Program Overview

December 5, Sunday, City University of Hong Kong
16:00–18:00 Registration
18:00–19:30 Welcome reception, City Top, 9/F, Amenities Building, City University of Hong Kong
December 6, Monday, City University of Hong Kong
9:00–9:30 Opening Ceremony
9:30–10:30 Plenary Talk I (Lecture Theater 401)

Bioengineering of the Teeth and Jaws to Clinical Practice

Professor Pill-Hoon Choung, Seoul National University, Korea

10:30–10:50 Tea Break
10:50–11:50 Plenary Talk II (Lecture Theater 401)

Engineering Approaches for Fixing the Broken Heart: From Protein & Tissue Engineering, Gene Therapy to Pluripotent Stem Cells

Professor Ronald Li, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

12:00–13:30 Lunch, City Top, 9/F, Amenities Building, City University of Hong Kong
13:50–15:30 MA1 (B5-208)

Biomechatronics and application

Paper ID: 16, 78, 25, 80, 15

MA2 (B5-209)

Cell mechanics at the nanoscale

Paper ID: 1, 3, 37, 42, 50

MA3 (B5-210)

Biomedical imaging and sensing (I)

Paper ID: 2, 29, 30, 32, 33

15:30–15:50 Tea Break
15:50–17:30 MB1 (B5-208)

Frontiers in nanobiotechnology

Speakers: Pei-Yu Chiou, Jeffrey Da-Jeng Yao, Jianzhong Xi, Jeff Wang, and Pak Kin Wong.

MB2 (B5-209)

Bio-MEMS and microfluidics for medical applications

Paper ID: 34, 48, 49, 27, 79

MB3 (B5-210)

Biomedical imaging and sensing (II)

Paper ID: 69, 66, 5, 61, Speaker Yu-Cheng Lin

18:00–20:30 Conference Dinner (by invitation)
December 7, Tuesday, City University of Hong Kong
9:00–9:40 Keynote I (Lecture Theater 401)

Nanotechnology Platform for in vivo Early Cancer Metastasis Diagnosis and Personalized Therapy

Professor Vladimir Zharov, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA

9:40–10:20 Keynote II (Lecture Theater 401)

A Microfluidic System for Systematic Evolution of Ligands Exponential Enrichment (SELEX) and Its Applications for Diagnosis

Professor Gwo-Bin Lee, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

10:20–10:40 Tea Break
10:40–11:20 Keynote III (Lecture Theater 401)

Microfluidics for 3D Tissue Engineering and Global Health Diagnostics

Professor Samuel Sia, Columbia University, USA

11:20–12:00 Keynote VI (Lecture Theater 401)

Microscale Manipulation of Cells and Their Environment for Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Professor Joel Voldman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

12:00–13:30 Lunch, City Top, 9/F, Amenities Building, City University of Hong Kong
13:40–15:20 TA1 (B5-208)

Novel nanomaterials for biomedical imaging and therapeutic agent (I)

Paper ID: 10, 47, 71, 51

TA2 (B5-209)

Studying physiological activities at cellular level using nanomanipulation and nanodevices (I)

Paper ID: 53, 62, 67, 81

TA3 (B5-210)

Nano and molecular technologies in medical diagnosis and therapy (I)

Paper ID: 8, 36, 40, 46, 39

TA4 (B5-211)

Nanotechnology in drug delivery

Paper ID: 31, 43, 44, 45, Speaker: Ta-Jen Yen

15:20–15:40 Tea Break
15:40–17:00 TB1 (B5-208)

Novel nanomaterials for biomedical imaging and therapeutic agent (II)

Paper ID: 58, 56, 65

TB2 (B5-209)

Studying physiological activities at cellular level using nanomanipulation and nanodevices (II)

Paper ID: 77, 18, 63, 64

TB3 (B5-210)

Nano and molecular technologies in medical diagnosis and therapy (II)

Paper ID: 57, 59, 75, 17

TB4 (B5-211)

Stem cell
Speakers: Patrick Hsieh, Kevin Costa, Michelle Khine (Paper ID 54)

17:10–18:00 Keynotes V (Lecture Theater 401)

Live Cell Optical Sensing for Drug Discovery

Dr. Ye Fang, Cellular Biophysics, Corning Incorporated

18:00–18:50 Keynote IV (Lecture Theatre 401)

In-Vitro Quantitative Mechanical Mapping of Biomolecules and Cells by Atomic Force Microscope

Dr. Chanmin Su, Bruker Nano Inc.

19:00–21:30 Conference Banquet
December 8, Wednesday, City University of Hong Kong
9:00–11:30 Technical Sessions (poster)

Paper ID: 7, 11, 13, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 38, 52, 55

Afternoon Workshop participants depart to Macau
December 9, Thursday, University of Macau
Workshop in Macau