State of Alaska Virology Laboratory
Description: 1029 Sheenjek Drive
The State of Alaska Virology Laboratory is a state-owned building located on campus at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The laboratory provides space for state and UAF researchers to collaborate on studies in animal and human health. The Fairbanks lab was originally built in 1967 and is crucial for the detection, treatment and control of serious and highly infections diseases in Alaska. The State Virology lab at UAF works in conjunction with the Anchorage lab, also run by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, to meet the needs of state and national disease prevention programs.
Sources: "New Fairbanks Virology Lab to Continue Vital Testing," Department of Health and Social Services, 01/21/2005; Building Profiles, UAF web pages, 04/16/2014