Genomics/Proteomics

Latest Innovations

Nano-Antennas light up to Sequence DNA

 

Dr. Aksimentiev from the University of Illinois and researchers at TU Delft in The Netherlands have developed a plasmonic nanopore technology for DNA sequencing....

Production of Transgenic Pigs Containing the Gene Encoding Human Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-I) Under Control of the Bovine a-Lactalbumin Promoter and Regulatory Regions

 

The present invention relates to animals that express exogenous growth factors in their milk, and in particular to pigs that express exogenous IGF-I in their milk...

FRET Based High-Throughput Screening

 

Advanced molecular imaging tools combined with investigative tools like biochemical and cell based assays have thepotential to unravel complex molecular processes...

Cell Encapsulation in Uniform Microcapsules with Built-In Cell Centering Mechanism

 

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an apparatus having an outer nozzle operable to discharge an outer stream...

Preparation of Degradable Silica-Drug Conjugated Nanoparticle with Monodisperse Particle Sizes

 

The invention provides a silica nanoparticle comprising a non-porous matrix of silicon-oxygen bonds, wherein the matrix comprises organic agents conjugated to...

siRNA Delivery System for Inflammatory Diseases

 

Dr. Jianjun Cheng and his research group have developed a system for delivering small interfering RNA (siRNA). siRNA can be used as a specific form of...

Bio-Engineered Hyper-Functional Super Helicases.

 

 

Dr. Taekjip Ha has developed a bio-engineered, hyper-functional "super" helicase that is capable of unwinding 5000+ base pairs without stopping. The super...

Multiplexed Targeted Genome Engineering and Gene Activation

 

 

Dr. Pablo Perez-Pinera from the University of Illinois has developed a multiplexable and universal nuclease-assisted...

A Sustained Inhibition of Cancer Stem Cells via STAT-3 Modulation

 

 

Dr. Dipanjan Pan from the University of Illinois has...