Biomaterials Day: Interactive Biomaterials

November 17th - 18th, 2011
Syracuse Life Sciences Complex, Syracuse University

November 17: Optional Biomaterials Characterization Workshop

November 17th, 2:00-5:00 PM, Characterization of Biomaterials Interactive Workshop in the SBI facilities including vendor demonstrations and product show.

Demonstrations and hands-on experience will be offered on a variety of instruments/techniques including the following:

  • Atomic Force Microscopy
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Fluorescent Microscopy
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry
  • Thermogravimetric Analysis
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography
  • Automated Cell Counting
  • Protein Gel Electrophoresis
  • Flexcell Cell Stretching Apparatus
  • Rheology

November 18: Biomaterials Day

Abstracts considered for oral and poster presentations are due by November 9.

The goal of the one day symposium will be to highlight research in the Upstate New York region focused on the development of Interactive Biomaterials that are biocompatible and elicit desired responses when interfaced with biological tissues.


  • David Putnam

    Dr. David Putnam

    Cornell University

    Plenary Lecture

  • Moonsoo Jin

    Dr. Moonsoo Jin

    Cornell University

    Drug Delivery & Nanomaterials Track Keynote Lecture

  • Denise Hocking

    Dr. Denise Hocking

    University of Rochester

    Cardiovascular Biomaterials Track Keynote Lecture

  • Deanna Thompson

    Dr. Deanna Thompson

    Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute

    Cell/Organ Therapies & Tissue Engineering Track Keynote Lecture

  • Jeremy Gilbert

    Dr. Jeremy Gilbert

    Syracuse University

    Orthopaedic Biomaterials Track Keynote Lecture