Research funding:

Combating avian influenza

Funding total

£4,493,000

Number of projects funded

4

List of awards

Purpose

To enhance understanding of the virology, pathology, host-pathogen interactions and epidemiology of avian influenza in its animal hosts, with a view to generating the underpinning scientific knowledge that will enable the development of more effective methods for its control.

Key aims

Relevant areas of research, appropriate to BBSRC’s remit, include: