Genomics/Proteomics

Latest Innovations

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...

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 interference...

Nano-Antennas light up to Sequence DNA

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

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...

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...

Nanomaterial for Active Release of Molecules in Response to Increase in Internal Pressure 

Dr. Hyunjoon Kong from the University of IL has developed a MnO2 based nanosheets complexed with alginate encapsulated in PLGA. This formulation can be used for active...