The Emory Vaccine Center is an epicenter of academic research and development of vaccines for both chronic and infectious diseases. With more than 25 faculty and 225 members of staff, it is the largest and most comprehensive academic vaccine research center in the world.
Research projects are supported in areas that include Cancer, Chronic and acute viral infections, HIV/AIDS, Human immunology, Immune therapy and modulation, Influenza, Innate and adaptive immunity, Malaria and Tuberculosis.
The Emory Vaccine Center enjoys a close working relationship with several vital partners involved in public health research and with inter-departmental programs that support research and training, including:
- The hope clinic of the Emory Vaccine Center
- Yerkes National Primate Research Center
- Emory University School of Medicine
- Emory University Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Infrastructure and resources:
- Immunology and flow cytometry core; including ABSL3 cell sorting capabilities, 4-laser BD Fortessa and CyTOF analysers
- Tetramer facility
- Virology and molecular biomarkers core, providing viral characterization and quantification services
- Genomics lab with next generation sequencing capability
- Molecular and veterinary pathology core
- Imaging and histology service
- AAALAC certified rodent and primate animal facilities