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Animal Biosafety Level 3 Core

Overview of Services

The Animal Biosafety Level 3 (ABSL3) core will be a satellite facility in the Vernon & Shirley Hill Pavilion Vivarium at Penn Vet. It is a high containment research facility that is run as a core and specifically designed for in vivo research with animals that requires BSL3 practices. Research conducted within the facility will advance the understanding and development of vaccines, diagnostics, and treatments for potentially life-threatening infectious diseases including SARS-CoV-2.

Leadership

Kellie Jurado

Scientific Director of the University of Pennsylvania ABSL-3

kellie.jurado@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

 

Peter Hewins

Technical Director of the University of Pennsylvania ABSL-3

phewins@pennmedicine.upenn.edu 

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

380 S University Ave

Room B35

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Links and Resources

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Peter Hewins
Technical Director of the University of Pennsylvania ABSL-3
 
215-932-5968
 
phewins@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
 
Stemmler 475A
 
Kellie Jurado
Scientific Director of the University of Pennsylvania ABSL-3
 

 
kellie.jurado@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
 
Stemmler 474A