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#microBEnet News: @kylejbibby receives @NSF CAREER award to study viruses in water

Just found out via Twitter about a cool new grant that was awarded:

Congrats to Kyle Bibby @kylejbibby on this NSF grant!#microbenet@SloanFoundationhttps://t.co/x1slHgygdT

— Paula Olsiewski (@polsiewski) March 1, 2017


Through a five-year, $500,000 CAREEER Award from the National Science Foundation, a civil and environmental engineering research group at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering will be developing new DNA sequencing methods to directly measure viral loads in water and better indicate potential threats to human health.

Source: What’s really in the water | EurekAlert! Science News

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David Coil is a Project Scientist in the lab of Jonathan Eisen at UC Davis. David works at the intersection between research, education, and outreach in the areas of the microbiology of the built environment, microbial ecology, and bacterial genomics. Twitter

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