Conference Presentations & Invited Talks                     Conference Sessions Developed & Chaired

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS & INVITED TALKS

207. M.E. Byrne. Controlled Drug Release from Contact Lenses: Opportunities and Challenges. 2013 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting, Moving Beyond Simple Eye Drops: Novel Delivery Methods for Topical Ophthalmics Session, San Antonio, TX, November 12, 2013. (Invited Presentation)

206. C.J. White*, C.J. Bartel°, C.R. Thomas°, M.E. Byrne. Can you Believe Your Eyes? High Comfort Contact Lens Wear Around the Clock. 2013 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 7, 2013.

205. A. Tieppo*, V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Effect of Mesh Size and Polymer Composition in the Release Kinetics of Therapeutics From Imprinted Polymer Networks. 2013 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 7, 2013.

204. P. Sundaram*, S. Pradhan*, H. Kurniawan°, E. Lipke, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. A Novel Nano-Carrier Engineered for High Payload and Efficient In-vitro Cellular Delivery of Daunomycin. 2013 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 4, 2013.

203. R.J. Compton*, M.W. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R.P. Chambers. Polymer-Conjugated Enzyme Biohybrid Carriers for Detoxification Processes - Internal Diffusion and Kinetics. 2013 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 4, 2013.

202. J. Larsen*, D.R. Martin, M.E. Byrne. Engineering of Polymeric Vesicles for the Treatment of Lysosomal Storage Disease. 2013 NanoBio Summit, Montgomery, AL, October 18, 2013.

201. M.E. Byrne. Engineering Better Ocular Health. BioAlabama Auburn Meeting, Mike Hubbard Center for Advanced Science, Information, & Commerce, Auburn Research Park, Auburn, AL, October 11, 2013. (Invited Presentation)

200. M.E. Byrne. Engineering Better Ocular Health: Controlled Release of Therapeutics & Comfort Agents From Novel Contact Lenses. Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Eye Center & McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, October 9, 2013. (Invited Presentation)

199. P. Pourjavad°, A. Boggs°, A. Tieppo*, M. McBride°, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Misleading In Vitro Testing Conditions of Controlled Drug Delivery Via Contact Lenses. 2013 Ouachita Baptist University Scholars Day, Arkadelphia, AR, April 25, 2013.

198. P. Pourjavad°, A. Boggs°, A. Tieppo*, M. McBride°, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Drug Delivery From Therapeutic Contact Lenses: The Need for Accurate Release Studies. 2013 Texas Physics Consortium (APS, SPS, AAPT) Joint Spring Meeting, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX, April 6, 2013.

197. A.C. Boggs°, A. Tieppo*, P. Pourjavad°, M.E. Byrne. Effect of Sink Conditions on Drug Release Kinetics from Therapeutic Contact Lenses. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southern Regional Conference, Lexington, KY, April 6, 2013.

196. H. Kurniawan°, P. Sundaram*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Novel Affinity Regulated Drug Delivery Carriers for Extended Release. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southern Regional Conference, Lexington, KY, April 6, 2013.

195. C.R. Thomas°, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Correlating Clinical Performance of Ocular Comfort Agents to Physiochemical Properties. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southern Regional Conference, Lexington, KY, April 6, 2013.

194. C.J. Bartel°, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Limiting Protein Adsorption to Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses: Increased Comfort Via Comfort Agent Loading and Release. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southern Regional Conference, Lexington, KY, April 6, 2013.

193. J. Kaczmarek°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Multiple-Day Release of Dexamethasone from an Extended-Wear Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lens. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southern Regional Conference, Lexington, KY, April 6, 2013.

192. P. Sundaram*, H. Kurniawan°, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. A Biohybrid Programmable Nanocarrier for Controlled and Extended Release of Daunomycin and Neomycin. 2013 Auburn University Campus-Wide Research Week, Graduate Engineering Session, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2013. (Invited Presentation)

191. J. Kaczmarek°, M.E. Byrne. Altering Composition of Silicon Hydrogel Contact Lenses for the Sustained Release of Dexamethasone. 2013 Auburn University Campus-Wide Research Week, 10th Annual Auburn University Campus-wide Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Forum, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2013.

190. H. Kurniawan°, P. Sundaram*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Affinity Controlled Drug Release From a Gold Nanoparticle DNA Aptamer Drug Delivery Carrier. 2013 Auburn University Campus-Wide Research Week, 10th Annual Auburn University Campus-wide Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Forum, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2013.

189. A.C. Boggs°, A. Tieppo*, P. Pourjavad°, M.E. Byrne. Study of Transport Conditions on Drug Release From Therapeutic Contact Lenses. 2013 Auburn University Campus-Wide Research Week, 10th Annual Auburn University Campus-wide Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Forum, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2013.

188. C.R. Thomas°, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Correlating Performance of Ocular Comfort Agents to Molecular Weight and Concentration. 2013 Auburn University Campus-Wide Research Week, 10th Annual Auburn University Campus-wide Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Forum, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2013.

187. C.J. Bartel°, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. The Effect of HPMC Loading and Release On Protein Adsorption to Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses. 2013 Auburn University Campus-Wide Research Week, 10th Annual Auburn University Campus-wide Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Forum, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2013.

186. D. Pulliam°, D. Harris°, J. Saha°, C. White*, M.E. Byrne. Design of Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Based Hydrogels to Control the Release Rate of Sirolimus From Drug Eluting Stents. Alabama Alliance for Students With Disabilities in STEM Annual Meeting, Auburn, AL, March 23, 2013. 

185. P. Sundaram*, H. Kurniawan°, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. A Biohybrid Programmable Nanocarrier for Controlled and Extended Release of Daunomycin and Neomycin. 23rd Annual Auburn University Graduate Scholars Forum, Auburn, AL, February 26, 2013.

184. M.E. Byrne, C.W. White*. Controlled Release of Wettability Agents: A Multi-Tiered Approach and New Paradigm in Contact Lens Comfort. 16th Symposium on the Material Science and Chemistry of Contact Lenses, New Orleans, LA, November 16, 2012.(Invited Presentation)

183. A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Sustained In-vivo and In-vitro Drug Release From Imprinted Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) 2012 Annual Meeting, Biomaterials Track, Therapeutic Biomaterials Session, Atlanta, GA, October 27, 2012.

182. J. Kaczmarek°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled and Extended Release of an Ocular Anti-Inflammatory Via Silicone Hydrogel Lenses. Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) 2012 Annual Meeting, Biomaterials Track, Biomaterials for Controlled Release and Drug/Nucleic Acid Delivery Session, Atlanta, GA, October 26, 2012.

181. C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of 120kDa HPMC From Molecularly Imprinted Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses. Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) 2012 Annual Meeting, Biomaterials Track, Biomaterials for Controlled Release Systems Session, Atlanta, GA, October 26, 2012.

180. P. Sundaram*, H. Kurniawan°, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. A Programmable Drug Delivery Nanocarrier For Controlled and Extended Release of Daunomycin. Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) 2012 Annual Meeting, Nano & Micro Technologies Track, Drug Delivery Technologies: Nano to Micro Devices Session, Atlanta, GA, October 25, 2012.

179. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Using Living Radical Polymerization to Improve Tailorable Extended Release From Molecularly Imprinted Biomaterials. Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) 2012 Annual Meeting, Biomaterials Track, Micro & Nano Structured Biomaterials I Session, Atlanta, GA, October 25, 2012.

178. P. Sundaram*, H. Kurniawan°, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Controlled and Extended Release of Daunomycin From DNA Aptamer-Programmmed Gold Nanoparticles. Society for Biomaterials 2012 Annual Meeting, Drug, Protein, and Gene Delivery - Release Strategies II Session, New Orleans, LA, October 6, 2012.

177. A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Novel Contact lenses with Significantly Increased Efficacy in the Delivery of Ocular Medication. Fall 2012 Auburn University Graduate Engineering Research Showcase, Auburn, AL, September 13, 2012.

176. C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Engineering Combination Medical Devices for the Eye. 1st Annual BioAlabama Technology Conference, Medical Devices Symposia, Evonik Industries Birmingham Laboratories, Birmingham, AL, May 31, 2012. (Invited Presentation)

175. C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Da Vinci Award 2012: Controlled Release of Comfort Molecules From Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses Through the Use of Molecular Imprinting. 36th Annual British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) Clinical Conference, Birmingham, UK, May 24, 2012. (Invited Presentation)

174. M.E. Byrne. Engineering Better Ocular Health. UAB Center for Nanoscale Materials & Biointegration (CNMB), University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, April 27, 2012. (Invited Presentation)

173. M.E. Byrne. Hiding in Plain Sight: Engineering Better Ocular Health. Faculty Academic Presentation, Auburn University Board of Trustees Meeting, Auburn, AL, April 20, 2012. (Invited Presentation)

172. M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses: Revolutionizing Ocular Drug Delivery & Improving Ocular Health. Faculty Presentation, Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering Alumni Council Meeting, Auburn, AL, April 14, 2012. (Invited Presentation)

171. P. Sundaram*, H. Kurniawan°, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. A Novel, Versatile Drug Delivery Nanocarrier for Controlled and Extended Release of Therapeutics. 2012 Science & Technology Open House, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, April 13, 2012.

170. J. Kaczmarek°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of a Hydrophobic Anti-Inflammatory From a Silicon Hydrogel Lens. 2012 Auburn University Campus-Wide Research Week, 9th Annual Auburn University Campus-wide Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Forum, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2012.

169. M. McBride°, C. Bartlett°, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Effect of Sink Volume on the Release Rate of Diclofenac Sodium From Molecularly Imprinted Hydrogels. 2012 Auburn University Campus-Wide Research Week, 9th Annual Auburn University Campus-wide Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Forum, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2012.

168. H. Kurniawan°, P. Sundaram*, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. An Adaptable Nano-Drug Delivery Carrier for Controlled and On-Demand Drug Release. 2012 Auburn University Campus-Wide Research Week, 9th Annual Auburn University Campus-wide Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Forum, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2012.

167. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Improving Drug Delivery From Imprinted Thin Film Polymers Using Living/Controlled Polymerization. 2012 Auburn University Campus-Wide Research Week, Engineering & Science Division, Graduate Scholars Symposium Session, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2012. (Invited Presentation)

166. P. Sundaram*, H. Kurniawan°, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. A Versatile Drug Delivery NanoCarrier for Controlled and On-Demand Release of Therapeutics. 2012 Auburn University Campus-Wide Research Week, Engineering & Science Division, Graduate Scholars Symposium Session, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2012. (Invited Presentation)

165. A. Tieppo*, A.C. Paine°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled In Vivo Release From Daily Disposable Contact Lenses. 2012 Auburn University Campus-Wide Research Week, Engineering & Science Division, Graduate Scholars Symposium Session, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2012. (Invited Presentation)

164. J. Kaczmarek°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Silicone Hydrogel Lenses: Engineering Extended and Controlled Release. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southern Regional Conference, Clemson, SC, March 31, 2012.

163. M. McBride°, C. Bartlett°, A. Tieppo*, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. The Importance of Release Conditions on Engineering Controlled Delivery: Studies of Therapeutic Contact Lenses. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southern Regional Conference, Clemson, SC, March 31, 2012.

162. A. Paine°, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled & Extended Release of Comfort Agent & Anti-histamine From Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southern Regional Conference, Clemson, SC, March 31, 2012.

161. H. Kurniawan°, P. Sundaram*, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. Aptamer Functionalized Gold Nanoparticle Platform for Regulated & Extended Release. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southern Regional Conference, Clemson, SC, March 31, 2012.

160. P. Sundaram*, H. Kurniawan°, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. A Versatile Drug Delivery NanoCarrier for Controlled and On-Demand Release of Therapeutics. 2012 Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 2, 2012.

159. A. Tieppo*, A.C. Paine°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled In Vivo Release From Daily Disposable Contact Lenses. 2012 Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 2, 2012.

158. C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Bringing Comfort to the Masses: Molecularly Imprinted High Comfort Contact Lenses. 2012 Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 2, 2012.

157. P. Sundaram*, H. Kurniawan°, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. A Versatile Drug Delivery NanoCarrier for Controlled and On-Demand Release of Therapeutics. 22nd Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, February 29, 2012.

156. A. Tieppo*, A.C. Paine°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled In Vivo Release From Daily Disposable Contact Lenses. 22nd Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, February 29, 2012.

155. C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Ensuring Ocular Comfort During Contact Lens Wear Via Molecularly Imprinted Contact Lenses: The Controlled Release of Hyaluronic Acid and Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose. 22nd Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, February 28, 2012.

154. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Improving Drug Delivery From Imprinted Thin Film Polymers Using Living Polymerization. 22nd Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, February 28, 2012.

153. A. Tieppo*, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Constant Drug Tear Concentration for Duration of Wear From Contact Lenses. 2012 Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)/Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Education and Research Foundation (CLAO ERF) Symposium and Congress, Las Vegas, NV, January 27, 2012.

152. C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled, Extended Release of Comfort Agents From Contact Lenses. 2012 Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)/Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Education and Research Foundation (CLAO ERF) Symposium and Congress, Las Vegas, NV, January 26, 2012.

151. A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. In vivo and In vitro Extended Drug Release From Therapeutic Daily Disposable Contact Lenses. 2012 Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)/Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Education and Research Foundation (CLAO ERF) Symposium and Congress, Las Vegas, NV, January 26, 2012.

