By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biosearch Technologies said today that it has won an $800,000 grant from the US Department of Defense to design and develop rapid and accurate assays for testing of hazardous pathogens.

The DoD Small Business Innovation Research grant will be used to develop reverse transcriptase quantitative PCR assays for field deployment in overseas military operations, the Novato, Calif.-based company said.

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