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UB Inventors Named on Patents in 2008

Release Date: March 5, 2009

7,335,333 Method of Altering a Fluid-Borne Contaminant

UB Inventors: John Lordi, James Felske and Joseph Mollendorf, all of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; and James Garvey of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

7,338,791 Production of Flavonoids by Recombinant Microorganisms

UB Inventor: Mattheos Koffas of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Collaborators: Effendi Leonard, Yajun Yan and Joseph Chemler, all formerly of Chemical and Biological Engineering

7,351,688 Compositions and Methods for Less Immunogenic Protein Formulations

UB Inventors: Sathy Balu-Iyer and Robert Straubinger, both of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Collaborators: Karthik Ramani and Vivek Purohit, both formerly of Pharmaceutical Sciences

7,367,335 Therapeutic Agent Delivery Device and Method

UB Inventors: Bradley P. Fuhrman and Mark S. Dowhy, both of Pediatrics

7,371,666 Process for Preparing Luminescent Silicon Particles

UB Inventor: Mark Swihart of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Collaborators: Yuanqing He and Xuegeng Li, both formerly of Chemical and Biological Engineering

7,374,755 Therapeutic Use of Anti-TF-Antigen Antibody

UB Inventor: Kate Rittenhouse-Olson of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences

7,398,321 Segment Protection Scheme for a Network

UB Inventor: Chunming Qiao of Computer Science and Engineering

Collaborators: Yizhi Xiong and Dahai Xu, both formerly of Computer Science and Engineering

7,412,023 X-Ray Diagnostic Apparatus

UB Inventor: Kenneth Hoffmann of Neurosurgery

Collaborator: Satoru Ohishi, a non-UB Inventor

7,417,174 Resorbable Laminated Repair Film and Method of Using Same

UB Inventors: Wesley L. Hicks, Jr. of Otolaryngology, Frank V. Bright and Joseph Gardella, both of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry; Alexander N. Cartwright of Electrical Engineering, Robert Hard of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, Bahattin Koc of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Jamson S. Lwebuga-Mukasa of Medicine

Collaborator: Rena Bizios, a non-UB Inventor

7,425,826 Selectively Conductive Structure Wherein a Magnetic Conductor is Sized to Have a Cross-section Diameter Similar to a Fermi Wavelength of Electrons

UB Inventors: Harsh Deep Chopra and Zonglu Hua, both of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Collaborators: Matthew R. Sullivan and Jason N. Armstrong, both of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

7,429,388 Vaccine for Non-Typeable Haemophilus Influenzae Infection

UB Inventors: Timothy F. Murphy and Sanjay Sethi, both of Medicine

Collaborator: Thomas Hiltke, formerly of Medicine

7,455,843 Adjuvant Activities of Mutants of LT-IIa and LT-IIb Enterotoxin Lacking Binding to Ganglioside

UB Inventors: Terry D. Connell and Michael W. Russell both of Microbiology and Immunology

Collaborators: Sergio Arce and Hesham Nawar, both of Microbiology and Immunology

7,468,256 Tools for Detecting Moraxella Catarrhalis

UB Inventors: Anthony Campagnari and Nicole Luke of Microbiology and Immunology

Collaborators: Amy Howlett and Katie Edwards of Microbiology and Immunology, and Kristin Furano formerly of Microbiology and Immunology

7,449,578 Two-Photon Absorbing Materials with Quenched Emission

UB Inventors: Paras N. Prasad of Chemistry

Collaborators: Guang S. He of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, and Qingdong Zheng formerly of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

7,413,341 Imaging Methods

UB Inventors: Paras N. Prasad and Aliaksandr Kachynski, both of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

Collaborators: Andrey Kuzmin of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry; and Haridas Pudavar, formerly of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

7,364,754 Ceramic Based Nanoparticles for Entrapping Therapeutic Agents for Photodynamic Therapy and Method of Using Same

UB Inventors: Paras Prasad, Indrajit Roy, Earl J. Bergey, Tymish Y. Ohulchanskyy, all of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

