Combating avian influenza

Deadline: 26/04/2006
March 24, 2006

The BBSRC is sponsoring research on the H5N1 form of avian influenza, both the pathogen and its hosts - and the interactions between them - and supports facilities suitable for in vivo studies at the Institute for Animal Health and the Roslin Institute. Accordingly, the Council is making available an additional £4.5 million of responsive-mode funding specifically for projects to improve scientific understanding of avian influenza, with the aim of enabling more effective control of the disease.

Details here
Contact: Simon Kerley
Address: BBSRC
Polaris House
North Star Avenue
Swindon SN2 1UH
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: 01793 414654
Fax: 01793 413234
Email: simon.kerley@bbsrc.ac.uk

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