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Optimization of Drying Formulations and Microwave Processing Methodology for the Dry Preservation of Biologics (Elicha Benfield)

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Award date: 
Feb 12, 2013
Award amount: 
$5,000
Organization name: 
Western Carolina University
Principal Investigator: 
Kwochka, William
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Undergraduate Biotechnology Research Fellowship
Region: 
Western

This research is focused on dry preservation methods for biologics products, an area of expertise housed at the UNC-Charlotte Biostability Lab. The student will develop microwave protocols and dry preservation formulations to support ongoing development of dry preserved biological products.

Fiscal year: 
2013