Programme  Titles  Presenters  Topics 
Title Index
3D printing approaches to directly measure tissue biomaterial properties and to drive design of novel micro-devices
M.L. Crichton*, M.A.F. Kendall
University of Queensland, Australia
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 17 – Biomaterials  -  09:00-11:00
09.15-09:30
3D structural characterization of alligator gar scales using dual-beam nanotomography
P.G. Allison*1,2, R. Martens1, O.G. Rodriguez1, M.Q. Chandler2
1University of Alabama, USA, 2US Army ERDC, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Session 1 – Articulated Structures and Dermal Armour  -  18:00-19:15
18:00-18:15
A biodegradable composite poly (lactic acid) (PLA/ZnO NPs) coating of the biodegradable magnesium alloy for bone tissue engineering
H. M. Mousa*, C. H. Park, C. S.Kim
Chonbuk National University, Republic of Korea
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
A biomimetic composite from solution self-assembly of chitin nanofibers in a silk fibroin matrix
P. Hassanzadeh*1, G. Perotto2, B. Marelli2, X. Zhang1, J. Jin1, M. Brenckle2, D. Kaplan2, F. Omenetto2, M. Rolandi1
1University of Washington, USA, 2Tufts University, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
A combined experimental and theoretical investigation on cell blebbing
C. Fang*, T.H. Hui, Y. Lin
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
A comparative study of Hydroxyapatite-based coating techniques: Sol-gel deposition and electrochemical deposition
R.I.M. Asri, W.S.W. Harun*, K. Kadirgama, M.A. Hassan, S.A.C. Ghani
Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
A comparative study of piscine defense: The scales of Atractosteus spatula, Arapaima gigas, and Latimeria chalumnae
V.R. Sherman*1, H. Quan1, W. Yang2, R.O. Ritchie3, M.A. Meyers1
1University of California, USA, 2ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Session 1 – Articulated Structures and Dermal Armour  -  18:00-19:15
19:00-19:15
A cross-linked chitinous composite inspired by squid beaks
X. Zhang*, P. Hassanzadeh, J. Jin, T. Miyake, M. Rolandi
University of Washington, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 7 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
12.15-12:30
A downscale model of the interstitial cellular contraction in heart valve tissues
R. Buchanan*, M.S. Sacks
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
A mesoscale model on the mechanical role of collagen and elastin within the mitral valve layers
W. Zhang*, M.S. Sacks
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
A removal torque of the diamond like carbon coated and machined abutment screw after cycle loading
G.J. Oh*1, M.K. Ji1, H.S. Kim1, S.W. Park1, W.J. Jeong2
1Chonnam National University, Republic of Korea, 2OT&T co., Republic of Korea
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
A single-particle force spectroscopy study of the contractile tail machine of bacteriophage AP22
D.V. Korneev*1, A.V. Popova2, B.N. Zaitsev1
1SRC VB Vector, Russia, 2SRC AMB, Russia
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
A virtual fields method to extract collagen fiber stiffness and distribution in human optic nerve head tissues
Z. Liang*1, M. J.A. Girard1,2
1National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
About the reliability of nanoindentation for characterization of mechanical properties of cartilage of rats
C. Lavet1, I. Badoud-Georges1, J. Nohava*2, P. Ammann1
1HUG, Switzerland, 2Anton Paar, Switzerland
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Achilles tendon: A functionally graded biomaterial is nature's solution to a hard-soft interface
L. Kuntz*, L. Rossetti, J. Schock, R. Burgkart, A. Bausch
Technical University of Munich, Germany
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 2 – Biological Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
12.00-12:15
Additive manufacturing of bio-inspired composites
A.R. Studart
Complex Materials, Switzerland
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Plenary Session 4  -  08:00-09:30
Ageing and gender effects on the mechanical properties of the skin of human finger: Experimental and numerical approaches
C. Thieulin*, E. Amaied, M. Djaghloul, A. Abdouni, H. Zahouani
Ecole Centrale Lyon, France
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
An experimental and computational study of biomechanical properties of the corneal tissue
H. Hatami-Marbini
University of Illinois, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 6 –Biological Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
11.15-11:30
An investigation on the mechanics of wood cell-wall tissue by computational homogenisation
E.I. Saavedra Flores*1, V. Meruane2
1Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile, 2Universidad de Chile, Chile
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Analytical model of particles injected into the skin by needle-free injection
A. Caron-Laramee*, P. Proulx, M. Brouillette
Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Anomalous scaling law of mechanical properties of cellulose nanopaper: Defeating the conflict between strength and toughness
S. Zhu, Z. Jia, H. Zhu, S. Parvinian, Y. Li, O. Vaaland, L. Hu, T. Li*
University of Maryland, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Antibacterial evaluation of composite coating of hydroxyapatite/8-hydroxyquinoline with photocatalyst by visible light irradiation
T. Matsuya1, Y. Otsuka*1, K. Ohnuma1, M. Tagaya1, S. Morakul1, S. Motozuka2, Y. Miyashita1, Y. Mutoh1
1Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan, 2NIT Gifu College, Japan
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 12 – Biomedical Devices II  -  11:00-12:30
11.00-11:15
Apoptotic activity of ginger nanoparticles against dioxin enhanced cancer risks in male rats
W. Khalil1, F. Abdu*2
1National Research Centre, Egypt, 2King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Architectured materials in engineering and biology: Fabrication, structure, mechanics and performance
F. Barthelat
McGill University, Canada
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Plenary Session 7  -  10:30-11:00
Art and science: Interactions between visual arts, biomechanics and fracture mechanics
D. Taylor*, O. Hassett
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Plenary Session 1  -  17:00-18:00
Articulating rings: How shape governs the function of seahorse tails
M.M. Porter*1, D. Adriaens2, R.L. Hatton3, M.A. Meyers4, J. McKittrick4
1Clemson University, USA, 2Ghent University, Belgium, 3Oregon State University, USA, 4University of California, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Session 1 – Articulated Structures and Dermal Armour  -  18:00-19:15
18:15-18:30
Assessment of machinability of dental ceramics using nanoindentation 
A-R. Alao, L. Yin*
James Cook University, Australia
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Bacterial biofilm elimination using localised surface plasmon resonance generated heat
M. Pihl*, M. Hulander, M. Andersson
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Bearing surface damage of anatomical and reverse total shoulder replacements: retrieval analysis across fixation designs and UHMWPE composition
L.M. Malito*1, N.B. Bonnheim1, F.A. Ansari1, S.C. Chou1, S.G. Gunther2, T.N. Norris3, M.R. Ries4, L.P. Pruitt1
1University of California, USA, 2Martha Jefferson Hospital, USA, 3San Francisco Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Clinic, USA, 4Tahoe Fracture & Orthopedic Medical Clinic, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Bifurcation of the formation and force generation of polymerizing actin networks
Q. Zhu*1, A. Liu2, Y. Lin1
1The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2University of Michigan, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 8 – Cells  -  19:00-20:30
19:45-20:00
Bioactivity and mechanical stability of Ti6Al4V implant superplastically embedded with hydroxyapatite (HA) in rats
H. Mohd Khalid*, I. Jauhari, H.A. Mohd Wali
University of Malaya, Malaysia
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Biocompatibility improvement of wet electrospun biodegradable polyurethane elastomer scaffold with omental flap
T. Uchibori*1,2, W.R. Wagner1
1University of Pittsburgh, USA, 2Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 4 – Bioresorbable and Bioactive Materials  -  19:00-20:15
19:15-19:30
Biocorrosion and Characterization of Alloys used in Dental and Orthopaedic Surgery
A. Mohamed
Memorial University, Canada
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Bioinspired design of roughened microplatelets to control the mechanical interlocking in structural composites
D. Carnelli*, R. Libanori, T.P. Niebel, M. Binelli, W. Yang, A.R. Studart
ETH, Switzerland
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 7 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
11.15-11:30
Bio-inspired interfacial materials with super-wettability  
L. Jiang1
1Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2Beihang University, China
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Plenary Session 2  -  08:00-09:40
Bio-inspired material design: Modeling of a biological material "nacre"
N.S. Al-Maskari*, D.A. McAdams, J.N. Reddy
Texas A&M University, USA
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 16 – Experiments & Modelling  -  09:00-11:00
09:45-10:00
Bio-inspired materials achieved by design, optimization and manufacturing
Z. Qin*, M.J. Buehler
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 7 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
11.45-12:00
Bioinspired study on the mechanical performance of helicoidal fiber structures
B. Ribbans*, T. Tan
The University of Vermont, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Biological responses of interface between new bioglasses using HOC and HGE as evaluated by TEM
H. Oguchi*, Y. karube, K. Ishikawa, Y. Yamauchi, A. Ravaglioli
Tsurumi University, Japan
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Biomechanical contribution of elastin to the healing of ultraviolet-irradiated skin in hairless mice 
E. Yamamoto*, Y. Susaki, S. Nishi, K. Takemori, H. Ito
Kinki University, Japan
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Biomechanics of fibroblast-compacted collagen gels investigated under fibrillar framework
Z. Feng*1, T. Nakamura1, D. Sato1, T. Kosawada1, T. Kitajima2, M. Umezu3
1Yamagata University, Japan, 2Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Malaysia, 3Waseda University, Japan
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Bio-nano hybrid composites: Paving the way to stiffer, stronger and tougher materials  
H.D. Wagner
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Plenary Session 8  -  08:00-09:00
Biophoton emission of protein and fat specimens from the sirloin of a Chitosan-fed pig reactive oxygen species
H.W. Shin*1, J.S. Yoo1,2, B.S. Cheun1,3
1Soonchunhyang University, Republic of Korea, 2The Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea, Republic of Korea, 3Research Center of Cheun Soo WooriNe Hospital Biodrug, Republic of Korea
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Bioresorbable grafts for congenital heart disease
T.R. Welch*1, A.C. Goodfriend1, A. Nair2, S.R. Veeram Reddy1, A. Nugent1, K. Guleserian1, J.M. Forbess1, C. Thomas1
1University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas, USA, 2University of Texas at Arlington, USA, 3University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Bismuth germanate oxide (BGO) and Europium-activated hydroxyapatite nanoparticles as precursors of biolabels for medical applications
M.J. Oviedo*1, O.E. Contreras1, Y. Rosenstein2, R. Vazquez-Duhalt1, Z.S. Macedo3, G.G. Carbajal-Arizaga4, G.A. Hirata1
1Centro de Nanociencias y Nanotecnología-UNAM, Mexico, 2Instituto de Biotecnología-UNAM, Mexico, 3Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Brazil, 4Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Bone micro-mechanical properties related to mimetic aging processes
Y. Shibata*1, N. Maruyama1, Y. Tanimoto2, K. Maki1, T. Miyazaki1
1Showa University School of Dentistry, Japan, 2Nihon University School of Denitstry at Matsudo, Japan
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 13 – Bone and Teeth II  -  11:00-12:30
11.30-11:45
Bone’s adaptation to mechanical strain gradients
A.K. Tiwari*, J. Prasad
Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, India
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Building idealized structures to explain biology
M.M. Porter*, S.D. Nath, J.D. Holt
Clemson University, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Cell adhesion and growth of human endothelial cells on PEO surface functionalized with biomimetic oligopeptides
J. Musílková*1, V. Proks2, L. Baáková1
1Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic, 2The Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Cell adhesion to the surfaces with different spatial distribution of adhesion peptide clusters
J. Havlikova*1, E. Mazl Chanova2, P. Knotek3, L. Machova2, O. Pop-Georgievski2, V. Proks2, J. Kucka2, L. Bacakova1, F. Rypacek2
1Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic, 2Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry AS CR, Czech Republic, 3University of Pardubice and the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry AS CR, Czech Republic
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Cell mechanics approaches for cancer diagnosis & personalized medicine
C.T. Lim
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Plenary Session 6  -  08:00-08:30
Cell morphology analysis - A solution to obtain intrinsic cell modulus
Y. Yangben1, N.J. Lin2, J.L. Zhong1, M.Y.M. Chiang2, L. Yang*1
1Chongqing University, China, 2National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Changes in insertion resistance of skin tissues induced by mechanophysical stimuli
S. Park*, J. Kim, K. Nam, S-H. Yoon
Inha University, Republic of Korea
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 6 –Biological Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
11.30-11:45
Changes in whole lens viscoelasticity due to age, refilling and capsular opacification
P.K. Sharma*, L.M. Nibourg, S.A. Koopmans, T.G. van Kooten
University of Groningen and University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 6 –Biological Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
10.30-10:45
Changes of mechanical properties of the human cornea following UVA crosslinking
J. Nohava*1, M. Swain2,3, P. Eberwein3
1Anton Paar, Switzerland, 2Kuwait University, Kuwait, 3University of Freiburg, Germany
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 6 –Biological Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
10.45-11:00
Characterisation of a novel light-activated adhesive scaffold to be used for device attachment
M. Ark*1, G. Tran2, P.H. Cosman3,4, P. Boughton1, C.R. Dunstan1
1The University of Sydney, Australia, 2University of New South Wales, Australia, 3University of Western Sydney, School of Medicine, Australia, 4Liverpool Hospital, Australia
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 12 – Biomedical Devices II  -  11:00-12:30
11.45-12:00
Characteristics of organic matrix proteins in biogenic shell tissue forunderstanding the biocompatible mechanism at the bone-nacre interface
Y-W. Kim
Yonsei University, Republic of Korea
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Characterization of bionic mineralization acidic enamel with mesoporous bioactive glass in natural oral saliva
Z.H. Dong*1,2, F. Liu2, P. Chen2
1Chengdu University, China, 2Stanford University, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 4 – Bioresorbable and Bioactive Materials  -  19:00-20:15
19:45-20:00
Characterization of hydroxyapatite/β-tricalcium phosphate composites fabricated by Pulse Electric Current Sintering
S. Kobayashi*1, T. Izawa1, T. Murakoshi1, Y. Kogo2
1Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan, 2Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 13 – Bone and Teeth II  -  11:00-12:30
11.00-11:15
Characterization of rupture process in rabbit patellar tendon under dynamic tensile load by acoustic emission technique
F. Matsuoka*1, S. Wakayama2, T. Sakai3, E. Yamamoto4
1Graduate School of Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan, 2Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan, 3Saitama University, Japan, 4Kinki University, Japan
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Characterization of the mechanical behaviour of occlusal surfaces of dugong cheekteeth using nanoindentation and atomic force microscopy
Y. Froese1,2, H. Marsh1, L. Yin*1
1James Cook University, Australia, 2University of Applied Sciences Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 15 – Bone and Teeth III  -  18:30-19:45
19:15-19:30
Coating modulus and crack resistance improvement with calcium phosphate-polymer composites on magnesium substrate for implant application
S. Kaabi Falahieh Asl*1,2, S. Nemeth1, M.J. Tan2
1Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore, 2Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Comparison of nanoindentation, pipette aspiration, and compression for measuring mechanical properties of soft biomaterials
D.M. Ebenstein*, K.T. Tong, R. Blaho, C.M. Buffinton
Bucknell University, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Comparison of tricalcium phosphate/camphene based porous scaffolds formed at various freezing conditions by freeze casting method
G. Singh*, S. Santhanakrishnan
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Compressive failure of haversian bone using spring network model
A. Mayya*1, P. Praveen1, A. Banerjee1, R. Rajesh2
1Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, 2The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, India
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 15 – Bone and Teeth III  -  18:30-19:45
18:45-19:00
Compressive fatigue of synthetic soft bio-polymers in solution
A.T. Miller*1, D.L. Safranski2, K.E. Smith2, R.E. Guldberg1, K. Gall2,3
1Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, 2Medshape Inc., USA, 3Duke University, USA
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 19 – Biomaterials  -  11:15-12:00
11.30-11:45
Computational investigation of the degradation of biodegradable polyesters for applications in medical device design
R. Shine, R. Shirazi, C.A. Sweeney, N. Kelly*, Y.A. Rochev, P.E. McHugh
National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Contact dynamic mechanical analyses of compliant materials
S.A. Syed Asif*, D.D. Stauffer
Hysitron, USA
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 16 – Experiments & Modelling  -  09:00-11:00
09.00-09:15
Core-shell iron oxide nanoparticles: Synthesis, stabilization, functionalization and application
A. Lassenberger*1, T. Gruenewald1, A. Scheberl1, A. Stadlbauer2, H. Lichtenegger1, E. Reimhult1
1University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria, 2Medical University, Austria
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Corrosion behaviour of CoCrMo retrievals: A comparison after retrieval and after subsequent solution annealing
B. Mitevski*2, J. Knoblich1, A. Fischer1
1University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, 2BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Cortex elasticity and actin density
X.X. Sun*, A.H.W. Ngan
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 8 – Cells  -  19:00-20:30
20:15-20:30
Degradation behavior of starch-based biodegradable composites
H. Takagi
Tokushima University, Japan
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Deposition of Polymer/Bioactive glass (Polymer/BG) coatings with local drug delivery capability by means of electrophoretic deposition
S. Kaabi Falahieh Asl*1,3, A.R. Boccaccini2, S. Nemeth1, M.J. Tan3
1Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore, 2University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 3Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 4 – Bioresorbable and Bioactive Materials  -  19:00-20:15
20:00-20:15
Developing strength and toughness in bio-inspired silicon carbide / polymer composites
B. Gludovatz*1, V. Naglieri1, A.P. Tomsia1, R.O. Ritchie1,2
1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA, 2University of California, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 3 – Bioinspired Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
11.15-11:30
Development and verification of a reciprocating wear test method for dental materials
K.R. Mehzabeen*1, P.C. Boughton1, E.F. Schmiele1, A. Sureshkumar2, M. Guazzato3, A.J. Ruys1
1University of Sydney, Australia, 2Biometic Pty Ltd, Australia, 3Westmead Hospital, Australia
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Development of a new taxis assay using three-dimensional patterns
H. Sunami*1, I. Yokota2, K. Oshiro1, H. Nakasone1, Y. Igarashi2
1University of Ryukyus, Japan, 2Hokkaido University, Japan
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Development of cell micropatterning technique aiming for creating the artificial cellular tissue
Y. Nakashima*, Y. Yamamoto, Y. Hikichi, Y. Nakanishi
Kumamoto University, Japan
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 8 – Cells  -  19:00-20:30
19:00-19:15
Development of implant for fixation of spinous process using shape memory alloy and polymer
Y.J. Yum*1, J.H. Kang2
1University of Ulsan, Republic of Korea, 2Kang & Park Medical, Republic of Korea
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Development of longitudinal evaluation system for cultured cartilage during cultivation with the electrical impedance method
K. Mori*1, Y. Morita2, E. Nakamachi2
1Doshisha University Graduate School, Japan, 2Dushisha University, Japan
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Diatom-based porous plates synthesized by freeze casting for efficient oil/water separation
Y.H. Lo*, H.K. Chang, C.Y. Yang, P.Y. Chen
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Discerning nanoconfinement effects in bioinspired nanocomposites through predictive multi-scale simulations
S. Keten et al
Northwestern University, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 3 – Bioinspired Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
10.45-11:00
Discrete element modeling of material behaviors of bio-microstructure
M.Q. Chandler*, J.C. Cheng, M.A. Hopkins
U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Effect of aging and menopause on ligament mechanics
G.M. Thornton*, D.B. Lemmex, Y. Ono, C.R. Reno, D.A. Hart, I.K.Y. Lo
University of Calgary, Canada
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Effect of aging on MMPs and TIMPs in knee joint articular cartilage and meniscus: Potential contributor to age-related changes in mechanics
G.M. Thornton*, N.C. Rollick, D.B. Lemmex, Y. Ono, C.R. Reno, D.A. Hart, I.K.Y. Lo
University of Calgary, Canada
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 10 – Biomedical Devices I  -  08:30-10:00
08.30-08:45
Effect of glass thickness and infiltration depth in zirconia on the shear bond strength between zirconia and layered porcelain
E.K. Yim*, K.J. Jang, G.J. Oh, S.W. Park
Chonnam National University, Republic of Korea
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Effect of surface porosity on the mechanical properties and osseointegration of high strength biomedical polymers
N.T. Evans*1, F.B. Torstrick1, C.S.D. Lee2, K.M. Dupont3, D.L. Safranski3, W.A. Chang2, A. Lin1, R.E. Guldberg1, K. Gall1
1Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, 2Vertera, USA, 3MedShape, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 11 – Bone and Teeth I  -  08:30-10:00
09.30-09:45
Effect of thermal cycling on tensile property of biocomposite materials using polylactic acid resin
H. Katogi*, K. Takemura, M. Akiyama
Kanagawa University, Japan
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Effects of compressive stimulation on extracellular matrix structure of chondrocyte-agarose construct
T. Inoue*1, Y. Morita2, E. Nakamachi2
1Doshisha University Graduate School, Japan, 2Doshisha University, Japan
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 13 – Bone and Teeth II  -  11:00-12:30
11.45-12:00
Effects of demographics and risk factors on the elastic strain energy of human superficial femoral arteries
A. Seas*, J. MacTaggart, A. Kamenskiy
University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Effects of lindenmayer system parameters on the engineered tissue designs
O. Yasar*, J. Tam
CUNY-New York City College of Technology, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Effects of myrrh on the strength of suture materials: An in vitro study
M.A. Alshehri*1, J.K. Basskaradoss2, D.N. Tatakis3
1King Khaled University Hospital, Saudi Arabia, 2NGH, Saudi Arabia, 3Ohio State University, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Effects of stenting on the natural limb flexion-induced deformations of the human femoropopliteal artery
A. Desyatova*, J. MacTaggart, C. Lomneth, Y. Dzenis, A. Kamenskiy
University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 12 – Biomedical Devices II  -  11:00-12:30
11.30-11:45
Endothelialization of elastomers for cardiovascular implants
L. Bernardi*, B.J. Bachmann, V. Marina, A. Ferrari, E. Mazza
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ), Switzerland
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Energy efficient drinking water production through biomimicry
S. Isaksson*, F. Höök, M. Andersson
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 12 – Biomedical Devices II  -  11:00-12:30
10.45-11:00
Engineered neural tissue with neural stem cells for peripheral nerve regeneration in rat
H.Y. Lee, Y.N. Lee*, S. Yi
Yonsei University, Republic of Korea
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Evaluation of antibacterial activity of plasma-nitriding and anodizing on titanium
M.K. Ji*, S.W. Park, K.D. Yun, G.J. Oh, H.S. Kim, H.P. Lim
Chonnam National University, Republic of Korea
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Evaluation of chondrocyte damage and cellular response in cultured cartilage caused by impact hydrostatic pressure
T. Ikeda*1, Y. Morita2, E. Nakamachi2
1Doshisha University Graduate School, Japan, 2Doshisha University, Japan
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Evaluation of the shear bond strength of dental porcelain to Zr-14Nb alloy with low magnetic susceptibility
A. Takaichi*, Y. Kajima, T. Yasue, H. Doi, H. Takahashi, T. Hanawa, N. Wakabayashi
Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Evidence of cell-induced corrosion in reverse total shoulder implants
N. Bonnheim*1, S. Chou1, T. Norris2, L. Pruitt1
1University of California, USA, 2San Francisco Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Clinic, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Experimental investigations on microstructures and mechanical properties of white yak horns
L.B. Zhao1, Y.N. Wang*1, J.Y. Zhang2, X.H. Shi1, Q.F. Cheng1
1Beihang University, China, 2Chongqing University, China
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Extraction of Kirschner (K-) wire and reference probe indentation as predictors of bone quality
D.M. Ebenstein*1, S.C. Denning1, R.C. Pisano III1, T.R. Bowen2, E.A. Kennedy1
1Bucknell University, USA, 2Geisinger Health System, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Fabrication and characterization of ice-templated Alumina/Zr-based bulk metallic glass for bioinspired materials
A. Wat*1,3, J.I. Lee2, E.S. Park2, R.O. Ritchie1,3
1University of California, USA, 2Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, 3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 7 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
10.30-10:45
Fabrication of β-tricalcium phosphate/polymer composite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering
S.A. Park*, J.H. Lee, W.D. Kim
Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, Republic of Korea
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Fabrication of fiber scaffold with chondrocyte-enclosing alginate fiber for cartilage regeneration
Y. Niida*1, Y. Morita2, E. Nakamachi2
1Doshisha University Graduate School, Japan, 2Doshisha University, Japan
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 10 – Biomedical Devices I  -  08:30-10:00
08.45-09:00
Fabrication of lindenmayer system-based designed engineered scaffolds using uv-maskless photolithography
O. Yasar
CUNY-New York City College of Technology, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Failure issues in body armors
F.G. Torres
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Session 1 – Articulated Structures and Dermal Armour  -  18:00-19:15
18:45-19:00
Fascia mechanics in striated muscle contraction
M. Léonard, D. Rancourt*
Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 16 – Experiments & Modelling  -  09:00-11:00
09.15-09:30
Fatigue behaviour of surface-treated Titanium and Ti6Al4V for biomedical implants
J. Bris*1, J. Pavon2, D. Perez1
1Universidad del Norte, Colombia, 2Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 9 – Metals in Biomedical Applications II  -  19:00-20:30
20:00-20:15
Fatigue resistance of Co-Cr-Mo alloy clasps fabricated by selective laser melting process
Y. Kajima*1, A. Takaichi1, T. Nakamoto2, T. Kimura2, M. Ashida1, H. Doi1, N. Nomura3, T. Hanawa1, H. Takahashi1, N. Wakabayashi1
1Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan, 2Technology Research Institute of Osaka Prefecture, Japan, 3Tohoku University, Japan
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 5 – Metals in Biomedical Applications I  -  19:00-20:15
19:30-19:45
Fiber-reinforced composite –bioactive  glass cranioplasty implant: Impact of blood penetration to the histological features in vivo
P.K. Vallittu*1, K.M.J. Aitsalo2, S.M. Syrjänen1, J.P. Posti2
1University of Turku, Finland, 2Turku University Hospital, Finland
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 9 – Metals in Biomedical Applications II  -  19:00-20:30
20:15-20:30
Flexural properties of glass fiber-reinforced thermoplastics for removable partial dentures
M. Nagakura*, Y. Tanimoto, M. Teshima, H. Teshima, N. Nishiyama et al
Nihon University, Japan
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Force enhancement of the frog skeletal muscle caused by hydrostatic pressure
Y. Tamura*1, A. Ito1, M. Saito2
1Suzuka National College of Technology, Japan, 2Yonago National College of Technology, Japan
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Fracture mode control: A bio-inspired strategy to combat catastrophic damage
H. Yao
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 7 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
11.00-11:15
Glycated crosslinking of collagen in blood vessels - correlating fluorescence and micromechanics
P.C. Twigg*, Y. Ryabenkova, C.A. Grant
University of Bradford, UK
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Gradients in nanotopography for studying protein conformation and cell attachment on nanostructured biomaterials
M.H. Hulander*, M.A. Andersson
Chalmers, Sweden
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Heterogeneous load distributions in cortical bone revealed by diffraction tomography
M.E. Birkbak1, B. Svane-Boysen1, S. Frølich1, S.R. Stock2, J.S. Park3, P. Kenesei3, H. Birkedal*2
1Aarhus University, Denmark, 2Northwestern University, USA, 3Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 11 – Bone and Teeth I  -  08:30-10:00
09.15-09:30
Heterotopic ossification: Investigating the cellular effects of blast overpressure using a tissue-engineered 3D model
A. Iordachescu*1,2, P. Hulley2, H. Amin3, S. Rankin3, L. Grover1
1University of Birmingham, UK, 2University of Oxford, UK, 3Imperial College London, UK
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 11 – Bone and Teeth I  -  08:30-10:00
08.45-09:00
High strength beta titanium alloys for load-bearing implants achieved by interstitial strengthening
M. Janecek*1, J. Stráský1, I. Kopová2, P. Harcuba1, M. Landa2, L. Bacáková2
1Charles University, Czech Republic, 2Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 9 – Metals in Biomedical Applications II  -  19:00-20:30
19:45-20:00
How cuticle growth affects the mechanical properties and failure mode of an insect's tibia
E. Parle*, C. Dooley, D. Taylor
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 6 –Biological Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
12.00-12:15
How nature tunes the hierarchical and mechanical features of a biomineralized spring
M. Tadayon*, S. Amini, A. Miserez
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 2 – Biological Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
10.30-10:45
Human adipose stem cells improve mechanical allodynia and enhance functional recovery in a rat model of neuropathic pain
H.Y. Lee*1, H.L. Lee1, Y.Y. Yun1, J.S. Kim1, Y. Ha1, D.H. Yoon1, S.H. Lee2, D.A. Shin1
1Yonsei University, Republic of Korea, 2CHA University, Republic of Korea
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Human adipose-derived stem cells on the micro-patterned hydrogel enhance nerve regeneration in a rat model of crushing sciatic nerve injury
H.L. Lee*1, H.Y. Lee1, Y. Ha1, S. Yi1, K.N. Kim1, D.H. Yoon1, G.Y. Tae2, D.A. Shin1
1Yonsei University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea, 2Gwangju Instisute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Hybrid elastic hydrogels from solution self-assembly of chitin nanofibers in a methacryloyl-substituted gelatin (GelMA) matrix
P. Hassanzadeh*1, X. Zhang1, R. Rosenzweig1, M. Kazemzadeh2,3, N. Annabi2,3, A. Khademhosseini2,3, M. Rolandi1
1University of Washington, USA, 2Harvard University, USA, 3Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 7 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
11.30-11:45
Impact behaviour of fish scales
A. Ossa*1, S. Jaramillo1, S. Estrada1, D. Arola2
1Universidad Eafit, Colombia, 2University of Washington, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 4 – Bioresorbable and Bioactive Materials  -  19:00-20:15
19:00-19:15
