Lucerna Inc.

Company Information
Address 760 Parkside Ave STE 311
Brooklyn, NY, 11226-1784


DUNS: 961919508

# of Employees: 5

Ownership Information

HUBZone Owned: N

Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N

Woman Owned: N

Award Charts

Award Listing


    Amount: $49,973.00

    Circular RNAs (circRNAs) are a novel class of non-coding RNAs that are an abundant component of the epitranscriptome. Putative functions of circRNAs, include miRNA sequestration, RNA-binding protein s ...

    SBIRPhase I2018Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health
  2. Fluorescent IRE sensor for PD drug discovery

    Amount: $221,896.00

    SUMMARY Parkinsonandapos s diseasePDis a debilitating neurodegenerative disease that affects aboutof the population over the age ofThe pathological hallmark of PD is the presence of intracellular prot ...

    SBIRPhase I2018Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Splice sensors for cancer drug discovery

    Amount: $603,137.00

    SUMMARYRNA splicing plays a central role in the generation of proteome diversity and in gene regulationSplicing impacts vital cellular processessuch as cell fate and differentiationacquisition of tiss ...

    SBIRPhase II2018Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Cell-based viral helicase assay for dengue drug discovery

    Amount: $224,475.00

    SUMMARY The dengue virusDENVis a mosquito borne RNA virus that is responsible for overmillion infections a yearWhile dengue fever is mostly self limitingsevere dengue diseases are the leading causes o ...

    SBIRPhase I2018Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Assay Classifier Engine (ACE) for enhancing splice sensor assay performance

    Amount: $224,925.00

    SUMMARYThe goal of this proposal is to improve the sensitivity and specificity of the Spinach based splice sensor platform by developing a novel multiprobeMPassay design and a companion machine learni ...

    SBIRPhase I2018Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Fluorescent reporters for real time single cell Pol III transcription measurement

    Amount: $176,165.00

    SUMMARY RNA polymerase III Pol III is increasingly recognized as an important drug target and a rapidly developing area of academic research Pol III is responsible for generating RNAs that are crit ...

    SBIRPhase I2017Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health
  7. Splice sensors for cancer drug discovery

    Amount: $224,251.00

    SUMMARY Targeting pyruvate kinase remains a challenge in cancer drug discovery Despite compelling evidence highlighting the importance of the pyruvate kinase isoform M PKM in cancer cell growth ...

    SBIRPhase I2016Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Fluorescent RNA foci assay for FXTAS drug discovery

    Amount: $207,922.00

    PROJECT SUMMARY Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that that predominately affects adults over the age of 50. Individuals afflicted with ...

    SBIRPhase I2014Department of Health and Human Services
  9. New toolkit to visualize RNAs in living cells

    Amount: $1,248,733.00

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Over the past years it has become increasingly apparent that there is exceptional complexity in the RNA population in cells This diverse RNA pool includes micr ...

    SBIRPhase II2014Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Live-Cell Assays of ER and Golgi Enzyme Activities

    Amount: $298,937.00

    DESCRIPTION: Sirtuins and ADP ribosyltransferases (ARDTs) are two families of related enzymes that have important medically relevant functions. For example, SIRT3, a mitochondrial sirtuin, controls m ...

    SBIRPhase I2013Department of Health and Human Services

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