150. M.E. Byrne. Using Biology to Rationally Engineer Medical Devices With Controlled & Extended Therapeutic Delivery. US National Academy of Engineering, 2011 EU-US International Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, Irvine, CA, November 4, 2011. (Invited Presentation)

149. A. Tieppo*, C.J. White*, A.C. Paine°, M.L. Volyes, M.K. McBride°, M.E. Byrne. Sustained In Vivo Release From Imprinted Daily Wear Contact Lenses. 2011 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Drug Delivery III Session, Minneapolis, MN, October 19, 2011.

148. C.J. White*, M.K. McBride°, M.E. Byrne. Molecularly Imprinted Extended-Wear Contact Lenses With Controlled Delivery of High Molecular Weight Comfort Molecules. 2011 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Drug Delivery I Session, Minneapolis, MN, October 19, 2011.

147. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Living Polymerization/Reaction Control: Innovative Strategies for Enhancing Drug Delivery From Imprinted Thin Films. 2011 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Innovations in Drug Delivery Technology I, Minneapolis, MN, October 18, 2011.

146. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Analyzing the Interdependence of Polymer Chain Growth and Macromolecular Memory Creation in Molecularly Imprinted Polymers. 2011 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Structures & Properties In Polymers III: Networks and Gels Session II, Minneapolis, MN, October 18, 2011.

145. M.K. McBride°, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Engineering Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses for Controlled Release of Comfort Molecules. 2011 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, National Undergraduate Student Poster Session, Food, Pharmaceutical, and Biotechnology Session, Minneapolis, MN, October 17, 2011.

144. A.C. Paine°, A.Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. In Vivo and In Vitro Extended Drug Release From Imprinted Therapeutic Contact Lenses. 2011 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, National Undergraduate Student Poster Session, Food, Pharmaceutical, and Biotechnology Session, Minneapolis, MN, October 17, 2011.

143. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Effect of Living Polymerization On the Creation of Macromolecular Memory. 2011 American Chemical Society 242nd Annual Fall Meeting, Biomimetic Polymers Session, Denver, CO, August 31, 2011.

142. D. Pulliam°, M.E. Byrne. A Study of Novel Degradable Imprinted Networks. Alabama Alliance for Students With Disabilities in STEM Annual Meeting, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2011.

141. A. Tieppo*, K. Pate°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of Diclofenac Sodium From Therapeutic Soft Contact Lenses Under Physiological Ocular Tear Flow. 1st Annual Auburn University Graduate Scholars Symposium, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2011. (Invited Presentation)

140. C.J. White*, M. McBride°, M.E. Byrne. HPMC-Imprinted Extended-Wear Contact Lenses for Controlled Release. 1st Annual Auburn University Graduate Scholars Symposium, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn, AL, April 2, 2011. (Invited Presentation)

139. K. Pate, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled and Extended Release of Anti-inflammatory From Daily Wear Soft Contact Lenses. AIChE Southern Regional Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2, 2011.

138. M. McBride°, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Engineering Biomaterials for Controlled Delivery: Therapeutic Contact Lenses For Comfort Molecules. AIChE Southern Regional Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2, 2011.

137. D. Harris°, M.E. Byrne. Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Based Films For Controlled Release From Drug Eluting Stents. AIChE Southern Regional Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2, 2011.

136. D. Harris°, M.E. Byrne. Design of Molecularly Imprinted Biomaterials for Use on Drug Eluting Stents. The 8th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship Forum, Auburn, AL, April 13, 2011.

135. M. McBride°, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Delivery of Comfort Molecules Using Contact Lenses. The 8th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship Forum, Auburn, AL, April 13, 2011.

134. K. Pate°, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. In-Vitro Release of Dicolofenac Sodium From Therapeutic Contact Lenses. The 8th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship Forum, Auburn, AL, April 13, 2011.

133. A. Tieppo*, K. Pate°, M.E. Byrne. In-vitro Release of a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory from Daily Wear Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Society for Biomaterials 2011 Annual Meeting, Alternative Platforms for Pharmacologic Administration Session, Orlando, FL, April 16, 2011.

132. P. Sundaram*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Therapeutic Release from a Nucleic Acid Aptamer Functionalized Gold Nanoparticle Platform. Society for Biomaterials 2011 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 14-15, 2011.

131. A. Tieppo*, K. Pate°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of Diclofenac Sodium From Therapeutic Soft Contact Lenses Under Physiological Ocular Tear Flow. 21st Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 1, 2011.

130. C.J. White*, M. McBride°, M.E. Byrne. Molecularly Imprinted Contact Lenses With Controlled Delivery. 21st Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 1, 2011.

129. D. Webster*, R. Chambers, M.E. Byrne. Oral Enzyme Delivery Using Biohybrid Hydrogels for the Rapid Metabolism of Ethanol. 21st Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 1, 2011.

128. P. Sundaram*, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. A Novel Nanoscale Drug Delivery Device: Controlled Drug Release from Aptamers. 21st Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 1, 2011.

127. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Living Versus Non-Living Polymerization in the Creation of Macromolecular Memory. 21st Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 1, 2011.

126. P. Sundaram*, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. Controlled and Extended Therapeutic Release from Nucleic Acid Aptamer Functionalized Nanoparticles. 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Bionanotechnology for Gene and Drug Delivery I Session, Salt Lake City, UT, November 10, 2010.

125. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. Polymer-Conjugated Multi-Enzyme Biohybrid Carrier for Rapid Metabolism of Ethanol. 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Bioengineering Session, Salt Lake City, UT, November 9, 2010.

124. D. Webster*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. Biohybrid Multi-Enzyme Hydrogel for the Rapid Metabolism of Ethanol. 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Bioengineering Session, Salt Lake City, UT, November 9, 2010.

123. K. Pate°, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Microfluidic In vitro Release of Anti-inflammatory From Therapeutic Contact Lenses. 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, National Undergraduate Student Poster Session, Food, Pharmaceutical, and Biotechnology Session, Salt Lake City, UT, November 7, 2010.

122. D. Harris°, M.E. Byrne. Designing an Optimal Release Profile for Drug Eluting Stents. 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, National Undergraduate Student Poster Session, Food, Pharmaceutical, and Biotechnology Session, Salt Lake City, UT, November 7, 2010.

121. M.E. Byrne. Controlled Ocular Therapeutic Delivery Via a Contact Lens Platform. Auburn University, Department of Pharmacal Sciences, October 5, 2010. (Invited Presentation)

120. M.E. Byrne. Using Biology to Rationally Design and Engineer Biomaterials/Multi-Functional Materials. US National Academy of Engineering, 2010 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, Armonk, NY September 23, 2010. (Invited Break-Out Session Presentation)

119. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Using Living/Controlled Polymerization Strategies to Enhance Binding Parameters of Imprinted Polymers. The 6th International Meeting of Molecular Imprinting, New Orleans, LA, August 10, 2010.

118. C. White*, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Creating Macromolecular Memory in Hydrogels For Drug Delivery: Therapeutic Contact Lenses. The 6th International Meeting of Molecular Imprinting, New Orleans, LA, August 9, 2010.

117. D. Harris°, M.E. Byrne. Novel Design for a Drug Eluting Stent. AIChE Southern Regional Conference, North Carolina State University, NC, April 10, 2010.

116. M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses: Hype or Reality? Controlling and Extending Thin Film Therapeutic Delivery Using Templated Gels. Auburn University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, February 25, 2010. (Invited Presentation)

115. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Designing Gels with Memory for Drug Delivery: Manipulating Transport and Binding Properties by Altering Structural and Reaction Parameters. 2009 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Biomaterials for Drug Delivery III Session, Nashville, TN, November 12, 2009.

114. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. Performance Analysis of a Free and Polymer-Conjugated Multi-Enzyme System for Ethanol Metabolism. 2009 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Advances in Biocatalysis and Biosynthesis Session, Nashville, TN, November 11, 2009.

113. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Correlating the Structure and Properties of Imprinted Gels with Reaction Parameters. 2009 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Structures and Properties of Polymers II: Networks and Gels Session, Nashville, TN, November 10, 2009.

112. D.R. Pulliam°, E. Jabbari, M.E. Byrne. A Study of Novel Degradable Imprinted Networks. 2009 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, National Undergraduate Student Poster Session, Food, Pharmaceutical, and Biotechnology Session, Nashville, TN, November 9, 2009.

111. M.E. Byrne. Using Biology to Rationally Design and Engineer Multi-Functional Biomaterials. US National Academy of Engineering, 2009 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, Irvine, CA, September 11, 2009. (Invited Break-Out Session Presentation)

110. M.E. Byrne. Controlling and Extending Thin Film Therapeutic Delivery Using Templated Gels. Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, September 3, 2009. (Invited Presentation)

109. M. Ali*, A. Vaughan*, J. Zhang°, S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Templated Hydrogels for Combination Devices: Therapeutic Contact Lenses. 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Cellular & Tissue Engineering, and Biomaterials Theme, Drug Delivery Session, Minneapolis, MN, September 3, 2009. (Invited Presentation)

108. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. High Performance Cofactor Recycling Multi-enzyme Biocatalyst System for Ethanol Metabolism. Biochemical Engineering XVI: Past, Present, and Future of Biochemical Engineering, Frontiers in Enzyme Engineering Session, Burlington, VT, July 7, 2009.

107. M. Ali*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of Hyaluronic Acid from Molecularly Imprinted Hydrogel Contact Lenses. Society for Biomaterials 2009 Annual Meeting, Advances in Therapeutic Delivery Session, San Antonio, TX, April 23, 2009.

106. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Characterization of the Network Structure of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers by Determination of Kinetic Chain Length Distribution. 19th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 11, 2009.

105. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. Microreactor System for Rapid and Safe Alcohol Metabolism. 19th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 11, 2009.

104. S.R. Duke and M.E. Byrne. REU Site for Micro/Nano-Structured Materials, Therapeutics, and Devices at Auburn University. NSF-Engineering Education Awardees Conference, Reston, VA, February, 3, 2009.

103. S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Extended Release Contact Lenses: Transport and Stuctural Analysis of Imprinted Hydrogels. 14th Symposium on the Material Science and Chemistry of Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Materials and Interfaces Session, New Orleans, LA, November 19, 2008. (Invited Presentation)

102. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Living/Controlled Molecular Imprinting Polymerization Techniques to Enhance Drug Delivery Networks. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Biomaterials for Drug Delivery III Session, Philadelphia, PA, November 19, 2008.

101. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Reaction Analysis of Living/Controlled Polymerization Techniques Used to Enhance Binding Characteristics of Highly Crosslinked Imprinted Polymer Networks. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Polymer Reaction Engineering Kinetics and Catalysis I Session, Philadelphia, PA, November 19, 2008.

100. S. Venkatesh*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Biohybrid Nanoparticles and Hydrogel Platforms with On-Demand Release of Therapeutics by the Application of Nucleic Acid Triggers. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Drug Delivery II Session, Philadelphia, PA, November 18, 2008.

99. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Characterization of the Network Structure of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers by Determination of Kinetic Chain Length Distribution. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Structure and Properties of Polymers III: Networks and Gels Session, Philadelphia, PA, November 18, 2008.

98. J. Saha°, S. Venkatesh*, S. Pass°, M.E. Byrne. Transport and Structural Analysis of Imprinted Hydrogels. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, National Undergraduate Student Poster Session, Food, Pharmaceutical, and Biotechnology Session, Philadelphia, PA, November 17, 2008.

97. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. Matrix-Bound Multi-Enzyme System for Rapid and Effective Ethanol Metabolism. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Advances in Biocatalysis II Session, Philadelphia, PA, November 17, 2008.

96. J.B. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Bandage Contact Lenses for Anti-inflammatory Therapeutics. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, National Student Paper Contest Session, Philadelphia, PA, November 15, 2008. (Invited Presentation and J.Zhang Won the First Place National Award In Undergraduate Research)

95. M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic and Biohybrid Materials: Using Biology to Enhance Therapeutic Delivery, University of Delaware, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, October 17, 2008. (Invited Presentation)

94. S. Venkatesh*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Nucleic Acid Release From Carriers via Physical and Biological Triggers. Society for Biomaterials 2008 Annual Meeting, Imaging and Therapeutics Delivery Session, Atlanta, GA, September 13, 2008.

93. J.B. Zhang°, A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Release Studies of Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Society for Biomaterials 2008 Annual Meeting, Ocular Comfort and Drug Delivery-Clinical Application Session, Atlanta, GA, September 11, 2008.

92. M.E. Byrne. Structural and Molecular Biology in the Rational Engineering of Drug Delivery Carriers. Auburn University, Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering, September 2, 2008. (Invited Presentation)

91. J. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Bandage Contact Lenses for Antibacterial and Anti-inflammatory Therapeutics. AIChE Southern Regional Conference, Auburn University, AL, April 5, 2008.

90. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. Ethanol Conversion to Acetate Catalyzed by Multi-Dehydrogenases in a Polymer Conjugated System. 18th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 11, 2008.

89. S. Venkatesh*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. On-Demand Release of Nucleic Acid Constructs via Enzymatic and Physical Triggers. Materials Research Society Fall 2007 Meeting, Symposium LL: Bioinspired Polymer Gels and Networks, Boston, MA, November 29, 2007.

