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Extramural Construction of Biosafety Laboratories


What services does this resource provide?

The National Biocontainment Laboratories (NBLs) and Regional Biocontainment Laboratories (RBLs) provide BSL-4/3/2 and BSL-3/2 biocontainment facilities, respectively, for research on biodefense and emerging infectious disease agents.

The biosafety labs also will be available and prepared to assist national, state, and local public health efforts in the event of a bioterrorism or infectious disease emergency.

Where are services provided?

National Biocontainment Laboratories (NBL) and Regional Biocontainment Laboratories (RBL) Sites


What are the eligibility criteria?

Investigators in academia, not-for-profit organizations, industry, and government studying biodefense and emerging infectious diseases may request the use of biocontainment laboratories.

Please contact the NBLs and RBLs directly for further information.

Last Updated March 05, 2014