Animal health and disease and veterinary immune reagents
This scheme is administered by the NIFA
Call status: Closed
Previous call: 13 January 2014 – 1 May 2014
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Funding total of UK projects is £2.39M, of which BBSRC funded £1.91M.
Number of projects funded
Five projects are funded. See press release in related links for further details.
Resaearch on animal health and disease and veterinary immune reagents.
- Research on emerging diseases and/or diseases of agriculturally relevant animals of high economic consequence in both the US and UK (viral, bacterial, and parasitic diseases)
- Alternatives to current antimicrobials and anthelmintics used to treat disease in agricultural animals in both the US and UK
- Development of publicly accessible immunological reagents for agriculturally-relevant animal species