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Rutgers Health Regional Biocontainment Lab Plans Renovation and Expansion

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September 21, 2023

New equipment and protocols will turbocharge the Rutgers Regional Biocontainment Lab’s effort to comprehend and combat hazardous pathogens such as tuberculosis and SARS-CoV-2.

Extensive renovation will make the aging facility at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School — one of 12 Regional Biocontainment Laboratories (RBLs) nationwide — a state-of-the-art magnet for academic and commercial research projects.

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