Philippine Association of Microscopists, Inc. (MICROSPHIL)


Date: August 1, 2014

MICROSPHIL 2014
PROGRAMME
Morning Session
ADMATEL
Conference Room 1
8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-8:40 National Anthem and Invocation
8:40-8:55 Welcome Remarks
Dr. Nuna E. Almanzor, ASEAN Engineer
• Director ITDI
8:55-9:10 DOST Nanolab: Opportunities for R & D
Blessie A. Basilia, PhD
• Chief, Materials Science Division, ITDI, DOST
9:10-9:55 TEM LAMELLA SAMPLE PREPARATION WITH FIB-SEM CROSSBEAM
Eugene Choo, PhD
• Regional Application Specialist
• Carl Zeiss Microscopy, Singapore
9:55-10:40 THE USE OF IMAGING METHODS IN X-RAY PHOTOELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY (XPS) FOR THE CHARACTERISATION OF MATERIAL SURFACES
Dr. Christoper Riley
• Technical Applications Specialist
• Thermo Fisher Scientific, England
10:40-11:25 NON-DESTRUCTIVE UNIQUE NIR IMAGING WITH EXCELLENT OPTICS IN NON-VISIBLE RANGE
Mr. Royston Teo
• Regional Application Specialist
• ZEISS South-East Asia
11:25-12:10 LEADING NANO METROLOGY TOOL FOR SEMICONDUCTOR AND FAILURE ANALYSIS : CRITICAL DIMENSION MEASUREMENT, PIN-POINT CONDUCTIVE AFM, AND QUICK STEP SCM
Mr. TianKooi Chin (TK Chin)
• Regional Manager
• Park Systems Singapore
12:10-1:00 Lunch Break
Afternoon Session 1:00-3:00 Parallel Sessions
Physical Sciences (ADMATEL Conference Room 1)
1:00-1:20 ANALYSIS OF DENDRITE IMAGES FORMED BY ELECTROCHEMICAL MIGRATION IN A SEMICONDUCTOR SENSOR
Jonathan Junio, Leo Belandres and Manolo G. Mena, Ph. D.
• NXP Semiconductors Cabuyao, Inc.
1:20-1:40 EFFECT OF DEPOSITION VOLTAGE AND SURFACE SENSITIZATION ON THE RESISITIVITY OF ELECTROPHORETICALLY DEPOSITRED ZINC OXIDE (ZnO) FILM
Emmanuel A. Florido, Aniceto III B. Maghirang
• University of the Philippines Los Banos
1:40-2:00 FACILE SYNTHESIS OF HIGHLY STABILIZED COLLOIDAL PbX (X = S, Se, Te) QUANTUM DOTS FOR SOLAR CELL ASSEMBLY
Ladaga, Anna Zarina T., Manalang, Katrina Veia D., Romero, Irwin M., Arellano, Ian Harvey J. and Basilia, Blessie A.
• Mapua Institute of Technology
• University of South Australia, Adelaide
• Industrial Technology Development Institute, DOST
2:00-2:20 SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NANOMATERIALS GROWN FROM GRAPHENE AND CARBON NANOPARTICLES USING HORIZONTAL VAPOR PHASE CRYSTAL GROWTH TECHNIQUE
Aldrin G. Chang, Norberto Alcantara, Gwen Castillon, Ong Hui Lin, Gil Nonato C. Santos, Ong Hui Lin
• De La Salle University
2:20-2:40 SURFACE PROPERTIES OF ABACA FIBER MODIFIED BY PLASMA POLYMERIZATION
Sy, J.A.C., Paglicawan, M.A.,Celorico, J.R., ABELLA E.T., V.A. LAGURA and Kim, B.S.
• MSD, ITDI, DOST
Life Sciences (ADMATEL Conference Room 2)
1:00-1:20 BIOLOGICAL SYNTHESIS OF GOLD NANOPARTICLES BY BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM PHILIPPINE SOIL
Lilia M. Fernando, Kim Wilmer M. Balagot, Erlinda S. Paterno, Florinia E. Merca and Marites Q. Lantican
• University of the Philippines Los Banos
1:20-1:40 DEMİNERALİZATİON KİNETİCS STUDY OF CHİTİN EXTRACTİON FROM SHELLS OF PHİLİPPİNE BLUE SWİMMİNG CRAB (Portunus pelagicus)
G. M. Ongkiko, J. Z. Vasquez, L. J. G. Lanticse-Diaz
• University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna
• University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City
1:40-2:00 DENTAL MICROWEAR ANALYSIS OF HUMAN TEETH USING SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
Lim, Eleanor Marie S.
• University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City
2:00-2:20 HISTAMINE PRE-CONCENTRATION AND MATRIX CLEAN-UP USING TAILOR-MADE NANO TO MICRO SPHERE SORBENTS
Mamplata, Natividad R. and Ebarvia, Benilda S.
• Industrial Technology Development Institute, Dept. of Science and Technology
2:20-2:40 MORPHOLOGICAL, CHEMICAL, ELEMENTAL, AND NON-WETTING EFFECT ASSESSMENT ON Neurothemis terminata (DRAGONFLY) WINGS
Angelo Gabriel A. Urag, Benito A. Baje
• Basic Education Department, Father Saturnino Urios University
• Morelos Campus, Butuan City
• Philippine Science High School- Central Visayas Campus
2:40-3:30 Coffee Break; Poster and Photomicrograph Competition
3:30-4:30
  Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4
Machine TEM AFM FIB-FESEM 3D X-ray
Venue Nanotech Lab (MSD) Nanotech Lab (MSD) ADMATEL ADMATEL
4:30-5:00 General Assembly

