Acknowledgments

We gratefully acknowledge support from the following agencies (past and present):

Army Research Office (ARO)
"MURI: Dissecting microbiome-gut-brain circuits for microbial modulation of host cognition in response to diet and stress"

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)
"Determining the Detectable–to–Infectious Interval of SARS-CoV-2"

Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF)
"A microfluidic diagnostic platform to advance regulatory science"

Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (CARB-X)
"dAST - Digital antimicrobial susceptibility testing"
*Consortium organized by Boston University that includes federal sponsors BARDA, NIH and the Wellcome Trust

Kenneth Rainin Foundation (KRF)
Innovator Award: "Tools for quantitative spatial analysis of mucosal gut microbiota in IBD"

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
"Ultra-sensitive RNA-based Functional Analysis (URFA) for viable microbial bioburden of spacecraft and associated surfaces"

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
"Novel tools to comprehensively map dynamic organization of RNA and DNA in
higher-order nuclear structures within single cells"

National Science Foundation (NSF)
"RAPID: COVID-19 diagnostics for limited resource settings via improved sample preparation"
"EFRI-MIKS: Control of signaling and function by design with spatially pre-structured microbial communities"

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
"Digital single-molecule LRS diagnostics on SlipChip"
"BRICS: Enhancing Synthetic Biology With BioFARMs: Biologically Functional Assemblies
of Robust Microenvironments"
"CLIPS: Cohesive Living Protective Surfaces"
"Implementation of a synthetic Anammox biogranular technology in the main wastewater treatment line"

Department of Defense (DoD)
"Threshold-switchable particles (TSPs) to control internal hemorrhage"

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)
"Single-molecule Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Biothreat Bacterial Pathogens"

 

California Institute of Technology
Caltech's Merkin Institute for Translational Research
Joan & Jerry Doren
Center for Environmental Microbial Interactions (CEMI)
Jacobs Institute for Molecular Engineering for Medicine (JIMEM)
Caltech Innovation Initiative (CI2)
Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center (Rosen)


 

Our research has also been supported previously by: American Chemical Society, Office of Naval Research, Searle Scholars Program, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Research Corporation for Science Advancement, Arnold & Mabel Beckman Foundation, Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, and the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation.