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:12/17/2014)... Dec. 15, 2014 The Defense Logistics Agency is ... and prevent counterfeit microcircuits from entering into its supply ... in-house microcircuit anti-counterfeit initiative dubbed DNA marking. The capability ... their reliability throughout the supply chain. The new quality ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9zq33j/global_chemical ) has announced ... 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... upcoming in this market is the increasing demand for ... recording of patient data for quick and correct diagnosis ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... and Markets , http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... the addition of the "Biometrics Market in the ... One major trend emerging in this market is ... is important to upgrade biometric solutions to the latest ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Defense Logistics Agency Launches DNA Marking Capability to Strengthen Microcircuit Supply Chain 2Defense Logistics Agency Launches DNA Marking Capability to Strengthen Microcircuit Supply Chain 3Global Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Abbott Laboratories, Bayer, Hoffmann La-Roche, Johnson & Johnson, NGK Spark Plugs and Robert Bosch 2Biometrics Market in the APAC Region 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema 2
... for predicting biodiversity than biology",Research published in the May ... about biodiversity and opens up new avenues for predicting ... patterns. In the article, an international group ... in a river system can be accurately predicted with ...
... commerce of ornamental stones has grown all over ... decided solid support to the aesthetics of natural ... Marble is, undoubtedly, the ornamental stone par excellence. ... sculptural works which constitute the most important pieces ...
... the May 2008 Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society ... adolescent obesity negatively impacts vascular endothelial function, which relates ... in the U.S. during the past 20 years and ... The incidence of obesity in children is also increasing ...
Cached Biology News:Biodiversity -- it's in the water 2Development of new techniques to understand marble quality and durability 2Study supports reason for concern in childhood and adolescent obesity 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... zFlo Motion , a US leader in biomechanics software ... a new partner. STT-Systems has developed an impressive ... with offerings in the optical-motion capture, 3D scanning, and industrial ... unit), iSen, is opening eyes around the world. With no ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... NJ (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... technologies such as the Bioruptor® and complete solutions ... system for chromatin immunoprecipitation, alleviating the need for ... and controls needed for ChIP of histones or ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Mass. , Jan. 22, 2015   GenoSpace , a ... of tools to enable the broad use of genomic, imaging ... announced the appointment of Michelle Munson , CEO of ... director. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150122/170713 ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... NEW YORK , Dec. 24, 2014 ... patient care in critical areas, announced the closing of an ... warrants to purchase up to an aggregate 3,500,000 shares of ... and $.01 per warrant.  The warrants have a per share ...
Breaking Biology Technology:3D Motion Capture Just Got Easy 2Diagenode Launches Unique Semi-Automated Solution for Chromatin Immunoprecipitation 2GenoSpace Expands Board with Appointment of Michelle Munson 2PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering 2PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering 3
... - Combined Company Will Have Three Oncology Products in Clinic -, - Lead Candidate ... ... Wednesday, May 28th, at 11:00 a.m. Pacific ... Time -, BOTHELL, WA and ...
... A new study into the potential health hazards ... predicts that the molecules are easily absorbed into ... the molecules could be toxic to humans and ... Calgary biochemist Peter Tieleman, post-doctoral fellow Luca Monticelli ...
... Income Up 132% Year-Over-Year, SHANGHAI, China, May ... WX ), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical ... China and,the United States, today announced its selected ... 31, 2008., (Logo: ...
Cached Biology Technology:Sonus Pharmaceuticals and OncoGenex Technologies to Merge 2Sonus Pharmaceuticals and OncoGenex Technologies to Merge 3Sonus Pharmaceuticals and OncoGenex Technologies to Merge 4Sonus Pharmaceuticals and OncoGenex Technologies to Merge 5Sonus Pharmaceuticals and OncoGenex Technologies to Merge 6Sonus Pharmaceuticals and OncoGenex Technologies to Merge 7Sonus Pharmaceuticals and OncoGenex Technologies to Merge 8How buckyballs hurt cells 2WuXi PharmaTech Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 2WuXi PharmaTech Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 3WuXi PharmaTech Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 4WuXi PharmaTech Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 5WuXi PharmaTech Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 6WuXi PharmaTech Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 7WuXi PharmaTech Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 8WuXi PharmaTech Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 9WuXi PharmaTech Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 10WuXi PharmaTech Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 11
... is extensively scrutinized, including negative ... All horses are of U.S. ... are controlled and documented to ... Pricing: $12/unit for ...
jub, ajuba homolog (Xenopus laevis)...
Prepared in distilled water....
in vitro Translation, Accessory Products...
Biology Products: