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Company Information:

Company Name: PARATECHS CORP.
City: LEXINGTON
State: KY
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,404,663.00 10
SBIR Phase II $2,450,522.00 3
STTR Phase I $99,863.00 1
STTR Phase II $743,666.00 1

Award List:

Selection and Optimal Expression of Insect Anti-Growth Proteins

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Angelika Fath-Goodin
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
Insects are major pests of plant and animal food and fiber and also vector diseases causing millions of human deaths and untold suffering annually. Moreover, our efforts to control insect pests have caused massive environmental contamination and continue to cause many human and animal fatalities… More

Development of a New Production System for Baculovirus Pesticides

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Angelika Fath-Goodin
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
Insects are major pests of plant and animal food and fiber and also vector diseases causing millions of human deaths and untold suffering annually. Moreover, our efforts to control insect pests have caused massive environmental contamination and continue to cause human and animal fatalities… More

Development of a new production system for baculovirus pesticides

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Angelika Fath-Goodin, Vice-President
Award Amount: $350,000.00
Abstract:
Insects are major pests of economically important plant-based food and fiber crops and also vector diseases causing millions of human deaths and untold suffering annually. Moreover, our efforts to control insect pests have caused massive environmental contamination and continue to cause human and… More

A non-surgical embryo transfer (NSET) device for producing gene-modified mice

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shannon C. Bass
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ability to genetically modify mice through methods of gene transfer in fertilized mouse embryos (transgenic mice) or gene modification in embryonic stem (ES) cells (gene targeting) has dramatically increased the va lue and use of mice in biomedical research.… More

Potent antimicrobial peptides from carrion beetles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Angelika Fathgoodin
Award Amount: $118,255.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Antibiotic resistant pathogenic microbes are responsible for thousands of human fatalities worldwide each year. The heightening risk of emerging pathogen resistance in clinical settings promotes the need for discovery a nd development of new antibiotics with a… More

A non-surgical embryo transfer device for producing gene modified rats

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shannon C. Bass
Award Amount: $111,002.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Rats represent the most commonly used physiologically and pharmacological experimental model for studying human disease. The ability to genetically modify rats through methods of gene transfer in fertilized rat embryos or by gene targeting in embryonic stem (ES)… More

Novel methods for improving virion production in baculovirus

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Angelika Fathgoodin
Award Amount: $132,639.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Baculovirus expression vectors have been successfully used to produce thousands of proteins for vaccines, therapeutics, and structure-function studies. Baculoviruses have also been adapted for use as mammalian expressio n systems and potential gene therapy… More

Enhancing mammalian glycoprotein production in the baculovirus expression vector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Angelika Fathgoodin
Award Amount: $148,005.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The baculovirus expression vector system (BEVS) is a proven, powerful and versatile method of eukaryotic protein expression. It is used to produce vaccines, diagnostics, and biologically active proteins for a multitude of research projects. Like all expression… More

Use of a viral mucin-like protein to convert adherent cells to suspension culture

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Angelika Fath-goodin – 859-317-9213
Award Amount: $200,979.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Most cell culture lines are anchorage-dependent and require surface attachment for proliferation. For industrial production, increased surface area can be provided by microcarrier beads, but the associated increases incost and the resulting complexity of… More

A non-surgical embryo transfer (NSET) device for producing gene-modified mice

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Angelika Fath-goodin – 859-317-9213
Award Amount: $1,031,812.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The use of research animals in research has been essential to development of vaccines and study of most human diseases. Modern rodent research is increasingly powerful with the ability to manipulate the genomes of miceand rats such that they closely mimic complex… More

Enhancing mammalian glycoprotein production in the baculovirus expression vector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Angelika Fath-goodin – 859-317-9213
Award Amount: $1,068,710.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The baculovirus expression vector system (BEVS) is a proven, powerful and versatile method of eukaryotic protein expression. It is used to produce vaccines, diagnostics, and biologically active proteins for a multitudeof research projects. Like all expression… More

Advanced training platform and methodologies for emergency responders and skilled

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Angelika Fath-goodin – 859-317-9213
Award Amount: $216,247.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The baculovirus expression vector system (BEVS) has been successfully utilized to produce thousands of proteins for use as vaccines, therapeutics, and for structure-function studies. One limitation of BEVS is the propensity of baculoviruses to accumulate… More

Biological Methods for Enhancing Wound Healing Properties

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Angelika Fath-goodin – 859-317-9213
Award Amount: $217,536.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chronic wounds and ulcers are increasing with the growing incidence of diabetes and associated illnesses and have annual costs exceeding 20 billion. These non-healing wounds result in chronic disease, limb amputationsand death and are complicated by antibiotic… More