Emory Wins $3.3M Award to Search Human, Simian Genomes for HIV Clues | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers at Emory University's Yerkes National Primate Research Center have received a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to try to identify genes that are involved in HIV transmission and those that may help protect against HIV infection, Emory said on Friday.

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