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Working with dangerous bugs

As part of the national effort in the US to protect civilians from bioterrorist attacks, the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) was charged with the development of diverse research resources. The NIAID Resources for Biodefense Research program is forging new collaborations between immunologists and infectious disease experts and is reinvigorating research in the general area of immune protection against pathogenic infection.

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Figure 1: Resources for biodefense research.

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Quill, H., Giovanni, M. Working with dangerous bugs. Nat Immunol 5, 765–767 (2004).

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