$100,000 Ain't Bad

A post at The Tree of Life from Jonathan Eisen reminds readers about the upcoming application deadline for grand challenge grants from the Gates Foundation. The initiative will dole out $100 million, with initial grants of $100,000 each, and anyone can apply for funding. Topics include protection against infectious diseases; low-cost diagnostics for global health conditions; advances in mucosal immunity; and new approaches to contraception.

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