208th ECS Meeting - Los Angeles, California

October 16 - October 21, 2005



E2 - Biological and Microbial Effects on Materials



Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Beaudry A, Lobby Level

Biological Corrosion

Co-Chairs: D.C. Hansen & J.C. Earthman
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
08:40 270 Polarization Behavior of Biometals with Culturing Fibroblasts and Coated Collagen S. Hiromoto, A. Yamamoto (National Institute for Materials Science) and T. Hanawa (Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
09:20 271 Investigation of a Biological Active Sol Gel Coating for Mitigation of Microbial Induced Corrosion (MIC) R. Akid, H. Wang, T. Smith (Sheffield Hallam University) and J. Earthman (University of California)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:00 272 Electrochemical Study on Biomedical Implant Materials under Simulated Implant Conditions Y. Tang, S. Katsuma, M. Sakamoto and S. Fujimoto (Osaka University)
10:20 273 Effect of Active Current Peaks on the Cytotoxicity of Stainless steels in simulated Bio-Solution Y. Yoo, H. Cho and Y. Kim (Andong National University)
10:40 274 Environmental Effects on the Tribocorrosion of Implant Alloys S. Mischler (EPFL)

Biocompatibility and Monitoring

Co-Chairs: J.C. Earthman & T. Hanawa
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
15:20 275 Study on Blood Compatibility of Diamond-like Carbon and Titanium Nitride Films J. Yun (Korea Research Institute of Standards & Science), J. Bae, K. Park (Ajou University) and K. Chung (Korea Research Institute of Standards & Science)
15:40 276 Inhibition of Protein Adsorption to Titanium with Electrodeposition of PEG T. Hanawa (Tokyo Medical and Dental University), Y. Tanaka (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Y. Iwasaki (Tokyo Medical and Dental University), S. Hiromoto (National Institute for Materials Science) and H. Imai (Shibaura Institute of Technology)
16:00 277 Surface Film Breakdown and Repairing on Ti and Ti Alloys Induced by Rapid Straining in Simulated Body Fluid S. Fujimoto, H. Kusu and Y. Tang (Osaka University)
16:20 Intermission (10 Minutes)
16:30 278 Development of a Sensor for the Detection of Biofilm Formation J. S. Lee, R. Ray and B. Little (Naval Research Laboratory)

Beaudry A, Lobby Level

Biological Fuel Cells

Co-Chairs: T. Hanawa & D.C. Hansen
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
16:50 279 An Electrochemical Evaluation of the Bacterial Battery E. Kus, R. Abboud, R. Popa, K. Nealson and F. Mansfeld (University of Southern California)
17:10 280 Factors Affecting the Performance of a Microbial Fuel Cell O. Bretschger, E. Kus, F. Mansfeld and K. Nealson (University of Southern California)