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Winter 2014

Inquiry Magazine Archive



Faculty research is gaining attention in national and international publications 

The journal Optics Letters recently published a paper by Samarendra Mohanty, assis­tant professor of physics, on the development of a fiber-optic, two-photon, optoge­netic stimulator and its use on human cells in a laboratory.

In a study published in the Journal of Athletic Training, an international team featuring kinesiol­ogy Assistant Professor Jacob Resch reaffirmed questions about portions of the popular comput­erized concussion assessment tool ImPACT.

Biology Assistant Professors Mat­thew Fujita and Todd Castoe were part of an interna­tional effort to sequence the genome of a western painted turtle; the study was published in Genome Biology.

Sangwook Park, associate profes­sor of physics, co-authored a paper in The Astrophysi­cal Journal Letters that expands upon what’s already known about Type Ia supernovae.

Mark Tremayne, assistant profes­sor of broadcast communication, was lead author on a paper in Digital Journal­ism that analyzed the documented cases of drones being used in journalism.

A recent paper published in the journal Nature co-written by biology Associate Professor Laura Gough challenges long-held ideas about the effects of temperature increases in the Alaskan tundra.

Fred MacDon­nell, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, identified two newly devel­oped ruthenium polypyridyl com­plexes in a study published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics.

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