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DOD looking proposals for next-gen nanostructured smart drug delivery materials

By / October 25, 2012

Artist’s rendering of example of nanostructured silica (orange) as a drug delivery vehicle. Credit: PNNL, Univ. of Washington. Viktoria Greanya is the senior manager for nanomaterials research for a part of DOD’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency that focuses on chemical and biological technologies (DTRA CB). Greanya’s group is looking for proposals related to developing what she terms…

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Defense agency soliciting proposals for materials research for countering WMDs

By / August 9, 2011

Credit: DTRA. We received the following from the DOD Basic and Applied Sciences Directorate, Defense Threat Reduction Agency: DTRA’s mission is to safeguard America and its allies from Weapons of Mass Destruction. The university-centric DTRA Basic Research Program supports basic science research within five Thrust Areas of relevance to DTRA, an essential ingredient of which is…

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