By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Michigan State University scientists have won a $7.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study microbes that live in the gut, as part of NIH's Enterics Research Investigational Network, MSU said Thursday.

Researchers at MSU will use the five-year grant to study the enteric microbiome, and the role that those microbes have in illnesses that come from food and water.

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