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Publication Exemplifies the Cross-cutting Work of Wadsworth Center’s Public Health Laboratories and Cores

Some of the work of the cores, such as media preparation, is based on techniques that go back over a hundred years, even to the beginnings of what became the Wadsworth Center. Other Wadsworth Center cores perform high-quality antigen production, sophisticated image analysis and manipulation, and sequencing and bioinformatic analysis that may be completed in hours to days rather than weeks or months, often providing comprehensive assessment of a full bacterial genome.

Wadsworth Center’s Human Health Exposure Analysis Resource (HHEAR) Laboratory Hub Awarded $2.4 Million in NIH Funding for 2023

Established by NIH in 2019, the goal of HHEAR is to promote the characterization of the totality of human environmental exposures called the "exposome". The exposome includes chemical, physical, and biological stressors as well as lifestyle and social environments that affect a person.

Wadsworth Center Scientists Dr. Paul Masters and Dr. Kirsten St. George Featured on the New York Public Health Now Podcast

Wadsworth Center scientists Dr. Paul Masters and Dr. Kirsten St. George recently joined Commissioner McDonald and Acting Executive Deputy Commissioner Morne on the New York Public Health Now podcast. The podcast discusses timely topics with front line public health specialists.

Two of Wadsworth Center’s Own Receive National Awards

At this year’s annual meeting of the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL), two Wadsworth Center scientists were honored.   Elizabeth Nazarian, MT (ASCP) received the Silver Award for her contributions including her work to establish the Northeast Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory at Wadsworth Center, her role in developing over 50 laboratory developed tests and authoring 40 papers.
Polarized light image of glucose. Richard Cole, Wadsworth Center

Mpox Testing Guidance


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 Mpox Information

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory at Wadsworth Center

Employment Opportunities


The Wadsworth Center is staffed through the NYS Department of Health (DOH)(link is external) and Health Research, Inc. (HRI)(link is external). We encourage you to navigate to their respective pages if interested in a career at the Center.