Text Box: Biomaterials Symposium for the 21st Century

 

 

 

 

 

 


(Chairperson: A/P C. P. Ooi)

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

 

 

Biomaterials Session # 1: 1.30 pm 3.10 pm

 

Room: Antica V

Chairman: Dr. A. Soutar (SIMTech, Singapore)

  

1:30 PM

MP3-BM25, X. Su (Invited)

OLIGONUCLEOTIDE ASSEMBLY FOR DNA HYBRIDISATION AND PROTEIN-DNA BINDING, Institute of Materials Research Engineering, Xiaodi Su, Ying-Ju Wu, Wolfgang Knoll

 

1:50 PM

MP3-BM21, L. P. Tan (Oral)

EVALUATION OF BIOPOLYMER BLEND AS VASCULAR STENT MATERIAL, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, L. P. Tan, S. Venkatraman

 

2:10 PM

MP3-BM07 T. Boontheekul (Oral)

PEPTIDE-MODIFIED HYDROGELS FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, USA, T. Boontheekul, J. L. Drury, D. J. Mooney

 

2:30 PM

MP3-BM17, Hui Tong Tan (Oral)

SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERISATION OF PLA BY MELT POLYCONDENSATION USING BINARY CATALYST SYSTEM, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, H. T. Tan, C. P. Ooi, M. Chandrasekaran

 

2:50 PM

MP3-BM05, F. Alexis (Oral)

CHAIN SCISSION MECHANISMS IN BIOERODIBLE POLYESTERS, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, SINGAPORE, Frank Alexis, Santosh Kumar Rath, and Subbu Venkatraman

 

 

TEA-BREAK: 3.10 3.30 pm

 

Biomaterials Session #2 3.30 AM 5.10 PM

 

Room: Antica V

Chairman: A/P C. P. Ooi (NTU, Singapore)

  

3:30 PM

MP3-BM08, H. Tsutsumi (Invited)

PREPARATION OF POLY(VINYL ALCOHOL)-BASED POLYMER-HYDROXYAPATITE COMPOSITES AND ITS APPLICATION TO SCAFFOLD MATERIALS, Applied Medical Engineering Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, JAPAN, H. Tsutsumi, Y. Shibasaki, K. Onimura, and T. Oishi

 

3:50 PM

MP3-BM12, P. W. Hoo, (Oral)

TITANIA-HYDROXYAPATITE BIOCERAMICS, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, P.W. Hoo, W. Dong, X. Miao

 

4:10 PM

MP3-BM23, S. Yu, (Oral)

POROUS SHA/PEEK SCAFFOLDS FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATION, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, S. C. Yu, P. Cheang, K. A. Khor

 

4:30 PM

MP3-BM15, Y. Chen (Oral)

EFFECT OF ZIRCONIA ADDITION ON THE THERMAL PROPERTIES OF FHA-YTZP COMPOSITES. Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, Y. Chen, X. Miao

 

4:50 PM

MP3-BM28, T.S.Sampath Kumar (Oral)

INFLUENCE OF MICROWAVE POWER ON NANOSIZED HYDROXYAPATITE PARTICLES, Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, INDIA, A.Siddharthan, D. Siva Rama Krishna+, S.K.Seshadri and T.S.Sampath Kumar

 


Thursday, November 25, 2004

 

 

Biomaterials Session #3 1.50 pm 3.30 pm

 

Room: Antica V

Chairman: A/P X. Miao (NTU, Singapore)

1:50 PM

MP3-BM01, Zhuwei Du (Invited)

BIOMIMETIC NUCLEATION AND GROWTH OF CaCO3 CRYSTALS ON PSS/PDAC SELF-ASSEMBLED MULTILAYERS, National Key Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. R. CHINA, Zhuwei Du, Juanling Hao, Haoran Li 

 

2:10 PM

MP3-BM24 F.E. Wiria (Oral)

THEORETICAL TREATMENT AND EXPERIMENTAL VERIFICATION OF SELECTIVE LASER SINTERED BIOPOLYMER POWDERS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology; SINGAPORE, F. E. Wiria, C. K. Chua, M. Chandrasekaran and K. F. Leong

 

2:30 PM

MP3-BM27, T. Kurniawati (Oral)

3-D PRINTING OF TRICALCIUM PHOSPHATE SCAFFOLDS, Division of Bioengineering, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, T. Kurniawati, P. Cheang, and M. Chandrasekaran

 

2:50 PM

MP3-BM26 Wai-Yee Yeong (Oral)

3-D INKJET PRINTER FOR RAPID PROTOTYPING: EVALUATION AND A PHYSICAL MODEL, School of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Nanyang Technological University; Forming Technology Group, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, SINGAPORE, Wai-Yee Yeong, Chee-Kai Chua, Kah-Fai Leong and Margam Chandrasekaran

