Stem cells serve as new platform for biodefense preparedness

May, Mike
August 2010
Nature Medicine;Aug2010, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p835
Academic Journal
The article features the interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building (ILSB) in College Station, Texas, in which researchers can study diseases and toxins. According to a researcher James Sacchettini, the 100 million dollars building will be used for tissue culture. Furthermore, the laboratory is designed to meet biosafety level 2 standards, wherein moderately dangerous pathogens such as Staphylococcus aureus is being handled.


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