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Bacteriophage-based Delivery of Sequence-specific Antimicrobials

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Award date: 
Nov 20, 2015
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Organization name: 
North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: 
Chohan, Kultaran S
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Technology Enhancement Grant
Research Triangle

The proposed project seeks to demonstrate a novel, targeted antimicrobial agent based on equipping bacteriophages with programmable DNA nucleases. If successful, the generated data will be essential for the conversion of a provisional patent application and drive licensing by companies operating within the human therapeutics, livestock, and biomanufacturing industries.

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