Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Organization: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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  1. doi Selection for male-enforced uniparental cytoplasmic inheritance
    Vandana Sreedharan
    Bioinformatics Program, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    Theory Biosci 129:295-306. 2010
  2. doi Reclamation of acid sulfate soils using lime-stabilized biosolids
    Zenah W Orndorff
    Dep of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, 0404, Virginia Polytechnic Inst and State Univ, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Environ Qual 37:1447-55. 2008
  3. pmc Routine assistance to parents: effects on daily mood and other stressors
    Jyoti Savla
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S154-61. 2008
  4. ncbi Immediate effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Donald R Noll
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kirksville Mo College of Osteopathic Medicine A T Still University, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 108:251-9. 2008
  5. doi Usability engineering for augmented reality: employing user-based studies to inform design
    Joseph L Gabbard
    Center for Human Computer Interaction, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 14:513-25. 2008
  6. pmc Motif-directed network component analysis for regulatory network inference
    Chen Wang
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Arlington, VA, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:S21. 2008
  7. doi Relative photorefractoriness, prolactin, and reproductive regression in a flexibly breeding sonoran desert passerine, the rufous-winged sparrow, Aimophila carpalis
    Thomas W Small
    School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 23:69-80. 2008
  8. ncbi The effects of nonconsciously priming emotion concepts on behavior
    Yael Zemack-Rugar
    Department of Marketing, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 93:927-39. 2007
  9. ncbi Impact of electronic prescribing in a hospital setting: a process-focused evaluation
    Thomas R Cunningham
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States
    Int J Med Inform 77:546-54. 2008
  10. ncbi Engineering ethics and identity: emerging initiatives in comparative perspective
    Gary Lee Downey
    Department of Science and Technology in Society, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 13:463-87. 2007

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Publications62

  1. doi Selection for male-enforced uniparental cytoplasmic inheritance
    Vandana Sreedharan
    Bioinformatics Program, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    Theory Biosci 129:295-306. 2010
    ..Specifically, in addition to a high mutation rate to selfish mitochondria and strong selection against them, the cost of uniparental inheritance must be negligible...
  2. doi Reclamation of acid sulfate soils using lime-stabilized biosolids
    Zenah W Orndorff
    Dep of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, 0404, Virginia Polytechnic Inst and State Univ, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Environ Qual 37:1447-55. 2008
    ..0. Water quality responded quickly to treatment, although short-term NH(4)(+) release occurred. Despite heavy loadings, no significant surface water P losses were observed...
  3. pmc Routine assistance to parents: effects on daily mood and other stressors
    Jyoti Savla
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S154-61. 2008
    ..The present study examined the association of providing assistance to older parents amid everyday circumstances and short-term psychological consequences for adult children providing assistance...
  4. ncbi Immediate effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Donald R Noll
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kirksville Mo College of Osteopathic Medicine A T Still University, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 108:251-9. 2008
    ..Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) has long been advocated for patients with respiratory disorders, but little definitive evidence exists to support its use in this population...
  5. doi Usability engineering for augmented reality: employing user-based studies to inform design
    Joseph L Gabbard
    Center for Human Computer Interaction, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 14:513-25. 2008
    ..We also describe lessons learned from our experiences conducting user-based studies as part of the design process...
  6. pmc Motif-directed network component analysis for regulatory network inference
    Chen Wang
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Arlington, VA, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:S21. 2008
    ..We propose a new approach, motif-directed NCA (mNCA), to integrate motif information and gene expression data to infer regulatory networks...
  7. doi Relative photorefractoriness, prolactin, and reproductive regression in a flexibly breeding sonoran desert passerine, the rufous-winged sparrow, Aimophila carpalis
    Thomas W Small
    School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 23:69-80. 2008
    ..However, PRL does not appear to regulate interannual differences in the timing of testicular regression...
  8. ncbi The effects of nonconsciously priming emotion concepts on behavior
    Yael Zemack-Rugar
    Department of Marketing, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 93:927-39. 2007
    ..In all studies, effects were moderated by individuals' specific emotion-response habits and characteristics...
  9. ncbi Impact of electronic prescribing in a hospital setting: a process-focused evaluation
    Thomas R Cunningham
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States
    Int J Med Inform 77:546-54. 2008
    ..To evaluate effects of a natural CPOE implementation in a hospital setting and inform the efficacy of using CPOE rather than traditional paper medication orders...
  10. ncbi Engineering ethics and identity: emerging initiatives in comparative perspective
    Gary Lee Downey
    Department of Science and Technology in Society, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 13:463-87. 2007
    ..In each case, deliberations over engineering ethics emerge as part of the process through which engineers work to keep their fields in alignment with changing images of advancement in society...
  11. ncbi Effects of dietary copper (II) sulfate and copper proteinate on performance and blood indexes of copper status in growing pigs
    J Feng
    Animal Science College, The Key Laboratory of Molecular Animal Nutrition, Ministry of Education, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, People s Republic of China
    Biol Trace Elem Res 120:171-8. 2007
    ..05), and 100 mg/kg Cu as Cu-Pr increased erythrocyte Cu/Zn-SOD activity (P < 0.01) compared with the control. There was no obvious treatment response on plasma Cu concentration in the present study...
  12. ncbi Exploring the role of emotional intelligence in behavior-based safety coaching
    Douglas M Wiegand
    Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, VA 24061, USA
    J Safety Res 38:391-8. 2007
    ..e., consequences of) safety-related behavior. A safety coach must be skilled in interacting with others so as to understand their perspectives, communicate a point clearly, and be persuasive with behavior-based feedback...
  13. ncbi HAUSP-regulated switch from auto- to p53 ubiquitination by Mdm2 (in silico discovery)
    Paul Brazhnik
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States
    Math Biosci 210:60-77. 2007
    ..The model accounts for a significant amount of experimental data, makes predictions for some rate constants, and can serve as a building block for the larger model describing a complex dynamic response of p53 to cellular stresses...
  14. ncbi The effect of measurement method on static weight distribution to all legs in dogs using the Quadruped Biofeedback System
    H A Phelps
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, VA MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 USA
    Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 20:108-12. 2007
    ..With standardization, the Quadruped Biofeedback System has potential use as a reliable instrument for the measurement of quadruped load distribution in dogs...
  15. pmc Targeted development of registries of biological parts
    Jean Peccoud
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2671. 2008
    ..Creating and maintaining a database of these building blocks is a way to streamline the fabrication of complex constructs. The Registry of Standard Biological Parts (Registry) is the most advanced implementation of this idea...
  16. doi Genetic aspects of reproduction in sheep
    D R Notter
    Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Reprod Domest Anim 43:122-8. 2008
    ..However, functional genomic studies of genes associated with circadian and circannual rhythms have potential to reveal additional candidate genes involved in seasonal breeding...
  17. pmc Differentiating fall-prone and healthy adults using local dynamic stability
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Locomotion Research Laboratory, Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Ergonomics 51:1860-72. 2008
    ..The findings from this study suggest that local dynamic stability may be used as a potential fall predictor to differentiate fall-prone adults...
  18. doi Method of multiple references for 3D imaging with Fourier transform interferometry
    Evan Lally
    Center for Photonics Technology, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0111, USA
    Opt Express 18:17591-6. 2010
    ..The algorithm is tested using a fiber optic coupler-based FTI system and shown to have RMS surface error less than 0.03 mm...
  19. doi The influence of use, environmental and managerial factors on the width of recreational trails
    Jeremy F Wimpey
    Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation 0324, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Environ Manage 91:2028-37. 2010
    ..A novel approach of comparing intended widths to actual widths enabled us to look specifically at the avoidable and undesirable impacts associated with having a trail that is wider than intended...
