Sara Vaiana

Asst Professor

  • 294 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
19992022
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Education/Academic qualification

PHD, University of Palermo

… → 2004

BS, University of Palermo

… → 1998

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Research Output 1999 2015

  • 294 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 13 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
7 Citations (Scopus)

Slow Internal Dynamics and Charge Expansion in the Disordered Protein CGRP: A Comparison with Amylin

Sizemore, S. M., Cope, S. M., Roy, A., Ghirlanda, G. & Vaiana, S., Sep 2 2015, In : Biophysical Journal. 109, 5, p. 1038-1048 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Islet Amyloid Polypeptide
Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide
Peptides
Calcitonin
Proteins
3 Citations (Scopus)

Pathogen reduction in human plasma using an ultrashort pulsed laser

Tsen, S. W. D., Kingsley, D. H., Kibler, K., Jacobs, B., Sizemore, S., Vaiana, S., Anderson, J., Tsen, K-T. & Achilefu, S., Nov 5 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 11, e111673.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plasma (human)
Pathogens
Pulsed lasers
Viruses
lasers
6 Citations (Scopus)

Cyclic N-terminal loop of amylin forms non amyloid fibers

Cope, S. M., Shinde, S., Best, R. B., Ghirlanda, G. & Vaiana, S., Oct 1 2013, In : Biophysical Journal. 105, 7, p. 1661-1669 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Islet Amyloid Polypeptide
Amyloid
Peptides
Calcitonin
18 Citations (Scopus)

Conformational dynamics of human IAPP monomers

Murphy, R. D., Conlon, J., Mansoor, T., Luca, S., Vaiana, S. & Buchete, N. V., Jun 2012, In : Biophysical Chemistry. 167, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Islet Amyloid Polypeptide
Monomers
Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Molecular dynamics
Trajectories
18 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrophobicity of methylated DNA as a possible mechanism for gene silencing

Kaur, P., Plochberger, B., Costa, P., Cope, S. M., Vaiana, S. & Lindsay, S., Dec 2012, In : Physical Biology. 9, 6, 065001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gene Silencing
Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions
DNA
Chromatin
Water

Projects 2017 2022