BSL-3 Facilities

The BSL-3 core facility is located within the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center (ADARC) in the Hammer Health Sciences Center (HHSC). The facility offers services that can be performed by the core staff. Experimental systems requiring specialized expertise can be performed by small numbers of investigators who conduct their own research after being thoroughly trained and competency-assessed.

Services offered:

  • Isolation of SAR-CoV-2 virus from clinical specimens
  • Culture of primary cells from human subjects with COVID-19 disease
  • Production and titration of SARS-CoV-2 virus for use in vivo in the ABSL-3 facility
  • Access to a library of variants and procurement of new variants

Point of contact: Manoj Nair (Manager), sends e-mail)