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    • Sequence verification of synthetic DNA by assembly of sequencing reads 

      Wilson, Mandy L.; Cai, Yizhi; Hanlon, Regina; Taylor, Samantha; Chevreux, Bastien; Setubal, Joao C.; Tyler, Brett M.; Peccoud, Jean (2013-01)
      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 ...
    • XTALKDB: a database of signaling pathway crosstalk 

      Sam, Sarah A.; Teel, Joelle; Tegge, Allison N.; Bharadwaj, Aditya; Murali, T. M. (2017-01-04)
      Analysis of signaling pathways and their crosstalk is a cornerstone of systems biology. Thousands of papers have been published on these topics. Surprisingly, there is no database that carefully and explicitly documents ...
    • Effects of internal electrode cooling on irreversible electroporation using a perfused organ model 

      O’Brien, T.J.; Bonakdar, M.; Bhonsle, S.; Neal, R.E.; Aardema, C.H.; Robertson, J.L.; Goldberg, S.N.; Davalos, R.V. (Taylor and Francis Ltd, 2018-05-28)
      Purpose: This study evaluates the effects of active electrode cooling, via internal fluid circulation, on the irreversible electroporation (IRE) lesion, deployed electric current and temperature changes using a perfused ...
    • Processing method for grain-oriented lead-free piezoelectric Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3—BaTiO3 ceramics exhibiting giant performance 

      Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Priya, Shashank; Maurya, Deepam (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-09-26)
      Textured ceramic compositions having improved piezoelectric characteristics as compared with their random counterparts are provided. Methods of making the compositions and devices using them are also included. More ...
    • A high-energy-density sugar biobattery based on a synthetic enzymatic pathway 

      Zhu, Zhiguang; Tam, Tsz Kin; Sun, Fangfang; You, Chun; Zhang, Y. -H. Percival (Springer Nature, 2014-01)
      High-energy-density, green, safe batteries are highly desirable for meeting the rapidly growing needs of portable electronics. The incomplete oxidation of sugars mediated by one or a few enzymes in enzymatic fuel cells ...
    • Giant piezoelectric voltage coefficient in grain-oriented modified PbTiO3 material 

      Yan, Yongke; Zhou, Jie E.; Maurya, Deepam; Wang, Yu U.; Priya, Shashank (Springer Nature, 2016-10-11)
      A rapid surge in the research on piezoelectric sensors is occurring with the arrival of the Internet of Things. Single-phase oxide piezoelectric materials with giant piezoelectric voltage coefficient (g, induced voltage ...
    • Abundance and Speciation of Surface Oxygen on Nanosized Platinum Catalysts and Effect on Catalytic Activity 

      Serra-Maia, Rui; Winkler, Christopher; Murayama, Mitsushiro; Tranhuu, Kevin; Michel, F. Marc (2018-06-18)
    • Compositionally Graded Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors 

      Song, Hyun-Cheol; Zhou, Jie E.; Maurya, Deepam; Yan, Yongke; Wang, Yu U.; Priya, Shashank (Springer Nature, 2017-09-27)
      Multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCC) are widely used in consumer electronics. Here, we provide a transformative method for achieving high dielectric response and tunability over a wide temperature range through design of ...
    • Transcriptomic Analysis of Hepatic Cells in Multicellular Organotypic Liver Models 

      Tegge, Allison N.; Rodrigues, Richard R.; Larkin, Adam L.; Vu, Lucas; Murali, T. M.; Rajagopalan, Padmavathy (Springer Nature, 2018-07-27)
      Liver homeostasis requires the presence of both parenchymal and non-parenchymal cells (NPCs). However, systems biology studies of the liver have primarily focused on hepatocytes. Using an organotypic three-dimensional (3D) ...
    • Nanomaterial enabled sensors for environmental contaminants 

