USING INTERGRATED FRONTIER AND SMART TECHNOLOGIES TO IDENTIFY NEW DRUG TARGETS FOR PARASITED CAUSEING MAJOR DISEASES IN HUMANS AND ANIMALS

Grant number: LX0882231 | Funding period: 2008 - 2009

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Abstract

The national/community benefits are (1) enhanced focus on animal and human health biotechnology through the development of anti-parasite compounds and/or vaccines; (2) improved and sustainable control of important parasites with decreased risk of induction of drug resistance; (3) increased profitability of agricultural animal production; (4) consolidation of a technology platform for further applications in genomics and post-genomics of pathogens of global significance and construction of a pipeline for the validation of drug targets; (5) capturing the benefits from fundamental research and strengthening links between fundamental and applied research; (6) increasing the quality and quantity ..

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