88. A.D. Vaughan* and M.E. Byrne. Enhancing Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Binding Properties via Controlled/Radical Polymerization and Reaction Analysis. 60th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, Auburn, AL, November 9, 2007.

87. K.R. Noss*, A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Tailored Binding and Transport Parameters of Molecularly Imprinted Films via Macromolecular Structure: The Rational Design of Recognitive Polymers for Sensors. 60th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, Auburn, AL, November 9, 2007.

86. M.E. Byrne and S.R. Duke. Interdisclipinary Research: An REU Site Perspective. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Undergraduate Research Session, Salt Lake City, UT, November 8, 2007.

85. M.W. Eggert*, A.N. Wilson°, J.A. Cooey°, M.E. Byrne, R.P. Chambers. Ethanol Conversion to Acetate Catalyzed by Multi-Dehydrogenase System. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Advanced in Biocatalysis I Session, Salt Lake City, UT, November 8, 2007.

84. S. Venkatesh* and M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic and Biohybrid Hydrogels: Novel Recognitive Biomaterials for Controlled Therapeutic Delivery. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Biomimetic Materials I Session, Salt Lake City, UT, November 8, 2007.

83. J. Zhang° and M.E. Byrne. Extended Release Bandage Contact Lenses for Anti-bacterial and Anti-inflammatory Therapeutics. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Food, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Undergraduate Poster Session, Salt Lake City, UT, November 5, 2007.

82. S. Venkatesh*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Novel Biomimetic Therapeutic Carriers with On-Demand Release Via Nucleic Acid Based Triggers. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Drug Delivery I Session, Salt Lake City, UT, November 5, 2007.

81. A.D. Vaughan*, K.R. Noss*, M.E. Byrne. Tailored Recognitive Films Via Engineered Macromolecular Structure. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Polymers as Functional Components of Micro- and Nanodevices Session, Salt Lake City, UT, November 5, 2007.

80. J. Saha°, S. Pass°, J. Zhang°, M. Ali*, S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Extended Release Via Tailored Hydrogel Structure. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Advances in Drug Delivery III Session, Salt Lake City, UT, November 5, 2007.

79. M.E. Byrne. Extended Ocular Therapy via Contact Lenses. Auburn Alumni Engineering Council Fall 2007 Meeting, Auburn, AL, November 3, 2007. (Invited Presentation)

78. S.R. Duke and M.E. Byrne. REU Site for Micro/Nano-Structured Materials, Therapeutics, and Devices. NSF-Engineering Education Awardees Conference, Building Connections within the Engineering Education Research Community, Arlington, VA, September, 26-28, 2007.

77. M.E. Byrne. OcuMedic - Extended Therapy via Contact Lenses. Alabama Launchpad, Auburn, AL, May 21, 2007. (Invited Presentation)

76. M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses: Controllable & Extended Delivery of Drugs to the Eye. The World's Best Technologies Showcase, Arlington, TX, May 16, 2007. (Invited Presentation)

75. A.D. Vaughan*, K.R. Noss*, M.E. Byrne. Tailorable Recognitive Biomaterials Synthesized via Free Radical and Living/Controlled Polymerization. Society for Biomaterials 32nd Annual Meeting, Biomaterials and Microscale Technologies for Biomedical Applications Session, Chicago, IL, April 19, 2007.

74. M. Ali*, J. Zhang°, J. Saha°, S. Pass°, S. Horikawa*, J.W. Hong, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses: In-vitro Release via Experimental Physiological Ocular Tear Flow Model. Society for Biomaterials 32nd Annual Meeting, Advances in Drug Delivery Session, Chicago, IL, April 19, 2007.

73. J. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Bandage Contact Lenses for Antibacterial and Anti-inflammatory Therapeutics. The 4th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research Forum, Auburn, AL, April 4, 2007.

72. A. Collins°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses for the Delivery of Antifungal Drugs to the Equine Eye. The 4th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research Forum, Auburn, AL, April 4, 2007.

71. S. Pass°, J. Saha°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses for Antihistamines: Transport of Ketotifen Fumarate Through Biomimetic Hydrogels. The 4th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research Forum, Auburn, AL, April 4, 2007.

70. J. Saha°, S. Pass°, M.E. Byrne. Structural Analysis of Imprinted Hydrogels and Transport Considerations. The 4th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research Forum, Auburn, AL, April 4, 2007.

69. S. Pass°, J. Saha°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses for Antihistamines: Transport of Ketotifen Fumarate through Biomimetic Hydrogels. AIChE Southern Regional Conference, University of South Carolina, SC, March 31, 2007.

68. A. Collins°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses for the Delivery of Antifungal Drugs to the Equine Eye. AIChE Southern Regional Conference, University of South Carolina, SC, March 31, 2007.

67. J. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Bandage Contact Lenses for Antibacterial and Anti-inflammatory Therapeutics. AIChE Southern Regional Conference, University of South Carolina, SC, March 31, 2007.

66. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Polymerization Control of Templated Recognitive Structures. 17th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 7, 2007.

65. M. Ali*, M.E. Byrne. Ocular Delivery of Comfort Molecule for Keratoconjunctivitis sicca via Hydrogel Contact Lenses. 17th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 7, 2007.

64. S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Intelligent Drug Release From Novel Nucleic Acid Hydrogels via Physical and Biological Triggers. 17th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 7, 2007.

63. M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic and Biohybrid Hydrogels: Novel Recognitive Biomaterials for Controlled Therapeutic Delivery. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, March 8, 2007. (Invited Presentation)

62. S. Venkatesh*, M. Ali*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses via Biomimesis: Tailorable Loading and Extended Delivery of Ocular Therapeutics. US-Japan Joint Topical Conference on Medical Engineering, Drug Delivery Systems and Therapeutic Systems, 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting, Therapeutic Devices, Nanotechnology and Molecular Imprinting Session, San Francisco, CA, November 15, 2006.

61. S. Venkatesh*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Nucleic Acids: Hypersensitive Modulating Elements Based on Enzymatic Triggers and Metal Ion/Chelating Agent Switches. US-Japan Joint Topical Conference on Medical Engineering, Drug Delivery Systems and Therapeutic Systems, 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting, Engineering of Novel Therapeutic Devices Session, San Francisco, CA, November 14, 2006.

60. A.L. Collins°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses for the Delivery of Antifungals to the Equine Eye. 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Food, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Undergraduate Forum, San Francisco, CA, November 13, 2006.

59. S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Extending Relief for Allergic Conjunctivitis Via Therapeutic Contact Lenses Based on Configurational Biomimetic Imprinting. National Student Paper Competition, 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 13, 2006. (Invited Presentation and S.P. Sizemore Won the First Place National Award In Undergraduate Research)

58. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Polymerization Control of Templated Recognitive Structures. 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Self-Assembled Biomaterials Session, San Francisco, CA, November 15, 2006.

