National Science Foundation Awards Parabon NanoLabs Research Grant to Develop Novel Cancer Therapeutics “by Design” versus "by Discovery"

Published: Jul 21, 2009

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Parabon® NanoLabs, a leading designer and manufacturer of breakthrough products at the nanoscale, announced today its award of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant. The grant will be used to demonstrate the viability of a new class of anticancer molecules that are engineered to automatically self-assemble from interlocking strands of synthetic DNA. It was a combination of innovations – DNA nanotechnology fabrication and grid computing sequence optimization – that led to Parabon NanoLabs’ award.

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