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A celebration of Mizzou Advantage
(University of Missouri, 2010-05)
The program for the celebration marking the first round of Mizzou Advantage grant awards includes abstracts of the awarded proposals.
Mizzou Advantage Facilitators
(University of Missouri, 2010)
Brief biographies of the facilitators for the five strategic areas of Mizzou Advantage as well as the Education Coordinator for Mizzou Advantage are presented in this document.
Mizzou Advantage [Factsheet]
(University of Missouri, 2010-06)
During a three-year process, University of Missouri faculty, students and alumni identified the top five competitive assets, or key strengths, that set MU apart from other universities. Collectively, these assets are ...
Discovery and Mechanistic Characterization of Novel SARS Coronavirus Inhibitors that Block Viral Entry [abstract]
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is an infectious and highly contagious disease that is caused by SARS-associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV). Viral entry is a key target step for therapies because it can prevent the ...
Novel genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease progression [abstract]
Researchers at Washington University have identified a novel genetic variant that strongly correlates with disease progression. Dr. Alison Goate and collaborators used an established biomarker for the decline of AD patients ...
Missouri Technology Expo 2010 sponsors
This document provides information about the sponsors of the Missouri Technology Expo 2010.
Two novel biomarkers for early diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma [abstract]
Urinary aquaporin-I (AQP-1) and adipose differentiation-related protein (ADFP) as biomarkers of kidney cancer. This is a new process, applicable to humans, for 1) early and noninvasive detection of renal cancer, 2) population ...
Smart rocks for integrated monitoring and mitigation of bridge scour ready for triage [abstract]
Scour is a process in which a fluid erodes material supporting a structure. When scour occurs near a bridge, the associated erosion can cause that bridge to collapse. Bridge collapses occur in hours or days. To prevent ...
Radioisotope micorbattery [sic] based on liquid semiconductors [abstract]
The solid state semiconductors in state of the art betavoltaic micro batteries result in poor coupling between the rectified junction and the semiconductor junction and degradation of the conversion device, which has been ...
This document provides a list of the organizations that attended the Missouri Technology Expo 2010.
Mizzou Advantage grants awarded: round two
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2000)
For the second round of Mizzou Advantage grants, nearly 140 proposals were received totaling over $5 million in requests. Mizzou Advantage will fund 16 seed and 12 network projects; additionally, the Chancellor's Fund for ...
Media of the future
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011-01)
Media of the Future draws on the School of Journalism's century of international leadership in media research and hands-on training, along with other campus strengths in digital technologies, business, public policy, graphic ...
Conjunctival scanning for biometric identification
Researchers at UMKC have developed a biometric device which recognizes the physical characteristics of sclera veins which are visible through the conjunctival membrane in the human eye. The vascular structures of the ...
The architecture of collaboration: defining networks, developing methods
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011-04)
This poster presents information about the Mizzou Advantage project the Architecture of Collaboration, including its goals, methodology, and findings.
A New 3D Representation and Compression Algorithm for Non-Rigid Moving Objects using Affine-Octree
This paper presents a new 3D representation for non-rigid objects using motion vectors between two consecutive frames. Our method relies on an Octree to recursively partition the object into smaller parts for which a small ...
The Swarm Computer, an Analog Cellular-Swarm Hybrid Architecture
The “killer apps” of cellular and swarm computing are image processing and optimization, respectively; however, applying these platforms to general-purpose computing remains impractical. Designing systems within the ...
Ten Ways to Reduce Health Care Costs
(University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
In the case of health care, higher cost does not necessarily mean better quality. Health care costs can vary greatly depending on type of procedure, where the care is provided (emergency room, outpatient clinic, or doctors ...
Matrix metalloproteinase proteolysis after stroke: a surrogate indicator for early diagnosis and validation of treatment
Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are a family of endoproteaseses that have various functions from development to disease. They are also believed to play critical roles in the central nerve system for the pathogenesis of ...
Food Animal News, 2013 Winter
(University of Missouri. College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-01)
Volume Five Issue One of this newsletter spotlighting research, projects, and faculty of the Food Animal section of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Food Animal News, 2012 Spring
(University of Missouri. College of Veterinary Medicine, 2012-01)
Newsletter published by the Food Animal section of the College of Veterinary Medicine. This issue marks a change in title from Food-Supply Medicine News to Food Animal News. This is issue one of Volume four.