Professor Tranquillo is also a member of the Neuroscience Program and co-director of the Institute for Leadership in Technology & Management (ILTM).

Educational Background

  • B.S., Trinity College, 1997
  • Ph.D., Duke University, 2004

Research Interests

  • Computational electrophysiology

Selected Publications

J. Tranquillo, N. Badie, C.S. Henriquez, N. Bursac, "Collision-based spiral acceleration in cardiac media: Roles of wavefront curvature and excitable gap." Biophysical J. 2010. 98:7 1119-1128.

J. Tranquillo, M. Howes, "Intrinsic inhomogeneities and the coexistence of spirals with different periods of rotation." Physical Review E. 2008. 78:051914.

J. Tranquillo, A. Sunkara, "Can we trust the transgenic mouse? Insights from computer simulations," Lecture Notes in Computer Science Special Issue: Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart. 2007. 4466: 210-219.

A Grant, JV Tranquillo, "Action Potential and QT Prolongation not Sufficient to cause Torsade de Pointes: Role of Action Potential Triangulation." Journal of Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2007 18:204-5

Z Zhang, JV Tranquillo, N Bursac, A Grant, "Sodium Channel Kinetics Changes that Produce Brugada Syndrome or Primary Conduction System Disease." American Journal of Physiol. 2007. 292: 399-407.

JV Tranquillo, J Hlavacek, CS Henriquez, "An Integrative Model of Mouse Cardiac Electrophysiology From Cell to Torso." Europace 2005 Suppl 2 56-70.

JV Tranquillo, D Burwell and CS Henriquez, "Analytical Model of Extracellular Potentials in a Tissue Slab with a Finite Bath" IEEE Trans on BME. 2005 52(2): 334-338

JV Tranquillo, MR Franz, BC Knollmann, A Henriquez, DA Taylor and CS Henriquez, "Genesis of the Monophasic Action Potential: Role of the Interstitial Resistance and Boundary Gradients." American Journal of Physiol. 2004 286(4): H1370-H1381

D Weinstein, JV Tranquillo, CS Henriquez and C Johnson, "BioPSE Case Study: Modeling Stimulation and Visualization of Three Dimensional Mouse Heart Propagation." Journal of Bioelectromag 2003 5(1): 314-315

BC Knollmann, JV Tranquillo, SG Sirenko, CS Henriquez and MR Franz, "Microelectrode Study of the Genesis of the Monophasic Action Potential by Contact Electrode Technique." Journal Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2002 13(12):1246-1252

CS Henriquez, JV Tranquillo, D Weinstein, E Hsu and CR Johnson, "Three Dimensional Propagation in Mathematical Models: Integrative Mode of the Mouse Heart" in Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside 4th edition. Ed. Douglas Zipes and Jose Jalife. Saunders WD Co, Philadelphia, PA 2004.

CS Henriquez and JV Tranquillo, "Modeling the Impact of Cardiac Tissue Structure on Current Flow and Wavefront Propagation" in Quantitative Cardiac Electrophysiology. Ed. Candido Cabo and David Rosenbaum. marchel Dekker Inc. New York. 2002.


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