Patents and Patent Applications from University of Florida


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10472641 Viral based transient-expression vector system that allows multiple applications  
Disclosed herein are viral vectors suitable for transfection into woody trees for purposes of delivering and expressing beneficial genes. Specifically exemplified herein are vectors for...
10471278 Cranial alignment device for use in intracranial stereotactic surgery  
A cranial alignment device for use in intracranial stereotactic radiotherapy includes a nosepiece that is custom shaped to mate with the dorsum and alae of the patient's nose.
US20190336548 LACTOBACILLUS SUPPLEMENT FOR PROMOTING GASTRIC AND IMMUNE HEALTH  
The subject invention provides compositions for promoting good health. Specifically, the subject composition can be used for alleviating symptoms of indigestion, abdominal pain, and cephalic...
10466243 Antibody and aptamer ensemble for cell isolation and enrichment  
The subject invention pertains to devices and methods of isolating target cells from a population of cells. The devices comprise of microfluidic channels and aptamers and antibodies attached to...
US20190334235 Point Symmetric Complementary Meander Line Slots for Mutual Coupling Reduction  
Various examples are provided for point symmetric complementary meander line (PSC-ML) slots, which can be used for mutual coupling reduction. In one example, an antenna array includes first and...
US20190333670 AXISYMMETRIC ELECTROPERMANENT MAGNETS  
Embodiments of the subject invention relate to an electropermanent magnet core (EPM core) having two permanent magnets (or two permanent magnet portions where each portion can have one or more...
US20190326013 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERVASIVE PATIENT MONITORING  
A patient monitoring system comprises a plurality of sensors and an analysis computing entity. The sensors comprise a visual sensor and a wearable sensor. The visual sensor is configured to...
US20190323069 DEVICES FOR DETECTING TARGET BIOLOGICAL MOLECULES FROM CELLS AND VIRUSES  
Described herein are fluid-manipulation-based devices. Fluid manipulations as described herein can be configured to perform assays on biological samples. In an embodiment, the device includes a...
US20190321893 METHOD FOR PRODUCING NANOPARTICLES AND THE NANOPARTICLES PRODUCED THEREFROM  
Disclosed herein is a method comprising disposing a container containing a metal and/or ferromagnetic solid and abrasive particles in a static magnetic field; where the container is surrounded by...
10455604 Regret benefit ratio link scheduler for wireless backhaul with directional antennas  
A wireless system can include a plurality of directional antennas and a scheduler scheduling multiple links between the plurality of directional antennas. The scheduler can schedule the multiple...
US20190319532 LOOP NOISE BALANCE TECHNIQUE FOR CM EMI NOISE REDUCTION OF THE FULL BRIDGE LLC RESONANT CONVERTER  
A full bridge LLC resonant converter can include: a full bridge circuit including a first input node and a second input node; a LLC resonant tank circuit connected to the first input node and the...
US20190318802 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVED DETERMINATION OF NODE INFLUENCE IN A NETWORK  
Example embodiments of the present invention address problems in computational biology and network theory. As mentioned above, example embodiments enable the determination of where to set a...
US20190318618 SYSTEMS AND APPARATUSES FOR IMPROVING LAW ENFORCEMENT INTERACTIONS WITH THE PUBLIC  
Apparatuses, methods, and systems disclosed herein that improve the safety and enhance the quality of interactions between law enforcement officers and drivers. In one example embodiment, a method...
US20190318242 LEARNING ALGORITHMS FOR OSCILLATORY MEMRISTIVE NEUROMORPHIC CIRCUITS  
Learning algorithms for oscillatory memristive neuromorphic circuits are described. In one embodiment, a neuromorphic circuit learning network includes a number of neuromorphic circuit nodes, each...
US20190316160 METHODS FOR THAXTOMIN PRODUCTION AND MODIFIED STREPTOMYCES WITH INCREASED THAXTOMIN PRODUCTION  
In accordance with the purpose(s) of the present disclosure, as embodied and broadly described herein, embodiments of the present disclosure, in some aspects, relate to genetically modified...
US20190314769 BILAYER 2D MATERIAL LAMINATES FOR HIGHLY SELECTIVE AND ULTRA-HIGH THROUGHPUT FILTRATION  
Various examples are provided for highly selective and ultra-high throughput filtration using bilayer two-dimensional (2D) material laminates and highly absorptive medium of 2D material laminates...
