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Dextran-Allyl Isocyanate-Ethylamine Hydrogel for Treating Third-Degree Dermal Burn Wounds
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-05-01)
Third-degree burn wound is characterized by the full-thickness injury of the skin, including both the epidermal and the dermal layer. These wounds do not heal spontaneously and require excision of the necrotic tissue. ...
Elucidating the role of Keratin 17 in cervical carcinogenesis
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-06-26)
Cervical malignancies develop when viral genes from high-risk strains of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) such as HPV type 16 and 18 are expressed in the cervical epithelium. Expression of Keratin 17 (K17), an intermediate ...
Investigating Alternative Methods of Nucleic Acid Delivery in Oocytes
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-07-01)
Studies using RNA interference in oocytes have elucidated processes relating to oocyte function and fertilization. Currently, the only viable method for genetic manipulation of oocytes is microinjection, a very time consuming ...
PLATO’S BORROWING AND EXTENSION OF HOMERIC JUSTICE
(Johns Hopkins University, 2013-10-25)
One of the topics of the Republic is to determine the role of the poet within the ideal city. While the poets, including Homer, are categorically expelled from the ideal city in Book X, numerous Homeric and poetic influences, ...
Social Security Solvency Options
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-05-07)
Policy options to increase the long-term solvency of Social Security.
Cyberspace Implications for U.S. Domain Warfare and Sino Relations
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-01-17)
The predominate cyber discourse has focused on the impact of information theft as it relates to personal banking and financial data with occasional journalistic exploration of cyber enabled industrial and defense related ...
Actomyosin Network in Mechanosensation and Cytokinesis: a Novel Workflow for Animating Cell Division
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-03-26)
A cell’s survival in large part depends on its ability to respond to cues from its environment. Cellular response to chemical cues in the form of hormones, neurotransmitters and even invading viruses is given a great deal ...
The Misrepresented Road to Madame President: Media Coverage of Female Candidates for National Office
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-06-08)
While women represent over fifty percent of the U.S. population, it is blatantly clear that they are not as equally represented in leadership positions in the government and in private institutions. Despite their representation ...
Understanding the Sino-Japanese Bilateral Relationship
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-12-30)
This thesis portfolio assesses the Sino-Japanese bilateral relationship using three sources of contention. The main question is, “What are the main sources of conflict in the Sino-Japanese bilateral relationship?” Each ...
Statistical Methods for Competing Risks Model
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-04-25)
“Competing Risks” refers to the study of the time to event where there is more than one type of failure event. The distinct problem can be vital, since not only it can inform the patients what risks they are facing, but ...