Conference Poster Presentations

* Indicate students in Liu Lab

2019

81. Peraza-Martinez G**, Leu W*, and Liu H. Treatment of Aortic Stenosis via Chelating Nanoparticles. Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR). California State University, San Marcos, CA, USA. November 23, 2019.

80. Sun L**, Sun D*, Dugger T, Uhrich K, and Liu H. A Study on Salicylic Acid Poly(Anhydride Ester) Coating for Controlling Magnesium Degradation and Improving Bone Regeneration. Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR). California State University, San Marcos, CA, USA. November 23, 2019.

2018

79. Rutherford D*, Exarhos S, Niacaris M**, Mariano C**, Dayap B**, Mangolini L, and Liu H. Window to the Brain: In Vitro Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cell Studies with Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Nanopowder. Annual Symposium of the Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium (IESCC). Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA. October 22, 2018.

78. Rutherford D*, Exarhos S, Niacaris M**, Mariano C**, Mangolini L, and Liu H. Window to the Brain: In Vitro Cell Studies with Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Nanopowder (8YSZ, 6YSZ, 3YSZ, and ZrO2). 19th UC System-wide Bioengineering Symposium. Riverside, California, USA. June 21-23, 2018.

77. Leu WF*, Salmeron LV**, Azevedo C**, and Liu H. Polycaprolactone with Citric Acid Coated Iron Oxide Composite for Biomedical Applications. 19th UC System-wide Bioengineering Symposium. Riverside, California, USA. June 21-23, 2018.

2017

76. Rutherford D*, and Liu H. Window to the Brain: Culture BMSCs with Polished, Unpolished, and Nanopowder 8YSZ. 6th Annual Symposium of the Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium (IESCC), California State University, San Bernardino, CA. November 20, 2017.

2016

75. Castaneda D**, Ozgul M*, and Liu H. Preparation of Polymeric Nanospheres for Drug Delivery. Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR). University of California, Riverside, CA, USA. November 12, 2016.

74. Rutherford D*, and Liu H. Direct Culture of Bone Marrow derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells on 8YSZ. 5th Annual Symposium of the Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium, Loma Linda, CA. November 8, 2016.

73. Zhang N*, Azer A**, Si'i J**, Segura M**, and Liu H. Cytocompatibility of Porous Magnetic Nanocomposites with BMSCs. 5th Annual Symposium of the Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium, Loma Linda, CA. November 8, 2016.

72. Tian Q*, Rivera-Castaneda L**, Aslani A, and Liu H. Novel Hydroxyapatite Coatings Reduced Degradation of Magnesium Implants and Promoted Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Adhesion. 5th Annual Symposium of the Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium, Loma Linda, CA. November 8, 2016. (Tian Q* won the poster award for this work)

71. Zhang N*, Azer A**, Si'i J**, Segura M**, and Liu H. Cytocompatibility of Porous Magnetic Nanocomposites with BMSCs. 2016 BMES Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. October 5-8, 2016.

70. Tian Q*, Rivera-Castaneda L**, Aslani A, and Liu H. Novel Hydroxyapatite Coatings Reduced Degradation of Magnesium Implants and Promoted Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cell Adhesion. 2016 BMES Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. October 5-8, 2016.

69. Nguyen N*, Grelling N**, Wetteland C*, Rosario R**, and Liu H. MgO Nanoparticles as an Antimicrobial Agent for Reducing Polymeric Device Infections. 10th World Biomaterials Congress. Montreal, Canada. May 17-22, 2016.

68. Jiang W*, Vuong T**, Shashaty M**, Gopez C**, Sanders T**, and Liu H. Improved Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells Adhesion on Polymer-coated Magnesium. 10th World Biomaterials Congress. Montreal, Canada. May 17-22, 2016.

