Shivani   K.  Maffi

Associate Professor  

Phone: (956) 665-6412
Email: shivani.maffi@utrgv.edu

Dr. Shivani K. Maffi





Selected Publications


  • Javier Macossay, Faheem Sheikh, Travis Cantu, Thomas Eubanks, Maria Salinas, Chakavak Farhangi, Hassan Ahmad, M. Hassan, Myung-seob Khil, Shivani Maffi, Hern Kim, and Gary Bowlin. "Imaging, spectroscopic, mechanical and biocompatibility studies of electrospun Tecoflex® EG 80A nanofibers and composites thereof containing multiwalled carbon nanotubes," Applied Surface Science 321, (December 2014): 205-213.

  • Javier Macossay-Torres, Faheem Sheikh, Travis Cantu, Thomas Eubanks, M Salinas, Chakavak Farhangi, Hassan Ahmad, M Hassan, Myung-seob Khil, Shivani Maffi, "Imaging, spectroscopic, mechanical and biocompatibility studies of electrospun Tecoflex® EG 80A nanofibers and composites thereof containing multiwalled carbon nanotubes," Applied surface science 321, (2014): 205–213.

  • Fang-Mei Chang, Sara Reyna, Jose Granados, Sung-Jen Wei, Wendy Innis-Whitehouse, Shivani Maffi, Edward Rodriguez, Thomas Slaga, and John Short. "Inhibition of neddylation represses lipopolysaccharide-induced proinflammatory cytokine production in macrophage cells," Journal of Biological Chemistry 287, no. 42 (2012): 35756–35767.

  • M Quinones, Y Kalkonde, C Estrada, F Jimenez, R Ramirez, L Mahimainathan, Srinivas Mummidi, G Choudhury, H Martinez, L Adams, M Mack, R Reddick, Shivani Maffi, S Haralambous, L Probert, S Ahuja, and S Ahuja. "Role of astrocytes and chemokine systems in acute TNFalpha induced demyelinating syndrome: CCR2-dependent signals promote astrocyte activation and survival via NF-kappaB and Akt.," Molecular and cellular neurosciences 37, no. 1 (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2008): 96-109.