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Use of Probiotics as a Vehicle for the Liberation of Cytokines and Antigens Against Viral and Bacterial Pathogens

Technical Title: “Use of Probiotics as a Vehicle for the Liberation of Cytokines and Antigens Against Viral and Bacterial Pathogens”  Conventional Title: Use of Probiotics for the Prevention of Viral and Bacterial Diseases in Aquacultural Species. Director: Dr. Mario Tello General Objective (Technical Description): Generating food additives that can stimulate the immune system at an […]

Use of Prolonged Liberation Systems of Antigens and Coadjuvants to Boost the Immune Response to Vaccines in Salmonids

Project Title: “Use of Prolonged Liberation Systems of Antigens and Coadjuvants to Boost the Immune Response to Vaccines in Salmonids” Directoras: Deborah Vargas – Ana María Sandino General Objective (Technical Description):Development of prolonged liberation vaccines against P. salmonis and other fish pathogens using nano and microparticles that boost the salmonids’ immune response. Description:This Project aims […]

Immunodominance Study in Polyvalent Vaccines Used in Salmon: a Tool for Redesigning and Improving Vaccines

Technical Title: “Immunodominance Study in Polyvalent Vaccines Used in Salmon: a Tool for Redesigning and Improving Vaccines”. Conventional Title: Generating Efficient and Effective Vaccines for the Prevention of Pathogen-Provoked Scepticaemia and Pancreatitis in Salmon. Directora: Dra. Mónica Imarai General Objective (Technical Description): Creating vaccines without interfering antigens. Description: The project team has successfully identified Piscirickettsia salmonisproteins […]

Development of New B-cell Markers in Salmonids: Evaluation Tools for Cellular Protection and a Rational Design of Vaccines Against Intracellular Pathogens

Technical Title: “Development of New B-cell Markers in Salmonids: Evaluation Tools for Cellular Protection and a Rational Design of Vaccines Against Intracellular Pathogens. Conventional Title: Evaluation of the Immunity Levels Created by Vaccines or Specific Pathogens that Affect Salmon Populations. Director: Dr. Kevin Maisey General Objective (Technical Description):The development of antibodies against salmonid’s B-lymphocyte surface […]

Evaluation of the Immune Response of Salmonid’s Lymphocyte T to Pathogens

Project Title: “Evaluation of the Immune Response of Salmonid’s  Lymphocyte T to Pathogens” Conventional Title: Evaluation of Salmonid’s Cellular Immunity Levels Director: Dr. Kevin Maisey General Objective (Technical Description):Generating biotechnological tools based on antibodies and recombinant cytokines to be used as platforms to monitor the lymphocyte T activation and differentiation in response to diverse stimuli […]

Development of Stress Markers to Determine Susceptibility to Diseases in Salmonids

Project Title: “ Development of Stress Markers to Determine Susceptibility to Diseases in Salmonids” Conventional Title: “Development of Stress Detection Tools to Determine Susceptibility to Diseases in Salmonids” Director: Dr. Claudio Acuña General Objective (Technical Description):Development of a tool that allows for the evaluation of fish’s physiological state and their susceptibility to diseases. Description: The […]

Identification and Follow-up of Emergent and Reemergent Pathogens

Project Title: “Identification and Follow-up of Emergent and Reemergent Pathogens” Director: Dr. Julio Cartagena General Objective (Technical Description):Designing and implementing a low cost platform for thesimultaneous detection and quantification of bacterial and viral pathogens using PCR in real time. Description:ICTIO Biotechnologies has developed a kit that can simultaneously detect and estimate the quantity of the […]

Plus Kit for Multiple Virus and Bacteria Detection

General Objective: The simultaneous detection and quantification of pathogens that infect salmonid species. Description: This kit was developed for: A validated detection of bacteria and viruses infecting salmonid species. Bacteria: R. salmoninarun* P salmonis* F psycrophilum V ordalli Y ruckeri Viruses: PRV-1* IPN ISA. A validated quantification of the detected pathogens. Screening all bacteria and […]

OxiTrack

General Objective (Technical Description):Evaluating the compensatory response to oxidative stress and its consequent damage in two or more conditions/states and then compare them. Description: This service has been developed specifically to evaluate the fish’s response to conditions that produce oxidative stress. It functions by quantifying GSH/GSSG variation and membrane damage (lipoperoxidation). The service includes: Sample […]

ImmuneTrack

General Objective (Technical Description):Evaluating the expression of immunity markers. Description: This service is developed specifically for evaluating quantitative changes in the main markers and cytokines of the innate (C3, IFN-αand IFN-γ) and adaptive (CD4, CD8, IFN-γ, IL-10 and TGF-β) immune systems in response to different treatments or vaccinations. The service includes: Sample taking Marker quantification […]