SUMMARY OF FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT

FOR JULY 1, 2006 TO JUNE 30, 2007

Physics

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

V. Awards

 

 

I.                               Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Anderson, Paul R.

 

(with A. Fabbri)  “Apparent Universality of Semiclassical Gravity in the Far Field Limit.”  Physical Review D 75 (2007): 044015.

 

 

Bonin, Keith D.

 

(with L. Peng, B. J. Stephens, R. Cubicciotti, and Martin Guthold)  “A Combined Atomic Force/Fluorescence Microscopy Technique to Select Aptamers in a Single Cycle from a Small Pool of Random Oligonucleotides.”  Microscopy Research and Techniques 70 (April 2007): 372-381.  DOI: 10.1002/jemt.20421.

 

 

Carroll, David L.

 

(with Lawrence X. Webb, William Wagner, Holly Tyler, BS, Faith Coldren, BS,2 Eileen Martin,1 and The Multidisciplinary Collaboration for the Study of Inflammation and Repair Group (MCSIR)) “Osteomyelitis and Intraosteoblastic Staphylococcus Aureus.”  Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances 16 (2) (2007).

 

(with M. Reyes-Reyes, R. López-Sandoval, and J. Liu) “Bulk Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaic based on Polythiophene-polyelectrolyte Carbon Nanotube Composites.” Thin Solid Films (2007).

 

(with Jiwen Liu and A. G. Manoj Namboothiry) “Fiber-based Architectures for Organic Photovoltaics.”  Appl. Phys. Lett. 90 (2007): 063501.

 

(with Jiwen Liu and A. G. Manoj Namboothiry)  “Optical Geometries for Fiber-based Organic Photovoltaics.”  Appl. Phys. Lett. 90 (2007): 133515 (reprinted in the Virtual Journal of NanoSciences).

 

(with J. E. Kielbasa and R. T. Williams)  “Negative Index of Refraction: Optics and Metamaterials.”  Optical Properties of Condensed Matter and Applications (2006).  Jai Singh (Editor) Wiley Press, Hoboken, NJ.

 

(with Kyong Kon Kim and Jiwen Liu)  “Thermal Diffusion Processes in Bulk Heterojunction Formation for Poly-3-hexylthiophene/C60 Single Heterojunction Photovoltaics.”  Appl. Phys. Lett. 88 (2006): 181911.

 

“Polymer Solar Cells Achieve 5.2% Efficiency.”  Laser Focus World 42 (2) (Feb. 2006):11-11.

 

(with J. Liu and S. Webster)  “Highly Aligned Helical Nitrogen Doped Carbon Nanotubes Synthesized by Injection Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, (2006):  213119.

 

(with A. G  Manoj, T. Zimmerman, F. M. Coldren, J. Liu, and K. Kim)  “Electrochromic Properties of Conducting Polymer Metal Nanoparticles Composites.” Synthetic Metals (2006).

 

(with R. Czerw and B. S. Harrison)  “Carbon Nanotube – Poly 3-octylthiophene Composite Photovoltaic Cells.”  J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 6 (2006): 2204–2207.

 

(with B. Berzina, L. Trinkler, V. Korsak, R. Krutohvostov, K. B. Ucer, and R. T. Williams)  “Exciton Luminescence of Boron Nitride Nanotubes and Nano-arches.”  Physica Status Solidi (b) Vol. 243/14 (2006): 3840-3845.

 

(with Nicole Levi, Roy R Hantgan, Mark O Lively, and Gaddamanugu L. Prasad)  “C60-Fullerenes: Detection of Intracellular Photoluminescence and Lack of Cytotoxic Effects.”  Journal of  Nanobiotechnology  4 (14 December 2006): 14.

 

(with F.-X. Zha, and S. Roth)  “Periodic, Pearl Chain-like Nanostructure Observed by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy.”  Carbon, Volume 44, Issue 9 (August 2006): 1695-1698.

 

(with SMC Vieira and O. Stephan)  “Effect of Growth Conditions on B-doped Carbon Nanotubes.”  Journal of Materials Research 21 (12) (December 2006): 3058-3064.

 

(with S. Curran and J. Dewald)  “All-optical Nanoscale Read/write Bit Formation.”  Journal of Microlithography Microfabrication and Microsystems 5 (1) (Jan. –Mar. 2006): 011013.

 

(with J. Liu, J. Cech, and S. Roth) “Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes Synthesized by the Pyrolysis of Pyridine over Catalysts.”  Journal of Materials Research 21 (11) (Nov. 2006): 2835-2840.

 

(with S. A. Curran, D. H. Zhang, W. T. Wondmagegn. A. V. Ellis, J. Cech, and S. Roth)  “Dynamic Electrical Properties of Polymer-carbon Nanotube Composites: Enhancement through Covalent Bonding.”  Journal of Materials Research  21 (4) (Apr. 2006): 1071-1077.

 

(with Kon Kim Kyong, Jiwen Liu, and Manoj Namboothiry)  “The Roles of Donor and Acceptor Nanodomains in 6% Efficient Thermally Annealed Photovoltaic Devices.”   Accepted in APL.P.

 

(with R. T. Williams, K. B. Ucer, B. Berzina, L. Trinkler, V. Korsak, and R. Krutohvostov)  “Photoluminescence of Self-trapped Excitons in Boron Nitride Nanotubes.”  JNN (2006).

 

(with Scott Webster* and Richard Williams)  “Enhanced Absorption in a Reverse Saturable Dye Blended with Carbon Nanotubes.”  Submitted to JNN (2006).

 

(with Suzy V. Torti, Fiona Byrne, Orla Whelan, Nicole Levi, Burak Ucer, Michael Schmid, Frank M. Torti, Steven Akman, Jiwen Liu, Pulickel M. Ajayan, and Omkaram Nalamasu)  “Photo-dynamic Therapeutics based on CNx Multi-Walled Nanotubes.” Accepted International Journal of  Nanomedicine

 

(with R Jayakanth, A G Manoj, J Liu, and I Manna)  “A Novel Polymer Nanotube Composite for Photovoltaic Packaging Applications.” Submitted to Synthetic Metals (2006).

 

(with J.E. Kielbasa, J. Liu, K.B. Ucer, and R.T. Williams)  “Sol-gel nanocomposites as Metamaterials:  Preparation and Optical Measurements.” Accepted Journal of Materials Science:  Materials in Electronics.

 

(with Faith M. Coldren, Elizabeth L. Palavecino, Nicole H. Levi, William D. Wagner, Thomas L. Smith, Beth P. Smith, and Lawrence X. Webb)  “In Situ Adhesive Characterization of Staphylococcus Aureus Capsular Polysaccharides.” Submitted to Journal of Bacteriology (2006).

 

(with F. Coldren, N. Levi, B. McGuirt, and E. Palavecino)  “Ink-Jet Printing of Encapsulated Bacteria.” Manuscript # 0921-T05-26, published in: Proceedings of the Materials Research Society Meeting Symposium T (2006).

 

 

Cook, Gregory B.

 

(with Alessandra Buonanno and Frans Pretorius)  “Inspiral, Merger, and Ring-down of Equal-mass Black-hole Binaries.”  Phys. Rev. D (2007) in press.

 

(with Matthew Caudill, Jason D. Grigsby, and Harald Pfeiffer)  “Circular Orbits and Spin in Black-hole Initial Data.”  Phys. Rev. D 74 (2006): 064011.

 

 

Fetrow, Jacquelyn S.

 

(with M. E. Budiman, M. H. Knaggs, and R. W. Alexander)  “Using Molecular Dynamics to Map Interaction Networks in an Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase.”  Proteins: Struct Funct Bioinform (2007 in press).

 

(with E. E. Allen, L. Diao, D. J. John, R. F. Loeser, Jr., and L. B. Poole)  “The Shuffle Index and Evaluation of Models of Signal Transduction Pathways.”  Proceedings of the 45th ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. (March 2007): 250-255. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1233341.1233386.