      Willner, Marjorie R.; Vikesland, Peter J. (2018-11-22)
      Abstract The need and desire to understand the environment, especially the quality of one’s local water and air, has continued to expand with the emergence of the digital age. The bottleneck in understanding ...
    • 3D Hepatic Cultures Simultaneously Maintain Primary Hepatocyte and Liver Sinusoidal Endothelial Cell Phenotypes 

      Kim, Yeonhee; Rajagopalan, Padmavathy (PLOS, 2010-11-12)
      Developing in vitro engineered hepatic tissues that exhibit stable phenotype is a major challenge in the field of hepatic tissue engineering. However, the rapid dedifferentiation of hepatic parenchymal (hepatocytes) and ...
    • Discovering Networks of Perturbed Biological Processes in Hepatocyte Cultures 

      Lasher, Christopher D.; Rajagopalan, Padmavathy; Murali, T. M. (PLOS, 2011-01-05)
      The liver plays a vital role in glucose homeostasis, the synthesis of bile acids and the detoxification of foreign substances. Liver culture systems are widely used to test adverse effects of drugs and environmental ...
    • Energy Efficiency Analysis: Biomass-to-Wheel Efficiency Related with Biofuels Production, Fuel Distribution, and Powertrain Systems 

      Huang, Wei-Dong; Zhang, Y-H Percival (PLOS, 2011-07-13)
      Background Energy efficiency analysis for different biomass-utilization scenarios would help make more informed decisions for developing future biomass-based transportation systems. Diverse biofuels produced from biomass ...
    • Discovery and ramifications of incidental Magnéli phase generation and release from industrial coal-burning 

      Yang, Yi; Chen, Bo; Hower, James C.; Schindler, Michael; Winkler, Christopher; Brandt, Jessica E.; Di Giulio, Richard T.; Ge, Jianping; Liu, Min; Fu, Yuhao; Zhang, Lijun; Chen, Yu-ru; Priya, Shashank; Hochella, Michael F. Jr. (Nature Publishing Group, 2017-01-12)
      Coal, as one of the most economic and abundant energy sources, remains the leading fuel for producing electricity worldwide. Yet, burning coal produces more global warming CO2 relative to all other fossil fuels, and it is ...
    • Risk Map of Cholera Infection for Vaccine Deployment: The Eastern Kolkata Case 

      You, Young Ae; Ali, Mohammad; Kanungo, Suman; Sah, Binod; Manna, Byomkesh; Puri, Mahesh; Nair, G. Balakrish; Bhattacharya, Sujit Kumar; Convertino, Matteo; Deen, Jacqueline L.; Lopez, Anna Lena; Wierzba, Thomas F.; Clemens, John; Sur, Dipika (PLOS, 2013-08-02)
      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 ...
    • Combinatory Finite Element and Artificial Neural Network Model for Predicting Performance of Thermoelectric Generator 

      Kishore, Ravi Anant; Mahajan, Roop L.; Priya, Shashank (MDPI, 2018-08-24)
      Thermoelectric generators (TEGs) are rapidly becoming the mainstream technology for converting thermal energy into electrical energy. The rise in the continuous deployment of TEGs is related to advancements in materials, ...
    • ICTAS Connection, February 2008 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2008-02)
      This newsletter details new developments in staff and programs for ICTAS. In this issue: Microfossils, funding awards, and the arrival of Professor Padma Rajagopalan.
    • ICTAS Connection, November 2008 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2008-11)
      This newsletter details new developments in staff and programs for ICTAS. In this issue: Updates on construction of ICTAS I, 2008 Doctoral Scholars, arrival of Chris Cornelius. 
    • ICTAS Connection, August 2007 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2007-08)
      This newsletter details new developments in staff and programs for ICTAS. In this issue: Introduction of NCFL (then called ICTAS A) and initial staff introductions.
    • ICTAS Connection, November 2007 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2007-11)
      This newsletter details new developments in staff and programs for ICTAS. In this issue: Opening of the NCFL (then called ICTAS A) and the inaugural doctoral scholar class.