Congratulations to Dr. Marcel Behr for receiving 1 million in funding by CFI

Congratulations to Dr. Marcel Behr for receiving $1 060 628 in funding by the Canada Foundation for Innovation CFI to equip their Containment Level 3 (CL3) lab capacity with live SARS Cov-2 and to support research on preventives and therapeutics for COVID-19. Read more on the RI-MUHC website and Mcgill.

“This will allow dozens of investigators who have already secured funding to do research on live SARS-CoV-2 to safely conduct studies on the virus, not only grown in cells but also following in vivo experimental infections.” — Dr. Behr