Megan E. Lewis

Learn More
Terrestrial spiders transfer methyl mercury (MeHg) to terrestrial consumers such as birds, but how spiders become contaminated with MeHg is not well understood. In the present study, the authors used stable isotopes of nitrogen in combination with MeHg to determine the source of MeHg to terrestrial long-jawed orb weaver spiders (Tetragnatha sp). The authors(More)
We develop new discrete uncertainty principles in terms of numerical sparsity, which is a continuous proxy for the 0-norm. Unlike traditional sparsity, the continuity of numerical sparsity naturally accommodates functions which are nearly sparse. After studying these principles and the functions that achieve exact or near equality in them, we identify(More)
Antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) are of great interest as targeted cancer therapeutics. Preparation of ADCs for early stage screening is constrained by purification and biochemical analysis techniques that necessitate burdensome quantities of antibody. Here we describe a method, developed for the maytansinoid class of ADCs, enabling parallel conjugation of(More)
Hyperspectral data is commonly used by astronomers to discern the chemical composition of stars. Unfortunately, conventional hyperspectral platforms require long exposure times, which can hamper their use in applications like celestial navigation. We propose a compressed sensing platform that exploits the spatial sparsity of stars to quickly sample the(More)
Antibody combination therapeutics (ACTs) are polyvalent biopharmaceuticals that are uniquely suited for the control of complex diseases, including antibiotic resistant infectious diseases, autoimmune disorders and cancers. However, ACTs also represent a distinct manufacturing challenge because the independent manufacture and subsequent mixing of monoclonal(More)
  • 1