Improvement of mechanical properties of hydrogel from ventricular extracellular matrix by carbodiimide crosslinker
K. Fujita*1, Z. Feng1, D. Sato1, T. Nakamura1, T. Kosawada1, Y. Shiraishi2, M. Umezu3
1Yamagata University, Japan, 2Tohoku University, Japan, 3Waseda University, Japan
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
In situ longitudinal pre-stretch in the human femoropopliteal artery
A. Kamenskiy*, A. Seas, A. Desyatova, P. Deegan, G. Bowen, J. MacTaggart
University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 6 –Biological Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
11.00-11:15
In vitro osteogenic differentiation and in vivo biomechanics of surface porous PEEK implants
F.B. Torstrick*1, N.T. Evans1, K.M. Dupont2, C.S.D. Lee3, D.L. Safranski2, W.A. Chang3, H.Y. Stevens1, A.S.P. Lin1, K. Gall1, R.E. Guldberg1
1Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, 2Medshape, Inc., USA, 3VerteraSpine, Inc., USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
In vivo fracture of a cobalt chromium femoral stem
H. Gramling1, N. Bonnheim*1, M. Ries2, S. Shukla2, L. Pruitt1
1University of California, USA, 2Tahoe Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Influence of processing conditions on the evolution of beta phase in porous Ti-Nb-Ta-Zr alloys prepared from elemental powder
I.J. Davies*1, A.W. Nugroho2, G. Leadbeater1
1Curtin University, Australia, 2Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Influence of thermal cycling on flexural properties of glass fiber-reinforced thermoplastics for orthdontic wires
Y. Tanimoto*1, M. Nagakura1, N. Nishiyama1, Y. Shibata2, N. Minami1, M. Yamaguchi1 et al
1Nihon University, Japan, 2Showa University, Japan
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Investigation on the properties of multifunctional Ti-based alloy for load bearing implant development
I. Peter*, M. Rosso
Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 5 – Metals in Biomedical Applications I  -  19:00-20:15
20:00-20:15
Jawbone characteristics in post head radiation receiving orthodontic treatment: An animal study
T. Brosh*, H. Dorchin-Ashkenazi, Y. Gabet, H. Dorchin, T. Ostrovsky-Chibel, M. Vered
Tel Aviv University, Israel
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Lightweight biological composites: The mechanics of how function relates to structure in the feather vane and feather inspired designs
T.N. Sullivan*1, S.A. Herrera2, D. Kisailus2, V.A. Lubarda1, M.A. Meyers1
1University of California, USA, 2University of California, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Loading regimen differentially modulates gene expression around implants
R.M. Wazen1, J.B. Brunski2, J. Helms2, A. Nanci*1
1Université de Montréal, Canada, 2Stanford University, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 10 – Biomedical Devices I  -  08:30-10:00
19:30-19:45
Long time tracking mesenchymal stem cells adipogenic and chondrogenic differentiation by photostable fluorescent bioresorbable nanoparticles
S.Y. Liu*, L.M. Tay, S. Huang, R. Anggara, Y.J. Chuah, M.F. Wang, Y.J. Kang
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 8 – Cells  -  19:00-20:30
20:00-20:15
Low friction and high strength of Co-Cr alloy and SUS316L tubing by UNSM technique for biomedical applications
A. Amanov*1, H.D. Kim1, S.W. Lee1, D.E. Kim2, Y.S. Pyun1
1Sun Moon University, Republic of Korea, 2Yonsei University, Republic of Korea
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Magnesium implants and their impact on bone mineralization - What we can learn from x-ray imaging at the bone-implant interface
T.A. Grünewald*1, H. Rennhofer1, M. Meischel1, B. Hesse2, M. Burghammer2,3, S.E. Stanzl-Tschegg1, M. Cotte2, J.F. Löffler4, A.M. Weinberg5, H.C. Lichtenegger1
1University of Natrual Resources and Life Sciences, Austria, 2European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France, 3Ghent University, Belgium, 4ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 5Medical University Graz, Austria
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 4 – Bioresorbable and Bioactive Materials  -  19:00-20:15
19:30-19:45
Magnetic force rheometer: A new tool for tissue mechanical characterization
F. Mazuel*1, M. Reffay1, C. Gay1,2, J.C. Bacri1, C. Wilhelm1,2
1Université Paris Diderot, France, 2CNRS, France
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 8 – Cells  -  19:00-20:30
19:30-19:45
Marine biosilica as a tool to understand the therapeutic benefit of silica in bone repair
P.J. Walsh*1,4, M. Julius2, S.A. Clarke1, P.B. Messersmith3,4
1Queen's University Belfast, UK, 2St. Cloud State University Minnesota, USA, 3University of California, USA, 4Northwestern, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 11 – Bone and Teeth I  -  08:30-10:00
09.00-09:15
Mars urchin: A bioinspired sediment sampler based on the mouthpiece of a sea urchin
M.B. Frank*1, S.E. Naleway1, J-Y. Jung1, T.S. Wirth2, K.N. Sato2, J.R.A. Taylor2, J. McKittrick1
1University of California, USA, 2Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Measuring locust tibia cuticle layers to study mechanical properties and repair
C. Dooley*, E. Parle, D. Taylor
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 2 – Biological Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
11.00-11:15
Measuring the viscoelastic and adhesion properties of neurite by forced peeling
Z. Gong*, H. Liu, R. You, R.C.C. Chang, Y. Lin
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Mechanical and microstructural characterization of rabbit menisci following ACLT using a combined experimental and numerical approach
A. Levillain*1, C. Boulocher2, S. Kaderli3 et al
1Ecole Centrale Lyon, France, 2Veterinary Campus of VetAgro Sup, France, 3University of Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland, 4CHU Lariboisière Saint Louis, France
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Mechanical assessment of human articular cartilage issued from asymptomatic & total knee replacement donors
I.H. Hadjab1,2, S.S. Sim1,2, A.C. Chevrier1, E.Q. Quenneville2, M.G. Garon*2, M.B. Buschmann1
1Polytechnique Montreal, Canada, 2Biomomentum Inc, Canada
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Mechanical behavior of additively manufactured porous biomaterials
A.A. Zadpoor
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 9 – Metals in Biomedical Applications II  -  19:00-20:30
19:00-19:30
Mechanical characterization of air-impedance electrospun templates
G.E. Schreyack, S.L. Speer, G.L. Bowlin*
University of Memphis, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Mechanical effects of shear-thinning hydrogel biomaterial with endothelial progenitor cells on infarcted myocardium under dynamic loading conditions
A. Trubelja*, A.C. Gaffey, B.R. Freedman, R.V. Soopan, M.H. Chen, C.M. Venkataraman, J.A. Burdick, P. Atluri
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Mechanical manifestations of hierarchy in healthy and osteogenesis imperfecta bone
K.S. Katti*, D.R. Katti
North Dakota State University, USA
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Plenary Session 8  -  08:00-09:00
Mechanical properties of porous Ti-Nb-Ta-Zr alloys prepared from elemental powders, in relation to phase balance and porosity levels developed
G. Leadbeater*1, A.W. Nugroho2, I.J. Davies1
1Curtin University, Australia, 2Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 17 – Biomaterials  -  09:00-11:00
10:00-10:15
Mechanical properties of silkworm silk
Y. Cheng*, Y.W. Zhang
Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 6 –Biological Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
12.15-12:30
Mechanical reinforcement of proteins with polymer conjugation
S. Keten*, E. DeBenedictis, E. Hamed
Northwestern University, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 6 –Biological Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
10.15-10:30
Mechanics of cellular uptake of and responses to one- and two-dimensional nanomaterials
H. Gao
Brown University, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Plenary Session 2  -  08:00-09:40
Mechanics of mechanochemically responsive elastomers
Q. Wang*1,2, X. Zhao2, G. Gossweiler3, S. Craig3
1University of Southern California, USA, 2MIT, USA, 3Duke University, USA
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 18 – Experiments & Modelling  -  11:15-12:00
11.15-11:30
Mechanics of Morphogenesis in rightward brain torsion of chick embryonic development
Z. Chen*1, Q. Guo2, E. Dai3, N. Forsch4, L. Taber3
