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Developing, characterizing, and refining animal models are key to advancing medical countermeasures for high-consequence pathogens.

Artificial intelligence (AI), in its many forms, is applied to infectious disease research at the IRF-Frederick. Primarily focused on medical imaging of preclinical models, state of the art methods are developed, applied to ongoing research and translated to human studies of disease.

The BEI Resources Repository is a central repository that supplies organisms and reagents to the broad community of microbiology and infectious diseases researchers. Materials are available through an online catalog.

The National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) is one of two National Biocontainment Laboratories constructed under a grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

The Colorado State University Regional Biocontainment Laboratory is one of the NIAID-supported Regional Biocontainment Laboratories. The Center provides a safe, secure, state of art facility for university investigators, government scientists and industry representatives to collaboratively research bacteria and viruses that cause human and animal diseases

The Rutgers University Regional Biocontainment Laboratory is one of the NIAID-supported Biocontainment Laboratories. The RBL is a highly secure facility designed to provide an ultra-safe work environment for scientists and support staff, as well as the public at large.

The Tulane University Regional Biosafety Laboratory (RBL) at The Tulane National Primate Research Center is one of the NIAID-supported Biocontainment Laboratories.

The regional biocontainment laboratory at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), called Southeastern Biosafety Laboratory Alabama Birmingham (SEBLAB), is one of the NIAID-supported Biocontainment Laboratories. The Lab houses state-of-the art biosafety level 2 and level 3 laboratories as well as animal biosafety level 3 laboratories.

The University of Chicago Howard T. Ricketts Laboratory (HTRL) is one of the NIAID-supported Biocontainment Laboratories.  The HTRL is a state of the art BSL-3 facility constructed to support research on bacterial and viral pathogens.

The Regional Biocontainment Lab (RBL) at the Center for Predictive Medicine is one of the NIAID-supported Biocontainment Laboratories. The Lab provides a valuable national resource and asset to the University of Louisville, our region, and the greater scientific and public health communities. The Lab has been built to the most stringent federal standards

The University of Tennessee Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) is one of the NIAID-supported Biocontainment Laboratories. The RBL provides a secure lab for conducting research on Category A and B infectious pathogens using state-of-the-art molecular pathogenesis and immunologic approaches.

The Clinical Study Support Team (CSST) is a deployable team with the primary objective of developing and fostering overseas relationships through the support of research studies and clinical trials involving pathogens of high consequence.

The electron microscopy laboratory at the Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick (IRF‑Frederick) has a variety of capabilities for the analysis of biological samples at an ultrastructural level.

In vivo imaging is gaining increasing interest for the characterization of infectious diseases, including the ones caused by high-consequence pathogens.

PathogenAR is an Augmented Reality application from the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Explore interactive stories about pathogens and pathogenic disease using touch gestures or a Merge Cube Device.

The pathology department and histology laboratory at the Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick (IRF‑Frederick) work together to develop and use established animal models of high-consequence emerging human viruses to study disease pathogenesis and facilitate countermeasure development under The Animal Rule.

The Vaccine Development Services program offers a collection of preclinical services to support the development of vaccines intended for use in the investigation, control, prevention, and treatment of a wide range of infectious agents (other than HIV).

The virology team at the Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick (IRF‑Frederick) has extensive expertise working with a range of high‑consequence viral pathogens. Studies focus on gaining a deeper understanding of viral pathogenesis and advancing clinical approaches to assist in managing diseases.

The team leverages fundamental methodologies, such as: