TFs 2012

Transfer Projects Approved in 2012:

Title: EvolutionX – Analysing Evolution of Adaptation to a Novel Siderophore Antibiotic in Gram-negative Bacteria by Next Generation Sequencing
Applicant: Dr. Marc Creus (UniBas)
Industry Partner: Dr. Malcolm Page, Basilea Pharmaceutica International Ltd.   
Scientific Fields/Keywords:

  • Genomics
  • Transcriptomics
  • Laboratory evolution
  • Next Generation Sequencing
  • Antibitiotics
  • Antibiotic resistance

Title: In vivo endoscopic fluorescence imaging in the dopamine system of the healthy and diseased brain
Applicant: Prof. Fritjof Helmchen (UZH)
Industry Partner: Dr. Johannes Mosbacher, Roche
Scientific Fields/Keywords:

  • Fluorescence imaging
  • 2-photon microscopy
  • Calcium indicator
  • Neocortex
  • Striatum
  • Dopamine

Title: Statistical Reverse Engineering of the Signaling Network involved in Cachexia
Applicants: Prof. Heinz W. Koeppl (ETHZ), Prof. Ruedi Aebersold (ETHZ)
Industry Partner: Dr. Carsten Jacobi, Novartis
Scientific Fields/Keywords:

  • Systems biology
  • Reverse engineering

Title: Multi-modal assessment of mutated predictors BRAF and DDR2 at lung carcinoma invasion fronts by topographic DNA extraction and micro-immunohistochemistry using the microfluidic probe
Applicant: Prof. Alex Soltermann (USZ)
Industry Partner: Dr. Govind Kaigala, IBM
Scientific Fields/Keywords:

  • Lung cancer
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Microfluidic probe
  • Oncogenic mutation
  • Predictive biomarker