Duke Researcher to Use RNAi to Hunt for Genes That May Be Used Against a Potential Bioweapon | GenomeWeb

With the increased focus on terrorist attacks in the United States, researchers have been applying a variety of new technologies, including RNAi, toward dealing with the threat of bioterrorism.

Now a Duke University researcher, Donald Cook, has joined the list by starting work on an effort that will use RNAi to track down genes that could be used as therapeutic targets for the bacteria Francisella tularensis.

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