The Center for Vaccine Research (CVR) is composed of the Vaccine Research Laboratory and the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory. The CVR engages a cross-section of scientists in infectious disease research. Activities span basic research on molecular mechanisms of infectious diseases to the development of diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines. The CVR supports interdisciplinary research efforts focused on emerging infections that threaten human health.
The CVR boasts 32,000 square feet of laboratory and office space; it is housed in Biomedical Science Tower 3.