China Agricultural University
China Agricultural University, in Beijing, specializes in agriculture, biology, engineering, veterinary medicine, economics, management, humanities and social science.
Dr Geng Meng D.V.M. PhD, PI, is professor and principle investigator of veterinary medicine.
Partnership with Sona
Sona is working on a collaborative research project with China Agricultural University (CAU) and Dr Meng to develop next generation bio-conjugation kits and lateral flow assays powered by Sona’s proprietary gold nanoparticle technology.
Initial projects will focus on developing multiplexed assays that can detect mycotoxins (fungal spores that infect food sources and can be harmful to humans and animals), bacterial contamination and animal diseases.
The resulting products will be distributed throughout China’s domestic agricultural and veterinary markets.
CAU has a large library of antibodies and antigens and rich experience in lateral flow assays, which, combined with Sona’s unique gold nanorod technology, has the potential to transform testing for contamination and diseases in the agricultural and veterinary industries
The following links provide more information about multiplexed lateral flow tests:
China Agrictultural University