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The Facsimilist's Tale
Michael Kuczynski is an associate professor of English at Tulane University specialized in Middle English literature. His visit will focus on the relationships between physical and digital facsimiles of medieval manuscripts ...
Measurement and modeling of transcriptional noise in the cell cycle regulatory network
(Landes Bioscience, 2013-10-01)
ICTAS Connection, January 2013
(Virginia Tech, 2013-01)
This newsletter details new developments in staff and programs for ICTAS. In this issue: A focus on sustainability across multiple disciplines.
Sequence verification of synthetic DNA by assembly of sequencing reads
Gene synthesis attempts to assemble user-defined DNA sequences with base-level precision. Verifying the sequences of construction intermediates and the final product of a gene synthesis project is a critical part of the ...
Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles at the Air-Liquid Interface
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013-01-01)
Silver nanoparticles are one of the most prevalent nanomaterials in consumer products. Some of these products are likely to be aerosolized, making silver nanoparticles a high priority for inhalation toxicity assessment. ...
Wind Plant Aerodynamics - A Spectral Analysis for Energy Entrainment
During the first portion of this seminar, extensive PIV data collected from a scaled down 3 blade, 3 x 5 turbine array is shown. In order to understand how large-scales motions play a role in providing mean kinetic energy ...
Computational approaches for discovery of common immunomodulators in fungal infections: towards broad-spectrum immunotherapeutic interventions
Background Fungi are the second most abundant type of human pathogens. Invasive fungal pathogens are leading causes of life-threatening infections in clinical settings. Toxicity to the host and drug-resistance are two major ...
Risk Map of Cholera Infection for Vaccine Deployment: The Eastern Kolkata Case
Background Despite advancement of our knowledge, cholera remains a public health concern. During March-April 2010, a large cholera outbreak afflicted the eastern part of Kolkata, India. The quantification of importance ...
Dynamics of photoexcited carriers and spins in InAsP ternary alloys
(AIP Publishing, 2013-06)
The recent rapid progress in the field of spintronics involves extensive measurements of carrier and spin relaxation dynamics in III-V semiconductors. In addition, as the switching rates in devices are pushed to higher ...
Contemplative Practices for a Technological Society: Cultivating Mind Body Practices to Invent our Future
(Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS), Virginia Tech, 2013-04-11)