NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CombiMatrix said today that the 2007 Defense Appropriations Bill, recently signed into law, includes two new allocations of $1 million each for the company’s development of microarray technologies for the detection of biological threat agents and infectious pathogens.

According to the company, one of the allocations was specifically granted to address concern over the Eurasian Avian Influenza A Virus, also known as H5N1.

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