University of Pittsburgh Biomedical Science Tower 3 (BST3) was
designed to house a paradigm-shifting working model for biomedical
research. Within the walls of this 10-story, 330,000 square foot facility,
world-class scientists from an array of disciplines are able to pool
their expertise, extend the reach of their individual resources, and
participate in discoveries that advance scientific understanding.
This facility has Ten BSL-3 “enhanced” Laboratories, Separate
bacterial and viral suites BD FACSAria, Bioplex, real-time PCR, and
other molecular and immune analysis equipment. Four fully equipped
ABSL-3 enhanced suites. Each suite can accommodate an independent
pathogen with a different animal species. Dedicated necropsy suite.
Clinical Imaging facility with MicroPET and CT instrumentation.
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