To carry out an international and domestic animal surveillance program focused on virologic, epidemiologic, and disease surveillance with emphasis on the rapid characterization of influenza viruses with pandemic potential. This includes the development and/or maintenance of a network capable of rapid biological, molecular and serological characterization of influenza viruses identified in animals, including but not limited to aquatic and land-based birds, wild birds, live animal markets, and other settings that provide enhanced opportunities for the reassortment of influenza A virus subtypes and close contact with humans. Additional areas of interest include, but are not limited to, serosurveillance studies of humans in close contact with animals, pathogenicity studies in animals, and the role of migratory birds in the spread of influenza viruses,

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Research and Development Contracts (N01)
Project #
N01AI70007-16-0-1
Application #
8654884
Study Section
Project Start
2007-03-30
Project End
2014-03-29
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$4,854,594
Indirect Cost