Superfund Research Program
Development of Rapid, Miniaturized Biosensors
Project Leader: Ian M. Kennedy
Grant Number: P42ES004699
Funding Period: 2000-2015
News Items List
A New Dilution Tool to Facilitate High-Throughput Assay Techniques
Research Brief - April 2016
A new tool provides a quick and easy way to dilute samples for biochemical and biological analyses.
Detecting Environmental Chemicals with Novel Immunoassay Technology
Research Brief - March 2015
A new low-cost portable device uses a smart phone to detect the presence and concentrations of BDE-47 (2,2’,4,4’-tetrabromodiphenyl ether), a type of flame retardant and widespread environmental contaminant.
Translating research into products to improve public health
Environmental Factor - June 2014
What do a new eco-friendly cleanup chemical, a mercury-sensing device, and pathogen-detection technology have in common? They are all products of small business startups spun out of NIEHS-funded basic research, recognized for innovation.