Grant: $31,838 - National Institutes of Health - Jul. 23, 2009
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Award Description: The overall purpose of this award is to support undergraduate summer research regarding how respiratory viruses cause inflammation. By identifying host factors leading to inflammation upon virus infection, novel therapies to reduce the extent of viral disease may be developed. Additionally, by understanding how viral factors contribute to inflammation during infection, we may be able to use this information to design more effective vaccines.
Project Description: Activities since 7/23/09 have included; post award set up of accounts through Sponsored Programs, LUHS, purchase of materials, identification of personnel to fill created job positions, and initiation of experiments outlined in specific aims 1 and 2 of this proposal.
Jobs Summary: The award was made 7/23/09 and funds were used to hire 1 summer undergraduate research assistant at 0.50 FTE. This assistant prepared reagents, performed experiments and analyzed data. This effort significantly helped in achieving the aims of the proposal. (Total jobs reported: 1)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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