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Professor Juliet Spencer Is Awarded NIH Grant

Juliet SpencerIn March 2014 Professor Juliet V. Spencer in the Department of Biology, has been awarded a three-year NIH grant in the amount of $424,783. With funds from this NIH grant, Dr. Spencer and her student researchers will study the molecular interactions between human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) and the immune system.

This research will aid in the future development of an HCMV vaccine and the identification of new anti-viral drug targets. This grant is Dr. Spencer's fourth consecutive NIH grant.