Monday, 29 May 2017

THE KEY FUNCTIONS OF DEPARTMENTS AND SPECIAL DIVISIONS IN UGANDA VIRUS RESEARCH INSTITUTE. - General Virology Department

3. General Virology Department

The Department of General Virology is headed by an Assistant Director. It conducts comprehensive research at a molecular and cellular level for different virus aetiologies. The centre’s mandate includes:

  • Carrying out virological research in support of disease prevention and intervention strategies in Uganda/internationally
  • Development of Clinical Trial facilities
  • Carrying out studies related to Viruses associated with Human Cancers (HHV8, HPV-16&18, EBV, etc)
  • Provision of Quality Assurance, Quality Control, and
  • Capacity Building
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