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Programmable Genetic Memory in Bacteroides: Diagnosis of Diarrheal Disease

Christopher Voigt of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the U.S., along with collaborators Michael Fischbach of the University of California San Francisco and Justin Sonnenburg of Stanford, will engineer a strain of a common bacterial inhabitant of the human gut to contain genetic sensors that can report biomarkers for intestinal disorders in a stool sample.

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is part of the Grand Challenges partnership network. Visit www.grandchallenges.org to view the map of awarded grants across this network and grant opportunities from partners.