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Picture of a tomato.
You say tomato. I say Solanum lycopersicum.
How can scientists, who represent approximately 2.5% of the total workforce, communicate effectively with the rest of us? This was the topic of an interactive workshop held recently at the Wadsworth Center. The American Society of Microbiology’s (ASM)... read more
Cryo-TEM image of T4 bacteriophage, vitreously frozen and imaged with phase plate
What’s Really COOL at Wadsworth
Pushing the Boundaries of Cryo-Electron Microscopy We’ve all left a water bottle in the freezer overnight only to find it bulging the next morning. That’s what water does when it freezes. It expands, right? Not always. Did you know, it is possible to... read more
Food Emergency Response Network (FERN) Exercise
Wadsworth Center Laboratories Participate in Food Emergency Response Network (FERN) Exercise
FERN was formed in response to the anthrax attacks that followed 9/11. It was then and is now a network of local, state and federal laboratories which contributes testing capability and capacity, relieving the burden to other agencies that also test food... 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