Surface Characterization and Modification

Timeslot: Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 10:15am to 12:15pm
Track: Biomaterials Fabrication and Analysis
Room: Grand Ballroom A


Some research areas that fall under these topics include polymer coatings, grafting, plasma polymerization/treatment, self-assembled coatings, thin film deposition, surface modifications such chemical and ion surface modifications; spectroscopic, microscopic, and biochemical surface characterization; device-tissue interactions, non-fouling surfaces, antimicrobial coatings, and other implantable medical devices.


  • 10:15 a.m. 402. Covalent Grafting of Antifouling Polyzwitterion with Antimicrobial Nitric Oxide Releasing Polymers to Enhance Infection-Resistant Properties, P. Singha*, Q. Liu, J. Locklin, H. Handa; University of Georgia, Athens, GA

  • 10:30 a.m. 403. Long Term Nitric Oxide Releasing Polydimethylsiloxane for Implantable Medical Device Applications, S. Hopkins*, J. Pant, M. Goudie, H. Handa; University of Georgia, Athens, GA

  • 10:45 a.m. 404. Surface Modification of Alkyne-Functionalized Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) Particles for Breast Cancer Stem Cell Targeting, K. McEnnis*(1), S. Rahmani(2), S. McDermott(3), S. Roghani Esfahani(4), J. Lahann(4); (1)New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, (2)Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, (3)Frederick National Lab for Cancer Research, Frederick, MD, (4)University of M

  • 11:00 a.m. 405. Surface Characterization of Ionic Liquid Coatings on Biomaterial Substrates, D Siddiqui*, M Ammanamanchi, P Sandhu, I Gindri, D Rodrigues; The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX

  • 11:15 a.m. 406. Evaluation of S-nitroso-N-acetylpenicillamine (SNAP)-based polymer from a translational perspective, E. Brisbois*(1), M. Goudie(2), J. Pant(2), H. Handa(2); (1)University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, (2)University of Georgia, Athens, GA

  • 11:30 a.m. 407. Photocatalytic Activity and Osteoblast Viability of UV-Treated Titanium Oxides, H. Johnson*(1), P. Pal(2), A. Janorkar(1), R. Williamson(1), M. Roach(1); (1)University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, (2)University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS

  • 11:45 a.m. 408. Surface Modification of Polypropylene Surgical Meshes for Improving Adhesion with Poloxamine Hydrogel Adhesive, X. Lu*, A. Khanna, I. Luzinov, J. Nagatomi, M. Harman; Clemson University, Clemson, SC

  • 12:00 noon 409. Nanostructured amorphous magnesium phosphate / poly (lactic acid) composite coating for enhanced corrosion resistance and bioactivity of biodegradable AZ31 magnesium alloy, Y Ren, E Babaie, S Bhaduri*; The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH