The Providence/Boston CFAR, Brown, Boston, and Tuffs Universities

Basic and Translational Sciences

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Contact Information

Andrew Henderson, PhD, Core Director (617) 414-5240

Rami Kantor, MD, Core Director

Mia Coetzer, PhD, Core Manager

Luis Agosto, PhD, Core Manager



HIV-1 RNA/DNA assays, viral load assays, bacterial vaginosis, detection of sexually transmitted infections and semen, HIV-1 Sanger and next generation sequencing and drug resistance testing, PBMC and cell isolation, fluid differentials, rapid HIV 1/2 test, tissue explant models, HIV neutralization assays, HIV and antibody ELISA, lentivirus production, chromatin immunoprecipitation, sample repository access, hazardous shipping services, specimen freezer storage, specimen handling, laboratory training, experimental consultation and design."