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U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin announced $529,676 for West Virginia University through the U.S Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Funding will support vaccine development against bacterial pathogens based on iron acquisition proteins from 2019-2024, and will total over $2.5 million in funding.
Dr. Heath Damron and Justin Bevere represent the Vaccine Development Center at West Virginia University during the World Vaccine Congress 2019 in D.C!
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Three Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology students and one Medical student awarded top honors at the 53rd Annual Van Liere Research Conference
Poster Winners (Faculty advisor)
Basic Science 1B - Ting Wong (Heath Damron, Ph.D.)
Basic Science 2 - Jesse Hall (Heath Damron, Ph.D.)
Medical Student 1 - Hayden Basinger (Heath Damron, Ph.D.)
Basic Science 3 - Emel Sen Kilic (Mariette Barbier, Ph.D.)