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The Center for Mucosal Immunology, Allergy and Vaccine (cMAV) is an inter-institutional program that brings together world renowned researchers from across UC San Diego, the La Jolla Institute and Chiba University with a shared interest in selected aspects of host immunity and global health. cMAV has developed alliances with other innovative programs on campus such as the UCSD Program in Immunology and across the Torrey Pines Mesa such as the Microbiome initiative.