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Northwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research
Region X: AK, ID, OR, WA
Principal Investigator Samuel Miller, M.D.
Lead Institution University of Washington at Seattle
Address NWRCE
University of Washington
Box 357730
Seattle, WA 98195-7710
Research Projects
  • Variation in human innate immunity
  • Virulence factors in the airway
  • Development and assessment of novel biodefense vaccine technologies
  • Bacterial lipopolysaccharide structure
  • Bacterial essential and virulence genes
  • Bacterial diversity
  • Bacterial proteome
  • Innate immunity to pneumonic plague
  • Animal models to study bubonic plague lymphadenitis
Core Research
Facilities
  • Data Integration and Bioinformatics Core
  • Microarray Analysis Core
  • DNA Sequencing Core
  • Training and Education Core
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Pulmonary Infection and Inflammation Core
  • Yersinia pestis Biology Core
  • Nonhuman Primate Studies Core
  • Bacterial Strains Core
Member Institutions
  • University of Washington
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Institute for Systems Biology
  • University of Idaho
  • NIAID Rocky Mountain Laboratories
  • University of Oregon
  • Montana State University
  • University of Alaska at Fairbanks
  • Harborview Medical Center
  • VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Contact:  Michael Stebbins ([email protected])
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