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The West African Research Network for Infectious Diseases (WARN-ID) is a coalition of clinicians, epidemiologists, bioinformaticians, and biologists in the United States, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Liberia, and Senegal, who conduct pathogen/host surveillance, and study pathogen transmission, evolution, disease development and immune responses in the host. Funded via the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), WARN-ID is creating new technologies to carry out laboratory and diagnostic tests for improved detection of emerging pathogens, based on previous experience developing rapid diagnostic tests, CRISPR-based assays, metagenomic sequencing, and computational tools.

By combining active surveillance, capacity building, and technology development, WARN-ID aims to mitigate the effects of future pandemic threats.

WARN-ID is as part of the Centers for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases (CREID) Network. Read the award announcement.

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Andersen lab postdoc visits the National Public Health Institute of Liberia

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Genomics Laboratory manager Lawrence Fakoli III carries out SARS-CoV-2 sequencing protocols while Francis Jaryan observes. PC: Holly Lutz The National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL), in collaboration with the…

Two new WARN-ID projects receive supplemental awards

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WARN-ID has been awarded supplements to fund two new exciting projects. The first project, led by the Broad Institute, will deploy their microfluidic platform, mCARMEN, to perform cost-effective surveillance of…

Chat with visiting scientist, John Sandi

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We sat down with visiting PhD student John Demby Sandi on his last day at Andersen Lab to ask him about his three months spent at Scripps Research. Read about…

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