Navigation Links
Grants fund projects that will tackle 'Grand Challenges'
Date:12/22/2010

lutions to the world's biggest problems," Meldrum said. "We've awarded these grants to strong research teams that hold promise for meeting these challenges."

Meldrum's funding awards will support these projects:

National Center on Wireless Biosensors for Priority Global Health Conditions

Led by Nongjian Tao, professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and energy Engineering and director of the Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors in the Biodesign Institute at ASU, and Andreas Spanias, a professor in the School of Electrical, Computing and Energy Engineering and director of the Center for Sensor Signals and Information Processing

The project will explore, develop and test wireless biosensors and algorithms for application in personalized medicine and mobile medical care.

Tao and Spanias intend for the work to lead to development of a regional center for research in biosensor hardware and signal and information processing technologies.

Advances in biosensors will enable more accurate and rapid medical diagnosis that can be applied to meeting many kinds of urgent health care needs around the world.

The team also will develop education and training methods to ensure technologists learn to use the next generations of biosensors effectively.

Cooperative Neural Control of Real and Virtual Devices

Led by Christopher Buneo, assistant professor in the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering

The project involves development of the Center for Cooperative Neural Systems to focus on human-machine and human-human interactions using next-generation brain-machine interface technologies.

The aim is to create systems that enable two or more individuals to cooperate in controlling multiple devices using their recorded brain signals and multiple forms of feedback.

Such systems can be applied to both health care and national security needs.
'/>"/>

Contact: Joe Kullman
joe.kullman@asu.edu
480-965-8122
Arizona State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology news :

1. Exciting new companies at NJITs small biz incubator get 100K in grants
2. National Science Foundation grants Clemson professors award to develop nanoprobes
3. Dunn Foundation gives Rice $3M for collaborative research grants
4. Northwest climate change is target of $3.2M in grants to University of Oregon
5. NIST awards $24M in grants for new research facilities
6. REGiMMUNE receives $12 million in grants to develop transplant and allergy drugs
7. Life Sciences Discovery Fund awards health research program grants
8. NIH grants Phylonix Phase II SBIR to develop high-throughput in vivo zebrafish assays
9. Texas Medical Center researchers win collaborative grants
10. Cutting-edge amfAR grants fight HIV/AIDS in the lab and on the phone
11. The University of Miami receives grants from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.s Ocean Fund
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/16/2014)... memories improves during childhood, associated with structural changes ... and parietal cortices. New research from UC Davis ... this crucial time. Eventually, that could give insights ... into and during adolescence and affect memory, such ... the middle of the brain, the hippocampus plays ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... composed of Dr. Martin Prechtl, Leo Heim and their ... has discovered a new method of generating hydrogen using ... is of particular interest when it comes to fuel ... and mild hydrogen production using water and formaldehyde", have ... . , Among other applications, the new approach can ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... away in Hartford, Connecticut, a Puerto Rican community is ... that is so authentic it has caught the attention ... Gregory J. Anderson (University of Connecticut) took a close ... markets of Hartford and uncovered evidence that gives new ... using for years: home is in the kitchen. , ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):How kids' brain structures grow as memory develops 2The human food connection: A new study reveals more about our relationship to food 2The human food connection: A new study reveals more about our relationship to food 3
... Spanish . , How can it be proved ... have a cognitive problem, such as memory or concentration problems ... and even feign them in order to receive more money ... a pioneering research in Spain. This research was carried out ...
... YORK, Jan. 10 U.S. Market for Personal Safes, a ... for,personal safes will grow by double digits in 2008 and ... personal safes accounted for 36%,of the overall U.S. safes market. ... share. An estimated 300,000 safes are sold each year in,the ...
... Harbor Laboratorys (CSHL) researcher Raffaella Sordella, Ph.D. was awarded ... Conquer Lung Cancer. The two-year grant will fund CSHLs ... genetic mutations that appear to be a trigger in ... deaths in the United States. The mutations, called ...
Cached Biology News:Half of the people suffering from head injuries fake to receive financial help 2Personal Safes Market to Top $308 Million by 2011 2Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's lung cancer research program awarded $100,000 grant 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... device," Nobel laureate Herbert Kroemer famously observed, ... found at the junctures where layers of ... of nanotechnology, the interfaces between layers of ... applications in such high-tech favorites as spintronics, ... vast potential of these metal oxide interfaces, ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014   Niagara Thermal Products ... been selected by Buffalo BioBlower Technologies LLC ("B3") ... of its SBIR Phase 2 award from the ... only comprehensive air purification system that kills all ... pollutants, allergens and organic particulates.  In independent testing ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... SAN JOSE, California , January 15, 2014 ... company developing antibody-drug conjugates for cancer, today announced the ... Board of Directors. Dr Reynolds has over 20 years, ... as Chief Medical Officer at Seattle Genetics. ... time for Oxford BioTherapeutics, as the company completes its ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... -- A study has been launched to ... Formula 1 track could help to tackle the problem ... Technologies (MAT), Stowhealth (a GP surgery based in Stowmarket) ... by healthcare provider Simplyhealth. Telemetry technology, which ... the on-track performance of Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:A deeper look at interfaces 2Niagara Thermal Products LLC Selected as Critical Supplier for Buffalo BioBlower Air Purification Systems 2Oxford BioTherapeutics Appoints Thomas C Reynolds MD, PhD to its Board of Directors 2Oxford BioTherapeutics Appoints Thomas C Reynolds MD, PhD to its Board of Directors 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 2Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 4
... Dmitriy Ovcharenko, Rich Jarvis, , ... , ... experimental tool for reducing the expression of specific , ... gene function analysis, target , ...
... Ambion's newest line of plasmid siRNA , ... feature polymerase (pol) II promoters that drive transcription , ... an antibiotic resistance gene. , The ... strong promoter is active in a broad range of cell types and , ...
... Trace amounts of ribonuclease (RNase) , ... RNases are , ubiquitous in ... air, on anything touched by bare hands or on anything left , ... , or eliminate RNase contamination. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Delivering siRNAs to Difficult Cell Types 2Delivering siRNAs to Difficult Cell Types 3Delivering siRNAs to Difficult Cell Types 4Delivering siRNAs to Difficult Cell Types 5Delivering siRNAs to Difficult Cell Types 6Delivering siRNAs to Difficult Cell Types 7Drive Long-Term Silencing with CMV Vectors 2Drive Long-Term Silencing with CMV Vectors 3Combat RNase Contamination in the Lab 2Combat RNase Contamination in the Lab 3Combat RNase Contamination in the Lab 4Combat RNase Contamination in the Lab 5
Imject Freund's Complete Adjuvant (FCA)...
... cytoplasmic granules, is a key step ... (e.g. basophils, neutrophils, eosinophils, and mast ... secretory granules contain many proinflammatory mediators ... proteases (Hallgren, 2001). Tryptase, a tetrameric ...
... was developed specifically for reduced mutagenicity to ... in agarose or acrylamide gels. SYBR Safe stain ... but SYBR Safe stain's detection sensitivity is better ... comes as a premixed solution that can be ...
... The S&S Custom Processing Service enables scientists who ... and data analysis software to have their biological ... 16 analytes. Its as easy as 1-2-3 ... quantified in your samples from the S&S antibody ...
Biology Products: