Multidisciplinary efforts directed at understanding virus biology and its role in disease as well as studies aimed at engineering viruses and other biological components for application in nano-based systems and devices.
Student-faculty teams that write review articles for journals reap multiple benefits.
Long-term Ghodssi-Culver partnership has used the Tobacco mosaic virus as a biological nanoscaffold for groundbreaking devices.
Nano/micro surface mimics wetlands plants' ability to resist moisture, self clean.
In breakthrough batteries, virally structured nano-electrodes boost energy capacity 10-fold.
Ghodssi uses tobacco mosaic virus in fabrication of energy storage devices.
Ghodssi, Yu lead research projects that won in state competition.