Navigation Links
Harrisvaccines Awarded National Institute of Food and Agriculture Grant for Swine Disease Research
Date:10/1/2013

AMES, Iowa, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been awarded a grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) research. This project is supported by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Grant no. 2013-67015-21307 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

The grant, titled Proteomics-defined Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Immunoproteome, will be a two-year project, beginning on October 1, 2013. Dr. Mark Mogler, Head of Research for Harrisvaccines, and Dr. Kurt Kamrud collaborated in achieving the grant with Dr. Manohar John of PathoVacs. Dr. Mogler will be serving as Project Director.

The basic research project will focus on a new way of looking for protective determinants of the PRRS virus. Harrisvaccines will be generating protein fragment libraries of PRRSV strains and the PRRSV protein fragment libraries will be screened using innovative technology developed by their collaborator on the project, Dr. John.

"Dr. John has a novel technology that allows him to screen thousands of antigens at a time," said Dr. Mogler. "This will be very beneficial, because rather than looking at only one antigen at a time, we will be able to look at tens of thousands simultaneously."

During the first year of the project, Harrisvaccines will be generating the fragments and creating fragment libraries for screening; screening will also be done during the first year. The second year of the project will mainly consist of data analysis and confirmatory testing.

At the end of the two years, Dr. Mogler is confident that Harrisvaccines will be able to characterize the immune response to PRRSV proteins by identifying reactiv
'/>"/>

SOURCE Harrisvaccines
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Lpath Awarded NIH SBIR Grant for Lpathomab
2. Rudolf Kingslake Medal Awarded by SPIE for TNO Paper on Color Image Fusion for Night-Vision Applications
3. Genia Technologies, Columbia University, and Harvard University Awarded $5.25 Million Grant from NIH to Accelerate the Development of NanoTag DNA Sequencing Technology
4. Rhythm Awarded $1.35 Million from The Michael J. Fox Foundation to Advance Clinical Development of RM-131 for Refractory Constipation in Parkinsons Disease
5. VolitionRx-led Consortium Awarded euro 780 000 ($1M approx.) Eurostars Grant
6. Fumio Hirakawa has been awarded with the notable Golden A' Design Award
7. Curemark Awarded New Patent For Treatment Of Drug And Alcohol Addiction
8. VG Energy Chief Scientist Awarded $200,000 AgriLife Grant to Study Lipid Secretion
9. Boehringer Laboratories LLC Awarded HPG Contract for Clinical Suction Regulators
10. ConfometRx Awarded Patent on GPCRs that Contain a Stabilizing IC2 Fusion Protein
11. Puritan Awarded New Canadian Patent for PurFlock® Ultra Flocked Swab
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/3/2015)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... July ... ... biotechnology company providing industry-leading products for use in applications such as animal ... in wastewater treatment plants and restaurant kitchen settings, announced today that it ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... July 3, 2015 ... verkossa osoitteessa  http://www.openinnovationinscience.at Wienissä ... in Science" -jatkokoulutusohjelmaan 22.7.2015 asti.  ... (LBG) tekemän, kansainvälisiä tutkijoita ja ... kaksi suurinta haastetta ovat kannustimien ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... ... July 03, 2015 , ... The Alexander ... and professional service industries alike-- typically known for its consummate professionalism-- embarks each ... good cause and break from their day jobs. , "Our motto has always ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... ... ... global failure analysis market is expected to reach $7,147.0 million by 2020, at a ... at the highest CAGR of 8.46%; its growth is expected to be driven by ... for root cause analysis of failure. The market based on the geographic regions has ...
Breaking Biology Technology:DryLet to Highlight Benefits of Patented ManureMagic™ at North American Manure Expo in Chambersburg, PA July 14-15, 2015 2Maailman ensimmäinen tiedemiesten koulutukseen suunniteltu avoimen innovaation ohjelma käynnistyy 2Maailman ensimmäinen tiedemiesten koulutukseen suunniteltu avoimen innovaation ohjelma käynnistyy 3The Alexander Group Declares Their Independence with a Bit of Levity 2Failure Analysis Market to Grow at 7.52% CAGR to 2020 2Failure Analysis Market to Grow at 7.52% CAGR to 2020 3Failure Analysis Market to Grow at 7.52% CAGR to 2020 4Failure Analysis Market to Grow at 7.52% CAGR to 2020 5
... July 9 Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... New England Journal of Medicine of the ... life-saving potential of the Company,s human monoclonal antibody drug raxibacumab ... which supported the use of raxibacumab in the event of ...
... gene that is essential for embryonic stem cells to ... may lead to a greater understanding of how cells ... efficiently reprogram mature cells back into the pluripotent state, ... crucial to a range of potential clinical treatments. ...
... July 8 Intellikine, Inc., a leader in the ... of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, announced today that ... Novartis Bioventures Ltd. led the financing in which ... FinTech Global Capital participated. Markus Goebel, M.D., Ph.D., ...
Cached Biology Technology:Data Published in The New England Journal of Medicine Support Use of Raxibacumab (ABthrax(TM)) for the Treatment of Inhalation Anthrax 2Data Published in The New England Journal of Medicine Support Use of Raxibacumab (ABthrax(TM)) for the Treatment of Inhalation Anthrax 3Data Published in The New England Journal of Medicine Support Use of Raxibacumab (ABthrax(TM)) for the Treatment of Inhalation Anthrax 4Data Published in The New England Journal of Medicine Support Use of Raxibacumab (ABthrax(TM)) for the Treatment of Inhalation Anthrax 5Stem cells' 'suspended' state preserved by key step, scientists report 2Stem cells' 'suspended' state preserved by key step, scientists report 3Intellikine Completes $51 Million Financing 2
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015 Research and ... the "Natural Language Processing Market by Type ... Pattern & Image Recognition) - Worldwide Forecast to ... The key vendors occupying the market are 3M, ... Corporation, NetBase Solutions, SAS Institute Inc., Verint Systems ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... , June 25, 2015 ... of the "Next Generation Biometrics Market by Application, ... report to their offering. The next ... by 2020, at a CAGR of 17.9% between 2015 ... leading application for the market. Safran SA ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... Sweden , July 2, 2015 ... sensors FPC1025, FPC1035, FPC1145 and FPC1155 from the distributor World ... one of FPC,s distributors in Asia . ... 2015. The sensors will be used by smartphone manufacturers in ... MSEK is included in the communicated revenue guidance of approximately ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Natural Language Processing Market by Type (Rule-Based, Statistical, and Hybrid), Technologies (Recognition, IVR, OCR, Pattern & Image Recognition) - Worldwide Forecast to 2020 2Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 2Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 3FPC Receives Order for Touch Fingerprint Sensors of 268 MSEK 2
... Orangutans threatened with extinction could be brought back from ... Technology (QUT) statistician. Professor Kerrie Mengersen, from the ... to guide efforts for saving the Indonesian primate whose ... said the study had found a quarter of villagers ...
... Ore. An international group of scientists from the ... collaborating on a fascinating new climate modeling initiative ... create a network of digital power that surpasses that ... initial effort in 2003 and its "climateprediction.net" project has ...
... and neck cancer who have never smoked have much better ... of smoking, new research from UC Davis Cancer Center ... colleagues in the UC Davis radiation oncology and otolaryngology departments ... differences based on smoking history in patients with head and ...
Cached Biology News:Orangutans count on stats for survival 2OSU, Oxford, others launch citizen scientist climate modeling initiative 2OSU, Oxford, others launch citizen scientist climate modeling initiative 3Never-smokers fare far better than smokers after radiation therapy for head and neck cancer 2