1Dartmouth College, USA, 2Fujian Institute of Technology, China, 3Washington University, USA, 4University of California, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Mechanisms of damage evolution in horse tendons under cylic loading conditions
C. Freitag, A. Ohrndorf*, H-J. Christ
Universität Siegen, Germany
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 2 – Biological Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
12.15-12:30
Mesoscopically ordered bone mimetic nanocomposites
A.K. Rajasekharan*, W. He, A.T. Bagha, M. Andersson
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 11 – Bone and Teeth I  -  08:30-10:00
08.30-08:45
Microfluidic fabrication of calcium alginate micro-beads and their crosslinking process
R. Nakamura*, M.L. Cordero, H. Palza, M.G. Retamales
Universidad de Chile, Chile
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Microstrain of crystal hydroxy apatite from fluorosis enamel
A. Imron Nasution
Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Microstructure and impact resistance of horn and hoof
W. Huang*1, A. Zaheri2, H. Espinosa2, M.A. Meyers1, J. McKittrick1
1University of California, USA, 2Northwestern University, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Microstructures and mechanical properties study of metallic biomaterials - A review
N.S. Manam, W.S.W. Harun*, K. Kadirgama, T. Kurniawan, M.F.F.A. Rashid
Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 5 – Metals in Biomedical Applications I  -  19:00-20:15
19:15-19:30
Mimetic bone through 3D printed templating of freeze casting
S.E. Naleway*, M. Ix, M.A. Meyers, J. McKittrick
University of California, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Molecular dynamics simulations on the conformation changes of keratin coiled-coil structure due to point mutations
J.J. Yeo*, Y. Cheng, Y.W. Zhang
Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 16 – Experiments & Modelling  -  09:00-11:00
09.30-09:45
Molecular interactions of peptidomimetics to model protein and cell structures as well as to elucidate and modulate pharmacological barriers
C. Staat1, S. Dabrowski1, H. Wolburg2, B. Brodin3, M. Campbell4, M. Deli5, I.E. Blasig*1
1Leibniz-Community, Germany, 2University Tübingen, Germany, 3University Copenhagen, Denmark, 4Trinity College, Ireland, 5Hungarian Academie of Sciences, Hungary
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Morphometrically-tuned bending stiffness in flexible, fish scale-inspired composites
S. Varshney*1, K. Zolotovsky1, M. Boyce1,2, C. Ortiz1
1Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 2Columbia University, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Session 1 – Articulated Structures and Dermal Armour  -  18:00-19:15
18:30-18:45
Multiaxial mechanical properties of the human myocardium including its microstructure
G. Sommer*1, M. Andrä2, G.A. Holzapfel1
1Graz University of Technology, Austria, 2Klinikum Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 16 – Experiments & Modelling  -  09:00-11:00
10:00-10:15
Multi-field analyses of cell adhesion to substrate materials with various stiffness
J.Y. Huang, C.Y. Xiong, J. Fang*
Peking University, China
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 5 – Metals in Biomedical Applications I  -  19:00-20:15
19:45-20:00
Multiphoton imaging and mechanobiological modelling of the urinary bladder
J. Hornsby*1, D. Daly2, D. Grundy2, A. Robertson3, L. Birder3, M. Thompson1, P. Watton2,4
1University of Oxford, UK, 2University of Sheffield, UK, 3University of Pittsburgh, USA, 4INSIGNEO, UK
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 16 – Experiments & Modelling  -  09:00-11:00
11:45-12:00
Multi-physics testing of zirconia toughened alumina (ZTA) hip implants. Reaching the correlation between the in vitro and in vivo concerning degradations: Wear and ageing?
A. Perrichon*1, J. Geringer1, J. Chevalier2, B. Reynard3, F. Farizon4
1Mines de Saint-Etienne, France, 2Université de Lyon, France, 3Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France, 4CHU Saint-Etienne, France
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 10 – Biomedical Devices I  -  08:30-10:00
09.00-09:15
Multi-scale composite biomaterial for osteotendinous repair
W.K. Grier, L.C. Mozdzen, A. Moy, B.A.C. Harley*
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 15 – Bone and Teeth III  -  18:30-19:45
19:00-19:15
Multiscale mechanical characterization of dental hard tissues: Enamel and dentin
E.D. Yilmaz*1, L.E. Bertassoni2, M.V. Swain3, G.A. Schneider1
1Hamburg University of Technology, Germany, 2Oregon Health and Science University, USA, 3Kuwait University, Kuwait
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 13 – Bone and Teeth II  -  11:00-12:30
10.45-11:00
Multiscale modelling of normal and brittle bone collagen: Molecular origin of brittle bone disease
S.W. Chang*1,2, B. Depalle3, M.J. Buehler2
1National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 3Imperial College London, UK
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Multiscale modelling of structure-mechanics relationships of biological fibrous materials
Z. Qin*, M.J. Buehler
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 16 – Experiments & Modelling  -  09:00-11:00
10.30-10:45
Nacre-inspired composites by sedimentation in nano-suspension followed by sintering and infiltration
S. Behr*1, M. Blankenburg2, T. Looschen1, C. Laas1, M. Leonhardt1, M. Müller2, A. Schreyer2, G.A. Schneider1
1Hamburg University of Technology, Germany, 2Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 12 – Biomedical Devices II  -  11:00-12:30
11.15-11:30
Nacre-inspired laminates of laser-perforated zirconia
S. Behr*1, S. Glane1,2, A. Köllner1, L. Jungblut1, I. Scheider2, S. Bargmann1,2, G.A. Schneider1
1Hamburg University of Technology, Germany, 2Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 3 – Bioinspired Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
10.30-10:45
Nanomechanical and viscoelastic measurements in biological Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
S.V. Hohlbauch*, N.A. Geisse
Asylum Research, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 2 – Biological Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
10:15-10:30
Nature’s puncture-resistant flexible composites: Design lessons from shark skeletons
M.N. Dean*1, R. Seidel1, L. Li2, A. Hosny2, J.C. Weaver2, A. Luger1, M. Schotte3, D. Knoetel3, D. Baum3, P. Fratzl1
1Max Planck Institute, Germany, 2Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, USA, 3Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 16 – Experiments & Modelling  -  09:00-11:00
10:15-10:30
Notch fatigue in UHMWPE: A linear elastic fracture mechanics approach and implications for total joint replacement design
F. Ansari*1, B. Gludovatz2, R.O. Ritchie1,2, L.A. Pruitt1
1University of California, USA, 2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 6 –Biological Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
11.45-12:00
Novel oxygen-releasing hydrogel matrix for non-healing wounds
J.G. MacDonald*, K. Rodriguez, J. Lee, S. Penkanok
Kimberly-Clark Corporation, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 14 – Biomedical Devices III  -  18:30-19:45
19:00-19:15
Oligocrystalline microstructures in medical alloys (316L and L605): Challenges in fatigue testing
B. Mitevski*2, S. Maas1, A. Fischer1, S. Weiss2
1University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, 2BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
On non-affine mechanical properties of 3D randomly cross-linked filamentous networks
H. Hatami-Marbini
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
On the intrinsic mechanical properties of biogenic calcite
L. Li*1, M.J. Connors2, J.C. Weaver1, C. Ortiz2, J. Aizenberg1
1Harvard University, USA, 2MIT, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 2 – Biological Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
11.45-12:00
On the strain rate sensitivities of human and horse hair fibers
Y. Yu*, B. Wang, M.A. Meyers
University of California, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
On the tear resistance of skin
W. Yang*1,2, V. Sherman1, B. Gludovatz3, E. Schaible3, P. Stewart3, R.O. Ritchie3, M.A. Meyers3
1University of California, USA, 2Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, 3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 6 –Biological Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
10:00-10:15
On the toughness of nacre: Parametric modelling, 3D-printing and mechanical performance of a nacre-like composite
S. Frølich*1, J.C. Weaver2, H. Birkedal1
