STUDIES OF HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES BY PNA TECHNOLOGY


Year of Award:
2002
Award Type:
R33
Project Number:
CA089833
RFA Number:
PAR-99-100
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
FRANK-KAMENETSKII, MAXIM D
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
BOSTON UNIVERSITY
The project goal is a robust assay for detecting episomal or genome- integrated oncoviral DNAs in hematologic malignancies. Considering a limited amount of viral DNA, both high specificity and high sensitivity of DNA diagnostics are required. To reach hig