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Automated viability testing system for aquatic organisms in ballast water and environmental samples
Automated Viability Testing System for Aquatic Organisms in Ballast Water and Environmental Samples WSU Tech#: 14-1231 Technology Summary: Wayne State University (WSU) is validating a prototype device that can test a ships’ treated ballast water for living organisms automatically. The device can be operated from anywhere via internet connection....
Published: 5/19/2017   |   Inventor(s): Jeffrey Ram, Alice Hudder, Sifat Noman, Roxana Javid, Amar Basu
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Category(s): Agriculture, Environment, Water, Animal/Veterinary, Life Science
Population Control of Invasive Plant Species by Gene Silencing and Restoration of Native Plant Communities
Population Control of Invasive Plant Species by Gene Silencing and Restoration of Native Plant Communities WSU Tech#: 13-1173 Technology Summary: The invention utilizes a gene silencing processes to control the spread of invasion plant species and to restore native plant communities. Developed a gene-silencing vector that has been successfully...
Published: 5/19/2017   |   Inventor(s): Edward Golenberg, Carl Freeman
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Category(s): Agriculture, Biologics, Biotechnology, Environment, Gene Therapy
Sentinel Cell
Sentry Cell (Macrophage Hazardous Material Detection) WSU Tech#: 10-991 Technology Summary: This technology is designed around an isolated cell system for the detection of an energetic material comprising of an isolated stationary macrophage cell isolated from a vestibular labyrinth of a Opsanus sp. This macrophage cell is plated in culture...
Published: 5/19/2017   |   Inventor(s): Robert Silver
Keywords(s): Imaging, Process, Research Tool
Category(s): Process/Procedure, Biotechnology, Environment, Safety