57. K.R. Noss*, M.E. Byrne. Tunable Biomolecular Recognition Films for Sensing. 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Polymers as Functional Components of Micro- and Nanodevices Session, San Francisco, CA, November 13, 2006.

56. M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses: The Future of Ocular Drug Delivery. CIBA Vision, Inc., Duluth, GA, May 12, 2006. (Invited Presentation)

55. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. A Biomimetic Approach of Recognitive Contact Lenses for Tailored Loading and Release of Antihistamines to Treat Allergic Rhinoconjuctivitis. Society For Biomaterials 31st Annual Meeting, Biomimesis in Drug Delivery II: Intelligent and Responsive Gels Session, Pittsburgh, PA, April 29, 2006.

54. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. A Biomimetic Approach Towards the Formation of Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Society For Biomaterials 31st Annual Meeting, Ophthalmic Drug Delivery Session, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28, 2006.

53. K. RyAnne Noss*, M.E. Byrne. The Rational Design of Biorecognitive Biomimetic Polymeric Materials for Sensing Applications. 231st ACS National Meeting, New Concepts in Polymeric Materials: Functional Materials Session, Atlanta, GA, March 29, 2006.

52. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, and M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses: A Biomimetic Approach Towards Tailored Ophthalmic Extended Delivery , 231st ACS National Meeting, New Concepts in Polymeric Materials: Functional Materials Session, Atlanta, GA, March 29, 2006.

51. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Optimizing Recognition Characteristics of Biomimetic Polymer Gels via Polymerization Reaction and Crosslinking Density Analysis. 231st ACS National Meeting, New Concepts in Polymeric Materials: Functional Materials Session, Atlanta, GA, March 29, 2006.

50. S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Extending Relief for Allergic Conjunctivitis via Therapeutic Contact Lenses Based on Configurational Biomimetic Imprinting. AIChE Southern Regional Conference, Mississippi State University, MS, March 11, 2006.

49. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Optimizing Recognition Characteristics of Biomimetic Polymer Gels by Polymerization Reaction Analysis, 16th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 9, 2006.

48. K.R. Noss*, M.E. Byrne. The Rational Design of Intelligent Biomimetic Polymeric Networks for Biomolecular Diagnostics, 16th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 9, 2006.

47. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, and M.E. Byrne. Extended Release of Ocular Therapeutics via Biomimetic Contact Lenses, 16th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn, AL, March 9, 2006.

46. S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Ophthalmic Antihistamine Delivery via Recognitive Contact Lenses for Allergic Relief, The 3rd Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research Forum, Auburn, AL, February, 24 2006.

45. M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses: Controllable and Extended Delivery of Drugs to the Eye, Biotechnology Association of Alabama Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL, February 3, 2006.

44. S. Venkatesh*, S. P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. A Biomimetic Approach Towards Enhanced Loading and Extended Release Contact Lens for Histamine Antagonists, 8th US Japan Symposium on Drug Delivery Systems , Lahaina, HI, December 20, 2005. (Invited Presentation)

43. S. Venkatesh*, S. P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Enhanced Loading and Extended Release Contact Lens for Histamine Antagonists, 8th US Japan Symposium on Drug Delivery Systems, Lahaina, HI, December 19, 2005.

42. R. Noss*, A.L. Simonian, M.E. Byrne. Intelligent Materials for Biomolecular Diagnostics, Materials Research Society Fall 2005 Meeting, Symposium V: Materials and Devices for Smart Systems, Piezoelectric Materials II Session, Boston, MA, November 30, 2005.

41. S. Venkatesh*, S. P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic Recognitive Polymer Networks for Ocular Delivery of Anti-Histamines, Materials Research Society Fall 2005 Meeting, Symposium J: Biomimetic Polymers and Gels; Drug and Gene Delivery Session, Boston, MA, November 29, 2005.

40. S.P. Sizemore°, J. Zhang°, S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Polymerization Reaction Analysis to Enhance Loading of Hydrogels for Ocular Drug Delivery, 2005 AIChE Annual Meeting, Food, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Undergraduate Forum, Cincinnati, OH, November 2, 2005.

39. J. Zhang°, S.P. Sizemore°, S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses: Anti-Histamine Delivery via Biomimetic Recognitive Hydrogels for the Treatment of Rhinoconjunctivitis, 2005 AIChE Annual Meeting, Food, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Undergraduate Forum, Cincinnati, OH, November 2, 2005.

38. M.E. Byrne. Biomimesis in Drug Delivery, 2005 AIChE Annual Meeting, Bionanotechnology Symposium II: Plenary and Tutorial Session, Cincinnati, OH, November 1, 2005. (Invited Presentation)

37. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Optimizing Recognition Characteristics of Biomimetic Polymer Gels by Polymerization Reaction Analysis, 2005 AIChE Annual Meeting, Polymers as Functional Components of Micro- and Nanodevices Session, Cincinnati, OH, November 1, 2005.

36. S. Venkatesh*, S. P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Ophthalmic Antihistamine Delivery Via Recognitive Contact Lenses for Allergic Relief, 2005 AIChE Annual Meeting, Advances in Drug Delivery: Hydrogels and Fibrin Gels Session, Cincinnati, OH, October 31, 2005.

35. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Enhanced Loading and Extended Release Contact Lens For Ophthalmic Delivery of Histamine Antagonists, 2005 Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Device Technologies-Nano to Macro Scales Track: Drug Delivery 2 Session, Baltimore, MD, October 1, 2005.

34. K.R. Noss*, A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Effect of Molecular Structure and Polymerization Kinetics on The Optimization of Recognitive Polymers, 2005 Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Device Technologies-Nano to Macro Scale Track: Polymers as Tailorable Functional Components Session, Baltimore, MD, September 29, 2005.

33. M.E. Byrne, S. Venkatesh*. Enhanced Loading and Extended Release Contact Lens for Histamine Antagonists, BIO 2005 Annual International Convention, Innovation Corridor Session, Philadelphia, PA June 21, 2005.

32. M.E. Byrne. Creating Recognitive Networks for Biomolecules: Biomimetic Templated Systems for Drug Delivery and Biosensing, University of Alabama, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Tuscaloosa, AL, February 24, 2005. (Invited Presentation)

31. A.D. Vaughan* and M.E. Byrne. Creating Recognitive Networks for Biomolecules: Polymerization Kinetics of Biomimetic Templated Systems, 2004 AIChE Annual Meeting, Biomimetic Systems and Materials Session, Austin, TX, November 8, 2004.

30. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, and N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Polymers In Drug Delivery and Sensing Applications: Effect of Network Molecular Structure on Recognition Properties, 2004 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nanofabrication of Biosensing Devices Session, Austin, TX, November 9, 2004.

29. S.P. Sizemore°, A.D. Vaughan, and M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic Sensor Networks: Designing Recognition Elements For Biomolecules at the Micro-/Nanoscale, 2004 AIChE Annual Meeting, Food, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Undergraduate Forum, Austin, TX, November 8, 2004.

28. S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Polymerization Kinetics of Templated Sensor Networks: Designing Recognition Elements of Biomolecules at the Micro-/Nano-Scale, 2004 Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research Forum, Auburn, AL, October 18, 2004.

27. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, and N.A. Peppas. Novel Biomimetic Polymer Networks: Tailored Recognition Properties for Biomedical Applications, 2004 Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Nanobiotechnology Session, Philadelphia, PA, October 14, 2004.

26. A.D. Vaughan* and M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic Materials for Biosensing: Recognitive Networks for Biologically Significant Molecules, 2004 Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Biomedical Instrumentation: From the Nano- to the Micro- Scale Track Session, Philadelphia, PA, October 14, 2004.

25. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, and N.A. Peppas. Novel Biomimetic Polymer Networks with Tailored Recognition Properties: Functional Components in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices, Third Annual Research, Technologies, & Applications in Biodefense, Washington, DC, August 18, 2004.

24. A.D. Vaughan*, S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Polymerization Kinetics of Templated Sensor Networks: Designing Recognition Elements for Biomolecules at the Micro-/Nano-Scale, Fifth Annual BioMEMS & Biomedical Nanotech World 2004, Washington, DC, August 16, 2004.

23. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, and N.A. Peppas. Novel Biomimetic Polymer Networks with Tailored Recognition Properties: Functional Components in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices, Fifth Annual BioMEMS & Biomedical Nanotech World 2004, Washington, DC, August 16, 2004.

22. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, R. Bashir, and N.A. Peppas. Development and Application of Intelligent Polymer Networks as Recognition Elements for Novel Microdevices. Materials Research Society Annual Meeting, Micro- and Nanosystems Symposium, Boston, MA, December 1, 2003.

21. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, and N.A. Peppas. Novel Biomimetic Polymer Networks: Development and Application as Selective Recognitive Elements for Biomolecules at the Micro-/Nanoscale. 2003 AIChE Annual Meeting, Biomimetics III Session, San Francisco, CA, November 21, 2003.

20. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, R. Bashir, and N.A. Peppas. Intelligent Polymer Networks as Sensing Elements: Enabling Technologies for Novel Biosensor Platforms. 2003 AIChE Annual Meeting, Advances in Biosensors and Biomedical Sensors I Session, San Francisco, CA, November 17, 2003.

19. M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition of Biomolecules: Recognitive Networks for Drug Delivery and Bionanotechnology, University of California-Riverside, Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Riverside, CA, April 14, 2003. (Invited Presentation)

18. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, and N.A. Peppas. Micropatterning of Bioinspired Recognitive Hydrogels for Microsensing Applications. 20th Annual Houston Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research, Houston, TX, April 3, 2003.

17. M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition of Biomolecules: Recognitive Networks for Drug Delivery and Bionanotechnology, University of South Carolina, Department of Chemical Engineering, Columbia, SC, March 17, 2003. (Invited Presentation)

16. M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition of Biomolecules: Recognitive Networks for Drug Delivery and Bionanotechnology, Vanderbilt University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Nashville, TN, March 10, 2003. (Invited Presentation)

15. M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition of Biomolecules: Recognitive Networks for Drug Delivery and Bionanotechnology, Auburn University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Auburn, AL, February 28, 2003. (Invited Presentation)

14. M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition of Biomolecules: Recognitive Networks for Drug Delivery and Bionanotechnology, University of Toronto, Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, Toronto, Canada, February 5, 2003. (Invited Presentation)

13. M.E. Byrne, J.Z. Hilt, R. Bashir, K. Park, and N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Networks as Selective Recognition Elements for Detection of Biomolecules in Microsensor and Microarray Devices. 2002 AIChE Annual Meeting, Bionanotechnology Session, Indianapolis, IN, November 4, 2002.

12. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, and N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition of Biomolecules: Recognitive Networks for Drug Delivery, Targeting, and Biosensors. 2002 AIChE Annual Meeting, Biomimetic Approaches to Material Design Session, Indianapolis, IN, November 7, 2002.

11. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, and N.A. Peppas. Biomolecule Specific Polymers for Sensing and Diagnostics. 2002 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nanotechnology in Bioengineering Session: Applications to Detection, Diagnostics, and Sensing, Indianapolis, IN, November 7, 2002.

10. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, and N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Networks for Selective Recognition of Biomolecules: Materials for Bionanotechnology. Third Annual BioMEMS & Biomedical Nanotech World 2002, Columbus, OH, September 6, 2002.

9. M.E. Byrne, J.Z. Hilt, R. Bashir, K. Park, and N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition and Microsensing of Biologically Significant Molecules. Society For Biomaterials 28th Annual Meeting, Biomimetics Symposium, Tampa, FL, April 26, 2002.

8. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, and N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition of Biologically Significant Molecules. Materials Research Society Annual Meeting, Biological and Biomimetic Materials – Properties to Function Symposium, San Francisco, CA, April 5, 2002.

7. M.E. Byrne. Producing Networks for Recognition of Biomolecules: Biomimetic Materials for Drug Delivery and Targeting. Materials Research Society Annual Meeting, Graduate Student Awards Symposium, San Francisco, CA, April 2, 2002. (Invited Presentation)

6. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, and N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition of Biologicals: Theoretical and Experimental Analysis. American Physical Society Annual Meeting, Polymer Cell Interactions Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, March 19, 2002.

5. N.A. Peppas, M. Byrne, E. Oral, and D. Henthorn. UV Free-Radical Polymerization for Micropatterning and Microimprinting of Poly(ethylene glycol)-Containing Films. 6th International Symposium on Polymers for Advanced Technologies, Eilat, Israel, September 5, 2001. (Invited Presentation)

4. M.E. Byrne and N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Materials for Drug Targeting and Drug Delivery. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Macromolecular Secretariat, Polymers in Biomedical Applications, Chicago, Illinois, August 28, 2001. (Invited Presentation)

3. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, and N.A. Peppas. Non-Covalent Molecular Imprinting of Glucose in Polar Protic Media. American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting, Symposia on Drug Delivery Devices, Indianapolis, IN, October 29, 2000.

2. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, and N.A. Peppas. Non-Covalent Molecular Imprinting of Glucose: Recognition in Aqueous Media. Society of Molecular Imprinting, 1st International Workshop on Molecular Imprinting, Cardiff, UK, July 5, 2000.