67. Cipriano A*, Zheng Y, Lopez MN**, Sallee A**, Lin AS**, Cortez MC**, and Liu H. Evaluation of BMSC Viability at the Cell-Biomaterial Interface with Mg-xSr and Mg-1Ca-xSr Alloys. 10th World Biomaterials Congress. Montreal, Canada. May 17-22, 2016.

66. Tian Q*, Deo M**, Rivera-Castaneda L**, Guan R, and Liu H. Investigation of Human Urothelial Cells in Response to Magnesium-Zinc-Strontium Alloys in Exposure Culture. 10th World Biomaterials Congress. Montreal, Canada. May 17-22, 2016.

2015

65. Cipriano AF*, Sallee A*, Guan RG, Zhao ZY*, Lin A*, and Liu H. A Comparative Study on the Degradation of Mg-4Zn-xSr alloys and their Cytocompatibility Using the Direct Culture Method. 2015 Materials Research Society, Symposium: F: Biomaterials for Regenerative Engineering. Boston, MA, USA. November 29-December 4, 2015.

64. Nguyen NT*, Chung R**, Aslani A, and Liu H. Antimicrobial Effects of Hydroxyapatite Coated Magnesium Implants Against S. aureus. 79th Annual Meeting of Southern California American Society for Microbiology (SCASM). San Diego, CA, USA. October 15-17, 2015.

63. Gopez C*, Jiang W*, Tran L*, and Liu H. Bioresorbable Cardiovascular Materials: Impedance Pump-Driven Flow Device for In Vitro Cell Assay. 2015 Southern California Chapter of the AVS Science and Technology Society (SCCAVS) Meeting & Exhibition. Buena Park, CA, USA. September 29, 2015.

62. Soria P*, Wetteland C*, and Liu H. Cytocompatibility of Magnesium Hydroxide Nanoparticles with Bone Marrow Stromal Cells. 2015 CIRM Bridges Trainee Meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA. July 15-17, 2015.

61. Cipriano AF*, Sallee A*, Guan R, and Liu H. An In Vitro Study on Early Inflammatory Response to Four Magnesium-Zinc-Strontium Alloys. Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting. Charlotte, NC, USA. April 15-18, 2015.

60. Lopez MN*, Cipriano AF*, Sallee A*, and Liu H. Degradation of Mg-Sr Alloys and Their Cytocompatibility with BMSCs for Orthopedic Implant Applications. American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting. San Jose, CA, USA. February 12-16, 2015.

2014

59. Rey J*, Jiang W*, Liu H. Modulating Surface Properties of Magnesium Through Polymeric Coatings for Cardiovascular Applications. Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR). California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA. November 22, 2014.

58. Zhang N*, Sallee A*, and Liu H. Static Magnetic Fields Influence Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cell Proliferation. Clinical Translation of Stem Cells. Palm Desert, CA, USA. April 21-22, 2014.

57. Wetteland CL*, and Liu H. Cytocompatibility of Hydroxyapatite and Magnesium Oxide Nanoparticles Dispersed in Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering. Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting. Denver, CO, USA. April 16-19, 2014.

56. Augello C*, Zahedi A*, Ethell I, and Liu H. Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) Composites with Magnesium Wires Enhanced Networking of Primary Neurons. Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting. Denver, CO, USA. April 16-19, 2014.

55. Miller C*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Anodization of Magnesium for Orthopedic Applications. UC LEADS Symposium. Riverside, CA. March 22, 2014.

54. Sallee A*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu HIn Vitro Study of Magnesium-Zinc-Strontium Wires Cultured With Bone Marrow Stromal Cells. 26th Annual California State University Biotechnology Conference (CSUPERB), Santa Clara, CA. January 9-11, 2014.

2013

53. Nguyen TY*, Guan R, Cipriano AF*, Zhao Z*, and Liu H. Characterization of Magnesium Alloy Degradation in Whole Blood and Platelet Rich Plasma. THERMEC 2013 International Conference on Processing & Manufacturing of Advanced Materials – Processing, Fabrication, Properties, Applications. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, December 2 - 6, 2013.

52. Johnson I*, Islam MS, Park BH, and Liu H. Investigation of Biodegradable Composite Coated Magnesium Alloy Using Optical Coherence Tomography. THERMEC 2013 International Conference on Processing & Manufacturing of Advanced Materials – Processing, Fabrication, Properties, Applications. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, December 2 - 6, 2013.

51. Miller C*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Surface Characterization of Magnesium Anodized in a 10M KOH Electrolyte. THERMEC 2013 International Conference on Processing & Manufacturing of Advanced Materials – Processing, Fabrication, Properties, Applications. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, December 2 - 6, 2013.

50. Tian Q*, and Liu H. Electrophoretic Deposition and Characterization of Biocomposites on Magnesium for Orthopedic Applications. THERMEC 2013 International Conference on Processing & Manufacturing of Advanced Materials – Processing, Fabrication, Properties, Applications. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, December 2 - 6, 2013.

49. Lock JY*, Tu J*, and Liu H. Degradation of Magnesium Alloys in Artificial Urine Solution for Urological Applications. THERMEC 2013 International Conference on Processing & Manufacturing of Advanced Materials – Processing, Fabrication, Properties, Applications. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, December 2 - 6, 2013.

48. Cipriano AF*, Miller C*, and Liu H. Cytocompatibility of Magnesium-Zinc-Calcium Alloys with Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells. THERMEC 2013 International Conference on Processing & Manufacturing of Advanced Materials – Processing, Fabrication, Properties, Applications. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, December 2 - 6, 2013.

47. Sallee A*, Cipriano AF*, Liu H. In Vitro Study of Magnesium-Zinc-Strontium Wires Cultured With Bone Marrow Stromal Cells. California Institute for Regenerative Medicine - 2013 Bridges Meeting. San Francisco, CA. July 18-19, 2013.

46. Tian Q*, Liu H. Electrophoretic Deposition of HA/PLGA Composite Microspheres on Magnesium for Medical Implant/Device Applications. 87th ACS Colloid Surface and Science Symposium. Riverside, CA. June 23 - 26, 2013.

45. Tu J*, Lock J*, Liu H. Degradation Study on Potential Magnesium-based Biodegradable Devices for Urological Applications. 14th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium. San Diego, CA. June 19-21, 2013.

44. Miller C*, Cipriano AF*, Liu H. Nano-scale Surface Morphology of Anodized Magnesium for Orthopedic Applications. 14th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium. San Diego, CA. June 19-21, 2013.

43. Johnson I*, Akari K*, Liu H. Nanophase Hydroxyapatite/PLGA Composite Coating Reduces Magnesium Degradation and Improves Calcium Phosphate Deposition in Simulated Body Fluid. 14th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium. San Diego, CA. June 19-21, 2013.

42. Tian Q*, Liu H. Electrophoretic Deposition of HA/PLGA Composite Nano/Microspheres on Magnesium for Medical Implant/Device Applications. 14th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium. San Diego, CA. June 19-21, 2013.

41. Cipriano AF*, De Howitt N*, Gott SC, Rao MP, Liu H. Micro- to Nano-patterned Titanium Improves and Guides In Vitro Adhesion of Bone Marrow Stem Cells. 2nd Annual Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium Symposium, Loma Linda, CA. April 17, 2013.

40. Nguyen TY*, Liew CG, Liu H. Proliferation and Pluripotency of Human Embryonic Stems Cells in Response to Magnesium Ions. 2nd Annual Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium Symposium, Loma Linda, CA. April 17, 2013.

39. Lock J*, Liu H. Co-Precipitation of Composite Magnetic Particles for Targeted Drug Delivery and Regenerative Medicine Applications. 2nd Annual Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium Symposium, Loma Linda, CA. April 17, 2013.

38. Nguyen TY*, Liew CG, Liu H. Supplemental Magnesium Ions Altered Human Embryonic Stem Cell Morphology while Retaining Pluripotency. Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. April 10-13, 2013.

