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Meeting 2018 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Biological Materials Science
Sponsorship TMS Functional Materials Division
TMS Structural Materials Division
TMS: Biomaterials Committee
Organizer(s) Steven Eric Naleway, University of Utah
Vinoy Thomas, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Holly J. Martin, Youngstown State University
Jing Du, Pennsylvania State University
Scope The interaction of materials and biological systems is a rapidly growing, interdisciplinary frontier in materials science and engineering with boundless possibilities. Biological materials science involves the application of materials science and engineering principles to the study of biological materials, including the design, synthesis and fabrication of materials systems from biological lessons. The Symposium on Biological Materials Science emphasizes the primacy of biological materials to the development of biomaterials and biomimetic materials. Biological materials comprise the inorganic and organic constituents of biological systems, whereas biomaterials are synthetic materials developed to replace, restore or augment biological materials. The structure and properties of biological materials exhibit a breadth and complexity unmatched in current biomaterials. Biological materials are formed under ambient conditions by living and adaptive biological systems for multifunctional performance. The structure and properties of biological materials are typically hierarchical, inhomogeneous and anisotropic. Therefore, biological materials
exhibit complex structure-property relationships which are only beginning to be elucidated. Biomimetic materials (or bioinspired materials) have unique, tailored structure and properties designed based upon the study of structureproperty relationships in biological materials. Biomimetic materials most often utilize creative new methods of synthesis/processing and microstructure design in order to achieve the desired functionality.

The symposium will encompass the following themes:
- Biological and natural materials (hard and soft tissues)
- Biomaterials (implants and devices)
- Biomimetic and bioinspired materials
- Bioenabled materials and systems
- Biorelated applications

In addition, two poster sessions are proposed:
- Biological Materials Science Poster Session
- Biological Materials Science Student Poster Contest (Please select "Student Poster" as your abstract type to be considered for this session.)
Abstracts Due 07/16/2017
Proceedings Plan Planned: Supplemental Proceedings volume
PRESENTATIONS APPROVED FOR THIS SYMPOSIUM INCLUDE

3D Full-field Mechanical Measurement of Shoulder Bones under Implant Loading
3D Porosity Analysis of Fruit Tissues for Evaluation of Gas Exchange
A Damper on the Head? Structural Role of the Skull Bone of Woodpeckers
A Novel Approach of Polymer Grafting on Selective Laser Melted Titanium Alloy Hip Implants for Improved Lubricity and Biocompatibility
A Novel In Vitro Fatigue Test for Biomimetic Implants Made of UHMWPE
Adsorption of Maleic Acid on the Surface of Hydroxyapatite and TiO2: A Pathway Towards Biomaterial Composites
An Anatomic Breast Phantom Mimicking Varying Levels of Radiographic Tissue Density for Translational Investigation of Contrast-enhanced Imaging Using Targeted Nanoparticles
Anchoring Tannic Acid to a Polymeric Backbone - a Novel Burn Wound Treatment
Automatic Shape-based Cell Identification in Arabidopsis Thaliana Cotyledons Using 3D Moment Invariants
Bio-functional Design for Metallic Biomaterials: Cu-bearing Metallic Biomaterials
Bioinspired Polyphenolic Materials: From Biomolecular Phenomena to Applications
Bioinspired Structural and Functional Materials
Brick-and-mortar Alumina Containing a Nickel Compliant Phase Synthesized Using Spark Plasma Sintering
Characterizing the Collagen Structure of Armored Carapace of the Boxfish
Cryo-drawn of CP Ti: A New Material for Medical Applications
Damage Tolerance in Dental Restorative Materials
Density and Vessel Distribution Interactions in the Impact Resistance of Wood
Design and Testing of Bio-inspired Flexible Armors
Development of Bamboo Based Bio-composites
Effect of Nb and Ta Content on Properties of Ti-(26-35)Nb-(0-6)Ta-7Zr -0.7O
Energy Absorbent Natural Keratin Materials and Bioinspired Designs
Finite Element Simulations and 3D-printed Models of Bone as an Interpenetrating Composite
Fracture and Fatigue Behavior of Silver-cored Drawn Filled Tube Strands for Biomedical Applications
Fracture, Disease and Therapies in Human Bone
Freeze Casting of Bioinspired Porous Ring Structures through Ultrasound Directed Self-assembly
Freeze Casting of Surface-magnetized TiO2 Using a Uniform Magnetic Field to Fabricate Materials Inspired by Bone
From Superhydrophobic to Superhydrophilic: Synthesis of Multifunctional Surfaces Inspired from Carnivorous Plants
Implantable Nano-porous Resorbable and Non-resorbable Structures for Cancer Drug Delivery and Tissue Regeneration
Institute of Metals/Robert Franklin Mehl Award Lecture: Biological Materials Science: Challenges and Opportunities
Material Architecture Inspired by Nature: Harnessing the Role of Interfaces and Other Clever Mechanisms
Materials Inspired from Fossils and their Relatives
Mechanics and Toughening Mechanisms of Nacre-inspired Composites
Mechanism Controlling Ion Diffusion in Wood Cell Wall Layers
Modeling Water Absorption and Associated Mechanical Property Changes of Natural Fiber Reinforced Biocomposites
Nanocomposite Heating Probes for Thermoablation of Cancerous Cells
Numerical Investigation of Force Network in 3D Heterogeneous Cellularized ECM
On the Dynamic Load Response of Fish Scales: Designed for Resistance to Puncture
Optimizing the Structure-property Relationship of Shark Teeth Using Bio-inspired Design
Osteoblast Functions on Bioactive 3D Printed Porous Ti-6Al-4V Scaffolds
Pangolin Armor: Overlapping, Structure, and Mechanical Properties of the Keratinous Scales
Porous Bioinspired Materials through a Variety of Templating Techniques
Processing, Microstructure Characterization and Biological Response of Cold Sprayed Biocomposite Coatings
Reduction of Osteoporosis by Means of Hydrogels and Nanohydroxyapatite with Integration of Magnesium
Silver and Potassium Ion Exchange in Aluminosilicate and Soda Lime Glasses for Antimicrobial Purpose
Spatial Variations in Aging of Teeth about the Arch
Structure and Mechanics of Natural Scales: Inspiration for Novel Flexible Protective Systems
Synergistic Structures from Magnetic Freeze Casting with Surface Magnetized Alumina Particles and Platelets
Synthesis and Evaluation of Polypyrrole-hydroxyapatite Composite Developed through Electro-deposition for Use as Bio-compatible Coating over Metallic Orthopaedic Implant Surfaces
Synthesis of PVA Scaffolds with Gradient Porous Structures by Freeze Casting
The Effect of the Thickness of the Magnetic Biological Patch on the Accumulation Mechanism of Magnetic Particles
The Influence of Plastic Deformation Mechanisms on the Collagen Formation in Osteoblast Cells
The Study of the Effects of Cancer Drugs on the Structure and Mechanical Properties of Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cells (TNBCs)
Tooth Enamel: Imaging a Highly Graded Structure at the Nanoscale
Transparent Teeth of Deep-sea Dragonfish


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