US20190314488 MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR RESPIRATORY DISEASE CONTROL IN CANINES  
The subject invention pertains to isolated influenza virus that is capable of infecting canids and causing respiratory disease in the canid. The subject invention also pertains to compositions and...
10441681 Materials and methods for nerve grafting  
The subject invention pertains to compositions and methods for promoting repair of damaged nerve tissue using nerve grafts and preparation of nerve grafts. The compositions and methods of the...
US20190311263 MEMRISTIVE LEARNING FOR NEUROMORPHIC CIRCUITS  
Memristive learning concepts for neuromorphic circuits are described. In one example case, a neuromorphic circuit includes a first oscillatory-based neuron that generates a first oscillatory...
US20190311156 CIRCUIT EDIT AND OBFUSCATION FOR TRUSTED CHIP FABRICATION  
Circuits and methods for protecting against intellectual property piracy and integrated circuit piracy from an untrusted third party are provided. A circuit can include an original circuit and an...
US20190308884 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS RELATING TO MOLECULAR CERIUM-OXIDE NANOCLUSTERS  
Described herein are compositions and methods relating to molecular cerium-oxide nanoclusters. In an aspect, described herein are methods of synthesizing molecular cerium-oxide nanocluster...
US20190308697 SHORT HYDRODYNAMIC DESIGNED WATER SKI  
A compact water ski having a top surface, a bottom surface and a rocker with an overall length of less than 36 inches and a means to secure a foot to the top surface. The ski can be with or...
US20190308068 THRESHOLD-LOAD TRAINER APPARATUS FOR MUSCLES OF THE TONGUE, THROAT AND UPPER RESPIRATORY PATHWAY AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA AND OTHER DISORDERS  
Devices and methods for training the tongue and other muscles of the throat and upper respiratory airway to alleviate symptoms of snoring and the Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) are...
US20190307724 Materials and Methods for Improving Gastrointestinal Function  
The subject invention provides therapeutic compositions, and uses thereof for the treatment or amelioration of injury to small intestine mucosa. In preferred embodiments, the composition comprises...
US20190307672 Solid Wax Composition and Solid Oily Cosmetic  
The present invention provides a composition that has an excellent hardness adjustment action, can be used as a solidifying agent for various cosmetics, and when added to cosmetics, can impart...
US20190307641 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERY OF A THERAPEUTIC AGENT  
The present disclosure relates to nozzles for removing a preservative from a fluid comprising a therapeutic agent to an eye. More particularly, the nozzles disclosed herein may minimize patient...
US20190307396 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DETECTION OF CANNABIS AND OTHER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES USING FAIMS  
A system for collecting cannabis and the psychoactive component tetrahydrocannabinol or other controlled substances from a sample of exhaled breath. Single or multiple exhaled breaths are...
10440348 Optical privatizing device, system and method of use  
Embodiments are directed to an optical privatizing device (100), system and methods of use. The device includes a removable frame (101) removably attachable to a sensor housing (1A). A device...
10436725 Virtual barricade for radiation inspection of predefined paths  
A method of operating a radiation inspection system includes identifying a regulatory region along a predetermined path where public access is restricted based upon criteria other than radiation...
10436625 Interferometric doppler radar and method for wave and water level measurement  
Devices, methods and systems for wave and water level measurement using a single DC (direct current)-coupled CW (continuous wave) Doppler radar for detecting water elevation changes in time when...
10435740 Determination of methylation state and chromatin structure of target genetic loci  
The subject invention pertains to a method of determining methylation state and chromatin structure of target loci. The method comprises treating the genetic material obtained from the cells with...
10434146 Use of relaxin to restore maternal physiology in pregnancies conceived by assisted reproductive technologies  
The subject invention relates to methods for improving a subject's vasculature to normalize maternal hemodynamics, particularly in subjects attempting to conceive via assisted reproductive...
US20190305927 BITSTREAM SECURITY BASED ON NODE LOCKING  
A technique to generate node locked bitstreams for FPGAs to simultaneously protect against malicious reconfiguration as well as FPGA IP piracy is provided. According to some aspects, modifications...
US20190305667 CONTROL TO OUTPUT DYNAMIC RESPONSE AND EXTEND MODULATION INDEX RANGE WITH HYBRID SELECTIVE HARMONIC CURRENT MITIGATION-PWM AND PHASE-SHIFT PWM FOR FOUR-QUADRANT CASCADED H-BRIDGE CONVERTERS  
A hybrid Cascaded H-Bridge (CHB) converter includes a selective harmonic current mitigation pulse width modulation (SHCM-PWM) unit coupled to an input current and providing an output signal...
