Our team received $10M funding from the CDC
Source/author: UF Health/ DeLene Beeland

Date: Sep 3, 2021

 
NIH awarded an R21 grant to the Jain lab
Source/author: NIH NIAID

Date: Sep 1, 2021

 
Combinatorial CRISPR/Cas12a orthologs (cCRISPR)
A Combinatorial Approach towards Adaptability of 22 Functional Cas12a Orthologs for Nucleic Acid Detection in Clinical Samples 

Source/author: MedRxiv preprint server
Date: Dec 24, 2020
 
 
Jain named holder of the Shah Rising Star Professorship
Source/author: UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering/ Department of Chemical Engineering
Date: Mar 19, 2021
 
CRISPR-ENHANCE highlighted in the COVID TechConnect Innovation Spotlight
An enhanced nucleic acid detection platform using Cas12a

Source/author: COVID TechConnect Innovation Spotlight Summit/ Piyush K. Jain
Date: Feb 17, 2021
 
CRISPR-ENHANCE published in Methods
An enhanced nucleic acid detection platform using Cas12a

Source/author: Methods/Long T.Nguyen, JeevanGurijala, Santosh R.Rananaware, Brianna L.M.Pizzano, Brandon T.Stone, Piyush K.Jain
Date: Feb 9, 2021 (Pre-proof)
 
 
CLINICAL VALIDATION OF ENHANCE AND ENHANCEv2
Engineered CRISPR/Cas12a Enables Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Detection

Source/author: MedRxiv preprint server
Date: Dec 24, 2020
 
 
TEAM SELECTED AS XPRIZE SEMIFINALIST
CRISPR-ENHANCE team selected as a semifinalist for XPRIZE COVID-19 Competition
Source/author: UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
Date: Nov 18, 2020
 
EXPERT OPINION ON NOBEL PRIZE FOR CRISPR
Nobel Prize for chemistry honors exquisitely precise gene-editing technique, CRISPR
– a gene engineer explains how it works



Published: By over 1500+ news websites
Source/author: Piyush K. Jain/The Conversation
Date: October 7, 2020
 
CRISPR-ENHANCE PUBLISHED IN NATURE COMMUNICATIONS
Enhancement of trans-cleavage activity of Cas12a with 
engineered crRNA enables amplified nucleic acid detection

Source/author: Nature Communications/Long T. Nguyen, Brianna M. Smith & Piyush K. Jain*
Date: Sep 30, 2020
 

AWARDED A COVID-19 IGNITION GRANT FROM USISTEF

Date: Sep 2, 2020
 

AWARDED A FLORIDA BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION GRANT

Jain awarded grant to develop a CRISPR-based urine test for early 
detection of breast cancer
Source/author: Michelle Runyon/Department of Chemical Engineering, UF
Date: July 1, 2020
 

NEWS COVERAGE ON SARS-CoV-2 DETECTION

Researchers hope CRISPR gene-editing technology can yield rapid 
at-home COVID-19 test
Source/author: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio/Show Day 6 (Listen to Podcast)
Date: May 29, 2020

UF researchers develop at-home COVID-19 test
Source/author: The Alligator/Ariana Aspuru
Date: May 17, 2020

Rapid home-based coronavirus tests are coming together in research labs


Published: By over 2000+ news websites
Source/author: The Conversation/Piyush K. Jain
Date: May 20, 2020

Developing a next-generation coronavirus test for home use

Source/author: University of Florida News/Alisson Clark
Date: April 22, 2020

Source/author: Department of Chemical Engineering News, University of Florida/Michelle Runyon
Date: April 14, 2020
 

CRISPR-ENHANCE PUBLISHED IN BIORXIV

BOOK CHAPTER PUBLISHED

First book chapter published from Jain lab.
Source/author: Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications, Marco Downing, Piyush K. Jain*  
Date: November 29, 2019
 

Expert Opinion on CRISPR-edited T-Cells for cancer



Published: By over 2000+ news websites
Source/author: The Conversation/Piyush K. Jain
Date: Nov 18, 2019
 

CRISPR-GPS PUBLISHED IN NANOSCALE

First publication from Jain lab members. 
First co-corresponding author paper by Prof. Jain with Prof. Bhatia.
Source/author: Nanoscale/Piyush K. Jain*  Justin H. Lo,   Santosh Rananaware,    Marco Downing,   Apekshya Panda,   Michelle Tai,  Srivatsan Raghavan,  Heather E. Fleming  and  Sangeeta N. Bhatia*
Date: October 29, 2019
 
 

News coverage: PI’s GRADUATE/POSTDOCTORAL WORK

 

HIGHLIGHTS ON THE ULTIMATE REAGENT

Title: Front Cover: The ULTIMATE Reagent: A Universal Photocleavable and Clickable Reagent for the Regiospecific and Reversible End Labeling of Any Nucleic Acid
Source/author: ChemBioChem/
Date: Dec, 2018

Source/author: Ruben Ragg
Date: May 20, 2018

Source/author: Scott Silverman

Date: Mar 21, 2018


 
 

NEWS COVERAGE ON CRISPR-PLUS

 
Source/author: Jay London
Date: Dec 2, 2016
Source/author: Angewandte Chemie International Edition/Chemistry Views
Date: October 11, 2016
 
Source/author:  WuXi PharmaTech/Sino News
Date: September 13, 2016
Source/author: Rebekah Barnett/ TED Blog             
Date: September 6, 2016
 
Source/author: Bryant Furlow/ Cancer Network 
Date: September 5, 2016
 

Source/author: Sarah Kearns/ Medium 
Date: September 3, 2016 
Source/author:  Jasmine Solana (Author) & Patrick Caughill (Editor)/Futurism
Date: August 29, 2016
 
Source/author:  Rajamanickam Antonimuthu/YouTube
Date: August 27, 2016
 

Source/author:  Himanshu Goenka, International Business Times
Date: August 25, 2016 
 
Source/author: Erika Reinfeld/Koch Institute 
Date: August 25, 2016
 

MIT News on CRISPR-PLUS highlighted on other websites

Original article: MIT News

Published: By over 2000+ news websites

Source/author: Anne Trafton/MIT

Date: August 25, 2016

 


 
 

HIGHLIGHTS ON PHOTOACTIVATED INSULIN POLYMER

 

Source/author: Macromolecular Bioscience
Date: Aug 5, 2016
 
 

NEWS COVERAGE ON INSULIN PHOTOACTIVATABLE DEPOT

Source/Author: Melania Tesio/ChemistryViews
Date: February 11, 2013
 

Source/Author: The Associated Press
Date: January 2, 2013
 

Source/Author: The Associated Press
Date: December 18, 2012
 

Source/Author: Stacy Downs
Date: July13, 2015
 

 
Source/Author: The Associated Press/The Washington Times
Date: August 13, 2015
 

Source/Author: Alex Smith/KCUR 89.3
Date: April 15, 2016

Source/Author: Terra Hall/ KSHB 41
Date: April 21, 2016