2017 Poster Presentations

Session I (2:15pm - 3:00pm)

1: Voluntary Self-Regulation NIRS-BCI with Continuous Real-Time Feedback (Abdoli, Rozita)

2: Bonding Between Zirconia and Resin Cement - Effect of Surface Treatment (Abu Ruja, Mahmood)

3: Image-based Modelling of Craniomaxillofacial Structures: A Finite Element Study (Arjmand, Hanieh)

4: Insights from EEG Microstate Analysis on the Pathophysiology of Depression and Mechanisms of Seizure Therapy (Atluri, Sravya)

5: Exercise Induced Autocrine Myokines Mediate Myofiber Hypertrophy via PI(3)K/Akt/mTOR Signalling Pathway in Human Skeletal Muscle Tissues (Bakooshli, Mohsen Afshar)

6: Modeling and Prediction of Clinical Symptom Trajectories of MCI Subjects Using Longitudinal Data (Bhagwat, Nikhil)

7: Cartilage Tissue Formation by Passaged Human Chondrocytes is Not Influenced by the Severity of Osteoarthritis from which the Cells are Obtained (Bianchi, Vanessa)

8: Anisotropy Imaging of Apollo-NADP+ In Vivo to Track NADPH Dynamics in the Pancreatic Beta Cells of Living Zebrafish (Bui, Cindy)

9: Quantitative Fluorescence Microscopy Reveals FGFR5 Higher Order Oligomerization (Regeenes, Romario)

10: Colour Shifting Nanomedicines Built from Highly-Ordered Dye Assemblies (Charron, Danielle)

11: Fibrin Based Biomaterial Organization Using Thermoplastic Microfluidic Device (Cheng, Richard)

12: Development of a Novel Device for Non-Invasive Body Composition Measurements (Cole, Thomas)

13: Iliac Artery Torsion and Calcification Predicts Endovascular Device Rotation and Poor Patient Outcomes in Advanced EVAR (Crawford, Sean)

14: The Effect of Cancer Associated Fibroblasts and Matrix Stiffness on Invasion of HNSCC in TRACER (Dean, Teresa)

15: Investigating the Role of CDC42 in the Regulation of the SZ Chondrocyte Phenotype through the Actin Cytoskeleton and YAP/TAZ (Delve, Elizabeth)

16: Cross-Frequency Interactions in a Recurrent Seizure-Like Events (SLE) Model (Farah, Firas)

17: Optimization and Evaluation of a Non-Fluid Variable Cadence Controller for an Above-Knee Prosthesis (Fletcher, Mark)

18: Degradation of Dental Resin Composites and Adhesives by Enterococcus Faecalis (Gitalis, Russel)

19: Non-Adhesive Wound Dressings for Enhanced Burn Wound Regeneration (Kimmins, Kenneth)

20: Tension Regulates Actomyosin Dynamics during Drosophila Embryonic Wound Repair (Kobb, Anna)

21: Single Cell Dynamic Boolean Network Modeling of T Cell Development Predicts Heterogeneous Transcriptional Trajectories (Langley, Matthew)

22: Using Microdevice Arrays to Identify 3D Mechanical Stimulation Conditions for Tissue Engineering (Liu, Haijiao)

23: Development of a Decellularized Tissue Model of Early Heart Valve Lesions (Maleki, Hoda)

24: Enhancement of Alternatively Activated Macrophages’ Phenotype and Function (Maria, Osama)

25: Automated Platform for High-Content Cardiac Drug Screening in Drosophila (McFaul, Christopher)

26: Flow-Stimulated Osteocytes Promote Trans-Endothelial Migration of Breast Cancer Cells into Bone (Mei, Junyi)

27: Microfluidic Platform to Investigate the Role of Osteocytes on the Mechanical Regulation of Bone Metastasis (Middleton, Kevin)

28: Prolonged Suppression of Bladder Function via Saphenous Nerve Stimulation: A Study in Anesthetized Rats (Moazzam, Zainab)

29: Investigating the Efficacy of Meditation and Mental Rehearsal on EEG BCI Performance in a Paediatric Context (Mokhberi, Maryam)

30: Evaluating Human Umbilical Cord Perivascular Cells as an Alternative to Bone-Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for Heart Valve Tissue Engineering (Nejad, Shouka Parvin)

