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  1. Optimization of Surface-Protein Interactions for Next Generation Biosensors

    10 Jun 2021 | Contributor(s):: Brightbill, Eleanor Lyons

    Advisors: Eric Vogel, Ravi Kane, Valeria Milam, Craig Nies, Vladimir TsukrukCurrently, diagnosis for serological diseases such as Ebola, HIV, and Lyme disease relies on enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs), which require centralized laboratories and several-day timescales to complete....

  2. Modified Monoterpene Indole Alkaloid Production in the Yeast Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

    16 Jan 2019 | Contributor(s):: Ehrenworth, Amy M.

    Advisors: Pamela Peralta-Yahya, Wendy L. Kelly, M. G. Finn, Loren Williams, Francesca StoriciAlkaloids are a large group of plant natural products that have important therapeutic value. Because of their chemical complexity, therapeutic alkaloids are often obtained via plant-extraction. The...

  3. Synthetic Sensing Systems in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

    21 Sep 2015 | Contributor(s):: Bhattacharyya, Souryadeep

    Advisors: Pamela P. Peralta-Yahya, Hang Lu, Mark P. StyczynskiThe yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a major chemical production platform in the biotechnological industry. It is also increasingly being used as a whole cell biosensor. One method of developing such whole cell biosensors in yeast is...