Brown, Cheng, and Kung awarded USDA grant

C. Titus Brown, assistant professor in the departments of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG), and his colleagues were awarded a grant through the United States Department of Agriculture National Research Initiative (NRI).

The project is titled "Positional candidate genes for resistance to Marek's disease by screening for Marek's disease virus Meq-regulated genes." Hans Cheng, (MSU Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory, USDA, ARS) is the project's principal investigator. Hsing-Jien Kung (UC Davis Medical Center) is a co-PI. The award is through the USDA NRI Animal Genome program.

(Date Posted: 2008-10-14)