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MAJIQand VOILA: the next generation for sequencing analyses
MAJIQ and VOILA: the next generation for sequencing analysesBrief Description:MAJIQ and Voila are two software packages that together detect, quantify, and visualize local splicing variations (LSV) from RNA-Seq data.TechnologyProblem:Over 90% of human genes undergo alternative splicing, resulting in different gene products, potentially conveying di...
Published: 4/15/2019   |   Inventor(s): Yoseph Barash
Category(s): IT, Communication, & Networking
Implantable Device to Treat Epilepsy
Diagnostic and preventative implantable device with computer-brain interface for treatment of epilepsy.InventorBrian Litt, MD, Department of Neurology ProblemOne percent of the world’s population suffers from epilepsy. Aside from seizures’ debilitating effects, patients are confined by their unpredictability. Prevention is one way to de...
Published: 11/27/2018   |   Inventor(s): Brian Litt
Keywords(s): Biological Sensors , Biomedical Engineering
Category(s): IT, Communication, & Networking, Diagnostics, Therapeutics & Vaccines, Materials, Medical Devices
Method for Rapid 3D Printing from Medical Images
Method and software product allowing for direct conversion of any three dimensional image (e.g., CT, MRI, ultrasound, PET, etc.) into 3D printable instructions (i.e., G-Code).InventorChamith Rajapakse, Ph.D.ProblemMedical Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) image files generated by CT or MRI scanners can be utilized to generate t...
Published: 7/27/2018   |   Inventor(s): Chamith Rajapakse
Category(s): Imaging, Software, Data, Algorithms, & Apps, IT, Communication, & Networking, Medical Devices, Research Tools & Reagents
Imaging-Based Early Diagnostic and Prognostic for Osteoporosis and Hip Fracture Risk
High-resolution MRI and CT images analysis software evaluating 3D bone structure and allowing for accurate assessment of (i) bone strength and health, (ii) risk for osteoporosis development, and (iii) risk for hip fracture.InventorsChamith S. Rajapakse, Ph.D.Gregory Chang, M.D.ProblemOsteoporosis affects 50 million Americans and over 200 million pe...
Published: 7/17/2018   |   Inventor(s): Chamith Rajapakse, Gregory Chang
Category(s): Imaging, Software, Data, Algorithms, & Apps, Diagnostics, IT, Communication, & Networking
Transcriptome-wide RNA-protein interactions
RNAase-mediated protein footprint sequencing to reveal protein binding sites on transcriptome-wide scaleInventorBrian Gregory, Assistant Professor of Biology Technology OverviewThe Gregory lab has developed a high-throughput, ribonuclease-mediated protein sequencing approach termed Protein Interaction Profile sequencing (PIP-seq). PIP-seq identifi...
Published: 1/31/2018   |   Inventor(s): Brian Gregory
Category(s): Research Tools & Reagents, IT, Communication, & Networking
Spread: Sound Propagation And Perception For Autonomous Agents In Dynamic Environments
The invention is a new sound propagation and perception model for virtual worlds (e.g. computer games) with which: (1) sound propagating in surroundings environment and (2) sound perceived by virtual agents (e.g. players and non-player characters in the game) can be simulated closely to the real world. Rather than using traditional signal processi...
Published: 11/22/2017   |   Inventor(s): Norman Badler
Category(s): IT, Communication, & Networking
“Match.com for Shopping.” For online retailers who want to increase sales, NETIFY is a tool for creating real-time recommendation networks that match customers to provide social incentives to try new products. Unlike Amazon.com, recommendations do not come from a statistical engine, but from real people with personalities and historie...
Published: 11/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Damon Centola
Keywords(s): Computer, Information, Internet
Category(s): IT, Communication, & Networking
Porphyrin-based nonlinear optical chromophores for optoelectronics
Brief Description: Synthesis, spectroscopy, and photophysics of multi-chromophoric Zn(II)-group 8 metal complexesTechnology:Problem: Electron and energy transfer processes are important chemical research areas. Detailed understanding of the mechanisms underlying these reactions can help lead to the design of synthetic enzymes that catalyze highly ...
Published: 11/30/2016   |   Inventor(s): Michael Therien
Keywords(s): Electronics, Optics & Photonics , Telecommunications
Category(s): Energy, Infrastructure, & Environment, IT, Communication, & Networking, Research Tools & Reagents, Chemical Processes and Synthesis
Flying Smartphones
Brief DescriptionThe onboard sensing and computing power of a smartphone can be used to control autonomous aerial vehiclesInventorVijay Kumar, Giuseppe Loianno, Yash Mulgaonkar (http://www.kumarrobotics.org/)ProblemMicro aerial vehicles capable of autonomous navigation are often expensive and intimidating for the inexperienced user. Much of the cos...
Published: 6/2/2016   |   Inventor(s): Giuseppe Loianno, Vijay Kumar, Yash Mulgaonkar
Category(s): IT, Communication, & Networking, Robotics
Image Segmentation and Computer Vision with RGB-D Cameras
Brief DescriptionUtilizing off-the-shelf hardware for advanced 3D visionInventorC.J. Taylor ProblemRobots and autonomous vehicles need to identify objects to interact with their environment and avoid obstacles. Distinguishing a wall from a door or seeing an object placed against a similarly-colored background is simple for a human but can be diffic...
Published: 6/2/2016   |   Inventor(s): Camillo Taylor
Keywords(s): Engineering
Category(s): IT, Communication, & Networking, Imaging
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