Varigen Biosciences Corp.


SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $449K
First Award Date 12/15/16
Most Recent Award Date 05/01/17

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Mead David A Mead 3 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-16-302
Budget: 05/01/17 - 02/28/18

The goal of this research is to dramatically improve the ability to clone and analyze large and unstable DNA fragments. We propose to develop a novel linear cloning vector to maximize stability of cloned DNA in the bacterial host. The vector will use the replication proteins of the phage Phi29 to achieve the highest accuracy of replication for a...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: BT
Budget: 12/15/16 - 11/30/17

The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project is to improve the ability to amplify very long DNA in a few hours with high precision and few errors. The polymerase chain reaction amplification technology invented 30 years ago has revolutionized biomedical sciences. The proposed 100 kilobase (Kb)...