USF Academy of Inventors

Dr. Mildred Acevedo-Duncan
Assistant Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Patent:
• Detection of PKC-iota as a Biomarker for Brain Turmorigenesis

Dr. Phil Amuso
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
Patent:
• Post Protein Hydrolysis Removal of a  Potent Ribonuclease Inhibitor and the Enzymatic Capture of DNA

Dr. Gary Arendash
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Psychology
Patent:
• Transgenic Animal and Methods

Dr. Marilyn Barger
Executive Director & PI
Florida Advanced Technological Education Center
• Reverse osmosis ("RO") membrane system incorporating function of flow channel spacer

Dr. James Barthel
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Oncologic Sciences
Patent:
• Eccentric Dilation Ballons for Use With Endoscopes

Dr. Robert Belsole
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Patent:
• Apparatus and Method for Reducing Repetitive Strain Injuries

Dr. Barry Bercu
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Patent:
• Method of Diagnosis Pituitary Dependent Growth Hormone Deficiency

Dr. Thomas E. Bernard
Professor
College of Public Health
Department of Environmental & Occupational Health
Patent:
• Personal Monitor and Process for Heat and Work Stress

Dr. Glen Besterfield
Associate Dean
Undergraduate Studies
Patent:
• Collapsible Computer Workstation

Dr. Shekhar Bhansali
Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Patent:
• Wet Etching Process

Dr. Venkat Bhethanabotla
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
Patent:
• Surface Acoustic Wave Hydrogen Sensor

Dr. Paula Bickford
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair
Patent:
• Combined Effects of Nutrients on Proliferation of Stem Cells

Dr. Cesar Borlongan
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair
Patent:
• Sertoli Cells as Transplantation Facilitator for Cell Transplantation

Dr. K. Paul Boyev
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology
Patent:
• Incus Replacement Prosthesis

Ms. Heather Broadbent
Research Engineer
College of Marine Science
Patent:
• Micro Sensor System for Liquid Conductivity, Temperature and Depth

Dr. Kenneth A. Buckle
Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Patents:
• High-Frequency Feed Structure Antenna-Apparatus and Method of Use
• Dual-Polarized Feed Antenna Apparatus and Method of Use
• Rectifying Antenna and Method of Manufacture
• Electronic Commutation for a Moving Magnetic Field Electric Power Converter
• Single Phase Alternating Current Motor Dual Speed Control Circuit

Dr. Robert H. Byrne
Distinguished Research Professor
College of Marine Science
Patent:
• Method and Apparatus for Continuous Measurement of the Refractive Index of Fluid

Dr. John Cannon
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Patents:
• Vector system for selection of genes encoding secreted proteins and membrane-bound proteins

Dr. Andrew Cannons
Assistant Professor
College of Public Health
Department of Global Health
Patent:
• Method and System for Biosynthesizing a Desired Biologically Useful Macromolecule in a Chlorella Cell and for Controlling Biosynthesis Thereof

Dr. Don Cameron
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Pathology & Cell Biology
Patents:
• Sertoli Cells as Transplantation Faciltitator for Cell Transplantation
• Sertoli Cells as Biochambers

Dr. Kendall Carder
Professor
College of Medicine
Patent:
• 3-D Imaging System

Dr. Robert Chang
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Physics
Patent:
• Growing Crystalline Sapphire Fibers by Laser Heated Pedestal Techniques

Dr. Steven Cook
Associate Professor
College of The Arts
School of Architecture & Community Design
Patent:
• Classroom building

Dr. Denise Cooper
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Molecular Medicine
Patent:
• Glucose-Regulated mRNA Instability Element

Dr. Charles Cox
Professor
College of Medicine
Patent:
• Radio guided seed localization of imaged lesions

Dr. Nathan Crane
Assistant Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Patent:
• Fan Blade Platform Feature for Improved Blade-Off Performance
• Compliant Clutch

Dr. Edward P. Cutolo
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
Patent:
• Spectrophotometric System and Method for the Identification and Characterization of a Particle in a Bodily Fluid