31: Engineering Synthetic Proteins to Generate Ca2+ Signals in Mammalian Cells (Qudrat, Anam)

32: Studying the Performance of a Novel Stance-Phase Control Mechanism (Reding, Rachel)

33: Respiratory Sounds Analysis for Monitoring the Severity of Pharyngeal Collapses during Sleep (Saha, Shumit)

34: Measuring Drug Effects on Cardiomyocyte Contractile Function using a Novel High Throughput Device (Kim, Gyu-Tae)

35: Selective Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) of Lower Leg Afferents (Sharan, Eshani)

36: Cardiomyocyte Shape Control Improves Contractility Tests in Drug Screening Applications (Shen, Trong)

37: Designing a Vibrotactile Biofeedback Prosthesis (Shi, Sam)

38: Frequency Resolution of Absolute Pitch Identification (Shin, Eunyoung)

39: Assessing Functional Connectivity in Paediatric Bilateral Cochlear Implant Users (Smieja, Daniel)

40: Drug-Templated Mesoporous Silica for Dental Adhesive Applications (Stewart, Cameron)

41: A Novel EEG-BCI Dependent on Discrimination of Imagined Stimuli in Visual Field Quadrants (Stojic, Filip)

42: Enterococcus Faecalis has Collagenolytic Activity that Degrades Human Dentin Collagen Matrix (Marashdeh, Muna)

43: Design of a Novel Mechanobioreactor for Biaxial Mechanical Stimulation and Cultivation of Planar Tissue Engineered Pediatric Heart Valve Constructs (Wong, Edwin)

44: Modeling and Validation of Mass Transport Dynamics in a Microfluidic Vascular Model (Wong, Jeremy)

45: Evaluation of a Novel Measure to Assess Dynamic Stability During Walking (Yoo, Jaeeun (Angela))

46: Local Mechanical Forces Promote Polarized Junctional Assembly and Axis Elongation in Drosophila (Yu, Jessica)

47: A Comparison of Freshly-Isolated vs. Cryopreserved Adipose Stromal Cells with Respect to their Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation Potential (Zhang, Xiaoqing)

48: Incorporation of Motor Response Time in Simple Reaction Tasks (Zhao, Ye)

Session II (4:15pm - 5:00pm)

1: Development of a 96-well Platform for Human Skeletal Muscle Tissue Drug Screening (Abraha, Haben)

2: C-Type Natriuretic Peptide Attenuates Aortic Valvular Interstitial Cell Myofibrogenesis Through Natriuretic Peptide Receptor 2 (Adams, Rachel)

3: Adipose Tissue as a Potential Source of Endothelial Cells for Vascular Tissue Engineering (Antonyshyn, Jeremy)

4: A Dual Image Sensor Approach for Automated, High Resolution, Region-of-Interest Imaging in a 96-Well Plate (Au, Aaron)

5: Design of a Biomimetic Vitreous Replacement Tamponade for Retinal Detachment (Baker, Alexander)

6: Effect of Airway Calibre on Sensitivity to Rostral Fluid Shift in Asthma (Francisco, Cristina)

7: Topographic Quantification and Comparison of Titanium Implant and Osteoclast-Resorbed Human Bone Surfaces (Birol, Ay)

8: The Role and Therapeutic Potential of ex-vivo Polarized Monocyte-Macrophages in an in vitro Human Joint Co-culture Model of Osteoarthritis (Chan, Mable Wing Yan)

9: Semantic Representation of Fixation Sequences and the Classification of Bipolar and Unipolar Patients Presenting in a Depressed State (Chung, Jonathan)

10: Quantifying the Targeting Efficiency of Ligand-Coated Intact Nanoparticles to Cancer Cells in Solid Tumours (Dai, Qin)

11: Development of a Flexible Cooling System for Photothermal Ablation of Peripheral Lung Tumors (Effat, Andrew)

12: Development of a Microfluidic Vascularized Liver Model for High Throughput Drug Metabolism and Toxicity Screening (Farhang Ghahremani, Morvarid)

13: Investigation of a Saphenous-Hypogastric Bladder Reflex Pathway (Franz, Karly)

14: Single Neuron Control in Brain-Machine Interfaces (Garcia-Garcia, Martha)

