1. Registration and light breakfast (8:30 am)

  2. Opening remarks by the MABD 2018 Planning Committee and Dr. Lynne Jones (9:00 am) 

  3. Keynote address: Dr. Ibrahim Tarik Ozbolat, Penn State, “3D Bioprinting of Living Tissues” (9:15 am)

  4. Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures FastForward: Darius Graham, Introduction about the FastForward Spaces at JHU and opportunities for Biotechnology Startups" (9:50 am)

  5. Session 1:  Matt Davenport, Gemstone Biotherapeutics, LLC, "Engineered Biomaterials for Skin Regeneration" (10:00 am)
    2 Student Rapid Fire Talks (10:20 am)
    1. Daiqin Chen, "A Hydrogen Peroxide and Glutathione Dual-Bio-responsive Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery System for Potential Programmable Release of Paclitaxel", Johns Hopkins University
    2. Robert Adelson, "Gel Therapy for Osteoarthritic Articular Cartilage Repair", Hofstra University 

  6. Break, Coffee and Breakfast Leftovers (10:30-11:00 am)

  7. Session 2: Dr. Liisa Kuhn, University of Connecticut Health Center, "Age-Specific Bone Grafts" (11:00 am)
    2 Student Rapid Fire Talks (11:20 am)
    1. Yuan Rui, "Poly(Beta-amino ester) nanoparticles for the delivery of CRISPR/Cas9 achieves efficient genome editing", Johns Hopkins University
    2. Kazim K. Moncal, "In Situ Bioprinting of Bone Tissue Constructs for Craniomaxillofacial Repair", Penn State University

  8. Full Lunch plus Exhibitor Show (11:30-12:30 pm)

  9. Session 3:  David Narrow, Sonavex, Inc., "A Biomedical Engineer's Entrepreneurial Journey" (12:45 pm)
    2 Student Rapid Fire Talks (1:05 pm)
    1. S. Sarah Cai, "Co-Encapsulation of ICG and SPIO Nanoclusters in Tumor-Targeting Lipid as a Multimodal Contrast Agent for Cancer Theranostics", University of Pennsylvania
    2. Ashley L. Farris, "Fabrication of 3D-printed, Biodegradable, Oxygen-Releasing Scaffolds", Johns Hopkins University

  10. Session 4: Dr. Thomas Dawidczyk, Lux Research, Inc., "Wearable Biosensors: How Fast is Innovation Happening?" (1:15pm)
    2 Student Rapid Fire Talks (1:35 pm)
    1. Jerry Yan, "The Effects of a Nanofiber-hydrogel Composite on Neuroprotection after Spinal Cord Injury", Johns Hopkins University
    2. David R. Wilson, "Biodegradable STING agonist nanoparticles for enhanced cancer immunotherapy", Johns Hopkins University

  11. Session 5: Dr. Russell A. Martin, LifeSprout, LLC, "The Trials and Tribulations of LifeSprout: Spinning a Medical Device Startup out from Academia" (1:45 pm)

  12. Poster Session/Exhibitor Show with Coffee/Cookies (2:15-3:15 pm)

  13. Session 6: Dr. Jack Donners, Ethicon, Inc., "Working in Medical Devices: from Concept to Product" (3:30 pm)

  14. Session 7: Dr. Murat Guvendiren, New Jersey Institute of Technology, "Designing Biomaterials for 3D printing" (4:00 pm)

  15. Session 8: Dr. Rafal Witek, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., "Biofabrication and Plastics Surface Modification for In Vitro Modeling of Liver Physiology and Disease" (4:30 pm)

  16. Career Panel (5:00-6:00 pm)

  17. Awards and Closing Remarks by Dr. Hai-Quan Mao (6:00-6:30 pm)

  18. Adjourned (6:30 pm)