Dr. William Dalton
President/Chief Executive Officer and Center Director
Moffitt Cancer Center
Patent:
• Compounds and Methods for Modulating Cell-Adhesion Mediated Drug Resistance

Dr. My Lien Dao
Associate Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology
Patents:
• Method for Staining Fungi and Protozoa

Dr. Tapas Das
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Industrial & Management Systems Engineering
Patent:
• System and Method for Online End Point Detection for use in Chemical Mechanical Planarization

Dr. Robert Deschenes
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Molecular Medicine
Patent:
• Human Protein Acyl Transferases and Methods of Uses Therefore

Ms. Sonja Dickey
Research Assistant
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Division of Cellular, Microbiology and Molecular Biology
Patent:
• N-Thiolated .Beta.-Lactam Antibiotics

Dr. Nicholas Djeu
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Patent:
• Methods for Fabricating Lenses at the End of Optical Fibers in the Far Field of the Fiber Aperture

Dr. Lawrence Dunleavy
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Patent:
• Variable Microwave Cold/Warm Noise Source

Dr. Donna Eason
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Patent:
• BIVM (Basic Immunoglobulin-like Variable Motif-Containing) Gene, Transcriptional Products, and Uses Thereof

Dr. Robert Engelman
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Patent:
• Human Immunosuppressive Protein

Dr. Kent Fanning
Professor
College of Marine Science
Patent:
• Method for Measuring Nitrite and Nitrate in Aqueous Medium

Dr.  Andrew Farmer
Research Engineer
College of Marine Science
Patent:
• Low Thermal Mass Fluorometer

Dr. Christos Ferekides
Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Patent:
• Ohmic Contact Using Binder Paste with Semiconductor Material Dispersed Therein

Dr. Michael W. Fountain
Director
College of Business
Center for Entrepreneurship
Patents:
• Encapsulation of Active Ingredients into Lipid Vesicles
• Encapsulation of Ionizable Agents in Liposomes
• Method of Dehydrating Liposomes Using Protective Sugars
• Method for Making Solvent Dilution Microcarriers
• Stable Pluriamellar Vesicles
• Dressing Material Having Absorbed Thereon a Solvent Dilution Microcarrier Precursor Solution
• Drug Preparations of Reduced Toxicity (1991)
• Stable Plurilamellar Vesicles
• Enhancement of Pharmeceutical Activity
• Drug Preparations of Reduced Toxicity (1990)
• Dehydrated Liposomes
• Lipid Matrix Carriers for Use in Drug Delivery Systems
• Lipid Vesicles Prepared in a Monophase
• Stable Plurilamellar Vesicles, Their Preparation and Use

Dr. Thomas Freeman
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair
Patents:
• Proliferated Cell Lines and Uses Thereof
• Putnam Grid

Mr. David Fries
Research Associate
College of Marine Science
Patent:
• Micro Sensor System for Liquid Conductivity, Temperature and Depth

Dr. Luis Garcia-Rubio
Professor
College of Marine Science
Patents:
• Spectrophotometric System and Method for the Identification and Characterization of a Particle in a Bodily Fluid (2006)
• Spectrophotometric Method for Determining the Viability of a Sample Containing Platelets
• Optical Method and System to Determine Distribution of Lipid Particles in a Sample
• Spectrophotometric System and Method for the Identification and Characterization of a Particle in a Bodily Fluid (2004)
• New Method for the Interpretation of the Uv-vis Spectra of Microorganisms
• Spectrophotometric System and Method for the Identification and Characterization of a Particle in a Bodily Fluid (2002)
• Spectrophotometric Method and Apparatus for Blood Typing
• Method for Identification and Diagnosis of Blood and Infectious Diseases
• Continuous Sample and Dilution System and Method
• Multiangle-Multiwavelength Particle Characterization System and Method
• Method and Apparatus for the Detection and Classification of Microorganisms in Water
• Spectrophotometric Method and Apparatus for the Characterization of Blood and Blood Types

Dr. Richard Gilbert
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
Patent:
• Method for Treatment Using Electroporation Mediated Delivery of Drugs and Genes

Dr. Dmitry Goldgof
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Patent:
• Computer Vision-Based Technique for Objective Assessment of Material Properties in Non-Rigid Objects

