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Dr. Keith Derbyshire

Keith Derbyshire Receives Sturman Excellence in Research Award

Twenty-four years at the Wadsworth Center have given Keith Derbyshire, Ph.D., a career’s worth of MEMOs. Not the interoffice paper shuffle made obsolete by email and text messages, but a laboratory... read more

Corded TB acid fast stained by Ziehl-Neelsen method

Mycobacteriology Laboratory Lends a Hand in New York City Case

Earlier this year, the Wadsworth Center became the first and only state public health laboratory in the nation to perform whole genome sequencing (WGS) of tuberculosis (TB) specimens.

One case illustrates the enormous impact of WGS on TB... read more

Dr. Michele Caggana

Newborn Screening Director Receives National Award

Dr. Michele Caggana has been honored by the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) for her leadership in improving laboratory screening of newborns for genetic disorders.

Dr. Caggana,... read more

Master of Science in Laboratory Sciences

Master of Science in Laboratory Sciences
The Wadsworth Center Master of Science in Laboratory Sciences Program combines lecture-based course work with direct laboratory training. The program is housed within one of the largest and most comprehensive public health laboratories in the United... read more