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Other grant recipients include scientists from the University of Chicago, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, and the University of Washington.
The multiplex assay is designed to detect both the SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein from nasal swabs and patient-derived antibodies against the viral spike protein 1 from blood drops.
The funding will support the further development of Aperiomics' deep metagenomic shotgun sequencing-based test for identifying infectious disease pathogens.
The device being developed will interpret the scattered patterns of light that has passed through the body to enable cellular-level imaging and will compete with biopsies and blood tests.
The NSF and NIH awarded the firm separate grants to develop the system, which can provide results in five minutes from a drop of blood.
The firm will develop a platform to detect toxic algal blooms in freshwater and marine environments using its Array System and LightDeck technology.