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Biolog Recently Wins $2M in NIH Grants; Firm to Further Develop Phenotype Microrrary

NEW YORK, Dec. 28 (GenomeWeb News) - Biolog has pocketed approximately $2 million through four recent grants from the US National Institutes of Health, according to the NIH.


The company is developing living mammalian cell arrays for drug-discovery and -development applications. The four new grants, which the NIH said are effective as of Dec. 26, include:


  • $920,940 for the detection of bioterrorism agents with [the company's phenotype microarray] technology;
  • $650,000 to develop the phenotype array for drug toxicity screening;
  • $276,981 to develop the array for analysis of "fastidious pathogens;" and
  • $123,238 to phenotype all the genes of S. cerevisae.
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