2010 Schoenborn Graduate Research Symposium

Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 8:30 AM

Oral Presentations 8:30 – 10:10 AM

 8:30 AM Arjun Krishnan
New Technological Applications of and Fundamental Insights into Thermoplastic Elastomer Gels
 8:55 AM Ali Evren Ozcam3
Development of universal coatings based on functional silicones
 9:20 AM Josh Manasco
Electrospinning of Novel Nanofiber Systems
9:45 AM  Arif Gozen
Lateral structuring and stability phenomena induced by block copolymers and core-shell nanoparticles at immiscible polymer/polymer interfaces

Coffee Break 10:10 – 10:30 AM

Oral Presentations 10:30 AM – 2:15 PM


10:30 AM Wenjun Li
Inferring Fuel-Rich Toluene Flame Chemistry from Photo- Ionization MBMS Analysis and Modeling
 10:55 AM Salomon Turgman Cohen1
The effects of reaction geometry and confinement on controlled radical polymerization reactions
 11:20 AM Jeremy Immer
Hydrocarbon Biofuels from Triglycerides: Pd-Catalyzed Decarboxylation of Free Fatty Acids

                      Lunch 11:45 – 1 PM

1:00 PM Charlotte Cooper
Managing Environmental Stress: Functional Genomic Analysis of a New Paradigm for Post-transcriptional Regulation in Prokaryotes
 1:25 PM Nimish Gera2
Hyperthermophilic Protein Scaffolds for Engineering Biomolecular Recognition
1:50 PM Derrick Lewis
Biomass to bioenergy: Functional genomic analysis of plant biomass degradation by members of the Caldicellulosiruptor genus

Coffee 2:15 – 2:30 PM

Poster Session 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Bo Gong
Molecular layer deposition of Alucone films by using trimethyl aluminium and glycidol

Ju-Hee So
Reversibly Deformable and Mechanically Tunable Fluidic Antennas

Chris Bonino
Alginate-Based Nanofibers via Electrospinning For Use as Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

Ravish Malik
Phase Separation Dynamics of Incompatible Homopolymer Blends in the Presence of HAMS Compatibilizer: a Monte Carlo Simulation

Haiyan Liu
Surface modified nonwoven membrane for bioseparations

Kiran K Goli
Functional Coating Based on Adsorption-Denaturation of Proteins

Hyung-Jun Koo1
New Types of Electronic and Photovoltaic Devices Based on Aqueous Soft Matter

Pruthesh H. Vargantwar3
Bending polymers on command?

A. Burak Uçar3
Multifunctional Microfluidic Materials: Photocurable Microfluidic Endoskeleton & ‘Chameleon’ Materials

Christina Tang
Single-step Immobilization of High Temperature Biocatalysts on Nanofibrous Supports by Reactive Electrospinning

Erich Bain
Microscale Patterning and Mechanistic Control in Surface-Grafted Polymerization

Qian Zhou
Phase behavior, Thermal stability, and Conductivity of Ionic Liquid-LiTFSI (IM10RTFSI and PY1RTFSI) Mixtures

Andrew Loebl
Reversible and irreversible capacity of anodes for Li-ion batteries made from carbonized polyacrylonitrile or polyimde nanofibers

Kate Brown
Cellulose dissolution in ionic liquids: the link between ion structure and solubility

Jeff Ford
Catalytic Deoxygenation of Fatty Acids

Zhuo Liu
Affinity purification of human immunoglobulins A, G and M by hexamer peptide ligand

Jessica Jenkins
Ultrathin Biocomposite Coatings from Particle and Live Cell Blends by Convective-Sedimentation Assembly

Mahmud Hussain2
Engineered affinity reagents from hyperthermophilic protein scaffolds

Shoeb Ahmed
Asymmetric PI3K Signaling Predicts Persistence of Adhesion-driven Cell Migration

Prasenjit Sarkar
Quantitative comparison of human embryonic stem cell proteome using SILAC

Arpan Mukherjee
Uranium mobilization by thermoacidophilic archaea

Inci Ozdemir
Novel carbohydrate-active enzymes and S-layer domain containing-proteins from extreme thermophiles for biomass deconstruction

Andrew Frock
Carbohydrate Fermentation to Hydrogen by Hyperthermophilic Thermotoga Communities

Fei Shen/Nafisa Islam
Silica Surface Modifications for Biosensor Development and Bio-Applications

Erin Phelps
Computer Simulation of Protein Aggregation Kinetics Using an Intermediate Resolution Model