Gilad Gomé

Gilad Gomé

Singularity University, Tel Aviv University

Principal Investigator


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Published on May 02, 2016

10 Things you need to know from the International Zika Summit In Paris

Zika is under researched and the recent spread of the virus has led to new information from researchers all over the world, here are 10 points from the latest conference in Paris:...

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Published on Apr 13, 2016

About Crowdfunding Science Hopes and Goals

Our mission is to get as close as possible to implementing zika\Dengue\Chikungunya multiplexed diagnostic, getting into the hands of people all around the world, starting with Brazil.When we starte...

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Published on Apr 06, 2016

Introducing: Dr. Alexander Kumar

Dr Alexander Kumar is a British Medical Doctor and NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow specializing in Infectious Diseases based at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and clinical lead for the #...

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Published on Apr 02, 2016

We have reached our initial goal! What is next?

The BR-IL-UK rapid ZIKV diagnostic team would like to thank all the backers for their support and vote of confidence. We are deeply moved and excited.We are now receiving the materials and reagents...

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Published on Mar 31, 2016

The importance of visualizing DNA (and RNA)

The code of all living things and genetic elements is written by what we humans describe as DNA. Nucleic acids are coding life. DNA was first isolated by Friedrich Miescher in 1869...

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Published on Mar 30, 2016

What is Isothermal Amplification ?

Now that we reached 75%, lets dive into some science. DNA amplification is usually done in the lab by using PCR, Polymerase Chain Reaction. We like how this video explains PCR. PCR requires a ther...

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Published on Mar 30, 2016

What is Sample Prep ?

In order to sense DNA in the lab, the sample has to go a process known as sample this process we isolate the DNA or RNA from the sample into purified water, this allows for further r...

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Published on Mar 29, 2016

ZIKA, Chikungunya and Dengue

ZIka and Dengue are Flavivirus, infections transmitted by Aedes mosquito vectors. Chikungunya is an Alphavirus that is also carried by Aedes mosquitos. Dengue and Zika utilise complicated mechanis...

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Reply to:Gail EidmanGail Eidman
That is a good question, We don't know it yet. Zika Diagnostics are not available today to an extent that we can do good surveillance in order to answer such questions. We hope that with our test these and other questions may be answered.