 

3:10 AM

MP3-BM16, V. K. Popov (Oral)

LASER RAPID PROTOTYPING TECHNIQUES FOR FABRICATION OF CUSTOM-DESIGNED IMPLANTS AND SCAFFOLDS FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING, Institute on Laser and Information Technologies, Russian Academy of Sciences, RUSSIA, V.K. Popov, E.N. Antonov, V.N. Bagratashvilli, A.V. Evseev and A.N. Konovalov, J. J.A. Barry, M.J.Whitaker, S.M. Howdle

 

 

TEA-BREAK: 3.30 3.50 pm

 

 

Biomaterials Session #4 3.50 pm 5.30 pm

 

Room: Antica V

Chairman: A/P L. P. Tan (NTU, Singapore)

 

3:50 PM

MP3-BM14, X. Miao (Oral)

PREPARATION AND CHARACTERISATION OF CALCIUM PHOSPHATE BONE CEMENTS, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, X. MIAO, G. LIM, K. H. Loh, A. R. Boccaccini

 

4:10 PM

MP3-BM22, S. K. Ho, (Oral)

EFFECT OF POLYMER STRUCTURE ON THE GANCICLOVIR RELEASE RATE OF BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERIC OCULAR IMPLANT, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, S. K. Ho, C. P. Ooi

 

4:30 PM

MP3-BM09, Dusan Bakos (Oral)

OPTIMIZATION OF SCAFFOLD BASED ON BIOPOLYMER COMPLEXES, Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Slovak University of Technology, SLOVAK REPUBLIC, Dusan Bakos, Lenka Kukolikova, Silvia Hanzelova, Pavol Alexy

 

4:50 PM

MP3-BM06, Oksan Karal Yilmaz (Oral)

CHARACTERISATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF COLLAGEN MODIFIED BIOPOLYMERS AND THEIR CELL GROWTH STUDIES, TUBITAK, Research Inst. for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, TURKEY, Oksan Karal Yilmaz, Aleksandra Porjazoska, Kemal Baysal, Maja Cvetkovska, Serap Şirvancı, Feriha Ercan, Bahattin M.Baysal

 

5:10PM

MP3-BM03, Y. A. Shchipunov (Oral)

BIOCATALYSTS PREPARED BY THE IMMOBILISATION OF ENZYMES IN THE SOL-GEL DERIVED HYBRID POLYSACCHARIDE-SILICA NANOMATERIALS, Institute of Chemistry, Far East Department, Russian Academy of Sciences, RUSSIA, Y. A. Shchipunov, T. Yu. Karpenko, I. Y. Bakunina, M. I. Kusaikin and T. N. Zvyagintseva,

 

 


Friday, November 26, 2004

 

Biomaterials Session #5 9.50 pm 11.10 pm

 

Room: NTU LT 14

Chairman: A/P D. Butler (NTU, Singapore)

9:50 AM

MP3-BM13, P. W. Hoo, (Oral)

EFFECT OF CALCINATION AND ZIRCONIA ADDITION ON THE STABILITY OF ANATASE TITANIA PHASE, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, P. W. Hoo, X. Miao

 

10:10 AM

MP3-BM29, Sheng Fu (Oral)

RED BLOOD CELL SURFACE SCAN VIA ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPE, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, Sheng Fu, Leong Chuan Kwek, Shankar Muthu Krishnan, Teck Chee Chia, Cheong Hoong Diong and Tang Choong Leong

 

10:30 AM

MP3-BM30, J. L. Xu (Oral)

SPARK PLASMA SINTERING AND IN VITRO STUDY OF RF PLASMA PROCESSED HA POWDERS, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, J. L. Xu, K. A. Khor, Y. W. Gu, W. M. Soon, P. Cheang

 

10:50 AM

MP3-BM31, L.S. Goi (Oral)

SINTERING OF POROUS Ti6Al4V IMPLANT WITH ELEMENTAL AND MECHANICALLY ALLOYED(MA) POWDERS, SIMTech, SINGAPORE, L.S. Goi, Y.W. Gu, M.S. Yong, D. L. Butler, A. Jarfors

 

11:10 AM

MP3-BM32, H. Li (Oral)

SPARK PLASMA SINTERING OF NANO-STRUCTURED HA, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, Hua Li, Ligen Yu, P. Cheang, K. A. Khor

 

11:30 AM

MP3-BM33, Xi Chen (Oral)

EFFECT OF GANCICLOVIR CONTENT ON THE RELEASE RATE OF PLGA MICROSPHERES, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, X. Chen, C. P. Ooi