2008 Schoenborn Graduate Research Symposium

Coffee 8:00 – 8:30 AM

Welcome 8:30 – 8:35 AM

Oral Presentations 8:35 – 10:05 AM

 8:35 AM Caryn Heldt1
Affinity Adsorption of Viruses Using Small Peptide Ligand
 9:05 AM Young Kuk Jhon 
Heteropolymers with Adjustable Monomer Sequences: Interfacial & Thermodynamic Behavior
 9:35 AM Tamer Ahmed
Copolymerization of Vinylidene Fluoride with Hexafluoro-propylene in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

Coffee Break 10:05 – 10:35 AM

Oral Presentations 10:35 AM – 12:05 PM


10:35 AM Xiaoyu Sun3
Surface Modification of Electrospun Fibers
 11:05 AM Vinnie Verruto1
SANS of Water-in-Oil Emulsions: Asphaltenic Film Properties and their Relation to Emulsion Stability
 11:35 AM Chun-Chao Wang 
Systematic Analysis of Crosstalk in the PDGF Receptor Signal Transduction Network

                      Lunch and Award Presentations 12:05 – 1:00 PM

Poster Session 1:00 – 2:30 PM

Sharif Arifuzzaman
Multivariant Polymer Brushes: A new platform for understanding surface-protein interactions

Fadhel Azeez
Lithium Bis(Oxalato)Borate (LiBOB)-Based Electrolyte for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Erich Bain
Initiators for novel surface-grafted polymerization studies

Dipak Barua
Rule-based computational modeling of protein-protein interactions: structural modularity as a determinant of protein function

Suk Tai Chang3
Gel diodes: Unidirectional current response of an ionic junction between polyelectrolyte aqueous gels

Annie Chu1
Electrospun Nanofibers of Enzymatically-modified Polysaccharide for Drug Delivery

Murat Cirit
Analysis of a kinetic model characterizing the PDGF receptor signal transduction network

Charlotte Cooper
Functional roles of VapBC TA Loci in Sulfolobus solfataricus

Matej Krajcovic
Effect of Rac/PAK signaling on leading-edge morphology during cell migration

Sumit Gangwal2
Dielectrophoretic Assembly and Electrohydrodynamic Mobility of ‘Janus’ Particles in Electrical Fields

Matt Glicksman
Naturally Inspired Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

Steve Gray
Biodiversity and Biogeography of Thermotoga Species

Lindsey Jerrim
Capillarity-Driven Deposition of Linear Assemblies from Nanoparticles and Microparticles

Jairus Kleinert
Electric field controlled flow and colloidal assembly in nanoscale-thin liquid films

Elizabeth Lynch
On-chip Self-assembly and Electric Field Manipulation of Bioparticles and Synthetic Particles for Separation and Detection of Cells

Adam Melvin
The Chemoattractants M-CSF and C5a Elicit Distinct Intracellular Signaling Kinetics in Macrophages

Jeong-Seok Na
Real-time Conductivity Analysis through Single-Molecule Electrical Junctions

Anand Patel
Phase Behavior of Hydroxypropyl Cellulose and Silk Fibroin Blend Films

Qing Peng
Atomic Layer Deposition of Zinc Hybrid Material from Diethyl Zinc and Ethylene Glycol

Celia Ponder
Environmental Footprint of Hospital Textiles Using Life Cycle Analysis

Kristen Roskov
Tissue Scaffolds of Bombyx mori silk and Poly(glycolic acid-co-lactic acid)

Fei Shen
Silica surface modifications for bio-applications

Saloman Turgman
Adsorption of Asphaltenic Aggregates onto Mixed Self-Assembled Monolayers

Rameshwar Yadav
Cross-linked Polymer Electrolyte Membranes for Applications in PEM Fuel Cells