Collaborators: Haridas Pudavar, formerly of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, and Janet Morgan and Allan Oseroff, both of Roswell Park Cancer Institute

7,365,539 Method of Using G-Matrix Fourier Transformation Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (GFT NMR) Spectroscopy for Rapid Chemical Shift Assignment and Secondary Structure Determination of Proteins

UB Inventor: Thomas A. Szyperski of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

Collaborators: Hanudatta S. Atreya and Seho Kim, both formerly of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

7,396,685 Phase-Sensitively Detected Reduced Dimensionality Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy for Rapid Chemical Shift Assignment and Secondary Structure Determination of Proteins

UB Inventor: Thomas A. Szyperski of Chemical and Medicinal Chemistry

Collaborator: Seho Kim formerly of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

7,408,346 Simultaneous Phase Cycling for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

UB Inventor: Thomas A. Szyperski of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

Collaborator: David Parish of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

7,385,064 Catalysts for Use in Enantioselective Synthesis

Former UB Inventors: Huw M. L. Davies and Ravisekhara P. Reddy, both formerly of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

7,443,376 Tropane Prodrugs with Central Nervous System Activity

Former UB Inventors: Huw M. L. Davies and Timothy Gregg, both formerly of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

"Visionary Innovators"

UB Technologies Licensed to Industrial Partners in 2008

Microorganisms as Controls for Assay Specificity and Detection

UB Inventors: Anthony A. Campagnari of Microbiology and Immunology, Steven Gill of Oral Biology and Thomas Russo of Medicine

Industrial Partner: ZeptoMetrix Corp.

CPAP Titration Using Artificial Neural Network

UB Inventor: Ali El-Solh of Medicine

Industrial Partner: Universal Diagnostics Testing, LLC

Haemophilus influenzae Strain 11P6H

UB Inventor: Timothy F. Murphy of Medicine

Industrial Partner: A large pharmaceutical firm

System and Method for Training a Swimmer

UB Inventor: David Pendergast of Physiology and Biophysics

Collaborators: Albert C. Termin II formerly of Athletics; John C. Zaharkin and Michael Zaharkin formerly of Physiology and Biophysics

Industrial Partner: Astrum SSL Solutions, Inc.

Method of Enhancing Transport of Gases

UB Inventors: Ingvald M. Tyssebotn and Clas E. Lundgren, both of Physiology and Biophysics

Collaborators: Hugh VanLiew and Mark Burkard, both formerly of Physiology and Biophysics

Industrial Partner: NuvOx Pharma, LLC

FieldXtract – A Software Toolkit for Extraction and Automated Reading of Machine Printed and Handwritten Form Fields

UB Inventor: Venugopal Govindaraju of Computer Science and Engineering

Collaborators: Ramanaprasad Vemulapati, Srirangaraj Setlur and Zhixin Shi, all of CEDAR

Industrial Partner: KYOS Systems, Inc.

Universal Isolator

UB Inventors: Bradley P. Fuhrman and Mark S. Dowhy, both of Pediatrics

Industrial Partner: Medical Conservation Devices, LLC

Production of Flavonoids by Recombinant Microorganisms

UB Inventor: Mattheos Koffas of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Collaborators: Joseph Chemler of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Effendi Leonard and Yajun Yan, both formerly of Chemical and Biological Engineering; and Ralph Bernacki of Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Industrial Partner: ChromaDex, Inc.

CYP2D6 and CYP3A4 Double Transgenic Mice

UB Inventor: Aiming Yu of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Industrial Partner: A large pharmaceutical firm

Reduced Dimensionality and G-Matrix Fourier Transformation Techniques for NMR

UB Inventor: Thomas A. Szyperski of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

Collaborators: Alexandre Eletski of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry; Seho Kim and Hanudatta S. Atreya formerly of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

Industrial Partner: A large pharmaceutical firm

Type III Trypanosoma brucei Arginine Methyltransferase

UB Inventor: Laurie K. Read of Microbiology and Immunology

Collaborator: John C. Fisk of Microbiology and Immunology

Industrial Partner: CH3 BioSystems, LLC

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