  20. doi The effect of evenly distributed load carrying on lower body gait dynamics for normal weight and overweight subjects
    Benjamin Smith
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Gait Posture 32:176-80. 2010
    ..This implies that these joints may be more prone to injury due to external load carriage...
  21. doi The effects of airbags and seatbelts on occupant injury in longitudinal barrier crashes
    Douglas J Gabauer
    School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech Center for Injury Biomechanics, 445 ICTAS Building, Stanger Street, MC 0238, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Safety Res 41:9-15. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which restraints are used or deployed in longitudinal barrier collisions and their subsequent effect on occupant injury...
  22. ncbi Bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: does exercise training make a difference?
    Larry E Miller
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 32:18-24. 2004
    ..Although postmenopausal women are encouraged to exercise to preserve bone mineral density (BMD), few studies have looked at what type of exercise is most effective...
  23. doi Dystocia, stillbirth, gestation length, and birth weight in Holstein, Jersey, and reciprocal crosses from a planned experiment
    K M Olson
    Department of Dairy Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    J Dairy Sci 92:6167-75. 2009
    ..No differences were observed between HH and JJ for stillbirths. Additional investigation of stillbirths in Jerseys is justified...
  24. pmc Activational effects of odours on avian navigation
    Paulo E Jorge
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, 4100 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0406, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:45-9. 2010
    ..This test decisively contradicts the olfactory map hypothesis, which predicts that olfactory cues are the primary source of navigational information used by birds...
  25. doi The adhesive delivery system of viscous capture threads spun by orb-weaving spiders
    Brent D Opell
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Exp Biol 212:3026-34. 2009
    ..Differences in threads may adapt them to particular habitats, web architectures or prey types, or they may be shaped by a species' phylogeny or metabolic capabilities...
  26. doi High rates of mammary tissue protein turnover in lactating goats are energetically costly
    MARK D HANIGAN
    Department of Dairy Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Nutr 139:1118-27. 2009
    ..Assuming 4 mol of ATP/mol of peptide bond formed, we estimate that approximately 50% of ATP generated by the lactating mammary glands is used for synthesis of tissue (nonmilk) protein...
  27. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging findings of desmopathy of the collateral ligaments of the equine distal interphalangeal joint
    Santiago D Gutierrez-Nibeyro
    Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, P O Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 20177, USA
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 50:21-31. 2009
    ..Low-field MR imaging in the standing patient can be used to detect collateral ligament desmopathy of the distal interphalangeal joint without a need for general anesthesia...
  28. doi Older women with cardiovascular disease: perceptions of initial experiences and long-term influences on daily life
    Erica K Husser
    Center for Gerontology and doctoral candidate in the Department of Human Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Women Aging 21:3-18. 2009
    ..Postrecovery, 62% of women perceived their heart disease as influencing change in their daily lives. The influence of CVD varied depending on how congruent behavior changes were with their sense of self...
  29. doi Cytoskeletal role in differential adhesion patterns of normal fibroblasts and breast cancer cells inside silicon microenvironments
    Mehdi Nikkhah
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Biomed Microdevices 11:585-95. 2009
    ..These 3-D silicon microstructures can be used as a tool to investigate cellular activities in a 3-D architecture and compare cytoskeletal properties of various cell lines...
  30. ncbi Mechanisms of traumatic rupture of the aorta and associated peri-isthmic motion and deformation
    Warren N Hardy
    Wayne State University
    Stapp Car Crash J 52:233-65. 2008
    ..The results of this study provide a better understanding of the mechanisms associated with TRA, and can be used for the validation of finite element models developed for the examination and prediction of TRA...
  31. ncbi Urinothorax: a rapidly accumulating transudative pleural effusion in a 64-year-old man
    Samuel Deel
    Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Abingdon Internal Medicine Associates, and Johnston Memorial Hospital, 2265 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    South Med J 100:519-21. 2007
    ..After a 10-day stay in the hospital, the patient's urine output ceased. Symptomatic dyspnea with radiographic evidence of a new pleural effusion soon followed. Urinothorax was the etiology of the effusion...
  32. ncbi Cardiac rehabilitation outcomes no different after on-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
    Adrian Aron
    Department of Exercise Science and Athletics, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:35-41. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare cardiac rehabilitation (CR) outcomes between patients undergoing on-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery...
  33. ncbi Characteristics of low-income African-American and Caucasian adults that are important in self-management of type 2 diabetes
    Ruby H Cox
    Department of Human Nutritionl, F oods, and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Community Health 29:155-70. 2004
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  34. ncbi A precarious balance
    John J Tyson
    Department of Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Curr Biol 14:R262-3. 2004
  35. ncbi Paraspinal muscle reflex dynamics
    K P Granata
    Motion Analysis and Motor Performance Laboratory, University of Virginia, 2270 Ivy Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    J Biomech 37:241-7. 2004
    ..Results agree with a simple systems model of the neuromechanical feedback behavior. The relative contribution of the reflex dynamics to spinal stability must be investigated in future research...
  36. ncbi Effect of platelet-activating factor (PAF) on stallion sperm motility, capacitation and the acrosome reaction
    A I Odeh
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0442, USA
    Reproduction 126:605-13. 2003
    ..2; reacted: 89.8; and vesiculated: 98.1). The results indicate that a lower concentration of PAF enhances motility and induces capacitation of stallion spermatozoa, whereas a higher concentration of PAF induces the acrosome reaction...
  37. pmc Interrelationships between the precautionary principle, prediction strategies, and sustainable use of the planet
    John Cairns
    Department of Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:877-80. 2003
    ..However, additional tools are needed to go beyond prevention to optimization. A holistic, scientific approach to the human place within the environment is needed, including both interdisciplinary and large-scale research...
  38. ncbi Disorders of the larynx
    Celia L M Davenport-Goodall
    Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, PO Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 20177, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 19:169-87. 2003
    ..Accurate diagnosis and appropriate surgical intervention are necessary to provide the horse the best chance of returning to its full athletic potential...
  39. ncbi The effect of mercury on the feeding behavior of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas)
    M A Grippo
    Department of Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 55:187-98. 2003
    ..In the future, behavioral studies will continue to allow toxicity testing of environmentally relevant variables such as those used by behavioral ecologists...
  40. ncbi Analysis of 5' nucleotidase and alkaline phosphatase by gene disruption in Dictyostelium
    Charles L Rutherford
    Biology Department, Molecular and Cellular Biology Section, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2119 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0406, USA
    Genesis 35:202-13. 2003
    ..Thus, the phosphatase activity that becomes localized to the interface of the prestalk and prespore cells is alkaline phosphatase...
  41. ncbi A procedure for setting environmentally safe total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) for selenium
    A Dennis Lemly
    Coldwater Fisheries Research Unit, Southern Research Station, U S Forest Service, 1650 Ramble Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 52:123-7. 2002
    ..Proper application of this procedure will ensure compliance with EPA regulatory requirements and also protect fish and wildlife resources...
  42. ncbi Leaving the ivory tower: an introduction to the special section on doing marriage and family therapy research in community agencies
    Eric E McCollum
    Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Department of Human Development, Virginia Tech University Northern Virginia Center, 7054 Haycock Rd, Falls Church, VA 22043, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 28:5-7. 2002
  43. ncbi Veterinary school admission interviews, part 1: literature overview
    G H Turnwald
    Office of Academic Affairs, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 28:111-21. 2001
    ..To increase the utility of the interview in the selection process, the weight of the interview in relation to other selection components should be determined...
  44. ncbi Using the World Wide Web to enhance the problem-solving skills of third-year veterinary students
    S D Forrester
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 28:31-3. 2001
    ..Students commented that the availability of Web-based case materials allowed them increased opportunities to practice problem-solving skills...
