Expanded pathogen detection

Organization: University of Alberta
Applicant:
Dr. Lynn McMullen
Objective
: Adapt existing platform technology for on-site genetic detection of E. coli and expand to detect Salmonella enterica serovars, Campylobacter species and Listeria species using a gel cassette PCR. This has worldwide importance for food safety.
ALMA Commitment
: $289,980

Fiscal Year: 2015-16