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SHIFT Connector: Academic Investigators

As part of the SHIFT Connector site for the SHIFT SBIR program, this page lists proposed research titles from investigators who are interested in working in business. For instructions, see the Academic Investigators section on the SHIFT Connector main page.

To look for a job in a company, go to SHIFT Connector: Businesses. To find networking opportunities, go to SHIFT Connector: Networking.

Email Address* Proposed Project Titles* Areas of Expertise

  1. Novel Antibiotic Therapy for the Treatment of the Leishmaniases.
  2. Evaluation of Helminth-derived Molecules as Anti-inflammatory Products.
  • ELISA, FACS, drug-discovery, vaccine discovery, diagnostics.
  • Molecular biology,  tissue culture.
  • In vivo models of disease, drug and vaccine testing.

  1. Identification of Novel Biomarkers of Various Cancers for Drug Targeting and Diagnostics Development.
  2. Development of Platform Technology Based on Enzymes and Proteins Involved in Epigenetics for Drug Screening.
  • Biochemistry, proteomics, genomics, bioinformatics.
  • Molecular biology, genetics, microscopy, tissue culture.
  • Oncology, ELISA, FACS, drug-discovery, diagnostics.
  1. A Prosthetic to Rehabilitate Post-Stroke Tactile Loss.
  • Stroke
  • Neuroscience
  • Motor Rehabilitation

*Required field

If you have NIAID-specific questions, contact Dr. Natalia Kruchinin. For other institutes, find contact information in the March 5, 2010, Guide notice for the SHIFT SBIR program announcement.

For general information on other small business initiatives, see NIAID's Small Business Awards portal.


Last Updated October 21, 2013

Last Reviewed December 01, 2010