Canadian Research Team Wins C$7.3M to Develop New Vaccines for Cattle | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team of Canadian researchers has been awarded C$7.3 million ($5.2 million) to support the development of vaccines for bovine tuberculosis and Johne's disease in cattle.

Backed by Genome British Columbia, Genome Canada, and other funding agencies, the team, which includes investigators from the University of British Columbia and the University of Saskatchewan, will employ reverse vaccinology coupled with high-throughput genomics to deliver the new vaccines to an animal health company for commercialization within four years.

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