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Press Release: $9M to Preempt Zoonotic Spillover Threats, Protect Military and Local Communities

February 19, 2019
UC Davis announces a $9M award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to contribute research to the agency's Preventing Emerging Pathogenic Threats (PREEMPT) program. The UC Davis research team aims to predict the emergence of highly pathogenic viruses in animals and prevent them from spilling over to humans.