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Professor Malcolm Fraser awarded a five year grant from the National Institutes of Health

December 09, 2011

Professor Malcom Fraser has been awarded a five year $2,989,065 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop novel approaches to the control of several of the world’s most pervasive viral diseases: Yellow Fever, Dengue and Chikungunya.  Fraser, Rev. Julius A. Nieuwland, CSC Professor of Biological Sciences and Fellow of the Eck Institute for Global Health, is a world class virologist known for his innovative approaches.  In this case, his research focuses on the development of mosquitoes that are genetically resistant to infection with these human pathogens, thus interrupting the transmission of disease pathogens from mosquito to human.

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