BVDV Detection by Novel Micropost Technology

Award Information
Agency: National Science Foundation
Branch: N/A
Contract: 0944432
Agency Tracking Number: 0944432
Amount: $149,862.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: BC
Solicitation Number: NSF 09-541
Small Business Information
P.O. Box 91567, Albuquerque, NM, 87199
DUNS: 783748267
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Colin Buckley
 MD
 (505) 220-3276
 colin.buckley@lifebioscience.com
Business Contact
 Colin Buckley
Title: MD
Phone: (505) 220-3276
Email: colin.buckley@lifebioscience.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This SBIR Phase I project will develop an on-board biosensor platform based upon micropost technology that will detect viral pathogens in livestock. The system relies upon an immuno-detection system to identify the presence of the pathogen. The Phase I project will establish proof of concept both in the laboratory and with infected livestock to demonstrate the function of the technology in response to a single selected pathogen. The broader/commercial impact of the project will be to provide a new means of viral monitoring that ideally would provide earlier detection of viral infection and is more practical and less invasive as compared to blood or tissue sampling.

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