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Biomimetic Antifugal Surfaces

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Award date: 
Jun 4, 2013
Award amount: 
$100,000
Organization name: 
UNC - Greensboro
Principal Investigator: 
LaJeunesse, Dennis R.
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Biotechnology Research Grant
Region: 
Piedmont

The goal of this project is to identify and develop biologically inspired nanotextured surfaces that prevent fungal adhesion, growth, and/or differentiation. The intent is to augment current drug/fungicide treatments and develop non-chemical methods of fungal control.

Fiscal year: 
2013