Animal health and disease and veterinary immune reagents
This scheme is administered by the NIFA
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