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    • Nontuberculous Mycobacteria from Household Plumbing of Patients with Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Disease 

      Falkinham, Joseph O., III (2011-03)
      To determine whether plumbing could be a source of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infection, during 2007-2009 I isolated NTM from samples from household water systems of NTM patients. Samples from 22/37 (59%) households ...
    • Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Household Plumbing as Possible Cause of Chronic Rhinosinusitis 

      Tichenor, Wellington S.; Thurlow, Jennifer; McNulty, Steven; Brown-Elliott, Barbara A.; Wallace, Richard J., Jr.; Falkinham, Joseph O., III (2012-10)
      Symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) often persist despite treatment. Because nontuberculous nnycobacteria (NTM) are resistant to commonly used antimicrobial drugs and are found in drinking water that patients may use ...
    • Mycobacterium avium in Community and Household Water, Suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 2010-2012 

      Lande, Leah; Alexander, David C.; Wallace, Richard J., Jr.; Kwait, Rebecca; Iakhiaeva, Elena; Williams, Myra; Cameron, Andrew D. S.; Olshefsky, Stephen; Devon, Ronit; Vasireddy, Ravikiran; Peterson, Donald D.; Falkinham, Joseph O., III (2019-03)
      Attention to environmental sources of Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) infection is a vital component of disease prevention and control. We investigated MAC colonization of household plumbing in suburban Philadelphia, ...
    • La Crosse Virus in Aedes japonicus japonicus Mosquitoes in the Appalachian Region, United States 

      Harris, M. Camille; Dotseth, Eric J.; Jackson, Bryan T.; Zink, Steven D.; Marek, Paul E.; Kramer, Laura D.; Paulson, Sally L.; Hawley, Dana M. (2015-04)
      La Crosse virus (LACV), a leading cause of arboviral encephalitis in children in the United States, is emerging in Appalachia. For local arboviral surveillance, mosquitoes were tested. LACV RNA was detected and isolated ...
    • The HANDE-QMC Project: Open-Source Stochastic Quantum Chemistry from the Ground State Up 

      Spencer, James S.; Blunt, Nick S.; Choi, Seonhoon; Etrych, Jiri; Filip, Maria-Andreea; Foulkes, W. M. C.; Franklin, Ruth S. T.; Handley, Will J.; Malone, Fionn D.; Neufeld, Verena A.; Di Remigio, Roberto; Rogers, Thomas W.; Scott, Charles J. C.; Shepherd, James J.; Vigor, William A.; Weston, Joseph; Xu, RuQing; Thom, Alex J. W. (2019-03)
      Building on the success of Quantum Monte Carlo techniques such as diffusion Monte Carlo, alternative stochastic approaches to solve electronic structure problems have emerged over the past decade. The full configuration ...
    • Developing a Computational Chemistry Framework for the Exascale Era 

      Richard, Ryan M.; Bertoni, Colleen; Boschen, Jeffery S.; Keipert, Kristopher; Pritchard, Benjamin; Valeev, Edward F.; Harrison, Robert J.; de Jong, Wibe A.; Windus, Theresa L. (2019-03)
      Within computational chemistry, the NWChem package has arguably been the de facto standard for running high-accuracy numerical simulations on the most powerful supercomputers. In order to better address the challenges ...
    • Complete fourier direct magnetic resonance imaging (CFD-MRI) for diffusion MRI 

      Ozcan, Alpay (2013)
      The foundation for an accurate and unifying Fourier-based theory of diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW MRI) is constructed by carefully re-examining the first principles of DW MRI signal formation and deriving ...
    • D-cycloserine-augmented one-session treatment of specific phobias in children and adolescents 

      Farrell, Lara J.; Waters, Allison M.; Oar, Ella L.; Tiralongo, Evelin; Garbharran, Vinay; Alston-Knox, Clair; McConnell, Harry; Collings, Nigel; Zimmer-Gembeck, Melanie; Donovan, Caroline L.; Testa, Chris; Storch, Eric A.; Ollendick, Thomas H. (2018-06)
      Background: D-Cycloserine has potential to enhance exposure therapy outcomes. The current study presents a preliminary randomized, placebo-controlled double-blind pilot trial of DCS-augmented one-session treatment (OST) ...
    • Center for Soft Matter and Biological Physics Symposium Scientific Program 2019 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Center for Soft Matter and Biological Physics, 2019-05-22)
      A program from the symposium held on May 22, 2019, in Hahn Hall North Atrium.
    • Comparison of nu(mu)-Ar multiplicity distributions observed by MicroBooNE to GENIE model predictions: MicroBooNE Collaboration 

