NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases today awarded four five-year contracts worth a total of up to $68.7 million to support systems biology research for infectious disease.
The four projects aim to identify molecular features that distinguish bacterial and viral species and strains that may be targets for medical interventions for diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome, tuberculosis, and influenza.
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