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  • A detailed study of the nano-porous membranes with applications in the enhanced detection of cardiovascular biomarker proteins 

    Feikert, Paige (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
    Nanomaterial is widely used to design ultra-sensitive molecular biosensors. The objective of our study is to identify the role of nanoporous alumina membranes in achieving nano confinement of protein biomolecules towards ...
  • Detection of anthrax protective antigen using a nanoporous impedemetric biosensors 

    Pichetsurnthorn, Pie; Andra, Kiran K. (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    In response to the 2001 bioterrorist attacks involving anthrax, precautionary methods of containment, such as early detection, have been explored in order to better prepare for similar incidences. This project proposes a ...
  • Developing a targeting system for bacterial membranes 

    Thacker, Christopher (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    An ammonium picket porphyrin that targets bacterial membranes has been prepared and shown to bind to phosphatidylglycerol (PG), a bacterial lipid, when the lipid was in solution, contained within synthetic membrane vesicles, ...
  • Development of biocompatible and PH responsive catatonic vesicles for drug delivery 

    Pankratz, Daniel M. (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    Our current research investigates a class of vesicles known in the literature as “catanionic” vesicles. Catanionic vesicles form from mixtures of cations and anions. They are distinctly different from phospholipid vesicles ...
  • Diagnostic aids and overall physician ratings 

    Karnopp, Kelsey; Morrison, Heather; Shaffer, Victoria A. (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    Previous research has shown that physicians who are described as using a computer‐based decision aid during the diagnostic process are given lower ratings of overall satisfaction, diagnostic ability and professionalism ...
  • Different spirituality and social support between White and African American older adults 

    Smart, Sarah; Owens, Cassandra; Wilder, Emily; Miller, Brenna (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
    Purpose: Spirituality and social support can be important factors in the elderly population. This study examines 121 older adult Caucasian and African American participants who are 65 years old or over. The objective of ...
  • Doubly rebellious: swashbuckling women in the golden age of piracy 

    Page, Kate (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    Women in history are often forgotten and overlooked. Often women who challenged social norms were romanticized and turned into fanciful stories making finding out who these women really are a challenge. This fact was ...
  • Eating behaviors and attitudes 

    Jacobelli, Jillian (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    An exploratory study at a Midwestern university examined the relationships between disordered eating behaviors and attitudes and psychological flexibility, experiential avoidance, perceptions of social pressure, and personal ...
  • Effects of fire on forb germination and survival in a south-central Kansas tallgrass prairie 

    Smith, Jennifer (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    Prescribed burning is an important tool for the conservation, restoration, and management of prairies, but, how fire impacts seeds in the year of the fire is poorly understood. For example, prairie burns can result in ...
  • Examination of the effect of Allicin on the growth of Staphylococcus aureus in culture 

    Nguyen, Thao (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
    In order to explore the effectiveness of the garlic-derived chemical Allicin, we conducted inhibition assays on bacteriological plates using a commercially derived source of the chemical and also a freshly prepared solution. ...
  • Faculty Roster 2016-2017 

    Academic Affairs (Wichita State University, 2016-01)
    A faculty roster data file is compiled for the 2016 University accreditation. It includes names, positions, date of initial hire, degrees and academic rank of Wichita State professors and instructors. Two separate sections ...
  • Falling less in Kansas: development of a Fall Risk Reduction Toolkit 

    Radebaugh, Teresa S.; Bahner, Candace; Ballard-Reisch, Deborah; Epp, Michael; Hale, LaDonna S.; Hanley, Rich; Kendrick, Karen; Rogers, Michael E.; Rogers, Nicole L. (Hindawi, 2011-07)
    Falls are a serious health risk for older adults. But for those living in rural and frontier areas of the USA, the risks are higher because of limited access to health care providers and resources. This study employed a ...
  • Follicle-stimulating hormone receptor binding by glycoforms 

    Rose, Emily (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) functions to stimulate ovarian follicle development in the ovaries in females, which is essential for oocyte maturation. In males, FSH regulates Sertoli cell function in the testis. Human ...
  • Fourier transform infrared spectral biomakers of muscle degeneration 

    Howard, Kaitlyn (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    Peripheral artery disease (PAD), characterized by blockages of the arteries to the legs, affects approximately 8 million lives in the United States. This injury includes altered metabolic processes, damaged organelles, and ...
  • From dropped out to checked in: a snapshot of alternative education 

    Williams, Monica (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    Many high schools today employ a conventional model of schooling for students in grades 9-12. This model includes traditional, lecture-style classes that follow a typical schedule of two semesters (four, nine-week terms), ...
  • Gender differences: bereavement, social support, and depression of assisted living elders 

    Parks, Fallon (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    Purpose: The older generation is often overlooked by society today. It is easy to forget about their quality of life. This study was important to find out how that population can best be served. Also, the “Baby-boomers” ...
  • Global Programs and Initiatives: Presentation to the Kansas Board of Regents 

    Miller, Gary L. (Wichita State University. Office of Provost and VPAAR, 2006-11-14)
    Wichita State University as urban-serving research university; its mission and vision in local and global environment.
  • Globalization Initiative: next steps 

    Miller, Gary L. (Wichita State University. Office of the Provost and VPAAR, 2008-10-13)
  • Globalization/Internationalization 

    Miller, Gary L. (Wichita State University. Office of the Provost and VCAAR, 2007-02-01)
  • Gravity assist trajectory optimization 

    Templon, Nathan (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
    Space is the final frontier, and exploring its vast reaches is one of the greatest challenges mankind has undertaken. However, moving around in space is expensive. Exploring the cosmos requires large amounts velocity change ...