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Pakistan-US Science and Technology Cooperation Program
Phase 7 (2017 Deadline)

Rapid bacteria identification in rural communities of Pakistan via cloud storage
US Partner: Ya-Hong Xie, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Pakistan Partner: Khalid Mahmood, Government College University, Faisalabad
Project summary
This project will establish a protocol for fast and low cost identification of bacteria for use in rural areas of Pakistan and in the US using a nano-engineered assay developed by UCLA. Commercialization efforts are planned with Sensorem, LLC, a US-based company.