University of Washington
Department of Comparative Medicine - HIC - CPP - GNAC - BSL3/ABSL3 - IVS - TRP - UWMCC - UW PRO



The Department of Comparative Medicine (DCM) -managed BSL3/ABSL3 facility is a state-of-the-art high containment research facility designed for both in vitro and in vivo research requiring biosafety level 3 (BSL3) containment, including work with select agents.

Research conducted within the facility furthers the understanding and development of vaccines, diagnostics, and treatments for potentially life-threatening infectious diseases.

The facility is available for use by UW investigators as well as external institutions.

Contact Rick Wells (206.616.7432) for additional information.

Facility Management & Operations

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Optional Technical & Research Services

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Facility Design & Equipment

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