Topic: Biotechnology

Making Virus Sensors Cheap and Simple

May 23, 2016

A new method to rapidly detect a single virus in urine could be adapted to detect a range of viruses, including Ebola, Zika and HIV.

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UT Austin Biochemistry Professor Touts Low-Cost Technology for Diagnosing Ourselves

March 25, 2013

Andrew Ellington will describe how new biotechnology will improve health care on a global scale during the final 'Hot Science Cool Talks' lecture of spring 2013.

Event: "Hot Science Cool Talks" lecture featuring Andrew Ellington, professor of biochemistry

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Austin Technology Incubator Awarded Grant for Wet Lab Project

Oct. 24, 2012

The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) at The University of Texas at Austin was recently awarded a federal Economic Development Administration grant to develop a public-private partnership to support an Austin-area wet laboratory incubator. The project is a result of an earlier ATI feasibility study that quantitated demand for a wet laboratory space in the Austin vicinity.

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UT Austin Opens Lab Crucial to Drug Development Process

Oct. 8, 2012

The University of Texas at Austin is opening a laboratory that fills a critical gap in the process of developing new drugs and biotechnology products.

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Professor Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Oct. 17, 2011

George Georgiou, a professor at The University of Texas at Austin whose technology developments in the engineering, medical, biochemical and cellular fields could help treat tens of thousands of patients with diseases such as cancer and osteoporosis, has been elected as a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

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