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Company Information:

Name: Harrisvaccines Inc.
Address: 1102 SOUTHERN HILLS DR STE 101
Ames, IA 50010-8222
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (515) 296-4267

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $159,620.00 2
SBIR Phase II $806,765.00 2

Award List:

Autogenous replicon particle (ARP) vaccines for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrom virus (PRRSV)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Matthew M. Erdman
Award Amount: $79,920.00
There is a clear and immediate need for improved PRRSV vaccines. PRRS is estimated to cost pork producers in the U.S. nearly $600 million annually and with a national eradication effort being proposed, the need for a second generation vaccine tool that is effective and safe is crucial. The use of a… More

Demonstrate the Safety and Efficacy of a PRRS-RP Vaccine Candidate

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Jerry McVicker, COO
Award Amount: $346,765.00
Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) costs the swine industry approximately $560M annually through reproductive loss in mature females and respiratory disease in growing pigs. There is a need for new vaccines for PRRSV to battle the strain evolution and heterogeneity of this… More

Replicon Particle Vaccine for White Spot Syndrome Virus in Marine Shrimp

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Kurt I. Kamrud, null
Award Amount: $79,700.00
WSSV is the most serious disease in farmed marine shrimp causing considerable financial losses throughout the last decade across the globe. It infects a wide variety of crustacean hosts including numerous species of wild and cultured marine shrimp, crayfish, and prawns. Although a multitude of… More

Replicon Particle Vaccine for White Spot Syndrome Virus in Marine Shrimp Phase II

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Kurt I. Kamrud, VP of Research, Chief Scientific Officer – (919) 909-1726
Award Amount: $460,000.00
Currently there are no truly effective interventions or therapeutic treatments for White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) in farmed shrimp. Current production practices focus on pathogen exclusion by stocking specific pathogen free (SPF) larvae, decontamination and filtration of water to prevent pathogen… More