The goal of the Large Scale T Cell Epitope Discovery program is to establish and support several highly interactive, multi-disciplinary teams focused on large scale discovery of T cell epitopes associated with microorganisms responsible for emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and potential agents of bioterrorism and their toxins. The discovery and validation of novel T cell epitopes will facilitate the design and development of vaccines;improved immune-based therapeutics;and diagnostic tools for the prevention, treatment and detection of such infections, by providing critical information needed to select MHC-peptide or other MHC-ligand complexes that induce T cell activation for the generation and maintenance of protective immunity.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Research and Development Contracts (N01)
Project #
272200900043C-4-0-1
Application #
8751045
Study Section
Project Start
2009-09-30
Project End
2014-09-29
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$1,572,960
Indirect Cost
Name
Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason
Department
Type
DUNS #
076647908
City
Seattle
State
WA
Country
United States
Zip Code
98101