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Tracking Cholera Outbreaks from Satellites: Space-Time Variability of Chlorophyll in Northern Bay of Bengal Jutla, Akanda, Islam
Climate Extremes and Infectious Diseases: Large Scale Hydroclimatic Controls in Forecasting Cholera Epidemics Akanda, Jutla, Islam
Silk Biomaterials for Enhanced Stability and Controlled Release of Antibiotics Pritchard, Valentin, Omenetto, Kaplan
Multidisciplinary Team Working Toward Zero Orthopedic Surgical Infections Spencer, Davidson, Gulczynski, Cohen, Parazin, Richmond
Eradication of Methicillin Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus and Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Before Orthopaedic Surgery Spencer, Davidson, Gulczynski, Cohen, Parazin, Richmond
Spectral Cytopathology of Cervical Samples: Detecting Cellular Abnormalities in Cytologically Normal Cells Morris, Schubert, Bird, Papamarkakis, Miljković, Bedrossian, Laver, Naber, Diem
Therapeutics Which Inhibit Botulinum Toxin Function and Accelerate Its Degradation Kuo, Oyler, Sepulvedal, Tzipori, Shoemaker
The Role of International Veterinary Medicine in Global Health and Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Alders, Lindenmayer, Kaufman, Saperstein, Brum, Lawson
Traditional Water Resource Management as a Determinant of Human Health in Rural Tanzania: Examining Water Quality and Quantity Strauch
Evaluation of an Educational Campaign to Increase Hand Hygiene at a Veterinary Teaching Hospital Shea and Shaw
Using a Model with Two Types of CTL Regulation and Two Types of Infected Cells to Understand Virus Dynamics in SIV Vaccination Trials Batorsky, Sergeev, Rouzine
Curriculum Co-Development in Public and Ecosystem/Environmental Health: An Innovative E-Learning Method Mathiu, Griffiths, Albright, Ayieko, Babirye, Bazeyo, Chambuso, Chomi, Gitta, Gute, Heri, Jacobson, Kaaya, Kamuhabwa, Kang'ethe, Kasasa, Kazaura, Kida, Kwesigabo, Kyalo, Lindenmayer, Nabiwemba, Naumova, Mayega, Mor, Muchemi, Muchiri, Mugambi, Must, Mwanthi, Nyabola, Ochiengo, Olewe, Orach, Serwada, Sukums, Tumwesigye, Tybor, Ssempebwa
A Proof of Concept Thermostable Measles Vaccine Mariner, Ascolillo, Lautze, Griffiths
Air Pollution and Anemia as Risk Factors for Pneumonia in Ecuadorian Children Harris, Sempértegui, Estrella, Narváez, Egas, Woodin, Durant, Naumova, Griffiths
Disentangling Nutritional Factors and Household Characteristics Related to Child Stunting and Maternal Overweight in Guatemala Lee, Houser, Must, Bermudez
Development of an Assay to Detect Polyclonal Antibodies Against Cryptosporidium Mucins in Human Serum Lai, Morris, Ward, O’Connor
Systemic and Mucosal Antibody Responses to Cryptosporidium Mucin Antigens in HIV+ Adults in Kenya Burns, Wanyiri, Ward, O’Connor
The Polymorphic Mucin Antigens CpMuc4 and CpMuc5 are Integral to Host-Parasite Interactions of Cryptosporidium parvum O’Connor, Burns, Ha-Ngoc, Scarpata, Ward
The Immune Response to the Hypervariable Domain of Cryptosporidium Glycoprotein gp40 Baghban, O’Connor, Ward
Molecular Cloning and Characterization of p30, a Galactose/N-acetylgalactosamine-Specific Lectin Which Mediates Cryptosporidium Infection in vitro Bhat, Joe, Perrin, Ward
Role of CpSUB1, a Subtilisin-Like Protease in Cryptosporidium parvum Infection in vitro Wanyiri, Techasintana, O’Connor, Blackman, Kim, Ward
Microarray Analysis of Cryptosporidium parvum-Infected Epithelial Cells Uncovers Modifications of the Host Cell Cytoplasmic Membrane Yang, Serrano, Buck, Widmer
Utility of Pyrosequencing of the Bacterial 16S rRNA Genes and Computational Analysis in Studying Alterations in the Gut Microbiota During Cryptosporidiosis Nealy, Balaji, Ajjampur, Sarkar, Kang, O’Connor, Ward, Kane, Poutsiaka
Respiratory Cryptosporidiosis in Ugandan Children Mor, Tumwine, Ndeezi, Srinivasan, Tzipori, Kaddu-Mulindwa, Griffiths
Microsporidiosis and Malnutrition in Ugandan Children with Persistent Diarrhea Mor, Tumwine, Ndeezi, Tzipori
Cryptosporidiosis-Related Hospitalization in the US Elderly Population Mor and Naumova
From Broad Host Range to Isogenic Prison: Genotypic Plasticity in Experimentally Evolved Strains of Legionella Ensminger and Isberg
Activation of NF-κB During Legionella pneumophila Infection Haenssler, Losick, Moy, Isberg
The Role the Human DUSPs in Legionella pneumoplia Infection Dugan and Isberg
Mechanisms of Translocation of Legionella pneumophila Effectors via the Dot/Icm Type IVB Secretion System Amyot
Identification and Characterization of Effectors of the Legionella pneumophila Type IVB Secretion System Hempstead
Purinergic Signaling and Immune Modulation at the Schistosome Surface Bhardwaj and Skelly
Dendritic Cell IL-23 and IL-1 Production in Response to Schistosome Eggs Induced Th17 Cells in a Mouse Strain Prone to Severe Immunopathology Shainheit, Smith, Bazzone, Wang, Rutitzky, Stadecker
Genetic Control of Severe Egg-Induced Immunopathology and IL-17 Production in Murine Schistosomiasis Smith
Improved Diagnostic Accuracy of Urine Filtration and Dipstick Tests for Urinary Schistosomiasis via Quadruplicate Screening of a Lightly-Infected Population of Ghanaian School Children Kosinski
Correlates of HIV-1 Viral Suppression in a Twelve Month Follow-up Study of HIV-Positive Drug Users Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Hanoi, Vietnam Jordan, Wanke, La, Sheehan, Nguyen, Trinh, Dong, Barbara, Tang
Variability in the Pharmacokinetics of Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs) in TB/HIV Co-Infected Ghanaian Patients Kwara, Lartey, Boamah, Rezk, Oliver-Commey, Kenu, Kashuba, Court
Urogenital Tuberculosis Gudiseva
Sputum Vital Stain Microscopy to Predict Sputum Culture Results and Infectiousness Bravard, Sherman, Martin, Grandjean,Valencia, Montoya, Gilman, Evans
Working Elephants as Possible Intermediaries for Disease Transmission Between Domestic Livestock and Wild Ungulates in Chitwan, Nepal Kaufman, Paudel, Gairhe, Delaski, Hamilton, Maranda, Jost, Griffin
Controlling Rabies in Nepal – An International Collaborative Research and Service Program at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Kaufman
Tuberculosis in Wildlife, Livestock and People in Nepal – An International Research and Service Program at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine (Umbrella Program Poster) Kaufman, Mukherjee, Akiyoshi
Development of a PCR Diagnostic Technique for Differentiation of Mycobacterium Species in Elephant Trunk Wash Samples in Nepal Wilson, Akiyoshi, Desai, Bhandari, Paudel, P. Manandhar, S. Manandhar, Mikota, Mukherjee, Kaufman
Risk Factors Associated with the Transmission of Tuberculosis in Captive Elephants in Nepal Scheidler, Neupane
Characterization of HIV-1 CRF01_AE Integrase Gene in a Cohort of Vietnamese Drug Users Barbara, Wanke, Nguyen, Trinh, Duong, Hellinger, Jordan
Pneumonia and Influenza Hospitalization in Older Adults: The Impact of HIV Infection Aminawung, Mor, Naumova
Structural Approach to Understanding the Role of the Cytoplasmic Tail of HSV-1 gB in Regulation of Fusion Pitts and Heldwein
Syncytial Phenotype of HSV-1 gB Is Associated with Diminished Membrane Interactions Chowdary and Heldwein
Fusion-Null Insertion Mutants of HSV-1 gB Adopt the Trimeric Postfusion Conformation Silverman, Sharma, Heldwein
High Dynamic Range and Super Resolution CMOS Image Sensors for Lens-Less Scientific Imaging Applications Guo and Sonkusale
Perinatal Exposure to Low Doses of Bisphenol-A Affects the Reproductive Capacity of F1 Female Mice Cabaton, Wadia, Rubin, Maffini, Sonnenschein, Soto
Engineered Zinc-Finger Nuclease Mediated Homologous Recombination of the Human Rhodopsin Gene Greenwald, Cashman,
Revisiting the Self-Relevance of Anti-Fat Attitudes Dukes, Maddox, Kanarek
Prenatal Exposure to BPA Induces Changes in Genomic DNA Methylation in Rat Mammary Gland Dhimolea, Murray, Settles, Shioda, Wadia, Sonnenschein, Soto
