Infect-ERA Company Profile

23:26 EDT 24th March 2018 | BioPortfolio

Infect-ERA, a consortium funded under the Seventh Framework programme (FP7), is a continuation of the former ERA-NET PathoGenoMics. To date, it includes 14 partners from 11 countries and aims at coordinating research on infectious diseases, in support of high quality, cutting edge scientific research involving all aspects of human infection caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses and protozoa. Four Joint Transnational Calls are planned during the lifespan of Infect-ERA (2013-2016). Additional information is available at

News Articles [54 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Viruses that infect bacteria abound in bladder

(American Society for Microbiology) Phages -- viruses that infect bacteria -- are abundant in the bacteria that inhabit the female bladder. This is good news, because phage could be used as alternativ...

Research uncovers key process that enables Ebola virus to infect host cells

Researchers have identified a key process that enables the Ebola virus to infect host cells, providing a novel target for developing antiviral drugs.

With strong flu season on horizon, Rite Aid urges flu shots

Michael JohnsenThe CDC estimates the flu will infect one in five Americans this year. read more

Discovery Puts the Brakes on HIV's Ability to Infect

Researchers find mechanism that prevents an essential shell from forming on virus that causes AIDS

New Malaria Species Discovered in Wild Bonobos

Due to its devastating effects on humans, the conversation surrounding malaria infections is often focused on the public health threat—rightfully so, as close to 50% of the world’s population live...

A Federal Ban on Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted

The N.I.H. will create expert panels to assess controversial research into creating pathogens that easily infect humans.

Viruses That Infect Humans Can Make Molecules That Mimic Human Hormones

Members of the Iridoviridae family produce peptides that closely resemble human insulin.

Stealth gene shuttles open up new avenues to treat aggressive cancers

Viruses have their own genetic material and can infect human cells in a very specific manner. They will then reproduce as directed by their own genes but using the resources of the host cell.

PubMed Articles [78 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Not in your usual Top 10: protists that infect plants and algae.

Fungi, nematodes and oomycetes belong to the most prominent eukaryotic plant pathogenic organisms. Unicellular organisms from other eukaryotic lineages, commonly addressed as protists, also infect pla...

Development of an attract-and-infect system to control Rhynchophorus ferrugineus with the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana.

A new Beauveria bassiana-based Attract and Infect Device (AID) to control Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) was developed. The virulence and persistence of the fungal formu...

Visualization of IAV Genomes at the Single-Cell Level.

Different influenza A viruses (IAVs) infect the same cell in a host, and can subsequently produce new viruses through genome reassortment. By combining padlock probe RNA labeling with a single-cell an...

Extending the hosts of Tectiviridae into four additional genera of Gram-positive bacteria and more diverse Bacillus species.

Tectiviridae are composed of tailless bacteriophages with an icosahedral capsid and an inner membrane enclosing a double-stranded 15 kb linear DNA genome. Five of the seven previously studied Tectiv...

Pet Rats Infect Daughter, Mother With Hantavirus.

Clinical Trials [53 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

A Safety Study of Two Intratumoural Doses of Coxsackievirus Type A21 in Melanoma Patients

The purpose of the study is to determine the safety and tolerability of two doses of Coxsackievirus A21, administered 48 hours apart into a superficial melanoma tumour. Injected and non-i...

Plasmodium Resistance in A. Gambiae

The purpose of this study is to find new ways to control malaria by looking at mosquitoes infected with the disease. Knowledge of the genetics that affect the spread of malaria by mosquito...

The Role of Naive T-Cells in HIV Pathogenesis

While HIV mainly infects mature T-cells it can also infect newly produced (or naïve) T-cells. These infected naïve T cells may then act a viral reservoir even in patients with undetectab...

Safety and Effectiveness of Zintevir (AR177) Given to HIV-Infected Patients

The purpose of this study is to see if it is safe and effective to give zintevir (AR177) to asymptomatic (no symptoms) HIV-infected patients. Zintevir belongs to a new class of anti-HIV d...

Relationship of Staphylococcal Colonization to Infection

Inpatients will be prospectively have nares screened and MRSA strains collected. All clinical MRSA strains of patients will also be prospectively collected. A sensitive strain discriminati...

Companies [7 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]


Infect-ERA, a consortium funded under the Seventh Framework programme (FP7), is a continuation of the former ERA-NET PathoGenoMics. To date, it includes 14 partners from 11...

Calydon Incorporated

Calydon, a privately held company, was founded in 1994 with the specific goal of discovering and developing new drugs to treat prostrate cancer and related protrate disease. The company is focused on ...

Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation

ACE BioSciences is an emerging pharmaceutical company focused on developing novel, protein-based vaccines and antibodies to address infectious diseases caused by pathogens such as bacteria, fungi and ...

FluGen, Inc.

FluGen, Inc. is a privately held biotechnology company founded in 2005 and based in Madison, WI. The company has been developing novel influenza vaccine technology first invented ...

Welgen Incorporation

Welgen, Inc. was founded in 2002 to provide the fastest, most reliable technology available for the construction of recombinant adenoviruses and other research tools. We are currently located in a fac...

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