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LSU assistant professor to research Zika virus

An LSU assistant professor just received a $1.2 million grant to research to Zika virus, according to an LSU news release.

Rebecca Christofferson, an assistant professor in Pathobiological Sciences, was given the grant by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

Christofferson will also study chikungunya, another mosquito-borne virus.



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