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CNR Virologist Given Prestigious Research Award

October 3, 2007

Britt Glaunsinger, an assistant professor in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, has been selected for a 2007 Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease award.
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The award is given by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and provides $500,000 toward research over a five-year period. It was given to Glaunsinger based on the excellence or her research proposal, her individual accomplishments as a researcher, and the strength of the scholarly environment at CNR.

Glaunsinger, a virologist, studies the effects of the human herpes virus on cells.

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