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For his work toward building a better platform for possible future bacterial vaccines, Aditya Kunjapur is the winner of the 2024 BioInnovation Institute & Science Prize for Innovation.

The wireless infection sensor can be embedded in wound dressings and sends a signal to a user’s smartphone.

The agent can be used with standard PET imaging and detects infections from a group of bacteria that includes E. coli.

Social distancing, self-isolation, public lectures, and more saved thousands of lives, researchers said.