Date: August 2, 2014

Morning Session
ADMATEL Conference Room 1
8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-8:40 Invocation
8:40-8:50 Opening Remarks
Gil Nonato Santos, PhD
President, MICROSPHIL
8:50-9:35 UNVEIL THE SECRETS OF FLUORESCENCE-LABELED SPECIMENS FROM SINGLE CELL TO TISSUE WITH CONFOCAL LASER SCANNING MICROSCOPE AND LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION
Samuel Ko, PhD
• Regional Application Specialist
• Carl Zeiss Microscopy,Singapore
9:35-10:20 NANOPARTICLE ANALYSIS WITH ABERRATION CORRECTED TEM
Dr Tetsuo Oikawa
• Regional TEM Specialist
• JEOL Ltd, Japan
10:20-11:05 X-RAY MICROSCOPY – BRINGING MULTI-LENGTH SCALE 3D IMAGING CAPABILITIES TO YOUR LAB
Eugene Choo, PhD
• Regional Application Specialist
• Carl Zeiss Microscopy, Singapore
11:05-11:50 NEXT GENERATION CROSSTALK ELIMINATED SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPE AND ADVANCED APPLICATIONS FOR CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH
Mr. TianKooi Chin (TK Chin)
• Regional Manager
• Park Systems Singapore
11:50-1:00 Lunch Break
Afternoon Session 1:00-2:20 Parallel Session
Physical Sciences (ADMATEL Conference Room 1)
1:00-1:20 LARGE SCALE SYNTHESIS OF COPPER NANOWIRES IN AQUEOUS SOLUTION
Felizco, Jenichi Clairvaux E., Magdaluyo, Eduardo Jr., Balela, Mary Donnabelle L.
• University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City
1:20-1:40 EXAMINING RESIDUE MORPHOLOGY ON MICROPERFORATED CUT SHELL BEADS (MCSB) FROM ILLE SITE, EL NIDO, PALAWAN
Basilia, Pauline Grace A.
• University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City
1:40-2:00 SYNTHESIS OF NICKEL NANOWIRES UNDER A MAGNETIC FIELD
Rito, Thaddea Sheena O. and Balela, Mary Donnabelle L.
• University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City
2:00-2:20 THERMAL TREATMENT TEMPERATURE AND TIME DEPENDENCE OF CONTACT ANGLE OF WATER ON FLUORINATED POLYSTYRENE AS HYDROPHOBIC FILM COATING
Javier, Ranndolf M., Carpena. John Ace F., Tolentino, Marvin S.
• Mapua Institute of Technology
2:20-3:30 Coffee Break; Poster and Photomicrograph Competition
3:30-4:30
  Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4
Machine TEM AFM FIB-FESEM 3D X-ray
Venue Nanotech Lab (MSD) Nanotech Lab (MSD) ADMATEL ADMATEL
4:30-5:00 Closing Program
Blessie A. Basilia, PhD

ο Awarding of Winners --- Conference Chairperson,
ο Closing Remarks --- MICROSPHIL 2014


I. PLENARY LECTURES
a. TEM Lamella Sample Preparation with FIB-SEM Crossbeam
b. Advances in X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
c. Non-destructive Unique NIR imaging with excellent Optics in non-visible range
d. Leading nanometrology tool for SEMIConductor and failure analysis : Critical Dimension Measurement, Pin-point conductive AFM, and quick step SCM
e. Unveil the secrets of fluorescence-labeled specimens from single cell to tissue with Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope and Laser Capture Microdissection
f. Nanoparticle analysis with aberration corrected in Transmission Electron Microscope
g. X-Ray Microscopy – Bringing Multi-length Scale 3D Imaging Capabilities to Your Lab
h. Next Generation Crosstalk Eliminated Scanning Probe Microscope and Advanced Applications for Cutting-Edge Research
II. PAPERS FOR ORAL PRESENTATION
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
a. Analysis of Dendrite Images Formed by Electrochemical Migration in a Semiconductor Sensor
b. Effect of Deposition Voltage and Sensitization on the Resistivity of Electrophoretically Deposited Zinc Oxide (ZnO) Film
c. Synthesis of PbX (X = S, Se, Te) Quantum Dots for Solar Cell Assembly Using 1-(Propanoic Acid)-3-Methylimidazolium Bromide Ionic Liquid Capping Agent
d. Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials Grown from Graphene and Carbon Nanoparticles Using Horizontal Vapor Phase Crystal Growth Technique
e. Surface Propoerties of Abaca Fiber Modified by Plasma Polymerization
f. Large Scale Synthesis of Copper Nanowires in Aqueous Solution
g. Examining Residue Morphology of the Microperforated Cut Shell Beads From Ille Site, El Nido, Palawan
h. Synthesis of Nickel Nanowires Under a Magnetic Field
i. Thermal Treatment Temperature and Time Dependence of Contact Angle of Water on Fluorinated Polystyrene as Hydrophobic Film Coating
LIFE SCIENCES / BIOENGINEERING
a. Biological Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles by Bacteria Isolated From Philippine Soil
b. Demineralization Kinetics Study of Chitin Extraction From Shells of Philippine Blue Swimming Crab (Portunus pelagicus)
c. Dental Microwear Analysis of Human Teeth Using Scanning Electron Microscopy
d. Histamine Pre-Concentration and Matrix Clean-up Using Tailor-Made Nano to Micro Sphere Sorbents
e. Morphological, Chemical, Elemental, and Non-wetting Assessment on Neurothemis terminata (Dreagonfly) Wings
III. PAPERS FOR POSTER PRESENTATION
a. Application of SEM-EDX for Elemental Analysis of Ancient Chinese Coins
b. Biological Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles by Bacteria Isolated from Philippine Soil
c. Characterization of Philippine Halloysite Nanotube as Industrial Additive and Filler
d. Characterization of Silver Nanowires Synthesized via Self-Seeding Polyol Method
e. Combined Effect of Nanoclay and Maleic Anhydride on the Tensile Strength of Starch Strength of Starch-Clay Biocomposites
f. Determining the Effect of Salt Concentration and ZnO Particles on the Rate of Deposition of PDDA Using Diffraction-Based Sensing
g. Development of Porous Mixed Matrix Fibrous Membrane Using Electrospinning for Low-Pressured Gas Separation of CO2 and CH4
h. Effect of Nanoclay on the Morphological and Mechanical Properties of Natural Rubber
i. Effect of TiO2 Particles on the Formation of (PSS-PDDA-TiO2)n Multilayer Composite Film
j. Electroless Deposition of Copper Nanoparticles Using Aqueous CuO Suspension
k. Fabrication of Zinc Oxide Nanostructures from Zinc Foil
l. Gallium Nitride Nanomaterials Synthesized by Horizontal Vapor Phase Growth Technique
m. Growth of Copper Oxide Nanowires by Thermal Oxidation
n. Hydrophilicity of Oxygen Plasma Treated Electrospun Poly Lactic Acid-Cellulose Acetate (PLA-CA)
o. Microwave Assisted Synthesis of 1-(Propanoic Acid)-3-Methylimidazolium Bromide Ionic Liquid-Capped Quantum Dots
p. Modification of Natural Zeolite by Reflux Method
q. Morphological Development of Cured Cement Paste
r. Optical Properties of (PSS_PDDA)n_TiO2 Multilayer Composite Film
s. Petrography of Clastic Sedimentary Rocks in Kinabuan and Maybangain Formations Southern, Sierra Madre, Philippines- Implications for Provenance and Tectonic Setting
t. Petrography of Selected Philippine Aggregates
u. Preparation, Characterization and Micrograph Analysis of Carboxymethylated Carabao Mango (Mangifera indica L.) Seed Starch
v. Synthesis of Copper Nanowires in Aqueous Solution