Roderick Slavcev

Roderick Slavcev

Apr 22, 2015

Group 6 Copy 101
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Bacteriophages (phages) are bacterial viruses that are very safe to humans, and can be manipulated both on the genetic and physical levels.

    Our lab specializes in the engineering of phage to treat human diseases. We have made a phage that can target key immune cells in the body (dendritic cells) to deliver DNA that encodes a safe vaccine that can stimulate powerful immunity against Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the causative agent of AIDS.
    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Barcoding Alaska

    We want to DNA barcode plants of the Alaskan wild with the help of citizen scientists and local Brooklyn...

    Can Data Management Tools Improve Research Efficiency and Reproducibility?

    Scientists are generating data at unprecedented rates, but our data management methods have yet to evolve accordingly...

    Backer Badge Funded