  45. ncbi Isolation and characterization of As60A, a transforming growth factor-beta gene, from the malaria vector Anopheles stephensi
    A L Crampton
    Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Tech, Engel Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Cytokine 13:65-74. 2001
    ..We also propose that As60A plays a role in the mosquito immune response to Plasmodium infection...
  46. ncbi Surface runoff losses of phosphorus from Virginia soils amended with turkey manure using phytase and high available phosphorus corn diets
    C J Penn
    Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech, 330 Smyth Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Environ Qual 33:1431-9. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi Plasticity of the avian song control system in response to localized environmental cues in an equatorial songbird
    Ignacio T Moore
    Department of Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 0406, USA
    J Neurosci 24:10182-5. 2004
    ..These results demonstrate the sensitivity of the brain and its ability to use a variety of environmental cues to coordinate seasonal plasticity and reproduction...
  48. ncbi YODA: selecting signature oligonucleotides
    Eric K Nordberg
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Bioinformatics 21:1365-70. 2005
    ..While many tools to assist in selection of such sequences exist, all the ones we examined lack important oligo design and software features...
  49. ncbi Bookmark locations and item response model selection in the presence of local item dependence
    Gary Skaggs
    Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, 319 East Eggleston, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Appl Meas 8:65-83. 2007
    ..The choice of latent trait model did not address problems of item order disagreement. Implications for the use of the bookmark method in the presence of local item dependence are discussed...
  50. ncbi The repertoire of transfer RNA genes is tuned to codon usage bias in the genomes of Phytophthora sojae and Phytophthora ramorum
    Sucheta Tripathy
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 19:1322-8. 2006
    ..99), as were tRNA gene frequencies (0.77). Approximately 60% of orthologous tRNA gene pairs in P sojae and P. ramorum are located in regions that have conserved synteny in the two species...
  51. ncbi Direct volatilization of naphthalene to the atmosphere at a phytoremediation site
    Linsey C Marr
    The Charles E Via, Jr Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5560-6. 2006
    ..The presence of the trees, therefore, promotes direct volatilization into the atmosphere. This research represents the first known measurement of naphthalene attenuation by the direct volatilization pathway...
  52. ncbi The effects of capture spiral composition and orb-web orientation on prey interception
    Brent D Opell
    Department of Biology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Zoology (Jena) 109:339-45. 2006
    ..gracilis webs. These observations support the enhanced prey interception of vertically oriented orb-webs, but offer only qualified support for the contributions of lower visibility viscous capture threads...
  53. ncbi Passive mechanical properties of maturing extensor digitorum longus are not affected by lack of dystrophin
    Andrew V Wolff
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Muscle Nerve 34:304-12. 2006
    ..Determining this threshold may have important clinical implications for treatments of muscular dystrophy involving physical activity...
  54. pmc XcisClique: analysis of regulatory bicliques
    Amrita Pati
    Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 7:218. 2006
    ..Greater statistical significance is associated with a set of genes that shares a common set of regulatory motifs, while simultaneously exhibiting highly correlated gene expression under given experimental conditions...
  55. ncbi Improving signal prediction performance of neural networks through multiresolution learning approach
    Yao Liang
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Advanced Research Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Arlington, VA 22203, USA
    IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern B Cybern 36:341-52. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi Efficacy and safety of a purified porcine insulin zinc suspension for managing diabetes mellitus in dogs
    William E Monroe
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, VA MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 19:675-82. 2005
    ..Other than hypoglycemia, there were no important adverse effects of insulin administration. The insulin, was safe and efficacious for reducing blood glucose and clinical signs in dogs with diabetes mellitus...
  57. pmc Relationship between hamstring activation rate and heel contact velocity: factors influencing age-related slip-induced falls
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Gait Posture 24:23-34. 2006
    ....
  58. ncbi Age-relatedchanges in the ultrasound appearance of the normal feline pancreas
    Martha Moon Larson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, VA MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 46:238-42. 2005
    ..Based on this study, feline pancreatic size and echogenicity do not change with age. Pancreatic duct diameter increases slightly with age and should not be used as a sole indicator of pancreatitis in the geriatric cat...
  59. ncbi The effects of depowered airbags on eye injuries in frontal automobile crashes
    Stefan M Duma
    Virginia Tech Wake Forest, Mechanical Engineering, Center for Injury Biomechanics, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:13-9. 2005
    ..04). Approximately, 90% of the eye injuries in full powered airbag deployments were caused by the airbag, compared to only 35% of the depowered airbag eye injuries...
  60. ncbi Biometeorological effects on worker absenteeism
    Steven E Markham
    Virginia Tech, Department of Management, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Int J Biometeorol 49:317-24. 2005
    ..The adjusted R(2) of .29 (full R=0.55) for the entire model was also significant, illustrating the importance of these exogenous, meteorological variables in developing a prediction model of plant-wide absenteeism...
  61. ncbi Microglia and macrophages as innate producers of interferon-gamma in the brain following infection with Toxoplasma gondii
    Yasuhiro Suzuki
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Int J Parasitol 35:83-90. 2005
    ..These results suggest that CD11b+ CD45low microglia and CD11b+ CD45high blood-derived macrophages are the major non-T, non-NK cells which express IFN-gamma in the brain of mice infected with T. gondii...
  62. ncbi The development of infant intersensory perception: advantages of a comparative convergent-operations approach
    R Lickliter
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Psychol Bull 126:260-80. 2000
    ..Examples of how human and animal research programs can cross-fertilize one another in their attempts to understand developmental processes underlying intersensory perception are considered...

Research Grants62

  1. AGING EFFECTS ON INTERMITTENT WORK CAPACITY
    Maury Nussbaum; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The quantification of intermittent work capacity is an important first step towards effective risk assessment, job evaluation, and reduction of economic and medical costs associated with workplace injuries. ..
  2. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING GRANT
    Maury Nussbaum; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The program plan described here is intended to continue in a similar fashion, and improve in several key areas, including minority recruitment and retention. ..
  3. Occupational Trunk Flexion and Neuromuscular Disturbance
    Maury Nussbaum; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results will guide future studies and/or epidemiologic investigations regarding the mechanism of cumulative risk from flexed working postures. ..
  4. IMMUNE PROTECTION AGAINST MNU-INDUCTED DIGITAL DEFECTS
    MARY PRATER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This research under the guidance of Drs. Steven Holladay and Eric Wong at Virginia Tech...
  5. Risk factors and controls for falls from heights
    Maury Nussbaum; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Occupational Trunk Flexion and Neuromuscular Disturbance
    Maury Nussbaum; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results will guide future studies and/or epidemiologic investigations regarding the mechanism of cumulative risk from flexed working postures. ..
  7. Occupational Trunk Flexion and Neuromuscular Disturbance
    Maury A Nussbaum; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Results will guide future studies and/or epidemiologic investigations regarding the mechanism of cumulative risk from flexed working postures. ..
  8. Stochastic Models of Cell Cycle Regulation in Eukaryotes
    John J Tyson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Hence, a validated stochastic model of the eukaryotic cell cycle is essential to progress in the field of molecular systems biology. ..
  9. Occupational Trunk Flexion and Neuromuscular Disturbance
    Kevin Granata; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results will guide future studies and/or epidemiologic investigations regarding the mechanism of cumulative risk from flexed working postures. ..
  10. Experimental and Computational Studies of Exit from Mitosis in Budding Yeast
    John J Tyson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., embryonic development, tissue regeneration, wound healing, and carcinogenesis. ..
  11. Experimental and Computational Studies of Exit from Mitosis in Budding Yeast
    John Tyson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., embryonic development, tissue regeneration, wound healing, and carcinogenesis. ..
