent Development of Spontaneously Forming Liposomes for Potential Diagnositic and Therapeutic Carriers *$Nieh M.-P., Katsaras J., Iqbal U., Abulrob A., Stanimirovic D., Tuor U.
10:20 00024 A Chitosan Nanoparticle Carrier for Delivery of the Anticancer Drug Cladribine Domaratzki R., *$Ghanem A.
11:00 00025 Cryo-protection of Self-Assembled Immuno-Polymeric Nanoparticles with Saccharides during Lyophilisation Protects Structure McLean D.P.J., Ho K., Shi M., *$Shoichet M.S.
11:20 00026 A Study of Magnesium Stearate Lubrication through Radioactivity Measurement Perrault M., Chaouki J., *Bertrand F.
11:40 00027 Development of a Chitosan Nanoparticle Delivery System for Controlled Release of bFGF Butko A., Paulson A., *$Ghanem A.
12:00 End of Session


Tuesday AM

BME1Alberta

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering 1

Organizer(s) - Xudong Cao
Chair(s) - Kim Jones, Craig Simmons

10:00 00251 Biomimetic Materials from Bench to Bedside and Back: Corneal Substitutes for Transplantation Griffith M
10:40 00252 Mechanical Stimulus Are Required for Proper Vascular Development in the Embryo *$Jones E.A.V., Lucitti J., Dickinson M.E., Eichmann A.
11:00 00253 Pancreatic Cell Encapsulation in Alginate Beads Generated by Emulsion and Internal Gelation *Hoesli C.A., Raghuram K., $Piret J.M.
11:20 00254 Chemical Immobilization of Fibronectin on 3D Polyurethane Scaffolds for Vascular Tissue Engineering Dubey G., *$Mequanint K.
11:40 00255 Influence of Adhesion Peptides on Preosteoblast Responses to pBMP-9 E Bergeron, $M-E Marquis, E Lord, *N Faucheux
12:00 End of Session


Tuesday PM

BME2Alberta

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering 2

Organizer(s) - Xudong Cao
Chair(s) - Kim Jones, Craig Simmons

13:40 00351 Engineering Hydrogel-based Protein Delivery to Guide Embryonic Stem Cell (ESC) Differentiation: Development of the Protein Immobilization System Rahman N., Purpura K., Zandstra P., *$Shoichet M.
14:00 00352 Structural Characterization of Soft Materials with Small Angle Neutron Scattering - General Instroduction and New Development at Chalk River Laboratories *$Nieh M.-P., Yamani Z., Kucerka N., Katsaras J.
14:20 00353 Electric-Field-Induced Organization of Poly(ethylene glycol)-Derivatized Phospholipid Bilayer Membranes *Hill R.J., Zhang H.
14:40 00354 Irreversible Immobilization of Fibronectin on a Gold Surface for Controlled Tailoring of Protein-Cell Interaction $Afara N., Azari F., Vali H., Omanovic S.
15:00 00355 Coating of Papers with Modified Starch and Clay/Latex Mixture to Enhance its Antimicrobial Performance $Ziaee Z., *Xiao H. WITHDRAWN
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00356 Response of Endothelial Cells to Statins in a Hemodynamic Environment Rossi J., Rouleau L., Tardif J.-C., *$Leask R.L.
16:00 00357 Dynamics of Heterogeneous Cell Cultures Uncovered by Long-term Live Cell Imaging Moogk D., $Jervis E.
16:20 00358 Bioprocessing of Human Brain Cancer Tumor Tissue Chiang K., Panchalingam K.M., Foltz G., Madan A., *$Behie L.A.
16:40 End of Session


Wednesday PM

BME3Confederation 2

Regenerative Medicine and Cell/Gene Therapy

Organizer(s) - Xudong Cao
Chair(s) - Steve Waldman, Marc Aucoin

13:40 00538 Technology to Accelerate Stem Cell Science & Engineering *$Piret J.M.
14:20 00539 Engineered Microenvironments and Control of Stem Cell Fate over Generations Verneau J., *$Jervis E.
14:40 00540 Human Preadipocytes Treated with Bone Morphogenetic Proteins in Serum-Free Conditions to Repair Bones $Lord E., Park H., Drevelle O., Bergeron E., Senta H., *Faucheux N.
15:00 00541 The Development and Validation of an Automated System for Controlled Delivery of Unstable Protein to Hematopoietic Stem Cell Culture Csaszar E., Gavigan G., Ungrin M., Miller M.E., Humphries R.K., *$Zandstra P.W.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00542 Design of a Fractionation Scheme for the Isolation of FBS Factors Stimulating the Expansion of Human Muscle Precursor Cells Waly Z., SancÚn-Chaparro L.E., Lemieux L., Tremblay-Bordeleau P., Tremblay J.P., *$Garnier A.
16:00 00543 Intracellular Delivery and Phosphorylation of a Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3 Reporter in Live Cells Moghaddam B., *Manceur A., $Audet J.
16:20 00544 Enhanced Retroviral Transduction Efficiency Through the Use of Cell Lysate Fractions Beauchesne P.R., Bruce K.J., Bowen B.D., *$Piret J.M.
16:40 00545 Polyploidy in Human Megakaryocytes is a Flexible Phenomenon Permissive to Mitosis Leysi-Derilou Y., Pineault N., *Duchesne C., Garnier A.
17:00 End of Session


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