2016 BioInterface Workshop & Symposium
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October 3-5, 2016

The Commons Hotel
615 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 – U.S.A.

Conference attendees can receive the special reduced room rate of $159 per night. Reserve your room by September 12, 2016 to receive the group rate; availability cannot be guaranteed after September 12, 2016.

  • Telephone Reservations: 1+(800)822-6757. Make sure to ask for the "Surfaces in Biomaterials Foundation rate” in order to receive the special discounted rate.
  • Online Reservations for BioInterface: www.commonshotel.com

BioInterface Workshop & Symposium Event Highlights:

  • Excellence in Surface Science Award Presentation
  • Full Day Workshop on “Sensing at the BioInterface”
  • 7 Technical Sessions
  • Student Town Hall Meeting & Poster Contest
  • Multiple Networking Receptions
    ...and more!!

Conference Fees

Regular Rates

(after August 31, 2016)

Member $875
Non-Member $975
Student (Workshop-Only) $450
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Keynote Presentation: Mechanisms by Which Biologic Scaffolds Influence Cell Behavior

With Dr. Stephen Badylak

Dr. Stephen Badylak

Dr. Badylak

Dr. Stephen Badylak, DVM, PhD, MD is a Professor in the Department of Surgery, and deputy director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Badylak has practiced both veterinary and human medicine, and is now fully engaged in research. Dr. Badylak began his academic career at Purdue University in 1983, and subsequently held a variety of positions including service as the Director of the Hillenbrand Biomedical Engineering Center from 1995-1998.

Dr. Badylak holds over 50 U.S. patents, 200 patents worldwide, has authored more than 300 scientific publications and 40 book chapters, and has edited a textbook entitled Host Response to Biomaterials. He has served as the Chair of several study sections at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and is currently a member of the College of Scientific Reviewers for NIH. Dr. Badylak has either chaired or been a member of the Scientific Advisory Board to several major medical device companies. More than eight million patients have been treated with bioscaffolds developed in Dr. Badylak's laboratory.

Dr. Badylak is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, a member of the Society for Biomaterials, a charter member of the Tissue Engineering Society International, a past president of the Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) and a Founding International Fellow of TERMIS.

Dr. Badylak's major research interests include:

  • Naturally Occurring Biomaterials, including Extracellular Matrix, and Biomaterial/Tissue interactions
  • Developmental Biology and its Relationship to Regenerative Medicine
  • Relationship of the Innate Immune Response to Tissue Regeneration
  • Clinical Translation of Regenerative Medicine
  • Whole Organ and Tissue Reconstruction and Regeneration

Thank You, Sponsors!

Gold Sponsor

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Silver Sponsor

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Bronze Sponsor

Fuji Film USA and Dimatix

Thank You, Exhibitors!

American Preclinical Services
Aspen Research Corporation
AST Products, Inc.
Center for Bioengineering Innovation at Northern Arizona University
Evans Analytical Group
Experimental Surgical Services- UofM
Exponential Business and Technologies Company (Ebatco)
Pace Analytical Life Sciences, LLC
Provision Kinetics, Inc.
Physical Electronics
SurfaceSolutions Labs, Inc.
University of Washington

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