ANTIGONE – ANTIcipating the Global Onset of Novel Epidemics

ANTIGONE is a project coordinated by Prof. Thijs Kuiken of the Viroscience lab of Erasmus MC. The consortium is composed of 14 research groups from 7 European Member States. SaBioIREC has an active participation across the proyect, often in close collaboration with other Spanish gropus such as VISAVET and Univ. Zaragoza. Find the details in the project link: http://www.antigonefp7.eu

Project description: ANTIGONE is a Large Scale Integrating Project, funded by the European Commission’s FP7 program under contract number 278976. The consortium collaborates in advancing our knowledge of viruses and bacteria from animals. In particular, ANTIGONE focuses on the question: “why do some viruses and bacteria that come from animals cause epidemics in humans, whilst others do not?” SaBio-IREC participates with primary research and horizontal actions, with emphasis on vector-borne diseases, Mycobacterium bovis and Escherichia coli. ANTIGONE will run from November 2011 to November 2016.

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