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Emerging Vectorborne Diseases in the Southeastern United States: An Evaluation for National and Global Security

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Award date: 
Dec 19, 2013
Award amount: 
$5,000
Organization name: 
Duke University Medical Center
Principal Investigator: 
Woods, Christopher W
Grant program category: 
Event Support
Grant program name: 
Biotechnology Meeting Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

Vectorborne diseases are historically common in the southeastern US. The region is now
threatened by both the introduction of new vectorborne diseases and the re-emergence of
endemic diseases. The Southeast Research Center of Excellence on Emerging Infections
and Biofense (SERCEB) is holding a meeting of local and international experts to discuss
this threat to our national and global health security.

Fiscal year: 
2014