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    • 2002 Annual Report 

      Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, 2002-11-03)
    • 2010 Scientific Report: Virginia Bioinformatics Institute 

      Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, 2010-06-09)
    • 3,4-Dihydroxyphenylacetaldehyde synthase and cuticle formation in insects 

      Liao, Chenghong; Liang, Jing; Han, Qian; Li, Jianyong (2018-06-02)
      Cuticle is the most important structure that protects mosquitoes and other insect species from adverse environmental conditions and infections of microorganism. The physiology and biochemistry of insect cuticle formation ...
    • 9th Hellbender Symposium 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Global Change Center, 2019-06)
      The Hellbender Symposium is a biennial event where ​hellbender researchers from all over the United States and other parts of the world meet to present and discuss their research.
    • A Simulation Optimization Approach to Epidemic Forecasting 

      Nsoesie, Elaine O.; Beckman, Richard J.; Shashaani, Sara; Nagaraj, Kalyani S.; Marathe, Madhav V. (PLOS, 2013-06-27)
      Reliable forecasts of influenza can aid in the control of both seasonal and pandemic outbreaks. We introduce a simulation optimization (SIMOP) approach for forecasting the influenza epidemic curve. This study represents ...
    • Abscisic Acid: A Novel Nutraceutical for Glycemic Control 

      Zocchi, Elena; Hontecillas, Raquel; Leber, Andrew; Einerhand, Alexandra; Carbo, Adria; Bruzzone, Santina; Tubau-Juni, Nuria; Philipson, Noah; Zoccoli-Rodriguez, Victoria; Sturla, Laura; Bassaganya-Riera, Josep (Frontiers, 2017-06-13)
      Abscisic acid is naturally present in fruits and vegetables, and it plays an important role in managing glucose homeostasis in humans. According to the latest U.S. dietary survey, about 92% of the population might have a ...
    • Abstracts from the 3rd Conference on Aneuploidy and Cancer: Clinical and Experimental Aspects 

      Cornish-Bowden, Athel; Rasnick, David; Heng, Henry H.; Horne, Steven; Abdallah, Batoul; Liu, Guo; Ye, Christine J.; Bloomfield, Mathew; Vincent, Mark D.; Aldaz, C. M.; Karlsson, Jenny; Valind, Anders; Jansson, Caroline; Gisselsson, David; Graves, Jennifer A. M.; Stepanenko, Aleksei A.; Andreieva, Svitlana V.; Korets, Kateryna V.; Mykytenko, Dmytro O.; Huleyuk, Nataliya L.; Baklaushev, Vladimir P.; Kovaleva, Oksana A.; Chekhonin, Vladimir P.; Vassetzky, Yegor S.; Avdieiev, Stanislav S.; Bakker, Bjorn; Taudt, Aaron S.; Belderbos, Mirjam E.; Porubsky, David; Spierings, Diana C. J.; de Jong, Tristan V.; Halsema, Nancy; Kazemier, Hinke G.; Hoekstra-Wakker, Karina; Bradley, Allan; de Bont, Eveline S. J. M.; van den Berg, Anke; Guryev, Victor; Lansdorp, Peter M.; Tatché, Maria C.; Foijer, Floris; Liehr, Thomas; Baudoin, Nicolaas C.; Nicholson, Joshua M.; Soto, Kimberly; Quintanilla, Isabel; Camps, Jordi; Cimini, Daniela; Dürrbaum, M.; Donnelly, N.; Passerini, V.; Kruse, C.; Habermann, B.; Storchová, Z.; Mandrioli, Daniele; Belpoggi, Fiorella; Silbergeld, Ellen K.; Perry, Melissa J.; Skotheim, Rolf I.; Løvf, Marthe; Johannessen, Bjarne; Hoff, Andreas M.; Zhao, Sen; SveeStrømme, Jonas M.; Sveen, Anita; Lothe, Ragnhild A.; Hehlmann, R.; Voskanyan, A.; Fabarius, A.; Böcking, Alfred; Biesterfeld, Stefan; Berynskyy, Leonid; Börgermann, Christof; Engers, Rainer; Dietz, Josef; Fritz, A.; Sehgal, N.; Vecerova, J.; Stojkovicz, B.; Ding, H.; Page, N.; Tye, C.; Bhattacharya, S.; Xu, J.; Stein, G.; Stein, J.; Berezney, R.; Gong, Xue; Grasedieck, Sarah; Swoboda, Julian; Rücker, Frank G.; Bullinger, Lars; Pollack, Jonathan R.; Roumelioti, Fani-Marlen; Chiourea, Maria; Raftopoulou, Christina; Gagos, Sarantis; Duesberg, Peter; Bloomfield, Mat; Hwang, Sunyoung; Gustafsson, Hans T.; O’Sullivan, Ciara; Acevedo-Colina, Aracelli; Huang, Xinhe; Klose, Christian; Schevchenko, Andrej; Dickson, Robert C.; Cavaliere, Paola; Dephoure, Noah; Torres, Eduardo M.; Stampfer, Martha R.; Vrba, Lukas; LaBarge, Mark A.; Futscher, Bernard; Garbe, James C.; Trinh, Andrew L.; Zhou, Yi-Hong; Digman, Michelle (2017-06-22)
    • Accuracy of epidemiological inferences based on publicly available information: retrospective comparative analysis of line lists of human cases infected with influenza A(H7N9) in China 

      Lau, Eric H. Y.; Zheng, Jiandong; Tsang, Tim K.; Liao, Qiaohong; Lewis, Bryan L.; Brownstein, John S.; Sanders, Sharon; Wong, Jessica Y.; Mekaru, Sumiko R.; Rivers, Caitlin; Wu, Peng; Jiang, Hui; Li, Yu; Yu, Jianxing; Zhang, Qian; Chang, Zhaorui; Liu, Fengfeng; Peng, Zhibin; Leung, Gabriel M.; Feng, Luzhao; Cowling, Benjamin J.; Yu, Hongjie (2014-05-28)
      Background Appropriate public health responses to infectious disease threats should be based on best-available evidence, which requires timely reliable data for appropriate analysis. During the early stages of epidemics, ...
    • Accurate human microsatellite genotypes from high-throughput resequencing data using informed error profiles 

      Highnam, Gareth; Franck, Christopher T.; Martin, Andy; Stephens, Calvin; Puthige, Ashwin; Mittelman, David (Oxford University Press, 2013-01)
      Repetitive sequences are biologically and clinically important because they can influence traits and disease, but repeats are challenging to analyse using short-read sequencing technology. We present a tool for genotyping ...
    • Accurate Strand-Specific Quantification of Viral RNA 

      Plaskon, Nicole E.; Adelman, Zach N.; Myles, Kevin M. (PLOS, 2009-10-22)
      The presence of full-length complements of viral genomic RNA is a hallmark of RNA virus replication within an infected cell. As such, methods for detecting and measuring specific strands of viral RNA in infected cells and ...
    • Activation of PAD4 in NET formation. 

      Rohrbach, Amanda S.; Slade, Daniel J.; Thompson, Paul R.; Mowen, Kerri A. (2012)
      Peptidylarginine deiminases, or PADs, convert arginine residues to the non-ribosomally encoded amino acid citrulline in a variety of protein substrates. PAD4 is expressed in granulocytes and is essential for the formation ...
    • ADAM: Analysis of Discrete Models of Biological Systems Using Computer Algebra 

      Hinkelmann, Franziska; Brandon, Madison; Guang, Bonny; McNeill, Rustin; Blekherman, Grigoriy; Veliz-Cuba, Alan; Laubenbacher, Reinhard C. (2011-07-20)
      Background Many biological systems are modeled qualitatively with discrete models, such as probabilistic Boolean networks, logical models, Petri nets, and agent-based models, to gain a better understanding of them. The ...
    • Adaptive Imaging Cytometry to Estimate Parameters of Gene Networks Models in Systems and Synthetic Biology 

      Ball, David A.; Lux, Matthew W.; Adames, Neil R.; Peccoud, Jean (PLOS, 2014-09-11)
      The use of microfluidics in live cell imaging allows the acquisition of dense time-series from individual cells that can be perturbed through computer-controlled changes of growth medium. Systems and synthetic biologists ...
    • Addressing the Contribution of Indirect Potable Reuse to Inland Freshwater Salinization 

