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Research Project: Control of Zoonotic Avian Viruses

Location: Exotic & Emerging Avian Viral Diseases Research

Project Number: 6040-32000-066-27-N
Project Type: Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 1, 2016
End Date: Apr 30, 2021

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.