Faculty of Agriculture researcher partners in the fight against COVID-19

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

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