Aaron Best receives award continuation for MDHHS grant

Dr. Aaron Best, the Harrison C. and Mary L. Visscher Professor of Genetics in the Biology Department, received an official notice of continuation for the project titled “SARS-CoV-2 Epidemiology – Waster Evaluation and Reporting (SEWER) Network for FY 2025 by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). The project will receive an additional $1,926,441 of funding for October 1, 2024 – September 30, 2025 (FY 2025).

Through the SEWER Network project, the Global Water Research Institute (GWRI) provides wastewater monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 and variants of concerns for communities and congregate living facilities in Southwest Michigan. The grant was initially awarded in 2021 and is led by Dr. Best (PI), Dr. Brent Krueger (Co-PI), Dr. Benjamin Kopek (Co-PI) and Dr. Michael Pikaart (Co-PI).

Congratulations on continuation of the award!

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