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Regional Biocontainment Laboratory

Providing customized, cost effective solutions for infectious disease research for academic, commercial and government labs

The University of Tennessee Health Sciences (UTHSC) Regional Biocontainment Lab provides  state-of-the-art Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) and Animal Biosafety Level 3 (ABSL-3) containment laboratories. The UTHSC RBL staff are available to perform collaborative or contracted research studies for academic and biotechnology researchers from UT and externally.

  • We can provide initial consultation on study design and costs for your proposed research and grant proposal submissions.
  • We will work with you in the development of SOPs, study protocols and any IBC or IACUC approvals needed for your funded research.
  • The UTHSC RBL facility is AAALAC-accredited and can provide routine husbandry as well as technical support for projects requiring ABSL-2 or ABSL-3 containment.

Last Published: Feb 7, 2020