• CFAR Virology Core
    CFAR Virology Core

    Director: John Kappes, PhD
    Email: kappesjc@uab.edu
    Phone: 934-0051

    Website: www.uab.edu/cfar/virology-core

    • Provision of state-of-the-art BSL 2-3 laboratory space, equipment and professional staff.
    • Education and training for “live” HIV virus studies.
    • Provision of defined research reagents and materials. 
    • Biosafety training and BSL 2-3 Laboratory certification.
    • Training in virologic assays, techniques and methods.


    Molecular Biology Laboratory

    Manager:  David McPherson,  dmcphers@uab.edu, 4-7755,  BBRB 346

    • DNA cloning, vector construction, site-directed mutagenesis.
    • Recombinant protein expression and purification (E. coli).
    • On-site molecular biology reagent supply center.