Phytodyne, Inc.

2711 South Loop Drive
Ames, IA 50010

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 4
Total Value of Awards $779K
First Award Date 05/01/00
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/04

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Wright David A Wright 4 Message
Leafstedt Jonathan J. Leafstedt 1 Message

4 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 2004
Budget: 01/01/04 - 12/31/04

This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will develop a non-transgenic approach for genetic improvement of crops by using a zinc-finger nuclease strategy for homologous recombination in plants and a strategy for selection of non-selectable phenotypes.

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 2003
Budget: 01/01/03 - 12/31/03

This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project seeks to develop a homologous recombination or gene targeting system for plants. Gene targeting offers great promise for harnessing the biosynthetic capacity of plants to produce compounds of commercial value. A major limitation in implementing this technology is the low frequency ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 2002
Budget: 01/01/02 - 12/31/02

Site-specific recombination (SSR) is a powerful tool for studying gene function, and it offers great promise for harnessing the biosynthetic capacity of plants to produce compounds of commercial value. Two limitations to the use of SSR in plants are 1) the low frequency by which it occurs and 2) the difficulty in delivering enough DNA to produce...

Phase 1 SBIR

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

Researchers at Iowa State University recently discovered potentially infectious plant retroviruses. Retroviruses are important vehicles for gene transfer in mammals, and their presence in plants suggests that retroviral- based gene transfer methods can now be utilized for a variety of plant species. Phytodyne, Inc. will partner with Iowa State U...