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Creating Super-Resolution Images using Standard Photobleaching and Blinking Movies

 

Current super-resolution microscopy techniques require special laser setups and fluorescent molecules (such as PALM and STORM) that allow the fluorophores to be...

Automated Cancer Detection and Tissue Classification

 

This portfolio focuses on the automated detection of two prevalent types of cancer: breast and prostate. Both types of cancer are very prevalent, impacting many...

Optimally Tailored Raman Spectroscopic Probes for Ultrasensitive and Highly Multiplexed Assays

 

Embodiments of nanostructured, multilayered metal-dielectric particles suitable for use as Raman spectroscopic probes, as well as methods of designing, making and...

Supramolecular Assembly for Non-Viral Gene Delivery

 

Gene therapy is an approach for human disease treatment. This is done by inserting nucleic acids into cells to produce proteins, fix or replace damaged genes, and...

Genes for the Biosynthesis of Plantazolicin, a Molecule Effective in Killing Bacillus Anthracis

 

Anthrax disease, caused the by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis, is a major bioterrorism threat. Currently, B. anthracis infections are treated with various broad-...

Integrated Portable Pneumatically Powered Ankle-Foot Orthosis

 

Below the knee muscle weakness, defined by weak dorsiflexor (shin) or plantarflexor (calf) muscle groups, can result from a variety of physical impairments or...

Computed Pathology: Stain-Free Computational Imaging

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a method of stain-free chemical imaging to highlight the morphology and molecular content of biological...

Electronic Tuning Of Site Selectivity For Complex Molecule Synthesis

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a method for selectively derivatizing complex natural molecules such as Amphotericin B. The technology...

Antibacterial Drug Targeting Isoprenoid Biosynthesis

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois and the University of California at San Diego have developed a variety of potential inhibitors of Isoprenoid biosynthesis...

A DNA-Based Diagnostic Test for the Identification of Individuals having the Mutation causing the Ectodermal Dysplasia (ED) Genetic Defect in Sheep

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have identified a new inhibitor of the androgen receptor (AR), CPIC, that would be effective in the treatment of...

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