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Announcing the Biointerphases award winners from the 27th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (ASBTE), held April 20-22, 2022 in Melbourne, Australia. Winners are pictured with past Biointerphases Editor-in-Chief Sally McArthur (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia).

Nick HuettnerOutstanding Student Poster Presentation:
Nick Huettner, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Jessie ClareStudent Poster Presentation Runner-Up:
Jessie Clare, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Dr Richard TanOutstanding ECR Oral Presentation:
Dr Richard Tan, University of Sydney, Australia

Dr Rachael WoodECR Oral Presentation Runner-Up:
Dr Rachael Wood, University of Canterbury, New Zealand


Clara Liu Chung MingRapid Fire Presentation Runner-Up:
Clara Liu Chung Ming, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

The AVS Biomaterial Interfaces Division Poster Competition was held in conjunction with the AVS 67 Virtual Symposium, held October 25-28, 2021. Biointerphases sponsored the poster awards below:

Trevor FranklinFirst Place: Trevor Franklin, Cornell University, USA
"Polymeric Thin Films Designed to Direct Pseudomonas aeruginosa Iron Scavenging, Biofilm Growth, and Pathogenicity"

Anna KotowskaSecond Place: Anna Kotowska, University of Nottingham, UK
“Analysis of intact proteins in the 3D OrbiSIMS”

Third Place: Justin Hardcastle, University of Maine, USA

Announcing the Biointerphases poster award winner from Biointerfaces International 2021, held online August 18-19, 2021:

Carina AdeCarina Ade, iNANO – Aarhus University, Denmark
“Polymeric nanoparticles as carrier for artificial organelles containing a catalase mimic”

The Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC) workshop on “Interfacial Molecular and Electronic Structure and Dynamics” was held online from June 13-17, 2020. Biointerphases Student Presentation Awards were given to:

Marie Bischoff Marie Bischoff, Laboratory for Fundamental BioPhotonics, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland

Christopher Baryiames Christopher Baryiames, Baiz Group, The University of Texas at Austin


Ken Judd Ken Judd, Laboratory of Biointerfaces, The Pennsylvania State University


Announcing the winners of the Biointerphases poster awards presented at the AVS 65th International Symposium, held October 21-26, 2018 in Long Beach, California (all pictured with Prof. Joe Baio, Oregon State University):

Phuong Nguyen1st Place: Phuong Nguyen, University of New Mexico


Nareh Movsesian2nd Place: Nareh Movsesian, University of Southern California


Zeinab Veisi3rd Place: Zeinab Veisi, University of South Florida


Winners of the Biointerphases student awards at the Australian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (ABSTE) Annual Conference 2018, held April 3-5 in Fremantle, Western Australia:

Best Student Oral Presentation: Simon Wei

Best Early-Career Researcher Presentation: Mischa Muller

Submit to the upcoming Biointerphases In Focus Issue on Biomedical Surface Analysis: In Celebration of NESAC/Bio’s 35th Anniversary

Deadline: September 1, 2018

Congratulations to the student award winners from the Symposium on Biomembrane Synthesis, Structure, Mechanics, and Dynamics at the 255th ACS National Meeting, held March 18-22, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Saranya PullancheryFirst Prize: Saranya Pullanchery, The Pennsylvania State University


Simou SunSecond Prize: Simou Sun, The Pennsylvania State University


Third Prize : Zachary Imam, University of Texas at Austin

International Prize: Suho Lee, KAIST, Korea

Announcing the student award winners from the International Workshop on Polyelectrolytes 2018, held March 12-14, 2018 in Singapore:

Lixia WangFirst Place: Yang Lixia, Nanyang Technological University


Rui GoncalvesSecond Place: Rui Goncalves, Nanyang Technological University


Winners of the Biointerphases Student Awards at the AVS 64th International Symposium, held October 29 – November 3, 2017 in Tampa, Florida:

AVS 64th winnersFirst Prize: Claudia Merola
Max Planck Institute, Germany

“A New Way to Study Corrosion at Confined Interfaces”

Second Prize: Julian Koc
Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

“Dynamic Field Testing of Fouling Release Coatings by a Rotating Disk System”

Third Prize: Kayla Marquis
University of Maine, USA

“Bioinspired Vascularized Polymers for Controlled Drug Delivery”

Winner of the Biointerphases Poster Award at the Iberian Vacuum Conference (RIVA-X), held
October 4 – 6, 2017 in Bilbao, Spain:

Rehab RamadanRehab Ramadan
Minia University, Egypt

Winners of the Biointerphases Student Awards at the 17th European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis (ECASIA), held September 24 – 29, 2017 in Montpellier, France:

AVS 64th winnersElena Yunda
University of Lorraine, France

AVS 64th winnersElise Gardin
Chimie ParisTech, France


Winners of the Biointerphases Poster Awards at Bloodsurf 2017, held September 17 – 20, 2017 in Clemson, South Carolina:

64th winnersWei Yang
Bloodworks Research Institute, USA

“Pursuing ultra-low VWF adsorption for blood-contacting devices under shear”

64th winnersMatthew Robichaud
University of Waterloo, Canada

“Development of an in vitro model for the prediction of cardiopulmonary bypass bleeding outcomes”

64th winnersMarcus Goudie
University of Georgia, USA

“Liquid-Infused Nitric Oxide-Releasing (LINORel)
Approach for Antimicrobial, Antithrombogenic, Ultra-low Fouling Blood Contacting Materials”

Winners of the Biointerphases awards at the 21st International Conference on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS21), held September 10 – 15, 2017 in Krakow, Poland:

Best Biointerface Poster Presentation:

64th winnersShusuke Nakano
Seikei University, Japan

“Evaluation of matrix effects on ToF-SIMS data of peptide and lipid mixed samples”

Best Biointerface Oral Presentations:

64th winnersSage Dunham
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“C60-SIMS imaging of Pseudomonas aeruginosa’s small molecule response to aminoglycoside antibiotics”

64th winnersKaija Schaepe
Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Germany

“Detection of lipids in native human bone sections by ToF-SIMS and AP-SMALDI Orbitrap MSI”

Winners of the Biointerphases Student Awards at the European Society for Biomaterials meeting (ESB 2017), held September 4 – 8, 2017 in Athens, Greece:

64th winnersCarolin Gabler
University Medical Center Rostock, Germany

“Analysis of Bacterial Colonization and Biofilm Formation on Different Implant Surfaces in a Rat Model”

64th winnersJasper van Hoorick
Ghent University, Belgium

“Gelatin Functionalization Strategies Enhance Biofabrication Versatility on the Micro and Macro-Scale”

64th winnersHsu Ru Riou
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

“Self-Assembled and Injectable Microporous Scaffold from NGF-Graded Hydrogel as a Synthetic Nerve Conduit for Peripheral Nerve Regeneration”


Biointerphases is now featuring Tutorials on Biointerface Characterization, Nanoparticle Interfaces and SIMS. These groups of articles have been identified by the Editors as foundational in furthering understanding of the biointerface. The methods and approaches used for characterization at the biointerface are state-of-the-art and thorough. The publications may be useful as tutorials for those starting in the field. Please see Tutorials...

Top Biointerphases Reviewers of 2016

Biointerphases recognizes its top reviewers for 2016 for their service to the journal.

Recognizing Joe Baio, Oregon State University, Bob Latour, Clemson University, Graham Leggett, University of Sheffield, and Nicholas Reynolds, Swinburne University of Technology

Recognizing Dave Castner

Biointerphases recognizes Professor Dave Castner for his contributions to Biointerphases over the lifetime of the journal, especially through his highly cited publications which demonstrate excellence in quantitative characterization at the biointerface.

Interview with Biointerphases Associate Editor Sally McArthur on The Science and Engineering Café

Upcoming In Focus Issues:

In Focus on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS)
Articles due: November 15, 2017

Recently Published In Focus Issues:

Protein Structures at Biointerfaces

Biointerface Science & Engineered Biomaterials Honoring Buddy Ratner

Nanoparticle Interfaces

Blood Biomaterial Interactions

Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS)

Women in Nano blog

"Dr. Anna Belu, Biointerphases new editor, talks about her inspirations to become a scientist"

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