NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute will give $20 million over the next five years to fund four sequencing centers and one data center that will study the microbes that reside in human lungs and air passages, including nasal and throat cavities, in individuals infected with HIV and in controls who are not infected.
These studies will aim to identify bacteria and other organisms such as viruses, protozoa, fungi, and organisms without cell walls.

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