1Aarhus University, Denmark, 2Harvard University, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 2 – Biological Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
11.30-11:45
Optimization study of porous functionally graded biomaterial structure in hip implants
M.A. Ali*1, K.A. Alam1, S.J. Jenson1, J.H. Hoffman2
1Ohio University, USA, 2University of Alaska, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 14 – Biomedical Devices III  -  18:30-19:45
19:15-19:30
Origin of Janus-like Nanoparticle self-assembled membranes due to Sub-nanometer ligand asymmetry
S. Deshmukh, X-M. Lin, S.K.R.S. Sankaranarayanan*
Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Osteoblast response to the electrical stimulation produced by a nanogenerator device
A. Blanquer1, G. Murillo2, E. Ibañez1, L. Barrios1, J. Esteve2, C. Nogues*1
1Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, 2Centre Nacional de Microelectrònica de Barcelona, Spain
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 8 – Cells  -  19:00-20:30
19:15-19:30
Peptide analog: Biomimicry of wet adhesion and beyond
W. Wei*, J.H. Waite
University of California, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 3 – Bioinspired Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
11.45-12:00
Phase stability and selected mechanical properties of quenched Ti-15Zr-based alloys with Mo addition
D.R.N. Correa*1,2, C.R. Grandini1,2, L.A.M.S. Rocha1,2
1UNESP - São Paulo State University, Brazil, 2Brazilian Branch of Institute of Biomaterials, Tribocorrosion and Nanomedicine, Brazil
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Pixel value ratio measurement and finite element prediction of safe fixator removal for patients with comminuted tibial fractures
J. Concannon1, R. Hurley2, J. McCabe2, N. Kelly*1
1National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland, 2Galway University Hospital, Ireland
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Polysialic acid-poloycapralactone amphilic nanocarriers: Synthesis, characterization, and in-vitro cytotoxicity
V.G. Deepagan*1, T. Thavasyappan1, K. Hyewon1, K. Young Mo2, P. Jae Hyung1
1Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea, 2Kyungpook National University, Republic of Korea
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Potent biomimetics that power multifunctional elastic protein-based biomaterials
A.S. Weiss
University of Sydney, Australia
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Plenary Session 5  -  18:30-19:00
11.15-11:30
Precision machining to bearing surface for artificial joint inhibits macrophage activation
Y. Nakanishi*1, N. Nishi1, H. Chikaura1, Y. Nakashima1, Y. Fujiwara1, Y. Komohara1, M. Takeya1, H. Mizuta1, H. Miura2, H. Higaki4 et al
1Kumamoto University, Japan, 2Ehime University, Japan, 3Kyushu University, Japan, 4Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Prediction of fracture toughness of human dentin
C. Montoya1, D. Arola2, A. Ossa*1
1Universidad Eafit, Colombia, 2University of Washington, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 15 – Bone and Teeth III  -  18:30-19:45
18:30-18:45
Probing the effect of bone microstructure via 3D-printing
F. Libonati*1,2, G. Gu2, Z. Qin2, L. Dimas2, L. Vergani1, M.J. Buehler2
1Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2MIT, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Proliferation and differentiation of osteoblast-like cells cultured on beta-Ti-35Nb-7Zr-6Ta alloys with various Si and/or Fe additions
I. Kopova*1, L. Bacakova1, J. Strasky1,2, P. Harcuba1,2, J. Fencl1,3
1Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic, 2Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, 3Beznoska s.r.o., Czech Republic
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Quasi-plasticity and strain hardening in the ultra damage-tolerant mantis shrimp dactyl club
S. Amini*, M. Tadayon, A. Miserez
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Raman chemical imaging tools for investigating structural complexity in collagen-based materials
A. Masic*, P. Fratzl
Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Intefaces, Germany
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 2 – Biological Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
11.15-11:30
Recluse spider's silk nanoribbons - a quasi-2d protein material with outstanding mechanical and adhesive properties
H.C. Schniepp*1, F. Vollrath2
1The College of William & Mary, USA, 2Oxford University, UK
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Plenary Session 3  -  18:30-19:00
18:30-19:00
Response of biopolymer networks governed by the physical properties of cross-linking molecules
X. Wei*1, V.B. Shenoy2, Y. Lin1
1The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2University of Pennsylvania, USA
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 18 – Experiments & Modelling  -  11:15-12:00
11:30-11:45
Response of the porcine brain tissue to repeated shear stresscreep-recovery tests
F. Boudjema*1, M. Lounis1,2, B. Khelidj1,2, N. Bessai1, K. Bekkour1,3
1University of Sciences and Technology Mohammed Bouthief, Algeria, 2University of Djillali Bounaama Khemis Miliana, Algeria, 3Université de Strasbourg-CNRS 2, France
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
River of doubt: Celebrating the Roosevelt-Rondon scientific expedition on its centennial
M.A. Meyers
University of California, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Plenary Session 1  -  17:00-18:00
Self-expanding braided bronchial stents: An experimental and computational investigation
N. Kelly*1, C.A. Sweeney1, D.G. McGrath1, K. Kurtenbach2, A.L. Thiebes3, C.G. Cornelissen3,4, S. Jockenhoevel3, B.J. O’Brien1, P.E. McHugh1
1National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland, 2RWTH Aachen University, Germany, 3RWTH Aachen University/Helmholtz-Institute, Germany, 4University Hospital Aachen, Germany
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 10 – Biomedical Devices I  -  08:30-10:00
09.15-09:30
Simulation of fatigue in bioprosthetic heart valve biomaterials
M.S. Sacks
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 17 – Biomaterials  -  09:00-11:00
09.00-09:15
Simultaneous enhancement of stiffness and ductility in nature inspired composites by controlled multi length scale NSBB organization 
J. Jancar
Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Soft network composite materials with deterministic and bio-inspired designs
Y. Huang
Northwestern University, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 3 – Bioinspired Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
11.30-11:45
Solvation effects drive the Early Stages of Self-Assembly of Peptide Amphiphile into Network of Fiber Bundles
S. Deshmukh, G. Kamath, C. Fry, S.K.R.S. Sankaranarayanan*
Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 7 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
10:00-10:15
Spider silk and bioinspired spider silks with multi-gradient surfaces on wettability
Y. Zheng
Beihang University, China
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 3 – Bioinspired Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
12.00-12:15
Spines of the porcupine fish: Structure, composition, and mechanical properties
F.Y. Su*1, E.A. Bushong1, T.J. Deerinck1, S. Herrera2, K. Seo1, O.A. Graeve1, D. Kisailus2, J.M. McKittrick1
1University of California, USA, 2University of California, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Staggered structure and protein viscosity together enhance the stress wave attenuation in bone
M. Qwamizadeh*1,2, K. Zhou1, Z. Zhang2, Y.W. Zhang2
1Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2Institute of High Performance Computing (A*STAR), Singapore
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 13 – Bone and Teeth II  -  11:00-12:30
11.15-11:30
Strength and failure of eggshells
E.N. Hahn*1, V.R. Sherman1, D.J. Fernandes2, M.A. Meyers1, A. Pissarenko1
1University of California, USA, 2Military Institute of Engineering, Brazil
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Stress-strain response under spherical nanoindentation of bleached tooth enamel
R. Tanaka*, Y. Shibata, T. Miyazaki
Showa University, Japan
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Structural analysis of the tongue and hyoid apparatus of a woodpecker
J.Y. Jung*, S.E. Naleway, N. Yaraghi, V.R. Sherman, E.A. Bushong, M.H. Ellisman, D. Kisalius, J. McKittrick
University of California, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Structural elements in biological materials with implications for bioinspired design
J. McKittrick*1, S.E. Naleway1, M.M. Porter2, M.A. Meyers1
1University of California, USA, 2Clemson University, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Plenary Session 4  -  08:00-09:30
Structure and mechanical implications of the pectoral-fin skeleton of batoid fishes
W. Huang*, W. Hongjamrassilp, P.A. Hastings, M.A. Meyers, J. McKittrick
University of California, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
Structure and mechanical properties of fetal and juvenile cortical bone
E.A. Zimmermann*1, C. Riedel1, Y. Chushkin2, E. Schaible3, F. Schmidt1, F. Zontone2, K. Pueschel1, M. Amling1, R.O. Ritchie4,5, B. Busse1 et al
1University Medical Center, Germany, 2European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France, 3Advanced Light Source, USA, 4Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA, 5University of California, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 15 – Bone and Teeth III  -  18:30-19:45
19:30-19:45
Sustainability in beauty: A bioinspired renewable energy harvesting system
T. Tan*, T. Xia, H. O'Folan, J. Dao, B. Ribbans, Z. Basch, K. Johanson, M. Ozeki, M. Smith, C. Farewell
The University of Vermont, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
Synthesis of bio-inspired organic/inorganic scaffolds by a novel sol-gel/freeze casting hybrid method
H.K. Chang*, J.Y. Chen, P.Y. Chen
Nation Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 7 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
12.00-12:15
Synthesis of biomorphic TiO2 and CaCO3 using porous plants as templates
J-Y. Chen*, P-Y. Chen
National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 3 – Bioinspired Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
11.00-11:15
Templated nanoscale fabrication of tailored, mulifunctional, porous materials
A.R. Hamilton*, N.J. Dunne, M. Ziminska, J. Acheson
Queen's University Belfast, UK
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 17 – Biomaterials  -  09:00-11:00
09:45-10:00
The bone structure index: A study on bone quality
F. Cosmi*1, A. Nicolosi1, G. Zatta2
1University of Trieste, Italy, 2Centro Radiologico Giuliano, Italy
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
The effect of different keratin sources on the physical and biological properties of gel biomaterials
Y. Esparza*, A. Ullah, J. Wu
University of Alberta, Canada
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 19 – Biomaterials  -  11:15-12:00
11.45-12:00
The effect of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles on the morphogenesis and properties of collagen I
E. Jancarova, J. Jancar*
Brno Universitz of Technologz, Czech Republic
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Poster Session 2 - Bioinspired Materials  -  20:15-21:15
The effect of structural composition to material properties ofpolymorphic hIAPP fibrils
M. Lee, H. Chang, S. Na, H. Choi*
Korea University, Republic of Korea
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
The feather shaft, a unique design in nature
B. Wang*, M.A. Meyers
University of California, USA
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
The fibrous ‘twisted plywood' structure of the coelacanth scale and its mechanical behavior
M.A.M. Meyers1, W.Y. Yang2, H.Q. Quan*1
1UCSD, USA, 2ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Sunday, 6 December 2015:  Drinks reception & Poster Session 1 - Biological Materials  -  19:15-20:30
The mechanical significance of fibrillar-level de-structuring in early cartilage degeneration
M. Nickien*, A. Thambyah, N.D. Broom
University of Auckland, New Zealand
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 14 – Biomedical Devices III  -  18:30-19:45
18:45-19:00
The possibility of cell-induced corrosion of metallic bearing surfaces in total shoulder arthroplasty devices
H. Gramling1, A. Belinski*1, J. Sov1, T. Norris2, S. Gunther3, M. Ries4, L. Pruitt1
1University of California, USA, 2San Francisco Shoulder, Elbow, and Hand Clinic, USA, 3Martha Jefferson Hospital, USA, 4Tahoe Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
The relation between hydration and stiffening effects of the riboflavin/UVA corneal collagen crosslinking treatment option
H. Hatami-Marbini
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
The role of bioprocessing pathways on the mechanical response of biological materials
A. Miserez
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Plenary Session 2  -  08:00-09:40
The source of stiffening in glucose exposed elastin investigated by macroscopic stress-strain studies, 13C and 2H NMR experiments, and MD simulations
M. Silverstein1, K. Bilici1, S.W. Morgan1, Y. Wang2, Y. Zhang2, G.S. Boutis*1
1The City University of New York, USA, 2Boston University, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 6 –Biological Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
12.30-12:45
The study of Sn addition effect on properties of TiNbTaSn biomedical alloy
J. Málek*1,2, F. Hnilica1, J. Veselý1, B. Smola3
1UJP PRAHA a.s., Czech Republic, 2CTU in Prague, Czech Republic, 3Charles University, Czech Republic
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Thickness-dependent shear rheology of hydrated phospholipid polymer films measured with a fiber wobbling method
S. Itoh*, K. Imai, K. Fukuzawa, H. Zhang
Nagoya University, Japan
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Poster Session 4 - Biomedical devices and bone  -  19:45-20:45
Three-dimensional nanofibrous scaffold: Fabrication, characterization and biomedical application
M.K. Joshi*1,2, H.R. Pant3, H.J. Kim1, C.H. Park1, C.S. Kim1 et al
1Chonbuk National University, Republic of Korea, 2Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 3Research Institute for Next Generation, Nepal
Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Session 14 – Biomedical Devices III  -  18:30-19:45
18:30-18:45
Towards a cuticle-inspired green composite material I: In vivo control of chitin fibre orientation
B. Aberle1,2, J.P. Spatz2,3, J-H. Dirks*2
1University of Stuttgart, Germany, 2Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany, 3University of Heidelberg, Germany
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 7 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
10.45-11:00
Towards a cuticle-inspired green composite material II: Chitosan nanofibre extrusion and orientation
D. Brüggemann*1,2, N. Aslankoohi1,2, M. Raoufi1,2, J.P. Spatz1,2, J-H. Dirks1,2
1Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany, 2University of Heidelberg, Germany
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 7 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
10.15-10:30
Tunable helical origami: A biomimetic study
Z. Chen*1, E. Dai2, X. Han1
1Dartmouth College, USA, 2Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 3 – Bioinspired Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
12.15-12:30
Ultra-strong collagen-mimic carbon nanotube bundles
Z.Q. Zhang*1, B. Liu2, Y.W. Zhang3, K.C. Hwang2, H.J. Gao4
1Wuhan University, China, 2Tsinghua University, China, 3Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore, 4Brown University, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Session 7 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:00-12:45
12.30-12:45
Underwater adhesion of aquatic animals: Hierarchical structures, attachment mechanisms and bio-inspirations
P-Y. Chen*, Y-C. Chuang, G-L. Liu, C-C. Tung, H-K. Chang
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Plenary Session 4  -  08:00-09:30
Use of biocompatible hydrogel beads for the recovery and delivery of antibiotics
K. Ko
Cushing Academy, USA
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 17 – Biomaterials  -  09:00-11:00
10.30-10:45
Using simulations with realistic fibrous network geometry to find the achievable range of mechanical behaviors of elastomeric scaffolds
M.S. Sacks*, J. Carleton, G. Rodin
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Tuesday, 8 December 2015:  Poster Session 3 - Biomaterials  -  20:30-21:30
Viscoelastic mechanical optimisation of functionally graded cell-conducting materials for osteochondral implants
A.D. Pattinson, Y. Ryabenkova, C.A. Grant, P.C. Twigg*
University of Bradford, UK
Thursday, 10 December 2015:  Session 17 – Biomaterials  -  09:00-11:00
10:15-10:30
Wide-field scanning electron microscopy: Techniques and applications
J.C. Weaver
Harvard University, USA
Monday, 7 December 2015:  Session 2 – Biological Materials I  -  10:15-12:45
10.45-11:00
 

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