Yuka Yoneda

Plant Based Vaccines Grown in Podlike Labs Could Stop the Next Pandemic

by , 03/02/10
filed under: Design for Health

Tobacco Plant, tamus, h1n1, flu vaccine, modular laboratory, plant based vaccine, vegan vaccine, influenza, flu, design for health

GreenVax is planning to house its research in a 13,500 square-meter biotherapeutic production facility to be built on a 8.5-hectare site on the Texas A&M Health Science Center campus in Bryan, Texas. The warehouse-like facility will be home to around 9 mobile, pod-like laboratories as well as space to grow tobacco plants using hydroponics. The pods will be self-contained clean rooms with either HEPA or ULPA filters and will be around 5.5 x 13 meters and provide a 5.5- by 7.6-meter working environment, gown dressing areas and a separate mechanical support area.

Via Scientific American

Related Posts

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below

Let's make sure you're a real person:


  • Read Inhabitat

  • Search Categories

  • Recent Posts

  • Recent Comments

  • Browse by Keyword

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >