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Making Vaccine for a Human Clinical Trial

Immunity Project Chief Engineer Pete Lloyd shows our new vaccine manufacturing machine to Nora Hanna, Executive Director of Until There’s A Cure. Immunity Project wouldn’t exist without incredible support of Nora and the Until There’s A Cure family. Pete is retro-fitting this commercial pharmaceutical dry powder spray dryer with our customized, microsphere manufacturing precision aerosol […]

Experiment Q&A’s

Immunity Project is dedicated to developing an HIV vaccine to give away to the world for free. Below are a few critical questions we’re currently finding answers for in the lab. Question #1: How does the vaccine interact with dendrocytes? Dendrocytes are white blood cells that interact with any foreign invader, or in this case our vaccine. […]

Demo Day and Experiment Update #2

Yesterday was Y Combinator demo day for our Winter 2014 batch.  Over 50 startups that went through the Y Combinator program with us presented to a room of the worlds best investors and donors.  It was a surreal experience and we are incredibly proud of our fellow batch-mates.  This tweet from PG sums up our […]

Model Airplanes, Ink Jet Printers & Inhalable Vaccines

Special guest blog post from our team member Peter Lloyd, inhalable drug delivery expert: My dad’s a mechanical engineer and I guess that’s part of the reason I’ve been fascinated by machines all of my life.  I especially like machines that fly – I’ve been building a spruce airplane in my garage for the past […]

Flow Cytometer/Second Mice Experiment

Immunity Project is still in the process of setting up our Flow Cytometer.  It’s in a lot of pieces – our brain trust is putting it together. We have exciting news to report.  We were able to negotiate significant additional discounts with our vendors, so we are now adding an additional experiment to further validate […]

Experiment Update #1

Today, our contract lab in New York grafted peripheral blood monocytes from an HLA(B57) volunteer into C57BL/6 NOG mice (mice inter-bread to have no native immune system).  They will ship these mice in a few days to another contract lab in California where they will acclimatize for between one and two weeks prior to injection […]