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Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research
Region VII: IA, KS, MO, NE
Director Samuel Stanley, Jr., M.D.
Lead Institution Washington University in St. Louis
Address Washington University School of Medicine
Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research
660 S. Euclid Avenue
Campus Box 8051
St. Louis, Missouri 63110-1010
Telephone (314) 286-0432
Research Projects
  • Novel IFN-dependent innate antiviral mechanisms
  • Innate NK response to poxvirus infections
  • Smallpox virulence and complement regulatory proteins
  • B cells, antibody and complement protect against West Nile Virus
  • Immunologic responses to live and highly attenuated vaccinia preparations
  • Immune evasion mechanisms of Ectromelia virus
  • Gamma delta T cell recognition in Tularemia
  • Immunogenetics of Smallpox Vaccination
  • Discovery of novel human pathogens
  • Enhanced detection of respiratory viruses and vaccinia
  • Human immunity to vaccinia virus
Core Research
Facilities
  • Laser Capture Microscopy Core
  • Live Microscopy Core
  • Aerosol Biology/Small Animal Models Core
  • Flow Cytometry Facility
Member Institutions
  • Apath LLC
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Kansas State University
  • Midwest Research Institute
  • St. Louis University
  • Stowers Institute
  • University of Iowa
  • Unversity of Kansas Medical Center
  • University of Missouri - Columbia
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Washington University
  • Witchita State University
Contact:  Michael Stebbins ([email protected])
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