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Shin Muramoto wins SIMS XVII Student Award

NESAC/BIO graduate student Shin Muramoto won a student award at the SIMS XVII conference for his presentation on ToF-SIMS depth profiling of trehalose films.

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2009 NESAC/BIO Workshop

The NESAC/BIO annual workshop on Surface Characterization of Biomaterials was held from August 24-26, 2009 on the University of Washington campus. To see the schedule and more information about the workshop please visit our annual workshop webpages. The next workshop will be held in August, 2010.

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Joe Baio Wins Surface Analysis 2009 Award

NESAC/BIO graduate student Joe Baio won the best student poster award at the Surface Analysis 2009 conference for his presentation on characterizing the orientation of immobilized Protein G.

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Buddy Ratner Awarded 2009 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal

NESAC/BIO Investigator and Founding Director Buddy Ratner is the recipient of the 2009 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal Award. This award recognizes excellence in the research and the practice of biomaterials.

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Nicolas Vandencasteele receives Post-doctoral fellowships

NESAC/BIO post-doctoral fellow Nicolas Vandencasteele was awarded a fellowship grant from the Belgium American Education Foundation and a travel grant from the Fulbright Commission. He will be joining NESAC/BIO in September, 2009. His research at NESAC/BIO will be on characterization of DNA surfaces for microarray applications.

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Joe Baio wins AVS Award

NESAC/BIO graduate student Joe Baio won the Applied Surface Science Division best student presentation award at the 2008 AVS Symposium for his research on the characterization of amine terminated self-assembled monolayers.

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Dave Castner elected AVS President

NESAC/BIO Director Dave Castner has been elected President of the American Vacuum Society. He will serve a three year term as President Elect in 2009, President in 2010 and Immediate Past President in 2011.

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Sirne Techane Awarded Nanotechnology IGERT Fellowship

NESAC/BIO graduate student Sirne Techance has been awarded an NSF IGERT Fellowship from the UW Center for Nanotechnology for her research on gold nanoparticles.

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Tobias Weidner receives Post-doctoral fellowship

NESAC/BIO post-doctoral fellow Tobias Weidner was awarded a fellowship grant by the Deutsche Forschungs-gemeinschaft (German Science Foundation) for his research on studying peptide and protein structure at surfaces.

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2008 Symposium on Biointerface Science

A symposium celebrating "25 Years of Biointerface Science" was held on the University of Washington campus from August 24-27, 2008.

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2008 NESAC/BIO Workshop

The NESAC/BIO annual workshop on Surface Characterization of Biomaterials was held from August 20-22, 2008 on the University of Washington campus. To see the schedule and more information about the workshop please visit our annual workshop webpages. The next workshop will be held in August, 2009.

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Sirnegeda Techane wins AVS Award

NESAC/BIO graduate student Sirnegeda Techane won the Applied Surface Science Division best student presentation award at the 2007 AVS Symposium for her research on the synthesis, functionalization and characterization of gold nanoparticles.

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2008 World Biomaterials Congress

May 28th - June 1st, 2008. Abstracts are due September 30th, 2007.

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Buddy Ratner receives 2008 BMES Award

NESAC/BIO Investigator Buddy Ratner was selected as the 2008 Pritzker Distinguished Lecturer by the Biomedical Engineering Society for his outstanding achievements and leadership in the science and practice of biomedical engineering.

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Allan Hoffman receives 2007 Controlled Release Society Award

NESAC/BIO Investigator Allan Hoffman received the 2007 Founders Award from the Controlled Release Society for both being a leading authority on biomaterials and carriers for drug delivery as well as the most prominent ambassador of the field in the world.

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2007 NESAC/BIO Annual Workshop

The 2007 NESAC/BIO Annual Workshop was held on August 22-24, 2007. For more information about topics covered in the workshop please see our Annual Workshop section.

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Fang Cheng wins Poster Prize

NESAC/BIO graduate student Fang Cheng won the best poster prize at the 2007 Eigenvector University meeting for his research using multivariate analysis to characterize the surface structure of NHS and NTA self-assembled monolayers.

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David Grainger Receives 2007 Clemson Award

NESAC/BIO Collaborator David Grainger of the University of Utah received the 2007 Clemson Award for Basic Research from the Society For Biomaterials for his pioneering research on surface modification and investigations of biological reactions at surfaces.

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Julia Apte receives AVS Poster award

NESAC/BIO graduate student Julia Apte was awarded 2nd place in the Biomaterial Interfaces Division student poster competitive at the 2006 AVS conference for her research on characterization the adsorption of LK peptides on self-assembled monolayer surfaces.

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2006 NESAC/BIO Annual Workshop

The 2006 NESAC/BIO Annual Workshop was held on August 23-25, 2006. For more information about topics covered in the workshop please see our Annual Workshop section.

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