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United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases
Department of Defense
Commander Colonel George W. Korch, Jr., Ph.D.
Address Attn: MCMR-UIZ-R
1425 Porter Street
Frederick, MD 21702-5011
Telephone (301) 619-2833
Purpose "The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), located at Fort Detrick, Maryland, conducts basic and applied research on biological threats resulting in medical solutions to protect military service members.
USAMRIID, an organization of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command, is the lead medical research laboratory for the U.S. Biological Defense Research Program. The Institute plays a key role as the only laboratory in the Department of Defense equipped to safely study highly hazardous infectious agents requiring maximum containment at Biosafety Level 4."
Building Information
  • Current Total BSL-4 Space: 10,000 square feet
  • Current Total BSL-3 Space: 50,000 square feet
  • Expansion Start Date: 2006
Expansion of Operational BSL-4 Lab
Contact:  Michael Stebbins ([email protected])
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