Translational Virology Core


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The TV CORE also servies these CENTERS & STUDIES:
AntiViral Research Center (AVRC)
AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG)
HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center (HNRC)
Last Gift Study



The Translational Virology (TV) Core facilitates the acquisition, processing and cryostorage of diverse specimens from clinical trial participants of San Diego CFAR-affiliated studies. The Core also offers a variety of established and new basic and clinical virology assays and analysis tools that are essential for clinical, translational, and basic science research for investigators within UC San Diego Community, as well as outside researchers.

Submit a Service Request to see how the San Diego CFAR Translational Virology Core can help you.