  12. Workplace Factors & Gender in Dynamic Spinal Stability
    Michael Madigan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  13. Stochastic Models of Cell Cycle Regulation in Eukaryotes
    John Tyson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., embyronic development, tissue regeneration, wound healing, and carcinogenesis. ..
  14. Stochastic Models of Cell Cycle Regulation in Eukaryotes
    John Tyson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., embyronic development, tissue regeneration, wound healing, and carcinogenesis. ..
  15. Prenatal TCDD and postnatal autoimmune disease
    Steven Holladay; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The collective experiments are designed to detect alterations in fetal immune development caused by TCDD that underlie the worsened postnatal (postpubertal) autoimmune disease caused by this chemical. ..
  16. Fatigue & Gender in Dynamic Stability and Low-Back Pain
    Kevin Granata; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed effort represents the first to consider the biomechanics of dynamic neuromotor behavior in the control of spinal stability. ..
  17. Spinal Load and Stability during Pushing
    Michael Madigan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e. the influence of the inertial mass of the pushed object, the velocity of movement, and compare the spinal loads and stability of pushing a cart versus pushing an overhead lift-assist device. ..
  18. Problem Solving Environment for Modeling the Cell Cycle
    John Tyson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..and some outstanding collaborators (Sible and Cross, experimental cell cycle research; Kitano and Bolouri, software development for molecular cell biology; and Kohn, bioinformatics of mammalian cell cycle controls). ..
  19. GENDER FACTORS IN SPINAL STABILITY AND LOW BACK INJURY
    Kevin Granata; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The goal of this research is to permit greater inclusion of women in the workforce while controlling the risk of occupational LBD. ..
  20. Effects of Physical Conditioning on Lifting Biomechanics
    Kevin Granata; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This effort represents the first randomized-control study of exercise and physical conditioning on lifting biomechanics and associated risk factors for LBD. ..
  21. Mediators, Moderators and Treatment Outcomes with Oppositional Defiant Disorder
    Thomas H Ollendick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Given its adverse outcomes the pursuit of treatments that work, both in the short-term and the long-term, are desired. ..
  22. Augmented Treatment of Specific Phobias in Children
    Thomas H Ollendick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will provide valuable information about the disorder, its treatment, and the moderators of treatment outcome. This efficacy trial will lay the foundation for an effectiveness trial. ..
  23. Multifunctional Microscopy for Structural Biology
    Guy Indebetouw; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  24. Mechanisms of Immune Modulation by Abscisic Acid
    Josep Bassaganya Riera; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The mechanistic understanding of the immune modulatory properties of botanicals such as ABA will aid in the development of more efficacious CAM approaches for modulating immune function and ameliorating infectious diseases. ..
  25. Mechanisms of Immune Modulation by Abscisic Acid
    Josep Bassaganya Riera; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The mechanistic understanding of the immune modulatory properties of botanicals such as ABA will aid in the development of more efficacious CAM approaches for modulating immune function and ameliorating infectious diseases. ..
  26. Development of vector-specific, resistance-breaking insecticides to reduce malari
    PAUL CARLIER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We propose to develop a new class of insecticide that is safe for ITN deployment, effective against current insecticide-resistant mosquitoes, and less likely to promote emergence of new resistant strains. ..
  27. Augmented Treatment of Specific Phobias in Children
    Thomas Ollendick; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will provide valuable information about the disorder, its treatment, and the moderators of treatment outcome. This efficacy trial will lay the foundation for an effectiveness trial. ..
  28. Mediators, Moderators and Treatment Outcomes with Oppositional Defiant Disorder
    Thomas Ollendick; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Given its adverse outcomes the pursuit of treatments that work, both in the short-term and the long-term, are desired. ..
  29. Mechanisms of Immune Modulation by Abscisic Acid
    Josep Bassaganya Riera; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The mechanistic understanding of the immune modulatory properties of botanicals such as ABA will aid in the development of more efficacious CAM approaches for modulating immune function and ameliorating infectious diseases. ..