Kansas State University — Fungal Genetics Stock Center

Organization:
Kansas State University Fungal Genetic Stock Center
Award Date:
07/2021
Amount:
$50,000
Purpose:
To support research in order to better understand how to prevent fungal infections.

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $50,000 to Kansas State University to support the Fungal Genetics Stock Center. This funding is intended to support research on the biological mechanisms of filamentous fungi in order to better understand how to prevent fungal infections, which cause approximately 1.6 million deaths each year.

This falls within Open Philanthropy's work on scientific research, specifically within its interest in advancing human health and wellbeing.

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