Grant: $48,759 - National Institutes of Health - Jul. 20, 2009
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Award Description: The proposed research aims at laying the fundaments for developing a sequencing device that can be deployed at point-of-care locations. In this capacity it will help guide therapies in which the genetic makeup of a patient is important to the suitability of treatments, or where the genetic identity of pathogens must be known.
Project Description: Expected Outcomes: The project aims aiding human health through development of a novel method to detect DNA sequences of whole chromosomes using single molecules by introducing them into nanofluidic/nanoelectric devices. -- Actual Outcomes: We have fabricated the proposed a first batch of devices for nanofluidic detection of DNA, and beginning testing of their performance. Two graduate students are supported through the project.
Jobs Summary: This project includes employees classified as Graduate Assistant. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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