Regional Center of Excellence
On June 1, 2005, Colorado State University was awarded a four-year, $40 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, or NIAID, part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish a Regional Center of Excellence, or RCE, for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases research and training.
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Larry Penley, President, CSU:
- Northern Colorado is the top place in the world for infectious disease research.
- CSU and the federal government have joined together in infectious disease research.
- CSU has the outstanding faculty that allow this type of grant to come to Northern Colorado.
Hank Gardner, interim VP for Research:
- The RCE is one of the largest awards ever received by CSU, and is focused on global public health.
- Another example of CSU's growing capabilities to address global public health issues.
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