Wednesday, October 23, 2002

NIAID PAYS LA LAB $22M TO LEASE CHIMPANZEES

Federal Contract Awards Announced for Louisiana Oct. 2-5

WASHINGTON, Oct 21, 2002 (States News Service via COMTEX) -- - The following are federal contract awards in excess of $200,000 announced by the General Services Administration and the U.S. Department of Defense for companies located in Louisiana Oct.1-5.

...University of Lafayette, New Iberia, won a $22.34 million contract from the Department of Health & Human Services' National Institutes of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Md., for leasing of chimpanzees for research....