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Two center biologists receive ~$2.8M to study virus escape from mosquito midgut

Tuesday January 31, 2012

Kansas State University associate professors of biology Rollie Clem and Lorena Passarelli have been bouncing ideas off each other since they met in graduate school.

This strategy has recently paid off and resulted in Clem and Passarelli being awarded a four-year $2.8 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study how mosquitoes transmit viruses.

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