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Tanya Halse
Tanya Halse Receives National TB Laboratorian Award
Wadsworth Center’s Tanya Halse was the 2022 recipient of the Ed Desmond Award from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association (NTCA).  This award honors exemplary service, dedication, or leadership to a tuberculosis (TB) laboratory professional... read more
The Latest Frontier in Antibody Testing for COVID-19 Starts with a Simple Prick of the Finger
Did you know that you only need a few drops of dried blood from a pricked finger to test for COVID-19 antibodies? Indeed, not only does a drop of blood contain a multitude of different antibodies to viruses and other microbes, but Wadsworth Center... read more
Microtiter blood plate courtesy Linda Styer
Innovative Surveillance: A New Tool in the Fight Against COVID-19
Read how Wadsworth Center scientists adapted the tools they already had to increase COVID surveillance capacity.
Fellowship Showcase
Fellowship Showcase: Highlights from the 2021-2022 Wadsworth Center Fellows
Wadsworth Center is committed to the continuing education of the next generation of public health laboratorians. In partnership with the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Wadsworth... read more
Polarized light image of glucose. Richard Cole, Wadsworth Center
Guidance Guidance on Testing at Commercial and Public Health Laboratories Testing Resources For Category B packaging and shipping from the USDOT For Laboratory Personnel For Laboratory Procedures New York State Department of Health Monkeypox Information... read more
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory at Wadsworth Center
The Wadsworth Center is staffed through the NYS Department of Health (DOH) and Health Research, Inc. (HRI). We encourage you to navigate to their respective pages if interested in a career at the Center. See what it's like to live and work here Open... read more