The SERCEB Developmental Projects Program aims to stimulate and support new and innovative investigator-initiated breakthroughs in biodefense and emerging infectious disease (BD/EID) research. The general goal is to enhance discovery and early phase development of new vaccines, therapeutics, diagnostics and platform technologies for BD/EID, and to help bring new investigators into the field. The SERCEB Developmental Projects Program will enhance our research programs in host-pathogen interactions and interventions.

Public Health Relevance

Through the ability of SERCEB to seek out and award funds to investigators with new and inovative ideas in biodefense, breakthoughs in the field can be faciliated more easily than through traditional funding methods.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54AI057157-11
Application #
8437244
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAI1-DDS-M)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-03-01
Budget End
2014-02-28
Support Year
11
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$490,797
Indirect Cost
$79,815
Name
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Department
Type
DUNS #
608195277
City
Chapel Hill
State
NC
Country
United States
Zip Code
27599
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