      Adams, C.; An, R.; Anthony, J.; Asaadi, J.; Auger, M.; Balasubramanian, S.; Baller, B.; Barnes, C.; Barr, G.; Bass, M.; Bay, F.; Bhat, A.; Bhattacharya, K.; Bishai, M.; Blake, A.; Bolton, T.; Camilleri, L.; Caratelli, D.; Fernandez, R. Castillo; Cavanna, F.; Cerati, G.; Chen, H.; Chen, Y.; Church, E.; Cianci, D.; Cohen, E.; Collin, G. H.; Conrad, J. M.; Convery, M.; Cooper-Troendle, L.; Crespo-Anadon, J. I.; Del Tutto, M.; Devitt, D.; Diaz, A.; Dytman, S.; Eberly, B.; Ereditato, A.; Sanchez, L. Escudero; Esquivel, J.; Evans, J. J.; Fadeeva, A. A.; Fleming, B. T.; Foreman, W.; Furmanski, A. P.; Garcia-Gamez, D.; Garvey, G. T.; Genty, V.; Goeldi, D.; Gollapinni, S.; Gramellini, E.; Greenlee, H.; Grosso, R.; Guenette, R.; Guzowski, P.; Hackenburg, A.; Hamilton, P.; Hen, O.; Hewes, J.; Hill, C.; Ho, J.; Horton-Smith, G. A.; Hourlier, A.; Huang, E. -C.; James, C.; de Vries, J. Jan; Jiang, L.; Johnson, R. A.; Joshi, J.; Jostlein, H.; Jwa, Y. -J.; Kaleko, D.; Karagiorgi, G.; Ketchum, W.; Kirby, B.; Kirby, M.; Kobilarcik, T.; Kreslo, I.; Li, Y.; Lister, A.; Littlejohn, B. R.; Lockwitz, S.; Lorca, D.; Louis, W. C.; Luethi, M.; Lundberg, B.; Luo, X.; Marchionni, A.; Marcocci, S.; Mariani, C.; Marshall, J.; Martinez Caicedo, D. A.; Mastbaum, A.; Meddage, V.; Mettler, T.; Miceli, T.; Mills, G. B.; Mogan, A.; Moon, J.; Mooney, M.; Moore, C. D.; Mousseau, J.; Murphy, M.; Murrells, R.; Naples, D.; Nienaber, P.; Nowak, J.; Palamara, O.; Pandey, V.; Paolone, V.; Papadopoulou, A.; Papavassiliou, V.; Pate, S. F.; Pavlovic, Z.; Piasetzky, E.; Porzio, D.; Pulliam, G.; Qian, X.; Raaf, J. L.; Rafique, A.; Rochester, L.; Ross-Lonergan, M.; von Rohr, C. Rudolf; Russell, B.; Schmitz, D. W.; Schukraft, A.; Seligman, W.; Shaevitz, M. H.; Sinclair, J.; Smith, A.; Snider, E. L.; Soderberg, M.; Soeldner-Rembold, S.; Soleti, S. R.; Spentzouris, P.; Spitz, J.; John, J. St.; Strauss, T.; Sutton, K.; Sword-Fehlberg, S.; Szelc, A. M.; Tagg, N.; Tang, W.; Terao, K.; Thomson, M.; Toups, M.; Tsai, Y. -T.; Tufanli, S.; Usher, T.; Van De Pontseele, W.; Van de Water, R. G.; Viren, B.; Weber, M.; Wei, H.; Wickremasinghe, D. A.; Wierman, K.; Williams, Z.; Wolbers, S.; Wongjirad, T.; Woodruff, K.; Yang, T.; Yarbrough, G.; Yates, L. E.; Zeller, G. P.; Zennamo, J.; Zhang, C. (2019-03-18)
      We measure a large set of observables in inclusive charged current muon neutrino scattering on argon with the MicroBooNE liquid argon time projection chamber operating at Fermilab. We evaluate three neutrino interaction ...
    • Natural, incidental, and engineered nanomaterials and their impacts on the Earth system 

