FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE RESEARCHER PARTNERS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID‑19

Bruce Rathgeber of the Dal-hosted Atlantic Poultry Research Institute. (File photo)

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE RESEARCHER PARTNERS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID‑19

The Atlantic Poultry Research Centre on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus has partnered with AffinityImmuno Inc, in Prince Edward Island, one of the first laboratories to manufacture antibodies against COVID-19.

Following successful production of antibodies in chickens to COVID-19 spike proteins, a partner was needed who had the capacity to increase the number of chickens involved in the process in order to scale-up production.  This is where the Faculty of Agriculture stepped in....

https://www.dal.ca/news/2020/06/09/faculty-of-agriculture-researcher-partners-in-the-fight-against-.html