37. Cipriano AF*, De Howitt N*, Gott SC, Rao MP, Liu H. Micro- to Nano-patterned Titanium Improves and Guides In Vitro Adhesion of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells. Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. April 10-13, 2013.

2012

36. Iskandar ME*, Cipriano AF*, Lock J*, Gott S, Rao M, Liu H. Improved Bone Marrow Stromal Cell Adhesion on Micropatterned Titanium Surfaces. 34th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference. San Diego, CA, USA, August 28 - September 1, 2012.

35. Nguyen TY*, Garcia S*, Liew CG, Liu H. Effects of Magnesium on Growth and Proliferation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells. 34th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference. San Diego, CA, USA, August 28 - September 1, 2012.

34. Johnson I*, Perchy D*, Liu H. Interactions between Aggressive Ions and the Surface of a Magnesium-Yttrium Alloy. 34th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference. San Diego, CA, USA, August 28 - September 1, 2012.

33. Cipriano A*, Liu H. In Vitro Evaluation of Novel Magnesium-Zinc-Strontium Alloys for Next-Generation Biodegradable Medical Implants. 13th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium. Berkeley, CA. June 21-23, 2012.

32. Patel T*, Iskandar ME*, Liu H. Degradation of Magnesium Alloy Screws in Phosphate Buffered Saline for Orthopedic Applications. 13th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium. Berkeley, CA. June 21-23, 2012.

31. Lock J*, Liu H. Co-Precipitation of Composite Magnetic Particles for Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering Applications. 13th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium. Berkeley, CA. June 21-23, 2012.

30. Lock J*, Liu H. Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Osteogenic Differentiation Using Nanocomposites and BMP-7 Short Peptide. Ist Annual Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium Meeting, Riverside, CA. April 25, 2012.

29. Dhillon S*, Sebaa M*, Garcia S*, Liew CG, Liu H. Electrochemical Deposition and Evaluation of Conductive Polymer Coating on Biodegradable Magnesium Implants with H9 Human Embryonic Stem Cells. Ist Annual Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium Meeting, Riverside, CA. April 25, 2012.

28. Sebaa M*, Garcia S*, Liew CG, Paul RK, Mulchandani A, Liu H. Viability of Human Embryonic Stem Cells on Graphene and Carbon Nanotube-Graphene Hybrid Films. Ist Annual Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium Meeting, Riverside, CA. April 25, 2012.

27. Nguyen TY*, Garcia S*, Liew CG, Liu H. Effects of Magnesium on Growth and Proliferation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells. Ist Annual Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium Meeting, Riverside, CA. April 25, 2012.

26. Sebaa M*, Dhillon S*, Liu H. Electrochemical Deposition and Evaluation of Conductive Polymer Coating on Biodegradable Magnesium Implants for Neural Applications. 2012 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA. April 9-13, 2012.

25. Garcia S*, Liew CG, Liu H. In vitro Evaluation of Stem Cell Proliferation during the Degradation of Magnesium Implants. 24th Annual California State University Biotechnology Conference (CSUPERB), Santa Clara, CA. January 5-7, 2012.

2011

24. Garcia S*, Liew CG, Liu H. How Does Degradation of Magnesium Implants Affect Stem Cell Proliferation In Vitro? 2011 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Harford, CT. October 2011.

23. Iskandar M*, Johnson I*, Aslani A, Liu H. Development of Nanostructured Coatings for Controlling the Biodegradation of Magnesium Implants. 2011 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Harford, CT. October 2011.

22. Johnson I*, Perchy D*, Roy A, Kumta P, Liu H. Surface of Magnesium Yttrium Alloys Regulates the Degradation and Cell Adhesion. 2011 BMES Annual Meeting, Harford, CT. October 2011.

