White River Bioscience, Inc.

672 N. Cliffside Drive
Fayetteville, AR 72701

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $250K
First Award Date 09/08/06
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/08

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Gawley Robert E. Gawley 1
Atkinson Thomas S. Atkinson 1 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 STTR

Institution: University of Arkansas

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 2008
Budget: 01/01/08 - 12/31/08

This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project applies newly developed technology to construct a smart Self-Assembled Monolayer (SAM) for the rapid detection of Paralytic Shellfish Toxins, (PSTs), which are neurotoxic seafood poisons produced by algae then accumulated in filter-feeding shellfish. The disease that results from ingestion...

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-06-07
Budget: 09/08/06 - 08/31/08

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Harmful Algal Blooms, or "HAB's", are linked to many cases of human poisoning each year. Economic losses and costs to the fishing industry, public health, and tourism are estimated to be $40,000,000 annually, as of the late 1990s. 1 such HAB causes paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP). Following an algal bloom...