The Integrated Support Services Core provides support for research done in GNL high and maximum containment. Consultafion, training programs and support services include: assay development; immunology services;pathology and histology support;preclinical testing and veterinary care;imaging support and services;insectary support and services;as well as aerobiology services. The objectives of the Integrated Support Services Core during the next funding period will be to provide specialized services to support BSL4 research acfivities, to document costs associated with provision of these crifical support services, and to design and implement sustainable cost recovery plans.

Public Health Relevance

The Integrated Support Services Core facilitates research in the GNL high and maximum containment labs by providing consultafion, training, and support in assay development, immunology, pathology, preclinical testing, imaging, aerobiology and insectary services. Implementafion ofa sustainable cost recovery plan is under development to help offset service costs and maintain BSL4 research activities.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Type
National Biocontainment Laboratory Operation Cooperative Agreement (UC7)
Project #
5UC7AI094660-03
Application #
8496694
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAI1-PRJ-M)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-05-01
Budget End
2014-04-30
Support Year
3
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$2,577,852
Indirect Cost
$803,443
Name
University of Texas Medical Br Galveston
Department
Type
DUNS #
800771149
City
Galveston
State
TX
Country
United States
Zip Code
77555
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