21. Sebaa M*, Garcia S*, Liew CG, Paul R, Mulchandani A, Liu H. Combining Embryonic Stem Cells with Graphene-based Nanomaterials for Neural Applications. 2011 World Stem Cell Summit, Pasadena, CA. October 2011.

20. Lock JY*, Liu H. Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Osteogenic Differentiation Using Nanocomposites. 2011 World Stem Cell Summit, Pasadena, CA. October 2011.

19. Garcia S*, Liew CG, Liu H. In vitro Evaluation of Stem Cell Proliferation during the Degradation of Magnesium Implants. 2011 World Stem Cell Summit, Pasadena, CA. October 2011.

2004-2010

18. Liu H. In-vitro Evaluation of Magnesium Alloys for the Regeneration of Ligament and Ligament-Bone Interface. 2010 BMES Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. October 2010.

17. Liu H. Magnesium-Yttrium Alloys for Treating Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries. Society For Biomaterials Annual Meeting and Exposition: Giving LIFE to a world of materials. Seattle, WA. April 2010.

16. Liu H. Nanocrystalline Hydroxyapatite Coating with Improved Mechanical and Biological Properties for Dental/Orthopedic Implants. Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX. April 2009.

15. Liu H. A Prolonged Two-Phase Peptide Release Achieved Using Amino-Silane Chemistry Functionalization and Nanocrystalline Hydroxyapatite in a Degradable Polymer Composite. Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting on Translational Research, Atlanta, GA. September 2008.

14. Liu H. Novel Resorbable Drug-Carrying Nano-Scaffolds for Treating Bone Diseases at Targeted Sites. 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference, Boston, MA. June 2008.

13. Liu H. Nano-Dispersed Particulate Ceramics in Poly-Lactide-Co-Glycolide Composites Improve Implantable Bone Substitute Properties. 2007 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA. November 2007.

12. Liu H. Well Dispersed Nano-Titania in PLGA Composites Promote Bone Cell Functions And Mechanical Strength. 2007 BMES Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. September 2007.

11. Liu H. Enhanced Osteoblast Function and Infiltration into Nanostructured Titania/Poly(lactide-co-glycolide) Aerosol 3D Printed Orthopedic Tissue Engineering Scaffolds. 32th Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. April 2007.

10. Liu H. Increased Osteoblast Adhesion on Nanograined Hydroxyapatite/Calcium Titanate and Tricalcium Phosphate/Calcium Titanate Composites. 2006 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA. November 2006.

9.  Liu H. PLGA/Titania Nanoparticle Composites for More Effective Orthopedic Applications. 2006 BMES Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. October 2006.

8.  Liu H. Nanophase Titania/PLGA (Poly-Lactide-co-Glycolide) Composites for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications. Methods in Bioengineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. July 2006.

7.  Liu H. Nanophase Titania/Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) Composites for Drug Delivery Applications. 2006 AAPS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. June 2006.

6.  Liu H. Degradation Kinetics of Poly(lactide-co-glycolide) Mediated by Titania Nanoparticles. 31th Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. April 2006.

5.  Liu H. Nanophase Titania/Poly-lactic-co-glycolic Acid (PLGA) Composites for Orthopedic Applications. 2005 Composites at Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Canada. October 2005.

4.  Liu H. Nanophase Titania/PLGA (poly-lactide-co-glycolide) Composites for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications. 2005 Graduate Student Poster Competition, School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. November 2005. *Received First-Prize Graduate Research Award.

3.  Liu H. Improved Osteoblast Functions on Nanophase Titania in PLGA Composites. 2004 BMES Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. October 2004.

2.  Liu H. Improved Dispersion of Nanophase Titania in Polymer Composites Enhance Osteoblast Adhesion. 106th ACerS Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. April 2004.

1.  Liu H. Improved Dispersion of Nanophase Titania in Polymer Composites Enhance Osteoblast Adhesion. 2004 Sigma Xi Graduate Student Poster Competition, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. February 2004. *Received Sigma Xi Poster Award.