Saigene Corporation

220 West Harrison St.
Seattle, WA 98119

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 14
Total Value of Awards $1.81MM
First Award Date 01/01/97
Most Recent Award Date 09/01/05

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
U'Ren Jack R. U'Ren 11 Message
Haydock Paul Vincent Haydock 3
Cochrane Allan Cochrane 1 Message
Cochrane Alan Cochrane 1 Message

14 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/05 - 02/28/06

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Human fecal contamination represents a serious health hazard for the transmission of waterborne diseases such as typhoid fever, cholera, and hepatitis A. Therefore, sensitive measurements of water supplies and food handling processes for fecal microorganism are of great value in identifying dangerous human...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/01/05 - 06/30/06

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As we all know, bio-terrorism in America is a reality. However in addition to the Category A agents like anthrax, Yersinia pestis and smallpox, which are difficult to safely grow and disseminate, exist the Category B agents that could be used to infect our food or water supply. These organisms include bacte...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Topic: 2005
Budget: 01/01/05 - 12/31/05

Worldwide over two million childer die each year form eneric waterborne diseases caused by fecal pollution. Diseases such as typhoid feaver, cholera, and hepatitis A are all transmitted by fecal contaminated water. Consequently, public health departments have set strict standards for the quantity of coliform bacteria allowd in the water. These...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/01/04 - 06/30/05

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As we all know, bio-terrorism in America is a reality. However in addition to the Category A agents like anthrax, Yersinia pestis and smallpox, which are difficult to safely grow and disseminate, exist the Category B agents that could be used to infect our food or water supply. These organisms include bacte...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 05/01/03 - 11/30/03

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As we all know, bio-terrorism in America is a reality. However in addition to the Category A agents like anthrax, Yersinia pestis and smallpox, which are difficult to safely grow and disseminate, exist the Category B agents that could be used to infect our food or water supply. These organisms include bacter...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 05/01/01 - 01/31/02

DESCRIPTION (Verbatim from Applicant's Abstract):Tens of millions of cases of food-borne and beverage-borne illnesses occur in the United States every year with an estimated cost to the economy of 1-10 billion dollars. The emergence of new pathogenic strains, such as E. coli 0157:H7, seem to have a particularly disastr...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 2001
Budget: 01/01/01 - 12/31/01

Pierce's disease is a lethal bacterial disease of grapevine caused by the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa. The bacteria are spread by insects belonging to the family of sharpshooter and spittlebug. The disease has the potential to cause millions of dollars of damage to California's multi-billion dollar grape and wine industry. The bacteria also cau...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/00 - 08/31/01

The overall goal of this project is to design a new method for analyzing plaque samples for the presence of certain bacterial species associated with periodontitis which can aid in the management and treatment of periodontal disease and may improve treatment outcome. The use of DNA probes offers unparalleled specificity but technical requirement...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 05/01/00 - 04/30/01

DESCRIPTION: (Adapted from applicant's abstract) Drs. Jack U'Ren, Paul Haydock and Sharon Howard (Saigene Corporation [formally the Diagnostic Division of the MicroProbe Corporation], Bothell, WA) propose to develop a low cost HIV drug-resistant monitoring assay. This product will both rapidly quantify viral ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 05/15/99 - 04/30/00

DESCRIPTION: (Adapted from Applicant's Abstract) Drug resistance is the single greatest reason for lack of HIV control. Quantitative measurements of viral load and drug resistance can provide the information necessary to rationally modify drug therapy. Increasing viral load can be caused by changes in the immunol...

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