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Ebola study w. VIC consortium

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In two papers published in Cell and Cell Host Microbe CViSB investigators, together with colleagues from our VIC sister consortium, describe in detail antibody responses to Ebola. By systematic analysis of a large set of more than 170 monoclonal antibodies to Ebola virus, the researchers show which immunological features play key roles in protection against the virus. The researchers aimed to…

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Rapid diagnosis of Lassa

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A new study from VHFC researchers provide validation for a new rapid diagnostic test for Lassa fever. It is difficult to distinguish febrile illnesses that are common in West Africa from Lassa fever based solely on a patient’s clinical presentation. In this study, the field performance of recombinant antigen-based Lassa fever immunoassays was compared to that of quantitative polymerase chain…

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We’re hiring

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We are looking for postdocs, administrators, and staff scientists to join us in our mission to identify the factors determining outcomes of human infectious disease. We are looking for both wet-lab and computational biologists – people interested in ‘field work’ in Sierra Leone are more than welcome to apply.

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Press Release

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Scripps Research scientists receive $15 million to study viral outbreak survivors. With a new $15 million grant, scientists at Scripps Research are gearing up for an in-depth study of survivors of viral outbreaks.

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