Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation TB Vaccine

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s TB Vaccine Accelerator Program is requesting applications for projects that will help meet one or both of the following two interrelated goals—

 * To develop novel approaches to vaccination against Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), with a particular focus on approaches that aim to induce protection against infection with Mtb

 * To develop models of natural Mtb transmission and methods for defining the relevant molecular and biological characteristics of naturally transmitted mycobacteria and of their interactions with vertebrate hosts .  For more information click here