1. A. Diaf, C. Deible, M. Byrne, H. Rilo, W. Wagner, A. Russell, and E. Beckman. Photocrosslinkable Polyethylene Glycol-Based Copolymers for Islet Encapsulation. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Symposia on Tissue Engineering and Cell Therapy, Anaheim, CA, April 3, 1995.

Note: * Indicates Graduate Student and ° Indicates Undergraduate Student

INTERNATIONAL & NATIONAL CONFERENCE SESSIONS DEVELOPED & CHAIRED

45. Engineering Inspired by Biology, Organizer, Session Chair and Moderator (with Babak Parviz), US National Academy of Engineering, 2010 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, Armonk, NY, September, 2010.

44. Advances in Therapeutic Delivery Rapid Fire Session, Organizer, Session Chair and Moderator, Society for Biomaterials 2009 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 25, 2009.

43. Clinical Applications in Nanomedicine Panel Discussion, Organizer and Panel Chair, Society for Biomaterials 2009 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 25, 2009.

42. Advances in Therapeutic Delivery, Organizer, Session Chair and Moderator, Society for Biomaterials 2009 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 23, 2009.

41. Drug Delivery in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Rapid Fire Session, Organizer and Session Chair, Society for Biomaterials 2009 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 23, 2009.

40. Drug Delivery in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Organizer and Session Chair, Society for Biomaterials 2009 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 23, 2009.

39. Regulatory Pathways for Controlled Release Products and Combination Devices Workshop, Organizer and Workshop Chair, Society for Biomaterials 2009 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 22, 2009.

38. Biomimetics I, Session Chair, 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 21, 2008.

37. Self-Assembled Biomaterials, Session Co-Chair, 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 20, 2008.

36. Nanostructured Biomimetic and Biohybrid Materials and Devices, Session Chair, 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 20, 2008.

35. Polymers as Functional Components of Micro- and Nanodevices, Session Co-Chair, 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 18, 2008.

34. Biomaterials for Drug Delivery II, Session Co-Chair, 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 18, 2008.

33. Imaging & Therapeutics Delivery-Clinical Application Session 7, Organizer, Session Chair and Moderator; Society for Biomaterials 2008 Translational Biomaterials Research Meeting - Advancing Discoveries from the Laboratory to the Clinic, Atlanta, GA, September 13, 2008.

32.Ocular Comfort and Drug Delivery-Clinical Application Session 2, Organizer, Session Chair and Moderator; Society for Biomaterials 2008 Translational Biomaterials Research Meeting - Advancing Discoveries from the Laboratory to the Clinic, Atlanta, GA, September 11, 2008.

31. What is the State of the Stent?-Clinical Application Session 1, Organizer, Society for Biomaterials 2008 Translational Biomaterials Research Meeting - Advancing Discoveries from the Laboratory to the Clinic, Atlanta, GA, September 11, 2008.

30. Biomimetic Materials I, Session Chair, 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 8, 2007.

29. Nanostructured Biomimetic and Biohybrid Materials and Devices, Session Chair, 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 8, 2007.

28. Polymers as Functional Components of Micro- and Nanodevices, Session Co-Chair, 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 5, 2007.

27. Self-Assembled Biomaterials, Session Co-Chair, 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 8, 2007.

26. Advances in Drug Delivery (Sessions I and II); Organizer, Session Chair and Moderator; 2007 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 19,21, 2007.

25. Nano and Microparticulate Drug Delivery Symposium; Organizer, Symposium Chair and Moderator; 2007 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 19, 2007.

24. Advances in Therapeutic Bionanotechnology and Devices, Session Chair, US-Japan Joint Topical Conference on Medical Engineering, Drug Delivery Systems, and Therapeutic Systems, 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 14, 2006.

23. Therapeutic Devices, Nanotechnology, and Molecular Imprinting, Session Co-Chair, US-Japan Joint Topical Conference on Medical Engineering, Drug Delivery Systems, and Therapeutic Systems, 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 15, 2006.

22. Biomimetics III: Cell-Material Interactions, Session Chair, 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 16, 2006.

21. Biomimetics II: Drug Delivery, Session Co-Chair, 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 16, 2006.

20. Nanostructured Biomimetic and Biohybrid Materials and Devices, Session Chair, 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 13, 2006.

19. Polymers as Functional Components of Micro- and Nanodevices, Session Co-Chair, 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 13, 2006.

18. Self-Assembled Biomaterials, Session Co-Chair, 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 15, 2006.

17. Biomimesis in Drug Delivery III: Targeted & Micro/Nano-Scale Carriers; Organizer, Session Chair and Moderator; 2006 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, April 29, 2006.

16. Biomimesis in Drug Delivery II: Intelligent & Responsive Gels; Organizer, Session Chair and Moderator; 2006 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, April 29, 2006.

15. Biomimesis in Drug Delivery I: Scaffolds & Implants; Organizer, Session Chair and Moderator; 2006 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, April 27, 2006.

14. Bionanotechnology: The Future of Biomaterials III, Session Moderator; 2006 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, April 29, 2006.

13. Bionanotechnology Symposium III: Plenary and Tutorial Session, Session Chair, 2005 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, November 2, 2005.

12. Self-Assembled Biomaterials, Session Vice-Chair, 2005 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, November 2, 2005.

11. Nanostructured Biomimetic and Biohybrid Materials and Devices, Session Chair, 2005 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, November 1, 2005.

10. Bionanotechnology Symposium II: Plenary and Tutorial Session, Session Vice-Chair, 2005 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, November 1, 2005.

9. Polymers as Functional Components of Micro- and Nanodevices, Session Vice-Chair, 2005 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, November 1, 2005.

8. Polymers as Tailorable Functional Components Session within Device Technologies-From Nano to Macro Scales Track, Organizer and Session Chair, 2005 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, September 29, 2005. (This session was sponsored by Q-Sense, Inc.)

7. Nanotechnology and Biomaterials Symposium III: Drug Delivery, Session Moderator, 2005 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN, April 29, 2005.

6. Nanotechnology and Biomaterials Symposium II: Nano-Structured Biomaterials, Session Moderator, 2005 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN, April 28, 2005.

5. Biomimetic Systems and Materials, Session Chair, 2004 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, November 8, 2004.

4. Nanofabrication of Biosensing Devices, Session Chair, 2004 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, November 9, 2004.

3. Biological Materials for Patterning and Assembly of Nanomaterials, Session Vice-Chair, 2004 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, November 11, 2004.

2. High Throughput Biomaterials Development and Characterization, Session Vice-Chair, 2004 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, November 9, 2004.

1. Polymers for Biomedical Applications, Session Moderator, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, August 27, 2001.

 

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