      Hochella, Michael F., Jr.; Mogk, David W.; Ranville, James; Allen, Irving C.; Luther, George W.; Marr, Linsey C.; McGrail, B. Peter; Murayama, Mitsu; Qafoku, Nikolla P.; Rosso, Kevin M.; Sahai, Nita; Schroeder, Paul A.; Vikesland, Peter; Westerhoff, Paul; Yang, Yi (2019-03-29)
      Nanomaterials are critical components in the Earth system's past, present, and future characteristics and behavior. They have been present since Earth's origin in great abundance. Life, from the earliest cells to modern ...
    • Control of Stratification in Drying Particle Suspensions via Temperature Gradients 

      Tang, Yanfei; Grest, Gary S.; Cheng, Shengfeng (2019-03-26)
      A potential strategy for controlling stratification in a drying suspension of bidisperse particles is studied using molecular dynamics simulations. When the suspension is maintained at a constant temperature during fast ...
    • Long-term population dynamics of dreissenid mussels (Dreissena polymorpha and D. rostriformis): a cross-system analysis 

      Strayer, David L.; Adamovich, Boris, V; Adrian, Rita; Aldridge, David C.; Balogh, Csilla; Burlakova, Lyubov E.; FriedPetersen, Hannah B.; G-Toth, Laszlo; Hetherington, Amy L.; Jones, Thomas S.; Karatayev, Alexander Y.; Madill, Jacqueline B.; Makarevich, Oleg A.; Marsden, J. Ellen; Martel, Andre L.; Minchin, Dan; Nalepa, Thomas F.; Noordhuis, Ruurd; Robinson, Timothy J.; Rudstam, Lars G.; Schwalb, Astrid N.; Smith, David R.; Steinman, Alan D.; Jeschke, Jonathan M. (Ecological Society of America, 2019-04)
      Dreissenid mussels (including the zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha and the quagga mussel D. rostriformis) are among the world's most notorious invasive species, with large and widespread ecological and economic effects. ...
    • Enhancing collaboration between ecologists and computer scientists: lessons learned and recommendations forward 

      Carey, Cayelan C.; Ward, Nicole K.; Farrell, Kaitlin J.; Lofton, Mary E.; Krinos, Arianna, I; McClure, Ryan P.; Subratie, Kensworth C.; Figueiredo, Renato J.; Doubek, Jonathan P.; Hanson, Paul C.; Papadopoulos, Philip; Arzberger, Peter (Ecological Society of America, 2019-05)
      In the era of big data, ecologists are increasingly relying on computational approaches and tools to answer existing questions and pose new research questions. These include both software applications (e.g., simulation ...
    • Deans’ Forum on Infectious Diseases 

      Unknown author (Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine; Virginia Tech. College of Science, 2008-09)
      The goal of the forum, held on September 28-29, 2008, was to highlight the research of faculty, staff and students as well as encourage new collaborations all across the university. This book contains over 100 abstracts ...
    • Design and construction of the MicroBooNE Cosmic Ray Tagger system 