 

(with A. L. Olex, D. J. John, and E. M. Hiltbold)  “Additional Limitations of the Clustering Validation Method Figure of Merit.”  Proceedings of the 45th ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. (March 2007).

 

(with E. E. Pryor, Jr.)  “PDBSQL: A Storage Engine for Macromolecular Data.” Proceedings of the 45th ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. (March 2007).

 

(with S. M. Baxter, S. W. Day, and S. J. Reisinger)  “Scientific Software Development is not an Oxymoron.”  PLoS Comput Biol. 2(9) (2006 Sep 8): e87.

 

“Active Site Profiling to Identify Protein Functional Sites in Sequences and Structures.”  Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. (A.D. Baxevanis (chief editor); G.A. Petsko; L.D. Stein; G.D. Stormo; J.R. Yates III (guest editor); D.B. Davison (advisory editor); John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Unit 8.10 (June 2006).

 

(with T. P. Creamer)  “Rose is a Rose is a Rose. Especially if You're a George. A Perspectives.”  Article in Proteins Struct. Funct. Bioinformatics 63 (2) (2006 May 1): 268-72.

 

(with M. H. Knaggs, F. R. Salsbury, and M. H. Edgell)  “Insights into CheY Relaxation and Relaxation Derived from Molecular Dynamics Simulations.”  Biophys J. (2006 Dec 15): [Epub ahead of print].

 

(with D. J. John)  “Bioinformatics and Computing Curriculum: A New Model for Interdisciplinary Courses.”  Inroads--SIGSCE Bulletin 38 (2006): 185-190.

 

 

Guthold, Martin

 

(with L. Peng, B. J. Stephens, K. Bonin, and R. Cubicciotti)  “A Combined Atomic Force/Fluorescence Microscopy Technique to Select Aptamers in a Single Cycle from a Small Pool of Random Oligonucleotides.”  Microscopy Research and Technique 70 (2007): 373-381.

 

(with W. Liu and K. Bonin)  “An Easy and Direct Method for Calibrating AF Lateral Force Measurements.”  Review of Scientific Instruments (submitted in revised form and will be accepted by June 30, 2007).

 

(with W. Liu, L. M. Jawerth, E. A. Sparks, M. R. Falvo, R. R. Hantgan, R. Superfine, and S. T. Lord)  “Fibrin Fibers have Extraordinary Extensibility and Elasticity.”  Science 313 (2006): 634.

 

 

Kim-Shapiro, Daniel B.

 

(with Rozalina Grubina, Zhi Huang, Sruti Shiva, Mahesh S. Joshi, Ivan Azarov, Swati Basu,4, Lorna A. Ringwood, Alice Jiang, Neil Hogg, and Mark T. Gladwin)   “Concerted Nitric Oxide Formation and Release from the Simultaneous Reactions of Nitrite with deoxy- and oxy-hemoglobin.”  J. Biol. Chem., (in press, 2007)  [expected before June 2007].

 

(with Kris T. Huang and Zhi Huang)  “Nitric Oxide Red Blood Cell Membrane Permeability at high and low Oxygen Tension.”  Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry 16 (2007): 209-216.

 

“Response: SNO-hemoglobin Hypothesis.”  Blood 108 (2006): 3226-3227.

 

(with Anne Jeffers and Mark T. Gladwin)  “Computation of Plasma Hemoglobin Nitric Oxide Scavenging in Hemolytic Anemias.”  Free Rad. Biol. Med. 41 (2006): 1557-1565.

 

(with Mark T. Gladwin, Harold Raat, Sruti Shiva, Cameron Dezfulian, Neil Hogg, and Rakesh P. Patel)   “Nitrite as a Vascular Endocrine Nitric Oxide Reservoir that Contributes to Hypoxic Signaling, Cytoprotection and Vasodilation.”  Amer. J. Physiol: Heart and Circ. Physiol. 291 (2006): 2026-2035. 

 

(with Swati Basu, Jared D Hill, Howard Shields, Jinming Huang, and S. Bruce King, Ph.D.)  “Hemoglobin effects in the Saville Assay.”  Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry 15 (2006): 1-4.

 

 

Macosko, Jed C.

 

(with E. N. Chisena and G. Holzwarth)  “Speckled Microtubules Improve Tracking in Motor-protein Gliding Assays.”  Phys. Bio. 4 (1) (Feb. 8, 2007): 10-5.

 

 

Matthews, George Eric

 

(with N.A.W. Holzwarth, George Martin, Briana Keeling, and Douglas Agopsowicz)  “Accelerating Self Consistent Field Convergence by Rubber Sheeting of Initial Electronic Wave Functions.”  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, http://flux.aps.org/meetings/bapsfiles/all_MAR06.pdf,p. 274.

 

 

Salsbury, Freddie R.

 

(with M. H. Knaggs, M.H. Edgell, and J. S. Fetrow)  “Insights into CheY Relaxation and Relaxation Derived from Molecular Dynamics Simulations.”  Biophys. J. (2007).

 

(with J. Clodfelter, M. Gentry, T. Hollis, and K. D. Scarpinato)  “The Molecular Mechanism of DNA Damage Recognition by MutS Homologs and its Distinction from Mismatch Binding.”  Nucleic Acids Research 34 (8) (2006): 2173-2185.

 

 

Williams, Richard T.

 

(edited by Michael Schreiber and Burak Ucer)  “Proceedings 7th International Conference on Excitonic Processes in Condensed Matter.”  Wiley-VCH, Berlin (2006).

 

(with J. E. Kielbasa and  D. L. Carroll)  “Negative Index of Refraction:  Optics and Metamaterials.”  Chapt. 14 (and cover illustration) in Optical Properties of Condensed Matter and Applications, ed. Jai Singh (John Wiley & Sons, 2006): pp. 325-354.

 

(with U. Pal, J. Garcia Serrano, P. Santago, Gang Xiong, and K. B. Ucer)  “Synthesis and Optical Properties of ZnO Nanostructures with Different Morphologies.”  Opt. Mat. 29, (2006): 65-69.

 

(with K. S. Song)  “Temperature-dependent Self-trapped Exciton Relaxation in Alkali Halides:  Molecular Dynamics Study.”  phys. stat. sol. (b) (2006): 3782-3794.

 

(with B. Berzina, L. Trinkler, V. Korsak, R. Krutohvostov, D. L. Carroll, and K. B. Ucer)  “Exciton Luminescence of Boron Nitride Nanotubes and Nanoarches.”  phys. stat. sol. (b) (2006): 3840-3845.

 

(with S. Tuzeman, Emre Gur, T. Yildirim, and G. Xiong)  “An Investigation of Control Mechanisms of the Excitonic Behavior in Reactively Sputtered ZnO on (0001) Al2O3.   J. Appl. Phys. 100 (2006): 103513-1-7.

 

(with G. Xiong, U. Pal, J. G. Serrano, and K.B. Ucer)  “Photoluminescence and FTIR Study of ZnO Nanoparticles:  the Impurity and Defect Perspective.”   phys. stat. sol. (c) (2006): 3577-3581.

 

 

II.                            Papers and Presentations

 

Anderson, Paul R.

 

Invited talk:  “Effects of Quantized Fields on the Spacetime Geometries of Static Spherically Symmetric Black Holes.”  Marcell Grossmann Meeting, Berlin, 23-29 July 2006.

 

 

Bonin, Keith D.

 

Talk:  (with D. Bonessi and T.G. Walker)  “Polarizability of Optically Trapped Nanorods'.”  108th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Denver, CO, 5-9 March 2007.

 

Talk:  (with Lu Peng, Patrick Nelli, Adam Varner, Roger Cubiciotti, and Martin Guthold) “Single Cycle DNA Aptamer NanoSelection Method.”. Carolina Biophysics Symposium, Chapel Hill, NC,  2-3 November 2006.

 

Invited talk:  (with D. Bonessi and T.G. Walker)  “Optical Polarizability of Free and Polymeric C60.”  International Workshop on “Clusters – A Bridge across Disciplines”,  Jekyll Island, Georgia, 16-20 December 2006.

 

 

Carroll, David L.

 

Talk:   High Efficiency Solar Cells.”  Workshop on Organic Photovoltaics, Baltimore,  Md., April 2007.

 

Talk:  “Carbon Nanotube Cancer Therapeutics.”  International Workshop on Conjugated Polymers, Wollongong, Australia, Feb. 2007.

 

Talk:  “High Efficiency Photovoltaics.”  International Workshop on Conjugated Polymers, Wollongong. Australia, Feb. 2007.

 

Talk:  “Negative Index Materials.”  International Conference on Defects in Materials (ICDIM), Prague, Czech Republic, June 2006.

 

Talk:  “High efficiency Solar Cells.”  International Conference on Synthetic Metals, Dublin, Ireland, June 2006.

 

Talk:  “High Efficiency Solar Cells.”  International Winter School, Kirchberg, Austria, March 2006.

 

Talk:  “High Efficiency Solar Cells.”  Optical Society of America, Uncasville, CT, April 2006.

 

Talk:  “High Efficiency Organic Photovoltaics.” Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, November 2006.

 

Talk:  “High Efficiency Organic Solar Cells.”  Department of Chemistry, University of South Carolina, September 2006.

 

 

Cook, Gregory B.

 

Invited talk:  “Circular Orbits and spin in Black-hole Initial Data.”  California Institute of Technology, Summer 2006.

 

Invited talk:  “Circular Orbits and Spin in Black-Hole Initial Data.”  Gravity Theory Seminar at the University of Maryland, 29 Sept. 2006.

 

Invited talk:  “Inspiral, Merger, and Ring-Down of Equal-Mass Black-Hole Binaries.”  Physics Department Colloquium at North Carolina State University, 20 Nov. 2006.

 

Invited talk:  “The Role of Diagnostics in Evaluating Initia-Data Sets.”  At Numerical Relativity Meets 3PN: A Workshop at Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 10 Feb. 2007.

 

Panelist:  “Round Table Discussion/Summary of Workshop.” At Numerical Relativity Meets 3PN: A Workshop at Washington University, St. Louis. MO 11 Feb. 2007.

 

 

Fetrow, Jacquelyn S.

 

Invited Conference Presentation:  [ACMSE 2007, 23-24 April 2007, two students presented papers describing research done in collaboration with me].

 

Invited seminar speaker:  “Cell and Molecular Biology.”  Lunch Discussion Group, Biology Dept., April 2007.

 

Invited seminar speaker:  “Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine” seminar series, 7 February 2007.

 

Invited seminar speaker:  “Wake Forest Medical School Cancer Center weekly forum”. 23  February 2007.

 

Invited seminar speaker:  University of Richmond seminar series.”  28 Sept. 2006.

 

Invited Conference Presentation:  “Thiol-based Redox Regulation.”  Gordon Research Conference, speaker and session chair, Biddeford, ME, 18-23 June 2006.

 

 

Guthold, Martin

 

Invited talk:  “Viscoelastic Properties of Fibrin Fibers.”  Carolina Biophysics Symposium, Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC, 2 Nov. 2006.

 

Talk:  “Viscoelastic Properties of Fibrin Fibers.”  19th International Fibrinogen Workshop, University of Surrey, UK,  23-25 June 2006.

 

Invited talk:  “Viscoelastic Properties of Fibrin Fibers.”  University of Ulm, 20 June 2006.

 

Invited talk:  “Viscoelastic Properties of Fibrin Fibers.”  University of Heidelberg,  22 June 2006.

 

Invited talk:  “Viscoelastic Properties of Fibrin Fibers.”  University of Munich, 26 June 2006.

 

Invited talk:  “Viscoelastic Properties of Fibrin Fibers.”  Technical University of Munich, 26 June 2006.

 

Invited Talk:  “Viscoelastic Properties of Fibrin Fibers.”  IMAT PI meeting,  7 September 2006.

 

Invited Talk:  “Viscoelastic Properties of Fibrin Fibers.”  Factor XIII workshop, Dresden, Feb. 2007.

 

 

Holzwarth, Natalie A.W.

 

Invited talk:  “Electronic structures of LiFePO4 and related materials.”

CEACAM workshop, Lyon, France, 12-14 June 2006.  State of the art, developments and perspectives of electronic structure calculations in the frame of the Projector Augmented-Wave (PAW) method.

 

Posters presented at 8th Annual Workshop on Recent Developments in Electronic Structure Methods,  Ohio State U. --22-25 June, 2006 –

 

Poster:  (with Ping Tang, Y. Du, and X. Xu)  Electronic Structures of Four Crystalline Phases of FePO4.”  8th Annual Workshop on Recent Developments in Electronic Structure Methods, Ohio State University, 22-25 June 2006.

 

Poster:  (with Y. Du and X. Xu)  Li-ion Diffusion Mechanisms in g-Li3PO4 Electrolytes.”  8th Annual Workshop on Recent Developments in Electronic Structure Methods, Ohio State University, 22-25 June 2006.  

 

Poster:  (with Will Hodge and W. C. Kerr)  Pair State Analysis of the Hubbard Hamiltonian in One-Dimension.”  March 2007 APS meeting, Denver, CO, 5-9 March 2007.

 

Talk:  (given by  X. Xu) (with Y. Du)  Simulated Electrolyte-metal Interfaces -- Li3PO4 and Li.”  March 2007 APS meeting, Denver, CO, 5-9 March 2007.

 

Talk:  (with Y. Du) (talk given by Y. Du)  “Li-ion Diffusion Mechanisms in Crystalline Li3PO4 Electrolytes.”  March 2007 APS meeting, Denver, CO, 5-9 March 2007.

 

 

Kerr, William C.

 

Talk:  (with M. J. Rave)  “The Dynamics of Bloch Electrons in 2D Hexagonal Systems.”  2007 March APS meeting, Denver, CO, 5-9 March 2007.  http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR07/Event/60372

 

Poster:  (with W. B. Hodge and N.A.W. Holzwarth)  “Pair State Analysis of the Hubbard Hamiltonian in One-Dimension.”  2007 March APS meeting, Denver, CO, 5-9 March 2007. 

http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR07/Event/61103

 

 

Kim-Shapiro, Daniel B.

 

Invited Plenary/Keynote Speaker:  “Nitric Oxide Scavenging by Hemoglobin in Health, Disease, and Therapeutics.”  North Carolina Sickle Cell Syndrome Meeting, Raleigh, NC, April 2007.

 

Poster:  (with Swati Basu, Jinming Huang, Zhi Huang, Anne Jeffers, Alice Jiang, Xiaojun He, Ivan Azarov, Ryan Seibert, Rakesh P. Patel, Neil Hogg, Bruce King, and Mark T. Gladwin). “Formation of Nitroso Compounds in the Reaction of Nitrite and Hemoglobin.”  The American Society of Hematology, 48th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Orlando, Fl., 2006.

 

Poster:  (with Anne Jeffers and Mark Gladwin)  “Computational Modeling of Nitric Oxide Bioavailability in Hemolytic Anemias.”  The American Society of Hematology, 48th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Orlando, Fl., 2006.

 

Poster:  “Mechanism of Reduced Nitric Oxide Scavenging by Red Blood Cells and their Failure upon Hemolysis.”  The Symposium on Arginine and Nitric Oxide dysregulation in health and disease at the Children’s Hospital of Oakland Research Institute, Oakland,CA, June 2006.

 

Poster:  “Measurement of S-nitrosothiols in Biology and Medicine.”  Fourth International Conference on Biology, Chemistry and Therapeutic Applications of Nitric Oxide, Monterey, CA, June 2006.

 

Posters:  (with Anne B. Jeffers) “Effects of Hemolysis on Nitric Oxide Bioavailability.”  Abstract, Nitric Oxide Biology and Chemistry, 14, page 28, Fourth International Conference on Biology, Chemistry and Therapeutic Applications of Nitric Oxide,  Monterey, CA, June 2006.

