Duke RBL Units

Duke RBL Virology 

The RBL Virology Unit is a service component of the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory at Duke (housed in GHRB). The Virology Unit was created to provide world-class quality-controlled support for virus research requiring up to and including enhanced biosafety level 3 containment. In addition to the influenza program the Virology Unit has expertise in work with influenza virus, alphaviruses, flaviviruses, poxviruses, rotavirus and vesicular stomatitis virus.

Duke RBL Immununology

The RBL Immunology Unit is a service component of the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory at Duke (housed in GHRB).  In addition to providing access to specialized instrumentation for Real-Time PCR, and Luminex-based multiplex assays, this unit assists investigators with design and implementation of molecular, protein, and cellular assays to quantify immune reconstitution or immune responses in vitro and in vivo.

Duke RBL Microbiology

The RBL Microbiology Unit is a collaborative research service component of the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory at Duke (housed in GHRB).  The Unit maintains quality-controlled secure inventories of approved BSL2 and BSL3 pathogens for RBL projects and collaborating investigators.