Dr. D. Yogi Goswami
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
Patents:
• Photoelectrochemical Air Disinfection (2006)
• Dual-Polarized Feed Antenna Apparatus and Method of Use
• Rectifying Antenna and Method of Manufacture
• Photoelectrochemical Air Disinfection (2003)
• Electrostatic Photocatalytic Air Disinfection
• Photocatalytic Air Disinfection
• Photocatalytic System for Indoor Air Quality
• Contact Resistance-Regulated Storage Heater for Fluids
• Phase Change Material Storage Heater

Dr. William Gower
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Patent:
• Human Immunosuppresive Protein
Dr. Vinay Gupta
Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
Patents:
• Polarizing Modulation Laser Scanning Microscopy
• Optical Amplification of Molecular Interactions Using Liquid Crystals
• Polymeric  Microgels for Chemical Mechanical Planarization Processing

Dr. Robert Haire
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Patent:
• Vector System for Selection of Genes Encoding Secreted Proteins and Membrane-Bound Proteins

Dr. Barbara Hansen
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Patent:
• Treatment of diabetes by administration of myo-inositol

Dr. Julie Harmon
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Patent:
• Transparent Polymer Carbon Nanotube Composites and Process for Preparation

Dr. John Heine
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Oncologic Sciences
Patent:
• Normal and Abnormal Tissue Identification System and Method for Medical Images Such As Digital Mammograms

Dr. Loree Heiler
Professor
College of Engineering
Patent:
• Electroporation and Electrophoresis System and Method for Achieving Molecular Penetration into Cells In Vivo

Dr. Daniel P. Hess
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Patent:
• Locking Fastner Assembly

Dr. Andrew Hoff
Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Patent:
• Method for Making Silicon Containing Dielectric Films

Dr. Vijay Jain
Distinguished Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Patent:
• Communication System Using Orthogonal Wavelet Division Multiplexing (OWDM) and OWDM-Spread Spectrum (OWSS) Signaling

Dr. Wililam Janssen
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Oncologic Sciences
Patent:
• Bone Marrow Cells as a Source of Neurons for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair

Dr. Mark Jaroszeski
Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
Patent:
• Corona Ion Generating Method and Apparatus for the Manipulation of Molecules and Biological Cells

Dr. Srinivas Katkoori
Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Patent:
• Method and Apparatus for Creating Circuit Redundancy in Programmable Logic Devices

Dr. William D. Kearns
Assistant Professor
College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
Department of Aging & Mental Health Disparities
Patent:
• Wireless Wayfinding Device for Persons with Dementia”. 

Dr. Dennis Killinger
Distinguished University Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Physics
Patent:
• Open-Path Laser/Optical Communication Systems and Methods Utilizing Wavelenghts Between Atmospheric and Gaseous Absorption Lines

Dr. Myung K. Kim
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Physics
Patents:
• All Optical Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Apparatus Using Stimulated Photo Echoes
• Phase Imaging Using Multi-Wavelength Digital Holography
• Method of Full-Color Optical Coherence Tomography
• Digital Interference Holographic Microscope and Methods
• Method of Full-Color Optical Coherence Tomography
• Variable Tomographic Scanning With Wavelength Scanning Digital Interface Holography

Dr. Joseph Kolesar
Research Engineering Technologist
College of Marine Science
Patent:
• Apparatus and Method for In Stu PH Measurement of Aqueous Mediu

Dr. Ravi Kothapalli
Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
Patent:
• Sphingosine 1-Phosphate Receptor Gene, SPPR

Dr. Stanley C. Kranc
Professor Emeritus
College of Engineering
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Patent:
• Method for Testing Integrity of Concrete Shafts

Dr. Jean Krause
Assistant Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Patent:
• Automatic Cueing of Speech

Dr. Ashok Kumar
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Patent:
• System and Method for Online End Point Detection for use in Chemical Mechanical Planarization

Dr. Miguel Labrador
Assistant Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Patents:
• System and Method to Assure Node Connectivity in an Ad Hoc Network

Dr. Chad Lembke
Mechanical Engineer
College of Marine Science
Patent:
• Apparatus that Harnesses Explosive Force to Do Work

Dr. German Leparc
Chief Medical Officer
Florida Blood Services
Patent:
• Spectrophotometric System and Method for the Identification and Characterization of a Particle in a Bodily Fluid

Dr. Lihua Li
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Oncologic Sciences
Patent:
• Computer-Assisted Method and Apparatus for Displaying X-Ray Images
Dr. Daniel Lim
Distinguished Professor
College of Public Health
Department of Global Health
Patent:
• N-Thiolated .Beta.-Lactam Antibiotics

Dr. Gary Litman
Distinguished Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Patent:
• BIVM (Basic, Immunoglobulin-Like Variable Motif-Containing) Gene, Transcriptional Products, and Uses Thereof

Dr. Abdul Malik
Associate Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Patents:
• Solid Phase Microextraction Fiber Structure and Method of Making
• Sol-Gel Open Tubular Ods Columns with Charged Inner Surface for Capillary Electrochromatography
• Sample Preconcentration Tubes with Sol-Gel Surface Coatings and/or Sol-Gel Monolithic Beds
• Method of Using Sol-Gel Coatings for On-Line Preconcentration of Amino Acids in Capillary Electrophoresis

Dr. Dean Martin
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Patents:
• Method for Ion Exchnage Based Leaching of the Carbonates of Calcium and Magnesium from Phosphate Rock
• Extraction Metals by Mercaptans Attached to Silica Gel by Azeotropic Distillation

Dr. Robert Masserini
Postdoctoral Scholar
College of Marine Science
Patent:
• Method for Measuring Nitrite and Nitrate in Aqueous Medium

Dr. Wilbur Milhous
Professor and Associate Dean of Research
College of Public  Health
Patents:
• Synthetic Artemisinins in the Clinical and Veterinary Management of Kinetoplastid Infections
• 2-Guanidinylimidazolidinedione Compounds and Methods of Making and Using Thereof
• Artemisinins with Improved Stability and Bioavailability for Theraputic Drug Development and Application
• Mixed Sterodial 1,2,4,5-Tetraoxane Compounds and Methods of Making and Using Thereof
• Chemosensitizing Agents Against Cholorquine Resistent Plasmodium
• Novel Antimalarial Dihydroartemisinin Derivatives
• Antimalarial Compositions and Methods

Dr. Inger Mills
Assistant Professor
Center of Excellence for Aging & Brain Repair
Patent:
• Method for Multiple Site-Directed Mutagenesis

Dr. Shyam Mohapatra
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Patent:
• Interrupting the Interaction of Intercellural Adhesion Molecule-1 and Respiratory Synctial Virus for Prevention and Treatment of Infection

Dr. Don Morel
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Patent:
• Method of Manufacturing CGIS Photovoltaic Devices

Dr. Wilfrido Moreno
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Patent:
• Laser-Programmable Interconnect Process for Integrated Circuit Chips

Dr. Patricia Muisener
Instructor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Patent:
• Transparent Polymer Carbon Nanotube Composites and Process for Preparation

Dr. Pritish Mukherjee
Profesor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Physics
Patents:
• Calthrate Compounds and Method of Manufacturing

Dr. Austin Gray Mullins
Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Patent:
• Method for Testing Integrity of Concrete Shafts

Mr. Decha Narkmongkon
Maintenance Technician
Marshall Center
Patent:
• Anti-theft Equipment Locking Cover

Dr. George S. Nolas
Associate Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Physics
Patents:
• Thermoelectric Materials Fabricated from Clathrate Compounds and Other Materials Which Form an Inclusion Complex and Method for Optimizing Selected Thermoelectric Properties
• Semiconductor Materials with Partially Filled Skutterudite Crystal Lattice Structures Optimized for Selected Thermoelectric Properties and Methods of Preparation
• Semiconductor Materials with Skutterdite Type Crystal Lattice Structures Optimized for Selected Thermoelectric Properties and Methods of Preparation

Dr. O. Geoffrey Okogbaa
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Industrial Engineering
Patent:
• Robot Gripper

Dr. Rebecca O'Malley
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Patent:
• Isolation of a Dimer Di-Gallate, A Potent Endothelium-Dependent Vasorrelaxing Compound

Serguei Ostapenko
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Oncologic Services
Patent:
• Method of Detecting and Monitoring Stresses in Semiconductor Wafer

Dr. Anna Parsons
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
Patent:
• Porta-zam Gynecological Exam Chair

Dr. Niketa Patel
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Molecular Medicine
Patents:
• Compositions and Methods for Detecting Intracellular Glucose and Analogs Thereof
• Glucose-Regulated mRNA Instability Element

Dr.  James Patten
Faculty Administrator
College of Marine Science
Patent:
• 3-D Imaging System

Dr. John H. Paul
Distinguished Professor
College of Marine Science
Patent:
• Materials and Methods for Detection of Enterovirus and Norovirus

Dr. Les Piegl
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Patent:
• Triangulation of Random and Scattered Data

Dr. Huntington Potter
Professor
Byrd Institute
Patents:
• Suitcase Handles
• Hybridization Assay and Kit Therefore
• Endocrine Cell Stimulation by Neurotrophic Agents
• Method for Detecting and Treating Alzheimer’s Disease
• Compounds an Method of Identifying Inhibitors of β-Protein Esterase Activity
• Method for Inhibiting-Proteing Enzymatic Activity
• Method for  Detecting and Treating Alzheimer’s Disease
• Method for Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease
• Method for Diagnosis and Monitoring a Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease
• Compounds and Methods for Inhibiting b-Protein Filament Formation and Neurotoxicity
• Assay for Identifying Agents That Inhibit Chromosome Non-Disjunction
• Methods for Screening for Inhibitors of Alzehimer Beta-Peptide Filament Formation
• Methods for Assessing the Role of Calcineurin in Immunosupression and Neurotoxicity
• Transgenic Animal and Methods

Dr. Robert Potter
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Patent:
• Spectrophotometric Method for Determining the Viability of a Sample Containing Platelets

Dr. Nagarajan Ranganathan
Distinguished Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Patent:
• Method and Apparatus for Reducing Leakage in Integrated Circuits

Dr. Philip Reinersman
College of Marine Science
Patent:
• Method and Program Product for Determining a Radiance Field in an Optical Environment

Dr. David Richards
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology
Patent:
• Differential Spectroscopic Imaging of the Human Retina

Dr. Stephen E. Saddow
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Patents:
• Method of Crystal  Growth and Resulted Structures
• Complementary Accumulation-Mode JFET Integrated Circuit Topology Using Wide (>2 eV) Bandgap Semiconductors
• Silicon Carbide:germanium (SiC:Ge) Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor; a New Semiconductor Transistor for High-Speed, High-Power Applications
• Photoconductive Spread Spectrum Communications System
• Photon-Triggered RF Radiator Having Discrete Energy Storage and Energy Radiation Sections
• Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit Terminal Protection Device

Dr. Paul R. Sanberg
Distinguished University Professor
Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair
College of Medicine
Patents:
• Human Cord Blood as a Source of Neural Tissue for Repair of the Brain and Spinal Cord
• Combined effects of nutrients on proliferation of stem cells
• Human immunosuppressive protein
• Exo-S-mecamylamine formulation and use in treatment
• Implantable biocompatible immunoisolatory vehicle for delivery of selected therapeutic products
• Sertoli cells as biochambers
• Exo-S-mecamylamine formulation and use in treatment
• Sertoli cells as transplantation facilitator for cell transplantation
• Bone marrow cells as a source of neurons for brain and spinal cord repair
• Implantable biocompatible immunoisolatory vehicle for the delivery of selected therapeutic products
• Implantable therapy systems and methods
• Implantable biocompatable immunoisolatory vehicle for delivery of selected therapeutic products
• Method and media for enhancing cryopreservation of cells
• Sertoli cells as neurorecovery inducing cells for neurodegenerative disorders
• Nicotine antagonists for nicotine-responsive neuropsychiatric disorders
• Method and media for enhancing viability maturation, and cryopreservation of cells
• Methods for making immunoisolatary implantable vehicles with a biocompatible jacket and a biocompatible matrix core
• Methods for treatment or prevention of neurodegenerative conditions using immunoisolatory implantable vehicles with a biocompatible jacket and a biocompatible matrix core
• Methods for treating diabetes by delivering insulin from biocompatible cell-containing devices
• Methods for making immunoisolatory implantable vehicles with a biocompatiable jacket and a biocompatible matrix core
• Sertoli cells as transplantation facilitator for cell transplantation
• Purified and isolated serotoli cell-secretory cell hybrid
• Methods for coextruding immunoisolatory implantable vehicles with a biocompatible jacket and a biocompatible matrix core
• Implantable biocompatible immunoisolatory vehicle for delivery of selected therapeutic products
• Implantable biocompatible immunoisolatory vehicle for delivery of selected therapeutic products
• Sertoli cells as neurorecovery inducing cells for Parkinson's disease
• Implantable therapy systems and methods
• Method of treating cognitive deficits in learning and memory

