Navigation Links
VBI awarded $27 million from NIH to support infectious disease research
Date:10/5/2009

dle the designated bacterial data in the context of infectious diseases the change in scale of data acquisition and analysis is astonishing and we are poised to learn a lot."

The new contract covers the development of two web-based resources for biomedical research. The first part of the project supports the development of the Pathogen Portal for the entire BRC program. The Pathogen Portal will serve as an informatics coordinating center and gateway for the four newly established BRCs. This publicly accessible web portal will provide general information about the BRC program, serve as a gateway to the individual BRC web sites, and provide a central data repository and analysis resource for all selected NIAID category A-C priority pathogens supported by the individual BRCs. Said Sobral, "In addition to its centralized coordination role, the Pathogen Portal project will work closely with other external partners, for example NIAID's Clinical Proteomics Centers for Infectious Diseases and Biodefense, among others, which is making candidate protein biomarkers linked to disease available to the wider scientific community."

The second part of the project supports the development of the PATRIC 2.0 BRC. In June 2004, NIAID awarded CIG a five-year, $10.3 million contract to establish a multi-organism relational database for infectious disease research that focused on biodefense and emerging infectious diseases. The PathoSystems Resource Integration Center (PATRIC; see http://patric.vbi.vt.edu/) was created to serve as a comprehensive web-based resource for an important subset of pathogens from the set of selected NIAID category A-C priority pathogens. The work supported by the PATRIC 2.0 award, which will span all bacterial species in the selected NIAID category A-C priority pathogens list, will consolidate earlier PATRIC work, as well as the work of other BRC systems that handled bacterial data, into PATRIC 2.0.
'/>"/>

Contact: Barry Whyte
whyte@vbi.vt.edu
540-231-1767
Virginia Tech
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. UNC awarded Cancer Genome Atlas grant
2. 2 neuroscientists from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory awarded transformative NIH grants
3. IOF-AMGEN Health Professional Awareness Grants awarded at Beijing conference
4. Prestigious $4.9 million NIH grant awarded to Case Western Reserve for colon cancer research
5. UA awarded $4.35 million to study Earths critical zone
6. Researcher awarded $1.2 million grant to study centrosomes and cilia
7. Barrow scientist awarded $400,000 grant to study cell associated with intuition and autism
8. IGC scientist awarded prestigious European Research Council Starting grant
9. LSUHSCs Bazan awarded ARRA grant to preserve vision
10. UTSA psychologist awarded $1 million for memory research
11. LSUHSCs Kolls awarded $1.8 million to improve vaccine strategies for P. carinii pneumonia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... creating a new professorship in tissue engineering to ... Molecular Engineering and the Marine Biological Laboratory, supported ... and Eugene Bell Foundation., The Eugene Bell Professorship ... for Molecular Engineering. That endowed chair holder also ... Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Shenzhen, July 10, 2014---A team of researchers from The ... have identified a gene of wild soybean linked to ... to grow in saline soil. This study published online ... to unveil novel genomic information for crop improvement. , ... to domestication and human selection, cultivated soybeans have less ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... University, Sweden, have explored two different ways that ... leading to the formation of oxygen molecules in ... the scientific journal Nature Communications . , ... synthetic catalysts for water oxidation, which are key ... direct storage of solar energy in fuels like ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New professorship in tissue engineering links molecular engineering, marine biology 2BGI reports a novel gene for salt tolerance found in wild soybean 2Molecular snapshots of oxygen formation in photosynthesis 2
... of Warwick are examining a way of using bacteria ... that are difficult to create synthetically on a lab ... called prodiginines. , This group of antibiotics has ... to target and kill cancer cells. A synthetic prodiginine ...
... newly created by the University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence ... the body's cells that can be flipped on and off ... Optical switches like these could trigger a chemical reaction, initiate ... cell - all at the flash of a light. ...
... engineers have developed a computer tool they say could ... women to use to prevent infection by the virus ... is a pressing challenge because women now account for ... said. , By applying fundamentals of physics and chemistry, ...
Cached Biology News:Light-sensitive photoswitches could restore sight to those with macular degeneration 2Light-sensitive photoswitches could restore sight to those with macular degeneration 3Study defines effective microbicide design for HIV/AIDS prevention 2Study defines effective microbicide design for HIV/AIDS prevention 3
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada ... TM (eslicarbazepine acetate) for use as a once-daily ... patients with epilepsy who are not satisfactorily controlled with ... use in patients under 18 years of age. ... neurological disorders and according to Epilepsy Canada, it affects ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 ... Burkina Faso, today have access to an additional ... to increase access to contraception at all levels ... combining a lower-dose formulation of a widely used ... injection system. , Burkina Faso is the first ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Understanding the need for better quality and ... gap that currently exists in this area, ChanTest has ... of validated ion channel and GPCR cell lines. ... ion channels control many critical physiological functions throughout the ... potential to treat a variety of human diseases. ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Robert Harman, DVM, Founder and CEO of Vet-Stem, Inc., the ... relaunch of his highly informative blog, now named Stem Cells ... are Stem Cells ?” Dr. Harman’s purpose for blogging ... basics of stem cell therapy so that pet owners can ... when considering regenerative medicine. , A veterinarian by trade, Dr. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. Announces Health Canada Approval of APTIOM(TM) (eslicarbazepine acetate) as a Once-Daily Adjunctive Treatment for Partial-Onset Seizures in Patients with Epilepsy 2Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. Announces Health Canada Approval of APTIOM(TM) (eslicarbazepine acetate) as a Once-Daily Adjunctive Treatment for Partial-Onset Seizures in Patients with Epilepsy 3Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. Announces Health Canada Approval of APTIOM(TM) (eslicarbazepine acetate) as a Once-Daily Adjunctive Treatment for Partial-Onset Seizures in Patients with Epilepsy 4Injectable Contraceptive Launched in Burkina Faso to Expand Choice and Address Unmet Need 2Injectable Contraceptive Launched in Burkina Faso to Expand Choice and Address Unmet Need 3Injectable Contraceptive Launched in Burkina Faso to Expand Choice and Address Unmet Need 4Injectable Contraceptive Launched in Burkina Faso to Expand Choice and Address Unmet Need 5Injectable Contraceptive Launched in Burkina Faso to Expand Choice and Address Unmet Need 6Leader in Ion Channel Research Announces Newly Validated and Re-Engineered Cells 2Leader in Ion Channel Research Announces Newly Validated and Re-Engineered Cells 3Robert Harman, DVM Talks About What Stem Cells are in His Latest Blog Series for Vet-Stem, Inc. 2Robert Harman, DVM Talks About What Stem Cells are in His Latest Blog Series for Vet-Stem, Inc. 3
... Feb. 13 Pharmacyclics, Inc.,(Nasdaq: PCYC ) today ... 2008. The net loss for the second quarter of fiscal ... net loss of $5.9 million,or $0.23 per share, in the ... Total operating expenses were $4.9 million in the second quarter ...
... China, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Shengtai,Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OTC ... manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, pharmaceutical grade,glucose products ... second,quarter of fiscal 2009 ended December 31, 2008. ... glucose products increased during the second quarter,compared with ...
... Creation Best Practice Findings to be released at SiriusDecisions B-to-B ... ... February 13, 2009 -- SiriusDecisions, the world,s leading source for ... announced that top executives from Hewlett-Packard Company, IBM Corporation and ...
Cached Biology Technology:Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 2Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 3Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 4Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 5Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 6Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 7Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 2Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 3Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 4Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 5Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 6Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 7Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 8Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 9Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 10Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 11Senior Executives from HP, IBM and Omniture Headline "Leaders and Lessons Learned" Sales and Marketing Summit 2009 2Senior Executives from HP, IBM and Omniture Headline "Leaders and Lessons Learned" Sales and Marketing Summit 2009 3
Porcine Aortic Endothelial Cells (PAOEC) (>500,000 cells)...
Bovine Endometrium Epithelial Cells (BEnEpC) (>500,000 cells)...
PC based system for advanced chemifluorescent, chemiluminescent, fluorescent and colorimetric, microarray and microscope imaging and analysis....
Pendrin (H-195)...
Biology Products: