NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Ibis Biosciences, a subsidiary of Isis Pharmaceuticals, said yesterday that has been awarded a $1.2 million subcontract from the National Institutes of Health to study how influenza viruses are transmitted.
 
Ibis is conducting the research through a subcontract with its partner the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute. The grant will sponsor assay development and sample characterization for viruses including the H5N1 strain, which causes avian flu.
 

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