 

Poster:  (with Xiaojun He and Ivan Azarov)   “The Role of Nitric Oxide in Regulation of Red Blood Cell Deformability.”Abstract, Nitric Oxide Biology and Chemistry, 14, Page 30, Fourth International Conference on Biology, Chemistry and Therapeutic Applications of Nitric Oxide, Monterey, CA, June 2006.

 

Poster:  (with Kris T. Huang, Ivan Azarov and Zhi Huang)  “Nitric Oxide Red Blood Cell Membrane Permeability depends on Oxygen Tension.”  Abstract, Nitric Oxide Biology and Chemistry, 14, Page 31, Fourth International Conference on Biology, Chemistry and Therapeutic Applications of Nitric Oxide, Monterey, CA, June 2006.

 

Poster:  (with Jinming Huang, Howard Shields, Rachel Maree, and S. Bruce King)  “NO Donor Properties of Ferrous Catalase-NO Complex.”  Abstract, Nitric Oxide Biology and Chemistry, 14, Page 42, Fourth International Conference on Biology, Chemistry and Therapeutic Applications of Nitric Oxide, Monterey, CA, June 2006.

 

 

Macosko, Jed C.

 

Poster:  (with Ernest Chisena, R. Andrew Wall, and George M. Holzwarth)  “Speckled Microtubules Improve Tracking in Motor-protein Gliding Assays.” 51th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2007.

 

Poster:  (with Thomas Cayhuti, Brigitte Townsend, Yuri Shtridelman, Katherine Baysinger, David Harrington, David DeWitt, and Todd Fallesen)  In Vivo Multi-motor Force-velocity Curves.”  51th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2007.

 

Poster:  (with George M. Holzwarth)  Quantized Intracellular Transport Velocities: Discrete Numbers of Kinesin and Dynein?”  Biophysical Society Discussions Meeting, Carmel, CA, October 2006.

 

 

Matthews, George Eric

 

Talk:  (with N.A.W. Holzwarth, George Martin, Briana Keeling, and Douglas Agopsowicz)  “Accelerating Self Consistent Field Convergence by Rubber Sheeting of Initial Electronic Wave Functions.”  The American Physical Society, Denver. CO, 5-9 March, 2007.

 

 

Salsbury, Freddie R.

 

Invited talk:  "Two Studies in Physics-based Modeling of Protein Dynamics and Function."  CUNY, New York, New York,  20 April 2007.

 

Invited talk:  "Computational Modeling of a DNA Mismatch Repair Enzyme."  Symposium Speaker, Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 3-7 March 2007.

 

Invited talk:  "Computational Modeling of DNA Repair Enzymes." Carolina Biophysics Symposium, Raleigh, NC, 1-3 November 2007.

 

Talk:  (with Y. Yuan, M. H. Knaggs, L. B. Poole, and J. S. Fetrow)  "Electrostatic Analysis of pKa Shifts and Oligomerization effects in Tryparedoxin Peroxidase."  Carolina Biophysics Symposium, Raleigh, NC, 1-3 November 2007.

 

 

Williams, Richard T.

 

Invited lecture:  “Optical Phenomena in BN Nanotubes and Nanoarches, ZnO dots, C-nanotube/polymer Composites, and Ag Nanowire/glass Composite.”  Third International Meeting on Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology, Puebla, Mexico, September 2006.

 

 

I.                               Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

Bonin, Keith D.

 

Consultant, RTI (Roberson, Mark, and Schwartz, John)

 

 

Carlson, Eric D.

 

Reviewer, two textbooks

 

 

Carroll, David L.

 

Developed two courses for Forsyth Tech’s Nanotechnology program and taught one.

 

Referee, Nature, Applied Physics Letters, Langmuir, NIM Particles and Beams, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, Journal Vacuum Science and Technology A and B, Science, J. Chemical Physics, Nanotechnology.

 

Referee of funding agencies, DOE, ONR, NSF, NASA, AFOSR, Army

 

 

Cook, Gregory B.

 

Review Board, National Science Foundation

 

 

Fetrow, Jacqueline S.

 

Editorial Board, Proteins Structure Function Bioinformatics Journal

 

Program Committee, Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology/European Conference Comput. Biology International Conference

 

Executive Council, Candidacy for the International Protein Society

 

Board of Advisors, Aqualutions

 

Board of Directors, Quantum Bio at State College, PA

 

 

Guthold, Martin

 

Chief Scientist, NanoMedica, Inc.

 

 

Kim-Shapiro, Daniel B.

 

Reviewer, Biophysical Journal, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Blood, Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Circulation Research, Medical Science Monitor, Free Radical Biology and Medicine, Cell, FEBS Journal, Proteins, Journal of Chromatography B, Inorganic Chemistry, British Journal of Haematology, FEBS Letters, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Analytica Chimica Acta, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Biochemistry, Journal of Chemical Physics, Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry, Bioelectromagnetics, IUBMB Life

 

Consultant, Amgen

 

Consultant, Walser, Bryan

 

Consultant, NIH, external reviewer for program project grant

 

Consultant, NIH, Erythrocyte and Leukocyte Biology Study Section

 

Consultant, American Heart Association Mid-Atlantic Study Section, Cardiac Biology/Regulation, Vascular Biology & Blood Pressure/Regulation Review Group

 

 

Macosko, Jed C.

 

Consultant, Apieron

 

 

Williams, Richard T.

 

Organizer and Chairman, 7th International Conference on Excitonic Processes in Condense Matter

 

Organizer and Chairman, 9th International Conference on Inorganic Scintillators and their Applications

 

International Advisory Committees:  International Conference on Defects in Insulating Materials, International Conference on inorganic Scintillators and Applications, International Conference on Luminescent Detectors and Transformers of Radiation, European Topical Conference on Defects in Insulating Materials

 

 

II.                            External Grants Received

 

Anderson, Paul R.

 

$63,376           “Studies of Classical and Quantum Effects in Gravity.”  NSF

 

 

Carroll, David L.

 

$271,000         “Nanoholdings Fibercell/plexilight.”  Private

 

$200,000         “EPA Toxicity Study.”  EPA

 

$20,000           “EPA Ti02 Study.”  EPA

 

$100,000         “CMRBC Breast Cancer Grant.”  Army

 

$100,000         “OREF.”  OREF

 

$25,000           “GAC Cancer Resarch.”  GAC Foundation

 

$5,000,000      “MURI Metamaterials for NIRs.”  AFOSR

 

 

Cook, Gregory B.

 

$105,000         “Quasiequilibrium BH-BH and NS-BH Binary Initial Data.”  NSF

 

 

Fetrow, Jacquelyn S.

 

$262,342         “Algebraic and Statistical Models of Redox Signaling.”  NIH-HIGMS

 

$100,000         “Profiling of Redox-Sensitive Signaling Proteins.”  NIH-NCI

 

$170,967         “Integtrated Process for Functional Site Feature Analysis.”  NSF

 

$54,660           “Integrin Function in Cartilage.”  NIH-NIAMS

(requested

award letter

In process)

 

 

Guthold, Martin

 

$225,000         “The Mechanical Properties of Single Fibrin Fibers.”  NSF

 

 

Kim-Shapiro, Daniel B.

 

$1,739,895      “Effects of Nitric Oxide in Sickle Cell Blood.”  NIH

 

 

III.                         Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Research, or Professional Activities

 

Carroll, David L.

 

“Certificate of Recognition,” City of Winston-Salem

 

 

Cook, Gregory B.

 

“Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Fellow,” Wake Forest University

 

“KITP Scholar,” Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

 

 

Kim-Shapiro, Daniel B.

 

“NIH Merit Award,” NIH

 

“NIH Independent Scientist Career Award,” NIH

 

 

Macosko, Jed C.

 

“2006-07 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award for Course Development,” Entrepreneurship Center