Dr. Cyndy D. Sanberg
President
Natura Therapeutics
Patent:
• Combined Effects of Nutrients on Proliferation of Stem Cells

Dr. Juan Sanchez-Ramos
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Neurology
Patent:
• Human Cord Blood as a Source of Neural Tissue for Repair of the Brain and Spinal Cord (2007)
• Bone Marrow-Derived Neuronal Cells
• Bone Marrow Cells as a Source of Neurons for Brain and Spinal Cord
• Cellular Delivery of Natriuretic Peptides
• Bone Marrow-Derived Neuronal Cells
• Human Cord Blood as a Source of Neural Tissue for Repair of the Brain and Spinal Cord (2001)
• Compositions and Methods for Using Umbilical Cord Progenitor Cells in the Treatment of Myocardial Infarction
•  Method of Treating Chemical Dependency in Mammals and a Composition Therefor (2003)
• Bone Marrow Cells as a Source of Neurons for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair (2003)
• Bone Marrow Cells as a Source of Neurons for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair (2002)
•  Method of Treating Chemical Dependency in Mammals and a Composition Therefor (2002)
•  A Method of Treating Chemical Dependency in Mammals and a Composition Therefor (1996)
•  Use of Norbogaine Derivatives for Treating Chemical Dependency in Mammals
• Bone Marrow Cells as a Source of Neurons for Brain and Spinal Cord (1999)
• Human Cord Blood as a Source of Neural Tissue for Repair of the Brain and Spinal Cord (2002)

Dr. Thomas Sanocki
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Psychology
Patent:
• Dynamic Reading Instruction

Dr. Samuel Saporta
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Pathology & Cell Biology
Patent:
• Method and Media for Enhancing Cryopreservation of Cells

Dr. Sudeep Sarkar
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Patent:
• Computer Vision-Based Technique for Objective Assessment of Material Properties in Non-Rigid Objects

Dr. Rudy Schlaf
Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Patents:
• Method of Producing an Integrated Circuit with a Carbon Nanotube

Dr. Said M. Sebti
Associate Director
Moffitt Research Institute
Patent:
• Peptidomimetic Inhibitors of Stat Activity and Uses Thereof

Dr. Andreas Seyfang
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
Departments of Molecular Medicine & Neurosurgery
Patent:
• Method for multiple site-directed mutagenesis

Dr. David Sheehan
Distinguished Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science
Patent:
• Blood Levels of CCK Peptides Relative to Panic Disorder Treatment

Dr. R. Douglas Shytle
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair
Patent:
• Nicotine Antagonists for Nicotine-Responsibe Neuropsychiatric Disorders
• Exo-S-Mecamylamine Formulation and Use in Treatment
• Method of Treating Cognitive Deficits in Learning and Memory
• Combined Effects of Nutrients on Proliferation of Stem Cells

Dr. Shijie Song
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Neurology
Patent:
• Bone Marrow Cells as a Source of Neurons for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair

Dr. Eduardo Sotomayor
Associate Professor
Moffitt Cancer Center
Patent:
• Flagellin-based Adjuvants and Vaccines

