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Our Research Facility

Our reserch facilities were extensively renovated and refurbished between 2008 and 2009, using funding from the South African Medical Research Council and the University of the Witwatersrand.  Our facilities include a shared Think Tank area for staff, post-doctoral research fellows and students, an adjoining office with discussion/meeting area for the HVDRU Director, an office area for our finance officer, a general laboratory, freezer storage, a DNA and RNA extraction area, a separate PCR room, a gel electrophoresis room, real-time PCR and PCR machines, a gel visualization and bio-imaging room and separate tissue culture area.