Applied Science

2011 - 2017

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A.Kottick and C. Del Negro (2015) "Synaptic depression influences inspiratory-expiratory phase transition in Dbx1 interneurons of the preBötzinger complex in neonatal mice. The Journal of Neuroscience.

J.A. Hayes, et al. (2015) Mechanisms leading to rhythm cessation in the respiratory preBötzinger complex due to piecewise cumulative neuronal deletions. eNeuro

B. R. Neugirg*, S. R. Koebley*, H. C. Schniepp, A. Fery. "AFM-Based Mechanical Characterization of Single Nanofibres." Nanoscale. 8: 8414-8426.

S. R. Koebley, D. Thorpe, P. Pang, P. Chrisochoides, F. Vollrath, H. C. Schniepp. "Silk reconstitution disrupts fibroin self-assembly." Biomacromolecules. 16: 2796-804.

H. C. Schniepp, S. R. Koebley, F. Vollrath. "Brown Recluse Spider's Nanometer Scale Ribbons of Stiff Extensible Silk." Advanced Materials. 25: 7028-7032.

X. Wang, et al. (2014) Laser ablation of Dbx1 neurons in the pre-Bötzinger Complex stops inspiratory rhythm and impairs output in neonatal mice. eLife 2014;3e03427.

X. Wang, et al. (2013) Automated cell-specific laser detection and ablation of neural circuits in neonatal brain tissue. Journal of Physiology (London), 591.10: 2393-2401.

M. Picardo, et al. (2013) Physiological and morphological properties of Dbx1-derived respiratory neurons in the preBötzinger complex of neonatal mice. Journal of Physiology (London), 591.10: 2687-2703.

W. M. Roach, D. B. Beringer, J. R. Skuza, W. A. Oliver, C. Clavero, C. E. Reece, and R. A. Lukaszew (2012) Niobium thin film deposition studies on copper surfaces for superconducting radio frequency cavity applications. Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 15.

C. Clavero, D. B. Beringer, W. M. Roach, J. R. Skuza, K. C. Wong, A. D. Batchelor, C. E. Reece, and R. A. Lukaszew (2012) Strain Effects on the Crystal Growth and Superconducting Properties of Epitaxial Niobium Ultrathin Films. Cryst. Growth Des. 12. 2012

Hayes, J. A., Wang, X., Del Negro, C.A. (2012) Cumulative lesioning of functionally identified respiratory interneurons disrupts and precludes rhythmic motor activity in vitro. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 109(21): 8286-91.

S. R. Koebley, R. A. Outlaw, and R. R. Dellwo (2012) Degassing a vacuum system with in-situ UV radiation. , J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 30, 060601.


NIH Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellowship. April 2012. Maria Cristina Picardo, PhD, Applied Science.

VSGC Graduate Research Fellowship. 2012-2013. William Roach, PhD, Applied Science.

Virginia Space Grant Consortium Graduate STEM Fellowship. 2011-2012. William Roach, PhD, Applied Science.

Conference Presentations

Poster Presentation - S. Wolf, D.A. Cristol, and W. Buchser. "Assessing the effects of methylmercury on the hearing ability of the zebra finch." Graduate Research Symposium, The College of William & Mary. March 2015. Sarah Wolf, MS, Applied Science.

X. Wang, Y. Hao, S. Weinberg, E. Sobie, and G. Smith, "Analysis of spark versus non-spark mediated SR calcium leak using a Langevin description of stochastic calcium release," presented at Biophysical Society 57th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. February 2-6, 2013. Xiao Wang, PhD, Applied Science.

W. M. Roach, D. Beringer, C. Clavero, C. E. Reece, and R. A. Lukaszew. "Epitaxial Thin Films and Multilayers for SRF Cavities" presented at the AVS 58th International Symposium and Exhibition," Nashville, TN. October 30-November 4, 2011. William Roach, PhD, Applied Science.

W. M. Roach, J. R. Skuza, D. B. Beringer, Z. Li, C. Clavero, and R. A. Lukaszew. "Niobium nitride thin films and multilayers for superconducting radio frequency cavities," presented at the Applied Superconductivity Conference, Portland, OR. October 10, 2012. William Roach, PhD, Applied Science.


Outstanding Abstract Award, Cellular and Network Function in the Spinal Cord Conference, Madison, Wisconsin. May 22-25, 2012. Xueying Wang, PhD, Applied Science.

First Place in Student Poster Competition, AVS Mid-Atlantic Chapter April Meeting. April 2012. William Roach, PhD, Applied Science.

Red Sock Award, SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems. 2011. Yunhan Long, PhD, Applied Science.

Award Recipient for the 15th Annual Graduate Research Symposium; Winner of the William and Mary Interdisciplinary Award for Excellence in Research. February 2015. Andrew Kottick, PhD, Applied Science.

Graduate STEM Research Fellowship Renewal, NASA Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC). 2014-2015. Sean R. Koebley, PhD, Applied Science.

Graduate STEM Research Fellowship, NASA Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC). 2012-2013. Sean R. Koebley, PhD, Applied Science.

Extramural Training

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, Cold Spring Harbor, NY; Course(s): "Advanced Techniques in Molecular Neuroscience". June 2015-July 2015. Andrew Kottick, PhD, Applied Science.

2015 Joint CAMBAM (Center for Applied Mathematics in Bioscience and Medicine) - MBI-NIMBioS Summer School Program at McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; Course(s): "Nonlinear Dynamics and Biological Systems". June 2015. Adrienne Bingham, PhD, Applied Science; Ronald Smith, PhD, Applied Science.

Dalhousie University, Halifax NS, Canada; Course(s):"Waves and Patterns in Nonlinear Systems" & "Topics in Reaction-Diffusion Systems: Theory and Applications"; Workshop: "Pattern Formation in Differential Equations". July 2015. Sofya Zaytseva, PhD, Applied Science.

Alumni Employment

Summer Associate, Citigroup, Sales, Trading and Quantitative Analysis MQA Group. June 1-August 7, 2015. Xiao Wang, PhD, Applied Science.