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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Control of Zoonotic Avian Viruses

Location: Exotic and Emerging Avian Viral Diseases Research Unit

Project Number: 6612-32000-063-08
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 01, 2011
End Date: Apr 30, 2016

Objective:
The objective of this cooperative research project is to jointly study avian influenza viruses, paramyxoviruses, pneumoviruses and other viral agents of poultry that potential can cross between birds and humans.

Approach:
The studies will use immunological, virological, molecular, genetic, and pathological methodologies and animal models to study the pathogenesis, immunology, vaccine safety and efficacy, therapeutics and epidemiology of the viruses and infections they cause.

Last Modified: 9/21/2014
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