UC Berkeley researchers receive grant to study mosquito-borne viruses

Photo of mosquito
WildTurkey/Creative Commons
Eva Harris and Josefina Coloma, researchers at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, were awarded a $7.78 million grant that will be distributed over the course of five years and will be used to launch an arboviral disease research center.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, or NIAID, granted nearly $8 million to UC Berkeley School of Public Health researchers Eva Harris and Josefina Coloma to study mosquito-borne viruses and pandemic preparedness in Asia and the Americas.
Read More…