      Adams, C.; Collaboration, Microboone; Alrashed, M.; An, R.; Anthony, J.; Asaadi, J.; Ashkenazi, A.; Auger, M.; Balasubramanian, S.; Baller, B.; Barnes, C.; Barr, G.; Bass, M.; Bay, F.; Bhat, A.; Bhattacharya, K.; Bishai, M.; Blake, A.; Bolton, T.; Camilleri, L.; Caratelli, D.; Terrazas, I. Caro; Carr, R.; Fernandez, R. Castillo; Cavanna, F.; Cerati, G.; Chen, Y.; Church, E.; Cianci, D.; Cohen, E.; Collin, Gh; Conrad, Jm; Convery, M.; Cooper-Troendle, L.; Crespo-Anadon, J., I; Del Tutto, M.; Devitt, D.; Diaz, A.; Duffy, K.; Dytman, S.; Eberly, B.; Ereditato, A.; Sanchez, L. Escudero; Esquivel, J.; Evans, J. J.; Fadeeva, A. A.; Fitzpatrick, R. S.; Fleming, B. T.; Franco, D.; Furmanski, A. P.; Garcia-Gamez, D.; Garvey, G. T.; Genty, V; Goeldi, D.; Gollapinniz, S.; Goodwin, O.; Gramellini, E.; Greenlee, H.; Grosso, R.; Guenette, R.; Guzowski, P.; Hackenburg, A.; Hamilton, P.; Hen, O.; Hewes, J.; Hill, C.; Horton-Smith, G. A.; Hourlier, A.; Huang, E-C; James, C.; de Vries, J. Jan; Jiang, L.; Johnson, R. A.; Joshi, J.; Jostlein, H.; Jwa, Y-J; Karagiorgi, G.; Ketchum, W.; Kirby, B.; Kirby, M.; Kobilarcik, T.; Kreslo, I; Li, Y.; Lister, A.; Littlejohn, B. R.; Lockwitz, S.; Lorca, D.; Louis, W. C.; Luethi, M.; Lundberg, B.; Luo, X.; Marchionni, A.; Marcocci, S.; Mariani, C.; Marshall, J.; Martin-Albo, J.; Caicedo, D. A. Martinez; Mastbaum, A.; Meddage, V; Mettler, T.; Mills, G. B.; Mistry, K.; Mogan, A.; Moon, J.; Mooney, M.; Moore, C. D.; Mousseau, J.; Murphy, M.; Murrells, R.; Naples, D.; Nienaber, P.; Nowak, J.; Palamara, O.; Pandey, V; Paolone, V; Papadopoulou, A.; Papavassiliou, V; Pate, S. F.; Pavlovic, Z.; Piasetzky, E.; Porzio, D.; Pulliam, G.; Qian, X.; Raaf, J. L.; Rafique, A.; Rochester, L.; Ross-Lonergan, M.; von Rohr, C. Rudolf; Russell, B.; Schmitz, D. W.; Schukraft, A.; Seligman, W.; Shaevitz, M. H.; Sharankova, R.; Sinclair, J.; Smith, A.; Snider, E. L.; Soderberg, M.; Soldner-Rembold, S.; Soleti, S. R.; Spentzouris, P.; Spitz, J.; St John, J.; Strauss, T.; Sutton, K.; Sword-Fehlberg, S.; Szelc, A. M.; Tagg, N.; Tang, W.; Terao, K.; Thomson, M.; Thornton, R. T.; Toups, M.; Tsai, Y-T; Tufanli, S.; Usher, T.; Van De Pontseele, W.; Van de Water, R. G.; Viren, B.; Weber, M.; Wei, H.; Wickremasinghe, D. A.; Wierman, K.; Williams, Z.; Wolbers, S.; Wongjirad, T.; Woodruff, K.; Yang, T.; Yarbrough, G.; Yates, L. E.; Zeller, G. P.; Zennameh, J.; Zhang, C. (2019-04)
      The MicroBooNE detector utilizes a liquid argon time projection chamber (LArTPC) with an 85 t active mass to study neutrino interactions along the Booster Neutrino Beam (BNB) at Fermilab. With a deployment location near ...
    • Search for the B -> Y(4260)K, Y(4260) -> J/psi pi(+)pi(-) decays 

      Garg, R.; Bhardwaj, V.; Singh, J. B.; Adachi, I.; Ahn, J. K.; Aihara, H.; Al Said, S.; Asner, D. M.; Aulchenko, V.; Aushev, T.; Ayad, R.; Babu, V.; Bahinipati, S.; Bansal, V.; Beleno, C.; Bilka, T.; Biswal, J.; Bobrov, A.; Bozek, A.; Bracko, M.; Cao, L.; Cervenkov, D.; Chen, A.; Cheon, B. G.; Chilikin, K.; Cho, H. E.; Cho, K.; Choi, S-K.; Choi, Y.; Cinabro, D.; Cunliffe, S.; Dash, N.; Di Carlo, S.; Dolezal, Z.; Dong, T. V.; Drasal, Z.; Eidelman, S.; Fast, J. E.; Fulsom, B. G.; Gaur, V.; Gabyshev, N.; Garmash, A.; Giri, A.; Golob, B.; Grzymkowska, O.; Haba, J.; Hayasaka, K.; Hayashii, H.; Hou, W-S.; Hsu, C-L.; Inami, K.; Inguglia, G.; Ishikawa, A.; Itoh, R.; Iwasaki, M.; Iwasaki, Y.; Jacobs, W. W.; Jeon, H. B.; Jia, S.; Jin, Y.; Joffe, D.; Joo, K. K.; Julius, T.; Kaliyar, A. B.; Kawasaki, T.; Kichimi, H.; Kim, D. Y.; Kim, J. B.; Kim, S. H.; Kinoshita, K.; Kodys, P.; Korpar, S.; Kotchetkov, D.; Krizan, P.; Kroeger, R.; Krokovny, P.; Kuhr, T.; Kumar, R.; Kwon, Y-J.; Lange, J. S.; Lee, J. K.; Lee, S. C.; Li, C. H.; Li, L. K.; Li, Y. B.; Gioi, L. Li; Libby, J.; Liventsev, D.; Lu, P-C.; Luo, T.; MacNaughton, J.; Masuda, M.; Matsuda, T.; Matvienko, D.; Merola, M.; Miyabayashi, K.; Miyata, H.; Mizuk, R.; Mohanty, G. B.; Mori, T.; Mussa, R.; Nakao, M.; Nath, K. J.; Nayak, M.; Nishida, S.; Nishimura, K.; Ogawa, S.; Ono, H.; Onuki, Y.; Pakhlov, P.; Pakhlova, G.; Pal, B.; Pardi, S.; Patra, S.; Paul, S.; Pedlar, T. K.; Pestotnik, R.; Piilonen, L. E.; Popov, V.; Prasanth, K.; Prencipe, E.; Resmi, P. K.; Rostomyan, A.; Russo, G.; Sakai, Y.; Salehi, M.; Sandilya, S.; Sanuki, T.; Schneider, O.; Schnell, G.; Schueler, J.; Schwanda, C.; Seino, Y.; Senyo, K.; Sevior, M. E.; Shebalin, V.; Shen, C. P.; Shibata, T-A.; Shiu, J-G.; Sokolov, A.; Solovieva, E.; Staric, M.; Stottler, Z. S.; Sumihama, M.; Sumiyoshi, T.; Takizawa, M.; Tanida, K.; Tenchini, F.; Trabelsi, K.; Uchida, M.; Uglov, T.; Unno, Y.; Uno, S.; Usov, Y.; Van Tonder, R.; Varner, G.; Varvell, K. E.; Waheed, E.; Wang, B.; Wang, C. H.; Wang, M-Z.; Wang, P.; Wang, X. L.; Watanabe, M.; Won, E.; Yang, S. B.; Ye, H.; Yelton, J.; Yin, J. H.; Yuan, C. Z.; Zhang, Z. P.; Zhilich, V.; Zhukova, V.; Zhulanov, V. (2019-04-12)
      We report the results of a search for the B -> Y(4260)K, Y(4260) -> J/psi pi(+)pi thorn p-decays. This study is based on a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 711 fb(-1), collected at the Upsilon(4S) ...
    • Occurrence of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Infection in an Endemic Area of Tuberculosis 

      Fusco da Costa, Ana Roberta; Falkinham, Joseph O., III; Lopes, Maria Luiza; Barretto, Adriana Rodrigues; Felicio, Joao Soares; Messias Sales, Lucia Helena; da Costa Bahia, Jeann Ricardo; Conceicao, Emilyn Costa; Batista Lima, Karla Valeria (PLOS, 2013-07)
      The majority of investigations of the epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) have focused on highly developed nations with a low prevalence of tuberculosis. In contrast, the Para state of north Brazil represents ...
    • Global expansion and redistribution of Aedes-borne virus transmission risk with climate change 

      Ryan, Sadie J.; Carlson, Colin J.; Mordecai, Erin A.; Johnson, Leah R. (PLOS, 2019-03)
      Forecasting the impacts of climate change on Aedes-borne viruses, especially dengue, chikungunya, and Zika is a key component of public health preparedness. We apply an empirically parameterized model of viral transmission ...
    • Detecting the impact of temperature on transmission of Zika, dengue, and chikungunya using mechanistic models 

      Mordecai, Erin A.; Cohen, Jeremy M.; Evans, Michelle V.; Gudapati, Prithvi; Johnson, Leah R.; Lippi, Catherine A.; Miazgowicz, Kerri; Murdock, Courtney C.; Rohr, Jason R.; Ryan, Sadie J.; Savage, Van; Shocket, Marta S.; Ibarra, Anna Stewart; Thomas, Matthew B.; Weikel, Daniel P. (PLOS, 2017-04)
      Recent epidemics of Zika, dengue, and chikungunya have heightened the need to understand the seasonal and geographic range of transmission by Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus mosquitoes. We use mechanistic transmission ...