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BSL3 Research

Over 30 faculty and research personnel are approved for BSL3 access at OSU. These investigators perform research on risk group 3 organisms such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Francisella tularensis.


Research projects at OSU may include: 

  • Microbial pathogenesis
  • Development of animal disease models
  • Vaccine and drug development studies
  • Aerosol challenge studies
  • Microbial genomics/proteomics
  • Vector production