Dear Core User,

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, per directives from Senior management at Partners and the Hospitals, this research core facilities will have a hiatus in their service offering. We will not be offering service till we are advised to resume operation.

Please stay safe in this challenging time and we look forward to working with you in the future.

Ragon Virology Core

The Ragon Institute Virology Core addresses the need for a reliable source of many HIV characterization services such as nucleic acid isolation, viral stock propagation, and viral genome sequencing. The Core gives users access to top-of-the line equipment and to the specific expertise necessary to properly design and safely execute HIV research in BSL-2+ facilities.

With an solid customer base, knowledgeable staff, and nearly a decade of experience, the Ragon Virology Core is a dependable resource for HIV characterization support. With the HIV Virology Core, researchers have a timely, reliable option for the generation of viral stocks and a variety of virus characterization methods while continuing with their own research.

Investigators may submit requests for various services, and maintain critical customization over characterization applications.