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The Children's Research Institute

Zika Genetics Consortium

Zika virus particles (red) shown in African green monkey kidney cell

Collaboration in Zika Research

The Zika Genetics Consortium is an international collaboration between investigators seeking to understand the differential effects of Zika exposure on fetal development.

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About Us

The Zika Genetics Consortium is comprised of an international group of investigators whose shared interest is in the genetic determinants and phenotypic presentation of infants exposed to Zika virus during fetal development. The Zika Genetics Consortium is supported by the Zika in Infancy and Pregnancy study and senior investigators with expertise in fetal brain development, infectious disease, genetic and genomics of craniofacial birth defects, developmental disorders and maternal-fetal genetic interactions.

Thank you to the Global Health Initiative (GHI) for their support in our research.