Feasibility Study on Using Non-Surgical Sterilization as a Means of Street Dog Population Control in Kathmandu, Nepal Aziz, Lindenmayer, Kaufman, Rauch, Bhandari
Assessing the Effectiveness of the Dog Sterilization and Rabies Control Program at IAAS, Rampur, Nepal Basler, Shah, Singh, Kaufman
Vitamin D Status of Elderly Mayan Residents of the Western Highlands of Guatemala Sud, Montenegro-Bethancourt, Heaney, Armas, Solomons, Bermudez
Frequency of R267S and A379V Polymorphisms Within the β-carotene 15,15’ Monoxygenase Gene in a Mayan Population Lietz, Montenegro-Bethancourt, Sud, Schueman, Solomons
Evaluation of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Practices of Kuna Indians Living in Arraiján, Panamá Khan
Impact Assessment of Community Health Agents in the Somali Region of Ethiopia and Gender Disparities in Access to Primary Healthcare Catley, Bekele, Napier
Health Care Access Among Kuna Indians Living in the District of Arraiján, Panamá Lividini
Improving Oral Health in Haiti: Preliminary Assessment Strategies for Implementing Guidelines for an International Salt Fluoridation Project Herman, Miller, Griffiths, Navidomskis, Walker, Jordan, Muller-Cesar
Under-5 Mortality and Birth Order in Cambodia: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Data from the Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey (CDHS) 2005 Petko
Creation of an Open Database of Virtual Patients for Educational Use Demonstrating the Most Common Diseases Effecting Global Health Jacobson, Epstein, Griffiths, Polak, Albright
Progress in Neglected Disease Drug Development Cohen and Wilson
Multiplexed Sensing Based on Brownian Relaxation of Magnetic Nanoparticles Using a Compact AC Susceptometer Park, Sonkusale, Harrah
Large Scale Identification of Wolbachia pipientis wMel Type IV Effectors Newton, Lesser, Isberg
Large Arrays of Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes on Silicon CMOS for (Bio)chemical Sensing Applications MacNaughton, Chen, Dokmeci
The Mechanisms of the α3β1 Integrin-Mediated Inflammatory Response to B. burgdorferi Lavalley Marré and Hu
Serum Micronutrient Status of HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Drug Users in Buenos Aires, Argentina Sheehan, Benetucci, Muzzio, Redini, Naveira, Segura, Weissenbacher, Tang
Nutrition, Metabolism, and HIV Research in International Populations of Drug Users Tang
Resistance of C. difficile to Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides McBride and Sonenshein
Inhibiting Germination by Spores of the "Superbug" Clostridium difficile Sorg and Sonenshein
Creating a Mutant Library Using Mariner-Based Random Mutagenesis in Clostridium difficile Bouillaut and Sonenshein
The Effect of Calcium Supplementation on Periodontal Disease in a Salivary Hypofunction Population Singh and Papas
Vitamin A Value of High β-carotene Yellow Maize Muzhingi, Siwela, Gadaga, Grusak, Tang
Development of a Bacillus subtilis-Based Rotavirus Vaccine Lee, Belitsky, O'Day Kerstein, Brinker, Sonenshein, Brown, Tzipori, Herrmann
Enterocyte Calpain and Escherichia coli O157:H7 Effectors Control Host-Pathogen Interactions: Regulation of Microvillar Effacement, Tight Junction Stability and Epithelial Integrity Riley, Leong, Herman
Nutritional Status in HIV-Infected Drug Users in Hanoi, Vietnam and Chennai, South India Dong, Ramachandran, Nguyen, Rao, Trinh, Bhatnagar, Duong, Krishnan, Kumar, Gupte, Kumari, Sheehan, La, Tang, Wanke
Nutritional Supplementation in HIV-Infected Individuals in South India Swaminathan, Chandrasekaran, Balushetty, Iliayas, Jeyachandran, Paraman, Thomas, Mathew, Yoojin, Wanke
Screen for Chromosomal Virulence Factors in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Crimmins, Isberg, Mecsas
Getting Your Research Done with UIT Services Zupan
A Unique Research Resource: The Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute Wilson, Plaut, Griffith
Tufts Animal Pathology and Histology Core Laboratory Services Richey, Lagace, Papalegis




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