By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of California, Davis has reaped a $975,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund proteomics research into plants' immune systems.

The five-year Early Career Development award to Gitta Coaker in the school's Department of Plant Pathology will fund studies of the proteins that guide resistance to infection from a range of microbes, an area that is of growing interest for food sustainability research, UC Davis said this week.

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