Grant ID RP230449
Awarded On August 16, 2023
Title The acquisition of an instrument suite to set up a high-throughput screening core at Texas A&M University
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism TREC: Major Instrumentation Award
Institution/Organization Texas A&M University
Principal Investigator/Program Director Wenshe Liu
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $995,767
Lay Summary

Cancer is a significant public health challenge affecting millions of people and placing a considerable burden on the healthcare system. Despite the tremendous advances made in cancer research, many types of cancer remain untreatable, and there is a continuous and urgent need for cancer therapeutics. High-throughput screening of small molecules is an effective drug discovery approach used for the identification of hit compounds and their optimization for improved characteristics. However, readily accessible high-throughput instrument suites in academic settings are not common. Texas A&M University is one such institution that lacks an openly accessible high-throughput screening facility for ...

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