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2007 Seed Money Projects

Viability of Single Cells Flowing through Microfluidic Channels Designed for Bioelectronic Applications
The PI in this project is Dr. Rubén E. Díaz-Rivera from the Department of Mechanical Engineering.


Isolation of peptides with anti-microbial properties in amphibian skin secretions
The PI in this project is Dr. Carlos A. Acevedo-Suárez from the Department of Biology.


Diffusible signaling at the neuromuscular junction
The PI in this project is Dr. Franklin Carrero-Martínez from the Department of Biology.



2006 Seed Money Projects

Statistical Modeling and Classification for Skin Cancer Detection using Hyperspectral and Microscopic Images
The PI in this project is Dr. Vidya Manian from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Biomedical Studies in cancer Research for Diagnosis and Treatment by Analysis of Intracellular Proteins in Live Human HeLa Cells by Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Fluorescene Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) using One Photon Confocal Scanning Optical Microscope
The PI in this project is Dr. Luis A. Rivera from the Department of Chemistry
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Identification of Bacillus Anthracis Lethal Factor specific inhibitors peptides using T7 Phage Display
The PI in this project is Dr. Carlos Ríos-Velázquez. from the Department of Biology.



2005 Seed Money Projects

MRI and CT Scan Based 3D Reconstruction and Medical Rapid Prototyping (MRP).
The PI in this project is Dr. Yi Jia from Chemical Engineering Department.


Magnetite Nanoparticle Cytotoxicity and Transport in Caco-2 Cells with Aplications in Magnetocytolysis.
The PI in this project is Dr. Carlos Rinaldi from Mechanical Engineering Department.


NF-IL6: A Human Transcription Factor Implicated in Monocyte Differentiation.
The PI in this project is Dr. Elsie I. Pares Matos from Chemistry Department.





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