Engineering Cells and Their Microenvironments SIG

Timeslot: Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:45pm to 3:45pm
Track: Engineered Microenvironments
Room: Chelan 2


Abstracts will be available for download on April 3, 2019.

  • 1:45:00 PM 289. Understanding the Role and Timing of the Pericellular Matrix at the Cell-Hydrogel Interface, M. Kwon*, C. Loebel, T. Duan, R. Mauck, J. Burdick; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  • 2:00:00 PM 290. Microgel Thin Film Loss Tangent and Substrate Elasticity Direct Cell Spreading and Migration Responses, D. Chester*(1,2), J. Nortey(1), R. Kathard(1), R. Lee(1), A. Brown(1,2); (1)North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, USA, (2)North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

  • 2:15:00 PM 291. Interplay Between Degradability and Integrin Signaling on Mesenchymal Stem Cell Function within Porous Poly(ethylene glycol) Microgel Scaffolds, S. Xin*(1), C. Gregory(2), D. Alge(1); (1)Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA, (2)Texas A&M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, USA

  • 2:30:00 PM 292. Exploiting Biomaterial-modulated Secretome Production in Artificial Stem Cell Niches, A. Gilchrist*, B. Harley; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

  • 2:45:00 PM 293. Mechanobiologically-Activated, Scaffold-free Transplantation of Stem cells to Repair Injured Cardiac Tissues, A. Paul*; University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA

  • 3:00:00 PM 294. Hepatoblast Organoids Have Potential for Bipotential Differentiation in Engineered Liver Tissue, S. Saxton*(1), A. Ross(2), L. Vallier(2), K. Stevens(1); (1)University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, (2)University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

  • 3:15:00 PM 295. Fatty Acid Based Media Enhances Maturity and Ability to Predict Pharmacology in Human iPS-Cell Derived Cardiomyocyte Based Microphysiological Systems, N. Huebsch*(1,2), B. Charrez(1), B. Siemons(1), S. Boggess(1), V. Charwat(1), N. Jeffreys(1), F.L. Montiel(1), A. Edwards(3), S. Wall(3), K. Healy(1); (1)University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA, (2)Washington University in St. Louis, St. Lou

  • 3:30:00 PM 296. Valvular Myofibroblast Persistent Activation Requires Global Chromatin Condensation, C. Walker*(1,2), A. Killaars(1,2), J. Grim(2), L. Leinwand(2), K. Anseth(2); (1)University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA, (2)BioFrontiers Institute, Boulder, CO, USA