Federal Budget Institution of Science «State Research Center for Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology» (FBIS SRCAM&B).
Is structured into Federal Service of Consumer Right Surveillance & Human Welfare, Ministry of Health & Welfare, RF (Order of the Government of the Russian Federation #1514-p, 26.09.2005).
SRCAMB conducts research in the field of epidemiology, bacteriology and biotechnology to assure an appropriate level of sanitary and epidemiology welfare for the population of the Russian Federation.
Center has a required infrastructure and qualified staff to carry out research involving various pathogenic microorganisms, including those of especially dangerous infections of the bacterial origin in humans and animals.
In the Center there is an animal facility equipped in compliance with modern requirements for handling small laboratory animals, including SPF animals (rabbits, hamsters, mice and rats). There is an installation for aerogenic challenge of animals.
On-going basic and applied research is aimed at obtaining scientific knowledge, improving available diagnostic procedures, preventing and treating especially dangerous infections on the basis of advances in genetics, immunology and biotechnology. Technologies of production of novel gene engineered and immunobiological formulations are being developed, or improved.
Center has a pilot-industrial production of nutrient media and some other diagnostic formulations.