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Core Staff Microscopy Publications

  1. Azeredo, B.P., Lin, Y.W., Avagyan, A., Sivaguru, M., Hsu, K. and Ferreira, P., 2016. Direct Imprinting of Porous Silicon via Metal‐Assisted Chemical Etching. Advanced Functional Materials, 26(17), pp.2929-2939.
  2. Sivaguru, M., Urban, M.A., Fried, G., Wesseln, C.J., Mander, L. and Punyasena, S.W., (2016) Comparative performance of airyscan and structured illumination superresolution microscopy in the study of the surface texture and 3D shape of pollen. Microscopy Research and Technique (Accepted).
  3. Urban, M.A., Barclay, R.S., Sivaguru, M., Punyasena, S.W., (2016) Cuticle and subsurface ornamentation of intact plant leaf epidermis under confocal and superresolution microscopy. (2016) Microscopy Research and Technique (Accepted).
  4. Boateng, K., Cyphersmith, A., Sivaguru, M., Fried, G., Lu, X., Seward, C., Tofangchi, A., Vakaki, A., Ko, E., Kong, J.K., Saif, M.T.A., Sivaguru, M., (2016) Multimodal imaging of intact cleared organs using lightsheet and two-photon microscopy. (2016) Microscopy Research and Technique (In Review).
  5. Grennan, A.K., Sivaguru, M., Ge, Z., Clemente, T.E., Ort, D.R. (2016) Multimodal lightsheet structure illumination and airyscan superresolution microscopy of chloroplast size and its impact on light propagation. (2016) Microscopy Research and Technique (In Revision).
  6. Sivaguru, V.S., Sivaguru, M., Johnson, A.M. (2016) Comparison of confocal, airyscan and structured illumination superresolution microscopy in 3D visualization of the neuromuscular junction in the rat larynx. Microscopy Research and Technique (In Review).
  7. Sivaguru, M., Gartia, M.R., Biggs, D., Sivaguru, B.S., Sivaguru, V.S., Fried, G., Liu, L., Toussaint, K. Enhanced resolution second harmonic generation (SHG) microscopy. NPG Scientific Reports (In Review).
  8. Matsumoto, H., Riechers, D.E., Lygin, A.V., Baluška, F. and Sivaguru, M., 2015. Aluminum Signaling and Potential Links with Safener-Induced Detoxification in Plants. In Aluminum Stress Adaptation in Plants (pp. 1-35). Springer International Publishing.
  9. Lynch IV, T.L., Sivaguru, M., Velayutham, M., Cardounel, A.J., Michels, M., Barefield, D., Govindan, S., dos Remedios, C., van der Velden, J. and Sadayappan, S., 2015. Oxidative Stress in Dilated Cardiomyopathy Caused by MYBPC3 Mutation. Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity, 2015.
  10. Sivaguru, M., Fried, GF, Sivaguru, BS, Sivaguru VA., Lu, X, Choi, KH, Saif MTA, Lin, B, Sadayappan, S. (2015) Cardiac Muscle Organization revealed in 3D by imaging whole-mount mouse hearts using Two-photon fluorescence and confocal Microscopy. BioTechniques 59: 295-308.
  11. Dong, Y., Kumar, C.G., Chia, N., Kim, P.J., Miller, P.A., Price, N.D., Cann, I.K., Flynn, T.M., Sanford, R.A., Krapac, I.G. and Locke, R.A., Liu, W-T, Hernandez, A.G., Wright, C.L., Mikel, M.A, Walker, J.L., Sivaguru, M., Fried, G., Yannarell, A.C., Mackie, R.I., Fouke, B.W., 2014. Halomonas sulfidaeris‐dominated microbial community inhabits a 1.8 km‐deep subsurface Cambrian Sandstone reservoir. Environmental microbiology, 16(6), pp.1695-1708.
  12. Sivaguru, M., Fried, G.A., Miller, C.A. and Fouke, B.W., 2014. Multimodal optical microscopy methods reveal polyp tissue morphology and structure in Caribbean reef building corals. JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments), (91), pp.e51824-e51824.
  13. Sivaguru, M., Richards, J.D., Dibner, J.J., Eichorst, J.P., Wineman, T.D. and Chen, J., 2014. Quantitative Analysis of Tendon Structural Integrity in Chickens using Fourier Transform-Second Harmonic Generation Imaging. Cell & Developmental Biology, 2014.
  14. Sivaguru, M., Eichorst, J.P., Durgam, S., Fried, G.A., Stewart, A.A. and Stewart, M.C., 2014. Imaging horse tendons using multimodal 2-photon microscopy. Methods, 66(2), pp.256-267.
  15. Belcher, C.M., Punyasena, S.W. and Sivaguru, M., 2013. Novel application of confocal laser scanning microscopy and 3D volume rendering toward improving the resolution of the fossil record of charcoal. PloS one, 8(8), p.e72265.
  16. Sivaguru, M., Liu, J. and Kochian, L.V., 2013. Targeted expression of SbMATE in the root distal transition zone is responsible for sorghum aluminum resistance. The Plant Journal, 76(2), pp.297-307.
  17. Cam, A., Sivaguru, M. and De Mejia, E.G., 2013. Endocytic mechanism of internalization of dietary peptide lunasin into macrophages in inflammatory condition associated with cardiovascular disease. PloS one, 8(9), p.e72115.
  18. Hao, Y., Kuang, Z., Walling, B.E., Bhatia, S., Sivaguru, M., Chen, Y., Gaskins, H.R. and Lau, G.W., 2012. Pseudomonas aeruginosa pyocyanin causes airway goblet cell hyperplasia and metaplasia and mucus hypersecretion by inactivating the transcriptional factor FoxA2. Cellular microbiology, 14(3), pp.401-415.
  19. Sivaguru, M., Mander, L., Fried, G. and Punyasena, S.W., 2012. Capturing the surface texture and shape of pollen: a comparison of microscopy techniques. PloS one, 7(6), p.e39129.
  20. Roqueta-Rivera, M., Abbott, T.L., Sivaguru, M., Hess, R.A. and Nakamura, M.T., 2011. Deficiency in the omega-3 fatty acid pathway results in failure of acrosome biogenesis in mice. Biology of reproduction, 85(4), pp.721-732.
  21. Gartia, M.R., Hsiao, A., Sivaguru, M., Chen, Y. and Liu, G.L., 2011. Enhanced 3D fluorescence live cell imaging on nanoplasmonic substrate. Nanotechnology, 22(36), p.365203.
  22. Wu, X., Oh, M.H., Schwarz, E.M., Larue, C.T., Sivaguru, M., Imai, B.S., Yau, P.M., Ort, D.R. and Huber, S.C., 2011. Lysine acetylation is a widespread protein modification for diverse proteins in Arabidopsis. Plant physiology, 155(4), pp.1769-1778.
  23. Sivaguru, M., Durgam, S., Ambekar, R., Luedtke, D., Fried, G., Stewart, A. and  Toussaint, K.C., 2010. Quantitative analysis of collagen fiber organization in injured tendons using Fourier transform-second harmonic generation imaging. Optics express, 18(24), pp.24983-24993.
  24. Piggot, A.M., Fouke, B.W., Sivaguru, M., Sanford, R.A. and Gaskins, H.R., 2009. Change in zooxanthellae and mucocyte tissue density as an adaptive response to environmental stress by the coral, Montastraea annularis. Marine Biology, 156(11), pp.2379-2389.
  25. Roy, E.J., Sivaguru, M., Fried, G., Gray, B.D. and Kranz, D.M., 2009. Imaging membrane intercalating near infrared dyes to track multiple cell populations. Journal of immunological methods, 348(1), pp.18-29.

Teaching Activities:

  • Lectures and Lab activity: OM PHY-598 2010-2013 Optical Microscopy Prof. Paul Selvin.
  • Lab Activity: ME 498 Optics, Theory and Application Prof. Kimani Toussaint.
  • Lab Activity: ME 482, SHG Microscopy Lab, Prof. Amy Wagoner Johnson.
  • Lab Activity: PHY 598BP Spring Semester Optics and Deconvolution. Prof. Paul Selvin.
  • Lab Activity: IB 439, Biogeography, Prof. Surangi Punyasena.
  • Lab Activity: Center for Physics of Living Cells, Summer Program. Prof. Anna Marie Sokac, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX.

Outreach Activities:

  • Mahomet Seymour Junior High Science Club activities.
  • Pollen Power: Three years in a row. Camp for middle school girls, an NSF program.
  • Art of Science: Display of Scientific Art to the Public and local community. Images from CRWIGB core displayed at ORD, MDW and CMI Airports.
  • Hosted 2015 Principles of Fluorescence Techniques workshop. http://www.fluorescence-foundation.org/courses.aspx?id=champaign2015