      Bhide, Shantanu V.; Grant, Stanley B.; Parker, Emily A.; Rippy, Megan A.; Godrej, Adil; Kaushal, Sujay; Prelewicz, Gregory; Saji, Niffy; Curtis, Shannon; Vikesland, Peter J.; Maile-Moskowitz, Ayella; Edwards, Marc A.; Lopez, Kathryn; Birkland, Thomas A.; Schenk, Todd (2021-02-02)
      Inland freshwater salinity is rising worldwide, a phenomenon called the freshwater salinization syndrome (FSS). We investigate a potential conflict between managing the FSS and indirect potable reuse, the practice of ...
    • Advancing livestock genomics education and research in developing countries using strategies from the Virginia Tech PREP and IMSD training programs 

      Smith, Edward J. (2019-07-11)
      Our unique and impactful research and education program plan includes distinct activities that target three overlapping phases of each trainee’s tenure, which we define as the “moving in,” “moving through,” and “moving ...
    • Age-related variations in the methylome associated with gene expression in human monocytes and T cells 

      Reynolds, Lindsay M.; Taylor, Jackson R.; Ding, Jingzhong; Lohman, Kurt; Johnson, Craig; Siscovick, David; Burke, Gregory L.; Post, Wendy; Shea, Steven; Jacobs, David R., Jr.; Stunnenberg, Hendrik G.; Kritchevsky, Stephen B.; Hoeschele, Ina; McCall, Charles E.; Herrington, David M.; Tracy, Russell P.; Liu, Yongmei (Springer Nature, 2014-11)
      Age-related variations in DNA methylation have been reported; however, the functional relevance of these differentially methylated sites (age-dMS) are unclear. Here we report potentially functional age-dMS, defined as ...
    • An Analysis of Enzyme Kinetics Data for Mitochondrial DNA Strand Termination by Nucleoside Reverse Transcription Inhibitors 

      Wendelsdorf, Katherine V.; Song, Zhuo; Samuels, David C. (Public Library of Science, 2009-01-09)
      Nucleoside analogs used in antiretroviral treatment have been associated with mitochondrial toxicity. The polymerase-gamma hypothesis states that this toxicity stems from the analogs' inhibition of the mitochondrial DNA ...
    • Analysis of global gene expression changes in human bronchial epithelial cells exposed to spores of the allergenic fungus, Alternaria alternata 

      Babiceanu, Mihaela; Howard, B. A.; Rumore, A. C.; Kita, H.; Lawrence, Christopher B. (Frontiers, 2013-07-19)
      Exposure and sensitivity to ubiquitous airborne fungi such as Alternaria alternata have long been implicated in the development, onset, and exacerbation of chronic allergic airway disorders. This present study is the first ...
    • Analysis of horse genomes provides insight into the diversification and adaptive evolution of karyotype 

      Huang, J. L.; Zhao, Y. P.; Shiraigol, W.; Li, B.; Bai, D. Y.; Ye, W. X.; Daidiikhuu, D.; Yang, L. H.; Jin, Brqqg; Zhao, Q. A.; Gao, Y. H.; Wu, J.; Bao, Wydl; Li, A. A.; Zhang, Y. H. Percival; Han, H. G.; Bai, H. T.; Bao, Y. Q.; Zhao, L. L.; Zhai, Z. X.; Zhao, W. J.; Sun, Z. K.; Zhang, Y.; Meng, H.; Dugarjaviin, M. (Nature Publishing Group, 2014-05)
      Karyotypic diversification is more prominent in Equus species than in other mammals. Here, using next generation sequencing technology, we generated and de novo assembled quality genomes sequences for a male wild horse ...
    • Analysis of Microsatellite Variation in Drosophila melanogaster with Population-Scale Genome Sequencing 

      Fondon, John W. III; Martin, Andy; Richards, Stephen; Gibbs, Richard A.; Mittelman, David (PLoS, 2012-03-12)
      Genome sequencing technologies promise to revolutionize our understanding of genetics, evolution, and disease by making it feasible to survey a broad spectrum of sequence variation on a population scale. However, this ...