US20190300861 METABOLICALLY COMPETENT CELLS, METHODS OF MAKING, AND USES THEREOF  
Provided herein are genetically engineered cells containing one or more modulated metabolic genes, where the expression of the modulated metabolic gene(s) can be greater than that of an unmodified...
US20190300571 CYCLIC PEPTIDES, CYCLIC PEPTIDE CONJUGATES AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
Novel cyclic peptides, cyclic peptide conjugates and compositions containing them for treating neurological diseases in a subject include an Odorranalectin (OL) sequence or modified OL sequence as...
US20190300469 METHODS FOR EXTRACTING HYDROXYCINNAMIC ACIDS FROM LIGNO-CELLULOSE  
Methods for isolation of ferulic acid and/or p-coumaric acid from lignin paste that may be a resulting waste product from the bioethanol process using sugarcane bagasse or corn stover.
US20190299158 Liquid Desiccant Based Dehumidification and Cooling System  
A liquid desiccant system including a high desorber, a low desorber, and an absorber that are in fluid communication with a working solution, where the high desorber provides rejected water vapor...
10426956 System and method for monitoring and controlling nervous system behavior using autonomic features  
Respiratory sinus arrhythmia, or another bodily function that indicates a patient's parasympathetic tone, is used to control the delivery of vagal nerve stimulation to the patient for treating...
10426844 Capsid-mutated rAAV vectors and methods of use  
Disclosed are capsid-mutated rAAV vectors and methods for their use in gene therapy, and particularly for use in delivering therapeutic transgenes to treat a variety of mammalian diseases and...
US20190297503 DETECTING SS7 REDIRECTION ATTACKS WITH AUDIO-BASED DISTANCE BOUNDING  
Disclosed are various embodiments for detecting Signaling System 7 (SS7) redirection attacks by measuring call audio round trip times between phones. Such redirection attacks force calls to travel...
US20190292527 HIGHLY ACTIVE SELF-SUFFICIENT NITRATION BIOCATALYSTS  
The disclosure relates to the field of fusion proteins. In some aspects, the disclosure relates to artificial fusion proteins comprising cytochrome P450 enzymes linked to reductase enzymes and...
US20190290761 MAGNETIC PARTICLE CONJUGATES, MICELLES, AND METHODS OF DELIVERING AGENTS  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for magnetic particle conjugates, methods of making the magnetic particle conjugates, methods of using magnetic particle conjugates, micelles (also...
10420761 Allosteric inhibitors of thymidylate synthase  
The current invention is directed to a class of compounds that inhibit the function of Thymidylate synthase. Thymidylate synthase inhibition was noted to result in inhibition of tumor cell grow...
US20190288131 SUBSTRATES HAVING AN ANTIREFLECTION LAYER AND METHODS OF FORMING AN ANTIREFLECTION LAYER  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for methods of making substrates having an antireflective layer, substrates having an antireflective layer, devices including a substrate having an...
US20190286817 Method and Apparatus For Vetting Universal Serial Bus Device Firmware  
Example embodiments provide methods, apparatuses, systems, computing devices, and/or the like for vetting USB device firmware via a USB-specific firmware analysis framework. In one example, a...
US20190285652 USE AND TREATMENT OF DI-AMINO ACID REPEAT-CONTAINING PROTEINS ASSOCIATED WITH ALS  
Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for identifying and/or treating subjects having or likely to have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Antibodies...
US20190284244 HIGH-TRANSDUCTION-EFFICIENCY RAAV VECTORS, COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS OF USE  
The present invention provides AAV capsid proteins comprising modification of one or a combination of the surface-exposed lysine, serine, threonine and/or tyrosine residues in the VP3 region. Also...
10416423 Telescope and telescope array for use in spacecraft  
A catadioptric telescope is a modified version of a conventional Maksutov-Cassegrain optical telescope. In accordance with the invention, the reflecting surfaces of the primary mirror and the...
10416098 Three-dimensional image reconstruction using transmission and scatter radiography methods  
A method for image reconstruction includes irradiating an object with a beam of radiation from a radiation source, measuring an attenuated portion of the beam, estimating a density of the object,...