15: Investigating the Effectiveness of Mandibular Advancement Devices and Maxillomandibular Advancement Surgery for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Gruenspan, Grant)

16: Effect of TNF-α Dose and Exposure on TSG-6 Activation by Neonatal and Adult Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (Hamidian Jahromi, Shiva)

17: Developing a system to reliably detect driver drowsiness using physiological signals (Hassan, Ahnaf Rashik)

18: Development of Robust Algorithm for Prediction of Cardiac Abnormalities from Heart Sounds (Kabir, Muammar)

19: Spatiotemporal Templates for Distinguishing Neural Pathways in Peripheral Nerve Recordings (Koh, Ryan)

20: Influence of Fluorinated Divinyl Urethane Monomers on Resin Composite Chemical Biostability and Physical Properties (Lagowski, Michael)

21: Mechanical Regulation of Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis via Osteocytes (Ma, Yu-Heng)

22: Biofeedback-enhanced active video games to improve hand function in youth with cerebral palsy (MacIntosh, Alexander)

23: Assessing Cluster Tendency in Neuronal Spike Data (Mahallati, Sara)

24: Real-time EEG Forecasting and Phase-locked, ‘Closed-loop’ tACS (Mansouri, Farrokh)

25: Development of a Biomaterials-based Functional Epithelial Graft for Tracheal Regeneration (Varma, Ratna)

26: Development and Optimization of a Multifunctional Embolic Platform (Martowirogo, Aditya)

27: Colorimetric Screening of Antibiotic Resistance Biomarkers using Nucleic Acid Enzymes and Gold Nanoparticles (Mohamed, Mohamed)

28: Identification and Characterization of Adhesive Proteins in Freshwater Mussels for the Development of Novel Bioadhesives (Ng, Judith)

29: Far-Ranging Mechanical Communication between Macrophages and Contractile Fibroblasts in Collagen Matrix (Pakshir, Pardis)

30: Real-Time Estimation of Bladder Residual Volume and Voiding Efficiency During Continuous Urodynamic Filling in Anesthetized Rats (Paquette, Jason)

31: Formulation and Characterization of Glioblastoma-Targeted Tailored ApoE Porphyrin Lipid Nanoparticles (Rajora, Maneesha)

32: Organelle-Targeting of Apollo-NADP+ Requires Careful Selection of Fluorescent Proteins to Maintain pH Independence and Reveals NADPH Compartmentalization (Cameron, William)

33: Effects of Fluid Overload on the Genioglossus Activity in Urethane-Anesthetized Rat Model (Sabetian, Parisa)

34: Online EEG Classification of Covert Speech for Brain-Computer Interfacing (Sereshkeh, Alborz Rezazadeh)

35: Mackenzie Health: A "Smart" Internet of Things Approach to Healthcare (Stewart, Chris)

36: Clustering Recurrent Hand Postures of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury in Wearable Camera Video (Sumitro, Elizabeth)

38: A Novel Local FK506 Delivery System Results in Excellent Axons Regeneration (Tajdaran, Kasra)

39: Immunomodulatory Hydrogel Microspheres as a Sustained Release System of Angiogenic Growth Factors (Tawagi, Eric)

40: Heart Rate Variability Responses of Individuals With and Without Saline-Induced Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Vena, Daniel)

41: Super-Resolution Imaging of Organelle Membrane Contact Sites via Far-Red Hyperspectral Localization Microscopy (Vissa, Adriano)

42: Transplanting Directly Reprogrammed Human Neural Precursor Cells to Promote Functional Recovery Following Stroke (Vonderwalde, Ilan)

43: Development of a Novel Model to Study Bi-directional Niche Interactions in Skeletal Muscle (Xu, Bella)

44: Creating Novel High-Throughput Microfluidic Platform for Osteocyte Mechanotransduction Studies (Xu, Liangcheng)

45: Motor Point Stimulation and its Role in Investigating and Modulating Neural Circuits (Yamashita, Taro)

46: High Temporal Resolution Measurements of Dopamine Uptake In-Situ (Yu, Yue)

47: Hydrolytic Activities from Human Neutrophils toward Dental Monomers and Tooth Dentin (Zhou, Liangyi)

48: Dynamic Force Patterns Promote Collective Cell Migration (Zulueta-Coarasa, Teresa)