Optimization of a fast DNA technique for the diagnosis of multiple pathogens and diseases of genetic origin


Grant Data
Project Title
Optimization of a fast DNA technique for the diagnosis of multiple pathogens and diseases of genetic origin
Principal Investigator
Dr Tam, Joseph Wing On   (Principal investigator)
Duration
12
Start Date
1996-06-01
Completion Date
1997-05-31
Amount
639000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
HKU Project Code
AF/77/96
Grant Type
Industrial Support Fund
Funding Year
1996/1997
Status
Completed
Objectives
Optimize the procedures and protocols for a rapid hybridizaton process essential for the development of rapid DNA diagnostic kits; produce a prototype device for the said procedures to increase the efficiency sensitivity and specificity for specific DNA annealing process; using HIV, HCV, HBV as examples to produce a kit for them within a single device.