NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health has granted scientists at the University of California, Santa Cruz $3.5 million to use genomics to study HIV evolution and host immunity based on technology developed with Monogram Biosciences, the university said on Wednesday.

Scientists at UCSC's Jack Baskin School of Engineering will use the five-year grant to conduct bioinformatics and genomics-based studies of HIV and the human immune system in the early stages of infection.

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