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  • Fortney, Sarah; Ermel, Aaron; Williams, James; Fife, Kenneth (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    Ureaplasma urealyticum (UU) is a bacterium that occurs naturally in the genital flora of sexually active men and women. In high concentrations this bacterium can become pathogenic causing urethritis. Detection of UU by ...
  • Smith, J.; Ripsch, M.S.; White, F.A. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Oxaliplatin (OXPL) is one of the most widely used and effective chemotherapeutic agents for colorectal cancer. However, the drug therapy is accompanied by severe dose-limiting off-target effects including tingling, burning ...
  • Brenneman, Anna; Reiter, Jill (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    One of the most critical health issues facing women and children is pre-term birth. A major cause of pre-term birth is poor placentation, which results in inadequate blood flow and nutrient transfer to the developing fetus. ...
  • Luther, Lauren; Grant, Paul M; McCole, Kerry; Beck, Aaron T (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Objectives: Low motivation is an obstacle to recovery for many individuals with schizophrenia, and assessing motivation remains challenging. The aim of this study was to examine the reliability and validity of a new measure ...
  • Hester, Nicholas; Crosby, Christiana; Collazo, Idamarie; Hutchinson, Alayna (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Abstracts: School bonding refers to a meta-construct that encompass several aspects of students’ engagement and connection with school. Previous studies have constantly shown that school bonding is one of the significant ...
  • Evans, Eric; Streepey, Jake; Bahamonde, Rafael (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    Range of motion (ROM) of joints is a measure of musculoskeletal function in clinical and athletics settings. ROM in uniaxial joints is measured using a two-arm goniometer (GON). Although GON are inexpensive and can be used ...
  • Humbert, Larry; Roberts, Theresa L. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2010-04-09)
    The voices, perspectives, and experiences of pregnant and parenting women are vital sources of information often overlooked or not understood by professionals. By the end of the poster presentation participants will: (1) ...
  • Nudelman, Kelly N. H.; Risacher, Shannon L.; West, John D.; McDonald, Brenna C.; Gao, Su; Saykin, Andrew J. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    Cancer and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) incidence is inversely correlated, but the genetic underpinnings of this relationship remain to be elucidated. Recent findings identified lower gray matter density in frontal regions ...
  • March, Keith; Murphy, Michael; Petrache, Irina; Evans-Molina, Carmella; Farag, Sherif; Traktuev, Dmitry; Saadatzadeh, Reza; Johnstone, Brian; Schweitzer, Kelly; Rosen, Elliot; Chen, Peng-Sheng (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2010-04-09)
    The mission of the Vascular and Cardiac Adult Stem Cell Therapy Center (VC-CAST) is the discovery and clinical translation of therapies involving transplantation of adult stem cells into patients with debilitating diseases. ...
  • March, Keith; Murphy, Michael; Petrache, Irina; Evans-Molina, Carmella; Traktuev, Dmitry; Johnstone, Brian; Clauss, Matthias; Hong, Soonjun; Gangaraju, Rajashekhar; Saadatzadeh, M. Reza; Schweitzer, Kelly; Rosen, Elliot; Farag, Sherif; Du, Yansheng; Chen, Peng-Sheng (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    The mission of the Vascular and Cardiac Adult Stem Cell Therapy Center (VC-CAST) is the discovery and clinical translation of therapies involving transplantation of adult stem cells into patients with debilitating diseases. ...
  • Samaritoni, J. Geno; O’Donnell, Martin J.; Scott, William L. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    The preparation of Merrifield resins 5, which represent versatile intermediates in the syntheses of lactones, lactams, and bicyclic, tricyclic, and tetracyclic scaffolds, is described. The presence of Fmoc and ...
  • Nair, Arvind; Hill, James H. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Model-Driven Engineering (MDE) facilitates building solutions in many enterprise application domains through the systematic use of graphical languages called domain-specific modeling languages (DSMLs). MDE tools, such as ...
  • DesRosiers, Colleen; Moskvin, Vadim; Stewart, Keith (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2010-04-09)
    Very high energy electron beams, greater than 150 MeV, have been shown to have potential benefit in radiotherapy applications. Laser plasma technology is a highly efficient electron accelerator and this technology may be ...
  • Owens II, Harold; Durresi, Arjan (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Supporting end-to-end quality of service (QoS) for video applications requires the network to select optimum path among multiple paths to improve application performance. Multiple network paths from source to destination ...
  • Moghaddam, Delaram; Hamid, Rawda; Nguyen, Trien N. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    The need for a virtual classroom in which the professor and students can discuss and interact in real time is a paramount consideration regarding the future of online learning. The pervasive nature of online coursework has ...
  • GEORGAKOPOULOS, NICHOLAS L. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    Abstract: This essay seeks to help the reader understand the use of probability theory in assessing DNA evidence drawn from large databases. I first guide the reader through visualizing a slightly simpler paradox of ...
  • Tsechpenakis, Gavriil; Chang, Xiao (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    In many disciplines of science, especially in life sciences, research proceeds in a top-down approach, in which domain experts formulate hypotheses that are tested on relevant data. In contrast, research in Computer Science ...
  • Whitaker, Caitlin; Huang, Ruijie; Gregory, Richard L. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    Volatile sulfur compounds (VSC) are produced by certain anaerobic bacteria known to cause halitosis in the oral cavity. Porphyromonas gingivalis produces VSC and causes halitosis and periodontal disease. Streptococcus ...
  • Deep, Debanjan; Yu, Huidan (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Complicated moving boundaries pose a major challenge in compu-tational fluid dynamics for complex flows, especially in the biomechan-ics of both blood flow in the cardiovascular system and air flow in the respiratory system ...
  • Pan, Wei; Chattopadhyay, Debaleena (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Meeting rooms, design studios, and laboratories in the industry as well as academia are increasingly adopting ultra-large, Wall-Size Displays (WSD). Such adoption is expected only to increase due to the dropping cost of ...

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