By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will fund research projects of up to five years for development of new knowledge and technologies that can be used to study major histocompatibility complex genes in non-human primates (NHPs).

Knowledge gained from studying the MHC in such primates can be valuable for NIAID’s efforts to prevent and treat immunologic, infectious, and allergic diseases, NIAID said in a request for proposals.

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