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Nanomanipulation System for Biomedical Research and Development

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Award date: 
Jan 3, 2012
Award amount: 
$165,473
Organization name: 
UNC - Chapel Hill
Principal Investigator: 
Superfine, Richard
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Institutional Development Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

Funds are requested to assemble a molecular manipulation system consisting of an Inverted Fluorescence Microscope and an Atomic Force Microscope as part of a molecular manipulation system, a unique tool that will be used for studies of the biomechanical properties of blood clots, mechanical signaling, and signaling pathways related to cell motility, mechanical studies of cancer cells as it relates to metastasis, mucus adhesion and ciliary mechanical studies related to cystic fibrosis, among others.

Fiscal year: 
2012