Dr. Hariharan Srikanth
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Physics
Patent:
• Measurement of Point Contact Andreev-Reflection Characteristics of Half-Metalic Thin Films

Dr. Elias K. Stefanakos
Director, Clean Energy Research Center
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Patents:
• High-Frequency Feed Structure Antenna Apparatus and Method of Use
• Dual-Polarized Feed Antenna Apparatus and Method of Use
• Rectifying Antenna and Method of Manufacture

Dr. Eric Steimle
Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Patents:
• Method and Apparatus for Continuous Measurement of the Refractive Index of Fluid

Dr. Mark Stewart
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Geology
Patent:
• Geophysical Method for Quantification of Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids in the Subsurface

Dr. Shankar Sundaram
BioMEMS Center Director
Draper Laboratory
Patent:
• Spacer for Delivery of Medications from an Inhaler to Children and Breating Impaired Patients

Dr. Aydin Sunol
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
Patent:
• Supercritical Fluid Aided Coating of Particulate Material

Dr. Jun Tan
Silver Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry & Behavorial Medicine
Patents:
• Assay for Evaluating the Therapeutic Effectiveness  of Agents in Reducing Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology
• Combined Effects of Nutrients on Proliferation of Stem Cells
• Methods and Compositions for Stimulating CD 45 and Thereby Suppressing Microglial Activation Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease
• CD45 Isoform Alteration in CD4+ T Cells as a Potential Diagnostic Marker in Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. John Tsibris
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Patent:
• Guinea Pig Model for Leiomyomas

Dr. Edward Turos
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Patent:
• N-Thiolated β-Lactam Antibiotics

Dr. David Vesely
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Patents:
• Cancer Treatment Using C-Type Natriuretic Peptides
• Cancer Treatment Using ProANP Peptides


Dr. Thomas E. Wade
Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Patent: 
• Gas Dome Dielectric System for ULSI Interconnects

Dr. Tom Weller
Associate Dean for Research and Professor
College of Engineering
Patents:
• Global Equivalent Circuit Modeling System for Substrate Mounted Circuit Components Incorporating Substrate Dependent Characteristics
• Rectifying Antenna and Method of Manufacture
• Microelectromechanical Slow-Wave Phase Shifter Device and Method
• Tunable Micro Electromechanical Inductor
• Dual-Polarized Feed Antenna Apparatus and Method of Use
• Microwireless Integrated Environmental Sensor and Transmitter System
• Nanometer Electromechanical Switch and Fabrication Process
• Total Fluid Conductivity Sensor System and Method
• High-Frequency Feed Structure Antenna Apparatus and Method of Use
• System and Method for Planar Transmission Line Transition
• Notch Filter Circuit Apparatus

Dr. Stuart Wilkinson
Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Patents:
• Hybrid track for a vehicle
Lateral transfer accessory

Dr. Alison Willing
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair
Patent:
• Human Cord Blood as a Source of Neural Tissue for Repair of the Brain and Spinal Cord

Dr. Sarath Witanachchi
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Physics
Patents:
• Clathrate Compounds and Method of Manufacturing
• Two-Dimensional Optical Filter and Associated Methods
• Dual-Laser Process for Film Deposition
• Non-Enhanced Laser Evaporation of Oxide Superconductors

Dr. Daniel H. Yeh
Assistant Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Patent:
• Process for the Preparation of Direct Tabletting Formulations and Aids

Dr. Timothy Yeatman
Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Department of Oncologic Sciences
Patent:
• Mutated SRC Oncogene Composition and Methods

Dr. Michael Zaworotko
Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Patent:
• Nanoscale Faceted Polyhedra

Dr. X. Peter Zhang
Associate Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Patents:
• Heteroatom-Substituted Porphyrins and Methods for Synthesis of Same
• Chiral Porphyrins, Chiral Metallophorphyrins and Methods for Synthesis of the Same
• Cobalt-Catalyzed Asymmetric Cyclopropanation of Electron-Deficient Olefins
• Cobalt-Based Catalysts for the Cyclization of Alkenes

Dr. Kenneth Zuckerman
Professor
Moffitt Cancer Center
Patent:
• Method for the Inhibition of Function of Stat Transcription Factors